Travelers Society: Let’s go…to Sri Lanka!!! (Chinese New Year 2018)
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Travelers Society: Let’s go…to Sri Lanka!!! (Chinese New Year 2018)

Venue:
Travelers Society Trip
Travelers Society Trip Huangpu Shanghai
Date:
2/2/2018
This ticket is only available as an e-ticket
Travelers Society: Let’s go…to Sri Lanka!!! (Chinese New Year 2018)
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Travelers Society: Let’s go…to Sri Lanka!!! (Chinese New Year 2018)

2/2/2018
Travelers Society Trip
Travelers Society Trip Huangpu Shanghai
8299
E-ticket

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February 14 - 22 (CNY) - Let’s go … Sri Lanka!


Let’s go discover incredible Sri Lanka!! Explore this beautiful island paradise with incredible beaches, amazing temples, elephant sanctuaries, hop on the iconic costal railway, and much more!! This week in paradise is an awesome way to spend your holiday!

 

We will be checking out awesome sites…

...chilling on beautiful beaches…

...visiting an elephant sanctuary…

...hopping on the iconic Sri Lankan railway…

...and more!!!

 


Dates: February 14 - 22 (Over the Chinese New Year Holiday)

 

Day 1 – Wednesday - February 14

 

  • Colombo > Negombo

 

  • Arrive at Colombo Airport and travel to Negombo  
  • Stay the night in Negombo
    • Accommodation: Hotel in Negombo
    • Meals: n/a



Day 2 – Thursday -  February 15

 

  • Negombo > Pinnawela > Dambulla

 

  • Head over to Dambulla, stopping by Pinnawela on the way where we will visit the incredible elephant sanctuary, and have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the elephants
  • Welcome Dinner
    • Accommodation : Hotel in Dambulla
    • Meals: Breakfast, Welcome dinner

 

Day 3 – Friday -  February 16

 

  • Dambulla > Sigiriya > Kandy  

 

  • After Breakfast go to Sigiriya Lion Rock -  370 meters above sea level
  • Visit  the castle built by Sri Lankan king, Kay Ye Bo
  • Continue to the sacred city of Kandy (UNESCO) and explore the Buddhist temple, Malagada Maligawa and beautiful lake
    • Accommodation : Hotel in Kandy
    • Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 4 – Saturday -  February 17

 

  • Kandy > Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden > Nuwara Eliya

 

  • Check out one of the best tropical botanical gardens in the world, with more than 4000 species of plants
  • After this head over to Nuwara Eliya, the highest point in Sri Lanka, known for its picturesque canyons, hills, waterfalls...and post offices ;).
    • Accommodation : Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
    • Meals: Breakfast


Day 5 – Sunday -  February 18

 

  • Nuwara Eliya > Horton Plains National Park > Matara

 

  • Start the morning watching the sunrise  at Horton Plains National Park and exploring this incredible eco-tourism destination
  • Hike to the “End of the World” cliff 1000 meters overlooking the village, tea gardens, and southern coast
  • Head over to Matara, the southwest point of Sri Lanka, formerly occupied by Portuguese and Dutch colonists
    • Accommodation : Hotel in Mirissa
    • Meals: Breakfast (in the bus)

 

Day 6 – Monday -  February 19

 

  • Matara > Mirissa

 

  • Wake up early and watch the sunrise on the beach at the southernmost tip of Sri Lanka
  • Explore the beautiful sea temple, Paravi Duva Temple, and the beach area
  • Check out the awesome village of Mirissa and Srilankan Stilt Fishermen!
  • Accommodation : Hotel in Mirissa
    • Meals: Breakfast                          

 

Day 7 – Tuesday -  February 20

 

  • Mirissa > Galle

 

  • Head down to Galle, 100 kilometers outside of Colombo on the Indian Ocean seafront
  • Explore the Old Town of Galle and its famous fort (UNESCO) with ancient castles
  • Watch the sunset in Galle, one of the best spots on the island!
    • Accommodation: Hotel in Galle
    • Meals: Breakfast

   

Day 8 –  Wednesday -  February 21

 

  • Galle > Colombo

 

  • In the morning, hope on the iconic Sri Lankan Railway to Colombo, and ride along the coast for some spectacular views of the the beautiful countryside and sea along the way
  • Spend the afternoon relaxing in Colombo Shopping for souvenirs and exploring the city
    • Accommodation : Hotel in Colombo
    • Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 9 – Thursday -  February 22

  • Head back to Shanghai after our awesome trip

 

Transportation:

Included – Onsite ground transportation - insured bus with AC,  train from Galle to Colombo

Not included – Flight to/from Sri Lanka

 

Recommended Flights:

   - Depending on departure point

 

Arrival: Flight To Colombo- Feb 14 - Arrive by 22:00

 

Departure: Flight From Colombo - Feb 22 - Departure no earlier than 10:30

 

Estd. cost - 7166 RMB

 

Please book your flights. It’s really easy with www.ctrip.com! They even have an app. (If you need us to book your flights, a booking fee of 150 RMB per ticket will apply, paid directly to the booking agent. Our agent will contact you within 24 hours of registration.)

 

*You must arrive at the arrival time of the suggested flight or slightly earlier and meet us at the airport, and leave on the suggested flight or slightly after the departure time.  If your travel arrangements do not allow for this, you will have to arrange for your own transportation.

 

Accommodation:

Included - 8 nights - Clean double occupancy boutique hotel rooms included in price.  These will be booked on a first come first serve basis.  If you wish to room alone, the single occupancy fee is an extra 4000 RMB per person total, first come first serve. (We can help you find someone to share if needed. However, if there is an uneven number of travelers, the single occupancy fee may apply. Pairings are distributed on a first come first serve basis.)

 

Meals:

Included - All breakfasts, welcome dinner on D1

Not Included - lunches and most dinners

 

Price: Book now and get the early bird price of 7799 RMB or 8299 RMB if  paid after January 11

 

Deposit: 3500 RMB (included in the price)

*Full payment must be made by January 16. (Registration is still open after this date.)

Tips

 

Includes:

Accommodation, ground transportation - bus & train ticket from Galle to Colombo, driver allowance, all admission fees to activities as listed, all breakfasts & welcome dinner on D1, organizing fee, scouting of the place and preparations, English/Chinese speaking guide, tips for guide,  local guides, all taxes and charges, insurance, lots of fun and a trip of a lifetime!!!

 

Does not include:

Flight to/ from Colombo, drinks, lunches & most dinners, other personal expenses,visa, other tips (~ 50 LKR/time)

 

What you need to bring:

PASSPORT, camera/GoPro, walking shoes, small day pack, 5-20 USD/day for food when meals aren’t included, insect repellent, sunglasses,sunscreen,hats,swimsuits,plug adapter,etc.

Cancellation & Disclaimer: 
If the traveler decides to cancel, s/he can get refund of the deposit (a small cancellation fee may apply) up to January 11 and no refund after that. The schedule may be adjusted due to weather conditions, unforeseeable events, etc. For complete information please refer to www.travelers-society.com/terms-conditions. Limited seats available so contact us by Wechat for more info and bookings!!! 

  1. Is Sri Lanka safe?

 

The good news is that Sri Lanka is a remarkably safe place to travel – this is still a place where, despite 25 years of civil war, in parts of the country the theft of two bicycles is considered a crime wave.

 

  1. Do i need a visa to Sri Lanka?

 

Most nationalities will need a visa to enter Sri Lanka.  You can apply online at www.eta.gov.lk.  The cost is approximately 20 to 30 dollars depending on nationality. Once the application is approved, you will be notified with an ETA approval within 24 hours.

 

Have a question?

email us: info@travelers-society.com

or add our individual Wechat account: ID: travelers-society

Notice

Price: Book now and get the early bird price of 7799 RMB or 8299 RMB if  paid after January 11

 

Deposit: 3500 RMB (included in the price)

*Full payment must be made by January 16. (Registration is still open after this date.)


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Travelers Society: Let’s go…to Sri Lanka!!! (Chinese New Year 2018)

Venue:
Travelers Society Trip
Travelers Society Trip Huangpu Shanghai
Date:
2/2/2018
This ticket is only available as an e-ticket