OPPOSITES ATTRACT: MALDIVES & SRI LANKA

From green landscapes to turquoise clear water is where you'll find a little bit of adventure and a little bit of R&R

Type of Traveler​

  • Nature-goer

  • Relaxation

  • Fast-paced

HIGHLIGHTS

  • From temples to zip-lines, enjoy a fast paced tour of Sri Lanka.

  • Enjoy breathtaking views from the world's best train ride!

  • Relax and rejuvenate in your own Maldivian island.

When to visit
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Peak season

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Shoulder season

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Low season

Sri Lanka and Maldives are a perfect pair for several reasons: 

1. 90 minute flight from Colombo to Male

2. This itinerary consists a fast paced trip following the ultimate relaxation time 

Sri Lanka's climate varies in different regions. The best time to visit the Culture Triangle consisted below is between December and April, making it also an ideal time to visit Maldives as it is still the dry season.  

Day 1: Negombo/Colombo

Welcome to Sri Lanka! Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel 25 minutes away from the airport and rest of the day will be at leisure.

Day 2-4: Sigiriya

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to Sigiriya and spend two nights there. 

Some of the few highlights include a visit to Dambulla Golden Cave Temple, a morning visit/climb to Sigiriya Fortress, and a late afternoon jeep safari at Minneriya National Park.  

End your stay in Sigiriya with a complimentary candlelit dinner!

Day 4-6: Kandy

Enjoy a city tour of Kandy which includes Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and witness a Sri Lankan cultural dance. Get your photography skills ready for amazing pictures of Kandy's viewpoint.

If you're up for an adventure, a car will be waiting to take you to experience Waterfall Abseiling & White-Water Rafting in Kithugala!

Day 6-8: Nuwara Eliya/Ella

Get ready for the most spectacular train ride ever! (Train journey is around 4 hours from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya). Upon arrival, you will be transferred to visit a tea plantation and tea factory.

In Ella, you will engage in a city tour that includes Rawana Falls, climbing mini Adam's Peak and experience zip lining!

Day 8-9: Departure

En route to the airport, enjoy a visit to Diyaluma Waterfall. Arrive in Male late at night and have a good night rest for your early transfer to your island resort!

Day 9-13: Maldives

Enjoy a panoramic transfer by speedboat or seaplane to your island resort where you will spend four nights completely at leisure!