LITTLE BREAK IN SRI LANKA - II | 4 Days Tour

ON ARRIVAL AT BANDARANAIKE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BIA)

On arrival, at airport our representative will welcome and greet you with typical Sri Lankan warmth and hospitality and after that you will be taken to our Airport Transit Office where you could relax and enjoy free Cup of Ceylon Tea or Coffee with some refreshment and you could use free Internet facilities as well. Also you will discuss and customise your tour with our representative and your driver at this stage. You will be provided a Free Pay As you Go SIM card with widest mobile network in Sri Lanka to keep throughout your tour.

Day 1

Airport Sigiriya via Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Leave the office and set off to explore the remains of the ancient civilizations and Cultural Heritage of Sri Lanka. En route, break the journey at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage the world's biggest herd of domestic elephants about 90 in all ages including baby elephants and this is a very exciting site for tourists. This has been existing since 1975 and primarily designed to afford protection to the many baby elephants found in the jungle without their mothers. You can see the bottle feeding for baby elephants and elephant bath in the "Maa oya" river After that you will proceed to Sigiriya, the eight world heritage site of Sri Lanka an ancient rock fortress which is surrounded by remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs and other structures. This is a very popular tourist destination where you can see beautiful paintings (frescos), The Mirror Wall, The garden and water works, Lion Mouth and Top of the rock with ruins of the palace. Stay overnight at Sigiriya.

Day 2 Morning

Sigiriya Anuradapura

After breakfast you will proceed to Anuradapura which is a UNESCO world Heritage site, the First Kingdom of Sri Lanka under the king Pandukabaya in 377BC. You will visit many heritage sites in Anuradapaya and out of those following sites are very important. Eight Great Places of Veneration in Anuradhapura called Atamasthana.
Sri Maha Bodhiya (Sacred Boo Tree)- with an authenticated history of more than 2300 years which has been planted from a sapling from the original tree under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, Ruwanwelisaya- the largest stupa in the island, Jetawanaramaya and Abayagiriya- which were their original form had been equivalent in size to the Great Pyramids in Giza, Thuparamaya – the first stupa built in Sri Lanka, Samadhi Statue – meditating posture of Lord Buddha made out of granite, Isurumuniya – the first Buddhist temple. Lovamahapaya- Originally 9 storied building, Kuttam Pokuna and Museum.

After that you will head towards Polonnaruwa another cultural and heritage city.

Day 2 Afternoon

Anuradapura Polonnaruwa

After lunch you will visit Polonnaruwa, which is a UNESCO world heritage site, the second capital city of Sri Lanka under the King Vijayabahu-1 in 1070. But the real "Hero of Polonnaruwa" of the history books is actually his grandson, "Parakramabahu I". The greatest irrigation system is the Parakrama Samudraya (reservoir) where it is impossible to stand upon one shore and view the other side. You will visit many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the sacred city of Polonnaruwa including the Royal Palace, Vatdage, Siva Devalaya, Gal Viharaya, Kumara and Lotus Ponds, Thuparamaya, Rankoth Vehera, Pabalu Vehera, Thiwanka Image House, The Museum, Statue of King Parakramabahu and Ruins at Polonnaruwa which are adding a proud heritage to the country.

Pop in to wood Carving Factory to see the skills of Sri Lankan craftsmen.

In the evening undertake an Elephant Back Safari in to the dry zone jungles, crossing a water ways.
Stay overnight at Sigiriya.

Day 3

Sigiriya Kandy via Dambulla and Matale

After breakfast you will start your excursion towards Kandy Via Dambulla and Matale . At Dambulla you will climb Rock Cave Temple and Golden Temple which have collection of five caves of different sizes of paintings, sculptures, statues of Lord Buddha, Kings, Gods etc. This is considered to be the largest painted caves in the world and declared as a world heritage site.

After that you will proceed to Kandy via Matale Alu Viharaya Temple which is the historic location where the Pali Canon was first written down completely in text on ola (palm) leaves. Numerous monastery caves are situated near Aluviharaya, some of which exhibit fine frescoes.
After having seen this temple visit Matale Spice Garden and then proceed to Kandy. In the afternoon you will do the Kandy City Tour and watch Traditional Cultural Dance Performance which impresses every one.
Visit Kandy City Tour for more information about site seen in Kandy.
Stay overnight at Kandy.

Day 4

Airport Colombo via Royal Botanical Gardens – Peradenya

After breakfast proceed to Colombo via Royal Botanical Garden -Peradeniya which is the largest Botanical Garden where you will experience exciting landscape and more than5000 species flora.
After that proceed to Colombo and will do the Colombo City Tour and shopping subject to time available and then you will be transferred to airport for departure with full of beautiful memories and experiences in Sri Lanka.
Visit Colombo City Tour for more Information about site seen in Colombo.

You can choose this Tour Package or keep it as a guide and can customise your holiday to accommodate your own holiday plans and interests with following options.

  • Cultural and Heritage
  • Beaches and Sea life
  • Wild life and Safari
  • Hill country
  • Eco Tourism
  • Surfing, Adventure Tours
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Ayurvedic Spa
  • Diving excursions
  • Organises weddings in a typical traditional Sri Lankan style and Honeymoon Holidays


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We are very much delighted to assist you in customising your tour according to your wishes and interests.

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