Negombo | Dambulla | Habarana | Pollonnaruwa| Sigiriya | Kandy| Pinnawala | NuwaraEliya | Horton Plains | Ella| Udawalawe or Yala | Mirissa| Hikkaduwa| Colombo

 

Day 01 – NEGOMBO

 

 

On arrival in Sri Lanka you will be met and assisted by our airport representative, who will direct you to your very own chauffeur who will transfer you to the fishing village of Negombo.

Once you check in at your hotel relax and recover from any jet lag. If you have spare time your chauffeur will introduce you to the sights and sounds of Negombo.

Negombo is situated by the shores of a lagoon and was once a trading port for the Portuguese and the Dutch. It is an ideal place for those who want quick access to and from the airport. Attractions in the city include the old Dutch fort gate built in 1672 and now a part of the prison, the Dutch Canal which was then a supply route to the Dutch administration, old churches and fishing villages.

 

Overnight stay: Hotel in Negombo

 

Day 02 – NEGOMBO – POLLONARUWA – HABARANA

 

 

After Breakfast Set off from coastal Negombo to experience the inland delights of Sri Lanka. Relish this picturesque journey as you pass Kurunagala’s towering Lord Buddha statue upon a rock, the rice paddy fields and more and sightseeting tour Visit Polonnaruwa ancient city. Then continue to one of the best kept ruins of ancient Ceylon – the UNESCO World Heritage City of Polonnaruwa, which was the Capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to 13th centur. The modern meuseum,parakrama samudra (Gigantic reservoir made by king Parakrama the great), Statue of king Parakrama, Library shrine, Palace of king Parakramabahu, The council chamber, The kumara pokuna (pond used by royal family with the water flowing system), Shiva temple, Thuparama shrine room and the glitering statues, Atadage,Hetadage, Vatadage, Stone book, Rankoth vehera, Alahana monestry complex, Gal vihare (Master peace of stone carving), Thivanka image house, Lotus pond and a wood carving factory to see how they make natural colours out of herbs.(The skilled carvers and wood found in this area freely).

 

After sightseeing tours continue to the Dambulla city. En route visit Habaran. Habarana is a popular tourist destination for safari lovers as it is the starting point for safaris in the nearby Habarana jungle. This is heavily populated by elephants. Elephant back riding is also an attraction in this small city. The area has some of the best hotels in the country and the greenery and wild life has added value, making the location attractive for tourists. Habarana village with excellent hotel accommodation, a central location for all the ancient city sites.Check in at your hotel on arrival and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

 

Overnight stay: Hotel in Habarana

 

Day 03 – HABARANA – DAMBULLA – SIGIRIYA

 

 

After breakfast leave to Visit Dambulla cave temples (Built by King Walagamba in the 1st century B.C with 22000 square feet’s of ceiling paintings), Dambulla city also boasts to have the largest rose quartz mountain range in South Asia, and the Iron wood forest, or Namal Uyana. Ibbankatuwa prehistoric burial site near Dhambulla cave temple complexes is the latest archaeological site of significant historical importance found in Dambulla, which is located within 3 kilometers of the cave temples providing evidence on presence of indigenous civilisations long before the arrival of Indian influence on the Island nation.

After sightseeing tours continue to the Sigiriya Ancient Kingdom city.

 

We have an interesting excursion available in Sigiriya, in the form of a traditional bullock cart ride and village tour. This maximum three hour program is designed for you to experience the real traditional Sri Lankan rural village style, where you will travel in a Bullock cart to a rural village through lush green paddy fields where you will be served tea and ” juggery” along with lunch made to authentic Sri Lankan style. Traditional cooking methods, and a visit to a paddy field to see how the local farmers protect their crops from the wild animals, will be demonstrated and toddy tapping is a special thing in the village culture. Visitors can get this experience in his village tour. This excursion will be a traditional canoe ride in a lake in Sigiriya. The finale of this excursion has a tuk tuk tour back to the starting point. Total tour is may 8Km ride.Highly recommended as a “must do” activity when you are in Sigiriya to get feel the real Sri Lanka

Check in at your hotel on arrival and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Overnight stay: Hotel in Sigiriya.

 

Day 04 SIGIRIYA – MATHALE – KANDY

 

 

Early morning Climb Sigiriya rock fortress built in the 5th century A.D by king Kasyapa who was a patricide (Sigiriya Claimed as the 8th wonder in the world, 370 meters above the sea level), see the water garden, bolder garden, world famous Paintings, Mirror wall, Lion’s paws, The swimming pool on top and back to hotel to have breakfast.

This 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 the fortress. Within its triple – matted defense the huge rock rises almost to a sheer height of 500ft.

 

After sightseeing tours continue to the town of Kandy. En route visit a *Spice Garden in Matale to see the different spices, Which Sri Lanka is famous for. You will be introduced to different spices and show how some of these spices are grown, processed and you can learn of their medicinal healing properties and how to use them in your day to day needs. Used worldwide in many medicines, the healing powers of spices have been respected from the time of the Pharaohs and Chinese Dynasties, while our herbs are used in Ayurvedic concoctions.

 

Afterward head on to the bustling hill capital of Kandy. Declared a UNESCO world heritage site since 1988 it was the last capital of the Sinhala Kings. You will check in at your hotel on arrival and once you are rested, continue on to your tour of Kandy. In the evening you will visit the sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic, and later enjoy the Kandyan Cultural show at the Kandyan Arts & Cultural Centre. The show features the graceful and rhythmic dancers and drummers culminating in an impressive fire walking display

Overnight stay: Hotel in Kandy

Overnight stay: Hotel in Kandy

 

 

After breakfast leave for Pinnawala to visit the Elephant orphanage. This orphanage was set up by the government to take care of baby elephants lost or abandoned in the wild.

 

After sightseeing tours continue to the heart of Tea Country, Nuwara Eliya (1868 meters above the sea level), Nuwara Eliya supposed to be one of the coolest places in the Island, but it is really just like an English spring day, although the temperature does drop at night. All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence, houses like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions.

En-route visit the famous Ramboda Waterfall , Sri Lankan tea plantation and a working tea factory, and also experience a self-tea plucking session.

 

Overnight stay: Hotel in Nuwara Eliya

 

Overnight stay: Hotel in Nuwara Eliya

 

 

After an early breakfast leave for Horton Plains (2100 meters above the sea level) the highest plateau in the country which is one of the very important National parks in Sri Lanka especially for its topographical variations.

 

It has unique vegetation and is famous for many rare and endemic highland birds. The most awesome physical feature of the Horton Plains is the escarpment that falls 880 meters to the lowlands of the southern region of the island. Aptly known as the ‘World’s End’ the view from the precipice of the countryside below towards the south coast is spectacular. Dawn or early morning is the best time for observing it. Horton’s plain National Park harbors 12 species of endemic birds. The following birds are recorded only at Horton Plains, the Sri Lankan Blue Magpie, Dusky Blue Fly Catcher and the Sri Lankan Wood pigeon.

 

Take a slow and steady hike which also features Baker’s waterfall. Return to the town of Nuwara Eliya and spend the day as you like

 

Overnight stay: Hotel in NuwaraEliya

 

Day 07 NUWARAELIYA – ELLA

 

 

After breakfast we leaving for the Nanu Oya rail station, we wil take the train to Ella, Ella is a beautiful small sleepy town on the southern edge of Sri Lanka’s Hill Country. It’s situated in the middle of beautiful countryside, with small vegetable plots in the valleys, tea plantations on the hill slopes and forests on the tops. You can enjoy the picturesque scenery in the hill country. En route visit Rawana Waterfalls, a sight to behold with a scenic backdrop of mountains and valleys, Ella gap, Mini Adams peak.

 

Ella is a beautiful place, small village located high in the mountains. Most visitors to Ella spend a couple of days. The other nice thing about Ella is the climate. It reminds me of a hot English summer. Hot during the day and nice and cool at night. If you fancy climbing the peaks that are dotted around Ella, and then make sure you take sun protection and water and spend the day as you like.

 

Overnight stay: Hotel in Ella

 

Overnight stay: Hotel in Ella

 

 

After your breakfast leave from the pleated hills of Ella descend to the jungles of Yala or udawalawe. En route visit Rawana Waterfalls, a sight to behold with a scenic backdrop of mountains and valleys.

 

Overnight stay: Hotel in Udawalawe or Yala

 

Day 09 YALA OR UDAWALAWE – MIRISSA

 

 

After Breakfast leave for Yala for safari tour at Yala National Park. Yala West National Park is located to the southeast of the island and is well recognized as one of the best parks in the world to observe and photograph leopards. The park covers an area of over 100,000 hectares and its main physical features are sand dunes, lagoons, dry river/stream beds, rocky outcrops and scrub/thorn forest. There is also a substantial elephant population along with spotted deer, sambar, wild buffalo, sloth bear, jackal, mongoose, pangolin and crocodiles. The bird life comprises over 120 species, and ranges from lesser flamingos to paradise flycatchers, crested hawk eagles, and black bitterns.

 

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After breakfast leave for Udawalawe. UDAWALAWE NATIONAL PARK lies south of the central hills in the island’s dry zone. An important eco-tourism destination, the Park consists of dry lowland forest, riverine forest, thorny scrublands and grasslands. One special attraction of the park is the Udawalawe reservoir and the Walawe River which flows through the park. It is most famous for the many elephants that live in the park Besides the elephants it is also home to water buffalo, spotted & barking deer, wild boar, sambar, jackals, mongoose and more. Though the leopard, jungle & fishing cats have been spotted in the park sightings are very rare. This fascinating park is also a great location for bird enthusiasts.

 

Overnight Stay: Hotel in Mirissa

 

Day 10 YALA OR UDAWALAWE – MIRISSA

 

Rise early morning and leave for Mirissa, a small sandy tropical beach village which boasts some of Sri Lanka’s most stunning sunsets and sunrises. It is also on the worlds ‘Top Hot Spots’ for Sperm and Blue whale sightings. In the warm Indian Ocean you can see Blue whales,Sperm whales,Common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Risso’s dolphins and Striped dolphins. Take the boat from the fishery harbour out to sea. Blue Whales in concentrations not seen elsewhere in the world would be the highlight. After seeing the blue whales, your naturalist will take you further out to sea to look for sperm whales. Don’t forget your camera to catch their tails flip.

 

Our company has new luxury speed liners’ serving with qualified crew and coxswain and also it’s certified with government authorities, wild life department, tourist board and Insurance covers each passenger with full insurance.

  • Vessel : New Luxury Speed Liner
  • 100 seats, observation deck,
  • Kitchen & Sanitary facilities on board
  • GPS Navigation, Radio Communication, Life Jackets
  • Coffee/Tea, Breakfast, Fruit Juice and Water bottles
  • Full Medical

En route to Galle witness a curious feature – the stilt fishermen of Weligama. Once in Galle, enjoy a leisurely walk through the cobbled stone pathways of the Fort – a massive Dutch fort, which also is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

After lunch at a local restaurant leave for Hikaduwa via Galle. Enjoy a tour of the city center of Galle famous for its fort and colonial background.

Spend the afternoon at leisure watching the waves as they bounce off the sun-kissed sands.

Overnight Stay: Hotel in Hikkaduwa

Day 11 HIKKADUWA – COLAMBO – AIRPORT

 

 

Hikkaduwa’s beach and night life make it a popular tourist destination. A well-known international destination for board-surfing, Many tourists visits Hikkaduwa as there are so many things they can enjoy there.

 

Blissfully spend your time as you wish whether it be indulging in fine spa treatment or relaxing by the beautiful Indian Ocean

Hikkaduwa’s beach and night life make it a popular tourist destination. A well-known international destination for board-surfing, Many tourists visits Hikkaduwa as there are so many things they can enjoy there.

 

Blissfully spend your time as you wish whether it be indulging in fine spa treatment or relaxing by the beautiful Indian Ocean​. 

Included

  • Transportation by comfortable air-conditioned private luxury vehicle from Pick up to drop off at airport/hotel.
  • English speaking
  • Rate included Insurance, currant applicable all government tax and service
  • Rate included toll charges of expressway, around in Sri
  • The rates always include petrol for the car, accommodation and meals for our
  • Accommodation​

 

Not Included

  • Food
  • All the entrance tickets at the mentioned sites.

Expenses of a personal nature including tips, optional activities cost etc​

 

Please note that all tours can be combined and/or adjusted to your needs.

We will provide the transportation back to the airport, if you wish to end your tour on the south or west cost of Sri Lanka we can arrange as you like, we are able to organize an accommodation due to your budget everywhere in Sri Lanka.