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Arrive and check in to the Maniumpathy Hotel. (N)Day 3: Colombo • Rambukkana
Explore the hidden charm of the bustling capital in the company of an avid historian and photographer. Travel to Rambukkana on the evening train and transfer to Rosyth Estate House for a 3-night stay. (B)Days 4-5: Rambukkana
Relax by the pool, enjoy the stunning views or take a walk to the nearby tea factory for a guided tour. Mid-morning cooking class, followed by a lunch of the dishes you have prepared. Afternoon guided walk of the tea estate. (B, L, D)Day 6: Kandy
After breakfast proceed to Kandy for 3 nights at Kings Pavilion. Enjoy an evening cultural show. (B)Days 7-8: Kandy
Witness the early morning Puja ceremony at the sacred Temple of the Tooth, then continue to the Royal Botanical Gardens. At leisure. (B)Day 9: Gal Oya
After breakfast, proceed to Gal Oya for 2 nights at Gal Oya Lodge . (B, L, D)Day 10: Gal Oya
Enjoy a boat safari on Senanayake Samudraya to observe the local wildlife including crocodiles, deer, elephants and many rare and endemic species of birds. Afternoon at leisure with opportunities for additional activities such as meeting the indigenous Veddah tribes, taking a jeep safari or nature walk, or enjoying a guided bicycle ride to the beautiful Namal Oya reservoir. (B, L, D)Days 11-13: Passikudah
After breakfast proceed to Passikudah for 3 nights relaxing at Uga Bay Passikudah. (B)Day 14: Sigiriya
Travel to Sigiriya visiting the impressive Buddhist architectural gem of Polonnaruwa and the monkey rehabilitation centre en route. Spend 3 nights at Water Garden, Sigiriya. (B)Days 15-16: Sigiriya • Dambulla
Climb the fifth-century Sigiriya rock fortress before marveling at the hillside cave temples at Dambulla. (B)Day 17: Colombo
Travel back to Colombo by road for an overnight stay at the Maniumpathy Hotel. Or opt for a domestic flight with Cinnamon Air. (B)Day 18: Fly home (B)
Climb the fifth-century Sigiriya rock fortress before marveling at the hillside cave temples at Dambulla. (B)Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information
After breakfast proceed to Passikudah for 3 nights relaxing at Uga Bay Passikudah. (B)Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.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.
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.
Features: 30 rooms, restaurant, billiards table, swimming pool, spa, Wi-Fi.
Room Amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe.
Set along the beachfront of Pasikudah Bay, the Uga Bay resort offers 46 spacious and elegantly decorated rooms, arranged semi-circularly to provide the best sea views and equipped with air conditioning, flat screen television, mini bar and WiFi access. The restaurant offers Asian and International cuisine and other resort facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and a spa offering Ayurvedic, Asian and European style treatments and massages available indoors or in poolside cabanas.
The Rosyth Estate House is set in a 1926 colonial planter's bungalow within a private tea and rubber estate at 1,100ft above sea level. It offers outstanding boutique accommodation, exceptional Sri Lankan cuisine and the opportunity to experience the beauty and culture of rural Sri Lanka. Guests can explore the estate, visit the local tea factory, enjoy a cookery lesson, relax by the pool or simply take in the stunning views. It is an ideal first or last stop on a tour of Sri Lanka, being 2 hours from Colombo and an hour to the south of Kandy.
Features: 7 bedrooms, dining pavilion, lounge, library with satellite television, swimming pool with sun terrace, terraced gardens.
Room amenities: En suite bathroom with rainforest shower, air conditioning and ceiling fans.
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.
Room amenities: Air-conditioning, telephone, safe.
On the edge of Gal Oya National Park and set among 8 hectares of private forests, Gal Oya Lodge is a rustic eco-friendly lodge. It comprises spacious and elegantly furnished bungalows and villas, designed with timber walls and glass-to-ceiling windows and doors to enjoy the spectacular views. A range of experiences are on offer including 4x4 safaris, bicycle tours, bird walks, a boat safari and a jungle cooking course.
Features: 9 bungalows & villas, restaurant, bar, swimming pool.
Room amenities: En suite bathroom with bath or shower, seating & dining area.
Low season from £4295 per person
High season from £4445 per person
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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.
*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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