Sri Lanka on a Shoestring

From €2550 per person
  • Destination:
    Sri Lanka
  • Depart Date:
    25 Mar 2019
  • Return Date:
    12 Apr 2019
  • Duration:
    18 Nights
  • Available From:
    Other dates availablie

Private transfer on arrival:

Stay 5 nights in the Jetwing Beach Hotel B&B

Sri Lanka on a Shoestring

Description

Get yourself to a destination that's long been a culture-loving backpacker's dream, on this affordable 12-day whirlwind tour of central and southern Sri Lanka. Discover beautiful ruins, hike through tea plantations, tour a spice garden, and then chill out on Hikkaduwa Beach. Explore Sri Lanka with a group of new friends and you'll never want to travel solo again.

What's Included

G Adventures for Good: Tamarind Gardens Farm, Digana
G Adventures for Good: Breakfast at Sthree Craft Shop and Café, Kandy. Sri Lankan lunch at a local village. Spice garden visit. Tea plantation tour. Little Adam's Peak Tour. Galle Fort tour. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Meals Included: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 1 dinners

Group Leader: Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout

Transport: Private vehicle, walking.

Accomodation: Hotels/guest houses (11 nts), homestay (1 nt).

Not included:

Travel insurance

Visa

Day 1 Negombo

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Negombo/Sigiriya

Transfer to UNESCO World Heritage City, Sigiriya. Opt to visit the Dambulla Cave Temple or the ancient Sigiriya Rock Fortress.

Day 3 Sigiriya

Enjoy a free day to explore more of the region. Opt to visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Polonnaruwa Temple, Minneriya National Park or Anurhadhapura historical site.

Day 4 Sigiriya/Digana (Lunch | Dinner)

Visit a spice garden en route to G Adventures-supported homestay in Digana near Kandy. Arrive at Tamarind Gardens Farm for lunch before embarking on a guided village walk. Stop at the home of a jewellery maker who handcrafts delicate Kandyan jewellery and the cottage of a local woman making incense. Learn to make Sri Lankan bread or sweets while helping out with dinner.

Day 5 Digana/Kandy (Breakfast)

Enjoy a free day of exploration. Opt for an early wake up call helping the Tamarind hosts feed the farm animals. In the afternoon, transfer to Kandy and opt to visit the Temple of the Tooth, enjoy a traditional Kandyan cultural show, or watch a cricket match.

Day 6 Kandy/Nuwara Eliya (Breakfast)

Stop for breakfast at G Adventures-supported Sthree Craft Shop and Café. Travel to stunning Nuwara Eliya. Visit a tea plantation and opt to explore the nearby hills on foot.

Day 7 Nuwara Eliya/Ella

Opt to trek the trails of Horton Plains National Park in the early morning. In the afternoon, travel to Ella and enjoy a free evening. Choose to relax and explore Ella or participate in a traditional cooking class.

Day 8 Ella

Spend the morning trekking Little Adam's Peak. Later, enjoy some free time in scenic Ella. Opt to trek to Ella Rock or take a local cooking class.

Day 9 Ella/Hikkaduwa

Set off towards the southern coast stopping en route for a walking tour of Galle Fort. Finish the day's journey oceanside on the beaches of Hikkaduwa.

Day 10 Hikkaduwa

Enjoy a free day to bliss out on the beach or go on a whale or dolphin watching tour.

Day 11 Hikkaduwa

Depart at any time.

Transfer that morning back to airport to fly home

Opt to relax on the beach or enjoy exploring this bustling beach town.

Day 12 Hikkaduwa

Price includes Flights, Hotel B&B, mentioned transfers and 12 day tour. Prices are subject to change and subject to availability at the time of booking.

 

Other dates availabile contact Michael on 0504 22200

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