Visiting temple: Yes, Please dress accordingly Transportation:: Private transport Pick-up location and time: Colombo, Negombo, Bentota, 0700 hrs Cancellation Policy: Full refund on cancellation 7 days before the trip
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Best Sri Lanka tour with a blend of Nature, Culture and Wildlife

The Sri Lanka cocktail tour includes the entire circuit of Sri Lanka's cultural triangle with Sri Lanka's tea country, Sri Lanka's south coast as well as the west coast beaches. This customizable 7 days private tour itinerary includes the most important UNESCO World Heritage sites: the ancient city of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Golden Temple of Dambulla and Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic) in Kandy.

Tour also includes a wildlife safari at Minneriya national park, relaxation on the palm-fringed west coast beaches, a walking tour of the medieval Fort of Galle, Tea gardens, Spice Garden, Sri Lanka hill country, the Royal Botanic Gardens and many more. Towards the end of the trip, you can relax on the pristine beaches of Sri Lanka's west coast. The trip includes a round-trip with a private, air-conditioned, luxury vehicle and a dedicated driver/guide starting from Bandaranaike International Airport or your hotel in Colombo.


Places you visit on this trip


Highlights

  • Touring Sri Lanka's cultural triangle.
  • Village tour in Sigiriya to see the typical Sri Lankan village life (Bullock cart ride, TUK TUK ride etc).
  • Learn to cook in Sri Lankan way with a village housewife and learn to cook a delicious Sri Lankan lunch.
  • Experience Sri Lanka’s historical and cultural heritage while visiting thousands of years old monuments.
  • Hop-on hop-off tour through the ancient city of  Polonnaruwa.
  • Take a 360-degree panoramic view from the summit of the Sigiriya rock fortress.
  • Trek to the Ramboda plateau and have a closer look at the mighty Ramboda waterfall.
  • Walking through the Spice Garden while learning about herbal trees and plants and spices.
  • Walk in the Tea plantations and Royal Botanic Gardens of Peradeniya, Gregory lake, Vitoria park and many more.
  • Explore breathtaking southern Sri Lanka beaches such as Hikkaduwa from your beach resort.
  • Explore the breathtaking scenery in Sri Lanka's hill country.
  • Wildlife safari at Minneriya national park to see wild animals.
  • White water rafting in Kitulgala with our expert rafters.
  • 2 hours guided rainforest trek and bird-watching tour.
  • Walking tour of Galle rock fortress.
  • Boat tour at Madu River estuary (explore mangrove lagoon, cinnamon island and ancient temple).
  • Relax on the palm-fringed West coast beaches.
  • Our guide will stop at a fruit stall where dozens of tropical (local) fruits are been sold such as Payapa, Pasion fruit, Avocado, Pineapple, jack-fruit, mangosteen, mango, Durian etc.
  • You can take part in charity work with us (for a few hours) and distribute some good among the needy people. We have already organized the material required for them.

Is this trip right for you?

  • The entire trip is private (transfers and sightseeing) allowing you to make it at your own pace.
  • This 7 days trip packs a lot in. It’s one of the most popular Sri Lanka tours, we run in our Original style, perfect for those, who look for a one-week trip and a desire to do the most with it. If you are after a more leisurely trip in Sri Lanka or a shorter trip please check our other tour itineraries.
  • Sri Lanka can get extremely hot in the summer. While we aim to do our walking tours, city tours early in the morning or afternoon, when it’s cooler, remember to keep water on you and to bring a hat, sunscreen, a long-sleeved shirt, and anything else that will protect you from the sun.
  • Part of travelling with Seerendipity means respecting local cultures and sensibilities. That way you get the most out of your interactions with local people and environments. We visit a number of temples on this trip and to enter them you must have clothes that cover to wrists and below the knee. Sometimes you have to remove the head covers and shoes upon entering the temple. Please click here to know more about the rules and regulations pertaining to Sri Lanka temple visits.

Hotels

This tour includes accommodation in 3-star, 4-star or 5-star standard hotel.


Trip includes

  • 6 nights accommodation in standard hotels- Sigiriya  (2 nights), Kandy (1 night), Nuwara Eliya (1 night), Bentota (2 nights)
  • Meal plan H/B basis (daily breakfast and dinner included at hotel)
  • Entire ground transportation in an air-conditioned, luxury, private vehicle
  • Pickup and drop-off at the airport or local hotels
  • An Ayurveda spa treatment
  • Guided walking tour of Nuwara Eliya
  • 2 Hours of guided rainforest trek and bird watching
  • Service of an English-speaking chauffeur/guide for the entire tour (please inquire about other languages)
  • Ceylon tea trail
  • Guided walking tour at Sigiriya rock fortress
  • Guided walking tour of Dambulla golden temple
  • Guided hop-on hop-off Anuradhapura ancient city tour
  • Guided hop-on hop-off Polonnaruwa ancient city tour
  • Guided tour of Temple of the tooth relic
  • White water rafting under experienced instructors
  • Guided rainforest trek in Kitulagla with a nature guide
  • Entrance fees for the below sites
    • Anuradhapura historical city
    • Sigiriya rock fortress, Sigiriya paintings, Sigiriya museum
    • Pinnawala elephant orphanage
    • Dambulla golden cave temple
    • Polonnaruwa historical city and historical museum
    • Tooth relic temple and Kandy museum
    • Kandyan cultural show
    • Whitewater rafting 
    • Peradeniya botanical garden
    • Spice garden with a serving of herbal drink
    • Tea factory and tea tasting
    • Take part in a cooking class and later sample delicious local lunch
    • All-inclusive Minneriya national park safari (with jeep hire)
  • All current taxes
  • Breakfast (6)
  • Dinner (6)

Trip excludes

  • Sri Lanka visa-related fees
  • Any other expense not mentioned in the Price Includes section
  • Flight tickets
  • Gratuities

Cancellation policy

Cancel five days prior to arrival for a full refund


Choose your payment method

We offer you mainly three payment options credit card payments, bank transfers or payment on arrival. You can choose whatever is the most convenient payment option for you. If you opt for payment on arrival we will collect a 10% advance payment from you as a guarantee, once the booking is confirmed. 


Book now & pay later

Reserve your tour now and pay as you begin the trip. Send us the duly filled tour booking form, and we will arrange your tour you can make the payment as you meet us on the first day of the trip.


Best price guaranteed

We guarantee the best price. If you find the same tour package at a cheaper price elsewhere, we do match the price of other tour packages and furthermore add a 10% discount to it.


No hidden fees

The price you see on the product pages is the exact same price that you see in the final stage of the trip booking. There are no hidden fees and taxes such as hotel supplements, transport supplements, GST, BTT, service charge, nation-building tax, hotel tax etc.


COVID-19 special information

  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • To reduce crowds, all tours are private
  • Masks are required they are provided by Seerendipity tours
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • You must book this activity online, as the ticket office is closed

For more information or changes to the itinerary please write to us at admin@seerendipitytours.com.


Single supplement

The trip can be booked with a single room for the entire trip with a single supplement (please inquire about your chosen category of the hotel)


Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended for this tour
  • All visitors to Buddhist and Hindu temples are expected to remove footwear and hats upon entering the temples.
  • Dresscode, shoulders and knees should be covered
  • The duration of transfers is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Subject to favourable weather conditions
  • If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not suitable for travellers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity.
  • You can reach us 24 hours a day through our hotline 0094-77-4440977

 


Sri Lanka Cocktail Tour-Sri Lanka 7 days tour private tour

Itineraries

Day 1

Time : 7:00 am

Colombo / Anuradhapura / Sigiriya

You will be met and warmly greeted by your personal chauffeur guide at the Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport and drive to Anuradhapura and Sigiriya (Approx. 4-5 hours journey),

Anuradhapura
Anuradhapura with the recent excavations, the history goes back to the 8th C.BC. Or 2800 BP. However, legends take history more than 3000-5000 years. (Ramayana is one of them) at that time there were 04 tribes living in Sri Lanka. Kingdom lasted one thousand and five hundred years from 380BC. This city is home to many of the earliest grandest monuments of Sri Lanka. A popular destination for Sinhalese Buddhist pilgrimage because of its many ancient Buddhist monuments.

Anuradhapura city tour
There are eight significant icons that represent Sri Lanka’s connection to Buddhism, and all of them are situated in Anuradhapura, thus calling this collection “Atamasthanaya,” meaning “eight sacred places.” There is a unique story or history connected to each one of them. Most of them were built by kings that ruled the Anuradhapura Kingdom. You will visit all these places on our hop-on hop-off Anuradhapura City Tour.

• Ruwanwelisaya-It is a “stupa” that is built by King Dutugamunu and is one of the biggest completed ones to date.
• Thuparamaya-It is the oldest ‘dagoba’ in Sri Lanka, and possibly the oldest visible one in the world.
• Lovamahapaya-The significance of this building is that the roof was once covered in bronze tiles.
• Abhayagiri-It is one of the biggest viharas in Anuradhapura. It was a monastery of 5000 monks.
• Jethavanaramaya-It is a sacred world heritage site and accommodated some 3000 monks at the time. It is also quite similar to Abhayagiri.
• Mirisavetiya-This stupa was built by King Dutugamunu after defeating King Elara.
• Lankaramaya-This is also built by a king called King Valagamba in the Anuradhapura Kingdom times and is one of the eight sacred places in the city.

Minneriya safari
Get a thrilling look at the elephants of Minneriya National Park during this 3-hour private Jeep safari. Travel to a wilderness refuge known for hosting one of the largest gatherings of Asian elephants on earth (each June through September), observing these giant creatures as they drink, feed, and congregate.

This activity will include a Safari tour by jeep with a jungle tracker, where you can see animals in the Jungle, including elephants, Bears, Wild boar, Dear, Buffalo, Monkeys and many other animals if you are lucky, leopards too. Return to Habarana.

Activities
Anuradhapura city tour, Minneriya safari
Accommodation
Hotel in Sigiriya
Meals Included
Dinner

Day 2

Time : 7:00 am

Sigiriya / Plonnaruwa / Sigiriya

After leisurely breakfast leave for Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa.

Sigiriya: duration 3 hours
Morning: Climb the famous Sigiriya rock fortress and visit rocky abode and water gardens, a UNESCO world heritage and one of the Wonders of the World).

Sigiriya is located in the central Matale District near the town of Dambulla of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 meters (660 ft) high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa the site was selected by King Kasyapa (477 – 495 CE) for his new capital. He built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock, he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. The name of this place is derived from this structure —Sīhāgiri, the Lion Rock. The capital and the royal palace were abandoned after the king's death. It was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century.

Polonnaruwa
Polonnaruwa is the second most historical city in Sri Lanka. It was made the capital of Sri Lanka after Anuradhapura. The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader.

Today the ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best-planned archaeological relic sites in the country, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom's first rulers. Its beauty was also used as a backdrop to film scenes for the Duran Duran music video Save a Prayer in 1982. The ancient city of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

The city tour includes palaces, dagobas, and temples, and provides a good example of Sri Lankan historical craftsmanship. In this 3-hour guided tour of the Ancient city of Polonnaruwa, you will cover some of the following attractions;
• Royal Palace (Palace of King Parakramabahu, the most prolific and gifted builder of the era)
• Nissankamulla Palace (Royal audience hall with impressive stonework)
• Gal Viharaya (Contains some of the best rock sculptures in the country)
• Thuparama & Lankathilaka Image Houses (Good examples of vaulted shrine rooms)
• Vatadage (Gives an idea of what a complete vatadage may have looked like)
• Rankoth Vehera (Largest stupa in Polonnaruwa)
• Parakramabahu Statue (Statue of one of the greatest kings of ancient Sri Lanka)

Afterward Sigiriya village tour and cooking class to experience typical Sri Lankan village life and learn to cook in the Sri Lankan way.

Activities
Polonnaruwa city tour, Sigiriya rock, Village tour
Accommodation
Hotel in Sigiriya
Meals Included
Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3

Time : 7:00 am

Dambulla / Kandy

After breakfast leave for the hotel in Kandy, En route,
Stop At Dambulla, and Visit the Cave temple of Dambulla (UNESCO world heritage site), a batik factory and a spice garden where you can see the best spices in Sri Lanka, duration: 2 hours,

Dambulla Cave Temple
Dating back to the 1st Century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Sri Lanka. It has five caves under an overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with religious images as well as various gods and goddesses. There are images of the Buddha and the bodhisattvas. The temple has several caves which have been converted into shrine rooms. The caves were built at the base of a 150m high rock during the period of the Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa kingdoms. The famous Dambulla Cave Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Dambulla cave monastery remains the best-preserved ancient edifice in Sri Lanka.

Later visit Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a UNESCO world heritage site partly due to the temple.

Kandy Lake
You will also do an upper lake drive and visit the market square, gem lapidary and more.

Kandyan cultural show (1 hour)
The Cultural Dance Show. Sri Lanka's culture is so closely connected to dance and drama and no function will be complete without displaying a dance or even a drama. As a multi-ethnic land, Sri Lanka boasts of a rich conflux of dance and drama. The two main ethnic groups share two spectacular dance and drama traditions which enrich the fame Sri Lanka has gained in this sphere.

Activities
Dambulla temple, Spice/herbal garden, Tooth relic temple, Kandyan cultural show, Kandy lake
Accommodation
Hotel in Kandy
Meals Included
Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4

Time : 9:00 am

Kandy / Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast leave for a sightseeing tour of Kandy, and proceed to Nuwara Eliya En route,
Royal Botanical Gardens
The Botanical Garden of Peradeniya was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and was later made into a Botanical Garden during the British regime. This garden; one of the best in Asia is a place of beauty and a site for bird watchers.

Ramboda Waterfall, Pussellawa Sri Lanka
Trek to the Ramboda waterfalls and enjoy the beauty of nature, duration: 30 minutes.

Ramboda Falls is 109 m (358 ft) high and the 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 729th highest waterfall in the world. It was formed by Panna Oya which is a tributary of Kothmale Oya. The falls have an altitude of 945 m (3,100 ft) above sea level.

Tea Factory, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
On completion of this visit, you will drive to Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit a tea plantation and tea factory where the best tea in the world is produced, duration: 2 hours.

On a tea plantation visit, you can learn all about tea picking and tea processing and also enjoy some fine Sri Lankan tea tasting. It’s probably a much more exciting prospect if you’re a tea lover, but even if you’re not, the Hill Country (or Tea Country, as it’s sometimes called) is arguably the most scenic part of the island and worth a visit.

Nuwara Eliya sightseeing tour
Explore Nuwara Eliya on a walking tour with our guide. The places to visit include Gregory lake, downtown Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya market, Gregory Lake, and Victoria park.

Activities
Royal botanical garden, Tea factory, Nuwara Eliya city tour, Gregory lake, Victori park
Accommodation
Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
Meals Included
Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5

Time : 8:00 am

Nuwara Eliya/ Bentota

After breakfast leave for the Beach hotel in Bentota, en route enjoys breathtaking mountain scenery while stopping at 2 waterfalls along the way.

En route stop at Kitulgala for a Whitewater rafting and guided rainforest trek.

White water rafting
Experience White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. The distance covered is around 5 KMs. The river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, with a memorable Experience during your White Water Rafting Tour in Kitulagala.

Activities
Whitewater rafting
Accommodation
Hotel in Bentota
Meals Included
Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6

Time : 9:00 am

Bentota/ Galle / Bentota

After breakfast, leave for Galle for a half-day sightseeing tour, En-route visit Galle fortress, Bentota beach, Madu river estuary and Sea turtle conservation centre, the duration of the trip is 5 hours.

Bentota
Bentota beach is the most popular beach holiday destination on the island. The unique location of Bentota beach resort is one important reason for its popularity as a beach holiday destination. Bentota resort is located on an island and the island is connected with the mainland at its southern border. Bentota is mainly comprised of a narrow strip of land that spreads along the north-south axis. Unlike most other islands, Bentota is surrounded by both sea and river. One side of the island is the Bentota River while the western side of Bentota is flanked by the Indian Ocean. Large numbers of hotels are built in this narrow strip of land enabling the travellers to have a peaceful atmosphere during the holiday. You can a book a hotel in Bentota through Seerendipity Tours at a very affordable rate online.

Endangered sea turtle conservation project
Projects have been launched to conserve the population of turtles that are reaching extinction and such projects are found along the southern coast of Sri Lanka where turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. The turtle digs a hole on the Beach, Lays her eggs and covers it with sand where it is supposed to, incubates in the heat of the sun. What often happens is, the eggs are dug out by fishermen and sold to people who consume them. But now the eggs are bought up by the conservation projects and are hatched the Natural way in enclosed areas where the Birds don’t have a chance of picking them up and the babies are let into the sea after two days at night time which offers them a better chance of survival.

Madu River Safari
In the global context, the ecological importance of this site has garnered it the ‘Ramsar Wetland’ status in 2003 being the second largest wetland in Sri Lanka with a colossal 915 hectares with 23 islands inhabited by nearly 300 families. The River Sanctuary is now a Tourist Development Area and a Special Area Managed (SAM) by the Coast Conservation Department. Balapitiya is where the ‘Madu Ganga’ makes its home.

City tour Galle
Galle is one of the ancient seaports of Sri Lanka and was an anchor point in the Silk Route. It was later discovered by the Portuguese where they built a fortress and the Dutch that succeeded them fortified it further. This fortress is today a World Heritage Site.

Galle Fort
The fort has a colourful history, and today has a multi-ethnic and multi-religious population. The Sri Lankan government and many Dutch people who still own some of the properties inside the fort are looking at making this one of the modern wonders of the world. The heritage value of the fort has been recognized by UNESCO and the site has been inscribed as a cultural heritage UNESCO World Heritage Site under criteria iv, for its unique exposition of "an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

The Galle Fort, also known as the Dutch Fort or the "Ramparts of Galle", withstood the Boxing Day tsunami which damaged part of the coastal area of Galle town. It has been since restored. The Galle Fort also houses the elite Amangalla resort hotel, located near the Dutch Reformed Church. It was originally built in 1684 to house the Dutch Governor and his staff. It was then converted into a hotel and named then as the New Oriental Hotel in 1865, which catered to the European passengers travelling between Europe and Galle Port in the 19th century.

Activities
Galle Fort, Mask Museum, Hikkaduwa beach, Madu river safari, sea turtle conservation centre
Accommodation
Hotel in Bentota
Meals Included
Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7

Bentota / Colombo

After breakfast, you will be dropped off at the airport or your hotel on the beach for an extended beach stay, a duration: of 2 hours.

Activities
No activities planned for today
Accommodation
No accommodation
Meals Included
Breakfast

End of the cocktail tour

  1. Fritz Yung:

    Good tour

  2. Sneha Chakrabarti:

    Great highlights of many beautiful parts of Sri Lanka! we came away with a new level of awareness and education about Sri Lanka’s history and culture. We always felt very safe and had a very memorable experience, despite the many prevailing problems in Sri Lanka.

  3. Aarongen:

    Excellent program for a big family like us (8 people), the tour has an excellent blend of places to see and activities. Ancient temple, waterfalls, wildlife tours, trekking, and leisurely stroll on the beach are some of the great things to do. Chami, our guide was very nice and easy going person. He tolerated all the mischievous activities of your young kids. Good hotels, vehicles and delicious food.

  4. Lemona seire:

    Sri Lanka 7 days tour was a great trip, perfect for a first timers in Sri Lanka like us Hits all the right attractions, great guides, will be back to do more in India soon.

  5. Klemanski:

    7 days Sri Lanka was short and snappy trip, filled with amazing monuments, temples, cities and with wonderful people! Prasad the guide provides a plethora of information and will show you everything from the best food to try to how the Sri Lanka ancient artisans colored more than 1500 years old paintings with natural color. It is an amazing trip if you’re short on time or if you are planning on spending more time in other parts of Sri Lanka. I had an amazing time, and am planning to return again!

  6. Brendon Gal:

    This trip provided me and my family with everything we wanted and more – discovery of the major tourist attractions and in-depth discussion of history and culture, all in a span of 1 week! Gihan was a fantastic leader who took good care of us and readily shared his expertise, even to matters that are personal to him (wedding customs etc.). I will never forget this trip!

  7. Ruphin choi:

    We are fan of package tours and always book entire thing through a tour operator. The local company did a wonderful job by organizing a very interesting trip for us. They have chosen good hotels, vehicle and excellent driver/guide

  8. Jeanine:

    My first trip to Sri Lanka and it was terrific. Very personalized and caring service from the start to the end. Our guide Chami was very friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. We arrived in Sri Lanka during the economic downturn in Sri Lanka. But we did not feel any such economical inconveniences. We drove across various parts of Sri Lanka and travellers more than 1000 km without ant problem. The itinerary was fast-paced but thoughtfully planned and so much fun. it was both comforting and incredibly fun.

  9. ramona ingrid:

    We wanted to see the historical part of Sri Lanka because we have heard that Sri Lanka had a well-developed culture. It was amazing to see what the ancient people built in Sri Lanka. The trip includes hundreds of temples and ancient monuments. But this 7 days tour offers much more than that. beaches, wildlife, tea gardens and a lot more. wonde3rful Sri Lanka trip, really enjoyed it. Our guide Gihan was excellent and very helpful, we enjoyed the trip a lot.

  10. Nelson:

    Fantastic Sri Lanka trip, full of activities

  11. Kemali Munsinghe:

    If you want a deep immersion in Sri Lanka’s history, sights and cultural practices, this trip is a must. Gayan is an excellent guide and he will open your eyes to the country in a unique and memorable way.

  12. KUmara Peiris:

    A fantastic Sri Lanka trip and includes most important places of the island. A good balance of different experiences! Highly reccomended. Our tour guide Silva was absolutely brilliant!

  13. Rehana meer:

    Excellent Sri Lanka trip, thoroughly enjoyed it, everything was perectly organized. Itinerary was busy but had a good mix of some leisure time in between. Travelled with an amazing private guide and he was well aware of the safety protocl to be followed. Our guide was excellent, he made the trip unforgettable. I will never forget his lovely smile and giggle. Thank you Seerendipity.

  14. Rayomand nelson:

    We had an amazing Sri Lanka private family trip. Loved visitng ancient monuments, te gardens, walking, and glamping nightwith kids. Our tour guide, Gayan, really went the extra mile with everything, even organising a surprise birthday party for my youngest kid in a beach restaurant,- with cake, balloons and fireworks! We felt very safe during teh trip and even we have forgotten the COVID-19 pandemic.

  15. Kim aigene:

    Our first trip after long rest due to COVID-19. Instead of the lazy holiday, book and sit in a Hotel for a week, we wanted to get out and see bit of Sri Lanka on a private tour, and enjoy, the Culture, wildlife, nature, and most importantly the Food.

  16. Loisa:

    Sri Lankan was promised as the land like no other which proved to be 100% accurate. A truely beautiful country and the friendliest most welcoming people we have ever experienced.

  17. Emogen Chong:

    Seerendipity is a perfect local company that does not rip off your wallet. This entire private tour with the luxury vehicle would have cost twice as much as what I paid for Seerendipity if I booked in my home country. Well organised tour guides who know and understand all aspects of this country’s many communities. The opportunity to be part of the everyday life of the locals was the best experience for me. Travel, accommodation, food and safety all addressed.

  18. Renate orlando:

    The country is small but has an unprecedented diversity. The cocktail tour was amazing! I can’t recommend it too highly – we had so many different and delightful sights, activities, tastes and experiences.

  19. Gayan:

    This trip was fantastic. Hotels are still largely empty and did not see many tourists in popular tourist places. Gamini was our personal driver/guide and he was an excellent tour guide. If you’re considering it, do it.

  20. Victor gabriel:

    It was fantastic with food distribution for the little ones. But I felt sorry for the little ones, however, I felt happy because I have done something to make them happy. It was the main highlight for me on this trip. Thank you for giving me such a nice experience. Excellent trip with a very knowledgeable guide, worth every penny.

  21. Julie shenaya:

    An absolute must. Great way to see the main sights of Sri Lanka but also includes many things you would never know about/be able to do by yourself

  22. Leonard:

    Good trip but rain bothered us a lot. If it had been less rain we could have enjoyed more. Good hotels, guide, vehicle.

  23. Menduls allam:

    Excellent trip and worth for money.

  24. James neumann:

    What is a lack in this 7 days trip is leisure, there is a lot of sightseeing, and tourist attractions but very limited time to relax on the beach

  25. Mehaun Para:

    Our trip to Sri Lanka was much, much more than we ever expected! Beautiful people, amazing places and the food is a curry lovers dream. I can’t recommend our trip enough! It was interesting to see the people are strictly adhering to COVOD-19 health rules.

  26. Nelly:

    Nice trip

  27. Deon Lehman:

    A great introduction to Sri Lanka covering all the major sights whilst getting to go “off piste” at times

  28. Meenakshi Janu:

    Sri Lanka cocktail tour worth every penny! We saw and learnt so much through the entire trip about this beautiful country…very nice private trip with a comfortable vehicle and private driver/guide.

  29. Rendton de alwis:

    A lot of travelling within 7 days, however, we have seen a lot of things in Sri Lanka.

  30. Augene soriano:

    I have already put everything on record and just need to rest, before catching the plane back to Australia. Please send me a copy of the review I have just written for you an to you. Many thanks Seerendipity

  31. Rita kaufmann:

    Excellent 7 days with a mix of culture, nature, history and nice beaches. Sri Lanka is a beautiful country and I felt very safe with our caring guide. A very comfortable vehicle, hotels and good food.

  32. Edmonton:

    The driver tried to rip-off our wallet by charging extra for the Kandyan cultural show, but we opposed it and later he gave up his malicious intention. It was part of the trip.

  33. Meenar Usman:

    I had an awesome time with a cocktail tour! The food, scenery, culture and people were amazing and everyone was so hospitable! It’s definitely worth doing.

  34. Salem:

    We did not want to visit temples during the trip because they asked us to remove the headcover. But we were not given back what we paid for the entrance tickets of those temples.

  35. Oliveier oburchowski:

    An excellent trip for a family, our kids enjoyed a lot. There are many interesting activities for kids like watching animals, running in parks, exploring tea country, boating in Nuwara Eliya. We wanted to have a surprise for our kids, thanks to the 7 days trip it was fulfilled. Hotels and service are very kids friendly and safe too. Very good organization.

  36. Cindy lower:

    Best of Sri Lanka showed exactly that! Had a very knowledgeable tour guide and the experiences.

  37. Michael gabriel:

    It was my first trip to Sri Lanka and I was very very inquisitive how it would turn to be. The trip turns out to be one of our best trips ever. Very affordable, good hotels, good service and very comfortable, most of all you have the maximum privacy.

  38. Ogiso chan:

    Excellent trip

  39. Sarah jones:

    We loved the entire trip and experience of mixing with Sri Lankan’s. We found the locals to be warm and friendly everywhere we went. I would definitely recommend this trip to anyone that loves immersing themselves in the local culture and enjoy Sri Lankan curries and roti’s.

  40. Rebecca ritz:

    Amazing week with Kusum, our private guide and driver. A great, supported way to see the highlights in Sri Lanka.

  41. Andrew shah:

    I had a really great time on the Sri Lankan Cocktail tour. Saw lots, did lots and all made very easy by Seerendipity. Our family got on really well which helped with the experience. Our guided (Sameera) was fantastic and always in hand if we needed anything.

  42. Preetham shah:

    Excellent family trip with plenty of activities for kids such as safari. Every day the Kids had plenty of times to play in the resort. Our guide was very good and helpful. the trip was very comfortable with him. Good hotels, meals and nice vehicle.

  43. Mebur khan:

    Sri Lanka hill country was very beautiful and cool climate is very favourable for a holiday.

  44. Mamta Riza:

    Great way to see this beautiful and friendly country.

  45. Ana baligan:

    A very interesting tour itinerary with plenty of activities. Sri Lanka is a beautiful country with a lot of cultural and historical attractions as well as natural attractions.

  46. Emma malhotra:

    excellent trip thoroughly enjoyed Sri Lanka, so much to see in such a small island. The itinerary was busy but had a good mix of some leisure time in between. The trip was perfectly planned for us with maximum privacy, dedicated vehicle and driver, what a nice way to travel in a holiday destination like Sri Lanka. Rohan our guide was excellent, he made the trip unforgettable. I would highly recommend the trip. Thank you Seerendipity.

  47. Helena gabriel:

    We could not enjoy the trip at its best, unfortunately, it had been raining. good guide, hotel and vehicle.

  48. Rodney Razak:

    It was very busy in teh beginning and things got a bit calmer and laid back in the end. A lot of temples and a lot of rice and curry… The walking tour too laid back. We thought it was going to be more challenging. Overall a good trip

  49. Mahboob Raman:

    An amazing trip which packed so much into one week but also included a plenty of leisure time. A perfect mix of city and country experiences. Our driver/guide, Kuma, went out of his way to ensure we saw the “real” Sri Lanka and interacted with the local people. Thank you Kuma! Sri Lanka needs tourists to return so if you are thinking of going do it now, Sri Lankan people will reward you with amazing hospitality and smiles!

  50. Himanshu nath:

    The perfect program to see the beautiful country, and you have the maximum privacy and our guide (Kusum) was very flexible and he made our tour memorable. Good hotel, Good food and nice vehicle.

  51. Allan wood:

    This tour has a very exciting blend of nature, culture, wildlife as well as a bit of adventure. The white water rafting was a very good experience. Good guide and good middle-class hotels with delicious food.

  52. Rabindra singh:

    Really enjoyed the trip. Our driver/guide Thushan was a passionate ambassador for Sri Lanka- he was interesting, informative, fun, patient and went out of his way to ensure it was a fascinating trip. The hikes up Sigiriya rock, and through the tea plantations were an absolute highlight. It is a country of amazing beauty and history, and the people were incredibly friendly and welcoming.

  53. Allan lord:

    The tour booked directly with the local company in Colombo and it was very affordable. If we booked the trip in our home country through a Belgium tour operator we surely would have paid 2 times more. very nice trip and very well organized.

  54. Lilian:

    A very good trip, very knowledgeable guide

  55. Isak Melanik:

    Our driver-guide (Sarath) was very good and he made our trip memorable.

  56. Edward:

    One of the best private trips that we ventured on recently. very interesting itinerary with history, culture, nature and wildlife. Sri Lanka is a beautiful country with a lot of green, friendly people and delicious cuisine. Very good guide and very good service. Highly recommendable trip.

  57. Belinda carlos:

    We had an amazing time. Loved cycling, walking, and sightseeing. Our tour guide, Kumara really went the extra mile with everything, even organising a surprise birthday party at a beach restaurant for my husband,- with cake, balloons and flower decorations!

  58. meenakshi:

    The tour is nice and well planned with good accommodation food and service

  59. Randell alias:

    The cocktail tour was carefully crafted to present a wonderful tour inclusive of culture, history, adventure, interaction, scenery, relaxation, food and people. Every piece had a purpose which fell all into place.

  60. Ronaldo agil:

    I feel you need a few more days to do this trip, because there is a lot to di and see withing 7 days.

  61. Meera Li:

    Sri Lanka cocktail tour is a great trip with a mixture of history, culture, relaxation, instagram worthy views and local experiences. I had such a great time and have made memories I will cherish forever.

  62. Gisela kraus:

    Very happy with the trip

  63. Abdul Khan:

    Very well organized trip with a very experienced friendly guide. Good hotel, interesting tour itinerary, good food.

  64. Samuel Myint:

    A brilliant trip with a wide range of activities that take you all around Sri Lanka from trekking through the tea plantations, climbing Lion Rock, a cooking demonstration at a local’s house, scenic hill country ride as well as relaxing on a beautiful beach. Our guide, Malan, was brilliant and without him we would not have had as an amazing a time as we did. Would definitely recommend this trip -it won’t dissapoint!

  65. Bhupan Oza:

    The trip is good but there should be more time in the beach resort for leisure.

  66. Brendon damian:

    Good tour itinerary

  67. Mahmood abbas:

    On the day we visited Sigiriya our driver/guide asked us to get up at 05.00 AM. We did not like it but did not have any other option.

  68. Zandra:

    wanted to have more free time on the trip, but did not work because we had to see a lot and travel a lot.

  69. Gerhard schroeder:

    Sri Lanka is a beautiful country with friendly people. Very good service and good hotels.

  70. Gerhard shrouder:

    Very good trip lot of travelling

  71. Rita kaufmann:

    Very nice tour guide and very well planned Sri Lanka tour

  72. Walter renate:

    We had to travel a lot with our 2 years kid and it was bit difficult for him and for us.

  73. Chowsky:

    Seerendipity is a very genuine local company. Despite our booking without making any payment, they had arranged everything perfectly. We paid them at the airport however, everything had been organized as per the trip plan.

  74. Kathryn lameh:

    The Best of SriLanka tour was nothing short of INCREDIBLE!! From our Tour Guide to the locations visited, experiences had, and everything in between; a magnificent way to see the country! 1week of immersing within the culture exceeded all expectations …ticking-off yet another Bucket List item with only wonderful memories!

  75. Waheed khan:

    Interesting 7 days trip

  76. Amiane grubel:

    We are on our first visit to this beautiful country, we are glad that we chose Sri Lanka for a trip.

  77. trudy Gonzales:

    Such a perfect way to experience the island of Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka is a wonderful country filled with wonderful people. Chandana was the most incredible guide who loves his country so much that he makes you love it too. It was so well organised, and Chandana and the whole staff ensured we had the best time and were taken care of every step and in every way.

  78. Waleed ajouse:

    An excellent introduction to a fascinating island: highly recommended.

  79. Sania Patrona:

    Sri Lanka is a very beautiful country with history, culture, nature, wildlife and beautiful beaches.

  80. Roberto gabreil:

    An excellent and enjoyable trip. The vehicle was fantastic, clean, modern and perfect air-conditioning, the hotels were all to a good standard, and the guide was a star. Sri Lanka is a lush tropical paradise, and well worth a visit. The people are all friendly, the food and drink is cheap, and the sun always shines. Plus it’s full of loads of old stuff. What more could you want?

  81. Ameer gupta:

    This trip is a great introduction to visiting the country for the first time. Friendly people, great food and stunning sights, from tea plantations to beach sunsets (no filter needed). Our driver/guide Thilan was fantastic. I just returned from Sri Lanka a couple of days ago, and would definitely return.

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