Sri Lanka Splendid Tour
Day 01: Arrival - Negombo
Our Tour Guide will meet you at the Katunayake International Airport upon your arrival to Sri Lanka and transfer to Negombo, a beach front town 6 km north to the Airport.
Check in at your Hotel.
Enjoy your sunset dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Negombo.
Day 02: Negombo – Anuradhapura – Sigiriya
After having the breakfast at Goldi Sands Hotel, we will proceed to Anuradhapura which is the first kingdom of Sri Lanka. Visit the 8 places of veneration and other historical sites in Anuradhapura.
Proceed to Sigiriya and check in at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03: Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa - Sigiriya
After the breakfast you will be transferred to Sigiriya.
Climb the giant Sigiriya Rock fortress which was built by King Kashyapa in 8th Century AD. Sigiriya Rock and surroundings is a well planned historical site which offers number of rock fountains still working during the rainy days. The water ponds in the summit, the frescos on the western wall of the rock, lions paw in the northern part of the rock are some of the engineering marvels of the ancient people.
Lunch will be arranged in a restaurant in Sigiriya and proceed to Polonnaruwa; the Medieval Kingdom of Sri Lanka.
Visit Polonnaruwa historical site also a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most preserved and impressive sites in the cultural triangle. Sri Lanka’s largest ancient man-made lake, the ‘Parakrama Samudraya’ is another attraction in Polonnaruwa.
Back to your hotel in Sigiriya for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04: Sigiriya – Dambulla - Kandy
After breakfast at hotel; proceed to Kandy via Matale.
Visit Dambulla Cave Temple which is a complex of rock caves built by King Valagambahu in the 1st Century BC, containing over 150 images of Buddha with over 2000 square meters of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of paintings found in the world.
Proceed to Kandy via Matale.
Visit a spice garden in Matale en route and the lunch also could be arranged at the Spice Garden.
Proceed to Kandy and check in at your Hotel in Kandy.
Late evening, we first visit the Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha, one of the most venerable places to the Buddhists in Sri Lanka. If you are lucky enough, you will be able to participate the “Thewawa” Ceremony where the relic chamber will open during that time.
In the late evening you will be taken to watch a cultural show.
Back to your Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05: Kandy – Pinnawala – Colombo - Departure
Proceed to Colombo via Pinnawala after the breakfast.
Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to witness the giants playing in the Ma-Oya River and bottle feeding of baby Elephants. The lunch could be arranged at a Restaurant in Pinnawala or you can proceed to Colombo.
In the evening you will do a shopping tour in the Colombo city. Colombo even a commercial city, the needs of the leisure travellers can be fulfilled with the range of activities available in the city. Great shopping arcades, luxury hotels, restaurants, Karaoke Bars, Casinos, nightclubs and other entertainment facilities available within the city limits.
Enjoy your farewell dinner in a restaurant in Colombo. Leave for airport to connect the departure flight.