Sri Lanka Classic Tour

Code: GBDVSA
5 DAYS -4 NIGHTS
Category:
  • Best of Sri Lanka Classical  Tours operator in India
  • Sri Lanka Classical Tour 2
  • Sri Lanka Classical Tour 1

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Day 1: Arrive Colombo – Kandy (130 kms / approx. 04 hrs)

Morning arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport and you will be met by our tour representative. You will be transferred to Kandy via busy highways into the interior of the island. En-route visit Pinnewela elephant orphanage, where about eighty elephants are well looked after, which have been found throughout the country abandoned by their herd and brought there. You can watch milk feeding for baby jumbos and the daily bath in the nearby river.

After your visit continue driving towards the old royal city of Kandy, beautifully nestled between green hills. Upon arrival at Kandy, check in at hotel and relax for some time. Later visit the temple of the tooth relic, which is the holiest shrine in Sri Lanka, where the tooth relic of Lord Buddha is highly venerated.

In the evening you'll have the opportunity to see a dance performance, where you will see the famous Kandyan dances, as well as up-country and devil dances.

  • Overnight stay in the hotel.

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Day 2: Kandy – Sigiriya (85 kms / approx. 2.30 hrs)

After breakfast visit the world famous Botanical Garden in Peradeniya. The park dates back to 1371 under the reign of king Vikrama Bahu III when he held court here. The English put the cornerstone of the present garden in 1821. Here will find a very large variety of orchids, palms, bushes, as well as tropical plants and flowers of all type.

Then you will leave Kandy and will proceed to the north. Along the road you will see paddy fields, coconut groves, rubber and spice gardens and plantations. You will stop at one of the spice gardens and there you can see a lot of spice plants, bushes and plants cropping spices. After this visit you will ascend for a visit the Dambulla cave temple. This temple complex consists of five separate caverns with numerous statues of the Buddha and Hindu deities. Continue drive towards Sigiriya, upon arrival check in at hotel.

  • Overnight stay in the hotel.

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Day 3: Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa (56 kms / approx. 1.30 hrs)

After breakfast you will visit the Sigiriya rock. This impressive monolith which rises 200 meters out of the jungle has been transformed in the 5th Century by king Kashyapa into a fortress and became his capital. Here you will see the frescoes of the Sigiriya Maidens.

In the afternoon you will drive to Polonnaruwa, upon arrival check in at hotel and relax for some time. Then visit the well preserved remains of the city which has been the capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to the 13th Century. You will see the excavations: Temples, Dagobas, the royal palace, the royal library, ect.

  • Overnight stay in the hotel.

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Day 4 : Polonnaruwa – Colombo (225 kms / approx. 5.30 hrs)

After breakfast you leave for Anuradhapura in order to visit the ancient 1st capital of Sri Lanka. You will see some of the most famous as well as the tallest Dagoba of Sri Lanka, remains from palaces, temples, monasteries, ceremonial baths and the temple of the holy Bo-tree.

After the visit of Anuradhapura continue towards Colombo, on the way you pass paddy fields and coconut plantations. Upon arrival at Colombo check in at hotel.

  • Overnight stay in the hotel.

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Day 5 : Departure Colombo

Morning check out from the hotel and in time you will be transferred to airport to board flight for onward journey.

  • Tour Ends.

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