General

Duration of the trip: 10 days and 9 nights

Departure via: Spain

Departure Date: 12 & 26 January 2019, 9 & 23 February 2019 and 9 & 23 March 2019

Price: Starting at 1985€             *Price per person, minimum 2 people in a double room

Includes:

  • Spanish speaking guide during the whole trip
  • Plane tickets from Spain to Colombo and back
  • Airport taxes
  • Hotels listed below, or similar with breakfast included
  • 5 lunches and 6 dinners
  • Transfers airport to hotel and hotel to airport
  • Visits listed in the itinerary with spanish speaking guide

Day 1: Spain – Colombo

Departure by plane, tourist class, to our destination in Colombo, with one connection. Night on board.

Day 2: Colombo – Kandy

Arrival early in the morning at the airport in Colombo and reception. Departure by car to Kandy. Dinner and accomadation in the hotel.

Day 3: Kandy – Pinnawela – Kandy

Breakfast. In the morning you will visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Lunch in a restaurant, return to Kandy to visit the Botanical Garden of Peradeniya. Arrival in Kandy, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. Visit of Dalada Maligawa, where the Temple of Buddha’s Tooth is located. In the afternoon, attend a performance of the famous Sinhalese dances. Dinner and accomadation in the hotel.

Day 4: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya – Kandy 

Breakfast. We will begin the ascent to the region of hills, through a winding road to Nuwara Eliya, its traditional architecture is mixed with British style colonial buildings. Lunch in a restaurant. Return to Kandy. Dinner and accomadation at the hotel. The journey from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya can also be done by train at no additional cost depending on availability and to be confirmed at destination. The journey by train is considered one of the most picturesque journies in the world.

Day 5: Kandy – Matale – Dambulla – Minneriya National Park – Habarana

Breakfast. Departure by car, short stop in the spice garden of Matale. continuation to Dambulla Temple. This entire area was declared a World Heritage Site in 1991. Lunch in a restaurant. Arrival in Habarana. In the afternoon, departure in a 4 x 4 to visit the Minneriya National Park which is a dry terrain where herds of elephants and large colonies of birds live. Return to the hotel. Dinner and accomadation.

Day 6: Habarana – Aukana – Anuradhapura – Mihinitale – Habarana

Breakfast. Early departure by car to see the statue of the Buddha of Aukana, an imposing image of Buddha 12 meters high carved into one single rock. Continuation to the archaeological city of Anuradhapura, recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and considered sacred to Buddhism. Lunch in a local restaurant. Departure to the peak of mihintale, sacred place of pilgrimage for Buddhism. Return to Habarana. Dinner and accomadation at the hotel.

Day 7: Habarana – Sigiriya – Polonaruwa – Habarana

Breakfast Visit to Sigiriya complex, an ancient palace complex classified as a World Heritage Site in 1982. The ruins of the palace are located on top of an impressive red stone rock 180 m above the jungle. Continue along the road to Polonnaruwa, declared a World Heritage Site in 1982. Visit of the famous statues of the Buddhas of Gal Viharaa. Lunch in a restaurant. Return by road to Habarana. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 8: Habarana – Colombo

Breakfast. Departure by car to Colombo. In the afternoon, a panoramic tour of the city, which has the largest population of the country and is the commercial capital, located on the west coast of the island. In a vibrant city full of life and with a striking mix of modern architecture, colonial buildings and some ruins. During the visit you can see the most representative places of Colombo, the commercial district of Petah and the seafront of Galle Face. Accommodation.

Day 9: Colombo – Spain

Breakfast. At the scheduled time the transfer will take you to the airport for your departure by plane, tourist class to Spain, via connecting city. Night on board.

Day 10: Spain

Arrival in Spain. End of our services.

 

Additional Information

Provided Hotels:

Option A:

  • Kandy : Oakray Regency Turista Superior
  • Habarana: Fresco Turista Superior
  • Colombo: Zmax Fairway Turista Superior

Option B: 

  • Kandy: Earls Regency Primera
  • Habarana: Chaaya Village Primera
  • Colombo: Galadari Primera

 

Important notes:

Advantages: 

  • Flower neclace on arrival
  • 2 bottles of water
  • Welcoming drinks and refresing towels in the hotels
  • Fresh fruit after the safari in Minneriya
  • A tuk-tuk ride in Kandy
  • Ice cream in Polonnaruwa

 

Available departures

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Dambulla

DambullaDambulla is a large town, situated in the Matale District, Central Province of Sri Lanka, situated 148 km north-east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy. Due to its location at a major junction, it is the centre of vegetable distribution in the country. Major attractions of the area include the largest and best Read more

Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara EliyaNuwara Eliya is a city in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. Its name means “city on the plain” or “city of light”. The city is the administrative capital of Nuwara Eliya District, with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. It is at an altitude of 1,868 m and is considered to Read more

Pinnawela

PinnawelaPinnawala is a village in Kegalle District of Sri Lanka and is around 90 km from the capital, Colombo. It is well known for its elephant orphanage.Read more

Kandy

KandyRead more

Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National ParkThis national park is one of the best places in the country to see wild elephants, which are often present in huge numbers, and wading birds. Dominated by the ancient Minneriya Tank, the park has plenty of scrub, forest and wetlands in its 88.9 sq km to also provide shelter for toque macaques, sambar deer, Read more

Colombo

ColomboAlthough reclaiming its 19th-century moniker ‘the garden city of the East’ is unlikely, Colombo is rapidly emerging as a must-see stop in Sri Lanka. No longer just the sprawling city you have to endure on your way to the southern beaches, it has become a worthy destination in its own right. The legacies of colonial Read more

Sigirya

SigiryaRising from the central plains, the iconic rocky outcrop of Sigiriya is perhaps Sri Lanka’s single most dramatic sight. Near-vertical walls soar to a flat-topped summit that contains the ruins of an ancient civilisation, thought to be once the epicentre of the short-lived kingdom of Kassapa, and there are spellbinding vistas across mist-wrapped forests in Read moreRead more

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