HERITAGE AND BEACH

Proposed Tour to the Pearl of Indian Ocean

Nights 6

Days 7

Package Cost

USD 645

( Per adult )

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVAL / KALPITIYA – (140KM – approximately 3-hour drive)

Flight Arrival TBA

On arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, you will get your first taste of warm Sri Lankan hospitality; Representative from Aakash Asia Ceylon will Welcome you and proceed directly to Kalpitiya and check in to the hotel.

*Kalpitiya is in Puttalm District, North Western Province of Sri Lanka. It is known for its serene beauty. Rich in natural beauty. The people of Kalpitiya are mostly fishermen. It is now developing as an attractive tourist destination. It is a marine sanctuary with a diversity of habitats ranging from bar reefs, flat coastal plains, saltpans, mangrove swamp, salt marshes and vast sand dunes beaches. The coastal waters are also home to spinner, bottlenose and Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins, whales and sea turtles. Season for dolphin watching in Kalpitiya is November to end of March. Kalpitiya is normally the best location for kitesurfing in the country. The summer kitesurfing season is from May to October.

Dinner and overnight stay in Kalptiya.

Day 2

KALPITIYA

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to visit Wilpattu National Park.

*Wilpattu National Park situated 180km North of Colombo and in the Northwest Coast lowland, dry zone of Sri Lanka. The unique feature of this park is the existence of “Willu” (Nature Lakes) – natural sand rimmed water basins or depressions that with rain water. The park is 131,693 hectares and 152 m above from sea level. Nearly sxty lakes (Willu) and tanks are spread throughout Wilpattu. Wilpattu is the largest and one on the oldest National parks in the country. Wilpattu is among the top National Parks in the world – renowned for its Leopards population. The Leopards population in Wilpattu is not known.

Dinner and overnight stay in Kalpitiya.

Day 3

KALPITIYA / ANURADHAPURA – (120KM – approximately 3-hour drive)

After breakfast at the hotel, proceeds to Anuradhapura.

*Anuradhapura is a one of the major city in Sri Lanka. It is the Capital city of North Central province, Sri Lanka. Anuradhapura is the First Kingdom of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Sri Lankan civilization. It believed that from 4th Century BC until beginning of the 11th Century AD it was the Capital of the Sinhalese. During this period, it remained one of the most stable and durable centers of political power and urban life in South Asia. The ancient city, considered Sacred to the Buddhist World, is today surrounding by monasteries covering an area of over 40sqkm. The city, now a UNESCO – World Heritage Site was the center of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries. It is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.

Upon arrive commence Anuradhapura Ancient City Tour.

*Ancient City Tour - Sri Moha Bodhi Tree (Sacred Tree) Ruwanveli Stupa, Brazen Palace, Thuparama Stupa, Mirisawetiya Stupa, Abayagiri Monastery, Jethavana Stupa, Samadhi Statue, Twin Ponds, Moon Stone and Guard Stone.

Dinner and overnight stay in Anuradhapura.

Day 4

ANURADHAPURA / NILAVELI (TRINCOMALEE) – (120KM – approximately 3-hour drive)

After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Nilaveli.

*Nilaveli is a coastal resort town located about 16 kilometers away from Trincomalee. Tamil translation of Naliaveli is “open land of the moon shine”. It used to be a popular tourist destination in the past, however due to Sri Lankan civil war and 2004 Tsunami number of tourist visiting Nilaveli have been declined until 2009. From 2010 onwards, we can see a significant increase in the number of tourist visiting Nilaveli and once again it’s becomes a one of the main tourist destination in Sri Lanka. Nilaveli is considered as a one of the best beaches in the country because of the white sandy beach. Peaceful Nilaveli beach is in its best from May to October. Attraction of this coastal resort town including the beach and visit to the Koneswaram Temple and Kinniya hot spring well located nearby. Nilaveli beach has direct access to the famous Pigeon Island where tourist can go for snorkeling or scuba diving.

Dinner and overnight stay in Nilaveli (Trincomalee).

Day 5

NILAVELI (TRINCOMALEE)

After breakfast at the hotel, leisure on the Nilaveli Beach.

Optional Activities; Dolphin Watching – Season from May to October Snorkeling at Pigeon Island - Season from May to October

Dinner and overnight stay in Nilaveli.

Day 6

NILAVELI (TRINCOMALEE) / COLOMBO – (290KM – approximately 6-hour drive)

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Colombo.

*Colombo, the Commercial Capital of Sri Lanka, is a bustling city and a hopping-off point for beaches in the island nation's south. It has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. That heritage is reflected in its spicy cuisine as well as its architecture, mixing colonial buildings with high-rises and shopping malls.

Upon arrive commence Colombo City Tour.

*Colombo City Tour - Visiting Colombo Light house, Light house with Clock Tower designed by Lady Ward (built before the Big Ben in London), Galle Face Promenade with cannons of World War II, South Expansion of the Colombo Harbour, York Street with remnants of British Colonial Architecture, Slave Island are, famous Hindu Kovil with unique carved gopuram, Nelum Pokuna Theater, Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo Town Hall, BMICH, Independence Square, the scenic Beira Lake in the heart of the city, the War Memorial, Public Library, National Museum and many more interesting places.

Start Shopping Tour.

*Shopping Tour – ODEL, House of Fashion, Cotton Collection, Noritake Porcelain, Factory Outlet, Laksala

Dinner and overnight stay in Colombo.

Day 7

COLOMBO / AIRPORT – (40KM – approximately 1-hour drive)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transfer to the Colombo International Airport to catch your flight to Maldives accompanied with all the happy Sri Lankan memories.

Flight Departure TBA

Terms & Conditions

Above rates are valid for;

  • Minimum of 02 Adults traveling together only.
  • Traveling between 01 May 2018 to 31 October 2018 only.

Traveling between 01 July 2018 to 31 August 2018 peak period supplement will apply. Please contact us for more information.

  • We would like to state that the above tour is strictly based on the given itinerary. We are not supposed to grant guest to any service outside the itinerary. If so there are will be an additional charge.
  • The above itinerary will be subject to change depending on the timings of arrival and departure of the flight that you are selected, and it may also cause for a difference in the final price. Once the flight schedule being confirmed, you will be advice accordingly.
  • Please note that this is not a reservation confirmation. Reservation confirmation shell be subject to availability after your consent to confirm the room. Availability is subject to change without prior notice.

Above cost includes;

  • Meet and greet service at the Airport
  • Arrival Transfer and Departure transfer.
  • Accommodation at above mentioned hotels or similar category hotels on Half Board Basis
  • Service of English Speaking Chauffeur Guide
  • Transport by an Air-Conditioned private vehicles as per above itinerary
  • City / shopping tour in Colombo
  • All Sri Lankan Government Taxes.

Above cost excludes;

  • Airfare.
  • Sri Lanka Visa Fee. Please log on to www.eta.gov.lk for more information.
  • Additional transfers.
  • Breakfast and Lunch on arrival day.
  • Lunch during the tour.
  • Entrance fees for any site mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Peak period / Compulsory supplements.
  • Early check-in and Late check-out. (Standard check-in time 1400hrs and check-out time 1200hrs).
  • Camera and Video permits.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tip and porter charges.
  • Any service not mentioned above.

Rates and Validity;

  • All rates quoted are in US Dollars (US$) and are non-commissionable.
  • The rates in this document are subject to change/revision based on any increase / decrease in the hotels / supplier's rates or the taxes imposed by the government.

Cancellation Policy; - FITs

  • Cancellation fee will not be charged, if the booking cancelled 35 days prior to the arrival.
  • Cancellation within 34 - 22 days prior to the arrival, 25% of the total will be charged.
  • Cancellation within 21 - 15 days prior to arrival, 50% of the total will be charged.
  • Cancellation within 14 - 08 days prior to arrival, 75% of the total will be charged.
  • Cancellation within 07 days prior to the arrival, 100% of the total will be charged.
  • Cancellation within the stay, 100% of the total will be charged.
  • All no-show bookings, 100% of the total will be charged.

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