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TLKA06: 9 Days Private Tour of Colombo - Nuwara Eliya - Tissamaharama - Yala - Tangalle - Mirissa - Colombo
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide: English-speaking guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Driver: Private driver with a spacious air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4-star handpicked hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
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National Park of YalaYala National Park, Yala
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Day 1 Arrival in Colombo
Your Sri Lanka tours from Colombo start when your flight arrives at Colombo International Airport! Our driver guide will greet you at the arrival hall of the airport with an identifying signboard. A brief orientation will be given on the way to the hotel. Our guide will assist you to check in at the chosen hotel. You may either rest at the hotel or stroll in the neighbourhood.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: Ozo Colombo
Day 2 Colombo - Nuwara Eliya
You will gather at the hotel lobby this morning for a six hours drive to Nuwara Eliya. Better add lunch. See tea plantations along the way and visit a tea factory to get an imagination of how black tea is produced in Sri Lanka. After that you can taste the authentic black tea. Check in the hotel upon arrival.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Blackpool Hotel
Day 3 Nuwara Eliya
Worlds End Tour (4 hours walking), local market. (B+L)
Join the Worlds End Tour (4 hours walk in a stunning landscape). Explore Nuwara Eliya by visiting the local market and get in touch with the great variety of spices that Sri Lanka is offering or explore the Victoria Park and Lake Gregory on your own (please self pay).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Blackpool Hotel
World's End
World's End
Day 4 Nuwara Eliya - Tissamaharama
A morning train to Ella. Railway station-hotel transfer. Stop at Rawana Waterfalls, Thanamlwila Village, local family visit. (B+L)
Take the morning train to Ella and be part of the most beautiful train ride in Sri Lanka through the Highland of the country. The driver will pick you up in Ella and you will stop at Rawana Waterfalls. After that you will head to Thanamlwila Village where you can get to know the rural life of Sri Lanka by visiting local villagers' houses and watching them fishing, farming and subsidiary work. At the end of the day, you will be moved to check in at the hotel in Tissamaharama.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Thaulle Resort & Spa
Day 5 Tissamaharama - Yala - Tangalle
Yala National Park, drive to Tangalle and free at ease. (B+L)
Today your Sri Lanka itinerary 9 days will take you to see a variety of animals and wildlife in the Yala National Park by jeep. The competent driver will get you around close enough to snap clear pictures of live animals. The safari takes around 3-4 hours. After that, we will transfer you to Tangalle and check in at the hotel. Free evening will be on your own. You may go to Marakolliya beach (Tangalle) for the night or have Night turtle watch at Rekawa Beach if turtles will come to the beach in the nighttime.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Lagoon Paradise Beach Resort
National Park of Yala
A leopard in Yala National Park
Yala National Park, Yala
Asian Water Buffalo
Day 6 Tangalle - Mirissa
Wewrukannala Temple, Blowhole of Dickwella, Drive to Mirissa & check in at hotel. (B)
Check out of the hotel and continue our journey to Mirissa, which will be the most relaxing part of your Sri Lanka itinerary 9 days. On the way, visit the Wewrukannala Temple and see the Blowhole of Dickwella. Upon arrival, you will check into the hotel and have the rest of the day free at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Weligama Bay Resort
Day 7 Mirissa
Whale watching. Free afternoon. (B)
Mirissa is the most famous place for whale watching in all Sri Lanka. You will have a very early start today to watch the whales by ship. The best season for whale watching is from November to the next April. A telescope is recommended to take for a better view of whales at a distance. Afternoon is free.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Weligama Bay Resort
Day 8 Mirissa
Free day at leisure. (B)
Mirissa is less commercialized than most beaches thus it is where you can appreciate nature more. You have an open agenda for the day. You may attend some water sports like swimming, diving or surfing while enjoy sunbathing. All expenses are on your own.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Weligama Bay Resort
Beach in Mirissa
A beach in Mirissa
Day 9 Mirissa - Colombo
Drive to Colombo, Galle Dutch Fort, Galle Face Green, Colombo's National Museum, Gangarama Temple. Airport see off. (B+L)
Our driver guide will meet you at the hotel and drive you back to Colombo. En route, you will stop to visit Galle Dutch Fort - the historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument in the Bay of Galle. When you arrive in Colombo, A brief city tour is waiting for you. You will visit the top attractions including the Galle Face Green, Colombo's National Museum and Gangarama Temple of Colombo. After that, we will escort you to the airport for your flight and your Sri Lanka itinerary 9 days finish here. We wish you a nice trip!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
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  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Service of English speaking driver with air-conditioned vehicles as mentioned in the itinerary. A separate guide will be offered for group with at least 9 pax
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited (except free days)
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day while traveling
  • All Government taxes
Price Excludes
  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Other services than mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Sri Lanka Visa fees
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