Multi-Day Tour

Sri Lanka Encompassed (14 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Colombo, Sri Lanka To Mirissa

Valid for Departures Now Through: 28 Dec 2019

Sri Lanka Encompassed (14 days)

Day 3

Negombo/Sigiriya

Day 4

Sigiriya

Day 5

Sigiriya/Kandy

Day 6

Kandy

Day 7

Kandy/Nuwara Eliya

Day 8

Nuwara Eliya/Ella

Day 9

Ella

Day 10

Ella/Yala National Park

Day 11

Yala National Park to Mirissa

Day 12

Galle

Day 13

Mirissa

Day 14

Mirissa

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Colombo, Sri Lanka
None None
Day 1 Colombo: There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Colombo, Sri Lanka
None Breakfast
Day 2 Colombo/Negombo: Enjoy a guided city tour of Colombo before heading to Negombo. With evening free time, explore the stunning Portuguese and Dutch architecture. Included Activities: Pettah Bazaar Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 3
Negombo/Sigiriya
None Breakfast
Day 3 Negombo/Sigiriya: Travel through the countryside to Sigiriya in Dambulla, the central province of Sri Lanka. Visit the the World Heritage Site of the Golden Cave Temple of Dambulla. In the evening, try to catch a beautiful sunset over the Kandalamma Lake. Included Activities: Dutch Canal Boat Ride Dambulla Cave Temple Visit Fishing Village Walking Tour Transport: Negombo - Sigiriya Private Vehicle
Day 4
Sigiriya
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Sigiriya: Enjoy a walking tour of a local village to learn about residents' way of life while getting a chance to try the local cuisine at a lunch prepared by the families of the community. Later, visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Built in the fifth century, this rock fortress boasts well-laid out gardens, caves, monasteries, and palaces with beautiful wall motifs. In the afternoon, opt to go for a tour of Polonnaruwa, the ancient capital of Sri Lanka, where you can cycle through the ruins. Included Activities: Sri Lanka Village Tour Sigiriya Rock Fortress Visit
Day 5
Sigiriya/Kandy
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Sigiriya/Kandy: En route to Kandy, stop at the herbal centre of spices. Students of Ayurveda will explain different uses for each herb. Arrive to Kandy in the afternoon. Go for a stroll around Kandy Lake and visit the famed Temple of the Tooth. Enjoy an included lunch at G Adventures supported-Sthree Craft Shop and Cafe. Included Activities: Spice Plantation Tour Kandy Orientation Walk Lunch at Sthree Craft Shop and Café Temple of the Sacred Tooth Tour Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 6
Kandy
None Breakfast
Day 6 Kandy: Opt to take a walk in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya, exploring the 300 varieties of orchids of Sri Lanka or visit an Ayurvedic hospital to learn about Ayurvedic oil massage treatments. Explore the well-laid out walkways of the city and don't miss the famed Palm Avenues. In the evening, enjoy a Kandyan cultural dance performance. Included Activities: Kandyan Cultural Dance
Day 7
Kandy/Nuwara Eliya
None Breakfast
Day 7 Kandy/Nuwara Eliya: The town, also known as 'Little England', offers a lot of options for visitors. Explore the nature trails, visit the plantations, or go golfing or horseback riding. Included Activities: Tea Plantation Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8
Nuwara Eliya/Ella
None Breakfast
Day 8 Nuwara Eliya/Ella: Use free time to explore the area. Opt to stay close to the city, wandering local markets or head further afield. There's a 9km (6 mi) trek in the Horton Plains Nature Reserve. Wander around Victoria Lake and take in the views. Transport: Private Vehicle Take the scenic route to Ella on the local train, observing the lush greenery along the way. Local train
Day 9
Ella
None Breakfast
Day 9 Ella: Trek to the peak of Ella Rock and take in the views. With free time in the afternoon, opt to explore the surrounding landscape or relax in town. Included Activities: Trek to Ella Rock
Day 10
Ella/Yala National Park
None Breakfast
Day 10 Ella/Yala National Park: Opt to hike Little Adam's Peak with a free morning. In the afternoon, travel to Yala National Park and enjoy a safari. Included Activities: Yala National Park Safari Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 11
Yala National Park to Mirissa
None Breakfast
Day 11 Yala National Park to Mirissa: Enjoy one last morning visiting Yala NP then bid farewell and travel south to idyllic Mirissa Beach. Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 12
Galle
None Breakfast
Day 12 Galle: Take a day trip to Galle and tour the colonial city and historic fort before returning to Mirissa. Included Activities: Galle Fort and City Tour Transport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Day 13
Mirissa
None Breakfast
Day 13 Mirissa: Enjoy a free day in peaceful Mirissa. Opt to relax on the beach or take a surfing lesson.
Day 14
Mirissa
None Breakfast
Day 14 Mirissa: 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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For most travellers, Sri Lanka has been off the map for too long. Well, it's back. Discover the vibrant colours, diverse cultures, and swaying palm trees of this tropical jewel. Exploring tea plantations and rock fortresses on this 14-day tour, which is designed to please. This tour is about more than just beaches and stunning views; it's about the inspiring people you'll meet along the way.

About Us

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: www.gadventures.com.

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