Delve into Sri Lanka’s natural and
archaeological wonders. Starting from Sri
Lanka’s ancient capital, traverse quaint
tea country and tropical rainforests to the
jungles of Yala, which has the highest density
of wild leopards in the world.
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Overnight flight from London to Colombo. (N)
Arrive and transfer to Cinnamon Lakeside for a 1-night stay. (N)
Drive to Dambulla, via Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Stay 3 nights at the Heritance Kandalama. (B)
Visit Anuradhapura and Mihintale. (B)
Visit Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa. (B)
Drive to Kandy, via Dambulla. Stay 2 nights at Earl’s Regency. (B)
Visit the Temple of the Tooth and Royal Botanical Gardens. (B)
Drive to Nuwara Eliya. Stay 2 nights at the Tea Factory. (B)
Visit Horton Plains. (B)
Drive to Yala and stay 2 nights at Jetwing Yala. (B)
Early morning and late afternoon wildlife
Drive to Sinharaja Forest Reserve and stay 2 nights at the Rainforest Eco Lodge (B)
Early morning and late afternoon walking safari. (B)
Drive to Wadduwa and spend 2 nights at the Heritance Ahungalla. (B)
At leisure. (B)
Drive to Colombo and fly to London. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch,
D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Nestled in the heart of Colombo, on the edge of the Beira Lake, the Cinnamon Lakeside is set among 2.8 hectares of lush landscaped gardens. With elegant interiors and a modern design, the hotel features 349 air-conditioned rooms and suites, which overlook Colombo's skyline or Beira Lake. The hotel has an eclectic range of food and beverage outlets ranging from a Chinese restaurant to casual al-fresco dining by the pool, and other facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, spa and a...
The Earl's Regency hotel is set in the Dumbara valley, overlooking the lush Knuckles mountain range and the Mahaweli river. The hotel has 104 en suite bedrooms each with private balcony overlooking the countryside. Facilities include a swimming pool, restaurant and...
This 5-star property is situated in Ahungalla, an ancient fishing hamlet. The setting is idyllic - a long stretch of unspoilt palm-fringed beach on the south-west coast beside the Indian Ocean. The 160 air-conditioned rooms offer stunning views of the ocean and the property has two sprawling swimming pools. Within the Heritance Ahungalla's extensive premises, quiet luxury complements this picture of tranquillity and...
The Heritance Kandalama stands on the shore of an ancient manmade lake, at the foot of a rocky outcrop, which once was the home of hermits who sought isolation for meditation in its caves. Designed by leading Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa, the hotel has been designed to blend perfectly with the natural environment and is surrounded by forest. The main building, with more than 152 rooms, stretches out for more than a kilometre with the terraced building giving the appearance of being built into the cliff, while the overhanging jungle foliage is now an integral part of the hotel design. The hotel strives to be a model for sustainable development in south Asia, and became the first in Asia to be awarded the prestigious environmental 'Green Globe 21 Certification'...
Set 6,800 feet above sea level, The Heritance Tea Factory was built as the Heathersett Tea Factory in the days of the British Raj. The conversion combines much of the original building's style and machinery with a range of modern innovations. The views are entrancing, with a wide panorama to the front and gentle pastoral scenes to the rear. One of the hotel's restaurants is set in a train carriage.
Features: 54 rooms, Wi-Fi, billiards, mini golf, 2 restaurants, bar, garden, working tea factory.
Room amenities: Floor-to-ceiling windows, minibar, television, tea & coffee facilities, hairdryer, en suite...
Situated close to wildlife-rich Yala National Park, Jetwing Yala offers a perfect balance of affordable luxury and environmental harmony. The 82 rooms and 14 luxury tents are decorated in earthy muted tones and feature either a balcony or a terrace. The hotel's facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court and yoga platform. The range of dining options include local or international cuisine that can be served in the tree-house, in-room or on the sand dunes by the...
Located on a 200 hectare division of the Enselwatte Tea Estate bordering the south-eastern side of the Sinharaja Rainforest, Rainforest Ecolodge offers 16 well-appointed chalets set above the tea planation of stilts. Each chalet, built from recycled shipping containers with bamboo decorated interior, features a bedroom, living room, bath and shower and private balcony with views out across the estate and forest canopy. The lodge has a restaurant serving a variety of international dishes made using freshly sourced, organically grown...
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TLK2016: 14 Nights
Colombo is Sri Lanka's largest city and the country's political, economic and cultural...
The small resort of Wadduwa lies 32 kilometres south of Colombo and 8...
Yala is the largest national park in Sri Lanka and was given over to conservation in...