10 DAYS ITINERARY - GLAMOUR OF SRI LANKA.
- Accommodation in 2/3 star-class hotels with breakfast.
- Guided tour with a service of a experienced licensed chauffeur guide.
- Transport in comfortable, an air-conditioned Car, Van or Bus.
The main focus of this itinerary is the small groups, families, or individuals. It features the fascinating wildlife and the scenic outskirts of Sri Lanka while allowing you to interact and understand the Sri Lankan culture. Taste the traditional authentic local food and get a real experience with local people. The tour includes plenty of time to relax, combined with a minimum of travel time to make sure you truly enjoy your stay in Sri Lanka.
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
Golden Temple Dambulla.
The Sacred City of Kandy.
Royal Palace and Citadel at Sigiriya Rock.
Polonnaruwa Ancient City.
Explore the Nature & Culture:
Wildlife Safari at Minneriya/Yala/Udawalawe National Parks.
Guided tour of the Tea Plantation and Factory with a Ceylon Tea Tasting.
Typical Village Experience with Authentic Sri Lankan Lunch.
The scenic beauty of the Hills, waterfalls of Sri Lanka.
Most scenic Train Journey to Ella.
Royal Botanical Garden.
Hiking and trekking experience.
Enjoy beach time at the scenic, gorgeous sandy tropical beaches.
Sea Turtles Hatchery and Rescue Centre.
- Day 1 - Airport > Negombo.
Highlights : Upon arrival in the Airport, you will be welcomed by our Representative or Chauffeur Guide who will take you to the hotel at Negombo. Check-in to the hotel and rest and relax.
- Day 2 - Negombo > Sigiriya.
Highlights : After the breakfast proceed to Sigiriya, Will be stopping at The Dambulla Cave Temple on the way to Sigiriya. World Heritage Site of Dambulla Golden Cave Temple is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. It had been constructed in 1st century BCE.
- Day 3 - Sigiriya > Hiriwadunna > Sigiriya.
Highlights : Guided tour to world Heritage site of Sigiriya Lions Rock Fortress.
Sigiriya, one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Built in the 5th century BC by King Kashyapa as a royal citadel, Sigiriya is a stunning example of innovative architecture, garden plans, urban planning, hydraulic engineering and art.
After the Sigiriya you will take to the Hiriwadunna rural village, to enjoy your time with nature. The walk through the paddy fields. This short tour will last one and half hour and your guide will explain you with more information about the rice cultivation, lifestyle and experience of villagers, you can directly communicate with village people. Sri Lankan traditional Lunch will be serving at the Village.
- Day 4 - Sigiriya > Polonnaruwa > Kandy.
Highlights : After the breakfast, check out the hotel and proceed to Polonnaruwa - This medieval city, a UNESCO world heritage site, rose to fame as the capital -10th - 12th century AD. The monuments are relatively well preserved and give clear evidence of the glory of Sri Lanka's past.
Highlights are the Royal Palace Complex, Audience hall, Quadrangle, Gal Viharaya four massive images of the Buddha cut from a single slab of granite. Temple of Shiva, fascinating Buddhist Temples, The Lankathilake and Watadage, The Galpotha, Kiri Vehera Stupa and the remains of former temple of Tooth are other impressive sights.
Leave the Polonnaruwa and head towards to another World Heritage city, Kandy as your destination. Stop for lunch at the Wadiya Restaurant, Minneriya, next to the Minneriya Lake you can relax at the lake and taste Sri Lankan Lunch.
- Day 5 - Kandy City Tour.
Highlights : World Heritage Kandy City is the most popular cultural city in Sri Lanka surrounded by beautiful mountains, elevated at 600m above sea level.
You will be taken to Kandy View Point, Gem and Lapidary Museum, Kandy market place, city and Educative and informative visits to Royal Botanical Garden, Peradeniya - 147 acres in extent started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the kings of Gampola and Kandy. There are more than 4000 species of trees, plans and creepers. Some rare and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world are found in the gardens.
Evening Kandyan Cultural Dance show- It is a very enjoyable and entertaining one hour show that colourfully shows the Kandyan cultural heritage.
After that you will be taken to the Sacred Temple of Tooth Relic, just after dark, and it was a very atmospheric and a bit mysterious experience. Temple of Tooth Relic in Kandy is the most venerated place of worship for Buddhist throughout the world. Built in the 16th century this temple houses the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha.
- Day 6 - Kandy > Nuwara Eliya > Ella.
Highlights : After check-out you will be Proceed to Nuwara Eliya will be stopping at viewpoints and Ramboda falls, Guided tour of the Tea Plantation and Factory with a Ceylon Tea Tasting and will drop you off at the Nanuoya railway station to take a train to Ella (most scenic train journey in Sri Lanka).
- Day 7 - Ella > Unawatuna.
Leave early morning at 5.15 a.m. to see the sunrise at Little Adams Peak, it is a 1.5 - 2 hours trekking after that you will take to the Nine Arch Bridge. After breakfast leave for Unawatuna on the way will be stopping at Rawana Fall and Buduruwagala Ancient Temple.
- Day 8 - Unawatuna
Beach - rest and relax at the hotel.
- Day 9 - Unawatuna > Galle > Unawatuna.
Highlights : Sun dawn at Galle. This evening is yours to relax in this beautiful coastal town, exploring the historical town with a walk round the ramparts or a visit to one of the best restaurant. The fort, which was variously occupied by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. Use the main harbor until 1815. It is surrounded on three sides by the sea and was declared a world heritage site in 1988.
- Day 10 - Unawatuna > CMB Airport.
Transfer to the Airport.
- Accommodation with Breakfast.
- Transportation and the service of a chauffeur guide.
- Entrance tickets to tourist attractions and activities.
- Wildlife safari tour.
- Lunch, Dinner, Refreshments and other expenses