| Guided walking
& holiday packages
Touring: France, Sri Lanka & Spain
SRI LANKA UNVEILED
We will be exploring the cultural and natural highlights
of this small but beautiful country, including the old
capital of Polonnaruwa, the extraordinary Sigiriya Rock,
the cave art of Dambulla, the cultural capital of Kandy,
a wonderful train ride to the tea-growing highlands and
then down to the wilds of Yala National Park where we'll
go on a two day tented safari tour. After this we'll spend
time in the old town of Galle Fort replete with its complicated
colonial history. Throughout, we'll explore quiet villages,
meet the locals, learn about the Sri Lankan form of Buddhism,
and enjoy the yummy Sri Lankan cuisine.
Expect 3-4 star accommodation, friendly people, warm to
hot weather and a thoroughly memorable holiday in every
Please note that this program is run through Travel
on Q through whom all bookings will go.
In brief, this is the itinerary:
Arrive Colombo, transfer to Negombo
Transfer to Sigiriya. Afternoon to explore at leisure
Visit Polonnaruwa and Kaudulla National (animal) Reserve
Visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress - then later, a nature walk
Transfer to Kandy, visit Dambulla Cave Temples and a Matale
spice garden en route and then the Temple of the Tooth
Visit Botanical Gardens, then free time for a cycle ride,
walk or rest.
Transfer by train to Hatton, the old colonial tea-growing
Tea estate tour. Afternoon walks.
Transfer to Yala National Park. Afternoon game drive.
Morning and afternoon game drives.
Transfer to the outskirts of Galle and a gorgeous beachside
Guided tour of Galle. Afternoon - leisure or local walk.
Drive to Colombo. Dinner. Departure.
Friendly Page: Sri Lanka
14-27 April, 2013
DATES AND COSTS
A$4600. Single supplement A$1460
Please note: these prices do not include flights from
and to your home country