1. Sri Lanka
  2. Central Province, Sri Lanka
  3. Galle
  4. Yala National Park

Sri Lanka: 7-day Island Highlights Tour

Product ID: 360165
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See all the most important highlights of Sri Lanka on this 7 day, 6 night tour. Travel in comfort in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced driver/guide to see wildlife, discover nature, and visit Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, and Yala.
About this activity
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Pickup included

Your guide will pick you up at the airport or your hotel or other accommodations in Colombo on the day the tour starts.

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the top historical monuments in the cultural heritage triangle (Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy, Polonnaruwa)
  • Visit the most popular wildlife reserve at Yala on the south coast and spot leopards, elephants and sloth bears
  • Visit pristine, palm-fringed beaches on the west and south coasts
  • Visit the royal botanical garden of Kandy
  • Take part in one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
Full description
Day 1
Meet your driver and proceed to your hotel in Dambulla. See the Dambulla Golden Cave Temple along the way.
Dinner and overnight stay in Dambulla.

Day 2
After a leisurely breakfast, visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the Polonnaruwa historical city.
Dinner and overnight stay in Dambulla.

Day 3
After a leisurely breakfast, leave for Kandy. Visit a spice garden along the way. After arrival in Kandy, enjoy a sightseeing tour and visit the Tooth Relic Temple and Royal Botanical Garden.
Dinner and overnight stay in Kandy.

Day 4
After an early morning breakfast, head to the Kandy Railway Station and board the train for Nuwara Eliya. Stop to visit a tea plantation along the way.
Dinner and overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 5
After the breakfast, head for Yala. Visit a waterfall and the Sita Temple along the way. After arriving in Yala, enjoy an afternoon safari.
Dinner and overnight stay in Yala.

Day 6
After the breakfast, leave for Bentota. Visit Galle Fort, the Madu River estuary, and  the Sea Turtle Conservation Centre along the way.
Dinner and overnight stay in Kalutara/Bentota.

Day 7
After the breakfast leave for Colombo. Your driver will drop you off at your hotel or the airport after your Colombo sightseeing tour.
Includes
  • 6 nights of hotel accommodation in standard hotels
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Friendly, experienced driver/guide
  • All expenses for the train journey
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • All government taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks other than water (available to purchase)
  • Lunchs
  • Dinners
  • National Park fees
  • Fees and handling charges
  • Entrance tickets or activity fees
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hiking shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• The tour includes significant walking and hiking so it may not be suitable for those with limited mobility or those who are pregnant.
• Shoulder and knees must be covered to visit temples on the tour, so please be sure to bring appropriate clothing.

From US$ 490 per person