Dambulla Cave Temple by Ace Travel Solutions

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HIDDEN CULTURE AND WILDLIFE

Tour Itinerary in brief

Day 01

Overnight at Amaya Lake, Dambulla

Hiriwaduna Village Tour by Ace Travel Solutions

Ayubowan! You will be met at Colombo International Airport and transferred to your hotel in Dambulla.

 

In the afternoon, leave for a cycling tour in a rural village in Sigiriya and you will have the opportunity to meet with the local villagers. You can help in some of their daily tasks, such as farming and cooking, or even be taken on a bullock cart ride through a banana plantation, tasting the ripe bananas along the way! Afterward, enjoy Dosa and Curry cooked by local villagers.

Day 02

Overnight at Amaya Lake, Dambulla

Polonnaruwa by Ace Travel Solutions

Drive to Polonnaruwa, another World Heritage Site, containing the well-preserved monuments of the medieval capital of Sri Lanka, located amongst undulating woodland. The well-preserved ruins of Polonnaruwa tell a story of Buddhism, royalty, kingship, war, and power, and provide you with the opportunity to experience the grandeur of this period and marvel at the artistry of the island's early craftsmen.

 

This afternoon you will be picked up and taken to your Jeep safari in Minneriya / Kaudulla National Park depending on where the elephants are!  This is the best time of day to see the animals.  You can enjoy gazing at the herds of elephants as well as many other animals you may come across, then head back to your hotel at sundown.

Day 03

Overnight at Cinnamon Citadel, Kandy

 Daily Service at Kandy Temple by Ace Travel Solutions

This morning you will have the chance to climb Sigiriya Rock-  we would recommend early morning to avoid the crowds and heat! You can take your time climbing the rock and the rewards at the top will be worth it! Upon reaching the top of Sigiriya spend time taking in the exhilarating views which go on for miles and ponder the ancient ruins where an ancient civilization once lived. *Make sure you bring water with you as it’s difficult to find a vendor who sells it once you have begun your walk-up.

 

Depart and head south towards Sri Lanka's spectacular hill country, en-route visit a spice garden in Matale. Visit the Kandy Temple which houses the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha.

Day 04

Overnight at Cinnamon Citadel, Kandy

Train Ride in Sri Lanka by Ace Travel Solutions

In the morning leave for a day excursion to Nuwara Eliya. The most scenic drive in the country as you pass through tea country with the mountains carpeted in tea, numerous waterfalls and tea pickers.

 

Head back to Kandy by road, en-route stop at a tea factory to see the processing and taste some of Sri Lanka's famous tea.

Day 05

Overnight at EKHO Surf, Bentota

Millennium Elephant Foundation by Ace Travel Solutions

In the morning continue your journey to the beautiful beaches of Sri Lanka, en-route visit the Millenium Elephant Foundation in Pinnawala.

 

Millennium Elephant Foundation (MEF) a family-run non-government organization (NGO) that is dedicated to improving the welfare of domestic elephants throughout Sri Lanka. MEF was started in 1999 in memory of Sam Samarasinghe. Charity Number 457. We provide and fund the care, medical treatments, food, mahout salaries, the running costs of the charity as well as having an on-call Mobile Veterinary Unit which travels around the country treating sick elephants in need. We rely on the income from volunteers and tourism to continue the important work we do for these gentle giants.

Day 06 & 07

Overnight at EKHO Surf, Bentota

Madu River Boat Safari by Ace Travel Solutions

Relax on the golden sands or by the pool.

 

Optional excursions during the beach stay in Bentota:

  1. Whale watching in Mirissa

  2. Visit Galle Dutch Fort and Ambalangoda Mask Museum 

  3. Mask Painting experience in Ambalangoda Mask Factory 

  4. Visit a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda 

  5. Cycling tour inland of Galle 

  6. Madu River Boat Safari 

  7. The culinary experience in Bentota/Induruwa 

Day 08

Its time to return back to your country or the next destination!!!

Ayubowan by Ace Travel Solutions

Having reached at the end of your program, you will be transferred to the Bandaranaike International Airport in time of your departure flight. 

HIDDEN-CULTURE-AND-WILDLIFE by Ace Travel Solutions

ROUTE MAP

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| QUOTE

Valid until 30 April 2021 (All prices are subject to change without prior notice due to currency fluctuation, fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances).

Per person sharing DBL room rate from US $ 585

 

Value-Added Services

  • Welcome garlands at the airport.

  • Drinking water throughout the trip.

  • Wi-Fi in the vehicle.

  • Early check-in and late check-out (on availability).

  • A local traditional gift at the farewell.

  • Culinary experience along with an authentic Sri Lankan lunch.

  • "Luxury of Travel" Experiences by ACE.

Price includes

  • Accommodation in all hotels mentioned above (Subjected to availability upon confirmation).

  • Private air-conditioned Car (Toyota Axio or similar) with an English speaking chauffeur guide.

  • Local government taxes & service charges.

  • Meals – (Breakfast is included).

  • Oil and Fuel charge.

  • A Dedicated tour consultant to attend to all your requirements/needs from the time you land in Sri Lanka till Departure 24 hours 7 days a week.

  • Sightseeing & city tours as mentioned above.

  • Jeep safaris as specified in the above itinerary.

Price excludes

  • Entry Visa to Sri Lanka.

  • Anything mentioned as optional in the above itinerary.

  • Camera and Video Permits.

  • International or Domestic Flights which are not specified in the above itinerary.

  • All expenses of personal nature.

  • New Year and Christmas Eve Dinner.

  • Tips and porterage.

  • All entrance fees to tourist and other attractions not specified above.

Cancellation Policy

  • Before 30 days of no cancellation.

  • Between 29 - 15 days 50% cancellation of the total invoice value.

  • Less than 14 days 100% cancellation of the total invoice value.

  • No shows & early departures 100% cancellation of the total.

Special Notes

  • Rooms are subjected to availability at the time of booking confirmation.

  • The official check-in time at hotels will be 14:00 hrs and the check-out time will be 12:00 hrs.

  • An advance payment of 25% of the total invoice will be required 30 days prior to the arrival to Sri Lanka and the balance payment should be settled 15 days prior to the arrival to Sri Lanka.

 

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