Explore Sri Lanka Tour

Code: ACME008
  • sl-4
  • Acme Family Tour
  • Shoestring-Tour4
  • Acme Travels: KANDY-SRI-LANKA

Enjoy a panoramic view of the pearl of Indian Ocean for five nights by visiting the main Cultural & Heritage highlights of our tropical island. You can visit the cultural triangle area, the last Royal Kingdom Kandy, the nature and the hilly mountains in Nuwara Eliya & a Wild Park Safari, the island is famous for the wild parks and elephants. The Tour can be extended with a beach stay in Sri Lanka or combined with Maldives or with a short tour to South India.

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Day 1: Airport / Negombo / Sigiriya

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.

Later arrive in the Cultural Triangle Region, late afternoon visit Sigiriya town is famous for its historical Sigiriya Rock Fortress which is over 1000 years old and has landscaped gardens, water fountains, a sanctuary and frescoes of the heavenly maidens of Sigiriya.

Overnight stay in the Cultural Triangle Region.


Day 2 Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Minneriya / Sigiriya

After breakfast at hotel, 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, a safari tour by jeep in the Minneriya National Park – a hot spot for safari lovers due to its abundance of Elephants and an ideal eco-tourism location in Sri Lanka. The central feature of the park is the ancient Minneriya Tank.

Return to the hotel for the overnight stay in the Cultural Triangle Region.


Day 3 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.

You will next 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. On the way to Kandy, visit a spice garden and a batik factory in Matale.

PM, 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. Then visit the most sacred Buddhist establishment in Sri Lanka – the Temple of Tooth at the evening ceremony.

Overnight stay in Kandy.


Day 4 Kandy / Peradeniya / Pinnawala / Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast, visit the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, well known for having the largest collection of orchids in Asia and other large variety of plants.

Later, leave for Pinnawala about one-hour drive from Kandy to visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, one of the most popular attractions in Sri Lanka. It fosters the biggest herd of captive elephants in the world. Witness the elephants bathing in the nearby river in the morning and in the afternoon.

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.


Day 5 Nuwara Eliya / Kitulgala / Colombo

After breakfast leave for Colombo through misty mountain routes. You can view waterfalls as well as landscapes with tea plantations and other vegetation via Kitulgala.

You have an option of going white water rafting in the river (minimum 2 persons are required & make direct payment cost around USD 15 per person).

Overnight Stay in Colombo.


Day 6 Colombo / Airport

After breakfast at hotel, visit Colombo City

Colombo is 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.

Then transfer to the airport for departure or extend your visit with a beach stay. Check out 12h00



All about the Explore Sri Lanka Tour – 06 Days – Sri Lanka.

Services Included

All rates quoted are in US Dollars & net 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 14h00 & Check-out at 12hrs.
Five nights on bed & breakfast basis (breakfast only) – Total Five Nights.
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). Last day Transfer to the airport included.
Fuel & local assurance for vehicle & passengers while travelling included.
The chauffeur will look after his own meals & accommodation.
Basic Private Jeep to visit Minneriya 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 only in Sri Lankan Rupees and it will cost around USD 140 per person.
Personal spending (tips, laundry, mini bar, telephone, fax, beverages etc.)
The right to use video cameras at sites – most places will allow you to use video cameras once the entrance fee is paid except at The Temple of the Tooth  Kandy or Pinnawela elephant orphanage (USD 05 per Videocamera per location).

Medical expenses, travel insurance, international flights.

Sri Lanka Visa charges USD 50 per person & 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.

  • 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 May 2023  to 31st October 2023 (Except Kandy Perahara Period 21st to 30th August 2023)

Number of clients Travelling together  Comfort Category
02 USD 610 per person
04 USD 500 per person
06 USD 435 per person
Single room extra charges USD 200 per person

Kandy Perahara Period for ten nights from 21st to 30th August 2023 – only if clients are spending the nights in Kandy during the Perahara Period, a extra  supplement will be applicable – USD 60 per room per night extra for only Kandy overnights.

  • All entrance fees as per program to be paid directly will cost around USD 140 per person(Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa /Minneriya Reserve /Dambulla / Nalanda / Kandy temple / Cultural Dance Show / Kandy Museum / Peradeniya / Pinnawela)
  • Please change foreign currency in to SLRS at the airport after customs, there are many 24hrs bank counters at the airport as all these payments have to be made only in SLRS. No credit card payments are accepted at these 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%)
  • For Reservations during,  Super Peak Period – 21 December 2023 to 10 January 2024  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 30 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 29 days prior to the first date of reservation following additional cancellation charges will apply.
  • Less than 30 days before arrival 25% of total invoice
  • Less than 21 days before arrival 50% of total invoice
  • Less than 14 days before arrival 100% of total invoice
  • No show or early departure 100% of total invoice
  • No more restrictions regarding Covid vaccinations etc. All tourists are allowed entry no requirement of Covid vaccination proof anymore in Sri Lanka with effect from 06th Dec 2022. Anyway we must check back again a few days before arrival if there are any new changes.

Price Starting from:USD 500

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