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Tour Highlights

Sigiriya Rock & Dambulla Golden Temple. Kandy Lake & Tooth Temple. Knuckles Mountain Range Trekking.
Peradeniya Botanical Garden. Nuwara Eliya (Little England) Working Tea Factory Visit.
Climb to the top of Adam’s peak. White Water Rafting. On the Beach Negombo.

Pickup from Bandaranaike International Airport by our representative and transfer to Sigiriya, The cultural triangle of Sri Lanka.

Break for refreshments /Lunch on the way. (As applicable)

Visit Dambulla Rock Cave Temple (Duration: 1 Hour) situated at the edge of the town. It is one of the eighth UNESCO world heritage sites in the country and you may find Buddhist arts with hundreds of statues, 5 major caves decorated with fine murals in the country.

Optional activities for the evening

Safari tour to visit the large gathering of elephants in the Minneriya NP or Kaudulla NP

Evening Safari – 2.00 PM to 6.00 PM

Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

After having the breakfast, climb up to the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Sigiriya rock fortress this morning (Duration: 3 Hours). This ancient rock fortress is the most remarkable royal capital and palace in Sri Lanka from the 3rd century BC. This rock outcrop of Sigiriya is with Amazing water gardens, Paintings, Damsels, Mirror walls, and Caves.

Continue your journey to Kandy with en-route stops.

  • Village tour including traditional SriLankan lunch (Duration: 2 Hours – Optional).

  • Visit an exotic Spice Garden in Matale where that you can enjoy the Spice & herbal garden tour with a guide to understand the taste and the aroma of the world-famous spices and learn about the therapeutic uses of local spices and also to see their store.

  • Visit the Batik factory to see the ancient art of dyeing clothes.

  • Visit the Hindu Temple at Mathale.

Arrive in the Hill country capital Kandy, the last independent capital of the Sinhalese is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Cultural dance performance in the evening (Duration: 1 Hour).

Overnight stay in Kandy.

After having the breakfast heading to the Knuckles Mountains for trekking. The trekking tour is flexible with your fitness level and we arrange it with a professional trekking guide.

Knuckles Wilderness Aria is the last great unspoiled wilderness in the hill country. Visit the knuckles forest is well worth, the amazing nature and breathtaking panoramic views along with lush tea gardens.

Knuckles Smooth Medium Trekking through the rice fields and natural pool swimming.

website link for the tour itinerary.

https://www.kandygreentours.com/tours/knuckles-smooth-medium-trekking/

Overnight stay in Kandy or Knuckles Base Camp for overnight camping.

After having the breakfast visit to the Kandy town

  • Kandy View Point.

  • Temple of the Tooth and the ceremony (Duration: 1 Hour)

This temple was built between the years of 1687 to 1707 by the Kandyan Kings present at the time. It houses a tooth that belonged to ‘Lord Buddha.

  • Kandy Lake, Vegetable & Fruit Market

  • Royal Botanical Garden of Peradeniya (Duration: 1 Hour).

After visiting the Kandy city, drive through the scenic mountains to the tea-producing town of Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit a tea plantation and a working Tea Factory to see the manufacturing process, tea store.

Tea break at the factory/Lunch on the way. (As applicable)

Sightseeing tour in Nuwara Eliya town and English countryside atmosphere.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

After having the breakfast visit to the Nuwara Eliya City and transfer to Dalhousie or Nallathanniya with en-route stops.

  • Victoria Golf Club

  • Walk around Lake Gregory

  • Visit St. Clairs Waterfall

  • Visit tea plantations

Overnight stay in Dalhousie or Nallathanniya.

*Hike up to the Adam’s Peak.

Adam’s Peak also called Sri Pada or Sacred footprint situated at the edge of the southwest of the hill country (altitude – 2234m above sea level, fifth highest peak) and most SriLankan’s sacred pilgrim place. The original buddha story claims that this is the footprint of Buddha himself and it’s at the summit.

The hike up to Adam’s Peak is traditionally made by night and it allows you to reach to the top for dawn and to see the sunrise.

Start time – 2.00 AM

Finish time – 9.00 AM

Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Negombo and relax.

White water rafting and exclusive canyoning adventure in Kithulgala plus more water activities on the way before Negombo. (Duration: 3 Hour).

Overnight stay in Negombo.

After a relaxed breakfast at the hotel take a Negombo City tour with the available time.
It is a historically interesting destination, ancient Dutch Fort as well as several churches constructed during the Dutch Colonial era that is thronged by pilgrims daily and also the Negombo fish market.

Sri Lanka’s ‘Little Rome’, this beach town located just a few kilometers away from the Airport. Negombo town offers an interesting introduction to coastal Sri Lankan life, with fish markets, fishing ports, colorful wooden boats, churches, and lagoons.

Transfer to the airport for departure.

End of a memorable tour to Sri Lanka…!!!

Tour Highlights

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Kandy Lake & Tooth Temple. Sigiriya Rock & Dambulla Golden Temple.
Udawalawe National Park Nuwara Eliya (Little England). Walk at the Horton Plains National Park.
Hakgala Botanical Garden. Ella Nature Trails. On the Beach Weligama.

Pickup from Bandaranaike International Airport by our representative and transfer to Kandy, The last kingdom, and also the UNESCO World Heritage City of Sri Lanka.

Continue your journey to Kandy with en-route stops.

  • Visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. (world’s largest collection of captive elephants)

This was set up to save abandoned or orphaned wild elephants and to prevent them from extinction (Especially tuskers). This is the only place in Sri Lanka where you can see many elephants in closed quarters.

Break for refreshments /Lunch on the way. (As applicable)

Arrive in the Hill country capital Kandy, the last independent capital of the Sinhalese is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Cultural dance performance in the evening (Duration: 1 Hour).

 Overnight stay in Kandy.

After having the breakfast, Transfer to Sigiriya (UNESCO World Heritage Site) visit the Sigiriya rock fortress this morning (Duration: 3 Hours). This ancient rock fortress is the most remarkable royal capital and palace in Sri Lanka from the 3rd century BC. This rock outcrop of Sigiriya is with Amazing water gardens, Paintings, Damsels, Mirror walls, and Caves.

Visit Dambulla Rock Cave Temple (Duration: 1 Hour) situated at the edge of the town. It is one of the eight UNESCO world heritage sites in the country and you may find Buddhist arts with hundreds of statues, 5 major caves decorated with fine murals in the country.

Continue your journey to Kandy with en-route stops.

  • Visit an exotic Spice Garden in Matale where that you can enjoy the Spice & herbal garden tour with a guide to understand the taste and the aroma of the world-famous spices and learn about the therapeutic uses of local spices and also to see their store.

  • Visit the Batik & Silk factory to see the ancient art of dyeing clothes.

  • Visit the Hindu Temple at Mathale.

Overnight stay in Kandy.

After having the breakfast visit to the Kandy town

  • Kandy View Point

  • Temple of the Tooth and the ceremony (Duration: 1 Hour).

This temple was built between the years if 1687 to 1707 by the Kandyan Kings present at the time. It houses a tooth that belonged to ‘Lord Buddha.

  • Central Market of Kandy (Vegetable and Fruit Market)

After visiting the Kandy city, drive through the scenic mountains to the tea-producing town of Nuwara Eliya.

  • En-route visit a tea plantation and a working Tea Factory to see the manufacturing process, tea store.

Tea break at the factory/Lunch on the way. (As applicable)

Sightseeing tour in Nuwara Eliya town and English countryside atmosphere, feel free to walk around Lake Gregory and for some water sports.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

  • Walk in the Horton Plains National Park with the Early Morning departure from the hotel.

Horton Plains National Park consists of a wild stretch of bleak, grasslands on high altitude, the world’s end, waterfalls, cloud forest, and also this park is best on the island for exploring endemic species like birdwatching.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

After the breakfast from the hotel visit

  • Royal Botanical Garden of Hakgala (Duration: 1 Hour).

Train journey starting from Nuwara Eliya (Nanu Oya Train Station) to Ella and enjoy the Picturesque stunning views with nature.

Pick up from Ella Train Station with luggage and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight stay in Ella.

After having breakfast from the hotel visit,

  • Little Adam’s Peak (Duration: 1 Hour).

  • Nine Arch Bridge (Duration: 1 Hour).

  • Visit the Ravana Ella waterfalls on the way

After visit Ella drive to the Evening safari at the Udawalawe National Park and enjoy the wildlife and stunning nature.

Udawalawe which is situated just south of the hill country is the best place to see pachyderms (wild Asian elephants) in the wild. It is the largest national park in Sri Lanka and you can see a large population of elephants.

The reserve covers 30821 hectares of land area and was established in 1972.

Enjoyable for a safari tour to visit the large gathering of elephants in Udawalawe National Park.

Overnight stay in Udawalawe.

After breakfast, continue your journey to Weligama with en-route stops.

  • Elephant Transit Home

  • Visit several beaches along the way- Coastal Road

  • Visit Tangalle beach

  • Visit Blowhole at Hummanaya.

  • Visit coconut tree hill in Mirissa (Duration 45 min)

Overnight stay in Weligama.

Weligama beach is ideal for novice surfers and many independent travelers learn to ride their first waves here. After fun in the ocean, you can marvel at (and feast on) the denizens of the deep, who end their days being hacked up and sold from roadside fish stalls.

Overnight stay in Weligama.

After breakfast from the hotel transfer to Galle to visit the Galle Dutch Port & some interesting destinations.

Sri Lanka’s One of the most lovely beach is in Unawatuna, Galle, for snorkeling and swimming. The jungle beach tour will be a memorable one. Galle fort tour and visit to the naval museum and many more historic attractions in Galle Fort.

Seeing the sunset by sitting at the Gall Fort is interesting here.

Tour to Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery or a boat ride to see the beautiful Sri Lankan coral gardens is a highlight of this trip

Overnight stay in Galle.

Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to the Airport via Galle Fort

  • Galle Dutch Fort

Visit the historic town of Galle and the 17th century Dutch Fort, a UNESCO-protected World Heritage site. Walk around the Galle Fort’s narrow streets lined with Dutch and British colonial-era buildings that are still in use.

Airport via High way. (Duration 2 Hours)

Transfer to the airport for departure.

End of a memorable tour to Sri Lanka…!!!

Tour Highlights

Sigiriya Rock & Dambulla Golden Temple. Polonnaruwa Ancient City. Evening Safari in Minneriya Or Kaudulla N.P. Kandy City Tour.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Peradeniya Botanical Garden. Amazing Landscapes in Nuwara Eliya & Working Tea Factory Visit. Amazing Train Journey from Nuwara Eliya to Ella.
Udawalawe National Park. Mirissa Beach. Bentota Beach. Colombo City Tour.

Pickup from Bandaranaike International Airport by our representative and transfer to Sigiriya.

Break for refreshments /Lunch on the way. (As applicable)

Visit Dambulla Rock Cave Temple (Duration: 1 Hour) situated at the edge of the town. It is one of the eighth UNESCO world heritage sites in the country and you may find Buddhist arts with hundreds of statues, 5 major caves decorated with fine murals in the country.

Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

After having breakfast, transfer (1 Hour) to the Polonnaruwa ancient city visit (Duration: 2 Hours). Polonnaruwa (UNESCO world heritage site) is one major highlight of the cultural triangle and enjoyed a brief century of the Sinhalese kingdom, the 12th century.

After visit Polonnaruwa transfer to Minneriya or Kaudulla NP for the evening safari to visit the large gathering of elephants.

Evening Safari – 2.00 PM to 6.00 PM

Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

After having the breakfast, climb up to the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Sigiriya rock fortress this morning (Duration: 3 Hours). This ancient rock fortress is the most remarkable royal capital and palace in Sri Lanka from the 3rd century BC. This rock outcrop of Sigiriya is with Amazing water gardens, Paintings, Damsels, Mirror walls, and Caves.

Continue your journey to Kandy with en-route stops.

  • Village tour including traditional SriLankan lunch (Duration: 2 Hours – Optional).

  • Visit an exotic Spice Garden in Matale where that you can enjoy the Spice & herbal garden tour with a guide to understand the taste and the aroma of the world-famous spices and learn about the therapeutic uses of local spices and also to see their store.

  • Visit the Batik factory to see the ancient art of dyeing clothes.

Arrive in the Hill country capital Kandy, the last independent capital of the Sinhalese is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Cultural dance performance in the evening (Duration: 1 Hour).

Overnight stay in Kandy.

After having the breakfast transfer to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (1.5 Hours)

the world’s largest collection of captive elephants

This was set up to save abandoned or orphaned wild elephants and to prevent them from extinction (Especially tuskers). This is the only place in Sri Lanka where you can see many elephants in closed quarters.

  • Kandy Lake, Vegetable & Fruit Market.

  • Temple of the Tooth and the ceremony (Duration: 1 Hour) (This temple was built between the years if 1687 to 1707 by the Kandyan Kings present at the time. It houses a tooth that belonged to ‘Lord Buddha.)

  • Gem museum visit

Overnight stay in Kandy.

After having the breakfast visit to the Kandy town

  • Kandy View Point

  • Royal Botanical Garden of Peradeniya (Duration: 1 Hour).

After visiting the Kandy city, drive through the scenic mountains to the tea-producing town of Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit a tea plantation and a working Tea Factory to see the manufacturing process, tea store.

Tea break at the factory/Lunch on the way. (As applicable)

Sightseeing tour in Nuwara Eliya town and English countryside atmosphere, feel free to walk around Lake Gregory and for some water sports.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Walk in the Horton Plains National Park with the Early Morning departure from the hotel.

Horton Plains National Park consists of a wild stretch of bleak, grasslands on high altitude, the world’s end, waterfalls, cloud forest, and also this park is best on the island for exploring endemic species like birdwatching.

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

After the breakfast from the hotel visit

  • Royal Botanical Garden of Hakgala (Duration: 1 Hour).

  • Gregory Lake

  • Victoria Golf Course

Train journey starting from Nuwara Eliya (Nanu Oya Train Station) to Ella and enjoy the best part of Picturesque stunning views with nature.

Pick up from Ella Train Station with luggage and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight stay in Ella.

After having breakfast from the hotel visit,

  • Little Adam’s Peak (Duration: 1 Hour).

  • Nine Arch Bridge (Duration: 1 Hour).

  • Visit the Ravana Ella waterfalls on the way

After visit Ella drive to the Evening safari at the Udawalawe National Park and enjoy the wildlife and stunning nature.

Udawalawe which is situated just south of the hill country is the best place to see pachyderms (wild Asian elephants) in the wild. It is the largest national park in Sri Lanka and you can see a large population of elephants.

The reserve covers 30821 hectares of land area and was established in 1972.

Enjoyable for a safari tour to visit the large gathering of elephants in Udawalawe National Park.

Overnight stay in Udawalawe.

After breakfast, continue your journey to Mirissa with en-route stops.

  • Visit several beaches along the way- Coastal Road

  • Visit Tangalle beach

  • Visit Blowhole at Hummanaya.

  • Visit coconut tree hill in Mirissa (Duration 45 min)

Overnight stay in Mirissa.

Mirissa situated a couple of kilometers beyond Weligama on the south coast of Sri Lanka. It was formerly the island’s most famous “undiscovered” beach. Srilanka’s most exciting wildlife attraction – whales especially Blue whales, Bryde’s whale, Sperm whale, Fin whale (December – April) can be seen just a few kilometers offshore. You can swim and also snorkel here. Snorkeling safaris, sport fishing, sea kayaking, cruises around the bay and beyond, surf lessons can be arranged.

Overnight stay in Mirissa.

After having picnic breakfast from the hotel transfer to the Mirissa Beach (starts 6.00 am) and experience the beach and sea safari (Duration – 5 Hours)

Lunch at a recommended restaurant

Overnight stay in Mirissa.

After having breakfast at the hotel transfer to Bentota via the coastal road and stay by the beach.

  • Galle Fort

  • Visit Stilt Fishermen. Stilt fishing is a traditional Sri Lankan fishing technic used by the people around Koggala

A historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, Galle Dutch fort built by the Portuguese in 1588. It is a world heritage site and the largest in Asia.

  • Turtle Hatchery and Conservation project – visit sea turtles

Overnight stay in Bentota.

Bentota is a resort town on Sri Lanka’s south coast. It becomes a sandy strip known as Paradise Island. This place is rich for a coral on the Bentota river and provides the setting for Sri Lanka’s biggest range of watersports. Also, you can see Turtle Hatchery – Kosgoda just 11 km away at the south of Bentota.

Bentota river safaris at the lagoon are famous here.

Overnight stay in Bentota.

Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Colombo for the city tour.

  • Colombo City Tour

Visit the Gangaramaya Temple, Manning Market, Pettah and Fort area, Old Parliament Building, BMICH, Independent Square, Townhall, and Lotus Pond.

This city tour depending on the flight times.

The airport will only take one hour from Colombo.

Transfer to the airport for departure.

End of a memorable tour to Sri Lanka…!!!