Glimpse Of Heritage & Relaxation – May to October

Tour Schedule : May - October


Special Prices
Silver Package US$ 965
Silver + Gold Package US$ 1,130
Gold Package US$ 1,285

(All the Prices Valid Upto October 2018 Only)
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White water rafting in Kitulgala, enjoy the train ride to hill country go on a trek in Horton plains, visit to the UNESCO protected heritage the last kingdom of Sri Lanka Kandy, Visit the Sigiriya rock fortress and Dambulla rock cave temple. Go on a safari in Minneriya National park and end the tour after a Beach stay in East coast surfing and relaxing.

12 Days / 11 Nights

Colombo | Kithulgala | Nawalapitiya | Nuwara Eliya | Kandy | Sigiriya | Trincomalee | Passikudah | Negombo
Itinerary

Day 01 – Airport – Colombo


  • Arrival at Colombo Airport
  • Check-in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Colombo City Tour – OPTIONAL
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Colombo

Day 02 Colombo – Kithulgala


  • Leave the Hotel after Breakfast and travel to Kithulgala
  • Check in to the Hotel
  • White Water Rafting Other Adventure Sports available in Kithulgala – (OPTIONAL)
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Kithulgala

Day 03 – Kithulgala – Nawalapitiya – Nuwara Eliya

  • Leave the Hotel and proceed to Nawalapitiya Railway Station in time for the Train to Nuwara Eliya
  • Meet the Vehicle at Nanuoya Railway Station, Nuwara Eliya
  • Proceed to Nuwara Eliya Hotel, Check in & refresh
  • Train Journey from Nawalapitiya to Nuwara Eliya [time to be confirmed]
  • Nuwara Eliya City Tour
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Nuwara Eliya

Day 04 – Nuwara Eliya – Kandy


  • Travel to Kandy after morning activities
  • Sightseeing/Activities on the way and in Kandy
  • Trek in Horton Plains National Park
  • Visit a Tea Plantation and Factory, see Waterfalls on the way
  • Visit the Temple of Tooth Relic, Witness a Traditional Cultural Dance Show in Kandy – OPTIONAL
  • Kandy City Tour; Visit the Markets, Gem Museum, etc….
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Kandy

Day 05 – Kandy –Sigiriya


  • Leave the Hotel after Breakfast
  • Travel to Sigiriya, check in to the Hotel
  • Afternoon go on a safari in Minneriya national park
  • Visit Dambulla Rock Caves Temple on the way to Sigiriya
  • Afternoon safari in Minneriya
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Sigiriya

Day 06 – Sigiriya – Trincomalee OR Passikudah


  • Travel to Trincomalee OR Passikudah after morning activities
  • Check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Trincomalee OR Passikudah

Day 7-10 – Trincomalee OR Passikudah


  • Sightseeing/Activities in Trincomalee OR Passikudah
  • City Visit, Water Sports – OPTIONAL
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Trincomalee OR Passikudah

Day 11 – Trincomalee OR Passikudah – Negombo


  • Leave the Hotel after Breakfast and travel to Negombo
  • Check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Negombo City Visit
  • OVERNIGHT STAY : Negombo

Day 12 – Negombo – Airport


  • Leave for the Airport in time for the Departure Flight at Colombo Airport
Detailed Itinerary

  • Meet your Chauffeur Guide at the Airport; proceed to the Hotel, Check in & Relax

  • Leave the Hotel after Breakfast and travel to Kithulgala
  • The Kelani River (the broadest river in Sri Lanka) flowing through Kitulgala was the main location where the Oscar winning movie "Bridge on the River Kwai" was filmed.
  • Go on White Water Rafting at Kithulgala
  • Other Adventure Sports available in Kithulgala – OPTIONAL
  • Stay Night at Kithulgala

  • Proceed to Nawalapitiya [close to Kithulgala] Railway Station in time for the Train to Nuwara Eliya; Enjoy the picturesque journey from your Carriage, the train snaking its way through the mountains through the tea country.
  • Proceed by the Car to Nuwara Eliya; Nuwara Eliya is the land of peace, and silence was called the hill station by the English Tea Planters during the colonial era. This is a very picturesque location almost 1,950 Meters above sea level with its soft English spring climate. Yet you could see nostalgia of the British Colonial era the town is decorated with buildings ranging in style from Georgian to Queen Anne. Parks, Trout Streams, 18 holes Golf Course, in the evening stroll through the city
  • Check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

  • Trek in Horton Plains; Horton Plain is a hauntingly desolate, windswept plateau set at an elevation of over 2000 meters from the sea level. A world apart from rest of Sri Lanka the plains offer excellent trekking including a circular 9 Km walk to the Worlds end, where the hill plunges dramatically for near 1000 m offering marvelous views of to the South.
  • Travel to Kandy; Visit a Tea Plantation & a Factory on the way
  • Visit the Temple of Tooth Relic – OPTIONAL; Temple of Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex which houses the Relic of the tooth of Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy is a UNESCO world heritage site partly due to the temple. Witness the offerings made to the Tooth Relic during the day; Morning offering made at 5.30 am to 7 am. Alms offered before Midday (lunch) at 9.30am-11am.Evening offerings begins at 6.30pm to 8pm
  • Witness a Traditional Cultural Dance Show
  • Go on a City Tour; Visit the Markets, Gem Museum, etc….
  • Stay Overnight in Kandy

  • Leave the Hotel after Breakfast and travel to Sigiriya
  • Visit Dambulla Rock Caves Temple en-route; dating back to the 1st century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Asia. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock.
  • Go on a Safari in Minneriya National Park (Park Open from 2:30pm to 6:00pm); Minneriya National Park is situated in the north-central plains of Sri Lanka, 20 kilometers from Polonnaruwa. Even though it is one of the smallest national parks in the country, covering just 8,889 hectares, it’s a paradise with many natural wonders. The park encompasses the beautiful Minneriya tank, built by King Mahasena (in 3rd century AD). This tank is an incredible place to observe the elephants that come to bathe and graze on the grasses in large numbers as well as the huge flocks of birds (cormorants, painted storks, open-bills, Pelicans and many other species of waders) that come to fish in the shallow waters. Any given day you could see elephants over hundred gathered around the Lake coming to feed on the grass by the lake.
  • Stay Overnight at Sigiriya

  • Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress after an early Breakfast. Take plenty of water and a snack with you.
  • Sigiriya (Lion's Rock) is an ancient Rock Fortress and Palace ruin situated in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures. A popular tourist destination, Sigiriya is also renowned for its ancient paintings (frescos), which are reminiscent of the Ajanta Caves of India. The Sigiriya was built during the reign of King Kassapa I (AD 477– 495), and it is one of the seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka. Sigiriya may have been inhabited through prehistoric times. It was used as a rock-shelter mountain monastery from about the 5th century BC, with caves prepared and donated by devotees to the Buddhist Sangha. According to the chronicles as Mahavamsa the entire complex was built by King Kashyapa, and after the king's death, it was used as a Buddhist monastery until 14th century.
  • Leave for Trincomalee or Passikudah; Check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Night stays at Trincomalee OR Passikudah

  • Leave for Sigiriya after Breakfast.
  • Visit a spice Garden on the way to see many different types of spices Sri Lanka is famous for. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. Visitors may buy spices, traditional remedies and cosmetics, taste an herbal brew and in some venues
  • Visit Dambulla Rock Caves Temple – OPTIONAL en-route; dating back to the 1st century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Asia. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock.
  • Check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Stay Overnight at Sigiriya

  • Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress after an early Breakfast. Take plenty of water and a snack with you. Sigiriya (Lion's Rock) is an ancient Rock Fortress and Palace ruin situated in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures. A popular tourist destination, Sigiriya is also renowned for its ancient paintings (frescos), which are reminiscent of the Ajanta Caves of India. The Sigiriya was built during the reign of King Kassapa I (AD 477– 495), and it is one of the seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka. Sigiriya may have been inhabited through prehistoric times. It was used as a rock-shelter mountain monastery from about the 5th century BC, with caves prepared and donated by devotees to the Buddhist Sangha. According to the chronicles as Mahavamsa the entire complex was built by King Kashyapa, and after the king's death, it was used as a Buddhist monastery until 14th century.
  • Travel to Negombo; Check in to the Hotel & Relax
  • Stay Overnight at Negombo

  • Relax in the Hotel/ City Tour & Shopping in Colombo
  • Leave to the Airport in time for the Flight

Tour Includes
  • Accommodations sharing twin
  • Meals on half board basis (breakfast & dinner)
  • Air-conditioned exclusive transport
  • Entrance fees at locations specified in tour itinerary
  • English speaking chauffeur-guide
  • Meals and accommodation for chauffeur guide
Tour Excludes
  • International airfare
  • Lunch & beverages
  • Expenses of a personal nature (Telephone calls, laundry etc,.)
  • Personal travel and medical insurance
  • Departure airport tax
  • Any supplements hotels may add. Eg: December 31st night supplement, Perahera supplement etc.
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