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  • Discover the tombs, temples, and stupas of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.
  • Spot wild Asian elephants in Minneriya National Park.
  • Hike the lush hills in Ella with a private guide.
  • Dine with a local family in Galle.
  • Featuring a handpicked selection of premium accommodations.
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Push beyond the surface and explore the natural and spiritual treasures of Sri Lanka in-depth on this privately guided journey of discovery. Visit the ancient cities of the Cultural Triangle, stroll down the bustling lanes of Kandy’s markets, hike the verdant hills in Ella and wander the limits of the colonial Galle Fort.

As an island nation off the southern tip of India, Sri Lanka has developed its own unique culture, and it boasts millennia of history, leaving a wealth of experiences at the fingertips of those willing to come and explore. Your journey begins with a tour of Anuradhapura, a sacred pilgrimage site that has been continuously inhabited for over two thousand years. Delve deeper into the wonders of the Cultural Triangle as you visit the remains of the age-old capital of Polonnaruwa. Next, hike to the top of Pidurangala and enjoy the magnificent views of the Sigiriya Rock Fortress looming proudly over the green carpet of Sri Lankan countryside. Set out on a jeep safari in Minneriya National Park and keep your eyes peeled for the majestic Asian elephants. Head to Kandy and uncover its secrets; visit the renowned Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and shop for spices at one of its bustling markets. Continue to the heart of Sri Lanka’s picture-perfect Hill Country and hike the scenic highlands of Ella. Transfer to the UNESCO-listed Dutch Fort in Galle for a glimpse into Ceylon’s colonial past and enjoy an authentic home-cooked meal as your journey comes to a close. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Colombo to Kotugoda
    Colombo to Kotugoda
    • Airport Meet & Greet
    • Private Transfer - Colombo - Kotugoda [Airport (30 mins)] - Vehicle/Guide
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Kotugoda to Sigiriya
    Kotugoda to Sigiriya
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Transfer - Kotugoda - Sigiriya [via Anuradhapura & Kaludiya Pokuna] - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 3 Sigiriya
    Sigiriya
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Tour - Pidurangala Hiking Tour (2 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    • Private Tour - Polonnaruwa City Tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 4 Sigiriya
    Sigiriya
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Tour - Sigiriya Rock Fortress Experience (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    • Private Tour - Minneriya/Kaudulla National Park Jeep Safari (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 5 Sigiriya to Kandy
    Sigiriya to Kandy
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Transfer - Sigiriya - Kandy [via Dambulla Rock Cave Temple (4 hrs)] - Vehicle/Guide
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Spices of Kandy (1.5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Kandy
    Kandy
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Tour & Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Sri Lankan Style Tapas at Royal Bar (1.5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Kandy to Ella
    Kandy to Ella
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Transfer - Kandy - Ella [by Vehicle & Train (6 hrs)] - Vehicle/Guide/Train
  • Day 8 Ella to Galle
    Ella to Galle
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Tour - Ella Highlands Hiking Tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    • Private Transfer - Ella - Galle [5.5 hrs] - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Galle
    Galle
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Tour - Afternoon Galle Fort Walking Tour (2 hrs) - Guide
    • Private Tour - Authentic Sri Lankan Meal with Mother Washanti (2 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 10 Galle
    Galle
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Transfer - Galle - Colombo [Airport - 2 hrs 45 mins] - Vehicle/Guide
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Day 1: Colombo - Kotugoda

For your added comfort, your English speaking chauffeur guide will be waiting for you outside the customs area with a sign with your name on it and accompany you to your accommodation.

A private vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur guide will provide a transfer between the airport and Kotugoda. The approximate travel time is 30 minutes.

Accommodation: The Wallawwa

The Wallawwa, an old colonial manor house, has been lovingly restored to provide 14 beautifully furnished guestrooms. The Wallawwa is conveniently located just a short drive away from Colombo International Airport in a lush and tranquil setting, tucked into a quiet corner of Negombo’s rural hinterland. Much care and attention has gone into creating a hotel that is enjoyable for both guests and staff alike. This beautiful country house hotel features gourmet dining options, jungle pool, and a heavenly spa. The Wallawwa promises to start and end your Sri Lankan holiday in style.

Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Wallawwa
The Wallawwa
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Pool
Pool

Day 2: Kotugoda - Sigiriya

Transfer from Kotugoda to Sigiriya with a private vehicle and English-speaking chauffeur guide. Your first stop will be the UNESCO World Heritage site of Anuradhapura, the city of Kings. Not many places in the world can claim to have been continuously inhabited for over two millennia. Even to this day, the city of Anuradhapura is a sacred pilgrimage site to many people. You will have the chance to see the sacred fig tree (Sri Maha Bodhi), said to have a branch, grown from the original Sri Maha Bodhi in India, from which the Buddha gained enlightenment. During your stay at Anuradhapura, you can also visit other city highlights, including dagobas (Buddhist stupas) which stand as majestic as they did during the reign of the Kings. Later, you will discover the hidden archaeological site of Kaludiya Pokuna, where you might encounter monks that have taken a vow of silence and have, therefore, minimal interaction with people. Take time to explore the area at your leisure before continuing to Sigiriya. 

Accommodation: Jetwing Vil Uyana

Jetwing’s most ambitious project, Jetwing Vil Uyana, is located within 2 miles of Sigiriya, the ‘8th Wonder of the World’.  In this ground-breaking undertaking, Jetwing Hotels created a private nature reserve consisting of a wetland system, complete with lakes and reed beds, making this property a true nature lover’s paradise. From the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Sigiriya and bordering ancient kingdoms to the abundance of natural reserves, you will find yourself in perfect proximity to some of the greatest experiences in Sri Lanka. Spread over 28 acres, the unique placement of dwellings and other buildings allows as much space as possible for nature to thrive. Be sure to sign up for the night trail experience in search of the elusive Loris. The accommodation is both stylish and comfortable, designed to easily blend in with the eco-system. Don’t be deceived by the outward appearance of rural simplicity: this is a sumptuous, world-class eco-resort.

Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Dagoba in Anuradhapura
Dagoba in Anuradhapura
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Sigiriya
Sigiriya

Day 3: Sigiriya

Today you and your English-speaking guide will venture out to see the ancient site of Pidurangala. This massive rock formation was once believed to have been a royal temple to King Kashvapa, who also built the Sigiriya Fortress. Wear comfortable shoes as you'll be hiking for an hour, depending on fitness, and be aware that climbing to the top of Pidurangala may be quite strenuous. Breathe in the fresh air as you reach the top of the rock and enjoy the magnificent vistas, including the majestic Sigiriya looming proudly in the distance over the green carpet of Sri Lankan countryside.

Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka's second medieval capital, is an enchanting and timeless reflection of the country's remarkable history. Its landscape is dotted with hundreds of age-old structures; tombs,  temples, statues, and stupas offer you an incredible insight into what the city might have looked like in its heyday. Meet your private chauffeur guide and head to Polonnaruwa to discover this fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the remains of the Royal Palace constructed by the ancient King Parakramabahu and let your imagination revive it to its full former glory. Head to Gal Vihara and take in the beautiful images of Buddha, expertly cut from granite slabs and beautifully accentuated by natural marbling. Explore the Shiva Temples dating back to the days of the South Indian invasion and admire their superbly intricate stonework. Upon the conclusion of your tour you will be privately transferred back to your accommodation.

Accommodation: Jetwing Vil Uyana
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  View from Pidurangala Rock
View from Pidurangala Rock
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Polonnaruwa Ruins
Polonnaruwa Ruins

Day 4: Sigiriya

Step back in time and discover one of Sri Lanka’s crown jewels as you explore the marvelous rock fortress of Sigiriya with your private guide. The site was the domain of King Kashyapa whose goal was to build an impregnable fortress and a heavenly abode within it. Upon reaching this awe-inspiring natural wonder proudly soaring over the Sri Lankan countryside, start the climb of 1200 steps before you reach the top. On your way admire the famous Sigiriya frescoes depicting wasp-waisted buxom maidens bearing flowers. Head to the nearby Mirror Wall for an opportunity to see ancient graffities dating as far back as the sixth century. When you reach the top of the Fortress, take in the most scenic bird’s-eye view of the leafy emerald meadows and villages beneath you. Begin exploring the ruins of the structures that once graced this area; take your time and enjoy one of the world’s best-preserved examples of ancient urban planning. Your Sigiriya discovery takes approximately 1.5 to 3 hours, depending on the pace you wish to ascent. Climbing to the top may be strenuous for some travelers, but your reward is an unforgettable experience and stunning views from the top. After the conclusion of your tour you will be privately transferred back to your hotel.

Wild elephants freely roam the quaint Sri Lankan countryside between the Minneriya and Kaudulla National Parks. This afternoon, set out on a jeep safari at one of the parks for an opportunity to get up close to these beautiful giants. The elephants in the area keep on transferring from one park to the other, depending on the time year and the availability of food and water. Your knowledgeable private guide will make a decision on which park to visit depending on the elephant herds’ movements in order to ensure the best possible experience. Make your way through the verdant landscapes, all the while looking out for these famous mammals. Encountering elephants will definitely provide for life-long memories. Apart from the jumbos, both parks present sightings of bird flocks, such as painted storks, pelicans, and little cormorants. Your jeep safari ends with a private transfer back to your accommodation.  

Accommodation: Jetwing Vil Uyana
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Wild Asian Elephants
Wild Asian Elephants

Day 5: Sigiriya - Kandy

Transfer from Sigiriya to Kandy with a private vehicle and your English-speaking chauffeur guide. En route you will visit the famous Dambulla Rock Cave Temples. The cave temples complex that lies atop a massive hill on the edge of the town is one of the eight UNESCO world heritage sites in the country and is renowned for its unique mural paintings and sculptures. The Cave Monastery, home to Buddhist monks, is covered with exquisite 2,000 year-old murals depicting the life of Buddha. Explore this mystical site accompanied by your guide and feel a close connection to the civilizations that have thrived in this area over the millennia. Make sure to take in the incredible vistas of the surrounding countryside. Upon the conclusion of your tour you will be privately transferred to your hotel in Kandy.

Cinnamon, Cloves, Nutmeg, Cardamom, Pepper and Turmeric; these names not only make one think of  delicious food but also relate to the age of discovery and to the 500 turbulent years in the history of Ceylon under the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule. Today’s trip to the authentic local markets will provide you with a genuine and rewarding Sri Lankan experience. The spice selection is top notch, and with the help of your guide you can pay a fair price. For the adventurers and lovers of local food, make a stop inside the market at the Midlands Café, a noted classic renowned for its loafs of bread served alongside delicious curries and accompanied by a strong cup Ceylon tea. Before leaving the market be sure to browse the wide array of exotic fruits; a local favorite is the wood apple with its fermented smell, mixed with tamarind. Also look for jack fruit, rambutan, mangosteen and many more, including impressive, fresh picked bananas. Your tour concludes with a private transfer back to your accommodation.

Accommodation: Kings Pavilion

Kings Pavilion Kandy is an exclusive escape that will offer you an extraordinary perspective on the majesty of the hill capital of Sri Lanka. Nestled in the heart of the once mighty Kandyan Kingdom, Kings Pavilion is perfectly placed to offer you the best that Kandy has to offer. A haven of tranquility overlooking the breathtaking Hunnasgiriya Mountain, this centrally located hotel in Kandy is only 1.5 km from the bustling town center. This means that you are just minutes away not only from Kandy Town’s main train and bus stations, but premier retail venues, dining hotspots and cultural attractions as well. Revel in the rustic elegance of airy bedrooms styled after bygone eras, enjoy the 360-degree vistas, and take a dip in the secluded infinity pool. The on-site restaurant serves traditional Sri Lankan and international creations. Select from a range of premium wines or sip your favorite cocktail or mocktail as you take in the enchanting views. Kings Pavilion is a great hideaway in beautiful Sri Lanka. 

 

Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Market Fresh Produce
Market Fresh Produce
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Dambulla Rock Cave Temple Buddha
Dambulla Rock Cave Temple Buddha

Day 6: Kandy

Kandy belongs to the fabric of legends. While Sri Lanka was under the Portuguese and Dutch rule, the Kings of Kandy remained defiant and independent. It was much later during the British rule that Kandy finally fell to the biggest empire in the world. Accompanied by your private chauffeur guide, venture off into the streets of Kandy, experiencing its rich culture and exploring the vibrant local markets. Today Kandy has grown to a sizeable city that still retains touches of its colonial history in buildings such as the Queen's hotel, a beautiful 19th century neoclassical beauty. Wander around the Kandy Lake and the town’s characterful neighborhoods and get a feel for this wonderful place. Continue to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic which is, without a doubt, the city’s biggest pride and one of the world’s holiest Buddhist shrines. Head inside this religious complex and feel in awe of its spiritual magnetism. Upon the conclusion of your tour you will be privately transferred to your hotel.

The Royal Bar is a Kandy institution. If you love traditional bars then don't miss out on this classic! Locals frequent the establishment for its famed spicy deviled chicken. Seated in the open patio while the evening brings through fresh Kandyan breezes, tranquility prevails. It is a great place to have a couple of beers and try some Sri Lankan style tapas. A popular choice is chickpeas and deviled chicken, however, if you prefer something that is not highly spicy, consider the classic British style fish and chips. Those more adventurous might want to order a shot of arrack, the local ‘rocket fuel.’ Its sweet flavor can be deceitful, the drink is powerful but pairs perfectly with spicy dishes. Please note: Drinks are not included and are to be paid for on-site.

Accommodation: Kings Pavilion
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Bottle of Arrack
Bottle of Arrack

Day 7: Kandy - Ella

Today you will embark on a scenic train journey through Sri Lanka's hill country. Your English-Speaking chauffeur guide will transfer you to the train station and assist you with boarding the train to Ella. Upon your arrival in Ella, the same chauffeur guide will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel. Total journey time is approximately 6 hours. It’s a spectacular scenic experience. The train passes along the mountain edges, with wonderful views of the lush valleys down below and tea factories clinging to the hillsides. Not surprisingly, this particular stretch of the train’s journey is considered one of the most beautiful in the world.

Please note that your chauffeur guide will not be traveling with you on the train. They will however, pick you up at Ella station.

Accommodation: 98 Acres Resort & Spa

Experience the beauty and serenity of Sri Lanka’s scenic Hill Country while enjoying the luxurious comforts of a boutique hotel. 98 Acres Resort and Spa is an elegant, chic hotel that stands on a scenic 98-acre tea estate, surrounded by stunning landscapes. This uniquely designed resort blends perfectly with its natural surroundings, and it consists of charming chalets mostly made of recyclable materials. Discarded railway sleepers are put to good use in the making of decks and walls at the resort. Rough-hewn granite slabs lend simple elegance to the floors of the chalets, adorned with thatched roofs of ‘Illuk’ straw, adding to their rustic beauty. The exquisite countryside, breathtaking views, and exciting nature trails will assure that you have a memorable holiday at one of the most breathtaking hotels in the region.

Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Scenic Sri Lanka Train Journey
Scenic Sri Lanka Train Journey
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  98 Acres Resort & Spa
98 Acres Resort & Spa

Day 8: Ella - Galle

Today, with your English-speaking chauffeur guide, you will head high up to the highlands of Sri Lanka to see the charming town of Ella. Here the air is cooler, the vegetation is lush, and fruit grow aplenty in the pleasant hill climate. This is one of Sri Lanka's prime hiking destinations. If you are looking for a leisurely hike, head to the Little Adams Peak. The hike itself takes approximately 1 hour and the views of the valley and surrounding hills are truly breathtaking. If you are looking for a more challenging trek, head towards the Ella Rock. The walk will take you along the railroad tracks and toward a swinging metal bridge - those with vertigo don't look down! The hike continues past a eucalyptus forest. Here the climb can be a bit steep, and you will need to be in good physical shape to attempt it. Local farmers will guide you all the way (the farmers are not professional guides and speak little English). Once you reach the summit, enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding peaks and verdant valleys. The hike takes approximately 3-4 hours depending on your pace.

A private vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur guide will provide a transfer from Ella to Galle. The approximate travel time is five hours and 30 minutes. 

Accommodation: Fort Bazaar

Begin your Galle quest at Fort Bazaar, a handsome merchant’s home-turned-boutique hotel. Positioned on Church Street within the UNESCO-listed 17th century fort, this spa hotel in Galle promises serenity, high-end service and gourmet modern dining. Fort Bazaar features 18 stylish guestrooms and fresh, contemporary interiors invoking a Middle Eastern vibe. Escape Galle’s delightful chaos at Fort Bazaar’s Z Spa where peace reigns and luxurious, revitalizing treatments await. The Fort Bazaar hotel makes for a welcoming retreat from the bustling cobbled streets of Galle Fort.

Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Ella Highlands Hike
Ella Highlands Hike

Day 9: Galle

There are places that truly capture the imagination of travelers, and the alluring coastal town of Galle is one of them. This port city in southern Sri Lanka is one of the island’s ‘must-see’ stops, and its Old Town and Fortifications have earned it the UNESCO World Heritage Site recognition. This afternoon, enjoy a private walking tour accompanied by a local guide and discover the true face of Galle. The walls that envelope the fort have kept the inner city protected from years of turmoil and conquest, making Galle into a synthesis of the country’s history. From Muslim gem traders and Portuguese adventurers to savvy Dutch privateers - and let’s not forget the English - they all made the city their home at some point in history. Take in Galle’s unique atmosphere as you stroll through the historic town with your guide. Feel as if you have been transported back in time as you stop by Galle’s charming shops and admire its beautifully restored colonial mansions.  

Enjoy an authentic experience with Mother Washanti as she prepares unique and delicious curries. Watch her preparations and indulge in an interesting time with her and her husband, Father Sam, as he shares interesting stories about his time in New York as a cabbie. After you have savored her wonderful food and relaxed for a while longer, Father Sam and Mother Washanti will have made you feel like you are part of a new family. Private transfers are included.

Accommodation: Fort Bazaar
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Galle Fort & Lighthouse
Galle Fort & Lighthouse
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Sri Lankan Meal
Sri Lankan Meal

Day 10: Galle

A private vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur guide will provide a transfer between Galle and the International Airport in Colombo. The approximate travel time is two hours and 45 minutes.

Accommodation: Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard)

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

The Wallawwa : Kotugoda

The Wallawwa, an old colonial manor house, has been lovingly restored to provide 14 beautifully furnished guestrooms. The Wallawwa is conveniently located just a short drive away from Colombo International Airport in a lush and tranquil setting, tucked into a quiet corner of Negombo’s rural hinterland. Much care and attention has gone into creating a hotel that is enjoyable for both guests and staff alike. This beautiful country house hotel features gourmet dining options, jungle pool, and a heavenly spa. The Wallawwa promises to start and end your Sri Lankan holiday in style.

Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Wallawwa
The Wallawwa

Jetwing Vil Uyana : Sigiriya

Jetwing’s most ambitious project, Jetwing Vil Uyana, is located within 2 miles of Sigiriya, the ‘8th Wonder of the World’.  In this ground-breaking undertaking, Jetwing Hotels created a private nature reserve consisting of a wetland system, complete with lakes and reed beds, making this property a true nature lover’s paradise. From the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Sigiriya and bordering ancient kingdoms to the abundance of natural reserves, you will find yourself in perfect proximity to some of the greatest experiences in Sri Lanka. Spread over 28 acres, the unique placement of dwellings and other buildings allows as much space as possible for nature to thrive. Be sure to sign up for the night trail experience in search of the elusive Loris. The accommodation is both stylish and comfortable, designed to easily blend in with the eco-system. Don’t be deceived by the outward appearance of rural simplicity: this is a sumptuous, world-class eco-resort.

Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Jetwing Vil Uyana
Jetwing Vil Uyana
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Jetwing Vil Uyana Dining
Jetwing Vil Uyana Dining

Kings Pavilion : Kandy

Kings Pavilion Kandy is an exclusive escape that will offer you an extraordinary perspective on the majesty of the hill capital of Sri Lanka. Nestled in the heart of the once mighty Kandyan Kingdom, Kings Pavilion is perfectly placed to offer you the best that Kandy has to offer. A haven of tranquility overlooking the breathtaking Hunnasgiriya Mountain, this centrally located hotel in Kandy is only 1.5 km from the bustling town center. This means that you are just minutes away not only from Kandy Town’s main train and bus stations, but premier retail venues, dining hotspots and cultural attractions as well. Revel in the rustic elegance of airy bedrooms styled after bygone eras, enjoy the 360-degree vistas, and take a dip in the secluded infinity pool. The on-site restaurant serves traditional Sri Lankan and international creations. Select from a range of premium wines or sip your favorite cocktail or mocktail as you take in the enchanting views. Kings Pavilion is a great hideaway in beautiful Sri Lanka. 

 

Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Kings Pavilion
Kings Pavilion
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool

98 Acres Resort & Spa : Ella

Experience the beauty and serenity of Sri Lanka’s scenic Hill Country while enjoying the luxurious comforts of a boutique hotel. 98 Acres Resort and Spa is an elegant, chic hotel that stands on a scenic 98-acre tea estate, surrounded by stunning landscapes. This uniquely designed resort blends perfectly with its natural surroundings, and it consists of charming chalets mostly made of recyclable materials. Discarded railway sleepers are put to good use in the making of decks and walls at the resort. Rough-hewn granite slabs lend simple elegance to the floors of the chalets, adorned with thatched roofs of ‘Illuk’ straw, adding to their rustic beauty. The exquisite countryside, breathtaking views, and exciting nature trails will assure that you have a memorable holiday at one of the most breathtaking hotels in the region.

Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  98 Acres Resort & Spa
98 Acres Resort & Spa
Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  98 Acres Resort & Spa Pool
98 Acres Resort & Spa Pool

Fort Bazaar : Galle

Begin your Galle quest at Fort Bazaar, a handsome merchant’s home-turned-boutique hotel. Positioned on Church Street within the UNESCO-listed 17th century fort, this spa hotel in Galle promises serenity, high-end service and gourmet modern dining. Fort Bazaar features 18 stylish guestrooms and fresh, contemporary interiors invoking a Middle Eastern vibe. Escape Galle’s delightful chaos at Fort Bazaar’s Z Spa where peace reigns and luxurious, revitalizing treatments await. The Fort Bazaar hotel makes for a welcoming retreat from the bustling cobbled streets of Galle Fort.

Sri Lanka Signature Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Fort Bazaar
Fort Bazaar

Depart (Int`l Airport) (standard): Global Location

Depart from International Airport. End of itinerary.

We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Diana C — April 29, 2019 — India & Area

    We had an amazing experience. Our guides in Agra and Delhi were excellent. We had a wonderful driver who was with us from Dehli to Agra, and again in Agra and Delhi. We felt well taken care of with all the greeters and assistants at every step of our journey. We felt safe and well cared for from the pick up at the cruise terminal in Mangalore until our drop off at the door of the cruise terminal in Mumbai. I have already recommended Kensington to all the jealous fellow cruisers on our ship, and many times since our first Kensington tour in Africa. You never disappoint!

  • Aparna M — December 22, 2018 — India & Area

    What an organized, well put together company! From the moment I reached out online to the last minute details even a day or two before our trip, Kensington took care of my every need and created the perfect itinerary, with attention to every single detail. My main destination expert, Katie was absolutely incredible, capturing our most favorite interests and activities in this trip. She listened to me, asked for my preferences and priorities and passions and put together the most fabulous trip that was personalized just for us! She even incorporated personal time for us to spend with family as part of the itinerary. From the moment we got off the plane to the moment we boarded our return flight back home we were never left to struggle and we were well cared for throughout the entire 2 week trip. My local Kensington contact Chhaya was also wonderful, periodically checking on me by phone to ensure that our every need was met. The company situated every detail of our trip and we felt well cared for and situated in every town we visited. It was an incredible experience that we will remember forever and I will always seek Kensington for our experiential trips around the world. Thank you for an absolutely phenomenal journey Kensington!

  • Frances H — December 31, 2018 — India & Area

    The Kensington experience was beyond professional. We were treated like VIPs everywhere we went. I have never been treated so well on any trip before. Their attention to detail is excellent and responsive to our last minute changes was greatly appreciated. Thank you for the trip of a lifetime to India.

  • Paul M — February 14, 2019 — India & Area

    We were extremely pleased with the careful attention to service details by Kensington and its representatives. After seeing large tour buses of tourists on our India trip, we appreciate even more the value of small and nimble groups. The guides and driver were first-rate and were willing to accommodate minor changes to the schedule to fit our interests.

  • Sandra A — January 31, 2019 — India & Area

    Everyone was wonderful to work with. The trip was wonderful, and we learned so much about history and culture. The drivers and guides were great! The best thing was that we never felt out of touch. Sagrika Bisht was lovely and always available. She provided us with her contact details and checked up on us throughout the trip to ensure we were enjoying ourselves. Our driver, Pyar was wonderful and always there for us. He made us feel very safe on the busy streets. We always felt KT was there with us overseeing everything. The welcome gift prepared was lovely and Laura did a great job planning. She helped pick out things to do and see and we truly appreciate her!

  • Elizabeth P. — January 28, 2019 — India & Area

    The trip overall exceeded our expectations! The organization, tours, guides, and accommodations were all very good.

  • Kenneth D. — January 19, 2019 — India & Area

    Jennifer May did a fantastic job in preparing the logistics for our almost month long trip to India and Sri Lanka. Everything went smoothly without any problems. The hotels were great as were the itinerary and the guides.

  • Margarita C. — June 24, 2018 — India & Area

    Melissa Stankovich, our Destination Expert, was excellent from beginning to end. Courteous, knowledgeable, and prompt with her responses to our queries.

  • Glendora P. — June 26, 2018 — India & Area

    The most outstanding personnel for our trip to India was Jaggi the driver. He was professional, warm and very accommodating. The guide in Jaipur was also first rate.

  • Karen K. — January 15, 2019 — India & Area

    Kensington and Mark, our Destination Expert, did a fantastic job and I would not hesitate to recommend to anyone as well as use them again. Thank you Mark for a great trip!

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