Sri Lanka Holidays - 13N/14D Winter Sun Destination - FlightsPro

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£2200 per person
Duration
12 DAYS
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Sri Lanka Holidays

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Destination
Habarana , Kandapola , Kandy , Kotugoda , Passikudah , Sri Lanka , Udawalawe National Park Discover Destinations
Departure Location
London Heathrow
Return Location
London Heathrow
Price includes
  • Hotel on All Inclusive board Basis (twin Sharing basis)
  • Professionally guided tour
  • Return Economy Class Airfare (Cabin Baggage only)
Price does not include
  • Hold Luggage
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not specifically stated in the itinerary

Sri Lanka Holidays are ideal for a perfect family getaway known for its good hotels and friendly people. There are national parks, misty hills stations, cultural sites, glorious sandy beaches. All in all, Srilanka is the essence of Asia.

Our family special Sri Lanka Holidays Tour starts in Colombo. Head to safari for we will spot elephants in Udawalawe National Park. Then, head to the capital of the highlands, Kandy and the Udawattekele Sanctuary. During the last days of the tour will spend four nights relaxing on the beach at Passikudah before returning, via the ‘cultural triangle’ to Colombo.

Sri Lanka Holidays Route: Colombo – Udawalawe National Park – Kandapola – Kandy – Passikudah – Habarana – Kotugoda – Colombo

Sri Lanka Holidays Itinerary Highlights

  • Explore Udawalawe Reservoir, the Udawalawe National Park – an important habitat for birds and Asian elephant.
  • Explore Nuwara Eliya that is located in the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea country.
  • Visit Horton Plains National Park and trek to World’s End.
  • Stay at the beaches of Passikudah.
  • Go for snorkelling and spot exotic marine life.

Getting there

There are direct non-stop flights from London to Colombo with SriLankan Airlines. You can also book Emirates, Oman Airways and Qatar Airways that offer indirect flights from most airports in the UK with changes in Dubai, Muscat or Abu Dhabi.

Flying times from the UK

A direct flight from London Heathrow to Colombo should take around 11 hours. Indirect flights usually take around 14 hours.

Time zone

Sri Lanka is +5½ hours ahead of GMT.

Visa requirements

Sri Lanka offers visas on arrival to citizens of 48 countries including the UK for stays of up to 30 days.

Do’s and don’ts

  • Always show respect. Sri Lanka is a welcoming country with a rich culture.
  • Always ask permission from people before taking their photographs.
  • Be aware of the wild animals. Its always to be on guard in case the big animals get scared and charged.
  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2
  • DAY 3
  • DAY 4
  • DAY 5
  • DAY 6
  • DAY 7
  • DAY 8
  • DAY 9
  • DAY 10-12
  • DAY 13
  • DAY 14
  • DAY 15
DAY 1

DEPART THE UK

You will board an international flight from the UK to Colombo 
 
DAY 2

ARRIVE COLOMBO

We will arrive Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka today. Take an afternoon tour of the city at your own leisure. 

DAY 3

COLOMBO to UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK via KITULGALA

Today leave Colombo and travel south to Udawalawe National Park. This is a large reserve - home to 400 Asian elephants - made up of 119 square miles of grassland, scrub jungle and riverine forest. 

DAY 4

UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK

Today, we will be exploring Udawalawe on safari accompanied by a naturalist. Besides the large concentration of Asian elephants, it is also home to spotted deer, sambar, barking deer, wild boar, water buffalo and jackal and nearly 200 species recorded. 

DAY 5

UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK to KANDAPOLA

Today, in the morning, we will be leaving for Kandapola on a jeep safari for the scenic drive up into the hills. This is the heart of the island's tea-growing region. In the afternoon visit the town and tea plantation with your driver-guide. 
DAY 6

KANDAPOLA

Today, early morning, we will leave for the Horton Plains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can enjoy gentle hikes and search for some of Sri Lanka’s most diverse wildlife. We will also hike to the famous ‘World’s End’ for incredible views over the rolling highlands, and search for beautiful Bakers Falls. 

DAY 7

KANDAPOLA to KANDY via HORTONS NATIONAL PARK

Today, after breakfast, we will head towards Kitugala for a morning of exciting white water rafting. And, later drive to Kandy for a two-night stay. 

DAY 8

KANDY

After breakfast, we will visit the Udawattekele Sanctuary that is home to several endemic species of flora and fauna and over 150 different species of birds. Later we will visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, one of the finest botanical gardens in the subcontinent and a wonderful place to explore. 

DAY 9

KANDY to PASSIKUDAH

Today we will leave Kandy and head to the east coast of Sri Lanka. Welcome to Passikudah that was the first landing point of the Dutch in 1602. It is host to one of the finest beaches in the world. 

DAY 10-12

PASSIKUDAH

These next three days are reserved for your relaxation at Passikudah. 

DAY 13

PASSIKUDAH to HABARANA

Today, after breakfast, we will be leaving Passikudah and drive to Habarana. Habarana is located at the centre of Sri Lanka's 'cultural triangle'. This is an area noted for its exceptional UNESCO protected Buddhist sites. Later we will visit Minneriya National Park which has a large elephant population. 
 
DAY 14

HABARANA to KOTUGADA

Today morning we will be heading to the rock fortress of Sigiriya for the sheer views and the beautiful frescoes that we will be passing on the ascent. From here we will be heading to Dambulla, a thousand-year-old Buddhist temple complex and UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
DAY 15

COLOMBO to THE UK

Today transfer to Colombo Airport to catch the SriLankan Airlines flight non-stop to the UK.

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Sri Lanka Holidays - 13N/14D Winter Sun Destination

Price
£2200 per person
Duration
12 DAYS
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
1+

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