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Lead Price
From £7620pp
Duration
14 days & 12 nights
Itinerary Type
Tailor Made
Holiday Type
General Interest
Tour Highlights

Luxury Sri Lanka by Seaplane

Travel by seaplane staying in some of Sri Lanka’s finest accommodation while exploring the scenic hill country, tropical beaches and the island’s best known national park.

Itinerary

YEAR:
DAY 1: Fly to Colombo
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Fly to Colombo

(N)

Meal basis:

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

DAY 2: Colombo
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Colombo

Arrival and transfer to Gampaha for an overnight stay at The Wallawwa, set in coconut and pineapple plantations. (B)

DAY 3: Hatton
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Hatton

Take the 30-minute seaplane ride from Colombo airport to Castlereagh reservoir for a 3-night stay in a luxurious lakeside villa at Ceylon Tea Trails. (B, L, D)

DAY 4: Hatton
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Hatton

Local experiences on offer include tea factory visits, walking, cycling or boating on the reservoir. Alternatively, sit back and admire the beautiful views from the pool while sipping a cocktail or indulging in afternoon tea. (B, L, D)

DAY 5: Hatton
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Hatton

At leisure.

DAY 6: Koggala
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Koggala

Take a 30-minute seaplane transfer to Koggala Lake on the south coast. Enjoy the aerial views of tea plantations, waterfalls, tropical rainforest and the stunning coastline. Take the short transfer to The Fortress Resort & Spa for a 3-night stay. (B)

DAY 7: Koggala
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Koggala

Relax by the beach, enjoy a catamaran ride in search of blue whales, sperm whales and spinner dolphins or explore historic Galle fort. (B)

DAY 8: Koggala
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Koggala

At leisure.

DAY 9: Yala National Park
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Yala National Park

Travel by road to Yala National Park visiting the cave temples at Mulkirigala en route. Spend 2 nights at the beachside Chena Huts located on the edge of the national park. (B, D)

DAY 11: Yala
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Yala

A second wildlife drive in the park also offers the chance of sighting other wildlife such as elephants, wild boars, wild buffaloes, sloth bears, monkeys, mongoose, deer and crocodiles. Large flocks of migratory and indigenous birds are also found here such as jungle fowl, peacocks and orioles. (B)

DAY 10: Yala
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Yala

Explore Yala by jeep on an early morning safari. Yala is one of Sri Lanka's largest national parks and its terrains consist mainly of dry woodlands with patches of light forest, grasslands and lagoons, which provide residence for the park's main attraction - the leopard. (B)

DAY 12: Colombo
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Colombo

Travel to Dickwlla for a seaplane transfer to Colombo and a 2-night stay at The Residence. (B)

DAY 13: Colombo
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Colombo

Explore Colombo on a fascinating walking tour. (B)

DAY 14: Fly Home
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Fly Home

(B)

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

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • View Sri Lanka’s mesmerising scenery from above whilst travelling by sea plane
  • Spend 3 nights at the iconic Ceylon Tea Trails
  • Take a catamaran ride in search of blue whales and dolphins
  • Explore Yala National Park from the beachside location of Chena Huts
Low Season
From £7,620 per person
High Season
From £7,720 per person

What's included

  • 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

Important information

Luxury tour
These are our most comfortable tours and will usually feature 5-star deluxe accommodation throughout.
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.
Guideline prices
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin/double-room. Single supplement available on request. Pricing is indicative and may be subject to change due to external factors such as variable flight prices.
Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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