Chic Island | 10 Days Tour

This circuit of ten days is the ideal tour for the those who experience the local lifestyle while enjoying the natural beauty of the tropical heaven.
From the first conversation until you arrive home from your holiday, you’ll be looked after by one of our Travel Designers who has travelled extensively in the region and will give advice from their personal experience on how to make the most out of your trip. All of our trips are entirely bespoke and we will continually refine your itinerary until it’s perfect.

per adult from

$1,290

NZD

Duration

10 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
    • Professional English Speaking Chauffer Guide
    • All Local Taxes & Charges
    • Highway Toll Charges
    • 3-4 Star Hotel Accomodations (Only for selected option)
    • Driver Accomodations
    • Bottled Water
    • Entry/Admission - Kandy Railway Station
    What's excluded :
    • Food / Drinks Unless Specified
    • Personal Expense
    • Entrance Or Admission Fees For Places Or Attractions Visiting
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens

  • Day 1: AIRPORT - COLOMBO

    Pass By: Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    Meet & Assistance on arrival by a representative of Kingfisher Tours Sri Lanka.
    Transfer to Colombo (Approx. 40minutes’ drive from Airport to Colombo)

    Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province
    Cruise around Colombo and learn about the city’s history, landmarks and interesting facts. Your passionate guide will take you to Colombo’s posh suburbs of Colombo. Then drive to the Fort district and discover the fascinating architecture and history of Colombo’s colonial district. Stop at the bazar district of Pettah to see Colombo’s chaotic merchant district in full swing.
    You’ll see the massive contrast that is Colombo. Colombo’s Skyscrapers and timeless Colonial buildings with the odd haphazardly built bazar or “Kadeh” between them, makes Colombo the city it is. The tour will be customized to your interests and you’ll be able to taste the best of Colombo’s street food, get a taste of Arrack or shop for Saree’s in Colombo’s Bazars
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel

    Day 2: COLOMBO - DAMBULLA - SIGIRIYA

    Stop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Jaffna Hwy, Habarana 50150 Sri Lanka
    Checkout and leave to Sigiriya enroute visit the Dambulla Cave Temple,
    The Dambulla temple, also known as the Golden Temple, was founded in the 1st century AD by King Valagamba who is said to have fled to the caves during an invasion from South India. This UNESCO World Heritage site is filled with various sculptures and paintings of Lord Buddha and his devotees, various Hindu divinities and gods as well as Sri Lankan Kings. Spread out over 5 caves, each cave depicts statutes and paintings from a different period of Sri Lanka’s rich history thus showcasing the evolution of Sri Lankan artistic style.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central Province
    Proceed to Sigiriya (Approx. ½ hours’ drive from Dambulla to Sigiriya)

    Check into the Hotel

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel

    Day 3: SIGIRIYA - MINNERIYA - SIGIRIYA

    Stop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
    After breakfast, proceed to Sigiriya Lion’s Rock,
    We recommend you visit the site early morning since less crowded & less heat at the sight.
    Attire: We recommend bringing a hat for shade and sunglasses.

    The Sigiriya rock fortress is a remarkable feat of engineering and a fascinating example of artistic craftsmanship. Hewn out of the living rock, the Sigiriya fortress was the stronghold of King Kashyapa; a formidable royal palace and city. Sigiriya, or the ‘Lion Rock” is most famous for its frescoes; a series of “heavenly maidens” painted on the rock surface itself. From halfway, up the rock, you can witness the elaborately landscaped water gardens containing the royal baths and fountains; some of which still work today during the rainy seasons. Sigiriya is a still standing monument to Kashyapa, and the vision of a truly egotistical monarch.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central Province
    Get a chance to go on an oxen cart ride and experience the world from the view of a village farmer. Have a relaxing catamaran safari through a calm lake. Walk through the golden fields ripe with their harvest of paddy. Watch an enjoyable traditional cooking demonstration that teaches you the basics of Sri Lankan cuisine. Delight your taste buds with a home cooked lunch; made over a wood-fire and served on fragrant lotus leaves placed over woven trays. Enjoy the life of a Sri Lankan villager, just this day.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka
    Evening proceed to Minneriya National Park for a safari with a Naturalist,
    This three-hour safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October. In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel

    Day 4: SIGIRIYA - MATALE - KANDY

    Stop At: Kandy, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
    After breakfast, checkout and proceed towards Kandy,
    On the way get a private tour of Ena De Silva batik factory.

    Batik is an old artistic technique used to turn cloth and clothing into pieces of art by wax-resist dying them. Sri Lanka is one of the world’s leading exponents of this technique. The exhibition area and factory provide examples of plain and simple to complex and colourful masterpieces of batik.

    Visit Ena De Silva’s factory to discover the different stages of making a batik. She is one of the pioneers of Sri Lankan batik and is known for her great design, bright colours and thoughtful innovation.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Kandy, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
    Sri Lanka’s second city is Kandy, a beautiful historical city in the citadel of the country. It is not only known for it’s great kings who ruled the city for almost 225 years independently until the British took over in 1815, but it is also the place where the Sacred Tooth of Lord Buddha is laid in a magnificent temple. The incomparable Perahera celebration, a procession of more than 100 elephants, is held every August here.

    Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, 7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Experience the famous Cutural Dance Show at a Stadium in Kandy where you can get a wonderful show playing with fires and all the way of Sri Lankan Culture
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel

    Day 5: KANDY

    Stop At: Kandy, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
    After the breakfast take a tour of Suriyakantha Centre for Art & Culture with Dr. Jacques Soulie,
    This art & cultural centre is the perfect place for travellers to learn about the culture and history of the Kandyan Era. This beautiful “Dutch-style” house houses an interesting collection of visual art, folk art, manuscripts, books and documentation. The centre was started and curated by a Frenchman who was former university professor and director of the French institute in Kandy with a love and deep understanding of Sri Lankan culture.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400 Sri Lanka
    Visit the famous Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, which were formed in the early 19th century. Walk through the vast area containing over 4000 species of plants. Enjoy the learning more about the orchids, spices and medicinal plants. Wander down avenues shaded by large and rare trees, or bordered by flowering plants. Enjoy seeing the cannonball tree, walking over the wobbly suspension bridge and through the short hedge mazes or even climbing the twisty trees that make wonderful jungle gyms.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel

    Day 6: KANDY - HATTON - DICKOYA

    Stop At: Kandy Railway Station, William Gopallawa Mawatha, Kandy, Sri Lanka
    After breakfast checkout to Kandy Railway Station,
    Take the morning train (at 08.40Hrs) to Hatton.

    Known as one of the world’s most beautiful train journeys, the train was conceived in the British colonial era not move passengers but to move tea from the plantations to the port city of Colombo to ship it all around the world. Therefore, the train winds around the mountains making sure to touch all major tea producing regions in Sri Lanka. The beautiful journey from Kandy to Hatton will allow you the best view of the hill country from a perfect vantage. As the train winds its way round the sloping hills you will witness the many wonders of this unique locale; the valleys, meadows, mountains and greenery with the occasional flash of a distant waterfall.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Pass By: Dickoya, Dickoya, Central Province
    Transfer from Hatton to Dickoya

    Check into the hotel

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel

    Day 7: DICKOYA

    Stop At: Pedro Tea Factory, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
    After lunch go on an exclusive, private Tea Tasting & Factory tour

    An interactive and guided experience where guests will taste multiple teas under the guidance of their expert host. During the experience, they will learn (and try for themselves) how professional tea tasters identify (and appreciate!) the unique flavour profiles that give different teas their distinction. Gain a rare and exclusive insight a century-old art form that has shaped a global industry.

    Bernard Holsinger — Bernard is the resident tea specialist at Tea Trails and brings with him a wealth of experience in the industry, both as a planter as well as a taster. His deep knowledge of tea is complimented with a healthy dose wit and banter.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel

    Day 8: DICKOYA - KOGGALA

    Pass By: Koggala, Koggala, Galle District, Southern Province
    After breakfast checkout from hotel & transfer to Koggala
    (Approx. 5 hrs 10 mins drive from Hotel to Koggala)

    Relax at the Beach

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel

    Day 9: KOGGALA - MIRISSA - GALLE

    Stop At: Mirissa, Mirissa, Southern Province
    Early morning Whale Watching in a Luxury Cruise,
    Sit back and enjoy your delicious breakfast while seeing the Blue Whales, Hump Back Whales, Killer Whales, Sharks & Dolphins play
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Galle, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province
    After breakfast, take a tour of Old Dutch Fort guided by a resident of the Fort,
    Galle is the south coast’s major city; whose oldest landmark is the massive 17th century Portuguese and Dutch Fort in which the central city is contained. Visit the Dutch Fort and the city of Galle. As you walk through the streets you can see strong Dutch influences in the architecture, along with some old British residences and various mosques with Arabic touches.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Koggala, Koggala, Galle District, Southern Province
    Return to hotel and relax the rest of the evening at hotel

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel

    Day 10: KOGGALA - AIRPORT

    Pass By: Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    Your amazing holiday in Sri Lanka has reached to the final day!

    After Breakfast relax,
    proceed to the Airport for the departure.
    (Approx. 3Hrs drive from Hotel to the Airport)

    We wish you a safe flight back home….

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All Hotels in Sri LankaAirports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by KINGFISHER TOURS SRI LANKA

Activity ID: V-104893P118

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