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Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel | Colombo
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Hotel Riu Sri Lanka
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala
Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala

12 Nights City, Beach & Wildlife Glamping in amazing Tree House at Yala

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Overview

Day 1 - Arrive Airport – Colombo (Approx. 50mins drive)

• On arrival at the Bandaranaike International airport, you will be warmly greeted by your very own chauffeur guide and transferred to Colombo. On arrival in the hotel, spend the day at leisure relaxing and enjoying the hotel facilities

• Spend overnight at a hotel in Colombo on Bed & Breakfast basis

Day 2 - Colombo

• 08.00: Breakfast at Hotel

• 09.00: Enjoy City Tour in Colombo

• 12.00: Back to Hotel for overnight

• Evening free at leisure at hotel

• Spend overnight at a hotel in Colombo on Bed & Breakfast basis

Your guide will give a small introduction to the tour and start the walk. Along the way, you will explore a handful of the many lively streets that sell everything from textiles to electronics to spices. Hidden within these streets you will find yourselves coming up to the Old Dutch Museum where you can feast your eyes on the pristine architecture of the mansion that was built in the latter part of the 17th century and was initially the residence of Count August Carl Van Ranzow.

Thereafter, you will proceed to the commercial hub of Colombo, Fort, where you will find another colonial gem, the Old Dutch Hospital; once a functional hospital during the 17th century, the complex is now hosting to high-end restaurants, bars, and shops. Your host will stop here for a drink with you and give you time to admire this location but be warned that if the photographer's eye in your host sees the possibilities of a spectacular sunset, you may be rushed through drinks so that you will move on to the lighthouse just in time.

The walk will come to an end at the historic Galle Face hotel, the oldest hotel east of the Suez, via a half kilometer walk along the Galle Face Green promenade that is usually busy with young and old alike.

Day 3 - Colombo- Pinnawala Elephant orphanage- Colombo (Approx. 3 hrs drive)

• 08.00: Breakfast at Hotel

• 09.00: Proceed to Pinnawala Elephant orphanage

• 12.00: Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

• 13.30: Lunch at Local Restaurant (Payment Direct)

• 14.30: Back to Colombo

• 18.00: Check-in to the hotel for overnight

• Spend overnight at a hotel in Colombo on Bed & Breakfast basis

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala elephant orphanage is the place that bears the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. Known as the captive breeding place for wild Asian elephants, this orphanage provides shelter to diseased, wounded, and disabled elephants since 1975.

There are more than 80 elephants have gained their birth at Pinnawala elephant orphanage up to date. You can witness baby elephants & also adult elephants moving around freely without harming anyone.

Day 4 - Colombo- Ahungalla (Approx. 2 hrs drive)

• 08.00: Breakfast at Hotel

• 10.00: Proceed to Ahungalla

• 11.30: Visit Turtle Hatchery

• 12.30: Lunch at Local Restaurant (Payment Direct)

• 14.00: Check-into Hotel in Ahungalla

• Overnight stay at RIU Sri Lanka, Ahungalla (All-inclusive meal basis, all 3 meals, snacks, soft drinks, 24 hours unlimited liquor)

Turtle Hatchery

Kosgoda is famous for its sea turtle conservation project operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. It was established in 1988 to protect Sri Lanka’s turtles from extinction. Since then it has released about 3.5 million baby turtles into the sea. The hatchery pays fishermen for eggs that they collect at night along the long sandy beach.

The hatchery buries the eggs in the sand, and when they hatch around 50 days later the baby turtles are released into the sea at night. Turtle hatchery also has tanks for injured or disabled turtles, including albino turtles that would not survive in the sea.

Day 5 - Ahungalla- Mirissa- Ahungalla (Approx. 2 hrs drive)

• 04.00: Pick- up from hotel & proceed to Mirissa (Packed breakfast from Hotel or boat)

• 06.00: Enjoy Whale watching trip in Mirissa

• 11.30: Back to Ahungalla for overnight

• 14.00: Check-in to the hotel for overnight

• Rest of the day free at leisure on the beach & enjoy hotel facilities

• Overnight stay at RIU Sri Lanka, Ahungalla (All-inclusive meal basis, all 3 meals, snacks, soft drinks, 24 hours unlimited liquor)

Whale Watching trip from Tangalle

05.00 am you will start your Whale Watching tour in Mirissa. Mirissa is one of the best places in the world to see Blue Whales and Sperm Whales on the same sailing. You will have a better chance of seeing these incredible animals during their annual migration from November to April when the continental shelf is narrow to the South of Dondra.

In addition to the whales, dolphins, and turtles are also seen in this area. Here you can witness Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, sometimes Killer whales, and Common Dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner Dolphins, Risso's Dolphins and Striped Dolphins with a bit of luck.

Day 6-10 - Ahungalla

• 08.00: Breakfast at Hotel

• Full day free at leisure on the beach & enjoy hotel facilities

• Overnight stay at RIU Sri Lanka, Ahungalla (All-inclusive meal basis, all 3 meals, snacks, soft drinks, 24 hours unlimited liquor)

Day 11 - Ahungalla- Yala (Approx. 3 hrs drive)

• 08.00: Breakfast at Hotel

• 09.00: Proceed to Galle

• 10.30: City Tout in Galle

• 12.00: Lunch at Local Restaurant (Payment Direct)

• 13.00: Proceed to Weligama

• 14.00: Enjoy One Hour Stilt Fishing Experience in Weligama

• 15.00: Proceed to Yala

• Spend overnight at Hotel in Yala on a Half Board basis

Galle Dutch Fort

Galle Fort was built by the Portuguese in 1588, and then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century. It is a historical, archaeological, and architectural heritage monument, which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance, due to extensive reconstruction work was done by the Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka.

The heritage value of the fort has been recognized by UNESCO and the site has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Stilt Fishing

Stilt Fishing is an old tradition practiced few fishing families in Mirissa. The stilts consist of a single pole and crossbar planted out in the sea, on which fishermen perch while casting their lines when the currents are flowing in the right direction.

This is not just a photographic opportunity with Beyond Escapes, we arrange for you the real experience of stilt fishing with the fishermen.

Day 12 - Yala

• 06.30: Early morning safari at Yala National Park

• 11.30: Back to Hotel

• 12.00: Lunch at Local Restaurant or at Hotel (Payment Direct)

• 15.00: Evening Safari at Bundala National Park

• Spend overnight at Hotel in Yala on a Half Board basis.

Safari at Yala National Park

Half-Day Game drive to Yala National Park is a 3 hours game viewing opportunity with Beyond Escapes Safari Team. Yala is home to 44 varieties of mammal and 215 bird species. Among its more famous residents are the world’s biggest concentration of leopards.

The leopards are more elusive and primarily nocturnal in other countries but are easier to spot in Sri Lanka than any other place in the world. Elephant, Spotted Deer, Sambar, Hanuman Langur, Toque Monkey, Stripe-necked and Ruddy Mongooses, Wild Boar, Golden Jackal, Land, and Water Monitor, and Marsh Crocodile can be seen during your Safari.

Safari at Bundala National Park

Half-Day Game drive to Bundala National Park is a 3 hours game viewing opportunity with Beyond Escapes Safari Team. This is an important wintering ground for migratory water birds. Bundala harbors 197 species of birds, the highlight being the Greater Flamingo, which migrate in Large Flocks.

Every species of waterbird found in the country can be sighted here. Occasional Elephant, Spotted Deer, Sambar, Hanuman Langur, Toque Monkey, Stripe-necked and Ruddy Mongooses, Wild Boar, Golden Jackal, Land, and Water Monitor and Marsh Crocodile can be seen during your Safari.

Day 13 - Yala- Airport (Approx. 3 hrs drive)

• Breakfast Hotel

• Free at leisure till departure

• As all good things come to an end, you will be safely driven to the airport for your flight back home having sweet memories of the tour with Affordable Luxury Travel!!!👋

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To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0203 023 7776. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk

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Mount Lavinia Hotel

With a history spanning over 210 years, Mount Lavinia Hotel Colombo is one of the oldest hotels in Sri Lanka. This premier colonial heritage hotel in Colombo has earned a reputation over the years for its magnificent structure and ambiance, the old world charm which harks back to the grandeur of old Ceylon, a romantic legacy left by the colonial Governor-General who used it as his residence, the exceptional service offered by its well-trained staff and its popularity as a venue for weddings.

Service & Amenties
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Terrace
  • Beach sun loungers
  • On private beach
  • Pool bar
  • Beachfront
  • Safe location
  • Air conditioned
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Hotel Riu Sri Lanka

The Hotel Riu Sri Lanka is located on a magnificent beach set against a stunning backdrop. This hotel in Ahungalla is the ideal place to enjoy an authentic vacation in Sri Lanka together with your family and friends and to discover the all-inclusive 24 hour a day service offered by RIU Hotels & Resorts.

All of the services and amenities offered by Hotel Riu Sri Lanka, like free WiFi throughout the hotel, pools for the entire family, a kids' club and a diverse entertainment program, have been especially designed so that all guests can fully enjoy their vacation. The 500 rooms at the RIU Hotels & Resorts' hotel also have all of the amenities you need to feel right at home: a balcony or terrace, satellite TV, air conditioning, a safe and minibar.

The hotel's Renova Spa offers a wide variety of massages and treatments to help you disconnect on your vacation. You can also work out in our fully-equipped gym and then relax in our hydromassage bath. If you prefer, you can also head to the beauty salon where they will leave you completely rejuvenated.

The Hotel Riu Sri Lanka is an all-inclusive hotel in Ahungalla with a very diverse entertainment program which provides fun for adults and children. Children can take part in a wide range of activities at the RiuLand kids' club and play at the playground while the adults enjoy a RiuArt workshop and live shows. In addition, the facilities include the Vision karaoke nightclub where you can enjoy the best evening ambiance.

Service & Amenties
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Kid's Club
  • Beachfront
  • Safe location
  • Air conditioned
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Leopard Nest - Glamping in Yala

For wildlife travellers who seek luxury glamping experience, Leopard nest is a unique campsite that returns the true essence of an ultimate glamping experience with elegance, romance and adventure. We bring the conceptual design of nests in to luxury lodging and create a unique glamping experience in Yala National Park. Whilst minimizing the environmental footprints, we make the difference in the wild and provide authentic wild experience with large tents and tree houses that are unique in design and exclusive in comfort.

Service & Amenties
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Safe location
  • Air conditioned
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Things To Do
  • Mount Lavinia Hotel offers 210 forms of accommodation with DVD players and minibars
  • Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Mount Lavinia Hotel's full-service spa
  • A 4-star beach hotel with a full-service spa
  • Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants
  • Mount Lavinia hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access
  • Additionally, rooms include a safe and complimentary bottle of water
  • Hotel Riu Sri Lanka Offers free entry in Vision Karaoke Discotheque in Hotel Riu
  • Wide range of activities at the RiuLand kids' club
  • 500 rooms at the RIU Hotels & Resorts' hotel with all of the amenities
  • Renova Spa offers a wide variety of massages and treatments to help you disconnect on your vacation
  • Local and imported beverages served 24 hours a day in Riu Sri Lanka
  • Leopard Nest features a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and 24-hour room service
  • It offers 5 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary bottled water
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