6 Night 7 Days
07 Days 06 Nights Sri Lankan Tour
Day 01 :12th - KIA to Negombo Distance - 7km Approx 20mins
Upon Arrival to Colombo International Airport, you will met and assisted by Suri Tours Lanka
Managing Director Suranga Silva or one of Suri Tours chauffeur guides. Afterwards will transfer
Negombo is a modest beach town located just 10km from Bandaranaike International Airport. With a stash of decent hotels and restaurants to suit all pockets, a friendly local community, an interesting old quarter and a breathtaking beach, Negombo is a much easier place to find your Sri Lankan feet than Colombo.
Quick city tour of Negombo if you are feeling up to it.
Day 2 :13th - Negombo to Pinnnawala Sigiriya Dambulla Distance -145 km Approx 3 hours 30 minutes
After breakfast you will transfer to Sigiriya. Onyour way you will visit Pinnawala elephant orphanage, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (PEO),just as the name suggests holds a unique disposition in the ex-situ animal care. It’s success andfame has travelled not just within the country but throughout the world to an extent wherePinnawala is synonymous with the Sri Lankan Elephant. Currently being a home to 93 elephants. The concept was actualized by the Sri Lankan government in 1975.
In the evening you will climb Sigiriya. Deep in the middle of Sri Lanka, a massive column of rock juts out from the green tropical forest. It reaches 660 feet tall and features frescoes, graffiti, and
landscaped gardens. The rock is known as Sigiriya (see-gee-REE-yah) and holds a special place in the island’s cultural history. It was established as the stronghold of a rogue king over 1,500 years ago, and today the Sigiriya complex stands as one of the earliest preserved examples of ancient urban planning. Ultimately the rock was unable to save its king, but it succeeded in preserving ancient Sinhalese culture.
Overnight Stay inDambulla at Amaranta Classic Retreat.
Day 3 :14thJan 2018 - Dambulla to Kandy Distance - 92km Approx 3 hours 30 minutes
After breakfast you will proceed to Dambulla cave temple. A sacred pilgrimage site for 22
centuries, this cave monastery, with its five sanctuaries, is the largest, best-preserved cavetemple complex in Sri Lanka. The Buddhist mural paintings (covering an area of 2,100 m2 ) are of particular importance, as are the 157 statues. The beautiful Royal Rock Temple complex sits about 160m above the road in the southern part of Dambulla. Five separate caves contain about 150 absolutely stunning Buddha statues and paintings, some of Sri Lanka's most important and evocative religious art. Buddha images were first created here over 2000 years ago, and over the centuries subsequent kings added to and embellished the cave art. From the caves there are superb views over the surrounding countryside; Sigiriya is clearly visible some 20km distant.
There after you have the option of doing the MinneriyaNationl Park safari, Village safari and visit an Ayurveda Spa.
You will visit a spice garden where you will see many different types of spices for which Sri Lanka is famous. The spice gardens are among the best on the island. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. A processing and training unit has been set up in the area and farmers are grouped in a cooperative to ensure fair prices and you will also be able to purchase spices.
Kandy is a city in the center of Sri Lanka. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' of SriLanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which has an area of tropicalplantations, mainly tea. It is both an administrative and religious center. It is the capital of theCentral Province (which encompasses the districts of Kandy, Matale and Nuwara Eliya) and also of Kandy District. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri DaladaMaligawa) one of the most revered places of worship for the Buddhist community of Sri Lanka and Buddhists all around the world. It was declared a world heritage by the UNESCO in 1988.
• Kandy Market
• Batik factory
• Cultural show
Over Night you will stay in Kandy at Hilll Crest Villa
Day 4 :15thJan 2018 - Kandy to Ramboda Distance - 70km Approx 2hrs 30min
• Gem Museum
• Botanical Garden
• Tea factory
• Sri Baktha Hanuman temple
• Sitha Devi temple
The Royal Botanical Garden is located in close proximity to the city of Kandy. It is renowned for its collection of a variety of orchids. It includes more than 300 varieties of orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palms trees. Attached to it is the National Herbarium. The total area of the botanical garden is in147 acres, and lies 460 meters above sea level. It receives 200 days rain fall annually. The gardens are managed by the Division of National Botanical Gardens of the Department of Agriculture.
The Ramboda Ella (Puna Ella) double fall is unique in the ‘Y’ form where two waterfalls with two water sources merge in to one double fall is unique in the ‘Y’ form where two waterfalls with two water sources merge in to one at the bottom. The water in the fall on the left is from the PunaOya, A canal which comes through the forest reserve above. The fall on the right hand side is made up from water from PundaluOya which flows through cultivatedland above. Most of the year the fall flowing through the PandaluOya carry more volume but during periods of long drought the role is reversed. The water on flowing on the left fall remains more or less the same while the water on the other fall reduces significantly.
Overnight stay in Ramboda at Thuruliya Lodge.
Day 05 :16thJan 2018 – Nuwara Eliya to Tissamaharama 145km Approx 3hrs 30min
You begin your next stage of the journey by first visiting Gregory Lake in Nuwara Eliya. Gregory Lake was build under the period of British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873. This is the most prominent attraction in Nuwara Eliya and all the vistors used to come here and spent some time by the lake and relax. This was used as a place for water sports and for re-recreational activities during the British time. With the recent face upliftment in Nuwara eliya area, many recreation facilities have been introduced around the Gregory lake area. You can buy a ticket and visit the Lake park and enjoy your morning by the lake. If you like to have a boat ride, there are several people offer that service. If you like to ride your own, there are two seater Swan Boats for hire.
Then after you will Do Nuwara Eliya city Tour . after that visit
• Sri Baktha Hanuman temple
• Sitha Devi temple
Next stop Ella.
Welcome to everyone’s favourite hill-country village, and the place to ease off the travel accelerator with a few leisurely days resting. The views through Ella Gap are stunning, and on a clear night you can even spy the subtle glow of the Great Basses lighthouse on Sri Lanka’s south coast. Don’t be too laid-back though; definitely make time for easygoing walks through tea plantations to temples,waterfalls and viewpoints. After building up a hiking-inspired appetite, look forward to Sri Lanka’s best home-cooked food and a reviving cuppa.
• Rawana Water Fall
• Rawana Temple
• Little Adam’s Peak
• Nine Arch Bridge
• Ella Gap
• Tea Factory
Of all the National Parks in Sri Lanka,Yala National Park gives the best opportunity to witness Sri Lanka’s broad variety of wildlife:colorful painted stork in troops are seen perched at the shores of lagoon where the crocodiles too have chosen to doze off; lovely fantailed peacocks in their resplendent blues and greens parade about amidst the woods where monkeys hang, leap and chatter; in the bush jungle are the Elephants; crossing the tracks and wandering off into the thorny scrub jungle is the star attraction of the park: the leopard. A total of 32 species of mammals have been recorded. The threatened species include sloth bear (Melursusursinus), Leopard (Pantheraparduskotiya), elephant (Elephas maximus), water buffalo (Bubalusbubalis), Wild boar (Susscrofa), spotted deer (Axis axisceylonessis), sambar (Cervus unicolor) and golden jackal (Canis aureus).
Overnight stay in Tissamaharamaat AriyanaWelness Retreat.
Day 06 – Tissamaharama to Bentota 200km approx 4hrs
Early in the morning Transfer to Yala Safari. After that transfer to Bentota.
On your way to Bentota you could visit Galle and see it's attractions.
Galle is a jewel. A Unesco World Heritage Site, this historic city is a delight to explore on foot, an endlessly exotic old trading port blessed with imposing Dutch-colonial buildings, ancient mosques and churches, grand mansions and museums. Wandering its rambling lanes you'll pass stylish cafes, quirky boutiques and impeccably restored hotels owned by local and foreign artists, writers, photographers and designers.
Bentota, is a planned tourist development. It has a long broad sandy beach, at its best
during the October to April holiday season, with safe swimming – although red warning flags fly
when currents are too strong. All the services a visitor requires (banks, post office, tourist shops,
restaurants, a railway station) are available and the area has an atmosphere of respectability.
Guests have evening entertainment in the beachside hotels and there is plenty to see on day
tours from the area, such as cruising on the Bentota river, visiting the two private gardens of Brief and Lunuganga, or indulging in water sports since Bentota has a reputation as being the water sports capital of Sri Lanka.
A highlight for many during their Sri Lankan tour with us is the Turtle hatchery in Bentota, where you get to see one, two and three day old turtles. Located south of Bentota, the turtle hatchery is a big hit for families with both adults and kids finding the trip fun, engaging and informative. There are only seven species of margin turtle in the world and five are found in the warm, clear waters off Sri Lanka’s coast. The five species; Hawksbill turtle, Loggerhead turtle, Green turtle, Leatherback turtle and the Olive Ridley turtle are bred at the turtle hatchery in Bentota, so you will get to see the variety of turtle Sri Lanka has to offer. The baby turtles are very small, much smaller than the palm of a hand, and are released by the hatchery into the sea at night. You can carefully handle and touch the baby turtles and see firsthand how vulnerable they are. The people who run the hatchery are passionate about the conservation of these beautiful creatures and provide visitors with lots of useful information about the different varieties and their preservation. Enjoy you evening relaxing on the Bentota beach.
Overnight stay inBentota at La Luna Ayurveda Resort.
Day 07 –Bentota to Colombo / KIA Distance 111km approximate 2 hours
On your way to Colombo you have the option of exploring the Madu river and safari if time permits
Take a magical speed-boat ride down the beautiful Madu River, a wetland estuary spreading over 900 hectares of which 770 hectares is covered with water and inhabited with 64 islands. The boat ride is a wonderful way to take a closer look at this complex wetland ecosystem; a world heritage site protected by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands being one of the last wetlands in Sri Lanka to contain a pristine mangrove forest. Journey past massive mangrove forests, glide under the canopy of the forest tunnels as they curve playfully towards the watercourse. Take in the unique biodiversity of the Madu River and its surrounding islands that boasts of hundreds of birds,plants, fish and animals.
Colombo is the largest city and former capital of Sri Lanka. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, the capital. Colombo is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern and colonial buildings and ruins. The Colombo Metropolitan area encompassing the districts of Colombo Gampaha and, Katutura, covers an area of 3,694.20 km². and is home to a population of 647,100 persons
You will do the Colombo city tour
• Independent Square
• Dutch Hospital
• Gangarama Temple
• Old Parliament
• Hindu Temple
Shopping – Odel, Barefoot, House of Fashion
Now that you are at the end of your journey with us, your tour guide willcomfortably take you to the International Airport in time for your departure flight ….. We hopeyour adventure with us was enjoyable and wish you a safe and pleasant flight home..!!! .
Note :Driving times mentioned are an approximately measure of the time taken to travel between destinations. Please note that these times are subject to change depending on road traffic on the particular day, weather conditions as well as conditions of the particular road, all of which are beyond are control.
Services included :
Transportation by air-conditioned vanfrom pick up at airport to drop off at the Airport.
Englighspeaking Tour guide.
Guide accommodation and meals.
Sightseeing and transfers in private A/C vehicle with an engligh speaking Driver
Kandy City tour
Nuwaraeliya city tour
Colombo city tour
Galle city tour
Negombo city tour
Lunch/Dinner throughout the tour.
Entrance Fees / Sightseeing tickets
Cost of beverage throughout the tour.
Expenses of a personal nature.
Tips and Porter wages
Early check in
Late check outs
Any other services not specified above.
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