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Sri Lanka Highlights
05 Nights / 06 Days
Sri Lanka Highlights
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Day 1 - Colombo
Arrival and transfer to Colombo. In the afternoon commence a city tour and free for shopping.
Colombo - A drive through the city will take you to the Fort and Pettah - the commercial area of the city and tree-lined Colombo - 07 Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Fort, and Pettah for Shopping. The Hindu Temple at Sea Street, lined with goldsmith's shops, the Dutch Church at Wolfendaal, dating back to 1749. The Independence Hall, B.M.I.C.H, see the replica of Avukana Buddha and the Independence Square. Visit Cotton Collection, Lakmedura, Laksala for ready made garments and srilankan woven clothes. Overnight stay in Colombo. [Breakfast, Dinner]

Day 2 - Dambulla
After breakfast proceed to visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage - Started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded, the orphanage has grown to be a big family today. A unique experience never to be missed. Thereafter proceed to Dambulla. Dinner & overnight stay in Dambulla. [B, D]


Day 3 - Dambulla

After breakfast proceed to Polonnawrua and commence excursions Afterwards commence an elephant back safari in Habarana. In the afternoon return to Sigiriya and climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Afterwards visit a Batik Factory where you can see the manufacture of beautiful Batik prints.
Sigiriya is home to the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the fortress. Within it triple-moated defence the huge rock rises almost to a sheer height of 500ft. On its summit are the foundations of what was once a great and sumptuous palace and gardens complete with swimming pool. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of frescoes of life sized damsels in all the freshness and delicacy of their original color. Sigiriya was never conquered by any of the invading forces that had such an affect on the island of Sri Lanka It was however, ceded to the British during the colonial rule without force. Overnight stay in Dambulla. [B, D]

Day 4 - Kandy

After breakfast proceed to Kandy. En route visit the Dambulla cave temple and a spice garden in Matale. Spice Garden at Matale and see the luscious Cinnamons, Cardamons, Pepper plants etc. You can also purchase your requirements of spices.
Dambulla - Dambulla is famous for the five cave Temples on a rock. The first 03 caves are better, older and larger than the other two. Some caves dates to 1st C.B.C. All the 5 cave walls and ceilings are covered with Buddhist murals and there are more than 130 Buddha statues, statues of Gods and Kings are also found here. In the afternoon commence a city tour of Kandy including visiting a gem laboratory, craft factory and a silk factory.
Kandy - the hill capital. Venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism’s influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple’s shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere. In the evening watch a cultural show featuring the exotic traditional dances of Sri Lanka. Overnight stay in Kandy [B, D]

Day 5 - Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast visit temple of the tooth relic.
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic - ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha’s Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess’ hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka’s most prized possession. Thereafter proceed to Nuwara Eliya, visiting a tea estate and a factory en route.
Nuwara Eliya - The ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coldest places on the island, but is really just like an England spring day although the temperature does drop at night. All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence. Houses are like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions. Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya. [B, D]

Day 6 - Colombo - Airport
After breakfast transfer up to the Airport. [B]
  Price Per Person (USD)
Hotel Category
2 pax
3-6 pax
7-14 pax
15-20 pax
Sngl Supp
Budget (3 star)
Standard (4 star)
Luxury (5 star)
* Validity: Please contact our sales team
* Peak supplement will be applied for Kandy Esala Perhera (August) only for the Kandy Hotel
  • Meet and assist arrival and departure at the airport
  • Tour as per the itinerary
  • Transport is by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional national guide for group tours (7 pax & above)
  • 5 nights accommodation based on double sharing half board basis in hotels mentioned or similar
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Elephant back safari in Habarana
  • Service charges and government tax
  • Any additional excursions not specified in the itinerary
  • Lunch and any additional meals/snacks
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Tips
  Hotels will be as below or similar
Destination & Hotel
Budget (3 star)
Colombo - Grand Oriental Hotel
Dambulla - Hotel Sigiriya
Kandy - Hotel Topaz
Nuwara Eliya - Galway Forest Lodge
Standard (4 star)
Colombo - Ramada Colombo
Dambulla - Hotel Sigiriya
Kandy - Amaya Hills
Nuwara Eliya - Grand Hotel
Luxury (5 star)
Colombo - Ceylon Continental Hotel
Dambulla - Kandalama Hotel
Kandy - Mahaweli Reach Hotel
Nuwara Eliya - The Tea factory
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