14 Days Island Wide Tour

Adams Peak

Day 1: Airport–Negombo

A warm Welcome to Sri Lanka!

A representative of Coconut Tours will meet you at the airport and take you to your first stop on your Sri Lankan adventure – Negombo. You will be accommodated in a nice beach side hotel where you can spend the rest of the day relaxing and enjoying the tropical sandy beach or take an evening city tour. The first night will be spend in Negombo.

Day 2: Negombo–Dambulla–Habarana

After your first Sri Lankan breakfast we will leave Negombo and head towards Dambulla. The Golden Rock temple in Dambulla will be our first stop of the day. What makes it so unique is that it’s a cave temple which dates back to the 1st Century BC. Its rock ceiling is one large sweep of colorful frescoes which depict Buddhist mythology and the tales of the Buddha's previous births. The caves house the largest collection of Buddha statues in one place. In the afternoon we will proceed to Habarana. In the evening we will go on an elephant safari where you can enjoy the lovely jungle surroundings and admire these magnificent creatures that stomp the earth. Our first night will be spend in Habarana.

Day 3: Habarana–Polonnaruwa

On the third day we will start our journey early in the morning. Our destination is Polonnaruwa. We will spend most of the day touring the medieval capital. In the evening we will visit a Wood carving Factory. Overnight stay in Polonnaruwa.

Day 4: Polonnaruwa–Trincomalee

In the morning we will head towards Trincomalee. The city and its surroundings are famous for its natural harbor. The day will be filled with sightseeing of many interesting sights such as koneswaramkovil and hot springs. We will spend the night in Trincomalee.

Day 5: Trincomalee–Sigiriya

Our fifth day will be spend at Nilaveli beach. The beach offers a variety of water sports including fishing, scuba diving, sea angling and exciting dolphin, shark and whale watching. In the evening we will live Trincomalee and continue our trip to our next stop: Sigiriya. We will spend the night in Sigirya.

Day 6: Sigiriya–Kandy

In the early morning we will climb the Sigiriya rock. Sigiriya is a 650 feet high rock fortress, a masterpiece of construction, artistry & irrigation. The world-renowned frescoes of the "Heavenly Maidens" of Sigiriya. It’s also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon we will head to Kandy. On our way we will stop at the Herbal and Spice Garden and the Ayurveda village. In the evening a Cultural show awaits us in Kandy. We can witness the unique Kandyan dancing and drumming. After the show we will visit the DaladaMaligawa - golden roofed temple of the sacred Tooth relic of the Buddha in time to witness the "pooja". We will spend the night in Kandy. 

Day 7: Kandy

We will spend the day sightseeing in the picturesque hill capital of the Island: Kandy. We start our day with the visit of the elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala and take a look at the Elephant museum at Millennium Elephant Foundation (Optional - elephant ride). We continue our day with the visit of the Botanical Garden. In the afternoon we will explore the city by itself with many interesting old temples, a historic museum, Traditional Handicraft and Gem factory and plenty of souvenir shops. We will end our day with a walk around the beautiful Kandy Lake. Overnight stay in Kandy.

Day 8: Kandy–Kithulgala–Adams Peak

In the morning we will continue our trip to Kithulgala. On our way we will stop at the nearby Tea factory to see how the world famous Ceylon tea is made. Kithulgala is famous for white water rafting in the Kelani River with encounters of grade 2 & 3 rapids and relaxing walks in the village. After getting all the equipment and safety instructions we will wake up the adventurous soul in us! It’s time for rafting! In the late afternoon we will drive to Adams peak and rest for a couple of hours. We will begin to climb Adams peak at night in order to arrive at the top in time to witness the magical sunrise with the peak casting its mystic shadow on the Cloud Mountains below.

Day 9: Adams Peak–Nuwara Eliya

In the morning we will proceed to Nuwara Eliya. It’s time to admire the beautiful Tea carpeted uphill county scenery. On our way we will stop at two magnificent waterfalls, first called Devon waterfall and second one St. Clair waterfall. We will continue our sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya. A option is a visit of the Hakgala Botanical Gardens, which house an exotic collection of roses and ferns. There will be some free time in the evening. We will spend the night Nuwara Eliya.

Day 10: Nuwara Eliya–Buduruvagala–Yala National Park

In the morning after breakfast we will leave for Yala via Wellawaya. On the way we will stop at Buduruvagala to see the tallest rock-cut Buddha statue (51 ft. high) and 6 other figures of Mahayana Buddhists. In the Afternoon we will arrive at Yala. It’s time for an amazing adventure, safari by jeep at Yala National Park. The park has one of the highest densities of Leopards in world and is considered the best place in Asia to see one. Other large animals that live there and we might see are: Elephants, Sloth Bears, mugger Crocodiles, Spotted deer, sambhurs, deer, Wild Boars, Reptiles and a big diversity of birds. The safari is followed by an overnight stay in Yala. (Instead of spending the night in a guest house you have the option of sleeping in a tree house or camp in the jungle).

Day 11: Yala–Galle–Hikkaduwa

After breakfast we proceed with our journey on the southern coast. Our first stop of the day is at Ahangama where we can see the stilt fisherman at work. Time for taking some amazing pictures! Our next important stop on the way is Galle. The city is famous by its Dutch Fortress. We will take a walk around it, admire the diversity of architectural styles and climb on the wall to see the fort conquering the waves of the Indian Ocean. Our last stop of the day is Hikkaduwa, one of the most famous sea side towns on the southern coast. Hikkaduwa is ideal for coral reef watching, here we can find one of the most beautiful coral reefs in Sri Lanka and the first coral reef to be declared a marine national park. There will also be enough time to relax on the beach. The night will be spent in Hikkaduwa.

Day 12/13: Hikkaduwa

It’s time to rest and enjoy the amazing tropical beach with the golden sand and the high green palm trees. Who wants a king coconut and take a dip in the Indian Ocean? Or maybe grab a surfboard and ride the magnificent waves. We will spend two days in a beach resort in Hikkaduwa.

Day 14: Hikkaduwa–Colombo

After breakfast our van will pick us up and we will continue our way to Colombo or the Airport. (Depending on your request you can stay in the beach area. Drop-offs at other places are also available.)

That's in the Coconut Tour Package

Tour Package from $1576 pp

Final price will depend on number of guests, season and service level.

Included:

  • Accommodation
  • Transportation by A/C Vehicle
  • Chauffer and Guide
  • Entrance tickets where mentioned
  • Safari Jeeps
  • Government taxes
  • Breakfast and Dinner (if specified)

Excluded:

  • Lunch (if not specified)
  • Flights & Visas
  • Early check-in & late checkout charges
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Optional Activities
  • Tips

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