Travelmate for 9D8N Sri Lanka (29Sep to 7Oct)


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MichaelLee

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Anyone for Sri Lanka ? It is a cost sharing private trip. We would rent a van and hire a driver to roam around Sri Lank. Lodging type : Guesthouse

Max Capacity 6pax. 3 of us had bought the air ticket. Still looking for 3 persons, preferably at least one more lady to share the room.


Area we would cover ;
  • Colombo City Tour
  • Negombo Fishing Village
  • Sigiriya
  • Polonnaruwa
  • Anuradapura
  • Dambulla cave complex
  • Kandy
  • Elephant Orphanage
  • Yala National Park safari
  • Stilt fisherman at Welligama


PM me if you are interested.
 

MichaelLee

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Here is the detail itinerary,



29th Sep - Day 1 / Colombo
Arrive Colombo airport 155am, transfer to Colombo. Check on and rest. After lunch, city around around Colombo.

30th Sep - Day 2 / Negombo / Sigiriya
Leave for Sigiriya En-route visit Negombo fishing village. Visit Negombo town, largely Roman Catholic By noon, visit Sigiriya .The town is famous for its Rock, Gardens and Sanctuary, UNESCO a world heritage site

1st Oct - Day 3 / Polonnaruwa / Anuradapura
Drive to Polonnaruwa, town with many well preserved ruins of palace and monasteries . by noon, leave for Anuradhapura & visit the ruins of the first capital founded in the 05th century BC

2nd Oct - Day 4 / Dambulla / Kandy
Visit Dambulla for its famous cave complex dates back to 3rd and 2nd centuries BC. Stop by a spice garden & batik factory in Matale. Evening arrive at hotel in Kandy, the center of the traditional arts in Sri Lanka visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Buddha.

3rd Oct - Day 5 / Pinnawela / Kandy
Visit the elephant Orphanage at Pinnawela, and elephant ride. By noon, visit the city of Kandy. Evening, watch Kandyan cultural performance

4th Oct - Day 6 Nuwaraeliya
Travel to Nuwaraeliya (highland alike Cameron highland) En-route visit a tea plantation. Enjoy the day in the cool weather. Or trekking at the tea plantation.

5th Oct - Day 7 / Buduruwagala / Yara National Park
Visit Buduruwagala , “the rock with the statue of Buddha. Arrive Yala nationa park by noon. Check in hotel and safari drive. Chance to see wild animal game drive.

6th Oct - Day 8 Weligama / Galle / Colombo
Sunrise shot of the stilt fisherman of Weligama. After breakfast, visit the Old Portuguese fort at Galle. Drive back to Colombo. Check in , visit the Buddhist temple in Kelaniya, city bazaar, shopping.

7h Oct - Day 9
Colombo town, last minute shopping. Heading airport by noon.
 

MichaelLee

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Just check emirates.com this morning (1/16) , the ticket promotion is still valid. Fly in 9/29, out 10/7, all in online ticket fare (include tax) is SGD472.
 

MichaelLee

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Update as of 1/18 : Only one place is left. We are looking for a single lady, to share with room another group member
Emirates is still running on promotion fares at SGD472 all in return.

Drop me PM if you are keen.
 

MichaelLee

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Up for thread. We are still looking for a lady to join this group.
Drop me PM for more enquiries and full itinerary.
 

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Notice your itinerary is rather tight. Do beware that Sri Lankan roads are nowhere as good as Malaysian roads and traveling from place to place is laborious so you may end up seeing many places but not having time to enjoy any.
 

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