Splendours of Ceylon Small Group

Travelling with a group of no more than 12 people, our new Small Group trips provide you with more space for your comfort and pleasure. Discover the colourful culture and history, friendly people, and the timeless wonders of Sri Lanka on the 8-day Splendours of Ceylon. An island blessed with green forests, vast sandy beaches and stunning ancient treasures, Sri Lanka is a true hidden gem of South-East Asia. Start your adventure at the metropolitan city of Colombo and explore impressive UNESCO World Heritage Sites scattered around the island. Hop on your jeep in Walpattu, Horton Plains and Minneriya to spot elephants or the famed Sri Lankan Leopard. Trek through lush forests, climb up to temples carved in huge boulders and have a sip of exotic Sri Lankan tea.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

8 Days

Sri Lanka

Colombo / Colombo

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

5 & 4 Star

4-12

18+

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Classic,Overland

All Year Round

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Journey with a small group of 12 travellers at most, enjoy more personal space and embark on Safe Travels.
  • Adventure through the heart of Sri Lanka on this 8-day trip with local expert guides. Stay in the comfort of hand-picked 5 & 4-star hotels with all breakfasts included.
  • Witness the incredible migration of over 300 elephants are you park up the Jeep on the banks of Minneriya National Park Reservoir and watch on as one of the largest elephant gatherings in the world unfolds before your very eyes.
  • Visit the iconic Royal Cave Temple of Dambulla, sacred Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, the Gal Viharaya ‘Rock Temple’ of Polonnaruwa and plenty other UNESCO World-Heritage Listed sites with local, expert guides.
  • Experience pinch-yourself moments while trekking the highlands of Horton Plains. Then watch out for the thundering waterfalls and the beloved Sri Lankan Leopard on an included Jeep safari through the park.
  • Take a tour to the lush hillside of Sri Lanka’s famous tea plantations! Witness the process of making the presitigious Celyon Tea and try a cuppa’ yourself!
  • Start and finish your adventure in the commercial capital, Colombo with included international airport transfers.

Sights Visited on This Tour

Ancient Ritigala Monastery

The dense and lush forest of northern Sri Lanka's highest mountain, Mt Ritigala lays the ruins and rock inscriptions of a monastery dating back to 1st century BCE.

Colombo

Colombo is a cosmopolitan gateway to the wonders of Sri Lanka, boasting a rich colonial heritage, it is a melting pot of races, religions, and cultures.

Dambulla Rock

This UNESCO World Heritage Site features sanctified caves with centuries of tales that have shaped the five immaculate Buddhist shrine rooms open for visitors.

Minneriya

This national park is one of the best places in the country to see wild elephants, which are often present in huge numbers. Dominated by the ancient Minneriya Wewa.

Parakrama Samudra

The Parakrama Samudra, sometimes called the Sea of Parakrama was built as an irrigation solution, so as to supply water for the many paddy cultivations in the kingdom.

Samadhi Buddha Statue

Famous statue situated at Mahamevnāwa Park in the ancient city of Anuradhapura. The Buddha is depicted in the position of the Dhyana Mudra.

Temple of the Tooth

Ready to see something really ineteresting? The golden roofed temple of the Sacred Tooth houses Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist relic a tooth of the Buddha.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

5 & 4 Star Hotels

Meals

7 Breakfasts

Transportation

Air-Conditioned Vehicle, Jeep

Airport Transfer(s)

Arrival shuttle at 3.00pm on Day 1. Departure shuttle at 3.00pm on Day 8.

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi access ( where available )

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.  

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Accommodation

FAIRWAY COLOMBO HOTEL
Colombo
4 Star

Fairway Colombo is a modern and stylish hotel located in the heart of the capital city. Colombo, and only 750 yards from the Khan Clock Tower.

PALM GARDEN VILLAGE
Anuradhapura
4 Star

Conveniently located in Anuradhapura, The stylish accommodation extends over 50 acres of land with a swimming pooling and beautiful garden surroundings.

AMAARA FOREST HOTEL
Sigiriya
5 Star

This 5-star luxury property is located in the Sigiriya Jungle, surrounded by wildlife and features an outdoor pool and views of the garden.

ARALIYA RED HOTEL
Nuwara Eliya
5 Star

Situated in Nuwara Eliya, hotel is close to Gregory Lake and has an amazing view of the surrounding mountains and various facilities such as a restaurant and a gym.

Accommodation
Colombo
FAIRWAY COLOMBO HOTEL
4 Star
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Anuradhapura
PALM GARDEN VILLAGE
4 Star
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Sigiriya
AMAARA FOREST HOTEL
5 Star
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Nuwara Eliya
ARALIYA RED HOTEL
5 Star

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Journey with a small group of 12 travellers at most, enjoy more personal space and embark on Safe Travels.
  • Adventure through the heart of Sri Lanka on this 8-day trip with local expert guides. Stay in the comfort of hand-picked 5 & 4-star hotels with all breakfasts included.
  • Witness the incredible migration of over 300 elephants are you park up the Jeep on the banks of Minneriya National Park Reservoir and watch on as one of the largest elephant gatherings in the world unfolds before your very eyes.
  • Visit the iconic Royal Cave Temple of Dambulla, sacred Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, the Gal Viharaya ‘Rock Temple’ of Polonnaruwa and plenty other UNESCO World-Heritage Listed sites with local, expert guides.
  • Experience pinch-yourself moments while trekking the highlands of Horton Plains. Then watch out for the thundering waterfalls and the beloved Sri Lankan Leopard on an included Jeep safari through the park.
  • Take a tour to the lush hillside of Sri Lanka’s famous tea plantations! Witness the process of making the presitigious Celyon Tea and try a cuppa’ yourself!
  • Start and finish your adventure in the commercial capital, Colombo with included international airport transfers.

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