Classic Sri Lanka

(12 day tour)

DAY 01

Airport- Negombo

On arrival you will be met by our English speaking Guide (or your proffered language guide). Then you will be transfer to the Beach Hotel in Negombo (Only 15 minute drive from the airport). Enjoy the evening at leisure on the beach or visit a fishing village. Overnight stay in Negombo.

DAY 02

Negombo-Sigiriya

After breakfast travel to Sigiriya after visiting Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage on the way. Pinnawala is home to many Elephants that have been injured and left by the herd. They are now become tamed and you can observe their daily activities such as Bathing in the river and Milk feeding. Then drive to See a Temple in Dambulla called Golden Rock Cave, dates back to the 1st century BC. The cave has 157 Buddha statues and fascinating paintings engraved on the celling of the cave portraying life and times of Buddha. Overnight stay in Sigiriya..

DAY 03

Sigiriya

After breakfast drive to Sigiriya visiting marvelous Lion Rock which was built by King Kashapa in the 5th century A.D. The site has complex of buildings including the Royal Palace, a fortified town and mysterious water pond system. Observe famous and attractive fresco paintings. Join for an Elephant ride in the afternoon. Relax the night in Sigiriya.

DAY 04

Sigiriya-Kandy

After breakfast drive to Kandy visiting Matale visiting the Hindu temple and the Aluwiharaya Temple on the way. This is the historic location where the Pali Canon was engraved in text on Ola (palm) leaves. At Aluwiharaya site you can observe monastery caves, some of with fine frescoes. Resting the night in Kandy.

DAY 05

Kandy

After breakfast explore Kandy the centre of the Buddhist faith for ages. Visit the sacred Temple of the Tooth. Then visit the popular Peradeniya Botanical Garden where there collection of 4,000 species of exotic and indigenous medicinal plants and ornamental plants. Observe a cultural dance show in the evening. A blissful night sleep awaits in in Kandy.

DAY 06

Kandy-Nuwara Eliya-Ella

After breakfast travel to central highlands of Sri Lanka which famous for finest tea Plantations. Observe ever flowing water falls on the way. See the tea plantations and visit a preserved tea factory that has Colonial British architecture. Ayurveda massages are available. Calm night at Ella.

DAY 07

Ella-Tissamaharama

After breakfast drive to Tissamaharama observing the waterfalls streaming through majestic hills. Then see the Buduruwagala (stone images of the Buddha) which is one of the most sacred sites located within a rocky clearing of the dry zone forest. Forest is populated by unique colorful birds and butterflies. In the afternoon enjoy a wild safari trip in Yala National Park. It’s the most popular wildlife park in Sri Lanka and where you can see most of the animals’ unique to Sri Lanka. Relaxing night at Tissamaharama.

DAY 08

Tissamaharama- Mirissa

After tasty breakfast proceed to Mirissa. Enjoy the afternoon on pleasing sandy beach of Mirissa. Enjoy a Tranquil night at Mirissa.

DAY 09

Mirissa

After a fine breakfast In the morning go for whale watching. Come back to the hotel for a relaxing evening on white sand beach. Blissful night in Mirissa.

DAY 10

Mirissa- Galle

Start the day with an energetic breakfast then travel to Galle and on the way visit the Weligama stem fishing. An attraction unique to Sri Lanka and then visit Dondra lighthouse. In the afternoon visit the Galle Fort which is a well preserved fortified city built originally by the Dutch. Lovely Night at Galle.

DAY 11

Galle-Colombo

Rich morning breakfast and drive to Colombo visiting the turtle hatchery and Mithiygoda moon stone mine. Afternoon lovely shopping tour in Colombo. Relaxing night in Colombo before your way back.

DAY 12

Colombo-airport

Drive to airport to meet your flight ending a remarkable holiday.

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