Heritage & Beaches of Sri Lanka 9 Days
  • Sri Lamka
  • Colombo - Giritale – Nuwara Eliya – Bentota
  • USD $1,180
  • 9 Days
  • 8
Tour Code: MLKCC9
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Tour Highlights:
  • Visit to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
  • Visit to Polonnaruwa – A UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress & Golden temple of Dambulla – Both UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Nuwara Eliya – Popular as Hill station, Tea estate and Tea factory
  • Beaches of Bentota
  • Excursion to Dutch Galle Fort, Galle and Beruwala
Itinerary in Brief:
City Nights Accomodation
Colombo 1 Ozo Colombo Hotel or similar
Giritale 2 Chaaya Village Hotel or similar
Nuwara Eliya 1 Araliya Green Hills Hotel or similar
Bentota 4 Bentota Beach Hotel or similar
Prices & Dates
Daily Departure
Price USD$ Per Person *
Date Twin Share Single Supplement
May 1 - Jun 30, 2018 $1,180 $630
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2018 $1,375 $825
Sep 1 - Oct 30, 2018 $1,240 $695
*Prices are based on minimum 2 persons
Prices Include:
  • 8 night accommodation in well-appointed rooms as mentioned below hotels or equivalent
  • Assistance at the airport
  • Entry Fee at Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla and Mirissa Whale Watching
  • Services of English-speaking driver cum guide during sightseeing tours
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle
  • Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax
Prices Exclude:
  • Air tickets and airport taxes
  • Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc.
  • Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monuments
*Price are indicated in US dollars per person based on twin room sharing occupancy *All regulations are referring to Tai Pan Tours Terms and Conditions on Tai Pan Tours website. *Join-in transfers and tours (unless specified as private tour) *CAD$ is acceptable base on current exchange rate . *Currency exchange rate are subject to change without prior notice due to fluctuation.
Legend: B=Breakfast
D1 Arrival Colombo
Meet our representative upon arrival in Colombo. Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, is a bustling city and a hopping-off point for beaches in the island nation's south. It has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. That heritage is reflected in its spicy cuisine as well as its architecture, mixing colonial buildings with high-rises and shopping malls.

Overnight in Ozo Colombo Hotel, Colombo.

D2 Colombo car Giritale
After breakfast proceed to Giritale – A small town with picturesque landscapes and a beautiful lake. Enroute explore the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (major tourist attraction) - established to protect wild elephants found wandering in the surrounding forests.

Overnight in Chaaya Village Hotel, Giritale.

D3 Giritale car Polonnaruwa car Giritale
After breakfast, embark on a road trip to the ancient city of Polonnaruwa – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy your visit to magnificent structures of the bygone era which are also listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO - Gal Vihara, Council Chamber, Tivanka Pilimage and Rankot Vihara.

Overnight in Chaaya Village Hotel, Giritale.

D4 Giritale car Sigiriya car Dambulla car Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive towards Sigiriya - one of the oldest cities in Sri Lanka and is declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Upon arrival, explore the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, which encompasses a series of flights and galleries. This lofty rock fortress, measuring about 180 m in height, has several inscriptions of poems, alternatively called Sigiri graffiti.

After an insightful tour of Sigiriya, depart for Dambulla and explore its majestic Golden Temple – an archaeological site that holds great historical significance. Acknowledged as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this cave temple boasts of Buddhist mural paintings and 157 statues, which epitomize the rich heritage of the region. Later, drive to Nuwara Eliya for overnight stay.

Overnight in Araliya Green Hills Hotel, Nuwara Eliya.

D5 Nuwara Eliya car Bentota
Nuwara Eliya is the country's popular hill resort and Tea estate.

After breakfast, enjoy visit to Tea Estate & Tea Factory situated at around 2000m above sea level and surrounded by lush tea plantations, and Horton Plains National Park.

Later, proceed to Bentota for overnight stay at your hotel.

Overnight in Bentota Beach Hotel, Bentota.

D6 Bentota
Bentota is the city of the Golden Beaches. You will be able to relax and feel the spirit of the sea and the warmth of the soft sand.

After breakfast, spend the day swimming in cool waters and relaxing on the beach. Bentota provides the perfect turf for unfurled vacation at the beach. While enjoying the sun, sea and sand, the beach lovers can try their hands at various water sports. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at Bentota.

Overnight in Bentota Beach Hotel, Bentota.

D7 Bentota
This morning after breakfast proceed for Excursion to Galle.

Visit the Dutch Galle Fort ... you may choose to enjoy a boat ride for whale and dolphin watching in Mirissa. You can also go on a glass bottom boat ride to the coral reef, and enjoy scuba diving in Hikkaduwa.

Visit the Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda and opt to enjoy a boat ride on Madu River, which is famous for its biodiversity. Also visit the blowhole in Induruwa. Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Bentota Beach Hotel, Bentota.

D8 Bentota
Leisure at the hotel.

Overnight in Bentota Beach Hotel, Bentota.

D9 Colombo Departure
This morning after breakfast proceed to Colombo international airport for the next destination.
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