HIGHLIGHTSSigriya Fort | Dambulla Cave Temples | Galle Fort
DURATION10 Days | 09 Nights
DEPATURESDaily on Private basis
PRICE FROMAUD 2965 per person - Superior Category | AUD 5067 per person - Deluxe Category (Private departure - based on 2 passengers) | Valid for travel from 01st Jan'18 to 30th Apr'18
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
- Transportation in an Air Conditioned Car.
- Services of an English speaking Chauffeur guide.
- Entrance fees at all monuments.
- Boat cruise at Madu River.
Explore the delights of this magical island at a gentle pace right in the heart of the Cultural Triangle. Here, delve deep into the past of ancient Sri Lanka to find sacred monuments, magnificent palaces, recumbent Buddhas, ruined temples and entire lost cities. Be enchanted by the fascinating cultural heritage with journeying through beautiful scenery.
Day 1 : Colombo
Arrive in Colombo where you will be greeted, transferred to your hotel and assisted with check in.
Day 2 : Colombo
Free morning, this afternoon visit Colombo. Highlight places of visit include, the Independence Square, and Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Town Hall and Parliament
Day 3 : Colombo – Sigriya – 148 kms – 4 hrs drive
This morning drive to Sigriya en route visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. The best time to visit is the feeding time and the bathing time; when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.
Day 4 : Sigriya
This morning visit and climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress home to the 5th Century ‘Fortress in the Sky’ which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as the Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the fortress. Visit would also be made to Polonnaruwa the capital of Sri Lanka from 11-13 century.
Day 5 : Sigriya – Kandy – 72 kms – 2 hrs drive
Drive to Kandy this morning en route visit the Rock Temple, the finest cave temple in Sri Lanka. The complex of 5 caves with over 2000 sq meters of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of cave paintings found in the world. During the afternoon visit the Temple of the tooth relic followed by a show featuring traditional Sri Lanka dance performances.
Day 6 : Kandy
Visit Kandy this morning the hill capital. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism influence in Sri Lanka. This afternoon enjoy a visit to Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, featuring 150 acres of the most amazing flowers, trees and landscaped gardens.
Day 7 : Kandy – Nuwara Eliya – 77 kms – 2 hrs drive
Enjoy the scenic drive today to the tea garden region of Nuwara Eliya. Late afternoon visit Nuwara Eliya with visits to the local market.
Day 8 : Nuwara Eliya – Galle – 250 kms – 6 hrs drive
This morning transfer to Galle. Free afternoon.
Day 9 : Galle
This morning visit Galle. Afternoon visit to Balapitiya for a boat ride at Madu River which will take you to various islands and visit the Turtle hatchery at Kosgoda. Highlight places of visit include the Galle Fort, Cinnamon Island, Temple Island and Birds Island.
Day 10: Depart Colombo
This morning you will be transferred to Colombo airport for your flight to onward destination.
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