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Northern Sri Lanka Explorer

  • Duration

    11 days
  • Tour Type

    Group Tour
  • Tour Style

    Go Beyond
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Discover the wonders of Northern & Eastern Sri Lanka. The east coast introduces you to the tranquil harbour and fine beaches. Travelling inland you will experience temples, history, heritage and colourful arts and crafts at local bazaars.

Tour Highlights

Our Northern Sri Lanka Explorer tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Tour Itinerary

If you like to experience less explored areas, offering history, culture and beautiful beaches and protected wilderness, this tours offers it all.

  • Days 1-2

    Fly to Colombo

    Day 1-2: Fly to Colombo

    Fly to Colombo. Upon arrival, your Local Guide from Wendy Wu Tours will meet you at the airport and transfer you to Negombo where the rest of the day is at leisure.

    • Dinner
  • Day 3


    Day 3: Anuradhapura

    Depart for Anuradhapura, with a stop enroute at Wilpattu National Park for a jeep safari. The park is well known for a healthy population of elephant, sloth bear and water buffalo. You will continue the drive to Anuradhapura.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4

    Brazen Palace

    Day 4: Brazen Palace

    Explore the city as you visit Sri Maha Bodhi (Sacred Bo-Tree) , Brazen Palace, Abhayagiriya monasteries, Thuparamaya Temple as well as the Samadhi Buddha statue and Isurumuniya rock temple.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5


    Day 5: Jaffna

    Proceed to Jaffna where this afternoon you will be touring the city to see Naguleswaram Temple, the Hot springs of Keeramalai and the ruins of the Kantharodai Buddhist Temple.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 6

    Jaffna Fort

    Day 6: Jaffna Fort

    You will continue to explore this morning taking in the many sights in the city such as Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil, Jaffna Fort and the bustling Jaffna Market.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 7

    8 Trincomalee

    Day 7 - 8: Trincomalee

    Today you will travel to Trincomalee where you will have 2 days at leisure to relax or get to know this port city. Why not take an excursion to Pigeon Island or take a dolphin and whale -watching cruise?

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9


    Day 9: Kandy

    After travelling to Kandy you embark on a city tour which offers an array of culture, history and heritage. You will come across bazaars, an arts & craft centre, a gem museum and local produce in the Kandy market. Discover the Kandyan legacy around the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10

    Day 10:

    Travel back to Colombo to discover the the city on foot with Mark Forbes or one of his associates. This tour will include Galle Face Green, Old Parliament, Main street, Independence Square and Cinnamon Garden. You will be taken through alleyways, passageways to churches and old buildings.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11

    Depart Colombo

    Day 11: Depart Colombo

    Today you will transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

    • Breakfast
Northern Sri Lanka Explorer map

Places Visited: Colombo, Negombo, Anuradhapura, Jaffna, Trincomalee, Kandy

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Tour Dates & Prices

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