The luminous land of Sri Lanka entices avid travellers with a rich heritage, wildlife, nature, and beaches! All this makes it an ideal holiday for any traveller. This 7 Days/ 6 Nights Sri Lanka tour package includes must-visit places like Pinnawela orphanage, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Balapitiya, Colombo which is an ideal plan for honeymooners or family trips. This Sri Lanka tour package provides the list of exciting things to do in Sri Lanka like hiking the famous Adam's peak, Galle Fort, Ravana Ella falls, the exciting rafting experience at Kelani river, Tea tour, scuba diving and the scenic train ride from Nuwara Eliya.
date_range 6 Nights / 7 Days
Day 1: Arrive at Dambulla
On arrival at colombo airport meet and greet followed by Transfer north to Sigirya, travelling via the impressive caves in Dambulla. Dating back to the 1st century BC, the site consists of 5 temples; carved into the rock within a hill looming over Dambulla. Taking a walk up the steps to the top of the hill, you can enjoy the views of the surrounding plains before exploring these beautiful temples. Spend the night in Sigiriya, located in Sri Lanka's cultural triangle.
Day 2: Dambulla - Kandy via Taxi
Post Breakfast transfer to Kandy, enroute visit Pinnawale elephant orphanage, city tour of Kandy including the Temple of Tooth Relic and the Royal Botanical garden. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.
Pinnawale Elephant Orphanage set amongst the verdant hills of Kegalle is a unique orphanage, where the tiny tots weigh 60 kg or more. This is the Pinnewale Elephant Orphanage, the world's first and only elephant orphanage established to feed, nurse and house young elephants lost or abandoned by their mothers. Other occupants are elephants displaced from their natural environs by development projects or those found wounded. Visitors could see the baby elephants being fed milk from gigantic feeding bottles or bathed in the river which flows nearby an unforgettable sight! Established in 1975, by the Wildlife Department and National Zoological gardens which subsequently led to a breeding program through which more than 25elephants have been born since 1984.
Day 3: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya via Taxi
Breakfast at the hotel, and transfer to Nuwara Eliya - enroute visit the tea plantation and the scenic drive
Also you can visit the Seetha Amman Temple in Seetha Elliya where as per the Hindu Mythology its also
called the Ashok Vatika.
Tea Plantation - visit a tea plantation and a tea factory where one the best teas in the world is produced.
You will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea and also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of
pure Ceylon tea in the factory.
Places to be covered in Nuwara Eliya-
Sita Amman Kovil
Hanuma Bhakta Temple
Nuwara Eliya City tour
Day 4: Nuwara Eliya - Yala National Park via Taxi, fly, travel
From Nuwara Eliya drive down to Yala National Park today with your chauffeur guide. You have a couple of nights to maximise your chances of seeing the leopard and sloth bear of the area. It's a long drive but there's plenty to see en route and you can ask your chauffeur-guide to stop for any photo opportunities.
Day 5: Yala National Park - Bentota via Bus
post breakfast enjoy the After breakfast proceed to Bentota you move from the Hilly terrain to much sorteafter beaches of Srilanka
and one of such most famous Beach Towns is Bentota Reach the check in and relax .Its long Bentota Beach
stretches north, where it becomes a sandy strip known as Paradise Island, parallel to Bentota Lagoon.
Coral-rich dive sites include Canoe Rock. On Bentota River, centuries-old Galapota Temple has a giant
Buddha statue. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 6: Bentota Day Excursion
After morning breakfast, head for full day Excursion of Bentota. Visit Galle Fort, a World Heritage Site, a historic 16th-century fortress noted for its well-preserved walls and Dutch colonial architecture. Take a stroll along the narrow streets and alleys of the fortified city, admire the typical Dutch-style buildings, or take a guided tour to learn more about its history. Today, a museum, as well as many charming shops and cafes, can be found in the fort's interior.
You can also visit Mirissa for whale watching, go for a boat safari on Madu river, a Turtle hatchery and Unawatuna beach.
Day 7: Bentota - Colombo via Taxi
Morning after breakfast Check out and head to Colombo , Go for Shopping if time permits
Don't forget to prebook your table at the Famous Restaurant - "ministry of crabs"
Evening drop to airport for your onwards journey.
Inclusions in SriLanka
- Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar with Breakfast Only in SriLanka
- Transportation in a pvt air conditioned vehicle - on Disposal
- Service of an English speaking chauffeur
- Airport transfers.
- Government Taxes.
--01 Time Jeep Safari in Yala National Park
· Entrance fees to sites
· Lunch & Dinner or any meal not mentioned on the above program during the tour.
· Visa Fees (please log on to www.eta.gov.lk)
· Early check in or late checkout charges.