Arrival at Bandaranaike
International Airport . Welcome by a Pintail Lanka Holidays representative, transfer to beach
hotel in Negombo . In the afternoon information,
briefing of the tour with a welcome cocktail.
City tour of Negombo, visit the remaining
of the Dutch period, a Buddhist temple &
a Catholic church. Visit to a fishing village,
the fish market & the bazaar. Make an
optional boat trip in Dutch canal, lagoon
& sea. Dinner and overnight stay in
Day 02: NEGOMBO
/ ANURADHAPURA (170 KMS)
After breakfast proceed to Anuradhapura
via Galewala En route visit Sesseruwa Rock
Shrine and Awkana Standing Buddha Statue both
of these Buddhist shrines belong to Anuradhapura
period ( 2nd Centruy BC to 10th Centrury),
Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03: ANURADHAPURA
- SIGIRIYA (82 KMS)
After breakfast commence city
tour and sight seeing at Anuradhapura. The
sites include, Archaeological Museum, Jaya
Sri Maha Bodhi, Ruwanwelei Seya Jetawana dagaba,
Abayagiriya, Thuparama, Moonstone, Guard Stone
and many more. Post lunch leave for Sigiriya.
Dinner & overnight stay in Sigiriya.
Day 04: SIGIRIYA - POLONNARUWA
After an early breakfast leave
for the ancient kingdoms (Cultural Triangle)
of Sri Lanka . Visit & climb the 5 th
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 meters from the
scrub jungle. There after drive to Polonnaruwa
a World Heritage Site & the second capital
city of Sri Lanka built in the 11 th &
12 th centuries. Visit the ruins of the Royal
Palace, Gal Viharaya where the splendid statues
of the Buddha in 'Upright', 'Sedentary' and
'Recumbent' postures are carved out of rock,
Dinner & overnight stay in Sigiriya.
Day 05: DAMBULLA / KANDY
After breakfast leave for Kandy
. En-route visit the rock cave temple at Dambulla
(68 kms) built by King Walagambahu, in the
1 st Century B.C. It is a World Heritage Ste
& the most impressive of Sri Lanka 's
cave temples. En-route make a stop in Matale
(47 kms) to see a Hindu Shrine, a batik factory
& a spice garden. In the afternoon arrive
in Kandy (26 kms) & check-in at your hotel.
Day 06: PINNAWELA /
After breakfast visit the elephant
orphanage at Pinnawela, established in 1975,
commenced with seven orphans. Today some of
these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing
their grandchildren born in the same location.
The original objective of establishing the
orphanage inclined more towards tourism, but
it soon became a conservation and educational
centre. Now Pinnawala is home for more than
65 elephants including babies. Watch the elephants
while they are being fed and during their
working and bathing time.
Afterwards return to Kandy . Enroute visit
the Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya.
Stroll in Kandy town & explore the Kandy
bazaar. In the evening visit the Temple of
the Tooth Relic & also enjoy a show of
cultural dance performances. Dinner &
overnight stay in Kandy .
Day 07: TEA FACTORY
/ NUWARA ELIYA
Discover the hill country of
Sri Lanka, where the misty mountains are covered
with green carpets of tea bushes & where
the world's best tea grows. Nuwaraeliya (77
kms), with it's invigorating mountain climate
& scenery, is Sri Lanka 's most popular
hill resort. Dinner & over night stay
Day 08: YALA JEEP SAFARI
Morning leave for Tissamaharamaya
(146 kms). Stop at Ella to see the "Ravana
Ella" waterfalls. Enjoy the rich nature.
In the afternoon set off on a jeep safari
in Yala national park to see the wildlife
. Yala is the largest national park in Sri
Lanka & is home to wild elephants, wild
boars, wild buffaloes, leopards, bears, deers
& crocodiles. Large flock of migratory
& indigenous birds are also found here.
Dinner & over night stay in Tissamaharamaya.
Morning visit the Kataragama
Hindu Temple , in the sacred city of Kataragam
. Observe a religious ceremony, where people
of all religions visit. Early afternoon leave
for the south / south-west coast. Travel through
Tangalle and Matara . En route see the Dutch
period remaining. In Galle visit the Dutch
fort. At Hikkaduwa make a tour in glass bottom
boat to see the impressive corals& underwater
life. Dinner and overnight stay in your beach
hotel in the south / south-west coast.
Day 10: COLOMBO (99
KMS), CITY TOUR : DEPARTURE FROM COLOMBO
Breakfast at the hotel &
leave for Colombo, After city tour check into
the hotel. City tour includes 100 years old
clock tower, British built colonial buildings,
Hindu and Buddhist temples and Bandaranaike
Memorial International. Free time for shopping
at Odel Shopping Mall. In the evening board
the flight to your hometown. Tour Concludes.
US Dollars, Based on per person sharing DBL
from 02 pax onwards and per person (01 pax)
in a SGL room.
3 – 6 pax
7 – 12 pax
13 – 19 pax
20 – 25pax
26 & above
/ Sapphire / Similar
Pegasus Reef Hotel / Similar
Lion Rock / Similar
Hotel / Sigiriya Village / Similar
Queen / Hill Top / Similar
Hills/Chaaya Citadel/Topaz / Similar
Andrews Hotel / Galway Forest Lodge
Hotel / Similar
Safari / Similar
Priyankara Inn / Similar
Beach Resort / Tangerine Beach / Similar
Resort & Spa / Avani Kalutara Resorts
The above cost includes:
* Accomodation at Leisure Hotels or
similar on BB basis
* Transport in an A/C van with the
service of an * English-speaking
driver Or National Gaide.
* Value added tax.
* Assistance at the airport.
* Sightseeing as mentioned in
The above price does not include:
* Early check in & late check
* All entrance fees.No
* Visa Charges
* Water Sport , Jeep safari Cost
* Any expenses of a personal nature.
* Any other expenses not mentioned
* Tips & Portages. Any compulsory
during the tour.