Prepare to journey to a land that’s enriched with wonders and beauty at every corner. This classic tour of Sri Lanka will take you through the island’s most treasured destinations.
When you choose our holiday packages to Sri Lanka, rest assured iconic sites will be on your itinerary, such as the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple, the ancient rock fortress of Sigiriya, and the medieval city of Polonnaruwa. A visit to the beautiful hill city of Kandy; a walk through a tea estate and the colourful botanical gardens of Peradeniya are also on your itinerary. In addition, guests will get a chance to meet and greet Sri Lanka’s gentle giants at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and go on a wildlife safari through Yala National Park.
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Upon arrival, you will be met by a representative of Connaissance de Ceylan, after which you will be transported to the hotel in Dambulla. Later in the evening, you will visit your first attraction in Dambulla, the Rock Cave Temple, following which, you will return back to the hotel for some rest and relaxation.
After a well deserved rest, guests will start the next day by climbing Sigiriya, an ancient rock fortress that has been marked a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the evening, you will travel to medieval Polonnaruwa; another UNESCO World Heritage Site, to walk amongst the city’s ruins.
On your 3rd day with us, a trip to Kandy is scheduled, while also stopping at a Spice Garden in Matale and a batik factory! Your evening in the city of Kandy will consist of visiting the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, the Old Palace and a cultural performance of a Kandyan dance to complete your day.
After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, guests will be taken to meet and greet Sri Lanka’s friendly giants at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. The tour for the day will also include a visit to a Crafts Centre, Gemmological Museum and the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. You will have the rest of the evening to shop in the city before returning back to the hotel for dinner.
On your 5th day, you will travel to Nuwara Eliya while also making a stop at the Ramboda Falls. En route to the hotel, you will visit a tea estate and a tea factory. You will have the rest of the day at your leisure after checking into the hotel, followed by a lovely evening stroll around the city.
Enjoy a relaxing ride to Yala after breakfast while enjoying Sri Lanka’s picturesque surroundings. After checking into the hotel, you have the rest of the day to rest and relax.
Start your day with a good meal after which you will be taken on a wildlife safari to Yala National Park. At the end of your safari, get ready to travel to the beach town of Beruwala where you are free to enjoy your down time at the hotel for the rest of the evening.
As your tour comes to an end, enjoy the ride back to the airport while taking in the sights of the bustling city.
We hope you had a great tour of Sri Lanka and have a pleasant flight back!