One of our professional English speaking chauffeur will warmly welcome you at the arrival of Bandaranayake International Airport or your hotel and transfer to neighboring city of Negombo. Depending on the time of the day in which you have arrived, you may have time to go on a Muthurajawela boat ride. Overnight stay at Negombo.
Located at the mouth of the Negombo lagoon, the major beach resort in the West Coast is Negombo. The wide sandy beaches and the safe sea are the main attractions of Negombo. Negombo, more affectionately known as the “Little Rome”, is home to some of the oldest churches in Sri Lanka.
The Negombo Lagoon covers an area of 3164 hectares. It is situated some 40 km north of Colombo. The Lagoon is part of the much larger Muthurawajawela Marsh and Negombo Lagoon coastal wetland. Apart from the single narrow opening to the sea at its northern end, the water depth within the lagoon is less than 2 m.
Second day morning, we will leave to Sigiriya. En route you will visit Dambulla Cave Temple, which is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex of Sri Lanka. In the evening rest and relax at the hotel. Optionally, you can have look and get srilankan Traditional Ayurveda Herbal body massage. Overnight stay at Habarana. On day three, explored Sigiriya Rock Fortress in the morning. After that enjoy the Sigiriya typical village experience tour with some activities (Traditional Bullock Cart Ride, Canoe Ride, visit chena cultivation). Overnight Stay in Habarana.
Dambulla Cave Temple
Dambulla is a heritage site of the Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka. The significant heritage here is the five caves of living rock with murals and sculptures. The pre-Brahmi inscriptions belonging to the third century BC and the murals of the eighteenth century reflect human activities over a long period. In 1991, this was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO.
Sigiriya Rock Fortress
The rock fortress of Sigiriya, considered as the eighth wonder of the ancient world, was built by king Kassapa in the 5th century A.D and was royal citadel for more than one year. It is a complex of buildings, part-royal palace, and part fortified town, and water gardens on par with the best in the ancient world, constitute a magnificent and unique architectural feat of the ancient Sinhalese. Sigiriya was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982.
On day 04 morning, proceeds to Kandy, the cultural capital of Sri Lanka. Upon check-in at the hotel, spend some relaxing time. Then you will obtain blessings at the world famous “Temple of the Tooth Relic”. In the evening enjoy a cultural show of Kandyans. Overnight stay in Kandy. On next day morning you will visit Royal Botanical Garden Peradeniya. In the evening you can rest and relax.
Temple of Tooth Relic
The Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a major attraction in Kandy city. It was built within the royal palace complex which houses the tooth relic of the Buddha, a tooth, which is venerated by Buddhists. The relic has played an important role in the local politics since ancient times. Kandy was the capital of the Sinhalese Kings from 1592 to 1815, fortified by the terrain of the mountains and the difficult approach. The city is a world heritage site declared by UNESCO, in part due to the temple.
Royal Botanical Garden
Royal Botanical Garden is the largest botanical garden in the country. It is renowned for its collection of a variety of orchids. It includes more than 4000 species of plants, including of orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Attached to it is the National Herbarium of Sri Lanka. The total area of the botanical garden is 147 acres (0.59 km2), at 460 meters above sea level, and with a 200-day annual rainfall.
Kandy is the cultural capital of Sri Lanka. The Kandy Dance cultural show is one of the most famous evening events in this city of heritage Kandy. This spontaneous event upheld the Sri Lankan Folk-lore dance which prevailed from the history. It shows the uniqueness of the Sri Lankan dance performances and the drummers who are very unique to Sri Lanka. As the final event in the Cultural show, walking on fire is done with the everlasting faith towards the god.
After breakfast leave for breathtaking town of Nuwara Eliya, to enjoy the beauty of tea plantation, water falls, flowers, and villagers. En route you can visit Ramboda Waterfall. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya, known as the garden city of Asia for its hills, valleys and waterfalls, is 6,182 feet above sea level and is situated at the foot of Mount Pidurutalagala, Sri Lanka’s highest peak. Set in the heart of tea-country, this beautiful town is where the British succeeded in creating an English countryside, with homes in styles from Georgian to Queen Anne. Well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, and the famous golf course and beautiful parks given the place an air of real nostalgia.
Next day morning, you can join with a train tour from Nanu Oya to Ella, the most scenic railway track in Sri Lanka. Evening leisure and Overnight stay in Ella. During the next day on Ella expect to climb "Little Adams peak" a tremendous destination with breathtaking views. Then visit nine arch bridge in the evening. Overnight stay in Ella.
Train Tour from Ella to Nanu Oya
Sri Lanka is a beautiful country that’s ideal for train trips. Ella to Nanu Oya is the most popular Railway track among the tourists as this goes through the Tea Plantation and most scenic landscapes in the Sri Lanka’s Hill Country. This is a very scenic Train Journey in the world.
Little Adam`s Peak
Ella is a hiking hotspot in the mountain country of Sri Lanka. Some of the views from hikes in Ella are phenomenal with the region well known for its tea plantations and spectacular mountain ranges. To enjoy some of the best views without needing to hike for hours, Little Adam’s Peak is the perfect trek, especially for an unforgettable sunset.
Nine Arch Bridge
The magnificent Nine Arch Bridge, located between Ella and Demodara station is one of the awe-inspiring engineering marvels of the early 20th century. This bridge, which is almost 100 years old, has been built with blocks of stone and cement without any strengthening iron or concrete. The giant arches take the bridge on a curved path to link to mountains. The Bridge was commissioned in 1921 under the British Government. The Bridge was commissioned in 1921 under the British Government.
After Breakfast, you will be driven to Yala. En-route to yala, visit Ravana Waterfall and Buduruwagala Temple. Afternoon enjoy the jeep safari at Yala National Park. Overnight stay in Yala.
Ravana Falls is one of the must visit in Ella. It currently ranks as one of the widest falls in the country. This waterfall measures approximately 25 m (82 ft) in high and cascade from an oval-shaped concave rock outcrop. The falls have been named after the legendary king Ravana, which is connected to the famous Indian epic, the Ramayana.
Yala National Park
Yala National Park, the second largest National Park in the country. Yala National Park is renowned for the variety of its wildlife and its fine coastline (with associated coral reefs). But the key highlight here is the Sri Lankan Leopard. Yala National Park has the highest density of leopards living in the wild. Yala National Park also boasts a large number of important cultural ruins, bearing testimony to earlier civilizations and indicating that much of the area used to be populated and well developed.
Buduruwagala is an ancient Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka. The complex consists of seven statues and belongs to the Mahayana school of thought. Those are grouped into three sections and there is a large statue of Lord Buddha in the middle. It has a height of about 50 feet. The statues date back to the 10th century.
Last day of the tour you will be driven to Colombo and exploring the Colombo city further with doing some shopping. After that, you will be transferred to your hotel or Colombo International Airport for departure.
Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka, is an interesting blend of the varying influences, it has seen for more than 600 years. Its importance as a trading port increased after the arrival of Portuguese to the island in the early 16th century. Colombo is the most attractive place for shopping in Sri Lanka and you can find high value jewelries, gems and quality garments at a reasonable price.