07 Days Tour Sri Lanka

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Day 1: Airport - Sigiriya

Pass By: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka
Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park is located at the center of the Cultural Triangle. The dry season from June to September is best time to visit the 8890 hectare park when the ancient tank dries out. During this time it is possible to see herds of up to 150 elephants feeding and bathing. Minneriya closest by car to...
Itinerary

Day 1: Airport - Sigiriya

Pass By: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka
Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park is located at the center of the Cultural Triangle. The dry season from June to September is best time to visit the 8890 hectare park when the ancient tank dries out. During this time it is possible to see herds of up to 150 elephants feeding and bathing. Minneriya closest by car to the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, was upgraded from a Natural Reserve to a National Park because of the increased number of tourists arriving to see the elephants.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stranded Hotels and Star Hotels

Day 2: Sigiriya

Pass By: Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central Province
Sigiriya

Climb the 5th century Sigriya Rock Fortress – which is a UNESCO ''World Heritage Site'', built by 'King Kashyapa (477-495 AD)'. The ''Lion Rock'' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the green scrub jungle, Its perhaps the most memorable place for visitors to Sri Lanka. The site was known from ancient times as a hermitage for Buddhist monks. A well planned monastic complex includes caved temples, bathing pools, lovely ponds and Asia's oldest surviving landscaped gardens. Today Sigiriya is famous for its ''Frescos Painted'' in the pocket of the rock. The ''Lion Stairway’’, the ''Mirror Wall'' and the ''Water Gardens'' are the other highlights of Sigiriya.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stranded Hotels and Star Hotels

Day 3: Sigiriya - Kandy

Pass By: Kandy, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
Dambulla Rock Cave Temple

Visit Dambulla rock Cave temple also known as the Golden temple of Dambulla. Dambulla rock temple was built by 'King Walagambahu' in the 1st century B.C and it is UNESCO ''World Heritage Site''. Comprised of 05 caves and a picturesque facade carved into the side of a steep rock face, the Dambulla Cave Temple houses ancient statues and paintings depicting Lord Buddha and his life. This is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

Kandy

Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The name “Kandy” conjures visions of splendour and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Evening visiting the Kandyan culture show.

Kandyan Culture Show

Witness the Kandyan Dance a pageant of traditional Sri Lankan dance that flourished in the hill country during ancient times. The dancers are attired in frilled costumes with glistening head-dresses and breastplates. They skip and whirl to the beat of the drums executing astonishing acrobatics in mid-air. The highlight of the performance is the fire-walking at the end of the pageant.

Temple of the Tooth (Dalada Maligawa)

Visit the ''Dalada Maligawa'' – where the sacred Tooth Relic is placed and preserved is undoubtedly the greatest attraction of the city. It is one of the most sacred places for Buddhists all over the world. Watch the traditional rituals performed daily by the religious dignitaries of the temple in keeping with the cultural heritage of county.
Next you will visit the ''Raja Wasala'' – the Royal Palace complex adjoining the Temple of Tooth where the Council Chamber known as the ''Magul Maduwa'' is seen. This is a unique wooden pillared hall dating back to 1784 and the Devale complexes are housed inside.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stranded Hotels and Star Hotels

Day 4: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

Pass By: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Statue

The Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Statue is situated on a hill named just 2 km from the Temple of the Tooth Relic. This beautifully sculptured white Buddha statue was built in 1972. Standing at 88 feet, it is considered as one of the biggest Buddha statues in Sri Lanka. There is a Buddhist temple located alongside the Buddha statue in the Bahirawa Kanda hill. The hill provides panoramic views of the Kandy city including the mountain range nearby and the Bogambara prison. Devotees can worship in the temple.

Tea Factory

Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of the tea country and you can visit a plantation and a factory en route here and witness how the famous ''Ceylon Tea'' is brewed. A journey through narrow passes, beside deep ravines and over gushing streams to the hill country of Sri Lanka is a very enjoyable one.

Nuwara eliya

Nuwara eliya which means the ''City of Lights'' is also known as the city of eternal spring, where the air is pure, cool and distilled up through 1884 meters. The city established by the British in the 19th century and known as ''LITTLE ENGLAND'' and is a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans & tourists due to its cool climate and quaint colonial feel with its little bungalows surrounded by hedgerows.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stranded Hotels and Star Hotels

Day 5: Nuwara Eliya - Ella

Pass By: Ella, Ella, Uva Province
Train trip

Train trip from Nanuoya to Ella is the most beautiful and picturesque train trip in Sri Lanka
Leave for Nanu Oya Railway Station to board the train to Ella. This is a beautiful scenic train ride through tea plantation, many waterfalls- an experience never to forget.
The driver will pick you up from Ella Railway Station and take you to the Hotel.

Ella

Ella is a little village paradise in the central highlands of Sri Lanka. This sleepy mountain village, with a view, is the perfect base for relaxing, whilst also offering lots of fantastic walks through tea plantations to temples and waterfalls. Some of the places you could see in Ella are Ella Gap, Ravana Ella Waterfall, Little Adams Peak and Bambaragala Peak among the other many varied pleasant walks with stunning sceneries and through the clean and cheap restaurants and many of small shops.
Ella with its perfect climate soothes your mind and makes your day to day anxieties feel a world away. It reminds one of a hot English summer, hot during the day and cool at night. Most foreign tourists would like to spend a couple of days there. When you are travelling out of town you could find plenty of things to keep you occupied


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stranded Hotels and Star Hotels

Day 6: Ella - Galle

Pass By: Galle, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province
Trek through the jungle, see small villages, tea plantations, and climb ''Little Adam’s Peak''. And after making a trek to see the ''Nine Arches Railway Bridge'' located 3100 feet above sea level. This is believed to be built entirely on solid rocks, bricks and cement.

Nine Arch Bridge

This viaduct was built at Gotuwala between the two railway stations – Ella and Demodara during the British Colonial period is the largest in Sri Lanka. Located almost 3100 feet above the sea level, this 99.6ft high bridge is called “Ahas namaye palama” (Nine skies bridge) in Sinhala. When one stands underneath it and looks up there is a beautiful sight of ‘nine skies’ through the nine arches, hence the Sinhala name. This bridge is also called ‘The Bridge in the sky’ due to the sheer height.
This massive bridge is built entirely of solid rocks, bricks and cement without using a single piece of steel. The bridge was finally commissioned in 1921.

Stilt Fisherman Waligama

The fishing village of Weligama is famous for the fishing technique used by the fishermen of the village. They cast their lines out while balancing themselves quite cleverly on a 20-50-meter pole in the shallow waters, which gives its name, stilt fishing. Even though the origins of this strange way of fishing is yet unknown, this may be a good opportunity to chat up a few fishermen who take pride in this unique technique where the fishing poles are guarded with their life and handed down from one generation to another. (20 min visit)

Galle

Galle was the center of the Dutch regime in the 17th century and the majestic Galle Fort bears testimony to this fact. The City of Galle is one of the well-preserved colonial-era cities in Southeast Asia and has been declared a '' World Heritage City ''. The Dutch Museum, Groote Kerk (Great Church) and the National Maritime Museum are two famous tourist attractions in Galle. International Cricket Stadium has also contributed to enhance the image of the city as a sports destination


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Stranded Hotels and Star Hotels

Day 7: Galle - Airport

Pass By: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province
Turtle Hatchery
This Hatchery, run by the Wildlife Protection Society of Sri Lanka, was started in 1981 to protect local turtles from extinction. The hatchery pays fishermen for eggs that they collect at night along the sandy beach. Visitors can see large glass tanks full of newborn turtle hatchlings. After being fed, the baby turtles are taken to the ocean and released, at the age of 2-4 days. Although October-April is the main laying season, eggs can be found at Kosgoda throughout the year.
The five species of marine turtles found in Sri Lanka are, the Green Turtle, the Leatherback, the Hawksbill, the Loggerhead and the Olive Ridley. Marine turtles have been roaming the seas for about 190 million years now, but among the numerous types of species there once were, only eight of them exist today.

Colombo

Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to Sri Jayawardanapura Kotte. Colombo is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life, colonial buildings and ruins. Due to its large harbor and strategic position along the East West sea-trade routes. Colombo was known to ancient traders 2000 years ago. In 1978 administrative functions were moved to Sri Jayawardanapura and Colombo was designated as the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. The population of the Colombo District is 2.25 Million and famous landmarks include Gall Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, Old Parliament, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Independence Square, Buddhist and Hindu Temples and the Town Hall.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • 6x Dinner
  • 7x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Parking Fees
Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and Portages
  • Entrance fees for sight seen and optional activities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Colombo - Negombo - Mt Lavinia - Wadduwa - Kalutara - Benthota - Hikkaduwa - Unawatuna - Mirissa - Waikkala

Airports

  • Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka


12:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.