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Day Trip to Nuwara Eliya with Kingfisher Tours

This is a perfect choice for travelers interested in learning about the history of tea in Sri Lanka. Access rural landscapes without the need for car rental as hotel pickup, drop-off, and transfers are included. Visit the scenic Nuwara Eliya area, which is known for its mountains, waterfalls, and tea plantations. Highlights include a visit to Ramboda Falls, a tour of Gregory Lake Park, and a visit to a tea field and factory for a tea making experience.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$77.00 USD
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$77.00 USD
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Horton Plains-World's End Tour From Nuwaraeliya

UNESCO designated Sri Lanka’s central highlands a World Heritage Site for their outstanding beauty. Experience some of their most dramatic landscapes on this door-to-door private guided tour of Horton Plains National Park and the vertiginous World’s End cliffs. Look out for birds, lizards, bear monkey, and sambar deer as you hike 6 miles (9.5 kilometers) to World’s End, Baker’s Falls, and back to base. Please note: Tour excludes entrance fees.
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00 USD
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$40.00 USD
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All Inclusive Private day tour to Wipattu National Park From Negombo

Wipattu National Park is about three hours away from Negombo. Take the stress out of planning your own ride with this all-inclusive private day tour. Along with private round-trip transport from Negombo, a light breakfast, and a picnic lunch, your admission fees into the national park are covered. Plus, go on a private Jeep safari tour in search of animals as your guide tells you interesting facts as you explore.
  • Duration: 18 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 18 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.00 USD
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$130.00 USD
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Minneriya National Park Private Jeep Safari from Habarana

Get a thrilling look at the elephants of Minneriya National Park during this 3-hour private Jeep safari. Travel to a wilderness refuge known for hosting one of the largest gatherings of Asian elephants on earth (each June through September), observing these giant creatures as they drink, feed, and congregate. The chance to observe numerous species of birds, amphibians, and fish is an added bonus.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00 USD
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$50.00 USD
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Private Day Trip to Sigiriya Rock Village Tour and Minneriya from Dambulla

Experience three Sri Lankan cultural, historical and natural attractions in one effortless trip—without transportation hassles—on this private tour from Dambulla. Traveling by private car, visit UNESCO-listed Sigiriya Rock before a village tour, ox cart ride, catamaran trip, and lunch to give you a glimpse of local rural life. Finally, see elephants and other wildlife on a 4x4 safari in Minneriya National Park. Admissions, lunch, and hotel transfers included.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00 USD
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$135.00 USD
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Private Day Tour: Majestic Kandy Sights Tour from Dambulla

Enjoy a full-day tour of picturesque Kandy—Sri Lanka’s second-largest city—on this guided excursion from Dambulla. Visit the Temple of the Tooth, one of the world’s holiest Buddhist sites, and stroll through rare plant specimens in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. Tours also include an exclusive meet-and-greet with local artisans, with the chance to take home souvenirs.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00 USD
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$74.00 USD
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Private Day Tour: Sigiriya Rock and Village Tour from Dambulla

Benefit from personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour of the UNESCO-listed Sigiriya Rock Fortress. With commentary tailored to your interests, your guide will fill you in on the ancient Sri Lankan history and archaeological finds there. Combine this adventure with a stop in a nearby village for a tour and lunch for an all-inclusive experience.
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.00 USD
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$91.00 USD
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Private overnight adventure tour to knuckles and Meemure village with Camping

Meemure Village camp offers guests an opportunity to experience what it is like to live in the ancient isolated village of Meemure. The village is situated deep in the Knuckles Wilderness, where the local people have maintained their traditional and cultural attitudes towards the forest’s existence. during your two days stay at Meemure, you can experience the real traditional life style along with some adventure.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00 USD
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$150.00 USD
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Kandy, Peradeniya & Pinnawala Tour from Kandy

Kandy has so many sights that it’s hard to cover them in a day without private transport. This private tour delivers: with a personal car to whisk you around and a driver-guide to share stories and history that you might miss alone. Explore the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and Temple of the Tooth; visit a cultural show with fire-walking, and more. Lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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$33.00 USD
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$33.00 USD
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Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress day tour

Experience amazing 360 panoramic view over 200 meters, Visit to 8th world's wonder built in 5th century Sigiriya Lion rock fortress, wonderful gardening and ponds with architectural planning is history, trekking to 600 ft, visit Mirror wall and beautiful frescoes in UNESCO heritage site, in folk stories and legends Sigiriya mentioned as "Alaka Mandawa"  Dambulla rock cave temple is 160 Meters above, in main 05 caves there are major attractions with 153 statues of lord buddha 3 statues of ancient kings, this cave complex dated back to 1st century of BC,
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00 USD
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$150.00 USD
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Visit Sri padha - Adam's Peak from any hotel

Adam's Peak is a 2,243 m tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. Buddhists worship place that was identified by Buddhists as the Buddha's footprint.so we can pickup you from any hotel in sri lanka and we ca first go to hatton and start climb the hill and root is nice natural beauty. min 4-6 hours may needed to take on to peak. Then feel morning view and Buddhist temple before climb down back.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00 USD
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$95.00 USD
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Private Day Trip to Haputale from Nuwara Eliya

Elevate your Sri Lanka trip with this full-day excursion to the historic mountain town of Haputale. Learn about the area’s longstanding connection to the British tea industry during a visit to a local factory, and take in the great views from the Lipton’s Seat viewpoint. Also, explore the lovely architecture of the Benedictine Monastery of Adisham.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00 USD
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$32.00 USD
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Self-Guided Tour: Dambulla - Rock Temple (UNESCO Heritage Site)

With this Self-Guided Walking Tour, you’ll get to spend a day exploring recommended places of interest with the guidance of LocoMole app at your own pace. You’ll be able to navigate easily with LocoMole’s Augmented Reality Way-finding features, uncover unknown Stories at each place of interest; try out the suggested Things To Do; and learn in a fun and engaging way while participating in Photos, Games, Quizzes or Augmented Reality Challenges through LocoMole app. *******************************************************************************************Note: Instructions to access your tour on the LocoMole app (iOS, Android) will be sent to you upon purchase. You can use this self-guided tour on your own preferred dates and time. You can start and end anywhere you want, or follow the app's suggested route for the places of interest. WE DO NOT PROVIDE TOUR GUIDES TO MEET TRAVELLERS. Internet connection is required to download the app and tours and to run all functionalities smoothly.
  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
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$4.77 USD
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$4.77 USD
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Adisham Rail Tour From Ella or Bandarawela

Enjoy a thrilling train ride through the misty hills, passing some wonderful tea plantations, tunnels and waterfalls to witness one of the colonial monasteries in Hill country. The pages of history reveal that the creator of this enthralling place is Sir Thomas Lister Villiers. Sir Thomas was born in 1869 in Adisham, an ancient village which lies in the hollow of the Kent country side. Wrapped in the tranquility of the misty hills, Adisham Bungalow attracts every eye that falls on it.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00 USD
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$55.00 USD
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Horton Plains-World's End Tour and Tea Factory Tour From Nuwaraeliya

Get the best from a hike to the World’s End viewpoint in Sri Lanka’s Horton Plains on this private tour from Nuwara Eliya. Trek with a guide to the World’s End escarpment; spotting and learning more about local wildlife than if alone, and stopping at Baker’s Falls. Drink in the bird’s-eye panoramas from the World’s End cliffs and after your return hike, enjoy a tea factory tour and hotel drop-off.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00 USD
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$65.00 USD
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Day tour to Sigiriya rock fortress & Dambulla Golden rock cave temple

• Dambulla rock cave temple  • Sigiriya rock fortress 
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00 USD
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$45.00 USD
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Private Day Tour: Nuwara Eliya City Cycling Tour

This tour takes you on a ride through the picturesque streets of Nuwara Eliya; and shows you the beautiful colonial architecture that makes it special. Cycle along the shores of Gregory Lake. Visit the perfectly landscaped golf course. Bike by the pretty colonial-era post office with its brick walls and gabled roofs. Look at the some of the many Hindu Temples in the area. SKU: LK60071100
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$77.00 USD
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$77.00 USD
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Pinnawala Day Tour from Kandy

Elephants are one key things to explore during your tour to Sri Lanka. Pinnawala elephant orphanage provides you the option to see hundreds of Elephants at one place. And guests will be given the opportunity to see the Elephants having bath at the river and also get involved in activities like milk feeding elephants etc. Guests will be given transport in an Air conditioned vehicle will the good English speaking chauffeur / guide. Other than the Elephants, guests will be given the chance to see the process at a Tea Estate. You will be taken to a working tea factory with full guided tour. ,
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.00 USD
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$13.00 USD
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Private Day Trip: Matale from Dambulla

This tour takes you to three lesser knowns, but amazing, locations in the area of Matale. You will first view the beautiful, historic and completely mysterious Nalanda Gedige. Then you will have a fun-filled visit in the form of the Euphoria Spice and Herbal Gardens in Matale, where you learn more about spices and watch a traditional cooking demo that puts them to good use. You will then move onto a serious note with the secretive and ancient rock temple Aluvihara. Finally, you will visit the spectacular Sembuwatta Lake at sunset, making for some amazing viewsSKU: LK60061400
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.00 USD
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$72.00 USD
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Sri Lanka 14 Days Sightseeing Tour

Sri Lankan elephants Kanneliya rain forestUdawalawe National ParkSigiriya rock built by King KasyapaThe World’s EndWorld famous Ceylon Tea plantationsWidest waterfalls in Sri LankaOne of the largest and most impressive botanical gardensWatch elephants bathing at PinnawalaFamous Hot Springs Enjoy the most famous beach in the country
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,300.00 USD
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$1,300.00 USD
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Picture Tour Nuwara Eliya

• Pick up from your hotel around Nuwara Eliya. • Visit to few places to see nature of Nuwara Eliya. • Drop at any destination around Nuwara Eliya.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.88 USD
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$16.88 USD
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tea plantation tour

tea factory and waterfall tour includes three tea factory on there own making ways totally each one is different from there own products (free pass no tickets needed for entance or guiding by the own factory staff) waterfalls like ramboda waterfalls and some like 3 simmiler waterfalls also 2 small waterfalls also. its on the way including a strawberry farm visit.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.00 USD
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$24.00 USD
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