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Sri Lanka Escape Private Tour

  • Duration
    9 days
  • Tour Type
    Private Tour
  • Price From
    Land Only from $4,280

What's Included

  • Domestic transportation
  • 4 star accommodation
  • Meals as specified
  • Touring with guides and entrance fees
This journey is ideal for those short of time, who want to experience the highlights of Sri Lanka. Perfect fusion of exploring ancient cities, lush tea plantations and vibrant wildlife. 

Why Choose a Wendy Wu Private Tour?

Complete flexibility

Travel on any day you wish

Expertly crafted itineraries

Tailored for parties as small as one.

You choose who you travel with

A private trip just for you and your chosen travel companions.

Personalised guiding

Enjoy the undivided attention of your knowledgable private guide.

Small is beautiful

Enjoy a more intimate and authentic travel experience.

Private Tour Highlights

Our Sri Lanka Escape Private Tour tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Scenic Train Journey

Travel this picturesque journey through lush tea plantations, misty hills, and charming villages, showcasing the natural beauty of Sri Lanka's central highlands. 

Authentic Experience

Kandy Dance Performance

In the island's cultural capital, Kandy, enjoy a fun and fascinating cultural performance of traditional Sri Lankan music and dance.

Authentic Experience

Visit Dambulla Cave Temple

Venture inside the Dambulla Cave Temple to explore the huge collection of Buddha statues, including the 14-metre long reclining Buddha. This is one of the most popular religious cultural sites in Sri Lanka.

Private Tour Itinerary

B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner

  • Day 1
    Arrive Colombo
    Day 1: Arrive Colombo

    Upon your arrival at Colombo Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. After check-in you have the rest of the day at leisure.

  • Day 2
    Travel to Dambulla B
    Day 2: Travel to Dambulla

    Enjoy your breakfast, and after check-out travel to Dambulla, which will take approximately 3 hours. Check-in and relax for the rest of the day.

  • Day 3
    Explore Sigiriya & Minneriya B
    Day 3: Explore Sigiriya & Minneriya

    Visit the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site, offering breath-taking views and historical significance. Afterward, relax at the hotel before heading to Minneriya National Park, known for its elephants and diverse wildlife. Explore the park's 8,889 hectares, home to numerous bird and animal species, including rare bamboo trees.

  • Day 4
    Hiriwaduna & Polonnaruwa B
    Day 4: Hiriwaduna & Polonnaruwa

    Head to Hiriwadunna village for an authentic local experience, gaining insight into the daily activities of the villagers, and enjoying a catamaran ride on the lake. Take a tuk-tuk ride to a village house where you will interact with a local family and learn the art of preparing an authentic Sri Lankan lunch. Continue to Polonnaruwa for some cultural immersion as you explore the vibrant village life and uncover its historical wonders.

  • Day 5
    Travel to Kandy B
    Day 5: Travel to Kandy

    Proceed to Kandy where we’ll begin with a visit to Dambulla Cave Temple. This World Heritage Site houses captivating religious paintings and sculptures. In Kandy, visit the sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic - although you can't view the actual tooth relic, you can view its casket. End the day with a mesmerising Cultural Dance show.

  • Day 6
    Scenic train to Nuwara Eliya B
    Day 6: Scenic train to Nuwara Eliya

    You have an exciting day ahead with a journey aboard the famous train to Nuwara Eliya, passing by forests and charming villages. Visit a tea estate and tea factory before spending the rest of the day relaxing.

  • Day 7
    Horton Plains B
    Day 7: Horton Plains

    Today you depart for Horton Plains the highest plateau in Sri Lanka, where you will enjoy the iconic World's End viewpoint where the land dramatically drops off into a sheer precipice offering amazing views. Rest of the day at leisure.

  • Day 8
    Negombo B
    Day 8: Negombo

    Transfer to Negombo where you have the day to explore as you wish.

  • Day 9
    Depart Negombo B

    Transfer to the airport, where your arrangements end.

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Sri Lanka Escape Private Tour map

Places Visited: Colombo - Dambulla - Sigiriya - Minneriya - Hiriwaduna - Polonnaruwa - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Horton Plains - Negombo

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Tour Dates & Prices

Depart Date Arrival Date Price Booking Option
Friday 12 Apr 2024 Saturday 20 Apr 2024 $4,890pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 10 May 2024 Saturday 18 May 2024 $4,280pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 24 May 2024 Saturday 01 Jun 2024 $4,280pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 07 Jun 2024 Saturday 15 Jun 2024 $4,280pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 14 Jun 2024 Saturday 22 Jun 2024 $4,280pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 05 Jul 2024 Saturday 13 Jul 2024 $4,680pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 19 Jul 2024 Saturday 27 Jul 2024 $4,680pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 02 Aug 2024 Saturday 10 Aug 2024 $4,680pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 16 Aug 2024 Saturday 24 Aug 2024 $4,680pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 13 Sep 2024 Saturday 21 Sep 2024 $4,280pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 27 Sep 2024 Saturday 05 Oct 2024 $4,280pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 04 Oct 2024 Saturday 12 Oct 2024 $4,890pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 11 Oct 2024 Saturday 19 Oct 2024 $4,890pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 18 Oct 2024 Saturday 26 Oct 2024 $4,890pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 25 Oct 2024 Saturday 02 Nov 2024 $4,890pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 01 Nov 2024 Saturday 09 Nov 2024 $4,890pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 08 Nov 2024 Saturday 16 Nov 2024 $4,890pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Friday 15 Nov 2024 Saturday 23 Nov 2024 $4,890pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Monday 02 Dec 2024 Sunday 10 Nov 2024 $4,890pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Saturday 07 Dec 2024 Sunday 15 Dec 2024 $4,890pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998

Sample Hotels

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

Best time to go

Broadly speaking the best time to visit Sri Lanka for touring is from October to April in the Cultural Triangle and July to August in the north of the country.
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
27°c
58mm
Kandy
22°c
79mm
Negombo
26°c
89mm
Nuwara Eliya
15°c
101mm
Sigiriya
24°c
109mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
27°c
73mm
Kandy
23°c
74mm
Negombo
26°c
69mm
Nuwara Eliya
15°c
78mm
Sigiriya
26°c
87mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
28°c
128mm
Kandy
24°c
71mm
Negombo
27°c
147mm
Nuwara Eliya
16°c
72mm
Sigiriya
27°c
84mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
28°c
246mm
Kandy
25°c
188mm
Negombo
28°c
231mm
Nuwara Eliya
17°c
158mm
Sigiriya
28°c
169mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
28°c
392mm
Kandy
24°c
144mm
Negombo
28°c
371mm
Nuwara Eliya
17°c
176mm
Sigiriya
28°c
97mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
28°c
185mm
Kandy
24°c
132mm
Negombo
27°c
224mm
Nuwara Eliya
16°c
172mm
Sigiriya
28°c
55mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
28°c
122mm
Kandy
24°c
128mm
Negombo
27°c
135mm
Nuwara Eliya
16°c
165mm
Sigiriya
27°c
70mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
28°c
120mm
Kandy
24°c
113mm
Negombo
27°c
109mm
Nuwara Eliya
16°c
161mm
Sigiriya
27°c
71mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
28°c
245mm
Kandy
24°c
155mm
Negombo
27°c
160mm
Nuwara Eliya
16°c
179mm
Sigiriya
27°c
99mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
27°c
365mm
Kandy
24°c
264mm
Negombo
26°c
348mm
Nuwara Eliya
16°c
227mm
Sigiriya
26°c
267mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
27°c
414mm
Kandy
23°c
296mm
Negombo
26°c
315mm
Nuwara Eliya
16°c
222mm
Sigiriya
26°c
298mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Colombo
27°c
175mm
Kandy
22°c
196mm
Negombo
26°c
147mm
Nuwara Eliya
15°c
196mm
Sigiriya
24°c
258mm

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