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Classic Sri Lanka & the Maldives

Private Travel | General interest 14 Days & 12 Nights Lead-in price: £3,495 Current prices from: £3,495
Combine the cultural highlights of Sri Lanka with relaxation in the idyllic Maldives.

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Luxury Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Colombo


Day 2: Sigiriya

Arrive and transfer to Sigiriya for 3 nights at the Water Garden Sigiriya. (B)

Day 3: Sigiriya

Explore the 11th and 12th century ruins and the 2nd capital of Sri Lanka, Polonnaruwa. After, visit the Minneriya Tank, consisting of mixed evergreen forest and scrub areas and is a habitat for elephant, spotted deer, leopard, sloth bear and crocodile. Enjoy lunch at a family-run restaurant. (B)

Day 4: Sigiriya

Climb the iconic fifth-century Sigiriya rock fortress with rises majestically 200 metres from the scrub jungle below. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 5: Elkaduwa

Travel to Ashburnham Estate, a 1930s tea planter’s house on the edge of the Knuckles mountain range with fine views of the surrounding hills and waterfalls. Stay 3 nights on this working tea estate. (B)

Day 6: Elkaduwa

Take gentle walks in the surrounding area, visit the nearby waterfalls or explore the tea estate in the company of the estate manager at Ashburnham. (B)

Day 7: Kandy

Explore Kandy and its 16th century Temple of the Tooth in time for morning prayers. After explore the vibrant street market and wonderful botanical gardens that are home to a fine collection of orchids and a stately avenue of royal palms that were planted in 1905. (B)

Day 8: Colombo

Travel to Colombo through tea plantations and jungle covered hills for an overnight stay at the boutique Maniumpathy. Colombo is teeming with delicious food stalls, this evening take a walking tour of the city to try a range of these delectable snacks. (B)

Days 9-13: The Maldives

Transfer to the airport for the short flight to the Maldives and a 5-night stay in a beach villa at Fushifaru. (B, D)

Day 14: Fly home

Transfer to the airport and fly home. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Luxury tour:

This tour is based in luxury accommodation throughout.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Luxury private tour accommodation

  • Water Garden Sigiriya
    Water Garden Sigiriya

    The luxury Water Garden Sigiriya is located in lush countryside in central Sri Lanka, just 6km from Sigiriya Rock. Villas are spacious with a large living area and private plunge pools. They are equipped with modern amenities including air conditioning. Facilities include a spa, wellness centre, fitness centre and outdoor pool. The gourmet restaurant serves local delicacies and international cuisine.<br>Features: 30 rooms, restaurant, billiards table, swimming pool, spa, Wi-Fi.<br>Room Amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe.

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  • Maniumpathy

    Located in the heart of Colombo, Maniumpathy is set in an atmospheric manor house that dates back to 1906. Originally built by a doctor from Jaffna, the house has been extended and its interiors modernised without affecting the property's period features. The eight guestrooms are all individually designed and have their own character. This boutique hotel is within easy reach of Colombo's sights, shops, cafes and restaurants.Features: 8 rooms, restaurant, swimming pool, library, Wi-Fi. <br>Room amenities: Air-conditioning, telephone, safe.

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  • Fushifaru

    Just a 35-minute seaplane transfer from Malé to the quiet Lhaviyani atoll, the Fushifaru is a chic, boutique, Maldivian resort set on an idyllic island surrounded by verdant vegetation and a wonderful house reef. The design is simple yet elegant, reflecting traditional Maldivian architecture and a minimalistic style. There are a range of personalised services available as well as three iconic dive sites teeming with marine life nearby.Features: 49 rooms, 2 restaurants, bar, private sandbank, PADI dive centre, water sports, Heylhi Spa.<br>Room amenities: Air conditioning, turndown service, minibar, tea &amp; coffee making facilities.

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £3,495 per person

High season from £3,775 per person


Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
    • Entrance fees unless otherwise stated

Destinations on this tour

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