Enjoy a Sri Lankan Escape
11 Days/ 10 Nights From $3,950pp twin share* + Includes international flights!
Escape to Sri Lanka with this remarkable 10-night private tour that includes outstanding heritage hotels and 5-star properties throughout and return international airfares*. With the option to visit some of the country’s best sights, plenty of time to relax and unwind, private driver and vehicle and incredible accommodation – Sri Lankan Escape is the luxury holiday in Sri Lanka you’ve been looking for. From $3,950 per person twin share including international airfares*, accommodation, private vehicle & driver throughout, domestic flight in Sri Lanka. Plus lots of little extras along the way including cocktails and bonus meals.
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Day 1: ARRIVE COLOMBO You will be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel. Colombo is the commercial capital of Sri Lanka and its largest city. Stay at Residence – a boutique, luxury hotel with just 11 suites in central Colombo. A fruit platter upon arrival and a bottle of wine are included in your stay.
DAY 2: COLOMBO Today is free with a private vehicle and driver at your disposal. Discover Colombo with a city tour – visiting some of its famous sights such as Galle Face Green and Gangaramaya Temple. Colombo also has a number of modern stores and cafes that you may wish to explore. Our tip: be sure to dine at Residence tonight with its contemporary Sri Lankan cuisine not to be missed.
DAY 3: COLOMBO – THIRAPPANE Drive to Thirappane and your next luxury stay - Ulagalla. This stunning eco resort is set on 23-hectares, surrounded by rice paddies, lily ponds and reservoirs, with a large central swimming pool (said to be the largest in Sri Lanka) and a 150-yearold mansion at the centre of the property. Stay in freestanding chalets with private plunge pools, nestled among the natural environment. Indulge with a drink before dinner with a cocktail included each day of your stay at Ulagalla. Tonight, savour a 3-course dinner that’s also included, dining alfresco on the verandah of the main restaurant.
DAY 4: THIRAPPANE A full day at leisure to enjoy the luxury property and its facilities. Ulagalla offers a number of activities on site – from archery to horse riding and nature walks. During your stay, you may experience archery, a village cycle ride or a jungle kayak experience – with one activity included as part of your stay. Your driver and vehicle are also available should you wish to venture out.
DAY 5: THIRAPPANE This morning you may choose to visit the ancient city of Anuradhapura – the one time capital of Sri Lanka. Today it is an active religious site that draws pilgrims from around the world who come to visit the sacred Bodhi tree and see the Buddhist stupas. Afterwards, return to your luxury hotel and afternoon at leisure.
DAY 6: THIRAPPANE Rise early for an optional visit to Sigiriya – also known as Lion Rock – and one of Sri Lanka’s eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Take the time to climb the 1,200 steps to the top of the rock for panoramic views and marvel at the beautiful cave frescoes on the way up. Remainder of the day at leisure to enjoy your beautiful hotel.
DAY 7: THIRAPPANE – KUCHCHAVELI Drive to Sri Lanka’s east coast, stopping en route to visit Mihintale and Trincomalee. Mihintale is a mountain peak that’s considered to be a sacred Buddhist site with a grand stairway of nearly 2,000 steps made of granite slabs. Later, take short city tour in Trincomalee before heading to your luxury beach resort – Jungle Beach. Stay in individual villas nestled between the coastal jungle and private beach, surrounded by lush natural environment.
DAY 8,9,10: KUCHCHAVELI A full three days to relax and enjoy your lush tropical surroundings. Jungle Beach has a long stretch of private beach with lifeguards, a beach restaurant and bar, a main swimming pool, restaurant and bar, as well as a gym and spa. The resort can also arrange a number of activities or day trips for you such as diving, snorkelling, fishing, whale-watching or nature walks. One complimentary lunch is included during your stay at the resort.
DAY 11: KUCHCHAVELI – TRINCOMALEE – COLOMBO Sadly, your Sri Lankan Escape is drawing to a close. Transfer to Trincomalee and board a domestic flight to Colombo. Upon arrival in Colombo, you will be transferred by shuttle bus to the international airport for your departing flight.
An extended Sri Lankan Escape package from $6,950* pp twin share for 14 Days – including Chena Huts, safaris, and a tea plantation stay. This longer itinerary is available upon request.
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*Terms & Conditions: International airfares based ex-Melbourne only. A supplement may apply for other departing cities. Valid for travel in September/October 2018 & March/April 2019. Other terms and conditions may apply. Please contact us for further details.