Unveiling Paradise: Explore Sri Lanka

Explore Sri Lanka & The Maldives


Embark on a journey of discovery with this escorted tour, a meticulously crafted expedition that promises to unravel the beauty, culture, and enchantment of this tropical jewel. Our expertly curated itinerary takes you on a mesmerising odyssey through lush landscapes, ancient wonders, and pristine beaches, offering an immersive experience that transcends the ordinary.

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history as you explore ancient ruins, marvel at the architectural wonders of temples and palaces, and delve into the cultural heart of this island nation. Traverse through tea plantations draped over rolling hills, witness the majestic wildlife in its natural habitat, and relax on palm-fringed beaches caressed by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean.

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16 Days
Guide Price £3949 Per Person

Price includes international return flights from London Heathrow on 1 September 2024. Subject to availability at the time of booking. Please call for details.

Explore Sri Lanka & The Maldives
Guide Price £3949 Per Person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1-3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9-15
  • Day 16

Day 1-3 : Negombo

On arrival at the airport, you will be met by a representative of Jetwing Travels and directly transferred to Negombo.

Day 4 : Negombo – Dambulla – Minneriya

After breakfast at the hotel, leave to Dambulla.

Dambulla cave temple- Dambulla is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. Major attractions are spread over five caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Gautama Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, three statues of Sri Lankan kings and four statues of gods and goddesses. The latter include Vishnu and the Ganesha. The murals cover an area of 2,100 square meters (23,000 sq ft). Depictions on the walls of the caves include the temptation by the demon Mara, and Buddha's first sermon.

Check in hotel, evening you will be travelling to Minneriya national park for jeep safari Minneriya National Park. This National Park 8889 hectares in extent is famous for its large population of Elephants in herds of 100 to 150 roaming in the jungle and seen in the catchment area of the lake. Entrance is at Ambagaswewa about 6 km from Habarana on the main Habarana Polonnaruwa road. Office is by the side of the main road. Elephants, about 300 wild Elephants, Wild Buffaloes, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Sloth Bear, Sambhur, Crocodiles, Jackals, 9 kinds of amphibians, 25 kinds of reptiles, 160 species of birds.

Dinner & Overnight stay at Amaya Lake Dambulla.

Day 5 : Dambulla -Sigiriya

After having breakfast at the hotel enjoy climbing the Sigiriya rock. Sigiriya Rock Fortress – is a “World Heritage Site” and the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600-foot high rock. On its summit are the foundations of the Royal Palace, Water Tanks to supply water and all other buildings and at the edges the guardhouses. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of 21 life sized damsels in all the freshness and delicacy of their original colour. The Water Gardens, Fountain Garden, summerhouse, Boulder Gardens and the Caves with the enclosed are should not be missed.

Dinner & Overnight stay at Amaya Lake Dambulla.

Day 6 : Dambulla – Kandy

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Kandy Approx. 2 ½ drive Visit Kandy Temple of tooth relic – Temple of the Tooth Relic- which houses the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha, is an important landmark in Kandy. The Tooth is kept in a two-storey shrine fronted by two large elephant tusks and rests on a gold lotus flower, encased in jewelled casket that sits on a throne. The temple is decorated with beautiful local paintings and architectural features. Check-in to hotel Thereafter transfer to watch cultural dance of Kandy Watch a Kandyan cultural show and be awed by the spectacular dance, acrobatics, costumes and music. Held in Kandy town, this cultural show depicts various forms of Kandyan dancing which was once native to the area but has now spread to different regions of the island.

Dinner & Overnight stay at Amaya hills Kandy.

Day 7 : Kandy – Galle - Beruwala

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Galle. The Galle Fort, or Dutch Fort as it is also known, is a fortification first built by the Portugese on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. The initial fortifications, which were built in the late 16th century, were quite basic. However, the fort underwent extensive modifications in the 17th century by the Dutch, making it one of the most important archeological, architectural and historic monuments to illutrate the European influence in South East Asia between the 16th and 19th centuries. According to a statement by UNESCO the site was recognized as a World Heritage Site for its unique exposition of an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries which is the criteterion number four for such recognition.

Thereafter transfer to hotel to drop off and your chauffer will pick you on day of departure. Dinner & Overnight stay at Cinnamon Bey Beruwala.

Day 8 : Beruwala

After breakfast at the hotel Leisure time.

Dinner & Overnight stay at Cinnamon Bey Beruwala

Day 9-15 : Maldives - Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi

Take your flight to Maldives and enjoy 7 nights at Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi.

Set in 83 acres of lush tropical property near Kani Beach on Lhohifushi Island, Adaaran Select Hudhuran Fushi is an escape for the soul, renowned for its beaches and luxurious accommodation. With a range of accommodation options, from garden villas to beach villas and over-water villas, the island has an adventurous spirit of its own and calls out to those with a penchant for exploration and discovery.

Located in peaceful seclusion in the North Malé Atoll, the resort is well known for its waves, making it the ideal holiday for surfers and adrenaline junkies. The mature island featuring beautiful greenery along with the inescapable sun, sea and sand is also ideal for couples and families.


Day 16 : Departure - Arrive UK

You will be transferred for your departure flight.


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