See the best of the Indian Ocean. Grand temples, intricate ruins and a rich, intriguing culture combined with beautiful gardens and leafy wildlife parks in wonderful Sri Lanka. Breathtaking beaches and idyllic pleasures are waiting to be experienced in stunning Maldives.
Colombo - Giritale. Welcome to Sri Lanka! Upon arrival at Colombo airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Giritale.
Today you'll enjoy a sightseeing tour of Polonnaruwa, once a capital city of Sri Lanka, now a world heritage site. See the intricate ruins of the Royal Palace, the Lotus bath, king Parakramabahu’s statue and a beautiful artificial lake, as well as several temples. Afterwards head to Sigiriya where you can climb to the top Lion rock to see the remains of the 5th Century fortress.
Overnight: Giritale | Breakfast
Giritale - Kandy. En route to Kandy, visit Dambulla Rock temple, situated in a cave and view the painted walls and ceilings comprising of over 150 images of the Buddha. See the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 metres. Next head to the spice garden in Matale to learn about how the spices are grown. In the evening visit the splendid Temple of the Tooth Relic, afterwards enjoy a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing.
Overnight: Kandy | Breakfast
This morning admire the Royal Botanical gardens in Peradeniya, home to 147 acres of flowers, trees and plants. Next enjoy a city tour of Kandy, visiting the town, bazaar, arts and crafts centre, a gem museum and lapidary. There'll also be a visit to the Ceylon Tea Museum where you can learn all about the tea-picking process. Afterwards head to Colombo.
Overnight: Colombo | Breakfast
Relaxation in the Maldives
Colombo - Male. Transfer to the airport on day 5 for your flight to Male (note: flight not included in the package). Upon arrival in Male you will be met at the airport and transferred to the resort by speedboat, the rest of the day is free for you to relax in paradise! Enjoy a further four blissful days relaxing on the white sands, swimming, snorkelling and admiring the sparkling seas. There’s so much to do - why not take a glass bottom boat ride, go reef diving, fishing, surfing or just laze about in the sun.
Overnight: Maldives | Breakfast x 5, Lunch x 4, Dinner x 5
Transfer back to Male airport for your onward flight.
Upgrade your stay!
Treat yourself in the Maldives and upgrade from a 3 star to a 4 star resort on a half board basis.
Available upon request, please contact us for further information.
Prices & Dates
Prices shown are per person when there are 2 persons sharing a room. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the per person price. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.