Luxury Sri Lanka
• Tea Trails, Hatton • Yala National Park • Weligama • Colombo
Experience the very best of Sri Lanka in luxury and style. From your all-inclusive bungalow in the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country, travel by seaplane to the rugged south coast , experience private jungle safaris and high tea in Yala National Park. Conclude your stay in a splendid cliff top resort, towering above the picturesque Weligama Bay.
Day 1: Colombo Arrive Colombo and transfer to your 5-star hotel, nestled amidst lush tropical gardens just 20 minutes from the airport.
Day 2: Colombo > Tea Trails, Hatton Morning seaplane flight to Castlereagh Reservoir, in the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country. Transfer to your all-inclusive bungalow, located high above Castlereagh Lake, surrounded by rich, green hills and tea estates. Enjoy a unique tea-infused dinner this evening.
Day 3: Tea Trails Visit a nearby tea factory and learn how tea is produced. A four-course picnic "Planters' Lunch" at the bungalow follows. Afternoon at leisure. Perhaps try your hand at tennis, enjoy a massage or relax at the pool.
Day 4 : Tea Trails Enjoy a morning cycle tour in the Castlereagh area, visiting Laxapana waterfall for an optional swim. A picnic lunch is served before returning to the bungalow (by bicycle or vehicle). Afternoon at leisure.
Day 5: Tea Trails > Yala National Park A short seaplane flight takes you to Yala National Park, renowned for its leopard population. Your all-inclusive lodge is a haven of cocoon-like tents, overlooking the rugged coast and jungle.
Day 6: Yala National Park Experience two exclusive wildlife safaris, including an afternoon high tea in the jungle. Yala is home to elephant, leopard, bear, crocodile and wild boar, as well as a large variety of birdlife.
Day 7: Yala National Park > Weligama Travel to the south coast, visiting a cinnamon estate en-route. Walk around the plantation and witness a cinnamon peeling demonstration. Arrive at your 5-star coastal resort for an afternoon at leisure.
Day 8: Weligama Explore the area on a scenic bicycle tour. The gentle 12 kms loop trail passes through picturesque countryside and verdant paddy valleys. Conclude the day with a delightful 90-minute massage at the resort.
Day 9: Galle Climb into a brilliant 1972 Volkswagen convertible and enjoy a leisurely drive along the roads of Galle, a port city known for its extensive maritime history and colonial influence. Discover the city's local lifestyle and diverse facades, a mix of Colonial and Dutch architecture. Enjoy a Chefs table signature dining experience at the hotel this evening.
Day 10: Weligama > Colombo After a leisurely morning, depart for Colombo Airport.
• Tailor-made journey with English speaking local driver guide • 9 nights accommodation • Transfers by air conditioned vehicles • Domestic seaplane flights, • 90-minute massage • 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 8 dinners and 1 high tea
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Departs Daily year round
Daily year round