• Flight included
  • Accommodation included
  • Transfer included

Vibrant Sri Lanka tour with wildlife safari and beach stay

  • Round trip
  • 10, 11, 12, 13 or 14 nights
price from £ 1,489.00
  • per person
  • based on 2 persons
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Discover Sri Lanka's rich culture and natural wonders, with wildlife jeep safari and tropical beach stay. Inc transport, excursions & half-board

Immerse yourself in the colourful, vibrant world of Sri Lanka, where you'll find centuries-old sacred marvels, ancient art and underground cave networks, alongside lush forests, magnificent wildlife and picture-perfect beaches. Enjoy included excursions to gems including the Dambulla Cave Temple, a jeep safari through the Udawalawe National Park, a visit to a tea plantation and more. Finish off your trip in style with blissful beachside relaxation next to the idyllic Indian Ocean, where sun-kissed beaches and watercolour sunsets await.

Included
  • 10 or 12 nights in Sri Lanka

  • Half board exc. drinks

  • Hiriwadunna village tour with cookery demonstration

  • Dambulla Cave tour

  • Ayurvedic village & Kandy city tour

  • Kandy evening cultural performance

  • Temple of the Tooth & Udawattakele forest tour

  • Tea plantation & factory visit

  • Train ride (subject to availability)

  • Tuk-tuk ride to Lipton’s Seat

  • Elephant Transit Home visit

  • Galle Fort tour

  • Return flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester to Colombo

  • All transfers

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 1-2: Habarana

Welcome to Sri Lanka - you'll be greeted by your representative on arrival before making the four-hour journey to your hotel to relax (and trust us when we say it's worth the drive). The next morning gives you your first taste of Sri Lankan life, with a scenic catamaran ride across the lake to a vi…

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Day 3-4: Kandy

Your next stop is Kandy - on the way, you'll have the chance to explore the Dambulla Cave Temple - a network of caves housing ancient Buddhist statues and paintings, before visiting a local Ayurvedic village, where you can learn more about the country's many spices and herbs. Nature lovers can also…

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Day 5: Haputhale

Discover a different view of Sri Lanka with an enchanting steam train ride across the scenic hills on your way to Haputhale, where you can get a closer look at one of Sri Lanka's most famous exports - the renowned Ceylon Tea. You'll learn the secrets of what goes into the perfect brew, at every sta…

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Day 6: Udawalawe

An early morning start is well worth it as a tuk-tuk will be taking you to Lipton's Seat - one of the most picturesque viewpoints in the region. Afterwards, take a trip to the wild side of Sri Lanka with a Jeep safari around Udawalawe National Park - home to elephants, deer, water buffalo, leopards…

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Day 7-10: Beruwala

It's time to soak up the sun on one of Sri Lanka's most beautiful beaches as you head to your last stop, Beruwala. Along the way, you'll get to fall in love with orphaned and abandoned elephants being cared for at the Elephant Transit Home, where they're nurtured until they're able to live independ…

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Day 1-2: Habarana

Welcome to Sri Lanka - you'll be greeted by your representative on arrival before making the four-hour journey to your hotel to relax (and trust us when we say it's worth the drive). The next morning gives you your first taste of Sri Lankan life, with a scenic catamaran ride across the lake to a vi…

Read more
Habarana Village by Cinnamon  or similar

Day 3-4: Kandy

Your next stop is Kandy - on the way, you'll have the chance to explore the Dambulla Cave Temple - a network of caves housing ancient Buddhist statues and paintings, before visiting a local Ayurvedic village, where you can learn more about the country's many spices and herbs. Nature lovers can also…

Read more
The Tourmaline Hotel  or similar

Day 5: Haputhale

Discover a different view of Sri Lanka with an enchanting steam train ride across the scenic hills on your way to Haputhale, where you can get a closer look at one of Sri Lanka's most famous exports - the renowned Ceylon Tea. You'll learn the secrets of what goes into the perfect brew, at every sta…

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Day 6: Udawalawe

An early morning start is well worth it as a tuk-tuk will be taking you to Lipton's Seat - one of the most picturesque viewpoints in the region. Afterwards, take a trip to the wild side of Sri Lanka with a Jeep safari around Udawalawe National Park - home to elephants, deer, water buffalo, leopards…

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Day 7-12: Beruwala

It's time to soak up the sun on one of Sri Lanka's most beautiful beaches as you head to your last stop, Beruwala. Along the way, you'll get to fall in love with orphaned and abandoned elephants being cared for at the Elephant Transit Home, where they're nurtured until they're able to live independ…

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Excursions (included)

Hiriwadunna Village Trek & cooking class (day 2)

Take a scenic catamaran ride to a traditional village to get a glimpse of local life, before trying your hand at cooking some Sri Lankan cuisine.

Dambulla Cave Temple & Ayurvedic village visit (day 3)

Explore the renowned Dambulla Cave Temple before learning more about Ayurvedic spices in a local village.

The Temple of the Tooth, Udawattakele forest & Kandy city tour (day 4)

Visit one of the holiest places for Buddhists, the Sacred Tooth Relic Temple. Afterwards take a forest walking tour before a shopping visit to Kandy city.

Tea Plantation and Tea Factory (day 5)

Learn the secrets of Ceylon tea, and how you get from plant to cup.

Lipton's Seat & Jeep safari to Udawalawe National Park (day 6)

Head up to the Lipton's Seat viewpoint before a Jeep safari to see the wildlife of the national park.

Galle Fort & Elephant Transit Home visit (day 7)

Fall in love with orphaned elephants cared for in this sanctuary, and visit the historic Galle Fort for a glimpse into the past.

Optional excursions that can be added in the booking process:

Sigiriya (Lion's Rock) visit (day 2)

One of the sevens World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka, Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress and palace complex.

Royal Botanical Gardens visit (day 3)

Explore the beautiful botanical gardens, home to over 4000 species of plants, including of orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees, across nearly 150 acres.

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Excluded
  • Video and camera permits.
  • Refreshments
  • Lunch during the tour and dinner on last day
  • Tips and other personal expenses
  • Early checking in & late checkout (on availability)
  • Supplements (Christmas & New Year)
  • Supplement during Kandy Perahera festival (approximately during 14 - 24 August 2022)
  • Visa fees
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

Maximum 2 people per 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 cots

Infant cots are available upon request.

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.

Travel documents

You will receive your travel documents 5 days prior to departure at the latest

Good to know

Please note that Poya days are a Buddhist holiday observed monthly on the full moon, and resorts may not serve alcohol on these days.

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.

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.

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.

Train transfer

Train rides are subject to availability, and in the event of train cancellation, the train journey will be replaced with a transfer.

Extra flight nights

Please note that there may be an extra night on the plane or in transit