After picking you up from the airport, we will transfer you to Negombo, an established well known holiday destination close to the airport. Here you can take time to relax after your journey and acclimatise to the beautiful but hot weather Sri Lanka is best known for!
Today you will drive north to ancient city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka’s first ever capital. You will spend two days enjoying the rich and fascinating history of this beautiful city. An afternoon can also be spent exploring the ruins by bike, of course this is optional!
Taste of Trinco and Beyond - 11 Days 12 Nights
Ecomomy Price: $ 1,140 per person
Luxury Price: $ 1,925 per person
Prices quoted are per person and based on 2 sharing a double or twin room.
This tour gives you a little taste of everything that this country is famous for. Uncover history in Sri Lanka’s ancient cities, spot leopards in the island’s best national park, sip Ceylon tea amongst the rolling hills of the highlands, and relax on some of the most beautiful and pristine beaches in the South. There’s something for everyone on this diverse tour, and we have hand-picked the best hotels for you to stay at along the way to ensure total comfort and relaxation.
Driving just to the East of Anuradhapura today, you will arrive in Trincomalee, a fascinating city which has emerged from the war as a newly-established tourist destination with its famously beautiful Nilaveli and Uppaveli beaches. Here you will have plenty of time to enjoy all the activities in the area from dolphin and whale watching to scuba diving on Pigeon Island and other historic sites in between.
Today you will travel to Sri Lanka’s second largest city, Kandy, where you can take 2 days to fully explore the area. Kandy is a picturesque city surrounded by mountain ranges and lush green foliage. Here you can visit the Temple of the Tooth, the Botanical Gardens, explore the city of Kandy and soak up the sights and sounds of one of Sri Lanka's most popular cities.
Today you will return to Negombo stoping en route at the well known Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
Negombo the airport
Time to go back home!
Taste of Trinco
Explore the ancient city of Anuradhapura.
Nilaveli beach, Trincomalee.
Snorkel in Pigeon Island.
Visit the Minneriya National Park.
Climb the breath taking Sigiriya rock.
Famouc Dambulla Cave Temples.
Temple of tooth, Kandy.
Feed elephants in Pinnawala.
A cookery lesson and demonstration in Negombo.
Elephant ride in Habarana.
Stop to enjoy some freshly plucked king coconuts.
Enjoy stunning scenery from the comfort of the train.
If you need any more information or like the look of this tour but would like to change the route or hotel selection please get in touch. It's no problem! We specialise in designing holidays just for you.
All accommodation on BB basis
Transport in a Toyota Prius with an English speaking driver
Water on the first day of travel
Fully detailed itinerary
You will spend the next two days in the the picturesque village of Habarana. Habarana is situated ideally close to Dambulla, and Sigiriya, making it a perfect place from which to explore the all the sites of the Cultural Triangle. This also includes Polonnaruwa, a former capital of Sri Lanka and the close by Minneriya park, famous for its elephant migration from June to September.