Take a holiday of a lifetime this year and discover the stunning island of Sri Lanka.
Bursting in natural beauty, Sri Lanka is a beacon of culture, boasting eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. So, why not travel to the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’ this year with the Classic Ceylon Tour with Hayes & Jarvis, from only €1,959pp.
Begin your holiday in Colombo, the colourful capital city of Sri Lanka. From here, you’ll travel to Dambulla to visit the rock temple, one of the country’s eight World Heritage Sites, consisting of five caves with over 2000 square metres of painted walls and ceilings. The rock temple is one of the largest areas of paintings found in the world.
Next up is the historic ruins of Polonnaruwa, the country’s second capital city and World Heritage Site, where you can see the ruins of the Royal Palace, the Gal Viharaya. Continue your holiday with a climb up the 5th century Sigiriya rock, a visit to Kandy Lake, the tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya and more, with a qualified local guide.
Make this a truly unforgettable trip and extend your holiday with a beach stay in the charming coastal town of Negombo, visit the leopards and elephants in Yala or venture further afield in the Indian Ocean.
Fancy taking a trip to Sri Lanka? Check out the full itinerary here and see inclusions below…
- Accommodation as detailed in twin or double bed with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of year)
- Meals included as stated
- Air conditioned transport
- Services of a qualified English-speaking local guide
- All site entrance fees while touring as appropriate
- Drop off on day 8 at airport, Negombo, Wadduwa or Kalutara
Remember – this is just a sample of what’s available!