Sri Lanka Uncovered

Our 10 day trip exploring the beautiful country of Sri Lanka; home to exotic animals, stunning scenery and beaches, ancient history and culture, and some of the friendliest locals you’ll ever meet. Begin in Negombo, then head out to Sigiriya Rock for the epic views of the surrounding countryside. Visit a tea plantation, and enjoy learning about Sri Lankan cuisine at a local cooking school. Ride on the famous blue train, then set off on Safari in search of the local wildlife including elephants, buffalos and flamingos.

What's Included

Airport Pickup
(Up to two days before tour)

Travel Ninja
Your Guide! Like travelling with your best friends & one of them happens to know where they're going!

Transport
All Transport Included Private Van Transfers Ella Train Ride

Accommodation
9 Nights Accommodation Glamping Beachside Hotel Twin-share rooms

Activities
Sigiriya Rock Train to Ella Little Adams Peak Elephant Safari
TruFlexibility
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Low Deposit
Stupidly low deposits so you won't have to raid the piggy bank to lock in your trip.
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Free date changes
In case shit happens and you can't make it.
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Payment Plans
Have something to look forward to & pay us when you can.
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Unrivalled Support
The best 1 on 1 support before, during and after your trip.
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Lifetime Deposits
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Bucket List
Ella Blue Train
Sigiriya Rock at Sunrise
Elephant Safari

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10
Day 1

Airport Pick Up

Welcome to Sri Lanka! We’ll be there at the Colombo airport waiting to pick you up and bring you back to our boutique hotel in Negombo. We’ll have a beachfront welcome dinner and drinks at sunset, the perfect start to your adventure.

Airport Pick Up
Negombo
1 x Dinner
Day 2

Temples

Today we’ll head into the centre of Sri Lanka, where we’ll learn about the country’s history and culture. Our first stop is the Dambulla Cave Temple, a temple carved deep into the rock face. Next up is the Golden Buddha, a giant statue on a hill top looking down onto the town below. In the evening, we'll check in to our accommodation with views of Sigiriya Rock which we will be climbing in the morning.

Sigiriya
Dambulla Cave Temples, Golden Buddha.
1 x Breakfast
Day 3

Climb Sigiriya Rock

It’s an early start today, as we’ll make our way to the top of one of Sri Lanka’s most famous landmarks - Lion Rock (known locally as Sigiriya Rock). A UNESCO World Heritage site, a giant rock formation standing nearly 700ft tall, an ancient fortress, with mind-blowing views from the top; well worth the trek up. We’ll come back to our hotel for breakfast afterwards, before exploring the town in the afternoon. In the evening we’ll visit a local farming village for a truly authentic Sri Lankan meal around a bonfire, cooked by the villagers.

Sigiriya
Sigiriya Rock & Local Farming Village
1 x Breakfast, 1 x Dinner
Day 4

Temple of the Tooth & Kandy view Point

We travel to Kandy today to visit the Temple of the Tooth It is located in the royal palace complex and since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. We learn about this amazing story before watching an amazing sunset of Kandy lake from our hotel on the mountain side.

Kandy
Temple of the Tooth & Kandy View Point
1 x Breakfast
Day 5

Tea Plantation, Cooking Class & Train Journey

We drive past the beautiful town of Nuwara Elia and spend the morning at a local tea plantation where we’ll learn all about the tea brewing process, from leaf to cup. We’ll then spend some time at a local family-run cooking school, where we’ll be taught how to cook some of Sri Lanka’s best dishes. It’s then time to board ‘the most scenic train journey’ - and you’ll quickly see why. We’ll board the famous train from Nuwara Eliya to the chilled town of Ella. The scenery we pass on the way is seriously out of this world; keep an eye out for waterfalls, wildlife and friendly locals.

Ella
Train Journey
1 x Breakfast, 1 x Lunch
Day 6

Little Adams Peak & Nine Arch Bridge

Early morning start as we climb Little Adams Peak, for a stunning view of Ella Gap - a gorge full of beautiful waterfalls and stunning backdrops. We’ll have lunch in Ella town, before stopping off at Nine Arch Bridge, where we’ll walk the tracks and watch the train pass through.

Ella
Little Adams Peak & Nine Arch Bridge
1 x Breakfast
Day 7

Waterfalls & Glamping

In the morning, we’ll visit a waterfall for a refreshing dip, before heading down to Udawalele National Park. Here we’ll check into our glamping tents for the evening, where plenty of activities are available to enjoy.

Udawalawe
Waterfall
1 x Breakfast
Day 8

Safari

As the sun rises, we hop into our Safari jeeps where we’ll see plenty of the local wildlife, including Elephants, Monkeys, Buffalos, Flamingos, to mention just a few. We’ll have breakfast by the river, before making our way to our final stop, the beachside town of Unawatuna.

Unawatuna
Safari
1 x Breakfast
Day 9

Jungle Beach Day

Wake any time today, it’s all about relaxing. Chill by the pool, then join us as we walk through the jungle to the beach on the other side. We’ll head back to the hotel to freshen up before our farewell dinner.

Unawatuna
Jungle Beach
1 x Breakfast
Day 10

Chilled Check out

Check out any time today, or opt to stay on a little while longer. Whichever you decide, our guides will be on hand to help out.

HELP WITH ONWARD TRAVEL
1 x Breakfast

Trips Departure Dates

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FAQS

WHICH AIRPORT DO I NEED TO FLY INTO?

You will need to fly in to Colombo Airport (Bandaranaike International Airport) CMB.

WHAT IS THE CLOSEST AIRPORT TO THE END DESTINATION?

The closest airport to the end destination is Colombo Airport (Bandaranaike International Airport) CMB.

HOW DO I GET BACK TO THE START DESTINATION AND IS THIS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE? IF NOT, HOW MUCH IS IT?

No it is not included but we can assist you with booking it all. If you want to get back to Colombo you can take a taxi which takes around 2-3 hours.

ARE THERE ANY MEALS INCLUDED ON THIS TOUR?

All your breakfasts are included on this trip and you also get a Welcome & Farewell Dinner plus a few lunches. Food in Sri Lanka is cheap and you can usually pick up a meal for less than £5 in most restaraunts.

WHAT KIND OF ACCOMMODATION IS INCLUDED ON THIS TRIP?

The majority of the accommodation on this trip is twin share although we do use triples rooms on occasion.

HOW MUCH IS A PRE NIGHT’S ACCOMMODATION?

Pre-Night accomodation costs £50 per room per night.

WHAT IS THE CURRENCY?

The currency in Sri Lanka is Sri Lanka Ruppee (LKR)

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