What’s Included

  • Return international flights with 30kg luggage allowance
  • Return Airport transfers included (speedboat transfers in Maldives)
  • 8-nights private tour in Sri Lanka with 4* hotels
  • Daily breakfast included in Sri Lanka
  • English speaking guide in Sri Lanka
  • 3-nights stay at 5* Paradise Island Resort & Spa in the Maldives
  • Half Board Basis in Maldives
  • Regional airport departures including - Birmingham, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester - supplements may apply
Itinerary in Brief
  • Negombo: Goldi Sands Hotel ( 1 night) / Superior Room
  • Sigiriya: Kassapa Lion Rock Hotel (2 night) / Superior Room
  • Kandy: Hotel Topaz (2 nights) / Deluxe Room
  • Nuwara Eliya: Hilldale Retreat (1 night) / Standard Room
  • Udawalawe: Athgira River Camp (1 night) / Deluxe Room
  • Wattala: Pagasus Reef (1 night) / Superior Room
  • Maldives: Paradise Island Resort & Spa in Maldives (3 nights) / Superior Beach Bungalow
Based on 2 adults - prices start from £1,599 per person
Based on solo traveller - prices start from £2,388


Day 1


Upon arrival at Colombo Airport, you will be met by our representative and your driver guide. Thereafter transfer to Negombo (appox20 minutes by car). Arrive in Negombo and check in at Hotel. Free at leisure in the afternoon.

Overnight in Negombo
Day 2


After breakfast, proceed to Sigiriya (approx. 4 hours by car)

Arrive in Sigiriya and check in to the hotel for 02 nights.

In the evening, you will be taken to visit Sigiriya Lions Rock (1,5hrs) Sigiriya Rock Fortress, an 8th wonder of the world is a rare jewel among the many treasures in Sri Lanka. The famous Sigiriya frescoes of the buxom, wasp-waisted maidens bearing flowers, amidst the wilderness and ancient ruins.

Overnight in Sigiriya.
Day 3


After breakfast proceed to Ritigala (approx. 1- hour by car)

The guide will take you to visit Ritigila Cave Complex, which comprises of some 70 caves. The architecture and the cave complex itself bear a certain mysterious nature owing to the long meditational pathways that open into the thick jungle and large stone-lines reservoirs.

Afternoon: At leisure at the Hotel.

Overnight in Sigiriya.
Day 4


After breakfast proceeds to Kandy.

On the way to Sigiriya, you will visit Nalanda Gedige temple. It is an ancient temple constructed in between 8th and 10th centuries with Dravidian architecture (Pallava style).

Thereafter, visit Spice Gardens located in Matale. The garden offers wonderful opportunities to view the spices that stirred the interests of many nations.

Upon arrival Kandy, your guide will take you around the city and you will visit Sri DaladaMagligawa, which houses the sacred tooth relic of Buddha remains the prime landmark.

Transfer to check in hotel and free at your leisure.

Overnight in Kandy.
Day 5


After breakfast, you will visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden

Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, although its origins date back to the era of medieval times, bears a rich history punctuated by colonialism and industrial change. The splendour of the gardens, further uplifted by the river that flows through its fringes.”

Option: Visit souvenir shop if you wish to buy for your friends/family.

Overnight in Kandy
Day 6


After breakfast, transfer to Nuwara Eliya. (2,5hrs by car)

Visit Tea Factory Tea of Sri Lanka, better known as Ceylon Tea has been world renowned for centuries for its quality and distinctive taste. The island’s tea production varies in taste, quality, character, and appearance based on its cultivated region.

Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 7


After breakfast proceeds to Udawalwe (approx3,5 hrs by car).

Upon arrival National Park, you will get on Jeep safari for a drive through the national park for 2,5-3 hours. Scout for elephants, crocodiles, birds, and more.

Udawalawe National Park, Home to scenic landscapes and rare wildlife that rival the savannah reserves of Africa, the park is a treasure of this emerald isle. It is most popular for elephant sightings as the verdure shelters close to 500 jumbos.

In the late afternoon, check in to Athgira River Camp in Udawalawe. You’ll have unique experience glamping in the wild.

Day 8


After breakfast proceed to Colombo (approx. 5 hours by car).

Upon arrival Colombo, your guide will take you around the city tour passing by Parliament Houses and Town Hall and visit Independent Square and Gangaramaya Temple.

Check in to the hotel and free at your leisure.

Overnight in Wattala.
Day 9


After breakfast, transfer to the Colombo Airport for your flight to Maldives.

Upon arrival in Male, Maldives, you will be transferred to Paradise Island Resort & Spa. Check in to the resort and relax.

Overnight in Paradise Island Resort & Spa.
Day 10-11


Free at your leisure Overnight in Paradise Island Resort & Spa

Overnight in Paradise Island Resort & Spa.
Days 12


After breakfast, free at your leisure and check out.

Transfer to Male Airport for your return flight to UK

Upgrades & Add ons

Upgrade to full board in Maldives £88 pp
Extend 2 nights in Maldives £189 pp


Goldi Sands Hotel

Goldi Sands Hotel offers beachfront accommodation in Negombo, a 15-minute drive from Bandaranaike International Airport. Surrounded by colonial Dutch buildings, it offers free parking and has a freshwater outdoor pool.

Air-conditioned guestrooms feature a private balcony which overlooks the beautiful Indian Ocean. Each room is equipped with a minibar, tea/coffee making facilities and a flat-screen TV.

Guests can enjoy massages or beauty treatments at the Ayurveda Spa. The hotel can help guests arrange for windsurfing or water skiing activities by the beach. Laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

The on-site restaurant serves traditional Sri Lankan dishes and fresh seafood. Drinks and light refreshments can be enjoyed at the bar. Regular theme nights and beach barbecues are also offered.

The Negombo Beach Park is located 3.5 km from Hotel Goldi Sands.

Kassapa Lions Rock

Set in the peaceful village of Digampathaha, Kassapa Lions Rock boasts two outdoor pool with views of the well-known Sigiriya Rock and an in-house spa centre. Air-conditioned rooms feature open-air bathrooms and private balconies.

Kassapa Lions Rock Resort is 20 minutes’ drive from Dambulla, where the UNESCO heritage site of the cave temple is located. The resort provides parking and bike rental for free.

Fitted with a cable TV and minibar, well-appointed rooms also have a fan and seating area. Private bathrooms come with a bathtub and heated showers.

For leisure, guests can take a stroll through landscaped grounds or go on atriporganised by the tour desk. Barbecue facilities and laundry service are available. Surrounded by greenery, the open-air restaurant offers a range of local and international dishes

Hotel Topaz Kandy

Hotel Topaz is nestled on top of Anniewatte Mountain. It provides a spa, a large outdoor pool, and elegant accommodation. WiFi is available for free throughout the property.

All rooms are well-appointed with a tea/coffee maker, a hairdryer and ironing facilities. They have luxurious beddings and large windows which allow much natural light in. Spectacular views of the mountain are enjoyed from guestrooms.

Guests can relax with a delicious local dish at The Topaz Hotel’s restaurant. It also provides international meals. Room service is available.

Topaz Hotel features tennis courts and afitnesscentre. There is also an Ayurvedic Centre where relaxing massages and body treatments are provided. For a fun evening with family and friends, there is a night club on site.

The beautiful hotel is 1.5 km from the famous Temple of the Tooth and a 3-hour drive from Bandaranaike International Airport.

Hilldale Retreat

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool and free WiFi, Hilldale Retreat is situated in Nuwara Eliya, 12 km from Gregory Lake and 19 km from Hakgala Botanical Garden. Offering a restaurant, the property also has a garden. Mackwoods Museum is 9 km from the resort.

At the resort, the rooms are fitted with a terrace with a mountain view. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at Hilldale Retreat also offer pool view. All units include a seating area and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

A continental breakfast is served daily at the property.

You can play billiards at the accommodation.

Staff at the reception can help guests with any questions that they might have.

Nuwara Eliya Post Office is 9 km from Hilldale Retreat.

This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Nuwara Eliya! Guests are happier about it compared to other properties in the area.

Athgira River Camping - Udawalawe

Athgira River Camp is located at the door-step of Udawalawe National Park with views of Rakwana River. It’s very close to Udawalawe reservoir and to the Elephant Orphanage. The property has 2 outdoor swimming pools and free WiFi in public areas. Free private parking is available.

International and traditional Sri Lankan dishes are served by the chef on demand, at the main restaurant. Athgira River Camping offers a great outdoor dining experience as well as a barbecue dinner and cooking demonstrations. Real wild cocktails and a nice wine selection are available as well.

Athgira has a games room and a tour desk. Its 24-hour front desk staff can assist with laundry, massage, and currency exchange services. Car rental and barbecue facilities are also available.

Pegasus Reef Hotel

Pegasus Reef Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Colombo’s city, centre and only 200 m from the Helakanda Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, 3 dining options, and free parking.

The air-conditioned rooms are fitted with cable TV, a minibar and an in-room safe. Each room has a private balcony for guests to enjoy the surrounding views.

Pegasus Reef Hotel is 24 km from Bandaranaike International Airport. The hotel is a 10-minute drive from the shopping area in Wattala City.

The hotel features a fully equipped fitness centre and a tennis court on site. The hotel also has a tour desk to give travel assistance.

Rasaketha Restaurant serves a wide selection of international dishes. Drinks and light snacks can be found at the Lion Bar and the Pool Bar.

Paradise Island Resort & Spa

Paradise Island Resort & Spa offers private villas and bungalows on an idyllic island in the Indian Ocean. The resort features an outdoor pool, 4 restaurants, and a spa.

Guest units come with air conditioning, tiled flooring and a private terrace with serene ocean views. Amenities include satellite TV, a safe and a refrigerator. A tea/coffee maker is provided.

The Paradise Island Resort & Spa is a 20-minute speedboat ride from Malé International Airport. A mandatory transfer is provided by the resort, and charges are to be paid upon arrival.

The resort features a fitness centre and tennis courts. Snorkeling and diving equipment is available. The resort provides a tour desk.

Dining choices include the Italian Ristorante al Tramonto, of local and international fame; The Lagoon, a quiet dining experience; Japanese restaurant Fukuya Teppanyaki; Seafood restaurant Farumathi; Athiri Bar; and the main restaurant Bageecha, which caters to many dietary requirements such as Jain meals. Hulhangu Bar and Dhaavani Coffee Shop offer beverages and food 24-hours.


Prices are per person & based on 2 adults sharing. Price Includes all flights, accommodation, and tours as shown, all round trip transfers and 30 kg baggage allowance on the Turkish Airlines, Emirates, China Eastern, Sri Lanka Air flights from London, on selected departure dates above. Subject to available hotels and flights.

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