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11 Days Culture tour itinerary for sri-lanka: Roam Free On Your Family Adventure

Kandy, Sigiriya, Ella, Nuwara Eliya, Mirissa, Dambulla, Yala National Park, Galle, Negombo, Colombo

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Culture Tour
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Roam Free on Your Family Adventure

Sri Lanka Family Adventure

Nuwara Eliya-Sri Lanka

Feel everything in Sri [sensitive content]yal Palace and Citadel at Sigiriya Rock, Dambulla Cave Temple, colonial Galle Fort, wildlife safari experience with elephants, whale watching tour, waterfalls, tea mountains in the hill country, and many more activities are waiting for you. 

DAY 01

Airport > Negombo

  • Upon arrival at the airport, you will be welcomed by the representative or chauffeur guide who will take you to the hotel at Negombo.

  • Check-in to the hotel and rest and relax.

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DAY 02

Negombo > Sigiriya.

  • After breakfast, proceed to Sigiriya with your Sri Lankan tour guide.

  • Stop at The Dambulla Cave Temple on the way to Sigiriya. World Heritage Site of Dambulla Golden Cave Temple is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. It had been constructed in 1st century BCE.

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DAY 03

Sigiriya > Hiriwadunna > Sigiriya.

  • Go for a guided tour to the World Heritage site of Sigiriya Lions Rock Fortress. Sigiriya, one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Built-in the 5th century BCE by King Kashyapa as a royal citadel, Sigiriya is a stunning example of innovative architecture, garden plans, urban planning, hydraulic engineering and art.

  • After visiting Sigiriya, you will be taken to the Hiriwadunna rural village, to enjoy your time with nature.

  • The walk through the paddy fields. This short tour will last one and half hour and your guide will explain to you with more information about the rice cultivation, lifestyle and experience of villagers; you can directly communicate with village people.

  • Savour a Sri Lankan traditional lunch served at the village.

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DAY 04

Kandy City Tour

  • Go to the World Heritage Kandy City which is the most popular cultural city in Sri Lanka surrounded by beautiful mountains, elevated at 600m above sea level. 

  • Be taken to Kandy View Point, Gem and Lapidary Museum, Kandy market place, city and Educative and informative visits to Royal Botanical Garden, Peradeniya - 147 acres in extent started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the Kings of Gampola and Kandy. There are more than 4000 species of trees, plants and creepers. Some rare and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world are found in the gardens.

  • In the evening, enjoy a Kandyan Cultural Dance show. It is a very enjoyable and entertaining one hour show that colourfully shows the Kandyan cultural heritage. 

  • After that, you will be taken to the Sacred Temple of Tooth Relic, just after dark, and it was a very atmospheric and a bit mysterious experience. Temple of Tooth Relic in Kandy is the most venerated place of worship for Buddhist throughout the world. Built-in the 16th century this temple houses the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha.

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DAY 05

Kandy > Nuwara Eliya

  • After check-out, you will proceed to Nuwara Eliya. 

  • Stop at viewpoints and Ramboda falls. 

  • Proceed for a guided tour of the Tea Plantation and Factory with a Ceylon Tea Tasting.

  • The evening is free for you to relax and enjoy the different climate in the hill country.

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DAY 06

Nuwara Eliya > Ella.

  • Check out the hotel at 8.00 am and your guide will drop you off at the Nanuoya Railway Station in the morning to take a train to Ella (most scenic train journey in Sri Lanka).

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DAY 07

Ella > Yala

  • Leave early morning at 5.15 a.m. to see the sunrise at Little Adams Peak; it is a 1.5 - 2 hours trekking.

  • Afterwards, you will be taken to the Nine Arch Bridge.

  • After breakfast, start the journey to Yala National Park.

  • Stop at Rawana Falls and Buduruwagala Ancient Temple on the way.

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DAY 08

Yala > Unawatuna.

  • Rise up for a morning safari at Yala National park. Yala National Park has a large land area which is covered by forest, grassland and lagoons bordering the Indian Ocean (978.8 KM2), in southeast Sri Lanka. It's home to wildlife such as leopards, elephants and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species. 

  • After the half-day jeep safari, proceed to Unawatuna Beach Resort.

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DAY 09

Unawatuna > Mirissa > Unawatuna.

  • Get up early morning to be picked up for a whale-watching tour; there are very few places in the world which you can get close to the biggest living creature today. Mirissa is famous for whale watching.

  • When back onshore, arrange a photography opportunity with the stilt fishermen and if you are feeling adventurous, you can even try your hands on this ancient fishing method on stilts.

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  • Bask in the sunset at Galle. This evening is yours to relax in this beautiful coastal town, exploring the historical town with a walk round the ramparts or a visit to one of the best restaurant. The fort, which was variously occupied by the Portuguese, Dutch and British used as the main harbour until 1815. Three sides of the fort are surrounded by the sea and the fort was declared a World Heritage Site in 1988.

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DAY 10

Unawatuna > NEGAMBO

  • After breakfast, check out and drive to Negambo to visit Sea Turtles Hatchery and Mangrove boat safari at Madu River. 

  • In the evening, do sightseeing in Colombo.

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DAY 11

Negambo > CMB Airport

  • Transfer to the airport.

  • 1100 USD Per Adult (* Free for a child below 5 years.)
  • 1450 USD Per Group (* For 2 Adults)
  • 1750 USD Per Group (* For 3 Adults)
  • All transportation: Comfortable cars/vans/SUV

  • Service of a licensed Sri Lankan tour guide

  • All the entrance tickets to tourist attractions

  • Train tickets

  • Wildlife Safari at Minneriya/Kaudulla/Yala/Udawalawe National Park 

  • Accommodation includes breakfast in a star class hotel

  • Other expenses not stated in the inclusions.

  • Payment Policy: Payments can be made by two instalments within your tour.The first instalment should be paid at the end of the first day of the tour and the balance should be paid at the end of the last day. 

  • Cancellation Policy: Any cancellation of confirmed booking should be notified in writing by email one week prior to the arrival.

  • Sri Lanka Family Adventure.Experience of Heritage, Culture, Nature, and Wildlife in Sri [sensitive content]yal Palace and Citadel at Sigiriya Rock,  Dambulla Cave Temple and the Ancient Kingdom of Polonnaruwa.Explore the world Heritage Kandy City and examine the Colonial Galle  Dutch Fort.Wildlife Safari experience with Elephants and a Whale Watching tour.Blend with the scenic beauty of the hills of Sri Lanka on a Most Scenic Train Journey to the Tea Mountains in Hill Country.

Kandy, Sigiriya, Ella, Nuwara Eliya, Mirissa, Dambulla, Yala National Park, Galle, Negombo, Colombo

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