Sri Lanka India Maldives

Code: ACME023
15 DAYS - 14 NIGHTS
  • Polonnaruwa
  • SL South India Tour
  • Acme Travels galle_fort
  • Thekkady Lake
  • India houseboat_alleppey
  • Royal-Island-820×410
  • Paradise-Island-m-6-820×410

Make your holiday a memorable one with combining your tour with three countries at the same time Sri Lanka, India & Maldives.Visit the ancient cities culture , wildlife & the mountains in Sri Lanka. Visit colourful India with its splendid architecture and enjoy your beach holiday in Maldives.

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Day 1: Airport / Negombo / Cultural Triangle

First visit Srilanka where upon arrival, you will be welcomed & assisted at the airport then leave to Sigiriya. En-route visit Negombo. The population in Negombo is largely Roman Catholic by faith, with large structured churches down almost every street. The sea & the catamarans are the backdrop to the Negombo scenery.

At P.M. pay a visit to Sigiriya located in the north-central part of Sri Lanka which preserves the architectural tradition of the country. The town is famous for its rock fortress, gardens and sanctuary. Sigiriya has spectacular importance in Sri Lanka. An ancient palace complex, erected during the reign of King Kashyapa, which has been declared by UNESCO a world heritage site. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

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Day 2  Polonnaruwa / Medirigiriya

After breakfast get ready for an excursion to Polonnaruwa, the second ancient capital city for three centuries, it is a site which cannot be missed in Sri Lanka with many well preserved ruins of palaces and monasteries . In the late afternoon visit Medirigiriya. The Medirigiriya Vatadage is on a high circular stage. It has three concentric circles of pillars (with the same center) and a decorated stone wall about three and a half feet high. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay with dinner.

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Day 3  Anuradhapura / Mihintale

After breakfast excursion to Anuradhapura & visit the ruins of the first capital founded in the 05th century BC. It is known to have the largest number of ancient monuments of a great civilization. World Heritage city Anuradhapura, in picturesque ruins, was once a major center of SriLankan civilization. In the afternoon visit Mihintale & Later on return back to your hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 4 Dambulla / Nalanda Gedige/ Matale / Kandy

After breakfast leave for Kandy En-route visit Dambulla. In Sri Lankan history, the Dambulla cave complex dates back to 3rd and 2nd centuries B.C. Even before the making of the complex it was well established as one of the largest monasteries in Sri Lanka. The Dambulla caves have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The area is also known for bird watching, next visit Nalanda Gedige the Abu Simbel of Sri Lanka.

Nalanda Gedige is one out of a number of remarkable archaeological sites in Sri Lanka, on the way to Kandy visit a spice garden and a batik factory in Matale. In the evening arrive at the hotel in Kandy. Also known as the center of traditional arts in Sri Lanka visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Buddha. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay

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Day 5  Kandy / Peradeniya / Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast visit the royal botanical gardens of Peradeniya which is well known for its large variety of plants the garden is best known for its collection of orchids which is the largest in Asia. At P.M. leave for Nuwara Eliya the center of the hill country, en-route visit a tea plantation and witness the manufacture of the world famous Ceylon tea.

Gregory Lake is one of the most attractive locations in Nuwara Eliya. Enjoy the view at Shanthipura (the city view point) and spend the evening walking in the cool climate and later on arrive at the hotel for the overnight stay.

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Day 6 Nuwara Eliya / Ella / Buduruwagala / Yala

After breakfast leave for the Tissamaharama region stop at Ella to admire the magnificent view. Then visit Buduruwagala, the term Buduruwagala means the ”rock with the statue of Buddha” and this is exactly what it is. The rock is formed into the shape of a kneeling elephant. The statues date back to 10 century A.D.

At P.M. get ready for a safari in the Yala National Park and enjoy the wilderness as you cruise around in a jeep. The breathtaking view of the wild elephants are undoubtedly the best known attraction at Yala, seen in small and large herds. The park is also known for herds of spotted deer which are found all over the park. Monkeys like the Pinkish Rhesus and the Grey-faced Langur live and play on the tree-tops and the ground below. The other animals like Wild buffalo & wild boar would startle you with their presence and the sight of a leopard sunning itself or drinking water at a water hole could be a memorable experience. Later on arrive at the hotel for overnight stay.

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Day 7 Weligama / Galle / Colombo

After breakfast leave for Galle, en route view the stilt fisherman of Weligama as they fish, then visit the Old Portuguese fort, later rebuilt and extended by the Dutch. It is still well preserved. Most of the administration in Galle still takes place from the Fort . The view from the ramparts is superb.

A well-known fact of the Galle Fort is it being a World Heritage site and the largest remaining fortress built in Asia by European colonists. The journey then progresses towards Colombo. At P.M. visit the fascinating city of Colombo which links the past with the present. You will visit the Fort area, the commercial center, Pettah Colombo’s bustling bazaar area, a cinnamon garden which is a large residential complex. Later on return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

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Day 8 Colombo / Airport / Cochin

Upon arrival at Cochin, our Executive will meet you at the Airport followed by transfer to hotel.

(Overnight at Cochin) [Transport: Vehicle only for arrival transfer]

 

Note: Sightseeing will be organized depending on the flight schedule only

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Day 9 Cochin / Periyar

Check out from hotel after breakfast drive to Periyar (also known as Thekkady). The name Periyar comes after the Dam made here by the English in 1895. On arrival check on to hotel and evening leave for guided plantation tour to the nearby garden where in various species of spices and other aromatic plants are cultivated. The guide explains & clarifies your doubts on this tour. Depending on the day’s opportunity you will also taken to visit a tea factory nearby. (Overnight at Periyar) [Transport: Vehicle at disposal]

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Day 10 Periyar / Alleppey

Check out from the hotel after breakfast and drive to Alleppey – the land of Backwaters. Upon arrival embark into the private House boat that is waiting to take you on a tour through the backwaters, a splendid area full of canals, lakes and coves. You can sunbathe on the deck or observe the landscape from the protection of the cabin. The population’s whole life takes place here on the water. The people sail, fish, swim and bathe here. They do their washing and their washing up. They are so adapted to the water that you can see people talking for an hour, while they are up to their necks in water. Peddlers take care of the supplies and the public transport goes on the water. Countless water birds wait for their chance to catch a fish. The trip goes through a wonderful area full of palm trees, rice fields and floating water plants that surround the boat like emerald Green Island. (Overnight onboard Houseboat)

[Transport: Vehicle at disposal]

 

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Day 11 Alleppey / Kovalam

Disembark the Houseboat and drive to “Kovalam beach” which is rich with palm trees. The journey through the tropical landscape of Kerala gives a good idea of people living in here. Kovalam beach is one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in India. On arrival Kovalam check in to hotel and rest of the day at leisure. (Overnight at Kovalam) [Transport: Vehicle at disposal]

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Day 12  Airport / Maldives Resort

Check out from the hotel after breakfast and drive to Trivandrum airport for the onward flight to Maldives.

[Transport: Vehicle only for departure transfer]

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Day 13 Maldives Resort

Relax freely at the selected beach resort in Maldives.

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Day 14 Maldives Resort

Relax freely at the selected beach resort in Maldives.

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Day 15 Maldives Resort / Airport

Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

 

 

1st November 2020 to 20th December 2020

Number of clients Economy  Comfort
02 USD 1825 per person USD 2105 Per Person
04 USD 1625 Per Person USD 1910 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 935 per person USD 1245 per person

11th Jan 2021 to 31st March 2021

Number of clients Economy  Comfort
2 USD 1875 per person USD 2395 Per Person
4 USD 1670 Per Person USD 2200 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 990 per person USD 1535 per person

01st Apr 2021 to 3oth Apr 2021

Number of clients Economy  Comfort
2 USD 1825 per person USD 2205 Per Person
4 USD 1625 Per Person USD 2010 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 935 per person USD 1345 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 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% 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.

 

  • 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 01 Wewa Addara / Ruins Chaya Girithale Hotel / Kassapa Lion
Day 02 Wewa Addara / Ruins Chaya Girithale Hotel / Kassapa Lion
Day 03 Wewa Addara / Ruins Chaya Girithale Hotel / Kassapa Lion
Day 04 Aur Blanc / Oakray City Hotel Thilanka Kandy / Suisse Kandy
Day 05 Lu Chalet  / Blue Meadow Hotel Galway Heights / Seasons Villa
Day 06 Tamarind Tree Hotel / Gaga Bees Kithala Resort / Grand Udawalawe
Day 07 Mirage Colombo Fairway  Colombo
Day 08 Homestay NO 18
Day 09 El Paradiso Elephant Court
Day 10 AC House Boat AC House Boat
Day 11 Neelakanda Somatheeram
Day 01 Embudu Village (Beach Bungalow) Paradise Island (Superior Beach Bungalow)
Day 01 Embudu Village (Beach Bungalow) Paradise Island (Superior Beach Bungalow)
Day 01 Embudu Village (Beach Bungalow) Paradise Island (Superior Beach Bungalow)
Day 01 No hotel No hotel
All about the Sri Lanka South India Maldives Tour 15 Days.
Services Included ; All rates quoted are in US Dollars & net per person inclusive of all applicable taxes
If you are traveling alone please send us an email we shall advise you the details

Services included. (The Sri Lanka part of the tour)

  • Welcomed at the airport by Acme representative.
  • 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..
  • 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).
  • Fuel & local assurance for vehicle & passengers while travelling included.
  • The chauffeur will look after his meals & accommodation by himself.
  • 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.
  • The excursions and sightseeing mentioned in program (All entrance fees are to be paid directly by clients at the sites).

Services not Included. (Sri Lanka part of the tour)

  • 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 100 per person for all the countries, (please visit this site- http://www.eta.gov.lk/). Payments can be done online. The passport should be submitted on the day of arrival along with a hard copy of the confirmation document and code. The passport has to be valid for six months from the day of arrival. Return air tickets & sufficient funds or reservations for the holiday should be with you.
  • There will be extra regulations concerning COVID 19 safety measures in relation to the visit visa – you could obtain same by visiting the  immigration web site.

 

Services Included. (South India part of Tour)

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in the listed hotels (or) equivalent
  • Buffet breakfast in listed hotels (or) equivalent
  • Transportation by Air-conditioned Car for the entire tour as per the Itinerary
  • Spice plantation tour at Thekkady
  • Stay at Air-Conditioned Houseboat on full board basis [Alleppey – Alleppey round trip]
  • Entrance fees at Cochin & Thekkady only
  • On spot English speaking guide in Cochin only
  • Current applicable taxes

Services not Included. (South India part of the tour)

  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephones, tipping, porters, etc.
  • Lunch & dinner except mentioned in the above.
  • All entrances, Camera and guide charges at sightseeing spots except mentioned above.
  • All other than those listed in above inclusions.
  • Additional expense which may arise due to strikes and natural calamities etc… situation beyond control.
  • International / Inland flight tickets.

 

Maldives – Part of Tour 

  • Welcomed at the airport by our representative.
  • Transfers from airport to the hotel and vice versa . Travel by Speed Boat for (Economy / Comfort / Superior)
  • All Transfers during Day light hours only.
  • The accommodation in Twin/Double Triple bed rooms in the the resorts mentioned or similar.
  • Check-in 14h00/Check-out 12h00
  • Meals on Full Board Basis for 3 nights.
  • All rates quoted are in US Dollars & net per person inclusive of all applicable taxes.
  • Please note for some nationalities passport holders these rates will not be valid. (Eastern European passport  holders , Japanese , Chinese Passport holders. We will need your nationality of all the travelling party members to apply these rates specially in Maldives. Please be kind enough to advise us your nationalities when making the booking.
  • If you are traveling alone please send us an email we shall advise you the details.

Services Not Included. (Maldives part of the tour)

  • Maldives passport holders get free visa for holiday on arrival provided they have passport  valid for six months from the day of arrival return air tickets & sufficient funds  or reservations for the holiday. Covid PCR negative test report done inside 96 hours required on arrival at the moment.

 

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