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6 Days Culture tour itinerary for sri-lanka: Go On A Sri Lankan Holiday

Bentota, Colombo, Kandy, Negombo, Nuwara Eliya

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Go on a Sri Lankan holiday

Blue waters and green trees

Bentota-Sri Lanka

Make visits to the highlands and glorious beaches of the south and the west coast in this country with stops at picturesque tea plantations, the Bentota beach, Kandyan heritage hills, Gangarama Temple and indulge in fun activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, jet skiing etc.

DAY 01

Kandy

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  • Travel straight to the city of Kandy which is approximately a 3 and a half hour drive from the international airport. Kandy is the home to the Temple of the Tooth and is one of the most vulnerable places for the Buddhist community of Sri Lanka and all around the world. 

  • In the evening, you will have the opportunity to explore this ancient Kandy city, including a visit to the Royal Botanical garden, exploring the Gem Museum as Kandy is the home to many gem centres and take part in the Kandy cultural dance at 5’o clock in the evening which goes for about an hour. 

  • Also, experiencing a special evening puja including a drumming ceremony in the Buddha’s tooth temple which is right next door and only a walking distance. 

  • Overnight in Kandy.

DAY 02

nuwara eliya


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  • After breakfast, travel to Nuwara Eliya with the Sri Lankan tour guide. 

  • On the way, you will have the chance to explore the royal botanical garden of Kandy. Also natural waterfalls, tea state visit and many other scenic locations. 

  • After arriving in Nuwara Eliya, you will be checking into a luxury hotel of your choice and in the evening explore the city of Nuwara Eliya. It is the coldest part of the country as it is 5000 feet above sea level and the temperature here is pleasantly warm during the day and cool at night so of course, you will need warm clothes.

  • Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 03

nuwara eliya

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  • Rise early and visit the Horton Plains, Ambewela New Zealand milk factory and strawberry farms. 

  • Afterwards, return to the Nuwara Eliya City and the rest of the day will be spent in the Golf Club where you will be able to play a bit of golf, however, this is an option. 

  • Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 04

bentota

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  • Travel to Bentota which is about a 4 and a half hour drive from Nuwara Eliya. 

  • Here you will have a full relaxing day on golden beaches as Bentota Beach is known to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka. It certainly has that feeling of paradise-island remoteness, with plenty of bending palms swaying over the golden sand. If you’re looking for some serious beach time, including swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving, then Bentota beach would be perfect as the sands are golden and the ocean inviting  

  • Overnight in Bentota.

DAY 05

bentota

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  • This day will again be another beach relaxation day for you. 

  • However, today you have the opportunity to experience and enjoy water sports for example sailing, boat riding, a ride on a banana boat, swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing, jet skiing, mono course, windsurfing, etc. 

  • In the afternoon, experience a riverboat safari on the Madu River which is approximately a 1-hour long boat journey that includes a fish spa where you will be able to relax even more. If you want to do fishing in Madu River, it is also possible. 

  • Afterwards a full relax evening while enjoying sun kissed beaches as well as the seafood in Bentota. 

  • Overnight in Bentota.

DAY 06

depature

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  • Head back up to the capital city of Sri Lanka, Colombo. 

  • Here you will do a city tour and also a visit to the Gangarama temple as it is one of the most important temples of Sri Lanka being a mix of modern architecture and cultural essence including Sri Lankan, Thai, Indian, and Chinese architecture. However, this day's tour will depend on your departure flight. 

  • Afterwards, proceed to the airport for departure. 

  • 420.00 USD Per Group
  • Professional Sri Lankan tour guide/instructor (English speaking). 

  • Transportation by luxury vehicles with fully (air-condition).

  • Fully insurance cover.

  • A representative at the airport.

  • Entrance fees of the sites.

  • Video and camera permit at sites.

  • Expenses of personal nature.

  • Physicality: 10/10

Bentota, Colombo, Kandy, Negombo, Nuwara Eliya

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