13 DAYS 12 NIGHTS
Holiday Tours
DAY 01 : AIRPORT / COLOMBO
Arrive at the airport and be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel in Colombo.
P.m. City Tour of 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.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Negombo.
DAY 02 : COLOMBO/ DAMBULLA / ANURADHAPURA.
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Anuradhapura.
ANRADHAPURA
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.
Dinner & Over night Stay at Hotel in Anuradhapura.
DAY 03 : ANURADHAPURA / POLLONNARUWA.
Breakfast at Hotel and Leave for Pollonnaruwa.
En route visit Mihintale.
MIHINTALE
Where Buddhism was officially introduced to a king of the 3rd century B.C. Today it is very popular with Buddhist pilgrims and tourist the complex consists of rocks caves ponds and stupas. First monastery of Sri Lanka and the worlds first declared sanctuary.
Dinner & Over night Stay at Hotel in Giritale.
DAY 04 : POLLONNARUWA / CITY TOUR
Breakfast at Hotel
. Leave for City Tour of 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. at Leisure.
Dinner & Over night Stay at Hotel in Giritale.
DAY 05 : POLLONNARUWA / SIGIRIYA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Sigiriya. en route Elephant Safari at Habarana.
Habarana Elephant Safari
The Elephant that was the limousine, Bulldozer, War Tank, Status Symbol, Wealth Asset and Domestic pet in the past is today an element that adds colour to pageants or the gentle Giant that gives pleasure rides.
The Elephant Safari Habarana (At Village) has become a highlight event to tourist for its excitement and adventure or even for the "Chance of a Life Time " of riding an
Elephant. The Elephant Safari is a ride on an Elephant with safely secured seat that takes around two hours. The ride takes you on a bund of an ancient lake built for irrigation then through the jungle and even crosses a part of the lake where you could get your feet wet whilst seated on Elephant Back. This is fun never to be missed when in Sri Lanka.
p.m. Climb the Lion Rock Fortress of Sigiriya.
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.
Dinner & Over night Stay at Hotel in Dambulla.
DAY 06 : DAMBULLA / KANDY
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Kandy.
En route visit the Cave Temples of Dambulla,
CAVE TEMPLE DAMBULLA
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 spice garden at Matale.
SPICE GARDEN
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.
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.
Sight seeing of kandy including Upper Lake Drive and visit to Art and Craft Centres.
TEMPLE OF THE 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.
x enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking.
Dinner & Overnight Stay at Hotel in Kandy.
DAY 07 : KANDY / BOTANICAL GARDEN / PINNAWALA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Pinnawala.
ELEPHANT ORPHANGE
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.
Next Visit 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.
P.m at Leisure.
Dinner & Overnight Stay at Hotel in Kandy.
DAY 08 : KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA
Breakfast at Hotel. 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.
Next visit
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.
RAMBODA AND GARADIYA ELLA - WATERFALLS
En route view the beauty of two falls Ramboda and Garadiya Ella.
 
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”)
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.
Dinner & Overnight Stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 09 : NUWARA ELIYA / HORTON PLAINS / NUWARA ELIYA.
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Horton Plains.(Worlds End)
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”.
Dinner & Overnight Stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 10 : NUWARA ELIYA /YALA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Yala.
Visit the Ayurveda Centre For Body and Head Massage and Herbal Sauna at Bandarawela. Proceed to Yala.
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.
Check in at Yala Village. p.m. at leisure
Dinner & Overnight Stay at Hotel in Yala.
DAY 11 : YALA / SAFARI
Breakfast at Hotel.a.m. at leisure ... p.m. Safari in National Park
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.
Dinner & Overnight Stay at Hotel in Yala.
DAY 12 : YALA / BENTOTA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Bnetota.
En route Visit Dutch Fortress.
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.
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 ashore to lay their eggs. The turtle digs a hole on the Beach, Lays hers eggs and covers it with sand where it is supposed to, 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 are hatched the Natural way in enclosed areas where the Birds don’t have a chance of picking them up and the babies are let in to the sea after two days at night time which offers them a better chance of survival.
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.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel in Bentota.
DAY 13 : BENTOTA / AIRPORT
Breakfast at Hotel. a.m. at leisure. afternoon Leave for Airport for Departure.
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