A spiritual journey awaits you on this special Puja tour as you will be visiting some of the most important religious and historical sites on this beautiful paradise island. So whether your traveling with friends or family this journey will surely be one with many sweet memories to be remembered for a long time.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Airport - Dambulla - Sigiriya
Meet and assist on arrival at Airport by our representative. Transfer from Airport to Dambulla. The Dambulla rock temple was built by King Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C. and it is a World Heritage Site. It is the most impressive of Sri Lanka's cave temples. The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceilings, is the largest area of paintings found in the world. It contains over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 meters. Transfer from Dambulla to Sigiriya. Overnight Stay at Kassapa Lions Rock.
The Golden Temple of Dambulla is situated in the central part of the country, 148 km east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy, the temple is the largest and the best ...
Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Day 2: Sigiriya
Breakfast at Kassapa Lions Rock. Climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The ''Lion Rock'' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metres from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart, and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the ''Heavenly Maidens'' of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway. These frescoes are painted in earth pigments on plaster. Overnight Stay at Kassapa Lions Rock.
Breakfast at Kassapa Lions Rock.Transfer from Sigiriya to Matale. Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. Transfer from Matale to Kandy. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site. The name 'Kandy' conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy lake built by the last Sinhala king, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town, the bazaar, an arts & crafts centre and a gem museum / lapidary. Also visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a cultural show. Overnight Stay at Hilltop Hotel.
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy , which ...
Temple of the Tooth Museum, Temple Square, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Travel from Sigiriya to Kandy
Day 4: Kandy - Tea Plantation - Nuwara Eliya
Breakfast at Hilltop Hotel. Transfer from Kandy to Tea Plantation. Visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you could observe all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Transfer from Tea Plantation to Nuwara Eliya. Overnight Stay at Galway Forest Lodge.
The drive up to Nuwara Eliya is a long and, as always a bumpy one.The hills get higher and higher. Srilanka is the world's fourth largest producer of tea and the industry is ...
Tea plantation, Nuwara eliya, Srilanka
, Nuwara Eliya
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Travel from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
Day 5: Nuwara Eliya - Yala - Hambantota
Breakfast at Galway Forest Lodge. Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Yala. The Yala National Park is approximately 1,259 sq. kms in extent and is the largest national park in Sri Lanka. It is located in the south eastern corner of the island and it has the added bonus of a scenic ocean frontage. The park is the home for wild elephants, wild boars, wild buffaloes, leopards, bears, deer and crocodiles. Large flocks of migratory and indigenous birds are also found here.Transfer from Yala to Hambantota. Overnight Stay at Peacock Beach Hotel.
Travel from Nuwara Eliya to Hambantota
Day 6: Hambantota - Galle - Bentota
Breakfast at Peacock Beach Hotel. Transfer from Hambantota to Galle.Galle was once the chief port of Ceylon and is a town rich in history. It was the center of the Dutch regime in the 17th century and the majestic Galle Fort ( spanning 90 acres ) bears testimony to this fact. The city of Galle is one of the well preserved colonial-era cities in Southeast Asia and has been declared a 'World Heritage Site'. The Dutch museum & the Dutch church are two famous tourist attractions in Galle. The city is also known for its delicate handmade lace and ebony carvings. Transfer from Galle to Bentota. Overnight Stay at Bentota Beach Hotel.
Bentota Beach is located in south of the country, 62 km from Colombo has romantic scenery hotels and popular for wind surfing and water skiing.
Bentota, Sri Lanka
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Travel from Hambantota to Bentota
Day 7: Bentota
Breakfast at Bentota Beach Hotel. Full day at leisure day is free for own activities.(No Transport).Overnight Stay at Bentota Beach Hotel.
Day 8: Bentota - Colombo
Breakfast at Bentota Beach Hotel. Transfer from Bentota to Colombo. Do a city & shopping tour of Colombo like many capital cities in developing countries is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. For example, there is a 100-year-old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings. Other places of interest are the Pettah bazaar - where one can shop for bargain, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas - where you find stately homes of the affluent and the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH)- an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People's Republic of China. Overnight Stay at Global Towers Hotel.