Sri Lanka Express

Application: Fall 2017

Dates: April 8 - 16, 2018

Price: $299 | 9 Days | Negombo to Unawatuna

Trip Code: ASLE

Take nine days out of your life and get yourself somewhere incredible. This cultural and natural tour of Sri Lanka's major highlights is the perfect introduction to such a unique destination. Explore a spice plantation, experience a safari in Udawalawe National Park, and visit a stunning tea plantation. Wrapping up in Unawatuna, this tour is designed to allow you to add on some amazing beach time at the end.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

 

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Highlights from Sri Lanka Express

Explore stunning beaches, search for wildlife on a safari, gain insight into the national heritage at a tea plantation, indulge in the world-class flavours of Sri Lanka

Itinerary

Day 1/2 - Negombo

Arrive at any time.

  • Complimentary arrival transfer included on this FAM
  • Complimentary pre-night hotel included on this FAM

Day 3 - Negombo/Kandy

Drive to Kandy, visiting a spice plantation en route. Enjoy lunch at G Adventures-supported Sthree Craft Shop and Café. Later, explore Temple of the Tooth.

 

Exclusive Inclusions: G Adventures for Good Lunch at Sthree Craft Shop and Café

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 4 - Kandy

Explore Kandy with a free day.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5 - Kandy/Ella

Depart Kandy by private vehicle and arrive in the historic town of Nuwara Eliya. Stop for a scenic lakeside picnic lunch. Head to Haputale train station from Nuwara Eliya and resume the journey to Ella via local train. Upon arrival, learn about one of the nation's most popular exports with a guided tour of a tea factory.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 - Ella

Spend the morning getting active with a hike to Little Adam's peak. Enjoy free time in the afternoon. Opt to take a cooking class with spice garden tour.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7 - Ella/Unawatuna

Depart early this morning for Udawalawe National Park and enjoy a wildlife safari through the reserve. Afterwards, head to the beach town of Unawatuna.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 - Unawatuna

In the morning travel to Galle for a tour of the fort and the city. Later, return to Unawatuna for more beach time and a final night with the group.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9 - Unawatuna

Depart at any time.

  • Complimentary departure transfer included on this FAM

Meals included: Breakfast

Full Itinerary

Tour Details

What's Included

  • Arrival & Departure transfers
  • Pre-night hotel
  • G Adventures for Good: Lunch at Sthree Craft Shop and Café, Kandy
  • Spice plantation visit
  • Kandyan cultural dance performance
  • Temple of the Tooth visit (Kandy)
  • Tea plantation visit (Ella)
  • Little Adam's Peak Trek
  • Udawalawe NP safari
  • Galle City and Fort tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Standard hotel (8 nts)

Meals

7 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Allow USD140-185 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private vehicle, train, 4x4, local bus, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.