TOUR NO 03
12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS
DAY 01 – AIRPORT / COLOMBO
Arrive at the airport and be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel in Colombo.
Colombo City
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 / ANURADHAPURA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Anuradhapura. Enroute visits Elephant Orphanage Pinnawala.
Feeding - Elephant Orphanage
ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE
Pinnawala, Visit the 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.
Proceed to Anuradhapura.
Anuradhapura
ANURADHAPURA
The first Capital of Sri Lanka founded in the 4th Centuary B.C. City Tour includes, visits to “Isurumuniya”, Sacred Bo-tree, the Brazen – Palace, Ruwanweliseya, Samadhi Statue, Abyagiriya, Moonstone Twin Ponds and Jethwanaramaya.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Anuradhapura.
DAY 03 ANURADHAPURA / POLLONNARUWA / SIGIRIYA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Pollonnaruwa.
Pollonnaruwa
POLLONNARUWA
2nd Capital of Sri Lanka, City Tour including visits to the Gal Vihara with its majestic rock statues of the Buddha in standing, reclining and seated forms, the Thuparamaya, the princes’ pond, Lankathilaka Viharaya and the relic houses of Watadageya, Hatadageya and the Atadageya.
P.M. Climb the Lion Rock Fortress of Sigiriya.
Sigiriya Rock - 08th Wonder of the World
SIGIRIYA ROCK FORTRESS
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.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Sigiriya.
DAY 04 : DAMBULLA / KANDY
Leave for Kandy.En route visit the Cave Temples of Dambulla,
Dabulla - Cave Temple - Unbeliveable
CAVE TEMPLES
which contains 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.
Next Visit the Spice Garden.
SPICE GARDEN
Visit a spice garden at matale which grows spices and herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication are grown. Spices of Sri Lanka attracted the early sea faring merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.
p.m enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking.
Sight seeing of kandy including Upper Lake Drive and visit to Art and Craft Centres.
Temple of tooth Relic Temple - Kandy
TEMPLE OF TOOTH RELIC
Next 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.
Next enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming, Dancing, Music and Fire walking.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Kandy.
DAY 05 : KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA
Breakfast at Hotel.Leave for Nuwara Eliya.En-route visit the Botanical Garden Peradeniya.
Bamboo Tree -  Peradeniya - Botanical Garden
BOTANICAL GARDEN
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.
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.

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.

Arrive in Nuwara Eliya to be greeted by the fresh wintry atmosphere. Observe the well preserved colonial architecture of bungalows that were the homes of Lords, Governor’s and Planters who pioneered the “ Ceylon Tea” drive.( Nuwara Eliya is also known as “Little England”)

Leave for Sight Seeing of Nuwara Eliya which includes visits to the 18 Hole Golf course, Race Course .

Next City Tour of Nuwara Eliya.
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.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 06 : NUWARA ELIYA / HORTON PLAINS
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Horton plains
Horton Plains
HORTON PLAINS
Located in the highest plateau of Sri Lanka at an elevation of 7,000 feet above sea level. Usually the plains are visible before 10 a.m. as otherwise the mist covers the view. The highlight of the Plains is the terrific escarpment which drops vertically for about 1,000 feet. On a very clear day, one could view the east horizon too.
Rare species of fauna and flora are found here. This Plains was once the hunting ground for the British Governor Mr. Farr. Today the home of Mr. Farr has been turned into a Rest House and is called “Farr Inn”.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 07 : NUWARA ELIYA / BANDARAWELA / HAPUTALE / BADULLA / YALA
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed to Yala via Bandarawela, Haputale and Badulla.
En route stop at Ella Grand Motel to enjoy the view of the famous ella gap, Also view the beauty of the Ravana Falls as you descend to the low lands.
Proceed to Yala.
p.m. Safari at Yala
Safari Yala with Elephants
YALA 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 Hotel in Yala or Tissamaharamaya Hotel.
DAY 08 : YALA / GALLE / BEACH STAY
After breakfast leave for South Coast Beach Hotel in Galle.
En route visit Kirinda.
KIRINDA
The temple of the Kirinda marks the place where Princes Viharamaha Devi landed when her Father, a King of Kelaniya, set her adrift on a Golden Boat in the Indian Ocean.

The King who tortured to death a member of the Sanga believed that the subsequent sea inundation that consumed a great part of his Kingdom was the punishment that came as Roth of the Gods, which could be atoned only by sacrificing his Daughter.
However the princes who survived and came Ashore in the Southeast Point of Kirinda was wedded by the King Kawantissa who ruled in that region and their son was the famous King Dutugemunu who succeeded in liberating Sri Lanka from the Indians and also repulsed many invasions.
Next visit the Galle Fortress.
Light House and Galle Fort
GALLE DUTCH FORTRESS
An ancient city which is now a modern and buzzing town today. It was the most important sea port 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.
Next visit the turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda.
Turtle Hatchery
TURTLE HATCHERY
Projects have been launched to conserve the population of turtles that are reaching extinction and such projects are found along the southern coast of Sri Lanka where turtles come as hop to lay their eggs. The turtle digs a hole on the Beach, Lais hers eggs and covers it with sand where it is suppose, incubate by the heat of the sun. What often
happens is the eggs are dug out by fisherman and sold to people who consume them.
But now the eggs are bought up by the conservation projects and hatched the Natural way in enclosed areas and the Birds don’t have a chance of picking them up. This offers them a better chance of survival.
check in at a Hotel in Galle or Bentota.
Overnight stay Hotel in Galle or Bentota Hotel.
DAY 09 : GALLE OR BENTOTA / BEACH STAY
Breakfast at Hotel. Enjoy the Sun and Beach at leisure.
Water Sports at Bentota
BEACH STAY
p.m At leisure – Beach Stay with many choices of spending your time. Leisurely strolling on the Golden Beaches enthralled in the magical atmosphere. Lazing on a Sun deck reading a book of you choice, and sipping a cool fresh tropical fruit drink of pine apple, Mango, Banana. Water skiing, Wind Surfing, Snorkeling.
Overnight stay Hotel in Galle or Bentota Hotel.
DAY 10 : GALLE OR BENTOTA / BEACH STAY
Breakfast at Hotel. Enjoy the Sun and Beach at leisure.
Overnight stay Hotel in Galle or Bentota Hotel.
DAY 11 : GALLE OR BENTOTA / BEACH STAY
Breakfast at Hotel. Enjoy the Sun and Beach at leisure.
Overnight stay Hotel in Galle or Bentota Hotel.
DAY 12 : GALLE OR BENTOTA / AIRPORT (LATE EVEINING FLIGHTS )
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Airport for Departure.
En route Boat Safari at Madhu River.
Boat Safari at Madhu River
BOAT SAFARI
The Boat Safari on the River Madhu is something that words would not justify.
The primitive Life Style of the inhabitant of the islands of the Madhu River is only a boat ride away. The boat ride that takes you through the thick mongroves, The bird life around, the primitive style of Fishing and prawn trapping
still practiced by the inhabitants of the islands will reveal to you another facet of splendid Sri Lanka.
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