Discover Sri Lanka. Nigambo, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Ella, Yala, Galle, Colombo
Discover Sri Lanka is one of the best overall experine you could have with a 10 days of time. Start in Negombo and end in Colombo! With the in-depth cultural tour Tear Drop Island Delights (10 Days), you have a 10 day tour package taking you from Negombo to Colombo (Airport drop included) through Sigiriya rock fortress and many other ancient, cultural, wildlife and nature escapes around Sri Lanka. Tear Drop Island Delights (10 Days) is a small group tour that can be arranged with or without accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; and private transport.
Small group experience; Max 12, Min 1+ Pax
A warm welcome to the Beautiful Island. Your personal chauffer guide will take you safely to Negombo, the close by fishing village. An Ideal coastal village to begin your adventure. Relax & unwind.
The journey begins towards the heart of the Island. First stop at Kadju Gama where you find Beautiful young ladies selling roasted Cashu nuts, which are milky and mouth watering snack. Continue your journey with the next stop at Pinnawala Elephnat orphanage, a home to many abandoned and injured elephants. Morning feeding time is a happy sighting with all the naughty, playful movements of Baby elephants.
As you reach Sigiriya, you will be amazed by the Beauty of Sigiriya Fortress, stands majestically overlooking the luscious green jungle surroundings. Sigiriya Ancient rock fortress is surrounded by an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and structures. Also the ancient legendary paintings (frescos) of Beautiful ladies and mirror wall with poems make Sigiriya a dreamland sky palace. Relaxing time in the beautiful Resort.
Today, make a trip to the former royal capital of Polonnaruwa blessed with an inspiring collection of splendid and spectacular statues and monastery ruins of thousand years.
With delighted exploration of the ancient Beauty, you will venture into a wild life experience in Minnerya National park. Large groups of elephants, sambar deer and toque monkeys are frequent sightings of the park. Sri Lanka’s wild elephants make their annual “Majestic Gathering” here and you will be surely amazed to see hundreds of Elephants roaming leisurely on the green lands. Drive back to your resort with happy memories of the day.
Morning visit to Dambulla cave temple. Take your steps of the rock and be mesmerized with the series of cave shrines painted with vivid Buddhist murals. Enroute visit a crafts centre that draws on the Lankan glorious crafting traditions. You would enjoy demonstrations of Batik, embroidery, carpentry and brass work making.
After the Bathik demonstration, enjoy the gardens, and sit down to a spectacular 25 dish lunch spread. Opportunity for an Authentic Sri Lankan Food experience. Continue your journey towards the serene hill station .Kandy is the small lakeside city touched with the classical delights and with real natural exquisiteness. Afternoon, visit Temple of Tooth Relic, the most iconic Buddhist where tooth Relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined since 4th Century AD. The temple is beautified with decorative walls, a golden roof and fine walls. Daily servings with traditional music and drumming bring traditional and peaceful vibes.
If you are a fan of traditional dancing, you can take part in cultural dancing show.
Take your Morning classical train journey through greenery Tea plantation and silvery waterfalls up to the lush greens of Ella. Ella is a cool, vivacious town with a fun traveller vibe.
Ella, the village with breathtaking sceneries, offers wonderful hiking experiences. Nine arches Bridge, the architectural masterpiece, Lipton seat, the view point and the cascading waterfalls are few of the scenic delights in the area.You could enjoy some of Sri Lanka’s tastiest home-cooked food in restaurants as well.
From hill country, venture into wild life escapade in the wildlife kingdom of Yala. Afternoon safari at Yala National park which is renowned for its largest leopard density in Asia. During the safari, you could spot elephants, wild bear, colorful birding and many of Sri Lanka’s other iconic critters. Relax well in your own camp site located boarding to the National park.
Today, taking your journey towards the blue ribbon of the Island. Time in Galle which is one of Southeast Asia’s best-preserved, fortified colonial cities. Evening Walk on the classical city lanes is a lovely memory to add on. Enjoy the many cafes popping up along streets lined with renovated and delightful colonial buildings.
Continue your drive to the Beach Resort in Bentota, the ho-hum town. Perfect relaxation on the Beaches. Whale watching, snorkeling, sailing, river trips, and sea kayaking are few of interesting water sports to enjoy. You could experience Ambalangoda cultural heritage with a visit to the Mask making factory and take part in entertaining puppet show.
Today, along the west coast to Colombo with happy memories in the Tear drop Island. If time permits, explore Colombo city enchantments.
Your chauffer guide will safely drive you to the Airport to take the departure flight home.
- Sri Lanka visa fee.
- International airfare to and from Colombo.
- Excess baggage charges
- Lunch and dinner in colombo and during the tour.
- Extra night accommodation in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the tour(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
- Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s).
Your safety is paramount for SummitMadness. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to safely completes the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., might cause small changes to the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
You can customize and tailor-made this itinerary. If so, please mention that in the message section. Joining with a existing group is also possible.