Essence of Sri Lanka

Trip Overview

Includes & Excludes


Tour Map

Essence of Sri Lanka - CODE : OVTP7D

Trip Duration

07 Days & 06 Nights


Air Conditioned Private Vehicle (Depend on No.of Travellers)


3-5 Star Hotels (Depend on Your Preference)

Meal Plan

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner (Depend on Your Preference)
BIA to Colombo Day 01

- Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport.
- Meet your guide and transfer to your hotel in Colombo.
- Take a city tour to explore Colombo's mix of modern and historical sites.
- Visit the National Museum, Independence Square, and Pettah Market.
- Overnight stay in Colombo.

Colombo to Sigiriya Day 02

- After breakfast, depart for Dambulla and visit the impressive Dambulla Cave Temple with its stunning cave murals.
- Continue to Sigiriya and climb the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
- Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
- Check into your hotel in Sigiriya.
- Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Sigiriya to Anuradhapura to Sigiriya Day 03

- After breakfast, depart for Anuradhapura, an ancient city.
Explore the historical and sacred sites, including ancient stupas and temples.
Continue to Polonnaruwa for optional exploration (entrance fees not included).
Return to Sigiriya.
Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Sigiriya to Kandy Day 04

- After breakfast, depart for Kandy, visiting a spice garden in Matale en route.
- Explore the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Dalada Maligawa).
- Enjoy a cultural dance performance in the evening.
- Check into your hotel in Kandy.
- Overnight stay in Kandy.

Kandy to Nuwara Eliya Day 05

- After breakfast, Depart for Nuwara Eliya, the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country.
- Visit a tea plantation and factory to learn about tea production.
- Explore Gregory Lake and its picturesque surroundings.
- Optionally, take a leisurely boat ride on Gregory Lake.
- Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Nuwara Eliya to Ella Day 06

- After breakfast, Depart for Ella.
- Hike to Little Adam's Peak and visit the iconic Nine Arch Bridge.
- Explore Ravana Falls and Ravana Cave.
- Check into your hotel in Ella.
- Overnight stay in Ella.

Ella to Udawalawe National Park to BIA Day 07

- Depart for Udawalawe National Park.
- Enjoy a jeep safari to observe elephants and other wildlife.
- Depending on your departure time, transfer to Bandaranaike International Airport for your onward journey.

Package Includes :

Air conditioned vehicle for round tour with the driver

Tourist Board approved licence holder chauffeur guide

All the sites guiding

500ml water bottle per person every day.

Fuel & local insurance for the vehicle

Package Excludes :

Air-tickets are not included in this package

Personal expenses

Cost of personal excursions

Entrance fees for sites and activities

Cost of beverages

Tips and Portages

Travel insurance

Late check outs & early check in charges are excluded

Good to Know :

Sri Lanka being a tropical country, ideal clothing would be cotton and comfortable clothing. Shorts and T shirts are ideal other than when visiting the temples. Ladies are required to cover the shoulders as well.

Temperature throughout the year in low land areas range between 25 to 35 °C and, in the hill country between 20 to 25 °C during the day time. During the night it can drop little below 15 °C in certain months of the year.

Liquor will not be served on Poya days [full moon day] and on any other religious holidays. These are considered dry days. There is a poya day for each calendar month.

All major credit cards will be widely accepted in all reputable outlets. [Restaurants/Shops etc.]

Booking Process :

Once booking details are submitted by you, we will go ahead with the booking process and contact you for further clarification. After this stage, we require a 20% payment from you to finalize the booking process. The booking confirmation will reach you within 24 hours of making the payment. Then you may go ahead with applying for Visa. A balance of 80% of the payment is required upon arrival to the country.

Notes :

The official check-in time at all the hotels will be 14:00 Hours.

The official check-out time at all the hotels will be 12:00 Hours.

Cancellation Policy :

All travel deals stated on our website are well planned and best to the price. Therefore, 20% of advance payment made for any package booked is non-refundable and has the ability to be combined with any other of our existing or customized packages. Thus, there will be no negotiations for cancellations made less than a month before the commencement of a tour.

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