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With a wide variety of activities, an easygoing
culture and beautiful golden beaches,
east coast Sri Lanka is the perfect destination
to discover from May to September.
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Arrive and check in to the Maniumpathy Hotel. (N)
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)
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)
After breakfast proceed to Kandy for 3 nights at
Kings Pavilion. Enjoy an evening cultural show. (B)
Witness the early morning Puja ceremony at the
sacred Temple of the Tooth, then continue to the
Royal Botanical Gardens. At leisure. (B)
After breakfast, proceed to Gal Oya for
2 nights at Gal Oya Lodge . (B, L, D)
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)
After breakfast proceed to Passikudah for 3 nights
relaxing at Uga Bay Passikudah. (B)
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)
Climb the fifth-century Sigiriya rock fortress
before marveling at the hillside cave temples at
Travel back to Colombo by road for an overnight
stay at the Maniumpathy Hotel. Or opt for a
domestic flight with Cinnamon Air. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
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