This is a classic mini tour covering the most important highlights of Sri Lanka, if you are here for a quick tour. We have put together a route that you can see the most of this beautiful country taking you to a few of the destinations which will undeniably make a great impact on your mind about our culture, traditions and the beauty of the nature.
Pinnawala – Kandy – Peradeniya – Dambulla – Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa – Anuradhapura – Colombo
We will pick you up at the airport giving you a warm and cheery Sri Lankan Welcome. You will be accompanied by your personal guide for the tour from the moment you set foot in our country to the time you leave. Your first stop will be in Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, which is in a surreal setting with many elephants who have been rescued from risky situations. You can feed the baby elephants from giant milk bottles and watch them bathe happily in the river nearby.
In the evening you will join the sacred and royal city of Kandy which is situated in the middle of the island. You can visit the temple where they keep the sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha, and check in to the hotel to spend the night.
Today we will pick you from the hotel after the breakfast and you can visit with famous Botanical Garden in Peradeniya – come in the season to see fields of roses covering the whole garden. If you are an enthusiast of flora, then there are a plenty of rare and endemic plants, herbs and trees which you can see here.
Then you will head to Dambulla, which is located further up North in Sri Lanka where agriculture is the main profession. You will drive through vast paddy fields seeing the authentic village culture in this country. Dambulla is popular for a massive cave temple which beloved by the locals. The scenery that you can see from up the cave temple will be an image you will not forget.
After having breakfast in the hotel, you will join your guide to see Sigiriya – which is universally considered as a wondrous construction. It is a natural Lion-shaped rock in which the King Kashyapa has made a fortress seemingly to the likeness of heaven itself according to the legends. Here you can see the world famous frescos of Sigiri Maidens, preserved well after thousands of years.
In the evening you will visit the city of Polonnaruwa which is an ancient kingdom with many ruins remaining to this day. It is a clear doorway to see the miraculous development in architecture and design Sri Lankans had all those centuries ago.
Overnight in Sigiriya.
Anuradhapura Kingdom – which is the first capital of Sri Lanka will be your last visit in your stay here. You will be able see many enormous dagobas, palaces, temples and the Holy Bo Tree which is scared and beloved by the local Buddhists.
We will then drive you to Colombo and according to your flying schedule you can have some rest and say good bye to our Paradise Island.
See you again!
- Warm welcome at the airport
- Transport by air conditioned cars – (Please mention any specifications when you email us)
- Meal plan – BB.
- Services of an English speaking driver throughout the tour.
- Visits according to the program.
- Tickets & Entrance fees
- Early check ins / late check outs.
- Expenses of personal nature or any other services not specified above.
- Lunch and Dinner