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144 reviews
Discover Sri Lanka - Exodus Travels
15 days

Discover Sri Lanka

From Colombo to Colombo
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33172
From
US $2,449
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Highlights

  • Giant stone Buddhas in Polonnaruwa ruins
  • See elephants in their natural habitat
  • Visit temples, palaces and Buddhist sculptures
  • Bicycle tour through Anuradhapura

Itinerary

Start and end in Colombo! With the in-depth cultural tour Discover Sri Lanka, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Colombo, Sri Lanka and 15 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Discover Sri Lanka includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Veyangoda.
  2. Day 2: Visit cave temples at Dambulla; to Sigiriya.
  3. Day 3: Morning climb to the rock fortress; optional afternoon game drive.
  4. Day 4: To Giritale; bike ride through country villages.
  5. Day 5: Visit ancient capital of Polonnaruwa; drive to Kandy via spice garden.
  6. Days 6-7: Free time in Kandy to explore or relax.
  7. Day 8: To Nuwara Eliya via Kitulgala; optional Adams Peak climb (Dec-Apr only).
  8. Day 9: Free morning in old colonial hillstation of Nuwara Eliya. Visit tea factory in afternoon.
  9. Day 10: Early morning to Horton Plains; walk to World's End viewpoint; to Bandarawela by train.
  10. Day 11: Scenic drive through Ella Gap to Kataragama; game drive in Yala N.P.
  11. Day 12: Drive to Tangalle and walk through rice paddies; coastal drive to Ahangama.
  12. Day 13: Free day to relax on the beach or optional activities including whale watching (Nov to April).
  13. Day 14: To Galle; visit old fort; transfer to Colombo.
  14. Day 15: End Colombo.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
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  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
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Customer Reviews

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    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.2
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Food
    Good
    3.6
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  • SG
    · October 15, 2019
    Rumania, our guide, was fabulous ensuring all group members were well prepared for the activities and journeying.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • AH
    · April 17, 2019
    Well paced tour taking in all the places and things to do on my wish list
    Trip date: March 2019
  • TR
    · January 17, 2019
    The trip was well-planned and well-conducted. The tour guide was knowledgeable and pleasant, keeping all on track without being officious or demanding. The hotels were appropriate to the standard of the tour and the organisation of things like baggage... Show more
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    Trip date: December 2018
  • Discover Sri Lanka reviewer 4
    · September 03, 2018
    Very organised tour with our own luxury coach.Guide was excellent but drowned us with too much repeated information at times.Most hotels were excellent with a couple or poor ones.
    Trip date: August 2018
  • A
    · July 23, 2018
    Guide made the trip very enjoyable and interesting. Would have prefered a few more cultural activities like visiting a pottery making place or batik factory. Hotels were for the most part very comfortable . Would have preferred if a few were closer to... Show more
    Trip date: July 2018
  • A
    · July 19, 2018
    Great Tour leader, driver & assistant driver helped make this tour.
    Trip date: June 2018
  • SN
    · May 05, 2018
    I loved the whole trip but my favourite experiences were Climbing Sigiriya Rock, seeing elephants on a game drive in Kaudulla National Park, cycling through villages in Giritale and having lunch with a local family and white water rafting in Kitulgala.
    Trip date: April 2018
  • BG
    · April 23, 2018
    This tour was excellent, the tour guide Ruwan was brilliant and couldn’t fault him. The itinerary was great and hotels excellent. The bus was very spacious and driver excellent also. The only negative I have is that the hotels tended to be in non... Show more
    Trip date: April 2018
  • K
    · April 23, 2018
    I have to agree with Bettina's review of Discover Sri Lanka tour. Missed activities, poor quality hotels, very bustling experiences, no successful attempts to avoid overtly crowded activities and sites. In my case our guide had insufficient knowledge... Show more
    Trip date: February 2018
  • Discover Sri Lanka reviewer 10
    · April 22, 2018
    Amazing country! Well organised itinerary, I picked this because it included Yala National Park and Adam's Peak - both unforgettable experiences. Great guide, driver and assistant, fully packed days (not a holiday for lounging around!), and wonderful... Show more
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    Trip date: March 2018

Dates & Availability

15 days
Discover Sri Lanka
From Colombo to Colombo
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FAQs

    • What is the star rating of the hotels?

      The accommodation used on this tour is based on a 3-star rating, all of the hotels used are of a good standard with their facilities & all room have en-suite bathrooms.

    • Where can I find more detailed information about this tour?

      A trip note - which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. Information such as the daily itinerary, where to meet on the first day, what time the trip starts, how to get to the joining point hotel, included activities, visa information, etc will be mentioned in there. Please contact us for this.

    • Does the tour price includes airfare?

      TourRadar specialise in giving you the best tours from around the world, however the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking your flights to meet with the group at the starting city. We do not recommend booking airfare before confirming your tour.

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    Good to Know

    • About the country

      Currencies

      Rupee
      Sri Lanka

      Plugs & Adapters

      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.

      Vaccines

      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.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 16 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 16 June 2020, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Exodus Travels. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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