|Destinations||Sigiriya (2N) | Kandy (2N)|
|Regions||Central Sri Lanka|
|Tour Theme||Historical, Heritage & Cultural Tourism | City Tours & Sightseeing|
Sightseeing as per Itinerary
|Tour Operator||Quintessentially Travel||Tour Length||5 Days / 4 Nights|
|Tour Starts||Colombo||Tour Ends||Kandy|
|Day 1||Tour Start|
|Day 5||Tour End|
Arrive in Sri Lanka Drive to Vil Uyana (4 Hrs Drive).
|Accommodation Included||Amaya Lake|
Guided Tour of Sigirya Rock Fortress (UNESCO Site) & Guided Tour of Polonnaruwa Ancient Citadel (UNESCO Site). Cylce the ancient capital of polonnaruwa with local Enthusist & visit a local villager and experience a day in his life.
|Meals Included||Breakfast Dinner|
|Accommodation Included||Amaya Lake|
Guided Tour of Dambulla Cave Temple (UNESCO Site) Guided Tour of a Spice Garden. Guided Tour of Kandy Temple of Tooth (UNESCO Site) Takepart in the evening holy celebration at the Kandy Temple of Tooth.
|Meals Included||Breakfast Dinner|
|Accommodation Included||Amaya Hills|
Giragama James Taylor Tea Estate. Visita Native Artist Visit Rajhu for Tea Optionally Round of Golf at Victoria Golf Course (Whole day).
|Meals Included||Breakfast Dinner|
|Accommodation Included||Amaya Hills|
Royal Botanical Gardens Botanical Gardens with Prof. Palipana, Departure
|Traveller||Occupancy||Remarks||Price Per Person|
|Adult (+12 yrs)||Twin/Double Sharing||2 - 2 Person||Rs. 94,004|
|3 - 4 Person||Rs. 82,263|
|5 - 15 Person||Rs. 71,074|
|Single Occupancy||Rs. 1,87,928|
|Sigiriya||2 Nights||Amaya Lake or similar|
|Kandy||2 Nights||Amaya Hills or similar|
|Day 2||Breakfast Dinner|
|Day 3||Breakfast Dinner|
|Day 4||Breakfast Dinner|
- The cost of obtaining passports, visas, excess baggage charges, items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, fax charges and excess baggage charges unless expressly included in writing, are not included in the tour price.
- Payment Policies
- Terms & Conditions
CONTRACTING PARTIES :
These Terms and Conditions are legally binding between the traveler (s) and Quintessentially Ceylon (Pvt). LTD herein after referred to as QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON.
ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS :
PLEASE NOTE: Acceptance of a quotation from QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions which take effect immediately.
All accommodation, room type(s) and specification are as shown in the itinerary.
Meals are as shown in the itinerary.
Transfers are provided on arrival and departure from airport to hotel and return only where specified in the itinerary.
Accommodation and arranged sightseeing are subject to change at any time due to unforeseen circumstances or circumstances beyond QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLONS control. Every effort will be made to operate tours as planned, but alterations may occur after the final itinerary has been issued. QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON also reserves the right to withdraw a tour or any part of it, to make such alterations to the itinerary or the tour inclusions as it deems necessary or desirable, and to pass on to tour members any expenditures or losses caused by delays or events beyond its control. In case of any appreciable variation in the tour price due to these circumstances, QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON reserves the right to make adjustments to the tour costs as necessary.
SPECIAL REQUESTS :
Specific requests should be advised at time of booking. Please note that every effort will be made to secure special requests, however; they cannot be guaranteed.
Transportation will be as specified in the itinerary.
QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON provides handling of baggage only as specified in the quotation. Weight restrictions for baggage on some routes on internal/domestic flights may apply; details of which will be provided with pre - tour documentation. Baggage and personal effects are at the owner’s risk throughout the tour and QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON assumes no liability for lost or damaged baggage. Baggage insurance is strongly advised. Please check with your international carrier for other baggage restrictions applicable to your international flight.
TAXES AND GRATUITIES :
Hotel taxes as imposed by city and state governments are included. Airport taxes are included where specified in the itinerary. Gratuities for guides, drivers, porters, camp staff, ship crew and Tour Managers are not included and are at the discretion of the traveler.
PRICES & ARRANGEMENTS :
The tour price includes planning, handling and operational charges and is quoted based on the current rates of exchange and tariffs. Entrance fees as part of scheduled sightseeing tours are also included in this price. This price is subject to revision in line with significant changes in foreign currency, tariff rates, taxes etc.
The cost of obtaining passports, visas, excess baggage charges, items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls, fax charges and excess baggage charges unless expressly included in writing, are not included in the tour price.
QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON reserves the right to take photographs during the operation of any program or part thereof and to use them for promotional purposes. By booking a program with QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON, travelers agree to allow their images to be used in such photographs. Travelers who prefer that their images not be used are asked to identify themselves to QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON prior to final payment and they will be exempted from this photography waiver clause.
A non-refundable deposit of 10% is required at the time of booking. The remainder of the tour cost is payable 60 days prior to departure. If the reservation is made within 60 days of departure, the entire tour price must be paid at the time of confirmation.
PAYMENT METHOD :
Payments may be made by the following methods
- Credit card
- Bank transfer
QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON cannot guarantee that all payment methods will be accepted and QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON will therefore advice of the most suitable payment method at the time of deposit.
1. For payment by credit card QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON reserve the right to charge a levy of up to 2.5%.
2. Please use the following account details for bank transfers:
Account Name : Quintessentially Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd
Account Number : 003010500696
Bank : Hatton National Bank
Bank Address : Hatton National Bank, Head Quarters Branch, 479, T B Jaya Mawatha, Colombo 10
Swift Code : HBLILKLX
3. For payment by bank transfer please confirm with QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON by fax or email the date on which payment has been made.
4. Travelers are liable for all bank and related transaction charges.
All cancellations must be received in writing.
- Cancellations received between the date of booking and 61 days prior to departure will result in the loss of the deposit.
- Cancellations received 60 - 46 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation charge of 25% of the tour price.
- Cancellations received 45 - 29 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation charge of 50%of the tour price.
- Cancellations received 28 - 15 days prior to departure will be subject to a cancellation charge of 75% of the tour price.
- Cancellations received 14 days or less prior to departure will be subject to a forfeiture of the entire tour price.
- Cancellation of airline tickets will be subject to the refund policy of each individual airline and may be greater than the percentages above particularly when low cost/net based fares are used.
- The purchase of special event tickets is subject to the refund policy of each individual event. Please refer to the specific event policy for details.
- QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON reserve the right to charge for financial penalties, fees and losses incurred as a result of cancellation.
CLAIMS AND REFUNDS :
Refunds are not made for any missed services, except for verifiable extenuating circumstances. Please see our LIMITS ON QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON’S RESPONSIBILITY clause below. For verifiable claims to be considered, they must be received in writing within 30 days of the termination of the program. Any adjustment considered will be based on the actual price of the services involved and not on a per diem basis. Adjustments will not be made for unused sightseeing trips or meals. QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON will not accept any liability for any claims that are not received within 30 days of the termination of your program. All claims for days missed while traveling should be made in writing within 30 days of the program.
LIMITS ON QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON’S RESPONSIBILITY :
QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON (Pvt). LTD its employees, shareholders, officers, directors, successors, agents and assigns (collectively QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON), does not own or operate any entity which is to or does provide goods or services for your trip with the exception of a limited number of vehicles. It purchases transportation (by aircraft, coach, train, vessel or otherwise), hotel and other lodging accommodations, restaurant, ground handling and other services from various independent suppliers (including from time to time other affiliated QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON companies). All such persons and entities are independent contractors. As a result, QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON is not liable for any negligent or willful act of any such person or entity or of any third person. In addition and without limitation, QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON is not responsible for any injury, financial or physical loss, death, inconvenience, delay or damage to personal property in connection to the provision of any goods or services whether resulting from but not limited to acts of God or force majeure, illness, disease, acts of war, civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, animals, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any kind, overbooking or downgrading of services, food poisoning, mechanical or other failure of aircraft or other means of transportation or for failure of any transport mechanism to arrive or depart on time. There are many inherent risks in adventure travel of the type involved here, which can lead to illness, injury or even death. These risks are increased by the fact that these trips take place in remote locations, far from medical facilities. Passenger assumes all such risks associated with participating in this trip.
- In the event of a cancellation or material alteration to the trip as a result of the circumstances as described in this clause QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON may in their sole and absolute discretion: offer the traveler(s) alternative travel arrangements or products of comparable standard as may be appropriate in the circumstances; or If alternative travel arrangements or products are not offered by QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON, QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON will make a prompt proportional refund of monies paid by the traveler.
- QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON may charge a reasonable fee to cover the administration costs associated with providing alternative travel arrangements or products.
- If a material alteration becomes necessary within 90 days of the departure date for any reason other than the circumstances described in this clause, QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON will endeavor to offer comparable products or a full refund of all monies paid by the traveler(s).
HEALTH PRECAUTIONS :
Please ensure that you consult your personal physician about anti malaria precautions and other inoculations and vaccinations before travel. Where applicable, please ensure that whilst traveling you carry a valid Yellow Fever certificate.
TRAVEL ADVISORIES/WARNINGS :
It is the responsibility of travelers to become informed about the most current travel advisories and warnings by referring to their respective government agencies. In the event of an active State Department or government agency Travel Warning against travel to specific destination location(s) of the trip, should the traveler still choose to travel, notwithstanding any travel advisory or warning, the traveler assumes all risk of personal injury, death or property damage that may arise out of the events like those advised or warned against.
TRAVELERS’ REPRESENTATIONS :
Traveler(s) represent(s) that neither he nor anyone traveling with him has any physical condition or disability that could create a hazard to himself or other members of the tour.
QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON reserves the right to remove from the trip, at the sole expense of the traveler, anyone whose condition is such that he or she could create a hazard to himself or others, or otherwise impact the enjoyment of other passengers on the trip.
AIR TRANSPORTATION :
Airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, commission or event occurring while passengers are not on board their aircraft. International air carriers are also subject to international air conventions limiting their liability. These limitations of liability are explained on the e-ticket or on the reverse of the airline ticket and when issued, this constitutes the sole contract between the respective air carrier(s) and their passengers.
PASSPORT & VISAS :
Please note that passport holders are responsible for obtaining the required documentation applicable for entry. Please note also that passports must be valid for six (6) months before departure and should also have sufficient blank pages for visas and immigrations stamps.
QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON cannot be held responsible should you be denied entry to a country due to non-compliance with these requirements.
TRAVEL INSURANCE : QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON strongly recommend all clients take out comprehensive travel insurance prior to date of travel. This insurance should cover cancellation and curtailment, all medical expenses including evacuation/repatriation, personal baggage, personal liability, death and permanent disability and travel document insurance.
QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON cannot be held responsible for any costs arising from such loss or injury.
ARBITRATION AGREEMENT :
Any claim arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, to the Limits on QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLONS Responsibility clause, to the brochure, to any information relating in any way to the trip, to the trip itself or to any products or services related to the trip, shall be settled in the first instance by binding arbitration in the applicable legal forum as detailed in clause 26 of these Terms and Conditions. In lieu of a personal appearance at arbitration the arbitration may be conducted by telephonic means. Arbitration is the exclusive forum in the first instance for dispute resolution and except as otherwise provided by statute, each party shall bear its own costs and expenses and an equal share of the arbitrator and administrative fees.
APPLICABLE LAW AND FORUM :
This agreement shall be construed, interpreted and enforced in accordance with, and shall be governed by the laws of Sri Lanka. It is agreed between QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON and the travelers that all lawsuits against QUINTESSENTIALLY CEYLON arising under, in connection with, or incidental to the tour shall be filed, if at all, in the courts of Sri Lanka to the exclusion of the courts of or in any other country or jurisdiction.