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SRILANKA 5N-6D

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Duration

5 Nights 6 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

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DAY 01: AIRPORT –PINNAWALA – SIGIRIYA – DAMBULLA
DAY 02: SIGIRIYA – DAMBULLA – KANDY
DAY 03: KANDY – NUWARAELIYA
DAY 04: NUWARAELIYA – BENTOTA
DAY 05: BENTOTA – BALAPITIYA – COLOMBO
DAY 06: COLOMBO – AIRPORT

DAY 01: AIRPORT –PINNAWALA – SIGIRIYA - DAMBULLA

Meet on arrival and proceed to Pinnawala (03 hours) Visit Elephant Orphanage Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located atPinnawala village, 13 km northwest of Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. Pinnawala is notable for having the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2011, there were 88 elephants, including 37 males and 51 females from 3 generations, living in Pinnawala.The orphanage was originally founded in order to afford care and protection to many of the orphaned unweaned wild elephants found wandering in and near the forests of Sri Lanka. It was established in 1975 by the Sri Lanka Department of Wildlife Conservation. Breakfast at Sri Lankan Restaurant Transfer from Pinnawala to Sigiriya (03 hours) Check-in to the hotel and in the evening Visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress Sri Lanka's most popular historic site, Sigiriya is the 5th century rock citadel of King Kasyapa. This 200 meters citadel was home to his palace on top of the rock and derives its name as it appears to resemble the outline of a lion from distance. King Kasyapa built his palace and decorated its walls with colorful frescoes which can even be seen today. These frescoes, along with India¿s Ajantha cave frescoes are world renowned for lasting through the ages and their awe-inspiring beauty. When you climb along the side of the rock, about halfway up, you will encounter a gateway that although in ruins, resembles a gigantic lions paw. Today, Sigiriya is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site and remains as one of the best examples of ancient urban planning in Sri Lanka. Overnight stay at hotel in Sigiriya.

DAY 02: SIGIRIYA – DAMBULLA - KANDY

After breakfast at hotel In the morning visit Dambulla Cave Temple. The Dambulla Cave Temple, also known as Jambukola Viharaya is a World Heritage Site and is the largest, preserved cave temple complex in the country. It is believed that King Valahambahu converted these caves into a temple during the 1st century BC. Although there are more than 80 documented caves in the area, the temple itself is spread over five. These caves contain statues and paintings that chronicle Lord Buddha and his life. There are 153 Lord Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan Kings and 4 statues of Gods and goddesses found here. The latter include those of Hindu Gods Vishnu and Ganesh. The murals cover over 2,000 square meters in area. The largest image of Lord Buddha is a carving that spans over 14 meters. Transfer from Dambulla to Kandy (04 hours) En route visit Herbal & Spice Garden at Matale Thereafter Enjoy sightseeing in Kandy The World Heritage Site, Kandy, was the last capital of the Sri Lankan Kings, before the country was brought under British rule in 1815. Famous for its rich heritage and splendour, this magnificent city was last ruled by Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe. The Temple of the Tooth Relic is the most significant highlight of the city along with the Kandy lake, the town and other attractions. Visit the Kandy Town and Bazaar, the arts & crafts center and a gem museum and a lapidary. Overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.

DAY 03: KANDY - NUWARAELIYA

After breakfast at hotel, transfer from Kandy to Nuwaraeliya (03 hours) Enroute Visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Upon your visit you will observe how the quality of tea is graded and also have a walk-through of the manufacturing process. The highlight of your visit will be enjoying the taste of a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Visit Ramboda Waterfall and Snake Waterfall Thereafter enjoy sightseeing in Nuwaraeliya Nuwara Eliya has earned a reputation for itself as a preferred destination in the hill country by tourists and locals alike because of its incredibly cool climate and amazing sceneries. Whilst delighting travellers with its awe-inspiring beauty, Nuwara Eliya is also home to one of the finest 18-hole golf courses in South Asia. This town plays a pivotal role in the world's tea industry as the produce of this region alone accounts for a substantial portion of tea exports. Optional Ramayana tours at free cost

  • Visit Sri Bhaktha Hanuman Temple
  • Visit Sita Amman Temple
  • Visit Gayathri Peetam

Overnight stay at hotel in Nuwaraeliya.

DAY 04: NUWARAELIYA – BENTOTA

After breakfast at hotel, transfer from Nuwaraeliya to Bentota (06 hours) Spend rest of the day leisure at Hotel Overnight stay at hotel in Bentota.

DAY 05: BENTOTA – BALAPITIYA - COLOMBO

After breakfast at hotel, transfer from Bentota to Balapitiya (30mns) Enjoy River Safari Balapitiya is the nearest town to the Maduganga River which is famous for its mangroves and endemic flora and fauna. This little town is renowned for its Ceylon Cinnamon and fishing. Transfer from Balapitiya to Colombo (02 ½ hours) Do a City & Shopping tour of Colombo Colombo is the trade capital of Sri Lanka, and is a city that has undergone rapid changes. While most old buildings have been replaced by new apartments and office buildings, some parts of the city yet retains its old charm. The 100 year old clock tower built by the British and some colonial buildings remain examples. The Independence Square, Nelum Pokuna, Pettah Bazaar and BMICH are some of the main highlights of the city. Colombo also provides ample entertainment in terms of an active night life as well as a shopping experience you'd never forget. Overnight stay at hotel in Colombo.

DAY 06: COLOMBO – AIRPORT

Breakfast at Hotel (Take away breakfasts will arrange depend on the flight time) Transfer from Colombo to Airport for departure (45 minutes)

  • Accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis for 05 nights starting from
  • day 01 breakfast and ending with day 06 breakfast
  • Transportation on private basis as per itinerary
  • Dinner free throughout the stay
  • 500ml X 02 Water Bottle Per person Per Day
  • Service of English Speaking Chauffeur Guide
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • 21 – 30 Aug Kandy Perahera Viewing facilities
  • Covid Insurance
  • PCR cost
  • Driver Tips and portage
  • Any other expenses related to personal nature
  • Airfares & Visas

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