Discover Sri Lanka Tour

Code: ACME004
08 DAYS - 07 NIGHTS
  • polannaruwa
  • food-sl
  • Acme Travels: Kandy Temple
  • Acme Travels Sigiriya
  • Acme Travels Yala
  • Acme Travels Galle fort
  • Acme Travels Beach
  • Acme Travels Ella
  • Acme Travels tea_plantation

 

Discover Sri Lanka in 08 Days and 07 nights! The tour dwells into the rich Sri Lankan history, fascinating culture and beautiful scenery. A few highlights of the tour are wild life safari, visiting tea plantations in the hills, Beautiful Sri Lanka Beaches as well as immerse in the ancient 2500 years cultural ruins of Sri Lanka.

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Day 1:  Airport / Negombo / Sigiriya / Cultural Triangle

Meeting with Assistance at the Airport upon arrival by our Representative, later your tour chauffeur will pick you up at the Exit Gate of the arrival terminal to commence the Tour.

You will leave to Cultural Triangle Region, En-route visit Negombo. Negombo is traditionally a Fishing Village with catamarans by the beach at the backdrop to the Negombo scenery; which later developed as a fishing marketing center.

Visit Sigiriya famous for its historical Rock Fortress which is over 1000 years old and has landscaped gardens, water fountains, a sanctuary and frescoes of the heavenly maidens of Sigiriya.

Dinner & Overnight stay in the Cultural Triangle Region.

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Day 2 Sigiriya / Anuradhapura / Mihintale / Sigiriya

After breakfast an excursion to Anuradhapura, known to have the largest number of ancient monuments of a great civilization. There are many stone sculptures and some of the most popular stone Buddha Statues in this historical kingdom.

In the afternoon visit Mihintale, the location where Buddhism was first introduced to Sri Lanka or the Cradle of Buddhist Civilization in the Country.

Later return to your hotel for dinner & overnight stay.

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Day 3 Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Medirigiriya / Sigiriya

After breakfast, an excursion to Polonnaruwa where you will see many well-preserved ruins of palaces and monasteries. You will witness many brick structures and monuments, stone monuments, Temples, Lakes, and Pagodas improved by ancient Kings.

PM visit Medirigiriya. The Medirigiriya Vatadage is on a high circular stage. Although this is a Ruin, the site has fewer natural damages.

Return to the hotel for dinner & overnight stay.

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Day 4 Sigiriya / Dambulla / Nalanda Gedige/ Matale / Kandy

After breakfast leave for Kandy. En-route visit Dambulla. Later visit the ancient Dambulla cave complex also known as the Royal Golden Rock Cave Temple. The area is also known for bird watching. En route visit Nalanda Gedige the Abu Simbel of Sri Lanka. Nalanda Gedige is a remarkable archaeological site in Sri Lanka which features Buddhist – Hindu hybrid Architecture. Visit a spice garden and a batik factory in Matale. Evening arrive at the hotel in Kandy, the last Kingdom of ancient Sri Lanka and the Royal Capital under the King’s Rule until the British Invasion in 1815. View a cultural dance show in Kandy & then visit the most sacred Buddhist establishment in Sri Lanka – the Temple of Tooth at the evening ceremony.

Overnight stay in Kandy.

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Day 5 Kandy / Peradeniya / Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast visit the royal botanical gardens of Peradeniya which is best known for having the largest collection of orchids in Asia and many other varieties of plants.

Later leave for Nuwara Eliya – the centre of the hill country. Enjoy a plenty of eye-catching and heart-touching places and spend the evening walking in the cool climate.

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

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Day 6 Nuwara Eliya / Ella / Buduruwagala / Yala Or Udawalawe

After breakfast leave to the South of Sri Lanka, En route admire the magnificent view at Ella. Ella is only a small village located high in the mountains.

Then visit Buduruwagala, the term Buduruwagala means “The Rock with the statue of Buddha” and this is exactly what it is. The rock itself is formed into the shape of a kneeling elephant.

Visit one of these two reserves by private Jeep.

PM, a safari in the Yala National Park and enjoy the wilderness as you cruise around in a private jeep. Yala hosts a variety of ecosystems ranging from moist monsoon forests to freshwater and marine wetlands.

It is one of the 70 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Sri Lanka, 215 bird species including six endemic species of Sri Lanka. The number of mammals that has been recorded from the park is more than 40, and it has one of the highest leopard densities in the world.

It is also possible to visit instead of Yala the Udawalawa National Park which is a major National park in Sri Lanka renowned for its high population of wild Asian elephants.

Arrive at the hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 7 Weligama / Galle / Beach

After breakfast, you will leave to the South Coast, a travel via Galle, En route view the stilt fisherman of Weligama as they fish.

Galle is a city with a colourful history. The 300-year-old Dutch atmosphere is still very much alive around the magnificent Portuguese – Dutch fort and its many historical buildings.

The journey includes a stay at a beach hotel. In the evening relax, enjoy your dinner & overnight stay by the beach.

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Day 8 Beach / Colombo / Airport

After breakfast transfer to the airport to connect to your flight for departure. Rooms till 12h00 in the afternoon.

If time permits visit Colombo, the commercial and financial centre of Sri Lanka. This is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings and ruins.

 

  • There has to be a minimum of two clients per booking. If only one client is travelling alone please contact us for further details.

 

01st November 2021 to 20th December 2021

Number of clients Economy Comfort
2 USD 690 Per Person USD 770 Per Person
4 USD 545 Per Person USD 625 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 225 per person USD 335 per person

 

11th Jan 2022 to 30th Apr 2022

Number of clients Economy Comfort
2 USD 705 Per Person USD 795 Per Person
4 USD 560 Per Person USD 655 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 240 per person USD 365 per person

 


All entrance fees as per program to be paid directly in Sri Lanka Rupees and it will cost around USD 140 per person. Please change foreign currency in to SLRS at the airport after customs, there are many 24 hrs bank counters at the airport as all these payments have to be made only in SLRS. No credit card payments are accepte at thdese sites.  Subject to change slightly sometimes details are provided with rates as applicable at the moment. (Children under 12 years will be charged half rate 50% charges)

  • To view the Kandy Perahara procession in the night seats can be purchased directly (payment direct) or stand by the road side like the Sri Lankan’s & enjoy the view of the procession.
  • For Reservations during,  Super Peak Period – 21st December 2020 to 10th January 2021 period please contact us for further details. As Peak supplements apply at hotels during this period & this will change according to the category of hotels and actual days of stay at each hotel.
  • If required we can modify the program to have the last night in a beach hotel south of Colombo or in Negombo  then proceed to the airport. Any other modifications to the program can be arranged as per individual preferences.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY –  You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the reservations which has to be acknowledged by our company in writing. If the cancellation is made 44 days before the first date of the reservation we will retain your 1st small deposit to cover our costs. If the cancellation is notified less than 15 days prior to the first date of reservation following additional cancellation charges will apply.
  • Less than 14 days before arrival 25% of total invoice
  • Less than 07 days before arrival 50% of total invoice
  • Less than 03 days before arrival 100% of total invoice
  • No show or early departure 100% of total invoice
Economy Comfort
Day 1 Wewa Addara Hotel / Ruins Chaya Hotel Girithale Hotel / Kassapa Lion Rock
Day 2 Wewa Addara Hotel / Ruins Chaya Hotel Girithale Hotel / Kassapa Lion Rock
Day 3 Wewa Addara Hotel / Ruins Chaya Hotel Girithale Hotel / Kassapa Lion Rock
Day 4 Aur Blanc / Oak Ray City Hotel Thilanka Hotel / Suisse Hotel
Day 5 Lu Chalet Hotel / Blue Meadow Hotel Galway Heights Hotel
Day 6 Tamarind Tree Hotel / Gaga Bees Hotel Kithala Resort / Grand Udawalawe Hotel
Day 7 Joes Resort Unawatuna Pandanus Resort / Coral Sands Hotel
All about the Discover Tour – 8 Days – Sri Lanka.

Services Included

  • All rates quoted are in US Dollars & nett per person inclusive of all applicable taxes.
  • Every two persons sharing a double or twin room at mentioned properties or similar.
  • Welcomed at the airport by our representative.
  • Check-in at 14h00 & Check-out at 12h00.
  • Three nights on bed & breakfast basis (breakfast only)  and four nights on half-board basis (breakfast & dinner).
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle with an English speaking chauffeur will be provided (Private Tour).
  • No vehicle will be provided on any free days if any (as per program).
  • Fuel & local assurance for vehicle & passengers while travelling included.
  • The chauffeur will look after his own meals & accommodation.
  • Basic private Jeep to visit reserve included for half a day – (Entrance fees to be paid directly by clients at the reserve). If for any reason the mentioned reserve is closed, we shall make arrangements to visit another reserve.

Services Not Included.

  • All entrance fees as per program to be paid directly in Sri Lanka Rupees and it will cost around USD 140 per person. Please change foreign currency in to SLRS at the airport after customs, there are many 24 hrs bank counters at the airport as all these payments have to be made only in SLRS. No credit card payments are accepted at these historical sites. (Entrance fees are subject to change, rates are as applicable at the moment – Children under 12 years will be charged a half rate in some places.)
  • Personal spending (tips, laundry, mini bar, telephone, fax, beverages etc.)
  • The right to use video cameras at sites – most places will allow to use video cameras once the entrance fee is paid except at The Temple of the Tooth in Kandy & the Pinnawela Elephant orphanage (USD 05 per Video Camera per location).
  • Medical expenses, travel insurance, international flights.
  • Sri Lanka Visa charges USD 35 per person for NON SAARC countries & for SAARC countries USD 20 per person, can be obtained directly via the internet please visit this site. http://www.eta.gov.lk/. The process is very simple payments can be paid online & with the confirmation document print out & code you have to submit passport on arrival only. The passport has to be valid for six months from the day of arrival return air tickets & sufficient funds or reservations arranged for the holiday should be with you. All nationals have to obtain a visit / tourist visa prior to arrival (Visas are not issued on arrival)

    PCR test done inside 72hrs obligatory to enter Sri Lanka before boarding the flight.

  • There will be extra regulations concerning COVID 19 safety measures in relation to the visit visa –

    (Revised Health Guideline require that all the Passengers / Tourist Guests should be holding a Pre-departure PCR Negative Result Test Report

    done within 72 hours prior to arrival in Sri Lanka. (The passengers should submit original certificate with a properly translated copy in English)

     

    All guest who have received Covid19 Vaccinations should be holding the original vaccination certificate with a proper English Translation,

    (The vaccinations completed the 2nd dose & 02 Weeks should have elapsed  before entering Sri Lanka. These guests will be considered as fully vaccinated guests.   

    All the guests should undergo Arrival PCR (On the arrival day). The results will be provided inside 24hours & the clients can proceed with their tours.

    The 1st night accommodation should be reserved at a hotel authorized by the health authorities near the Katunayaka international airport in Negombo or Colombo.

    (Depending on the Covid situation worldwide certain countries passport holders will not be allowed to enter Sri Lanka.)

    Our Prices does not include (PCR  USD 40 per person -Test  on arrival) as per Sri Lanka Health Ministry Guidelines & the compulsory COVID insurance issued cover for 30days validly – USD 12 per person.

    Children under 12years are exempted from the arrival PCR test but the Covid insurance cover has to be obtained for children too.

     

     

     

     

Price Starting from:USD 545

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