International Packages-Sri Lanka

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About Sri Lanka

Day 1

 

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Colombo - Pinnawala - Dambulla

Arrive in Colombo. Visit Pinnawala elephant orphanage, a home to the retired and orphaned Elephants. Arrive Dambulla in the evening.

Day 2

 

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Dambulla - Sigiriya - Matale - Kandy

Visit the Sigiriya rock fortress - Lion rock and Frescoes of the Heavenly Maidens at Sigiriya. Later, visit the Dambulla rock temple - The ancient caves and the tallest Buddha statue. Proceed to Kandy via Matale to visit a famous spice garden. Arrive Kandy in the evening.

Day 3

 

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Kandy - Peradeniya - Kandy

Visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens followed by a visit to Tea Factory, Kandy Lake, Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Town, Bazaar, Arts and Crafts centre, Gems museum and Lapidary. Enjoy the traditional Sri Lankan dance show in the evening.

Day 4

 

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Kandy - Hakgala - Nuwara Eliya

Proceed to Nuwara Eliya, en-route Hakgala & visit the Anjaneear (Hanuman) temple of Ramayana Trail in Ramboda, followed by a visit to tea factory. Visit the Sita Amman Temple - according to tradition, the site is associated with Sita of the Ramayana epic. Ancient statues of Rama and Sita can be seen on a side of the temple. Later visit the Hakgala Botanical Gardens (Ashok Vatika) - one of the pleasure gardens of King Ravana. Arrive in Nuwara Eliya in the evening.

Day 5

 

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Nuwara Eliya - Bentota

Proceed to Bentota. Enjoy the boat ride in Bentota.

Day 6

 

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Bentota - Kelaniya - Colombo

Proceed to Kelaniya. Visit the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya, a famous Buddha temple built in the 3rd century B.C. Also visit a shrine dedicated to Vibushana, king Ravana's brother, who allied with Rama in the struggle to rescue Sita.

Day 7

Colombo - Departure from Colombo

City orientation tour of Colombo including 100 years old clock tower, British built colonial buildings, Hindu and Buddhist temple and the Bandaranaike Memorial International. Free time for shopping in the House of Fashion mall. Board the flight for your hometown. Tour Concludes.