Slow Paced Sri Lanka
Bespoke Holiday Itinerary / Experience Tour

Info : Slow Paced Sri Lanka

This laid back tour takes you to some of Sri Lanka's finest hotels without the need for rushing, whilst also giving you an opportunity to see a wealth of Sri Lanka's scenery and culture. Sri Lanka is such a beautiful country inland; it's worth taking your time to explore and experience what makes this country so special.

  • Secluded plantations - leave your everyday life behind you
  • Explore the many wonderful ancient sites of the 'cultural triangle' from the comfort of one of the best hotels in the region
  • Take in the tea clad hills with time for gentle walks and local exploration
  • All guided by your very own chauffuer guide, giving you the flexibility to explore at your own pace

Pricing & Inclusions

An indicative price for this holiday is £3,989 per person inclusive of flights from the UK. Prices may be less in low season and higher in peak season.

Call our Sri Lanka experts on 020 3627 5410 for an inclusive, personalised quotation for your preferred dates.  

Business Class upgrades available of course. 

As every holiday is unique - Call our experts on 1-888-577-8452 for an inclusive, personalised quotation for your preferred dates or use the quote request form below...

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 : Slow Paced Sri Lanka

DAY 1 DEPART THE UK

Depart London Heathrow for Colombo airport, Sri Lanka.

DAY 2 & 3 Rural GAMPAHA (Relaxation)

Arrive into Colombo airport and be met by your private chauffeur who will transfer you to your hotel for the next two nights, Casa Helicona; a beautiful two-bedroom house set in the rural countryside. This is the perfect place to rest after your long flight and relax into the Sri Lankan pace. 

DAYS 4-6 CULTURAL TRIANGLE (Iconic sights and local villages)

In the morning you will be picked up by your private chauffeur guide and modern, air conditioned car, who will transfer you to your hotel in the Cultural Triangle, on the way you will stop at a rarely visited rock fortress called Damdadeniya, a hidden gem and way off the tourist trail.

Over the next two days you will explore the main sights on ETG’s signature tours. You’ll cycle around giritale tank to see rural countryside, have a local traditional lunch and explore the famous ruins of Polonnaruwa. You’ll take our unique farming tour by tuk-tuk and tractor exploring local farms and learn first-hand about the life and work of villagers. You’ll experience the spectacular Sigiriya rock fortress, and try and avoid the crowds by going early in the morning.

DAYS 7 - 9 Hills around Kandy (laid back luxury)

Heading into Sri Lanka's rolling hills, the next three nights will be spent in one of Sri Lanka's best kept secrets, a luxurious converted estate house. Located perfectly for enjoying both tea plantation, rural life and the town of Kandy your time will be spent with plenty of relaxation time with a must see tea factory visit and a cooking class with market visit.

DAYS 10 - 15 THE GALLE COAST (Peaceful beach)

Finally drop down out of the hills to Sri Lanka's beautiful south coast and your last hotel small luxurious hotel right on the beach in an ideal location on the south coast. Close enough to explore Galle and get to local restaurants by taxi or Tuk-Tuk, but far enough away from the action to have long lazy walks along the beach.

During your time on the beach, you will visit the local fish market and have a guided walk around Galle Fort. You’ll also take a cruise down the Kapu Ela river to see local bird life with your own naturalist.

DAY 16 FLY HOME

Today you will drive up to the international airport, which usually takes around 3 hours for your on flight back to the UK. 


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