Culture, Nature and Adventure

Island in a week with Culture, Nature and Adventure
6 Nights, 7 Days
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Day 1

Arrival / Airport / Sigiriya Frescoes

Arrival Airport meet greet arrival assistance and proceed to Sigiriya.  Open Luncheon.  After lunch continue to Sigiriya and check-in to the Hotel.  Evening climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and see the 1500 year old frescoes.  See the Ruins and enjoy the cool breeze of the surrounding Mountains.  Late evening, descend & return to the Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2

Sigiriya – Dambulla / Polonnaruwa Sightseeing

After breakfast, proceed to Dambulla.  Visit the Dambulla Rock Temple and the famous Dambulla Caves and see many impressive Buddha Statues carved in living Rock.  Thereafter proceed to Polonnaruwa. Sightseeing of the Ancient historical Ruins of Polonnaruwa.  Open luncheon.  Evening return to the Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 3

Sigiriya / Matale Spices / Kandy Sightseeing

Morning after breakfast, proceed to Kandy, enroute visit a Spice Garden and a Batik Factory at Matale.  Thereafter continue to Kandy and check-in to the Hotel.  Rest and relax.  Freshen up and commence Sightseeing of Kandy visiting the Temple of the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha and see a Pooja ceremony “Offering by Devotees“.  Visit other places of interest in Kandy.  Open luncheon at a Restaurant in Kandy.  Thereafter shopping in Kandy for souvenirs, Gems, Batiks, Handicrafts, curios, Silver & Brass wares.   Evening return to the Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4

Kandy / Pinnawala / Nuwara Eliya

Morning after breakfast, proceed to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.  Enroute visit the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens.  Thereafter continue to Pinnawala and see the feeding and bathing of Orphaned baby Elephants.  Lunch at Pinnalanda Restaurant.  After lunch proceed to Nuwara Eliya driving through beautiful Tea capped Mountains.  Enroute visit a Tea Factory and also taste fresh “Ceylon Tea“.  Continue journey and arrive in Nuwara Eliya and check-in to the Hotel. Evening take a walk in the cool fresh breeze of the Hill Country.  Thereafter return to the Hotel.  Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 5

Nuwara Eliya / Yala Wild Life Safari

Morning after breakfast, proceed to Yala.  Enroute see the Ravana Ella Falls and continue to Yala and check-in to the Hotel.  Afternoon do the Yala Jungle Safari by Jeep.   Evening return to the Hotel for Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6

Yala / Galle Beach Stay

Morning after breakfast, proceed to Galle.  Enroute see Lace Making by hand at Weligama and stilt Fishing at Koggala.  Arrive at Galle and check-in to the Hotel.  Evening visit the 17th Century Dutch Fort. Thereafter return to the Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 7

Galle / Airport / Departure

Morning after breakfast, at leisure at the Beach or Pool.  Afternoon proceed to Airport through new express way for the Departure Flight.

Hotel Accomodation

Location2 Star Hotels3/4 Star Hotels5 Star Hotels
Sigiriya Pelvehera Village Sigiriya Village Heritance Kandalama
Kandy Senani Hotel Hotel Suisse Earls Regency
Nuwara Eliya Galway Forest Grand Hotel
St. Andrew’s Hotel
Heritance Tea Factory
Yala Priyankara Resort Elephant Reach Chaaya Wild
Galle Closenberg Calamander Beach Lighthouse Hotel