Busy around Sri Lanka 8 days7 nights

7 nights 8 days

Day 01

Arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport. Welcome and assistance upon arrival and transfer to the hotel in Waikkala. Rest of the morning leisure at the hotel. In the afternoon visit the fishing village. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay Waaikkal.

Day 02 Waikkala /Pinnawela / Dambulla / Sigiriya

After breakfast, checkout from the hote and proceed to Dambulla. En route visiting the elephant Orphanage at Pinnawela. It is an orphanage for baby elephants set up by the Department of National Zoological Gardens. The Orphanage was established to feed, nurse, and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. Other inmates are those found displaced from their natural environs by development projects or those found wounded. Visit the Rock Caved Golden Temple of Dambulla, which is famous for its 01st Century BC cave complex and its vast area of mural painted on the surface of the rock. It is also known for its large number of statues of Lord Buddha carved out of the living rock. After the visit, proceed to Sigiriya and check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay Sigiriya.

Day 03 Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Sigiriya – Hotel

After breakfast, proceed to visit Polonnaruwa, the medieval capital of ancient Ceylon. The city of Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Ceylon, with its comparatively brief history with over a dozen rulers. Visit the sites where once seven story castles and temples were situated. Return to hotel. Afternoon visit Sigiriya, a massive rock fortress rising 183 meters above the surrounding green scrub jungle, declared as a world heritage site, is perhaps the most memorable place for visitors to Sri Lanka. The site was built under the orders of the paranoid king Kasyapa. The well-planned complex included caved temples, bathing pools, lovely ponds and Asia’s oldest surviving landscaped gardens. Today Sigiriya is famous for its frescoes painted in the pocket of the rock. The “Lion Stairway , the “Mirror Wall” and the “Water Gardens” are its other highlights. Climb to the summit of the rock to view the ruins of the monastic complex. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay Sigiriya.

Day 04 Sigiriya / Matale / Kandy – Hotel

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to Kandy. En route a brief stop at Matale to visit a spice garden and batik factory.Proceed to Kandy and visit the city and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. In the evening view a cultural show featuring traditional dance performance. Check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Kandy

Day 05Kandy / Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to Nuwara Eliya En route, visit the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, The Royal Botanical Garden at Peradeniya were established in 1821 and now covers 140 acres, snuggled in a loop in the Mahaweli River, the longest river in Sri Lanka. Its primary purpose was the testing and acclimatizing of plants for commercial use in Sri Lanka. Today the Gardens have one largest collections of flora from sub-tropical climates around the world. & visit a tea plantation and a tea factory. Arrive in Nuwara Eliya and visit the city. Check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

Day 06 Nuwara Eliya / Kithulgala / Bentota

After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to Kithulgala, the site where the famous award winning film “The Bridge over the River Kwai” was filmed. Today, it is the site for the thrilling water sport White Water Rafting. Proceed to Bentota. Arrive at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Bentota

Day 07 Bentota Relax at the Beach. Dinner and overnight stay in Bentota


Day 08 Bentota / Airport

Checkout from the hotel and continue to the airport in time for the departure flight. En route If Time permits visit capital city of Colombo.