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Jewels of Sri Lanka

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Jewels of Sri Lanka - Tucan Travel
Jewels of Sri Lanka - Tucan Travel
RossandJulietYates "We enjoyed the small group travel in the one vehicle with excellent tour leader, assistant and driver. Our guide ,Priya, was exceptional - well organised, knowledgeable, professional and caring. Our driver, Anil, always drove safely which reassured us at all times. We also enjoyed having an assistant guide, India, who cared for our luggage, ensured our safety when alighting from the vehicle and al..."
Excellent
66 reviews
Starts
Negombo
Destinations
+9
Ends
Negombo
Map

Highlights

  • Climb Sigiriya Lions Rock
  • Take a scenic train ride
  • Spot elephants, leopards and bears
  • Relax on Sri Lanka's beaches
Age range
18 to 65 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
19
Transportation
Train & Rail, Local Transport, Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure
Start and end in Negombo! With the in-depth cultural tour Jewels of Sri Lanka, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Negombo, Sri Lanka and 9 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Jewels of Sri Lanka includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

66 Reviews

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Good
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  • BH
    Written on November 14, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    a few hotels need "tweeking" or replacing, tips to be given to "other providers" should be detailed prior to the event not after more group interaction by the guide - he was quite reserved and either shy, or not interested in conversation, even when asked... Read more

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  • Jewels of Sri Lanka reviewer 2
    Written on October 23, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Fantastic tour taking in all the highlights and great value

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  • A
    Written on October 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great tour covering all of the highlights from the ancient cities to game parks and tea plantations as well as beaches this tour has it all and great value.

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  • N
    Written on October 16, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    I thought the tour was excellent value for money and the itinerary just right. I understand that tours include local crafts but the hard sell at the end gets really tiresome and something I could do without. The accomodation was pretty good overall however... Read more

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  • BS
    Written on October 7, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was great value for the amount of activities and town we covered We had a very good team from Tucan travel, our guide Amara was kind thoughtful and always ready to help with any problems we had

    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    We are so pleased you joined us in Sri Lanka and can't wait to see you on another adventure in the future!
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  • D
    Written on July 30, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    A wonderful jam-packed 2 weeks covering fascinating ancient history, beautiful natural features, pristine national parks, a brilliant train trip and bustling cities. The itinerary was a good mix of experiences complimented by Kash's (our guide) excellent... Read more

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  • L
    Written on May 19, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    A really jam-packed tour which covered all the ancient sites, national parks, beaches and cities. A varied tour and great value.

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  • M
    Written on May 15, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The hike to World's End

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  • E
    Written on May 8, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The best part of the tour was the efforts our Guide Priya and his crew went to make sure we were happy. Priya is very experienced and knowledgeable and ready to share information about life in his beloved Sri Lanka. He also provided individual attention... Read more

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  • R
    Written on May 7, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    We enjoyed the small group travel in the one vehicle with excellent tour leader, assistant and driver. Our guide ,Priya, was exceptional - well organised, knowledgeable, professional and caring. Our driver, Anil, always drove safely which reassured us at... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Negombo
  2. Day 2-3: Anuradhapura
  3. Day 4: Polonnaruwa
  4. Day 5: Sigiriya
  5. Day 6-7: Kandy
  6. Day 8-9: Nuwara Eliya
  7. Day 10: Ella
  8. Day 11: Yala National Park
  9. Day 12-13: Unawatuna
  10. Day 14: Negombo
  11. Day 15: Depart Negombo

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour concludes after breakfast at Camelot Beach Hotel or similar in Negombo and it's time to say farewell to your newfound travel friends and continue your separate ways! Please be aware that the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of this tour generally starts from Camelot Beach Hotel or similar in Negombo and as the first day is just an arrivals day you can arrive at any time. Spend the day exploring the Old Dutch Fort Gate, the Dutch Canal, the old churches and fishing villages which surround the area or give the Kotchchikade area a go at dusk with many handicrafts for sale, boutiques, shops, gem shops and restaurants. Please be aware the starting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are available for this tour at an additional cost, please contact our customer support team to arrange this.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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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.

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    Location
    Start and end in Negombo.
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $140 to confirm this Tucan Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 January 2019 the full payment of $1,379 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 $1379 for Jewels of Sri Lanka, but the deposit of $140 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and Tucan Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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    The following cards are accepted for Tucan Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 779 km.
    • Negombo (Sri Lanka)
    • 139 km
    • Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
    • 78 km
    • Polonnaruwa (Sri Lanka)
    • 28 km
    • Sigiriya (Sri Lanka)
    • 75 km
    • Kandy (Sri Lanka)
    • 40 km
    • Kitulgala (Sri Lanka)
    • 39 km
    • Nuwara Eliya (Sri Lanka)
    • 95 km
    • Yala National Park (Sri Lanka)
    • 144 km
    • Unawatuna (Sri Lanka)
    • 112 km
    • Colombo (Sri Lanka)
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