Cultural Tour


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Cultural Tour Sri Lanka 13 Nights 14 Days

On Arrival at Colombo International airport you will be welcomed by our representative/Chauffer guide/National Guide. Upon completion of arrival formalities leave for your chosen hotel at Negombo.

  •  ITINERARY 
  • INCLUDES & EXCLUDES
  • OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS
  • TOUR EXTENSIONS

DAY 1 | AIRPORT

On Arrival at Colombo International airport you will be welcomed by our representative/Chauffer guide/National Guide. Upon completion of arrival formalities leave for your chosen hotel at Negombo. 

Overnight in Negombo: 
03 star- Paradise Beach Hotel
04 star- Pegasus Reef Hotel

Meals –No breakfast will be served on Day 01

DAY 2 | NEGOMBO - PINNAWALA - ANURADHAPURA

This morning we start our journey towards Anuradhapura, which was the 01st Capital of ancient Sri Lanka from 3rd Century BC -11th Century AD. Along the way, you may visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage located at Kegalle District.

Overnight in Anuradhapura:
03 star - Rajarata Hotel
04 star - Palm Garden Village
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 3 | ANURADHAPURA - MIHINTHALE - ANURADHAPURA

This morning we visit archeological sites of Anuradhapura ancient city including world famous “Sri Maha Bodhee” which is considered as the oldest living tree in the world’s documented history. 
Evening excursion to Mihinthale known to be as the Cradle of Buddhism. Also the place where Buddhism was incorporated in Sri Lanka. Visit Ambastale & Mahaseya Dagaba. 

Overnight in Anuradhapura:
03 star - Rajarata Hotel
04 star - Palm Garden Village
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 4 | ANURADHAPURA - RITIGALA - SIGIRIYA

After breakfast check out the hotel and leave for Sigiriya/Dambulla. Along the way visit Ritigala Buddhist Monastery. Ruins and inscriptions of the monastery date back to 1st century BCE. Ritigala mountain range consists of four peaks of which the main and the highest peak at the south of the range is named Ritigala Kanda. Check in at hotel in Sigiriya for the overnight stay. 

Overnight stay in Sigiriya :
03 star - Elephas Resort
04 star - Aliya Resort
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 5 | SIGIRIYA - POLONNARUWA - SIGIRIYA

After an early breakfast, before the scorching heat of the sun, get ready to climb the 600 foot ‘Sigiriya Rock Fortress’ which King Kassapa selected to place his palace on. The landscaping surrounding the rock with several ponds along with the ancient engineering and hydraulic system used as far as the 5th century AD is one to marvel. The views from the top is simply breathtaking. 


Evening, head out to the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, the 2nd most ancient kingdoms in Sri Lanka also declared as a World Heritage site to see some of the ancient ruins which is currently undergoing a major development project known as the ‘Reawakening of Polonnaruwa’. Return to hotel for the overnight stay. Overnight in Sigiriya/Dambulla; 

Overnight stay in Sigiriya :
03 star - Elephas Resort
04 star - Aliya Resort
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 6 | SIGIRIYA - HIRIWADUNNA - SOMAWATHIYA - SIGIRIYA

After breakfast proceed on a village tour in Hiriwadunna to experience the rural life of Sri Lankans. Evening proceed on an excursion to Somawathiya ancient Temple. 

Overnight stay in Sigiriya : 

03 star - Elephas Resort
04 star - Aliya Resort
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 7 | SIGIRIYA - DAMBULLA - MATALE - KANDY

After breakfast proceed journey to Kandy via Matale. En route visit Dambulla cave temple, the best preserved cave monastery in the island which belongs to the 01st Century AD. Also stopover at a Spice Garden in Matale. Check in at hotel in Kandy for the overnight stay. Enjoy a cultural dance show in the evening. 

Overnight stay in Kandy : 
03 star - Hotel Hill Top
04 star - Earl’s Regent
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 8 | KANDY - PERADENIYA - NUWARA ELIYA

Morning take a city tour in Kandy including sacred Temple of Tooth that houses the tooth relic of Lord Buddha.
Drive to Nuwara Eliya, known as the “Little England” located at an altitude of 1868 m with occasional views of enormous waterfalls cascading down the mountainside. Stopover at a Tea Factory to see manufacture process of Ceylon Tea.
Evening city tour in Nuwara Eliya including the fruit & vegetable market area. 

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya : 
03 star - Daffodils Hotel
04 star - St Andrews Hotel
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 9 | NUWARA ELIYA - THISSA

After breakfast travel continues to Yala/Thissamaharama. Along the way enjoy the scenery of Rawana waterfall, considered as the widest waterfall in Sri Lanka. 


Up on arrival visit Kataragama God Skanda Temple where you can witness the Pujawa Ceromony. 

Overnight stay in Yala : 
03 star - Elephant Reach Hotel
04 star - Jetwing Yala
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 10 | THISSA - YALA - THISSA

With picnic breakfast, proceed to Yala National Park where you will start a game drive to see the wildlife in a private Jeep in to the second largest national park in Sri Lanka, best known for its variety of wild animals and highest density of leopards.


Evening city tour in Thissamaharama ancient village including possible visits of Tissa Wewa Reservior, Sandagiri Dagaba & Yatala Dagaba. 

Overnight stay in Yala : 
03 star - Elephant Reach Hotel 
04 star - Jetwing Yala
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 11 | THISSA - GALLE - HIKKADUWA

After breakfast travel continue towards Hikkaduwa. Along the way stopover at Galle Dutch fort which is considered as the world’s best preserved colonial fort. 

Overnight stay in Hikkaduwa : 
03 star - Coral Sands Hotel
04 star - Chaaya Tranz
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 12 | HIKKADUWA

Full day rest & relax by the hotel. 

Overnight stay in Hikkaduwa : 
03 star - Coral Sands Hotel
04 star - Chaaya Tranz
Meals – Breakfast

DAY 13 | HIKKADUWA - KOSGODA - COLOMBO

After breakfast drive back for Colombo along the coastal line of Sri Lanka. Also visit a sea turtle hatchery in Hikkaduwa/Kosgoda. 

Overnight stay in Colombo : 
03 star - Mirage Hotel
04 star - Ozo Hotel
Meals – No breakfast will be served on Day 01

DAY 14 | COLOMBO - AIRPORT

You will be picked up from Colombo hotel and transfer to the airport for the departure flight. 
We ‘Thank you’ for selecting GETAWAY SRI LANKA as your ‘Trusted Travel Partner’ and wish you a safe journey back to your destination. We hope to see you soon to discover the rest of our beautiful island. 

Meals – Breakfast

PRICE INCLUDES:

- 13 nights/ 14 days Accommodation in a SGL/DBL/TRP room in above stated hotels (03/04star). Similar hotels will be provided on unavailability. Cost may change.
- Meal Plan – Bed & Breakfast basis right throughout the tour (except Day 1 breakfast)
- Arrival, departure transfers and the tour as per the itinerary in an air conditioned Car/Micro accompanied with an English speaking licensed Chauffer guide.
- Passenger Insurance (Vehicle)
- All currently applicable government taxes and service charges.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

- Cost of entrance fees to places visited in the itinerary. (Approx. AUS $ 288per person) 
- Perahera supplement AUS $ 50 per room (applicable at Kandy hotels from 08.08.2016-19.08.2016)
- Dinner cost & lunch cost.
- International air-fare, airport tax or any kind of insurance cover other than what is stated.
- Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, etc.
- Any other meals than those mentioned in PRICE INCLUSIONS.
- Any other Sites not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Any other item not specifically mentioned above in ‘PRICE INCLUSIONS’.
- Visa fees to Sri Lanka.

IMPORTANT

  • STANDARD CHECK-IN TIME AT HOTEL : 02.00 PM
  • STANDARD CHECK-OUT TIME AT HOTEL : 12.00 PM

Terms & Conditions :

  • Rates and fares are subject to change without prior notice
  • Hotels and airlines herein mentioned are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • Prices above are calculated based on the lowest available airfare and current applicable taxes
  • Rates are subject to availability and change at the time of booking
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in hotel taxes, ROE (rate of exchange), transport rates, government taxes & entrance fees
  • Rates are based on current ROE and the same will be applicable at the time of hotels and/or airline confirmation which is also subject to change/availability at the time of making the reservation
  • The hotel would require a security deposit for incidentals by cash/credit card at the time of check-in
  • No amendments/refunds are possible once land arrangements (hotels, tours, transfers etc.)/airline tickets have been confirmed

The above rates are quoted inclusive of all applicable taxes at the time of the quotation. Any revision to the Air fares, Hotel rates, taxes and conversion rates will be notified and charged accordingly prior to making any reservations.

Confirmation :

50% non-refundable payment on confirmation, balance to be settled on delivery of the tickets and hotel vouchers

Confirming reservations are strictly subject to availability at the time of the booking

Cancellation Policy :

There will be no refunds made once the tickets are issued and paid for the tour package

Package can be customized any time on request

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For more optional excursions, Please contact your travel adviser: 03 8788 5152 or mail : info@gotravelclub.com.au

Package can be customized any time on request

* Terms & Conditions Apply

For Reservations: Email : reservations@gotravelclub.com.au

For more tour extentions, Please contact your travel adviser: 03 8788 5152 or mail : info@gotravelclub.com.au

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