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10 Days Culture tour itinerary for sri-lanka: Delve Into Ancient Pasts And Sandy Beaches

Anuradhapura, Colombo, Ella, Galle, Kandy, Negombo, Nuwara Eliya, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya

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Nature Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
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Jeep Safari Tour

Take the most of  Sri Lanka's diverse beauty with visits to peaks, hilly areas and scenic waterfalls. Learn about the country's ancient past at Mihintale , Gal Vihara Rock temple, Temple of the Tooth Relic and do fun train journeys. 

DAY 01

Negombo

Beach side joys

  • Once you have arrive at Sri Lanka, our agent will welcome you at the airport and take you to your stay in Negombo. 

DAY 02

Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura

  • On our second day, we will head towards Anuradhapura - considered to be the first kingdom of Sri Lanka .

DAY 03

Anuradhapura

  • Explore more ancient sights today with visit to Mihintale - the place where Buddhism first came to Sri Lanka, according to ancient histories.

DAY 04

Polonnaruwa

Gal Vihara Rock temple

  • The second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms is Polonnaruwa. This was the first declared capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated Chola invaders in 1070.  Visit this ancient City of Polonnaruwa that is also a heritage Site.

  • Afterwards, we will visit Minneriya or Kaudulla National Park for a short safari. 

DAY 05

Sigiriya/ Dambulla/ kandy

Sigiriya Rock

  • In the morning, we will climb Sigiriya Rock , an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla. This site consists of historical and archaeological significance and is dominated by a massive column of rock, nearly 200 metres high.

  • Continue towards Kandy via Dambulla to see cave temples and the Nalanda Gedige.

DAY 06

Kandy

Elephants near Kandy temple complex

  • In the morning, we'll visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic - a precious place of relevance for Buddhism. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Afterwards,  we'll do the Kandy city tour and later see the Royan Botanical Garden at Peradeniya.

DAY 07

Nuwara Eliya

  • Today, we will head towards Nuwara Eliya. On the way, we will visit a tea factory where you can get a demonstration of how tea is made. You will see some beautiful waterfalls too. In the evening, we will do a city tour at Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 08

Horton plains

Horton plains

  • Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of 2,100–2,300 metres,rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region. Visit this park for all of this followed by an exciting train journey from Nanu Oya to Ella. 

DAY 09

Ella

Adam's Peak

  • We will visit the 9 arch bridge in the morning followed by a hike towards Little Adam's peak. It's worth to go up there and have a 360 degree view of mountain areas. 

  • In the evening, we head towards Tissamaharama where the Yala National Park is. On our way, we will also stop at the Ravana falls

DAY 10

Yala Safari and beach drop

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  • Yala National Park is a huge area of forest, grassland and lagoons bordering the Indian Ocean, in southeast Sri Lanka. Enjoy a quick jeep safari here and spot variety of wildlife such as leopards, elephants and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species. 

  • Enjoy a beach stay at Galle beach. Tour ends with this.

  • 925.00 USD Per Group (* 2 Pax)
  • Ground Transportation.

  • Standard Hotels with Breakfast.

  • English Speaking Guide.

  • Drinking Water Bottles.

  • Train Tickets and Highway Fees.

  • Parking Charges.

  • Wifi Connectivity.

  • Chauffeur Accommodations & Meals.

  • Entrance Fees to National Parks & Sights.

  • Lunch & Dinner.

  • Complimentary Tips.

Anuradhapura, Colombo, Ella, Galle, Kandy, Negombo, Nuwara Eliya, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya

Nature
Nature Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
Jeep
Jeep Safari Tour
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