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Essential Sri Lanka

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Sashini Perera

Euphoria Exotic Holidays

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Essential Sri Lanka

Ideal for those new to Sri Lanka. This is a great value tour that includes visits to the west coast, and the beautiful central highlands of Sri Lanka.

DAY 1

Airport/Kandy

Upon arrival at Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport you will be met by your guide for a private transfer to your hotel in Kandy. Optional visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphange en route (depending on flight arrival time). Spend the afternoon exploring the Kandy market, visit a Gem lapidary, enjoy a cultural dance show, and end the day with a visit to the most famous temple in Sri Lanka- The Temple of the Tooth which houses the tooth relic of the Buddha. Read more

Kandy, 1 night
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DAY 2

Kandy/Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. Today’s drive is one of the most scenic in the country as you pass through tea country with the mountains carpeted in tea, numerous waterfalls and tea pickers. Stop at a tea factory where the process of tea producing and grading will be explained. You will also be able to taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. On arrival visit the markets famous for its fresh fruits and vegetables. Spend the evening relaxing by the beautiful Gregory Lake. Read more

Nuwara Eliya, 1 night
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DAY 3

Nuwara Eliya/Negombo

Today you will proceed to the west coast to spend the last day by the beach. En route you can see two famous waterfalls St. Claires and Devon. If you are up to adventure-then you can opt for white water rafting in Kitulgala. Evening in leisure by the beach.

Negombo, 1 night
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DAY 4

Negombo/Airport

More beach time in the morning before proceeding to the airport for departure.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Kandy
Day 2
Location Nuwara Eliya
Day 3
Location Negombo
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Kandy
Hotel Hotel Yo
Day 2
Location Nuwara Eliya
Hotel Villa Albany
Day 3
Location Negombo
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Kandy
Day 2
Location Nuwara Eliya
Day 3
Location Negombo

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Local guides
  • Information services

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages, snacks, lunch, and dinner
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • All entrance and activity fees
  • Boat rides at Gregory Lake
  • White water rafting in Kitulgala

More information

  • Maximum room occupancy is 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child.

REVIEWS

5 Reviews

Pernille, Norway

We had a great time visiting both the highland and the south coast. We saw some lovely nature on our drive through some of the country. We had good contact with the the traveller agency when we were in Sri Lanka, and we could even change some of the plans during the stay. The roads in Sri Lanka is not as good as in Europe, so be aware of the lenght on the drive each day. Read more

Eva, Germany

I am afraid another good review will make people sceptical. Too good to be true? No, this is a genuine report - cross my heart. I travelled with Euphoria in August 2014 together with my 16 year old daughter. It was our first trip to Sri Lanka and Euphoria helped make it an enjoyable one. Our itinerary was truly tailormade to our needs and it felt right to us. Response time was minimal and Euphoria stayed in touch throughout our trip. We toured for 10 days, got to see the main sites without feeling awfully rushed and stayed at pleasant hotels. Our driver was always friendly, willing to accommodate us and a very knowledgable guide on top. He even managed to make us feel (almost) safe in the crazy Sri Lankan traffic. All in all, i can wholeheartedly recommend Euphoria Exotic Holidays - and will do so to family and friends. In fact, I am planning a return visit just now - with Euphoria. P.S. We stopped at Euphoria Spice Garden for a cooking lesson and lunch. It was great fun and one of our best meals on the island. Don't miss out! Read more

Nilz, United Kingdom

Sri Lanka is such a beautiful place where people are so friendly and food is just amazing. If you are thinking of planning a trip to Sri Lanka, do not look anywhere else!! I usually book all our holidays myself as I am very picky and believe that travel agents can cost a lot of money but this time due to time constraint I decided to book my trip with Sashini via Euphoria Exotic Holidays and it turned out to be the best decision ever! We travelled to Sri Lanka from 18th April 2016 for 18 days with a 2 year old. We provided the dates and roughly what we wanted to see to Sashini and within days she put an amazing itinerary together. We were quite demanding and specific as were worried about travelling with an infant but for Sashini none of our questions or request was too much and she delivered everything as promised. Our itinerary was so well done that I could have not done better myself: • She ensured that we can see all possible in the time we had without getting too tired with our little one. • We had a very good, clean and comfortable Air conditioning car • Our driver/guide : Vijitha he was just the best: very knowledgeable, organised, kind , so punctual and he went above and beyond his responsibilities to ensure we were safe, comfortable and helped us lots with our baby • We stayed in 6 different hotels throughout the trip and they were all just amazing. They were clean, great food, it also had all we asked for such as Baby cot, swimming pool. • Cost – She worked with us to ensure we stayed within our budget and was very patient even when I was being difficult and changing my mind 20 times I recommend Euphoria Exotic Holidays to anyone that is looking for a well organised, comfortable and tension free trip. Sashini is not just very good at her job but she is also very kind and friendly person. She is not one of those people who don’t care about how your trip goes once she has been paid. Once we arrived in Sri Lanka, she rang the driver to check that we have arrived safely and that we are ok with the car and driver etc. She also rang on daily basis to ensure we were happy with the hotels and trips etc. and now that we are back home she still keeps in touch. Thank you Sashini and Euphoria Exotic Holidays for giving our family one of the best memorable trip of our life. Read more

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