15 nights from

£3095

Splendours of Sri Lanka

NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
(limited dates/availability)

Delve deep into the heart of Sri Lanka on this all-encompassing, two-week tour taking in the highlights – from ancient palaces to hidden-away hill towns, Buddhist kingdoms to sprawling national parks

Begin your journey in cosmopolitan Colombo, where you’ll have time to explore the city’s striking Portuguese, Dutch and British colonial architecture. From here, venture north to explore Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle, where awe-inspiring sites like the UNESCO-listed Sigiriya Rock Fortress come together with the Dambulla Cave Temple, whose rock-cut shrines have been a place of worship for more than two millennia.

Continue your cultural explorations in Kandy, home of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth, and wander into the central highlands to explore local villages and tea plantations set amid lush, sweeping hills. 

It’s not only about cultural explorations here, though; head out on a jeep safari in Minneriya National Park to witness the world’s largest gathering of Asian elephants, and, further south, embark on a game drive in Yala National Park – home to the biggest population of leopards on the planet. 

End your journey with a stay in the historic fort city of Galle, home to quaint cobbled streets and Dutch colonial architecture, and relax on the gold-sand beaches of Bentota, lapped by the crystal-blue waters of the Indian Ocean. 

Along the way, enjoy an array of cultural experiences to help you get under the skin of this spectacular country – from a Sri Lankan curry cooking class to a cultural evening in Kandy – and enjoy the island’s fresh, local cuisine with insider insight from your guide.

Overview

  • Flight  - 1 night
  • Colombo  - 1 night
  • Chilaw  - 1 night
  • Sigiriya  - 3 nights
  • Kandy  - 2 nights
  • Nuwara Eliya  - 2 nights
  • Yala National Park  - 2 nights
  • Galle  - 1 night
  • Benota  - 2 nights
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Tour Highlights

  • Discover 6 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Taste delicious Sri Lankan cuisines along the way
  • Embark on a scenic train journey to Nanu Oya
  • Enjoy the enthralling cultural performance in Kandy
  • Wildlife spotting in national parks
  • Relax and unwind on a sandy beach in Bentota

Delve deep into the heart of Sri Lanka on this all-encompassing, two-week tour taking in the highlights – from ancient palaces to hidden-away hill towns, Buddhist kingdoms to sprawling national parks

Notes:

Excursion to Sigiriya Rock Fortress has many steps and steep inclines.

Accommodation

Courtyard by Marriott – Colombo

Stay at this state-of-art hotel in the centre of Colombo near Fort Railway station, shopping centres and local attractions. Restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pool, WiFi (free) and 164 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-fridge and satellite TV.

Anantaya Resort & Spa - Chilaw

A 4-star hotel located in the charming coastal town of Chilaw, positioned with a sandy beach on one side and charming lagoon on the other. Pool, bar, restaurants, spa, WiFi (free) and 87 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Sigiriya Jungles – Sigiriya

A lovely 4-star property overlooking the iconic rock fortress and set amid lush green landscapes, and ideally located to discover the Cultural Triangle. Restaurant, bar, outdoor pool, spa, WiFi (free) and 60 air-conditioned rooms with balcony/terrace, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Golden Crown Hotel - Kandy

A 4-star hotel with picturesque mountain views, restaurant, bar, pool, spa and WiFi (free). 90 air-conditioned rooms with safe, mini-fridge and satellite TV.

Grand Hotel - Nuwara Eliya

A former mansion from the Elizabethan era, with charming character, style and antique furnishings, this 4-star hotel has a restaurant, gym, WiFi (free) and 154 rooms with tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Jetwing Yala - Yala National Park

A pleasant hotel situated at the edge of the famous Yala National Park, allowing easy access to and from the park. Restaurant, bar, pool, spa and WiFi (free). 90 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Le Grand – Galle

Overlooking Galle Fort and the Indian Ocean sits this attractive 4-star hotel with pool, restaurants, bar, spa and WiFi (free). 57 air-conditioned rooms.

Occidental Eden Beruwala – Bentota

A gorgeous 5-star hotel located on the west coast with the Indian Ocean at its doorstep. Restaurants, bars, outdoor pool, spa, and WiFi (free). 158 air-conditioned rooms with balcony/terrace, hairdryer, safe, mini-bar, tea/coffee making facilities and satellite TV.

Extra Nights

Stay in Colombo before you start your tour

Extra nights are on request, please call to discuss your requirements
Courtyard by Marriott
(per night) £80
Single supplement £55

Courtyard by Marriott – Colombo

Stay at this state-of-art hotel in the centre of Colombo near Fort Railway station, shopping centres and local attractions. Restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pool, WiFi (free) and 164 air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, safe, mini-fridge and satellite TV.

Departures & Prices

per person in a twin/double room
SriLankan Airlines from Heathrow

October
October 10 (Thursday)
  • 4 Places Remaining
October 24 (Thursday)
November
November 3 (Sunday)
Price Includes:

Air travel, UK departure taxes, transfers, 15 nights accommodation, breakfast daily, 3 lunches and 3 dinners, itinerary as described, services of guides and local representatives. If our specially negotiated airfares are unavailable at the time of booking, a supplement may apply.

Not Included:

Travel insurance, visa procurement (ETA), optional excursions, overseas airport taxes, tipping, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

Supplements per person

Single Supplement
  • No Single Supplement (limited availability)
  • 2025: Oct

  • 2024: Oct, Nov
  • £450
  • 2025: Jan, Feb, Mar
  • £595
  • 2025: Nov
  • £485
Privately Guided
£825
  • Privately guided options available based on 2+ people
  • On request, please call
Optional Excursions
  • Optional Tour to Horton Plains
  • £90
Tour Only
  • Save
  • £800
  • Arrival transfer
  • £48 (2025 £50)
  • Departure transfer
  • £68 (2025 £72)

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