Explore Sri Lanka you never knew existed on this eye-opening multi-activity adventure. Using rural roads that wind through tiny villages and past seemingly endless rice fields, you’ll get a full dose of this land’s truly incredible history, culture and geography.
Places to Covered: sigiriya , polonaruwa ,Dambulla , Kandy,Nuwaraeliya.
Day 01- SIGIRIYA – 190 KM – 4 HOURS.
Arrival at the Airport. Please clear immigration & visa formalities, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge through the green channel if you do not have goods to be declared to customs. Our Representative will page you by your name. Thereafter you will be assisted to the Car park / Coach Park to begin your journey as per the booked itinerary. Transfer to hotel,OverNight at Sigiriya.Visit Sigiriya Rock The Rock Fortress of the 5th century AD which was built by King Kashyapa earlier became world famous for its artistic frescoes and the ever shining mirror wall. However during the more recent times it earned the unofficial title of the 8th wonder on account of its marvelous water garden and its medieval architecture that baffled even the modern specialists in this field. This site has rightly been declared as a “World Heritage” by UNESCO. Overnight stay at Hotel in Sigiriya.
Day 02- SIGIRIYA / POLONNARUWA/ SIGIRIYA – 65KM – 02 HOURS
After Breakfast, leave for Polonnaruwa . Visit Polonnaruwa ruins Polonnaruwa – Sri Lanka’s 2nd Kingdom – popularly known as the medieval capital.Polonnaruwa, which was the 2nd capital of Sri Lanka, was built in the 11th and 12th centuries AD, and is a World Heritage site. Here you can see the ruins of the Royal Palace and the Gal Viharaya, where three splendid statues of the Buddha in ‘Upright’, ‘Sedentary’ and ‘Recumbent’ postures are carved out of rock Optional – Mineriya Natioanla Park 4x 4 wheel jeep safari in the evening .Mineriya Natioanla Park -Located between Habarana and POLONNARUWA, the 8890 hectares of MINNERIYA NATIONAL PARK is an ideal eco tourism location in Sri Lanka . The park consists of mixed evergreen forest and scrub areas and is home to Sri Lankan’s favorites such as deer, leopards and Elephants. Overnight stay at Hotel in Sigiriya.
Day 03- SIGIRIYA / KANDY– 90KM – 03 HOURS
After Breakfast Leave for Kandy En route visit Dambulla Rock Cave temple Spice garden and Dambulla is sited on a gigantic rock which towers more than 160m above the surrounding land. The Rock is more the 1.5km around its base and summit is at 550km. The caves were the refuge of King Walagamba (Vattagamini Abhaya).When he was exile for 14 years. When he return to the throne at Anuradapura in the 1st century BC, he had magnificent rock temple built at Dabulla. The site has being repaired and repainted several times in the 11th, 12th and 18th centuries
Arrive Kandy – This lovely city was the last Capital of the Kingdom of Sri Lanka before it became a colony of the British Empire. During the last two centuries of the Kingdom, Nanayakhar princes of India exerted substantial influence among the rulers of this country. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its centre, it is the site of the renowned “Temple of the Tooth”. Places of interest are the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and the Mahaweli Diversion Project in their impressive settings.Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04- KANDY.
After Breakfast Commence Kandy city tour including Gem Museum in Kandy Kandyan art and craft center, silk show room, upper lake view of Kandy temple. The Temple of the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha & Witness a traditional Kandyan Dance & Fire Walking Leave for Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya .Royal Botanical Gardens – 147 acres in extent: started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the King’s of Kandy. There are more than 5000 species of tree and plants. Some and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world. Spice garden and Orchid House are popular with Tourists.Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic – Ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha’s Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess’ hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered SriLanka’s most prized possession.
Day 05- KANDY /NUWARAELIYA – 80KM – 3 HOURS.
After Breakfast Leave for Nuwaraeliya En -route visiting Ramboda water fall & tea plantation & Tea factory.
Nuwara Eliya – The ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coldest places on the island, where the air is pure, cool and distilled up through 1,884 meters; windswept peaks lie shrouded in mist, while gaily clad tea pluckers wind their way among tea bushes listening to the wild music of the water falls. The is city complete with a Lake, Golf course and Race course ideal for hikes, golf, horse riding and boating.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwaraeliya.
Day 06 – NUWARAELIYA
After Breakfast Leave for nuwaraeliya Sightseeing visit Worlds End ( Horton Pains ) & water falls. Commence Nuwara Eliya sightseeing including a visit Water Falls
Horton Plains, the coldest and windiest location in Sri Lanka consists of ecosystems such as Montane evergreen forests, grasslands, marshy lands and aquatic ecosystem. At an altitude of 2,100 meters above sea level, Horton Plains spreads across over 3,169 hectares of the highest tableland of the island. In view of the large number of endemic flora and fauna species, Horton Plains was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 30th July 2010. The escarpment with a depth of 900 meters called World’s End and Baker’s Falls are the highlights of the Horton Plains.Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwaraeliya
Day 07 – NUWARAELIYA / AIRPORT DEPARTURE– 200KM – 6 HOURS.