18-to-Thirtysomethings: Sri Lanka on a Shoestring (ASNC)
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 15, avg 12.
Meals Included: 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Trek through luscious green hills, journey by train through Sri Lankas most breath-taking scenery, sample local cuisine at a village meal, inhale local flavours at a spice garden, explore southern Sri Lankan beaches
Get yourself to a destination thats long been a culture-loving backpackers dream, on this affordable 12-day whirlwind tour of the southern half of Sri Lanka. Discover beautiful ruins, hike through tea plantations, tour a spice garden, and then chill out on Hikkaduwa Beach. Explore Sri Lanka with a group of new friends and youll never want to travel solo again.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 3/31/2018
- 12 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Negombo||Day 1 Negombo|
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Polonnaruwa||Day 2 Negombo/Polonnaruwa (1B)|
Opt to explore Negombo in the morning before transferring inland to the Dambulla Province. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||Polonnaruwa||Day 3 Polonnaruwa (1B, 1L)|
Meet locals and share a meal in a local village. Enjoy free time to go on safari or explore nearby ruins. Included Activities: Local Lunch and Village Visit
|Day 4||Polonnaruwa||Day 4 Polonnaruwa (1B)|
Enjoy a free day to explore more of the region. Opt to visit Sigiriya Fortress, Polonnaruwa Temple, or Dambulla Caves.
|Day 5||Kandy||Day 5 Polonnaruwa/Kandy (1B)|
Visit a spice garden en route to Kandy. Opt to visit the Temple of the Tooth, take in a cultural show, or watch a cricket match. Included Activities: Spice Garden Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 6||Nuwara Eliya||Day 6 Kandy/Nuwara Eliya (1B)|
Travel by train and tuk tuk to stunning Nuwara Eliya. Visit a tea plantation and opt to explore the nearby hills on foot. Included Activities: Tea Plantation Visit Transport: Local train (2.00-3.00 hours)
|Day 7||Bandarawela||Day 7 Nuwara Eliya/Bandarawela (1B)|
Opt to trek the trails of Horton Plains NP in the early morning, then travel to Bandarawela. Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours)
|Day 8||Bandarawela||Day 8 Bandarawela (1B)|
Set out on a hike through the cooler hills cloaked in tea bushes, and opt to take a cooking class or visit the local market during free time. Included Activities: Hill Hike
|Day 9||Hikkaduwa||Day 9 Bandarawela/Hikkaduwa (1B)|
Set off towards the southern coast stopping en route for a walking tour of Galle Fort. Finish the days journey oceanside on the beaches of Hikkaduwa. Included Activities: Galle Fort Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours) Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
|Day 10||Hikkaduwa||Day 10 Hikkaduwa (1B)|
Enjoy a free day to bliss out on the beach or go on a whale or dolphin watching tour.
|Day 11||Colombo||Day 11 Hikkaduwa/Colombo (1B)|
Travel to the capital, Colombo. Enjoy an orientation walk of the fort area and Pettah Bazaar. Additional Notes: If you would prefer to leave the tour a day early and finish at the beach, there is ample accommodation both in HIkkaduwa and nearby beach towns. The Colombo airport can be reached by taxi for approximately USD80-90, or there are train and bus connections from nearby Galle for much less. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Pettah Bazaar Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours)
|Day 12||Colombo||Day 12 Colombo (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
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