Cultural Heritage Tour in Sri Lanka

10 Days

On this 10 days Sri Lanka Tour, you’ll visit around the country covering great distance, as you visit many of highlights such as great Historical Sites, most Scenic Hill Country side with Trekking, Wildlife Safari at Yala National Park, some of Traditional and Cultural Activities.

Day 01 – Arrival – Anuradhapura Tour

After the arrival you will meet Our Serendivus Representative at the airport arrival lobby.

Transfer to Anuradhapura

Sri Maha Bodhi, Ruwanwelisaya, Thuparamaya, Lovamahapaya, Abhayagiriya, Jetavanaramaya, Mirisawetiya, Lankaramaya

Overnight Stay at The Hotel In  Anuradhapura

 

Day 02 – Polonnaruwa Tour – Leisure in Hotel

Transfer to Polonnaruwa Tour

Visit Polonnaruwa the second capital of Sri Lanka from 1017 A.D to 1235 A.D. Polonnaruwa is also a UNESCO world heritage city. You will be able to see the ruins of Royal Palace king Parakramabahu, Audience Hall, the statue of king Parakramabahu, Watadage, the Galpotha,

Parakrama Samudraya (Sea of Parakrama) which was built by King Parakramabahu, covers an area of 5940 acres and the elegant Lotus pond was built in 12th century.

Dinner and Overnight Stay at Habarana

 

Day 03 – Sigiriya Rock – Dambulla Rock Temple – Spice Garden – Temple of Tooth – Cultural Show Breakfast at Hotel

Breakfast at Hotel

Climb the citadel of Sigiriya Rock Fortress which was built in 5th century. Sigiriya is treated as one of the most remarkable creations in the world, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). Path through the gardens along Stone stairways come to the Lion Gate. Only the rock carving and the brick structure is evident today of the lion’s mouth through which millions of people have walked to admire the beauty of this magnificent citadel.

The landscaped gardens around Sigiriya consist ot water gardens, boulder gardens and terraced gardens. The usual approach to the rock is through the western (and most elaborate) gate. This takes you through beautiful symmetrical water gardens, which extend from the western foot of the rock; bathing pools, little islands with pavilions that were used as dry season palaces, and trees frame the approach to the rock.

Visit, Dambulla Rock Temple

Dambulla Rock Cave Temple was built by King Walagambahu during the 1st Century B.C. Dambulla is a UENESCO world heritage site. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding and the paintings are done on the ceiling. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of god and goddess.

Visit Spice Garden Visit a spice garden to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. Clients will be able to see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed. Witness Cookery demonstrations as well.

Transfer to Kandy

Evening Cultural Show thereafter witness a cultural show (Kandy dance)

Dinner and Overnight Stay at Kandy

 

Day 04 – Kandy City Tour – Tea Factory & Tea Plantation – Water Falls – Hill Station Leisure – Nuwara Eliya

Breakfast at Hotel

Kandy city tour

Place to visit: Kandy town and bazaar, the arts and crafts center and a gem museum and lapidary. Gem Museum / Gem Mining / Gem cutting centers

Transfer to Nuwara Eliya

 

Nuwara Eliya is located at the heart of the hill country 6182 feet above from the sea level. It is still very much like an old English town with styled Bungalows and buildings. The cool calm climate, gorges rolling tea plantation which makes the best “Ceylon tea” and the breathtaking beautiful waterfalls makes Nuwara Eliya one of the most beautiful town in the world.

Dinner and Overnight Stay at Nuwara Eliya

 

Day 05 – Horton Plains – World’s End – Waterfalls – Nuwara Eliya

Transfer to Horton Plains (Around 5.00am)

HORTON PLAINS NATIONAL PARK, Sri Lanka is undoubtedly one of the world’s best nature reserves and eco tourism venues. Spanning approximately 10,000 hectares the park is also home to a wide variety of flora.

Besides in this gorgeous town you can see lots of England-style architecture as well as pink post office.(this is optional for youth explore if you like)

Stay at Nuwara Eliya

 

Day 06 – Nuwara Eliya – Ella (B/D)

Ella is one of the most famous places in the tropical island Sri Lanka. It’s well-known for many reasons; but primly, the natural paradise around the location and tourist town there that becomes party central once dusk falls. Adam’s Peak in Sri Lanka is one of the tallest peaks of the country standing at 2243m. Ella Rock lies just a little further from Little Adam’s peak; and hiking to it will require a guide as well Ravana Ella as the locals call the Ravana Waterfalls can be hiked to or be traveled to in a vehicle. It’s 6km from the Ella town and just off the main road. This beautiful and dangerous waterfall is approximately 25m and has a legend surrounding it.

we arrange most beautiful train ride in Sri Lanka From Nanuoya to Ella. (2 hours and 30 mins)

Day 07 – Ella  – Yala Safari

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to Tissamaharama. Dinner and overnight stay at Tissamaharama hotel

 

Evening Safari in Yala Park

Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. Actually it consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public; and also adjoining parks. The blocks have individual names also, like Ruhuna National Park for the (best known) block 1 and Kumana National Park or ‘Yala East’ for the adjoining area. It is situated in the southeast region of the country.

Dinner and Overnight Stay at Yala

 

 

Day 08 – Visit Mirissa Fishing Village – Visit Stick Fishing – Koggala Beach Leisure

Breakfast at the hotel

Visit, Mirissa Stick Fishing Village

Leisure at Beach

Overnight Stay at Koggala

 

Day 09 – Galle City Tour – Hikkaduwa – Turtle Farm – Moonstone Mine – Madu River Boat Ride – Colombo

Breakfast at the hotel

Dutch Fort: Portuguese built the first fort to withstand attack from the Sri Lankan kingdoms to the north. The Dutch entrance to the fort with it VOC with 1669 carved in the inner archway is still in use.

Dutch Museum: For a peep into life in the days of the Dutch East India Company, look into this small museum at 31 Leynbaan Street.

Overnight stay @ hotel Koggala or Unawatuna

Coral Reef Watching (Optional)

Hikkaduwa coral reef is a typical shallow fringing reef with an average depth of around 5 meters (16 ft). The coral reef reduces the coastal erosion and forms a natural breakwater. The coast of the national park extends four km. Generally the coast is narrow, ranging from 5-50 m according to the climatic conditions of the year. Scuba diving is a popular recreation here

Turtle Farm

Transfer to Colombo

DINNER & OVER NIGHT STAY AT COLOMBO

 

Day 10 – Colombo City Tour – Shopping – Drop to the Airport

Breakfast at the hotel

Processed Colombo City Tour

City tour of Colombo. Colombo like many capital cities in developing countries is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood. Yet, in some parts, the old world charm is retained. For example, there is a 100-year-old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings.

Transfer to Departure

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Sri Lanka.
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