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Malta: Comino, Gozo, Blue & Crystal Lagoon, and Caves Cruise

Malta: Comino, Gozo, Blue & Crystal Lagoon, and Caves Cruise

SEE IT ALL IN 4 hours! Join Captain George who has been operating since 1988 and embark on a half day cruise exploring Comino. We will welcome you aboard from Cirkewwa, Malta, starting off by heading to Mgarr Harbour in Gozo showing you the beautiful scenery found in this little harbour. We will head to the famous Blue Lagoon most know for its beautiful clear blue water, here you will have the option to go down on the island of Comino and explore and swim from land, you will also have the option to stay on the boat were Captain George will find the best stop to anchor so you will be able to swim, snorkel and jump from the boat. Enjoy approximatly 1 hour of free time to explore sandy beaches and bask in the sun. Continue to the breathtaking Crystal Lagoon for approximately 45 mins most know for its snorkeling, coves and amazing sea life! Marvel at turquoise waters, swim, snorkel, and feed fish. We provide a delightful lunch perfect for a "Boat day" which is served at the Crystal Lagoon consisting of a salad buffet with Ham, Salami, Cheeses, Tuna, Gozitan sides, fresh Maltese bread, and homemade pasta. We will then pass by San Nikolaw Bay and Santa Marija Bay before heading over to the breathtaking Comino Caves, getting up and close and also going inside so you will be able to take pictures and see the amazing scenery found in them. Pass by the famous land mark know as the elephants head which literaly looks just like a head of an elephant, we will stop so you would be able to take some photos. Cruise past the Comino Tower famous for the movie "The count of Monte Cristo" and the tuna fish farm before heading back to Cirkewwa.

Yala National Park: Morning or Afternoon Golden Hour Safari

Yala National Park: Morning or Afternoon Golden Hour Safari

After being picked up from your hotel/location in the local area you will enter Yala National Park to explore the light forests, scrubs, grasslands, lagoons, and magnificent range of animals. With your private 4WD Jeep and expert guide, the ‘Golden Hours’ of the day will be used to focus on leopard spotting, either the first 2 hours or the last 2 hours of the day. Throughout this safari, you will search for the world’s most concentrated number of leopards, sloth bears, and elephants, as your knowledgeable guide and driver expertly navigates the vast area and roads. The morning tour will begin at 5am from your hotel, to take in sunrise as the park opens at 6am. Whilst the afternoon option allows you to explore from 2pm until sunset when the park closes at 6pm. Situated on Sri Lanka’s south-east, hugging the panoramic Indian Ocean, Yala is a wildlife sanctuary and home to 44 varieties of mammals and 215 bird species. Leopards, elephants, water buffalo, sloth bears, sambars, jackals, spotted deer, peacocks, and crocodiles can all be found in this rich environment.

From Colombo: Sigiriya and Dambulla Day Trip and Safari

From Colombo: Sigiriya and Dambulla Day Trip and Safari

Depart Colombo and travel by a shared vehicle, in a small group, to the city of Sigiriya, and head directly to Sigiriya Rock on arrival. Gaze in awe at the massive column of rock that, according to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle The Culavamsa, was selected by King Kassyapa as the site of his new capital. Admire numerous paintings of historic queens, princesses, and maids inside the rock fortress before getting a break for lunch at your own expense. Then, explore some of the traditional crafts of the region, such as wood carving and batik textiles, with time to purchase souvenirs before departing. Start the journey back towards Colombo via Dambulla to explore the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. Discover the magnificent Buddha images and rock paintings of vivid colors and different shapes, painted from around the 2nd century B.C. up to the 18th-century Kandyan era. Optionally Can be done the Wild Life Safari at Eco Park or Kaudulla National Park or Minneriya National park charges for National Park very on Pax Count ( For solo Passengers $ 100 & $ 60 )

Galle: Traditional Jewelry Making Workshop with Transfers

Galle: Traditional Jewelry Making Workshop with Transfers

This workshop demonstrates you how to make a custom piece of jewelry using Silver in traditional way . Your "experience" is to actively participate and get your hands on Melting metals/Gauging/ Soldering/Designing/Hammering/ Embedding gems/Smoothing and Polishing involves in jewelry making. You will become familiar with all Traditional techniques that are involved. If you have been dreaming of wearing a piece of jewelry contributed by yourself then this activity is for you. Apart from that you are able to , * Touch and examine gems from local mines & Learn how to Identify real gems from artificial ones. * Buy all types of gemstones and custom made jewelries for a reasonable price. * Get a free Raw moonstone at the end of experience.

From Ella: Kandy Train Tickets with 2nd Class Reserved Seats

From Ella: Kandy Train Tickets with 2nd Class Reserved Seats

Travel with ease through the scenic countryside between Ella and Kandy with these second class train tickets. Have an agent meet you with your pre-reserved tickets at the train station, or arrange to have them delivered to your hotel. Avoid the stress of booking tickets in-person at the train station and the need to book your tickets in advance with this pre-booked service. Get your tickets sent to your hotel or simply pick them up at the train station. Hop board a comfortable train in Ella and travel to Kandy on one of the most scenic train rides in the world. Watch as you glide by the brilliant green carpets of the tea plantations. View charming villages and pass through magical hill country and mountain landscapes. See deep and dark woodlands and magnificent waterfalls rush past your window before arriving safely at the Kandy Railway Station. your requested to produce the original tickets at the time of journey and the original tickets can be collect from designated location to collect your tickets please produce your Ref number and passport or NIC in person at the station counter . please note that .the tickets will not be cancelled and not refund money back.if there is anything unclear please contact our office .

Colombo: Colombo Airport (CMB) and Negombo City Transfer

Colombo: Colombo Airport (CMB) and Negombo City Transfer

Enjoy a relaxing and comfortable private transfer from Sri Lanka's Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) to your hotel in Negombo. After landing at the airport, head to the arrivals lobby to meet your driver who will be holding a board with your name on it. If you are unable to locate your driver, a support team is on hand 24/7. Your driver will escort you and your luggage in a comfortable and safe vehicle so all you have to do is sit back and relax during the 1-2 hour journey. Rely on your driver's expertise to travel the safest, most traffic-free route possible. Feel free to let your driver know in case you need to stop for refreshments or emergencies.

Ella: First-Class Scenic Train Ticket To/From Kandy

Ella: First-Class Scenic Train Ticket To/From Kandy

Board your train in Kandy or Ella and begin your magical journey through rugged mountains, lush greenery, and pristine lakes. Find your seats in the first-class section of the train and settle in. As you ride to Kandy, the train will first pass through a narrow ridge and misty green forests before reaching Ella Rock and several rushing waterfalls. Continue through Haputale to reach the tea villages and plantations in Nanu-Oya. Continue through luscious fields of tea to cross into Horton Plains, keeping an eye out for deer and rhododendrons. As enter your final stretch, enjoy the views of green rolling hills before pulling into Kandy/Ella (Based on direction of your journey), a bustling city.

From Ella to Kandy Train Tickets -(3rd Class Reserved Seats)

From Ella to Kandy Train Tickets -(3rd Class Reserved Seats)

You are lucky to enjoy amazing scenic train ride from Ella to Kandy. How we do ?We do book train tickets for you in-advance and our agent will handover your tickets at railway station or we can handover tickets to your hotel. We will inform you train time and all details via email or telephone. What you should do ?You just book our package you are looking right now, and please let us know your hotel details and route (either from Ella to Kandy) and any other requirements. Tickets are subject to availability. In case of unavailability we would book next best available options for you. You agreed to above suggestion by continuing the booking. Notes,Terms and ConditionsNo cancellation & no refund policy apply.Maximum of 5 Tickets would be reserved per one passport.Standard customer verification and other terms and conditions would apply.Please refer attached PASSPORT copy for more information. the Ella to Kandy train ride in Sri Lanka is considered one of the most scenic train rides in the world. Your train journey takes you on a scenic ride through some of the most beautiful highland countryside areas in Sri Lanka. watch the brilliant green carpets of the tea plantations. see the picturesque villages with misty mountain backdrops pass by. Peer through drizzle and mist to look at the magical landscapes of hill country. enjoy the amazing sights of intimidating mountains, deep and dark woodlands, and magnificent waterfalls as they go by your windows.Ella to Kandy (travel time 6 to 7 hours) thank you.

Udawalawa: Udawalawa National Park Safari Tour

Udawalawa: Udawalawa National Park Safari Tour

Your experience begins as you meet your driver at your hotel in Udawalawe. From there you will begin your adventure to the Udawalawe National Park. Covering an area of 230,821 hectares, you will explore Udawalawe National Park and its thriving elephant population of approximately 500 elephants. Discover the park's various other wildlife, with wild buffalo, spotted deer, barking deer, wild boar, sambar, hare, mongoose, crocodiles, and 30 species of snakes that have been recorded. 50 species of butterflies and many types of birds are also found in the park. Have a thrilling experience during your safari tour and take some time to enjoy a picnic lunch in the park. At the conclusion of your exciting safari trip, you will be transferred back to your hotel or original point.

Ella: Transfer to Mirissa/Galle/Hikkaduwa & Yala Safari Tour

Ella: Transfer to Mirissa/Galle/Hikkaduwa & Yala Safari Tour

Combine a transfer from Ella, Haputale, or Bandarawela to Matara, Mirissa, Weligama, Unawatuna, Galle or Hikkaduwa area with a thrilling day trip to Yala National Park. Experience the immense biodiversity of this park on this Sri Lankan animal safari. Be picked up from your accommodation in Ella, Haputale, or Bandarawela. Relax and take in the local scenery on the drive to Yala National Park. Board an open-topped safari jeep to get the best views and photo angles. See the animals during the day when they are the most active. Watch for leopards, sloth bears, elephants, crocodiles, monkeys, water buffalos, and a large variety of bird species. Get some great shots of these magnificent creatures. Hear about wildlife and get photography tips from your local guide. Let your guide show you the spots where the animals are likely to congregate. Then, head back to your air-conditioned car for the ride to your accommodation in Matara, Mirissa, Weligama, Unawatuna, Galle or Hikkaduwa.

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We had an amazing time during this workshop! Becky and the others were incredibly nice and included us in as many steps as possible! We had a wide collection of gemstone and jewelry examples to choose from so don't worry about not finding someone you like! Overall a unique and cool experience I can recommend to everyone! :)

Thank you very much for this incredible day. Everything was well organized and we felt safe the whole time. The climbing equipment was very good and well maintained, the guides on site were very well trained. Special thanks to our TukTuk driver Jeewa. He is a very warm and engaging person. It was wonderful...

itbwas excellent service 👏, thanks enough time for take dip,and walk around. food was excellent and a lot. highly recommended 👌 worth it.

We had plenty of good time at Blue lagoon and Crystal Lagoon. The lunch was good.

Rishi was a kind guide. The tour was beautifull and we saw a gigantic crocodile.