The Enchanting Serendipity Expedition

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The Enchanting Serendipity Expedition

Duration :   8 Days 7 Nights
Max People :    2 - 25

The Enchanting Serendipity Expedition – 8 Day Tour

 

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Sri Lanka with “The Enchanting Serendipity Expedition.” This carefully curated tour takes you on a mesmerizing adventure through some of the country’s most captivating destinations.

Begin your tour with a visit to the majestic Sigiriya Rock Fortress, an ancient marvel that rises dramatically from the lush green plains. The climb to the top rewards you with awe-inspiring views and intriguing frescoes, setting the tone for the adventure of a lifetime.

Next, immerse yourself in the cultural wonders of Kandy, the last capital of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka. Explore the sacred Temple of the Tooth, a place of great veneration, and unwind by the serene Kandy Lake, nestled amidst picturesque surroundings.

Continue your journey to Nuwara Eliya, often referred to as “Little England,” where the landscape transforms into rolling hills adorned with vast tea plantations. Be enchanted by the pristine beauty of Horton Plains and its famed World’s End, where clouds kiss the earth below.

In Ella, indulge in the breathtaking scenery as you hike to Little Adam’s Peak and marvel at the architectural wonder of the Nine Arch Bridge, a testament to Sri Lanka’s colonial past. Don’t forget to cool off at the refreshing Ravana Falls, adding a touch of adventure to your exploration.

As the expedition leads you to Mirissa, bask in the tranquility of its sun-kissed beaches and venture into the deep blue waters for an exhilarating whale watching experience, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Galle awaits with its charming fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, showcasing a fusion of European and Asian influences. Wander through the cobblestone streets, and uncover the secrets of Dutch Reformed Church and the captivating Galle Lighthouse.

The adventure takes a tranquil turn in Bentota, where you can unwind on the pristine beaches and embark on a mesmerizing river safari. Delight in the beauty of Brief Garden, an artistic haven nestled amidst nature’s embrace.

Conclude your expedition in Colombo, the vibrant capital city, where modernity blends seamlessly with history. Delve into the nation’s past at Colombo National Museum and find solace in the serene Gangaramaya Temple.

“The Enchanting Serendipity Expedition” is a tapestry of captivating experiences that will leave you spellbound by the rich cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and warm hospitality of Sri Lanka. So, join us on this journey of serendipity and create memories that will linger in your heart forever.

 

Total Mileage – 1,000km

Schedule Details

Day 1 - Airport to Sigiriya
  • Visiting the Elephants Orphanage in Pinnawala.
  • Proceed to Sigiriya.
  • Sightseeing in Sigiriya.
  • Dambulla Cave Temple: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site featuring stunning cave temples filled with intricate Buddhist murals and statues.
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress: Explore the ancient rock fortress known for its impressive frescoes and breathtaking views.
  • Pidurangala Rock: Climb this nearby rock for panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
  • Night at Sigiriya.
Day 2 - Sigiriya to Kandy
  • Visiting the Herbals and Spice garden
  • Temple of the Tooth: Discover the sacred Buddhist temple that houses the revered relic of the tooth of the Buddha.
  • Kandy Lake: Take a stroll around the scenic lake in the city's heart.
  • Royal Botanical Gardens: Explore the beautiful gardens known for its diverse plant species and vibrant orchid collection.
  • Enjoy a cultural show in the evening.
  • Night at Kandy.
Day 3 - Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
  • After breakfast, proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
  • Visit the Ramboda waterfalls.
  • En route, visit a tea plantation and tea factory to learn about the tea production process
  • Explore the picturesque landscapes of Nuwara Eliya, known as "Little England"
  • Visit Gregory Lake and take a boat ride (optional)
  • Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya
Day 4 - Nuwara Eliya to Ella
  • After breakfast, visit Nuwara Eliya town.
  • Then to Nanu oya train station to take the 12.35 pm train.
  • Little Adam's Peak: Hike to the top of this smaller version of Adam's Peak for stunning panoramic views of Ella and the surrounding hills.
  • Nine Arch Bridge: Visit this iconic railway bridge known for its architectural beauty and picturesque setting.
  • Night at Ella
Day 5 - Ella to Yala via Haputale
  • Depart from Ella in the morning and make your way to Haputale.
  • Upon arrival in Haputale, visit the Dambatenne Tea Factory. Learn about the traditional tea production process and savor the authentic taste of Ceylon tea.
  • Leave Haputale and head to Diyaluma Falls, one of Sri Lanka's tallest waterfalls.
  • Marvel at the majestic cascades and take a refreshing dip in the natural pools.
  • Enjoy a relaxing picnic lunch amidst the lush wilderness near the falls.
  • Proceed to Yala.
  • Night at Yala or Tissamaharama.
Day 6 - Yala to Mirissa
  • Morning 3 hour Safari at Yala safari park.
  • After breakfast, proceed to Mirissa.
  • Mirissa Beach: Relax on the golden sandy beach and enjoy activities such as swimming, surfing, or simply soaking up the sun.
  • Coconut Tree Hill: Capture stunning coastal views from this picturesque spot adorned with coconut palm trees.
  • Visit the Weligama Fisherman Village.
  • Night at Mirissa or Nearby.
Day 7 - Mirissa to Galle
  • Whale Watching: Embark on an exciting whale watching excursion to spot majestic whales in the Indian Ocean. time 6.30 am.
  • Galle Fort: Explore the well-preserved Dutch fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and wander through its charming streets lined with colonial-era buildings.
  • Galle Lighthouse: Visit the iconic lighthouse offering panoramic views of the fort and the Indian Ocean.
  • Visit The Palm Rope Swing.
  • Night at Galle or Unawatuna.
Day 8 - Galle to Colombo via Bentota
  • Depart from Galle in the morning.
  • Arrive in Bentota and enjoy thrilling water sports activities at the beautiful Bentota Beach.
  • Visit Tutel Farm, a picturesque agricultural paradise. Explore lush greenery, fruit orchards, and vegetable gardens. Learn about traditional farming techniques and interact with friendly locals.
  • Savor a scrumptious traditional Sri Lankan lunch at a local restaurant in Bentota.
  • Embark on a relaxing Madu River tour. Cruise through serene waters, passing mangroves and small islands. Witness unique wildlife and visit the famous Cinnamon Island, where you can see how cinnamon is harvested.
  • Depart from Bentota and start the journey to Colombo.
  • Arrive in Colombo, the vibrant capital city of Sri Lanka.
  • Depending on your preference and time, you can explore some of Colombo's attractions, such as Galle Face Green, Independence Square, or the bustling Pettah Market.
  • Conclude the day tour in Colombo.

F.A.Q

1. What is the best time to embark on the Sri Lanka Serenity Tour?

The best time to visit Sri Lanka for this tour is during the dry season, which typically falls between December and April. During this period, you can enjoy pleasant weather and ideal conditions for exploring cultural sites and relaxing on the coast.

2. What should I pack for the tour?

It's advisable to pack comfortable clothing suitable for warm weather, as well as modest attire for visiting religious and cultural sites. Don't forget essentials like sunscreen, insect repellent, comfortable walking shoes, and a hat. If you plan to swim, bring swimwear and a beach towel.

3. Is the tour suitable for travelers with specific dietary restrictions?

Sri Lanka offers a diverse culinary experience, and most dietary preferences can be accommodated. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions or preferences when booking, and we will do our best to ensure your meals align with your needs.

4. What currency should I bring, and are credit cards widely accepted in Sri Lanka?

The official currency of Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR). While it's recommended to have some local currency on hand for small purchases and in areas where cash is preferred, credit and debit cards are widely accepted in major cities and tourist areas. ATMs are also readily available for currency exchange and cash withdrawal.

5. Is there a dress code I should be aware of when visiting religious sites in Sri Lanka?

Yes, when visiting religious and cultural sites, it's important to dress modestly as a sign of respect. This typically means covering your shoulders and knees. For women, a long skirt or dress and a shawl to cover your shoulders are appropriate. Men should wear long pants and a shirt with sleeves. It's a good idea to carry a scarf or shawl in case you need to cover up before entering these sites.

What's Included

  • Airport pick up and drop off with Meet and greet services.
  • All government tax, vat and insurance chargers Included.
  • Friendly English speaking Drivers.
  • Fuel with All parking & Highway charges.
  • Fully Insured & Air Conditioned private Car, SUV, Van.
  • Our Driver accommodation and food for entire Tour.
  • Personal Transport for your entrire Tour.

What's Excluded

  • Accommodation
  • Additional Services
  • Entrance or guide fees at attractions

Why Book With Us?

  • 1. Expertly Crafted Itinerary Our tour is thoughtfully designed to provide you with a well-rounded experience of Sri Lankas culture, natural beauty, and coastal relaxation. Weve carefully selected destinations and activities to ensure you get the most out of your journey.
  • 2. Local Knowledge and Insight Our experienced guides are locals who have an in-depth understanding of Sri Lankas history, culture, and traditions. They provide valuable insights, making your tour not just a vacation but a cultural immersion.
  • 3. Hassle-Free Experience We take care of the logistics, including transportation and itinerary planning, so you can focus on enjoying your trip. Our goal is to make your journey as smooth and stress-free as possible.
  • 4. Flexibility and Customization While we offer a set itinerary, were open to customizing the tour to meet your preferences and interests. Whether its adding extra days or adjusting activities, we aim to make this experience uniquely yours.
  • 5. Safety and Peace of Mind Your safety and comfort are our top priorities. We work with trusted partners and adhere to safety standards to ensure you have a secure and enjoyable journey throughout your stay in Sri Lanka.