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6-Day Sri-Lanka Tour From Sigiriya To Colombo Via Kandy
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Culture, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    6 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English, French, Russian, Tamil, Thai

Description

Head out to visit the rock fortress and its 'Heavenly Maidens', Cave Temple, Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Mt. Pidurutalagala, tea plantation & factory, Temple of the Tooth Relic, and more. With the help of an English-speaking Sri Lankan tour guide, have the time of life in this fun-filled 6-day tour through the highlights and cities of Sri-Lanka!

Highlights
  • Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, an ancient rock fortress
  • Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy and Dambulla Caves
  • Walk across the Tea Plantations in Nuwara Eliya and Peradeniya Botanical Garden
  • See the 100-year-old clock in Colombo
  • Day 1- Airport/Sigiriya (152 Kms/4 hrs) expand_more
    • On arrival, meet the representative and go from the airport to Sigiriya. 
    • Overnight stay at Sigiriya/Dambulla/Kandalama.
  • Day 2- Sigiriya expand_more
    • Enjoy breakfast at a hotel in Sigiriya.

    • Climb Sigiriya rock fortress, a world heritage site, constructed by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD) in the 5th century. The 'Lion Rock' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the cleanse forest. The rock was the innermost hold of the 70 hectares equipped town. See a moat, rampart and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. 

    • Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya, which are in a protected pocket of the rock approached by a curved stairway. These frescoes are painted in earth pigments on plaster.

    Overnight stay at Sigiriya/Dambulla/Kandalama.



  • Day 3- Sigiriya/Dambulla/Matale/Kandy (90 Kms/4 Hrs) expand_more
    • Have breakfast at a hotel in Sigiriya. 

    • Transfer from Sigiriya to Dambulla. King Walagambahu constructed Dambulla rock temple in the 1st century B.C. and it is a World Heritage Site. It is the most impressive of Sri Lanka's cave temples. The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of paintings found globally. It contains over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 meters. 

    • Journey from Dambulla to Matale. 

    • Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is well known. Learn how some of these spices are grown and processed.

    • Witness a Cookery show. 

    • Proceed from Matale to Kandy. 

    Overnight stay at Kandy.

  • Day 4- Kandy/Peradeniya/Tea Plantation/Nuwara Eliya (77 Kms/3 hrs) expand_more
    • Consume breakfast at a hotel in Kandy. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site. The name "Kandy" conjures visions of splendour and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions, and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. 
    • See the Kandy Lake, which was constructed by the last Sinhala king, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. 
    • Visit the Kandy town and bazaar, the arts and crafts centre, a gem museum and a lapidary. 
    • Explore the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy. 
    • Transfer from Kandy to Peradeniya Botanical Garden, first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and extended by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides a wonderful greenish diversity of trees, plants, and flowers.
    • Visit Mackwoods tea factory, located in Sri Lanka's highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet).
    • Travel from Tea Plantation to Nuwara Eliya. It is a refreshing mountain climate and panorama and Sri Lanka's most well-known hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country producing a major share of the world s best tea. Sri Lanka's highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia.

    Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

  • Day 5- Nuwara Eliya/Kitulgala/Colombo expand_more
    • Eat breakfast at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya. 

    • Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Kitulgala. 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. On the hill above this town, a primitive cave was recently discovered containing large middens of shells from some unknown heritage civilization. 

    • Head out from Kitulgala to Colombo. 

    Overnight stay at Colombo.

  • Day 6- Colombo/Airport (40 Kms/1 Hr) expand_more
    • Consume breakfast at a hotel in Kandy. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site. The name "Kandy" conjures visions of splendour and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions, and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. The Kandy Lake was constructed by the last Sinhala king, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. 
    • Visit the Kandy town and bazaar, the arts and crafts centre, a gem museum and a lapidary. 
    • Explore the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy. 
    • Transfer from Kandy to Peradeniya Botanical Garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was extended by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides a wonderful greenish diversity of trees, plants, and flowers.
    • Visit Mackwoods tea factory, Sri Lanka's highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet).
    • Travel from Tea Plantation to Nuwara Eliya, Visit Nuwara Eliya, which is a refreshing mountain climate and panorama, is Sri Lanka's most well-known hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country producing a major share of the world s best tea. Sri Lanka's highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia.

    Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

What's Included
  • Accommodation in a standard room on a 3-star Hotel twin sharing basis

  • Meals as per program

  • Transportation by air-conditioned car or van as per program

  • Service of English-speaking Sri Lankan tour guide

  • One bottle of mineral water per person per day

What's Excluded
  • Temple of the Tooth Relic Kandy- USD 10

  • National Museum Kandy- USD 12

  • Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya- USD 13

  • Ancient City of Sigiriya- USD 30

  • Dambulla cave temples- USD 15

  • Horton Plains- USD 20

  • Kandy Dance Show (dance show in Kandy)- USD05

  • Dehiwala Zoo- USD20

  • Hot Air Ballooning (Ballooning)- USD300

  • Boat Ride (Bentota) (Safari on the boat)- USD20

  • White Water Rafting (Rafting Kelaniya)- USD35

  • Diving in Hikkaduwa (dive instructor in Hikkaduwa)- USD65

  • Sea Fishing in Negombo (sea fishing with a professional)- USD50

  • Perahera, Cricket, Season and Peak supplement are not included.

  • Lunch and dinner throughout trip 

  • Video and camera permits

  • Expenses of a personal nature

Know before you go
  • Hotel rooms depend on the availability of travel time.

  • Price calculated by the currency exchange issued by Sri Lanka central bank will be changed due to government rules and regulations.

  • Cost for entrance places will be changed as per government rules.

  • Child Policy:-

    • A child between 2- 12 years sharing with 2 adults with an extra bed will be charged at 70% per person sharing double rate.

    • Child between 2- 12 years without an extra bed, will be charged at 50% per person sharing double rate.

    • Child below 2 years will be complimentary.

    • Peak season supplements are not applicable.

  • Details of Cancellation Charges: If booking Cancelled before

    • 15 days – 10 % of the tour cost.

    • 7 days - 50 % of the tour cost.

    • 5 days - 100 % of the tour cost.

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

USD 465.00 / person

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