Best of Sri Lanka

Best of Sri Lanka

  • Tour of the ancient capital, Anuradhapura
  • Visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Explore the ancient ruins of Polonnaruwa
  • Go on a city tour of Kandy
  • See the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple
  • Animal encounters at Millenium Elephant Foundation ,Pinnawela 

An exhilarating 6 day tour of Sri Lanka to showcase the best this cultural island has to offer.

On this itinerary, you’ll have the chance to explore some of the highlights of this fascinating country. Tour the ancient city of Anuradhapura, visit the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress, take in dancing in Kandy and stop at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphange. We highly recommend extending your holiday with a relaxing beach stay in Sri Lanka or the Maldives. Please call our friendly travel specialists for more details.


Day 1 - Arrival and transfer to Sigiriya

Arrival to Airport / Sigiriya

Touch down into Colombo International Airport. After a ‘meet and greet’ you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Sigiriya for an overnight stay (transfer time around 4-5 hours).

Day 2 - Visit to ancient Anuradhapura

Sigiriya / Anuradhapura / Sigiriya

After breakfast, depart for a full day excursion to the ancient city of Anuradhapura, founded in the 5th century BC. You’ll visit Buddhist sites and the Sri Maha Bodhi, said to be the oldest tree on earth. Return to your hotel in Sigiriya for an overnight stay.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 3 - Sigirya Rock Fortress & Polonnaruwa

Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Sigiriya

Today is the chance to visit on of Sri Lanka’s highlights: the Sigiriya Rock Fortress (also known as ‘Lion Rock’). Built by an obsessed monarch in the 5th century, the fortress rises 200 metres and is the best preserved city of the first millennium. Travel on to Polonnaruwa, a former capital city and one of the country’s best-planned archaeological sites. Return to your hotel in Sigiriya for an overnight stay.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 4 - Dambulla Rock Cave and Kandy

Sigiriya / Dambulla / Kandy

Spend the morning touring the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple. More than 150 images depicting Buddha adorn these five caves, including a figure carved out of rock spanning 14 metres. En route to Kandy, stop at the spice gardens of Matale. Check into your hotel in Kandy and spend the rest of your day at leisure.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 5 - Kandy and the Temple of the Tooth

Kandy City Tour

See the sights of Kandy on a city tour, taking in the market, Gem Musueum and Arts and Crafts Centre. You’ll have the chance to pick up souvenirs from ceramics to jewellery. Overnight in your hotel in Kandy.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 6 - Millenium Elephant Foundation,Pinnawala

Kandy / Pinnawala / Airport or Beach Destination

On your last day in Sri Lanka, visit the Millenium Elephant Foundation in Pinnawala , a sanctuary for young elephants. You’ll be able to see these magnificent animals gambolling in the water and being bottle-fed by the staff.

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or onward flight to extend your holiday.

INCLUDES : Breakfast


Standard Private Tour 1st September 2018 - 31st October 2018


Single Supplement available from £275 per tour.

Important Info

Note: 'From' prices are per person based on 2 people sharing one room travelling in the season dates indicated and are subject to availability. Call us today for an instant price based on your specific travel dates and travel party requirements.

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