An island paradise with lush rainforests, wonderful temples and white-soft beaches Sri Lanka stimulates the senses and the tropical paradise of the Maldives soothes the soul.
Depart from Dec - Jun
Fly from Dublin to Dubai and on to Colombo. Sri Lanka. You will be privately transferred to an OROKO recommended hotel in Colombo.
Your colonial style hotel will be situated in the heart of Colombo.
The perfect place to explore Colombo. This quintessentially cosmopolitan city is busy and bustling, tuk tuks and people everywhere. The Fort, Cinnamon Gardens and Pettah, one of the older districts, are particular historical highlights, while the Beira Lake, and green parks and canals that interject the city provide a contrasting natural beauty.
You will then be transferred to Kegalle.
Allow us to arrange a visit to the Millennium Elephant Foundation. Meet an authority on Sri Lankan elephants to learn about the real
story behind elephant captivity. You will visit the Millennium Elephant Foundation (MEF), an organisation with eight elephants in residence.
Your host will take you through the efforts of the foundation, give you an opportunity to walk the elephants and bathe them.
This experience allows you to get up-close-and-personal with the elephants whilst understanding the complex issues that affect their conservation within Sri Lanka.
Allow us to arrange a tea experience at a local tea factory.
Learn and understand how the tea is grown and turned into
a product for export. Many concur that Sri Lankan tea is the best in the world.
You will then stay in a l hotel with views of the eighth wonder of the world - the rock fortress of Sigiriya.
Allow us to arrange a guided excursion, where you will climb the rock fortress.Depending on the speed at which you like
to climb, the duration of the experience takes approximately 1.5 to 2.5 hours.
We can also arrange a visit to the Dambulla Cave Temples.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel and drive you to Dambulla Caves. The climb from the base is not strenuous. Accompanied by your guide, the climb can be done at a leisurely pace, taking around 30 minutes. There are approximately 200 steps.
Allow us to take you to Wilpattu National Park.
You will stay in a a first-class campsite, surrounded by nature. In the evening, you will meet your guide and begin your 2.5 to 3 hour game drive from Hunuwilgama, the main entrance to the National Park. The park plays host to approximately 30 species of mammals including
the Sri Lankan Elephant, Sri Lankan Leopard, Sloth Bear, Spotted Deer, Buffalo and Mongoose.
Spend the rest of your holiday at the magical family resort of Anantara Dhigu Maldives.
This resort is ideal for a relaxing Maldivian escape. Set on its own lagoon it has plenty of water-sports on offer, including jet skiing and windsurfing.
Depart from Malé.
Arrive in Dublin airport.
Tailoring your holiday
OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.