Sri Lanka Land & Sea

We can’t blame you if you want to experience everything Sri Lanka has to offer – the history, the beaches, the flavours, are all equally tempting. On this 14-day tour, search for wildlife on a safari, visit the historic city of Galle, and taste for yourself the exotic flavours at a spice plantation. Then, head over to the southern coast (with whales and dolphins as your travel buddies) for some well-earned time with snorkelling, surfing, and a beach barbecue.

  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: ASVE/205156
  • Starts: Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Finishes: Mirissa, Sri Lanka
You will Visit
  • Negombo
  • Kandy
  • Ella
  • Udawalawe National Park
  • Unawatuna
  • Mirissa
  • Weligama Bay
  • Galle
  • Kudawella
  • Kalametiya
  • Talalla Beach



Day 1: Negombo

Arrive at any time.
There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.


Day 2: Negombo/Kandy

Drive to Kandy, visiting a spice plantation en route. Enjoy lunch at G Adventures-supported Sthree Craft Shop and Café. Later, explore Temple of the Tooth.


Day 3: Kandy

Explore Kandy with a free day.


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 before resuming the journey to Ella. Upon arrival, learn about one of the nation's most popular exports with a guided tour followed by a tea tasting at G Adventures-supported AMBA estate. Overnight at this gorgeous estate.


Day 5: Ella

In the morning, begin a trek through tea plantations, lush forest, and scenic ridges to Ella Rock. Soak in the stunning scenery and views over a picnic lunch. After lunch, trek downhill to Ella town. Enjoy a free afternoon exploring the town before taking Tuk Tuk's back to Amba Estate.

In the evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration of classic homestyle Sri Lankan dishes, a delicious mixture of savoury and sweet.


Day 6: Ella/Udawalawe National Park

Depart Amba Estate in the morning after enjoying a delicious home cooked breakfast. Begin the journey to Udawalawe National Park and visit the Elephant Transit home before enjoying an afternoon wildife safari through Udawalawe National Park. Afterwards, head to a tented camp by the lake on the boundary of National Park and relax with a BBQ dinner around the campfire.


Day 7: Udawalawe National Park/Unawatuna

After breakfast transfer from Udawalawe to Galle for a tour of the fort and city. Later, head to Unawatuna for some beach time and a final night with the group.


Day 8: Unawatuna/Mirissa

Spend a relaxing morning in Unawatuna, before transferring across to Mirissa, where you will meet your captain and crew.


Day 9: Weligama Bay/Galle

Watch for whales and dolphins on the way to Galle, then spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach or exploring the city and Dutch Fort.


Day 10: Galle/Kudawella

Cruise along the southern coast to Kudawella, enjoying the scenery and visiting isolated beaches to swim, stand up paddle board (SUP), or kayak. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and whales along the way.


Day 11: Kudawella/Kalametiya

Spend the morning at Mawella Beach, before continuing up the coast to Kalametiya. In the afternoon, opt to visit the Kalametiya village and sanctuary, or soak up the sun on the beach.


Day 12: Kalametiya/Talalla Beach

Visit the small surf beach of Hirikatiya for a surf or swim, then continue on Sri Lanka's southern coast to Talalla Beach. Keep a lookout for marine life along the way.


Day 13: Talalla/Mirissa

Return to Weligama Bay, and enjoy a barbecue on the beach with your group.


Day 14: Mirissa

Sail back to the Mirissa Harbour and disembark. Tour ends on arrival. Opt for a transfer to Colombo Airport.

    • G Adventures for Good: Lunch at Sthree Craft Shop and Café, Kandy G Adventures for Good: AMBA Estate, Ella
    • Spice plantation visit
    • Kandyan cultural dance performance
    • Temple of the Tooth visit (Kandy)
    • Tea plantation visit and tasting (AMBA)
    • Trek to Ella Rock
    • Picnic at Ella Rock
    • Cooking demonstration
    • BBQ and camp at Udawalawe NP
    • Elephant Transit Home visit (Udawalawe)
    • Nature walk (Udawalawe)
    • Galle City and Fort tour
    • Sailing Sri Lanka's south coast
    • Visits to Weligama Bay and Galle
    • Watching for whales and dolphins from the boat
    • Beach BBQ
    • Snorkelling, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding equipment
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Standard hotel (7 nts), sailing catamaran (6nts)
    • 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
    • Private vehicle, trains, 4x4, local bus, walking, 16m (53 ft) sailing catamaran
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO), skipper/CEO, crew
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Tour Highlights:
  • Visit a spice plantation to interact with Ayurveda students
  • Tour a tea plantation and chat with a local expert
  • Hike up Little Adam's peak
  • Spot Sri Lankan elephants on a reserve safari
  • Explore Galle and the historic fort
  • Sail along the southern coast
  • Enjoy time on beautiful beaches