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Colonial Sri Lanka

Price Starting at AUD 2420* PP USD 1520* PP 12 DAYS

Colonial Sri Lanka

Colombo – Galle – Ella - Nuwara Eliya – Kandy - Colombo

The colonization of Sri Lanka was started by the British in 1815 which was preceded by the invasion of the Portuguese, The Dutch, the Danes and the French.  The rich colonial history of Sri Lanka is very much articulated in the architecture and experiences of Sri Lanka. Whether it is the town of Colombo, the architecture of Galle Fort, or the scenic Nuwara Eliya which is literally called ‘little England’, or if it is Ella and Kandy, it all speaks volumes about the impact of colonialization of this little pearl of the Indian ocean. You will be experiencing awe-inspiring forts, tea gardens, serene beaches, and picturesque hill stations, all in this one ultimate tour.

Arrive at Colombo Airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast, enjoy city tour of Colombo including Gangaramaya Temple, Galle face green, Dutch hospital, fort railway station, Old & New parliament buildings and Lotus Tower. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast, drive to Galle. Explore Galle Fort. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning, enjoy city tour in Galle including Galle Dutch Fort, Lighthouse, Clock Tower & Dutch Reformed Church. Overnight stay at hotel.

Full day is at leisure to explore the markets or relax at the beach. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast, drive to Ella. Later visits Nine Arches Bridge. Overnight stay at hotel.

Morning hike to Little Adam’s Peak. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast, enjoy scenic train ride to Nuwara Eliya also known as ‘little England’. Overnight stay at hotel.

Enjoy a visit to tea factory and tea plantation. Enjoy the high tea at a colonial bungalow. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast, drive to Kandy. Evening visit Kandy Temple. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast, enjoy the boat ride at Kandy Lake. Later, enjoy lunch at a colonial mansion overlooking the lake. Evening, enjoy a cultural dance show. Overnight stay at hotel.

After breakfast, drive to Colombo and transfer to Colombo Airport to take flight for onward destination.

Your Journey

When to go

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  • AUG
  • SEP
  • OCT
  • NOV
  • DEC



  • Cost is based on a private tour of 02 Pax;
  • 11 Nights Hotel Accommodation in 4 star hotels on Breakfast & Dinner;
  • Services of English-speaking chauffeur guide during the sightseeing;
  • All transfers, sightseeing & excursions will be by an Air-conditioned vehicle;
  • Monument entrance fees as per the travel program;
  • Travel Sapphire Representative for assistance upon arrival and departure at airport;
  • All currently applicable taxes.



TAC of 10% is applicable on the cost.

Cost is based on travel during the off season months.

All the programs can be tailor-made as per your client’s interest and budget.

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