Sri Lanka Mixed Activity

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Trip code: 
AKA
Ways to Travel:
Guided Group, Tailormade Adventures
Activity:
Mixed-Activity
Min age:
16
Group size:
4–16

Enjoy trekking, cyling , snorkelling and whitewater rafting on an action-packed adventure around Sri Lanka

Highlights

  • Elephants and Sloth bears in Wasgamuwa
  • Climb Adam’s peak for sunrise
  • Ancient Polonnaruwa by bike and Knuckles Forest trek

Key information

  • 12 days land only/13 flight inclusive
  • Travel by private bus or minibus
  • 11 nights hotels
  • 12 breakfasts and 6 lunches included
  • Maldives extension available
  • Optional single supplement

What's included

  • All breakfasts and 6 lunches
  • All accommodation
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)

What's not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request) from £350
  • Visas or vaccinations
Call for general departures:
020 8772 3936
Call for tailormade trips:
+44 (0)20 8772 3874
Trip Notes

Click on the button below for detailed Trip Notes containing all the particulars about this trip, including kit lists and practical information.

Note: these can vary by departure; you can check out the specific Trip Notes for your chosen adventure on the dates & prices page.

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Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Start Kitulgala

    Start Colombo. Then transfer to the hotel in Kitulgala and check in.

    The rest of the day will be at leisure


    Accommodation: Aberdeen Falls Resort

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch
  • Day 2

    Morning jungle walk; whitewater rafting in the afternoon

    Wake up to the dawn chorus as we head to nearby Kitulgala village to start the jungle trek. We begin by deviating from the main road and head into the heart of the village along gravel roads on undulating terrain.  If we are lucky we might catch a glimpse of some endemic birdlife. Upon entering  the Makandawa Forest Reserve – a lowland evergreen forest – we will be greeted by a series of streams snaking through the lush green forest. One of the highlights of this trek is the climb up to the rocky outcrop of Lenthiriella – a towering waterfall that cascades down, breathing life into the forest!

    Trek: approx 7km/ 3 ½ hours on undulating terrain

    After lunch, there's the opportunity to take part in a whitewater rafting session on the Kelani River.  We will be met by a a rafting team who will takes us through a safety briefing, guide us through the basics and talk us through our equipment; a helmet, life jacket and paddle. The rapids are grade 2 and 3 and we will pass the famous location of Bridge on the River Kwai! 

    Please note the grade of the rapids relies on the water flow from the nearby dam so can differ throughout the year.

     

     

    Accommoadtion: Aberdeen Falls Resort or similar

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch
  • Day 3

    Transfer to Dickoya;climb Adam’s Peak at night to reach the summit for dawn

    After breakfast we drive from Kitulgala to Dickoya in Nuwara Eliya province and pass through many tea plantations typical of Sri Lanka's hill country (approx. 50km/ 2 hours).  In Dickoya we stay in a colonial-style tea planter's bungalow with a wonderful view of the Castlereagh Reservoir and an outline of Adam's Peak in the distance.  After checking in we'll visit one of the working tea factories to learn the process from growing and picking the tea leaves right through to tasting the final product.The rest of the afternoon is free to relax and prepare for the climb that night, which starts around 1am. Adam’s Peak is so called as it is claimed to be the place where Adam first set foot on Earth after being cast out from heaven but is also known as Sri Pada (Sacred Footprint, left by the Buddha as he headed towards paradise), or perhaps most poetically as Samanalakande (Butterfly Mountain, where butterflies go to die). Legends attribute the huge ‘footprint’ crowning the peak to St. Thomas, the early apostle of India, or even Lord Shiva.

    The pilgrimage season begins on poya day in December and runs until the Vesak festival in May. In season, pilgrims and tourists alike make the climb up the many steps to the top. 

    Accommodation: Upper Glencairn Bungalow

    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 4

    Descend Adam’s Peak; transfer to Kandy.

     We descend from Adam's Peak through the early hours of the morning and should reach the base around 9am. After a short rest and some refreshments  we transfer to Kandy (approx. 100km/ 3 ½ hours) to arrive there around 2:30pm. Neck pillows will be provided for the drive so you can catch up on some sleep!  We will check in to the hotel on arrival and the rest of the afternoon and evening will be free to relax and explore this beautiful lakeside town.

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    Accommodation: Thilanka Hotel or similar

    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 5

    Kandy guided sightseeing; visit Kandy Temple; optional cultural show in the evening

     

    Kandy is located by a small lake and we spend the full day in and around the town, starting with a visit of the Temple of the Tooth, which houses Sri Lanka's most important Buddhist relic. The Tooth of Buddha was taken from the funeral pyre in 543 BC and only found its way to Sri Lanka in the 4th century AD. There are literally hundreds of worshippers who visit the temple each day and in August the most spectacular ceremony takes place.  Another highlight is the vast Peradeniya Botanical Garden home to many species of orchid endemic to Sri Lanka. There's also the arts and crafts centre and the main Buddhist monasteries Malwatta and Asgiriya that are worth a visit. In the evening we may have the chance to attend a performance of dancing and fire walking. 

    Accommodation: Thilanka Hotel or similar

    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 6

    Transfer to Atanwala in Knuckles Mountain Range; scenic trek; transfer to Wasgamuwa

    After breakfast we drive to Atanwala in Knuckles Mountain Range  (approx. 65km/ 2 ½ hours) for our trek. Atanwala is a great approach to Knuckles Mountain Range as the surrounding fields and paddy fields stretch for acres at the foot of Manigala Mountain. As we leave the village we'll pass the  beautiful waterfall named “Wadda Pani Ella” before the trail begins in earnest. During the trek there will be some fantastic views of peaks within the range including Thunhisgala and Yahangala and towards the end of the trail as we near  Illukkumbura, a view of the Moragahakanda reservoir, the Kalu Ganga reservoir, Walasgala and Wasgamuwa combine to create breathtaking views.

    We'll then board the minibus near Illukkumbura and transfer to Wasgamuwa - (approx. 45km/ 1 hour)

    The trek is approximately 8kms/ 5 ½ hours

     

    Accommodation: Lavendish Safari or similar

    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 7

    Morning game drive in Wasgamuwa National Park, famous for sloth bears and elephants; transfer to Giritale

    Wasgamuwa park is situated in the Matale and Polonnaruwa districts. It was opened to protect the displaced wild animals during the Mahaweli development project and is a paradise to nature lovers.  It is widely known for its Sloth bear population as well as its elephants and large herds can be observed from November to May.  We'll take part in a morning game drive with a packed breakfast so we can  make an early start in order to maximise our chances of spotting wildlife  (3-hour game drive).

    Later we'll head to Giritale and check in at our hotel (approx. 85km/ 2 hours). The afternoon is free to relax by the hotel pool or follow the path into the nearby village .

    Accommodation: Giritale Hotel or similar

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch
  • Day 8

    Cycle from hotel to Polonnaruwa; explore sight by bike and cycle back to Giritale

    Our usual hotel here overlooks the scenic Giritale Tank. The island’s early inhabitants solved the dual problem of heat and lack of water in this dry area by constructing large tanks to act as reservoirs to cool the warm breeze. Nowadays they provide an important habitat for bird life, particularly from August to April.  We begin the day with a bike ride from the hotel and head straight to Minneriya Junction. Taking the turning towards Hingurakgoda we'll  head towards the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, the 10th century capital of Sri Lanka and the ancient capital of the Sinhalese. Here there are many Buddhist relics and ruins dating from a thousand years ago when Sinhalese culture reached its zenith. The city flourished in the 12th century after the decision was made to move the capital from Anuradhapura, so it was further away from incursions from southern India. The ruins are therefore younger and better preserved than those at Anuradhapura. We visit many of the temples, palaces, huge dagobas (Buddhist stupas) and remarkable Buddhist sculptures.  Unsurprisingly UNESCO has declared the ancient city a World Heritage site. After our visit we'll continue cycling on to a rural village where we will enjoy a traditional Sri Lankan lunch. In the afternoon we'll cycle back to Giritale to meet the bus to transfer to Sigiriya.

    Cycling Distance – 50km (3 hours)

    Terrain – Flat

    Accommodation: Hotel Sigiriya or similar

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch
  • Day 9

    Climb the rock fortress in Sigiriya; visit nearby Dambulla caves temple

    The 5th century rock fortress of Sigiriya is arguably the most iconic sight in Sri Lanka and we begin the day by climbing it. It's an imposing sight rising 600 feet from the surrounding plains and gives far‐reaching views from the top. Used as a safe haven from invaders, the route to the top follows a series of steep steps and gangways. From the base, where a moat surrounds impressive water gardens, we ascend 200m, passing an overhanging rock under which superb portraits of native maidens holding flowers and temple offerings still adorn the rock wall. Crowning the flat‐topped summit of the rock are extensive remains of the King's Summer Palace. As we begin the climb in the early morning to avoid the heat,  we should  be finished by 9:30am, in time for a late breakfast back at the hotel.

    In the afternoon there's a short drive (approx.30 minutes) to nearby Dambulla and its magnificent cave temples, for some a highlight of the island. There are over 80 caves in the complex, some of which are used for meditation by monks. The famous Rock temple has five separate caves containing 153 magnificent Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan monarchs and 4 Hindu deities. The Iron wood Forest (Namal Uyana), an ancient garden with a huge variety of plants, and the Rose Quartz Mountain range - 500 million years old -should not be missed ! 

     

    Accommodation: Hotel Sigiriya or similar 

    Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 10

    Transfer from Sigiriya to Kalpitiya on the coast; afternoon free to relax on beach

    A fairly long drive as we leave Sigiriya after breakfast and head to Kalpitiya on the west coast  (approx. 180 km/ 3 ½ hours). On arrival we check in to our hotel and the rest of the day is free to relax on the beach or by the hotel pool.

     

    Accommodation: Ruwala Resort or similar

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch
  • Day 11

    Morning snorkelling; afternoon boat ride

    If you love to explore pristine water, Kalpitiya is the place to be!  Beautiful coral formations, bursting with colourful marine life unique to Sri Lanka's coast are there to be discovered. A short boat ride will take us to the best snorkelling site in Kalpitiya, whereupon we will be briefed on how to use the equipment and safety procedures. The activity lasts for about an hour and begins early in the morning , so we will take a packed breakfast with us. (seasonal Nov- Apr)

    In the afternoon we hop onto a boat to explore further afield and spot the migrant birdlife of the lagoon. There is a greater chance of seeing birds such as White Winged terns, Little Ringed plovers and Greater Crested terns during the peak bird-season, from October and March. (approx 3 hours)

     

    Accommodation: Ruwala Resort, Kalpitiya or similar

    Meals included: Breakfast Lunch
  • Day 12

    End Kalpitiya

    Meals included: Breakfast
Trip Notes

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Post-trip Extensions

Maldives

If you are keen to end your holiday on a very relaxed note we can arrange a visit to the Maldives for you.

The flight from Colombo is around 1 hour and upon arrival you will be transferred by speedboat (approximately 20mins) to the Paradise Island 4* resort. Paradise Island is a beautiful coral island with a total land area of 178,900 square metres, covered with lush tropical vegetation, numerous palm trees, surrounded by a wide sandy beach and the crystal clear waters of an azure lagoon.

 You can choose to add on as many extra nights to your trip as you wish; your time on the island will be at leisure for you to do as you wish. The accommodation used has a swimming pool, restaurant, bar, room service and all rooms are air‐conditioned and have en suite facilities. As well as the modern amenities of the resort there is also access to scuba diving and snorkelling or for the less active the chance to swim in these wonderful, calm waters. Either way it is a veritable paradise and a memorable end to the trip.

 If you choose to take advantage of this opportunity then we can arrange flights for you to Malé as well as booking the hotel and speedboat transfer to the island.

Essential Info

Visas

Sri Lanka

A visa (Electronic Travel Authorisation) is required if you are British and for most other nationalities. If you do not hold a British passport, please check the visa requirements with your local Sri Lankan Embassy or the ETA website www.eta.gov.lk. Passengers should also be aware of local laws and customs in Sri Lanka (https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/sri-lanka/local-laws-and-customs). The mistreatment of Buddhist images and artefacts is an offence; please note that people have been refused entry to Sri Lanka because of visible tattoos of Buddha.

Vaccinations

Sri Lanka

There are no mandatory vaccination requirements.

Recommended vaccinations are: Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid, Hepatitis A.

The risk of malaria is slight but you may wish to consult your GP or travel health clinic for further advice.

Dengue fever is a known risk in places visited. It is a tropical viral disease spread by daytime biting mosquitoes. There is currently no vaccine or prophylaxis available for Dengue, and therefore the best form of prevention is to avoid being bitten. We recommend you take the usual precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Eating and Drinking

All breakfasts and 3 lunches are included

We suggest allowing about £15-£17 (approx. US$24 - US$27.50) per day for all other meals. Sri Lankan cuisine is a fascinating reflection of the island’s heritage; there is a unique fusion of fresh local produce with spices brought to the island over the centuries by Malays, Arabs, Indians as well as the Dutch, Portuguese and English. Despite (or perhaps because of) these influences, Sri Lankan cuisine is often referred to as simply ‘Rice and Curry’. This is the staple dish in most restaurants and is usually a serving of rice accompanied by assorted meat and vegetable curries as well as various pickles, ‘sambols,’ and a handful of tiny poppadum’s – all using the contrasting flavours of coconut, chilli, curry leaves, cinnamon and garlic.

Vegetarians are well catered for but please inform us before departure of any special dietary requests. Please note that in Sri Lanka the availability of certain specialist food products is minimal or non-existent, for example wheat or dairy-free, so if required you may need to bring these from home. Spicier food can be avoided easily and lots of the hotels will serve Western options alongside traditional food.

Mineral water is widely available, but drinking water is provided in a large container in the bus in order to reduce our use of plastic, so please bring your own water bottle with you to refill. 

Weather

Generally, you should expect rain at some time but with plenty of sunshine. On the plains, day and night time temperatures are warm to hot with Colombo having an average daytime temperature of 30ºC. The temperatures drop as we go higher into the hills and especially at Nuwara Eliya and Horton Plains where daytime temperatures are between 10º - 15º C and night time temperatures will be chilly (about 8º C minimum) and a warmish jacket will be needed.

Is this trip for you?

This is a Mixed Activity trip with an activity level grading of 3 (Moderate). The itinerary includes trekking, cycling, whitewater rafting, and snorkelling. Previous experience isn’t necessary for these activities (although you need to be able to swim and ride a bike) but a reasonable level of fitness is important. You should be comfortable in water for some of the activities. The rafting is on Grade II or  III rapids but when the water level is low, this can fall to Grade I.

There are a few long drives, some on bumpy and twisty mountain roads, but the vehicle we use  is comfortable and air-conditioned. Temperatures can vary between the tropical heat of the coast to the cool of the hills.

Call for general departures:
020 8772 3936
Call for tailormade trips:
+44 (0)20 8772 3874
Trip Notes

Click on the button below for detailed Trip Notes containing all the particulars about this trip, including kit lists and practical information.

Note: these can vary by departure; you can check out the specific Trip Notes for your chosen adventure on the dates & prices page.

Accommodation

11 nights hotels/ guesthouses

Hotels on this trip are generally comfortable and have swimming pools but there are 3 nights where the standard is more basic and there is no pool; the Aberdeen Falls Resort  (days 1 and 2 Land Only) is made up of individual wooden chalets set amongst lush gardens.  Access to the hotel is down a track for which jeeps are used. The Upper Glencairn Bungalow in Dikoya (day 3 Land Only) is also more basic. The property in Sigiriya is of a particularly high standard with a lovely pool, looking out over the famous Lion Rock and the Ruwala Resort in Kalpitiya (days 10 and 11 Land Only ) is also notable because of the views directly over the lagoon. There is also a fantastic deck area above the main restaurant , perfect for relaxing .

Single accommodation available on request

Please note paying the single supplement may not mean that you receive a double or twin room for sole use. The room you are allocated may differ from hotel to hotel , and on some nights a  smaller room for ‘one person’ may well be allocated.

Call for general departures:
020 8772 3936
Call for tailormade trips:
+44 (0)20 8772 3874
Trip Notes

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  • Reviewed April 2018
    edward sheftel

    good

    Overall - a good trip Great group of people and Ruwan was one of the best leaders I have had - and I have been on alot of adventure trips with various companies - over 25 !

    What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

    Really like the hike up to Sigiriya. Like the paintings the exercise the stories Ruwan told about the kingdom. I also really like the last day of cycling - but think it should be at least twice as long

    What did you think of your group leader?

    Ruwan was one of the best leaders I have ever had - and I have been on alot of adventure trips with various companies worldwide - over 25 !

    Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

    Good trip - there is alot of driving time - don't think enough exercise. The kayaking was "weak" The equipment old, the paddles ancient - The coral reefs - dead ....few fish However - the guide was fantastic, Sigiriya was awesome, the tea plantation lovely, the temple in Kandy - quite interesting

    Is there anything else you would like to add?

    I would suggest a revamping of the trip -change snorkeling locations -change kayaking locations -arrange for newer equipment -design longer biking option for last day (when the breezes make it pleasant to cycle) -Increase the time spent on tea plantation -suggest changing the last 2 "resorts" with a possible upgrade on the last night to one of the nicer ones on the beach (I would gladly pay more) -Suggest possible whale watching / stay in Marissa - i stayed at a lovely cinnamon plantation there -suggest a visit to Gallle - my favorite place which I traveled to on my own
  • Reviewed April 2018
    Jayne Tucker

    Sri Lanka Mixed Activity Holiday

    Sri Lanka is a beautiful country with great food and lovely people. We had a busy ten day itinerary with Exodus, with 8 different places to stay over 9 nights. We enjoyed the cycling and walking, the walk to the top of Adam's Peak was challenging. The scenery when white water rafting was beautiful and the visit to a working Tea Plantation gave a fascinating insight to one of the biggest industries of the country.

    What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

    Watching the sun rise from the top of Adam's Peak and watching about 250 elephants gather at dusk at the National Park

    What did you think of your group leader?

    Ruwan was an excellent guide and made the trip extra special for us all, anticipating our needs and ensuring that our holiday was memorable.

    Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

    There is about 3 hours travelling from place to place each day, but this is interspersed with breaks. We were fortunate that there was plenty of room on our bus to spread out and used this time to relax.

    Is there anything else you would like to add?

    A rest day in the middle of the trip may be helpful as there is a lot of travelling involved, and an early start most days to take advantage of the cooler weather first thing.
  • Reviewed February 2018
    Jeremy Storr

    A work in progress

    Sri Lanka is a fantastic country, the people are lovely, the place is beautiful and the food is great. We had some fantastic experiences and got to stay in some lovely hotels, much higher standard than ones from previous Exodus holidays. We were the first group for this new Exodus holiday. This meant that we had a little bit of a mixed experience when it came to the activities. The snorkelling and kayaking were new activities organised by the local tour operator and it showed I am afraid. I got the impression that they had never visited the suppliers or thought through alternative options. There was also a lot of time spent on the bus which was really not clear on the trip notes. But these are things that can be fixed relatively easily and I hope for the next groups they are. It was a lovely holiday and I would not want to put anyone of it. They just need to sort out the activities and it will be a fab trip. Maybe extending the trip by a couple of days just to reduce the amount of travelling every day will also help.

    What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?

    Seeing a herd of over a hundred elephants, climbing Adams peak and watching the sunrise were truly magical.

    What did you think of your group leader?

    The group leader was fantastic. He was positive and knowledgeable about his country, he was really open and great fun. He had been dumped a little in it running this new holiday and dealt with the issues really well and with good humour.

    Do you have any advice for potential travellers?

    Take a slightly bigger rucksack than suggested, just to get a change of clothes in. Rash vest is useful for snorkelling and I would have taken a pair of board shorts as well with hindsight. Be prepared to move every night for the first week, we used packing cubes in our bags which made life a lot easier.

    Is there anything else you would like to add?

    The guide was brilliant. Any issues were with the local supplier who had clearly not scoped out some of the activities properly or really considered the amount of time travelling. I would love to go back to Sri Lanka and see some more of it, if you have been and liked some of the India tours I suspect you will love Sri Lanka.

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An overview of flight options

Exodus is committed to making joining our tours as easy as possible, wherever you live. We generally only block book seats from London, but this certainly does not mean that you need to fly from there. Depending on the route and airlines available, there will usually be various options available for those who want to fly from their local airport.

This page aims to provide a useful overview of the options available to our clients. However, the best flight arrangements should be tailored to your personal requirements, so please contact our Sales team for expert advice.

 

What kind of options do I have ?

1. We can book for you: Flights from anywhere in the world - not via London  

Depending on the route, this may be direct or via an overseas hub like Amsterdam, the Middle East or elsewhere. On short haul routes there may be direct flights with low cost airlines, charter flights or scheduled airlines. Exodus can book most, but not all, of these for you. The most appropriate airline may be different to that which we use for the group flight from London, but many people now travel on different airlines and meet up with their fellow passengers at the destination.

Pros Cons
  • May be the most direct route
  • Often the extra fare compared to the London flight is minimal.
  • As you will be in the hands a single airline for your entire journey, the airline will be responsible for your bags and your connections.
  • You may not be able to join the group transfers. However, we can usually arrange private transfers, or book your flights to try and coincide with the group transfers. See notes on transfer arrangements below.

 

2. We can book for you: Connecting flights from your local airport to London

Exodus can book connecting flights to London so you can join the group flight there. Connecting times will be followed according to airline advice, or as requested by clients. There are two types of fares we can use for this option: a 'through-fare' or a 'published fare'.
 
a) A 'through-fare' is where you will be in the main airline's care throughout. You change planes, but your bags are checked all the way through to your final destination. 

b) A 'published fare' ticket is completely seperate from your onward ticket from London. It is usually cheaper than a through-fare but will need to be paid for and issued as soon as it is booked. This can be a problem if your tour has not yet reached minimum numbers. On 'published fares' neither airline is aware that you have connecting flights, so Exodus is responsible for timing your connection, not the airlines involved. The tickets are also usually non changeable and non refundable.

Pros Cons
  • Depending on the fare type, Exodus or the airline is responsible for flight connections.
  • Through fare tickets can be expensive.
  • On a published fare, tickets must be issued immediately; tickets on published fares can be very difficult to change if onward flight times change; bags are not checked though to your final destination.
  • Published fares are non-refundable.

 

3. Booking some or all of the flights yourself

You can also book connecting air travel yourself, either to London, or all the way to the start point. There may be certain airlines or routes we don't have access to, so this is always an option. However, if you make your own travel arrangements you become liable for any delays, cancellations or missed connections, and Exodus is not required to offer refunds if you have trouble reaching the start of your trip.

Pros Cons
  • You might find cheaper fares, or routes not available to Exodus.
  • You are responsible for any delays or missed connections, and the cost of the tour is not protected should you miss your flight be cancelled.

 

 Notes on transfer arrangements

Sometimes it is possible to travel on a different airline to the group flight from London. Where this is the case, we need to think about ensuring you meet up with the group with minimum extra cost and hassle.

  • On certain trips, it is easy to arrive on a different flight and still meet the group at the hotel with time in hand. We can usually arrange private transfers (at extra cost) or offer advice on taking a taxi to the start hotel.
  • On other trips (especially in Europe), the transfer meets the group flight and then travels some distance to the first night's accommodation. Where this is the case, our Sales team will try to arrange flights that arrive before (and depart after) the group. However, we do have to make it clear in your final documentation that if your flights are delayed, the transfer cannot wait for you. While Exodus or our local operators will do what we can to help you reach the start point of the tour, any additional costs must be paid by the client. 

 

Next steps? 

Call our Sales team on: 0203 733 0698

Email your query: [email protected]

Maldives Extension

If you are keen to end your holiday on a very relaxed note we can arrange a visit to the Maldives, just 1 hour flying time from Colombo

For more details on this particular extension please go to page 4 of the Trip Notes. Alternatively, you can call one of our Sales team, who will be happy to assist you.

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