Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage

12 day sample Itinerary

Sri Lanka and Maldives Multi Centre

Culture and tranquility combined

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The former Ceylon, Sri Lanka is the Emerald Isle of the Indian Ocean, with rolling hills, diverse wildlife and a mixture of religions and cultures. Pick your morning cup of tea in Kandy, visit elephants drinking in the local watering hole and spot leopards in the national parks. The city of Colombo is becoming an ideal place to pick up a bargain in the local markets. Touring the country is the perfect way to experience every element before a short hop over to the geographical wonder - the Maldives. The best view is from the air and well worth a sea plane trip or hotel stay to see these individual islands from the air. Spot pods of dolphins and some of the best snorkelling and dive sites in the world.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Culture and city spots
  • Ideal for soft adventure and total relaxation
  • Country highlights and beach escapes
  • Exploring the under water world

Sample Itinerary Summary

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12 days
Guide Price
£2,199 per person
Price based on
Based on 11 August 18 departure from London Heathrow flying with Sri Lankan Airlines, staying for 5 nights half board in a Superior Room (Sri Lanka) and 6 nights full board in a Garden Room (Maldives) including transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for an itinerary like this. The price will vary based on many elements including exchange rates, and your choice of accommodation, duration, departure date, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Private basis, Escorted or Self-Guided
  • Sri Lanka

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Explore historic visit to Kandy
    • Roam the magnificent Temple of the Tooth
    • Explore Nuwara Eliya's tea country and see how the perfect cup is made
    • Elephants roaming in the Maha Oya river at Pinnawela
    • Spend the day on the golden shore before your onward flight to the Maldives
  • Maldives

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Arrive at your island resort by seaplane
    • Relax on Maldives' perfect beaches
    • Dine around on Premium All Inclusive trying cuisines from around the world
    • Pamper yourself at the spa
    • Take a trip to a local nearby island to pick up your Maldivian souvenirs
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka holidays are infused with the pleasant scent of tea plantations and rich exotic spices. We suggest a night in vibrant Colombo and head to the waterfront markets to rab a spot of dinner for some of the finest street food in the city. The following day you’ll head out for a short but comprehensive guided private tour, ideal for combining with a relaxing beach stay. Take in an elephant orphanage on route to the fascinating and historic city of Kandy, then wind into Nuwara Eliya for Sri Lanka's beautiful tea plantations - learn about the tea making process and enjoy the stunning scenery. Wind your way down from the hill country to the golden beaches of Kalutara for a nights relaxation before your short one hour flight to the Maldives.


Not just for honeymooners. Over 1000 islands with sugar white sands and clear waters are perfect for anyone looking for a slice of paradise. Maldives holidays come complete with chic hotels, serene spas, world-class facilities and oceans of possibility are waiting to be discovered with some amazing snorkelling and diving.