10 DAYS 09 NIGHTS
NATURE TOUR TO SRI LANKA– 10 DAYS 09 NIGHTS
Detailed Itinerary
DAY 01 : AIRPORT / COLOMBO
Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport , met by "Don Voyage" Representatives and proceed to hotel in Hotel in Colombo.
CITY TOUR & SHOPPING
The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist Hindu Temple and Town Hall.

SHOPPING
Shopping at Odel, House of Fashion, Bare foot and etc.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Colombo.
DAY 02 : COLOMBO / TANGALLE / GALLE
Breakfast at Hotel and Leave for Tangalle. en route boat safari at Balapitiya.
BOAT SAFARI
The Boat Safari which takes about 1 ½ Hours, Gives the Nature Lover an opportunity of experiencing a touch o Nature and the Life style of the inhabitants of the Island s of Mdau River. The mangroves that provide breeding ground for Fish, Prawns and Crabs, Birds and water monitor are some of the spectacular sights of this safari.
Next Proceed to Galle.
GALLE
An ancient city which is a modern and buzzing town today. It was the most important seaport way back in history, where the sea faring merchants arrived to trade and barter. This is also where the Portuguese first set foot in the year 1505 and built a fortress, which was later captured and fortified by the Dutch.
The fortress is one of the best preserved in the island. A visit to the fortress and to watch the sunset from the rampart is an experience unforgettable.
The oldest Protestant church in the country called the ‘Groote Kirk’ built by the Dutch is located inside the Fort. It is situated close to New Oriental Hotel also built by them as the Governor’s Residence in 1684 .
Proceed to Darwings Beach Resort at Tangalle.
Next visit the Turtle Landing.( presently not available will be notified when resumed )

Overnight stay at Darwins Beach Resort- Tangalle.(02 Star)
DAY 03 : TANGALLE / YALA
After Breakfast leave for Yala. Check in at Yala Village Hotel.
p.m. Safari at Yala National Park.
RUHUNUN NATIONAL PARK.
visit Ruhunu National Park at Yala. This will include a Safari tour by jeep with a jungle tracker, where you can see animals in the Jungle; including elephants , Bears, Wild boar, Dear, Buffalo, Monkeys and many other animals if you are lucky, leopards too. You also could see different types of birds. It’s a small experience for bird watch lovers.
Overnight stay at Yala Village Hotel.
DAY 04 : YALA / NUWARA ELIYA. 

After Breakfast Leave for Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya, the misty city is located over 6000 feet above sea level.
The drive will be through refreshing Tea Plantations covering the hills like carpets and cascading waterfalls to mesmerize you.
Arrive in Nuwara Eliya to be greeted by the fresh wintry atmosphere, the cottage type bungalows and the colonial air. ( Nuwara Eliya is also known as “Little England”)

NUWARA ELIYA CITY TOUR
Drive through the little town of Nuwara Eliya observing the well-maintained buildings of colonial Architecture. Visit the busy market where the tea plantation workers rush in and out with their days provisions. Visit the lake Gregory built for generating power during the British Colonial age but now a feature that adds beauty to the city.
DAY 05 : NUWARA ELIYA / KANDY
After Breakfast leave for Kandy.
TEA FACTORY
Visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory en route. Sri Lanka being famous for its “Ceylon Tea” adding cheer to many the world over for more than a century.
P.m. Visit art and craft centre and Gem Bureau where you will be shown a documentary film on how Sri Lankan Gem mining is traditionally done.
enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking.
TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH OF RELIC
Visit the Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha. This temple, the most important one for The Sri Lankan Buddhists was built in the 16th Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic.
Sight seeing of kandy including Upper Lake Drive.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.
DAY 06 : KANDY / UDAWATTA KELE / PERADENIYA / PINNAWALA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Pinnawala.En route visit Udawatte Kele.
UDAWATTE KELE SANCTUARY.
This is a trek of rainforest rich in species that has enjoyed protection from historical times. It supports many species of bird life. Some of the common birds are Layard’s Parakeet, Gold-fronted and Blue-winged Leafbirds, Spotted and Emerald Doves, Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher,Yellow-fronted, Crimson-fronted and Brown-headed barbets and
Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher.
Next visit the Elephant Orphange.

PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE
Elephant Orphanage, the foster – home of elephants of different age and size feeding, bathing, playing together and even mating. These have been found injured or left abandoned in the wilderness. There are even little baby calves born in captivity.

Finally visit the Peradeniya Botanical Garden.
BOTANICAL GARDEN
Visit the Botanical Garden Peradeniya. Which was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made in to a Botanical Garden during the British regime.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.
DAY 07 : KANDY / SIGIRIYA
After Breakfast leave for Dambulla.
SPICE GARDEN
Next Visit a spice garden at matale which grows spices and herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication. Spices of Sri Lanka attracted the early sea faring merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.
CAVE TEMPLE
Cave Temples of Dambulla, contain more than 150 Statues of the Buddha. This was where a king of the 1st Century B.C. took refuge and latter converted them into a monastery.
p.m. Leisure
Overnight stay at Hotel in Sigirya.
DAY 08 : SIGIRIYA
a.m. Bird Watching trail.
P.M. visit Sigiriya Rock.
SIGIRIYA ROCK FORTRESS
Climb the Lion Rock Fortress of Sigiriya which contains beautiful frescoes of heavenly maidens with flowers and fruit baskets and a palace garden with an intricate irrigation system - Sigiriya is called the 08th Wonder of the World. This was the Royal Citadel of King Kasyapa who ruled in the 5th Century A.D.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Sigiriya.
DAY 09 : SIGIRIYA / NEGOMBO
Breakfast at Hotel . Leave for Sigiriya.
NEGOMBO
The fishing village of Negombo has turned out to be a very popular Tourist Beach Resort, for its Golden Sun kissed Beach that’s fringed with Palm Groves. The amazing fact is that the development of the tourist industry has had no influence to change the originality of the quiet fishing village or the Life style of the inhabitants.
p.m. at leisure.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Negombo.
DAY 10 : NEGAMBO / AIRPORT.
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Airport for Depature
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