Sri Lanka Cultural Tour

7 Days / 6 Nights Package Tour

Itinerary – Destinations Overview:

1. Airport – Negombo

2. Negombo – Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage – Sigiriya

3. Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy

4. Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

5. Nuwara Eliya – Ella

6. Ella – Yala Jeep Safari – Tissamaharama

7. Tissamaharama – South Coast

Day 1. Airport – Negombo

Arrival at Colombo International Airport.
Pick up by one of our English speaking drivers
Transfer to a hotel in Negombo.
Evening leave for City Tour of Negombo.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Negombo.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Goldi Sands Hotel, Negombo
Paradise Beach Hotel, Negombo

Day 2. Negombo – Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage – Sigiriya

After breakfast leave for Sigiriya.
En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
In the evening climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Sigiriya.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Elephas Resort, Sigiriya
Fresco Water Villa, Sigiriya

Day 3. Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy

After breakfast leave for Kandy.
En route visit the Dambulla Cave Temple.
Visit a spice garden at Matale.
Visit a wood carving factory.
Visit a Gem Bureau where you will be shown a documentary film on how Sri Lankan gem mining is traditionally done.
Afternoon city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive.
Evening witness the cultural show featuring various types of dances.
Near to the auditorium is the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha, and after visiting the show people go to the temple.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Swiss Residence Kandy
Hotel Suisse, Kandy

Day 4. Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
Visit the Royal Botanical Garden in Kandy.
En route visit a tea plantation and a tea factory.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Qantara Hotel, Nuwara Eliya
Oak Ray Summer Hill Breeze, Nuwara Eliya

Day 5. Nuwara Eliya – Ella

After breakfast we take the train to Ella (3 – 3 1/2 hours of beautiful landscape)
Driver will pick you up from Ella train station.
En route stop at Ella grand Motel to enjoy the view of the famous Ella gap.
En route see the Ravana Falls.
Village tour in Ella.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Ella.

Day 6. Ella – Yala Jeep Safari – Tissamaharama

Breakfast at the hotel in Ella.
Leave for Yala National Park.
En route stop at the Ravana Falls.
Afternoon jeep safari in Yala National park.
Evening, commence city tour of Kataragama including the Katragama Hindu Temple.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Tissamaharama.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Blue Turtle Hotel, Tissamaharama

Day 7. Tissamaharama – South Coast

After Breakfast leave for the South Coast.
Our driver will drop You at the hotel on the south coast where You wish to stay for Your beach holiday. For example Mirissa, Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa or Bentota after Your choice.

Please note!
The south coast hotel is not included in the price, but we will be happy to arrange it for you.

Sri Lanka Cultural Tour

Price Examples

Tour with 1 Star Hotels

One Double Room
2 Adults

US$ 1.265

One Double Room
2 Adults + Max. 1 Child (0-5 years)
No extra bed
(Share your bed with your baby)

US$ 1.265

One Triple Room*
3 Adults

US$ 1.355

Two Double Rooms
4 Adults

US$ 1.591

One Double Room & One Triple Room*
5 Adults

US$ 1.681

Two Triple Rooms
6 Adults

US$ 1.771

Three Double Rooms
6 Adults

US$ 1.917

Tour with 3 Star Hotels

One Double Room
2 Adults

US$ 1.669

One Double Room
2 Adults + Max. 1 Child (0-5 years)
No extra bed
(Share your bed with your baby)

US$ 1.669

One Double Room
2 Adults
1 Child (0-5 years)
This price includes an extra bed and breakfast for 1 child below 5 years.

US$ 1.717

One Triple Room*
3 Adults

US$ 1.779

Two Double Rooms
4 Adults

US$ 2.249

One Double Room & One Triple Room*
5 Adults

US$ 2.359

Two Triple Rooms
6 Adults

US$ 2.469

Three Double Rooms
6 Adults

US$ 2.829

Budget Tour

Homestay Accommodation
Bed & Breakfast
Min. 2 Adults
Price is approximately and pr. person pr. day.
Please send us an email, to get a quote for your exact tour.

US$ 69

Driver Only

Tailor made tour – Driver only
No accommodation included
Please send us an email, to get a quote for your exact tour.

US$ xx

The price includes

  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Service for the mentioned numbers of persons
  • Meeting arrangements at the airport on arrival**
  • English speaking driver
  • Transportation of luggage
  • Air conditioned car OR van + gasoline
  • Highway fees
  • Drivers accommodation and meals
  • Booking of hotels (if included in the tour plan)
  • B/B basis = Bed + Breakfast according to your preferred hotel standard
  • Drop off at a hotel on the south coast

The price does not include

  • Airport drop off
  • Drinks and meals not mentioned
  • Train tickets and entrance fees
  • Jeep and boat hire charges (e.g. jeep in National Parks, Yala, Horton Plains or boat to Pigeon Islands or Madu Ganga River)
  • Hotel on the south coast
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephone.
  • Upgrade of hotel rooms
    (Fernando Tours is liable for any payment of booked hotel rooms and can therefore not be held financially responsible for any expenses relating to upgrading of hotel rooms or change of hotels during Your tour. If You wish to change hotel, You can do so on Your own expense.)

Triple rooms and family rooms*

Example 1:
Family of 2 adults and 2 children (one Child 0-5 years and one child 5+ years)
You will have to book either one triple room (king size bed and one extra bed) and share the bed with your 0-5 years old child or to book two double rooms

Example 2:
Family of 2 adults and 2 children (one Child 12 years and one child 15 years)
You will have to book two double rooms

If you choose one triple room prices is relevant to 3 adults package.
If you choose two double rooms price is relevant to 4 adults pacakage.

Most of the hotels and guest houses in Sri Lanka don’t have triple rooms and family rooms or only have a few and they are often quickly sold out.
Therefore we can not guarantee to provide these rooms.

Child Policy

0-5 Years breakfast free of charge.
5-12 Years breakfast half of the rates (Around US$ 8)
Extra bed for a child around 15 US$ pr. night.

Meeting arrangements on arrival**

At Your arrival, a Fernando Tours driver will be waiting in Colombo Airport with a Fernando Tours sign or a board with Your name on.

Lunch

In some of the tour plans lunch in a certain place is mentioned. Expect a lunch at these locations to cost around US$15 per person.

Groups with more than 6 persons

Group travels with more than 6 persons can be arranged, please contact us for a price tailor made for your group.

24th December and 31st December

Dinners at the hotels are compulsory 24th December and 31st December  (Around US$ 60 pr. person)

Terms & Conditions

 

All prices are approximate

All prices mentioned are approximate. Fernando Tours reserves the right to any price changes and shall not be liable for any printing errors, lack of updates, or price changes for example due to seasonal fluctuations, increased hotel expenses, car hire etc.

Confirmation of the tour, payment and deposit

When You decide to book a round trip in Sri Lanka with Fernando Tours, You will be asked to pay the deposit to our bank account before we start booking hotel rooms, driver, car etc.
The deposit will be part of the price, and You will be asked to bring the rest of the money in cash and US$ and pay to the driver on the first day of the tour.

In case of cancellation

The deposit will be used to cover the expenses of eventually cancelled hotel rooms, drivers, cars etc. and can therefore not be refunded in case of cancellation of a trip.

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