14 Days - Culture - Nature Retreats - Sri Lanka & Maldives Islands
Season : October to May
Best time :December to February
A rousing shorter cultural tour of Sri Lanka which serves up exciting experiences of this tropical island, followed by a week of leisure and relaxation in the Maldives. This tour is designed to bring you home feeling enlightened and refreshed.
Day 1 - Fly to Sri Lanka.
Day 2 - Colombo / Sigiriya - Arrive in Colombo. Drive to the Cultural
Day 3 - Sigiriya - Visit Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
Day 4 - Sigiriya / Kandy - Visit the caves at Dambulla before driving to Kandy.
Day 5 - Kandy - Tour of the elephant orphanage and Temple of the Tooth.
Day 6 - Kandy / Nuwara Eliya - Hill Train to Nuwara Eliya. Optional afternoon of golf or at leisure.
Day 7 - Nuwara Eliya / Colombo - Drive down to Colombo.
Day 8 - Colombo / Maldives - Fly to Male in the Maldives. Travel to your chosen hotel by speed boat or sea
plane depending on its location.
Day 9 - 13 - At leisure. Your hotel may offer diving and many have good spas.
Day 14 - Transfer back to Male for your flight back home.
SUGGESTED ADAPTATIONS TO THIS TOUR:
You can decide the number of days you spend in the Maldives or perhaps visit Kerela in South India before Sri Lanka.