Private Sri Lanka tour with safari & beach break

Chilaw, Wilpattu, Jaffna, Dambulla & Kalkudah

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Wilpattu National Park

Sigiriya

Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw

Superior room, Anantaya Resort & Spa

Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw

Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw

Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park

Forest Rock Garden Resort, Anuradhapura

Deluxe room, Forest Rock Garden Resort

Forest Rock Garden Resort, Anuradhapura

Forest Rock Garden Resort, Anuradhapura

Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park

Jaffna

Jaffna Fort

Fox Resorts Jaffna

Fox Resorts Jaffna

Fox Resorts Jaffna

Deluxe room, Fox Resorts Jaffna

Fox Resorts Jaffna

Fox Resorts Jaffna

Fox Resorts Jaffna

Nagadeepa

Anuradhapura

Kandalama Lake

Amaya Lake, Dambulla

Superior room, Amaya Lake

Superior room, Amaya Lake

Amaya Lake, Dambulla

Kandalama Lake

Polonnaruwa

Amaya Beach, Pasikudah

Superior room, Amaya Beach

Amaya Beach, Pasikudah

Amaya Beach, Pasikudah

Pasikudah Beach

Soul-stirring Sri Lanka: culture, safari & beaches

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Explore Sri Lanka’s captivating culture, breathtaking national parks and golden coastline on a private tour, with city sightseeing and Jeep safari included

Day 1: Chilaw

Arrive in Colombo and transfer to your hotel in Chilaw for a relaxed overnight stay.

Distance from Bandaranaike International airport: 60km

Day 2: Chilaw - Wilpattu

On your second day, you’ll make your way to Wilpattu National Park for a Jeep safari. You’ll explore Sri Lanka’s oldest national park, with its dense forest, lakes, abundant birdlife and large mammals, including leopards, elephants, water buffalo, sloth bears and spotted deer.

Distance from Chilaw: 130km

Day 3: Wilpattu - Jaffna

Transfer to Anuradhapura, where you’ll take a local train to Jaffna in the Northern Province, a somewhat off-beaten-path destination with a unique culture and character. Depending on your arrival time, you’ll either head out on a city tour this afternoon or the following morning.

Distance from Wilpattu: 320km

Day 4: Jaffna

Take a public boat to Nagadeepa, an islet that is a sacred place of worship for both Hindus and Buddhists. In the evening, learn the perfect way to prepare crab in a rich Jaffna curry.

Day 5: Jaffna - Dambulla

Today you’ll have the option to visit the ancient capital of Anuradhapura, which dates as far back as 5BC. Discover religious stupas, picturesque lakes and fascinating hydraulic constructions that demonstrate the amazing skills of its founding civilisation.

Distance from Jaffna: 250km

Day 6: Dambulla

In the morning, you'll have the option to visit to the phenomenal Sigiriya ‘Lion Rock’ Fortress, a towering citadel that you can climb for breathtaking views over the plains. Later, take a catamaran across a scenic reservoir to a local village, where you can take a walk through paddy fields and help to prepare a simple, traditional Sri Lankan lunch.

Day 7: Dambulla - Pasikudah

Transfer to Passikudah and enjoy a leisurely cycling tour of the Polonnaruwa area, covering around 10 kilometres on a flat route. Discover the local way of life and pass through beautiful scenery, before being driven into the city for an optional tour the ancient, time-frozen ruins.

Distance from Dambulla: 250km

Days 8-11/14: Pasikudah

Wind down the adventure at a relaxing resort on the golden shores of Pasikudah, transferring back to Colombo for your return flight on day 11 or 14.

Distance from Pasikudah to Bandaranaike International airport: 270km
Anantaya Resort & Spa, Chilaw (one night)

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.

Amenities: restaurant, spa, lounge, bar, gym, Wi-Fi, air conditioning

Forest Rock Garden Resort, Anuradhapura (one night)

Awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, the boutique Forest Rock Garden Resort exudes a true sense of place in Anuradhapura. This heritage hideout is constructed in low-rise style, typical of the region, and is surrounded by tranquil greenery.

Amenities: swimming pool, restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi, air conditioning

Fox Resorts Jaffna (two nights)

Formerly the home of a prominent Jaffna family, this boutique hotel in the village of Kokovil has a colourful heritage that saw it acquired during the civil war and used as a treasury. Now back in the hands of its original owners, this character-packed property oozes charm, and the underground bunkers that were added are now used an art gallery and museum showcasing leading Sri Lankan artists.

Amenities: restaurant, swimming pool, bicycle rental, Wi-Fi, air conditioning

Amaya Lake, Dambulla (two nights)

You can truly unwind at Amaya Laka’s serene waterside location, set on the banks of Kandalama Lake. A TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence holder, the resort sits amidst 40 acres of forest, in the heart of Sri Lanka’s ‘Cultural Triangle’.

Amenities: swimming pool, spa, boutique, restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, tennis court, gym

Amaya Beach, Pasikudah (four or seven nights)

Before you venture out to the colourful reefs of the Indian Ocean, find your sea legs with a bevy of watersports in the warm, shallow waters of Pasikudah Bay. The resort can assist with excursions to nearby reserves; Maduru Oya National Park is dotted with an array of ancient religious sites, while Wasgamuwa National Park is home to herds of elephants and other native wildlife. At Amaya Beach, relax at the poolside bar or at the spa, which specialises in Ayurveda.

Amenities: restaurant, bar, cafe, spa, gym, watersports, swimming pool, Wi-Fi, air conditioning
Amaya Beach, Pasikudah Beach, Sri Lanka

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One piece of hand luggage and one piece of hold luggage allowance per person is included, as well a private transfers throughout (as per the itinerary).

Please note that your outbound flight may be overnight, so please bear this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

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