LUX SRI LANKA

From
947
USD
Per Person
  • Superior Grade, Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • 5 Night / 6 Days
  • Colombo/Galle/Nuwara Eliya/Yala | Kumana

LUX SRI LANKA

What better way to trip in a paradise island other than tripping with the most comfortable transports and staying over at the best hotels on the Island that offers the best of everything!?

Starting your journey from the heart of Srilanka - Colombo transfer to the heavenly tea trails-  Nuwara Eliya and proceed down to Yala for an experience of wildlife at your feet, continue your trip down to south west coast.

DAY 1

Arrival- Pick up |Colombo

Arrive in Colombo (CMB), Sri Lanka.

 

Welcome to the wonder of Asia. In the coming few days, you will be discovering this beautiful paradise island rich in heritage, thrill, scenic, pristine and hospitality in abundance with team WanderlustAsia.

 
Meet your tour representative who will greet you with a warm Sri Lankan welcome. Enjoy a refreshingly cup of Ceylon Tea and proceed to Hotel in Colombo
 
Check-in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxed.

Overnight Accomadation
Cinnamon Lakeside or similar

DAY 2

Nuwara Eliya

Breakfast at Hotel

 

Proceed to Nuwara Eliya

The one place that shouldn’t be missed when you are in the land of Ceylon Tea! The picturesque Nuwara Eliya – also known the world over as ‘little England’ has wonderful tea estates. The tour will take you on a scenic drive through acres of lush tea estates; here you will see tea pickers, mostly females clad in sarees, carefully picking the tender two leaves and a bud which are essential to making fine tea.

 

En- route visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, home to young elephants found abandoned by their mothers in the jungle, those displaced or wounded, located in Kegalle-Rambukkana Road is one of the greatest tourist attractions in Sri Lanka. Established to feed, nurse and house these baby elephants, the home also boats of many success stories of natural elephant breeding in the captive condition. Here you will get to catch a glimpse into their daily routine- from bathing to feeding; enjoying the elephant dances; make close encounters and take plenty of pictures with these giant beasts.

Most of the elephants there got fascinating name stories which their Mahouts will so willingly share if you talk to them.

 

Continue to Nuwara Eliya through Kandy, take some time to stroll through the roads in Kandy town. Also visit the majestic Tooth Relic Shrine (Dalada Maligawa) which has preserved its ancient splendour –adorned with Kandyan architecture and spectacular interior. On your way there you will walk past the beautiful Kandy Lake as well.

Overnight Accomadation
Heritance Tea Factory or similar

DAY 3

Nuwara Eliya

Pack your breakfast and proceed to Horton plains

 

If amidst misty mountains and ice cold streams in Sri Lanka’s windiest most location, is where you want be Horton plains is the ideal place!

 

Horton plains plateau leading down to the World’s End is a heart stopping and scenic cliff of 800meters. The breath taking view from the World’s End is something you will undoubtedly take back home from the journey- if you visit the place before the clouds roll in that is. You can also enjoy the Baker’s Falls- a mesmerizing waterfall that can be accessed through a short trail across the forest, the national park, the fauna and flora and the grasslands within Horton Plains.  

 

End of the trip will have you wonder if photographs actually do justice to the real awesomeness of some landscapes.

 

On the way back You will have the opportunity to visit a tea factory to witness the process of making your cuppa. May we also remind you not forget to indulge in the pleasure in fine Ceylon Tea- Black Tea, Green Tea, Oolong Tea, or Silver Tips whatever your choice is?

Overnight Accomadation
Heritance Tea Factory or similar

DAY 4

Yala | Kumana

Breakfast at the Hotel

 

Proceed to Yala

 

A tour that is bound to bring ample fun and photo delights. Yala National Park’s incredible wild life has made this vast area of forest, grassland and lagoons a world famous safari park.

 

We know that the safari ride in this wildlife kingdom is what you look forward to the most. An unexpected “elephant on the road!” moment , the mating dance of a peacock, a wild buffalo  trying to defend itself from an intruder, the deer and the leopards -nature tourism and adventure- you are going to have it all there.

 

Yala is a heaven of birds too. Thousands of water birds that have migrated to the Yala lagoons as well as the residing forest birds makes Yala a bird lover’s paradise. 

 

Enjoying a long safari drive and be prepared to experience the magnificent wilderness with a luxurious stay!

 

No matter whatever you do; how long you hangout, please this national asset with all your love!

Overnight Accomadation
Yala Camping by Jetwing or similar

DAY 5

Galle

Breakfast at Hotel

Proceed to Galle

 

En-route stop by the Habaraduwa turtle hatchery, which is mostly admired by nature lovers and both local and foreign tourists. It is a non-profitable organization located as well as a popular tourist attraction in Sri Lanka.  The Sea turtle hatchery is a day care for new born turtles. The babies must be released to the Ocean at the heel of 4 days. Perhaps you will receive a rare chance to release the baby sea turtles to the sea!

 

Continue to Galle

Spend time in a beautiful fortified city, down south. Galle-a UNESCO Heritage site.

Discovering the old and the new. Discovering people amidst a wonderful mix of architecture and culture.

Taking a stroll down the old town with interesting street names would be like a walk down memory lane, reminiscing Ceylon in the Colonial days.

 

Impatient to find out what you will explore here? Here you go!

 

Portuguese constructed and Dutch fortified majestic Galle Fort and the landmarks within the premises such as the Galle National Museum depicting history and the life of the Galle inhabitants; the Fort Library - the treasure trove of rare books; Galle maritime Museum, heritage houses in the narrow alleys, eateries and art galleries and the mix bag of boutiques and shops in every nook and corner selling antiques, souvenirs, jewellery, arts and crafts. 

This excursion will have you walking quite a bit. Still you would have plenty to see a second time around too.

 

Overnight Accomadation
Jetwing Light House or similar

DAY 6

Colombo

DEPARTURE

THINGS TO DO

  • DAY 01 – Transfer from Airport to Colombo
  • DAY 02 – Transfer to Nuwara Eliya / en-route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage & Kandy city tour
  • DAY 03 – Trek through the Horton plains/ Visit tea factory
  • DAY 04 – Transfer to Yala / Evening game drive at Yala national park
  • DAY 05 – Transfer to Galle / en-route visit Habaraduwa turtle hatchery / visit Galle Dutch fortress
  • DAY 06 - Transfer to Airport - Departure

INCLUSIONS

  •  A personalized welcome at the Colombo international airport
  •  The service of an English-speaking chauffeur guide on tour
  •  All transfers in an air-conditioned superior grade car
  •  5 Nights’ accommodation at hotel(s) mentioned above
  •  Daily dinner and breakfast
  •  Guided excursions as per the itinerary
  •  A bottle of mineral water per day
  •  All applicable taxes

EXCLUSIONS

  •  Airfares
  •  Visa fees (visit www.eta.gov.lk for more information)
  •  Travelers insurance
  •  Meals not specified
  •  Snacks and beverages
  •  Detours and optional excursions
  •  Camera and video charges where applicable
  •  Tips, porterage and expenses of any personal nature
  •  Anything not specified above
  • Entrance ticket fee for sightseeing places
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