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A Journey to the Heart of Sri Lanka:

Experience the magic of Sri Lanka on an unforgettable 8-day adventure with The Ceylon Experience. From ancient ruins and lush tea plantations to wildlife safaris and stunning beaches, this tour is the perfect introduction to the diverse and beautiful island of Sri Lanka.


Upon arrival at the airport, your guide will greet you and escort you to your private vehicle for the journey to Sigiriya. Along the way, you'll pass through charming rural villages and beautiful landscapes. In Sigiriya, you'll check into your hotel and have the rest of the day to explore the town at your leisure.

En-route Highlights

  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Lion Rock (1200 steps)
  • Habarana Elephant Safari
  • Village Tour
  • Catamaran (Oruwa) Ride
  • Chena Tour
  • Bullock Cart ride
  • Tuk Tuk Ride
  • Hot Air Balooning
  • Golden Temple Dambulla

After breakfast, you'll visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most impressive ancient structures in Sri Lanka. From there, you'll head to Kandy, the last royal capital of Sri Lanka, and explore the city's vibrant culture and history.

En-route Highlights

  • Temple of the Tooth Relic
  • Kandy City tour
  • Kandy View Point
  • Gem Factory
  • Wood Carvings Factory
  • Spice Gardens
  • Batik Factory
  • Cultural Dance Show

Day 03: Kandy to Nuwara Eliya Today, you'll leave the city and journey into the hills to visit the tea country of Nuwara Eliya. Along the way, you'll stop at a tea factory to see how tea is processed and sample some of the delicious varieties. In Nuwara Eliya, you'll check into your hotel and have the rest of the day to relax and explore the charming town.

En-route Highlights

  • World’s End
  • Ramboda Waterfalls
  • Tea Plantations
  • Tea Factory visit
  • Nuwara Eliya City Tour
  • Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple
  • Seetha Amman Temple 


Secondary Route Highlights (via Kitulgala)

  • Rafting
  • St Clair’s waterfall
  • Devon Waterfall

After breakfast, you'll depart for Ella, a small town known for its stunning natural scenery and laid-back atmosphere. Along the way, you'll stop at the beautiful Ravana Falls and the Nine Arch Bridge, a picturesque train bridge that offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

En-route Highlights

  • Train Ride (Nanu Oya to Ella) - Most Scenic Train Ride in Sri Lanka
  • Mini Adam’s Peak
  • Ravana Waterfall
  • Flying Ravana (Zipline)

Today, you'll journey to Yala National Park, one of the best places in Sri Lanka to see wild animals in their natural habitat. On a game drive through the park, you'll have the chance to spot elephants, leopards, crocodiles, and a variety of bird species.

En-route Highlights

  • Yala Safari

After breakfast, you'll depart for Bentota, a picturesque coastal town known for its beautiful beaches and water sports. In Bentota, you'll have the opportunity to relax on the beach, go for a swim in the sea, or try your hand at a variety of water sports.

En-route Highlights

  • Fish Therapy
  • Turtle Hatchery
  • Watersports
  • Dutch Port City - Galle
  • Madhu River Boat Ride (60 Islands)
  • Tsunami Statue

Today, you'll leave Bentota and head to Colombo, the vibrant capital of Sri Lanka. Along the way, you'll visit the historic city of Galle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its beautiful colonial architecture and fascinating history. In Colombo, you'll have the opportunity to explore the city's bustling markets, ancient temples, and vibrant culture.

En-route Highlights

  • Colombo City Tour
  • Gangaarama Temple
  • Independence Square
  • Red Mosque
  • Pettah Local Market

On the final day of the tour, enjoy a delicious breakfast and take a scenic drive to the airport to catch your flight back home. As you leave the island, take with you memories of a lifetime and the promise of returning soon for more magical experiences with The Ceylon Experience.



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