Serene Srilanka

Serene Srilanka

Negombo 1N Dambulla 2N Kandy 1N Nuwara Eliya 1N Benota 2N Colombo 1N

Highlights

Discover the jewel of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka, a captivating paradise that promises a journey of a lifetime. From pristine beaches with turquoise waters and swaying palms to lush tea plantations cloaked in misty hills, this island nation boasts a diverse landscape that will enchant every traveler. 

The country boasts of eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is one of the world's largest tea producers.

So, let your wanderlust lead you to the island's wonders with Phurr and let Sri Lanka's hospitality and beauty leave an indelible mark on your heart.

 

  • 9 Days / 8 Nights in 4* Hotels and Resorts.
  • 8 Breakfast, 8 Lunch and 8 Dinners
  • Get up close and personal with adorable rescued elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. 
  • Explore the ancient Dambulla Cave Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site adorned with stunning Buddhist murals and over 150 Buddha statues. 
  • Climb the iconic Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress 
  • Experience the spiritual aura of the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy, where the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined. 
  • Discover the charming hill station of Nuwara Eliya, affectionately called "Little England. 
  • Group pickup/drop from Colombo Airport.
  • Comfortable mode of transport
  • Services of Travel Buddy. A Fully assisted tour.
  • Small sized group of likeminded people

Please Note: Passport must have validity of at least 6 months from the day of return of this tour.

Negombo, a picturesque coastal town in Sri Lanka, is renowned for its long sandy beaches and vibrant fishing industry. Its Dutch and Portuguese colonial influence is evident in its architecture and cultural heritage, offering a charming blend of history and natural beauty.

Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (Colombo Airport). After completing the necessary immigration, we will proceed to the charming coastal town of Negombo. Upon reaching, check in to your Beach Hotel and relax and rejuvenate after your travel. 

Evening at leisure. You may visit the beach, sink your toes into the soft sands, and listen to the soothing sound of waves crashing against the shore. Enjoy the sea breeze and take in the serene coastal scenery with your new friends

4* Beach Hotel Lunch & Dinner AC Coach

Start your day with a hearty breakfast, fuelling up for an exciting day of exploration ahead.

Today we will embark on a scenic journey to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, located approximately 2.5 to 3 hours away from Negombo. Witness the fascinating sight of baby elephants being bottle-fed and then enjoying a playful bath in the nearby river. This heartwarming encounter allows you to get up close and personal with these gentle giants.

From Pinnawala, continue your journey towards Dambulla, which is around a 1.5 to 2-hour drive away. This UNESCO World Heritage Site consists of five cave temples adorned with intricate ancient Buddhist murals and over 150 stunning Buddha statues. Once you arrive in Dambulla, visit the Dambulla Cave Temple, also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla. 

Head to the hotel, enjoy dinner and retire for the night to unwind and prepare for another exciting day of exploration 

4* Lakefront resort Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner AC Coach

Post an early breakfast, embark on an awe-inspiring journey to the legendary Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress (optional, at an additional cost), a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an architectural marvel dating back to the 5th century. For the adventurous souls, climb the steps to the summit of the rock, passing by the impressive frescoes of the Sigiriya Maidens and the giant lion paws carved into the rock, which gave the fortress its name. The panoramic views from the top are truly breathtaking and reward your efforts. Those who do not wish to climb can explore the fascinating gardens and ancient ruins at the base of the rock or unwind and relax at the hotel.

Post lunch, go for unique village tour experience, offering a glimpse into the authentic rural life of Sri Lanka. Indulge in traditional activities such as bullock cart rides, catamaran ride and walk through lush paddy fields, quaint villages, and friendly communities. You'll have the opportunity to interact with locals and understand their customs and traditions.

Return to the hotel for a peaceful overnight stay.

4* Lakefront resort Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner AC Coach

Post breakfast, proceed to Kandy and enjoy the picturesque views of the Sri Lankan countryside as you make your way to the cultural capital of the island.  

Kandy is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the city's rich history, traditions, and architectural marvels have earned it this prestigious designation. In the evening, visit the renowned Temple of the Tooth Relic which is one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in the world. 

Visit the bustling Market Square, a vibrant hub where you can experience the local culture and browse through an array of handicrafts, spices, and fresh produce. Visit the Gem Museum and later enjoy a captivating cultural performance showcasing traditional Sri Lankan music, drumming, and dance forms, including the mesmerizing Kandyan dance.

Head back to the hotel in Kandy for a restful overnight stay.

4* Resort Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner AC Coach

As you leave Kandy, the roads wind their way through verdant tea plantations, mist-clad mountains, and charming little villages. The scenery is a visual delight, with terraced tea gardens cascading down the slopes, and vibrant flower fields adorning the landscape. En-route, we shall stop at Ramboda Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman.

Continuing your journey, you'll pass by captivating waterfalls and other scenic cascades. We will also make a stop at a tea factory to learn about the tea-making process. Savour a cup of freshly brewed tea while taking in the breathtaking vistas of the surrounding tea gardens. Later in the afternoon, we will explore the quaint Nuwara Eliya town, visit the lively market place, drive around Gregory lake and visit the Nuwara Eliya Golf Course, considered one of the finest 18-hole golf courses in Asia.

Head back to the hotel in for a restful overnight stay, surrounded by the tranquility of the hills.

4* Hotel Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner AC Coach

After breakfast, bid farewell to the cool hills of Nuwara Eliya and embark on a scenic drive to the coastal paradise of Mirissa. The journey takes approximately 4 to 5 hours, offering a diverse landscape as you transition from the highlands to the coastal region. Mirissa is a coastal gem and a paradise of sun-kissed beaches and turquoise waters.

Upon reaching, check into your hotel and relax. Evening at leisure.

4* Resort Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner AC Coach

Today you may opt for an early morning Whale watching experience (at an additional cost).  Mirissa is renowned for its whale-watching opportunities, where you may spot majestic blue whales, sperm whales, and playful dolphins. 

After an exhilarating whale-watching experience, have a hearty breakfast to start your day. Later, go for a stroll along Mirissa Beach and witness the mesmerizing and colorful sky painting a stunning backdrop.  We will take a short trip to Coconut Tree Hill and explore the secret beach.

Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. You can continue to relax on the beach, swim in the refreshing waters, or take a leisurely stroll along the coastline.

4* Resort Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner AC Coach

Post breakfast, proceed to Colombo. En-route enjoy a scenic boat ride on the Madu River, surrounded by lush mangrove forests and abundant wildlife. Later visit a Turtle Hatchery to learn about the efforts to conserve and protect endangered sea turtles.

Continue journey to Colombo, the bustling capital city of Sri Lanka, approximately 1.5 to 2 hours away. Upon reaching Colombo, check into the hotel and rest.

In the evening, we will be exploring key attractions such as the Independence Square and Gangaramaya Temple. Embrace the vibrant city vibes and immerse yourself in the blend of modernity and colonial charm. Enjoy some retail therapy and pick up souvenirs, handicrafts, clothing, or local spices as mementos. 

4 star hotel facing the Indian Ocean Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner AC Coach

It is time to bid farewell to the beautiful island of Sri Lanka and head back to your hometown with beautiful memories of your Sri Lankan adventure.

NA Breakfast AC Coach
  • 9 Days / 8 Nights in 4* Hotels and Resorts. All stay on twin sharing basis. We provide single sharing accommodation for a supplementary cost. In case you are interested, please let us know while making the booking itself. All rooms are base category.
  • 8 Breakfast, 8 Lunch and 8 Dinners. Breakfast and Dinner will be in the hotel. Lunch will be in local restaurants as available during sightseeing
  • Group pickup/drop from Colombo Airport. All sightseeing and local transfers in AC Coach with Pushback seats.
  • Entry tickets to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Dambulla Cave Temple, Temple of the sacred Tooth Relic, Cultural dance show at Kandy, River Safari in Mangrove Forest, Turtle Hatchery, Gangaramaya Temple
  • E-Visa Fee for Indian Passport holders (Any change in visa fees by the Sri Lankan Government would be extra chargeable)
  • International Travel Insurance upto 70 years (Supplement Fee applicable for 70+ age). GST payable to Government of India. 
  • English Speaking Guide throughout the tour
  • Services of Travel Buddy experienced in taking care of elderly (45+ age group). We go along with all our group tours to ensure we provide the best travelling experience to all group members.
  • Some of the sightseeing points might get closed on particular days and we reserve the right to change the itinerary. However, we will make sure everything is covered in the best possible way.
  • Roundtrip Airfare / Train from your hometown to Colombo. Please consult with us before booking your flights.
  • Entry tickets to Sigiriya Lion Rock. If you wish to do this hike, you may pay directly at the site
  • Tax Collected At Source on Foreign Tours (TCS) as per Government policy. As of now the TCS is 5%, however the exact amount will be collected as per rules while making the payment.  
  • International Travel Insurance for 70+ age.
  • Please note that If traveller is not an Indian passport holder, there will be an additional Visa Fee and supplement for sightseeing tickets.  
  • Sightseeing, attraction and services tickets not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Any additional expenses and any penalty/change/ cancellation fee of flight/train tickets due to flight/train disruption/ delay/ cancellation in any sector domestic/ International - whether included or excluded from the tour package.
  • Tea and Coffee or any other expense of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, beverages, personal meal orders, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, room service charges, airport departure tax etc.
  • Any extension of stay in hotel and check-in/check-out time pre/post standard followed at all international hotels.
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as personal health problems, roadblocks, Govt. restrictions/rules, landslide, accidents & any emergency evacuations.
  • Extra Services if taken (rafting, cycling, playing archery, Room heaters etc).
  • Room upgrade charges in case required.
  • Any Covid related test requirement implemented by the Country.

Tour Schedule

Dec'24
9 Days
8 Nights
Booking Open!

Tour Cost

Per Person
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Ex Colombo (Excluding Flights)

Tour Route

Contact us for booking

How to Book?

  • Call / WhatsApp us on (+91) # 9999459798 / 9711596164 or email us at info@phurr.in and initiate your booking
  • Send us a copy of your Passport and Pan Card on email or WhatsApp. Passport must have validity of at least 6 months from the day of return of this tour.
  • Pay Rs. 25,000 as 'tour booking fee' by online NEFT / IMPS transfer or cheque in favour of our bank account.
  • Pay the balance amount 60 days before the tour departure date.
  • If you want us to make train/flight booking, approx. amount of same to be paid at time of booking. The remaining is to be adjusted with the balance payment. Please call us for further details.

 

Visa:

  • Srilanka allows E-Visa for Indian Passport holders. We will be applying for the visa on behalf of our travellers and the cost for the same is included in the tour cost.
  • For Non-Indian Passport holders, extra supplement fee will be applicable.

 

Documents Required for Visa:

  • Confirmed return airline tickets
  • A clear scanned copy of passport that is valid for a minimum of six months from the date of return of this tour. Passport must have 2 blank pages.
  • Passport-size photograph with white background
  • Fully vaccinated COVID - 19 certificate.
  • Self attested copy of PAN Card.

 

FAQs:

I am at X place, will I go alone from here? We don’t plan travel from a specific region as we have a clientele from all over India. Though we can still suggest you the best possible way for arrival and departure (both Flights and Train). Most of our travellers will travel in the same train or flight which has been suggested by us. So, you do not need to worry, as chances are that you won’t be travelling alone. We try to patch you up with a co-traveller from the same location.

I am a single woman, is it safe for me? We have a good percentage of single women joining each tour and we put in extra effort to for your safety by ensuring someone is always there to help you out. Talk to us and you will be more confident in joining. Just call us now!

How can I book train or Flight to reach and depart from my hometown? You are most welcome to contact us for arranging Train/Air travel arrangement from your hometown. We will charge INR 350 extra service charges for it. Total cost of the arrangement has to be provided at the time of booking. In case required, please specify at the time of booking itself. Or, take suggestions from us and book from a nearby dealer or yourself.

However, Air/Train tickets are subject to availability and we request you to book as soon as possible to confirm your seats and to get the cheapest Airfare.

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