Authentic Mysteries of Sri Lanka - Tour - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Enjoy a wonderful private tour of Sri Lanka - a once in a lifetime trip hitting all of the iconic sites!
  • Sri Lanka has so much to offer, and is always full of surprises. Visit an elephant orphanage, a tea plantation, and more
  • After a memorable tour visiting awe-inspiring destinations, head to a luxury 5* beach resort and relax - the perfect way to end your journey

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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)

For any additional information on this offer or assistance in making your reservation please call one of our dedicated team on 0844 8262098  or email [email protected]

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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".

This is a culturally rich and environmentally diverse country, with nine World Heritage Sites (the oldest dating back to the 3rd Century BC); 86 species of mammals (including elephant and leopard) and more than 400 bird species; a colourful array of flowering plants and trees, and a Hill Country famous for tea; 14 National Parks out of 100 areas protected by the government; and an Indian Ocean coastline boasting palm-fringed and sandy tropical beaches.

Your Itinerary

Day 1:  AIRPORT/ COLOMBO (approx. transfer time: 45 MIN )
On arrival at Colombo International Airport on your flight you will be met by a professional English speaking driver from Hayleys Tours. After the formalities at the airport you will be escorted to your air conditioned vehicle. There after transfer to your elegant hotel in Colombo.

Sri Lanka's commercial capital and the largest city with the highest population, Colombo is situated in the Western Province. It is a fascinating town which has a blend of eastern and western cultures where all colours of the island are drawn together. Many visitors appreciate the city's colonial heritage and enjoy the vast range of fine shopping and dining outlets that can be located within the rush of its urban buzz.

Overnight at the Hilton Colombo, Colombo.

After breakfast leave for the Pinnawala Elephant orphanage (Approx Transfer time: 2- 2 ½ HRS)

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is the home for young Elephants who have been displaced or lost from their natural habitat, located at Pinnawala village in Sabaragamuwa province of Sri Lanka. Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage is the best place for an up close and personal experience with the world's largest land mammals! Today with 70 elephants herein, Pinnawela has become the home to the largest captive group of elephants in the world. Feeding time at 1:15 pm.

Thereafter proceed to Sigiriya and check into hotel (Approx Transfer time: 2- 3 HRS)

Overnight accommodation at The Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana.
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Sigiriya, where you could climb the 1200 steps and admire the fabulous frescoes on the walls of the ancient rock fortress.

The Sigiriya Rock Fortress is known as the 8th wonder of the world. This rock fortress was built by King Kasyapa in the 5th century A.D. and was a royal citadel for more than 18 years. In a sheltered a pocket, approached by a spiral stairway, are the famous frescoes. The summit of the rock, with an area of nearly one hectare was the site of the palace and the outer wall was built on the very brink of the precipice. The UNESCO sponsored Central Cultural Fund has restored Sigiriya 5th century water gardens to their former glory.

Thereafter proceed on a Polonnaruwa (Approx Transfer time: 1- 1 ½ HRS)

Polonnaruwa the architect of this lovely city is known to be King ParakramaBahu - The Great. The remains of the Royal Citadel council chamber, prince's bathing pool and the Gal Vihare, a stone temple with its colossal sculptures of the Buddha in a quiet grove of trees as well as the still functioning ParakramaSamudra, a man made reservoir, larger than our Colombo harbor, are all within easy distance from each other. The new museum has an excellent scale model of the ancient city as it was.

On completion return to hotel.

Overnight accommodation at The Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana.
After breakfast leave for Kandy en route visit Dambulla Cave Temple – (Approx Transfer time: 30 - 40 Mins)

A vast isolated rock mass - it was here that king Valagambahu took refuge in the 01st century B.C. He later turned the caves into a rock temple. Dambulla is a world heritage site and is the most impressive of Sri Lanka's cave temples. The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceiling found here are over 2000 years old and is the largest area of painting found in the world. The caves contain 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.

Thereafter visit the Spice gardens in Matale (Approx. Transfer time: 1 – 1 ½  Mins)

Matale is famous for its batik production and spice gardens. Batik has been an ancient art of painting cloth and today Sri Lanka is among the world leaders in the design of batik. Batik galleries and factories offer batik from simple single-colored designs to intricate multi-colored masterpieces. For centuries, spices have been one of Sri Lanka's celebrated exports. Spices are mostly grown in home gardens (as a home industry) and used not only to flavour food but also for medicine and cosmetics.

Thereafter proceed to Kandy and check into hotel (Approx. Transfer time: 1 – 1 ½ HRS)

Kandy is a lovely city, the Hill Capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings retains an aura of grandeur, which time has not affected. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its centre, it is the site of the renowned "Temple of the Tooth". Kandy and its satellite villages is the center of the island's handicraft industry and its traditional dances are the most spectacular in the country.

Thereafter in the late afternoon in, make a visit to The Temple of the Tooth Relic is located in the royal palace complex which houses the Relic of the tooth of Buddha.

After that witness a Cultural Dance performance in the evening. These classical dance forms are associated with the performance of various rituals and ceremonies which are centuries old and are based on the folk religion and folk beliefs going back to times before the advent and acceptance of Buddhism by the Sinhalese people in the third century B.C. Return to the Hotel.

Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight accommodation at The Mahaweli Reach, Kandy.
After breakfast proceed to the railway station in Peradeniya, where you can board the train experiencing a scenic ride and arriving in Nanu Oya Nuwara Eliya.

At Nanu Oya you will be reunited with your chauffeur guide who will transfer you to your hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

En-route visit a Tea factory.

Nuwara Eliya is set in the heart of tea-country is a beautiful town where the British succeeded in creating a replica of the English countryside, with homes in styles from Georgian to Queen Anne. Well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, a famous golf course and beautiful parks give the place an air of nostalgia. Situated 6,200 feet above sea level, the air is cool and fresh – a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city life. Pony and Horse riding is available at the turf club of Nuwara Eliya to facilitate you with some sports and adventure. Visit a tea plantation situated in the misty mountains of the Sri Lankan Hills, to experience the ultimate feel of a tea plantation and its process.

Afternoon proceed to do a sightseeing tour of the beautiful town of Nuwara Eliya.

On completion check into hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Overnight accommodation in The Jetwing St. Andrews, Nuwara Eliya.

Day 6: NUWARA ELIYA / WASKADUWA (approx. transfer time: 4 – 5 HRS)
After breakfast drive down to the south west for your beach stay in Waskaduwa.

Check into your hotel for Lunch and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Dinner and overnight accommodation at The Citrus Waskaduwa, Waskaduwa.

Breakfast and Lunch at hotel, spend the full day at leisure by the beach or enjoy the facilities of the hotel.

Dinner and overnight accommodation at The Citrus Waskaduwa, Waskaduwa.

Day 11: WASKADUWA /AIRPORT (approx transfer time: 2 - 2 ½ HRS)
Today after breakfast you will be transferred to the Colombo Airport to catch your flight back home accompanied with all the happy memories of Sri Lanka.

(Standard check-out is at 11:00am. Late check-out is subject to availability on day of departure).

Your Hotels

Adults Adults
2 Adults

If the hotels mentioned are unavailable you will be accommodated in one of the same or higher standard.

Hilton Colombo, Colombo - 1 night
This offer is based on a Deluxe Room on a bed and breakfast basis.

Awarded the title of Sri Lanka’s Leading Hotel and Sri Lanka's Leading Business Hotel at the World Travel Awards, this Colombo hotel is centrally located in Colombo’s business district. With a range of accommodation, from guest rooms and executive rooms to suites, this hotel in Colombo offers stunning views over the Indian Ocean.

With seven speciality restaurants and bars - from Il Ponte, Sri Lanka’s only Italian trattoria, to Curry Leaf, serving its famed Sri Lankan cuisine - the Hilton Colombo hotel is a city favourite for both visitors and locals to dine at.

Forty-five minutes away from the Bandaranaike International Airport, this Colombo hotel offers business travellers both comfort and convenience. Directly connected to Colombo World Trade Centre, Hilton Colombo offers 25 on-site venues for business and social functions, including the city’s only pillar-less ballroom.
Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana - 2 nights
This offer is based on a Superior Room on a bed and breakfast basis.

Cinnamon Lodge is a chalet styled eco-friendly Sri Lanka hotel spread over 27 acres of wooded gardens amidst evergreen forest of North Central Dry Plains of Sri Lanka. The gardens of the hotel wooded and sheltered with tall trees, are abound with wildlife: monkeys, water monitors, birds, butterflies and squirrels.

All rooms are designed and furnished with a view of luxury of the wilderness. This Sri Lankan hotel and its wide, expansive gardens blends seamlessly well with the surroundings, and is set up with the concepts of eco conservation.
Mahaweli Reach, Kandy - 1 night
This offer is based on a Deluxe Room on a bed and breakfast basis.

Surrounded by the mystic ancient kingdom of Kandy, Sri Lanka's longest river & the wondrous mountain ranges, stands the palatial Mahaweli Reach Hotel. Mysteriously hidden behind the lush green tropical gardens on the plush banks of the Mahaweli river.

Experience luxury living, in the bright and spacious rooms with twin beds and private balconies, as you enjoy a magnificent view of the Pool, Garden or Mahaweli River.
Jetwing St. Andrew's, Nuwara Eliya - 1 night
This offer is based on a Superior Room on a bed and breakfast basis.

Amidst mountains swathed in mist and dotted with tea plantations, stands the quaint old mansion of Jetwing St. Andrews. A former country house converted into a Jetwing Hotel, life at Jetwing St. Andrews is reminiscent of the days of the British Rulers.

Old world charm ensconces the atmosphere within. Situated in Nuwara Eliya, which was a favourite holiday destination for the Colonial rulers, this mock Tudor Country house is the ideal location to retreat to for those in search of cooler climates. Wake up to a typical English breakfast of bacon and eggs, high tea on the lawn and a stiff brandy at night. Enjoy a round of golf, fishing on the lake or hiking through Horton Plains.
Citrus Waskaduwa, Waskaduwa - 5 or 7 nights
This offer is based on a Superior Room on an all-inclusive basis.

The Citrus Waskaduwa 5 star resort is a bona fide beach retreat that promises to transport you to a world of exclusive luxury and comfort.

An unforgettable experience of world class amenities combined with the trusted Citrus hospitality, the newest addition to the Citrus group of hotels offers a melange of facilities ranging from banquets to a state-of-the-art spa and a myriad of exciting dining options. It is located in close promimity to Wadduwa and Kalutara.

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 are included throughout as per the itinerary.

Your Contract

The flight inclusive offer(s) shown on this page are ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Voyage Privé’s ATOL number is 10170. Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

What's Included?

• Accommodation in hotels specified or similar
• Meals on Bed & Breakfast (Except at the beach Stay in Citrus Waskaduwa which is on all inclusive basis) commencing with breakfast on day 2 and ending with Breakfast on Day 11
• Air conditioned transport with services of an English speaking Chauffeur Guide on tour (Vehicle not at disposal during beach stay) but include departure transfer on day of departure.
• Entrance fees to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Polonnaruwa Ancient City, Dambulla Cave Temples. Temple of the tooth & Cultural Show, Train ride from Peradenia to Nanu Oya
• All applicable current local taxes, but subject to change at the time of booking

What's Excluded?
• Expenses of personal nature
• Cost of beverages
• Porterage & Tips
• Early Check-in/ Late Check-out
• Visa processing fee for all arrivals. Please refer to 

Meet & Greet

If you are driving to the airport in the UK, and book our package including flights, you may wish to add our Meet and Greet service. Take the hassle out of airport parking and have an official representative take your car on arrival, and it will be waiting for you on your return.

This can be added at the next stage of booking process where available.

Travel Documents

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.

If you have booked transfers, Meet & Greet, car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services. Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

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 [email protected]

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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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