Immerse yourself in ancient wisdom! This ayurveda tour of Sri Lanka will give you an introduction into the culture and history of the country, followed by a relaxing stay in a traditional Ayurvedic resort.

Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 2NegomboBeach, Relaxation, Buzzing Bars, Al Fresco DiningJetwing Blue Oceanic, The Wallawwa
2 - 4SigiriyaUNESCO World Heritage Site, Rock Fortress, Rock Paintings and FrescoesAliya Resort & Spa Habarana, Amaya Lake Resort Dambulla
4 - 6KandyTooth Temple, Magnificent Hills, Tea Plantations, Kandy Lake, Traditional Dance PerformancesClove Villa, Theva Residency
6 - 13Ayurveda Beach ResortsAyurveda, Meditation, Rejuvenating Yoga ExercisesSiddhalepa Ayurveda Health Resort
13 - 14ColomboGeoffrey Bawa Architecutral Excursion, Temples and Mosques, Independence SquareHavelock Place Bunglow, Kingsbury
14 - 14NegomboBeach, Relaxation, Buzzing Bars, Al Fresco Dining

Ideal For

  • Ayurveda
  • Beaches
  • Heritage

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 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 $ 3,420 /person
  • Option 2 $ 3,535 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights

Price Includes

  • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 13 nights.
  • All activities as listed :
    • Negombo: Half Day Visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (from Negombo)
    • Sigiriya: Highlights of Sigiriya
    • Sigiriya: Dambulla Rock Cave Temple Visit
    • Sigiriya: Day Trip to Polonnaruwa (from Sigiriya)
    • Kandy: Highlights of Kandy
    • Kandy: Half Day Kandy Temples Tour
    • Colombo: Highlights of Colombo
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • A high-quality air conditioned vehicle with a safety-tested English-speaking Chauffeur Guide except during your stay at the beach
  • All activities specified in the itinerary, including entrance fees, when accompanied by our tour guide
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Welcome kit including all important documents and information regarding your itinerary
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes

This listed price is based on two people sharing a double room. The price may vary due to the time of year you travel, the size of your group, and accommodation availability.

Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 2

International Arrival


Negombo is a bustling beach town with plenty of opportunities for rest and relaxation! Nestled on the rim of Negombo Lagoon, the town boasts a long stretch of buzzing yet beautiful beach, and is located close to Colombo.


  • Beach
  • Relaxation
  • Buzzing Bars
  • Al Fresco Dining
Negombo Sri Lanka

 Hotel Options

Enchanting Travels - Sri Lanka Tours - Negombo Hotels - Jetwing Blue Oceanic Negombo - Into the Blue

Jetwing Blue Oceanic

  • Room Jetwing Blue-Deluxe Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Category Deluxe
  • Style Beach Resort
The Wallawwa, Gardens & Pool (20)

The Wallawwa

  • Room The Walawwa - Garden Suite
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Category Upmarket
  • Style Resort

 Included Activities

Half Day Visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (from Negombo)
Spend a half day at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, a three hour drive (80km) from Negombo. Witness the biggest herd of captive pachyderms in the world who journey to the river twice a day to bathe. Managed by the Sri Lanka Wildlife Department, Pinnawala encourages both breeding and aiding the recovery and release of injured wild elephants back into the forest. The little jumbos, orphaned as their parents were victims of poachers/accidents, also splash about. Learn how they are tamed, reared and trained by their human keepers (known as mahouts) who bottle feed and bathe them.

Day 2 - 4

Drive from Negombo to Sigiriya (156 km, 4 hrs)


Sigiriya is the ideal location if you wish to venture back in time! Unearth this UNESCO World Heritage Site that dates back 5,000 years to the Mesolithic period.


  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Rock Fortress
  • Rock Paintings and Frescoes
Sigiriya Sri Lanka

 Included Activities

Highlights of Sigiriya
Sigiriya, which translates to Lion’s Rock, is aptly named as it juts out of a granite peak, standing tall at 180 meters and dominating the surrounding dense jungle. Witness Sigiriya Rock Fortress, which is uniquely shaped and can be seen from great distances. You can also discover the fascinating rock paintings and frescoes of Sigiri apsaras (mythical dancing damsels), painted inside the cavity of the western rock face. Discover the style of 7th to 10th century graffiti by visiting the Mirror Wall! Kindly note that this activity requires a good level of physical fitness due to the steep steps to reach the fortress.

Dambulla Rock Cave Temple Visit
Encounter the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka during this one hour visit! Dating back to the 1st century, the Dambulla rock caves became a Buddhist temples when they were converted into residential quarters for monks. You will be amazed by the five caves that sit under a vast overhanging rock. Each one now acts as a shrine room and contains numerous images of Lord Buddha and bodhisattvas, as well as various gods and goddesses. Mural paintings line the walls, depicting Buddha’s journey to enlightenment and his teachings. Throughout the centuries, this has been a sacred pilgrimage site for Buddhists.

Day Trip to Polonnaruwa (from Sigiriya)
Polonnaruwa..the medieval capital of Sri Lanka, was the second capital city of the country after the destruction of the ancient city of Anuradhapura in 993 (from 10th-12th century AD). Note ancient Sri Lankan architecture from the 12th Century..see Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas and the monumental ruins of the garden city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century. Visit the ruins of the King’s Council Chamber, the Royal Citadel, the Kumara Pokuna, the Royal Pavilion, the Vatadage Relic House, Kiri Vehera and Gal Vihare; see Art, Architecture and Sculpture at Gal Viharaya, Thuparamaya Image House and Lankatilaka Image House.

Day 4 - 6

Drive from Sigiriya to Kandy (96 km, 2.5 hrs)


Kandy was established in the 14th century and was the last independent city and capital of the Singhalese kingdom.


  • Tooth Temple
  • Magnificent Hills
  • Tea Plantations
  • Kandy Lake
  • Traditional Dance Performances
Kandy Sri Lanka

 Hotel Options

Room at Clove Villa in Kandy, Sri Lanka

Clove Villa

  • Room Clove Superior Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Category Mid-range
  • Style Boutique

Theva Residency

  • Room Deluxe Room
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Category Mid-range
  • Style Boutique

 Included Activities

Highlights of Kandy
Delve into regality as you explore the last royal capital. Venture to Dalda Maligawa, the gold-roofed Temple of the Tooth, which houses the most sacred Buddhist relic, a tooth of Lord Buddha. Observe the many pilgrims conducting pujas (prayers) throughout the temple complex. Surrounded by aromatic tea plantations, magnificent hills and set by a lake, you can also enjoy some wonderful scenic views. Take a leisurely stroll around Lake Kandy, a protected lake where fishing is banned. Sip up the history of tea drinking pioneers like Lipton and Taylor at the Ceylon Tea Museum, a 1920s vintage tea factory. Enjoy traditional dance performances that capture the imagination and connect audiences to the tribal roots of the performers.

Half Day Kandy Temples Tour
Explore a Sri Lankan jewel! Located at an altitude of almost 500 m above sea level, the ancient capital city of Kandy offers a rich amalgam of ancient wonders. Visit centuries-old famous temples and architectural marvels on a pleasant Kandy loop, past three 14th century Hindu-Buddhist temples and back through Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. Embekka Devalaya, Lankatilaka Vihara and Gadaladeniya Temples are among the other famous sites in the city. Discover fascinating traditional and contemporary motifs and colors during your visit to a local batik printing factory, before you return to your hotel.

Day 6 - 13

Drive from Kandy to Galle - Beaches (176 km, 5 hrs)

Ayurveda Beach Resorts

The Ayurveda beach resorts of Sri Lanka carefully combine the science of life with simple beach pleasures.


  • Ayurveda
  • Meditation
  • Rejuvenating Yoga Exercises
Ayurveda Beach Resorts Sri Lanka
Day 13 - 14

Drive from Galle - Beaches to Colombo (126 km, 3 hrs)


Colombo, the bustling capital city of Sri Lanka, has something for everyone! A strategic port on the ancient Spice Route, the city is a potpourri of colonial influence, from the British to the Portuguese and Dutch.


  • Geoffrey Bawa Architecutral Excursion
  • Temples and Mosques
  • Independence Square
Colombo Sri Lanka

 Hotel Options


Havelock Place Bunglow

  • Room Havelock Place Bungalow - Suite
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Category Mid-range
  • Style Boutique


  • Room Kingsbury - Superior Ocean Vw
  • Meals Breakfast
  • Category Mid-range
  • Style International

 Included Activities

Highlights of Colombo
Venture out to explore the interesting and historical landmarks of this colourful and teeming city. Wander the exciting Pettah area where you can soak up the hustle and bustle of the bazaar. Religions peacefully co-exist in this neighborhood and you can discover many temples and mosques. Discover the affluent residential area of Cinnamon Gardens and take a trip to the town hall, located close to Independent Square and Old Parliament. If you get tired of the urban jungle, the sea front awaits you at Galle Face Green. As Colombo strives to join the cosmopolitan chic clique, there are an increasing number of stylish eateries and boutique galleries for you to indulge in.

Day 14 - 14

Drive from Colombo to Negombo (53 km, 1.5 hrs)


Negombo is a bustling beach town with plenty of opportunities for rest and relaxation! Nestled on the rim of Negombo Lagoon, the town boasts a long stretch of buzzing yet beautiful beach, and is located close to Colombo.


  • Beach
  • Relaxation
  • Buzzing Bars
  • Al Fresco Dining

International Departure

What our guests say about this trip

Our tour of Sri Lanka with Enchanting Travels was wonderful and a pleasure in both the planning and the trip.

– Tom Bennett
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