Colombo – Anuradhapura Arrive in Colombo. Proceed to Anuradhapura, Visit Pinnawala elephant orphanage, a home to the retired and orphaned Elephants. Later Proceed to Anuradhapura, First Capital of Sri Lanka in the 3rd Century BC. Declared as a World Heritage Site. D Extra Topping : Coconut water enroute to Anuradhapura.
Anuradhapura – Sigiriya – Dambulla Visit Sri Maha Bodhi, the oldest historically documented tree in the world, the Brazen Palace, Dagobas, Ruwanwelisaya, Abeygiri & Jetawana Monasteries, finely preserved rock-cut statues of Lord Buddha and ruins of palaces, Isurumuniya rock temple. Proceed to Dambulla. Enroute visit the Sigiriya rock fortress – Lion rock and Frescoes of the Heavenly Maidens at Sigiriya. Arrive in Dambulla in the evening. B,L,D
Dambulla – Kandy Visit the Dambulla rock temple – The ancient caves and the tallest Buddha statue. Proceed to Kandy via Matale to visit a famous spice garden. Arrive Kandy in the evening. B,L,D Extra Topping : Coconut water at Sigiriya
Kandy Visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Kandy Lake, Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Town Bazaar, Arts and Crafts center, Visit to Gems museum and Lapidary. Enjoy the traditional Sri Lankan dance show in the evening. B,L,D Extra Topping : Tea/Coffee/Ice Cream at Kandy.
Kandy – Hakgala – Nuwara Eliya Proceed to Nuwara Eliya, en-route Hakgala & visit the Anjaneyar (Hanuman) temple of Ramayana Trail in Ramboda where you can witness footprints of Lord Hanuman, followed by a visit to tea factory. Visit the Sita Amman Temple – according to tradition, the site is associated with Sita of the Ramayana epic. Ancient statues of Rama and Sita can be seen on a side of the temple. Later visit the Hakgala Botanical Gardens Known as Ashok Vatika – one of the pleasure gardens of King Ravana. Arrive in Nuwara Eliya in the evening. B,L,D Extra Topping : Tea/Coffee at Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya – Bentota Proceed to Bentota. Arrive in Bentota, a rural coastal town in Sri Lanka famous for its pristine sandy beaches. Enjoy a boat ride in Bentota. – known as Paradise Island of the Sri Lanka. B,L,D Extra Topping : Tea/Coffee / Coconut water enroute Nuwara Eliya to Bentota. Next day Bentota – Departure from Colombo Visit to Turtle Hatchery in the morning. Later Proceed to Kelaniya by coach. Visit the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya and a shrine dedicated to Vibushana. Later proceed to Colombo, enjoy city orientation tour of Colombo. Then board your flight back home. B Extra Topping : Tea/Coffee enroute Bentota to Kelaniya.
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Colombo to Kandy via Pinnawala Arrive at Colombo Airport and later, transfer to Kandy. En route, stop by at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Check in at the hotel and relax for a while. In the afternoon, proceed for Kandy City Tour and visit the local markets. Witness local music and dance performances and enjoy visiting Victoria Golf Course.
Kandy City Tour, Transfer to Nuwara Eliya (Little England) Savour a satiating breakfast at a hotel in Kandy and proceed to visit the tea plantations. Visit the tea factory and observe how Ceylon Tea is made. Later, visit Nuwara Eliya where facilities for your overnight stay will also be arranged.
Nuwara Eliya to Yala National Park (164 Km / 3 hours and 47 minutes) After breakfast, proceed for a city tour of Nuwara Eliya. Visit Victoria Park, local race course, Sita Temple and the local markets. Enjoy visiting the wild life sanctuary which is home to abundant wild life. Return to Yala for overnight stay.
Yala Breakfast Safari and Transfer to Bentota Enjoy visiting the top tourist attractions in Kosgoda and Balapitiya. Visit the fish pedicure centres, observe the rural life and enjoy bird watching in Balapitiya.
Bentota to Colombo (85 Km / 1 hour and 40 minutes) Relish a tasty breakfast and transfer to Colombo, Sri Lanka's capital city. The top sights include Race Course, Independence Square, Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple, Floating Market, nightclubs, casinos and commercial complexes. Visit Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall and Nelum Pokuna, before returning to the hotel for overnight stay.
Farewell After breakfast, transfer to the airport as per flight schedule.
Colombo - Kandy Arrive in Sri Lanka. You will be met by our representative and transferred to Kandy. En-route visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism’s influence in Sri Lanka today. Visit temples, shrines and monasteries that keep Buddhist traditions here. Kandy is also famous for shopping — gems and jewellery, handicrafts, batiks, silks and so on. Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya, temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and more. In the evening watch the Kandyan Dance Performace. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Kandy Full Day Sightseeing After breakfast commence city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Kandy - the hill capital. Venue of the annual Perahera. Visit other important places here and enjoy shopping, too. Overnight stay.
Kandy To Nuwara Eliya After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya (City of Lights), blessed with salubrious climate, breathtaking views of valleys, meadows, mountains and greenery. Surrounded by hills and tea plantations, the town of Nuwara Eliya enjoys spring-like weather throughout the year. It is also known as 'LittleEngland', it was the favorite hill station of the British. During the city tour in Nuwara Eliya you will visit the main attractions of the town and also visit a working tea factory. You can also add Seetha Eliya and Hanuman Temple. Seetha Eliya is a temple which was mentioned in the famous epic Ramayana. Overnight stay at hotel.
Nuwara Eliya To Yala After breakfast proceed to Yala. Afternoon safari at Yala National Park. Yala is a haven for Fauna both indigenous and migrant. Bird concentrations are by the Lagoons/Salvers. Here are thousands of Flamingos, Assemblies of spotted Billed Pelicans, Spoonbills, Cormorants and various species of Herons. Pheasants, Pea Fowl, Peacocks and the Wild Fowl are found in hundreds. Wild Buffalo and herds of wild Elephants are a common sight. Whether it is birds or animals you have them all at Yala. Overnight stay at Yala.
Yala National Park To Bentota After breakfast leave for Bentota. En-route commence sightseeing of Galle. Galle - Sri Lanka’s most historically interesting town is Galle. Built on a premonitory rock in the south of the Island. It was a major port until about 100 years, but today still handles shipping and sailing boats in the natural harbor. Stroll around the Light House and harbor or visit the old town where you can see the traditional lace makers and carvers and purchase some the finest shell-craft souvenirs in the world. Checked in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Bentota.
Bentota - Colombo After breakfast you will be transferred from Bentota to Colombo. Upon reaching Colombo check-in to your hotel. Relax for some time. Next day Colombo City Tour + Departure From Colombo In the morning check-out from your hotel. Keep your bags in the reception and proceed for Colombo City Tour. Once completed, you can do some shopping and later you will be transferred to the airport to catch your return flight back home.
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