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  • 13 Nights / 14 days
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Sri Lanka Family Tour 13Nts (10+ Yrs )

Overview
A 2 week rendezvous for the family designed for kids above 10 years of age. This tour includes the magnificent Sigiriya rock fortress, wildlife parks, boat rides, tea factory visits, diving & snorkelling and other highlights including days of relaxation on a beach.
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Average temperature and rainfall

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Tour Highlights

  • Visit the fishing villages on the coast and the busy fish markets.
  • Travel to the Cultural Triangle where many cultural delights await you
  • Visit the spectacular Sigiriya rock fortress.
  • Visit the Minneriya National Park by jeep accompanied by a tracker for a safari ride.
  • Travel to Kandy and enroute you will visit the cave temples in Dambulla.
  • Toy train journey through the hills to Badulla before proceeding to Yala.
  • Jungle safari at the Yala National Park
Tour Route - Where you'll visit
1 Colombo
Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. That heritage is reflected in its its architecture, mixing colonial buildings with high-rises and shopping malls. The imposing Colombo National Museum, dedicated to Sri Lankan history, borders sprawling Viharamahadevi Park and its giant Buddha.
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2 Negombo
Negombo is a city on the west coast of Sri Lanka, north of the capital, Colombo. Near the waterfront, the remains of the 17th-century Dutch Fort now house a prison. Negombo Lagoon, lined with fishermen’s huts, feeds into the Dutch-era Hamilton Canal. The canal leads south to Colombo. Neoclassical St. Mary’s Church, completed in the 1920s, features a ceiling decorated with vivid religious paintings.
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3 Cultural Triangle
The Cultural Triangle is concentrated with many Buddhist Temples, Sculptures, Ancient Monasteries and Stupas while some of them date as back to over 2000 years. The area also covers some of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the ancient cities of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla and Kandy.
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4 Kandy
Kandy is a large city in central Sri Lanka. It's set on a plateau surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and biodiverse rainforest. The city's heart is scenic Kandy Lake (Bogambara Lake), which is popular for strolling. Kandy is famed for sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) shrine, celebrated with the grand Esala Perahera annual procession.
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5 Yala
Yala is a city and seat of Mueang Yala District and Yala Province, southern Thailand. The provincial and district capital, it is 137 kilometres by road southeast of Hat Yai. The eastern part of the city is part of the neighboring tambon of Sateng Nok
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6 Bentota
Bentota is a resort town on Sri Lanka’s southwest coast. Its long Bentota Beach stretches north, where it becomes a sandy strip known as Paradise Island, parallel to Bentota Lagoon. Coral-rich dive sites include Canoe Rock. On Bentota River, centuries-old Galapota Temple has a large Buddha statue. Southeast is Lunuganga, the estate and gardens of architect Geoffrey Bawa. Northeast is his brother Bevis's Brief Garden.
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Detailed Itinerary

Day ONE +-
  • Day 01: Arrival Colombo - Negombo (12km/20mnts)
Welcomed by Sri Lanka Travel Centre representative at the Bandaranaike International Airport and transferred el to Negombo. Check into your hotel, relax and unwind. Enjoy a relaxing boat ride in the evening. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle for the transfer)
Day TWO +-
  • Day 02: Negombo
Today you will visit the fishing villages on the coast and the busy fish markets. Mornings are the best time to visit this part of Negombo as the boats bring in the catch and the entire village springs to life. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day THREE +-
  • Day 03: Negombo – Cultural Triangle (180km/4hrs)
Travel to the Cultural Triangle where many cultural delights await you and check into your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day FOUR +-
  • Day 04: Cultural Triangle
Have an early breakfast and proceed to visit the spectacular Sigiriya rock fortress, an awe inspiring palace- cum- fortress sitting atop a 200m rock outcrop. Built in the 5th century by a tyrant king fleeing exile, the fortress, now rated as the eighth wonder of the world, is an architectural marvel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.(Vehicle at disposal)
Day FIVE +-
  • Day 05: Cultural Triangle
After an early breakfast, proceed to visit the Minneriya National Park by jeep accompanied by a tracker for a safari ride. The park is famous for its large herds of elephants that congregate near the lakes to drink. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day SIX +-
  • Day 06: Cultural Triangle – Kandy (80km/4hrs)
Travel to Kandy and enroute you will visit the cave temples in Dambulla, filled with hundreds of exquisitely carved and painted statues of Buddha. Continue to Kandy and check into your hotel on arrival. Later in the day take a biking tour of the city and visit the temple of the sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. You can also enjoy a cultural show. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day SEVEN +-
  • Day 07: Kandy
Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day EIGHT +-
  • Day 08: Kandy – Badulla – Yala
Today you will take an enchanting toy train journey through the hills to Badulla before proceeding to Yala. Ride in the Observation Salon of the “Podi Menike” Express Train bound to Badulla where the tracks navigate countless little viaducts and iron bridges as you travel through lush hills and valleys. Disembark at Badulla from where you will be picked up and transferred to Yala. Evening at leisure. Check in to the hotel for overnight stay. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day NINE +-
  • Day 09: Yala
Enjoy a jungle safari at the Yala National Park today which is famous for its leopards. The best time to spot a leopard is early in the morning and then again at dusk. It’s not uncommon to see male leopards walking confidently along the tracks during the day providing excellent photo opportunities.
Day TEN +-
  • Day 10: Yala – Galle – Bentota (200kms/5hrs)
Travel along the southern coastline to Bentota, visiting the port city of Galle on your way. One of Sri Lanka’s finest colonial-era show pieces, this Dutch built town and the 17th century fort of Galle offer a fascinating glimpse into the colonial past of the Island.Continue to Bentota and visit a turtle hatchery on your way in Kosgoda where concerned locals have established protected areas of beach on which visiting turtles can lay eggs and where baby turtles can be safely returned to the water. Check into the hotel for overnight stay. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day ELEVEN +-
  • Day 11 & 12: Bentota
Days at leisure at the resort for beach activities. There are several water sports centres nearby which offer a variety of activities such as diving, snorkelling, boat rides and fishing. Overnight at the hotel.
Day THIRTEEN +-
  • Day 13: Bentota – Colombo (65kms/2hrs)
Enjoy breakfast and relax in the morning. Checkout from the hotel around lunch time and travel along the western coast to Colombo. Check into the hotel and take a tour of the city later in the day. Colombo also offers some fantastic options for shopping with excellent treats for the whole family. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day FOURTEEN +-
  • Day 14: Bentota – Departure (105kms/2.5hrs)
Leave the hotel to the airport in time for departure. (Vehicle for transfer).

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