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Classic Sri Lanka Cultural Tour

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The Classic Sri Lanka Cultural Tour takes you deep back into history. You will gain a better understanding of the island’s remarkably rich cultural and religious history. The itinerary is designed also to uncover lesser-known, but still entrancing remains of Sri Lanka’s cultural past. Of course, we are able to tinker with this itinerary and add an extra night here and there or even add a different hotel in order to suit your needs.


  • Learn of the ancient kingdoms of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa
  • Discover rock fortresses and hill-top palaces
  • Explore Dambulla’s serene Buddhist cave temples
  • Visit Kandy’s Temple of the Tooth
  • Experience one of the finest train journeys in the world
  • Visit the jungle shrine of Kataragama
  • Discover life within Galle’s 17C Dutch Fort
  • Enjoy the palm fringed beaches and turquoise waters of the south
Jetwing Blue

Jetwing Blue (Luxury Hotels)

Jetwing Blue is a luxurious contemporary beach hotel in Negombo. Barely a trace of the old Blue Oceanic remains after an extensive refurbishment: the hotel is a light and airy hotel with a Mediterranean feel, only 20 minutes from the airport.

Forest Rock Garden

Forest Rock Garden (Eco Retreats)

Forest Rock Garden Resort is inspired by the designs of ancient Sri Lankan kings. Ornate stone pillars and statues, ancient trees and ponds and waterways traverse a 50-acre wilderness. Those who built the temples of the nearby ruined capital of Anuradhapura would have approved.

Heritance Kandalama

Heritance Kandalama (Luxury Hotels)

Heritance Kandalama is a minimalist contemporary hotel cleverly designed by Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka’s famous architecture guru. Bawa conceived this famous Sri Lankan hotel as 'an austere jungle palace’ located on the bund of an ancient 3rd century reservoir and captures the surrounding magical views from every angle

Cinnamon Citadel

Cinnamon Citadel (Luxury Hotels)

Cinnamon Citadel offers some of the most luxurious accommodation in Kandy. Now part of the highly-reputable Cinnamon brand, it provides tranquil riverside surroundings a 15-minute drive from the bustle of Kandy centre. Days begin to birdsong and perhaps a warm mist rolling away from the river.

Melheim Resort

Melheim Resort (Boutique Hotels)

Melheim Resort is a contemporary 14-room hotel on a ridge in Sri Lanka's enchanting southern highlands where morning mists can rise wispily from the valley below to reveal a stirring landscape

Kithala Resort

Kithala Resort (Mid-range Hotels)

Kithala Resort, a three star hotel, lies in the deep south, in the town of Tissa. Wildlife enthusiasts will be particularly taken by its restful location close to the Tissmaharama reservoir. From your private balcony, relax on colonial-style cane chairs and watch an array of birds in the nearby rice fields, as well as the timeless rituals of paddy farming.

Fort Bazaar

Fort Bazaar (Boutique Hotels)

Fort Bazaar an 18-room luxury boutique hotel located in the heart of Galle Fort. Inspired by Portuguese heritage and contemporary design, this is a must-visit place in the Fort.

Club Villa

Club Villa (Boutique Hotels)

Club Villa is an enchanting holiday retreat on a broad and peaceful stretch of beach on the southern outskirts of Bentota. This much-loved property, originally built by Geoffrey Bawa, is cherished by a loyal clientele for a peaceful atmosphere in a pretty coconut grove, immaculate service and good-quality food.

Guide Price (Per Person) : Price On Application

Important note on prices:
  • Price includes private vehicle and a driver-guide
  • Above price is a guide price
  • The price includes accommodation, all taxes and service charges
  • Price includes all stated activities inclusive of all taxes
  • Price excludes flights and optional activities
  • Price may be subject to change at time of booking

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