Airport / Mount Lavinia / Kandy / Pinnawala / Sigiriya / Dambulla / Polonnaruwa / Nilaveli / Habarana / Colombo / Airport
Day 01
Meet on arrival & transfer to Mount Lavinia, dinner and over night stay at Mount Lavinia hotel or similar hotel in Colombo.
Day 02
Morning, leave for Kandy via Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, en-route visit Spice Gardens, sightseeing & city tour of Kandy. Visit Royal Botanical Gardens covering 59 – hectares with an exotic collection of trees, plants & flowers, which is a must. Kandy is an exciting place for shopping- silverware, ebony, brass, lacquer works, rush & reed ware & gems. Later visit Temple of the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha & witness a cultural show of traditional dances of Sri Lanka. Dinner & overnight stay at Earl’s Regency Hotel or similar hotel in Kandy.
Day 03
Morning, leave for Sigiriya, via Matale, climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress. This rock fortress was a royal citadel for more than 18 years. In a sheltered pocket, approached by a spiral stairway, are the famous frescoes. Visit Dambulla Cave Temple. The 1st Century rock temple, a World Heritage site consisting of five caves, walls & ceilings covered with 18 Century Buddhist murals, some of its frescoes are over 2000 years old. Dinner & overnight stay at Sigiriya Village hotel or similar hotel in Sigiriya.
Day 04
Morning leave for Polonnaruwa, sightseeing tour at the 11th Century Capital of the Island which is famous for it’s sculpture & irrigation tanks. Visit the famous statues and ruins of some of the magnificent structures such as the Audience Hall, Council Chamber, and Royal Palace etc. Later proceed to Trincomalee (Nilaveli) & overnight stay at Nilaveli Beach Hotel or similar hotel.
Day 05
Beach stay at leisure, Nilaveli is a prime beach resort in the East Coast. It is ideally suited for sun bathing, sea bathing and diving. A few metres off shore is a small rocky island good for snorkelling. Nilaveli was the venue for the 1985 International Fun Board Championships. Overnight stay at same hotel.
Day 06
After breakfast leave for Colombo via Habarana. Dinner & overnight stay at Mount Lavinia Hotel.
Day 07
Morning city of Colombo & leave for Airport with connecting departure flight or if you intend staying longer in Sri Lanka could be dropped for beach stay.
• Accommodation on BB or HB basis.
• Transport by A/C vehicle as per itinerary.
• Entrance fees as per itinerary.
• Any other expenses of personal nature
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