Travel 2 Touring 18/19

INDIAN SUBCONTINENT

SRI LANKA

LAND AIR RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

Kandy

2

Negombo

1

1

Ella

2

Colombo

Udawalawe

LAND NIGHTS STAYED

1

2

Unawatuna

LAND AIR NIGHTS STAYED

SMALL GROUP TOUR

MALDIVES 6

1

Optional Pre/Post Stay Add-on nights are available in Negombo. Please call for details. • Discover island paradise in the Maldives and snorkel the reefs in crystal-clear waters 1 LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED 1 INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Explore the cultural centre of Sri Lanka, Kandy • View spectacular scenery onboard a local train through the tea country • Hike up Little Adams Peak for 360 degree views • See elephants in their natural habitat in Udawalawe LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights in hotels or guest houses, 1 night tented camp and 6 nights on a traditional dhoni boat • Meals as specified: 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 9 dinners • Shared touring by private vehicle, 4x4, local bus, train and traditional dhoni boat • Services of a Chief Experience Officer (CEO), skipper, crew and local guides • Internal flight and sightseeing as per itinerary DEPARTURES 2019: Jan 11, 25; Feb 1, 8, 15, 22; Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Apr 5, 12, 19, 26; Sep 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Dec 20 TOUR DETAILS LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED £1699 per person PRICES FROM:

PRICES FROM £1699pp

14 day Sri Lanka & Maldives Adventure Negombo • Kandy • Ella • Udawalawe • Unawatuna • Cruising the Maldivian Islands

Day 1: Arrive Negombo Arrive Negombo and make your own way to your hotel. Day 2: Negombo - Kandy Drive to Kandy, visiting a spice plantation en route. Later, visit Temple of the Tooth before enjoying the folk dances of a local cultural group. (BL) Day 3: Kandy Explore Kandy with a free day. (B) Day 4: Kandy – Ella Depart Kandy by private vehicle and arrive in the historic town of Nuwara Eliya. Stop for a scenic lakeside picnic lunch. Head to Haputale train station from Nuwara Eliya and resume the journey to Ella via local train. Upon arrival, learn about one of the nation’s most popular exports with a guided tour of a tea factory. (LD) Day 5: Ella Spend the morning getting active with a hike to Little Adam’s peak. Enjoy free time in the afternoon. Opt to take a cooking class with spice garden tour. (BLD) Day 6: Ella – Unawatuna Depart early morning for Udawalawe National Park and enjoy a wildlife safari through the reserve. Afterwards, head to the beach town of Unawatuna. (BD) Day 7: Unawatuna In the morning, travel to Galle for a tour of the fort and the city. Later, return to Unawatuna for more beach time and a final night with the group. (B) Day 8: Unawatuna– South Male Atoll Hop on a flight to Malé for the Maldives portion of your trip. Transfer to South Malé Atoll. Settle in, and After a relaxed start, continue to the southernmost point of South Malé Atoll before crossing the channel to Felidhoo Atoll. Reach the idyllic uninhabited island of Ambara by early afternoon. Enjoy the rest of the day at the beach or snorkelling the crystal-clear waters around the island. (BLD) set sail on a voyage of discovery. (B) Day 9: South Male Atoll – Ambara

Day 10: Ambara – Fenboa Finolhu Cruise across the Meemu Atoll and arrive to Fenboa Finolhu, another beautiful uninhabited island. Stay the night with plenty of time to enjoy the beach and snorkel amongst the reefs. (BLD) Day 11: Fenboa Finolhu - Dhiggaru Head east towards the island of Djiggaru, stopping along the way to snorkel on a reef, arriving in the late afternoon. Spend the evening enjoying the laid- back pace and traditional way of life of the locals. With some luck, get an invitation for an evening performance of Bodu Beru (Big Drum), the traditional folk music of the country. (BLD) Day 12: Dhiggaru – Felidhu Atholu Head back to Felidhoo Atoll and its administrative centre, Felidhoo. Take time to wander through the village and learn something new about the lives of the islanders. (BLD) Day 13: Felidhu Atholu – Eboodhoofinolhu Enjoy the longest journey of the trip back through the islands of Felidhoo and South Malé atolls. There are plenty of opportunities to swim and snorkel or to explore the islands en route. The day’s destination is Emboodhu Finolhu, one of the northernmost islands of South Malé Atoll. (BLD) Day 14: Eboodhoofinolhu – Male In the morning, make the short crossing to Malé. The tour ends on arrival at Malé International Airport. (B)

TOUR STYLE: Small Group (Classic)

GROUP SIZE: 8 max

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

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