Ultimate private Sri Lankan tour with an all-inclusive beach stay

Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya & Kalutara

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Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya

Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park

Sri Lankan Market

Sigiriana Resort by Thilanka, Dambulla

Sigiriana Resort by Thilanka, Dambulla

Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla

Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya

Sigiriana Resort by Thilanka, Dambulla

Sigiriana Resort by Thilanka, Dambulla

Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya

Spices

Kandy

Temple of the Tooth, Kandy

Tea Plantation

Hotel Topaz, Kandy

Hotel Topaz, Kandy

Hotel Topaz, Kandy

Strawberry Field, Nuwara Eliya

Blackpool Hotel, Nuwara Eliya

Blackpool Hotel, Nuwara Eliya

Blackpool Hotel, Nuwara Eliya

Kalutara

Mermaid Hotel & Club, Kalutara

Mermaid Hotel & Club, Kalutara

Mermaid Hotel & Club, Kalutara

Kalutara

Bucket-list Sri Lanka: cultural sights and all-inclusive beach

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Up to -34% supplier's online rate ?
You'll start your holiday with a three night stay in a Deluxe room at Sigiriana Resort by Thilanka, Dambulla, on a half-board basis.

Next you will spend two nights in a Deluxe room at Hotel Topaz or similar, Kandy, on a half-board basis.

Then you will spend two nights in a Deluxe room at Blackpool Hotel, Nuwara Eliya, on a half-board basis.

Finally you will spend five nights in a Superior room at Mermaid Hotel & Club, Kalutara, on an all-inclusive basis.

This offer also includes a range of tours and excursions with an English-speaking guide, as per the itinerary:

- Visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress

- Half day jeep safari at Minneriya National Park

- Visit Dambulla Dedicated Economical Centre

- Visit Dambulla Cave Temples

- Visit a spice plantation

- City tour in Kandy

- Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

- Visit a tea plantation and tea factory

- Sightseeing tour in Nuwara Eliya

- Visit to a Strawberry farm

Return flights are included from your selected departure airport to Colombo. A 7kg hand luggage and 30kg hold luggage allowance per person is included, as well as private airport transfers.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 34% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate.

The discount stated above was checked on 19/11/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by THG Holidays and is ATOL protected (ATOL 9528). 

Enjoy an unforgettable private adventure to the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, with stops in Dambulla, Kandy and an all-inclusive stay on the beach – includes all travel and half board

Day 1: UK – Bandaranaike International Airport - Dambulla

Touch down into Bandaranaike International Airport today and hop aboard your transfer to Dambulla, famous for being the home of the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Upon arrival, check-in to the beautiful Sigiriana Resort by Thilanka and spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: half-board basis)

Day 2: Dambulla – Sigiriya Rock – Minneriya National Park – Dambulla

Rising dramatically from the central plains of Sri Lanka, the ancient rock fortress of Sigiriya is one of the country’s most enigmatic attractions. You’ll get to explore this 600-foot-high rock fortress on a guided tour, then will head to Minneriya National Park for an evening game drive. This is one of the best places in the whole of Asia to spot wild elephants, and during the dry season, there can be over 350 individuals surrounding the central Minneriya Tank. Other species to spot here include water buffalo, sambar deer and peacocks. (Meals: half-board basis)

Day 3: Dambulla – Dambulla Dedicated Economical Centre – Dambulla Cave Temples – Dambulla

After an early morning breakfast, visit the Dambulla Dedicated Economical Centre, a wholesale market selling large quantities of vegetables, fruits, fresh fish and more. Afterwards, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, then pay a visit to the Dambulla Cave Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site consisting of a complex of caves, decked out in some of the country’s most evocative art. (Meals: half-board basis)

Day 4: Dambulla – Matale - Kandy

After a leisurely breakfast, head towards the city of Kandy, stopping along the way at Matale Spice Gardens for a guided tour. Then, check-in to the Hotel Topaz. (Meals: half-board basis)

Day 5: Kandy

Spend the morning at leisure, or opt to visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens (additional charge; please call to arrange). In the last afternoon, explore Kandy on a city tour, which will include a visit to the Temple of The Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist shrine showcasing the tooth of the Buddha. (Meals: half-board basis)

Day 6: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast, set off towards Nuwara Eliya. The area is known for its tea plantations, and you’ll get the chance to see how tea is picked, rolled, withered and processed with a visit to a local tea factory. Upon arrival in the city, you’ll be driven around to see the sights. (Meals: half-board basis)

Day 7: Nuwara Eliya

This morning you’ll visit a strawberry farm, then spend the rest of the day exploring at your leisure. Why not opt to visit Victoria Park to relax, a lovely green space full of flowers, perfect for an afternoon walk (additional charge; please call to arrange). (Meals: half-board basis)

Day 8: Nuwara Eliya - Kalutara

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, then hop in the car to drive to Kalutara for a blissful beach stay. (Meals: all-inclusive basis)

Days 9 - 12: Kalutara

Spend the next four days at leisure and make the most of beach lounging. Top up the tan by the beach or the pool, wind down with a massage or eat and drink to your heart’s content. If you’re looking to do something out of the resort, enjoy a bird watching trip down the Madu Ganga river or pay a visit to the Kosgoda Turtle Conservation Project, a dedicated conservation project designed to help the resident species of turtles in Sri Lanka. (Meals: all-inclusive basis)

Day 13: Kalutara – Bandaranaike International Airport – UK

Drive the two hours or so back to the airport, and check-in for your flight back to the UK.
Sigiriana Resort by Thilanka, Dambulla (three nights)

Nestled amidst verdant greenery, paddy fields and woodlands, this relaxed resort is all about getting back to nature. The centerpiece is a large infinity pool with a spacious sun terrace, and a spa with yoga and steam baths available. Two restaurants offer the choice of fusion cuisine, as well as Sri Lankan cooking classes, and there is a chic bar as well as a poolside café. All rooms have private balconies with sofas and great views of the surrounding countryside, as well as satellite TVs and DVDs.

Amenities: spa and wellness facilities, outdoor infinity pool, two restaurants, café, gardens, cooking classes, bar, private balcony, Wi-Fi, air conditioning

Hotel Topaz, Kandy (two nights)

It’s perhaps not surprising that Hotel Topaz has some of the most breathtaking views in Kandy, it is situated on the highest point of this Sri Lankan city. Whether you’re interested in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, botanical gardens or lush greenery and aromatic fields of tea, you’ll find them all within easy reach from here. Inside, the guestrooms have also been designed with Kandy’s colonial heritage in mind, as well as your comfort. Guests can also expect spa treatments that use age-old techniques and two of the best restaurants in Kandy – Tamarind and The Orchid Lounge – which serve up cuisines from around the world alongside local delicacies.

Amenities: spa and wellness facilities, outdoor pool, gardens, restaurant, lounge bar, gym, TV lounge, Wi-Fi, air conditioning

Blackpool Hotel, Nuwara Eliya (two nights)

Located just a stone’s throw from the centre of Nuwara Eliya, The Blackpool’s TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning colonial architecture sits amidst sloping Sri Lankan hills makes it a special spot to pass the time. Feast on traditional Sri Lankan food at the restaurant, and enjoy freshly brewed Ceylon at Taylor’s Tea Lounge. Elsewhere, enjoy a heated pool and panoramic terrace.

Amenities: restaurant, two bars, tea lounge, terrace, swimming pool


Mermaid Hotel & Club, Kalutara (five nights)


Set in a fishing village on the Kalutara coastline, this all-inclusive hotel is the perfect spot to wind down and relax on the beach. There’s are two large pools with an expansive sun terrace, as well as a spa; great for winding down into holiday mode. There are four bars and a restaurant featuring an alfresco dining area, as well as a gym and yoga lessons, tennis and squash courts, aerobics, volleyball and more. There’s even a mini cricket pitch if you’re looking to play a game of the national sport.

Amenities: two outdoor pools, spa and wellness facilities, gym, yoga, four bars, restaurant, cricket pitch, direct beach access, tennis courts, squash courts, Wi-Fi, air conditioning 

Good to know

Please note that your outbound flight is overnight, so be sure to take this into account when planning the time you'll be away.

This holiday allows you to spread the cost of your break by paying only the deposit upfront. The remaining balance is due at a later date and is to be paid directly to the holiday supplier (the exact date will be stated on your booking confirmation). 
Sigirana Resort by Thilanka, 51 Godawalaya Morragollawa, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka (your first hotel)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Return flights are included from London Heathrow and Manchester to Colombo, Sri Lanka

A 7kg hand luggage and a 30kg hold luggage allowance per person is included, as well as private airport transfers.

From London Heathrow to Colombo with Sri Lankan Airlines: 

Outbound from London Heathrow to Colombo:
  • Departing London Heathrow at 20.30, arriving into Colombo at 12.45 (the following day)
Inbound from Colombo to London Heathrow:
  • Departing Colombo at 12.50, arriving into London Heathrow at 19.10
From Manchester to Colombo with Qatar Airways:

Outbound from Manchester to Colombo via Qatar: 

Departing Manchester between 14.00 and 21.30, arriving into Qatar between 00.15 and 06.50 (the following day) 
Departing Qatar at 04.00 and 09.15, arriving into Colombo between 11.00 and 16.45

Inbound from Colombo to Manchester via Qatar: 

Departing Colombo between 09.30 and 21.00, arriving into Qatar between 12.35 and 23.45
Departing Qatar between 14.30 and 01.45, arriving into Manchester between 20.00 and 08.00 (the following day)

Please note that your outbound flights are overnight and your inbound flights may also be overnight, so please bear this in mind when planning the time you'll be away. The date you select as your check-in date will be the day you'll fly out from the UK, and you'll arrive in Colombo, Sri Lanka the following day to commence your 12-night holiday. The check-out date will be the day that you'll board your inbound flight back to the UK. Since your inbound flight could also be overnight, you'll be away for a total of 12 or 13 nights.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, THG Holidays, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation. The flight time will be within the time parameters and possible airlines detailed in this offer.

Visas required for Sri Lanka – please follow official advise: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/sri-lanka/entry-requirements

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for THG Holidays with ATOL number 9528 and your contract is with that company. THG Holidays booking conditions are available from http://www.thgholidays.co.uk/terms.phtml

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

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You can choose to add a flight to this hotel. Just select the dates you want to book your stay from the calendar and choose ‘Hotel + Flights’

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