Private Tour of Sri Lanka - Kandy - 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 is in abundance.
  • This amazing experience gives you the chance to discover everything Sri Lanka has to offer in 8, 10 or 12 nights.
  • Members will stay in carefully chosen, stylish accommodation throughout this tour of Sri Lanka with Half Board dining included throughout.

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Your Destination

Sri Lanka is a lush, tropical island paradise, known to ancient Greek mariners as Taprobane. Arab traders called it Serendib - hence the word "serendipity", meaning discovery by happy accident. It was famously described by Marco Polo as "undoubtedly the finest island of its size in the world". With fabulously flavoursome food and a vast array of culturally rich experiences to delve into, Sri Lanka promises to be one of your best-loved travel destinations.

This is an environmentally diverse country, with 9 World Heritage Sites (the oldest dating back to the 3rd century BC), 86 species of mammals (including elephants and leopards), more than 400 bird species, a colourful array of flowering plants and trees, a Hill Country famous for tea, and 14 national parks.

Our Offer

8-Night Tour of Sri Lanka
10-Night Tour of Sri Lanka (8-Night Tour with 2-Night Extension to Passikudah)
12-Night Tour of Sri Lanka (8-Night Tour with 4-Night Extension to Passikudah)

Your Itinerary In Brief

8 Nights
Day 1: Airport - Rathnapura - Udawalawe
Day 2: Udawalawe - Buduruwagala - Ella
Day 3: Ella - Bandarawela - Nuwara Eliya - Kandy
Day 4: Kandy
Day 5: Kandy - Matale - Dambulla -Sigiriya
Day 6: Sigiriya - Habarana - Sigiriya 
Day 7: Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Sigiriya 
Day 8: Sigiriya - Kurunegala - Negombo 
Day 9: Negombo - Airport

10 Nights
Day 1: Airport - Rathnapura - UdawalaweDay 2: Udawalawe - Buduruwagala - Ella
Day 3: Ella - Bandarawela - Nuwara Eliya - Kandy
Day 4: Kandy
Day 5: Kandy - Matale - Dambulla -Sigiriya
Day 6: Sigiriya - Habarana - Sigiriya 
Day 7: Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Passikudah
Days 8-9: Passikudah
Day 10: Passikudah - Habarana - Kurunegala - Veyangoda
Day 11: Veyangoda - Airport

12 Nights
As above, but with two extra nights in Passikudah (Days 8-11)

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Airport - Rathnapura - Udawalawe
On arrival at the airport, you will be welcomed and transferred to Udawalwe via Rathnapura. Check in to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Day 2: Udawalawe - Buduruwagala - Ella
After breakfast, embark on a safari of the Udawalawe National Park. This is a dry zone park which was declared a national park in 1972, which falls between the Udawalawe Reservoir and the Walawe River, surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges. This spectacular park is famous for its playful herds of elephants, spotted deer, sambhur, barking deer, grey langur, water buffalo and jackal. After the safari, pay a visit to the Udawalwe elephant rehabilitation centre, known as "Ath Athuru Sewana".

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Ella - Bandarawela - Nuwara Eliya - Kandy
After breakfast, begin the day with a walk in Ella where you will discover Little Adams Peak - stroll through lush tea plantations while enjoying the surrounding natural scenery. From Little Adams Peak, you will be able to enjoy a panoramic view of the landscape - it's particularly magical in the morning, as you can watch the clouds rolling in.

Next, transfer to Nuwara Eliya via Bandarawela where you can visit the former British governor's summer residence at 1900m altitude. Nuwara Eliya is reminiscent of England, with its Victorian gardens, rose bushes, pristine lawns, golf course, and cool, misty climate. Head on a city tour of the area before driving to the Kandy region, where you will visit a tea plantation and factory where you will learn about the different methods of making black tea.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Kandy
After breakfast, visit the Temple of Tooth (Dalada Maligawa). Every day, hundreds of Buddhist pilgrims come to worship the precious relic of Lord Buddha. After this visit, transfer to Peradeniya and visit the botanical gardens. Home to some of the most stunning tropical species of the world, including trees, flowers, spices and fruits, this is unquestionably one of the most beautiful gardens in the world. In the afternoon, visit a gem lapidary.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Kandy - Matale - Dambulla -Sigiriya
After breakfast, transfer to Matale. In Matale, visit a spice garden to see the different spices that Sri Lanka is famous for. Discover the different spices growing in Ceylon, and learn all about their usage. After this visit, proceed to Sigiriya, with a stop to visit the rock temple of Dambulla. Classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1991, the temple of Dambulla is a rock monastery which was built by King Walagambahu in the 1st Century BC. The complex of five caves with over 2,000 square metres of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of paintings found in the world. It contains over 150 images of the Buddha, of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 metres. Transfer to Sigiriya.
Day 6: Sigiriya - Habarana - Sigiriya 
After breakfast, leave for Habarana where you will enjoy a traditional Sri Lankan village experience. Ride around in a tuk-tuk, a bullock cart and a boat on a small lake. Visit a local plantation before attending a cooking demonstration in a village house.

Next, transfer to Sigiriya where you will ascend Lion Rock, a fortress palace and a 5th-century rock citadel of King Kasypa. Step through the gigantic 'lion paws', look over the symmetrical gardens below and wander through the museum, filled with historical relics. Return to the hotel after your visit.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Sigiriya 
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a city tour of Polonnaruwa. Situated 219 kilometres from Colombo, this is one of Sri Lanka's most artfully-planned medieval cities, defended by enclosed walls and filled with palaces, shrines, monasteries, parks, ponds and irrigation lakes.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Sigiriya - Kurunegala - Negombo 
After breakfast, transfer to Negombo via Kurunegala. Arrive and check in to the hotel after 12 pm. The afternoon is free to spent at leisure, or you can choose from the following activities:
- Visit the famous fishing village of Negombo
- Boat trip on the Muthurajawela River where you can observe plentiful species of birds and fish (15 Euros per person)

Day 9: Negombo - Airport
After breakfast, transfer to the airport in time for your flight back to the UK.

10 & 12-Night Itinerary

If choosing the 10 or 12-night itinerary, days 1-7 will be the same as the 8-night itinerary but with a transfer to Passikudah instead of Sigiriya.

Days 8-9 (OR Days 8-11): Passikudah
Enjoy two days of leisure on the beaches of Passikudah, with half board dining included throughout.

Day 10 (Or Day 12): Passikudah - Habarana - Kurunegala - Veyangoda
Spend the morning at leisure, before checking out from the hotel around 12 pm. Transfer to Veyangoda via Habarana and Veyangoda.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 11 (OR Day 13): Veyangoda - Airport
After breakfast, transfer to the airport in time for your flight back to the UK.

Your Hotels

Our members will stay at the following accommodation with this offer.

Udawalawe: Deluxe Room at Centauria Wild
Ella: Deluxe Room at Morning Dew or Ella Echo
Kandy: Deluxe Room at Hotel Topaz, Hotel Thilanka or Earl's Regent
Sigiriya: Superior Room at Sigiriya Village or Deluxe Room at Oak Ray Elephant Lake
Passikudah: Deluxe Room at Calm Resort & Spa
Coastal Deluxe or Deluxe Balcony Room at Camelot Beach Hotel
Deluxe Room at Covrano Hotel

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
Adults Adults
2 Adults
1 Child

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed. If any of these hotels are not available, hotels of a similar standard will be found.

Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

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 are included throughout.

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport, health and visa information click here.

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

It is essential that all customers purchase adequate travel insurance for all countries they are travelling to or though.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included

  • 8, 10 or 12 nights in a Double Room in 4* hotels as per itinerary
  • Half Board
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned car
  • English speaking driver for the duration of the tour
  • Entries and visits mentioned in the programme
  • Photo permits

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

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.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

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.

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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