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Around The Island In Sri Lanka 10 Days
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Safari, Photography, Sightseeing, Wildlife

  • Duration

    10 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Explore the country of Sri Lanka while visiting all the main landmarks and monuments of the major cities. Go to the Tooth Relic Temple in Kandy, visit the sacred city of Anuradhapura, enjoy a performance of Kandyan dance, make your way to the Dalada Maligawa and much more on this 10-day tour.

Highlights
  • Visit the sacred city of Anuradhapura
  • Go to the Thuparamaya, considered to be the first pagoda built in Sri Lanka
  • Stroll through the medieval capital of Polonnaruwa
  • Enjoy a performance of Kandyan dance, and visit the Dalada Maligawa
  • Visit the 26-foot (8-meter) Ravana waterfalls on the way.
  • Go on a Whale and Dolphin watching tour for 3.5- 4 hours
  • Day 1: Colombo to Sigiriya expand_more
    • Land in Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, where you will meet your tour representative and receive a garland of flowers.
    • Proceed to Habarana. 
    • Check-in a hotel at Sigiriya, and enjoy the rest of the day to relax at your leisure. 

    The duration of the travel is 4 hours.

  • Day 2: Anuradhapura to Mihintale expand_more
    • Visit the sacred city of Anuradhapura. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization. The city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the center of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries.
    • Go to the Thuparamaya, considered to be the first pagoda built in Sri Lanka, which enshrines the collarbone of the Lord Buddha. You will visit the Lovamahapaya, also known as the Brazen Palace, between the Ruwanvaliseya and Sri Maha Bodhiya.
    • Make your way to Mihintale, a mountain peak near Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanampiyatissa, which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

    Overnight at the same hotel in Sigiriya. The duration of travel is 6 hours.

  • Day 3: Sigiriya to Polonnaruwa expand_more
    • Visit and climb the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress. 
    • Stroll through the medieval capital of Polonnaruwa. Polonnaruwa is the second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms. The ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned archaeological relic cities in the country, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom’s first rulers and has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

    Overnight at the same hotel in Sigiriya. The duration of travel is 6 hours.

  • Day 4: Dambulla to Kandy expand_more
    • Leave for Kandy. 
    • Stop by Dambulla Rock Cave Temple on the way.
    • Explore a spice garden and a batik factory before arriving in Kandy, where you’ll check in at the hotel. 
    • Enjoy a performance of Kandyan dance, and visit the Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic).

    Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy. The duration of the travel is 5 hours.

  • Day 5: Kandy City Tour & Shopping expand_more
    • Go on a tour of the city of Kandy and enjoy souvenir shopping.

    Overnight at the same hotel in Kandy. The duration of the travel is 4 hours.

  • Day 6: Peradeniya Botanical Garden to Nuwara Eliya expand_more
    • Visit the Royal Botanical Garden before continuing to Nuwara Eliya.
    • Stop at a tea factory en route. Afterwards, visit Victoria Park and Gregory Lake.

    Overnight stay at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya. The duration of the travel is 5 hours.

  • Day 7: Ravana Falls to Yala National Park expand_more
    • Depart for Tissamaharama. 
    • Visit the 26-foot (8-meter) Ravana waterfalls on the way. Check-in at the hotel, and then leave for a Jeep safari in Yala National Park in the mid-afternoon.

    Overnight stay at a hotel in Tissamaharama. The duration of the travel is 8 hours.

  • Day 8: Galle Fort to Mirissa expand_more
    • Transfer to Mirissa. 
    • Visit Hambantota Salterns and the Stilt Fisherman at Weligama en route, followed by the Galle Fort.

    Overnight stay at a hotel in Mirissa. The duration of the travel is 8 hours.

  • Day 9: Mirissa expand_more
    • Go on a Whale and Dolphin watching tour for 3.5- 4 hours. Whale and Dolphin watching in Mirissa are some of the most thrilling water activities in Sri Lanka. The warm waters around Sri Lanka are ideal for spotting blue whales, Bryde´s whales, sperm whales, fin whales, common dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and sometimes killer whales. Spinner dolphins, Risso’s dolphins, and striped dolphins can be seen too.

    Rest of the day leisure at the beach and overnight stay at the same hotel in Mirissa.

  • Day 10: Departure expand_more
    • Depart for Bandaranaike International Airport in time to catch your flight.

    The duration of the travel is 5 hours.

What's Included
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • English-speaking Sri Lankan driver/guide
  • Free Wi-Fi during the whole tour
  • Highway Fees
  • Local insurance for the vehicle
  • Passenger Insurance cover
  • Sri Lanka Tourism board registered license
  • Transport in A/C vehicle (Van & Car)
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Mask
  • Sanitizer
  • Standard accommodation with Half Board
What's Excluded
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Local taxes
  • All entrance fees
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunch
What to bring
  • Passport
  • Tour booking confirmation
Know before you go
  • Necessary actions to prevent the spread of covid-19 will be taken.
Meeting Point

Colombo International Airport (CMB), Canada Friendship Rd, Katunayake, Sri Lanka

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
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USD ---- 1450.00
USD 1450.00 / adult

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