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5 Days Culture tour itinerary for sri-lanka: Learn About The Traditional Roots Of This Country

Colombo, Kandy, Pinnawala, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Matale

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Nature Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
Museum
Museum Tour

Cover the most interesting places in Sri Lanka. On this tour, find out about the country's history at the National Museum, Rock Fortress, Cave Temple, Gangaramaya Temple, Royal Botanical Gardens, and Elephant Orphanage along with the scenic countryside. 

DAY 01

AIRPORT | COLOMBO

  • If living in rural Sri Lanka feels like a lot like love at first sight, a week in Colombo would feel like a blissful love affair. Slowly but surely, the busy streets will give way to the city’s great beauty.

  • Lying by the scenic Beira Lake, not far from Galle Face, is one of the most important temples of Colombo, the Gangaramaya Temple. Head to this temple with your Sri Lankan driver to examine the stunning mix of Sri Lanka’s proud culture and modern architecture.

  • For a chance to learn a bit about the country’s history, visit the National Museum. It is the island’s largest museum and is housed in a historic building.

  • The perfect place to end a tour of Colombo, the large public expanse known as Galle Face Green is right by the sea and is an ideal spot to take in a magical sunset.

Overnight stay in Colombo.

DAY 02

COLOMBO | PINNAWALA | DAMBULLA

Sri Lanka’s tropical and sub-tropical landscapes provide an exhilarating adventure for those interested in exploring wildlife and nature at its most authentic. 

  • Pay a visit to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to spend some time incinerating with some friendly jumbos.

  • Head off on an Indiana Jones-like adventure as you discover the treasures of Sri Lanka’s Dambulla Temple. Considered the country’s best-preserved and biggest cave temple, the Dambulla Temple has a rich history. Its origins go back to the first century BC. Also referred to as the Golden Temple of Dambulla, this destination has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well.

  • Savour a delectable dinner in Sigiriya.

Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

DAY 03

SIGIRIYA | POLONNARUWA

  • The principal cultural attraction of Sigiriya is the spectacular Lion Rock which features the remnants of a royal palace on its summit. While ascending the rock, one will get the chance the take in the fresco of lovely maidens, the mirror wall and a series of other features. Declared as the second capital of Sri Lanka, replacing Anuradhapura, the ancient city of Polonnaruwa is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Till today, the city remains as being one of the bests archaeological sites in the country and stands as a great testimony to the greatness of the Kingdom’s rulers. Some of the key ancient attractions in the city to keep an eye out for are the Palace and Statue of King Parakramabahu, the Potgul Vehera and Shiva Devale.

  • Savour a delectable dinner in Sigiriya.

Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

DAY 04

SIGIRIYA | MATALE | PERADENIYA | KANDY

  • Matale is known as an agricultural zone in the Central Province, due to its outstanding contribution through leading crops of the country, extending from rubber, tea to spices. Peradeniya is a small suburb located approximately 5.5 km away from the historic and famous city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Situated close to the Mahaweli River, the country’s largest river, the region of Peradeniya is a fertile area known for its flourishing plantations. Given this reputation, it is no surprise that an extraordinary garden such as the Royal Botanical Gardens can be found in Peradeniya.

  • Savour a delectable dinner in Kandy.

Overnight stay in Kandy.

DAY 05

KANDY | AIRPORT

  • Breakfast at the hotel.

  • Transfer to the airport for departure.

  • 50 USD Per Group (* For Car Only (1 to 3 Person))
  • Air-conditioned car with English speaking Sri Lankan driver

  • Car fuel

  • Parking and tolls

  • Driver's accommodation and meals

  • One 4G Sim card

  • Guests' hotels and meals

  • Activity charges and entrance fees

  • Site guides

  • This is 4 nights 5 days short tour. This itinerary will cover the most interesting places in Sri Lanka.

  • Culture, adventure, ancient cites and beach

Colombo, Kandy, Pinnawala, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Matale

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Nature Tour
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Culture Tour
Museum
Museum Tour
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