2nd Test Tour

COLOMBO

SRI LANKA v ENGLAND
24TH MARCH 2020 – 01ST APRIL 2020
 

from £1875 pp sharing (Single Supplement: £275)
 
9 DAY TOUR BASED ON:
– 7 nights COLOMBO (MT Lavinia Hotel) 25/03 – 01/04

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Guaranteed Test Match Tickets – Colombo Test (Included)
  • Return international flights from London Heathrow Airport with Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • 7 nights’ accommodation as per itinerary on B&B basis
  • LWTL Q&A Event
  • LWTL Merchandise
  • Welcome Drinks & Tour Dinner
  • LWTL staff

 

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ENGLAND CRICKET TO SRI LANKA – 2ND TEST TOUR

 

TOUR PACKAGE:

– 7 nights COLOMBO (MT Lavinia Hotel) 25/03 – 01/04

 

2 NIGHT PRE-TOUR ADD ON OPTIONS:

– 2 nights Eden Resort & Spa inc Turtle Hatchery 24/03 – 26/03
– 2 nights Kandy (Thilanka Hotel) 24/03 – 26/03
 
Please note if you book for one of these 2 night pre-tour options you will have 6 nights in Colombo from the 26th March and not 7 nights as with the standard tour which arrives in Colombo on the 25th March.

 

TOUR ITINERARY: COLOMBO TEST

DAY 1: TUESDAY 24TH MARCH – UK/SRI LANKA

2nd Test Tour plane4Arrive at your chosen airport three hours prior to departure where you will check in for and board your international flight.
 

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 25TH MARCH – COLOMBO

Upon arrival into Colombo you will be met by our local representatives or a LWTL tour leader and transferred to your hotel for a seven night stay on a B&B basis. At leisure to enjoy the facilities.
 

DAY 3: THURSDAY 26TH MARCH – COLOMBO

Enjoy a full day at leisure at your hotel, or take the opportunity to venture into the heart of Colombo for sightseeing and shopping.
 

DAYS 4 – 8: FRIDAY 27TH MARCH to TUESDAY 31ST MARCH – 2ND TEST MATCH, COLOMBO

2ND TEST MATCH – SRI LANKA V ENGLAND
2nd Test Tour cricket2You will be transferred to the stadium in Colombo for the 2nd Test Match. At close of play you will be transferred back to your accommodation.
 

DAY 9: SATURDAY 01ST APRIL – COLOMBO/UK

2nd Test Tour plane4After breakfast you will be transferred to the Bandaranaike International Airport for your return flight to the UK – landing back either the same day, or the following morning, depending on your flight schedule. On arrival back in the UK, make your way through Passport control, collect your luggage and clear Customs.
END OF TOUR ARRANGEMENTS
 

Should you wish to extend / alter your stay please do not hesitate to discuss with the team. We are happy to make arrangements that will suit your plans.

 

Tour Includes

  • Guaranteed Test Match Tickets – Colombo Test (Included)
  • Return international flights from London Heathrow Airport
  • Coach transfers as per itinerary
  • 7 nights’ accommodation as per itinerary on B&B basis
  • LWTL Q&A Event
  • LWTL Merchandise
  • Welcome Drinks & Tour Dinner
  • LWTL staff

 

Tour Excludes

  • Meals other than where specified
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions

 

from £1875 pp sharing (Single Supplement: £275)
Based on 7 nights B&B the Mt Lavinia Hotel
 
Alternative Hotel – Central Colombo:
Cinnamon Red Hotel: No supplement (NB LWTL staff will be based at the Mt Lavinia)

 
2 PRE-TEST ‘ADD ONS’:
Eden Resort & Spa: £110pp sharing; £50pp sole occupancy supplement
Thilanka Hotel, Kandy: £150pp sharing: 20pp sole occupancy supplement

 

PRE-TEST ‘ADD ON’ HOTELS

EDEN RESORT & SPA, BENTOTA (24th – 26th March 2020)

Eden Resort & Spa provides elegant rooms on the west coast of Sri Lanka, along the golden sands of Beruwela. It features a freshwater outdoor pool, an Ayurveda Centre and 3 restaurants. Free Wi-Fi access is available. Hotel Eden Resort & Spa is situated 96 km away from Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport. It provides free on-site parking. Featuring timber flooring, guestrooms are luxurious and air-conditioned. They are well-equipped with satellite TV, a minibar and a private bathroom fitted with both a shower and a bathtub. Garden of Eden, the resort’s main restaurant serves a selection of international dishes, while Temptations offers a fine dining experience in an elegant setting. It also boasts a wine cellar. Enjoy live music over refreshing drinks at Captain’s Deck. Guests can choose from a wide range of personalised services like massage and spa treatments. The resort features billiard tables, a beauty salon and a squash court.


 

THILANKA HOTEL, KANDY (24th – 26th March 2020)

Thilanka is located a 5-minute drive from Kandy Town, and is surrounded by the natural beauty of Hunnasgiriya Mountain and Udawattaekelle Natural Reserve. It offers free parking. The air-conditioned guestrooms offer a private balcony with views of Kandy Lake and Udawattekelle Forest. Each room is equipped with a work desk, tea/coffee making facilities and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. At Hotel Thilanka guests can enjoy a swim at the outdoor pool or visit the on site shops. Laundry services are available at this hotel. The restaurant serves breakfast buffet dishes, as well as fusion food. Drinks can be enjoyed at the hotel’s bar.


 

COLOMBO

MOUNT LAVINIA, COLOMBO (25th March – 1st April 2020)

Featuring a private beach area and a terrace with views of the bay and Colombo’s skyline, Mount Lavinia Hotel offers a relaxing getaway. This colonial-style hotel features a spa and 3 dining options. On Mount Lavinia Beach, the hotel is a 20 minute drive from the National Zoological Garden in Dehiwala. Driving from Bandaranaike International Airport takes an hour and 15 minutes. Featuring dark wood furnishings, the air-conditioned rooms have satellite TV and tea/coffee-making facilities. The private bathrooms offer a hot shower and Ayurvedic toiletries. Guests can visit the beachfront CocoSpa for a massage, or relax in the outdoor pool while younger guests play in the children’s pool. A gym and game room are available. Other facilities include 24-hour travel desk, a shopping arcade, and a business center. Fresh seafood can be enjoyed at the beachfront restaurant. International buffets are served at The Governors restaurant, while The Terrace offers local and international dishes.


 

CINNAMON RED COLOMBO (25th March – 1st April 2020)

NO UPGRADE – LWTL STAFF WILL BE BASED AT MOUNT LAVINIA
Strategically located in Colombo, Cinnamon red Colombo offers modern and comfortable accommodation with free WiFi access throughout the property. It features a rooftop outdoor pool and provides complimentary parking on site.The hotel is just a 10-minute walk from Liberty Cinema Hall and 900 m from Sri Lanka National Museum. Colombo Town Hall is about 1.2 km away, while Bandaranaike International Airport is accessible within a 1-hour drive. Fitted with carpet flooring, air-conditioned rooms include a wardrobe, in-room safe, a flat-screen satellite/cable TV and sofa seating area. Electric kettle and minibar are also provided. The en suite bathroom comes with towels, hairdryer and shower facility. Operating a 24-hour front desk, friendly staff at Cinnamon red Colombo can assist guests with currency exchange and laundry services. Vending machines are available, while barbecue facilities are offered upon request. The in-house restaurant serves a tasty selection of local dishes for guests to enjoy. After-meal drinks are available at the bar.


 

PRE-TEST ‘ADD ONS’

– 2 nights Eden Resort & Spa inc Turtle Hatchery 24/03 – 26/03 or
– 2 nights Kandy (Thilanka Hotel) 24/03 – 26/03
 
Please note if you book for one of these 2 night pre-tour options you will have 6 nights in Colombo from the 26th March and not 7 nights as with the standard tour which arrives in Colombo on the 25th March.

 

TOUR ITINERARY:

DAY 1: MONDAY 23RD MARCH – UK/SRI LANKA

Arrive at your chosen airport three hours prior to departure where you will check in for and board your international flight.
 

DAY 2: TUESDAY 24TH MARCH – COLOMBO / PRE-TEST ‘ADD ON

Upon arrival into Colombo you will be met by our local representatives or a LWTL tour leader and transferred to either the Eden Resort & Spa Hotel or to the Thilanka Hotel, Kandy.
 

DAY 3: WEDNESDAY 25TH MARCH – PRE-TEST ‘ADD ON’ Hotel

Full day at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities and local area. In addition, if based at the Eden Resort & Spa, you will visit a Turtle Hatchery and learn about the conservation process in the local area. If based in Kandy, you will have the opportunity of an included visit to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth as well as enjoy a Cultural Show.
 

DAY 11: THURSDAY 26TH MARCH – PRE-TEST ‘ADD ON’ / COLOMBO

After breakfast check out of your room and if beach based, you will transfer late morning to your hotel for the 2nd Test in Colombo. If in Kandy, you will transfer this morning to Colombo, with an en route visit to Pinnawela and to the elephant orphanage. On arrival in Colombo check into your hotel for six nights on a B&B basis. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Continue with the Tour.

 

2 PRE-TEST TOUR SUPPLEMENTS:
Eden Resort & Spa: £110pp sharing; £50pp sole occupancy supplement
Thilanka Hotel, Kandy: £150pp sharing: £20pp sole occupancy supplement

 

 

 

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