Galle Vivanta Tour – 1st Test
02-11 Nov 2018
On arrival in Sri Lanka head straight to the wonderful 5 star ‘Vivanta by Taj’ resort on Bentota beach, for a few nights R & R before the start of the 1st Test at The Galle cricket ground, one of the most beautiful and recognisable grounds in the world with the backdrop of the imposing Dutch Fort and the ocean on two sides.
TOUR PRICES (per person, excluding international flights)
|Galle Vivanta Tour – 1st Test||£ 1,330||£ 1,570|
Friday 2 November
Fly UK to Sri LankaChoose your UK departure point and airline. You can fly non-stop from London Heathrow on Sri Lankan Airlines or one-stop via the Middle East or India from numerous UK regional airports. Upgrades to Business Class and/or stopovers available on application.
Saturday 3 November
BentotaOn arrival in Sri Lanka, transfer to Bentota (approx. 2 hrs) and check in to the Vivanta by Taj. Remainder of day at leisure to recover from the long journey.
Sunday 4 November bc
BentotaEnjoy a day at leisure relaxing on the beach or by the pool as you slip into ‘Sri Lanka time’.
This evening we will host our ‘Welcome’ Cocktail Party on the beach – a chance to meet the rest of your group. Canapés and drinks included.
Monday 5 November b
BentotaAnother day to relax and enjoy the resort facilities
Tuesday 6th – Saturday 10th November b
1st Test, Galle International Cricket StadiumReturn transfers to the stadium included (approx. 1 hour each way).
Wednesday 7 November b c
BentotaThis evening, we will host a private ‘Cricket’ Cocktail Party where you will have the opportunity to hear the opinions of, and meet and chat personally with, our cricket celebrity guest. Drinks & canapés included.
Saturday 10 November b d
BentotaThis evening we will host our celebratory end of tour dinner. Includes 3 courses and drinks.
Sunday 11 November b
Bentota – UK (or Nuwara Eliya & 2nd Test, Kandy)Today we say goodbye as we transfer you to the Bandaranaike International Airport for your flight home (most arrive in the UK on the same day).
Alternatively, carry on to our Nuwara Eliya option and/or the 2nd Test in Kandy.
Vivanta by Taj – 5 Star, BentotaOn the south west coast, this luxury 5 star resort is located on one of Sri Lanka’s finest beaches. The resort offers many facilities including a pool, fully equipped fitness centre, spa and treatment centre and 4 restaurants offering a choice of cuisines. The accommodation is in superior charm garden view rooms, but for a small supplement you can to upgrade to sea view rooms (subject to availability).
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