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Sri Lanka - Classic Tour Package

Sri Lanka - Classic Tour Package

Day 01: Arrival in Sri Lanka – Cultural Triangle - ( 01 Night )

Cultural TriangleUpon arrival at the Colombo Bandaranayake International Airport, you will be warmly received by a representative. Your holiday of pure leisure has just begun. You will then be escorted to your vehicle and transferred to Dambulla the starting point of an idyllic vacation.

Dambulla, located in Sri Lanka's famous cultural triangle, offers plenty to fire both mind and body over the next four days. Explore some of Sri Lanka's fascinating UNESCO protected World Heritage Sites - the lion rock of Sigiriya – a royal capital city built in 477 AD; the ancient kingdom of Polonnaruwa, which was Sri Lanka’s royal medieval capital between the late 11th - 13th centuries. You might also consider a safari at Minneriya National Park when you visit Polonnaruwa or an adventurous elephant safari at Habarana.

Things to do:

  • Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Take an exciting elephant back ride.
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in the Cultural Triangle
  • Standard: MPS Village / Fresco Water Villas / Joes Bungalows
  • Deluxe: Dambale Resort

Day 02: Cultural Triangle – Kandy - ( 01 Night )

KandyTravel to Kandy – a World Heritage city. Traditions and culture remain undisturbed by European influence in the colonial era. The Royal Palace, now known as the “The Temple of the Tooth Relic’’ (of Lord Buddha), situated right beside the Kandy lake gives a magical beauty to the city. Kandy is also home to one of the largest botanical gardens in South East Asia. The Gardens dates back to the 14th century and boasts over 4000 species of plants and many trees with significant histories. Visitors from the UK will be particularly interested in the Cannonball Tree planted by King George V. The tree is bent with its fruits, which resemble cannonballs hence the name.

Things to do:

  • Visit the Cave Temples in Dambulla enroute to Kandy
  • Enroute also consider a visit to a spice garden in Matale.
  • Kandy – join devotees at the Temple of the Tooth Relic
  • Witness a cultural show after the visit to the Temple
  • Stroll through the Botanical Gardens
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy
  • Standard: Senani Hotel / Suisse Residencies / Oak Ray Regency
  • Deluxe: Tree of Life Hotel

Day 03: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya - Kandy

KandyTravel to Nuwara Eliya, the emerald city of Sri Lanka, also known as ‘’little England’’ for its cool climate and colonial style architecture. It is located at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) above sea level which enables the plantations to produce the finest tea in the world.

Things to do:

  • Visit a Tea Plantation – and be amazed at how the mountains have been tamed into carpets of tea
  • Enjoy a scenic city tour of Nuwara Eliya
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy
  • Standard: Summer Hill Breeze
  • Deluxe: Ramboda Tea Bush Hotel

Day 04: Nuwara Eliya – Yala - ( 01 Night )

YalaTravel to the Yala National Park, the second largest and most visited National Park, rich in wild life and famous for having the highest concentration of leopards in the world.

Things to do:

  • An unforgettable Jeep Safari in the Yala National Park. See wild life in their natural habitat.
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Yala
  • Standard: Okrin Hotel
  • Deluxe: Priyankara Hotel

Day 05: Kandy – Bentota / Hikkaduwa / Beruwala - ( 01 Night )

BeruwalaToday you will travel to Bentota, a popular stretch of beach resorts offering excellent sun sea and sand to wind down your dream vacation. Bentota has plenty to offer apart from pure leisure. It is a recognized area for scuba divining, snorkelling and many water-based sports.

Things to do:

  • Enjoy some water sports
  • Visit the Turtle Farm
  • Boat ride at the Madhu Ganga
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Bentota / Hikkaduwa / Beruwala
  • Standard: Oasey Beach Hotel / Taprospa Footprints Hotel
  • Deluxe: The Palms Hotel

Day 06: Bentota / Hikkaduwa / Beruwala – Colombo - ( 01 Night )

ColomboToday you will be transferred to Colombo - the official political and trade capital of Sri Lanka. All the famous shopping arcades are in and around the city, which allows one to have a tantalizing experience in Colombo as it has something to offer every visitor. As a hub of many ethnicities with people from all creeds working together, Colombo is indeed cosmopolitan.

Things to do:

  • City tour of Colombo
  • Shopping
  • Overnight stay at a Hotel in Colombo
  • Standard: Hotel Clarion
  • Deluxe: Best Western Hotel / Cinnamon Red Hotel

Day 07: Colombo – Departure

Drive to Bandaranaike International Airport for departure