15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights

15 day Sri Lanka tour and Maldives beach break including return international flights, accommodation, in-depth sight seeing, breakfast daily, 5 night Maldives beach break and more.

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  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
  • 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break and flights
 

Highlights

 

Explore the sights of Sri Lanka before relaxing on the beaches of the Maldives with a 15 day Sri Lanka tour with Maldives beach break.

Begin your adventure in the city of Sigiriya, exploring the Golden Cave Temples, a World Heritage Site. Set out on a sightseeing tour of the ancient mystic city of Anuradhapura, before climbing the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, one of the most extraordinary artistic complexes of its time. Ride through the village passing paddy fields and Chena cultivation’s, before setting out on a guided tour of the medieval capital of Polonnaruwa.

Enjoy an exclusive safari at Minneriya National Park, a place where up to 700 elephants have been known to gather throughout the dry season. Wander the UNESCO heritage site of Kandy and see its sights including Kandy Lake and the Temple of the Tooth. Visit a local tea plantation and learn about the tea making process from start to finish, before boarding your flight to the pristine islands of the Maldives.

Enjoy seaplane transfers from the airport to the award-winning Adaaran Select Meedhupparu resort, where you can unwind and kick back as you lap up your incredible all-inclusive stay.

See a full list of Inclusions here.

 
 

Day 1: Australia –airplane-takeoff – Colombo – Sigiriya

Depart Australia today on your flight to Sri Lanka. You will arrive at Colombo International Airport. Following customs, immigration formalities and baggage collection, at the arrival hall our representative will meet you and accompany you to the vehicle before transferring you to Sigiriya.

Please note: some flights may leave the night before

Day 2: Sigiriya (B)

This morning is free at leisure to relax after your international journey. This afternoon enjoy a visit the Golden Cave Temples. This was built by King Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C. and it is a World Heritage Site. It is the most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave temples. The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of paintings found in the world. It contains over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock spanning 14 metres.

Day 3: Sigiriya – Anuradhapura – Sigiriya (B)

Today set out on a sightseeing tour of the ancient mystic city of Anuradhapura. The remarkable city of Anuradhapura is the Sri Lanka’s most sacred town and has some of the most extensive ruins in the world. This city served as a great monastic centre. It remained residence and royal capital for over 100 successive Sinhalese Kings for around 1500 years from the 4th century BC to the 8th century AD, after which it was abandoned and the capital moved to Polonnaruwa. After exploring Anuradhapura we return to your hotel.

Day 4: Sigiriya – Rock Fortress – Village Visit – Sigiriya  (B)

Early this morning climb the Sigriya Rock Fortress, one of the most extraordinary artistic complexes of its time (477 – 498 AD). Declared as an UNESCO heritage site in 1982, this magnificent citadel allures artistic and architectural curiosity from around the globe. This afternoon leave on bicycles (or walking) through Augandawa Village, visit the local temple and evoke blessings from the priest. Visit a villager’s house and enjoy a warm herbal drink or a king coconut. Ride through the village passing paddy fields and Chena cultivations.

Optional Tour (at own expense): Cooking Demonstration – take part in a cooking demonstration on Sri Lankan rice and curry preparation (2 or 3 curries) and enjoy the typical Sri Lankan lunch overlooking the paddy fields.

Day 5: Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa – Minneriya National Park – Sigiriya (B)

This morning, set on a guided tour of The Medieval Capital Of Polonnaruwa. The Palaces, huge granite sculptures, massive tanks and complex irrigation systems built by the Great Kings and conveys the extent of development that existed in this middle history period.  This afternoon enjoy an exclusive safari at Minneriya National Park. This park acts as a breeding ground to the surrounding jungles during the dry season. The unique phenomenon of elephant gathering, during the dry season, from June to September, could not be sighted at one place, anywhere else in the world! It’s recorded that elephants gathered here are numbed around 150-200. Some reports account number of elephants to as high as 700. 

Please note: depending on the elephant migration patterns the safari will be done in Minneriy or Kaudualla or Eco Park.

Day 6: Sigiriya – Kandy (B)

Toady leave for Kandy. Kandy – The Hill Capital (1514 – 1815 AD). Originally known as Senkadagala, the city eventually came to know as Kandy, derived from the word “Kanda” meaning “the Mountain”. Kandy was declared as an UNESCO heritage site in 1988. The style and character of the Sri Lankan civilization at the time is well articulated in the heart of the city itself, with its lake, the temples including the Temple of the Tooth Relic and the well preserved ruins of the royal palaces.

In the afternoon set out on a sightseeing tour around the Kandy Town in a Tuk Tuk. Visit the Kandy Lake, Local markets, etc. Thereafter saunter around the Kandy Lake, the atmosphere alone will intrigue you to spend a few moments here. This evening visit the Temple of Tooth, with its guardian elephants it is a deeply significant Buddhist site that contains a tooth of Buddha collected from his funeral pyre, this draws thousands of pilgrims from across the world. After, you will have the opportunity to witness a typical Kandyan cultural performance.

Day 7: Kandy (B)

Full day at leisure to explore the surrounding at your own pace.

Day 8: Kandy – Kotmale – Negombo (B)

This morning leave for Negombo via Kotmale, en route visit a tea plantation and factory. Here you will enjoy the absolute tea experience, taking you to the moment the young tea leaves are plucked from the plantation to being processed in the factory to make a steamy cup of tea. If you are interested, the tea factory is the best place to purchase good quality tea.

Day 9: Negombo – airplane-takeoff– Male, Maldives (B)

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Male, Maldives! On arrival at Male, you will be met and transferred by seaplane to the Adaaran Select Meedhupparu.

Day 10: Maldives (B, L, D)

Today is yours to do as little or as much as you like.

Day 11: Maldives (B, L, D)

Today is yours to do as little or as much as you like.

Day 12: Maldives (B, L, D)

Today is yours to do as little or as much as you like.

Day 13: Maldives (B, L, D)

Today is yours to do as little or as much as you like.

Day 14: Maldives –airplane-takeoff– Australia (B)

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred back to Male airport by seaplane for your return flight home.

Day 15: Australia

Arrive home today.

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return international airfares with a full service airline including checked baggage
  • Airport transfers in Sri Lanka 
  • 8 nights accommodation in 4* hotels
  • Breakfast daily plus welcome dinner  
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation throughout
  • The services of a professional English speaking driver-guide throughout
  • All monument entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • All national park fees as per the itinerary
  • Small Group Touring (14 people max)
  • 5 nights at the award winning Adaaran Select Meedhupparu  in a Beach Villa boasting marvellous views across the Indian Ocean
  • Return seaplane transfers from Male international airport to the resort – the journey will take approximately 45 minutes
  • All-inclusive package at the Adaaran Select Meedhupparu  – breakfast, lunch and dinner daily plus all your drinks included

Highlights:

  • Marvel at the Golden Cave Temples, Sri Lankas most impressive cave temples
  • Explore the ancient mystic city of Anuradhapura
  • Visit the mountain town of Kandy
  • Enjoy a visit to a Tea Plantation in Kotmale
  • Spend 5 luxurious days relaxing in the Maldives 
 

Fine Print

 

How To Book:

To book your Tour:

  • Bookings essential
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Must book minimum 65 days prior to departure
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $999 per person are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date.
  • All peak season surcharges, interstate surcharges (if applicable) and single supplements (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final Payment is due 120 days prior to travel. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment. 
  • Up to 12 Months Interest Free available: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/up-to-12-months-interest-free/ 
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable. 
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Documentation: 

Documentation will be provided after final payment is complete and before 30 days of travel, including E-Ticket instructions, hotel confirmation, itinerary extension & optional tour confirmation (where applicable) and destination travel tips.

Group Size: 2-14

Triple Share: Not available

Single Supplement: Not available 

Land Only: Not available 

Accommodation: 

The accommodation listed below may be subject to change, but will remain of a similar or higher standard. Any changes remain beyond our control and all efforts are made to communicate these as soon as possible. We endeavour to always book non-smoking rooms however these cannot be guaranteed

Sigiriya: Sigiriya Jungles or similar
Kandy: Amaya Hills or similar
Negombo/Wattala: Pegasus Reef /Goldi Sands or similar 
Maldives: Adaaran Select Meedhupparu

Optional Tours:

Cooking Demonstration – AUD $35 per person

Payable direct on tour. Please see itinerary for more information 

Tipping:

If you have enjoyed the knowledge, service and expertise of your tour guide and driver a tip (while not compulsory) is appropriate towards the end of your tour. While it may not be customary in Australia, tipping is entrenched into many cultures especially within the tourism industry globally. It helps reward and inspire excellent service. The following is provided to assist our guests, but we leave the decision to provide a gratuity entirely at their discretion:

Driver/Guide: Our past guests have left gratuities based on their overall service of LKR 500 per day/ per person.

Gratuities aren’t compulsory on your trip, but they can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry.

Adaaran Select Meedhupparu:

Beach Villa – Boasting marvellous views across the Indian Ocean, Beach Villas at Adaaran Select Meedhupparu offer lavish bedding along with elegant decor.

Bedding Configuration: 1 x double bed or 2 x single beds 

Maximum Room Capacity: 2 people

Seaplane transfers: operate to a limited schedule and have a maximum capacity of 15 passengers. Should they not be available, you will be transferred to the island on a domestic flight. 

All-inclusive meals package: 

The all-inclusive meal offering is served at the Sufura restaurant, please refer operational hours mentioned below: 

Breakfast buffet served from 07:30 – 09:30 Hrs
Lunch buffet served from 12:30 – 14:30 Hrs
Dinner buffet served from 19:30 – 21:30 Hrs
A snack buffet will be served at the Main Bar from 10:30 – 11:30 Hrs, from 16:00 – 17:00 Hrs and from 23:00 – 00:00 Hrs

All-inclusive beverages package: 

All-inclusive outlet operational timings will be as follows:

Main Bar from 10:00 – 00:00 Hrs
Café Mass from 10:00 – 18:00 Hrs
Sunset Bar from 10:00 – 00:00 Hrs

All-inclusive beverages include: 

Spirits (served by the glass) Whiskey / Brandy / Gin / Vodka / Rum
An array of locally and internationally inspired cocktails and mocktails (from a choice of 5 cocktails & 5 mocktails)
House Red and White wine (served by the glass)
Draft Beer  (served by the glass)
Cordials (served by the glass) Mango / Pineapple / Passion fruit / Orange
Aerated Water (served by the glass) Chasers / Soft drinks
Mineral Water (served by the glass)
Tea and Coffee

Please note that the following is not included in the all-inclusive package: 

Beverages provided are for your own consumption, served one glass at a time at the resort’s restaurants & bars
Specialty coffees such as cappuccino, espresso etc are not included 
All guests registered in the same room must be on the all inclusive package
Alcoholic beverages will not be served to anyone under the age of 18
There are no refunds or substitutions, nor are any benefits transferable to another guest
All inclusive entitlements will end on the date of check out at 12.00 noon

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with great value Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

For Visa assistance, please visit Webjet’s Travel Visa Service page

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

 

Travel Dates

 

Departure Dates:

8 February 2019
22 February 2019 
8 March 2019 
22 March 2019

*Surcharges may apply to some dates, please see the availability calendar for more details

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. Live availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BUY NOW button

 

Flight Information

 

Airline: 

  • Return economy airfares from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth with Sri Lankan Airlines (Malaysian Airlines, Singapore, Cathay Pacific, Etihad or similar)
  • Including minimum 20kg of checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to airline).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. 
  • Flights cannot be used one-way only 

Flights:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve up to 2 transits. These changes are beyond our control and are subject to availability and airline schedule changes.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing. Passport Details are also required at time of booking in order to confirm your flights. 
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable.
  • Flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure, along with final documentation.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.
  • Please note: flights generally leave midnight or 1am on day 10 of the itinerary 

Schedule Changes: 

  • Airline schedule changes or cancellations can happen from time to time and are beyond our control. The customer is responsible for reviewing their flight schedule prior to their departure. Webjet Exclusives endeavours to assist customers where possible, however should any change or cancellation occur, please contact your Travel Insurance provider to check whether you are covered by your policy.

Flight Variations:

Option 1: Arrive early and/or extend your stay post tour with the promotional airline

  • A flat fee of $250.00 per person is applied per person should you wish to arrive early and/or extend your stay. Fee is non-negotiable and must be paid before your flight variation can be confirmed.
  • Please select how many days you want to arrive early and/or extend your stay by on your Booking Form. 
  • Flights will arrive into the city as per the tour itinerary and depart from the city as per tour itinerary. Customers cannot choose another airport or city for their arrival and/or departure.
  • All flights will be booked with the promotional airfare available at the time of booking – for your choice of preferred airline or cabin class, please see below.
  • Your flight request is subject to availability and if the promotional airfare is not available, you will be quoted the fare difference in addition to the flat fee.
  • You will be sent an invoice for the additional fee after your booking form has been received. Once this invoice has been paid, your flights will be ticketed based on the days you have requested. Your varied flight itinerary will not be provided in advance of ticketing and once your flights have been ticketed, no further changes can be made.
  • If the invoice is not paid by the expiry date, you will be automatically booked on the promotional airfare for the standard dates of the package.
  • If you are wishing to arrange internal flights, this must be arranged at your own expense. Webjet Exclusives cannot assist with the purchase of additional flights outside of the itinerary.
  • Webjet Exclusives are unable to provide any additional accommodation outside of the tour itinerary and this will need to be arranged at your own expense. By extending your departure date, you will also forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and will need to make your own way to the airport at your own expense.

 Option 2: Upgrade to Premium Economy or Business Class (where available)

  • A flat fee of $250.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class.
  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase.
  • If you have a preferred airline for your upgrade quote, please mention this in the Special Request field of your Booking Form. If no specific airline is requested, the best available fare will be quoted to you.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after the final payment.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book the promotional airfare included in your packages.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your cabin upgrade, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

Option 3: Choose an alternative airline

  • A flat fee of $250.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to travel with a premium airline for your tour.
  • Please specify your preferred airline in the Special Request field of your booking form.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after the final payment.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to confirm your flights as per the tour itinerary.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your airline preference, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Return international airfares with a full service airline
  • Airport transfers in Sri Lanka
  • 8 day tour of Sri Lanka 
  • Breakfast daily and welcome dinner 
  • The services of a professional English speaking driver-guide throughout
  • Small group touring (14 people max)
  • Plus 5 nights at the award winning Adaaran Select Meedhupparu
  • Return seaplane transfers from Male international airport to the resort 
  • All-inclusive package at the Adaaran Select Meedhupparu
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