On this tour we will take to the diverse culture, cuisine, History and ancient Temples of Sri Lanka amongst others. Take a deep dive and discover what makes Sri Lanka stand out among its Asian brethren and discover all Sri Lanka has to offer from endless beaches to cities exploding with activity and things to do such as Sigiriya, Nuwara Eliya, Colombo amongst others.
Once you've landed at Colombo International Airport and met up with our representative it will be time to head for your hotel in Bentota.
We head to Pettahs floating markets & Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple later in the day.
Optional activity for those who want to do more on their first day: journey to Mount Lavinia hotel for a Seafood dinner hosted by veteran Sri Lankan chef who counts over 60 years’ experience
Once you're done with your morning meal, you will be checking out of your hotel and take a stab at Canal Sailing and a trip to Negombo's main attractions, the Dutch Canal & Dutch Fort.
Upon arrival, we will check into the Water Garden Sigiriya in preparation for a visit to the Angurukaamulla Temple, Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya Rock Fortress later in the day.
Once you're done with your Breakfast meal we will head to our first stop of the day, the Elephant Orphanage in the capital of Polonnaruwa.
Our other programmed visits for the day will be to Anuradhapura, an UNESCO world heritage site & is believed to have been a sprout of Buddha's tree of enlightenment.
Some other optional activities include a cookery class in Siri Lanka traditional rice & curry meal, a hot air balloon ride over Sigiriya Fort & finally the breathtaking view of the Sunset from Pidurangula following a 20-minute hike up to the summit, passing several temples and a 12.5 reclining Budah.
Now its time to explore the amazing wildlife Minneriya National Park as we make our way towards Kandy, where the park is located. Upon arrival at Kendy, we will first check into the hotel for a day of rest and leisure, with a Kandyan Dance Performance in the Evening.
Today once you're done with your breakfast, we will continue our touring as you visit the best stops of Bhutan some of which are Temple of the Sacred Tooth, The Botanical Garden, Commonwealth War Cemetery & many others.
There will also be a collection of Optional activities to explore, starting with the Kandy Temple Prayer Ceremony with a Buddhist Priest to White River rafting in the Kelaniya Ganga.
Our first stop this morning will be at the Peradeniya botanical gardens from which we will then proceed to the railway station to board the local train heading to the Hill station of Nuwara Eliya.
Upon arrival at Nuwara Eliya. you will check in to the hotel and later spend the evening walking and discovering this unique Sri Lankan city.
Today we will be continuing our exploration in Nuwara Eliya, the only difference is that what you will be exploring will fully depend on what you want to do for the day, so here are some options to help you out as you make up your mind:
- Tea experience: A wise man once said that the only way to appreciate a profession is to try it out, and that's what your gonna be doing today, picking and harvesting tea leaves used to produce the world-famous tea blend of Sri Lanka.
- Scenic Walks: For you who just love nothing more than a walk in the warm and vibrant embrace of nature, this will fit you just fine, Enjoy a walk through diverse landscapes, captivating flora and fauna, distinct wild & bird life and the hypnotizing smell of freshly brewed Sri Lankan tea.
Another activity, similar to the ones just mentioned would be the Nuwara Eliya bike rides that will take you through all forms and shapes of terrain and by the Banks of lake Gregory.
It's your first day in Kalutara which you will reach after a drive to the city and a check in to your hotel.
The day is yours to enjoy it as you prefer, whether you spend it kicking back by the pool, shopping for handcrafted souvenirs, hit the spa or visit a country state.
The day is yours to enjoy it as you prefer, choose among the hotel activities or to discover the town.
Another day to enjoy it as as you please. Go to the beach or relax by the pool, for example.
Today after treating yourself to a delicious breakfast, and checking out of your hotel you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.