8 Days / 7 Nights Package Tour
Highlights of Sri Lanka

Itinerary – Destinations Overview:

1. Airport – Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage – Sigiriya

2. Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa City Tour – Sigiriya

3. Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy

4. Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

5. Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains and World’s End – Ella

6. Ella

7. Ella – Yala Jeep Safari – Tissamaharama

8. Tissamaharama – South Coast

Day 1. Airport – Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage – Sigiriya

Arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport.
Pick up by one of our English speaking guides, transfer to a hotel in Sigiriya.
En route visit pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
In the evening climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Sigiriya.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Elephas Resort, Sigiriya
Fresco Water Villa, Sigiriya

Day 2. Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa City Tour – Sigiriya

After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa City.
Evening enjoy a village tour in Sigiriya
Overnight stay at a hotel in Sigiriya.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Elephas Resort, Sigiriya
Fresco Water Villa, Sigiriya

 

Day 3. Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy

After breakfast leave for Kandy.
En route visit the Dambulla Cave Temple.
Visit a spice garden at Matale.
Visit a wood carving factory.
Visit a Gem Bureau where you will be shown a documentary film on how Sri Lankan gem mining is traditionally done.
Afternoon city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive.
Evening witness the cultural show featuring various types of dances.
Near to the auditorium is the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha, and after visiting the show people go to the temple.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Swiss Residence Kandy
Hotel Suisse, Kandy

Day 4. Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
Visit the Royal Botanical Garden in Kandy.
En route visit a tea plantation and a tea factory.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Qantara Hotel, Nuwara Eliya
Oak Ray Summer Hill Breeze, Nuwara Eliya

Day 5. Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains and World’s End – Ella

Check out from the hotel at 6.30 am with breakfast packages.
Our driver will join the tour and arrange a jeep or a van to take you from Nuwara Eliya to Horton Plains.
In the morning light around 8 am the hiking in Horton Plains to World’s End begins.
After the hike around 11 am proceed to the Haputale Train Station where our driver will help you buy the right railway tickets.
Lunch at a small restaurant before you catch the 1.15 pm train for a scenic and beautiful journey to Ella.
The driver will in the meantime go back to Nuwara Eliya to pick up your luggage and take his vehicle and go to Ella.
3.30 pm at the Ella railway station our driver will pick you up and take you on a city tour in the small mountain village Ella.
Around 4.30 checking in to the hotel in Ella.
If you would like to have dinner in Ella town, our driver will drop you in Ella town. Taxi back to the hotel is around 200 rupees.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Ella.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Mount Heaven, Ella

Day 6. Ella

Relax and enjoy the quiet village life in lovely Ella.
Visit the tea factory and watch the amazing view over the mountains.
Or if You need a little exercise, You can climb The Little Adams Peak.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Ella.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Mount Heaven, Ella

 

Day 7. Ella – Yala Jeep Safari – Tissamaharama

Breakfast at the hotel in Ella.
Leave for Yala National Park.
En route stop at the Ravana Falls.
Afternoon jeep safari in Yala National park.
Evening, commence city tour of Kataragama including the Katragama Hindu Temple.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Tissamaharama.

Example of the 3 star hotels we use:
Blue Turtle Hotel, Tissamaharama

Day 8. Tissamaharama – South Coast

After Breakfast leave for the South Coast.
Our driver will drop You at the hotel on the south coast where You wish to stay for Your beach holiday. For example Mirissa, Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa or Bentota after Your choice.

Please note!
The south coast hotel is not included in the price, but we will be happy to arrange it for you.

Highlights of Sri Lanka
Price Examples

Tour with 1 Star Hotels

One Double Room
2 Adults

US$ 1.376

One Double Room
2 Adults + Max. 1 Child (0-5 years)
No extra bed
(Share your bed with your baby)

US$ 1.376

One Triple Room*
3 Adults

US$ 1.452

Two Double Rooms
4 Adults

US$ 1.742

One Double Room & One Triple Room*
5 Adults

US$ 1.818

Two Triple Rooms
6 Adults

US$ 1.894

Three Double Rooms
6 Adults

US$ 2.108

Tour with 3 Star Hotels

One Double Room
2 Adults

US$ 1.780

One Double Room
2 Adults + Max. 1 Child (0-5 years)
No extra bed
(Share your bed with your baby)

US$ 1.780

One Double Room
2 Adults
1 Child (0-5 years)
This price includes an extra bed and breakfast for 1 child below 5 years.

US$ 1.820

One Triple Room*
3 Adults

US$ 1.905

Two Double Rooms
4 Adults

US$ 2.450

One Double Room & One Triple Room*
5 Adults

US$ 2.575

Two Triple Rooms
6 Adults

US$ 2.700

Three Double Rooms
6 Adults

US$ 3.100

Budget Tour

Homestay Accommodation
Bed & Breakfast
Min. 2 Adults
Price is approximately and pr. person pr. day.
Please send us an email, to get a quote for your exact tour.

US$ 69

Driver Only

Tailor made tour – Driver only
No accommodation included
Please send us an email, to get a quote for your exact tour.

US$ xx

The price includes

  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Service for the mentioned numbers of persons
  • Meeting arrangements at the airport on arrival**
  • English speaking driver
  • Transportation of luggage
  • Air conditioned car OR van + gasoline
  • Highway fees
  • Drivers accommodation and meals
  • Booking of hotels (if included in the tour plan)
  • B/B basis = Bed + Breakfast according to your preferred hotel standard
  • Drop off at a hotel on the south coast

The price does not include

  • Airport drop off
  • Drinks and meals not mentioned
  • Train tickets and entrance fees
  • Jeep and boat hire charges (e.g. jeep in National Parks, Yala, Horton Plains or boat to Pigeon Islands or Madu Ganga River)
  • Hotel on the south coast
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephone.
  • Upgrade of hotel rooms
    (Fernando Tours is liable for any payment of booked hotel rooms and can therefore not be held financially responsible for any expenses relating to upgrading of hotel rooms or change of hotels during Your tour. If You wish to change hotel, You can do so on Your own expense.)

Triple rooms and family rooms*

Example 1:
Family of 2 adults and 2 children (one Child 0-5 years and one child 5+ years)
You will have to book either one triple room (king size bed and one extra bed) and share the bed with your 0-5 years old child or to book two double rooms

Example 2:
Family of 2 adults and 2 children (one Child 12 years and one child 15 years)
You will have to book two double rooms

If you choose one triple room prices is relevant to 3 adults package.
If you choose two double rooms price is relevant to 4 adults pacakage.

Most of the hotels and guest houses in Sri Lanka don’t have triple rooms and family rooms or only have a few and they are often quickly sold out.
Therefore we can not guarantee to provide these rooms.

Child Policy

0-5 Years breakfast free of charge.
5-12 Years breakfast half of the rates (Around US$ 8)
Extra bed for a child around 15 US$ pr. night.

Meeting arrangements on arrival**

At Your arrival, a Fernando Tours driver will be waiting in Colombo Airport with a Fernando Tours sign or a board with Your name on.

Lunch

In some of the tour plans lunch in a certain place is mentioned. Expect a lunch at these locations to cost around US$15 per person.

Groups with more than 6 persons

Group travels with more than 6 persons can be arranged, please contact us for a price tailor made for your group.

24th December and 31st December

Dinners at the hotels are compulsory 24th December and 31st December  (Around US$ 60 pr. person)

Terms & Conditions

 

All prices are approximate

All prices mentioned are approximate. Fernando Tours reserves the right to any price changes and shall not be liable for any printing errors, lack of updates, or price changes for example due to seasonal fluctuations, increased hotel expenses, car hire etc.

Confirmation of the tour, payment and deposit

When You decide to book a round trip in Sri Lanka with Fernando Tours, You will be asked to pay the deposit to our bank account before we start booking hotel rooms, driver, car etc.
The deposit will be part of the price, and You will be asked to bring the rest of the money in cash and US$ and pay to the driver on the first day of the tour.

In case of cancellation

The deposit will be used to cover the expenses of eventually cancelled hotel rooms, drivers, cars etc. and can therefore not be refunded in case of cancellation of a trip.

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