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Sri Lankan Wonderment Tour

  Sri Lankan Wonderment Tour 
   Natural Wonders and Timeless Pasts

14 Day Tour


AUD5,700 p.p.

Single Supplement POA

October Tour commences on Saturday 19th October, 2024
November Tour commences on Saturday 9th November 2024

         Includes Return Airfare for Australians departing most Australian             State Capital Cities. Single Supplements priced with consideration.

         Non-Australians priced upon application - generous considerations

  • Fully Guided & Escorted by Australian Tour Leader accompanied by very knowledgeable and government licensed Sri Lankan Guide 

  •  Private Bus Transport accompanied by Porter for whole tour.

  • The iconic "Ella Odyssey" Iconic Train Journey

  • All Breakfasts, Dinners and most Lunches

  • Entry to over 40 Sites of Historical, Cultural, Natural, Spiritual and Scenic Interest. 

  • 4 & 5 Star Accommodation - with Luxury Suprises !

  • Small Group Tour restricted to 15 tour participants

Embarking on Flynn’s Tours 14 day Sri Lankan Wonderment Tour would be an immersive treat, as you explore the island's diverse range of destinations up-close. From ancient jungle clad temples to bustling cities, stunning wildlife reserves and colourful displays of cultural practice there's something for everyone. The vibrancy of this island will astound you !

Overall, a traveller undertaking this Flynn's Tour of Sri Lanka would experience a unique blend of culture, history, spirituality and natural beauty that is sure to leave a lasting impression. Participants form great friendships on Flynn's Group Tours.

  • Colombo City Immersion

  • Negambo Fish Market

  • Churches of Negambo

  • Ancient Anuradhapura

  • Ritigala monastic ruins

  • Hiriwadunna village tour

  • Dambulla cave temple

  • Heritance Kandalama Hotel

  • Kandalama Birdwatching

  • Polonnaruwa Medieval City

  • Minneriya N.P. Jeep Safari

  • Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress

  • The Sigiriya Frescoes 

  • Matale Spice Gardens 

  • Kandy Cultural Dance Show

  • Sacred Tooth Relic Temple

  • Udawattakele Forest Walk

  • A Kandy Gem Museum

  • Peradeniya Botanic Garden

  • Bahirawakanda Temple

  • The Last King’s Lake Walk

  • “Ella Odyssey” Train Ride

  • Working Tea Plantation Visit

  • Nuwara Eliya's "Old town" Walk

  • The Majestic Grand Hotel   

  • ​ Ella’s iconic Nine Arch Bridge

  • Ravana Falls & Ramboda Pass

  • Little Adam's Peak & Ella Rock

  • The panoramic Akway Resort

  • Horton Plains National Park

  • Yala National Park Jeep Safari

  • Birds of Bundala National Park

  • Galle city tour with an historian

  • National Maritime Museum.

  • Historic Dutch Reform Church

  • Ambalangoda Mask Museum

  • Ritipanna Stilt Fishermen

  • Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple & the Red Mosque

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Day By Day Presentation:

Day 1 & 2 :  Colombo - Sri Lanka's Capital City

Arrive at Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike International Airport where a Flynn’s Tours representative will welcome you and accompany you to the hotel. Australians & New Zealanders may well have arrived very late in the evening on day one and need a slow paced day two to allow the body clock to adjust. Earlier arrivals on Day One can following check-in at the hotel, thereafter enjoy some sightseeing around Colombo, Sri Lanka’s modern day capital city with it’s interesting blend of varying influences. It has been a cosmopolitan city for more than 600 years. Its importance as a trading port increased after the arrival of the Portuguese to the island in the early 16th Century. It continued to grow under the Dutch and British, and today shows the marked influence of all those cultures - Islamic mosques, the Catholic, Dutch Reformed and Anglican churches.

Overnight stay in 4 Star Hotel.

Day 2: Sunday : Exploring Colombo

Today we take a bus tour, with an 8.30 am start, of the city limits of Colombo and the Administrative Capital including the old Colombo area. Old Town Hall, market, beautiful Red Mosque and the busy streets of Pettah. Colombo Lighthouse, the Prison Cell of the last Sri Lankan King, Lighthouse with Clock Tower designed by Lady Ward (built before the Big Ben in London), President’s House, the Port City, South Expansion of the Colombo Harbour, York Street with remnants of British Colonial Architecture, Fort Railway Station, central bus terminal, Floating Market, Slave Island area and Lotus Tower. The famous Hindu Kovil with the uniquely carved ‘gopuram’, the scenic Beira Lake in the heart of the city, Public Library, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo Town Hall, BMICH, replica of Aukana Buddha Statue, Diyatha Uyana the picturesque market and landscaped gardens on the banks of the Diyawanna Oya and the Parliament Complex.  Late arrival participants from the night before who wish to have a sleepin can visit some of these key sites during a tour commencing later in the morning following a scrumptious Brunch. Choose from the Cafe Kumbuk, a rustic cafe with a focus on sustainability and local ingredients or maybe the t-Lounge by Dilmah - a tea-focused cafe with a serene ambiance and a wide variety of tea-infused brunch options, from tea-infused eggs to tea smoothies. A dusk/evening Tour of the above highlights is also an option commencing at 4.30 pm following a lazy day enjoying the Hotel facilities which includes a resort sized swimming pool.

The night owls can enjoy some leisure time further exploring the city or indulge in some high-end shopping at places like Majestic City, Liberty Plaza, and Odel.

Overnight stay in 4 Star Hotel.

Day 3 : Colombo - Negambo - Ancient Anuradhapura

After breakfast at the hotel we leave by private bus for Anuradapura. Along the way we pop into the Negambo Fish Market and will observe fishermen bringing in the daily catch, fresh, and the buyers bargaining over the fresh seafood on offer. With boats pulling on to the shores, the fish unloaded into the shops, merchants from across the country visiting the fish market. Driving through Negambo we can expect to see a range of churches with different architectural styles, including the Dutch-influenced St. Mary's Church, the neo-Gothic St. Sebastian's Church, and the Baroque-style Ave Maria Church. Other notable churches include the historic St. Stephen's Church and the elegant St. Anne's Church. These churches not only serve as places of worship but also as important cultural and historical landmarks, showcasing the city's rich colonial past. We drive onto Anuradhapura – the first capital of Sri Lanka. The ruins of Anuradhapura are one of South Asia’s most evocative sights. The sprawling complex contains a rich collection of archaeological and architectural wonders: enormous dagobas brick stupas, ancient pools and crumbling temples, built during Anuradhapura’s thousand years of rule over Sri Lanka. Today, several of the sites remain in use as holy places and temples. A few famous visits include the Ruwanveli Maha Seya, Sri Maha Bodhi tree, Abhayagiriya, Isurumuniya.

Overnight stay in 4 Star Hotel in Anuradhapura

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Day 4 : Anuradhapura - Dambulla

Early risers get a second opportunity to further check out ancient and intriguing first capital of Sri Lanka. We enjoy breakfast at the hotel and thereafter leave for Dambulla, popping into the jungle clad ruins at Ritigala Strict Nature Reserve along the way. It's occupation as a monastery dates to 4th Century BCE. Visiting Hirivadunna, a beautiful rural village in the heart of Habarana town, we experience the laid-back country life unlike the hustle and bustle of urban life.  Enjoy the cool breeze and take in the spectacular views and sweep the lined mud roads while driving through the lush countryside. Colorful catamarans are lined up on the banks of the man-made lake surrounded by jungle, there is a bird and butterfly activity centre and you can see some villagers fishing in canoes or washing clothes on the banks. Interact with the villagers and indulge in a home-cooked lunch with their own home-grown produce. We continue to Dambulla known for its Cave Temple, the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. Featuring impressive mural paintings and 157 statues, including a massive Buddha monument, it's a sacred pilgrimage site and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The history of the place dates back to the first century BCE, when King Valagambahu took refuge here. The temple site provides a beautiful view over the countryside.  We arrive at the Heritance Kandalama Hotel with time to explore this architectural wonder and enjoy a dip in the infinity pool.  Shaped like a bird with its wings drawn out and carved into the side of a mountain overlooking the eighth wonder of the world (Sigiriya), this hotel offers guests something really special. Birdwatchers can take a late afternoon boat ride on Lake Kandalama to maximise their observation opportunities.

Overnight Stay: For the next two evenings we stay at the Heritance Kandalama Hotel. Designed by renowned architect, Geoffrey Bawa, the luxurious eco-friendly resort is nestled amidst a lush forest, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape and wildlife.

Day 5 : World Heritage Sites & Wildlife Galore

Enjoy a chilled morning around the Heritance Kandalama Hotel before leaving for the ancient Polonnaruwa Quadrangle complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A walking tour of the complex reveals the impressive ruins of an ancient city and one time capital. The highlights include the Vatadage, a circular relic house with intricate carvings, the Thuparama, a shrine with a reclining Buddha statue, the Gal Potha, an enormous stone slab with ancient inscriptions, and the massive Buddha statues of the Lankatilaka and the Rankoth Vehera stupas.

Be entralled on an afternoon safari at the Minneriya National Park. Minneriya National Park, a vast preserve of forest and grasslands. The park is home to elephants, leopards, sambar deer, and langur monkeys. At its heart is the extraordinary Minneriya Tank reservoir. Created by the Anuradhapura civilization over 1800 years ago, the reservoir is an important source of irrigation for the surrounding areas and provides a stunning backdrop for wildlife watching. 

Overnight Stay: Heritance Kandalama Hotel, Lake Kandalama

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Day 6 : Dambulla – Sigiriya – Kandy

Leave in the private bus for the climb up one of the most interesting sites in Sri Lanka – the Sigiriya Rock fortress. The rocky monolith rises high out of the lush jungle and is home to the remains of an ancient fortress built in the late 5th century CE. The name translates to “Lion Rock,” a reference to the way visitors traditionally began their final ascent to the top of the monument, passing through the open jaws and throat of a lion. Today, the only remains of this lion figure today are the gigantic paws sculpted into the side of the rock. Later, travel to Matale to visit a spice garden. We continue to Kandy where we check into the hotel to freshen up before viewing a stunning cultural show. Kandyan dancing, believed to have been performed by Indian shamans who settled in Sri Lanka centuries ago, is a celebration of the island's rich cultural heritage. With roots in the ancient ritual of Kohomba Kapkariya, the dance features dynamic footwork, bird and animal-inspired movements, colorful costumes, masks, and thrilling fire acts. Some performers even showcase acrobatics and plate-spinning stunts for added excitement.Kandy is strategically situated between three mountain ranges, and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), another UNESCO World Heritage Site. The impressive temple complex, dating back to the 16th century, is made up of numerous buildings decorated with paintings and carvings depicting Buddha. The museum inside the temple complex is also worth a visit. It has a collection of artifacts and exhibits that showcase the rich history and culture of Sri Lanka.

Overnight Stay: A deluxe hotel OR a premium hotel in Kandy

Day 7 : Ramble around Kandy

Early birds in the group can enjoy a pre-breakfast stroll through the Udawattakele Forest Reserve, home to a variety of flora and fauna and where you can view various species of birds, monkeys, and other animals. For the energetic, a climb up to the Bahirawakanda Temple offers panoramic views of the city. The highlight of the temple is a giant statue of the Buddha, which is visible from many parts of Kandy. Located in the heart of Kandy, Kandy Lake is a man-made lake built by the last king of Kandy in the early 1800s. It's a popular spot for a leisurely walk or a boat ride, and it offers great views of the city and the surrounding hills. Following an physically active morning you might enjoy a hearty lunch near the botanical gardens at the Dinerjoint ,which offers a taste of traditional Sri Lankan cuisine with spicy flavors and aromatic herbs.Located in Peradeniya, just outside of Kandy, the Royal Botanic Gardens, occupying 59 hectares (146 acres), is one of the largest botanical gardens in Asia. The garden is home to over 4,000 species of plants, including a variety of orchids, palm trees, and medicinal plants. It's a great place to relax, enjoy nature, and learn about Sri Lanka's flora. Kandy has a range of Gem Museums showcasing the country's rich gemstone heritage, including the Ceylon Gem Museum, Gem Museum & Lapidary, and Kandy Gem Museum where you can buy beautifully crafted jewellery or simply learn from the informative displays. 

Overnight Stay: A 4 or 5 Star hotel in Kandy

Day 8 : Rail Journey into a World of Tea

This morning we depart from Kandy Railway station on the train ride to Nanu Oya. Regarded as one of the world's most gorgeous rail journeys, the 4-hour train ride from Kandy to Nanu Oya passes through lush tea estates, and unending mountain views. It's one of the best travel experiences in Sri Lanka. The colonial British built the railway in 1864 to transport tea from the hills to the capital city, but it has since become a very affordable way to explore the beautiful scenery. The train excursion is now a must-do on any trip to Sri Lanka.

Upon arriving in Nuwara Eliya, we head to one of the region’s pre-eminent harvesters of world-famous Ceylon tea. One of Sri Lanka’s main exports, tea, shapes the lives of hundreds of locals who work on plantations and in factories. By visiting a working plantation, you will gain an entirely new perspective on daily life in Sri Lanka and how much goes into every humble cup of tea. Wander around Nuwara Eliya's "old town" and enjoy the quaint charm of British colonial architecture and take in the sights of the iconic pink post office and scenic Lake Gregory. Stroll the gardens and the corridors of the history laden Grand Hotel and get a feel for a majestic by-gone era.  

Overnight Stay : Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya is a luxury colonial hotel, constructed in 1828. Built to mirror the typical architecture of Elizabethan-era England, the Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya was once the holiday home of Sir Edward Barnes, Governor of Ceylon (1824-1831).

Day 9 : Nuwara Eliya – Ella -  Haputhale

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This morning we embark on the scenic drive between Nuwara Eliya and Ella in the private bus along a winding road that takes you through Sri Lanka's picturesque hill country. Along the way, you'll pass by lush green tea plantations, cascading waterfalls, and rolling hills. The highlight of the drive is the view from the top of the Ramboda Pass, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Ella, a popular tourist destination in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka, offers a range of picturesque and adventurous attractions. We will take a short hike to Little Adam's Peak to enjoy panoramic views, or the more energetic can take on a more challenging trail to Ella Rock. The iconic Nine Arch Bridge, surrounded by lush green tea plantations, is perfect for stunning photographs, while Ravana Falls, named after a mythical demon king, offers a refreshing dip. Ella's highlights offer a blend of scenic, cultural, and adventurous experiences that leave an unforgettable impression on you.

Overnight stay in Haputhale  at the Akway Resort -

Located in the lush green hills of Haputhale and blessed with an unbelievable panorama, the Akway Resort is your perfect escape. Enjoy luxurious rooms with mesmerizing views.

Day 10 : Iconic Horton Plains & Yala National Parks

OPTION 1 : A pre-dawn start with a packed breakfast, in the private bus traveling to Hortons Plains National Park, located in Sri Lanka's central highlands, promises to be a memorable experience for nature enthusiasts. The park is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, as well as stunning scenic views that make it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. To reach World's End, one of the park's most famous attractions, visitors must undertake a trek of approximately 4 kilometres. The walk is relatively easy, and takes visitors through a misty forest with breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and valleys.As we approach World's End, we will be treated to a stunning panoramic view of the park's grasslands and forest cover. The sheer drop of the cliff, which plummets 870 meters, creates a dramatic and awe-inspiring sight that is sure to leave a lasting impression.Apart from World's End, the park offers a range of other attractions, including Baker's Falls, a scenic waterfall that cascades down a rocky outcrop, and the Chimney Pool, a tranquil water body that provides a refreshing respite from the park's otherwise dry landscape. Horton Plains National Park is also home to a range of wildlife species, including sambars, wild boars, and leopards. Visitors can witness these animals in their natural habitat, as they roam freely in the park's grasslands and forests. The visit promises to be a unique and unforgettable experience, as we are treated to some of the most stunning natural scenery that Sri Lanka has to offer.

OPTION 2 : For those preferring a less arduous start to the day, Akway Resort provides the serenity of the lush paddy fields , offering a different perspective throughout the year. Learn to make hoppers, a popular Sri Lankan dish, and enjoy a meal that can be tailored to be vegan, vegetarian or a full English fry-up with all the fixings. Visitors in April, May, October, and November can witness the tireless farmers begin the process of harrowing the fields using traditional plows and oxen. This is a fascinating insight into Sri Lanka's agricultural heritage. Guests can also sample freshly made dairy products such as cream, cheese, yogurt, milk toffee, and condensed milk, all made possible by the dedication of farmers like Sanath. Visitors can listen to Sanath's story and learn about the intricacies of dairy farming. The hotel provides an immersive experience of Sri Lanka's rural way of life, with an opportunity to enjoy local cuisine and learn about the agricultural practices that sustain it. For those looking for an even more relaxed experience, the resort has a spa where guests can indulge in traditional Ayurvedic treatments or enjoy a yoga session. The resort also offers cooking classes for guests who want to learn about Sri Lankan cuisine and take home new skills. When the Horton Plains group arrive back later in the morning we have a quick freshen up and light lunch and continue in the Bus together to Yala National Park. 

Yala is considered to be the world’s highest leopard-density National Park. Located in the southeast region of the country, Yala is the second-largest national park in Sri Lanka. It is home to a wide variety of wildlife that you’ll have the chance to see on a Jeep safari. Leopards are the stars here, but the park is also home to the large herds of elephants, spotted deer, sambar, wild boar, wild buffaloes, sloth bear, jackal, and mongoose. The birds are also fantastic, and many species such as Rosy Starlings, Paradise Flycatchers, Crested Hawk Eagles, Blue-tailed Bee-Eaters, and Common Loras inhabit the area.

Overnight stay either 4 or 5 star hotel. 

Did you know ?
Wildlife Galore - Nature Everywhere

Sri Lanka is known for its diverse wildlife and is a popular destination for wildlife enthusiasts. You can expect to see a variety of animals, birds, and reptiles during their visit to Sri Lanka.

One of the most popular animals to see in Sri Lanka is the Asian elephant. The country has a large population of these gentle giants, and visitors can see them in national parks such as Yala, Udawalawe, and Minneriya.

Leopards are another popular attraction, with Yala National Park being one of the best places to spot them. Other mammals that visitors may see include sambar deer, spotted deer, wild boar, and macaques and squirrels.

Sri Lanka is also home to a variety of bird species, including the Sri Lankan junglefowl, which is the national bird of Sri Lanka. Other bird species that visitors may see include eagles, owls, hornbills, and storks.

Reptiles such as crocodiles, monitor lizards, and snakes are also found in Sri Lanka's national parks and wildlife reserves

.Overall, visitors to Sri Lanka can expect to see a diverse range of wildlife in their natural habitats, making it a must-visit destination for nature lovers.

The History is Ancient

Sri Lanka has a rich ancient history that spans over 3,000 years, with evidence of early human settlements dating back to prehistoric times. The island was ruled by various kingdoms throughout its history, including the Anuradhapura Kingdom, Polonnaruwa Kingdom, and Kandy Kingdom.Anuradhapura, located in the north-central part of Sri Lanka, was the first capital and the most celebrated city of ancient Sri Lanka. It is home to numerous ancient ruins, including the Sri Maha Bodhi, the oldest living tree in the world, and the massive Jetavanaramay Stupa. Polonnaruwa, located in the eastern part of the island, was the second capital and is famous for its well-preserved ruins, including the Royal Palace, the Quadrangle, and the Gal Vihara, which contains four colossal statues of the Buddha carved into a granite cliff. Sigiriya, located in the central Matale District, is a famous ancient rock fortress built by King Kasyapa I in the 5th century. It features impressive frescoes, water gardens, and a mirror wall, which still reflects the artwork that adorned it over a thousand years ago. Other notable ancient ruins in Sri Lanka include the Dambulla Cave Temple, the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, and the ruins of the Ritigala Monastery.

The Cuisine is Divine

Sri Lankan cuisine is a fusion of flavors influenced by the country's geography, history, and cultural diversity. Visitors to Sri Lanka can expect a wide range of delicious dishes, each with its unique combination of spices, herbs, and ingredients.One of the most popular dishes in Sri Lanka is rice and curry. It typically consists of steamed rice served with an array of curries made from vegetables, meat, or fish. The curries are often cooked with coconut milk and a blend of spices, such as cinnamon, cardamom, and cumin, giving them a unique flavor.Sri Lankan street food is also a must-try for visitors. Kottu roti, a dish made with shredded roti, vegetables, and meat or eggs, is a popular choice. String hoppers, a dish made from steamed rice flour noodles, is also a favorite among locals and visitors.Seafood is a prominent feature in Sri Lankan cuisine, with dishes such as prawn curry, crab curry, and fish ambul thiyal, a sour fish curry, being popular choices.Other popular dishes include hoppers, a bowl-shaped pancake made from fermented rice flour, and pol sambol, a spicy coconut chutney that is often served with bread or rice.Overall, visitors to Sri Lanka can expect a diverse range of flavors and dishes that showcase the country's unique culinary heritage.

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Classy Cultural Performances

Sri Lanka is a country with a rich cultural heritage that spans over 2,500 years. You can expect to experience a variety of cultural performances during your visit, each with its unique flair and significance.One of the most popular cultural performances in Sri Lanka is Kandyan dancing, which originated in the central province of Kandy. This dance form is characterized by intricate footwork, graceful movements, and colorful costumes. Tourists can witness Kandyan dancers performing at various cultural shows and festivals.Another popular performance is the traditional drumming, where skilled drummers produce rhythmic beats on a range of drums. This music is often accompanied by a dance performance and is a staple in Sri Lankan festivals and ceremonies.The "ves" dance, also known as the devil dance, is another popular performance. It is believed to ward off evil spirits and is performed in many parts of the country. You can also witness a variety of folk dances, including the "Low country dance" and "Sabaragamuwa dance," which are unique to different regions of the country.In addition to these performances, you can also enjoy Sri Lankan classical music, puppet shows, and theatrical performances that showcase the country's diverse cultural heritage.

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Day 13 : Return to Colombo
Day 11 : Yala to Galle
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Enjoy an early morning exploration of Bundala National Park which is a renowned birdwatching destination in Sri Lanka, known for its rich diversity of bird species and natural scenery. Travelling along the stunning coastline  we arrive in Galle and embark on a sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the iconic Galle Fort, which has stood tall since the 16th century and offers stunning views of the surrounding sea. Explore the narrow streets of the fort, which are lined with Dutch colonial buildings, boutiques, and cafes. walking through Galle Fort Rampart City is a unique and captivating experience that offers a glimpse into Sri Lanka's colonial past and its vibrant present. Visit the Dutch Reformed Church and the National Maritime Museum.

Overnight stay either 4 or 5 star hotel. 

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Day 12 : Chill out in Galle 
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After a leisurely morning at the beach resort, head out in the afternoon to visit a local mask factory and museum. The Ambalangoda Mask Factory & Museum is a haven for ancient culture, displaying intriguing masks and primitive tools used to carve them. The museum also has a small library and a mask workshop, where you can watch the artisans work their magic on a piece of wood. Take home a few masks as souvenirs or an unpainted one to showcase your creativity. Back at the beach, observing Ritipanna stilt fishing is a fascinating and unique experience that offers a glimpse into the traditional way of life of the Sri Lankan fishermen. They balance themselves on the narrow platform on their stilt, using a long fishing rod that is held between their toes to catch the fish. The stilts can be as tall as 2 meters, and balancing on them is a test of the fishermen's skill and agility. 

Return to the hotel for an overnight stay. 

Overnight stay either 4 or 5 star hotel. 

After breakfast in Galle we are driven by private bus to Colombo, the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka. On arrival, we can catchup with any attractions that we couldn't fit in at the beginning of the tour. Maybe visit the Dutch Museum which is housed in a beautiful colonial-era building and showcases the history of Dutch colonial rule in Sri Lanka. Explore the Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple and its beautiful architecture and gardens. Visit the museum to see an interesting collection of artifacts. You can see collections of artifacts, weapons, and other antiques from the period. Explore the Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple and its beautiful architecture and gardens. Visit the museum to see an interesting collection of artifacts. 

Lunch at Barefoot Garden Cafe located in the courtyard of the Barefoot store, which sells beautiful handcrafted items. Try their Sri Lankan thali, which includes a variety of vegetarian curries and rice. Wander down Main Street where despite the chaos, there's an energy and vibrancy that's hard to ignore. You are immediately greeted by the hustle and bustle of the busy city. The street is lined with shops and buildings, and the sidewalks are crowded with people rushing to and fro. Visit Pettah Market, a bustling bazaar that is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the local culture and pick up some souvenirs. Here you can find anything from clothing, spices, jewellery or a gift to take home to a loved one. For those participants leaving on a late night flight they will be transited to the airport after the groups  last dinner together. Some may begin their Maldive Island Extension this afternoon transiting to the airport for a flight to Male.

Overnight stay at 4 or 5 Star hotel

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Day 14 - Travel back Home OR Enjoy a Maldive Islands Extension Pricing and packages for the Maldives will be released by 30th June.

Savor breakfast at the hotel and spend some leisure time before checking out. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight, bringing an end to your Sri Lanka tour. Carry unforgettable memories of the beautiful island and its welcoming people with you.

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