NEW - TOUR NO 05 - 10 DAYS 09 NIGHTS
Colombo -Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Sri Pada - White Water Rafting

Detailed Itinerary
DAY 01 : AIRPORT / ANURADHAPURA.
Arrive at the airport and be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel in Anuradhapura.

p.m. 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 Jethawanaramaya.

Overnight Stay at Palm Garden Village - Anuradhapura.

DAY 02: ANURADHAPURA / DAMBULLA.
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Dambulla.

P.m. Visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
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.

Overnight stay at Culture Club Hotel – Dambulla.

DAY 03: DAMBULLA / POLLONNARUWA.
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for 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. visit the National Park at Minneriya.
SAFARI MINNERIYA 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 Culture Club Hotel – Dambulla.

DAY 04: DAMBULLA / KANDY.
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Kandy.

En route visit Cave Temple.
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 the Cave Spice Garden.
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

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.

Next visit
TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH RELIC.
The Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha. This temple, the most important one for The Sri Lankan Buddhists. It was built in the 16th Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic.

Overnight Stay at Hotel Mahweli Reach - Kandy

DAY 05 : KANDY / PERADENIYA / PINNAWALA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Pinnawala.
Visit Elephant Orphanage.

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.

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.

Overnight Stay at Hotel Mahweli Reach - Kandy

DAY 06 : KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for 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.

TEA FACTORY
Visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory en route. Sri Lanka being famous for its “Ceylon Tea” has added cheer to many the world over for more than a century.

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.

Overnight stay at Tea Factory Hotel – Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 07 : NUWARA ELIYA / DICKOYA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Dickoya.

Check in at Upper Glen cairn Bungalow – Dickoya.

Evening proceed to Nallathanni to Climb Adams speak.

DAY 08: DICK OYA
Return to Upper Glencairn Bungalow for breakfast and relaxation.
Overnight stay at Upper Glen cairn Bungalow – Dickoya.


DAY 09 : DICKOYA / COLOMBO
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Colombo via Kithulgala.

(Optional) En route White Water Rafting.

WHITE WATER RAFTING
Fun and excitement of white water rafting down the kelani River rated at 2 / 3 is indeed a great experience. Clearing seven rapids over a run of six kilometers and passing the Film site of the famous Film Bridge on the River Kwaii ( Where the Bridge was Blasted)

p.m. City Tour and 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 at Odel, House of Fashion, Bare foot and etc.

Overnight stay at Hotel Hilton – Colombo.

DAY 10 : COLOMBO / AIRPORT
Breakfast at Hotel.

Leave for Airport for Departure.

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