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Island Culture

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Rohan Jayamanna

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Island Culture

Explore the cultural heritage of Sri Lanka

DAY 1

Pinnawela - Dambulla

Meet and welcome at CMB airport and we board our private vehicle and start driving through the scenic villages to Pinnawela. Arrive in Pinnawela and visit the famous Elephant Orphanage. Spend about 45min to 1hr in Pinnawela enjoying viewing the majestic beasts and see the baby Elephants being fed and later see the herd bath in the nearby stream. Later drive through Rambukkana – Kurunegala and Dambulla to reach your accommodation in Dambulla or Sigiriya area. The rest of the day will be at leisure. Read more

Dambulla 1 night
DAY 2

Polonnaruwa & Minneriya Park

Breakfast at hotel and then start driving to Polonnaruwa and enjoy sightseeing of the ancient ruined city. After enjoying a fascinating time around the historic sites (optional) enjoy a local lunch in the area. Later drive to Minneriya and board a 4x4 jeep and take a drive in to the Minneriya national park where you can see Wild Elephants, Other animals and birds. Enjoy the game drive and return to board your vehicle and drive to hotel to spend the rest of the day at leisure. Read more

Dambulla 1 night
DAY 3

Sigiriya - Matale - Kandy

Early breakfast and then drive and climb the UNESCO world heritage site rock fortress in Sigiriya which is also tipped to be the 8th wonder of the world. Climb down and then a leisurely drive across Dambulla to Matale where we stop and visit a spice grove where you will get an orientation of the varied spices, herbs and oils used in local cooking as well as beauty and therapy. Further driving will bring us to Kandy the hill capital of the country where we check-in at hotel and later enjoy a sightseeing drive which will include viewing the cultural dance show followed by a visit to the holy tooth relic temple of Lord Buddha ‘Dalada Maligawa’. Walking in the busy bazaar and around the lake in Kandy will also be a highlight of your day. Rest of the day at leisure. Read more

Kandy 1 night
DAY 4

Ramboda - Nuwara Eliya

Breakfast at hotel and then check-out and stat driving to the central mountainous region of Nuwara Eliya. The drive will be through scenic tea draped routes with our first stop for the day being to view the beautiful waterfalls in Ramboda. Drive further and visit a working Tea plantation for a short stroll and mingle with the workers, sample breaking the tea leaves will be no doubt a unique experience today. A Tea factory visit is followed to witness the ‘plant to cup’ process. Later drive to Nuwara Eliya which is dearly called ‘little England’ for its cool climes and Victorian architecture and surroundings. Check-in at your hotel and spend time at leisure. Later start a scenic drive around the Nuwara Eliya town including walks at the popular market and fruit vendors. Return to your hotel to spend time at leisure. Read more

Nuwara Eliya 1 night
DAY 5

Travel to Colombo

Breakfast at hotel and then check-out and drive through the scenic Talawakelle-Kotagala-Kitulgala route to you beach resort. On the way you have enough and more relaxing time and photo opportunities alongside scenic mountains, waterfalls and local village life and markets. Continue driving to Colombo and begin a sightseeing and shopping tour in Colombo. Later in the evening check-in at hotel and spend time at leisure. (Optional - We recommend you make the sightseeing in Colombo until late evening where you can also stop at one of the many popular restaurants for a meal before you come back to hotel to leisure) Read more

Colombo 1 night
DAY 6

Back home or Onward Holiday

Breakfast at hotel and then check-in to start driving to airport in time for your return or onward flight. Disembark at CMB airport ending the tour. (Clients extending their holidays to a beach resort will be dropped off to selected resort at extra cost added for transportation)

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Sigiriya
Day 3
Location Kandy
Day 4
Location Nuwara Eliya
Hotel Midky Hotel
Day 5
Location Colombo
Hotel Cinnamon Red
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Dambulla
Day 3
Location Kandy
Day 4
Location Nuwara Eliya
Day 5
Location Colombo

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Meet & welcome at airport
  • Private transport in an air-conditioned (Mostly a luxury minivan)
  • Your own driver-guide throughout the tour
  • Hotel accommodation including daily breakfast
  • Entry fees to visit: PInnawela, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla, Kandy temple, Kandy dance show, Peradeniya Gardens, Whitewater Rafting 1hr in Kitulgala, Gangaramaya Temple
  • Taxes at the time of quote

Package excludes

  • Air fare
  • Travel insurance
  • Entry fees to monuments and sites to places not specified
  • Other meals & drinks
  • Personal expenses of all nature
  • Tips, Telephone Calls, Room service, Laundry, Shoe keeping, etc
  • Peak and Special event surcharges

More information

  • More information and trip terms & conditions will be emailed on independent enquiry basis and updated along with your personalized quote (due to space restrictions)

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