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Jewels of Sri Lanka - Tucan Travel
15 days

Jewels of Sri Lanka

From Negombo to Negombo
Max group size:
19
Age range:
18 to 65
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
45364
From
$2,419
-42%
US $1,403
+ $230 Local Payment
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Places You’ll See

  • Negombo
    Negombo
  • Polonnaruwa
    Polonnaruwa
  • Kandy
    Kandy
  • Nuwara Eliya
    Nuwara Eliya
  • Ella
    Ella
  • Yala National Park
    Yala National Park
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Highlights

  • Climb Sigiriya Lions Rock
  • Take a scenic train ride
  • Spot elephants, leopards and bears
  • Relax on Sri Lanka's beaches

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Negombo
  2. Day 2: Anuradhapura & Ancient Mihintale
  3. Day 3: Anuradhapura
  4. Day 4: Polonnaruwa - The Medieval Capital
  5. Day 5: Dambulla & Sigiriya's Lion Rock
  6. Day 6: Kandy & Temple of the Sacred Tooth
  7. Day 7: Kandy & Evening Cultural Dance Show
  8. Day 8: Nuwara Eliya
  9. Day 9: Nuwara Eliya & Tea Plantations Excursion
  10. Day 10: Ella Gap & Horton Plains National Park
  11. Day 11: Yala National Park
  12. Day 12: Unawatuna & Elephant Sanctuary
  13. Day 13: Unawatuna
  14. Day 14: Negombo
  15. Day 15: Depart Negombo
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

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    • SW
      December 09, 2019
      The tour surpassed everything listed in the itinerary and my expectations. Sri Lanka is an amazing location, happy people, delicious food and amazing countryside and animals. Our guide Amara, and driver Daya were so knowledgeable and willing to go the... Show more
      Tucan Travel commented on this review
      Susan, we are so pleased you had a wonderful time in Sri Lanka, it is one of our favourite countries! We hope to see you again in the future!
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      Trip date: November 2019
    • NH
      November 12, 2019
      I had a fantastic time on the jewels of Sri Lanka tour, it was my first group tour so I was a little nervous but I had excellent service from start to finish, all my questions were answered quickly and in detail prior to the tour commencing and every... Show more
      Trip date: October 2019
    • Jewels of Sri Lanka reviewer 3
      November 22, 2018
      Great paced trip which hit all the highlights. What could have been done was to reduce some of our environmental impact. One day one a reusable bag was offered but after that no reminders were made to use it during our supermarket stops. Not once did I... Show more
      Tucan Travel commented on this review
      Hi Simon thanks for taking the time to leave a review and we are so pleased you joined us in Sri Lanka! We take feedback both positive and negative seriously and are always concerned with our tours being responsible and sustainable. Will pass on your... Show more
      Trip date: October 2018
    • BH
      November 14, 2018
      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... Show more
      Tucan Travel commented on this review
      Hi Beverley thanks for taking the time to leave a review and we are so pleased you joined us in Sri Lanka! We will be in touch with our Sri Lanka team in regards to your comments about your Tour Guide, it is disappointing to hear you felt he was not... Show more
      Trip date: October 2018
    • Jewels of Sri Lanka reviewer 5
      October 23, 2018
      Fantastic tour taking in all the highlights and great value
      Trip date: May 2018
    • A
      October 23, 2018
      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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      Trip date: May 2018
    • N
      October 16, 2018
      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... Show more
      Trip date: September 2018
    • BS
      October 07, 2018
      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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      Trip date: September 2018
    • D
      July 30, 2018
      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)... Show more
      Trip date: June 2018
    • L
      May 19, 2018
      A really jam-packed tour which covered all the ancient sites, national parks, beaches and cities. A varied tour and great value.
      Trip date: April 2018

    Availibilty

    15 days
    Jewels of Sri Lanka
    From Negombo to Negombo
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    FAQs

      • 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.

      • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

        Of course, we can! Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

      • What is the age range?

        This tour has an age range from 18 to 65 years old. Unfortunately, this means that children and young travellers under the age of 18 are not eligible to participate in this tour. The maximum age limit of the tour is a recommendation only, please contact our customer support team if you are uncertain whether you are eligible to participate in this 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 13 February 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 13 February 2020, a minimum payment of $140 is required to confirm your booking with Tucan Travel. 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 65 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.
        • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Tucan Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
        • The following cards are accepted for Tucan Travel tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
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      • TourRadar presents Ella to Kandy by Train
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