Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: ARRIVE COLOMBO
Upon arrival at Colombo airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.
DAY 2: COLOMBO TO NUWARA ELIYA
Enjoy a city tour of Colombo. Later, drive to Nuwara Eliya, visiting a tea plantation and factory en route. (B,L,D)
DAYS 3-4: NUWARA ELIYA TO YALA NATIONAL PARK
Visit the Sita Amman Temple and Hakgala Botanical Gardens before leaving for Yala National Park. (B,L,D) Tomorrow, enjoy morning and afternoon jeep safaris around the National Park. (B,L,D)
DAY 5: YALA NATIONAL PARK – UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK
Travel to Udawalawe National Park and enjoy a jeep safari around the park. Later, visit the Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home. (B,L,D)
DAYS 6-7: YALA NATIONAL PARK TO RATNAPURA
Drive to Ratnapura, home to the Ceylon Sapphire. (B,L,D) Tomorrow, tour the Sinharaja Forest Reserve. (B,L,D)
DAY 8: RATNAPURA TO GALLE
Drive to Galle and tour the lighthouse, Old Town and the UNESCO World Heritage listed Dutch Fort. (B,L)
DAY 9: GALLE TO COLOMBO
After check-out you will be transferred to your Colombo hotel or airport where your arrangements end. (B)
Yala National Park may be closed from September to October each year.
# Shoulder and high season Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.