Round Tours In Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka – a drum beats, an elephant trumpets and a mystical Buddhist chant fills the air all inone little moment. This captures the essence of a magical Island nation with all its beauty as well as its complexities. Here is a land which traces its lineage back to the beginning of time and here is.`1a country within which there is so much to discover and experience. The ruins of ancient civilizations stand testament to a great past while man – made tanks belonging to centuries gone continue to amaze modern day scientists.

Day 1

Route: Air Port > Hikkaduwa

Drive: Approx. 3 Hours

Highlights: Hikkaduwa

Arrival at the Colombo International Airport. Clients will be welcomed by AYUBOWAN TOURS & TRAVELS representative and transfer to Hotel at Hikkaduwa. Evening relax.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Hikkaduwa.

Day 2

Route: Hikkaduwa > Galle > Yala

Drive: Approx. 4 Hours

Highlights: Hikkaduwa | Galle | Yala

After breakfast leave for Yala via Galle. Galle Fort was built first by the Portuguese and modified by the Dutch during the 17th century. Even today, after 400 years of existence, it looks new and polished with reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka. There is a Cultural Museum inside the Galle fort which is in a Dutch Colonial building in Church Street. Afternoon start half-day jeep safari to Yala National park, Yala National Park is the second largest and most visited national park in the island. The park covers 979 square kilometers, The Park is best known for its variety of its wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan elephants, aquatic birds and leopards.

Day 3

Route: Yala > Ella > Nuwara Eliya

Highlights: Yala Safari | Nuwara Eliya | Nine Arch Bridge

After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya via Ella. On the way visit a Tea Factory and a Plantation to witness the manufacturing process of world-famous Ceylon tea, and to taste a pure unblended cup of factory fresh tea. Also pass by eye-catching views with waterfalls. In the evening, go on a city tour of Nuwara Eliya, including Victoria Park, Gregory’s Lake and the 124-year old Golf Course, which is considered to be one of Asia’s finest Golf Clubs.

Day 4

Route: Nuwara Eliya - Kandy

Kandy | Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast leave for Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha - by far the most important place of worship for Buddhists world over, Upper Lake drive a place where one could have a bird's eye view of the city below. Evening visit Botanical garden at Peradeniya, It is the largest botanical garden on the island. It is renowned for the collection the variety of Orchids, and has more than 300 varieties of Orchids, more than 5000 spices, medicinal plants and palms trees attach it is the National Herbarium.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.

Day 5

Route: Kandy - Matale - Dambulla - Sigiriya

Highlights: Sigiriya | Dambulla | Matale

After breakfast leave for Sigiriya via Matale, Nalanda, Dambulla. Gedige at Nalanda one of the remarkable archaeological sites in Sri Lanka & enjoying the Spice garden at Matale and take part in a conducted tour to get some knowledge about the growth and use of spices in the day to day life. Then visit Dambulla cave Teample. It is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings. This paintings and statues are related to Lord Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of god and goddess.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Sigiriya.

Day 6

Route: Sigiriya > Anuradhapura > Sigiriya

Highlights: Anuradhapura | Sigiriya

After breakfast leave for Evening do a sightseeing tour in ancient city Anuradhapura, from the 4th century BC, it was the capital of Sri Lanka until the beginning of the 11th century AD. The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over sixteen square miles (40 km²). Anuradhapura is a City of archaeological and historical interest including Isurumuniya - the first temple to be built in the island, Sri Maha Bodhi Tree- with an authenticated history of more than 2300 years which has been planted from a sapling from the original tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment, Ruwanveliseya - the largest stupa in the island, Jethawanaramaya and Abhayagiriya - which in their original form have been equivalent in size to the Great Pyramids in Giza and have thus been declared as World Heritage Sites , Twin Ponds, Thuparamaya- the first Stupa to be built in Sri Lanka enshrining the left collar bone of the Buddha, the Samadhi Statue - meditating posture etc.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Sigiriya.

Day 7

Route: Sigiriya > Polonnaruwa > Sigiriya

Highlights: Sigiriya | Polonnaruwa

After early breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa. Then do a sightseeing tour in ancient city Polonnaruwa (11th Century AD), visit the many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the Sacred City including the Grate Statue, Quadrangle, Royal Palace, Gal Viharaya, Kumara and Lotus Ponds, Thiwanka Image House and many more. And see the one of the country’s biggest water reservoir Parakrama Samudraya. In the evening visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress. The Sigiriya was built during the reign of King Kassapa 1 (AD 477 – 495), and it is one of the seven World Heritage sites of Sri Lanka.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Sigiriya.

Day 8

Route: Sigiriya > Airport

Drive: Approx. 4 Hours

“As All Good Things Must Come to an End, Your Chauffeur Guide Will Comfortably Take You Back to the International Airport for a Safe Return Journey.”

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Terms & Conditions

Your Holiday includes

● Per person cost of twin-sharing accommodation

● Transport by private air-conditioned car or van and services of English speaking chauffeur guide for the entire duration

● Local government taxes & service charges

● Meals Breakfast and Dinner

Reservation, Cancellation Policy & Notes

● Quote is subject to availability of rooms, tax increases, price fluctuations and any peak season supplements

● The cost is based on cash basis. For any other method of settlement whether it be cheques, drafts, credit cards or debit cards we will entail a service charge

● For cancellations within 30 days before the date of arrival 100% of the holiday program will be charged

● The standard check in time in Sri Lanka is 14:00 hours and standard check out time is 11:00 hours - All drive times are approximate and are subject to change.

Your Holiday excludes

● Visas

● Travel Insurance

● Optional tours & activities

● Flights - Airport taxes

● Activities & highlights

● Camera & Video permits at cultural sights

● All expenses of personal nature

● Tips and portage

● Spa and Wellness treatment

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