We Love —
- Stay in fabulous 4-5* Hotels, offering you a comfortable rest after your exciting tour excursions
- Explore the best Sri Lanka has to offer; visit the 8th wonder of the world Sigiriya Rock Fortress, admire the Buddhist architecture at the Dambulla Cave Temple and enjoy an amazing Game Drive in Wilpattu National Park
- After an unforgettable tour visiting iconic destinations, head to your beautiful beach resort and relax
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Our Offers —
Our members may choose from a range of offers.
Offer 1 - 1 night Negombo, 2 nights Dambulla, 2 nights Kandy, 5 nights Beruwala, Economy Flights
Offer 2 - 1 night Negombo, 2 nights Dambulla, 2 nights Kandy, 5 nights Beruwala, Business Class Flights
Offer 3 - 1 night Negombo, 2 nights Dambulla, 2 nights Kandy, 7 nights Beruwala, Economy Flights
Offer 4 - 1 night Negombo, 2 nights Dambulla, 2 nights Kandy, 7 nights Beruwala, Business Class Flights
Your Destination —
With 8 Unesco World Heritage Sites to be found on such a small area of land and a 2,000 year old culture, Sri Lanka is as fascinating as it is beautiful. A destination that is often skipped by many a traveller on their trips to India or Asia, Sri Lanka remains one on the Indo-Asian best kept secrets.
Visit their ancient sites and marvel over their legendary temples, or see the sacred home of the world’s oldest living tree, Anuradhapura. Take a safari tour in one of Sri Lanka’s national parks to encounter elephants, leopards, water buffaloes, and exotic birds, or spend the day relaxing on the dazzlingly white, often untrod, beaches. Try your hand at a little surfing or retreat up into the Sri Lankan hills to experience a more temperate climate and the lavish greenery of the tea plantations. And if you can even trek through the rainforests with an experienced guide or just take in the breathtaking vistas on a spectacular train ride.
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, and the charm of the people will simply enchant you.
Your Itinerary —
Arrival at Bandaranayake International Airport and transfer to the hotel located approximately 20-30 minutes drive away in a fishing village called Negombo. Check in to the hotel at relax after the long journey.
Negombo is a characteristic fishing town north of Colombo and is a mere 15 km from the international airport. Set amidst lush groves of coconut palms, it breathes the spirit of the sea. Negombo is a gourmet paradise with sea food in plenty. Old - world fishing craft, like the outrigger canoe and the catamaran, bring seer, skipjack, herring, mullet, pomfret and amber jack, while lobster and prawn are caught in the lagoon. Negombo has a unique nightlife with its beach strip of honky tonk bars & sea food restaurants which are patronized by visitors and locals alike.
Overnight accommodation at Jetwing Blue, Negombo or similar.
After breakfast leave for the Wilpatthu National Park for a Jeep Safari (approximate travel time: 3 ½ - 4 ½ hours)
Wilpattu National Park is a park located on the island of Sri Lanka. The unique feature of this park is the existence of “Willus” (Natural lakes) Located in the Northwest coast lowland dry zone of Sri Lanka. The park is located approximately 180 km north of Colombo. Nearly sixty lakes (Willu) and tanks are found spread throughout Wilpattu. This is one of the largest and oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka and is home to Elephants, leopards, sloth bear, water buffalo and spotted deer and painted storks, white ibis, open bills, Whistling teals, spoonbills, cormorants and kingfishers. Apart from them serpent eagles, great racket tail Drongo, Malabar pied hornbills, crested hawk eagles & Sri Lanka junglefowls are commonly seen. Both water monitors and mugger crocodiles can be seen in the willus. Also, Wilpattu is among the top national parks world renowned for its Leopard population. The Leopard population in Wilpattu is still not yet known.
Thereafter proceed to Dambulla and check into hotel (approximate travel time: 2-3 hours). Overnight accommodation at the Paradise, Dambulla or similar.
After breakfast at hotel proceed to Sigiriya Rock Fortress (approximate travel time: 30 - 45 minutes).
Sigiriya Rock Fortress which 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.
On completion return to hotel and relax (approximate travel time: 30 - 45 minutes). Overnight accommodation at the Paradise, Dambulla or similar.
After breakfast leave for Kandy en route visit Dambulla Cave Temple (approximate travel time: 30 - 45 minutes).
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 meters.
Thereafter visit the Spice gardens in Matale (approximate travel time: 1 – 1 ½ hours).
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 flavor food but also for medicine and cosmetics
Thereafter proceed to Kandy and check into hotel (approximate travel time: 1 – 1 ½ hours).
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 center, 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. Overnight accommodation in the Mahaweli Reach, Kandy or similar.
After breakfast leave for the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya (approximate travel time: 30 - 45 minutes).
This was originally the King’s own royal pleasure garden that was later converted in to a botanic garden and opened to the public. At the Royal Botanical Gardens at ‘Peradeniya’ you could treat your eyes to an amazing, wide and rare collection of tropical and temperate, exotic and indigenous flora, and an orchid house with the largest collection in Asia.
On completion do a City Tour of Kandy.
You will also have the time to do some shopping in Kandy, where you could fetch souvenirs in wood, copper, silver, brass, ebony, bronze, ceramics, lacquer work, handlooms, batiks, jewellery and reed-ware at bargain prices! Thereafter return to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight accommodation at the Mahaweli Reach, Kandy or similar.
After breakfast leave for the Pinnawala Elephant orphanage (approximate travel time: 1- 2 hours).
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 Elephan t 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 your beach stay at Beruwala (approximate travel time: 2 ½ - 3 ½ hours). Once in Beruwala check into the hotel. Dinner and overnight accommodation at Cinnamon Bey, Beruwala or similar.
Breakfast at hotel, spend the full day at leisure by the beach or enjoy the facilities of the hotel. Dinner and overnight accommodation at Cinnamon Bey, Beruwala or similar.
Day 11 or 13: Beruwala/Airport (approximate travel 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 the tropical isle; Sri Lanka once known as Taprobane.
Your Hotels —
This stylish beach hotel offers warm Sri Lankan hospitality combined with contemporary comforts and excellent service, right on the golden beaches of Negombo - a secluded haven and a Tripadvisor Traveller’s Choice winner.
With 2 spectacular outdoor pools, a spa, fully equipped fitness centre, squash courts and 2 dining restaurants, this luxurious hotel offers elegant, modern living with breathtaking views of the ocean.
You will stay in a Deluxe Room
These Deluxe Rooms are decorated in soft muted shades, exuding an aura of relaxed comfort, each offering a spacious bathroom with rain shower. Equipped with air conditioning, IDD telephone and free Wi Fi, you can enjoy the privacy of your own balcony.
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.
Nestled deep within the ancient city of Dambulla, surrounded by luscious greenery, The Paradise Resort & Spa offers 4* luxury near to some of Sri Lanka's most treasured sites, including the Sigiriya Rock and Golden Temple of Dambulla.
This eco-friendly hotel features a beautiful outdoor swimming pool and children's pool, enveloped by the lush vegetation and natural rock, as well as a well-equipped fitness centre and shopping arcade. The hotel's superb Spa offers a range of treatments and specializes in Ayurveda and Thai therapies. Additionally, guests can play volleyball, cricket, tennis and billiards or they can explore the surroundings on mountain bikes or on horseback.
There are 4 dining options available in the hotel, including; the resort's poolside restaurant, Pizzeria Al Forno which serves authentic pizza prepared in a traditional stone oven, The Salt & Pepper Restaurant which serves light meals in the afternoon and offers fine dining for dinner and cocktails can be enjoyed at Blue Elephant Bar.
Offering sweeping views of the area, their 67 luxurious eco villas are tastefully designed with modern amenities, air conditioning, teak furnishings and parquet flooring.
Each Deluxe room is a spacious 35m² with en suite bathroom and shower and has its own lovely terrace. They are all equipped with a TV, tea/coffee maker, minibar, hairdryer and free WiFi.
Boasting a unique location with views of both the bay and the beach, the Cinnamon Bey is surrounded by coconut trees and vast green lawns. This 5* hotel offers ample spaces to relax, reflect and unwind in complete luxury, as well as an outdoor pool and 6 food and beverage options.
The Büfe - offers guests a wide selection of Asian to Continental buffet dishes for breakfast, lunch & dinner, as well as an a la carte menu.
800 Degrees - serves hand thrown signature pizzas and sandwiches complimented with a selection of salads and desserts taken off a cinnamon wood fired oven.
Fire - an open show kitchen featuring a wood fired stone deck oven, parilla char grill and teppanyaki, offering the best steaks, burgers, seafood & grills to signature pizzas, flat breads, exciting salads and funky desserts.
Mezz² - experience the stunning sunset and star lit views over the ocean with an intimate Arabic experience at Mezz². Relax in your own private tent whilst savouring a range of mezza and grills prepared over charcoal in an open kitchen.
Raw - the freshest of seafood prepared & served cold in a diversity of styles including sushi, sashimi, poached,cured fish and shellfish, complimented with a range of condiments.
Rock Salt - offers a fusion of flavours from around the world presented in unique fashion; prepared with the best of ingredients to be seared on hot stones and salt tablets at your table or poached in your own shabu shabu style pot.
Grain Bar - Featuring a unique glass 'Vodka Wall' that houses a far reaching array of Vodkas from around the world and an extensive collection of wines. Grain is ideally located to enjoy spectacular views of the ocean whilst sipping your favourite tipple and whilst enjoying some choicest seafood from Raw.
I.C.E Ice Cream Emporium - Enjoy a selection of handmade ice creams, sorbets & frozen yogurts all severed in a multitude of ways from freshly baked waffle cones to ice cream sodas and topped with a sensational range of toppings.
Tranquility - focuses on offering a selection of spa cuisine with a menu based around healthy options. This is complemented with an extensive range of healthy juices and interesting smoothies from the garden bar.
Decorated with wooden lattice work, complementary hues and mosaic patterns, the ambience of the rooms are designed to resemble that of the ancient Turkish architecture which is the overriding theme of Cinnamon Bey. Each room has a terrace/balcony with a breathtaking view of the azure Indian Ocean and the garden.
Please note that, whilst we aim to place you in these hotels, subject to availability you may stay in alternative hotels, all of which will be of the same standard or better.
Your Journey —
Return flights to Colombo are included. Choose from Economy or Business Class with Qatar Airways
Enjoy a luxurious travel experience with Middle Eastern hospitality and 5-star service, exclusively tailored to meet your travel needs onboard. Relish extraordinary cuisine designed by award-winning chefs, choose from over 1000 entertainment options, or just sit back and enjoy your spacious sanctuary in the sky.
Experience one of the widest and most spacious seats onboard one of the youngest fleets. Settle into your own personal space with plenty of room to eat, sleep and stretch out.
Business Class cabins combine comfort, spaciousness, and superb service with technology. Fly with Qatar and you will know why Skytrax rates them the World’s Best Business Class.
Experience the beauty of great design and a high-tech oasis where you can relax, rest and dream.Settle into unparalleled comfort, and adapt your personal space to suit your needs. A selection of Giorgio Armani's finest amenities will revive and refresh you. Fine sleepwear and luxury Italian Frette linen will soften your seat curves.
Your seat also features ample stowage options, a vast selection of in-flight entertainment and a contemporary setting for 5-star cuisine.
Transfers: Private transfers are included.