We can’t blame you if you want to experience everything Sri Lanka has to offer – the history, the beaches, the flavours, are all equally tempting. On this 14-day tour, search for wildlife on a safari, visit the historic city of Galle, and taste for yourself the exotic flavours at a spice plantation. Then, head over to the southern coast (with whales and dolphins as your travel buddies) for some well-earned time with snorkelling, surfing, and a beach barbecue.
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/Mirissa (1B, 1D)
Spend a relaxing morning in Unawatuna, before transferring€ross to Mirissa, where you will meet your captain and crew.
Day 9 Weligama Bay/Galle (1B, 1L, 1D)
Watch for whales and dolphins on the way to Galle, then spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach or exploring the city and Dutch Fort.
Day 10 Galle/Kudawella (1B, 1L, 1D)
Cruise along the southern coast to Kudawella, enjoying the scenery and visiting isolated beaches to swim, stand up paddle board (SUP), or kayak. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and whales along the way.
Day 11 Kudawella/Kalametiya (1B, 1L, 1D)
Spend the morning at Mawella Beach, before continuing up the coast to Kalametiya. In the afternoon, opt to visit the Kalametiya village and sanctuary, or soak up the sun on the beach.
Day 12 Kalametiya/Talalla Beach (1B, 1L, 1D)
Visit the small surf beach of Hirikatiya for a surf or swim, then continue on Sri Lanka’s southern coast to Talalla Beach. Keep a lookout for marine life along the way.
Day 13 Talalla/Mirissa (1B, 1L, 1D)
Return to Weligama Bay, and enjoy a barbecue on the beach with your group.
Day 14 Mirissa (1B)
Sail back to the Mirissa Harbour and disembark. Tour ends on arrival. Opt for a transfer to Colombo Airport.
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