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Essential Sri Lanka - Intrepid Travel
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Essential Sri Lanka

11 days
4.5
(16)
From Negombo to Colombo
Tour Operator:
Intrepid Travel
Max group size:
16
Age range:
18 to 29
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
82831
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Itinerary

Start in Negombo and end in Colombo! With the In-depth Cultural tour Essential Sri Lanka, you have a 11 days tour package taking you through Negombo, Sri Lanka and 7 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Essential 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: Negombo
  2. Day 2: Kandy
  3. Day 3: Kandy
  4. Day 4: Kandy
  5. Day 5: Ella
  6. Day 6: Ella
  7. Day 7: Tissamaharama
  8. Day 8: Unawatuna
  9. Day 9: Unawatuna
  10. Day 10: Colombo
  11. Day 11: Colombo
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
10 nights

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.3
  • 4.6
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  • Essential Sri Lanka reviewer 1
    · January 30th, 2020
    Amazing tour! Everything was super organised and the our tour guide Sam made the trip unforgettable. We felt we got to see so much of Sri Lanka in such a short space of time and can’t wait to return one day. Be prepared to pay extra for some of the... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Thanks for your feedback Rosa!
    Trip date: January 2020
  • SC
    · January 21st, 2020
    I had an amazing time in Sri Lanka, such a beautiful country. Prasad the guide was fantastic from beginning to end. He always went the extra mile to make sure the trip was enjoyable, safe and ran smoothly. He shared a lot of local knowledge and was very... Show more
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    From us and Prasad thanks so much for your feedback Sinead! Sri Lanka is certainly a stunning place and we're so glad you enjoyed your time there.
    Trip date: January 2020
  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Mathisha was such a brilliant tour leader - he made the trip so special!! He provided such great knowledge and also made the trip feel very personalized!
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    My Essential Sri Lanka Trip with Intrepid exceeded all my expectations.The wonderful group of people I traveled with made the trip exciting and enjoyable. The trip had the right balance between included activities and free time. My favourite location... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Mathisha was an excellent guide who gave our tour such a personal touch!
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Perfect tour! Had both hiking and adventurous activities but also relaxation time.
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    The trip was well planned out with lots of activities and optional activities that showcased Sri Lanka.
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Our tour guide went above and beyond to make sure we had the best time possible and saw the real Sri Lanka
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    I would like to compliment Ranjan on his managing of our group and all that he did to accommodate us and keep us safe and happy during our trip! Keeping a group of 13 females between the ages of 18 and 3 happy is difficult and he was up to the task. I... Show more
    Trip date: December 2018
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  • A
    · September 18th, 2019
    Very unorganized, guide didn’t seem to know what we should be paying for out of pocket/ what was included on our trip, when we had free time we’d organize something sndvthe gyide would take us somewhere else because hisvfriends were there.
    Trip date: December 2018
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11 days
Essential Sri Lanka
From Negombo to Colombo
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    Sri Lanka
  • Plugs & Adapters

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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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    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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