Authentic Sri Lanka in Guest Houses and Homestays - 10 nights

We are an island nation, passionate, proud of our heritage and distinct culture with a lifestyle that is full of colour. Rich interiors will amaze you with communities devoted to their respective religions and planning of structures by the Kings, which signifies a society that was at the highest level of civilization at its time.

Living a Sri Lankan life and engage yourself in the community with it’s strong religious spirit can only be achieved by joining a Sri Lankan community and be a part of that.

We take you through the island's unspoiled interior to discover some of the country’s most fascinating spaces. You begin to feel the warmth and the friendly smiles of the people which make you feel you are simply one of us.

Day 01

  • Arrival in Colombo International Airport and meet with our driver at the arrival lounge
  • Transfer to Sigiriya– Approximately 5 hour drive
  • Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage on the way
  • Visit Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Overnight stay at Kumbura Eco Lodge in Sigiriya

Day 02

  • Breakfast at the Eco Lodge
  • Do a village trekking and lake fishing.
  • Visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
  • Overnight stay at Kumbura Eco Lodge in Sigiriya.

Day 03

  • Breakfast at the Eco Lodge
  • Transfer to Kandy- approximately 3 hour drive
  • Visit Temple of Tooth
  • Participate in a cooking demonstration.
  • Overnight stay at Thotupola Residence in Kandy

Day 04

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Exploration of three ancient temples (Embekke, Gadaladeniya and Lankathilake) with our expert trekking guide
  • Overnight stay at Thotupola Residence in Kandy

Day 05

  • Breakfast at the Bungalow
  • Get on board the train to Bandarawela from Peradeniya Railway station at 12.30 PM
  • Our driver will receive you in Bandarawela railway station and transfer to The Hideaway in Bandarawela.

Day 06

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Bandarawela /Haputale Tea Estate Trail
  • Ella Rock Trail
  • Overnight stay at The Hideaway in Bandarawela

Day 07

  • Breakfast at the Guest House.
  • Transfer to Haputale
  • Do the 1 night 2 days ‘Through the Misty Mountains’ trekking trip to Ohiya and Horton Plains National Park
  • Overnight stay at a simple homestay

Day 08

  • Breakfast at the homestay
  • Start the second day of the trekking trip
  • Transfer to Yala- Approximately 3 hour drive
  • Overnight stay at Hibiscus Garden Hotel in Tissamaharama

Day 09

  • Early morning game drive with picnic breakfast
  • Transfer to Bentota- Approximately 5 hour drive
  • Overnight stay at a Amal’s homestay in Bentota

Day 10

  • Breakfast at the homestay
  • Start the Trekking trip to Weligalpoththa Buddhist Monastery
  • Overnight stay in a village house

Day 11

  • Breakfast at the homestay
  • Transfer to Bentota (End of the tour)

From US$ 1112

Per person on double sharing basis


We can tailor this trip to suit your requirements

Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation


The rate includes,

  • Private transfers with a English speaking chauffeur throughout the tour
  • Accommodation at mentioned hotels or similar on the meal basis mentioned in the itinerary and below
  • All mentioned activities and sights seeing fees ( Pinnawala Elephant orphanage, Dambulla, Sigiriya & Temple of Tooth )

Prices may vary plus/minus depending on the season

Transfers
For the above Itinerary with an English speaking driver. Includes Fuel, driver’s meals and his accommodation, and also with the train tickets to Bandarawela from Peradeniya railway station for 2 pax

Places of visit during this trip

  • Village trekking and lake fishing with Kumbura Eco Lodge.
  • Cookery Demonstration at Thotupola Residence
  • Exploration of three ancient temples (Embekke, Gadaladeniya and Lankathilake)
  • Tea estate trail in Bandarawela/Haputale
  • Ella Rock Trail
  • Early morning game drive in Yala National Park

Accommodation and meals during this trip (For 2 Adults)

  • Day 1 to Day 3 - 2 nights at Kumbura Eco Lodge in Sigiriya – 1 double room on BB basis
  • Day 3 to Day 5 - 02 nights at Thotupola Residence in Kandy 1 super deluxe dbl on BB
  • Day 5 to Day 6 - 02 nights at The Hideaway in Bandarawela - 1 double room on BB Basis
  • Day 6 to Day 7 - 01 Through the Misty Mountains’ trekking trip to Ohiya and Horton Plains National Park – All inclusive basis
  • Day 7 to Day 9 - 2 nights at Sanoga Holiday Resort in Tissamaharama - 1 double room on BB basis
  • Day 9 to Day 10 - 1 night at a Amal’s Homestay in Bentota - 1 double room on all inclusive basis
  • Day 10 to Day 11 - 01 night at Trekking trip to Weligalpoththa Buddhist Monastery – All inclusive basis

Activities

  • Village trekking and lake fishing with Kumbura Eco Lodge.
  • Cookery Demonstration at Thotupola Residence
  • Exploration of three ancient temples (Embekke, Gadaladeniya and Lankathilake)
  • Tea estate trail in Bandarawela/Haputale
  • Ella Rock Trail
  • Early morning game drive in Yala National Park