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Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days
Destination Covered : Colombo
Tour Activities : Hill Stations & Valleys
Price on Request
THE ISLE OF SERENDIPITY
This extraordinary island set in the Indian Ocean, off the south-eastern tip of India, has thousands of years of diverse culture. Still a predominantly Buddhist country, it also has strong Hindu, Christian and Muslim communities as well. Incredibly fertile and a great producer of exotic fruits and it was for centuries the spice producer of the world famous sand incredibly picturesque hill country. With a strong cultural past that now offers over 7 UN World Heritage sites, Sri Lanka was once one of the richest countries in Asia. In recent times it has not developed at the dramatic pace of its neighbors’ in the region adding to its charm and character. The relative lack of development and gentle island pace make Sri Lanka the perfect destination for those looking for a varied and stimulating holiday. From beautiful beaches, unbelievable flora and fauna (much endemic), amazing architecture as well as a vast amount of historical & religious sites, white water rafting, cycling and many other adventures for the more active and finally the friendliest of people who carry infectious smiles with them everyday!
Whatever you are looking for in Sri Lanka, it is an island of immense beauty, small enough to explore widely in 10 to 15 days yet large enough to offer infinite variety.
Population 21 million
3 main languages - Sinhala, Tamil and English.
Buddhist majority (70%), with Hindu, Christian and Muslim minorities.
Gained independence from Britain in 1948
Democratic Socialist Republic since 1978
The top exports are: Tea, Textiles, Gems & Foreign Remittance
Has the highest concentration of Leopard in the world 7 of the world's UN World Heritage Sites Is one of the world’s 25 Biodiversity Hot Spots World’s 3rd largest tea producer
The Sinhalese name, Sri Lanka, means, "The Resplendent Land" or "Holy Ceylon.”
Is famous for its Ceylonese Sapphire Has 1,340km of tropical coastline
FAVOURITE THINGS TO EAT
Eat the freshest chilli crab with your feet in the sand under the stars by the Indian Ocean An egg hopper for breakfast with seeni sambol! Watch out of the ‘kata sambol’- it’s a definite challenge(spicy wise) .Buffalo Curd & Treacle - start and you won’t be able to stop!
Cashew nut curry – so rich and creamy you will never forget it.
FAVOURITE THINGS TO BUY
Hand woven Sarongs from Barefoot - they have the most incredible selection in the brightest of colors and are reasonably priced. Great gifts if you can bare to give them away.
A bottle of local brew called ARRACK ...a daring drink for the adventurous.
Cashew nuts from Kadjugama
Plenty of the best Ceylon tea to continually remind you of this amazing island and to give to those who missed the opportunity to visit Sri Lanka.
Accommodation in shared DOUBLE room with private bathroom
Meals are as stated in the programme B = Breakfast & D = Dinner
Transfers and tours with local English-speaking driver guide in private air-conditioned
500ml x 2 Water Bottle per day per person.
Free ODEL Shopping Vouchers for each person who traveling.
Free Activated SIM Card with the Data Package
Domestic airfare (quoted separately, if requested)
All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery
($ 05 Per Person)
Madu River Boat Safari
($ 05 Per Person)
($ 10 Per Person)
Peak period supplements
International airfare to / from Sri Lanka (quoted separately, if requested)
Surcharges for other language guides
Surcharges for Christmas & New Year Eve
Personal travel insurance
Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme Drinks with meals
Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking
Electronic Travel Authorisation fee for Visas upon arrival (Please note that an ETA is compulsory for nationalities besides nationals from the Republics of Singapore and Maldives)
Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme
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