Private tour

Sri Lanka's history, culture, wildlife, beach in 7-days tour

Activity provider: Seerendipity tours

Sri Lanka's history, culture, wildlife, beach in 7-days tour

Activity provider: Seerendipity tours

From US$ 690 per person

Walk through the ancient monuments in the cultural triangle, soak up the breathtaking hill country scenery, make a jeep safari to spot an elusive leopard, relax on the west coast's pristine beaches

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Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup included
Your guide will pick you up at the airport, hotel or other accommodations in Colombo on the day of the tour.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk through the historical monuments in Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy
  • Wildlife safari of Yala national park to spot illusive leopard, elephants, bears
  • Visit virgin beaches bordered by palm trees on the western and southern coasts
  • Immerse yourself in the captivating mountain scenery on your train journey
  • Take part in one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
Full description
This 7-day Sri Lanka tour gives you a complete picture of the tropical island from historical temples, palaces, and other monuments in the north-central province to breathtaking scenery with waterfalls, mountains, and tea gardens in the hill country. The 7 days trip also gives you access to Yala national park, where you spot elusive leopards, bears, elephants, crocodiles, monkeys, buffaloes, and many other creatures. The tour wind-up with an overnight stay on the west coast resort giving you time to relax. Day 1 Meet your driver and proceed to your hotel in Dambulla. You will be visiting a 1st century BC ancient temple today, Dambulla golden temple, and witness more than a hundred ancient buddha statues and paintings. Later Check-in at the hotel and leisure. Overnight stay in Dambulla. Day 2 After a leisurely breakfast, climb the Sigiriya rock fortress and see the site of the palace of King Kassapa, who lived in the palace in the 5th century AD. Today you can see his swimming pool, granite throne, and other ancient constructions. Later proceed to the historical city of Polonnaruwa and take the Polonnaruwa city tour. 3 hours city tour gives you an opportunity to witness temples, Buddha statues, gardens, the king's place, and many other important monuments. Overnight stay in Dambulla. Day 3 After a leisurely breakfast, proceed to the hotel in Kandy. En route, visit a spice garden. In the afternoon Kandy city and a walking tour and visit the temple of the tooth relic, Peradeniya botanical garden, and witness the Kandyan cultural show. Overnight stay in Kandy. Day 4 After an early morning breakfast, head to Kandy railway station and board the train to Nuwara Eliya. The hill country train journey lasts about 4 hours and is one of the most scenic train trips in the world. Immerse yourself in the captivating mountain scenery along the way. Later visit tea plantations and tea factory and the Nuwara Eliya city tour follows. Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya. Day 5 After breakfast, head to the south coast wildlife park, Yala national park, en-route stop at Ravana waterfalls and Sita Amman temple. In the afternoon Yala national park safari. Yala national park is the most popular wildlife park in Sri Lanka for wildlife tours and visitors can witness a large number of wild animals during the safari such as leopards, elephants, crocodiles, sloth bears, wild buffaloes, etc. Overnight stay in Yala. Day 6 After a leisurely breakfast, leave for the hotel in Bentota. en-route walking tour of it Galle Fort, and a boat safari of the mangrove lagoon in Bentota ( Madu River estuary). Overnight stay in Kalutara/Bentota. Day 7 After a leisurely breakfast leave for Colombo. Your driver will drop you off at your hotel or the airport after your Colombo sightseeing tour. Your Colombo sightseeing tour includes Gangarama temple, Simamalaka, Viharamahadevi park, Cinnamon garden, Independence memorial hall, Galle face green, and town hall.
Includes
  • 6 nights of hotel accommodation in standard hotels
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Friendly, experienced driver/guide
  • All expenses for the train journey
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • All government taxes
  • Drinks other than water (available to purchase)
  • Lunchs
  • Dinners
  • National Park fees
  • Fees and handling charges
  • Entrance tickets or activity fees
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hiking shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  •  The tour includes significant walking and hiking so it may not be suitable for those with limited mobility or those who are pregnant.
  • Shoulder and knees must be covered to visit temples on the tour, so please be sure to bring appropriate clothing.

Product ID: 360165