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Sri Lanka and Maldives in style
- Round trip
- 13 or 14 nights
- Maldives, Sri Lanka
- per person
- based on 2 persons
With this offer, you can get a partial refund if you cancel up to 29 days before your check-in date.
If your check-in date is less than 29 days away, you will not be eligible for a refund, however this might improve depending on your selection. Please check before booking.
Round trip to Sri Lanka and the Maldives: 12 nights including half board in stylish hotels with excursions, transfers and flights
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.
Round trip Sri Lanka and Maldives: 12 nights in 4 or 5 star hotels
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 Heathrow, Manchester to Colombo and from Malé to Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Heathrow, Manchester
Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.
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 jo…
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. This is a …
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 mo…
Day 6: Nuwara Eliya
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! Afterwards, head back to the …
Day 7: Train ride to Haputale
On day 7 it’s time for a very special experience, as you take the train from Nanu Oya to Ella. The journey takes about 2 hours and the view from the train is utterly breathtaking, so sit back, relax, and enjoy the captivating landscape around you, with lush green tea plantations and waterfalls. …
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 archip…
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.
- Visa charges
- 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)
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.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. 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.
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.
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.
Max. 1 adult and a baby up to 1 year per single room
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.
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.
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.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.
Bitte beachten Sie, um nach Sri Lanka einreisen zu dürfen benötigen Sie als deutscher Staatsbürger ein Touristenvisum sowie einen Reisepass. Für die aktuellsten Informationen zu Touristenvisa – einschließlich der Preise und Länge der Gültigkeit des benötigten Dokuments – empfehlen wir die Internetseite des Auswärtigen Amts zu besuchen (http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/). Ihr Reisepass muss noch mindestens 6 Monate bei Einreise nach Sri Lanka gültig sein. Alternativ, können Sie die örtliche Botschaft des Landes kontaktieren, dass Sie besuchen werden.
Deutsche Staatsangehörige benötigen für die EinPlease note that to be able to enter Sri Lanka you will need a tourist visa and passport, as a British citizen. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website or the relevant embassy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after entering Sri Lanka.
British nationals can obtain a visa upon arrival in the Maldives. Tourist visas up to 30 days are issued upon entry.
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
The national currency of Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR).
The national currency of the Maldives is the Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR).
During this trip, transport and excursions may be in groups of international travellers
The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
Please note that the quality standards of hotels, facilities, transportation and roads may differ from Europe.
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.
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.
Please note that the official language on site is English. Guided tours are also held in English.
Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.
Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible.