Sri Lanka & Maldives Tour – 11 Days

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Make your visit an exceptional one with these two countries instead of one as it is once in a lifetime experience. Value for money guranteed! Visit two countries, Sri Lanka & Maldives. Taking in the rich history of Sri Lanka, fascinating culture and beautiful scenery. You can enjoy elephant back riding in the forest, visit a tea plantation in the hills and sunbathe and swim in exotic beaches. The journey to/from Maldives is a one hour flight from Sri Lanka. In Maldives one may say that the sand is as white as the smiles of the locals, where fish swim happily in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.

  1. Day 1 AIRPORT / NEGOMBO / CULTURAL TRIANGLE

    First visit Srilanka where upon arrival, you will be welcomed & assisted at the airport then leave to Sigiriya. En-route visit Negombo. The population in Negombo is largely Roman Catholic by faith, with large structured churches down almost every street. The sea & the catamarans are the backdrop to the Negombo scenery.

    At P.M. pay a visit to Sigiriya located in the north-central part of Sri Lanka which preserves the architectural tradition of the country. The town is famous for its rock fortress, gardens and sanctuary. Sigiriya has spectacular importance in Sri Lanka. An ancient palace complex, erected during the reign of King Kashyapa, which has been declared by UNESCO a world heritage site. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

  2. Day 2 POLONNARUWA / MEDIRIGIRIYA

    After breakfast get ready for an excursion to Polonnaruwa, the second ancient capital city for three centuries, it is a site which cannot be missed in Sri Lanka with many well preserved ruins of palaces and monasteries . In the late afternoon visit Medirigiriya. The Medirigiriya Vatadage is on a high circular stage. It has three concentric circles of pillars (with the same center) and a decorated stone wall about three and a half feet high. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay with dinner.

  3. Day 3 ANURADHAPURA / MIHINTALE

    After breakfast excursion to Anuradhapura & visit the ruins of the first capital founded in the 05th century BC. It is known to have the largest number of ancient monuments of a great civilization. World Heritage city Anuradhapura, in picturesque ruins, was once a major center of SriLankan civilization. In the afternoon visit Mihintale & Later on return back to your hotel for overnight stay.

     

     

  4. Day 4 DAMBULLA / NALANDA GEDIGE/ MATALE / KANDY

    After breakfast leave for Kandy En-route visit Dambulla. In Sri Lankan history, the Dambulla cave complex dates back to 3rd and 2nd centuries B.C. Even before the making of the complex it was well established as one of the largest monasteries in Sri Lanka. The Dambulla caves have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The area is also known for bird watching, next visit Nalanda Gedige the Abu Simbel of Sri Lanka.

    Nalanda Gedige is one out of a number of remarkable archaeological sites in Sri Lanka, on the way to Kandy visit a spice garden and a batik factory in Matale. In the evening arrive at the hotel in Kandy. Also known as the center of traditional arts in Sri Lanka visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Buddha. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay

  5. Day 5 KANDY / PERADENIYA / NUWARA ELIYA

    After breakfast visit the royal botanical gardens of Peradeniya which is well known for its large variety of plants the garden is best known for its collection of orchids which is the largest in Asia. At P.M. leave for Nuwara Eliya the center of the hill country, en-route visit a tea plantation and witness the manufacture of the world famous Ceylon tea.

    Gregory Lake is one of the most attractive locations in Nuwara Eliya. Enjoy the view at Shanthipura (the city view point) and spend the evening walking in the cool climate and later on arrive at the hotel for the overnight stay.

  6. Day 6 NUWARA ELIYA / ELLA / BUDURUWAGALA / YALA

    After breakfast leave for the Tissamaharama region stop at Ella to admire the magnificent view. Then visit Buduruwagala, the term Buduruwagala means the ”rock with the statue of Buddha” and this is exactly what it is. The rock is formed into the shape of a kneeling elephant. The statues date back to 10 century A.D.

    At P.M. get ready for a safari in the Yala National Park and enjoy the wilderness as you cruise around in a jeep. The breathtaking view of the wild elephants are undoubtedly the best known attraction at Yala, seen in small and large herds. The park is also known for herds of spotted deer which are found all over the park. Monkeys like the Pinkish Rhesus and the Grey-faced Langur live and play on the tree-tops and the ground below. The other animals like Wild buffalo & wild boar would startle you with their presence and the sight of a leopard sunning itself or drinking water at a water hole could be a memorable experience. Later on arrive at the hotel for overnight stay.

  7. Day 7 WELIGAMA / GALLE / COLOMBO

    After breakfast leave for Galle, en route view the stilt fisherman of Weligama as they fish, then visit the Old Portuguese fort, later rebuilt and extended by the Dutch. It is still well preserved. Most of the administration in Galle still takes place from the Fort . The view from the ramparts is superb.

    A well-known fact of the Galle Fort is it being a World Heritage site and the largest remaining fortress built in Asia by European colonists. The journey then progresses towards Colombo. At P.M. visit the fascinating city of Colombo which links the past with the present. You will visit the Fort area, the commercial center, Pettah Colombo’s bustling bazaar area, a cinnamon garden which is a large residential complex. Later on return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

  8. Day 8 COLOMBO / AIRPORT / MALDIVES

    After breakfast transfer to the airport to connect to your flight for departure. Rooms till 12h00 in the afternoon.

  9. Day 9 MALDIVES RESORT

    Arrive in Maldives and relax at leisure at the selected beach resort in Maldives.

  10. Day 10 MALDIVES RESORT

    Arrive in Maldives and relax at leisure at the selected beach resort in Maldives.

  11. Day 11 MALDIVES / AIRPORT

    On the last day of the tour enjoy your breakfast in the morning and room is free until 12h00. Transfer by speed boat to the airport for your flight. You could stay longer at the resort after checking out & will be transferred to the airport according to your flight but these flights would be departing the latest by 21h00 from Maldives (if not extra charges will apply).

 Economy ComfortSuperior
Day 1Giritale Hotel Camelia Resort & SpaHabarana Village
Day 2Giritale Hotel Camelia Resort & SpaHabarana Village
Day 3Giritale Hotel Camelia Resort & SpaHabarana Village
Day 4Thotupola Residence - Super DeluxeSuisse Hotel - Deluxe room Mahaweli Reach
Day 5 Villa de RosheMirage King's CottageGrand Hotel
Day 6 Hibiscus GardenChandrika Hotel -
Deluxe room
EKHO Safari
Day 7Mirage Hotel - StandardOZO Colombo - Sleep roomTaj Samudra
Day 8Embudu village - AC room
Paradise Island -
Superior Bungalow
Oluvehli Beach & Spa - Deluxe Water Villa
Day 9Embudu village - AC roomParadise Island -
Superior Bungalow
Oluvehli Beach & Spa - Deluxe Water Villa
Day 10Embudu village - AC roomParadise Island -
Superior Bungalow
Oluvehli Beach & Spa - Deluxe Water Villa
Day 11No HotelNo HotelNo Hotel
All about the Sri Lanka & Maldives Tour – 11 Days.
Services Included

The Sri Lankan part of the tour 

  • Welcomed at the airport by Acme representative.
  • The accommodation in Double/Twin or Triple bed rooms in the hotels mentioned or similar. Check-in Check-out 12h00.
  • Three nights on half-board basis (breakfast & dinner) and four nights on bed & breakfast basis (breakfast only).
  • Air-conditioned Private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur will be provided (Private Tour). No vehicle will be provided on any free days if any as per program.
  • Fuel & local assurance for vehicle included.
  • The chauffeur will look after his meals & accommodation by himself.
  • Basic Jeep to visit reserve included – (entrance fees for the reserve to be paid directly by clients).
  • The excursions and sightseeing mentioned in program (All entrance fees are to be paid directly by clients at the sites).

 

Maldives part of tour

  • Welcomed at the airport by our representative.
  • Transfers from airport to the hotel and vice versa . Travel by Speed Boat for (Economy / Comfort / Superior)
  • All Transfers during Day light hours only.
  • The accommodation in Twin/Double Triple bed rooms in the the resorts mentioned or similar.
  • Check-in 14h00/Check-out 12h00
  • Economy category – Meals on Full Board Basis for 3 nights.
  • Comfort category – Meals on Full Board Basis for 3 nights.
  • Superior category – All Inclusive Basis for 3 nights.
  • All rates quoted are in US Dollars & net per person inclusive of all applicable taxes.
  • Please note for some nationalities passport holders these rates will not be valid. (Eastern European passport  holders , Japanese , Chinese Passport holders. We will need your nationality of all the travelling party members to apply these rates specially in Maldives. Please be kind enough to advise us your nationalities when making the booking.
  • If you are traveling alone please send us an email we shall advise you the details.
Services Not Included.

 

  • All entrance fees as per program to be paid directly in Sri Lanka Rupees and it will cost around USD 174 per person. Please change foreign currency in to SLRS at the airport after customs, there are many 24hrs bank counters at the airport as all these payments have to be made only in SLRS. No credit card payments are accepted at these historical sites. (Entrance fees are subject to change, rates are as applicable at the moment – Children under 12 years will be charged a half rate in some places.)
  • Personal spending (tips, laundry, mini bar, telephone, fax, beverages etc.)
  • The rights to use video cameras at sites – most places they are free when you pay the entrance fees except at Kandy Tooth Temple & Pinnawela Elephant orphanage there are extra charges for Video camera’s only USD 05 per Video Camera per location.
  • Medical expenses, travel insurance, international flights.
  • Sri Lanka visa charges, USD 35 per person for NON SAARC countries & USD 20 for SAARC countries, can be obtained directly via the internet please visit this site (http://www.eta.gov.lk/). The process is not complicated if you have any difficulty we could make arrangements for same too in 48hrs  to obtain same if details are provided to us by mail. The process is very simple payments can be paid online & with the confirmation document print out & code you have to submit passport on arrival only.  The passport has to be valid for six months from the day of arrival return air tickets & sufficient funds or reservations for the holiday should be with you. Children under 12 years travelling with parent’s visas will be free on arrival.  All others have to obtain a visit visa except for Singaporean & Maldivian passport holders who will be provided free visas on arrival.
  • Maldives passport holders get free visa for holiday on arrival provided they have passport  valid for six months from the day of arrival return air tickets & sufficient funds  or reservations for the holiday.
  • This tour can be done either way, starting from Maldives or from Sri Lanka  & ending in Sri Lanka or Maldives. It is up to the clients convenience, the tour can be adjusted accordingly.

SUMMER 2019

JULY

Number of clientsEconomy (USD)Comfort (USD)Superior (USD)
4$1265 Per Person$1490 Per Person$2305 Per Person
3$1345 Per Person$1570 Per Person$2385 Per Person
2$1425 Per Person$1655 Per Person$2465 Per Person

AUGUST

Number of clientsEconomy (USD)Comfort (USD)Superior (USD)
4$1290 Per Person$1660 Per Person$2405 Per Person
3$1370 Per Person$1740 Per Person$2485 Per Person
2$1450 Per Person$1825 Per Person$2565 Per Person

SEPTEMBER

Number of clientsEconomy (USD)Comfort (USD)Superior (USD)
4$1270 Per Person$1475 Per Person$2225 Per Person
3$1350 Per Person$1555 Per Person$2305 Per Person
2$1430 Per Person$1640 Per Person$2385 Per Person

 

OCTOBER

Number of clientsEconomy (USD)Comfort (USD)Superior (USD)
4$1270 Per Person$1475 Per Person$2225 Per Person
3$1350 Per Person$1555 Per Person$2305 Per Person
2$1430 Per Person$1640 Per Person$2385 Per Person

 

 

WINTER 2019

NOVEMBER

Number of clientsEconomy (USD)Comfort (USD)Superior (USD)
4$1340 Per Person$1565 Per Person$2455 Per Person
3$1420 Per Person$1645 Per Person$2540 Per Person
2$1500 Per Person$1725 Per Person$2620 Per Person

DECEMBER  (Excluding 15th December 2019 – 15 January 2020) 

Number of clientsEconomy (USD)Comfort (USD)Superior (USD)
4$1380 Per Person$1600 Per Person$2530 Per Person
4$1460 Per Person$1680 Per Person$2615 Per Person
2$1540 Per Person$1760 Per Person$2695 Per Person

JANUARY  (Excluding 15th December 2019 – 15 January 2020) 

Number of clientsEconomy (USD)Comfort (USD)Superior (USD)
4$1380 Per Person$1720 Per Person$2795 Per Person
3$1460 Per Person$1800 Per Person$2885 Per Person
2$1540 Per Person$1880 Per Person$2960 Per Person

FEBRUARY

Number of clientsEconomy (USD)Comfort (USD)Superior (USD)
4$1380 Per Person$1720 Per Person$2850 Per Person
3$1460 Per Person$1800 Per Person$2930 Per Person
2$1540 Per Person$1880 Per Person$3010 Per Person

MARCH

Number of clientsEconomy (USD)Comfort (USD)Superior (USD)
4$1380 Per Person$1680 Per Person$2760 Per Person
3$1460 Per Person$1760 Per Person$2840 Per Person
2$1540 Per Person$1840 Per Person$2920 Per Person

APRIL

Number of clientsEconomy (USD)Comfort (USD)Superior (USD)
4$1340 Per Person$1560 Per Person$2630 Per Person
3$1420 Per Person$1640 Per Person$2720 Per Person
2$1500 Per Person$1720 Per Person$2800 Per Person
  • All entrance fees as per program to be paid directly in Sri Lanka Rupees and it will cost around USD 174 per person. Please change foreign currency in to SLRS at the airport after customs, there are many 24hrs bank counters at the airport as all these payments have to be made only in SLRS. No credit card payments are accepted at these sites.  Subject to change slightly sometimes details are provided with rates as applicable at the moment. (Children under 12 years will be charged half rate 50%).
  •  Kandy Perahara Period  for ten nights from 5th Aug to 15th Aug 2019 – Probable dates Subject to confirmation around March 2018 only  (Per room per night During Kandy Hotel Nights, only if clients spend the night in Kandy during the Perahara Period)
    Category Economy Comfort
    Supplement USD 60USD 60
  • For Reservations during,  Super Peak Period – 15 December 2019 to 15 January 2020  period please contact us for further details. As Peak supplements apply at hotels during this period & this will change according to the category of hotels and actual days of stay at each hotel.
  • If required we can modify the program to have the last night in a beach hotel south of Colombo or in Negombo  then proceed to the airport. Any other modifications to the program can be arranged as per individual preferences.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY 
  • Less than 45 days before arrival 40% of total invoice
  • Less than 30 days before arrival 60% of total invoice
  • Less than 21 days before arrival 85% of total invoice
  • Less than 15 days before arrival 100% of total invoice
  • No show or early departure 100% of total invoice