Classic: Sri Lanka Express (ASLE)
Countries Visited: Sri Lanka Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 15, avg 12
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Explore stunning beaches, search for wildlife on a safari, gain insight into the national heritage at a tea plantation, indulge in the world-class flavours of Sri Lanka
Take eight days out of your life and get yourself somewhere incredible. This cultural and natural tour of Sri Lankas major highlights is the perfect introduction to such a unique destination. Explore a spice plantation, experience a safari in Udawalawe National Park, and visit a stunning tea plantation. Wrapping up in Unawatuna, this tour is designed to allow you to add on some amazing beach time at the end.
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|Day 1||Negombo||Day 1 Negombo|
There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Kandy||Day 2 Negombo/Kandy (1B)|
Drive to Kandy, visiting a spice plantation en route. Later, visit Temple of the Tooth before enjoying the folk dances of a local cultural group. Included Activities: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Tour Spice Plantation Tour Kandyan Cultural Dance Transport: Private Vehicle
|Day 3||Kandy||Day 3 Kandy (1B)|
Explore Kandy with a free day.
|Day 4||Ella||Day 4 Kandy/Ella (1B)|
Depart Kandy by private vehicle and arrive in the historic town of Nuwara Eliya. Stop for a scenic lakeside picnic lunch. Head to Haputale train station from Nuwara Eliya and resume the journey to Ella via local train. Upon arrival, learn about one of the nations most popular exports with a guided tour of a tea factory. Included Activities: Lakeside Picnic Tea Plantation Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (2.50-3.00 hours) Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Local train (1.50 hour(s))
|Day 5||Ella||Day 5 Ella (1B)|
Spend the morning getting active with a hike to Little Adams peak. Enjoy free time in the afternoon. Opt to take a cooking class with spice garden tour. Included Activities: Little Adams Peak Trek
|Day 6||Unawatuna||Day 6 Ella/Unawatuna (1B)|
Depart early this morning for Udawalawe National Park and enjoy a wildlife safari through the reserve. Afterwards, head to the beach town of Unawatuna. Included Activities: Udawalawe Reserve Safari Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))
|Day 7||Unawatuna||Day 7 Unawatuna (1B)|
In the morning travel to Galle for a tour of the fort and the city. Later, return to Unawatuna for more beach time and a final night with the group. Included Activities: Galle Fort and City Tour Transport: Local bus Local bus (0.50-0.75 hours)
|Day 8||Unawatuna||Day 8 Unawatuna (1B)|
Depart at any time. Additional Notes: The Colombo airport can be reached by taxi or there are train and bus connections from nearby Galle for much less. Your CEO can help you arrange a transfer. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.