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Discover Sri Lanka - Exodus Travels
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15 days

Discover Sri Lanka

Start and end in Colombo
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
18
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33172
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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

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Itinerary

Start and end in Colombo! With the In-depth Cultural tour Discover Sri Lanka, you have a 15 days 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 hill station 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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  • Overall Rating
    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 15th, 2019
    Rumania, our guide, was fabulous ensuring all group members were well prepared for the activities and journeying.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • AH
    · April 17th, 2019
    Well paced tour taking in all the places and things to do on my wish list
    Trip date: March 2019
  • TR
    · January 17th, 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 3rd, 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 23rd, 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 19th, 2018
    Great Tour leader, driver & assistant driver helped make this tour.
    Trip date: June 2018
  • SN
    · May 5th, 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 23rd, 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 23rd, 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 22nd, 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

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Frequently Asked Questions

    • 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?

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      Sri Lanka
    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types D, M.

      Type D
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    • 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.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • 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.
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      • For any tour departing before June 27th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 27th, 2021, 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 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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