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Days
14
Our saving
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US $ 1,549
Cost/day $111
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Sri Lanka Encompassed - G Adventures
Sri Lanka Encompassed - G Adventures
Excellent
19 reviews
Starts
Colombo
Destinations
+8
Ends
Mirissa
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Highlights

  • Explore the sights of Negombo
  • Marvel at Sigiriya Rock
  • Ride the scenic train to Ella
  • Relax at Mirissa Beach
Age range
12 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Start in Colombo and end in Mirissa! With the in-depth cultural tour Sri Lanka Encompassed, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Colombo, Sri Lanka and 8 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Encompassed is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

19 Reviews

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Good
42%
Average
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  • S
    Written on March 8, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    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 was... Read 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.
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  • FK
    Written on February 17, 2019
    3.5 - Good

    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 think... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Appreciate the feedback - thank you Fernando!
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  • A
    Written on February 9, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    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.
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  • E
    Written on November 4, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Well priced, well organised tours-particularly good to have transport arranged rather than having the hassle of organising it yourself.

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  • A
    Written on October 29, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    I was lucky with small groups always. Easy travelling and visit a lot of spots.

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  • R
    Written on October 26, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    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... Read more

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  • V
    Written on October 7, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    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!

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  • G
    Written on October 6, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    We'll organised, varied itinerary and good accommodation

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  • S
    Written on September 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Quality of CEO

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  • G
    Written on September 24, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was excellent in all respects and my wife and I are both very pleased with it. This is the second G Adventures Tour we have been on and both have been of the highest standard. 9 out of 10 is the highest I would give any tour.

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Itinerary

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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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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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  • TourRadar presents Ella to Kandy by Train
  • TourRadar presents Sigiriya Rock
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Questions & Answers

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

    • 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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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    Rupee
    Sri Lanka

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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.

    Policies

    Location
    Colombo is the starting point and Mirissa is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 July 2019 the full payment of $1,549 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1549 for Sri Lanka Encompassed, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 553 km.
    • Colombo (Sri Lanka)
    • 29 km
    • Negombo (Sri Lanka)
    • 130 km
    • Sigiriya (Sri Lanka)
    • 75 km
    • Kandy (Sri Lanka)
    • 38 km
    • Nuwara Eliya (Sri Lanka)
    • 31 km
    • Ella (Sri Lanka)
    • 65 km
    • Yala National Park (Sri Lanka)
    • 124 km
    • Mirissa (Sri Lanka)
    • 29 km
    • Galle (Sri Lanka)
    • 29 km
    • Mirissa (Sri Lanka)

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