The Grand Tour of Sri Lanka

  • Tour Information
  • Guide Price

    Prices from £3,395 per person sharing for departures in May.

    Flight options available:
    • UK regional departures
    • Cabin upgrades
    • Alternative carriers

  • What´s Included
    • Return international flights.
    • 18 nights accommodation.
    • Breakfast daily.
    • Private road transfers and tours with an English-speaking driver throughout your stay.
    • Private wildlife safaris.


  • Departure Information

    Daily departures year-round.

This itinerary provides the ultimate Sri Lankan experience! It is a 3 week tour that takes you to all corners of this wonderful Island and includes a delightfully varied collection of excursions and activities. Among these are wildlife viewing safaris in no less than 4 national parks, time in the cooler climes of the Hill Country and a train journey through the hills to Sri Lanka’s cultural capital, Kandy. All the important ancient cities and Buddhist sites of the Cultural Triangle region are visited and time is spent on a tranquil East Coast beach north of Trincomalee. Finish with a few days to look back at what you have experienced in Sri Lanka whilst relaxing in a simple beach cabana on Alankuda Beach. 

  • Day
  • Itinerary
  • 1
  • London Heathrow - Colombo: with Sri Lankan Airlines.
  • 2
  • Colombo: transfer to your hotel in Colombo for 2 nights.
  • 3
  • Colombo: morning city tour. Afternoon at leisure.
  • 4
  • Colombo – Galle: morning drive to Galle for 1 night. Afternoon tour of Galle
  • 5
  • Galle – Yala National Park: drive to Yala. Afternoon wildlife safari drive.
  • 6
  • Yala National Park - Ella: morning safari drive. Afternoon drive to Ella.
  • 7
  • Ella – Nuwara Eliya: drive to Nuwara Eliya for 2 nights.
  • 8
  • Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains National Park – Nuwara Eliya: early morning trekking in the Horton Plains National Park. Afternoon at leisure.
  • 9
  • Nuwara Eliya - Kandy: train journey to Kandy. Transfer to your hotel for a 2 night stay.
  • 10
  • Kandy: visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and Kandy city tour.
  • 11
  • Kandy – Cultural Triangle: morning drive to Dambulla Cave Temples. Check into your hotel near Dambulla for 2 nights.
  • 12
  • Cultural Triangle: morning Climb the famous Sigiriya Rock. Afternoon tour of Polonnaruwa.
  • 13
  • Cultural Triangle - Trincomalee: morning safari in Minneriya National Park. Afternoon drive to your hotel in Trincomalee for 2 nights.
  • 14
  • Trincomalee: day at leisure.
  • 15
  • Trincomalee - Anuradhapura: drive to Anuradhapura. Tour of the ancient city and Mihintale.
  • 16
  • Anuradhapura – Alankuda Beach: drive to Alankuda Beach for a 3 night stay.
  • 17&18
  • Alankuda Beach: days at leisure.
  • 19
  • Alankuda Beach - Kotugoda: transfer to Kotugoda, afternoon at leisure.
  • 20
  • Colombo – London: morning transfer to the airport. Fly to London Heathrow with Sri Lankan Airlines. Evening arrival.
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