Sri Lanka 2024: Jewel of the Indian Ocean

9 days
02-14-2024 08-13-2024
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Price $1795

Price includes

  • Accommodation in high-standard tourist hotels in double rooms.
  • Private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • 2 meals per day.
  • Cost of safari in Yala National Park.
  • Visit to a tea factory.
  • Exploration of waterfalls.
  • Entrance fee to the turtle sanctuary.
  • Entrance fee to Dambulla Cave Temple.
  • Entrance fee to Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
  • Entrance fee to Polonnaruwa Ancient City.
  • Visit to the Herb and Spice Garden.
  • Guidance from a English-speaking guide.
  • Government and local taxes.
  • One bottle of water per day.

The price does not include

  • Cost of international airfare.
  • Meals not mentioned in the program.
  • Customary tips and personal expenses.
  • Visa fees.
  • Travel insurance.

Ayubowan! Endless golden beaches, timeless ruins, warm hospitality and smiles, misty highlands and mountainous terrains, giant elephants, elusive leopards, massive whales, numerous festivals, diverse cultures, and beautiful landscapes… That’s Sri Lanka and its unique charm.


Travel itinerary

1.day

Flight to Sri Lanka

Our destination is Sri Lanka, a place mainly inhabited by Buddhists but also Christians and Muslims. Until 2009, Sri Lanka struggled with a devastating civil war. Today, however, it offers relaxation and wonderful leisure with unforgettable memories.

Sri Lanka

2.day

A day in travel.

Today is a day in travel. Excited to see what Sri Lanka has to offer us.

3.day

Beruwala

Arrival in the paradise of Sri Lanka and transfer to Beruwala. Accommodation at the hotel and free time. Beruwala is a town with a small, picturesque beach featuring soft, light sand that provides comfortable access to the water. However, there may be sharp rocks and coral fragments on the seabed from the nearby coral reef.

4.day

Galle Fort

Today, we will visit the Turtle Hatchery, a conservation center that cares for newly hatched turtles and adults that have been rescued from the sea due to injuries. One of the most unique areas in the center is where turtles lay their eggs.

Afterward, we will head to the Dutch fort of Galle. It is the best-preserved colonial town in Sri Lanka. We will also visit Yala National Park, famous for its leopard population and other wildlife. Free time. Overnight stay at Chaarya Resort & Spa.

5.day

Ravana Waterfall

After breakfast, we will head to Ella to see Ravana Falls. According to legend, Ravana kidnapped Princess Sita and hid her in the caves behind this waterfall.

Next, we will trek to the summit of Adam’s Peak and then visit the Nine Arch Bridge. This bridge was built to connect two mountains during the construction of the Badulla-Colombo railway line. It is one of the finest examples of colonial-era railway construction in the country.

6.day

Ramboda Waterfall

Today, we will travel to Kandy via Nuwara Eliya. We will stop at a tea factory where you can taste various types of tea.

Next, we will visit the Ramboda Falls, which is 109 meters high and is the tallest waterfall on the island.

We will also visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, where the left canine tooth of Buddha Gautama is enshrined. This temple was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1988. Free time and overnight stay.

7.day

Dambulla

Today, we will take a city tour of Kandy, where we will observe the beauty of the town from a 360-degree viewpoint. Next, we will visit a spice garden where you’ll learn about various spices used in regional cuisine.

We will also visit the Dambulla Cave Temple, which is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Dambulla is renowned for being the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

For those interested, an optional visit to a local village, at an additional cost, will provide an opportunity to learn about the life and customs of the local residents.

Free time. Check-in and overnight stay.

8.day

Sigiriya Rock Fortress

At the beginning of the day, we will head to the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. We will hop on bicycles and explore the rock fortress of Sigiriya, also known as the Lion’s Rock. Free time and overnight stay.

9.day

Departure from Sri Lanka

After breakfast, transfer to the airport and farewell to the group. During the journey back home, we will cherish the time spent in Sri Lanka and start planning our next adventures with Rek Travel.

Sri Lanka 2024: Jewel of the Indian Ocean

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The company is not responsible for any loss of customer's property due to burglary, theft, loss, etc. We also do not assume responsibility for any losses incurred by the customer in motels. Rek Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary due to circumstances beyond its control. The customer is obliged to comply with the tour regulations. Tour participants are insured according to the requirements of the US Department of Transportation for a total amount of $500,000 (insurance policy available upon request). Participants may opt for additional insurance coverage for hospital and outpatient treatment of illnesses acquired during the tour, as well as accidents in visited facilities (further information available at the office) for an additional fee.

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