Splendours of Sri Lanka

Splendours of Sri Lanka

  • Explore the ancient capital of Anuradhapura
  • See the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Visit Polonnaruwa's ancient ruins
  • Enjoy a Kandy city tour and browse the markets
  • Explore Dambulla Rock Cave Temple
  • Discover the countryside and tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya

A fantastic 7 day tour of Sri Lanka showcasing the island's culture and scenery.

This tour takes you to some of Sri Lanka's most breathtaking sites, including the iconic Sigiriya Rock and the ancient cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. We recommend extending your holiday with a relaxing beach stay in Sri Lanka or the Maldives - speak to one of our travel specialists to help plan your trip.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival and transfer to Dambulla

Arrive Colombo and transfer to Dambulla

On arrival at Colombo International Airport you'll be met by a professional English speaking driver and transferred to your hotel in Dambulla

Day 1 - Arrival and transfer to Dambulla

Day 2 -Anuradhapura Ancient City & the Oldest Tree

Dambulla - Anuradhapura - Dambulla

After an early breakfast depart for Anuradhapura where you'll tour the ruins of this ancient city and see the oldest tree on earth, the Sri Maha Bodhi. Return to your hotel in Dambulla for an overnight stay.


Day 2 -Anuradhapura Ancient City & the Oldest Tree

Day 3 - Sigiriya Rock Fortress & Polonnaruwa

Dambulla -Sigiriya -Polonnaruwa - Dambulla

Visit the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress and frescoes. Built in the 5th century, Sigiriya rises 200 metres above a forested plain. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sigiriya is Asia’s best preserved city of the first millennium, and has a magnificent palace perched on its summit. In the afternoon visit the Walled City of Polonnaruwa with its monasteries, temples, bathing pools and Buddhist statues. Stay overnight at your hotel in Dambulla

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 3 - Sigiriya Rock Fortress & Polonnaruwa

Day 4 - Painted Cave Temples and the former City

Dambulla - Matale -Kandy

En-route to Kandy visit the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple, spice gardens and a batik factory . This former capital city is encircled by hills and is the site of the Temple of the Tooth Relic. Stay overnight in your hotel in Kandy.

Day 4 - Painted Cave Temples and the former City

Day 5 - Elephant Foundation, Sacred tooth & a show

Kandy - Pinnawella - Kandy

Depart for Millenium Elephant Foundation, Pinnawala for an up close and personal experience with the world's largest land mammals. After spending time with the nearly 70 elephants, return to Kandy for a city tour ,taking in the market, arts and crafts centre and the Temple of the Tooth Relic. You'll also experience a traditional Kandyan dance and culture show.Overnight at the selected hotel in Kandy.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 5 - Elephant Foundation, Sacred tooth & a show

Day 6 - Botanical Gardens and Little England

Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast ,visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens

After that ,take a scenic train journey through the Sri Lankan tea plantations to Nuwara Eliya. The rail route to Nuwara Eliya rises slowly from the subtropical spice and banana trees to pine and eucalyptus forest .

  After four and a half hours ,you will arrive at Nanu Oya station and from here there is a 15 minute drive to Nuwara Eliya

   Stay overnight at your hotel.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 6 - Botanical Gardens and Little England

Day 7 - Kitulgala and its famous film setting

Nuwara Eliya - Kitulgala - Airport or Beach Destination

After breakfast leave for your resort via Kitulgala, sight of the famous film Bridge on the River Kwai before having an optional lunch at Kitulgala where your tour ends.

Onward to the beach to extend your stay, or to the airport for your onward or home flight.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 7 - Kitulgala and its famous film setting

Pricing

Standard Private Tour 1st September 2019 - 31st October 2019

Standard Private Tour 10th January 2020 - 31st March 2020

Supplements

Single supplement applies from £390.00 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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