14 Day Treasures of Sri Lanka

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Monday Departure
Heritance Negombo Negombo
Habarana Village Habarana
OZO Kandy Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Nuwara Eliya
Cinnamon Wild Yala Tissamaharama
Marriott Resort Weligama Bay Weligama
Zmax Fairway Hotel Colombo
Thursday Departure
Heritance Negombo Negombo
Habarana Village Habarana
OZO Kandy Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Nuwara Eliya
Cinnamon Wild Yala Tissamaharama
Marriott Resort Weligama Bay Weligama
Zmax Fairway Hotel Colombo

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Is This Trip Right for You?

This is an active trip featuring some tours that include uneven, moderate to difficult terrain. Expect from two to three hours walking on some touring days. Safari activities will be conducted in small safari vehicles on roads that are often rough and bumpy, and wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed. This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking. This is a Small Group program. For more information, click here.

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Accommodation Details

  • Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

Package Includes

  • Small groups of maximum 22 travelers guaranteed
  • Round trip flights New York-Colombo, Colombo-New York
    Other departure cities available. Please click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 12 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Negombo
    • 2 nights Habarana
    • 2 nights Kandy
    • 1 night Nuwara Eliya
    • 2 nights Yala National Park
    • 2 nights Weligama Bay
    • 1 night Colombo
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • Train from Nuwara Eliya to Ella Gap
  • 22 meals: 12 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 8 dinners (including Welcome and Farewell dinners)
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Comprehensive, guided sightseeing and entrance fees per itinerary
  • Active itinerary with unique cultural features
  • National Park Fees  

Tour Highlights

  • Thanks to our small group size, we can get to the heart of our destination, visit places that other tours miss, and get to know the locals
  • Walk through the lively Negombo Fish Market where fishing boats arrive with their catch of the day
  • Travel to Minneriya National Park, one of the best places in Sri Lanka to view wild elephants
  • Glimpse into the daily life of the Hiriwadunna people who welcome you with a home hosted lunch
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Polonnaruwa, where Kings ruled Sri Lanka over 800 years ago
  • Tour the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress dating back over 1500 years, rising from the central plains
  • At the inspirational rock sanctuary of Dambulla, view golden temples, statues and wall paintings
  • Tour the gold-roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, one of Sri Lanka’s most sacred sites
  • In Kandy, dinner at the home of a local family with specially prepared Sri Lankan specialties
  • Travel to the town of Nuwara Eliya in the center of Sri Lanka’s magnificent tea country
  • Learn about the growing, harvesting and processing of “Ceylon” tea at a Tea Estate factory
  • A Jeep Safari at Yala National Park highlights Sri Lanka’s astonishing wildlife and stunning landscapes
  • Tour the colonial town of Galle, with its historic fort built in the 1500s by the Portuguese
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Madu River, passing dozens of islets forested with mangroves

†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

Is This Trip Right for You?

This is an active trip featuring some tours that include uneven, moderate to difficult terrain. Expect from two to three hours walking on some touring days. Safari activities will be conducted in small safari vehicles on roads that are often rough and bumpy, and wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed. This tour is not recommended for people who have difficulty walking. This is a Small Group program. For more information, click here.

Note: your itinerary will change depending upon the day of the week you depart. Click a day above to see what is included.

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Sri Lanka
Depart for Sri Lanka

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Colombo, Transfer to Negombo
Welcome to Sri Lanka, an enchanting island with a fascinating heritage known as the “jewel” of the Indian Ocean. Upon arrival at the airport in Colombo, meeting and transfer to the palm-fringed beach town of Negombo. The rest of the day is yours to acclimate to your new time zone and enjoy the relaxing setting and gentle sea breezes
Overnight: Negombo

DAY 3, Wednesday - Negombo City Tour, Beach Walk, Welcome Dinner
Begin the day with a city tour of delightful Negombo, once the most important source of cinnamon during the Dutch era. Visit the port, which was once a major trading port for the Portuguese and later for the Dutch after they took over during the middle of the 17th century. Due to the settlers’ cultural, religious and architectural influences, you will view many colonial style buildings and a large number of elaborate Roman Catholic churches and statues of saints, thus the reason why Negombo has been nicknamed “Little Rome”. Proceed to the ruins of a Dutch fort dating back to 1678. Nearby, on the green lawn of the Esplanade, perhaps watch children playing cricket – a big favorite in Sri Lanka! Afterwards, return to the hotel. In the afternoon, take a delightful walk together on the nearby beach. Stop to share coffee, tea and local snacks before returning to the hotel. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager on the memorable journey that lies ahead, followed by a festive Welcome Dinner. Try favorite dishes created from a delectable blend of Portuguese, Dutch, Malay and Indian influences accented by fragrant curries
Overnight: Negombo
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4, Thursday - Negombo Fish Market, Habarana, Minneriya National Park
The day starts early with a walk through the bustling Negombo Fish Market, where fishing boats arrive with their catch of the day. Watch the lively fish auctions on the beach before returning to the hotel for breakfast. After, travel to Hanarana and check into your hotel. In the afternoon, a great experience lies ahead on your travels through Minneriya National Park, one of the best places in the entire country to view wild elephants, often present in huge numbers. Dominated by the ancient Minneriya tank, a reservoir created by the Anuradhapura Kingdom, the park is abundant in lush tropical forest and wetlands that provide shelter for sambar deer, buffalo, and crocodiles. Drive along scenic roads back to your hotel in Habarana. Time to freshen up at the hotel before a lovely dinner together
Overnight: Habarana
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Friday - Hiriwadunna Village, Home Hosted Lunch, Ancient Polonnaruwa
Discover what life is like in an authentic Sri Lankan Village! Arrive in Hiriwadunna, a tiny settlement of less than 2,500 people where they grow all of their own food, raise cattle and barter their daily needs. Walk along paths where medicinal wild ginger grows, and laundry is strung between trees. See hundreds of colorful butterflies fluttering and hovering along the low shrubs. Life is simple here away from the stress of a bustling metropolitan city. Enjoy this tiny glimpse into the everyday life of the Hiriwadunna people. End the tour with a visit to a local house where you are warmly greeted by the family to join them for a typical Sri Lankan lunch with rice & curry. Afternoon drive to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Polonnaruwa, where kings ruled the central plains of Sri Lanka over 800 years ago. The glories of that age can be found in the archaeological park, with hundreds of massive ancient structures. Return to the hotel for dinner
Overnight: Habarana
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Saturday - Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Temples of Dambulla, Cooking Demo, Kandy
A fascinating day awaits you in the cultural center of Sigiriya, where thriving ancient cities once existed. At the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, dating back 1500 years, delight in exhilarating views over the surrounding area of covered moats, lily-ponds nestled in water gardens and quiet shrines. Rising from the central plains, this iconic rocky outcrop is surely Sri Lanka's most dramatic sight! Near vertical walls soar to a flat topped summit that contains the ruins of an ancient civilization, thought to be once the epicenter of the short lived kingdom of Kassapa. Continue to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Dambulla to view the golden temples, statues, grottoes and huge wall paintings in this extraordinary rock sanctuary, inspiration for Buddhist pilgrims. Then, a change of pace as you walk leisurely through the stalls of the food market to buy fresh vegetables for the chef-led cooking demonstration. You’ll learn some of the secrets of typical and unique Sri Lankan cooking methods using coconut milk, curry and spices, followed by a delicious lunch of regional favorites at a local restaurant. Next, drive east along roads lined with fragrant spice plantations. Stop to visit Euphoria spice garden which displays most of the spices Sri Lanka is famous for and then proceed to Kandy, the last capital of Sri Lankan kings. Tonight is at leisure in Kandy
Overnight: Kandy
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7, Sunday - Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Market, Home Hosted Dinner
Morning visit to the gold-roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Considered one of Sri Lanka’s most sacred sites. This Buddhist temple is believed to house a tooth of Buddha. Explore the temple housed in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy visited by both locals and tourists bearing flowers and incense throughout the day in this genuine place of worship. Afterward, visit a family-owned gem lapidary where you learn about the different types of gemstones and how they are mined. In the afternoon, time to stroll through the Kandy Market where every lane reveals colorful treasures. This is the perfect place to shop for beautiful handmade Batik Sarongs and Sarees. See local artists creating their craft and bargain to your heart’s content! Tonight, you’re invited to the home of a local family for a specially prepared dinner of local favorites. Learn more about life in this lovely city as you’re welcomed with typical warm Sri Lankan hospitality
Overnight: Kandy
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Monday - The Tea Experience in Nuwara Eliya
Today, travel to Nuwara Eliya via Ramboda. Learn about the growing and harvesting of tea as you walk through the terraced fields to a Tea Estate & factory to observe the processing of the leaves, how they are graded and packed along with a sampling of many different varieties of “Ceylon” teas. Afterward, proceed to Nuwara Eliya, nestled in the center of Sri Lanka’s tea country, surrounded by breathtaking views of bright green rolling hills, meadows, mountains and rushing waterfalls. This hill town was a popular 19th century resort and escape for the hard-working English and Scottish pioneers of Sri Lanka’s tea industry. Free time at the hotel before a late afternoon walk through the charming center of the city with its old brick Post Office and country houses that evoke nostalgia of Colonial British Ceylon. A “tuk tuk” ride takes you to the Old Church with its pretty rose garden. After a visit to the church, return to the hotel. Tonight, is at leisure to explore the restaurants in Nuwara Eliya on your own
Overnight: Nuwara Eliya
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Tuesday - Ella, Yala National Park
This morning, travel through mountains and valleys covered with velvet green tea plantations to the hill town of Ella*. Leaving the tea plantations behind, disembark at the Ella Gap, and stop for photos at stunning Ravana Falls, the widest waterfall in the country. The day ends at magnificent Yala National Park, a nature reserve with a national park that encompasses a vast wilderness of grassy plains, scrub jungle, lakes, and wetlands with the highest density of leopard in Asia. Dinner together at the lodge in Yala National Park
*Some departures will travel to Ella by train while others will take a scenic road by coach
Overnight: Yala National Park
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Wednesday - Jeep Safari in Yala National Park
Linger this morning and savor your leisure time in this wildlife paradise. Get ready for the sights and sounds of the afternoon Jeep Safari -- you’ll experience the best of the country’s natural wildlife and natural landscape. Set out in a 4x4 with an expert guide, that will share facts about the wildlife. Spot colorful storks perched at the shores of the lagoon near dozing crocodiles. If you’re lucky, gaze at distinct Sri Lankan leopards, which can be seen throughout the park. See crocodiles by the water and spot a variety of bird life at many of the water holes. Catch sight of raptors, including crested serpent eagles and white-bellied sea eagles. Around the lagoons, perhaps see flamingos, pelicans, spoonbills, rare black-necked storks, grey herons, and darters. An astonishing day! At tonight’s dinner at the lodge, compare stories of today’s adventure
Overnight: Yala National Park
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Thursday - Coastal Road to Weligama Bay
A gorgeous drive along the winding coastal road takes you to fabled Weligama Bay, whose name means, "sandy village," after its soft pristine sand, rolling surf and endless sunshine. Weligama is a place rich in history and beauty with calm blue mangrove-fringed lagoons – a paradise! The day is yours to enjoy diving, snorkeling, surfing and sunbathing next to the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Enjoy dinner at the hotel
Overnight: Weligama Bay
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 12, Friday - Galle Tour, Meditation with Buddhist Monks
Morning drive to the pretty colonial town of Galle, the “jewel of the south”, bursting with exotic scents of spices and sea air. En route, see the famous stilted fishermen that perch on handmade structures of wood and twine to catch their fish. Arrive at the historic Galle fort, built in the 1500s by the Portuguese and extensively restored after the 2004 tsunami. Admire the sights in town including St. Mary’s Cathedral, the picturesque natural harbor and the Galle International Stadium. Afternoon visit to a nearby temple, where you learn the art of silent meditation from a Buddhist Monk. Evening is at leisure to enjoy all of the delights of this lovely town
Overnight: Weligama Bay
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13, Saturday - Madu River Safari, Cricket Club, Colombo
Embark on a scenic cruise this morning along the Madu River, passing dozens of islets forested with mangroves. View the 200 year old Kothduwa Buddhist Temple, watch locals cultivating cinnamon on Cinnamon Island and see traditional fishing techniques as small boats glide by. More than 46 species of birds reside in this area, including many aquatic varieties along with huge water lilies and colorful butterflies. The cruise ends at the Turtle Hatchery, where you learn about the rescue and protection of turtle eggs. On to the capital city of Colombo on your last day in Sri Lanka. A late afternoon visit to a cricket club where you may get a glimpse of a cricket match or a practice session. At tonight's Farewell Dinner, share wonderful memories with your newfound friends
Overnight: Colombo
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 14, Sunday - Depart Sri Lanka
Transfer to the airport in Colombo for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Sri Lanka
Depart for Sri Lanka

DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Colombo, Transfer to Negombo
Welcome to Sri Lanka, an enchanting island with a fascinating heritage known as the “jewel” of the Indian Ocean. Upon arrival at the airport in Colombo, meeting and transfer to the palm-fringed beach town of Negombo. The rest of the day is yours to acclimate to your new time zone and enjoy the relaxing setting and gentle sea breezes
Overnight: Negombo

DAY 3, Saturday - Negombo City Tour, Beach Walk, Welcome Dinner
Begin the day with a city tour of delightful Negombo, once the most important source of cinnamon during the Dutch era. Visit the port, which was once a major trading port for the Portuguese and later for the Dutch after they took over during the middle of the 17th century. Due to the settlers’ cultural, religious and architectural influences, you will view many colonial style buildings and a large number of elaborate Roman Catholic churches and statues of saints, thus the reason why Negombo has been nicknamed “Little Rome”. Proceed to the ruins of a Dutch fort dating back to 1678. Nearby, on the green lawn of the Esplanade, perhaps watch children playing cricket – a big favorite in Sri Lanka! Afterwards, return to the hotel. In the afternoon, take a delightful walk together on the nearby beach. Stop to share coffee, tea and local snacks before returning to the hotel. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager on the memorable journey that lies ahead, followed by a festive Welcome Dinner. Try favorite dishes created from a delectable blend of Portuguese, Dutch, Malay and Indian influences accented by fragrant curries
Overnight: Negombo
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4, Sunday - Negombo Fish Market, Habarana, Minneriya National Park
The day starts early with a walk through the bustling Negombo Fish Market, where fishing boats arrive with their catch of the day. Watch the lively fish auctions on the beach before returning to the hotel for breakfast. After, travel to Hanarana and check into your hotel. In the afternoon, a great experience lies ahead on your travels through Minneriya National Park, one of the best places in the entire country to view wild elephants, often present in huge numbers. Dominated by the ancient Minneriya tank, a reservoir created by the Anuradhapura Kingdom, the park is abundant in lush tropical forest and wetlands that provide shelter for sambar deer, buffalo, and crocodiles. Drive along scenic roads back to your hotel in Habarana. Time to freshen up at the hotel before a lovely dinner together
Overnight: Habarana
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Monday - Hiriwadunna Village, Home Hosted Lunch, Ancient Polonnaruwa
Discover what life is like in an authentic Sri Lankan Village! Arrive in Hiriwadunna, a tiny settlement of less than 2,500 people where they grow all of their own food, raise cattle and barter their daily needs. Walk along paths where medicinal wild ginger grows, and laundry is strung between trees. See hundreds of colorful butterflies fluttering and hovering along the low shrubs. Life is simple here away from the stress of a bustling metropolitan city. Enjoy this tiny glimpse into the everyday life of the Hiriwadunna people. End the tour with a visit to a local house where you are warmly greeted by the family to join them for a typical Sri Lankan lunch with rice & curry. Afternoon drive to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Polonnaruwa, where kings ruled the central plains of Sri Lanka over 800 years ago. The glories of that age can be found in the archaeological park, with hundreds of massive ancient structures. Return to the hotel for dinner
Overnight: Habarana
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6, Tuesday - Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Temples of Dambulla, Cooking Demo, Kandy
A fascinating day awaits you in the cultural center of Sigiriya, where thriving ancient cities once existed. At the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, dating back 1500 years, delight in exhilarating views over the surrounding area of covered moats, lily-ponds nestled in water gardens and quiet shrines. Rising from the central plains, this iconic rocky outcrop is surely Sri Lanka's most dramatic sight! Near vertical walls soar to a flat topped summit that contains the ruins of an ancient civilization, thought to be once the epicenter of the short lived kingdom of Kassapa. Continue to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Dambulla to view the golden temples, statues, grottoes and huge wall paintings in this extraordinary rock sanctuary, inspiration for Buddhist pilgrims. Then, a change of pace as you walk leisurely through the stalls of the food market to buy fresh vegetables for the chef-led cooking demonstration. You’ll learn some of the secrets of typical and unique Sri Lankan cooking methods using coconut milk, curry and spices, followed by a delicious lunch of regional favorites at a local restaurant. Next, drive east along roads lined with fragrant spice plantations. Stop to visit Euphoria spice garden which displays most of the spices Sri Lanka is famous for and then proceed to Kandy, the last capital of Sri Lankan kings. Tonight is at leisure in Kandy
Overnight: Kandy
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7, Wednesday - Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Market, Home Hosted Dinner
Morning visit to the gold-roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Considered one of Sri Lanka’s most sacred sites. This Buddhist temple is believed to house a tooth of Buddha. Explore the temple housed in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy visited by both locals and tourists bearing flowers and incense throughout the day in this genuine place of worship. Afterward, visit a family-owned gem lapidary where you learn about the different types of gemstones and how they are mined. In the afternoon, time to stroll through the Kandy Market where every lane reveals colorful treasures. This is the perfect place to shop for beautiful handmade Batik Sarongs and Sarees. See local artists creating their craft and bargain to your heart’s content! Tonight, you’re invited to the home of a local family for a specially prepared dinner of local favorites. Learn more about life in this lovely city as you’re welcomed with typical warm Sri Lankan hospitality
Overnight: Kandy
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Thursday - The Tea Experience in Nuwara Eliya
Today, travel to Nuwara Eliya via Ramboda. Learn about the growing and harvesting of tea as you walk through the terraced fields to a Tea Estate & factory to observe the processing of the leaves, how they are graded and packed along with a sampling of many different varieties of “Ceylon” teas. Afterward, proceed to Nuwara Eliya, nestled in the center of Sri Lanka’s tea country, surrounded by breathtaking views of bright green rolling hills, meadows, mountains and rushing waterfalls. This hill town was a popular 19th century resort and escape for the hard-working English and Scottish pioneers of Sri Lanka’s tea industry. Free time at the hotel before a late afternoon walk through the charming center of the city with its old brick Post Office and country houses that evoke nostalgia of Colonial British Ceylon. A “tuk tuk” ride takes you to the Old Church with its pretty rose garden. After a visit to the church, return to the hotel. Tonight, is at leisure to explore the restaurants in Nuwara Eliya on your own
Overnight: Nuwara Eliya
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Friday - Ella, Yala National Park
This morning, travel through mountains and valleys covered with velvet green tea plantations to the hill town of Ella*. Leaving the tea plantations behind, disembark at the Ella Gap, and stop for photos at stunning Ravana Falls, the widest waterfall in the country. The day ends at magnificent Yala National Park, a nature reserve with a national park that encompasses a vast wilderness of grassy plains, scrub jungle, lakes, and wetlands with the highest density of leopard in Asia. Dinner together at the lodge in Yala National Park
*Some departures will travel to Ella by train while others will take a scenic road by coach
Overnight: Yala National Park
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Saturday - Jeep Safari in Yala National Park
Linger this morning and savor your leisure time in this wildlife paradise. Get ready for the sights and sounds of the afternoon Jeep Safari -- you’ll experience the best of the country’s natural wildlife and natural landscape. Set out in a 4x4 with an expert guide, that will share facts about the wildlife. Spot colorful storks perched at the shores of the lagoon near dozing crocodiles. If you’re lucky, gaze at distinct Sri Lankan leopards, which can be seen throughout the park. See crocodiles by the water and spot a variety of bird life at many of the water holes. Catch sight of raptors, including crested serpent eagles and white-bellied sea eagles. Around the lagoons, perhaps see flamingos, pelicans, spoonbills, rare black-necked storks, grey herons, and darters. An astonishing day! At tonight’s dinner at the lodge, compare stories of today’s adventure
Overnight: Yala National Park
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Sunday - Coastal Road to Weligama Bay
A gorgeous drive along the winding coastal road takes you to fabled Weligama Bay, whose name means, "sandy village," after its soft pristine sand, rolling surf and endless sunshine. Weligama is a place rich in history and beauty with calm blue mangrove-fringed lagoons – a paradise! The day is yours to enjoy diving, snorkeling, surfing and sunbathing next to the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. Enjoy dinner at the hotel
Overnight: Weligama Bay
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 12, Monday - Galle Tour, Meditation with Buddhist Monks
Morning drive to the pretty colonial town of Galle, the “jewel of the south”, bursting with exotic scents of spices and sea air. En route, see the famous stilted fishermen that perch on handmade structures of wood and twine to catch their fish. Arrive at the historic Galle fort, built in the 1500s by the Portuguese and extensively restored after the 2004 tsunami. Admire the sights in town including St. Mary’s Cathedral, the picturesque natural harbor and the Galle International Stadium. Afternoon visit to a nearby temple, where you learn the art of silent meditation from a Buddhist Monk. Evening is at leisure to enjoy all of the delights of this lovely town
Overnight: Weligama Bay
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13, Tuesday - Madu River Safari, Cricket Club, Colombo
Embark on a scenic cruise this morning along the Madu River, passing dozens of islets forested with mangroves. View the 200 year old Kothduwa Buddhist Temple, watch locals cultivating cinnamon on Cinnamon Island and see traditional fishing techniques as small boats glide by. More than 46 species of birds reside in this area, including many aquatic varieties along with huge water lilies and colorful butterflies. The cruise ends at the Turtle Hatchery, where you learn about the rescue and protection of turtle eggs. On to the capital city of Colombo on your last day in Sri Lanka. A late afternoon visit to a cricket club where you may get a glimpse of a cricket match or a practice session. At tonight's Farewell Dinner, share wonderful memories with your newfound friends
Overnight: Colombo
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 14, Wednesday - Depart Sri Lanka
Transfer to the airport in Colombo for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Treasures of Sri Lanka, November 2018
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It was a fantastic trip. Heshan our guide was knowledgeable and nice. Fantastic food and wonderful country.

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The trip was wonderful. Our two tour managers put their hearts in it and made our trip a life time experience ....The tour guide in Nepal was very thoughtful to prepare the masks for us when walking through the dusty city ...

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Incredible India & Nepal, April 2018
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The trip was amazing! What a wonderful and unique experience. We were awash in an explosion of cultural sights, sounds, emotions, and immersions...What made the trip especially memorable was all the people to people interaction. From riding on a rickshaw through the streets of Delhi, to visiting a local village in Nepal, to having dinner with a Tibetan refugee family, to interacting with children at a local school in Chitawan. That's what's so great about discovery tours: small groups and lots of interaction with people!

Mike G. Lansdale, PA
Treasures of Sri Lanka, March 2018
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We had a wonderful trip to Sri Lanka, everything went smoothly. Stayed in superb hotels, food was really good, and really appreciated the food and beverage package. Nipuna the tour manager along with Ravi the bus driver were first class. Would like to have stayed in Nuwara Eilya an extra day. Gate 1 Travel is the best.....our second trip with you and hopefully not the last.

Susan Y. Maleny, QLD, AU
Spiritual Southern India, February 2018
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We had a great time on your trip into India and will be looking for more of your interesting trips in the future. Thanks again to your Guide, Driver and his assistant for making it a very memorable trip for us.

Vicki P. Emu Plains, NSW, AU
Spiritual Southern India, February 2018
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Our trip was a great success. Our guide Jay was very good, very passionate and knowledgeable about the subjects and good fun too. The hotels were all good and I enjoyed the restaurants we were taken to...I greatly enjoyed seeing the traditional dancers, seeing how bronzes are made, the silk weavers and much more...I would certainly not hesitate to travel with Gate 1 again.

Christina C. Calico Creek, QLD, AU
Spiritual Southern India, January 2018
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The India vacation was excellent. My wife and I had a wonderful time and it was all due to the professionalism of the tour guide Seerdar and his staff. He was very knowledgeable, looks out for the safety of his group. It was amazing how the driver could maneuver his large bus through those narrow streets. Thank you and your team for making our vacation worthwhile. Kudos to Gate1!!!!

Lakeram A. Queens Vlg, NY
Treasures of Sri Lanka, February 2018
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This was one of the best trips ever with gate1. Denver was a super guide with lots of knowledge and little extras that made it special. Fabulous animal sightings and great excursions.

Joan S. Nobleboro, ME
Spiritual Southern India, January 2018
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It is the most wonderful trip we had. Our guide jairaj is the best. The itinerary is very good. What a surprise to find south India so interesting. The resort hotels were awesome. My friends all ask why south India? What is there to see? Now after all our photos and stories, they are lining up to come and experience. I would be interested in other parts of India is it is proven as good.

Lily C. Vancouver, BC, CA
Spiritual Southern India , January 2018
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Awesome. My trip was awesome. And it was a spiritual journey. India is the most fascinating country on Earth. For the first time in my life I was not ready to go home. This was my third visit to India with Gate1 and I am already thinking about a fourth. Our guide, Sridar was amazing. His patience and diplomacy with our group is worthy of a raise! I can't thank you enough for the opportunity to be a part of this wonderful adventure.

Stephen R. Akron, OH