CULTURAL TOURS - 10 DAYS / 9 NIGHT

Include

  • Private transportation by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English speaking driver guide.
  • Entrance/excursion fees to the places mentioned in tour highlights.
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner
  • Airport Transfers

Not Include

  • Airfare
  • Lunch & Beverage.
  • Tips and other expenses of a personal nature.
  • All other expenses not under inclusions

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Anuradapura Heritage Site
  • Jeep Safari at Minneriya or Eco Park
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Polonnaruwa Heritage Site
  • Dambulla Golden Temple
  • Ayurvedic Spice Garden, Mathale
  • Cultural Dance Performance
  • Kandy Tooth Temple
  • Water Falls
  • Tea Plantation and Factory
  • Visit Gregory Lake
  • Horton Plains
  • Horton Plains
  • Jeep Safari at Yala National Park
  • Galle Dutch Fort
  • Stilt Fisherman
  • Mangrove Boat Safari
  • Turtle Hatchery
  • Moon Stone Mine
  • Wood Carving Factory and Shop
  • Tour start and end from your hotel.
  • ITINERARY
  • MAP
  • BOOK TOUR

DAY 01 -  AIRPORT – NEGOMBO

Upon arrival at the Colombo airport, you will be greeted and met by one of our friendly driver/guide. You will then be transferred to the hotel to refresh and relax.


Dinner and overnight stay at Beach Hotel, Negombo
(Accommodation will be based on your budget 3/4/5Star or Boutique Hotel)

DAY 02 -  NEGOMBO – PINNAWALA-SIGIRIYA

Early morning pick up from the hotel and transfer to Pinnawala.
As you enter the 25 acre coconut property, do not be surprised to witness baby elephants being bottle fed or moving around freely causing absolutely no harm to anyone. It is rightly a sincere sight to observe how these gentle giants - orphaned and sometimes three-legged - are taken care of since 1975 at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.Thereafter transfer to Sigiriya.

Dinner and overnight stay at Sigiriya
(Accommodation will be based on your budget 3/4/5Star or Boutique Hotel)

DAY 03 -  SIGIRIYA – ANURADHAPURA –SIGIRIYA

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Thereafter transfer to Anuradhapura.
Do a city tour of Anuradhapura. Commanding a rich Sri Lankan heritage, Anuradhapura is one of the greatest and oldest civilizations in the world spanning over 1300 years in its peak - avows of being the greatest city of ancient Sri Lanka following its reign as the first capital.Thereafter Jeep safari at Minneriya or Eco National park (02 Hours Jeep safari)
On completion, transfer to Sigiriya.

Dinner and overnight stay at Sigiriya
(Accommodation will be based on your budget 3/4/5Star or Boutique Hotel)

DAY 04 -  SIGIRIYA-POLONNARUWA-SIGIRIYA

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Then visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
The 5th century rock citadel of King Kasyapa and World Heritage Site. Sigiriya - doesn't only boasts of ancient Sri Lankan engineering & urban planning supremacy but also acclaims to be one of the finest monuments of art & culture. Step through the gigantic 'Lion Paws' - overlooking the symmetrical royal gardens below - to comprehend the absolute splendor that once dominated this rock fortress. Surrounded by ramparts & moats the Lion Rock - resembling the mythological 'City of Gods' - is coated by frescoes that relate to Gupta style paintings found in Ajanta caves of India.

Dinner and overnight stay at Sigiriya
(Accommodation will be based on your budget 3/4/5Star or Boutique Hotel)

DAY 05 -  SIGIRIYA - DAMBULLA - KANDY

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Transfer to Dambulla
A hub which has been treasured by many kings since the 1st century B.C. Today, an icon in the face of Sri Lanka Dambulla Rock Temple houses some of the most unique drawings in magnificently constructed 5 cave temples flanking the golden temple of Dambulla. Observe how exquisitely cave paintings are done along walls that shelter 150 statues of Lord Buddha. As you enter the retreat look straight up to the gigantic Buddha statue glittering in gold over a land which today houses an important junction in the country's economic and cultural uplifting.

Dinner and overnight stay at Kandy
(Accommodation will be based on your budget 3/4/5Star or Boutique Hotel)

DAY 06 -  KANDY - NUWARA ELIYA

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Thereafter transfer to Nuwara Eliya.
Misty steep roads, twisting through lush green blankets of tea bushes in a cool climate, remind visitors that they are within the range of the renowned British colonial retreat, Nuwara Eliya. Augmented by an English countryside atmosphere, the city of light - once governed by English & Scottish planters - is still studded with colonial bungalows, hedgerows & one of the finest 18-hole golf courses in the world. A hike through the green grass and red-brick walls should present breathtaking views of a buzzing countryside hamlet. Hop into a rattling train smoking and hissing its way through green valleys of the hill country pierced by endless waterfalls & dotted by tea pluckers draped in bright-colored saris.

Dinner and overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya
(Accommodation will be based on your budget 3/4/5Star or Boutique Hotel)

DAY 07 -  NUWARA ELIYA - HORTON PLAINS - YALA

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Thereafter transfer to Horton Plains.
Horton Plains, UNESCO World Heritage Site & Eco-tourism hideout in the heart of the isle, painted with unending stretches of green pastures marks one of the healthiest wet montane evergreen forests in Sri Lanka. With an altitude above 7000ft, the plateau sweeps to a robust 3169 hectares sheltering flora and fauna varieties that may be found nowhere else on earth. As the tributary of Belihul Oya - Bakers Falls - thunders down rocks head off the beaten track - across frost-covered grass - to feel the icy-cold wind against your face. You may even gaze down World's End, a head-spinning 3700ft drop towards the Southern end or drive carefully through herds of sambar deer, shy to human touch & birdlife chirping across the plains.
Transfer to Hotel in Yala.

Dinner and overnight stay at Yala
(Accommodation will be based on your budget 3/4/5Star or Boutique Hotel)

DAY 08 -  YALA - GALLE - HIKKADUWA

Early morning visit Yala National park by Jeep (03 ½ Hours)
Thereafter transfer to Galle.
Walk clockwise within the fort to observe the 'old gate' carrying the British coat of arms. Flanking the old gate is the Zwart bastion - the oldest of all - and the lighthouse standing 18 feet in its glory next to the Point Utretcht Bastion. This Dutch bliss is painted with streets that spread in a rectangular grid pattern pierced with houses carrying Dutch colonial style verandas. However, its hallmark stands a reality where the Dutch fort remains a working community with its usual buzz of administrative offices, court complex, commercial buildings, churches and Southern folks frequenting its streets bracing the air of the Elysium of architecture, Galle!
On completion, transfer to Hotel in Hikkaduwa

Dinner and overnight stay at Hikkaduwa
(Accommodation will be based on your budget 3/4/5Star or Boutique Hotel

DAY 09 -  HIKKADUWA-KALUTARA

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Thereafter transfer to Kalutara. En route will do Boat safari at Madu river one hour time and will visit to Turtle hatchery, Moon stone mine and Wood carving factory.
On completion, transfer to Hotel in Kalutara.

Dinner and overnight stay at Kalutara
(Accommodation will be based on your budget 3/4/5Star or Boutique Hotel)

DAY 10 -  KALUTARA – EXTEND THE STAY OR TRANSFER TO AIRPORT

Rest and relax in the resort with enjoying hotel facilities.

Dinner and overnight stay at Kalutara
(Accommodation will be based on your budget 3/4/5 Star or Boutique Hotel)

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