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LKA06: 9 Days Colombo - Nuwara Eliya - Tissamaharama - Yala - Tangalle - Mirissa - Colombo

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Colombo,Airport pick-up
Our driver guide will wait for you outside the customs of the Colombo International Airport according to your flight schedule and transfer you to the well-selected hotel immediately upon arriving. After settling in the hotel, you will be free for self-exploration to know a bit of this beautiful coastal city.

Accommodation: Ozo Colombo (4 stars)

Day 2: Private transfer to Nuwara Eliya, Discover Tea Plantation en route
Your Sri Lanka tours from Colombo starts today! A private transfer to Nuwara Eliya is arranged after the breakfast. The trip lasts for about six hours. On the way to Nuwara Eliya, you can see many tea plantations with green mountains and fields stretching for miles. We will stop at a tea factory to have a short rest and taste varieties of tea provided by the tea garden. Afterwards, continue the journey until we arrive at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Blackpool Hotel (4 stars)

Day 3: Nuwara Eliya full day tour with hiking in Horton Plains National Park
Unlike the other cities only with sea and beach, Nuwara Eliya is a garden city also filled with high mountains, dense forest as well as beautiful waterfalls. Today we will take you to Horton Plains National Park to look for the so called 'World's End', one of the most famous places in the park. You will have a four hours' hike trip to fully discover this amazing park. The picturesque landscapes and unique view along the trail are the best rewards to this long walk. After that, we drive you to visit a local market which is a good way to know and experience the local people's life.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Blackpool Hotel (4 stars)

  • Bakers falls in Horton plains national park
    Bakers falls in Horton Plains National Park
  • World's End in the Horton Plains National Park
    World's End in the park
Day 4: Full-day exploration in Thanamlwila Village, Drive to Tissamaharama
Your Sri Lanka itinerary 9 days comes to the Thanamlwila Village. We will visit a local farmer's house to learn about the real life in Sri Lanka. It is a great opportunity to talk with the villagers and know how do they live and work. We will spend the whole day here exploring the village and then transfer to Tissamaharama in the end.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Thaulle Resort & Spa (4 stars)

Day 5: Jeep safari at Yala National Park, Transfer to Tangalle
The highlight today is to take an exciting jeep safari at the Yala National Park. Occupying an area of nearly 980 square kilometers, Yala National Park is the second largest national park in the country and also the most visited park featuring with a wide variety of rare wild animals and plants. Enjoy your time in the park to encounter and capture the image of different animals. Then we drive you to check in at a hotel at Tangalle and leave the remaining time of the day free for you to relax yourself on the beach.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Lagoon Paradise Beach Resort (4 stars)

  • Elepants in Yala National Park
    Elephants in Yala National Park
Day 6: Drive to Mirissa, Take a side trip to Dhondra Lighthouse
After the breakfast, you will be met at the hotel and then transferred to Mirissa, a delightful beach city during your Sri Lanka itinerary 9 days holiday. Rather than a famous tourist spot being flooded with tourists, it is more of a tranquil seaside village where you could admire primitive natural sights and meet friendly local residents. Take a side trip to see the Dhondra Lighthouse and Blowhole of Dickwella on the way to Mirissa. Upon arrival, we assist you to complete the check-in procedure at the hotel and let you have a leisure walk around the beautiful small town on your own.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Weligama Bay Resort (4 stars)

Day 7: Half-day Mirissa whale watching trip
Lying near the southern end of the Indian continent, Mirissa is believed to be one of the best locations to watch the whales in Sri Lanka. This morning, we are scheduled to join in a whale watching trip and follow the captains to spot the whales, dolphins and other marine animals in the deep ocean. Have your cameras ready as you may have chance to see a group of dolphins leaping out of the water together or observe a blue whale at close range. The trip will be end around noon. You may feel tired after around five hours' sea journey, so the afternoon is left free for you to refresh at the hotel or nearby place.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Weligama Bay Resort (4 stars)

Day 8: Full day free in Mirissa to enjoy on the beach
Besides a wealth of marine life, Mirissa is also regarded as a paradise for those who are enthusiastic about the water sports, especially the surfing. There is no guided tour arranged today, you will have a whole day free to fully appreciate the beauty of the beach and experience any sport as you like. Generally, early May to August and November to the next February are the rainy seasons in Sri Lanka, thus the rain gear, hat, sun block and sunglasses are all necessary for outdoors. Lots of beach bars and restaurants also provide a good place for visitors to have meals while enjoying the stunning beach sceneries.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Weligama Bay Resort (4 stars)

  • Coconut palms on the beach at sunset
    Mirissa at sunset
Day 9: Transfer to Colombo for sightseeing, Departure from Colombo
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, and then we will transfer you back to Colombo for your onward flight. En route, we will have a stop at the Galle Dutch Fort. Before leaving for the airport, let's make use of the time to have a glimpse of this capital city by visiting the main sightseeing spots such as the Independence Square, Memorial Hall and Colombo National Museum. Afterwards, we will accompany you to the airport and help you to board your flight loading with happy memories.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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Tour Prices

10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before

Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Nov-Apr, Jul-Aug$1309 $1178$1219 $1097
May-Jun, Sep-Oct$1229 $1106$1139 $1025
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Service of English speaking driver and guide.
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day.
  • All Government taxes.
What's Excluded
  • International and Domestic Flights.
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Other services than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Sri Lanka Visa Fee.
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