Most travellers to Sri Lanka are keen to tour our country. We would be happy to make the arrangements for you to explore our beautiful land. Tours can be one to six days long. Tours to Arugam Bay in the East of Sri Lanka can also be arranged.
Below are examples of itineraries:
River safari around Birds Island in Koggala, sea safari, visiting the Dutch Fort and Maritime Museum in Galle are included in the one day tour.
DAY 01
Visit the Wewarukannala Vihara temple in Dickwella which has the largest seated Buddha statue in Sri Lanka. Visit the Hummanaya/ blow hole near Dickwella – a natural sprinkler gifted to us by nature, it is the only blow hole found in Sri Lanka and believed to be the second largest in the world. This natural occurrence is a spectacular sight with its amazing sound heard just before shooting up water through a gap, sometimes to a height of over 30 meters.
Travel to Yala National Park where you can see wild animals including elephants, leopards, buffalo and crocodiles.
Spend the night in Tissa
DAY 02
Depart for NuwaraEliya, visiting the charming waterfall at Ella along the way. If you wish to experience the scenic two hour train journey through the cool hills we can arrange the trip, depositing you at Ella train station and picking you up when you reach NanuOya station.
Spend the night at NuwaraEliya.
DAY 03
Depart for Kandy visiting a tea factory along the way. You can witness the process used for preparing tea and sample some of Sri Lanka’s finest. Upon reaching Kandy you can visit the famous botanical gardens and the Temple of the Tooth Relic, one of the most sacred sites in Sri Lanka. Kandy is famous for its traditional dancing – which can be viewed at the nearby cultural centre.
Spend the night in Kandy.
DAY 04
Depart for Dambulla with its famous cave temples dating back to the 1st Century BC. On the way we pay visits to the Dambulla temple and the spice garden in Matale where you will learn about Sri Lankan spices and Ayurvedic plants and can purchase some to take home.
In the afternoon we visit the cave temples, the best-preserved example of its kind in the world. If you wish, elephant riding can be arranged.
Spend the night in Dambulla.
DAY 05
Depart for Polonnaruwa, the second kingdom of Sri Lanka and lakeParakkramaSamudraya.
Visit Sigiriya – the famous rock fortress with its cave frescoes and water gardens. The summit of Sigiriya Rock was once the palace of king Khashapa, the remains of which still exist today – the view from the top of Sigiriya is unparallelled.
DAY 06
Set off for Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage where you can feed the elephants and watch them go for their daily bath in the near by river. We then depart for Galle and end our tour at Wijaya Beach or the cabana.
The itineraries above are examples only – and in no way an exhaustive list of the activities available. We would tailor your itinerary to suit your interests, time availability and budget.
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