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Tear Drop Isle

5 days from USD $1,559

Private Tour.Wing your way to Sri Lanka. Lush jungles, abundant wildlife, cool mountains and glorious beaches to...

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Sample Itinerary - REF SRI LANKA 306

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Day 1: Colombo

(Rapke's Only) Welcome to Sri Lanka and the start of your journey through Indian Ocean Paradise! You'll be met at Colombo Airport and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Colombo

(Rapke's Only) Enjoy a free day to explore the city at your leisure.

Day 3: Colombo - Kalpitiya

(Rapke's and Sivagnanam's) This morning we will collect the Rapke's and travel to the airport and collect your friends the Sivagnanam's. When all are ready we transfer to Kalpitiya. Arriving here check into your hotel for the evening at leisure.

Day 4: Kalpitiya - Dambulla

(Rapke's and Sivagnanam's) After breakfast, drive to visit the impressive Dambulla Rock Temple. Dambulla is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave temples. The complex of five caves with 2000 sq. metres of painted walls and ceiling, is the largest area of paintings found in the world. These caves contain over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock spanning 14 meters.

Day 5: Dambulla - Kandy

(Rapke's and Sivagnanam's) This morning drive to Sigiriya and explore the UNESCO World Heritage Listed, 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The ‘Lion Rock’ is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the scrub jungle. After exploring the sights of Sigiriya, stop to visit a Spice Garden in Matale, en route to Kandy. Later 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 6: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

(Rapke's and Sivagnanam's) This morning visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, which was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. After, we leave for Nuwara Eliya - En route visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Arriving into Nuwara Eliya enjoy time at your leisure to relax or explore.

Day 7: Nuwara Eliya

(Rapke's and Sivagnanam's) Enjoy the day at your leisure to explore at your

Day 8: Nuwara Eliya - Colombo

(Rapke's and Sivagnanam's) Today we will transfer you to Colombo, where our arrangements with the Sivagnanam's will end and the Rapke's will be transferred to their hotel for check in.

Day 9: Colombo

(Rapke's Only) Enjoy the day to explore at your leisure.

Day 10: Colombo - Bentota and Beruwala

(Rapke's Only) Today we drive you to Bentota to enjoy a day on Sri Lanka's tropical coast.

Day 11: Bentota and Beruwala

(Rapke's Only) Today enjoy a full day excursion/Jeep Safari to Yala National Park. This park is famous for its high density of leopards, perhaps the highest in the world. Returning to Bentota in the evening.

Day 12: Bentota and Beruwala

(Rapke's Only) Say goodbye to this tropical paradise! We will ensure to have you transferred to the airport in time for your flight home.