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6 Days Culture tour itinerary for sri-lanka: Reward Yourself With Unforgettable Lifetime Experience

Bentota, Colombo, Galle, Kalpitiya, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya

Culture Tour
History Tour
Sightseeing Tour

Book this convenient private customized package according to your needs, with transfers and accommodation at great-value price points.  From the lush green tea fields of the hill country, through to the much warmer and blissfully peaceful beaches of the south with old forts, and rich traditions thrown in, this package plans an incredible trip to Sri Lanka.

DAY 01

Arrival - Elephant Orphanage - Spice Garden - Cultural Dance - Kandy

  • Ayubowan !! Welcome to Sri Lanka. You will meet by representatives of Real Lanka at the airport and from there you will be transferred to a hotel in Kandy which will take approx. 3 hours of drive. 

  • Stop at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage on your way to Kandy. The orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. Now it's home to more than sixty elephants.

  • Pause for lunch at the spice garden.

  • Check-in to the hotel.

  • Witness the cultural dance show in Kandy after a couple of hours of rest. 

  • Return to tour hotel and dinner will be served at the hotel.  

DAY 02

Kandy City tour - Tooth Of Relic Temple - Tea Factory - Waterfall - Transfer to Nuwara Eliya

  • After breakfast, you can enjoy a city tour of Kandy with a chance to visit the Tooth of Relic temple in Kandy, the most sacred place for Buddhist in Sri Lanka.

  • Stop at the Bhaktha Hanuman temple in the Ramboda on your drive to Nuwara Eliya. 

  • Witness the famous Ramboda waterfall and sub waterfalls nearby. You can have lunch with the view of the waterfall.

  • Visit the tea factory where you will gain insight into the manufacturing process as well as an opportunity to taste and purchase the different grades of Ceylon Tea in the evening. 

  • End your day in the hotel at Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 03

Nuwara Eliya City Tour - Seetha Amman Temple - Gregory Lake and Park - Hakgala Botanical Garden

Nuwara Eliya, the land of lush tea plantation, majestic peaks and rising waterfalls. 

  • Visit Seetha Amman temple en-route to the Hakgala Botanical Gardens; this prominent temple architecture will not fail to attract your attention. Ancient statues of Rama and Sita can be seen on one side of the temple. The temple today is a modern building with its paintings, statues and pillars decorated with sculptures; all depicting the tale of Rama and Sita. 

DAY 04

Nuwara Eliya to Bentota - Water sport - St.Claire and Devon Waterfalls

  • Proceed to Bentota.

  • Witness St Claire and Devon waterfalls en-route. 

  • Go for optional Kitulgala white water rafting.

  • Continue to Bentota and enjoy its breathtaking sandy beach pretty much transform your dreams and visions of a tropical paradise into an everyday reality. This secluded crescent-shaped beach is the perfect place to sit back and relax.

Overnight stay at hotel in Bentota

DAY 05

Sea Turtle Conservation Center - Madu Ganga River Safari - Galle Fort Walking tour and Sunset

  • After breakfast at the hotel, continue your journey to the more southern site of the country the city of Galle.

  • Stop first at the Sea Turtle Conservation Center. 

  • Try the most famous Madu Ganga river safari in Balapitiya. A boat ride will take around two hours. Madu River is a relatively unspoiled lagoon, and the Maduganga estuary is a 915-hectare complex coastal wetland ecosystem that opens to the Indian Ocean.

  • Take lunch and proceed to Galle Fort where you will undertake the Galle Fort walking tour. You can enjoy the sunset at Galle fort. 

  • End the day after transfer to hotel in Bentota.

DAY 06

Colombo - Departure

  • Proceed to Colombo. A drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined resident Cinnamon Gardens.

  • See which things to do in Colombo take a city tour: visit Gangaramaya temple, admire the Red Mosque, take in the genuine vibe of Pettah Market Colombo, relax at Mount Lavinia beach, take a walk on Galle Face Green, walk around Viharamahadevi Park, be mesmerized by the colourful Sri Kailawasanathan temple, visit the Independence Memorial Hall, Colombo National Museum or go up the Lotus Tower.

  • Transfer to the airport for your departure flight back. 

  • 275 USD Per Adult , 137.50 USD Per Child (* Children under 6 are free and children 6 - 13 are half price.)
  • 05 nights accommodation at the hotels with breakfast and dinner. Lunches served at outside restaurants.

  • Arrival and the departure assistance at the airport and transportation by A/C vehicle on private basis with passenger insurance.

  • Service of the English/Hindi/Tamil speaking chauffeur guide.

  • Complimentary visit to spice gardens/tea factory and gem gallery.

  • Free sim card with data/water bottles/wi-fi

  • All government taxes are included for above all

  • Airfares and visa charges.

  • Sightseeing entrance charges (unless specified).

  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Camera/Video permits, tips, portage, laundry excludes.

  • Any expenses on a private basis.

  • Early check-ins and late checkouts.

  • Anything not mentioned under inclusions.

  • Best of Sri Lanka - 06 Days and 05 Nights Tour

  • From the lush green tea fields of the hill country, through to the much warmer and blissfully peaceful beaches of the south with old forts, and rich traditions thrown in, this package plans an incredible trip to Sri Lanka. Book this convenient 6-day private customized package according to your needs, with transfers and accommodation at great-value price points. This tour will give you an unforgettable lifetime experience.

  • Special Notes: For weather, the best time to visit, selection and timings of the parks and temples, selection of activities discounts, backup routes, any additional information and/or for any other special requirements please contact before travelling.

  • Timezone: Sri Lanka observes the Indian Standard Timezone (IST). There is no daylight saving time clock changes.

  • Hotel Timings: Check-in after 1400 hrs. Check-out time before 1200 hrs, Please inform before if there is need for early check-ins and/or late check-outs.

  • Electrical Adaptor: Sri Lanka uses electricity at 230V.50Hz and has electric outlets in a triangle configuration so advisable to carry an international travel adaptor to avoid any inconvenience.

  • Currency: The official currency of Sri Lanka is the rupee (LKR). You can exchange any major foreign currencies at airport/bank

  • Climate/weather: Sri Lanka has a tropical climate and is always warm. However, it's much cooler in Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Ella thus warm clothes are recommended and Sri Lanka observe two monsoon southwest monsoon May to September rainfalls to southwest part and western side of central mountains, Northeast monsoon season will effect from December to February brings rains to north and northeast part of the country.

  • Temples and Dress Code: As a mark of respect, both genders should cover shoulders and knees when entering a place of worship in Sri Lanka. You are also required to remove shoes and hats and you are not allowed to take photos turning back statue or in front of the statue.

  • For all travellers, valid passport and visa are required. All visitors are encouraged to apply for visas through (ETA - Electronic Travel Authorization). A tourist visa is valid for three months hence passport should be valid for no less than six months after the holder’s date of arrival.

  • Immunizations and Health: No immunizations needed. Dengue fever is prolific in the region but there is no vaccination against it so travellers need to take precautions against mosquito bites and visit the nearest hospital if they suspect infection and advisable to bring the Insects repellent and Sun cream.

  • Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic: Ever since the 4th century AD,  when the Buddha’s tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess’s hair, the relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka’s most prized possession.

  • Sri Bhaktha Hanuman Temple: It was believed that Sri Hanumanji set his feet in these holly hills when he was in search of Sitaji. An 18 ft statue of Lord Hanuman towers at the entrance of this kovil which is situated in the beautiful Nuwara Eliya.

  • Kandy: The cultural capital of Sri Lanka, a world heritage site sits pretty in a valley surrounded by rings of mountains. Right in the heart of the city center of Kandy is the man-made lake called Kiri Muhuda (Sinhala: the sea of milk), the one and only decorative lake in Sri Lanka. Kandy is most famous for the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa). This beautiful city is gifted with scores of attractions that include Royal Botanical Gardens, Kandy Lake, Bahirawakanda temple for spiritual seekers, Udawattekele Sanctuary, Ceylon Tea Museum – a paradise for tea lovers, Wales Park – for a peaceful walk and many more.

  • Nuwara Eliya: Nicknamed as “Little England” it is one of coldest city in the country. All around Nuwara Eliya, you will see evidence of the British influence including red telephone boxes and well-tendered hedgerows. The town’s high altitude affords visitors breath-taking vistas over the valleys, grasslands and mountains. Many tourists come through the town on their way to hike up incredible peaks such as Adam’s Peak. You will also see lush vegetation and impressive waterfalls. Nuwara Eliya is also one of the biggest tea plantations areas on the island.

Bentota, Colombo, Galle, Kalpitiya, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya

Culture Tour
History Tour
Sightseeing Tour

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