Experience the amazing contrasts that this pearl of the Indian Ocean offers on this full Sri Lanka Experience Tour.
There is more to the Seychelles Islands than just beautiful beaches. Dense green, seabird colonies of rare birds and friendly locals greet you with warm hospitality.
Experience the highlights of Sri Lanka on this short tour which takes in stunning scenery, cultural sights, exotic wildlife and showcases the diverse beauty of the island.
This tour offers the rich heritage of some of Sri Lanka’s top cultural sights combined with the scenic splendor of this islands best beaches and crystal clear waters.
Enjoy some spectacular scenery on this tour as you travel from place to place, taking in tea gardens, cascading waterfalls, ancient temples, colonial towns before arriving at Nuwara Eliya where you will have the opportunity to play golf. The tour ends in the city of Galle, but not before you have taken a Jeep safari to Yala National Park, hoping to encounter wild boar, leopards, elephants, bears and flamingos roaming freely.
Lightweight, light coloured cotton clothes are best suited for the warm temperatures of a tropical country. Some warm clothes are recommended if you are heading for the hilly regions, where the evenings tend to get chilly. For climbing Sigiriya Rock Fortress in Sri Lanka please ensure you pack comfortable shoes for walking.
The accommodation on our tour itineraries is generally in the four/five star category and in keeping with our luxury portfolio. Very occasionally however, it is necessary on certain tours to compromise a little on luxury in order to achieve the best possible reality experience. In these instances, this will be clearly detailed in the tour itinerary.
The tipping etiquette is similar to that of the UK where the rule of thumb is to tip 10% of the total amount due. Tipping hotel staff, such as the concierge and porter, early in your stay will ensure consistent high service. If you wish to tip your room cleaner it is advisable to do so on a daily basis as it may not be the same person every day of your stay.
All of our tours are privately escorted. That is to say that it will only be your own party travelling, along with accompanying guide. Also, there is usually some flexibility which would enable you to deviate from the suggested itinerary, if there was somewhere you would specifically like to visit. Your guide will be a local expert, able to share his/her depth of knowledge with you and offer a genuine insight into the locale.
Yes, you will need a visa to enter Sri Lanka. In addition, if you intend visiting Sri Lanka on a short visit,you will need to obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) prior to arrival. There is no visa required for visiting the Seychelles.
Although the Foreign and Commonwealth Office do not identify any vaccines required for travel to the Indian Ocean, we recommend that you discuss these requirements in more detail with your GP or Practice Nurse around 6-8 weeks before travel.
While there may not be free time every day of your tour, time will be available for you to spend at your leisure. This usually consists of either a morning or afternoon and will be clearly marked on your itinerary.
Although not compulsory, we would recommend that you consider booking accommodation for at least one night before and after your tour or cruise as flights doesn’t always arrive on time and luggage can sometimes take a detour.
If our website does not offer a tailor-made tour that exactly meets your needs, please call one of our expert reservations team on 0141 955 4000 and they will embrace your requirements with enthusiasm and professionalism in order to create a bespoke tailor-made tour.