Example trip

From Cultural Sri Lanka to Paradise in the Maldives

Best for:

Culture vultures, beach lovers and peace seekers

11 nights
$7,560
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Nov Dec

Itinerary highlights

  • Enjoy a scenic train ride between Colombo and the Central Highlands
  • Learn the age-old tea-making process and at Tea Trails plantation
  • Go whale and dolphin watching from Mirissa in southern Sri Lanka
  • Explore the underwater world of the Maldives
  • Relax on the pristine beaches of the Maldives

Curated by Harsha

“Combine the culture of Sri Lanka with relaxation in the Maldives. Recline in the glass-bottomed sunken bathtub of your over-water bungalow, then dine in the signature Leaf Restaurant, perched above the organic garden.”

Itinerary Details

Day 1
Arrival Colombo - Kotugoda

Upon arrival at the airport, you’ll be escorted by car to your accommodation on the outskirts of the city.

The remainder of your day will be spent at leisure – you could treat yourself to a spa treatment after your journey.

From: $7,560 pp
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Day 2
Kotugoda – Hatton

After breakfast, your driver will transport you to the station for your first-class journey to Sri Lanka’s Hill Country.

Enjoy this scenic train ride while your bags are taken directly to your accommodation.

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Day 3
Hatton

Spend the day at leisure exploring the Bogawantalawa Valley. Enjoy a tea experience on the plantation, observe the local wildlife and birds on scenic hikes, or go mountain biking or white-water rafting.

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Day 4
Hatton

Spend your second day at leisure exploring the plantation, enjoying an activity, or simply relaxing.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can suggest activities that suit you prior to departure.

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Day 5
Hatton - Galle Fort

Your private driver will transport you to Galle Fort, a journey of around five hours. En route, you’ll stop at a viewpoint to see the sacred Adam’s Peak.

The evening will be spent at leisure.

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Day 6
Galle Fort

Enjoy some free time to explore the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle Fort, browse the shops, go whale watching in Mirissa, cycle through verdant rainforests, and hang out on pristine beache

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Day 7
Galle Fort

Continue to enjoy your own free time. Your Travel Designer can recommend activities that suit your interests prior to departure.

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Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 8
Galle Fort - The Maldives

This morning you’ll be driven north to Colombo, where you have some free time before your flight to the Maldives.

Upon arrival at Male, you’ll be transferred to a seaplane for your flight to the Maldives.

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Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 9
Maldives

Spend your next few days luxuriating in your island paradise. Explore the kaleidoscopic underwater world on a snorkelling or diving excursion, participate in a wide range of watersports, island hop on a luxury yacht, relax on the beach or by the pool, and rejuvenate in the spa.

From: $7,560 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 10
Maldives

Enjoy a day at leisure. Your Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your interests prior to departure.

From: $7,560 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 11
Maldives

Continue to enjoy your time at leisure. Your Travel Designer can recommend activities to suit your interests prior to departure.

From: $7,560 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing

Day 12
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

From: $7,560 pp
Pricing is a guideline only and based on 2 people sharing