Covered : Colombo - Sigiriya - Kandy
- Nuwara Eliya - Kataragama - Bentota - Colombo
: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Day 01: Airport
On arrival at the airport, our representative
will meet you and transfer you to the Colombo.
Check in at pre-booked hotel, freshen up
and enjoy cozy overnight stay at the hotel
Day 02: Colombo –
Pinnawala – Sigiriya
Enjoy heartfelt breakfast at Colombo Hotel.
Rest for a while and later we transfer from
Colombo to Pinnawala. Pinnawala Elephant
Orphanage is the major tourist attraction
where you will see herds of abandoned elephants
taken care off with tender love and protection.
After spending some memorable time with
the elephants, transfer from Pinnawala to
Sigiriya. Sirigiya is also an important
tourist place and the fact of being very
popular is that it is one of the seven World
Heritage Sites in Srilanka. Climb the Lion
Rock which was constructed by King Kashyapa
in the 5th Century A.D and explore the beauty
of this rock fortress. After memorable day
tour enjoy overnight stay at Sigiriya/Dambulla/Kandalama.
Day 03: Sigiriya
- Anuradhapura – Sigiriya
Enjoy the hearty breakfast at the hotel
Sigiriya and later we transfer you to Anuradhapura.
Anuradhapura is the first capital of Srilanka
then called Ceylon. It is today well known
for historical monuments and splendid architectural
specimens. Some of the interesting tourist
places to visit here are ‘Samadhi’
Buddha Statue inaugurating in deep meditation,
holy Bo Tree under which Buddha got enlightenment
2500 years ago, monasteries and Ruwanveli
Sweya. Isurumuniya rock temple is also famous
attraction of Anuradhapura as the rock temple
showcase the splendid rock carving of the
3rd Century B.C. Return back to Sirigiry/Dambulla/Kandalama
for overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Sigiriya
- Minneriya - Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya
After healthy breakfast at the hotel Sigiriya/Dambulla/Kandalama,
we will move to Polonnaruwa the second capital
city of Srilanka. The city was built during
11th and 12th Centuries AD and today it
is one of the best preserved cities in Srilanka
with interesting places to see are ruins
of the Royal Palace, The Gal Viharaya where
wonderful statues of Buddha with Upright,
Sedentary and Viharaya postures can bee
seen. Also enjoy memorable safari by Jeep
in the Minneriya National Park and date
with the wild in their natural surrounding.
Later we transfer you from Minneriya to
Sigiriya for an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Sigiriya
– Dambulla – Matale –
Enjoy breakfast at Sirigiya and we drive
to Dambulla just 19 kms away from Sigiriya.
Dambulla is mostly famous for its Dambulla
rock temple consisting of five cave temples
constructed in the 1st Century BC. Today
the temple is a World Heritage Site which
contains many statues and paintings dating
back to the 12 the century and some of the
latest one of 18th Century. Later transfer
from Dambulla to Matale for Spice tours.
Visit the exotic spice gardens to see different
spices for which Srilanka is famous for.
All see how these species are grown and
processed as well as sights of some good
cookery show. Later we transfer you from
Matale to Kandy for an overnight stay at
Day 06: Kandy –
Peradeniya - Kandy
Enjoy healthy breakfast as hotel in Kandy.
Later we drive on Wheels from Kandy to Peradeniya,
an exotic botanical garden built by Sinhala
King. Later this garden was extended by
British and today this 147 acres Garden
is amazingly beautiful with variety of trees,
plants and blossoming flowers. Later we
drive back to Kandy, the cultural capital
of Srilanka where centauries old legends,
traditions and folklore are still alive
and can be felt even today. Visit the Kandy
Lake constructed by the Last Sinhala King,
Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe, the arts and crafts
centre, bazaar, gem museum and a lapidary.
After the glorious tour visit to the Temple
of the Tooth Relic and see the culture show
performed at the temple. Overnight stay
will be at hotel in Kandy.
Day 07: Kandy - Tea
Plantation - Nuwara Eliya
After a heartfelt breakfast at the hotel
in Kandy, today we go for a tea plantation
trip. See the tea plantation and tea factory
and witness how the best tea in the world
is produced, processed and packed. Enjoy
the cup of refreshing tea at the factory
and savor the taste of the pure Ceylon tea.
Later we visit to Nuwara Eliya the premier
hill resort of Srilanka which produces the
world’s best tea leaves as well as
view the Srilanka highest mountain Pidurutalagala
(8282 feet). It is also famous for its 18
holes golf courses, which is one of the
finest in Asia. Overnight stay at the hotel
in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 08: Nuwara Eliya
- Bandarawela - Kataragama
Enjoy breakfast at the comfort of your hotel
room. Later we drive on wheel from Nuwara
Eliya to Kataragama through Bandarawela
Tissamaharama. Katargama is well known tourist
place in Srilanka and is famous for numerous
temples of all faiths and religions. Today
the deity of Lord Murugan or Skanda is commemorated
annually and the local river namely Manik
Ganga or Manika Gangai is also major attraction.
It is believed that taking a bath in the
river will abolished the sin and purifies
the soul. Overnight stay will be at the
hotel in Kataragama.
Day 09: Kataragama
– Galle - Bentota
Enjoy heartiest breakfast at hotel in Kataragama
and later we drive to Galle. Galle is the
chief port of Ceylon and is known for its
rich history and cultural beauty that makes
it unique, comparison to other tourist places
in Srilanka. Visit to the Galle Fort, the
UNESCO World Heritage Site and see the marvelous
Dutch architecture of the time. You will
be amazed by this marvelous architecture
that is built in an area of 90 acres. After
the memorable tour we transfer you to Bentota/Ahungalla
for overnight stay.
Day 10: Bentota
Enjoy heartfelt breakfast at the hotel in
Bentota/Ahungalla. Rest of the day enjoy
at leisure and at your free will. Overnight
stay at the hotel in Bentota/Ahungalla.
Day 11: Bentota /
Have a heartfelt breakfast at hotel in Bentota/Ahungalla
and later drive to Colombo the capital city
of Srilanka. Colombo is fast changing and
developing to the modern city preserving
the old charm to its splendor. Here visit
the 100 years old clock tower, elegant historical
building and many places like Pettah Bazzar,
Buddhist Temple and Bindaranaike Memorial
International Conference Hall on your Colombo
tour. Enjoy shopping in the colorful bazaars
to take home lots of souvenirs, artifacts
and Srilanka delights. Overnight stay will
be at the hotel in Colombo.
Day 12: Colombo -
Enjoy the breakfast at the hotel in Colombo.
Rest for a well and recollect the memories
of Srilanka tours. Later we transfer you
from Colombo to Airport on time to board
flight for your way back home. In this way
memorable journey with Srilanka tour packages
comes to an end giving your memorable memories
to treasure as lifetime gift.