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Circle Sri Lanka

From £1298 for 15 days
Trip Overview
This tour eliminates guess work and immerses you in the must-sees, must-tastes and must-meets of this beautiful country. In other words, the best stuff. Like summiting Lion Rock in Sigiriya, cycling through sprawling ancient city ruins in Anuradhapura and touring massive granite Buddha carvings in Polonnaruwa. But the best doesn’t just mean the biggest. The best is also having lunch with a Tamil tea worker in their home, relaxing with a cold beer and your feet in the sand in Mirissa and hiking between plantations and villages in Haputale. In fact, we think the best is doing all that and more in one 15-day tour.
Essential Info
Starts: Negombo
Ends: Colombo
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery
Trip Code: IHPSH
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Sri Lanka
What's Included

Meals

11 Breakfasts included
2 Lunches included
3 Dinners included

Transport

Private vehicle,Train,Bicycle

Accommodation

Hotels (12 nights),Local Lodge (1 night),Permanent Tented Camp (with basic facilities) (1 nt)

Trip Highlights

•   Explore the ruined cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa,

•   Wander throught the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relicin Kandy

•   Lion Rock at Sigiriya is an amazing ruined fort and one of the highlights of this fine country

•   Trek through lush tea plantations

•   Indulge in seafood feasts in quaint fishing villages

•   Dip your toes in the calm, clear waters off the beach at Mirissa

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 27th Oct 2019
Returning: 10th Nov 2019
£1,700pp
Fully Booked
Departing: 3rd Nov 2019
Returning: 17th Nov 2019
£1,730pp
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Limited Availability
1 space
Departing: 17th Nov 2019
Returning: 1st Dec 2019
£1,800pp
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Limited Availability
3 spaces
Departing: 24th Nov 2019
Returning: 8th Dec 2019
£1,730pp
£1,470pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 26th Nov 2019
Returning: 10th Dec 2019
£1,730pp
£1,298pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 29th Nov 2019
Returning: 13th Dec 2019
£1,730pp
£1,470pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 1st Dec 2019
Returning: 15th Dec 2019
£1,730pp
£1,470pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 6th Dec 2019
Returning: 20th Dec 2019
£1,730pp
£1,470pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 8th Dec 2019
Returning: 22nd Dec 2019
£1,730pp
£1,470pp
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Ayu-bowan! Welcome to Sri Lanka. Your adventure begins in the town of Negombo, located close to the international airport. There are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting at 5.30 pm. Those who arrive early can dive straight into it by joining our local Urban Adventure - Spirit of Negombo. First check out the sights on foot and then take a leisurely boat tour, all while soaking up some epic views and learning all about the history and culture of Negombo. If you’d prefer to explore on your own, perhaps stroll the seaside observing the local fishing craft and perhaps feasting on fresh seafood. The beautiful surrounding countryside is best explored on a bicycle, which you can rent with help from the hotel reception.
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Reviews
       

I’d give it a 4 1/2 stars, if possible. Overall, the tour is varied, covering very diverse aspects of Sri Lanka. The guide was fantastic, the food was delicious, the people are so friendly, and it’s a beautiful country to visit. I’d run the itinerary in reverse order, as the longest, most demanding days are at the beginning, when everyone is jet-lagged. The itinerary is a bit thin toward the end of the tour, with a lot of free time in Kandy, the eco-stay, Mirissa, and Galle. While the hotel in Mirissa is really nice, I’d recommend Intrepid find a different stop over, as it’s an underwhelming beach town with little to do. The best parts of the tour were the day cycling at the temples, the first tea plantation hike, the included local meals, the Galle fort walking tour, climbing Lion’s Rock, and the caves.

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