Sri Lanka TOURS ITINERARY  
CULTURE - HERITAGE AND NATURE TOUR ( 8 nights / 9 days )
Key Information
Tour Duration: 8 Nights and 9 Days
Group Size: 2-6 people
Season: May - November
Tour Customizable: Yes
   
 
  Day 1

Arrival Transfer - Colombo Air Port / Colombo

Arrival & welcome at the Bandaranaike International airport Katunayake. You will be met your chauffer and assisted on arrival. Transfer to hotel and in the After Noon or rest of the day leisure at the hotel. (Hotel Tamarind Tree)

 


  Day 2

Day-02-Colombo/Anuradhapura

After breakfast at hotel Leave for Anuradhapura. En-route visit for the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawela, which is a home to about 70 Elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. Also, accompany the Elephants to a river close by to see them having their daily baths. After that proceed to Anuradhapura. Night stay at Anuradhapura.

(Palm Garden Village)


  Day 3

Day-03-Anuradhapura/Mihintale/Sigiriya

After breakfast at hotel visit the sacred ancient city of Anuradhapura founded in the 04th century B.C a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1982. It has the largest number of ancient monuments of the great Sinhala civilization. You will see some of such as Ruwanweliseya Dagoba, Thuparama Dagoba, Brazen Palace, The image of the Samadhi Buddha, The Twin Ponds, Guard Stones and the Moonstone. The ‘Sri Maha Bodhi’ or the sacred Bo tree. the oldest historically documented tree in the world. And The Isurumuniya Temple. Evening proceed to Sigiriya en route visit Mihintale. Overnight stay at Sigiriya.

(Sigiriya Village Hotel)


  Day 4

Day-04-Sigiriya/Polonnaruwa

After a warm breakfast at the hotel proceed to Sigiriya and climb the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya, built 5th century A.D, see the Water Garden, Bolder Garden, Mural Paintings, The Mirror Wall, The Lion's Paws and the Royal Swimming Pool on top. On completion proceed to Polonnaruwa (UNESCO World Heritage Site) the Capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to 13th century, Polonnaruwa is strewn with ruins in a resplendent state of preservation. Of these the ‘Vatadage’ the ‘Thuparama Image house’ and the ‘Gal vihara’ are the most spectacular and also visit the monuments such as Tivankha Image House, Parakhramabahu Statue, Watadage, Hatadage & Archaeological Museum. On completion, return to the hotel in Sigiriya for the night.

(Sigiriya Village Hotel)


  Day 5


Day-05-Sigiriya/Dambulla/Kandy


After breakfast proceed to Kandy, en route visit Spice Garden and the Dambulla Cave Temple, most impressive of Sri Lanka's cave Temples. On completion leave for Kandy. In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a cultural show. Overnight stay at Kandy. (Chaaya Citadel Hotel)



  Day 6 Day-06-Kandy/Peradeniya/Nuwara-Eliya

After a warm breakfast at the hotel do a city tour of Kandy - the last capital of the Sri Lankan Kings. Also, visit the Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya, which were originally the pleasure gardens of the Royalty. Nearly 10000 species of plants are found in this garden and it is encircled by the Mahaweli River. Evening proceeds to Nuwara Eliya, or Little England, as it is affectionately known. During the steep ascent to Nuwara Eliya we visit a Tea Factory where we can see how tea is made and have the opportunity to buy a selection of fresh tea. Undoubtedly the best tea you will ever taste! Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.
(St. Andrews Hotel)

  Day 7


Day-07- Nuwar-Eliya / Yala

After breakfast at hotel, leave for Yala. En route visit Rawana Water Fall. 2.30pm visit Yala national park by jeep. End of the safari back to hotel at Yala. (Yala Village Hotel)




  Day 8

Day-08-Yala/South.Beach/Colombo

Morning proceed to Mirisa / Unawatuna or Hikkaduwa beach. En route visit Dutch fort in Galle & Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda. Evening city tour of Colombo. Observing the old Parliament, the residential areas and the BMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall) and visit Majestic City shopping complex and the ODEL Unlimited Dress Boutique. Night stay at Colombo. (Galle Face Hotel / Regency)


Departure Transfer – Colombo / Colombo Air Port

transfer to the Air Port for departure.


Above tour program with Hotel Accommodation Rates are as follows.

1st Package
With Grade “A” Guest House Accommodation (H/B)
Minimum Per Person Price: 000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 000 US Dollar (USD)


2nd Package
With Three Star hotel Accommodation (H/B)
Minimum Per Person Price: 000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 000 US Dollar (USD)

3rd Package
With 4,5 Star Hotel Accommodation can be arrange for very special rates on request

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