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12 Day Sri Lanka Experience

Beautiful people and beautiful scenery

Sri Lanka Experience is the absolute best of Sri Lanka in 12 days.

-  Visit a local Sri Lankan village and learn first hand about local life before climbing Pidurangala Rock for an amazing view over the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress.

-  Stroll through rolling green tea plantations, pick tea with the locals, experience thundering waterfalls, Little Adam’s Peak and the famous Nine Arches Bridge.

-  Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most amazing wildlife on a once in a lifetime Safari experience. Spot herds of wild free roaming elephants, crocodiles, water buffalo and all kinds of beautiful birdlife!

-  Relax on the beautiful white sandy beaches of southern Sri Lanka and learn to surf.

-  Visit a Buddhist Monastery and spend time with the local monks students and learn about their way of life.

Booking Conditions

Age Restriction: 18 - 55

Fitness Requirement: Normal

What's included

  • Airport Pickup
  • All Activities
  • All Accommodation
  • All Transport
  • Help with Onward Travel

What To Bring

  • Passport
  • Visa (if required)

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Itinerary

Day 1 : Negombo - Arrive & Meet Your Group
We’ll pick you up from Colombo airport and take you to your beach front hotel in Negombo. You’ll then have plenty of time to recover from your long flight, chill out and meet everyone in your group.
Meals :None

Day 2 : Negombo - Tuk Tuk Ride & Local Markets
Discover the beachside town of Negombo by tuk tuk and visit the famous local fish market, before heading north to the beautiful and sacred town of Dambulla. The next two nights we will stay in a unique and beautiful ‘glamping’ resort.
Meals :Breakfast

Day 3 : Dambulla - Local Village & Sigiriya
An amazing and diverse day starting with experiencing the stunning views of the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress followed by an authentic local village experience. We’ll cruise by boat and learn how to make delicious Sri Lankan food and live like the locals!
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 : Kandy - Spice Garden, Temple of the Tooth & Kandy
Today we’ll head south via a spice garden before arriving in the cultural centre of Sri Lanka – Kandy. We’ll visit the amazing Temple of the Tooth and wander around the beautiful lake and town of Kandy, before heading out for dinner and a few drinks.
Meals :Breakfast

Day 5 : Ella - Tea Plantations & Train to Ella
We’ll continue south through stunning rolling green tea plantations, stopping to learn how to pick and make tea; Sri Lanka’s most famous export. We’ll make the short hike to a beautiful thundering waterfall before boarding the ‘world’s most scenic train’ to the town of Ella. Once we arrive we’ll head into town for dinner and a night out!
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6 : Ella - Little Adam's Peak and chill time in Ella
A free morning to relax and explore the beautiful little town of Ella, do some shopping or unwind with a traditional massage. We’ll then hike the stunning Little Adam’s Peak and enjoy the spectacular views
Meals :Breakfast

Day 7 : Kandy / Udawalawe National Park - Nine Arches Bridge & National Park
This morning we’ll visit the famous Nine Arches Bridge before heading south to the amazing Udawalawe National Park
Meals :Breakfast

Day 8 : Udawalawe National Park - Safari Time!!
A truly unforgettable day as we wake for sunrise and travel by jeep into the stunning Udawalawe National Park; one of the world’s best places to spot herds of wild free roaming elephants, crocodiles and amazing bird life. That afternoon we’ll make our way to some beautiful beaches and finish the day watching the sunset and having a beach BBQ.
Meals :Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 : Tallala - Eco Retreat
Today we’ll travel to the hidden paradise of Tallala. Here we’ll stay at an incredibly beautiful and tranquil retreat that is both environmentally friendly and stunning beachside accommodation. Yoga is optional or spend some time relaxing under the palm trees by the pool or beach side at one of the best kept secret beaches of the south.
Meals :Breakfast

Day 10 : Mirissa - Learn to Surf and Beach time
This morning we’ll continue along the coast and stop for a private surf lesson on the super friendly and relaxed Welligama Beach, before checking into our beachside accommodation in Mirissa and heading out to check out the town.
Meals :Breakfast

Day 11 : Mirissa - Buddhist Monk Visit
Today we’ll have the truly special experience of visiting a Buddhist Monastery where we’ll spend time with the local monk students and learn about their way of life. Later tonight we’ll head out for our farewell meal on the beach and experience the nightlife in Mirissa for our last party together!
Meals :Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 : Mirissa - Check Out & Onward Travel
Your epic adventure comes to an end today. Your group leader will help organise your onward travel including return to Colombo and airport transfers.
Meals :None

Pickups

An airport pickup is included at any time on the start date or before!

Optional Excursions

Optional Activities (Available to sign up on tour with your guide)

  • Safari
  • Adventure
  • Surfing

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Recent Independent Reviews

  • On Tourradar

    I had an amazing time with intro travel on this Sri Lanka tour. It’s well organised and the tour guides had really good knowledge and were able to share their beautiful country with us. Our group leader was Roisin, who is an absolute star. Always there for you what ever you need. Always quick to act if something is going 100% right, willing to do anything to get us out food correctly or even a perfect insta shot. She is wonderful!! Overall this tour is definitely worth booking on to, intro travel NEVER disappoints.

     

    On Tourradar

    This tour was my third intro tour & again was another amazing experience! The itinerary had everything I wanted to do whilst away & covered a lot of Sri Lanka & The accommodation was a lot better than I expected. One of the reasons I enjoyed the tour so much was because of our tour leader was Roisin, she was the best tour leader by far our of the three I’ve had. She was very approachable & her enthusiasm & energy was infectious & ongoing throughout the whole trip! Thanks Roisin for making this trip the best one yet

    On Tourradar

    Yet another amazing experience with intro travel ! While this a new country for the company and therefore requires some more work to finesse their product they still ensured I had an amazing time ! Something I’ve noticed with intro travel is the leaders never fail to be amazing and Charley sure kept up that record ! An amazing bundle of fun to be around. She made the tour amazing and can’t thank her enough for that !

    On Tourradar

    Just finished the Sri Lanka Experience and it was the best two weeks ever! The itinerary was jam packed and all of the activities were so much fun! Roisin was an amazing tour guide and she made the trip run so smoothly whilst making sure we all had a ball! Would definitely recommend!!

    On Tourradar

    Just finished the Sri Lanka Experience and it was the best two weeks ever! The itinerary was jam packed and all of the activities were so much fun! Roisin was an amazing tour guide and she made the trip run so smoothly whilst making sure we all had a ball! Would definitely recommend!!

    On Tourradar

    Amazing mix of accommodation, seeing all the beautiful sights in Sri Lanka. Our guide was incredibly informative and went out of her way to ensure every one had a fantastic time. Our bus driver was fantastic and even organised Wi-Fi. All the local guides were outstanding, excellent English and very knowledgeable. A busy trip, but with enough free time to relax