12 Days
Durée
Sri Lanka
Pays
Type de Voyages

Do you want to mark your wedding anniversary or run away together for a honeymoon ?

Do you want to mark your wedding anniversary or run away together for a honeymoon ? The island of Ceylan is a dream destination. You’ll both live magical instants aboard the Indian ocean. You will have candlelight dinners in a romantic atmosphere. If you desire so, why not fly in a hot air balloon over these beautiful and sublime landscapes ? Take the time to appreciate relaxing massages. This romantic escape will be an unforgettable memory for you both.

DEPARTURE/RETURN : Colombo – Negombo

Duration : 12 days

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Day 1 - Arrival in Sri Lanka and relaxation at Negombo

« Ayubowan » ! Welcome to this magical place. Your guide welcomes you when you arrive at the airport. You leave for Negombo and settle into your hotel rooms. You can relax near the swimming pool or visit this seaside resort known for the beauty of its beaches. You’ll then meet a specialist in ayurvedic medicine who will give you advice relating to your well-being. You’ll experience a relaxing massage which will restore the circulation of your corporal energies. Depending on your arrival, don’t miss the opportunity to go stroll at the fishing market and the old city – take time to explore the laguna by rowboat on the channel built by the Dutch. Today it is used by the fishers to access the sea. You can feel the coloured ambiance and atmosphere of the land.
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Day 2- In the middle of the garden city Polonnaruwa

After breakfast, you’ll move towards the cultural triangle where 2500 years of history are in contemplation ! Nested in the middle of the jungle, Polonnaruwa is the ancient capital of the Singhalese kings in the 11th and et 12th century. This stunning site is registered in UNESCO’s world heritage program. It is teeming with endless archaeological riches. Palaces, temples and gigantic statues testify of the past splendour of this royal city. Take a moment to observe the hundreds of monkeys which populate the site. These macaques facetious toque are the heroes of the film « Monkey Kingdom ». You’ll both move by bike in order to pour savour together these precious moments.
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Day 3- Panorama of the Sigiriya Lion Rock

You’ll go explore one of the major sites of Sri Lanka. The Lion Rock is one of the most captivating sites which is also registered at UNESCO’s world heritage program. The citadel’s ruins are perched on the top of the rock. King Kashyapa undertook its construction in the 5th century and it had helped protect nearby villages. You’ll embrace the grandiose view which extends on the jungle and gardens down near the rock. During the ascension, you can admire the famous mural paintings of the « Sigiriya ladies » representing women whose arms are charged with flowers and adorned with jewellery. Plunge into an Ayurvedic vegetal bath. Take some time to relax and share moments !
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Day 4 - Visiting the Dambulla-Matale cave temples

Arrival in Dambulla, where one of the country’s most beautiful sanctuaries spans around a rock in which multiple cave-temples were dug, the Golden temple, dominated by a solemn Buddha. You’ll visit the caves decorated of marvelous murals of this unique site registered at UNESCO’s world heritage program. If you feel like it, take a nice ride on the back of an elephant or a hot air balloon flight over the sublime mosaïc of the Sri Lankan landscapes. You continue towards Matale where the spice gardens bathe you in intense colors and perfumes. You are given the opportunity to discover all the benefits of the island’s spices with their subtle smells and and their colours of a thousand shades.
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Day 5 - A walk in the Botanic garden of Kandy

You visit the botanic garden of Peradeniya in Kandy, which is home to one of the most beautiful orchids collections of Asia. you can take a stroll near the flowerbeds, the bodies of water and royal palmtrees. Here you’ll admire the tropical vegetation and aromatic plants of all sorts. Take the time to breathe in the perfumed fragrances that offer themselves to you. Then, you’ll discover the Temple of the Tooth, in the ancient royal palace where where one of the Buddha’s canine is conserved. Kandy and the Temple of the Tooth are sacred spots of pilgrimage for all buddhists. Begin your evening with a kandyan dance spectacle, the traditional danse of the kandyan cultural heritage. Let yourself be enchanted by the music’s rythm and the dancer’s ballets.
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Day 6 - In the tea plantations of Ella Ella-Ramboda

In themorning, a steam train will take you to Nanu Oya. Together, you’ll cross incredibly beautiful landscapes which are undoubtedly the most beautiful of Asia. You’ll enter Nuwara Eliya, surrounded by tea plantations on the nearby hills. Appreciate a tuk-tuk ride in this green ocean. Take the opportunity to try yourself at tea picking. On the way, you’ll stop by th tea factory where you will learn the basics of tea fabrication. And while the tea still infuses inside of you, the Ramboda chutes will enchant you.
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Day 7 - Exploration of wildlife, National Park of Yala

This morning, you will be heading towards the national park of Yala, an authentic natural treasure renowned for its greatly varied fauna. It’s the second greatest national park of Sri Lanka. Yala particularly shelters the Ceylan panther. Accompanied by a naturalist guide, you’ll explore these lands during a safari aboard a jeep. You will encounter herds of wild elephants, bears, monkeys, and amultitude of birds. You will then admire the site of Buduruwagala, with its Bhuddhas sculpted in the rock, including the greatest of Sri Lanka.
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Day 8 - Visiting the Galle citadel

On this day, you will discover the city of Galle. Ancient portuguese then dutch port and demonstration of European colonial strength in Asia, the fortified city of Galle shelters a fortress registered to UNESCO’s world heritage program. Take a stroll in this massive citadel’s streets and go encounter its history. Shops, old houses, facades and names of the streets, Galle is a little like the Montmartre of Sri-Lanka. A boat ride for two on the Madu river will charm you by its serene and tranquil atmosphere.
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Days 9 10 11- Relaxation on the golden coasts of the south

Leave your luggage in a lodge on the edge of a sea of gold and saphire. It is time for relaxations and ressourcing on the shores of the indian ocean. You can enjoy the sea and admire the splendour of the sunses if you so desire. Take care of yourself the time of a massage with the island’s essential oils. Stroll on the local markets filled with scents and colors of a thousand tones. Fully enjoy these magical instants during a candlelight dinner for two on the shores of the Indian Ocean! Treat your body with an ayurvedic massages, pure pleasure for the senses..
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Day 12 - Depending on your flight schedules, transfert to the international airport of Colombo.

DEPARTURE/RETURN Colombo-Negombo
Duration 12 days
Included
Private and air conditioned transport vehicle.
A guide/driver’s during the entirety of the trip
Housing : in hotel, double room / twin
The meals : the price only includes breakfasts.
Entries for the following visits : the Sigiriya fortress, the archeological site of Polonnaruwa, the cave temples of Dambulla, the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, the jeep safari + Yala national park entry tickets (half-day), the second-class train (depending on availability)
the availability of a telephone and local SIM card which will allow you to communicate with your travel expert during the entirety of your trip, which is free of charge
The assistance of your travel expert every hour of every day of your stay
Not included
International flights
Visa costs
Breakfasts and diners
Entries and visits unless specifically mentioned in the “Included” section
Travel insurance
Drinks
Tips to guides, drivers and other services, personal expenses

Price per person (except international flights)

  • 2 people : 1990€

This travel idea is a source of inspiration. Let us know your desires in order to create the unique trip which resembles only you. Your essential travel !