Discover Kerala And Sri Lanka

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: AHKH

From: £1342.15

Get a quick intro to the diversity of South India before heading off to Sri Lanka, a small island nation that packs a huge punch. Make your way down India’s southwest coast, watching sunsets through the fishing nets of Kochi before stretching out on whitesand beaches and dabbling in yoga in your free time. In Sri Lanka, discover beautiful ruins, hike through tea plantations, tour a spice garden, and say hello to beachy days once again on Hikkaduwa Beach. It’s an 18-day journey that’s just as much relaxation as it is adventure.

Day 1 Kochi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Kochi/Alleppey (1L, 1D)

Explore the Jewish Quarter before continuing to Alleppey. Experience local life at a homestay, and enjoy a guided walk along the lagoon.

Day 3 Alleppey/Kollam (1B, 1L)

Explore the backwaters and its unique ecosystem on a ferry cruise. Transfer to Kollam.

Day 4 Kollam/Varkala

Enjoy lots of free time to explore the town, get treated by local healers, or visit the Varkala Temple.

Day 5 Varkala

Spend time wandering the peaceful gardens of an ashram devoted to Kerala’s most eminent spiritual and social reformer and the mystical Janardhana Swamy Temple, or just head to the beach to relax and watch the Arabian Sea.

Day 6 Varkala/Kochi

Return to Kochi. Take an orientation walk to Fort Kochi, St Francis Church, and the Chinese fishing nets. Opt to take in a local Kathakali dance performance.

Day 7 Kochi/Negombo

Fly from Kochi to Negombo.

Day 8 Negombo/Sigiriya

Transfer to UNESCO World Heritage City, Sigiriya. Opt to visit the Dambulla Cave Temple or the ancient Sigiriya Rock Fortress.

Day 9 Sigiriya

Enjoy a free day to explore more of the region. Opt to visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Polonnaruwa Temple, Minneriya National Park or Anurhadhapura historical site.

Day 10 Sigiriya/Digana (1L, 1D)

Visit a spice garden en route to G Adventures-supported homestay in Digana near Kandy. Arrive at Tamarind Gardens Farm for lunch before embarking on a guided village walk. Stop at the home of a jewellery maker who handcrafts delicate Kandyan jewellery and the cottage of a local woman making incense. Learn to make Sri Lankan bread or sweets while helping out with dinner.

Day 11 Digana/Kandy (1B)

Enjoy a free day of exploration. Opt for an early wake up call helping the Tamarind hosts feed the farm animals. In the afternoon, transfer to Kandy and opt to visit the Temple of the Tooth, enjoy a traditional Kandyan cultural show, or watch a cricket match.

Day 12 Kandy/Nuwara Eliya (1B)

Stop for breakfast at G Adventures-supported Sthree Craft Shop and CafÉ. Travel to stunning Nuwara Eliya. Visit a tea plantation and opt to explore the nearby hills on foot.

Day 13 Nuwara Eliya/Ella

Opt to trek the trails of Horton Plains National Park in the early morning. In the afternoon, travel to Ella and enjoy a free evening. Choose to relax and explore Ella or participate in a traditional cooking class.

Day 14 Ella

Spend the morning trekking Little Adam’s Peak. Later, enjoy some free time in scenic Ella. Opt to trek to Ella Rock or take a local cooking class.

Day 15 Ella/Hikkaduwa

Set off towards the southern coast stopping en route for a walking tour of Galle Fort. Finish the day’s journey oceanside on the beaches of Hikkaduwa.

Day 16 Hikkaduwa

Enjoy a free day to bliss out on the beach or go on a whale or dolphin watching tour.

Day 17 Hikkaduwa

Opt to relax on the beach or enjoy exploring this bustling beach town.

Day 18 Hikkaduwa

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
01/10/2018 18/10/2018 9 £1399.00
08/10/2018 25/10/2018 4 £1399.00
15/10/2018 01/11/2018 1 £1399.00
22/10/2018 08/11/2018 6 £1399.00
29/10/2018 15/11/2018 7 £1399.00
05/11/2018 22/11/2018 0 £1499.00
12/11/2018 29/11/2018 0 £1499.00
19/11/2018 06/12/2018 6 £1499.00
26/11/2018 13/12/2018 7 £1499.00
03/12/2018 20/12/2018 12 £1342.15
10/12/2018 27/12/2018 12 £1579.00
17/12/2018 03/01/2019 1 £1579.00
24/12/2018 10/01/2019 12 £1579.00
21/01/2019 07/02/2019 14 £1579.00
28/01/2019 14/02/2019 15 £1579.00
04/02/2019 21/02/2019 13 £1499.00
11/02/2019 28/02/2019 16 £1499.00
18/02/2019 07/03/2019 14 £1499.00
25/02/2019 14/03/2019 13 £1499.00
04/03/2019 21/03/2019 14 £1399.00
11/03/2019 28/03/2019 18 £1399.00
18/03/2019 04/04/2019 16 £1399.00
25/03/2019 11/04/2019 17 £1399.00
01/04/2019 18/04/2019 14 £1399.00
08/04/2019 25/04/2019 10 £1399.00
15/04/2019 02/05/2019 17 £1399.00
26/08/2019 12/09/2019 18 £1399.00
02/09/2019 19/09/2019 18 £1399.00
09/09/2019 26/09/2019 18 £1399.00
16/09/2019 03/10/2019 17 £1399.00
23/09/2019 10/10/2019 18 £1399.00
30/09/2019 17/10/2019 18 £1399.00
07/10/2019 24/10/2019 18 £1399.00
14/10/2019 31/10/2019 18 £1399.00
21/10/2019 07/11/2019 18 £1399.00
28/10/2019 14/11/2019 18 £1399.00
04/11/2019 21/11/2019 18 £1499.00
11/11/2019 28/11/2019 16 £1499.00
18/11/2019 05/12/2019 18 £1499.00
25/11/2019 12/12/2019 18 £1499.00
02/12/2019 19/12/2019 18 £1579.00
09/12/2019 26/12/2019 18 £1579.00
16/12/2019 02/01/2020 18 £1579.00
23/12/2019 09/01/2020 18 £1579.00
20/01/2020 06/02/2020 18 £1579.00
27/01/2020 13/02/2020 18 £1579.00
03/02/2020 20/02/2020 18 £1499.00
10/02/2020 27/02/2020 18 £1499.00
17/02/2020 05/03/2020 18 £1499.00
24/02/2020 12/03/2020 18 £1499.00
02/03/2020 19/03/2020 18 £1399.00
09/03/2020 26/03/2020 18 £1399.00
16/03/2020 02/04/2020 18 £1399.00
23/03/2020 09/04/2020 18 £1399.00
30/03/2020 16/04/2020 18 £1399.00
06/04/2020 23/04/2020 18 £1399.00
20/04/2020 07/05/2020 18 £1399.00
31/08/2020 17/09/2020 18 £1399.00
14/09/2020 01/10/2020 18 £1399.00
28/09/2020 15/10/2020 18 £1399.00
12/10/2020 29/10/2020 18 £1399.00
19/10/2020 05/11/2020 18 £1399.00
26/10/2020 12/11/2020 18 £1399.00
02/11/2020 19/11/2020 18 £1499.00
09/11/2020 26/11/2020 18 £1499.00
16/11/2020 03/12/2020 18 £1499.00
23/11/2020 10/12/2020 18 £1499.00
30/11/2020 17/12/2020 18 £1499.00
07/12/2020 24/12/2020 18 £1579.00
14/12/2020 31/12/2020 18 £1579.00
21/12/2020 07/01/2021 18 £1579.00
28/12/2020 14/01/2021 18 £1579.00
04/01/2021 21/01/2021 18 £1399.00
11/01/2021 28/01/2021 18 £1399.00

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