Essentials of Sri Lanka 4* - Colombo - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Embark on an adventure of a lifetime in Sri Lanka, where natural beauty, wildlife and culture overflows like its lush greenery.
  • Embark on an unforgettable Sri Lankan tour with a Private Driver and stay in 4* hotels along the way. 
  • Our members will end their trip with a beachside stay at The Palms - choose your duration of stay to make the most of your adventure in Sri Lanka!

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Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person? No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply) 

Your Itinerary

You are able to add an English Speaking Guide & a visit to the Peradeniya Garden at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.

Day 1: Arrival

Upon arrival in Colombo, you will be met by your driver & transferred to Negombo (approx. travel time: 30 minutes).

Overnight in Negombo with breakfast & dinner included.

Day 2: Negombo - Pinnawala - Kandy
After breakfast, leave the coast and head towards Kandy. Enjoy the landscapes rich in lush vegetation and don’t forget to open your eyes while driving: the Sri Lanka roads are full of surprises! On the way, you have a stop at Pinnawala to see the Elephant Orphanage.

After lunch, you will be transferred to Kandy for a visit of the Batik Factory and the Gem Museum. You are able to wander around the local market and visit the famous Kandy Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. At the end of the day, you will attend a traditional Sri Lankan dancing show for an authentic cultural experience.

Overnight in Kandy with breakfast & dinner included.
Day 3: Kandy
After breakfast at the hotel, you will proceed to Peradeniya to enjoy a visit to a spectacular Royal botanical garden. After returning to Kandy you will have free time for a lovely stroll around the lake.

Overnight in Kandy with breakfast & dinner included.

Day 4: Kandy - Matale - Dambulla
After breakfast, you will head for Matale to explore the Spice garden where you can discover various aroma herbs and spices used in Sri Lankan cuisine as well as in home-made medicines! Next, enjoy a moment of true relaxation with a head and shoulder massage before lunch.

You will continue the day with a visit of the Dambulla Cave Temple known for its magnificent carved rock images. Admire this amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site with its truly unique paintings - an unforgettable sight!

Overnight in Dambulla with breakfast & dinner included.
Day 5: Dambulla - Sigiriya - Habarana - Dambulla
After breakfast at the hotel, you will head to Sigiriya to visit the famous Lion Rock Fortress. After climbing to the top of the fortress you can enjoy a fantastic view of the forests and nearby villages in addition to an opportunity to explore the ruins left from the period of Sigiriya’s glory.

You will discover the Sri Lankan countryside in the afternoon. Visit a local village, have a ride in an ox cart and take a tuk-tuk! Catch a glimpse of everyday life of Sri Lankan townsfolk and taste typical Sri Lankan dishes. 

Overnight in Dambulla with breakfast & dinner included.

Days  6: Dambulla - West Coast
After breakfast at the hotel, you will head towards the West Coast for your beach extension. Enjoy the next few days at your leisure. 

Overnight at your beach hotel with breakfast & dinner included.
Day 7: Beach Stay on the West Coast (or more, if extended)
Spend your days at leisure by the beach or enjoy the facilities of the hotel.

Overnight at your beach hotel with breakfast & dinner included.

Day 8: (or day of departure, depending on your length of extension)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Colombo Airport in time for your flight home (approx. travel time: 2 hours).

Please note that the itinerary may be reversed due to weather or other conditions

Your Hotels

Throughout the tour, you will stay in the following 4*  hotels in a Standard Room on a Full Board basis (breakfast, lunch & evening meal - drinks excluded).

If any of these hotels are unavailable, hotels of a similar standard will be found.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child
+
1 Infant
or
Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
+
1 Infant

Negombo: 1 night at Beacon Beach Hotel
Ideally located in Negombo, the Beacon Beach Club is just 1.5 km from Negombo Beach Park and offers air-conditioned rooms, free WIFI, and an outdoor pool with views of the sea. Guests may enjoy the bar, restaurant, garden, and sun terrace. 

Kandy: 2 nights at Thilanka Hotel
Surrounded by the beauty of the Hunnasgiriya Mountain and Udawattaekelle Natural Reserve, the Thilanka Hotel offers a sophisticated spa, dreamy outdoor pool, and air-conditioned rooms with balconies and views of Kandy Lake. Dine at the buffet style restaurant and visit the on-site shops for a comfortable stay.

Dambulla: 2 nights at Fresco Water Villa
A modern and romantic oasis, the Fresco Water Villa features an outdoor swimming pool, tempting restaurant, and bar just a short walk from the famous Sigiriya Rock.

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only

Your Beach Extension

Choose to extend your trip from the following durations: Spend 2, 4, 6, or 8 nights at The Palms Hotel.

You will be staying in a Standard Room on a Half Board basis (breakfast & evening meal served in the main restaurant - drinks excluded).

Sleeps up to:

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
1 Child
+
1 Infant
or
Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
+
1 Infant
After your exciting and culturally-enriched tour, why not settle down for a few relaxing nights at a tranquil beach-side hotel? Our members will be treated to total rejuvenation at The Palms on Beruwala Beach. Endless sea views, an outdoor pool, and four dining options make this resort a contemporary and upscale property just a short drive from some famous sights such as the Kande Viharaya Buddhist Temple and Mirissa, a popular site for Whale Watching. 

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only

Your Journey

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Private transfers with an English speaking driver are included throughout this offer.

Travel Advice

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Please note that the advice can change and consumers should continue to check it until they travel.

Weather

Jan
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Feb
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Mar
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Apr
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May
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Jun
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Jul
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Aug
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Sep
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Oct
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Nov
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Dec
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What's Included

  • 5 nights in 4* hotels (a room type - with double bed or two separated beds - is not guaranteed**)
  • 2, 4, 6 or 8 nights (according to the chosen formula) half board in 4* superior hotels, drinks taken during the seaside stay are not included- for Beach extension
  • Full board during the tour, drinks are not included
  • Transportation in a private vehicle with an English-speaking driver
  • Visits and excursions indicated in the program
  • Hotel taxes

Not Included

  • International flights UK/Colombo/UK
  • Airport charges
  • Charges for obtaining the ETA autorisation to enter the country
  • Non-mentioned meals and drinks
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Visit and entrance fees of non-mentioned sites
  • Optional supplemental insurance

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. 

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday. 

Travel Documents

Flight Inclusive Offers
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.
Please check all details on this confirmation are correct.  If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents.  You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at customer.relations@voyageprive.com

Accommodation Only
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct.  If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

Please note: you may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel

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