Day 1: Airport / Negombo / Sigiriya
Meeting with Assistance at the Airport upon arrival by our Representative, later your tour chauffeur will pick you up at the Exit Gate of the arrival terminal to commence the Tour.
You will leave to Cultural Triangle Region, En-route visit Negombo. Negombo is traditionally a Fishing Village with catamarans by the beach at the backdrop to the Negombo scenery; which later developed as a fishing marketing center.
Visit Sigiriya famous for its historical Rock Fortress which is over 1000 years old and has landscaped gardens, water fountains, a sanctuary and frescoes of the heavenly maidens of Sigiriya.
Overnight stay in the Cultural Triangle Region.
Day 2 Sigiriya / Anuradhapura / Mihintale / Sigiriya
After breakfast an excursion to Anuradhapura, known to have the largest number of ancient monuments of a great civilization. There are many stone sculptures and some of the most popular stone Buddha Statues in this historical kingdom.
In the afternoon visit Mihintale, the location where Buddhism was first introduced to Sri Lanka or the Cradle of Buddhist Civilization in the Country.
Later return to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3 Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Medirigiriya / Sigiriya
After breakfast, an excursion to Polonnaruwa where you will see many well-preserved ruins of palaces and monasteries. You will witness many brick structures and monuments, stone monuments, Temples, Lakes, and Pagodas improved by ancient Kings.
PM visit Medirigiriya. The Medirigiriya Vatadage is on a high circular stage. Although this is a Ruin, the site has fewer natural damages.
Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4 Sigiriya / Dambulla / Nalanda Gedige/ Matale / Kandy
After breakfast leave for Kandy. En-route visit Dambulla. Later visit the ancient Dambulla cave complex also known as the Royal Golden Rock Cave Temple. The area is also known for bird watching. En route visit Nalanda Gedige the Abu Simbel of Sri Lanka. Nalanda Gedige is a remarkable archaeological site in Sri Lanka which features Buddhist – Hindu hybrid Architecture. Visit a spice garden and a batik factory in Matale.
Evening arrive at the hotel in Kandy, the last Kingdom of ancient Sri Lanka and the Royal Capital under the King’s Rule until the British Invasion in 1815. View a cultural dance show in Kandy & then visit the most sacred Buddhist establishment in Sri Lanka – the Temple of Tooth at the evening ceremony.
Overnight stay in Kandy.
Day 5 Kandy / Peradeniya / Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast visit the royal botanical gardens of Peradeniya which is best known for having the largest collection of orchids in Asia and many other varieties of plants.
Later leave for Nuwara Eliya – the centre of the hill country. Enjoy a plenty of eye-catching and heart-touching places and spend the evening walking in the cool climate.
Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.
Day 6 Nuwara Eliya / Ella / Buduruwagala / Yala Or Udawalawe
After breakfast leave to the South of Sri Lanka, En route admire the magnificent view at Ella. Ella is only a small village located high in the mountains.
Then visit Buduruwagala, the term Buduruwagala means “The Rock with the statue of Buddha” and this is exactly what it is. The rock itself is formed into the shape of a kneeling elephant.
Visit one of these two reserves by private Jeep.
PM, a safari in the Yala National Park and enjoy the wilderness as you cruise around in a private jeep. Yala hosts a variety of ecosystems ranging from moist monsoon forests to freshwater and marine wetlands. It is one of the 70 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Sri Lanka, 215 bird species including six endemic species of Sri Lanka. The number of mammals that has been recorded from the park is more than 40, and it has one of the highest leopard densities in the world.
It is also possible to visit instead of Yala the Udawalawa National Park which is a major National park in Sri Lanka renowned for its high population of wild Asian elephants.
Arrive at the hotel for overnight stay.