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69 reviews
Jewels of Sri Lanka - Tucan Travel
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15 days

Jewels of Sri Lanka

Start and end in Negombo
Tour Operator:
Tucan Travel
Max group size:
16
Age range:
18 to 65
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
45364
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-33%
US $1,393
+ $250 Local Payment
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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

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Itinerary

Start and end in Negombo! With the In-depth Cultural tour Jewels of Sri Lanka, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through Negombo, Sri Lanka and 8 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Jewels of 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: Arrive Negombo
  2. Day 3: Anuradhapura
  3. Day 4: Polonnaruwa - The Medieval Capital
  4. Day 5: Dambulla & Sigiriya's Lion Rock
  5. Day 6: Kandy & Temple of the Sacred Tooth
  6. Day 8: Nuwara Eliya
  7. Day 12: Unawatuna & Elephant Sanctuary
  8. Day 11: Yala National Park
  9. Day 13: Unawatuna
  10. Day 14: Negombo
  11. Day 15: Depart Negombo
  12. Day 2: Anuradhapura & Ancient Mihintale
  13. Day 7: Kandy & Evening Cultural Dance Show
  14. Day 9: Nuwara Eliya & Tea Plantations Excursion
  15. Day 10: Ella Gap & Horton Plains National Park
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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

Hotel
14 nights

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Customer Reviews

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  • Itinerary
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  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.8
  • Transport
    Excellent
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  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Food
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    4.4
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  • Jewels of Sri Lanka reviewer 1
    · May 21, 2020
    Jewels of Sri Lanka tour was amazing!!! Tour leaders Priya and Amara did an excellent job and showed the pride for their country. A beautiful country full of culture, colour, nature and extremely friendly people. The tour was very varied and well... Show more
    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Thank you for joining our group tour to Sri Lanka. It's always great to hear about our travellers experiences, especially at the moment when all travel plans are put on hold - the pictures look amazing! We hope you will join us on another adventure... Show more
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    Trip date: January 2020
  • J
    · January 11, 2020
    This tour was wonderful from the cultural and sacred to the hiking and trekking in beautiful National parks. We were also blessed to see leopards in the wild. The group was a good size, starting off at nine for the first week and then 7 more joined us... Show more
    Tucan Travel commented on this review
    Hi Julie, we are so pleased you joined us in Sri Lanka! To see leopards in the wild is incredible! We will pass on your lovely comments to our Asia team and hope to see you again on another adventure.
    Trip date: January 2020
  • 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
  • Jewels of Sri Lanka reviewer 4
    · 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 5
    · 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 7
    · 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

Dates & Availability

15 days
Jewels of Sri Lanka
From Negombo to Negombo
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • 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

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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.

      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 October 17th, 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after October 17th, 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 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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