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6 Days History tour itinerary for sri-lanka: Tour Of Sri Lankan Landmarks

Colombo, Dambulla, Galle, Kandy, Sigiriya

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Tour of Sri Lankan Landmarks

Make the Best Out of Your Sri Lankan Holiday

Colombo-Sri Lanka

Spend a never forgetting time in the Rock Temple of Dambulla, feed the baby elephants, stroll in the spice and herbal garden or enjoy the Kandyan Cultural Dance Show. Go for a safari in Yala National park or Herbal Bath and Massage at Ella. This is your holiday, make the best out of it. 

DAY 01

Visit Dambulla & Pinnawala

  • On arrival, a warm welcome to the tropical island of Sri Lanka and travel to Habarana via Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage where the baby elephants are fed and trained.

  • On the way, visit Dambulla Rock Temple which dates back to the first century BC. Dambulla Rock is 152 meters high and is famous for its beautiful murals and statues. The colossal recumbent figure of Buddha 14 meters in height and the paintings on the ceiling of the cave.

Dambulla Temple

Pinnawala


DAY 02

Visit Sigiriya & Kandy

  • After breakfast, leave Kandy via Sigiriya's rock fortress 200 meters high and see the remains of the palace which was built by King Kashyapa in the 4th Century AD.

  • Also, see the world famous frescos painted with earth pigments on plaster and the graffiti on the ‘mirror wall’.

  • On the way visit a Spice and Herbal Garden at Matale.

  • In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha during the Pooja Ceremony and the Kandyan Cultural Dance Show.

Kandy

Sigiriya Rock


DAY 03

Visit Nuwara Eliya & Ella

  • After breakfast, do a city tour of Kandy. Visits include Botanical Garden in Peradeniya which was the pleasure garden of the Royalty, Kandy Arts and Crafts Center, a Gem House and Lapidary, Wood carving factory and also the Upper Lake Road from where you will get a Panoramic view of the last kingdom of Sri Lanka.

  • Now we leave for Ella via Nuwara-Eliya, en-route visiting a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory. You are about to experience one of the scenic and most spectacular journeys in the world - the heart of the Tea Country producing 50% of the World’s Best Tea.

  • In the afternoon relax or (optional) visit the Ayurveda Spa for a Herbal Bath and Massage at Ella.

N'Eliya

Ella


DAY 04

Visit Yala

  • After breakfast leave for Thissamaharama - the gateway to the Yala National Park. En-route visit Rawana Water Falls.

  • In the afternoon we will visit Yala National park by jeep. Yala is one of the best known reserves in the South Eastern corner of the island and the largest and most famous of Sri Lankan National Parks.

Yala

Yala Safari


DAY 05

Visit Galle & Colombo

  • After breakfast, leave to Galle.

  • On arrival visit the Dutch Fort in Galle which was built by the Dutch at the edge of the sea in 1663.

  • Leave for Colombo on the way (optional) visit Turtle Hatchery Farm, Moonstone Mines & do a boat safari in Madu River.

Galle Fort

Turtle Farm


DAY 06

Departure

  • Leave for the airport to catch the flight.

  • 600 USD Per Adult (* Comment!)
  • Meet, greet & pick up at the Katunayaka International Airport.

  • Transportation by air conditioned vehicle in the itinerary with service of an English speaking chauffeur guide.

  • Cost of accommodation on B/B basis commencing with breakfast on the day 2 summer 2015 and ending with the breakfast on the day 7 summer 2015 at the hotels specified or similar in the itinerary.

  • All fuel, insurance, license fees and toll charges of the vehicle.

  • Cost of accommodation and meals for the guide.

  • Airport drop off.

Colombo, Dambulla, Galle, Kandy, Sigiriya

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Contributed By

Janaka Rupasinghe

starting from
USD 600
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

The tour is available from 02 Sep to 31 Oct on the following days of the week.

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday