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9 Days Culture tour itinerary for sri-lanka: Rejoice With Historical & Interesting Places Of This Island Nation

Sigiriya, Dambulla, Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Galle, Colombo, Katunayake, Hikkaduwa, Minneriya National Park, Habarana

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Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress to see the pleasure gardens and the ruined palace of King Kassapa. Discover the mountain village and stunning scenery on a full-day hiking tour; visit Minneriya for an afternoon jeep safari and Dambulla Cave Temple. 

DAY 01

Colombo International Airport

  • Arrive at Colombo International Airport and meet with our representative at the arrival lounge.

  • Transfer to the capital city Colombo – 1 hour drive approximately.

Overnight stay in Colombo

DAY 02

HABARANA

  • Proceed on an excursion to Habarana after an early breakfast.

  • Visit the Minneriya National Park for afternoon jeep safari and proceed back to the hotel in Sigiriya.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Sigiriya

DAY 03

SIGIRIYA/DAMBULLA

  • Proceed to Sigiriya in the morning.

  • Visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress en-route.

  • Do sightseeing in Sigiriya Village.

  • Visit the Dambulla Cave Temple after lunch.

  • Leave for Kandy after sightseeing Dambulla City.

  • Explore a spice garden en-route.

  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy city which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Overnight stay in the hotel in Kandy.

DAY 04

kANDY

Visit the following attraction places in Kandy after breakfast:

  • The Sacred Temple of the Tooth, Buddhist temples, and Hindu shrines

  • Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Statue

  • Kandy View Point, Peradeniya Botanic Gardens, and Kandyan dancing show.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy

DAY 05

Nuwaraelliya

  • Leave for Nuwara Eliya, the heart of the tea country in the morning. Misty mountains and Emerald Tea gardens.

  • Proceed to Nuwara Eliya through Ramboda pass, beautiful scenery 6128  feet above sea level, tea carpeted hills and high country vegetation mist-covered hills and cascading waterfalls. Ramboda waterfall (329 Feet), Macwood’s Tea Factory & Tea centre are on the way.

  • Visit the Strawberry Farms, Nuwara Eliya Golf Club, and more sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya.

  • Eat lunch in Nuwara Eliya.

  • Head to the Hakkgala Botanical Gardens. Hakgala Gardens are famous for its rose collection and fernery. There are over 10,000 species of flora and during the spring season in Nuwara Eliya thousands of visitors come to see the blooms here.

  • Spend rest of the day leisurely. The average annual temperature varies between 11-20 C.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya

DAY 06

Ella

  • Leave for Ella in the morning.

  • Discover the mountain village and stunning scenery on a full-day hiking tour to Ella.

  • Experience Ella Gap from the top of both Ella Rock and Little Adams Peak and visit 9 Arch Bridge, one of the iconic bridges in Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Ella.

DAY 07

galle /Hikkaduwa

  • Leave for Galle, the 17th century Dutch fortified city in the morning.

  • Enjoy sightseeing in Galle.

  • Proceed to Hikkaduwa afternoon after lunch. Hikkaduwa is a small coastal town in the south situated 99 km south of Colombo. Hikkaduwa's beach and nightlife make it a popular tourist destination. It is a well-known international destination for board-surfing. Hikkaduwa Coral Sanctuary - located a few hundred metres offshore can be viewed through Glass Bottomed Boats. The sanctuary has approximately seventy varieties of multi-coloured corals.

  • Spend rest of the day leisurely.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Hikkaduwa

DAY 08

HIKKADUWA

  • Spend the day leisurely in  Hikkaduwa Beach. This is a lovely sandy beach with plenty of nice reasonably priced bars and restaurants, but, the ocean waves are invariably big, hence the surfing; there is a reef 6 meters out to sea along most of the beach and just a few areas where it is safe to walk out the undertow is powerful and the waves are big, not suitable for toddlers!

Overnight stay at the hotel in Hikkaduwa

DAY 09

COLOMBO

  • Leave for Colombo in the morning. A popular tourist destination and commercial capital of Sri Lanka which continued to grow under the Dutch & British; Dutch architecture is very much evident in the Fort & Pettah.

  • Visit the historical & interesting places on this tour such as a lighthouse in the middle of the city, Galle Face Green, Old Dutch Hospital, Gangaramaya Temple, National Museum, National Art Gallery, The Craft Village, Zoological Gardens, Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya, the famous Cricket Club, nightclubs and casinos if interested and if keen visit Colombo Golf Club and many more places if time permits.

  • Return to the airport for the departure flight.

  • 700 USD Per Group
  • Private A/C car with English speaking driver

  • Drinking water

  • All parking fees, airport entrance fees, and Government taxes

  • Driver's fee, meals & accommodation

  • Gasoline for the entire tour

  • Hotel accommodation

  • Meals

  • All the mentioned activities and park entrance fees

  • Sri Lanka Tour - 7 nights

  • Visit the Minneriya National Park for afternoon jeep safari.

  • Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress to see the pleasure gardens and the ruined palace of King Kassapa.

  • Visit Dambulla Cave Temple.

  • Visit the attraction places in Kandy.

  • Proceed to Nuwara Eliya through Ramboda pass, beautiful scenery 6128 feet above sea level.

  • Discover the mountain village and stunning scenery on a full-day hiking tour to Ella.

  • Beach Stay at Hikkaduwa, leave for Colombo City tour, and return to the airport for departure flight.

Sigiriya, Dambulla, Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Galle, Colombo, Katunayake, Hikkaduwa, Minneriya National Park, Habarana

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