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Paradise in 10 Days

Paradise in 10 days is a tour for those who love to experience true luxury while wandering about the glorious sights in Sri Lanka. A tour that gives you a glimpse of the hill country, a truly wildlife experience and unbelievable beach stay.

SKU LK10101300
Accommodation Luxury Boutique
Meals Bed and Breakfast
Transport Private SUV
Guide English Speaking Chauffer
Entrance Fees All Included
Taxes Included

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2 Nights in Kandy

During your time in Kandy, you can engage in the following activities.

The Millennium Elephant Foundation

The Foundation provides and funds the care, medical treatments, food, mahout salaries, the running costs of the charity as well as having an on-call Mobile Veterinary Unit which travels around the country treating sick elephants in need. The Elephant Walk Experience is another alternative to elephant riding for tourists, which is an ethical, up close and personal experience for tourists.

Royal Botanical Garden

Royal Botanical garden which was formed in the early 19th century. Walk through the vast area containing over 4000 species of plants. Enjoy the learning more about the orchids, spices and medicinal plants. Wander down avenues shaded by large and rare trees, or bordered by flowering plants. Enjoy seeing the cannonball tree, walking over the wobbly suspension bridge and through the short hedge mazes or even climbing the twisty trees that make wonderful jungle gyms.

Experience a Cultural Dance Show

The Kandy Cultural Show gives an opportunity to experience some of the traditions of Sri Lanka. Enjoy this hour-long extravaganza as some of the most popular art forms of the island take to the stage. Get wowed by fire dancers and sword dancers. Watch the colorful Kandyan dancers take to the air to the thrumming primal beat of the drums.

Temple of the Tooth Relic

Temple of the Tooth Relic a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.

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2 Nights in Hatton

Experience the true hill country and its marvelous view while spending 2 amazing nights in Hatton and probably the most renowned Tea Bungalows in the world. During your time in Hatton you can try out the following experiences.

Tea Trails Experience

Take the Tea Trails Experience where you can visit the tea factory and learn about the tea making process and the age-old history of Ceylon Tea. With tea-based cuisine, spa treatments and tea plucking sessions, your experience will be profound.

Scenic Walks

A leisurely walk or an adventure trek is a delightful way to experience the varied landscapes, exotic flora, abundant birdlife and the sweet rhythm of life in a tea garden. Take in vistas of mountain lakes, manicured tea gardens, forests and doll’s house villages. Get assistance from a guide self-walk on marked trails which are selected for varying levels of ability. You can opt to walk from one Tea Trails bungalow to another for a meal or cup of tea.

Mountain Biking

Ceylon Tea Trails has opened up a world of adventure and discovery in the Bogawantalawa Valley at an altitude of over 1500 meters. The unspoiled beauty of the surrounding valleys and hills are a great biking experience. We have mountain bikes in the bungalows for complimentary use. For longer rides we recommend that you take one of our guides along.

White Water Rafting

Enjoy the thrill of adventure as your whitewater raft down the rapids of a 5km stretch of the Kelani River. Bounce through the turbulent white-waters with the confidence and protection offered by proper safety measures. Let your adrenaline rise as you are whirled through the foamy rapids in an experience you will never forget.

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2 Nights in Yala

Safari in Yala National Park

A nature lover’s paradise, Wild Coast Tented Lodge offers exceptional wilderness experiences, allowing guests to immerse themselves in some of the richest biodiversity in Sri Lanka. Vehicles will whisk guests to the quietest corners of Yala National Park, whilst expert naturalist guides will be on hand to talk guests through the incredible diversity of flora and fauna, including elephants, sloth bears and leopards. A variety of lectures and workshops, with focuses ranging from wild elephant behaviour to bird watching and nature walks, will offer an insight into the fascinating natural surroundings. We also offer fascinating excursions to the ancient Buddhist sites in the

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1 Night in Mirissa

Enjoy a one night in the Indian Ocean.

This cruise will offer you an opportunity to go on a one-night cruise to the Southern coast. Sail the brand new catamaran around the southern coastline as you feast on the land and seascape. Enjoy the brilliant warm sunshine and sea breeze with delicious cocktails in hand. Do snorkeling, fishing and a host of other fun water activities. Get a chance to see the giants of the sea, the whales. Have delicious meals cooked right on board.

Whale Watching

See blue whales, sperm whales and fin whales as they swim in the waters to the south of Sri Lanka. Gain more knowledge about the whales as a species from a qualified naturalist and learn to identify them. This tour gives you a responsible whale watching experience with a minimal imprint on nature.

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3 Nights in Weligama

Weligama where you will settle for 2 nights enjoying a perfect beach view over the cliffs of Cape Weligama.

Weligama (meaning ‘Sandy Village’) is an interesting blend of lively fishing town and beach resort. The sprawling main settlement and coastal road is somewhat scruffy and not that easy on the eye, but you’ll find the sandy beach is attractive once you’re away from the main section; there’s a couple of cove beaches west of the centre. Weligama’s benign beach break is ideal for novice surfers and many independent travelers learn to ride their first waves here. After fun in the ocean you can marvel at (and feast on) the denizens of the deep, who end their days being hacked up and sold from roadside fish stalls.

During your time in Weligama, you can try out the following experiences.

Galle City & The Galle Dutch Fort

Discover the city of Galle, where the Portuguese and Dutch made their headquarters, and its secrets. Visit the Galle Fort which is one of the best-preserved fortifications in Asia. View the Maritime Museum, Galle National Museum, and the lighthouse. Walk through the cobblestoned streets with their Dutch names as you learn more about their histories.

Stilt Fishermen in Koggala

Watch the captivating sight of fishermen perched on stilts in the waters along the coast of Koggala. Learn how stilt fishing is done in detail and marvel at the level of skill that goes into it. Get some amazing photographs of the fishermen silhouetted against the shoreline at sunset.

Sea Turtle Hatchery and Conservation

Learn more about the five endangered sea turtle species that come to the shores of Sri Lanka to nest. Learn how the Turtle Care Program helps protect the nests until they hatch and increases the chances of survival for the babies. Get a chance to see, touch and feed baby turtles; or even injured adult turtles that the Turtle Hatchery cares for.

Handungoda Tea Factory

Visit Handunugoda Tea Factory which is also known as the Virgin White Tea Factory. Learn the history of the tea that this factory produces. Get to know how the famous Virgin White Tea is plucked and processed completely untouched by human hands. Engage in a tasting session with a delicious cup of tea and scrumptious chocolate cake. Get a chance to purchase some tea leaves as a souvenir.

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Departure

After a relaxed morning and breakfast at the hotel check out and, drive to the Airport for your flight back home!

 

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Kandy – The Hermitage

Set amidst 6 acres of natural forest, The Hermitage is a property which is difficult to Match. Magically poised on the edge of the Victoria Reservoir, the property is populated by 41 species of Birds including the near extinct Grey Parrot, numerous monkey’s, wild boar, deer and a variety of lizards.

Hatton – Ceylon Tea Trails

The world’s first tea bungalow resort, Ceylon Tea Trails is an icon for small luxury resorts. Comprising of five restored colonial-era tea planter residences, the period furnishings, gracious butler service and gourmet cuisine create an ambience that has made Tea Trails the gold standard for luxury bungalows in Sri Lanka.

Yala – Wild Coast Tented Lodge

Where the Indian Ocean meets the Jungle… Resplendent Ceylon’s latest creation is Wild Coast Tented Lodge, adjacent to the world famous Yala National Park, renowned for its dense leopard population. This spectacular luxury tented camp is situated in a stunning location where the jungle meets a pristine beach, overlooking the blue waters of the Indian Ocean.

Mirissa, Sailing – CEYCAT 53’ Range

The CEYCAT is designed to accommodate 8 guests plus a captain, chef, and crew member for overnight cruises. And each of the four comfortable cabins contains a private bathroom and toilet.
The outdoor living room and fully-equipped kitchen provide everything a chef needs to prepare 5-star meals at sea. Sunbeds are located throughout the boat and trampoline located in front is the perfect place to have a rest while sailing. And a covered area is available for dining.

Weligama – Cape Weligama

Where trade winds carried legendary explorers like Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta and Fa-Hsien past Sri Lanka’s soaring southern cliffs on some of history’s most celebrated nautical journeys, Cape Weligama has become the most celebrated among Sri Lankan Beach Resorts, along with this fabled island’s palm-fringed shores.

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation as per the list of Hotels
  • Meals on Bed and Breakfast Basis starting with Breakfast on Day 2 and ending with Breakfast on Day 11
  • Transport in a Private SUV with the service of an English Speaking Chauffer Guide
  • Entrance Fees and guided tours to all sights as per the itinerary
  • All Taxes & Service Charges (Except for 4% Online Payment Surcharge)

Tour Excludes

  • Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application
  • International / Domestic Airfare
  • Any expenses of personal nature
  • Tips & Portages
  • Cost of Beverages
  • Meals where not specified
  • Entrance fees where not specified

Complimentary

  • Daily 1ltr bottle of OLU water Per Person
  • 1 Un-loaded SIM card