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Sri Lankan Highlights - Exodus Travels
Sri Lankan Highlights - Exodus Travels
Good
24 reviews
Starts
Colombo
Destinations
+9
Ends
Wattala
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Highlights

  • See elephants in their natural habitat
  • Visit temples, palaces and Buddhist sculptures
  • Discover the tea plantation and Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
  • Be free to explore Kandy
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
Adventure
Start in Colombo and end in Wattala! With the adventure tour Sri Lankan Highlights, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Colombo, Sri Lanka and 8 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Highlights is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

24 Reviews

  • Sri Lankan Highlights reviewer 1
    Written on September 16, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    The knowledge, humour, care, and honesty or our tour leader, Sujee and our driver was exemplary.We felt very secure and enriched by their whole hearted attention to detail, and to highlighting the wonderful and enlightening  experience of their beloved... Read more

  • Sri Lankan Highlights reviewer 2
    Written on August 7, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    A wonderful, jam-packed week, I enjoyed every moment.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Riding an elephant has to be top on my list, but the variety of things we did involving the local people really gave me a feel of the real Sri Lanka,... Read more

  • Sri Lankan Highlights reviewer 3
    Written on July 31, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip of a life time. I did not think possible to fit so much in such a short time.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Although the trip was very comfortable (the hotels were fantastic) I enjoyed being able to meet the local people as... Read more

  • Sri Lankan Highlights reviewer 4
    Written on January 11, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Sri Lanka is a small country and it's possible to enjoy a variety of experiences and environments in a short time, weather and poor road conditions permitting. Our group was only 12 and everyone got along very well, so that made for an excellent fun... Read more

  • Sri Lankan Highlights reviewer 5
    Written on January 4, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Exodus planned an outstanding school trip for us. They tailored it to our needs, looked after us really well, with the pplanning before we went and while we were there.  We would strongly recommend them for your trip (whatever or wherever it is). What was... Read more

  • Sri Lankan Highlights reviewer 6
    Written on January 3, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    A good mix of exercise and sightseeing. When I arrived in the hotel in Colombo I did not get any advice on how to pass the new year's eve, so I just said happy new year to the hotel personnel, see the fireworks  and go to bed. After I understood that... Read more

  • Sri Lankan Highlights reviewer 7
    Written on May 11, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Beautiful country. I did not expect it would be so beautiful: landscapes, fauna, flora, people, food. I recomend this trip for everybody as this country has everythng .What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Knuckles Range, it was hard but it... Read more

  • Sri Lankan Highlights reviewer 8
    Written on February 10, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A very enjoyable week which enabled you to experience a variety of cultural and social aspects of Sri Lankan life.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Climbing to the summit of the Lion Rock was exciting. The views from the top were... Read more

  • Sri Lankan Highlights reviewer 9
    Written on February 10, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A very enjoyable week which enabled you to experience a variety of cultural and social aspects of Sri Lankan life.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Climbing to the summit of the Lion Rock was exciting. The views from the top were... Read more

  • Sri Lankan Highlights reviewer 10
    Written on January 3, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A short trip around central Sri Lanka which amazingly packs in the highlights without being too rushed.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Bike riding around local villages with a buffet lunch in the middle of knowhere!Elephant riding on... Read more

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Wattala.
  2. Day 2: Game drive near Giritale to see elephants in their natural habitat.
  3. Day 3: Cycle trip to Dambalawewa Lake with a village lunch.
  4. Day 4: Visit ancient capital city of Polonnaruwa; to Sigiriya; evening visit to rock fortress.
  5. Day 5: To Kandy via the cave temples at Dambulla; visit Temple of the Tooth.
  6. Day 6: Free day to explore Kandy; optional day excursion to Knuckles Mountain Range.
  7. Day 7: To Wattala via Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and tea estate.
  8. Day 8: End Wattala.

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  • Sunday
    Dec 30, 2018
    from Colombo
    8 Days
    Sunday
    Jan 6, 2019
    to Wattala
    Only 2 seats left
    $65
    USD $1,550

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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

Rupee
Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka

Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Sri Lanka. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 1 month before travel.

Policies

Location
Colombo is the starting point and Wattala is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 9 February 2019 the full payment of $1,550 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1550 for Sri Lankan Highlights, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Exodus Travels tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 423 km.
  • Colombo (Sri Lanka)
  • 3 km
  • Wattala (Sri Lanka)
  • 161 km
  • Giritale (Sri Lanka)
  • 12 km
  • Polonnaruwa (Sri Lanka)
  • 28 km
  • Sigiriya (Sri Lanka)
  • 15 km
  • Dambulla (Sri Lanka)
  • 64 km
  • Kandy (Sri Lanka)
  • 25 km
  • Knuckles Forest Reserve (Sri Lanka)
  • 25 km
  • Kandy (Sri Lanka)
  • 5 km
  • Peradeniya (Sri Lanka)
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