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14 Days, Negombo to Male

This 14-day combo trip brings together the best of Sri Lanka's cultural highlights and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail the islands of the Maldives aboard a dhoni boat. Experience a safari in Udawalawe National Park, discover cultural treasures of Negombo and Kandy, and then spend an entire week cruising from one tiny and perfect atoll island to another, snorkelling in crystal-clear waters and stretching out on blazing white-sand beaches. From culture to paradise, this tour's got it all.

 

December 5 - 18, 2021
$3,120 CAD per person
Standard Double

Savings of $1,658 per couple!
Book by November 30, 2020.

 

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Travel Style: Classic
All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
Service Level: Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
Physical Rating: 3 - Average
Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
Trip Type: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 15 (land), 14 (boat).


What's Included 

• Your G for Good Moment: Lunch at Sthree Craft Shop and Café, Kandy
• Your G for Good Moment: AMBA Estate, Ella
• Your G for Good Moment: Maldives Plastic Clean Up
• Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
• Spice plantation visit
• Temple of the Tooth visit
• Tea plantation visit
• Cooking demonstration
• Safari in Udawalawe National Park
• Elephant Transit Home visit
• Galle City and Fort tour
• Seven days aboard a dhoni boat (Maldives)
• Fulidhoo Island visit and Bodu Beru performance
• Felidhu Island visit
• Bodu Mora Island visit
• Snorkelling equipment
• Beach time in the Maldives
• Internal flight
• All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations
Standard hotels/guest houses (6 nts), tented camp (1 nt), dhoni boat (6 nts).

Meals
11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 9 dinners
Allow USD145-190 for meals not included.

Transportation
Private vehicle, trains, 4x4, local bus, walking, plane, dhoni boat.
Staff & expertsOfficer) throughout

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ITINERARY

Day 1 Negombo
Arrive at any time.

Exclusive Inclusions:
 Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2 Negombo/Kandy
Drive to Kandy, visiting a spice plantation en route. Enjoy lunch at G Adventures-supported Sthree Craft Shop and Café. Later, explore Temple of the Tooth.

Exclusive Inclusions:
 Your G for Good Moment Lunch at Sthree Craft Shop and Café
Meals included:
 Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3 Kandy
Explore Kandy with a free day.

Meals included:
 Breakfast

Day 4 Kandy to Ella area
Travel by private vehicle to the historic town of Nuwara Eliya and enjoy some free time. Continue the journey to the rolling green valleys of the Ella area and spend 2 nights at the G Adventures-supported AMBA estate, an organic farm and guest house.

Exclusive Inclusions:
 Your G for Good Moment AMBA Estate

Meals included:
 Dinner

Day 5 Ella area
In the morning, enjoy a tour through the tea plantation and learn about one of the nation's most popular exports followed by a tea tasting. After enjoy free time to soak in the stunning scenery, opt to hike to Ella Rock, or visit Ella town by tuk tuk. This evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration of classic homestyle Sri Lankan dishes, a delicious mixture of savoury and sweet.

Exclusive Inclusions:
 Your G for Good Moment AMBA Estate

Meals included:
 Breakfast | Dinner

Day 6 Ella/Udawalawe National Park
Depart Amba Estate in the morning after enjoying a delicious home cooked breakfast. Begin the journey to Udawalawe National Park and visit the Elephant Transit home before enjoying an afternoon wildlife safari through Udawalawe National Park. Afterwards, head to a tented camp by the lake on the boundary of National Park and relax with a BBQ dinner around the campfire.
Meals included:
 Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7 Udawalawe National Park/Unawatuna
After breakfast transfer from Udawalawe to Galle for a tour of the fort and city. Later, head to Unawatuna, on the south coast.

Meals included:
 Breakfast

Day 8 Unawatuna/South Malé Atoll
Hop on a flight to Malé for the Maldives portion of your trip. Transfer to South Malé Atoll. Settle in, and set sail on a voyage of discovery.

Meals included:
 Dinner

Days 9–13 South Malé Atoll/Felidhu Atholhu
Spend the next five days cruising around the South Malé and Felidhu atolls, disembarking to visit islands and sandbars along the way. On Fulidhu, mingle with locals and experience a traditional drumming performance. Bodu Moro Island is home to idyllic uninhabited beaches – the perfect photo opt.
Aboard the dhoni, spend free time as you please – lounge on the sundecks and take in the views, relax with a good book, or socialize with fellow travellers as you enjoy delicious local seafood.
Off the boat, opt to swim and enjoy snorkelling about twice a day amongst the spectacular marine life of the Maldives. The shallow islands and amazing coral reefs make it a key feeding ground for many species of tropical fish. Keep an eye out for turtles, reef sharks, stingrays, and octopuses.

Exclusive Inclusions:
 Your G for Good Moment Maldives Plastic Clean Up

Meals included:
 Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 14 South Malé Atoll/Male
In the morning, make the short crossing to Malé. The tour ends on arrival at Malé International Airport.
Meals included:
 Breakfast





Terms & Conditions:

Prices quoted are per person, based on double occupancy, and reflect ALL applicable savings. Land only. Airfare extra.

Cyber Sale 2020 Terms & Conditions:
At the time of booking, a non-refundable upfront deposit (the “Upfront Deposit”) in the amount specified below, as applicable, per person per Tour is due to the Tour Operator (the “Upfront Deposit Offer”). If the booking is made 60 days or less prior to departure, or 120 days in the case of Expedition tours, full payment is due at the time of booking.
Upfront Deposit: CAD - $1

Passengers who pay only the Upfront Deposit at the time of booking must pay the balance of G Adventures’ standard deposit, in accordance with G Adventures’ booking terms (https://www.gadventures.com/terms-conditions/booking-terms/) on January 31, 2021. Payment of the balance of the price for any products or services booked is due 60 days before the departure date of the first product or service included in the applicable booking, or 120 days in the case of Expedition tours. If such date is earlier than January 31, 2021, full payment is due as outlined in the prior sentence. Upfront Deposit Offer does not apply to Private Groups, Independent trips, or Day Tours.
In order to be eligible for the Upfront Deposit Offer and any discounts set out in these terms, services must be booked between November 10, 2020 at 12:01 EST and November 30, 2020 at 23:59 EST, for travel departing between January 1, 2021 and December 21, 2021. Offer is valid only when applied to new bookings and bookings made using a Suspension Travel Credit issued as a result of a tour suspension due to COVID-19. Bookings must be made by calling G Adventures, through G Adventures’ travel agent booking system, or as otherwise indicated by G Adventures. Cannot be combined with any other offers, promotions or discounts other than the G Adventures’ Cyber Sale and is subject to availability.

Eligible passengers shall receive 15% off per person on guaranteed departures of select small-group tours as follows, for select departure dates. Eligible passengers shall receive 21% off per person on guaranteed departures of select small-group tours as follows, for select departure dates.

Bookings made during the Cyber Sale Period will also benefit from the terms of G Adventures’ Book with Confidence Policy and, solely for those passengers who apply their Suspension Travel Credit issued as a result of a tour suspension due to COVID-19 towards such booking, they will also receive the following benefits: (i) Passengers may make an unlimited number of initial bookings under the ‘Book with Confidence’ policy during the Cyber Sale Period, and each such booking may be cancelled and rebooked three times without penalty, provided the rebooked departure date is within two years of the initial booking’s departure date. Further tour or date changes after the third rebooking are subject to G Adventures' standard terms and conditions; (ii) Passenger will be not have to pay the difference if the rebooked tour is priced higher than the original tour and will receive a travel credit for the difference that will be kept on file with G Adventures for two years from the date of rebooking if the rebooked tour is priced lower than the original tour;.(iii) If a tour booked during the Cyber Sale Period is subsequently offered by G Adventures at a lower price than that booked, within 60 days of the date of booking, G Adventures will match the lower price. All G Adventures’ tours are subject to G Adventures' full booking conditions, found here: gadventures.com/terms-conditions-policies