Culture and wild life

Operating Months:
November to April
Tour days:
8
Highlights:
Kandy, Sigiriya, Dambulla,
Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura,
Wilpattu and Kalotoya, Negombo
Kilometers:
950 Km (approximately)
8 days tour
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Tour in a brief:

This tour focuses on heritage and wild life of Sri Lanka. It takes you to three most prominent past kingdoms of Sri Lanka. It offers you the chance to experience many of its wild life as well. To end the tour we have placed a few boat rides to see dolphins and river habitats in Sri Lanka.

Days Hotel Destination Tour Program
Day 1 Kandy Kandy via Pinnawala. Temple of tooth
Day 2 Kandy Kandy city tour. Temples and the royal botanical garden
Day 3 Sigiriya Sigiriya/Habarana, afternoon safari in Habarana
Day 4 Sigiriya Climb Sigiriya, Piduranagala and a village tour
Day 5 Polonnaruwa Polonnaruwa ancient city visit, Madirigiriya Watadage
Day 6 Anuradhapura Ritigala ruins and Mihintale
Day 7 Anuradhapura Day excursion at Anuradhapura, Night visit to ancient monuments
Day 8 Wilpattu Full day excursion at Willpatu NP, Overnight stay inside if possible

Day 01

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.

Day 02

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.

Day 03

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.

Day 04

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.

Day 05

You will Travel to Polonnaruwa via Madirigiriya. Both the places contain ancient monuments of Buddhism and Hinduism.

Day 06

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.

Day 07

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.

Day 08

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.

Day 09

From Willpattu you will travel to Kalpitiya and spend the day relaxing there.

Day 10

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.

Day 11

Head back to Katunayake airport to have a safe journey back home.