Taste of Sri Lanka

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From the shores of the Indian Ocean to the cooling cultural heartlands – this taste of Sri Lanka will tempt you back for more. This relatively easy-going private tour promises plenty of free time as well as guided sightseeing to help you peel back the surface of Sri Lanka. You’ll travel from the fortifications of Galle in the south, right up to Sigiriya rock fortress in the north central part of the country. It’s a great opportunity to leave the heat and humidity behind as you head into the country’s refreshingly cooler hillsides. Religion has played a huge part in shaping the tear drop isle you’ll find today. Temples mosques, and churches can be found across the country. A visit to Kandy’s Sacred Temple of the Tooth and the incredible cave temple complex at Dambulla, will leave you in awe as to the power of divine intervention. Distances between destinations are sensible. There are one or two long drives but, in the main, you’ll be spending much more time on the ground. Also, some of the hotels that you’ll be staying at are quite something. It makes all the difference when you’ve got a rooftop pool or riverside views to enjoy at the end of a busy morning’s sightseeing. From Batik painting and silverware workshops to sizzling seafood and coconut curries; if you’re looking to get a taste for Sri Lanka, this 8-day trip will do the trick.

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7 meals

7 breakfasts


7 nights in hotels

Excursions and visits

  • Free time and tours around fortified Galle
  • Visit Kandy and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
  • Optional visit to climb Sigiriya or Game drive in Minneriya National Park famed for Asian elephants
  • Clamber into the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple
  • Guided Panoramic sightseeing tour of Colombo
  • Fabulous 3,4 or 5-star accommodation

Not included

  • International flights
  • Visas


All transfers and transportation by car or mini van


  • 7 nights

  • Asia . Sri Lanka . Galle . Kandy . Colombo

  • International flights not included

From £802 per person

Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm


Duration: 8 days


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