Mini Tour Sri Lanka
Duration: 04 Days Tour
Highlights: Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Girigama Tea Plantation, Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens and famous cultural triangle – Kandy, Dambulla, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Aukana and Anuradhapura.
Sri Lanka holiday Package includes :
A private car with well-trained driver-guide
03 nights accommodation at quality hotels
Meals on half board (dinner & Breakfast)
Sightseeing entrance tickets
All government taxes
Day 1: Kandy
Your chauffeur guide will collect you any location in Central Colombo or Colombo airport and travel up to Kandy.
Our first stops are the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage and the Giragama Tea Plantation. Moving to Kandy you will visit must see attractions including the Temple Of the Sacred Tooth Relic houses Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist relic; a tooth of the Buddha. Then enjoy the famous cultural dance show. Stay one overnight of your Sri Lanka tour in Kandy.
Accommodation: Serene Grand Hotel.
Day 2: Dambulla
Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya. This beautiful garden dates back to the reign of King Vikrama Bahu III, 14th century. Peradeniya is home to a large variety of ornamental plants and other creepers that are used to produce the special spices of Sri Lanka. There is a flourishing growth of huge tropical trees along the lawns and the orchid house is the prime attraction of this garden.
Moving to Dambulla you will visit the cave shrines of Dambulla dating back to pre-Christian era are known for the well-preserved Buddhist murals of the 18th century. Stay this overnight of your Sri Lanka tour in Sigiriya.
Accommodation: Hotel Sigiriya
Day 3: Sigiriya
Climb the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress declared a World Heritage Site. The climb to the top of the rock provides excellent views of the surrounding area and on reaching the summit you can inspect what remains of the old fortress. Ideal time to climb the Sigiriya is early morning, before the heat of the sun gets to you.
Later, tour the Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka. Today, Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned archaeological relic sites in Sri Lanka and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The main attractions include a number of dagobas and other ruins dating back almost 1000 years. Return to your hotel to stay for one more overnight of your Sri Lanka tour.
Accommodation: Hotel Sigiriya
Day 4: Anuradhapura
You have the option of touring either the Sacred City of Anuradhapura or Aukana. Anuradhaoura founded in the 04th century BC is a UNESCO World Heritage site that has the largest number of ancient monuments of the great Sinhala civilization.
The statue of Aukana Buddha is a standing statue, which has a height of more than 40 feet (12 m), has been carved out of a large granite rock face during the 5th century. It is now a popular tourist attraction in Sri Lanka.
The tour ends upon arrival in Colombo in the late afternoon. There is no included accommodation for this night.