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Sri Lanka Encompassed - G Adventures
14 days

Sri Lanka Encompassed

From Colombo to Mirissa
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
Max group size:
15
Age range:
12 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
46438
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Highlights

  • Explore the sights of Negombo
  • Marvel at Sigiriya Rock
  • Ride the scenic train to Ella
  • Relax at Mirissa Beach

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Itinerary

Start in Colombo and end in Mirissa! With the In-depth Cultural tour Sri Lanka Encompassed, you have a 14 days tour package taking you through Colombo, Sri Lanka and 8 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Encompassed includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Colombo
  2. Day 2: Colombo/Negombo (1B)
  3. Day 3: Negombo/Sigiriya (1B)
  4. Day 4: Sigiriya (1B, 1L)
  5. Day 5: Sigiriya/Kandy (1B, 1L)
  6. Day 6: Kandy/Digana (1B, 1L, 1D)
  7. Day 7: Digana/Nuwara Eliya (1B)
  8. Day 8: Nuwara Eliya/Ella (1B)
  9. Day 9: Ella (1B)
  10. Day 10: Ella/Yala National Park (1B)
  11. Day 11: Yala National Park to Mirissa (1B)
  12. Day 12: Galle (1B)
  13. Day 13: Mirissa (1B)
  14. Day 14: Mirissa (1B)
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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Good
    3.8
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.9
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Food
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    3.8
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  • BC
    · September 13th, 2019
    just a couple of comments tour rated 19-99years i am 77 and could not see a 99 year old making it. also no sense starting at colombo and finishing in marissa. should have started in negambo and finished in negambo a lot of people seem to feel the... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • S
    · March 8th, 2019
    There are some points I'd like to pick up on: 1. It would be a good idea to have a hotel for our 1st night much closer to Columbo airport as it took over an hour to get to the Sapphire Hotel (traffic jams through Columbo) - especially as our 2nd night... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the fair and balanced review here Sue, we do appreciate it. We will look into things and what we can do about this in future - thanks for helping us to get better at what we do.
    Trip date: February 2019
  • FK
    · February 17th, 2019
    It’s hard to rate this tour average but it was, maybe it was just not the best fit for me. I would have liked to see more of the archeological sites and see more historic places. The guide was ok but just didn’t seem to connect with the group. I don’t... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Appreciate the feedback - thank you Fernando!
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    Trip date: January 2019
  • A
    · February 9th, 2019
    It was a great mingling group of guests coupled with a very good guide and his driver..brilliant and nan the conductor was 10 out of 10 as well. I think tour is just right indeed
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Wonderful - thank you Andrew.
    Trip date: January 2019
  • A
    · November 4th, 2018
    Well priced, well organised tours-particularly good to have transport arranged rather than having the hassle of organising it yourself.
    Trip date: October 2018
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  • A
    · October 29th, 2018
    I was lucky with small groups always. Easy travelling and visit a lot of spots.
    Trip date: October 2018
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  • A
    · October 26th, 2018
    It was a really great trip.. but ir should have been communicated a bit more; the way we have to tip& thar we are going to so many charity things.. its a good thing; but it would just have been nice to know in advance.& to calculat better with the own... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018
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  • A
    · October 7th, 2018
    Udi the guide (udaya) over excelled himself everyday to cater to everyones varied interests, made it fantastic, relaxed, fun, interesting experience. He was brilliant! I hope all sri lanka groups get to have udaya as their guide, he made the trip!
    Trip date: September 2018
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  • A
    · October 6th, 2018
    We'll organised, varied itinerary and good accommodation
    Trip date: September 2018
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  • A
    · September 25th, 2018
    Quality of CEO
    Trip date: August 2018
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Sri Lanka Encompassed
From Colombo to Mirissa
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is there a single supplement available on this tour?

      Yes. Please take note that there will be an extra charge for a single supplement room. Please contact us to arrange this.

    • Can you confirm that there are no dorm style sleeping arrangements on this tour and that all rooms are ensuite?

      This tour includes 12 nights in private hotel rooms with bathrooms and 1 night camping in tents in which case shared bathroom facilities will be used.

    • Are we going to have a dorm style sleeping arrangements on this tour? Are all rooms en suite?

      This tour includes 12 nights in private hotel rooms with bathrooms and 1 night camping in tents in which case shared bathroom facilities will be used.

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    • Currency
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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.

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      Sri Lanka
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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.
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