Sri Lanka Discovery – 7 Days & 6 Nights

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Duration

7 Days & 6 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

16 people

Languages

English

Explore the cultural marvels of Sri Lanka on this enchanting tour. Begin in Dambulla, where ancient cave
temples reveal centuries-old Buddhist art. Journey to Kandy, the cultural capital, to witness the revered
Temple of the Tooth and scenic tea plantations. Relax in Bentota, where golden beaches and tranquil waters
offer the perfect escape. Immerse yourself in Sri Lanka's rich heritage and natural beauty on this
unforgettable journey.

Highlights

  • Private tour in an air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur
  • Dambulla Sightseeing
  • Kandy Sightseeing: Temple of the Tooth Relic, Gem Museum, Kandy Dance Show
  • Bentota: Relax on the beach, Turtle Hatchery , Madu River Safari
  • Colombo Sightseeing: Independence Square, Gangaramaya Temple, National Museum, local markets,
  • and shopping in Pettah and Odel shopping malls

Arrival and Dambulla
Arrival and Dambulla

Upon arrival, experience the warm hospitality of Sri Lanka with a welcoming representative at the airport transfer to Dambulla. En route, visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, located along the Colombo-Kandy road. Established in 1975, the orphanage cares for abandoned and injured elephants. Today, it houses over 65 elephants, including babies born through a breeding program. In the evening, enjoy a Sri Lankan country side at Dambulla. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Dambulla.

Dambulla – Sigiriya Rock Fortress – Dambulla
Dambulla – Sigiriya Rock Fortress – Dambulla

After breakfast, visit Sigiriya Rock, also known as the Fortress in the Sky,  dating back to the 5th century. This iconic site, nicknamed Lion Rock, stands nearly 500 feet tall with ancient ruins at its summit, including a grand palace, gardens, and a swimming pool. Admire the famous frescoes of life-sized damsels, a rare surviving example of ancient Sinhala secular painting. Later, enjoy an elephant ride through the jungle before returning to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Dambulla.

Kandy
Kandy

After breakfast, travel to Kandy. En route, visit the Spice Garden in Matale to see Sri Lanka's famous spices and learn how they are grown and processed. In Kandy, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy City including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts & Crafts Centre, Gem Museum. Kandy, known as the hill capital, was the last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings until 1815. It's a place where Buddhism's influence in Sri Lanka is evident, with temples and monasteries preserving Buddhist traditions. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.

Kandy
Kandy

This morning after breakfast, Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic, which has been revered since the 4th century when it was brought to Sri Lanka for safekeeping. It is considered the country's most sacred relic. Later, visit the Peradeniya Botanical Garden, spanning 147 acres with over 5,000 species of trees, plants, and creepers, including rare and endemic varieties. The garden, established in 1374 as a pleasure garden for the Kings of Gampola and Kandy, features attractions like the Spice Garden and Orchid House. Don't miss the iconic Palm Avenues, including the majestic Royal Palm Avenue planted in 1905. In the evening, enjoy a vibrant Cultural Show featuring Sri Lankan drumbeats and acrobatic performances Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.

Bentota
Bentota

After breakfast at the hotel, depart on a scenic drive to Bentota. Bentota, a picturesque coastal town renowned for its pristine beaches and vibrant water sports scene. You can unwind on the soft sands or engage in thrilling activities like jet skiing and snorkeling in the clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Bentota also offers opportunities for boat rides along the Madu River, exploring mangrove forests and visiting local communities. Enjoy the relaxing ambiance and seaside charm before settling in for an overnight stay at a hotel in Bentota.

Bentota
Bentota

Today is a leisure day in Bentota. After breakfast explore the Madu River with a boat ride in the Maadu Ganga Santuary, It's known for its rich biodiversity, including over 300 plant species and 248 vertebrate species, classified under the RAMSAR Convention on Wetlands. Then, visit the Marine Turtle Conservation project in Kosgoda, where you can witness endangered marine turtles nesting and hatchlings making their way to the sea. The Kosgoda Conservation Project offers guided night expeditions for guests to observe these fascinating creatures. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel in Bentota.

Colombo and Departure
Colombo and Departure

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Bandaranaike International Airport to connect with your departure flight.

  • Day 01 & 02: Wewa Addara Hotel Sigiriya or Similar
  • Day 03 & 04: Gangaaddara Hotel Kandy or Similar
  • Day 05 & 06: Laluna Ayurveda Resort Bentota or Similar
  • Professionally qualified English-speaking guide
  • Daily 06 breakfasts and 06 dinners are included in the hotels
  • Private transportation in a modern, fully air-conditioned vehicle for the entire trip.
  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Spice Garden
  • Kandy City Tour
  • Temple of Tooth Relic
  • Gem Museum
  • Kandy Dance Show
  • Peradeniya Botanical Garden
  • Bentota Beach
  • Madu River Safari
  • Turtle Hatchery Visit
  • Flights Tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • UNESCO Heritage sites Entrance fees 
  • National Museums Entrance fees
  • Botanical Gardens Entrance fees
  • Late check-out & early check-in charges
  • Visa on Arrival
  • Tips
  • Lunch 
  • Camera permit to the sites

7 Days

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