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Sri Lanka + Maldives - 10 days

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.

Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Inclusions

Itinerary

Days 1-2

Colombo to Giritale

Welcome to Sri Lanka! Upon arrival at Colombo airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Giritale. The next day 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 x 1

Day 3

Dambulla Rock Temple

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

Day 4

Kandy city tour

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

Days 5-9

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

Day 10

Male

Transfer back to Male airport for your onward flight.
Breakfast

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’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply. Should you wish to travel on a date not listed below, please contact us for a quotation.

 
Price/Person
Single Supp.
Sri Lanka + Maldives - 10 days
USD $3825
USD $1990

Trip Highlights

Polonnaruwa - 11th century city
Dambulla - Rock Temple
Kandy - Temple of the Tooth, city tour and cultural show, Ceylon Tea Museum
The beautiful Maldives
Sigiriya - 5th century fortress ruins
Matale - spice gardens
Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya

Included

9 nights standard accommodation (Superior also available)
All touring, excursions, transfers, transportation as per itinerary
2 person minimum applies
Entrance fees to all included sites in Sri Lanka
Escorted by a professional English speaking chauffeur guide in Sri Lanka

Not Included

International flights and visas
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
Flight from Colombo (Sri Lanka) to Male (Maldives)

Summary

Range
Starts
Colombo
Ends
Male
Departs
Any day of the year
Hotel Rating
Standard, Superior or Deluxe
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 9, Lunch: 4, Dinner: 5
Visiting
Countries

Extra Tour Info

The Cultural Triangle
Our guide to visiting Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle
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