5* Sri Lanka & The Maldives

 

Discover the historic sights of Sri Lanka’s Golden Triangle, including ancient temples and the mighty rock fortress of Sigiriya before a week of pure relaxation enjoying the Maldives’ soft white sands and clear water.

Why you’ll love this trip

  • Climb the 1,144ft (349m) ancient fortress at Sigiriya
  • Visit the cave temples at Dambulla, dating as far back as the 1st century BC.
  • Explore  the fascinating ancient city of Polonnaruwa
  • A national park safari searching for the wild Indian elephant.
  • Maldives beach escape
  • Snorkelling amongst the five house reefs with a variety of marine life including reef sharks.
  • Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation
  • Includes accommodation (B&B), transfers & international flights

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Overnight flight to Colombo.

Day 2

On arrival you will be met by our representative who will drive you to Cinnamon Lodge. Set among beautiful gardens, this hotel is well placed for exploring the Cultural Triangle and is located only 30 minutes’ drive from the area’s key sights.

Day 3

Your driver will meet you at your hotel and take you for a visit to the Sigiriya Rock Fortress followed by an excursion to see the cave temples at Dambulla, dating as far back as the 1st century BC.

Day4

Today your driver will take you to see the fascinating ancient city of Polonnaruwa. Later in the afternoon you will proceed to a national park for a safari searching for the wild Indian elephant.

Day 5

Your driver will pick you up at Cinnamon Lodge and drive you to the airport for your flight to the Maldives.

On arrival into Malé Airport you will be met by a representative from Kurumba Island and taken to your speedboat transfer.

Day 6

The next few days are free to relax on the beach or try some snorkelling or diving. There are five house reefs with a variety of marine life including reef sharks.

Day 7

Another day at leisure. Why not take a sunset dolphin cruise where you can watch these beautiful creatures play in the sea.

Days 8-11

At leisure

Day 12

A speedboat will take you from Kurumba to Malé for your international flight home.

Enquiries

This incredible 12 day suggested itinerary starts at £2,365 per person and has been curated by the tailor made experts Audley Travel.  This itinerary can be tailored to your exact needs including the duration, accommodation and sightseeing. 

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