This tour provides you a comprehensive experience on the culture, animals of the island, royal city of Polonnaruwa, The Lion Rock Sigiriya, cave temple in Dambulla, the sacred Kandy city and beautiful highlands of Nuwara Elliya with a fascinating train ride in the Hill country.
1 day: Kurunegala
Arrival at airport and a warm welcome by your tour guide and there we will transfer to you to Comfortable to Ermelo Villas in Kurunegala. In the evening we will take you on a city tour and visit a temple in Kurunegala. The dinner and the overnight stay will be the Hotel Ermelo Villas Kurunegala. (http://ermelovillas.com/ )
2, Day: Kurunegala – Pinnawela
After breakfast we start a highlight of your stay, Very interesting trip to Pinnawela Elephant orphanage where you can experience the daily routine of the tamed elephants, especially the elephants in the river.
In the afternoon we drive back to Kurunegala and stay the night at hotel Ermelo Villas , Hotel connected with Orchids and beautiful surroundings such as paddy fields, mountains, plantations to visit and walk the whole day including the everyday life of the villagers.
3 Day: Dambulla – Giritale
After the breakfast we continue to drive towards Dambulla and visit the ancient fortress, Sigiriya one of the sites named under UNESCO as a world heritage. Climbing Sigiriya is one of the Highlights of the trip. There you can get a tremendous experience with the clouds together with scenic beauty of the whole area.
In the afternoon we will take you on a jeep safari to see elephants through the jungle in Sigiriya.
Then Dinner & Overnight stay will be in Habarana or Giritale (according to your choice).
4 day: Giritale – Pollonnaruwa
After breakfast,we drive through impressive landscapes to reach Polonnaruwa, the second capital of the Sinhala kings of the 9th and 13th century. We visit the Old Royal Palaces and most impressive are the four Buddha statues of the Gal Vihara that have been carved out of a single granite wall.
The cultural heritage of the city, which is now among the most important works Ceylon architecture.We will conclude the day after visiting a wood carvings.
05 day: Habarana – Kandy,
After breakfast we will drive to Dambulla to visit the cave temple. There will be total of 5 cave temples where you will see numerous Buddha statues which are about 13 meters long. The walls will be painted with ancient murals which are almost 2000 years old. The Dambulla cave temple is one of the most ancient temples in Sri Lanka symbolizing the rich culture and heritage.
After the Dambulla Temple we drive to Matale, the spice route as well as the road to Kandy. We visit the spice gardens where you get to experience the spice world and you will learn a lot about how the spices can help your health and well-being.
In the afternoon we will reach the Holy Kandy city and we will visit the sacred Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth Relic).
The holy city has numerous tourist attractions and it is the religious center of the Island. The day will be concluded after visiting the Temple of the Tooth Relic.
06 day; Kandy – Airport or to your booked hotel in the beach
After breakfast, continue on a nice route from Kandy to Colombo, Negombo or to the airport according to your choice.
Special Note – The above mentioned hotels can be changed according to your choice. Please email us regarding the inquiry….