Upon your arrival one of our well experience representative (Driver/Guide) will warmly welcome you at Bandaranayake International Air port & drive to Negambo, situated by the shores of a lagoon and is an ideal place for those who want quick access to and from the airport. Attractions in the city are the old Dutch fort gate built in 1672 now a part of the prison.
The Dutch Canal there was then a supply route to the Dutch administration, huge fish market, old churches and fishing villages.
Overnight stay in Negambo.
Breakfast at the hotel proceed to Dambulla. En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. The orphanage was primarily designed to afford care and protection to the baby elephants found in the jungle without their parents.
Next you visit Golden Temple at Dambulla, It is the home to the World’s most acclaimed Cave complex of magnificent Buddha Images and Rock Paintings. Massive rock from the surrounding plains of Dambulla of 600 feet high and over 2000 feet in length
Overnight stay in Dambulla/Sigiriya.
Breakfast at the hotel you climb Sigiriya Fortress (1200 Steps & 200m high) Sigiriya is an archeological site in the North Central Sri Lanka. As well as known as Lion Rock. It contains the ruins of an ancient palace complex. The most exquisite example of ancient Sri Lankan art, architecture and landscaping & one of the world heritage sites in Sri Lanka & considering 8th wonder of the World.
Optional – You can have an “Ayurvedha Treatment” (SPA)
Next you proceed to Polonnaruwa- This was the 2nd ancient kingdom in Sri Lanka, as well as the capital of the north central province for 3rd centuries. Polonnaruwa reached its zenith. Under King Parakramabahu (1153–86) The king erected huge buildings, planned beautiful parks, as a crowning achievement.
Overnight stay at the same place in Dambulla/Sigiriya.
Breakfasts at the hotel you proceed to Anuradhapura & visit Ancient city of Anuradhapura.
This was the first ancient kingdom established in Sri Lanka. A corner of the ‘cultural triangle’ and is widely considered the birthplace of Buddhism in the country. Anuradhapura is a truly remarkable city complete with the best of wildlife, irrigational network and world acclaimed historic monuments. Farming is the main source of living here and it is home to a modest farming community.
Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi is sacred fig tree at Anuradhapura. It is said to be the right-wing branch from the historical Sri Maha Bodhi at Buddha Gaya in India under which Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment.
Overnight stay in Anuradhapura.
Breakfast at the hotel you visit Mihintale. Mihintale is an important tourist destination in Sri Lanka, especially for pilgrim travelers.
Next you driven to Aukana Buddha’s statue - Its 12 meters high Buddha is statue carved out of solid granite, go back to the 5th century. The Avukana statue is one of the best examples of a standing statue constructed in ancient Sri Lanka. It is now a popular tourist attraction.
Next you visit Ritigala- Ritigala is a range of mountains which is near Anuradhapura in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. There are many monastic ruins of stones, terrace ways, circular terraces, a stone bridge, and remains of a giant stone banked pond built across a water stream.
“Enjoy the Elephant riding at Habarana”.
Overnight stay in Habarana.
Breakfast at the hotel proceed to Kandy. En route visit Herbal Garden at Matale. Matale Herbal gardens are among the best on the Island. You will get the chance of seeing how spices & herbs like Turmeric/Pepper cones/Cloves/Cardamom/ Nutmeg/Vanilla/ Cinnamon/Cocoa/Aloe Vera E.g.
Next you visit Sri Muththumari Amman Hindu temple- Its outer walls are covered with hundreds of carvings and statues of different famous Hindu characters, gods and deities.
Your next visiting place is Nalanda Gedige- it is a curious hybrid of Buddhist and Hindu architecture. Some of the design elements are distinctly Hindu, such as the “Mandapam” or hall of waiting. It is one of the remarkable archaeological sites in Sri Lanka.
Overnight stay in Kandy.
Breakfast at the hotel you visit the last Sinhalese Kingdom of Kandy, until 1815 it was captured and ruled by the Britis. Famous for the Temple of tooth that houses Lord Buddhas sacred tooth relic, home of the Esala Perahera.
Next enjoy the beauteous scenes of Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. If you intend shopping, Kandy is the one of best places for buying Gems, Handicrafts, Silk E.g.
Bahirawakande Buddhas statue rising from a hill adjoining the holy city of Kandy, the giant Buddha statue of Bahirawa Kanda
Enjoy the Kandy Cultural Shows, in the evening.
Overnight stay at the same place in Kandy.
Breakfast at the hotel you proceed to Nuwara Eliya. En route visit Ramboda falls - Ramboda Falls is 109 m (358 ft) high and 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka
You visit Tea plantations & Fabricating, Situated at around 2000m above sea level and surrounded by lush tea plantations. Nuwara Eliya is the main hill resort in Sri Lanka and the heart of the tea industry.
Explore the British colonial city with 18 holes golf course/Horse course/Victoria park/Gregory Lake & nice landscaping spots.
Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.
Early wake up at 5.30am with take away breakfast leave to Horton Plains. A paradise for nature lovers, hikers and birds watching. The most stunning place is the World End, where the southern Horton Plains suddenly ends, and drops off to nearly 1050metres. It is 9.5Km walking with warm jackets.
Next enjoy with most stunning train journey in Sri Lanka from Nanu Oya to Ella. Driver will pick up you at Ella.
Overnight stay at Ella.
Breakfast at the hotel you drive to Thissamaharama. En route hiking “Little Adam’s Peak” It is 1141 m in height. Views from the summit are incredible. 360 degrees panoramic views with clouds rolling in, is a treat to watch for any traveler. Ella Gap &Ella Rock can be seen at the summit of Little Adam’s peak.
Then you have driven to see wonderful nine arch bridge. This bridge, which is almost 100 years old, has been built with blocks of stone and cement without any strengthening iron or concrete. The giant arches take the bridge on a curved path to link to mountains.
Next you visit “Rawana falls” approximately 25 m (82 ft) in height and cascades from an oval-shaped concave rock outcrop.
Next you visit Buduruwagala Temple- On a massive rock, somewhat similar in shape of an elephant lying down, is a courtly group of seven figures carved in high relief two bodhisattvas, each attended by two figures, stands on either side of a 16m high central Buddha figure.
Overnight stay in Thissamaharamaya.
Early Wake up at 5.30am with takeaway breakfast you leave to Yala national park. This is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park is best known for its variety of wild animals like Leopards, Elephants, Bears, Crocodiles, Peacocks, Jungle fowls E.g.
Back to the hotel and have rest & in the evening you can visit Ruhunu Kataragama Devala. One of the Sri Lanka is holy places where Hindus, Buddhists and Muslims visit on religious pilgrimage
It is a large Complex with the `Mahadewala’ Main Hindu shrine being the most important place.
Overnight stay at the same place in Tissamahara.
Breakfast at the hotel drive along lovely coastal line to Mirissa /Unawatuna or Bentota
En route visit spectacular Tangalle beach/ Waurukannala Temple/Dondra Light house & Stilt fishermen & Turtle & hatchery farms.
Relax and enjoy at the beach yourself until you leave from this” Paradise”.