Luxury Sri Lanka by Seaplane
Bespoke Holiday Itinerary / Experience Tour

Info : Luxury Sri Lanka by Seaplane

Sri Lanka is a small island with a phenomenal amount of diversity. On this holiday Experience Travel Group will take you as close as possible to its varied nature, wildlife and culture with ease and comfort. 

Travelling between locations is predominantly by seaplane, a superb way to keep travel times to a minimum whilst enjoying stunning aerial views of tea-clad hills, glorious lakes and palm fringed beaches. The accommodation is Sri Lanka's finest, from luxuriously restored planters bungalows to a lavish jungle retreat via one of the islands most celebrated beach hotels. This is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in the best of Sri Lanka. 

Highlights include

  • The chance to see elephants, leopards and birdlife in Yala National Park.
  • Flexible activities - explore beaches, enjoy fine dining, hike Adam's Peak, go white water rafting, or simply relax in style. 
  • An outstanding birdseye view of the island from the comfort of a seaplane. 
  • Superb service, comfort and style at a range of the islands best hotels (often with meals included).

Pricing & Inclusions

An indicative price for this holiday would be £4900 per person in low season to around £5900 per person in high season but special offers may apply. Please call our Sri Lanka experts on 020 7924 7133 for an inclusive, personalised quotation for your preferred dates.

Inclusions

Your personalised quotation with Experience Travel Group will include.

  • International Flights (which can be omitted from your quotation if you prefer)
  • Accommodation as described
  • Privately guided tours and transfers 
  • Original Experience Travel Group "Signature" experiences 
  • Full financial protection (full ABTA and ATOL bonding). 
  • Meals as described, 
  • 24 hour in-country backup whilst away
  • Your own dedicated travel expert in the UK 

For more on our pricing policy read here.  

 

Day-to-Day Itinerary : Luxury Sri Lanka by Seaplane

Day 1 Depart The UK

Today you depart the UK on your overnight flight to Colombo. 

Day 2 & 3 The Wallawwa Hotel, Gampaha (B&B)

Your private driver will meet you on arrival in Sri Lanka and transport you to the nearby Wallawwa Hotel. This fine hotel in a rural location surrounded by coconut and pineapple plantations is the ideal place to acclimatise and relax into the Sri Lankan pace. 

Day 4 - 6 CEylon Tea Trails  - hatton (ALL INCLUSIVE)

 Your first seaplane journey takes you from Colombo airport to Castlereagh Reservoir, a flight taking just 30 minutes. Your destination is Ceylon Tea Trails, luxury planters bungalow dotted around the lake itself. You'll have 3 nights here and during your stay you can choose to immerse yourself in local activities such as tea factory visits, walking or cycling or simply sit back and enjoy cocktails and afternoon tea (included) whilst admiring the beautiful vistas.  

Day 7 - 10 Cape Weligama - South Coast (B&B)

Today you'll be driven to the waters edge of Castlereagh for the onward seaplane to Koggala Lake on the south coast. The seaplane journey takes only 30 minutes but there is time to marvel at aerial views of tea clad hills, waterfalls and lakes, Sinharaja Rainforest and then the coastal plains.  On arrival you'll take a short transfer to Cape Weligama resort where you'll stay in a beautiful villa.  Here you'll enjoy luxury facilities and an idyllic beach location.  Your stay here is for 4 nights and there is plenty of time for relaxing, swimming,  snorkelling or kayaking. Tours can be arranged to suit your pace, a visit to historic Galle Fort is a must.

Day 11-13 Chena Huts - Yala National Park (ALL INCLUSIVE)

Today there is a road journey to get to Yala National Park. The journey takes around 3 hours and you will have the option to stop on the way, perhaps in coastal Tangalle. Your destination is Chena Huts, much grander than a hut, your accommodation will be in a luxurious safari pavilion with its own private pool. The resort is located right on the edge of the national park but also has the beach in view putting it in a brilliant postion for a whole range of nature based activities. Two game drives a day are included with a safari guide and you are likely to see elephants, leopards, birdlife and more in the park, elephants have even been seen on the beach. 

Day 14 & 15 Colombo (B&B)

There is a road transfer to Dickwella today for the final seaplane voyage to Colombo. There will be 2 nights in Colombo which will give you at least one clear day to explore the city's highlights on an Experience Travel Group signature tour. This tour will show you a side of Colombo and indeed of Sri Lanka that many tourists miss  - call us to find out more!

day 16 Fly Home

Today you will be transferred back to the airport for your international flight.



 


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