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10-Day Sri Lanka Tour From Colombo
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Culture, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    10 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Embark on a "culture, heritage & nature tour in Sri Lanka. Visit an Elephant Orphanage, ancient monuments of the great Sinhala civilisation, ruins, mountains, and temples, including the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, national parks, tea plantations, and so on. You will be guided to the most attractive Sri Lankan treasures by a local expert. Discover many beautiful cities, such as Colombo, Anuradhapura, and Sigiriya, on this ten-day journey. End the tour with relaxation on the beautiful south coast beaches of Weligama.  

Highlights
  • Tour the fishing village in Negombo
  • Visit the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala
  • Explore the ancient monuments of the Sinhala civilisation
  • See the Temple of the Tooth Relic
  • Enjoy a wildlife safari in Yala National Park
  • Relax at the South Beaches of Sri Lanka
  • Day 1: Colombo - Anuradhapura expand_more
    • Upon arrival, welcome & assistance at the Colombo airport. Leave for Anuradhapura.

    • En route, visit the fishing village in Negombo.

    • Leave for Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala. Also, accompany the Elephants to a river close by to see them having their daily baths.

    • Proceed to Anuradhapura.

  • Day 2: Anuradhapura - Mihintale - Aukana - Sigiriya expand_more
    • After breakfast at the hotel, visit the sacred ancient city of Anuradhapura. There are several important sites, such as Ruwanweliseya Dagoba, Thuparama Dagoba, Brazen Palace. The image of the Samadhi Buddha, The Twin Ponds, Guard Stones and the Moonstone.
    • Visit the ‘Sri Maha Bodhi’ or the sacred Bo tree. 
    • Proceed towards Sigiriya, and en-route, visit Mihintale and Aukana.
  • Day 3: Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa expand_more
    • After a warm breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Sigiriya and climb the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya. See the Water Garden, Bolder Garden, Mural Paintings, The Mirror Wall, The Lion's Paws and the Royal Swimming Pool on top. 
    • Proceed to Polonnaruwa (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the Capital of Sri Lanka, from the 11th to 13th century. 
    • Visit various monuments, such as the Tivankha Image House, Parakhramabahu Statue, Watadage, Hatadage, & Archaeological Museum. 
    • Complete your visit and return to the hotel in Sigiriya for the night.
  • Day 4: Sigiriya - Dambulla - Nalanda Gedige - Kandy expand_more
    • After breakfast, proceed to Kandy.
    • En-route, visit Nalanda Gegige and the Dambulla Cave Temple.
    • Leave for Kandy.
    • In the evening, visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a cultural show.
  • Day 5: Kandy - Peradeniya - Kandy expand_more
    • After a warm breakfast at the hotel, begin the city tour of Kandy, the last capital of the Sri Lankan Kings. 
    • Visit the Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya, which is surrounded by the Mahaweli River.
    • In the evening, visit the Kandy authentic market and bazaar.
  • Day 6: Kandy - Nuwara - Eliya expand_more
    • In the morning, proceed to Nuwara Eliya, also known as Little England.
    • During the steep ascent to Nuwara Eliya, visit a Tea Factory to see how tea is made and have the opportunity to buy a selection of fresh tea.
  • Day 7: Nuwar-Eliya - Horton Plains - Ella expand_more
    • After an early breakfast at the hotel, leave for Horton Plains, the highest plateau in the country.
    • Return to Nuwara Eliya and proceed to Nanu Oya Railway station to catch the train and a charming train ride to Ella.
  • Day 8: Ella - Buduruwagala - Tissamaharama expand_more
    • After a warm breakfast at the hotel, start trekking in Ella rock that provides a magnificent view through Ella Gap. Take in the enchanting and spectacular sceneries that surround the tea plantations.
    • On completion, proceed towards Yala National Park, the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka, bordering the Indian Ocean. 
    • Enroute, visit Rawana Water Fall & Buduruwagala Temple.
    • At 2.30 pm, visit Yala National Park by jeep.
    • End of the safari and back to the hotel at Tissamaharama.
  • Day 9: Tissamaharama - South Beach expand_more
    • In the morning, proceed to Mirissa/Unawatuna or Hikkaduwa beach.
    • En route, visit Matara, a major city in Sri Lanka, on the southern coast of Southern Province and the second-largest city in Southern Province, move towards the Dutch Fort in Galle.
  • Day 10: South Beach - Colombo expand_more
    • In the morning, proceed to Colombo. 

    • En route, stop for a boat safari at Madu river and visit Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda.

    • In the evening, go on a city tour of Colombo.

    • Marvel at the exquisite architecture of the old Parliament, the residential areas, and the BMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall). 

    • Visit the Ceramics Corporation Showroom, the majestic city shopping complex and the ODEL Unlimited Dress Boutique.

    • Spend the night at Colombo or transfer to the airport for departure.

What's Included
  • Accommodation - triple rooms

  • Bed and Breakfast Basis (Room + Breakfast) on all 7 Nights

  • The excursions and sightseeing mentioned in the program (without entrance fees)

  • Air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking Sri Lankan chauffeur

  • Good comfortable Van / Car will be arranged with large baggage space

  • Fully air-conditioned and tourists passengers insured certified

  • Comparable full option VAN gasoline and taxes/insurance full time with you

  • English-speaking Sri Lankan guide
What's Excluded
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any personal expenses
Meeting Point

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

USD USD---- 350.00
USD 350.00 / adult

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