Dazzling Sri Lanka culture & beach tour with excursions

Kandy, Dambulla & Chilaw

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Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw

UdawattaKele Sanctuary

Kandy

Temple of the Tooth, Kandy

Amaya Hills, Kandy

Amaya Hills, Kandy

Matale Spice Garden

Amaya Hills, Kandy

Amaya Hills, Kandy

Royal Botanical Gardens, Kandy

Sigiriya rock fortress

Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa

Dambulla

Amaya Lake, Dambulla

Amaya Lake, Dambulla

Minneriya National Park

Amaya Lake, Dambulla

Amaya Lake, Dambulla

Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park

Amaya Lake, Dambulla

Amaya Lake, Dambulla

Banana Plantation, Hiriwadunna

Chilaw

Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw

Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw

Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw

Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw

Chilaw

A bucket-list Sri Lanka tour with a blissful beach stay

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Up to -35% supplier's online rate ?
You'll start your holiday with a two-night stay in a Superior room at Amaya Hills, Kandy, on a half-board basis.

Then, you will spend two nights in a Superior room at Amaya Lake, Dambulla, on a half-board basis.

Finally, you will spend five nights in a Superior room at Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw, on a half-board basis. During your stay here, this offer includes a 20% discount at the spa, and a 10% discount on food and beverages.

This offer also includes private tours with an English-speaking guide as per the itinerary: a safari at Udawalawe National Park; a visit to a tea plantation and tea factory; a visit to a local 'Roti Shop' to enjoy a Sri Lankan style coconut roti with Sri Lankan tea; an evening cultural show in Kandy; a sightseeing tour of Kandy, including the Temple of the Tooth Relic; a visit to the Matale Spice Garden, including a 15-minute head and shoulder massage and a traditional Sri Lankan lunch; a visit to Sigiriya Rock Fortress; and a visit to a local market in Dambulla, with Sri Lankan style lunch at a local restaurant.

Flights are included from your selected departure airport to Colombo, Sri Lanka. A 7kg hand luggage and a 20kg hold luggage allowance per person is included, as well as private transfers with an English-speaking guide.

Please note a visa is required and is not included in the cost of this offer. Please check requirements before travel.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 35% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate. An example of our top discount is:

On 04/03/2019, leaving from London Heathrow, two people may book this nine-night holiday (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £1,599 per person, per stay, compared to the supplier's online rate of £2,159 per person, per stay. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 35%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 18/12/2018.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Emerald Global and is ATOL protected (3676).

An amazing tour of Sri Lanka, taking in UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a serene half board beach stay – includes breakfast, all travel and much more

Sri Lanka is a country strewn with cultural jewels and natural treasures. Its impressive landscapes host lush tropical forests, expansive, dazzling lakes and magnificent mountain ranges. All this is scattered with captivating temples and ancient monuments, yet it remains largely untrodden by the typical tourist. With this nine-night tour, you can discover Sri Lanka’s best bits, with the unique advantage of your very own English-speaking chauffeur.

You'll kick things off in Kandy, where you'll find yourself immersed in the flora and fauna of UdawattaKele Sanctuary before experiencing the cultural riches of the Royal Capital, with a tour that takes in the Temple of the Tooth. In the evening, you'll unwind over a cultural dance show.

Next up is Dambulla, visiting a Matale Spice Garden before proceeding to Sigiriya Rock Fortress, which is known as the eighth wonder of the world and dates back to the fifth century. Its surrounding water gardens were restored by UNESCO. You'll also visit Polonnaruwa - Sri Lanka's ancient capital - before moving on to Minneriya National Park, where you'll take a safari to see the many resident elephants.

After visiting the religious heritage monument of Cave Temple, known as 'Golden Temple of Dambulla', and taking a fascinating excursion to the authentic village of Hiriwadunna, you'll drive to Chilaw to spend five serene nights on Sri Lanka’s golden sandy shores, bedding down at a dreamy beachside resort and spa.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Sri Lanka, where you’ll be met by your chauffeur guide and travel buddy. Drive to Kandy and check-in to your hotel.
Day 2: After breakfast, head into UdawattaKele Sanctuary to take in the flora and fauna, and take a city your of Kandy, visiting the Temple of the Tooth. In the evening, sit down to a traditional dance show.
Day 3: From Kandy, head to Dambulla. En route, pay a visit to a Matale Spice Garden. Then you’ll proceed to Sigiriya Rock Fortress, which is known as the eighth wonder of the world and dates back to the fifth century. Its surrounding water gardens were restored by UNESCO. Then, head to your hotel to check in.
Day 4: Visit Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka's ancient capital, before moving on to Minneriya National Park, where you'll take a safari to see the many resident elephants.
Day 5: After breakfast, visit the religious heritage monument of Cave Temple, known as 'Golden Temple of Dambulla', then take an excursion to the authentic village of Hiriwadunna. The, drive to Chilaw for some time on the beach.
Day 6-9: Relax in Chilaw, enjoying the golden-sand beaches and lovely surroundings.
Day 10: After breakfast, transfer to Colombo airport to catch your flight home.

Amaya Hills, Kandy (two nights)

Exquisitely located in the hills of Kandy, Amaya Hills overlooks the Hanthana mountains. This stunning resort combines traditional Kandyan culture with modern luxuries for an effortlessly restful ambience. Unwind with a massage or a workout in the gym before soaking your stresses away in the picturesque outdoor swimming pool, all overlooking lush, green hills. The onsite restaurant, Raswasala, serves up an innovative fusion of local and international cuisine. No surprises here - Amaya Hills boasts a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Amaya Lake, Dambulla (two nights)

You can truly unwind at Amaya Laka’s serene waterside location, set on the banks of Kandalama Lake. The resort resonates with Sri Lankan design and invites you to discover rustic living in an elegant, luxurious and laid-back setting. Relax in the resort’s outdoor swimming pool or indulge with some time in the holistic spa before picking up some souvenirs at the shopping boutique. However you spend your day, you have Samara Restaurant to while your evening away in over local and international cuisine with views of the lake. Amaya Lake has a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw (five nights)

Anantaya Resort & Spa lies where the azure waters of the ocean meet the cool waters of a mangrove-fringed lagoon, all wrapped up in a sense of serenity. Tucked away in the coastal town of Chilaw, you’ll find soft sandy beaches and vast stretches of ocean. The hotel is home to a blissful spa, a leading restaurant big on exotic Asian flavours, a lounge, pool terrace bar and gym. Superior rooms have you waking up to spectacular ocean views, with your own private balcony and an en-suite bathroom with rain shower.

Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw, Karukopane, Bangadeniya, Chilaw 61000, Sri Lanka (your third destination)

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Flights are included from London Heathrow, Manchester and Birmingham to Colombo, Sri Lanka.

A 7kg hand luggage and a 20kg hold luggage allowance per person, is included, as well as private transfers with an English-speaking guide.

From London Heathrow to Colombo, via Dubai, with Emirates:
  • Outbound:
  • Departing London Heathrow at 20.50, arriving into Dubai at 07.50
  • Departing Dubai at 10.35, arriving into Colombo at 16.25
  • Inbound:
  • Departing Colombo at 09.55, arriving into Dubai at 13.00
  • Departing Dubai at 14.30, arriving into London Heathrow at 18.30

From Manchester to Colombo, via Dubai, with Emirates:
  • Outbound:
  • Departing Manchester at 20.50, arriving into Dubai at 07.50
  • Departing Dubai at 10.35, arriving into Colombo at 16.25
  • Inbound:
  • Departing Colombo at 09.55, arriving into Dubai at 13.00
  • Departing Dubai at 14.30, arriving into Manchester at 18.45

From Birmingham to Colombo, via Dubai, with Emirates:
  • Outbound:
  • Departing Birmingham at 14.20, 20.50 or 21.40, arriving into Dubai at 00.25, 07.50 or 07.55 (the following day)
  • Departing Dubai at 02.35, 10.20 or 10.35, arriving into Colombo at 08.35, 16.10 or 16.25
  • Inbound:
  • Departing Colombo at 09.55, arriving into Dubai at 13.00
  • Departing Dubai at 14.50, arriving into Birmingham at 18.45

From London Heathrow to Colombo, with Sri Lanka Airlines:
  • Outbound: Departing London Heathrow at 20.40, arriving into Colombo at 12.40 (the following day)
  • Inbound: Departing Colombo at 12.50, arriving into London Heathrow at 19.10 (the following day)

Please note that your outbound flight is overnight, so please bear this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for. The date you select as your check-in date will be the day you'll fly out from the UK and you'll arrive in Colombo the following day to commence your nine-night holiday. Therefore, you'll be away for a total of 10 nights.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Emerald Global, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation. The flight time will be within the time parameters and possible airlines detailed in this offer.

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Emerald Global with ATOL number 3676 and your contract is with that company. Emerald Global booking conditions are available from http://www.peoples.travel/pages/terms

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

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Highlights

  • Packing in all of Sri Lanka's highlights into one stress-free escape 
  • Marvelling at the most important Buddhist shrine in Sri Lanka – Kandy’s Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic 
  • Gliding into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean for a swim during your beach stay

Second opinion

  • To find out more about Amaya Lake, Dambulla, please visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Amaya Hills, Kandy, please visit their website and read reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To find out more about Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw, please visit their website or read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
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