Best of Sri Lanka (7 Days / 6 Nights)
Day 1 – Meet one of our guides on arrival. Transfer to a beautiful beach hotel in Negambo , you can visit a fishing village or at leisure in the beach .
Overnight stay at Negambo.
Day 2 – After breakfast leave for Anuradhapura. The first Capital of Sri Lanka in the 3 rd Century BC. Declared a World Heritage Site.Visit Sri Maha Bodhi, the oldest historically documented tree in the world, the Brazen Palace , Dagobas, Ruwanwelisaya, Abeygiri & Jetawana Monasteries.
Overnight at Anuradhapura.
Day 3 – Leave for Sigiriya, a 650 feet high rock fortress in the sky, a masterpiece of construction, artistry & irrigation. A world Heritage Site (5 th Century AD). The world famous fresco paintings of Heavenly maidens are housed in a cave. In the afternoon Take a jeep safari through the Kaudulla National Park , looking for elephants, deer, peacocks, boars, and many kinds of birds.
Overnight at Sigiriya.
Day 4 – Leave for Kandy via Dambulla. The Rock temple is a cave temple which dates back to the 1st Century .BC. Its rock ceiling is one large sweep of colorful frescoes. From Dambulla drive to Matale to en-route visit spice gardens.
Overnight at Kandy.
Day 5 – Kandy , last seat of the Sinhala Kings, is a very popular destination for visitors from home and abroad. After breakfast, Visit Pinnawela, the Elephant Orphanage, where elephants are cared for. Have an elephant ride; (optional) and see Elephant museum at Millennium Elephant Foundation. Visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, with a fine collection of over 4000 species of
Overnight stay at Kandy.
Day 6 – After breakfast, Leave for Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit a tea factory and see how the world’s favorite drink is prepared. Nuwara Eliya resembles an old English town, complete with a lake, race track, well- kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican Church and an 18 hole golf course. Visit Hakgala Botanical Gardens, which houses an exotic collection of roses and ferns.
Overnight at Nuwara Eliya.
Day 7 – Leave to Colombo or airport.