Luxury Holiday in Sri Lanka – 9 nights, Option I

Day 01

  • Arrival in Colombo International Airport and meet with our representative at the arrival lounge
  • Transfer to capital city Colombo – 1 hour drive approximately
  • Overnight stay at Lake Colombo

Day 02

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Kandy – 4 hour drive approximately
  • Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage which was established to feed, nurse and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers.
  • Visit Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden. It is near the Mahaweli River and is renowned for its collection of orchids.
  • Overnight stay at Ellerton in Kandy

Day 03

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Sigiriya – 3 hour drive approximately
  • Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a UNESCO world heritage site now and was the palace and pleasure garden of King Kassapa
  • En route visit Dambulla Cave Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site, this complex dates from the third and second centuries BC
  • Overnight stay at Ellerton in Kandy.

Day 04

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Hatton- 3 hour drive approximately
  • En route visit Warleigh Church which was built in 1878 by William Scott the governor of Governor’s Mansion. The church built in typical old British church architecture.
  • Lunch at the Hotel
  • Enjoy the home grown tea
  • Dinner & overnight stay at Governor’s Mansion in Hatton

Day 05

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Lunch at the Hotel
  • Tea estate walk: Sprawling tea estates in the beautiful valleys of Dickoya offer scenic views of plantations and mountain ranges. With an opportunity to learn of the tea making process you can walk among tea bushes breathing in fresh mountain air and experience life in tea estates observing the lifestyle of tea pluckers and estate workers. A great opportunity for taking photographs of culture and nature.
  • Enjoy the home grown tea
  • Dinner & overnight stay at Governor’s Mansion in Hatton

Day 06

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Yala – 5 ½ hour drive approximately
  • Meet with our crew at 12 noon at Yala Junction and be driven in to Yala Safari Camp
  • Lunch at the Camp
  • Evening Game Drive
  • Dinner and overnight stay at the Camp

Day 07

  • Early morning Game Drive
  • Back to Camp for Breakfast
  • At leisure in the Camp
  • Evening Game Drive
  • BBQ Dinner and overnight stay at the Camp

Day 08

  • Early morning Game Drive
  • Breakfast at the Camp
  • Check out
  • Transfer to Thalpe – 4 hour drive approximately
  • Overnight stay at Apa Villa in Thalpe

Day 09

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Visit the Dutch Fort at Galle, close to the island’s southernmost point, has the distinction of being the best-preserved sea fort in South Asia.
  • Relax on the beach
  • Overnight stay at Apa Villa in Thalpe

Day 10

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Airport for departure – 3 hours drive approximately

From US$ 2,179

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,

  • Accommodation in mentioned hotels
  • Meals as per mentioned meal plans
  • Air conditioned transfers with an English speaking chauffeur guide
  • All mentioned activities and park entrance fees

Prices may vary plus/minus depending on the season

Places of visit during this trip

Key highlights of this trip

  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Explore Royal Botanical Garden in Peradeniya
  • Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress to see the pleasure gardens and the ruined palace of King Kassapa
  • Visit Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Visit Warleigh Church
  • Seeing Leopards, Elephants and other species in Yala National ParkTemple of Tooth Relic

Accommodation and meals during this trip (For 2 Adults)

  • 1 night at Lake Colombo on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights at Ellerton in Kandy on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights stay at Governor’s Mansion in Hatton on full board basis
  • 2 nights Yala camping on all inclusive basis
  • 2 nights at Apa Villa in Thalpe on bed and breakfast basis