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4 Days Jeep Safari tour itinerary for sri-lanka: Get To Know The Wonders Of Island Country

Negombo, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Colombo, Kandy, Minneriya National Park, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura

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Jeep Safari Tour

Choose this short tour ideal for anyone planning a short holiday in Sri Lanka. You will sightsee Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Dambulla Caves, wildlife safari, ancient cities ruins, Kandy Lake, Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and much more attractions. 

DAY 01

Negombo / Kandy

  • Proceed early morning at 7:30 to Kandy. The name Kandy is derived from the Sinhalese. (In Sinhala, Kandy is called Maha Nuvara, meaning "Great City" or "Capital", although this is most often shortened to Nuvara).

  • Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is near the Mahaweli River. It is renowned for its collection of orchids.

  • Make the second stop at the famous Kandy Temple of Tooth. Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha

  • Visit the Bahirewonkanda Temple. Rising from a hill adjoining the holy city of Kandy is the giant Buddha statue of Bahirawa Kanda. The statue is a mere 2 km from the Temple of The Tooth Relic and was built in 1972.

  • Take a stroll around Kandy Lake after lunch. Kandy Lake, also known as Kiri Muhuda or the Sea of Milk, is an artificial lake in the heart of the hill city of Kandy, Sri Lanka, built-in 1807 by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe next to the Temple of the Tooth.

  • End your first day by the Kandy Cultural Dance Show. Sri Lanka, a country rich with culture & tradition offers a very vibrant and unique show of Sri Lankan traditional dances, in the form of Kandy cultural show. The beat a dancing from \"Salupliya\" depicting several demons, \"Thelme\" vibrant expression of low country rhythm, Fire and Harvest dances accompanied by Ceremonial Drums and the Drum Orchestra rising and falling to the lively tempo. As many as 12 different folk and traditional dances are performed by Kandy lake club dance troop within the span of one hour.

DAY 02

Kandy / Dambulla / Sigiriya

  • Drive to Dambulla after breakfast.

  • Proceed to the Dambulla Caves. Dating back to the 1st century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Asia. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. In 1938, the architecture was embellished with arched colonnades and gabled entrances. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock. There are images of the Lord Buddha and bodhisattvas, as well as various gods and goddesses.

  • Continue to Sigiriya Rock and climb the rock. Sigiriya is one of the most valuable historical monuments of Sri Lanka. Referred by locals as the Eighth Wonder of the World, this ancient palace and fortress complex has significant archaeological importance and attracts thousands of tourists every year. It is probably the most visited tourist destination of Sri Lanka.

  • Come back from the top and stay the night in a hotel in Sigiriya.

DAY 03

Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Minneriya

  • Drive to Polonnaruwa after breakfast. The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 CE to reunite the country once more under a local leader. Sri Lanka's medieval capital (11th - 12th Century AD) is a well-preserved city of ancient dagobas, moonstones, beautiful parks, massive buildings and stunningly beautiful statues. The majestic King's Council Chamber, the Lotus Bath, the Lanka Thilaka Viharaya, the Gal Viharaya (rock temple) and the statue of one of Polonnaruwa's great kings, Parakramabahu, are a few of this capital's memorable sights.

  • Proceed to Minneriya to start the Wildlife Safari in the Minneriya National Park. The renovated vast ancient Minneriya Rainwater Reservoir that irrigates the considerable area of the district of Polonnaruwa is the focal point of the Minneriya National Park. Being part of the elephant corridor which joins up with Kaudulla and Wasgomuwa parks, Minneriya National Park gives the opportunity to see herds of elephants throughout the year.

  • Stay in a hotel in the area.

DAY 04

Minneriya / Anuradhapura / Negombo / Colombo

  • Proceed to Anuradhapura after breakfast. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. From the 4th century BC, it was the capital of Sri Lanka until the beginning of the 11th century AD. During this period, it remained one of the most stable and durable centres of political power and urban life in South Asia. The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over sixteen square miles (40km²).

  • Visit:

    • Sri Maha Bodhi, an offshoot of the historical Bodhi tree under which Buddha became enlightened was planted in Anuradhapura in 288 BC.

    • Abhayagiri Dagaba: This is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage towns and extensive ruins in the world.

    • Ruwanwelisaya Stupa is considered a marvel for its architectural qualities.

    • Thuparamaya Collarbone of Buddha is enshrined in the chaitya of Thuparamaya. It is the first dagaba built in Sri Lanka.

    • Lovamahapaya: Also known as Brazen Palace, Lovamahapaya is a complex which was once a structure of its own class.

    • Jetavanaramaya: This is the largest stupa in Sri Lanka. It was the third-largest structure in the ancient world. 

    • Mirisaveti Stupa It was built by King Dutugamunu after defeating King Elara. A legend associates it with the relics of Lord Buddha. 

    • Lankarama: This is a stupa constructed by King Valagamba in an ancient place. 

  • Finish visiting the ancient city of Anuradhapura and head back to your hotel in Negombo/Colombo.

  • 620 USD Per Adult , 610 USD Per Child
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (Negombo/Colombo)

  • Accommodation: Overnight stay in a 3 star hotels in the relevant area.

  • Meals: Bottled water, lunch x 4, breakfast x 3, and dinner x 3

  • Transportation: Private transport, air-conditioned vehicle

  • Fee: All entrance fee included, and Minneriya safari fee

  • 4 Day Cultural Tour: Sri Lanka 4 days short tour itinerary is ideal for anyone planning a short holiday in Sri Lanka. The 3 nights 4 days mini highlights tour showcases some of the wonders of Sri Lanka. Summary of the 4 Day Tour in Sri Lanka (4 Days, 3 Nights). During this round tour, you will be sight-seeing areas in the following destinations: Sigiriya. Polonnaruwa, Dambulla, and Kandy. Discover Sri Lanka on this 4 days short tour and get to know the wonders of Sri Lanka.

Negombo, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Colombo, Kandy, Minneriya National Park, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura

Archeology
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History
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USD 620
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.

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