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Stunning Sri Lanka

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21 Feb to 08 Mar 2019 - GOOD AVAILABILITY

Holiday Highlights

  • The incredible ancient cities and temples of Polonnaruwa
  • Listening to the calls of peacocks and spotting elephants through the trees
  • Beautiful Kandy, dominated by the Temple of the Tooth and Kandy Lake
  • Wandering through the spice gardens seeing vanilla, cloves and pepper growing amongst the trees
  • The variety of wildlife!

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Depart UK Overnight flights to Colombo  
2 Colombo Arrive into Sri Lanka and transfer to hotel D  
3 Colombo to Habarana Visit to fair trade craft group Selyn and Dambulla cave temple B D  
4 Habarana Tour of the ancient city of Anuradhapura B D  
5 Habarana Explore the ancient city of Polonnaruwa B D  
6 Harabana to Kandy Sigiriya Rock Fortress and introduction to fair trade spices in a cooking class B  
7 Kandy to Pinnewella Enjoy Kandy and the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens B  
8 Pinnewella to Haputale Explore Nuwara Eliya known as 'Little England' B L  
9 Haputale Visit to a Fairtrade tea estate B L  
10 Hatupale to Pinnewella Scenic train journey arriving after sunset B L  
11 Pinnewella to Marawila Free time to enjoy the pool at Marawila B D  
12 Marawila Visit to the producers at Gospel House B D  
13 Marawila to Colombo Visit to coir (coconut husk fibres) producer group B D  
14 Colombo Explore Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo B D  
15 Colombo Drive along the coast to visit Galle and its fort. Farewell dinner B D  
16 Depart Arrive back in the UK B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

Stunning scenery, exotic wildlife, a rich and fascinating culture - Sri Lanka has something to delight any traveller. And with them all packed into one small island, there's something to marvel at and enjoy every day, as we explore the wonders of its ancient cities, the lush tea estates surrounding Kandy and delight in the warm welcome from handloom workers at Selyn.

 

From its modern capital, Colombo, to the glories of its ancient past, this tour provides the perfect introduction to all that Sri Lanka has to offer. We see elephants, peacocks and monkeys whilst still having time to relax on one of Sri Lanka's many stunning palm fringed beaches.

 

Our partners, Adventure Lanka are a locally owned company run by people with a passion for their country, its people and its environment. With a strong belief that all guests have an authentic yet responsible and sustainable experience of Sri Lanka, the guides are keen to share their knowledge and even teach you a few phrases in Sinhala to enable you to interact with the locals you meet.


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Holiday Summary

Duration:
16 days
Prices From:
£2,345
Estimated flight price
£750
Estimated visa cost:
£30

Optional

Insurance:
£100.00
Insurance:
£100.00
Donation to Traidcraft's Environmental Fund:
£23.45
Donation to Traidcraft's Environmental Fund:
£23.45

Holiday Details

All accommodation in hotels and guesthouses with en-suite facilities

60% meals provided

3 long road transfers

1 train journey

5 Producer visits including 2 Traidcraft suppliers

9 tourist visits

1 safari

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