Honeymoon: Sri Lanka

“A honeymoon must be unique and this tour, which can of course be tailored to suit your needs, was designed for the newlyweds. It features the discovery of Sri Lanka’s cultural and natural highlights. Excursions will allow you to meet the Sri Lankans, get to know their culture, and also watch Sri Lankan wildlife on safari. You will stay in premium hotels for added comfort and privacy; however luxury cottages nestled in lush surroundings will also be included, so that you can enjoy proximity to nature on this stunning island.”   Dilhani

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HONEYMOON EXTRA

After trying on a sari in a traditional shop, the sari of your choice will be given to you. Gentlemen will also receive a gift. Finally, enjoy an Ayurvedic massage for two for full relaxation.

NEGOMBO – PINNAWALA – SIGIRIYA

Did you know that episode of the popular show ‘treasure hunt” was filmed in th archaeological site?

POLONNARUWA – HABARANA

Polonnaruwa is one of the sites of the “Cultural Triangle” and one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka

DAMBULLA – KANDY

Dambulla is known for its Golden Temple; do not miss it!

PERADENIYA – MAUSSAWA

Hello you!

NUWARA ELIYA – TEA GROWING COUNTRY

The name of Nuwara Eliya means “city on the plain” or “city of light”

RAWANA ET UDA WALAWE

The demon Ravana, king of Lanka Rakshasas, is the enemy of Rama in epic Rāmāyaṇa. It is sometimes called Dashânana “ten heads” or Dashamukha “ten faces” as it is usually represented with ten heads and twenty arms.

GALLE – BALAPITIYA

Galle is a fortified city built by Europeans

BALAPITIYA

Who stole my fins?

BALAPITIYA – COLOMBO AIRPORT

See you soon!

DAY 1

Femme Sri Lankaise

COLOMBO AIRPORT – NEGOMBO

 

  • Arrival at Colombo airport where you will meet a representative of our local agency
  • Morning; head for your hotel in the pleasant fishing village of Negombo
  • Afternoon, you will have the opportunity to meander around Muthurajawela Marsh in a traditional canoe, a lagoon is located between Negombo and Colombo, fort a three-hour trip

Dinner and night at the 5-star Paradise Beach Hotel (or similar)

DAY 2

Sri Lanka : Plantations

NEGOMBO – PINNAWALA – SIGIRIYA

 

PINNAWALA

  • Morning; drive to Pinnawala
  • Visit the elephant orphanage. You might have the opportunity to feed a baby elephant
SIGIRIYA
  • Afternoon; visit of Sigiriya and its wonderful high-perched fortress!
  • Climbing up of the Lion Rock and on reaching the summit you’ll discover the remnants of the ancient royal fortress surrounded by many pools and gardens

Dinner and night at the 5-star Lake Lodge Kandalama (or similar)

DAY 3

Rocher du Lion, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

POLONNARUWA – HABARANA

 

POLONNARUWA | Part of the “Cultural Triangle”

  • Morning; on the way to Polonnaruwa, a former capital of Sri Lanka nearly 10 centuries ago
  • Visit of ancient temples, statues and many other buildings
  • Lunch with a Sri Lankan family

 

HABARANA

  • Afternoon; elephant ride in the lush countryside near Habarana

Dinner and night at the 5-star Lake Lodge Kandalama (or similar)

DAY 4

Sri Lanka : Ville Kandy

DAMBULLA – KANDY

 

DAMBULLA | Golden Temple

  • Morning: drive to Dambulla
  • Visit of the famous Golden Temple: the five immense caves used as sanctuaries have walls covered in religious murals and will certainly be the highlight of your visit. This has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991.

KANDY

  • Mid-morning: road to Kandy
  • On the way: visit of the traditional villages and witness the daily life of Sri Lankan people
  • Stop at the spice garden to learn about the trees and plants our daily spices come from: cinnamon, lemongrass, etc. You can then test your knowledge while enjoying a cookery class and lunch on site if you wish
  • Afternoon: wander around Kandy, a city steeped in history. Make sure you see the Temple of the Tooth and the city centre
  • Evening: traditional dance performance and the night ceremony of the Temple of the Tooth

 

Honeymoon Extra: you will enjoy a sari-fitting session offered by a specialised shop in Kandy. Ladies will receive a free sari and gentlemen will also get a gift

Dinner and night at the 4-star Theva Residency (or similar)

DAY 5

Sri Lanka : Plantations

PERADENIYA – MAUSSAWA

 

PERADENIYA

  • Royal Botanical Garden; the largest in Sri Lanka and full of trees and exotic flowers
  • In this vast estate where you can see many flower species (including beautiful orchids) and exotic trees such as sea coconut trees, giant bamboos, rubber trees, etc

 

MAUSSAWA

  • Afternoon: you will explore the “green gold” mountains at the Maussawa Estate
  • On this vast estate with an authentic feel you will have the opportunity to meet the villagers and wander around the many paths and rice paddies at your own pace
  • Dinnertime; you will taste delicious dishes made with produce from nearby organic gardens

Dinner and night at the Eco Lanka Villa (or similar).

DAY 6

Plantations de Thé à Nuwara Eliya au Sri Lanka

NUWARA ELIYA –  THE TEA GROWING COUNTRY

 

NUWARA ELIYA | “little England”

  • After breakfast: go to the train station for a memorable journey
  • Train: Take a local train to admire the endless tea fields and the many waterfalls

 

NUWARA ELIYA

  • In Nuwara Eliya you will amble around town and discover the reason why it’s called “Little England
  • Visit the tea fields then go into the tea factory to see the different processing stages, from freshly picked tea leaves to world-famous Ceylon Tea
  • Afternoon; tea tasting on the estate

Dinner and night at the 4-star Heritance Tea Factory (or similar)

DAY 7

Parc national de Yala

RAWANA – UDA WALAWE

 

  • After breakfast: visit of the renowned Rawana Falls
  • On the way: you can stop to admire the Buddha of Buduruwagala, the tallest one in Sri Lanka at 15 meters
  • Weather permitting you can go for a swim at the waterfalls, otherwise you can just admire this wonderful nature site and go for a walk!
  • Late afternoon; a jeep safari in Uda Walawe National Park to see elephants, buffaloes, crocodiles and – if you’re lucky – leopards

Dinner and night at the 4-star Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort (or similar)

DAY 8

Galle, Sri Lanka

GALLE – BALAPITIYA

 

GALLE | firstly called Gimhathiththa

  • Galle was under European influence for a long time and this can still be seen in the colonial architecture
  • Visit the Dutch Fort and ramparts and stroll around the Galle Lighthouse
  • Enjoy the sound of the surf crashing into the seafront and spend a timeless moment in this city where past and present are so entwined
  • Afternoon; road to Balapitiya

HONEYMOON EXTRA

  • An Ayurvedic massage will be offered at your hotel

Dinner and night at the 5-star Michelle Boutique Hotel (or similar)

DAY 9

Passikudah plage Sri Lanka

BALAPITIYA

 

  • You are coming to the end of your tour…
  • Today you will enjoy doing nothing in Balapitiya
  • Make the most of the sun, the beach and any local activities!

Dinner and night at the 5-star Michelle Boutique Hotel (or similar)

DAY 10

Avion Nuage

BALAPITIYA – COLOMBO AIRPORT

 

  • Enjoy these last few hours on the beautiful island of Ceylon, depending on your flight schedule
  • Transfer to the airport to fly home
The price includes
  • Airport transfers on arrival/departure and 24/7 assistance
  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle for airport transfers, for the tour itself and the visit of sites with an English-speaking driver guide. This is a private tour so you will be on your own (as a couple, a family or a group of friends, etc.) and your driver guide will escort you for the duration of your stay
  • Hotel accommodation in deluxe category as stated in the itinerary (half board basis)
  • Entrance fees for the sites mentioned in the tour notes
  • Photography permits except at the Temple of the Tooth of Buddha
  • Honeymoon specials as mentioned in the tour notes, and also fruit baskets and room upgrades (subject to availability)
The price doesn't include
  • Flights
  • Excursions and visits not mentioned in the tour notes
  • Personal spending money  and incidental expenditure
  • Insurance

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