With stunning scenery, fascinating culture and five World Heritage sites in a week, a visit to Sri Lanka offers the chance to see first-hand one of the most beautiful places on earth…
We’re offering you an eight-day Sri Lanka private tour with 3* accommodation for £499pp or upgrade to 5* accommodation for just £899pp from Calypso Lanka Holidays.
Set in the Indian Ocean and home to some of the most vibrant culture and history in Asia, Sri Lanka isn't just a paradise island of lush jungles and beautiful vistas, it's also a thriving metropolis.
See this amazing country for yourself with today's once-in-a-lifetime deal. Your trip includes transportation between each location in an air conditioned vehicle with a national-approved chauffeur guide throughout the tour, plus breakfast each morning, welcome drinks on arrival and entrance to the amazing sites and parks included on the itinerary.
Day 1: Arrive in Colombo Airport before transferring to Paradise Beach Hotel Negombo
Day 2-3: Spend two nights in the jungle and visit Negombo fishing port along the way. You'll see a World Heritage Site, the giant rock fortress of Sigiriya - dating back to the 5th century as a bastion for King Kasyapa, with its beautiful water gardens and enchanted mirror wall.
Day 4: Head to Dambulla, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, exploring the prehistoric caves en route. You'll see unbelievable painting and sculpture work from the 1st century! You'll also have time to visit a typical Sri Lanken spice garden with a guided tour and presentation. Then, you'll visit the World Heritage Site, Kandy, 'the Last Kingdom'. Home of the temple of the sacred tooth relic. This culture-vulture hotspot with 2,500 years of heritage is where Buddhists around the world come to worship and you'll get to participate in a ceremony to the tune of the Eastern tom toms. Not to mention, you'll enjoy the view from the World Heritage Site in the upper lake area, visit a botanical garden and the famous orchid house.
Day 5: After breakfast, you'll let your feet rest during a scenic three-hour drive to Nuwara Eliya, meaning 'city of light.' You'll pass gorgeous tea plantations, mountain peaks, waterfalls, rainforest and much more!
Day 6-7: Relax on the west coast beaches for the next two days. Enjoy a half-day trip to Galle to visit the historic old Dutch fort.
Day 8: Check-out and enjoy a city tour of Colombo before heading back to the airport.
The deal can also entitle you to a Wowcher Wallet Credit. Click here for more info.