Sri Lanka round tour ,Explore Sri Lanka 5Nights and 6Days
ITINERARY –Explore Sri Lanka 5Nights and 6Days
Day 1 AIRPORT / NEGOMBO / SIGIRIYA
Arrival, welcome & assistance at the airport leave for Sigiriya En-route visit Negombo. It is largely Roman Catholic by faith, with huge imposing churches down almost every street. The sea & the catamarans are the backdrop to the Negombo scenery. P.M.visit Sigiriya located in the north-central part of Sri Lanka, preserves the architectural tradition of the country. The town is famous for its Rock, Gardens and Sanctuary. Sigiriya has spectacular importance in Sri Lanka. An ancient palace complex, erected during the reign of King Kasyapa, has been declared by UNESCO a world heritage site.
Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 2POLONNARUWA /MEDIRIGIRIYA
After breakfast excursion to Polonnaruwa, the second ancient capital city for three centuries,is one of the most interesting places in Sri Lanka with many well preserved ruins of palace and monasteries which easily can make every tourist to impress. Then visit Medirigiriya in the early evening.
Optional Elephant back jungle Safari for 01h30 minutes (Payment direct) Return back to the hotel for overnight.
Day 3DAMBULLA / NALANDA / MATALE / KANDY
After breakfast leave for Kandy. En-route visit Dambulla. In Sri Lanka history Dambulla cave complex dates back to 3rd and 2nd centuries BC. Even before the making of the complex it was well established as one of the largest monasteries in Sri Lanka. Dambulla caves have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Also known for bird watching then visit Nalanda Gedige the Abu Simbel of Sri Lanka Nalanda Gedige is one of a number of remarkable archaeological sites in Sri Lanka then visit a spice garden & batik factory in Matale. En-route to Kandy the center of the traditional arts in Sri Lanka visit the city of Kandy. The most famous landmark of Kandy is its lake, in the center of the city. Visit the Kandy Museum. Late in the evening view the Kandyan cultural performance & visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Buddha.
Return to hotel for overnight.
Day 4KANDY / PERADENIYA / PINNAWALA / NUWARAELIYA
After breakfast visit the royal botanical gardens of Peradeniya which is well known for its large number and variety of plants This garden is best known for it’s collection of orchids the largest in Asia. Then visit Pinnawela elephant Orphanage. This orphanage was established to feed nurse & house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. Often the young ones fall into pits and ravines in their request for water during drought period P.M. leave for Nuwaraeliya the center of hill country, En-route visit a tea plantation and witness the manufacture of the world famous ‘’ Ceylon tea ‘’. Gregory Lake is one of attractive locations in Nuwaraeliya. Shanthipura (the city view point) Spend the evening walking in the cool climate.
Arrive at hotel for overnight.
Day 5NUWARAELIYA / KITULGALA / COLOMBO
After Breakfast leaves to Colombo via misty mountain routes and view waterfalls and landscape with tea plantation and other vegetation via Kitulgala the film Location of World War II movie "Bridge on the River Kwai", This River is now more popular among water sportsman for Rafting. Continuation to Colombo. Visit the fascinating city of Colombo which links the past with the present. You will visit the fort area, the commercial center, ’’Pettah’’ Colombo’s bustling bazaar area, a cinnamon garden which is full of large residences. You can do some last minute shopping at Odel, No limit etc.
Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 6COLOMBO / AIRPORT After breakfast transfer to the airport to connect flight for departure Rooms till 12h00 in the afternoon.