Galle / Sinharaja / Forest / NuwaraEliya / Kandy / Dambulla / Kandalama / Sigiriya / Polonaruwa / Anuradhapura / Colombo
Another magnificent tour that you will never forget!
Day 1 Pick up from Bandaranaike International Airport, leave for Galle, capital of the southern province is a city with a colourful history. An UNESCO declared World Heritage Site, the magnificent Dutch fort is the most popular attraction of the town. 300 year old Dutch atmosphere is still very much alive around the fort and amidst its many historical buildings not invaded by the skyscrapers. When at Galle you are welcome for a visit the Dutch fort and on Day 2 to The Sinharaja Forest Reserve, which consists of a diversity of species throughout the forest such as exotic butterflies, variety of spiders and much more, 2 nights stay at the selected star class hotel. On Half board basis.
After breakfast leave for Nuwaraeliya in the morning, which is the heart of the Tea country located at an elevation of approximately 1980 meters in the central highs, which offer north tropical and cool mountain climate. In the nights the temperatures fall low enough to produce a frosty atmosphere. Stay one night at the selected star class hotel and before check in visit Adam’s Peak and other desired locations. Return back at the hotel and have an elegant high tea or sip off brandy by a blazing fire in the evening with dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 4 Morning depart to Kandy, located 488 meters above sea level, which consists of the last strong hold of the Sri Lankan Monarchy and the home to the Sacred Tooth Relic. Stay two nights with breakfast and dinner at the selected star class hotel, constructed on the place formerly known as Dunuvilla Wallauwa (ancestral home with a touch of Sri Lankan History). On Day 4 or 5 After breakfast you are welcome to tour the city by visiting places such as the Dalada Maligawa, the greatest attractionof the cityand other sites such as Vishnu devale, Nutha Devale, Puttvi Devale, Wel Bodhiya and other cultural/religious sites and also take a walk through the Udawattekela Sanctuary.
Day 6 After breakfast, depart to Kandalama, a vivid naturistic heaven filled with local species, and take a look at the cool blue/grey of the Kandalama lake, and the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the monkeys gazing amongst the branches and a vast wood lands. Also have a good view point to the Sigirya Citadel. En route to Kandalama you will be taken to Dambulla to visit the Dambulla Rock and Temple. Stay 2 nights with breakfast and dinner at the selected star class hotel. Both days can be used to visit Sigiriya and Polonaruwa the medieval capital of Sri Lanka, also the location where many monks have recorded and written early history on the Thuparama Gal Potha (Stone Book), and visit other places such as the Parakrama Samudra Royal Palace, the Kiri Vihara, Gal Vihara – the rock shrine and other sights.
Day 8 After breakfast leave for Anuradhapura, a part of the cultural triangle which compromises Buddhism and apart of its origins. This location also consists of Royal and religious structures such as the Lowamahapeya, Kalaweva, Sri Mahabodhi and many more structures. Check in at selected star class hotel for 2 nights on half board basis. On Day 8 or 9 After breakfast you are welcome to tour the city by visiting such places and at your
After breakfast and a few good days of travel, return back to Colombo, and stay 1 night at the selected star class hotel. At leisure. Here you have the opportunity for fine dining, shopping and have a dash of urban buzz. On Day 11 pick up and drop off to the Bandaranaike International.
Tour Price Per Person US$ *(as per twin sharing basis) with selected star class hotel and basis as in the itinerary.