Tour in a brief:
This tour gives you the chance to experience the beauty of Sri Lanka. Misty mountains of Knuckles to the forests in Kithulgala and Adam’s peak let you explore cloud and highland forests of Sri Lanka. Sinharaja forest and Yala is a different experience altogether. It ends with a relaxing beach stay.
|Days||Hotel Destination||Tour Program|
|Day 1||Kandy||Pinnawala Elephant orphanage, Kandy|
|Day 2||Knuckles||Forest walks and treks through the surrounding after checking in|
|Day 3||Knuckles||Small trek and a tour to the nearest village|
|Day 4||Kithulgala||A trek to the forest reserve|
|Day 5||Nallathanniya||Early morning rafting session and proceed to Nallathanniya|
|Day 6||Sinharaja||Climb Adam’s peak, arrive in to Sinharaja|
|Day 7||Sinharaja||Sinharaja Trek|
|Day 8||Yala||Full day excursion at Willpatu NP, Overnight stay inside if possible|
|Day 9||Beach||Morning safari and travel to a beach location in afternoon.|
|Day 10||Beach||Relax day at by the beach|
|Day 11||Depart from the airport|
Arrival and transfer to Kandy. One of our representatives will meet you at the airport. En route to Kandy visit elephant orphanage at Pinnawala. In the afternoon you will visit the famous temple of tooth in Kandy.
Visit Ambekka and Gadaladeniya after breakfast. These two religious sites are famous for wall paintings and wood carvings. Then you will be visiting Botanical garden of Kandy. You will spend your night in Kandy.
After breakfast you will head to Sigiriya. En route you can visit the cave temple of Dambulla. Also you will get the chance to visit Nalanda gedige. This place is considered to be the exact middle of Sri Lanka since the days of the kings. Evening safari to Minneriya national park will sum up the day.
You will climb the majestic Sigiriya rock fortress in the morning. Upon your liking you can visit the Pidurangala temple/monastery. In the afternoon you can go on village tour to see traditional Sri Lankan villages and its customs.
You will Travel to Polonnaruwa via Madirigiriya. Both the places contain ancient monuments of Buddhism and Hinduism.
After breakfast you will travel to Ancient city of Anuradhapura via Ritigala and Mihintale. Both these places considered as crucial sites for early Buddhism in Sri Lanka.
You will spend the day visiting ancient sights of the sacred city of Anuradhapura. There will be a visit to the monuments during the night where it is most beautiful.
After an early breakfast you will head in to the Willpattu NP for a full day safari and you will get to spend the night inside upon an early booking.
From Willpattu you will travel to Kalpitiya and spend the day relaxing there.
After an early morning visit to see the Dolphins/ Whales in Kalpitiya peninsula you will head to Waikkalai for your night stay. There will be a boa trip along the lagoon/river in Waikkalai.
Head back to Katunayake airport to have a safe journey back home.