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14 Days Culture tour itinerary for sri-lanka: Head For Cultural Expedition In Sri Lanka

Anuradhapura, Ella, Galle, Habarana, Kandy, Mirissa, Negombo, Nuwara Eliya, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Tissamaharama

Archeology
Archeology Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
Camping
Camping Tour

Take an extensive tour of Sri Lanka, the coastal paradise filled with astonishing discoveries, at every nook and cranny. Take this enchanting journey across mountains and beaches, in order to experience the Ceylonese Paradise.

DAY 01

1st Day - Night @ Negambo

  • Get picked up from the Colombo Bandaranayake International Airport.

  • Drive to Negombo hotel.

DAY 02

2nd Day - Night @ Habarana

  • After breakfast, head to the fresh fish market called " Lellama ". (30 mins)

  • Drive for 3 hours to Habarana. (3 hrs)

  • Head for lunch, consisting of Sri Lankan traditional Rice & Curry.

  • Head for a Jeep safari, in the Minneriya National Park.(3 hrs)

DAY 03

3rd Day - Night @ Habarana

  • After breakfast, drive to the Sigiriya fortress. (15 mins)

  • Head back to the hotel for rest and continue the drive to Dambulla. (30 mins)

  • Climb up to the Dambulla cave temple.

DAY 04

4th Day - Night @ Habarana

  • Drive to the 1st capital city of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura. (1.30 hrs)

  • After, head for lunch and drive back to Sigiriya. ( 2.30 hours)


DAY 05

5th Day - Night @ Habarana

  • After breakfast, drive for to Polonnaruwa, an archeological hub. (1 hr)

  • On the way back, head for a  Sri lankan rice and curry lunch.

  • Head for a Sri Lankan traditional Ayurveda oil massage, for relaxing.

DAY 06

6th Day - Night @ Kandy

  • After breakfast, drive to the Herbal Spice Garden, to come across different kinds of herbal plants and the procedure to make traditional ayurvedic oil. (1 hr)

  • Head for lunch in the Herbal village restaurant.

  • Drive to very a colourful Hindu temple and south Asia highest Hindu temple. (1 hr + 20 mins)

  • Drive to Kandy and you can see the longest river in Sri Lanka (1 hr) 

  • Head for a traditional culture Kandyan dance show.

DAY 07

7th Day - Night @ Kandy

  • After breakfast, drive to the elephant foundation and get an opportunity to bathe the elephant. ( 1 hr)

  • Visit the elephant museum and indulge elephant riding.

  • Head back to Kandy, to spend time in the botanical garden. ( 1 hr)

  • Drive to the batik factory and gems museum workshop.

  • Drive to Tooth relic temple and explore. (1 hr)

  • Walk around the Kandy lake, visiting the Buddha statue, Old Suspension Bridge, Second world war cemetery, Upper lake viewpoint.

  • Have dinner in Kandy viewpoint and head back.


DAY 08

8th Day - Night @ Nuwara Eliya

  • Drive to the tea plantation and gather a tea making experience. Walk around the plantation. (1.30 hrs + 1.30 hrs)

  • Head for the Ramboda waterfalls and others.

  • Have lunch in the"Little England", Nuwara Eliya.

  • Relax back in the hill country.


DAY 09

9th Day - Night @ Ella

  • Embark on a train journey to Ella from Nanu Oya. (1.30 hrs)

  • Head for lunch in the Ella restaurant.

  • Visit Little Adams peak. (20 mins)

  • Relax back in the hill country.

DAY 10

10th Day - Night @ Tissamaharamaya

  • After breakfast,  drive to Buduruwagala, on the way to Tissa. (45 mins)

  • Drive to Yala. ( 1.30 hrs)

  • Have lunch and head for a jeep safari. (Choose your accommodation luxury camping site or Hotels)( 3hrs)

DAY 11

11th Day - Night @ Tangalle

  •  After breakfast, drive to Medaketiya, where you can relax without the interference of a crowd. (2.5 hrs)

DAY 12

12th Day - Night @ Mirissa

  • After lunch, head to Mirissa beach.

DAY 13

13th Day - Night @ galle

  • At around 6 am, drive to the harbour, with the breakfast packs.

  • Get on the boat, for a session of whale viewing. ( 20 mins)

  • Visit Galle fort and relax on the Unawatuna beach.

DAY 14

14th Day - Drive to Airport

  • Drive to Colombo by highway road and head for sightseeing. (1/2 hrs) 

  • Drive to the airport.

  • 48 USD Per Adult
  • Accommodation with breakfast.

  • Transport with air conditioning car / van, for 2 or more people.

  • English speaking driver.

  • Driver accommodation.

  • Fuel.

  • Parking fees.

  • All government taxes and VAT.

  • Guest lunch/dinner meals & beverage charges.

  • Entrance fees for all sites as per given itinerary.

  • Safari tickets, fees for whale watching.

  • Tip.


  • Entrance fees:

Archaeological & Historical Sites

Anuradhapura
US$ 25.00

Aukana LKR 500.00
Dambulla LKR 1,500.00
Dalada Maligawa – Kandy US$ 10.00
Isurumuniya LKR 200.00
Kandy Temple LKR 500.00
Mihinthale LKR 250.00
Polonnaruwa US$ 25.00
Sigiriya US$ 30.00
Sri Maha Bodhiya LKR 200.00

National Parks & Gardens

Elephant foundation  LKR
2000.00
Horton Plains US$ 15.00
Minneriya National Park US$ 40.00
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage LKR 2,500.00
Royal Botanical Gardens LKR 1100.00
Udawalwee National Park US$ 40.00
Wilpattu National Park US$ 45.00

Museums & Shows

Colombo National Museum LKR 500.00
Kandy Museum US$ 12.00
Kandyan Dance LKR 1000.00

Anuradhapura, Ella, Galle, Habarana, Kandy, Mirissa, Negombo, Nuwara Eliya, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Tissamaharama

Archeology
Archeology Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
Camping
Camping Tour
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