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  • Luxury holiday to Sri Lanka and the Maldives

    Elephant Corridor

    Luxury holiday to Sri Lanka and the Maldives

    A holiday to Sri Lanka and the Maldives offer the perfect combination of cultural or wildlife experiences followed by a relaxing stay with sparkling white beaches and turquoise seas.

    Sri Lanka offers a wealth of diverse landscapes with the chance to spot leopards and elephants on a wildlife jeep safari or whale-watch off the coast; to experience walks in tea-clad mountains or lush tropical rainforests; and to visit Buddhist cave temples or ancient ruined cities.

    Sri Lanka and the Maldives multi-centre holiday
    Our recommendation is to combine our 6-night Highlights of Sri Lanka independent touring itinerary with a 7 night stay in the Maldives – below is a brief summary of this holiday but click on the links below for full details.

    For those with limited time or for those who just want an introduction to the country, the Highlights of Sri Lanka touring holiday visits the key places in the Cultural Triangle, Kandy and Tea Country and gives you an insight into this fascinating land. We can adapt or extend this itinerary to suit your requirements. Following six nights in Sri Lanka, you then travel to the Maldives where you check in to a luxurious hotel. Choose from one of the following hotels, or choose from our full selection of hotels in the Maldives.
    Kurumba, a great value option for guests requiring a holiday full of experiences, activities and entertainment, yet still maintaining idyllic refuges and quiet spaces for relaxation. There is a house reef, a peaceful spa and a kids' club to keep everyone occupied.
    Baros, an elegant and exquisite resort for couples. The surrounding house reef is teeming with marine life and there are plenty of water sports and diving to keep even the most adventurous occupied. Contemporary and classy dining options offer diverse menus, alongside breath-taking panoramic views.
    Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, a slightly larger yet still personal, resort, set on two small islands connected by a bridge. The resort is suitable both for families and couples and has set aside suitable areas for both, with the Spa Retreat and the Water Villa island only accepting children aged 12 and over.

    Prices
    Prices from £2995 per person including 7 nights in a Superior Room at Kurumba
    Prices from £3995 per person including 7 nights in a Superior Room at Baros
    Prices from £5640 per person including 7 nights in a Superior Room at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
    Sample prices include flights with Sri Lankan Airlines, a private car with chauffer guide in Sri Lanka, six nights accommodation, sightseeing and meals as specified here plus 7 nights accommodation with bed and breakfast in the Maldives

    Day by day itinerary
    Day 1 – Travel to Sri Lanka with Sri Lankan Airlines on a direct flight to Colombo.
    Day 2 – Arrive in Colombo and travel around four and a half hours with your personal chauffeur guide inland to the Cultural Triangle. Visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress, one of Sri Lanka’s eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Check in to the Elephant Corridor for two nights.
    Day 3 – Travel to Polonnaruwa via Habarana, Minneriya National Park (where it is likely that you will see wild elephants) and Giritale. Polonnaruwa is another World Heritage Site and contains the well-preserved monuments of the mediaeval capital of Sri Lanka. Return to your hotel.
    Day 4 – Visit Dambulla, home to marvellous cave temples whose walls are covered with murals exceeding 21,000 square feet. Then head south towards Sri Lanka’s hill country, pausing at a famous spice garden and an authentic arts and crafts centre. Check in to the Kandy House in the afternoon for two nights.
    Day 5 – Explore Kandy, an important cultural and spiritual centre which is by a picturesque lake, home to a delight of antique and gemstone shops, a bustling market and numerous restaurants. Visit the Royal Botanical Garden at Peradeniya followed by Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. In the evening, join the crowds to visit Kandy’s famous Temple of the Tooth.
    Day 6 – Enjoy a scenic drive to Nuwara Eliya, passing through tea country where you will see mountains carpeted in tea, numerous waterfalls and tea pickers. In the quirky market town of Nuwara Eliya, known as ‘Little England’, you can enjoy a stroll in Victoria Park, wander alongside ponies on the ‘high street’ and enjoy strawberries and cream from the local market gardens. Continue on for your overnight stay at Warwick Gardens.
    Day 7 – Return to Colombo, passing through tea plantation scenery with a stop at the Tea Centre for a cup of tea chosen from more than 100 different blends. At Kitulgala you see the location of the Bridge over the River Kwai, and a chance to witness the tropical rainforest of Sri Lanka. Arrive in Colombo in the evening for an overnight stay at Park Street.
    Day 8 – Fly from Colombo to the Maldives, where you will transfer to your chosen hotel and stay for seven nights.
    Days 9 to 14 – Spend your days relaxing on the beach, indulging in the spa or taking part in numerous water sports at your luxurious hotel.
    Day 15 – Fly back from Male to the UK with Sri Lankan Airlines, arriving the same day.
    View a more detailed itinerary for the touring holiday in Sri Lanka.

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