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Boutique bliss on the Resplendent Isle

  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress photographed through trees
Negombo – Sigiriya – Kandy – Hatton – Colombo

Boutique bliss
on the Resplendent Isle

The perfect introduction to Sri Lanka, this tour encompasses the very best of the island’s culture and includes stays in some of the country’s most stylish boutique properties.

Start your journey in a quiet corner of Negombo’s rural hinterland, just north of Colombo, with a stay at an award-winning country house hotel. The following day, depart for Sigiriya, renowned for its sacred rock fortress and intricate fresco paintings.

Enjoy a spice infused Sri Lankan lunch before heading on to the hillside retreat of Kandy, where you can enjoy a tuk tuk city tour and explore the charming street markets. Take a scenic train journey to Hatton; a fabulous way to admire the tea country. You’ll then head to Hatton where you can unwind and observe life on a working Ceylon tea estate.

Close up portrait of Sri Lankan elephant
Hand lighting candles in Sri Lankan temple
Man driving blue tuk tuk in Sri Lanka
Travel notes
  • Visit the Ritigala Monastery archaeological site and reserve
  • Participate in an alms giving ceremony with a local family
  • Explore the Minneriya National Park
  • Climb the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Enjoy a Sri Lankan meal at a private spice garden with a hands on cooking demonstration
  • Tour the city of Kandy in tuk tuks
  • Visit the house of a local dancing master
  • Take a scenic train journey through tea country
  • Visit the royal botanical gardens at Peradeniya
  • Learn the story of Ceylon Tea at a tea factory
  • Explore the Colombo heritage area and Pettah districts with a local guide
  • Visit the Ritigala Monastery archaeological site and reserve
  • Participate in an alms giving ceremony with a local family
  • Explore the Minneriya National Park
  • Climb the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Enjoy a Sri Lankan meal at a private spice garden with a hands on cooking demonstration
  • Tour the city of Kandy in tuk tuks
  • Visit the house of a local dancing master
  • Take a scenic train journey through tea country
  • Visit the royal botanical gardens at Peradeniya
  • Learn the story of Ceylon Tea at a tea factory
  • Explore the Colombo heritage area and Pettah districts with a local guide
We customise every trip to you and our quotes are bespoke.
essential infomation
  • 10
    NIGHTS
IDEAL TIME
  • Dec - Apr
    IDEAL
WHEN TO GO
  • 10hrs 35min
    LHR - CMB
FLIGHT TIME
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