You will be welcomed by our representative at the airport on arrival and assisted with your transfer to a hotel in Negombo for relaxation. Your Hotel: Goldi Sands
DAY 02 (Anuradhapura)
After an early breakfast, you will leave for Anuradhapura, an ancient capital of Sri Lanka. You will see a rich collection of archaeological and architectural wonders in this historic town. Your Hotel: Palm Garden Village
DAY 03 (Anuradhapura)
There is much to see in Anuradhapura. Most renowned and venerated is the sacred Bodhi tree which is perhaps the oldest living tree in the world. There are 8 major palaces, monasteries and monuments to explore. Cycle around the precincts and get a more relaxed view of the area. Your Hotel: Palm Garden Village
DAY 04 (Anuradhapura Polonnaruwa)
Polonnaruwa became the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. You will be exploring beautiful ancient palaces,temples, stupas and a large statue of a reclining Buddha. Your hotel: Sudu Araliya Hotel
DAY 05 (Polonnaruwa Dambulla)
After an early breakfast, Travel to Dambulla. Visit the historic Cave Temple, which houses paintings and ancient Buddha Statues. This is a fascinating place to visit. Your hotel: Saunter Paradise Hotel
DAY 06 (SIGIRIYA)
Rising from the central plains you will see the world famous rock fortress of Sigiriya. This is a must visit site. The climb to the summit is a bit strenuous but the climb is worth it. Your hotel: Saunter Paradise Hotel
DAY 07 (Kandy)
After an early breakfast continue your journey to the historic hill town of Kandy, a picturesque city fascinating in climate and landscape, with a rich cultural heritage. The sacred temple and Botanical gardens at Peradeniya are important sites to visit. An optional cultural show in the evening ends with a thrilling fire walking ceremony. Your hotel: Hotel Topaz
DAY 08 (Kandy/Bandarawela)
Today you will take a scenic train ride to the cool and salubrious town of Bandarwela. Located in the misty mountains amidst lush green tea plantations you can taste real Sri Lankan cuisine. Your hotel: Bandarawela Hotel
DAY 09 (Bandarawela)
After breakfast, take a hike through a tea plantation. You will pass small settlements and humble homesteads, where life is very simple amongst the dwellers. Your hotel: Bandarawela Hotel
DAY 10 (Haputale)
You will be travelling to Haputale, a small town in the Badulla district at an elevation of 1431m. This town has a rich bio-diversity dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. Your hotel: Bandarawela Hotel
DAY 11 (Haputale/Mirissa)
Today you will journey down south to the beach town of Mirissa en route stopping at an elephant rehabilitation centre where you will see injured elephants being cared for. Your hotel: Mandara Resort
DAY 12 (Mirissa)
After breakfast , visit the turtle hatchery in Mirissa ( An organization which takes good care of baby turtles to promote the sustainment of sea turtles). You can partake at your own volition at water sports activities in Mirissa. Your hotel: Mandara Resort
DAY 13 (Mirissa/Galle)
The travel route on this day is a coastal journey which offers spectacular views along the way to the historic portuguese and Dutch town of Galle. Galle is the administrative capital of Southern Sri Lanka. Predominantly known to tourists as a must see town. An evening walk along the ramparts to watch the sunset will be very relaxing task after your long journey. Your hotel: The Long Beach Resort
DAY 14 (Galle/Colombo)
After Breakfast, you will be Travelling to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, which has a long history, serving as an useful port during ancient east-west trade routes. Colombo was ruled for 4 centuries by the Portuguese, Dutch and British colonialists. Night life is busy in this cosmopolitan town and there is plenty to see and do in Colombo. Your hotel: Mount Lavinia Hotel
DAY 15 (Depature)
After a 15-day tour around some of the magnificent locations of Sri Lanka, your holiday ends today. Your chauffeur will drop you at the airport in time to catch your departing flight after you have checked out of your hotel. We wish you a pleasant journey back home. Thank you for choosing our services. Please do recommend Leisure World Tours to your friends and family. Cheers!
Included in our prices
Our tour prices are inclusive of
Accommodation in shared double room with private bathroom
Meals are as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
Transfers and tours with local English-speaking chauffeur guide in Confirmable A/C Car
All entrance fees to Pinnawala Elephant orphanage, Sigiriya rock fortress, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura, Dambulla Cave Temple, Peradeniya Botanical garden, Kandy temple of tooth, Cultural Show, Tea factory, Minneriya Jeep safari, , Yala Jeep safari.
All government taxes and service charges
Not included are
Surcharges for other language guides
Surcharges for Christmas & New Year Eve
Personal travel insurance
Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
Drinks with meals
Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking
Electronic Travel authorisation fee for Visas upon arrival (Please note that an ETA is compulsory for nationalities besides nationals from the Republics of Singapore and Maldives)
Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme
For air ticket reservations, we require the guests’ full names AS THEY APPEAR IN THEIR PASSPORTS. Airfares and reservations are always subject to change until paid in full and ticketed.
Airfares are subject to increase without prior notice.
Please be advised that prices will be adjusted periodically in case of fuel price increase by our suppliers.
This is a quotation only and neither reservation for services nor hotel bookings have been made.
Cancellation policy Refunds will not be given for unused or cancelled services after the tour arrangements have commenced.
FIT (Individuals): Cancellation charges are calculated from the day the written notification is received by the company or agent as a percentage of the net total tour price as shown plus any surcharges (e.g. ticketed air sectors, other penalties imposed by suppliers such as hotels):
Between 29 – 21 days prior to departure on tour: According to the costs incurred will be charged
Between 20 – 15 days prior to departure on tour: 25% of package price
Between 14 – 8 days prior to departure on tour: 50% of package price
Between 7 – 5 days prior to departure on tour: 75% of package price
4 – 1 day prior to departure on tour or no show: 100% of package price
GIT (Groups): Cancellation of tours due to minimum number of participants will be advised 6 weeks before departure of the tour; in which case Diethelm Travel will offer an alternative tour of a similar standard or a full refund. Cancellation policy for GIT bookings will be advised separately case by case.
Cancellation policy for hotel reservation only
Between 29- 21 days prior: 30% of accommodation price**
Between 20 days and 15 days prior to departure: 60% of accommodation price**
Between 14 days and 0 days prior to departure: 100% of accommodation price**
**Certain Hotels impose stricter cancellation policies which will be advised separately.
Payments by Credit Card: If the payments are made by credit card, the following charges will be added to your invoice value
Payment facilitation fee locally – 3.15%
On-line payment facilitation fee – 3.15%
· Most Museums are closed on Sundays, Mondays and public holidays. Colombo National Museum is open all 7days a week except on public holidays.
· Additional expenses incurred due to delay, accident, natural disaster, political actions and unrest shall be borne by the tourists.
· Poya holidays are observed on the day of each full moon. In general, Hindu and Buddhist festivals are declared according to local astronomical observations and it is often only possible to forecast the approximate time of their occurrence at short notice. On such days of religious reverence selling alcohol in public is illegal. However, at certain hotels the room bars remain accessible.
A number of smaller hotels or restaurants do not have liquor licenses. In most cases you are allowed to bring your own.
Programmes, prices, services and conditions are based on those valid at the time of proposal submission and are subject to change thereafter without advance notice until all services have been paid in full.
We strongly advise to leave valuable items (money, passport, credit cards, jewelry, sensitive documents, laptop computer, etc.) in the hotel safe. During excursions and roundtrips, personal belongings, especially money and valuables should NEVER be left on vehicles, even during short breaks, and carried around at all times. Diethelm Travel Sri Lanka is not responsible for any loss or theft.
Due to ongoing rapid upgrades/developments of roadways and highways in Sri Lanka the times mentioned for transfers may take longer than estimated.
While driving overland, a short stop every 2 ½ hours is required by law in order that the driver can get a short break.
Terms & Conditions
Valid from December 2016 - October 2017 Children below 3 free of charge - No extra bed 3 - 12 years old - 60% of adult fee ( Extra bed provided) Payments 20% upon confirmation - balance 80% 35 days prior to arrival No cancellation refunds Travel agent reserves the right to make changes to the itinerary in case of unforeseen circumstances or natural disasters.