SRI LANKA BACKPACKING TOUR

Dates: 3rd to 10th August, 2019

7 Nights / 8 Days Backpacking Trip to Sri Lanka

 

Day 1: Airport – Inamaluwa

Upon arrival at the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport, you will be received warmly by our representative. You will then be escorted to your vehicle to begin your holiday in Sri Lanka.

Your first visit will be to Inamaluwa. A junction located between Dambulla and Sigiriya.

Rest of the day at leisure to get accustomed to the country and to your new buddies. Later in the evening we will have a couple of ice breakers before we get blended with our fellow travel mates and the others in the hostel.

Family dinner at hostel. Overnight stay at your hostel in Inamaluwa.

 

Day 2: Polonnaruwa City Tour & Pidurangala Sunset Hike

After breakfast we will proceed to explore of the ancient cities of Ceylon. About an hour ride from your hostel will bring you to Polonnaruwa, an ancient city that offers breathtaking photo opportunities for young backpackers across the globe. We will explore this place at our own pace after which we will head for lunch in a nearby restaurant.

Later we head back to our hostel for short relaxation period (if time permits) after which we will head to Sigiriya for a photo stop at the bottom of the Lion Rock and then to the Pidurangala Rock which we will hike up to for some stunning views until the sun sets.

After returning from the hike, we will have some more gala time at our hostel followed by some delicious Sri Lankan food. Overnight stay at your hostel in Inamaluwa.

 

Day 3: Inamaluwa – Arugam Bay

Optional tours: (1) Lion Rock Sunrise Hike (2) Minneriya National Park

After breakfast we will head to our second stop; the most famous surfing spot in Ceylon, i.e. ARUGAM BAY. (5-6 Hrs journey)On the way we will take a lunch break. Upon our arrival at the Arugam Bay, we will
check in and head out for some beach time.

Rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight stay at your hostel at Arugam Bay.

 

Day 4: Arugam Bay

After breakfast we will head out to explore the Arugam Bay neighborhood.

Most of the time will be spent on the beach where you can participate in few activities, out of which Surfing will be the most enticing one. You can take up some basic surfing course and learn to catch the wave at your own expense. However, one hour of free surfboard or body board rental will be complimentary.

Overnight stay at your hostel at Arugam Bay.

 

Day 5: Arugam Bay – Ella

After breakfast we will proceed to our next stop, i.e. Ella. We will straight away head to the Nine Arch Bridge. Later we will head to our hostel to check in and proceed for lunch.

Later in the afternoon we will be visiting the Diyaluma Waterfalls. After numerous photo clicks and water dips we will head back to our hostel to freshen up.

Dinner and Early Bed for tonight. Overnight stay at your hostel in Ella.

 

Day 6: Ella – Nuwara Eliya

We wake up early morning for a Sunrise Hike to the Little Adam’s Peak. We climb down and head back to our hostel for breakfast. Later we will check out and head to Nuwara Eliya. On arriving, we will proceed for Lunch.

In the evening, we will visit the Lover’s Leap Waterfall for the Sunset. Overnight stay at your hostel in Nuwara Eliya.

 

Day 7: Nuwara Eliya

Optional tours: (1) Horton Plains Hike

Today we will spend the morning at leisure followed by lunch. Later in the day we will be visiting the Blue Field Tea Factory and the Ramboda Falls.

Last evening we party hard at our hostel. Overnight stay at your hostel in Nuwara Eliya.

 

Day 8: Colombo – Airport

Transfer to airport, end of tour. Depending on the return flight timings, we can make a short city tour of Colombo on our way to the Airport.

 

INCLUSIONS

  • Transportation by 18 seater vehicle with English speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation in Backpacker Friendly Hostels. Check In 14 Hrs/ Check Out 11 Hrs
  • Meals: {Breakfast X 7} & {Dinner X 4}
  • Free 1 Litre water bottle daily
  • Drinks: [Beers X 9] & [Arrack Fruit Punch X 1]
  • All the sightseeing mentioned in the inclusions above
  • Visa and Travel Insurance
  • All Relevant Taxes

 

EXCLUSIONS

  • Cost of personal spending (tips, laundry, mini bar, telephone, fax etc.)
  • Cost of Extra Meals & Beverages
  • Rights to use cameras / video (in most places it’s free)
  • Medical expenses
  • Airfares
  • Entrance Tickets and Sightseeing Cost: ✓ Minneriya National Park Sigiriya ✓ Lion Rock Sigiriya ✓ Horton Plains Hike Nuwara Eliya ✓ Victoria Park Nuwara Eliya ✓ Lagoon Safari Arugam Bay ✓ Surf Lessons Arugam Bay ✓ National Park Safari Arugam Bay

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