Sri Lanka Tour
Place to visit: Negombo - Dambulla- Sigiriya - Kandy - Pinnawala - Nuwara Eliya - Colombo.
Duration: 7 Nights/ 8 days days tour
Price: Price: 870 Euros / 1072 USD
Day 1 Arrive in Sri Lanka
Following arrival and being cordially greeted at the Bandaranaike International Airport then it's onwards via car to Negombo to settle into the hotel (approximately 10km/20 to 25 minute drive). The remainder of the day is at leisure for either relaxation or to get out there and enjoy Negombo's sandy beaches and get a first feel of the culture here. A good start is by visiting the local fish market, the lovely Angurukaramulla Temple, St Mary's Church or a stroll by the Dutch canal or the remnants of the Dutch Fort.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 Negombo - Dambulla - Sigiriya
After breakfast at the hotel and packing up then it is on to Dambulla (approximately 130 km/ 2 -3 hours drive). Upon arrival check into the hotel in Dambulla and settle in. Following which is a trek to the Golden Cave Temple ( appropriate attire is required). Afterwards it is leisure time to enjoy a local lunch or just stroll around town or relax to be ready for the next adventure. In the late afternoon head for Sigiriya ( approximately 25 km/ 30 minutes) to see the phenomenal Sigiriya World Heritage Site( an entrance fee is required ) and Pidurangala Rock. Spend the remainder of the afternoon and early evening exploring this gorgeous area. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Dambulla.
Day 3 Dambulla - Kandy
An optional early morning trip to hopefully see a hot air balloon take off in Dambulla can be arranged , if it is the correct season ( November to April), or a balloon trip over the jungle if preferred( at an additional cost). Otherwise it is breakfast at the hotel and check out and it is on to Kandy (approx 72 km/2 hours ).Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Then spend the remainder of the day touring the city. Including the famed Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, the Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue, and Lankatilaka Temple. Following the sightseeing it's back to the hotel for dinner and leisure time. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy.
Day 4 Kandy - Pinnawala
After breakfast at the hotel and a late checkout time it is on to Pinnawala (approximately 41km/ 1 hour drive). After reaching the hotel in Pinnawala then it is a short leisure break. Following which it is time to explore the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage( the elephants bath at 2pm and are fed at 5 pm). Upon returning from the orphanage the remainder of the day is at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Pinnawala.
Day 5 Pinnawala - Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast at the hotel it is time to check out and start for Nuwara Eliya
(approximately 96 km/ 2 hours). Upon arrival check into the hotel and the rest of the day is at leisure to explore the town. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 6 : Nuwara Eliya - Horton Plains
After breakfast at the hotel it is time to start out for Horton Plains National Park. Which is home to the famous " Worlds End" as well as waterfalls, beautiful scenery and wildlife. After a morning/ afternoon of hiking in the park the remainder of the day is at leisure to continue touring the city. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 7 : Nuwara Eliya - Colombo
Following breakfast at the hotel then it's time to start for Colombo, the capital ( approximately 165 km/ 3 to 4 hours). Upon arrival check into the hotel and settle in. Then it's out again to tour the city. The Temple of Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil, Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara and Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple are just a few of the amazing things to experience in Colombo.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Colombo.
Day 8: Colombo
Following breakfast at the hotel, if time allows, enjoy further sight
seeing in Colombo or transfer to the airport for the flight home/ or
Room on double/ twin sharing with breakfast
All airport transfers
All kind of sight seeing tours
Food,lodging and allowances for the driver
All kind of tolls , parking charges and fuel
All kind of taxes
Any kind of hard/soft drinks
Any kind of lunch/ dinner
Any kind of laundry/ mobile phone service
Any kind of entrance to the monuments
Any kind of air - fare
Any kind of tips