Day 01: Airport – Negombo    

On arrival at the airport, you will be met by a representative of Jetwing Travels and directly transferred Negombo. 

Approx. 20mints drive to Negombo   

Check-in to hotel 

Dinner & Overnight stay at Jetwing Beach, Negombo or similar

Day 02: Negombo – Dambulla 

After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Dambulla  

Approx. 4hrs drive to Dambulla  

Village Tour - villages in Sri Lanka remains largely unchanged. You can feel how people live simply in harmony with the environment, responding to the seasons as they unfold. Specially you can visit traditional village and observe villagers day to day life pattern, domestic activities, and cultural framework. This tourist village tour includes the track winds its way on a flat terrain through the village past patches of jungle , Chena cultivations, Bull cart ride, catamaran boat ride in the village lake, visit a traditional mud house and you can have Srilankan Lunch (Rice and curry) by simple and very friendly village folk going about their daily routine.

Thereafter transfer to hotel 

Dinner & Overnight stay at Jetwing Lake Dambulla or similar

Day 03: Dambulla – Polonnaruwa – Minneriya National Park – Dambulla

After breakfast at the hotel, visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. (02hrs)

Polonnaruwa – another “World Heritage Site” was the Capital of Sri Lanka from 11th - 13th Centuries,  contains some splendid and spectacular statues. Lankatilake, Tivanka and Thuparama are the most beautiful and largest Image Houses and Tivanka has the best example of frescoes of the Polonnaruwa period. RankothVehera and Kirivehera are well preserved large stupas, and Gal Vihare - a rock shrine, has four Buddha statues, two seated, one standing and one reclining and ParakramaBahu statue are examples of Sinhalese stone carver. 

Afterwards enjoy a 4 X 4 jeep safari at the Minneriya National Park. (04hrs)

Minneriya National Park – This National Park 8889 hectares in extent is famous for its large population of Elephants in herds of 100 to 150 roaming in the jungle and seen in the catchment area of the lake. Entrance is at Ambagaswewa about 6 km from Habarana on the main Habarana Polonnaruwa road. Office is by the side of the main road. Elephants, about 300 wild Elephants, Wild Buffaloes, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Sloth Bear, Sambhur, Crocodiles, Jackals, 9 kinds of amphibians, 25 kinds of reptiles, 160 species of birds.

Return back to the hotel 

Dinner & Overnight stay at Jetwing Lake Dambulla or similar

Day 04: Dambulla – Sigiriya – Matale – Kandy 

After breakfast at the hotel visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress 

Sigiriya Rock Fortress – is a “World Heritage Site” and the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600-foot high rock. On its summit are the foundations of the Royal Palace, Water Tanks to supply water and all other buildings and at the edges the guardhouses. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of 21 life sized damsels in all the freshness and delicacy of their original colour. The Water Gardens, Fountain Garden, summerhouse, Boulder Gardens and the Caves with the enclosed are should not be missed. 

Thereafter travel to Kandy en-route visit Matale spice Garden (03hrs) 

Spice Gardens at Matale – You will see many spice gardens at Matale and in Mawanella on the  Colombo-Kandy road where Cinnamon, Cardamom, Pepper Creepers and all other spice trees, plants and creepers are planted for visitors to see them. Spice products are also available for those who would like to buy them. At all Spice Gardens visitors are taken round explaining each tree and plant and at the end explaining the use of them food preparations.  

Evening visit Kandy temple of tooth relic 

Temple of the Tooth Relic, which houses the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha, is an important landmark in Kandy. The Tooth is kept in a twostorey shrine fronted by two large elephant tusks and rests on a gold lotus flower, encased in jewelled casket that sits on a throne. The temple is decorated with beautiful local paintings and architectural features. 

Check-in to hotel

Dinner & Overnight stay at Cinnamon Citadel Kandy or similar

Day 05: Kandy – Kegalle – Kandy 

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Kandy city & enjoy a local Cooking Demonstration   

Delicious Cookery Demonstration - It's time to cook! The cooking class will be led by a local cooking expert that knows all the secrets to a good Sri Lankan dish. He/She will explain us how the preparing of dishes in Sri Lanka works and teach us how to cook rice and curry. We will prepare a typical meal with 2/3 curries, and there are many to choose from. Some of the favorite Sri Lankan curries are: dhal curry, potato curry, chicken curry, eggplant curry, Fish Curry and so many more… After the cooking is done we will have time to enjoy our meal!

Thereafter transfer to Millennium Elephant Foundation

Millennium Elephant Foundation (MEF) a family run non-government organization (NGO) which is dedicated to improving the welfare of domestic elephants throughout Sri Lanka. MEF was started in 1999 in memory of Sam Samrasinghe. Charity Number 457.

We provide and fund the care, medical treatments, food, mahout salaries, the running costs of the charity as well as having an on call Mobile Veterinary Unit which travels around the country treating sick elephants in need. We rely on the income from volunteers and tourism to continue the important work we do for these gentle giants. Home of the new and exclusive Elephant Walk Experience. The alternative to elephant riding option for tourists.An ethical, up close and personal experience unique to MEF. The most interactive enjoyable way to see domestic elephants in Sri Lanka.

Return to hotel 

Dinner & Overnight stay at Cinnamon Citadel Kandy or similar  

Day 06:  Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast at the hotel travel to Kandy Railway Station 

Enjoy a scenic train journey from Kandy to Nuwara eliya 

Special Note: We generally obtain 1st class train tickets for all our clients, but first-class carriages, with air conditioning are available only a few. Trains are often cancelled and we often face challenges in obtaining the tickets due to the very high demand. Hence we cannot definite the train tickets to our clients until we get the train tickets in hand. 

Thereafter check-in at the hotel

Dinner & Overnight stay at The Blackpool Hotel in Nuwara Eliya or similar

Day 07:  Nuwara Eliya 2 Day  

After having breakfast leave for Horton Plains National Park

Trekking in Horton Plains

Sri Lanka is a tropical island yet blessed with cool climates, hills and valleys giving beautiful panoramic views, stunning sceneries, making it an ideal destination for a trekking experience for the adventurous. These mountainous places are found in the UNESCO world heritage site of Horton Plains where one would encounter beautiful landscapes of cloud forests, grassy plains with streams and waterfalls in between and exotic species of flora and fauna.

  • Horton Plains is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the country 
  • It has a diverse collection of flora and fauna where one would encounter while trekking  
  • View breathtaking surrounding plains, cloud forests and natural springs whilst you trek 
  • Trek to a sheer escarpment where the world ends at a drop giving beautiful panoramas of Sri Lanka’s landscapes 
  • For a tougher challenge, try the nature trail to Sri Lanka’s second highest mountain of Kirigalpoththa 
  • For better views of Horton Plains’ ever changing vegetation and landscapes, tackle the nature trail to Thotupola Kanda 
Return to hotel 

Dinner & Overnight stay at The Blackpool Hotel in Nuwara Eliya or similar 

Day 08: Nuwara Eliya – Airport 

Breakfast at hotel 

According to flight details, transfer to the airport for your departure flight back home.

Approx. 5.5hrs drive to Airport 

May, June, September, October - fr. £1580/pp (Inc. taxes)
March, April, July & November -  fr. £1764/pp (Inc. taxes)
Jan, Feb, August & December -  fr. £1883/pp (Inc. taxes)

Note :- The above offer is subject to availability at the time of booking