Sri Lanka Discovery Small Group Journey
LENGTH: 15 DAYS
TRIP GRADING: MODERATE
MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE: 16 TRAVELLERS
• Return economy flights to Colombo flying Sri Lankan Airlines~
• 14 nights hotel accommodation
• Breakfast daily, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
• 2 jeep safaris
• Transport in air-conditioned vehicles (except jeep safaris)
• Small group touring
• Entrance fees
• Tour Leader (when group size reaches 10 or more)
• Local English-speaking guides
• Return transfers
24 Jun 2018
Other departure dates available on request and at an additional cost.
Melbourne from $4,769* per person twin share
Sydney from $5,165* per person twin share
Brisbane from $5,169* per person twin share
Perth from $5,239* per person twin share
Adelaide from $5,299* per person twin share
• Search for the world’s largest creature, the Blue whale on a morning cruise off the coast of Sri Lanka (Nov to Apr).
• Visit one of Anuradhapura’s most revered Buddhist temple sites where a fantastic atmosphere is created by the many visiting pilgrims.
17 Feb 18,
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
DAYS 1-2: COLOMBO
Hotel: Ramada Colombo
On arrival in Colombo, transfer to your hotel. Explore some of Colombo’s main sites on a walking tour including the Grand Oriental Hotel, the Fort district, kovils and the Gangaramaya Temple.
DAYS 3-4: ANURADHAPURA
Hotel: Palm Garden Village
Venture to Anuradhapura stopping en route at Negombo’s famous fish market. Explore the ancient complex of Mihintale. Discover some of Anuradhapura’s main sites including Thuparama Dagoba (pagoda).
DAYS 5-6: SIGIRIYA & DAMBULLA
Hotel: Hotel Sigiriya
Depart Anuradhapura before exploring Polonnaruwa. Continue to Sigiriya. Spend time exploring Sigiriya Rock.
DAYS 7-9: KANDY & NUWARA ELIYA
Hotels: Hotel Suisse, Grand Hotel
Spend time visiting the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, housing Sri Lanka’s most revered relic, a tooth of Buddha. Take a slow and scenic train ride from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya on an old-fashioned train Upon arriving in Nuwara Eliya, visit a tea plantation.
DAYS 10-12: YALA NATIONAL PARK & WELIGAMA
Hotels: Kithala Resort and Mandara Resort
Descend back to the lowlands via the town of Ella. Arrive at the town of Tissa. Enjoy a morning and afternoon safari at Yala National Park, famous for its leopards. Journey along the southern coastline from Tissa to Weligama.
DAYS 13-15: GALLE & HIKKADUWA
Hotel: Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon
Drive to Mirissa to board your boat in search of the world’s largest living creature, the Blue whale as well as other whale species, and a variety of dolphins (Nov to Apr). Continue to Galle and discover Galle Fort. Transfer to Colombo for your onward journey.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 08 Feb 2018 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by debit and credit card may incur a surcharge. Package cancellation fees apply. Strictly limited numbers of Small Group Journey packages available on selected itineraries on set departures dates ~Where airfare is included, prices are in return economy. Flights subject to specific booking class availability. Once booking class is sold out surcharges apply. Flight restrictions apply. Flights must be paid in full within 7 days of booking and are non-refundable once issued. Frequent flyer miles/points may not be awarded on some classes or airlines. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. SriLankan Airlines Conditions of Carriage, Insider Journeys and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.