Relax on the beach in a hammock or watch whales and turtles. Enjoy Sri Lanka’s distinctive charm and atmosphere. End the trip in cool Colombo with culture, people’s life and a pleasant atmosphere.
Join Sri Lanka’s beautiful beaches where you can enjoy the colorful and relaxed Sri Lankan lifestyle. Join a cruise to look for the majestic blue whales and take a walk in colonial Galle – a UNESCO World Heritage Site with charm and experiences according to itypeusa.
Day 1: Departure from Scandinavia
Day 2: Arrival in colorful Colombo
You will be picked up at the airport and driven to your cozy guesthouse in Colombo. Enjoy the lively atmosphere of the city before heading south and relaxing for the next few days.
Day 3: By train south
After breakfast it is off to the train station. For four hours you can then sit back and enjoy the view outside your window. You arrive in Matara where your driver is waiting to take you to Tangalla. It is possible to stop somewhere along the way if you want to have lunch. At the end of the day you reach the unexploited beach in Tangalla, where you can enjoy the tranquility and have a wonderful dinner. ( F )
Day 4: Tangalla
Spend the day relaxing. It’s nice to visit a turtle center if you want to learn about these fascinating ancient animals. Otherwise you can just take a peaceful walk. ( F )
Day 5: Tangalla
This is a real beach day, so relax in the hammock, take a swim and enjoy the beautiful and secluded beach. ( F )
Day 6: Tangalla
Another day at your own pace. ( F )
Day 7: Tangalla – Mirissa
Today you will be picked up and go to Mirissa. You can stop in Tangalla for an early lunch while visiting the Buddha Temple Wewurukannala Vihara. Here you get an insight into the local temple life and can admire Sri Lanka’s largest Buddha statue which is 50 meters high. At the end of the day you arrive at Mirissa and can relax in the garden of your guesthouse, or watch the sunset from the beach. ( F )
Day 8-9: Mirissa
Relax in Mirissa and enjoy beautiful beach days. ( F )
Day 10: Whale watching in Mirissa and return to Colombo
Get up early and go on an adventure at sea. The captain throws off and you can start looking for the great majestic blue whales. There are few other places on earth where you can be lucky and get so close to this giant animal. Breakfast is served on board. Back on land, it carries off towards Colombo via Galle – a former Dutch city with a wonderful atmosphere. Take a walk in the old fort which has been transformed into a cozy neighborhood with small cafes, charming shops and galleries. Late in the afternoon the trip goes back to Colombo. ( F )
Day 11: Relaxing massage before the flight to Scandinavia
Start the last day of your holiday with a soothing and relaxing massage. The massage is performed by skilled blind masseurs who soften all your tensions before the trip home. ( F )
Day 12: Arrival in Sweden
Nine nights at guesthouses