Honeymoon in Sri Lanka extended to Thailand
We are proposing a dream honeymoon including two countries, Sri Lanka and Thailand. This romantic getaway will take you through Sri Lanka and to Koh Chang and Koh Yuak, two heavenly Thai islands to relax for few days. This trip will perfectly combine culture, adventure et the well being for two lovers. You will be charmed by the smiles, the landscapes and the thousand flavours that these two countries can offer. We also propose to make your trip an unforgettable adventure. To start with the surprising wildlife, the tea plantations as far as the eyes can see and the stunning views of the mountainous regions, this stay will be engraved in your memories. Not to mention the white sand beaches of thailand with a multicoloured underwater wildlife.
* Price per person based on 2 participants
Inclusive / Exclusive
PER PERSON EXCLUDING INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
- Private transport in A/C vehicle with English speaking chauffeur-guide
- Parking; highways and petrol; accommodation & meals for the chauffeur-guide
- Daily breakfast included
- Fair-trade surprise gift on arrival
- Government taxes
- 24/7 Colombo office assistance
- Overnight stays in luxury hotels
- Speedboat transfer to resort island
- Overnight in hotels in double room
- Half day jeep safari in Minneriya National Park
- Half board in Kandy
- Half board in Dambulla
- Half board in Kotmale
- Candlenight dinner on the 10th day in Koh Chang
- Hald-day snorkeling excursion with speedboat transfer to Koh Yuak island
- International air tickets
- Visa fee
- Visits and activities not mentioned in “included”
- Tips and personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Peak season supplements
- Lunches & dinners except mentioned in "included"
- Beverages during meals
You are greeted by your driver at the airport. You have arrived in tropical land, with the first step as the Cultural Triangle. Along the way, enjoy the lush green landscapes of Sri Lanka. After settling in your hotel, you will visit the Golden Temple of Dambulla. This religious site perched on top of a rocky hill has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991. A major pilgrimage site, this cave-like temple is composed of five caves decorated with numerous Buddha statues and covered with remarkable rock frescoes. From above you can enjoy a beautiful panorama of the surroundings. Dinner at the hotel (included).
Today, you will go on an excursion to Polonnaruwa. This ancient city was the royal capital of Sri Lanka during the eleventh and twelfth centuries, and extends over ten km2. Visit the ruins of palaces, temples, but especially Kalu Gal Vihara, a set of 4 statues of Buddha carved in granite. You have the opportunity to take a boat ride on Lake Parakrama Samudra. Dinner at the hotel (included).
Early morning, tour the UNESCO-designated Sigiriya rock fortress, the most visited site in Sri Lanka. Your guide will show you the different parts of the site, such as gardens with natural caves, amazing frescoes and the ruins of the ancient royal palace at the top.
In the afternoon, you will be driven to Minneriya National Park for a jeep safari. You can see other wild animals such as crocodiles, buffaloes, hinds, monitor lizards, cormorants, pelicans and a multitude of birds. In the afternoon you take a jeep safari in Minneriya National Park. This park is renowned for its elephant population that you will see - hopefully - by the dozens, depending on the season. Dinner at the hotel (included).
Today take the road to Kandy, the last royal capital of the island, which preserves an aristocratic atmosphere. On the way, it is possible to visit one of the most ancient hindou temple, Nalanda Gedige and then a spice garden in Matale. A lovely opportunity to discover various spices with instructions and explanations on how to use them for the body or the cooking. After settling into your hotel, you will discover the city center on foot, starting with a visit to the Temple of the Tooth, a sacred Buddhist temple. The site, which is richly decorated, houses the relic of the tooth of Buddha. At the end of the day, enjoy a lovely walk around the lake, the markets and attend a traditional dances' show. Dinner at your leisure.
In the morning, tour the incredible Peradeniya Botanical Gardens to discover exotic flora, royal palms, cannonball trees and an impressive orchid collection. In the afternoon, go see elephants. You can either go to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (a very touristy place we don’t recommend), or the Millennium Elephant Foundation, a center that rescues elephants and has an elephant dung paper factory on site. After spending the day with elephants, return to your guest house for a cooking class both the kids and adults can enjoy. Dinner at the hotel (included).
Board a train in Kandy and enjoy the most beautiful landscapes of Sri Lanka as they go rolling by. Your driver will pick you up at the Nanu Oya station and take you to Nuwara Eliya, a small town with a very British vibe, complete with Georgian houses, manicured lawns and hedges, an Anglican church and beautiful parks. Located at over 1,800 meters above sea level, this resort enjoys very mild temperatures. Make a little city tour before hitting the road. Along the way to Haputale, stop to visit the Hindu Temple of Seetha Amman. Dinner at leasure.
In order to have a peaceful and relaxing day, you can enjoy this free day in your hotel in Kotmale hotel surrounded by the mountains. You can also go to the Kotmale's reservoir where you will see a magnificent panorama. Dinner at your leisure.
You take the road and go along the west coast to get closer to the airport. Negombo, beautiful seaside resort nicknamed "Little Rome." After settling at your hotel and according to the time of your arrival, you have the opportunity to walk through the city to discover the colonial churches, the canal, the port, which includes one of the largest fishing communities of the island. Dinner at your leisure.
Early in the morning, your driver will take you to the airport for your departure for Thailand. The flight is planned at 7.10 am to reach Bangkok for lunch. You will then be driven to the Koh Chang's island where you can settle peacefully in the hotel in the evening. Dinner at your leasure.
After an intense week, you can relax and enjoy your hotel in this beautiful area. After your breakfast, you can start your day by visiting the little "spirit houses" and the "Wat Salak Phet" temple if you are interested in the Bouddhist culture.
We can also advise you to enjoy the island for its great trekking and scubadiving opportunities, with beautifal crystal water sea and dense forests. Breakfast and candlelight dinner to see the beautiful sunset (included).
Following your breakfast at the hotel, you will go on a half-day trip to Koh Yuak , an island, for snorkeling. Taken by a private speedboat, (masks and snorkels are included), you will find a rich underwater population composed of multicolored fish and corals. Breakfast included.
To vary the pleasures at the end of your stay, you can take advantage of the local know-how such as pampering yourself with a good oil massage at the spa or learn how to cook locally to replicate Thai specialties at home. Breakfast included.
This is when your trip is finishing. Your driver will drive you to the airport in Bangkok to reach Colombo later on. Breakfast included.
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