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Buddha and Beach

12 days from USD $2,569

Spend a week travelling to some of central Sri Lanka's best sites before heading off to a gorgeous beach for a few days....

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Sample Itinerary - REF SRI LANKA 362

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Day 1: Colombo - Kandy

Welcome to Sri Lanka and the start of your holiday! You'll be met at Colombo Airport by our local team and transferred to your hotel in Kandy.

Day 2: Kandy

Enjoy a wonderful excursion to the elephant orphanage in Pinnawela today. This orphanage is the home for about 60 elephants, out of which some are baby elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. Afterwards visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. Back in the scenic lakeside town of Kandy, embark upon a sightseeing tour, visiting the bazaar, the arts & crafts centre and a gem museum. In the evening, visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and then enjoy a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing.

Day 3: Kandy - Yala National Park

Morning drive to Yala National Park, en route we visit the Mahayana Buddhist rock sculptures at Buduruwagala. This evening, we enjoy a jeep safari. The largest national park in Sri Lanka, Yala is home to elephants, wild boar, buffalo, leopard, crocodile and myriad birdlife.

Day 4: Yala National Park - Udawalawe N.P. and Embilipitiya

This morning enjoy another jeep excursion in Yala spotting the wildlife we then drive to Embilipitiya to check into your hotel.

Day 5: Udawalawe N.P. and Embilipitiya

Enjoy a full day wild jeep safari in Sri Lanka's most popular national park! Udawalawe National Park is home to large herds of elephants and deer species such as Spotted Deer, Sambhur, Barking deer and Langur, wild boar, water buffalo and jackal.

Day 6: Udawalawe N.P. and Embilipitiya - Hikkaduwa

This morning, we visit Bundala National Park – a bird sanctuary. We visit the town of Galle and it’s 17th century fort. Within the fort, are narrow streets filled with churches and colonial buildings. We then drive to your resort in Hikkaduwa (CORAL ROCK BY AMAYA HOTEL -- FULL BOARD)

Days 7-9: Hikkaduwa

Enjoy the next few days at your leisure Sri Lanka’s tropical palm-fringed coast (CORAL ROCK BY AMAYA HOTEL -- FULL BOARD)

Day 10: Hikkaduwa - The Maldives

Today a transfer to the airport in Colombo in time for your onward flight to the Maldives. Arriving into Male, you will meet our local rep who will assist you to the speedboat which will take you to your island hotel.

Days 11-13: The Maldives

For the days ahead relax on the sandy white beaches, swim in the clear blue sea or try many of the sports available at the resort.

Day 14: The Maldives

Today you transfer on the resorts speedboat back to the airport in Male where you can connect to your flight home.

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