Ultimate in heritage (7 Nights/ 8 Days)

Tour Code: ATCH15003
Tick off most of the major historical sites in Sri Lanka with this one round trip! Go sightseeing at ancient cities and feast yourself in archeological ruins and art. It’s not just pure heritage, you will also see elephants and if you prefer, enjoy an Ayurveda treatment.

MAP

  • Colombo City tour
  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Sacred city of Kandy UNESCO heritage site
  • Golden temple of Dambulla UNESCO heritage site
  • Ancient city of Sigiriya UNESCO heritage site
  • Ancient city of Polonnaruwa UNESCO heritage site
  • Sacred city of Anuradhapura UNESCO heritage site
  • Teak activates
  • Beach stay at Negambo
  • Special spa treatment

 

Day 1: Airport/Colombo (33Km)

Arrival in Colombo International Airport and meet Lanka Horizon Tours Representative or chauffeur guide and transfers to Colombo and check in to your hotel. After setting in, relax and enjoy the fine ambiance of the hotel, a dip in the hotel pool. If you have ample time do city tour of Colombo.

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Day 2: Colombo/Pinnawala/Kandy (128Km)

Finish your breakfast at the hotel and heading to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage which was established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. The free movement of the herd enhanced the chances for respective individuals of both sexes to get together and mate. The nearby river played a dominant role in this regard, as well as you can see elephants in close proximity bathing and feeding activities. Upon reach to Kandy which was last kingdom of Sri Lanka and check in to your hotel and relax. After relax you can visit The Temple of Tooth Relic which houses Sri Lanka’s most sacred relic, a tooth of the Lord Buddha. As well as visit the audience hall. Then you can do Kandy City Tour, drive around the lake and to the upper lake to get a panoramic view of the city and do shopping at market places. In the evening you can view cultural showat the Kandy lake club. Which displays traditional Kandy dancing.

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Day 3: Kandy/Dambulla (80Km)

Today head out towards Dambulla. Having arrived to Dambulla, visit Golden temple of Dambulla UNESCO heritage site.This was built in the 1st century B.C. and 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. Then check in to your hotel and relax and enjoy surrounding of the hotel.

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Day 4: Dambulla/Sigiriya/Dambulla (30Km)

A chance to visit world famous ancient city of Sigiriya UNESCO heritage site. This is 5th century AD archeological wonder of Sri Lanka, The ‘Lion Rock' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the scrub jungle. The rock was innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town. Sigiriya is where ancient arts, landscaping and engineering marvels could be seen. Also see the world famous "Sigiriya Frescoes" and the "Mirror Wall". After conclusion Sigiriya visit you can enjoy elephant back ride. Then check in to your hotel at Dambulla.

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Day 5: Dambulla/Polonnaruwa/Dambulla (130Km)

We start day on with teak at Hiriwadunna.Teak commence with Bullock Cart Ride then Catamaran Safari and traditional Sri Lankan lunch at local house. Upon that you will be heading to visit the medieval capital, 12th ADUNESCO heritage city of Polonnaruwa. In here you can observe one of the better ruins of ancient Sri Lanka such as Vatadage, Lankathilake Image House, Royal Pools, Gal Viharaya, Samadhi statue, Tiwanka Image House, Nissankamalla Council Chamber, Man-made giant reservoir &PtugalVehera. Then drive back to hotel and relax.

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Day 6: Dambulla/Anuradhapura/Dambulla (143.6Km)

Today you can visit sacred city of Anuradhapura UNESCO heritage site. This is ancient city of Buddhist Monasteries became capital city in 4th Century BC. Visit covers Buddhist archaeological sites Stupas, Royal Ponds, Moonstone, and Chapter House with the Guard stone. Then you come back to your hotel at Dambulla and relax and enjoy your rest of the day.

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Day 7: Dambulla/Negambo (141Km)

Today you will transfer to coastal city of Negambo which is located on the west coast of the island and at the mouth of the Negambo Lagoon. Upon reach to city of Negambo check in to your hotel. Then you can do city tour and then enjoy the surrounding of beach atmosphere. As well as can obtain special spa treatment at the hotel.

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Day 8: Negambo/Airport (7.8Km)

Today is final day of your “Ultimate in Heritage” tour and check out from hotel and transfer to Colombo International Airport with great memories of your very own Sri Lankan Holiday tour.

Included

  • Per person cost of twin-sharing and BB basis (B-Bed B-Breakfast)
  • Transportation in air conditioned vehicle with English speaking chauffer guide for entire tour
  • Entrance fees to Cultural sites, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Cultural dace and teak activity charges
  • Local government Taxes & service charges

Excluded

  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Activities and highlights
  • Camera and video permits at cultural sights
  • All expenses of personal nature
  • Spa and wellness treatments
  • Tips and postage

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