Multi-Day Tour

Sri Lanka on a Shoestring (12 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Negombo To Hikkaduwa

Valid for Departures: 25 Feb 2018 - 29 Dec 2019


Day 1
None None
Day 1 Negombo: There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
None Lunch
Day 2 Negombo/Anuradhapura: Transfer to Anurhadapura, stopping at a local village en route and share a meal with the community. Opt for a safari. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 3
None None
Day 3 Anuradhapura: Enjoy a free day to explore more of the region. Opt to visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Polonnaruwa Temple, or Dambulla Cave.
Day 4
None None
Day 4 Anuradhapura/Kandy: Visit a spice garden en route to Kandy. Opt to visit the Temple of the Tooth, take in a cultural show, or watch a cricket match. Included Activities: Spice Garden Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 5
None None
Day 5 Kandy: Enjoy a free day to explore Kandy.
Day 6
Kandy/Nuwara Eliya
None Breakfast
Day 6 Kandy/Nuwara Eliya: Stop for breakfast at G Adventures-supported Sthree Craft Shop and Café. Travel to stunning Nuwara Eliya. Visit a tea plantation and opt to explore the nearby hills on foot. Included Activities: Tea Plantation Visit Breakfast at Sthree Craft Shop and Café Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 7
Nuwara Eliya/Ella
None None
Day 7 Nuwara Eliya/Ella: Opt to trek the trails of Horton Plains National Park in the early morning. In the afternoon, travel to Ella and enjoy a free evening. Choose to relax and explore Ella or participate in a traditional cooking class. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8
None None
Day 8 Ella: Spend the morning trekking Little Adam's Peak. Later, enjoy some free time in scenic Ella. Opt to trek to Ella Rock or take a local cooking class. Included Activities: Little Adam's Peak Trek
Day 9
None None
Day 9 Ella/Hikkaduwa: Set off towards the southern coast stopping en route for a walking tour of Galle Fort. Finish the day's journey oceanside on the beaches of Hikkaduwa. Included Activities: Galle Fort Tour Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 10
None None
Day 10 Hikkaduwa: Enjoy a free day to bliss out on the beach or go on a whale or dolphin watching tour.
Day 11
None None
Day 11 Hikkaduwa: Opt to relax on the beach or enjoy exploring this bustling beach town.
Day 12
None None
Day 12 Hikkaduwa: Depart at any time. Additional Notes: The Colombo airport can be reached by private taxi or bus. Your CEO can help you arrange a transfer. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Get yourself to a destination that's long been a culture-loving backpacker's dream, on this affordable 12-day whirlwind tour of central and southern Sri Lanka. Discover beautiful ruins, hike through tea plantations, tour a spice garden, and then chill out on Hikkaduwa Beach. Explore Sri Lanka with a group of new friends and you'll never want to travel solo again.

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G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit:

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By: Nick G

Reviewed on: 17 May 2016

Pitched as a tour for people who hate tours--right on target. Most intellectually engaging trip I've ever done. Great sights, fun people, interesting history, immersive experience.
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Reviewed on: 19 Jul 2017

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Reviewed on: 31 Dec 2017

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By: Tiff

Reviewed on: 14 Feb 2018

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