Sri Lanka Maldives Tour

Code: ACME021
11DAYS - 10NIGHTS
  • Yala New
  • Polonnaruwa
  • Acme Travels Sigiriya
  • Mal 4
  • Mal 2

Make your visit an exceptional one with these two countries instead of one as it is once in a lifetime experience. Value for money guranteed! Visit two countries, Sri Lanka & Maldives. Taking in the rich history of Sri Lanka, fascinating culture and beautiful scenery. You can enjoy elephant back riding in the forest, visit a tea plantation in the hills and sunbathe and swim in exotic beaches. The journey to/from Maldives is a one hour flight from Sri Lanka. In Maldives one may say that the sand is as white as the smiles of the locals, where fish swim happily in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.

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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.

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.

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 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 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 / 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 / Maldives

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

 

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

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Day 9 Maldives Resort

Arrive in Maldives and relax at leisure at the selected beach resort in Maldives.

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Day 10 Maldives Resort

Arrive in Maldives and relax at leisure at the selected beach resort in Maldives.

 

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Day 11 Maldives / Airport

On the last day of the tour enjoy your breakfast in the morning and room is free until 12h00. Transfer by speed boat to the airport for your flight. You could stay longer at the resort after checking out & will be transferred to the airport according to your flight but these flights would be departing the latest by 21h00 from Maldives (if not extra charges will apply).

 

01st Nov 2021 to 30th Nov 2021

Number of clients Economy Comfort
2 USD 1420 Per Person USD 1680 Per Person
4 USD 1280 Per Person USD 1535 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 765 per person USD 880 per person

 

01st Dec 2021 to 20th Dec 2021

Number of clients Economy Comfort
2 USD 1420 Per Person USD 1755 Per Person
4 USD 1280 Per Person USD 1610 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 765 per person USD 950 per person

 

11th Jan 2022 – 20th April 2022

Number of clients Economy Comfort
2 USD 1565 Per Person USD 2060 Per Person
4 USD 1420 Per Person USD 1915 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 955 per person USD 1275 per person

 

21st April 2022 – 30th April 2022 

Number of clients Economy Comfort
2 USD 1565 Per Person USD 1730 Per Person
4 USD 1420 Per Person USD 1585 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 955 per person USD 950 per person

 

01st May 2022 – 31st July 2022 

Number of clients Economy Comfort
2 USD 1245 Per Person USD 1630 Per Person
4 USD 1100 Per Person USD 1485 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 650 per person USD 865 per person

 

01st August 2022 – 31st August 2022 

Number of clients Economy Comfort
2 USD 1245 Per Person USD 1735 Per Person
4 USD 1100 Per Person USD 1590 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 650 per person USD 970 per person

 

01st September 2022 – 30th September 2022 

Number of clients Economy Comfort
2 USD 1245 Per Person USD 1630 Per Person
4 USD 1100 Per Person USD 1485 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 650 per person USD 865 per person

01st October 2022 – 31st October 2022 

Number of clients Economy Comfort
2 USD 1245 Per Person USD 1735 Per Person
4 USD 1100 Per Person USD 1590 Per Person
Single room extra charges USD 650 per person USD 970 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 1 Wewa Addara / Ruins Chaya Girithale Hotel / Kassapa Lion
Day 2 Wewa Addara / Ruins Chaya Girithale Hotel / Kassapa Lion
Day 3 Wewa Addara / Ruins Chaya Girithale Hotel / Kassapa Lion
Day 4 Aur Blanc / Oakray City Hotel Thilanka Kandy / Suisse Kandy
Day 5 Lu Chalet  / Blue Meadow Hotel Galway Heights / Seasons Villa
Day 6 Tamarind Tree Hotel / Gaga Bees Kithala Resort / Grand Udawalawe
Day 7 Mirage Colombo Fairway  Colombo
Day 8 Embudu Village (Beach Bungalow) Paradise Island (Sup Beach Bungalow)
Day 9 Embudu Village (Beach Bungalow) Paradise Island (Sup Beach Bungalow)
Day 10 Embudu Village (Beach Bungalow) Paradise Island (Sup Beach Bungalow)
All about the – Sri Lanka & Maldives Tour – 11 Days.
Services Included –The Sri Lankan part of the tour 
  • Welcomed at the airport by Acme representative.
  • The accommodation in Double/Twin or Triple bed rooms in the hotels mentioned or similar. Check-in Check-out 12h00.
  • Three nights on half-board basis (breakfast & dinner) and four nights on bed & breakfast basis (breakfast only).
  • Air-conditioned Private vehicle with 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 included.
  • The chauffeur will look after his meals & accommodation by himself.
  • Basic Jeep to visit reserve included – (entrance fees for the reserve to be paid directly by clients).
  • The excursions and sightseeing mentioned in program (All entrance fees are to be paid directly by clients at the sites).

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)
  • All Transfers during Daylight 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.

  • 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 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 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 rights to use video cameras at sites – most places they are free when you pay the entrance fees except at Kandy Tooth Temple & Pinnawela Elephant orphanage there are extra charges for Video cameras only USD 05 per Videocamera 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.

     

  • 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.
  • This tour can be done either way, starting from Maldives or from Sri Lanka  & ending in Sri Lanka or Maldives. It is up to the clients convenience, the tour can be adjusted accordingly.
  • 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.

     

     

     

     

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