BEST OF THE ISLAND
BEST OF THE ISLAND
These exciting Sri Lankan ‘’BEST OF THE ISLAND” tours mainly cover Anuradhapura , Polonnaruwa , Sigiriya , Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya ,Yala , Galle and Bentota ending the tour with a fantastic shopping experience in Colombo with the purpose of offering relaxing vacations for the Visitores who likes to discover this wondefull island, Explore the island with the wide range of travel packages in Sri Lanka.
Kandy is the hill capital of Sri Lanka where the world famous”Esela Perahera” is celebrated annually. Also, Nuwara Eliya is the place where you can spend a relaxing time in a cool climate which is also famous for Sri Lankan highland tea and Yala where you can feel the real wild life. Bentota is famous among beach lovers who are interested in the sea sun bathing and whale watching, and you can enjoy with an evening walk on the beach with their loved ones.
- 9NIGHTS 10DAYS
- 1 TRIPLE(3 Adults )
- BED & BREAKFAST
- 2/3 STAR
DAY 01 – SIGIRIYA
You will be welcomed by our guide at the air port After breakfast proceed to Sigiriya, 650 feet high rock fortress in the sky, a masterpiece of construction, artistry& irrigation. A world Heritage Site (5 th Century AD). The world famous fresco paintings of Heavenly maidens are housed in a cave.
Check in the hotel after the lunch, and will have some leisure time at the hotel , After lunch leave for Sigiriya and visit the Sigiriya rock fortress.
One of Sri Lanka’s most fascinating UNESCO world heritage sites. No matter how often you climb to the summit of this one-time hilltop fortress of the maverick Sinhalese king, Kassapa, the pleasure barely diminishes because of the abandon spectacular views at the summit.
DAY 02 – SIGIRIYA – POLONNARUWA
Breakfast at the hotel leave to polonnaruwa and visit the Polonnaruwa Cultural site. Polonnaruwa was the capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to the 13th century AD. This ancient city is today one of the most beautiful centers of this island’s cultural heritage. In its prime, the city, inside it’s 3½ miles strong encircling walls, housed hundreds of thousands of people. Afterwards In the afternoon Take a jeep safari through the Kaudulla National Park or Minneriya national park , looking for elephants, deer, peacocks, boars, and many kinds of birds. (Optional ) OR leisure at the hotel. Afterwards return to the hotel for leisure time.
Overnight stay in Sigiriya
DAY 03 – SIGIRIYA – DAMBULLA - KANDY
Leave for Kandy via Dambulla. The Golden Rock is a cave temple which dates back to the 1st Century .BC. Its rock ceiling is one large sweep of colorful frescoes which depict Buddhist mythology and the tales of the Buddha’s previous births. The caves house the largest collection of Buddha statues in one place.
From Dambulla drive to Matale to visit a spice garden. In Kandy, visit the Temple of the Tooth. View a cultural dance in evening.
Overnight stay in Kandy
DAY 04 – KANDY – PINNAWALA
After breakfast, Visit Pinnawela, the Elephant Orphanage, where elephants are cared for. Have an elephant ride; (if you wish) and see Elephant museum at Millennium Elephant Foundation .. Visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, with a fine collection of over 4000 species of exotic plants and overnight stay at Kandy.
After lunch you will have a city tour of Kandy, visiting popular market places where vegetables and fruits from other parts of the country are distributed. And some leisure time for shopping you can also visit Art And craft centre, Gem Musioum with the Bathik factory.
Dinner and overnight stay in Kandy
DAY 05 – KANDY- NUWARA ELIYA
After breakfast you will travel deeper into the tea-growing hills and have the option to wind through the mountains with magnificent views. En-route to Nuwara Eliya you will visit a factory of the popular Sri Lankan Tea and one of the most beutifull water fall in Sri Lanka known as Ramboda water fall.
After the lunch you will explore “Little England” a city tour with option to walk around the streets and to complete with a lake, race track, well- kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican Church and an 18 hole golf course.
Overnight stay in Glennfalls Nuwara Eliya
DAY 06 - NUWARAELIYA- YALA
After breakfast you will travel to Yala. En-route visit the beutifull Ella village, with Ella gap and Rawana waterfall and the Little Adem’s Peak. The Ella small village has a long history involving Rama and Ravana of the Indian epic Ramayana. It was in Ella where King Ravana held Queen Sita imprisoned until she was rescued by Prince Rama. Every water fall or rock or stream is named after Sita and Ravana. Ella surpasses all other places in sheer spectacular scenic beauty.
Arrive to Yala for the lunch check In the hotel. Please note we will advice the best time to do the safari afternoon or other day morning, as per our naturalist advice this way you can see lots of animals.
Dinner and overnight stay The Safari Hotel Yala
DAY 08 - YALA - GALLE – BENTOTA
Early morning go for a game drive to Yala for a day safari, one of the island’s most popular wildlife parks where you could see all most all the animals.
After a perfect Lephard safari now time to leave for the south coast of Sri Lanka where you find amazing beach at Dickwella, Tangalla, Matara and Mirissa after you will find the Dutch kingdom in Galle. Once in the town of Galle walk through the Dutch Fort- a UNESCO world heritage site and look out for the old Dutch Church as well as the bastions .
GALLE CITY. The port of Galle, throughout by some to be the Biblical city of Tarshish, splendidly illustrates the solidity of the Dutch presence in Sri Lanka. The 36-hectare (89 acre) Dutch Fort, built in 1663, has withstood the ravages of time. Its massive ramparts surround the promontory that forms the older part of Galle, and shelters within its walls sturdy Dutch houses, museums and churches. This area has a quiet, relaxed atmosphere that seems almost detached from the flow of history. The New Oriental Hotel, built for Dutch governors in 1684, is a colonial gem with a wonderfully atmospheric bar.
After lunch in Galle procceds to Bentota for Beach Stay with many choices of spending your time. Leisurely strolling on the Golden Beaches enthralled in the magical atmosphere.
Overnight stay in Bentota
DAY - 09 – BENTOTA
After the breakfast spend your day leisure at the beach.
Lazing on a Sun deck reading a book of you choice, and sipping a cool fresh tropical fruit drink of pine apple, Mango, Banana. Water skiing, Wind Surfing, Snorkeling or cutting through the choppy on a jet water scooter, whale watching trips and much more…. (only if you wish, not included in the package price)
The things to discover in Bentota during your stay Galpota Temple , Brief Garden , Bentota River Safari.
Overnight stay in Bentota
DAY 09 - BENTOTA – COLOMBO- AIR PORT
After the breakfast now time to leave to discover the commercial city of Sri Lanka Thereafter you can enjoy city tour before you leave to the air port. Colombo capital of Sri Lanka-is the largest city and main port of Sri Lanka. It is also the commercial and financial center of Sri Lanka. A bustling metropolis, the city is an attractive blend of old and new. It has the lazy charm of the bygone era combined with the verve and vivaciousness of a modern city.
After discoved Colombo you will depaturure to air port for the connecting flight.