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Ancient Kingdoms of Ceylon

9 days from £2,500 per person

This brief tour combines culture and relaxation taking in some of Sri Lanka's finest historical, archaeological and natural treasures whilst not forgetting the pleasures of a few days by the sea. Tour the Cultural Triangle visiting the ancient cities of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura, the sacred cave temples of Dambulla and the inspiring sky citadel of Sigiriya. Travel to the bustling city of Kandy where you may explore the Temple of the Tooth and the magnificent Peredeniya Botanical Gardens. Finish the trip with a few days at a charming boutique hotel with miles of beaches right on the doorstep. This trip is perfect on its own, however it would also combine well with India or the Maldives.

This tour is purely a suggested itinerary. It can be booked as it is, or alternatively used as a starting point for creating your own perfect tailor-made holiday to Sri LankaIf you'd like to see similar tours, take a look at our other Active Holidays.


Itinerary details

9 days from £2,500 per person

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