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This is a progressive ride, so nights will be spent in different locations.

Accommodation will be in hotels. 

Accommodation Itinerary - subject to changes based on availability
Night 1: Hotel in Negombo
Nights 2 & 3: Hotel in Kalpitiya
Night 4: Hotel in Dambulla (2 options)
Night 5: Hotel in Kandalama
Night 6 & 7: Hotel in Kandy
Nights 8: Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
Night 9 & 10: Hotel in Tissamaharama
Nights 11: Hotel in Kirinda
Night 12: Hotel in Galle

Hotel in Negombo
This seaside hotel has 131 rooms all featuring air conditioning, a balcony, a TV, a safe, ensuite bathroom with hair-dryer and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Guests are also welcomed to use the outdoor swimming pool.

Hotel in Kalpitiya
This 3-star hotel on the coast offers 6 comfortable rooms facing the lagoon. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, a TV, free Wi-Fi and private facilities.
There is an outdoor pool where guests can cool off in the evening. Guests can also do kayaking on the lagoon free of charge.

Hotel in Dambulla - Option 1
Each of the 7 bedrooms at this lovely boutique hotel include individually controlled Air Conditioning, a safe, a TV, a tea/coffee maker, internet access and a private bathroom.
In the evening, guests can relax by the pool or on the patio.

Hotel in Dambulla - Option 2
This modern hotel offers comfortable rooms equipped with air conditioning, ensuite bathroom, satellite TV and a phone. There is an outdoor pool.

Hotel in Kandalama
Surrounded by nature, this beautiful eco-friendly hotel has modern bedrooms that include air conditioning, a TV, ensuite facilities and free Wi-Wi internet. The rooms face the Kandalama lake.
There is an outdoor pool and a garden.

Hotel in Kandy
Ideally located, this hotel offers a beautiful view over the lake. The modern rooms all feature air conditioning, a TV, a safe and their own bathroom with hair dryer. 
Free Wi-Fi access is available in all rooms and public areas.

Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
Thanks to its location in the hills, this property offers great views over the city. The rooms are spacious and come equipped with Wi-Fi internet, heaters, satellite TV, a safe box and private bathroom.

Hotel in Tissamaharama
This small hotel surrounded by nature offers 20 comfortable rooms. The rooms each have their own bathroom, a tea/coffee maker, a safe, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi access.
Guests can relax by the pool after a long day of exploring.

Hotel in Kirinda
This hotel offers simple accommodation near Yala National Park. The rooms feature a TV, air conditioning, ensuite bathroom and a nice view over the pool or the garden.
There is free Wi-Fi internet available.

Hotel in Galle
This charming accommodation is located in the heart of the city, close to the Dutch Fort. The cosy rooms are equipped with ensuite bathroom and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Most meals are included in your package. Lunches on day 4, 7 and 9 are not included. Cost of lunch is usually around 12 USD per person.

Meals are generally eaten at the accommodations or stables and mostly feature fish or chicken curries with rice.

Water is provided but all other drinks must be paid extra locally.

Dietary Restrictions
We can cater to most dietary restrictions with prior notice.

This trip can accommodate special dietary requests.

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Best of Sri Lanka on Horseback
Tour Code: IT-SRCH01
13 days / 12 nights
Dates : All year long

Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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A 2024 01/01 - 12/31 13d / 12n 13 day trip 2 /4 Reserve
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Tack: English saddle with saddle bag
Horses: Marwari & Marwari cross
Pace: Moderate pace with canter and gallop o...
Walk, Trot, Canter, Gallop,
Airport: Colombo - Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
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