Sri Lanka & The Maldives
14 NIGHTS GUIDE PRICE £4,300

Spend a week exploring Sri Lanka’s cultural treasures, wildlife-rich National Parks and scenic Hill Country before a short hop over to The Maldives for a week on a stunning tropical island. Relax and unwind on soft white sands and snorkel in crystal clear waters rich with marine life.

Overview

Guide Price & Inclusions

1 night rest stop on arrival, 3 nights Cultural Triangle, 1 night Kandy, 2 nights Hill Country & 7 nights Maldives £4,300 per adult and £2,500 per child under 12 sharing including flights, private driver/guide and accommodation. Board basis in Sri Lanka varies from Bed & Breakfast to Half Board and All Inclusive. Full Board in the Maldives.

Rates subject to travel dates and hotel selection.

 

Suggested Extensions

Extend your stay in Sri Lanka with 2 nights exploring Galle, a Unesco World Heritage site which boasts Dutch-colonial architecture and atmospheric cobbled streets lined with cafes and craft shops.

Best Time to Travel

This itinerary can be enjoyed year-round. December-April is considered the dry season in the Maldives but the islands enjoy year-round temperatures of approx. 30 degrees.

Tips for Families

It can be expensive to eat and drink in the Maldives so if you have hungry teens in tow, it’s worth opting for an all-inclusive resort so they can eat what they like, when they like and you can stick to budget.

Highlights

  • Cycle amongst Polonnaruwa’s crumbling temples and climb Sigiriya Rock
  • Spot Asian Elephants in Minneriya National Park
  • Visit a tea factory and sample Sri Lanka’s finest brew
  • Stay on a beautiful tropical hideaway in the Maldives archipelago
  • Experience some of the best snorkelling and diving in the world as you explore the underwater world

Itinerary

DAY 1 | FLY TO COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

Take a daytime flight from London to Colombo (11 hours) and transfer directly to your hotel, an old planter’s house set in the middle of a coconut plantation. Enjoy your first taste of Sri Lanka’s wonderful cuisine with a home-cooked meal from the estate’s farm.
Transfer time approx. 1 hour.

DAYS 2-4 | CULTURAL TRIANGLE

Head north towards the fascinating Cultural Triangle. Giant gold buddahs and cave temples mix with unique wildlife and the opportunity for some soft adventure.
Transfer time to Cultural Triangle approx. 3 hours.

DAY 5 | KANDY

Journey south to Kandy stopping en route to visit Sri Lanka’s most impressive cave temple – the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple – with the largest area of rock paintings found in the world.
Transfer time to Kandy approx. 2.5 hours.

DAYS 6-7 | HILL COUNTRY

Spend 2 nights soaking up the scenery in Sri Lanka’s Hill Country. Enjoy a tea estate tour and for added thrills why not head to the Kelani River for a rafting adventure?
Transfer time to Hill Country approx. 2.5-3 hours.

DAY 8 | FLY TO THE MALDIVES

Transfer back to the airport (approx. 4-5 hours) for your flight over to the Maldives (approx. 1hr 30) where you will connect with your sea plane or speedboat transfer to your chose island paradise.

DAYS 9-14| THE MALDIVES

Spend your days relaxing on the beach, enjoy water sports in the crystal-clear lagoon and explore the colourful coral reef. Many resorts offer PADI dive courses if you want to make the most of your aquatic adventure and learn a new skill.

DAY 15 | FLY BACK TO THE UK VIA COLOMBO

Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight back to London via Colombo.

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