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Welcome to the Trails of Sri Lanka Tour Package. This is an active tour. You are able to do treks, safaris, bicycle tours and white water rafting with experience the beauty of Sri Lankan Heritage & Culture. Explore scared cities such as Anuradhapura,Dambulla & Kandy with long history and its own cultural aspects. Sri Lanka is a country with a fabulous history. Home to one of the oldest civilizations in the world, our gorgeous country offers amazing historical treasures. Sri Lanka’s documented history goes back even more than 2500 years making it one of the most fascinating destinations in the world to visit. We provide you with the best of Sri Lankan cultural sites.
This tour package designed for 11 nights, 12 days. Our priority is customer’s first and we are happy to treat to our valuable clients requirements and it can be customized for different durations as per your wish and your request.
|Day||Route||Best Places||Over Night||Accommodation|
|1||Airport – Negombo||Negombo Night Bazzar,City Tour,Negombo Beach.||Negombo||Paradise Beach Hotel|
|2||Negombo – Anuradhapura||Anuradhapura Jaya Sri Maha Bodhiya, Ruwanweliseya,Lomamahapaya,Isurumuniya,Abhayagiri Dagoba,Mirisaveti Stupa,Jethawanaramaya Stupa,Mihintale.||Anuradhapura||Palm Garden Village Hotel|
|3||Anuradhapura – Wilputtu – Habarana||Wilpatu National Park,Habarana,Hurulu Eco Park,Elephant Ride.||Habarana||Sorowwa Resort|
|4||Habarana – Polonnaruwa – Habarana||Giritale Lake,Royal Palace,Gal Viharaya, Lankatilaka and Watadage Viharaya,Parakrama Samudraya,Minneriya National Park.||Habarana||Sorowwa Resort|
|5||Habarana – Sigiriya – Habarana||Sigiriya Rock Fortress,Pidurangala,Elephant Safari/Ride, Hiriwadunna Village Tour||Habarana||Sorowwa Resort|
|6||Habarana – Dambulla – Kandy||Dambulla Golden Temple,Matale Spice Garden,Batik Factory,Nalanda Gedige.||Kandy||Hotel Thilanka|
|7||Kandy – Peradeniya – Kandy||Peradeniya botanical Garden, Gadaladiniya, Embekke Temple,Temple Of The Tooth Relic, Cultural Show,Kandy City Tour.||Kandy||Hotel Thilanka|
|8||Kandy – Nuwara Eliya||Travel by train from Peradeniya to Nanu Oya, Nanu Oya Water Fall,Tea Plantation,,Lovers Leap Water Fall,Queen Victoria Park,Geogry Lake.||Nuwara Eliya||Glendower Hotel|
|9||Nuwara Eliya – Ella – Nuwara Eliya||Visit Horton Plains,Worlds End,Small Adma’s Peak,Ella Rock,Ella Gap,Ravana Ella,Rama’s Cave||Nuwara Eliya||Glendower Hotel|
|10||Nuwara Eliya – Kitulgala – Colombo||Experience White Water Rafting in the Picturesque Kelani River, Bird Watching and Visit Beli Lena Caves.||Colombo||Grand Oriental Hotel|
|11||Colombo City Tour||Colombo City Tour,Gangarama Temple,Apegama,Diyatha Uyana,Galle Face Green,Dutch Home Museum,CMB Museum,||Colombo||Grand Oriental Hotel|
|12||Colombo – Airport||RELAX & SHOPPING…GOODBYE TO SRI LANKA……..|
Arrival at Colombo Airport.“Ayubowan”,On arrival at the Katunayake International Airport.Our representative meet and great at the airport and transfer to the one of the leading hotel in Negombo.You can enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to relax before enjoying SRI LANKA HOLIDAYS TOUR.Negombo is Sandy long Beach.After short break You will start the tour. Negombo City tour, Boat trip through the Dutch cannel and visit Dutch Fort and Negombo beach. Negombo is the fifth largest city in the country. This was under Portuguese, Dutch and British influence.Over Night at Negombo.
Anuradhapura UNESCO World Heritage Site.Today Tour start Anuradhapura ancient city tour.This Sacred City of Anuradhapura was established around 3rd century B.C. The city is one of the principal shrines of Buddhism. The cutting from the fig tree of Buddha brought there in the 3rd century BC.This was the first established Kingdom in ancient Sri Lanka.This is founded by King Pandukabhaya. In 377 BC. Anuradhapura, is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka.Jaya Sri Maha Bodhiya, Ruwanwelisaya(Dagoba), Jetavana stupas,Lovamahapaya and many more large stupas. Anuradhapura city was in dry zone and rulers constructed large lakes to irrigate paddy lands and water supply to the city.Abhyagiri stupas,Twin ponds,Thuparamaya,Stone carving of Isurumuniya lovers, Mirisawetiya stupas,Magul Uyana, Rathna prasadaya, Vessagiriya, Brazen Palace,Ranmasu Uyana and many more to visit.Evening will return back to Habarana.En route visit Mihintale.Buddhism was first introduced to Sri Lanka on the mountain of Mihintale in the year 247 BC on a Full Moon Day which is called Poson Poya.Mihintale architectural feats are mainly visible in Aradanagala,the Cave of Arahat Mahinda,Kaludiya Pokuna,Kantaka Chaitiya and at ancient Hospital.There are 1840 Stone steps leading to the summit and Mihintale rock over 1080 feet is high.
Over night at Anuradhapura.
Wilputtu National Park. Early in the morning travel to Wilpattu National Park.Wilpattu is one of the largest and oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka.The park is 131, 693 hectares and ranges from 0 to 152 meters above sea level. Nearly sixty lakes and tanks are found spread throughout Wilpattu. Wilpattu is a fairly thick dry zone jungle interspersed with a number of flood plain lakes banked with delicate white sands. It boasts an impressive variety of flora in huge expanses of forest, and varied wildlife, including wild boar, sloth bears and leopards. Birds, Elephants, Crocodiles and Deer. Late afternoon transfer south to the Cultural Triangle; a delightful drive through paddy fields and rubber plantations before arriving in Habarana.Over night at Habarana
Polonnaruwa UNESCO World Heritage Site. After Breakfast will travel to Second ancient Capital of Polonnaruwa.Do sightseeing tour in ancient city of Polonnaruwa (10th – 11th Century AD), visit the many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the Sacred City including the Statue of King Parakrama , Quadrangle, Royal Palace, Gal Viharaya, Kumara and Lotus Ponds, Thiwanka Image House and many more. And see the one of the country’s biggest water reservoir Parakrama Samudraya.This is One of the Great Ancient Man-made Lake and en route visit Medirigiriya Vatadage. In the evening Minneriya National park & Safari.(Optional).Menneriya is Elephant Gathering site and over 300 elephants you can see(Best time is July to September)Over Night at Habarana.
Sigiriya Rock (‘Lion’s Rock’).After the Breakfast proceed to Sigiriya. Sigiriya Rock Fortress of Sri Lanka is situated in Matale district near Dambulla. Sigiriya is famous for its palace ruins on top of a massive 200 meter(660 ft) high rock surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs and other structures. There are about 1200 steps. The rock itself is a lava plug left over from an ancient long extinct volcano. It is also renowned for its ancient paintings (frescoes), which are similar to those found at Ajanta Caves in India. It is generally agreed, however, that the Sigiriya Frescoes exhibit a uniquely Sri Lankan style.More mysteries of Sigiriya are Frescoes,The Mirror Wall,Cobra Hood Cave,The Water Gardens,The Boulder Gardens,The Terraced Gardens.It is one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka.After climb Sigiriya will go for Hiriwadunna village safari.This is 3 to 4 hour experience with jungle and village walks. Hiriwadunna is just 02 Km drive from Habarana, The trek through the archetypal Sri Lankan typical village, an incredible opportunity to be immerged in the nature and culture also Hiriwadunna is fame to amazing dry-zone bird life and a fascinating native wildlife. The trek begins with a ride by the bullock cart through un-disturbed village track then a adventure voyage by a catamaran at the scenic Hiriwadunna lake – which have a over view of Sigiriya rock fortress and the Pidurangala rock.You can enjoy Hiriwadunna Trek, Bullock Cart Ride, Catamaran Safari with bonus ‘Chena Visit’, Traditional Village food at a local House. Over Night at Habarana.
Dambulla Golden Temple. After the breakfast you will travel to Kandy via Dambulla and Matale. Dambulla town has been a sacred place since the second century BC.The Golden Temple of Dambulla is an important Buddhist shrine and monastery. The Rock Temple (Rangiri Dambulla Rajamaha Viharaya) and The Golden Temple(Rangiri Dambulla Uyanwatta Rajamaha Viharaya) are interconnected temples with single administration.The temple is composed of five caves and collection of 157 valuable statues.These five caves are Deva Raja Viharaya,Maha Raja Viharaya(Temple Of the Great King)Maha Aluth Viharaya,Pascima Viharaya and Devana Aluth Viharaya.The caves are decorated with religious and secular paintings from the 15th and 16th century. En route visit Matale Spice Garden,Batik Factory,Ayurveda Massage and visit Nalanda Gedige.In the evening Kandy City Tour and shopping. Over night at Kandy.
Temple Of The Tooth Relic(Sri Dalada Maligawa). oday Kandy Tour will start.Kandy is a UNESCO world heritage site.This is the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka.Kandy is beautiful city is located in the foothills of central highlands, surrounded by hills and valleys, rivers, lakes and cascading waterfalls.This is located in the mountainous and thickly forested interior of the island.The city is located in between multiple mountain ranges including the Knuckles mountain range and the Hanthana Mountain Range, giving the city an elevation of 500 meters (1,600 ft) above sea level. First will start visiting Royal Botanical Garden in Kandy.This is a one of the best and Beauty place in Asia.The Botanical Garden of Peradeniya was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century.After fresh mind with nature will visit Gadaladeniya, Lankatilaka and Embakke Viharaya.Evening visit Temple Of The Tooth Relic,Cultural Show and Night, walk through Kandy Lake Drive.Over Night at Kandy.
“> Travel by train from Peradeniya to Nanu Oya Today morning will travel from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya by Train. Tour scenery is amazing. The train trip to Nanu Oya is one of the most scenic train tours in South Asia.This is one of the World’s most beautiful train trip. Nuwara Eliya is a city in the Hill Country of Sri Lanka with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. Its temperate climate gives the city a very different feel from other parts of the country and, along with the colonial architecture has earned it the name ‘Little England’. It is located at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft)and is considered to be the most important location for Tea production in Sri Lanka. The city is overlooked by Pidurutalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is also known for the temperate, cool climate, the city is known for being the coolest area in Sri Lanka.We will visit Tea Plantation, Victoria Park and Gregory Lake. Victoria Park is known that this park was established by planting an Oak tree by a German Princes who visited Nuwara Eliya at the latter part of the 19th Century. Gregory Lake was build under the period of British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873.This is one of the significant tourist attractions in Nuwara Eliya. Ramboda Falls is a very attractive yet simple waterfall.A gigantic and attractive waterfall Drop from 109 meters.(358 ft.)Ramboda Falls located on Kandy-Nuwara Eliya Road of Pussallawa.In the Evening walking sightseeing tour of Nuwara Eliya. Over Night at Nuwara Eliya.
Horton Plains and Worlds End.
Today morning visit Horton Plains,Worlds End,St.Clairs Water Falls and Devon Water Falls. Evening will travel to Ella. Ella is a beautiful, friendly and small village. Ella lies at an altitude of 1,000 meters above sea level and surrounded by tea plantations, green mountains and impressive rocks. The view from Ella is breathtaking! Some even claim that the view of the Ella Gap is one of the best views in Sri Lanka. You will climb Little Adam`s Peak, Walk up to Ella’s Rock, about 2 hours (each way) along the railway track and through the tea plantations, for stunning views across the countryside, visit the Rama`s Cave, Ravana Ella, just chill by one of the water falls Ella has to offer, Rawana Ella Falls are about 5km away on the road south through Ella Gap. Over Night at Nuwara Eliya.
White Water Rafting Very Early Morning travel to Colombo via Kitulgala. Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest, which gets two monsoons each year, and is one of the wettest places in the country. The Academy Award-winning “The Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed on the Kelani River near Kitulgala. Experience white water rafting in the picturesque Kelani River in Kitulgala and covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. You can experience inside the jungles of Kitulgala. There are plenty of camping opportunities which can be coupled with White Water Rafting, Bird Watching, Jungle Walks, River bathing and many more.(Optional). Belilena is a very large cave, in which the 12,000 year old skeletal remains of the prehistoric ‘Balangoda man’ (Homesepiens Balangodensis) have been found. In order to reach the cave you have to walk through the jungle, close to the Inoya estate (approx. 8 km from Kitulgala itself).Late evening travel to Colombo. Over Night at Colombo
Old Parliament Complex,Galle Face Green,Colombo Museum
Today visit Parliament Complex, Galle Face Green,Dutch Home Museum,Colombo Lighthouse,The last Sri Lankan King’s Prison Cell in Colombo, Lighthouse with Clock Tower designed by Lady Ward (built before the Big Ben in London), Galle Face Promenade with the cannons of World War II & South Expansion of the Colombo Harbor , York Street with remnants of British Colonial Architecture, Slave Island area passing Hindu Kovil, War Memorial, Public Library, National Museum, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo Town Hall, and many more… Over Night at Colombo
Colombo-Airport.Dependent on when you departure, you might like to visit nearby Colombo.Today visit Parliament Complex, Galle Face Green,Dutch Home Museum,Colombo Lighthouse,The last Sri Lankan King’s Prison Cell in Colombo, Lighthouse with Clock Tower designed by Lady Ward (built before the Big Ben in London), Galle Face Promenade with the cannons of World War II & South Expansion of the Colombo Harbor , York Street with remnants of British Colonial Architecture, Slave Island area passing Hindu Kovil, War Memorial, Public Library, National Museum, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo Town Hall, and many more…
RELAX & SHOPPING…GOODBYE TO SRI LANKA
FINAL SHOPPING…GOODBYE TO SRI LANKA…….
Please note that you have to be at the Airport 02 – 03 hours prior to the departure Flight
The orphanage was established to feed, nurse and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. Young elephants sometimes fall into pits and ravines in their quest for water during drought period. Other orphans have been displaced from their wild habitat by development projects or have been found abandoned before weaning, diseased or wounded.
The Ruwanwelisaya (also written as Ruvanvalisaya) is a stupa in Sri Lanka, considered a marvel for its architectural qualities and sacred to many Buddhists all over the world. Simply known also as the Great Stupa, the Ruvanvalisaya was constructed by Dutthagamani after he became king in 161 BCE. This was his most ambitious project and it is said that one of the architects designed the dome to resemble a bubble of milk. Sadly, the king did not live to see the completion of the stupa.
When it was finally completed, it was one of the wonders of the ancient world, with a diameter of 90 meters at the base and a height of 92 meters (300 ft) and circumference of 292 meters (950 ft). The stupa is one of the world’s tallest monuments and was the fifth tallest structure of any kind when it was built in approximately 161 BCE
“Ayubowan” On arrival at the Katunayake International Airport, you will be blessed to get your first taste of warm Sri Lankan hospitality; Representative from Sri Lanka Holidays Tour will welcome you at the Airport.
13 Nights Hotel Accommodation
Accommodation Double Room with BB base
A local National tour guide/ Chauffeur guide
Transportation by Air Conditioned car/Van
Lunch and Dinner
Any entrance fees. Not mentioned in inclusion
Expenses of a personal nature:
All applicable entrance fees.
Airfare with taxes
Any compulsory room supplements on tour
Tipping and portage
Early check Ins and late check outs
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