Sri Lanka – Heritage, Hills & Beach

Daily Tour 5N/6D Availability: 2019-04-01
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About Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka is an island nation in the Indian Ocean. Its diverse landscapes range from rainforest and arid plains to highlands and sandy beaches. It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes. The city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital, has many ruins dating back more than 2,000 years.

Places to visit in Sri Lanka

  • Gal Vihara
  • Abhayagiri Dagoba
  • Bedspace Kitchen
  • Quadrangle
  • World’s End
  • Mulkirigala Rock Temples

  • Bundala National Park
  • Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil
  • Kumana National Park
  • Yapahuwa Rock Fortress
  • Cave Temples
  • Jaffna Fort

  • Adisham Monastery
  • Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
  • Elephant Transit Home
  • National Museum
  • Lankatilake Temple

Foods you should try in Sri Lanka

  • Fish ambul thiyal (sour fish curry)
  • Kottu (also, kottu roti)
  • Kukul mas curry (chicken curry)
  • Parippu (dhal curry)

  • Lamprais
  • Hoppers (appa or appam)
  • Polos (green jackfruit curry)
  • Wambatu moju (eggplant/brinjals pickle)

  • Gotu kola sambol (pennywort salad)
  • Kiribath with lunu miris
  • Pol Sambol (coconut relish)
  • Wood apple

Inclusions

  • Accommodation on BB basis at hotels specified or similar
  • Meet and Greet at the Airport by the English-Speaking Chauffer.
  • Transportation in an Air-conditioned Vehicle
  • Sightseeing tours as per the Programme

  • All transfer from arrival to departure
  • V.A.T. (Value add tax)
  • 1 mineral bottle/person/day
  • Free Wi-Fi

Hotel Details

Dambulla

Cinnamon Lodge or Amaya Lake

Trincomalee

Cinnamon by Blue or Anilana Nilaveli

Kandy

Grand Kandyan or Amaya Hills

Bentota

Cinnamon Bey or Eden Resort

Sightseeing
Meals
Terms & Conditions

Note:

Standard Check-in time: 12:00 Noon.

Standard Check-out time: 12:00 Noon on the day of departure.

  • Package once booked will be non-refundable and non-changeable. In case of cancellation any deposit paid will be forfeited.
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Day 1: Airport- Pinnawala- Habarana

Arrive by (flt no) at (00hrs). Please clear immigration & visa formalities, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge through the green channel if you do not have goods to be declared to customs.

The XploreDealz Centre Representative will page you by your name. Thereafter you will be assisted to the Car park / Coach Park to begin you journey as per the booked itinerary.

Proceed to Habarana and visit Pinnawala elephant orphanage on the way.

Pinnawala elephant orphanage

App. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo – Kandy road is Pinnawala, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now; including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as some of the more than 25 babies born, as a result of the captive breeding programme. The best time to visit is the feeding time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1030 hrs and 1400-1430 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.

Arrive in Dambulla and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight stay at a Habarana hotel.

 

Day 2: Habarana- Sigiriya- Polonnaruwa- Habarana

After breakfast at the hotel climb Sigiriya rock fortress.

Sigiriya

Sigiriya is home to the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the fortress. Within its triple-moated defence the huge rock rises almost to a sheer height of 500ft. On its summit are the foundations of what was once a great and sumptuous palace and gardens complete with swimming pool. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of life sized damsels in all the freshness and delicacy of their original colour.

Dambulla

Dambulla is famous for the five cave Temples on a rock. The first 03 caves are better, older and larger than the other two. Some caves dates to 1st C.B.C. All the 5 cave walls and ceilings are covered with Buddhist murals and there are more than 130 Buddha statues, statues of Gods and Kings are also found here

Overnight stay at a Habarana hotel.

 

Day 3: Habarana- Polonnaruwa- Trincomalee

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Trincomalee via Polonnaruwa.

Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa was the medieval capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th – 13th C.A.D Great revival was achieved in the country, politically, economically and socially during the period of Kings Vijayabahu 1,  Parakramabahu 1 and Nissankamalla of the Polonnaruwa period. The monument are better preserved than at Anuradhapura. Parakrama Statue, Royal Palaces, Audience Halls, Vata-da-ge, Thuparama, Rankoth Vehera, Kiri-Vehera, Gal-Vihara, Lankathilaka and Tivanka Image House are some of the interesting monuments here.

Arrive in Trincomalee and spend the day at leisure.

Overnight stay at a Trincomalee hotel.

 

Day 4: Trincomalee- Kandy

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Kandy.

Arrive in Kandy and enjoy a city tour of Kandy.

Royal Botanical Gardens

147 acres in extent: started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the King’s of Kandy. There are more than 5000 species of tree and plants. Some and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world. Spice garden and Orchid House are popular with Tourists.

Kandy

The hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism’s influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple’s shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere.

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

Ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha’s Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess’ hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka’s most prized possession.

Evening witness the Kandy Cultural Dance Performance

Overnight stay at a Kandy hotel.

 

Day 5: Kandy- Bentota

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Bentota.

Arrive in Bentota and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

 

Day 6: Bentota

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit a turtle hatchery and a mangrove boat ride in Madu River. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Turtle Hatchery

The “Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery” is a non – profitable organization which is maintained for the survival of Sea Turtles for the next generation. From the past, due to the cruel activities of humans, there is a danger that turtles are facing extinction. These rare varieties of Sea Turtles are destroyed by man day by day. It is the duty of each and every one to take action to save these turtles from extinction for the sake of our future generation. Regarding this we started to save Sea Turtles in 1986 and up to now we have succeeded to attain the goal gradually.

Mangrove Boat ride in Madu River

Madu River or the Madu Ganga is one of the natures fascinating creations off South West coast in Balapitiya. Madu Ganga is a lagoon with hundreds of islands providing an idyllic setting for a well spent holiday and loads of authentic traditional settings. It may be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay at a Bentota hotel.

 

Day 7: Bentota- Airport

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Airport. If time permits enjoy a city tour of Colombo.

Colombo

A drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens.

Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street – the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749.

Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha and Independence Square.

Afterwards proceed to airport for your scheduled flight with so much to remember and cherish one day!

Have a safe flight!

Team at XploreDealz Centre

2 Reviews

  1. avatar
    Smith
    6:05 am - April 2, 2019 / Reply

    My favorite destination has to be the World’s End. Such a magical experience I had with my family with the Sri Lanka tour package, spent the best time of my life.

    5
  2. avatar
    Jade
    6:28 am - April 3, 2019 / Reply

    The scenic view of Sri Lanka is undoubtedly breathtaking. It was the best vacation I have had in years. All thanks to Xplore Dealz, would love to book again with you.

    5

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