The Best of Sri Lanka


Duration: 08 nights / 09 Days

Destinations Covered: Colombo – Anuradhapura – Giritale – Kandy – Nuwara-Eliya – Yala Bentota/Beruwala – Colombo

Day 01: Arrive Colombo
On arrival at Colombo airport, assistance and transfer to hotel. Rest of the morning at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Colombo.

Day 02: Colombo – Anuradhapura
After breakfast at hotel drive to Anuradhapura and on arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of this ancient city.

Day 03: Anuradhapura – Mihintale – Giritale
Morning drive to Giritale enroute visit Mihintale. On arrival in Giritale check in at hotel.

Day 04: Giritale – Polonnaruwa – Sirigiya – Kandy
Morning drive to Kandy enroute sightseeing tour of Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya. Also visit a spice garden and a Batik factory at Matale. On arrival in Kandy check in at hotel. Late afternoon visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic of “the Buddha” and also view a cultural dance performance.

Day 05: Kandy – Kegalle – Nuwara-Eliya
Morning sightseeing tour of Kandy. Visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. Later drive to Nuwara-Eliya enroute visting the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage at Kegalle. After visiting a tea factory and a tea estate, check in at hotel.

Day 06: In Nuwara-Eliya
After an early breakfast proceed for an excursion to Horton Plains, the highest plateau in Sri Lanka, a strict nature reserve. Return to Nuwara-Eliya. Afternoon commence on a sightseeing tour of Nuwara-Eliya. Visit the Hakgala Botanical Gardens, the golf course, the hill club and the market place and drive around this hill station viewing Lake Gregory.
Day 07: Nuwara-Eliya – Yala
After breakfast leave for Yala. Afternoon commence on a game safari tour by a private jeep accompanied by a tracker. Rest of the day free.

Day 08: Yala – Beach Resort
After breakfast leave for your beach stay in a resort in Bentota or Beruwela or an Ayurvedic resort in Wadduwa. Enroute visit the blow hole at Tangalle and at Ambalangoda, visit a mask factory.

Day 09: Beach Resort
Morning at leisure. Late afternoon assitance and transfer to airport to connect onward flight.

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