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ASSM - Sri Lanka & Maldives Adventure

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 traditional 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.

Inclusions

G Adventures for Good: Lunch at Sthree Craft Shop and Caf , Kandy G Adventures for Good: AMBA Estate, Ella
Spice plantation visit
Kandyan cultural dance performance
Temple of the Tooth visit
Tea plantation visit and tasting (AMBA)
Cooking demonstration
Barbecue and camp at Udawalawe National Park
Elephant Transit Home visit
Nature walk
Galle City and Fort tour
Seven days aboard a traditional 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
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
14
Price From
AUD $3,049
Start Location
Negombo, Sri Lanka
End Location
Male, Sri Lanka
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Standard
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
26 Oct 201808 Nov 20182AUD $3,049
28 Oct 201810 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
30 Oct 201812 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
02 Nov 201815 Nov 20181AUD $3,199
04 Nov 201817 Nov 20181AUD $3,199
09 Nov 201822 Nov 20181AUD $3,199
11 Nov 201824 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
13 Nov 201826 Nov 20182AUD $3,199
16 Nov 201829 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
18 Nov 201801 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
23 Nov 201806 Dec 20181AUD $3,199
25 Nov 201808 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
27 Nov 201810 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
30 Nov 201813 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
02 Dec 201815 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
07 Dec 201820 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
09 Dec 201822 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
11 Dec 201824 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
16 Dec 201829 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
21 Dec 201803 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
23 Dec 201805 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
25 Dec 201807 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
28 Dec 201810 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
04 Jan 201917 Jan 20195AUD $3,739
11 Jan 201924 Jan 20197AUD $3,739
18 Jan 201931 Jan 201910AUD $3,178
25 Jan 201907 Feb 20192AUD $3,739
01 Feb 201914 Feb 20195AUD $3,569
08 Feb 201921 Feb 20192AUD $3,569
15 Feb 201928 Feb 20193AUD $3,569
22 Feb 201907 Mar 20194AUD $3,569
01 Mar 201914 Mar 20199AUD $3,569
08 Mar 201921 Mar 201911AUD $3,569
15 Mar 201928 Mar 20198AUD $3,569
22 Mar 201904 Apr 201911AUD $3,569
29 Mar 201911 Apr 201914AUD $3,569
05 Apr 201918 Apr 201911AUD $3,399
12 Apr 201925 Apr 20197AUD $3,399
19 Apr 201902 May 201914AUD $3,399
26 Apr 201909 May 201914AUD $3,399
03 May 201916 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
05 Jul 201918 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
12 Jul 201925 Jul 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
19 Jul 201901 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
26 Jul 201908 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
02 Aug 201915 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
09 Aug 201922 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
16 Aug 201929 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
23 Aug 201905 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
30 Aug 201912 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
06 Sep 201919 Sep 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
13 Sep 201926 Sep 201914AUD $3,399
20 Sep 201903 Oct 201914AUD $3,399
27 Sep 201910 Oct 201914AUD $3,399
04 Oct 201917 Oct 201914AUD $3,399
11 Oct 201924 Oct 201911AUD $3,399
18 Oct 201931 Oct 201914AUD $3,399
25 Oct 201907 Nov 201914AUD $3,399
01 Nov 201914 Nov 201914AUD $3,569
08 Nov 201921 Nov 201914AUD $3,569
15 Nov 201928 Nov 201912AUD $3,569
22 Nov 201905 Dec 201914AUD $3,569
29 Nov 201912 Dec 201914AUD $3,569
20 Dec 201902 Jan 202014AUD $3,739
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Negombo
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Negombo/Kandy
Drive to Kandy, visiting a spice plantation en route. Enjoy lunch at G Adventures-supported Sthree Craft Shop and Caf . Later, explore Temple of the Tooth.
Day 3 - Kandy
Explore Kandy with a free day.
Day 4 - Kandy/Ella
Travel by private vehicle to the historic town of Nuwara Eliya and enjoy a scenic lakeside lunch. 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.
Day 5 - Ella
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.
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 wildife 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.
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 for some beach time and a final night with the group.
Day 8 - Unawatuna/South Mal Atoll
Hop on a flight to Mal for the Maldives portion of your trip. Transfer to South Mal Atoll. Settle in, and set sail on a voyage of discovery.
Day 9 - South Mal Atoll/Felidhu Atholhu
Spend the next five days cruising around the South Mal 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.
Day 10 - South Mal Atoll/Felidhu Atholhu
Spend the next five days cruising around the South Mal 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.
Day 11 - South Mal Atoll/Felidhu Atholhu
Spend the next five days cruising around the South Mal 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.
Day 12 - South Mal Atoll/Felidhu Atholhu
Spend the next five days cruising around the South Mal 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.
Day 13 - South Mal Atoll/Felidhu Atholhu
Spend the next five days cruising around the South Mal 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.
Day 14 - South Mal Atoll/Male
In the morning, make the short crossing to Mal . The tour ends on arrival at Mal International Airport.