• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

Sensational Sri Lanka & Maldives escape in style

  • Round trip
  • 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 or 17 nights
price from £ 2,499.00
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons
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Superb round-trip Sri Lanka and Maldives holiday, including 12 or 15 nights, half board, stylish hotels, excursions, and all travel

Take an unforgettable trip to Sri Lanka's greatest natural and cultural treasures, and the tropical dream world of the Maldives. You’ll start your tour in Sri Lanka, where the country will captivate you with its scents, colours, and lively atmosphere, with beautiful landscapes featuring tea plantations and exciting nature parks. Afterwards, you’ll fly to the Maldives, where you can relax all day on the endless sandy beaches and swim in the crystal clear water. During your time in Sri Lanka, you’ll enjoy a wide range of excursions with a guide, to give you an insight into the fauna, flora, fascinating history and diverse culture of the country. You can also experience the delicious cuisine, take a train through tea plantations, get to know the prehistoric temples and much more. Spend your nights in 4- and 5-star hotels along the way, with transfers and meals included. Prepare to be seduced by beautiful Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

Included
  • Round-trip Sri Lanka and Maldives escape: 12 or 15 nights in 4- or 5-star hotels

  • Half-board basis

  • Upgrade to full-board basis in the Maldives; valid for all bookings made between 4 April 2022 to 30 April 2022, and travelling between 21 April 2022 to 31 October 2022

  • Morning boat trip in the Negombo lagoon and city tour in Negombo (day 2)

  • Village tour, catamaran trip and cooking workshop (day 3)

  • Dambulla caves and visit to Ayurveda village (day 4)

  • Temple of the Tooth, Udawattakele Forest, Kandy City Tour and Cultural Dance Show (day 5)

  • Tea plantation visit (day 6)

  • Train ride from Nanu Oya to Haputhale (day 7)

  • Visit to the elephant rehabilitation centre and excursion to Galle Fortress (day 8)

  • English speaking guide included during the excursions

  • Private transfer between airport and hotel

  • All other (private) transfers during the trip

  • Flight from Colombo, Sri Lanka to Male, Maldives

  • Flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester to Colombo and from Malé to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester

  • Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.

We know plans can change. Our Flexible holidays let you rearrange your trip!

Choose from any alternative available dates. Includes refundable options. T&C's apply!

Day 1: Colombo and Negombo

Welcome to Sri Lanka, otherwise known as the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean". You'll land in Colombo, where you'll be greeted by your driver who will drive you to your first hotel in Negombo on the west coast of the island. You’ll have the rest of the day to relax after the long journey, or to do whate…

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Day 2-3: Negombo and Hiriwadunna

You’ll start the day with a boat trip in the Negombo lagoon while enjoying a cocktail or a fresh coconut drink, while you watch the sunrise over the mangroves of the lagoon, surrounded by local wildlife and fishing boats. Afterwards, you’ll head to Negombo for a fascinating city tour. You will then…

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Day 4-5: Dambulla Cave Temple and Kandy

After a good night's sleep, today's excursion takes you to the Dambulla Cave Temple, better known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla. Here you can explore the UNESCO-protected wonder, which features an abundance of beautiful statues and figures from the 1st century BC. Later kings added more than 150…

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Day 6: Nuwara Eliya & train ride to Haputale

After breakfast on day 6, make your way to a tea plantation and factory in Nuwara Eliya. Here, you’ll learn everything about the production of Sri Lankan tea, including Ceylon tea, one of the world’s best known. You can also try having a go as a tea picker yourself!

Then it's time for a very sp…

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Day 7: Udawalawe National Park

On day 7 you have the option to go on an optional jeep safari in the Udawalawe National Park. On this tour, you'll ride the jeep through the park, best known for its elephants - and there's a good chance you'll see some of the mighty animals!

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Day 8: Galle and Wadduwa

Day 8 begins after breakfast with a visit to Eth Athuru Sevana, an elephant rehabilitation centre. The centre, founded in 1995, takes care of baby elephants abandoned by the herd. Here, the elephants are looked after until they are old enough to take care of themselves. Baby elephants can be very l…

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Day 9-12: The Maldives and departure on day 13

After a week-long tour of Sri Lanka, it's time for a few days of total relaxation in the paradise islands of the Maldives. You will be flown to Malé, the capital of the Maldives, on the island of Kaafu Atoll. The Maldives have the title of being the smallest country in Asia and are an archipelago o…

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Day 1: Colombo and Negombo

Welcome to Sri Lanka, otherwise known as the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean". You'll land in Colombo, where you'll be greeted by your driver who will drive you to your first hotel in Negombo on the west coast of the island. You’ll have the rest of the day to relax after the long journey, or to do whate…

Read more
Camelot Beach Hotel

Day 2-3: Negombo and Hiriwadunna

You’ll start the day with a boat trip in the Negombo lagoon while enjoying a cocktail or a fresh coconut drink, while you watch the sunrise over the mangroves of the lagoon, surrounded by local wildlife and fishing boats. Afterwards, you’ll head to Negombo for a fascinating city tour. You will then…

Read more
Amaya Lake Dambulla  or similar

Day 4-5: Dambulla Cave Temple and Kandy

After a good night's sleep, today's excursion takes you to the Dambulla Cave Temple, better known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla. Here you can explore the UNESCO-protected wonder, which features an abundance of beautiful statues and figures from the 1st century BC. Later kings added more than 150…

Read more
Earl's Regency Hotel  or similar

Day 6: Nuwara Eliya & train ride to Haputale

After breakfast on day 6, make your way to a tea plantation and factory in Nuwara Eliya. Here, you’ll learn everything about the production of Sri Lankan tea, including Ceylon tea, one of the world’s best known. You can also try having a go as a tea picker yourself!

Then it's time for a very sp…

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Melheim Resort & Spa  or similar

Day 7: Udawalawe National Park

On day 7 you have the option to go on an optional jeep safari in the Udawalawe National Park. On this tour, you'll ride the jeep through the park, best known for its elephants - and there's a good chance you'll see some of the mighty animals!

Read more
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort  or similar

Day 8: Galle and Wadduwa

Day 8 begins after breakfast with a visit to Eth Athuru Sevana, an elephant rehabilitation centre. The centre, founded in 1995, takes care of baby elephants abandoned by the herd. Here, the elephants are looked after until they are old enough to take care of themselves. Baby elephants can be very l…

Read more
Tangerine Beach Hotel  or similar

Day 9-15: The Maldives and departure on day 16

After a week-long tour of Sri Lanka, it's time for total relaxation in the paradise islands of the Maldives. You will be flown to Malé, the capital of the Maldives, on the island of Kaafu Atoll. The Maldives have the title of being the smallest country in Asia and are an archipelago of 1,190 tiny t…

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Optional excursions

If you’d like to make your trip even more unforgettable, you can also book the following optional excursions. These excursions can be selected in the booking process. • Elephant safari in a jeep in Minneriya National Park or Kaudulla National Park (Day 2) Observe the elephants in their natural habitat in Minneriya National Park or in Kaudulla National Park. The trip lasts about 3-4 hours and includes the transfer and guide.

• Sigiriya and Lion's Rock (Day 3) Discover Sigiriya, once the capital of northern Sri Lanka. Here you can visit the spectacular ruins of a temple perched on Lion's Rock. The temple is one of Sri Lanka's main attractions, and the beautiful frescoes, peaceful gardens with ponds and streams, and ancient statues attract thousands of visitors from around the world each year. The excursion lasts about 3-4 hours and includes the transfer, entrance fees and a guide.

• Royal Botanical Garden in Kandy (Day 4) The Royal Botanical Garden is home to one of the most impressive collections of orchids in the world, as well as over 4,000 other plant species. The tour lasts 2-3 hours and includes transfer, admission and guided tour.

• Jeep Safari in Udawalawe National Park (Day 7) The picturesque Udawalawe has been a national park since 1972 and is best known for its elephants. Go on a jeep safari in the park, where you can experience the fascinating, gentle giants as well as wild boar, deer and water buffalo. If you’re lucky, you might also see jackals and leopards. The trip lasts about 3-4 hours and includes transfer and guides.

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  • Drinks with the included meals
  • Tips for tour guides and drivers (Approximately £3 for tour guides and approx. £2 for drivers, per person per day)
Payment

If you book this deal before 35 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.

Additional Information
Conditions

Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Limited for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.

Secret Escapes Limited is a company registered in England & Wales under number 07026107, registered office 120 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD, United Kingdom.© Secret Escapes 2021

Price changes

Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.

COVID-19 info

Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service at www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

Visa requirements

The passport, visa and health requirements (including those related to COVID-19) at the time of booking can be viewed on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office website It is your responsibility to ensure that you and all members of your party are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents, and in compliance with any other immigration requirements, before you travel. Due to COVID-19, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination which may change at short notice, including the need to show proof of having tested negative for, or having had a certified vaccination against, COVID-19. It is your responsibility to ensure you can satisfy these requirements before booking so please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before booking via your government's foreign advice service.

Occupancy

Max. 1 adult and a baby up to 1 year per single room Max. 2 adults and a baby up to 1 year per double room Max. 3 adults and a baby up to 1 year per triple room

Single Supplement

The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.

Infant bed

Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.

Flight times

Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.

Children’s Discount

Based on two full-paying adults per room, travellers will receive a discount on hotel stays for children 12 years and younger. This is dependent on the chosen travel period and whether the child sleeps in a separate bed. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.

Travel documents

You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.

Passport

Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in Sri Lanka. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website.

Visa

British Citizens need a visa for travel in Sri Lanka. Apply for a short stay visa online, or apply for a tourist visa upon arrival. Please note, visa application upon arrival could be a lengthy process. For more information, visit the official gov.uk website.

Vaccinations

All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. Vaccinations usually recommended for travel to Sri Lanka include those against hepatitis A and rabies and in some cases also against hepatitis B and typhoid . Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.

Currency

The national currency of Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR).

The national currency of the Maldives is the Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR).

Group Travel

During this trip, transport and excursions may be in groups of international travellers

Travel Schedule:

The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

Quality Standards

Please note that the quality standards of hotels, facilities, transportation and roads may differ from Europe.

Similar accommodation

In case the above mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest.

Train ride from Nanu Oya to Haputale

Please note that the train journey may be subject to a route change. The train journey may also be cancelled if there are no seats available on the train. In this case you will be driven to your accommodation in another way.

Airport transfers

At the airport your driver will be waiting for you with a sign with your names. You will receive more information about the transport along with your travel documents.

Official languages

Please note that the official language on site is English. Guided tours are also held in English.

Pets

Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.

Accessibility

Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible.