Sri Lanka & the Maldives

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10 Nights
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From "back in time" to "island time"

Explore ancient temples and vibrant cities in Sri Lanka, then soak up some sun in the tropical Maldives! This once-in-a-lifetime 10-night adventure features guided tours, included transportation, and visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites! On this trip, you'll explore an elephant orphanage, breathe in the aromas of a local spice garden, tour a tea factory, peruse traditional markets, and more. After some thrilling exploration, enjoy a few days of R&R in the Maldives, known for pristine beaches and colorful coral reefs!

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare into Colombo (CMB), out of Male (MLE)
  • All airport and inter-city transfers
  • 1 night in Colombo at the Ramada Colombo, or similar
  • Visit to an Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala (en-route to Sigiriya)
  • 2 nights in Sigiriya at the Habarana Village by Cinnamon, or similar
  • Sightseeing tour to the UNESCO Lions Rock of Sigiriya & Cave Temple in Dambulla
  • Visit to a spice garden near Matale (en-route to Kandy)
  • Visit to the Temple of Tooth
  • Kandyan Cultural Show at the Kandyan Arts & Cultural Centre
  • 1 night in Kandy at the Cinnamon Citadel, or similar
  • Sightseeing tour to the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya
  • Visit to a tea factory in Ramboda Falls (en-route to Nuwara Eliya)
  • 1 night in Nuwara Eliya at Jetwing St. Andrews, or similar
  • 2 nights in Beruwala at the Cinnamon Bey, or similar
  • Visit to the UNESCO Dutch Fort & Turtle Hatchery
  • One-way economy class flight from Colombo (CMB) to Male (MLE)
  • 3 nights in Maldives at the Adaaran Hudhuranfushi Resort (Garden Villa) on an all-inclusive basis
    • Upgrade to Beach Villa or Ocean Villa available upon booking
  • Breakfast daily

Great Ways to Explore
  • Interact with adorable elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage!

  • Discover the magic of Dambulla Cave Temple and other UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka.
  • Sip tropical cocktails on the beach in The Maldives.

  • Visit a local bazaar, as well as a tea factory and spice garden in Sri Lanka!

  • Gaze out at banana plantations, coconut palms, and paddy fields as you enjoy scenic drives between destinations.

Package Overview

Ready, set, adventure! Grab your camera, pack a bag, and embark on this 10-night journey through Sri Lanka and the Maldives. This incredible vacation boasts perfect balances of guided tours, free time, city exploration, and beach relaxation. Kick off in Colombo, Sri Lanka's bustling capital city. With a long history in ancient east-west trade, this port city boasts a unique blend of Portuguese, Dutch, and British influences. Today, this shop and restaurant-filled area is known as a commercial hub!

After a night in the city, you'll switch gears to soak up some village vibes. On your way to the ancient stone city of Sigiriya, make a visit to an elephant orphanage! Interact with Sri Lanka's cutest (and biggest) residents as they eat and bathe in the river. Upon arrival in Sigiriya, you'll explore the UNESCO Lions Rock of Sigiriya and the Cave Temple of Dambulla. 

As you journey from Sigiriya to the picturesque town of Kandy, you'll stop at a local spice and herb garden. Breathe in aromatic scents and consider snagging some flavorful souvenirs! Surrounded by mountains, rainforests, and tea plantations, the city of Kandy is nestled on the scenic Bogambara Lake. During your stay, you'll visit sacred Buddhist sites, such as the Temple of Tooth, and you'll also feast your eyes on cultural spectacles, such as a dance and drum show! 

After that, venture to Peradeniya, where you'll explore the Royal Botanical Gardens, filled with a vibrant mix of native, tropical, and exotic plants. Next, move on to Ramboda Falls, where you'll visit a local tea factory, and of course, sip a cup yourself! From there, enjoy stays in Nuwara Eliya and the beach paradise of Beruwala.

Last but certainly not least, hop a flight headed for paradise - the Maldives! Famous for its pristine beaches, turquoise waters, and serenity, this coral island archipelago is an oasis of peaceful relaxation and picture-perfect scenery. Lounge on warm white sand, stroll past swaying coconut palms, and watch unbelievable sunsets as you sip tropical cocktails and indulge in fresh seafood.

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