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Destinations – Negombo, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Yala, Galle, Colombo

Duration – 6 Nights 7 Days

Highlights

  • Negombo Fishing Town.
  • Sigiriya Rock & Dambulla Golden Temple (2 World Heritage Sites).
  • Peradeniya Botanical Garden.
  • Working Tea factory Visit.
  • Nuwara Eliya “Little England”.
  • Nine Arch Bridge in Ella.
  • Yala National Park.
  • South Coast Beaches.
  • Galle Fort.

Summery

Day 1 – Airport – Negombo

Day 2 – Negombo – Dambulla – Sigiriya

Day 3 – Sigiriya – Kandy

Day 4 – Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

Day 5 – Nuwara Eliya – Ella – Yala

Day 6 – Yala – Galle

Day 7 – Galle – Colombo – Airport

Itinerary

Colombo Airport to Negombo

Day 01

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

Transfer to Negombo, 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.

Evening relax at the beach and enjoy the night.

Overnight stay in Negombo.

Negombo to Sigiriya

Day 02

After having breakfast, 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 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.

Optional activities for the evening.

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

Evening Safari – 2.30 PM to 6.00 PM

Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Sigiriya to Kandy

Day 03

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.

  • Privet village tour including traditional SriLankan lunch(Duration: 2 Hours).
  • 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.

Kandy to Nuwaraeliya

Day 04

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.

  • Walk around Lake Gregory

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Nuwara Eliya to Yala & Ella By Train

Day 05

After having the breakfast transfer to the train.

Train journey starting from Nuwara Eliya (Nanu Oya Train Station – 9.18 AM) to Ella and enjoy the Picturesque stunning views with nature. (Duration – 2.5 Hours)

Pick up from Ella Train Station with luggage and transfer to Yala (Duration: 2 Hours)

  • Visit Nine Arch Bridge in Ella (Duration: 1 Hour).
  • Visit the Ravana Ella waterfalls.

Overnight stay in Yala.

Yala to Galle

Day 06

After having early breakfast or with the picnic breakfast from the hotel transfer to the Yala national park for the game drive safari by safari jeep. The game drive should be done by early morning before the sun gets too hot.

Yala National Park is with light forests, scrubs, grasslands, tanks, and lagoons spread around 130,000 hectares of protected land. Only 2 out of 5 blocks are open for the visitors. Yala is home to 44 varieties of mammal and 215 species of birds. Safari here is considered as an essential activity during the visit.

Check out from the hotel and depart to Galle (Duration 3.5 Hours)

After the safari, Drive through the coastal road to Galle,

  • Visit several beaches along the way- Coastal Road
  • Visit coconut tree hill in Mirissa (Duration 45 min)
  • Visit stilt fishermen & fishmarket in Weligama.
  • Visit Galle Dutch Fort in the evening

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.

Overnight stay in Galle, Unawatuna.

Galle to & Airport via Colombo City

Day 07

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…!!!

Destinations – Habarana, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Yala, Galle, Colombo

Duration – 9 Nights 10 Days

Highlights

  • Evening Game Drive Safari at Kaudulla N.P.
  • Sigiriya Rock, Polonnaruwa & Dambulla Golden Temple (3 World Heritage Sites).
  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
  • Peradeniya Botanical Garden.
  • Working Tea factory Visit.
  • Nuwara Eliya” Little England”
  • Nine Arch Bridge in Ella.
  • Yala National Park.
  • South Coast Beaches.
  • Galle Dutch Fort & Jungle Beach.

Summery

Day 1 – Airport – Habarana

Day 2 – Habarana – Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa – Habarana

Day 3 – Habarana – Dambulla – Kandy

Day 4 – Kandy – Pinnawala – Kandy

Day 5 – Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

Day 6 – Nuwara Eliya – Ella

Day 7 – Ella – Yala

Day 8 – Yala – Galle

Day 9 – Jungle Beach, Galle

Day 10 – Galle – Colombo – Airport

Itinerary

Colombo Airport to Habarana

Day 01

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

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 Habarana.

Polonnaruwa Ancient City & Evening Safari

Day 02

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 Sinhalese kingdom, 12th century.

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

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

Evening Safari – 2.30 PM to 6.00 PM

Overnight stay in Habarana.

Habarana to Kandy

Day 03

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.

Kandy City, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage & Botanical Garden

Day 04

After having the breakfast visit to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage,

  • 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.

  • Royal Botanical Garden of Peradeniya (Duration: 1 Hour).
  • Visit the Batik factory to see the ancient art of dyeing clothes.
  • Visit a Gem Museum.

Overnight stay in Kandy.

Kandy to Nuwaraeliya

Day 06

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

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.

  • Walk around Lake Gregory

Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Nuwara Eliya to Ella By Train & Yala

Day 07

 

After having the breakfast transfer to the train.

Train journey starting from Nuwara Eliya (Nanu Oya Train Station – 9.18 AM) to Ella and enjoy the Picturesque stunning views with nature. (Duration – 2.5 Hours)

Pick up from Ella Train Station with luggage and transfer to Yala (Duration: 2 Hours)

  • Visit Nine Arch Bridge in Ella (Duration: 1 Hour).
  • Visit the Ravana Ella waterfalls.

Overnight stay in Yala.

Yala to Galle

Day 08

After having early breakfast or with the picnic breakfast from the hotel transfer to the Yala national park for the game drive safari by safari jeep. The game drive should be done by early morning before the sun gets too hot.

  • Yala Safari

Yala National Park is with light forests, scrubs, grasslands, tanks, and lagoons spread around 130,000 hectares of protected land. Only 2 out of 5 blocks are open for the visitors. Yala is home to 44 varieties of mammal and 215 species of birds. Safari here is considered as an essential activity during the visit.

Check out from the hotel and depart to Galle (Duration 3.5 Hours)

After the safari, Drive through the coastal road to Galle,

  • Visit several beaches along the way- Coastal Road
  • Visit coconut tree hill in Mirissa (Duration 45 min)
  • Visit stilt fishermen & fishmarket in Weligama.

Overnight stay in Galle, Unawatuna.

Galle

Day 09

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.

Galle to & Airport via Colombo City

day 10

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…!!!

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Kandy – city tour including tuk tuk ride, Temple of the Tooth and cultural performance

Colombo – tour the Fort area, Galle Face Green and Gangaramaya Temple

Nuwara Eliya – ride the scenic train past waterfalls and tea plantations from Kandy

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Kandy – city tour including tuk tuk ride, Temple of the Tooth and cultural performance

Colombo – tour the Fort area, Galle Face Green and Gangaramaya Temple

Nuwara Eliya – ride the scenic train past waterfalls and tea plantations from Kandy

This itinerary has been carefully designed to give you a taste of the Nature, Adventure, exciting, endless possibilities and can be tailored to suit your exact preferences.

Day 1

Arrival and Overnight Stay at Kandy

Upon Arrival to the Sri Lankan International Airport be greeted by your chauffer guide who shall take you to Kandy. En route you will have an exciting white water rafting experience with exclusive canyoning adventure  in the Kelani river at Kithulgala. Thereafter proceed onward to Kandy.
  • King Made Lake.
  • Visit The sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic which houses the tooth of Lord Buddha.
  • Exciting Cultural Show.
Day 2

Knuckles Trekking and Overnight Stay at Sorabora Lake (Lake Bed Camping)

After breakfast head to the Knuckles Range area by passing the lush tea gardens to start smooth trekking tour with an expert guide to see the stunning views, natural rocky pool bathing, magical terraced rice fields trek & it’s a nature trail that gives you an insight into SriLankan village life.
Thereafter Proceed onward to Sorabora Lake at Mahiyanganaya by passing 17 hairpin bends.You will enjoy the boat ride around the lake to see the bird life, swimming & the yummy SriLankan foods prepare in the camp site.
Day 3

Kandy City and Overnight Stay at Negambo

After breakfast visit Dambana – the Aborigines village, It is known as the refuge of the indigenous Vedda people. Drive to the town of Kandy. Stroll through streets lined with colonial styled buildings.
  • visit Surround yourself in the calm and beauty of the Royal Botanical Garden
  • indulge in some last minute shopping.
  • Gem Musium & Tea Factory visit
  • Aryuvedic treatments & Spa, Before heading back to Negambo.
Day 4

Departure

After breakfast proceed to the Airport in time for the connecting flight.
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