Srilanka Special

  • Destination: Sri lanka
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Price: $1385

With nearly 1600 km of of palm fringed Coastline baked to perfection surrounding the country Sri Lanka is the ideal destination for beach bums worldwide. May it be windsurfing, kayaking, yachting, water skiing, scuba diving or jut lazing around for the perfect tan, Sri Lanka offers it all.

The two monsoon winds providing rain to the two corners of the country at various periods, makes Sri Lanka’s beach holiday a year round prospect. The north east winds make the south western coast sunny and the sea calm from November to March. The South West winds make the East Coast waters quiet with the constant sun shine happily in agreement.

Day 1

Air port pick up>Pinnawela>Dambulla cave temple

Our representative will wait for you and will start the tour – going up north and to the center of Sri Lanka to the “cultural triangle” first stop at the Pinnawela and visit the Elephant Orphanage. The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. And in 1984, the first baby of Pinnawela was born. Dambulla Caves – a complex of caves with ancient frescoes painting and ancient huge Buddha statues climbing up the 500 ancients stairs along with pilgrims and other tourist coming to see this most beautiful site

Accommodation: HERITANCE KANDALAMA HOTEL

Day 2

Sigiriya>Village Tour

After breakfast in the hotel – driving to the most famous site in Sri Lanka Sigiriya rock – at the top of the rock you can see remains of one of the three ancient capital cities of Sri Lanka (that is why it is called the “cultural triangle”) – climbing 1200 stairs to reach the top – and together with a trail of hundreds of other travelers reaching the top – where a panoramic view of the jungle above the tree tops is being revealed. – we will live the site, after going dawn visiting also the ancient gardens in the bottom of the site, Village tour – Village life in the countryside of Sri Lanka can be a truly fascinating experience. The homes in each village tends to be inhabited by entire family generations.

Accommodation: HERITANCE KANDALAMA HOTEL

Day 3

Matale>Spice garden>Kandy>Temple of tooth>Cultural show

On the third day of the tour we will live the “cultural triangle” area and will continue through the center of the island dawn towards one’s of Sri Lanka most important cities- Kandy – Before arriving to Kandy we will make a stop at the spice gardens – Sri Lanka is well known for its special spices like cinnamon cardamom and many others. In this special place you will learn about all those special spices and there special uses- after that we will continue to Kandy – having a city tour around the lake at the bazaar – and at the most important site – the Temple of the Tooth – where the Buddhists believe one’s of Buddha teeth is being kept –that is why Kandy became such an important place – you will tour the place at the afternoon when the special ceremony is being held. And finely in the evening you will enjoy a special and a fun folklore show – of local dancing drum show and more.

Accommodation: EARLS REGENCY HOTEL

Day 4

Peradeniya Garden>Tea factory & Plantation >Nuwara Eliya City

In the morning you will enjoy the ancient wonderful Peradeniya botanical gardens with its special orchards greenhouse. After that we will continue to the tea area which is the Nuwara Eliya area- on the way you will stop at the Ramboda waterfalls and then continue to a visit in the tea plantation and at the tea factory in the evening you will visit N’eliya city – the main city of the area in which you can still feel the colonial atmosphere left from the time the British governed the island.

Accommodation: HERITANCE TEA FACTORY HOTEL

Day 5

Drive to Yala>Ella Waterfalls>Yala Safari

After breakfast visit the village and explore the beautiful valley of Bumthang. Drive through the picturesque valley of Bumthang and visitJambay Lhakhang Kurje Lhakhang, Tamshing Lhakhang, and Kuenshusum Lhakhang. Post lunch sightseeing, Visit Jakar Dzong, built by Minjur Tempa, the 3rd Desi in 1646 AD (Desi means temporary ruler appointed by the Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal) and drive to Member (Tsho) the burning.Over Night at Bumthang

Accommodation: CHAAYA WILD-YALA

Day 6

Drive to the beach>Galle>Free Time

And finally we will reach the town of Hikkaduwa – where you will stay for the night

Accommodation: HERITANCE AHUNGALLE

Day 7

Turtle hatchery>Bentota Boat ride>Colombo city>Negambo

After breakfast you option to go for an interesting boat ride at Madu River. You will see a variety of animals, birds and about 62 islands where you will get the opportunity to visit a few. Some are specialized in cinnamon plantation and you can see how they get quality cinnamon out of the tree. Also you can see a rare type of black monkey, you will see the prawn traps and many more. Afternoon relax at the beach. Colombo. on your way see one of the most dangerous professions in Sri Lanka – toddy tapping and perhaps you will see the big fishing net called “beach seine nets” or “ma del”, a spectacular sight to see. Check into the hotel Global towers/Clarion in Colombo. in the evening do a city tour and some shopping.

Accommodation: CINNAMON GRAND HOTEL COLOMBO

Day 8

Fly back.

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Inclusions
  • Airport transfers.
  • Pinnawela
  • Dambulla cave temple
  • Sigiriya
  • Village Tour
  • Spice Garden
  • Temple of Tooth
  • Cultural Show
  • Peradeniya Garden.Tea Factory.Tea Plantation
  • Yala Safari
  • Galle city tour
  • Colombo City Tour