Short Expedition Around 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.

The jungles are home to wild leopards and the oceans are filled with dolphins and whales. Modern fast-paced cities amidst traditional rituals and customs. Culture and technology, beliefs and development. When writing about Sri Lanka in the 14th century, Oderic, a Franciscan Monk went on to say there were many ‘miraculous things’ of which he could not write. Even in the 21st century this little Island continues to amaze and hold traveler’s captive by the range of possibilities available is such a compact space.

Day 1

Route: Airport > Colombo

Drive: Approx. 35 Min

Highlights: Independence Memorial Square | Old Parliament Building | Gangaramaya Temple | Galle Face Green

On arrival at the Bandaranayke international Airport, our clients will be welcomed by our representatives. Our client will then travel to Colombo city and get accommodation in a hotel. Evening a tour in Colombo city.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Colombo

Day 2

Route: Kandy > Pinnawala > Sigiriya

Drive: Approx. 4 Hours

Highlights: Kandy | Sigiriya | Pinnawala

After breakfast leave for Sigiriya via Pinnawela, visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, is an orphanage and breeding ground for wild elephants, evening climb to the Rock fortress Sigiriya. Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace built during the reign of King Kassapa I(AD 477 – 495). Contemporary with the paintings of Ajantha and Ellora Caves in India, highlights being the Frescoes, Mirror Wall and the Lion's Paw, and it is one of the Seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Sigiriya.

Day 3

Route: Sigiriya > Dambulla > Nalanda > Matale > Kandy

Drive: Approx. 4 Hours

Highlights: Dambulla | Kandy | Sigiriya | Nalanda | Matale

After breakfast leave for Kandy via Dambulla, Nalanda and Matale. First visit Dambulla cave Temple.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.

Then visit 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.

Evening city tour in Kandy including 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. And late evening Cultural Show by traditional Kandyan Dancers and Drummers including “Fire Walking".

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.

Day 4

Route: Kandy > Peradeniya > Nuwara Eliya

Highlights: Peradeniya | Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. On the way 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 and visit a Tea Factory and a Plantation to witness the manufacturing process of world famous “Ceylon Tea" and to taste a pure un-blended cup of factory fresh tea. Also pass by eye-catching views with waterfalls. Evening city tour in Nuwara Eliya Including Victoria Park, Gregory Lake and Golf Course, the 119 year old club is situated within the city limits. Established in 1891. One of Asia's finest Golf Club.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 5

Route: Nuwara Eliya > Yala

Highlights: Nuwara Eliya | Yala

After breakfast leave for Yala via Ella, enjoy the scenery at Ella Gap point and visit Rawana Ella waterfall In the evening do a half day jeep safari to Yala National park, Yala National Park is the second largest and most visited national park in Sri Lanka. 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 and aquatic birds.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Yala.

Day 6

Route: Yala > Airport

Drive: Approx. 3 Hours

Highlights: Colombo City Tour

After Having Breakfast at Hotel You Will Visit the Gangaramaya Temple(Optional) Which is A Most Important Temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka. And Then Will Visit the Independence Square and The Galle Face Green Along. And Make Some Shopping in the Leading Shopping Malls. “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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