Sri- Lanka, also known as Ceylon sometime ago, is, without any doubt, one of the most scenic places on the planet, and well worth visiting. It’s world renowned for thick, tropical jungles, its tea garden, elephant orphanage, perfect beaches and a full calendar of colorful festivals. Home to countless spiritual meccas, sacred Buddhist temples, bustling cities full of culture and sprawling landscapes of mountainous jungle, Sri Lanka is quickly becoming a must see destination for travelers looking for life fulfilling experiences.
As a Buddhist country, Sri-lanka has many ancient Buddhist sites that include Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Panduwasnuwara and Yapahuwa. All these places contain the remains of a great civilization which grew for centuries under the influence of Buddhism, a gentle faith still preserved in Sri Lanka in its purest form.
Immerse yourself in the colour and culture of Sri Lanka with this incredible 10 day guided tour. Spend nine nights in highly rated accommodation as you journey through the beautiful country. Enjoy daily buffet breakfast before spending your days visiting ancient sites and stunning natural landscapes. Arriving in Colombo, be greeted and transferred to your hotel by an expert English speaking guide. Travel the country in style and comfort in an air conditioned luxury van. Get close to nature and its spectacular creatures with a jeep safari in Yala National Park. Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to view the feeding and bathing of the elephants, and take a majestic ambling elephant ride in Habarana. See UNESCO World Heritage sites including Dambulla Cave Temple and Galle Fort. Experience a cultural show in Kandy and the pristine waterfalls of Nuwara Eliva. With all national park and sightseeing entrance fees included, as well as many more fascinating visits and experiences, this award winning tour will leave you full of precious memories and inspiration.
By the time you finish the tour, you will wish for a longer stay. The incredible cultural and natural experience that you get in Sri Lanka is so luring that you don’t want to go away from it. But what you get in ten days in Sri Lanka will make your life more beautiful, more meaningful and you live a happier life.
Join this enchanting tour in the magical island of Sri Lanka and get a life time experience.
You can combine Sri-lanka tour with Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan or Even India. You can travel 2 or 3 countries in one go, just write us what you would like to do and we will be happy to help.
Upon Arrival, you will be welcomed by our representative at Airport - can arrive afternoon of 1st day. You will then be transferred to the Hotel in Dambulla with one of our well experienced chauffeur guide. On the way to Dambulla you will en-route visit Pinnawala – The Elephant Orphanage. You will arrive at the orphanage in time to witness the morning feeding and bathing of Elephants. You may choose to have lunch by the river to watch them bathing. When you reach Dambulla you will visit the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple of five caves built into the rock. You will then check-into the Hotel in Dambulla and relax
After Breakfast you will proceed to climb the Sigiriya rock fortress – A UNESCO world heritage site and is one of the greatest archaeological legacies in the cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka. This rock climbing expedition will take you 2-3 hours. You will then proceed to Habarana and enjoy Hiriwadunna Trek and Boat Ride . Enjoy the scenic view of a lake while you are on this ride. You will then return to the Hotel in Dambulla, enjoy and relax.
After breakfast you will checkout from the hotel in Dambulla and proceed to Kandy. On the way you will En-route visit the Dambulla Rock cave temple and a Spice Garden in Matale – You will see most of the spices of Sri Lanka. You will then precede to Kandy - visit the Temple of tooth relic that houses Sri Lanka\'s most important Buddhist relic – a tooth of the Buddha. Later you will check-into the hotel in Kandy and spend the afternoon on Leisure. In the evening, you will be driven to witness a Cultural Show featuring various dance types of Sri Lanka. You will check in to the Hotel in Kandy, enjoy your dinner and relax.
After Breakfast you will proceed to Kandy for a city tour which includes; a visit to the Botanical gardens and Gem museum where you will see a variety of gemstones and a huge collection of jewelleries. The Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya is well known for its large variety of plant life. The great lawns highlight huge tropical trees and a variety of bamboo. You will return to the hotel, Dinner and Overnight stay at the Kandy hotel.
After your morning breakfast the chauffeur will meet you at the hotel lobby and brief you on the attractions of Nuwara Eliya. While you drive through this spectacular journey, you will enjoy the scenic views of beautiful Tea Plantations and Water Falls. On your way, you will be taken to visit a Tea Factory where you can see how Tea is made. You can buy a selection of fresh Tea. Undoubtedly one of the best Teas you will ever taste. Later you will stop at Ramboda waterfalls and enjoy the scenic views. Before you are checked into the hotel, you will be driven to visit Hanuman Temple, one of the holy places of Ramayana. You will then Check-in to the Hotel in Nuwara Eliya, enjoy your dinner and relax.
After breakfast you will proceed to Nuwara Eliya for a city Tour. Nuwara Eliya is located amidst the scenic beauty of the misty Blue Mountains, with an average Temperature that lies between 10 C to 25 C, and just the right spot to curl up in comforts. Few places to visit could be Gregory Lake, Victoria Park, Nuwara Eliya Golf Course, Race Course, Lover’s leap Water Fall, Mackwoods Tea Factory Museum, St. Clair\'s fall, and Galway’s Land National Park. You will return to the Hotel in Nuwara Eliya, enjoy your dinner and relax.
After Breakfast you will proceed to Yala. Average Drive time is 6 Hours. The park is best known for its elephants and Leopards. You will Check-in to the Hotel in Yala and relax. In the evening you will proceed to Yala National Park and take the Jeep safari. Animals to spot for are elephants, eacocks, leopards, the sloth bears, wild boar, sambur, buffalos and deer to name a few. You will then return to the Hotel in Yala
After breakfast you will proceed to your resort in Bentota, a famous beach destination located on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. Known for its stunning beaches and water sports, Bentota is a great starting point for day excursions along the West and South coasts. While in your hotel, you can enjoy a number of water sports such as swimming, body-surfing or diving in the sea, jet-skiing, windsurfing, parasailing, and water-skiing. All the equipment you need can be hired check in to the hotel in bentota and enjoy yourself in the beautiful surroundings. En-route visit the famous Galle Fort, an Old Dutch Fort, and a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site and the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery to take a look at the practice of turtle conservation. The turtle hatcheries are open from 06:00 in the morning to 18:00 in the evening. If you wish to release a freshly hatched three-day old turtle into the ocean, try it!
After Breakfast head on to the Madu River, a preserved wild life sanctuary, where you will enjoy a scenic and relaxing boat ride. Moon stone mines are next, where you will experience the fascinating process of filtering out the precious stones, cutting and polishing them up to get ready for sale. Return to the Hotel in Bentota.
This day - please keep your departure around noon time only After breakfast you\'ll check out from your hotel and head on to Colombo, the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Sri Lanka. It is also the economic and political hub. The city of Colombo offers historical monuments, colonial architecture, festivals and events, beaches, fine dining, shopping & night life. Many restaurants, shopping malls, banks, travel agencies, tourist information centers and hotels are located here - Today is your final day in Sri Lanka, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. We look forward to seeing you next time you\'re in Sri Lanka! The extra night in Colombo is USD 77 per person ( twin sharing rooms), if single room USD 130. If you wish to get separate airport pick up or drope services USD 47 per person more ( can share up to 2 person in one car). The airport pick up will be collective one.
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