Highlights: Colombo - Jaffna - Habarana - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Negombo
✅Cinnamon Grand Colombo 5*
✅Jetwing Jaffna 4*
✅Habarana Village by Cinnamon 4*
✅Cinnamon Citadel Kandy 4*
✅Araliya Green Hills Hotel 4*
➧Sat 16 Mar 2024: Colombo Katunayake
Flights from London Heathrow to Colombo Katunayake
➧Sun 17 Mar 2024: Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Stay at Hotel Cinnamon Grand Colombo for 2 Nights
Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport. Arrival flight details: UL 504 @ 1235. Our chauffeur guide and your travel companion during your tour of Sri Lanka will welcome you at the airport. Transfer to accommodation in Sigiriya and check in to the hotel. (Approximate driving duration45 Min 1 hrs) Check into the Hotel for the next 02 Nights. Afternoon- proceed on a tuk-tuk ride to the rural areas around Colombo, to explore the lifestyles. Visit a typical local market to see the different varieties of fruits and vegetables available in Sri Lanka. Return to the hotel. Dinner at a Local restaurant with different Vegan Meals. Overnight Stay at Cinnamon Grand or Similar.
➧Mon 18 Mar 2024: Colombo
Today after breakfast, walk around Colombo exploring historic architecture and museums, its colonial past, and the progressive modern art scene. Later visit a local market and purchase a few Tropical Sri Lankan vegetables to be prepared during your cooking class today. As dessert purchase some tasty local fruits. A Chef who is well versant in cooking Vegan Meals will be your head, guiding you through the culinary journey. The prepared Vegan Meals will be served in Lotus Leave. Banana leaves, which was used by Sri Lankans in those days when the ancestors were not aware of plates. Banana leaves or Lotus Leaves are still used by the Rural villages, even now in Sri Lanka. Enjoy your own cooked, Lunch Vegan Lunch today. Return to the hotel and relax till evening. Dinner will be at the lovely restaurant at Cinnamon Grand. Overnight Stay at Cinnamon Grand or similar.
➧Tue 19 Mar 2024: Jetwing Jaffna
Stay at Hotel Jetwing Jaffna for 2 Nights
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Jaffna. (Approximate Travel time to Jaffna is 7 hrs to 8 hrs) Jaffna is a city where the largest population is Tamils. Therefore, you will encounter a lot of Vegan restaurants Upon Arrival Check in to the hotel for the next 2 Nights. Overnight stay Jetwing Jaffna or Similar.
➧Wed 20 Mar 2024: Jaffna
After breakfast proceed to visit vegetable and fruit cultivation grounds in Jaffna. Jaffna is a popular for good Vegetable and fruit Cultivation. At the cultivation grounds, you can pick your own preferred vegetables for today's Lunch. And some fruits as the dessert. One of the best Vegan chefs will guide you on the culinary tour, using the Jaffna Spices. If you are an enthusiastic person, you will be a part of this cooking class. Today you will enjoy one of the best Cooked Vegan Lunches. Later in the afternoon proceed to Visit Nallur Kovil on time for the afternoon Pooja time. On the way back enjoy some Wadei a local dish in Jaffna at one of the best of many street food joints. While mingling with the local community in Jaffna. Overnight stay at Jetwing Jaffna or Similar.
➧Thu 21 Mar 2024: Habarana Village by Cinnamon
Stay at Hotel Habarana Village by Cinnamon for 1 Night
After breakfast proceed to Habarana (Approximate Travel time 4 to 5 hrs) Check in to the hotel for the night. Later in the afternoon proceed for a Safari drive at the Minneriya National Park. The afternoon safari will commence at 2:30 pm. ( Approximate travel time: 20- 30 minutes ) The major city closest to Minneriya National Park is Polonnaruwa. The renovated vast ancient Minneriya Rainwater Reservoir that irrigates the considerable area of the district of Polonnaruwa is the focal point of the Minneriya National Park. Being part of the elephant corridor which joins up with Kaudulla and Wasgomuwa parks, Minneriya National Park gives the opportunity to see herds of Elephants throughout the year. May to October is the best period to visit Minneriya National Park in view of the famous gathering of wild elephants. On completion return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Habarana Village by Cinnamon or Similar.
➧Fri 22 Mar 2024: Cinnamon Citadel Kandy
Stay at Hotel Cinnamon Citadel Kandy for 1 Night
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be visiting Pidurangala Rock. ( Approximate travel time: 20 30minutes ) Pidurangala is an enormous rock located a few kilometers north of Sigiriya. The two rocks have an interlinked history: whilst King Kasyapa was building Sigiriya Rock Fortress in the 5th century, he moved monks living around Sigiriya to a new monastery on Pidurangala Rock. Upon completion proceed to Kandy (Approximate Travel duration 2 hrs to 3 hrs) In Kandy, you will be visiting the famous historical & and religious Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy. In the crown jewel of the city, Kandy is the famed Sri Dalada Maligawa, also known as the Temple of the Tooth. The golden-roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth houses Sri Lanka's most important Buddhist relic a tooth of Buddha. The entire complex is over three centuries old at least and has seen many kings rise and fall. It has seen bloody wars and peaceful reigns and is one of the most historical places still standing on the island. The entire temple complex, from peaked tiled roofs to white walls with large airy windows, is built using classical Kandyan architecture. Later you will be visiting for an entertaining cultural show in Kandy. These classical dance forms are associated with the performance of various rituals and ceremonies which are centuries old and are based on the folk religion and folk beliefs going back to times before the advent and acceptance of Buddhism by the Sinhalese people in the third century B.C. These rituals and ceremonies reflect the values, beliefs, and customs of the agricultural civilization of Sri Lanka. On completion return back to the hotel & relax. Overnight stay at Cinnamon Citadel or Similar.
➧Sat 23 Mar 2024: Araliya Green Hills Hotel
Stay at Hotel Araliya Green Hills Hotel for 1 Night
Today after a relaxing breakfast you will proceed to Kandy Station to catch the Train ride to Nuwara Eliya (the Approximate Train Journey is 3 to 4 hours) Upon Arrival in Nuwara Eliya. Proceed on a Short tour in Nuwara Eliya.
1) Visit to Gregoris Lake
2) Seeta Amman Temple
3) Tea Factory and Tea Estate
Nuwara Eliya is the Highlands in Sri Lanka, and is the main hub for the cultivation of healthy vegetables such as carrots, Beetroot, Cauliflower, etc, Today in the afternoon proceed to a Vegetable garden, pick your own preferred vegetables, and proceed to your evening cooking class. Nuwara Eliya offers different variations of Vegetables and also some mouth-watering fruits. The chef will guide you to cook a tasty Sri Lankan, Vegan meal. You will also take part with pride in cooking meals with the chef. Enjoy the Vegan Dinner in Nuwara Eliya. Return to the hotel for the night. Overnight stay at Araliya Green Hills or Similar.
➧Sun 24 Mar 2024: Jetwing Sea
Stay at Jetwing Sea for 1 Night
Today after breakfast at the hotel, proceed to walk around the lovely highland in Nuwara Eliya. Later proceed to Negombo( Approximate Travel time 5 hrs to 6 hrs) Upon Arrival check in to the hotel for the night. Last night at a nice restaurant enjoy a lovely Dinner Overnight stay at Jetwing Sea or Similar.
➧Mon 25 Mar 2024: Departure
Today after breakfast at the hotel, rest till check out time. And Later Transfer to the AirPort to catch your departure flight (Approximate drive duration of 20 to 30 minutes)
Prices & Departures:
✈X93964 London Heathrow from £2169pp
✈X95758 Manchester from £2425pp
✈X95760 Glasgow from £2209pp
✈X95762 Dublin from £2505pp
✈X95768 Birmingham £2425pp
✈X95769 Newcastle from £2385pp
✈X95790 Belfast from £2529pp
✈X95816 Edinburgh from £2435pp
Terms & Conditions:
Based on 2 adults sharing
How to Book?
Call 0208 585 4020
- Direct Flights from London Heathrow with Srilankan Airways
- All Transfers, sightseeing, and excursions mentioned in the itinerary
- Private escorted tour with a Guide
- 2 Nights stay at Hotel Cinnamon Grand in a Premium Room on a Bed & Breakfast basis
- 2 Nights stay at Hotel Jetwing Jaffna in a Deluxe on Half Board basis
- 1 Night stay at Hotel Habarana Village by Cinnamon in a Superior Room on a Half board basis
- 1 Night stay at Hotel Cinnamon Citadel Kandy in a Superior Room - Double on Half Board basis
- 1 Night stay at Araliya Green Hills Hotel in a Double Room - Deluxe on a half-board basis
- 1 Night stay at Hotel Jetwing Jaffna in a Deluxe on a Bed & breakfast basis
- Enjoy Tuk Tuk Ride
- 3 x Cookery Demonstrations
- Pidurangala Rock
- Kandy Temple of the Tooth
- Kandyan Cultural Dance performance
- Explore Street Food Experience
- Walk around the Colombo Tour
- Safari at the Mineriya Natioanl Park
- Culinary Tour with the best Vegan chefs (pick your own preferred vegetables /fruits Lunch)
- Train Ride to Nuwara Eliya with Highland Tour
- As per Itinerary