Sri Lanka & Maldives Adventure

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: ASSM

From: £1799.00

This 14-day combo trip brings together the best of Sri Lanka’s cultural highlights and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail the islands of the Maldives aboard a traditional dhoni boat. Experience a safari in Udawalawe National Park, discover cultural treasures of Negombo and Kandy, and then spend an entire week cruising from one tiny and perfect atoll island to another, snorkelling in crystal-clear waters and stretching out on blazing white-sand beaches. From culture to paradise, this tour’s got it all.

Day 1 Negombo

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Negombo/Kandy (1B, 1L)

Drive to Kandy, visiting a spice plantation en route. Enjoy lunch at G Adventures-supported Sthree Craft Shop and CafÉ. Later, explore Temple of the Tooth.

Day 3 Kandy (1B)

Explore Kandy with a free day.

Day 4 Kandy/Ella (1L, 1D)

Travel by private vehicle to the historic town of Nuwara Eliya and enjoy a scenic lakeside lunch. Continue the journey to the rolling green valleys of the Ella area and spend 2 nights at the G Adventures-supported AMBA estate, an organic farm and guest house.

Day 5 Ella (1B, 1D)

In the morning, enjoy a tour through the tea plantation and learn about one of the nation’s most popular exports followed by a tea tasting. After enjoy free time to soak in the stunning scenery, opt to hike to Ella Rock, or visit Ella town by tuk tuk. This evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration of classic homestyle Sri Lankan dishes, a delicious mixture of savoury and sweet.

Day 6 Ella/Udawalawe National Park (1B, 1D)

Depart Amba Estate in the morning after enjoying a delicious home cooked breakfast. Begin the journey to Udawalawe National Park and visit the Elephant Transit home before enjoying an afternoon wildife safari through Udawalawe National Park. Afterwards, head to a tented camp by the lake on the boundary of National Park and relax with a BBQ dinner around the campfire.

Day 7 Udawalawe National Park/Unawatuna (1B)

After breakfast transfer from Udawalawe to Galle for a tour of the fort and city. Later, head to Unawatuna for some beach time and a final night with the group.

Day 8 Unawatuna/South MalÉ Atoll (1D)

Hop on a flight to MalÉ for the Maldives portion of your trip. Transfer to South MalÉ Atoll. Settle in, and set sail on a voyage of discovery.

Day 9 South MalÉ Atoll/Felidhu Atholhu (1B, 1L, 1D)

Spend the next five days cruising around the South MalÉ and Felidhu atolls, disembarking to visit islands and sandbars along the way. On Fulidhu, mingle with locals and experience a traditional drumming performance. Bodu Moro Island is home to idyllic uninhabited beaches – the perfect photo opt.

Aboard the dhoni, spend free time as you please – lounge on the sundecks and take in the views, relax with a good book, or socialize with fellow travellers as you enjoy delicious local seafood.

Off the boat, opt to swim and enjoy snorkelling about twice a day amongst the spectacular marine life of the Maldives. The shallow islands and amazing coral reefs make it a key feeding ground for many species of tropical fish. Keep an eye out for turtles, reef sharks, stingrays, and octopuses.

Day 14 South MalÉ Atoll/Male (1B)

In the morning, make the short crossing to MalÉ. The tour ends on arrival at MalÉ International Airport.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
23/11/2018 06/12/2018 0 £1799.00
25/11/2018 08/12/2018 0 £1799.00
27/11/2018 10/12/2018 0 £1799.00
30/11/2018 13/12/2018 0 £1799.00
02/12/2018 15/12/2018 0 £1819.00
07/12/2018 20/12/2018 0 £1819.00
09/12/2018 22/12/2018 0 £1819.00
11/12/2018 24/12/2018 0 £1819.00
16/12/2018 29/12/2018 0 £1819.00
21/12/2018 03/01/2019 0 £1819.00
23/12/2018 05/01/2019 0 £1819.00
25/12/2018 07/01/2019 0 £1819.00
28/12/2018 10/01/2019 0 £1819.00
04/01/2019 17/01/2019 3 £2099.00
11/01/2019 24/01/2019 2 £2099.00
18/01/2019 31/01/2019 5 £2099.00
25/01/2019 07/02/2019 0 £2099.00
01/02/2019 14/02/2019 4 £1999.00
08/02/2019 21/02/2019 2 £1999.00
15/02/2019 28/02/2019 3 £1999.00
22/02/2019 07/03/2019 4 £1999.00
01/03/2019 14/03/2019 5 £1999.00
08/03/2019 21/03/2019 8 £1999.00
15/03/2019 28/03/2019 8 £1999.00
22/03/2019 04/04/2019 11 £1999.00
29/03/2019 11/04/2019 13 £1999.00
05/04/2019 18/04/2019 8 £1899.00
12/04/2019 25/04/2019 1 £1899.00
19/04/2019 02/05/2019 10 £1899.00
26/04/2019 09/05/2019 12 £1899.00
03/05/2019 16/05/2019 0 £1899.00
05/07/2019 18/07/2019 0 £1899.00
12/07/2019 25/07/2019 0 £1899.00
19/07/2019 01/08/2019 0 £1899.00
26/07/2019 08/08/2019 0 £1899.00
02/08/2019 15/08/2019 0 £1899.00
09/08/2019 22/08/2019 0 £1899.00
16/08/2019 29/08/2019 0 £1899.00
23/08/2019 05/09/2019 0 £1899.00
30/08/2019 12/09/2019 0 £1899.00
06/09/2019 19/09/2019 0 £1899.00
13/09/2019 26/09/2019 12 £1899.00
20/09/2019 03/10/2019 14 £1899.00
27/09/2019 10/10/2019 14 £1899.00
04/10/2019 17/10/2019 14 £1899.00
11/10/2019 24/10/2019 11 £1899.00
18/10/2019 31/10/2019 14 £1899.00
25/10/2019 07/11/2019 14 £1899.00
01/11/2019 14/11/2019 14 £1999.00
08/11/2019 21/11/2019 14 £1999.00
15/11/2019 28/11/2019 12 £1999.00
22/11/2019 05/12/2019 14 £1999.00
29/11/2019 12/12/2019 12 £1999.00
20/12/2019 02/01/2020 14 £2099.00

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