Buddhism & Beaches: Sri Lanka's East Coast

Reclining Buddha, Polonnaruwa
Reclining Buddha, Polonnaruwa
  • Tour Information
  • Guide Price

    Prices from £2,795 per person sharing for departures in May.

  • What´s Included
    • Return international flights.
    • 10 nights accommodation.
    • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 2 dinners.
    • Road transfers and tours with an English-speaking driver throughout your stay.
    • Private wildlife safari.
  • Departure Information

    Departures on Tuesday's, Friday's and Sunday's between May and September.

    Flight options available:
    • UK regional departures
    • Cabin upgrades
    • Alternative carriers

This relaxing 12 day itinerary is perfect if you are looking to visit Sri Lanka during the months of May to September when it is the green season on the west and south coast, but when the weather is sunny on the east coast of the Island. It combines the important Buddhist sites in the Cultural Triangle region with 5 nights relaxing in the east coast beach resorts of Passekudah and Kuchchaveli, near Trincomalee. There is also a private safari in the Minneriya National Park, an excellent place to see wild elephants and the holiday finishes with a night in Colombo before flying home. This tour is perfect for families, groups of friends or couples.

  • Day
  • Itinerary
  • 1
  • London Heathrow - Colombo: with Sri Lankan Airlines.
  • 2
  • Colombo – Cultural Triangle: drive to your hotel in Habarana for 4 nights.
  • 3
  • Cultural Triangle: morning at leisure. Afternoon visit to Dambulla Cave Temples.
  • 4
  • Cultural Triangle: guided tour of Anuradhapura & Mihintale.
  • 5
  • Cultural Triangle: morning climb the famous Sigiriya Rock. Afternoon safari in Minneriya National Park.
  • 6
  • Cultural Triangle - Polonnaruwa - Passekudah: morning tour of Polonnaruwa. Continue to Passekudah for 2 nights.
  • 7
  • Passekudah: day at leisure on the beach.
  • 8
  • Passekudah – Trincomalee – Kuchchaveli: drive to Trincomalee, brief city tour, continue to Kuchchaveli for 3 nights.
  • 9&10
  • Kuchchaveli: days at leisure on the beach.
  • 11
  • Kuchchaveli – Trincomalee – Colombo: drive to Trincomalee and fly to Colombo for 1 night.
  • 12
  • Colombo – London: morning transfer to the airport. Fly to London Heathrow with Sri Lankan Airlines. Evening arrival.
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