Take in cultural Kandy and the beautiflul countryside around Nuwara Eliya followed by the beach, on this flexible multicentre holiday, either with road transfers from place to place allowing you to explore under your own steam, or with your own private Car + Driver for the sightseeing part of the trip, taking you wherever you want to go!
With this option road transfers will take you from place to place, allowing you to enjoy a few days in each location to explore under your own steam. You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your first location, and a few days later your next transfer will take you onwards. Chill out at the beach before your final transfer takes you back to the airport!
DAY 1 - DEPART
Fly from Heathrow to Colombo, arriving the next day. Other departure points including Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow are also available.
DAY 2 - KANDY
Met on arrival at Colombo airport and transfer approximately three hours to Kandy. Check in to your hotel, the Chaaya Citadel Hotel, hotel for three nights, staying on a Half Board basis. A choice of alternative hotels in Kandy is also available. Explore fascinating Kandy during your stay.
With good facilities and a great atmosphere, the Citadel climbs terraced slopes on a riverbank hillside and is a lovely place to relax after sightseeing. Take in beautiful views of the surrounding mountains from its elevated spot, with terraces overlooking the river. Unwind in the large swimming pool as the children enjoy the kids' slide, play table tennis, billiards and snooker and go boating. Be pampered at the Ayurveda centre and dine on delicious cuisine at one of two restaurants before sipping a nightcap at the bar.
DAY 5 - NUWARA ELIYA
Drive around two hours from Kandy to the hill station of Nuwara Eliya. On arrival, check in to the Jetwing St Andrew’s Hotel for a two night stay on a Bed & Breakfast basis. Other hotels and durations are also available.
Tucked away amidst the lush green hills of Nuwara Eliya, the Jetwing St Andrew’s is a beautiful colonial mansion steeped in history and imbued with a sense of comfort and wellbeing. Cosy and quaint, each room is unique and the ideal place from which to explore the surrounding tea plantations, golf course or the town itself.
DAY 7 - BEACH
Travel onwards to the beach and check in to the Club Bentota, for five nights of relaxation on an All Inclusive basis. Other hotel options and durations are available here.
DAY 12 - RETURN
Transfer to Colombo airport for your return flight to the UK.