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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 sailing 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
Spice plantation visit
Kandyan cultural dance performance
Temple of the Tooth visit (Kandy)
Tea plantation visit (Ella)
Little Adam's Peak Trek
Udawalawe NP safari
Galle City and Fort tour
Seven days aboard a traditional dhoni boat
Snorkelling and swimming opportunities
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
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Original
Tour Themes
Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
24 Jun 201807 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
01 Jul 201814 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
08 Jul 201821 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
15 Jul 201828 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
22 Jul 201804 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
29 Jul 201811 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
05 Aug 201818 Aug 20183AUD $3,049
12 Aug 201825 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
19 Aug 201801 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
26 Aug 201808 Sep 20185AUD $3,049
02 Sep 201815 Sep 20181AUD $3,049
07 Sep 201820 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
09 Sep 201822 Sep 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
14 Sep 201827 Sep 20187AUD $3,049
16 Sep 201829 Sep 20184AUD $3,049
21 Sep 201804 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
23 Sep 201806 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
28 Sep 201811 Oct 20187AUD $3,049
30 Sep 201813 Oct 20186AUD $3,049
02 Oct 201815 Oct 20185AUD $3,049
05 Oct 201818 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
07 Oct 201820 Oct 20186AUD $3,049
12 Oct 201825 Oct 201810AUD $3,049
14 Oct 201827 Oct 20188AUD $3,049
16 Oct 201829 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
19 Oct 201801 Nov 20188AUD $3,049
21 Oct 201803 Nov 20184AUD $3,049
26 Oct 201808 Nov 20188AUD $3,049
28 Oct 201810 Nov 20181AUD $3,049
30 Oct 201812 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
02 Nov 201815 Nov 20188AUD $3,199
04 Nov 201817 Nov 20185AUD $3,199
09 Nov 201822 Nov 20183AUD $3,199
11 Nov 201824 Nov 20183AUD $3,199
13 Nov 201826 Nov 20184AUD $3,199
16 Nov 201829 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
18 Nov 201801 Dec 20183AUD $3,199
23 Nov 201806 Dec 20184AUD $3,199
25 Nov 201808 Dec 20185AUD $3,199
27 Nov 201810 Dec 20188AUD $3,199
30 Nov 201813 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
02 Dec 201815 Dec 20184AUD $3,269
07 Dec 201820 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
09 Dec 201822 Dec 20186AUD $3,269
11 Dec 201824 Dec 20188AUD $3,269
16 Dec 201829 Dec 20184AUD $3,269
21 Dec 201803 Jan 20192AUD $3,269
23 Dec 201805 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
25 Dec 201807 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
04 Jan 201917 Jan 20194AUD $3,269
11 Jan 201924 Jan 20199AUD $3,269
18 Jan 201931 Jan 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
25 Jan 201907 Feb 201910AUD $3,269
01 Feb 201914 Feb 20196AUD $3,199
08 Feb 201921 Feb 20198AUD $3,199
15 Feb 201928 Feb 20198AUD $3,199
22 Feb 201907 Mar 201910AUD $3,199
01 Mar 201914 Mar 201910AUD $3,199
08 Mar 201921 Mar 201910AUD $3,199
15 Mar 201928 Mar 20199AUD $3,199
22 Mar 201904 Apr 20199AUD $3,199
29 Mar 201911 Apr 201910AUD $3,199
05 Apr 201918 Apr 20196AUD $3,049
12 Apr 201925 Apr 201910AUD $3,049
19 Apr 201902 May 201910AUD $3,049
26 Apr 201909 May 201910AUD $3,049
03 May 201916 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,049 
06 Sep 201919 Sep 201910AUD $3,049
13 Sep 201926 Sep 201910AUD $3,049
20 Sep 201903 Oct 201910AUD $3,049
27 Sep 201910 Oct 201910AUD $3,049
04 Oct 201917 Oct 201910AUD $3,049
11 Oct 201924 Oct 201910AUD $3,049
18 Oct 201931 Oct 201910AUD $3,049
25 Oct 201907 Nov 201910AUD $3,049
01 Nov 201914 Nov 201910AUD $3,199
08 Nov 201921 Nov 201910AUD $3,199
15 Nov 201928 Nov 201910AUD $3,199
22 Nov 201905 Dec 201910AUD $3,199
29 Nov 201912 Dec 201910AUD $3,199
20 Dec 201902 Jan 202010AUD $3,269
Itinerary
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
Depart Kandy by private vehicle and arrive in the historic town of Nuwara Eliya. Stop for a scenic lakeside picnic lunch. Head to Haputale train station from Nuwara Eliya and resume the journey to Ella via local train. Upon arrival, learn about one of the nation's most popular exports with a guided tour of a tea factory.
Day 5 - Ella
Spend the morning getting active with a hike to Little Adam's peak. Enjoy free time in the afternoon. Opt to take a cooking class with spice garden tour.
Day 6 - Ella/Unawatuna
Depart early this morning for Udawalawe National Park and enjoy a wildlife safari through the reserve. Afterwards, head to the beach town of Unawatuna.
Day 7 - Unawatuna
In the morning travel to Galle for a tour of the fort and the city. Later, return to Unawatuna for more 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/Ambara
After a relaxed start, continue to the southernmost point of South Mal Atoll before crossing the channel to Felidhoo Atoll. Reach the idyllic uninhabited island of Ambara by early afternoon. Enjoy the rest of the day at the beach or snorkelling the crystal-clear waters around the island.
Day 10 - Ambara/Fenboa Finolhu
Cruise across the Meemu Atoll and arrive to Fenboa Finolhu, another beautiful uninhabited island. Stay the night with plenty of time to enjoy the beach and snorkel amongst the reefs.
Day 11 - Fenboa Finolhu/Dhiggaru
Head east towards the island of Djiggaru, stopping along the way to snorkel on a reef, arriving in the late afternoon. Spend the evening enjoying the laid back pace and traditional way of life of the locals. With some luck, get an invitation for an evening performance of Bodu Beru (Big Drum), the traditional folk music of the country.
Day 12 - Dhiggaru/Felidhu Atholhu
Head back to Felidhoo Atoll and its administrative centre, Felidhoo. Take time to wander through the village and learn something new about the lives of the islanders.
Day 13 - Felidhu Atholhu/Eboodhoofinolhu
Enjoy the longest journey of the trip back through the islands of Felidhoo and South Mal atolls. There are plenty of opportunities to swim and snorkel or to explore the islands en route. The day's destination is Emboodhu Finolhu, one of the northernmost islands of South Mal Atoll.
Day 14 - Eboodhoofinolhu/Male
In the morning, make the short crossing to Mal . The tour ends on arrival at Mal International Airport.