Sri Lanka Cultural and Heritage
Discover the rich and vast cultural heritage of Sri Lanka within this tour, which is a 5 days tour through the most popular attractions that reflect the unique Sri Lankan culture and the pride of its incomparable heritage. Visit the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, and the precious sites which are being named as world heritage sites by UNESCO due to their remarkable historical, traditional and cultural value. In addition, get an insight on the inheritance of the religious background of Sri Lanka by visiting the ancient monasteries, temples and shrines.Day 01: Airport – Pinnawala – DambullaPinnawala Elephant OrphanageArrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, You will be met by our Sanki Leisure staff and English speaking Chauffeur Guide, and transfer to Dambulla. En route visit the Pinnwala Elephant Orphanage. This elephant Orphanage is setup especially for Abandoned or injured baby elephants. They are reared here and are trained to become working animals. Feeding and bathing in the river provide the best opportunities to see the animal’s close-up. Check in to the hotel in Dambulla.Day 02: Anuradapura – GiritaleRuwanweli Maha SeyaAfter breakfast you will leave for Anuradhapura. Sightseeing of the ancient city of Anuradhapura, considered the birthplace of Sinhala civilization & one of the world’s largest archaeological sites. It is considered as the greatest monastic city of the ancient world, & was founded in the 5th century BC. Proceed to Giritale for dinner and overnight.Day 03: Polonnaruwa – SigiriyaPolonnaruwa VatadageAfter breakfast proceed to Polonaruwa the capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to the 13th century AD. This ancient city is today one of the most beautiful centers of this island’s cultural heritage. And then visit Sigiriya rock fortress which is tipped to be the 8th wonder of the world. Then proceed to hill capital Kandy.Day 04: Kandy – NegomboTemple of the toothAfter breakfast a city tour of Kandy which includes Kandy Temple, Royal botanical gardens, traditional batik making factory, shopping complexes etc., then proceed to Negombo.Day 05: Negombo – Colombo – AirportNegombo BeachLeisure in Negombo beach or After breakfast tour of Colombo which includes busy bazaar area, Kovils, Temples, Independence square, BMICH ETC, then according to the flight schedule transfer to the airport for the departure.For any further clarification or inquiry regarding our programming, philosophy and the tour sequences including our policies, kindly feel free to contact us at any time. One of our agents will attend your inquiry and assist you at the earliest possible.