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Arrive at Colombo International Airport, Katunayake. Meet, assist, welcome with
garlands and transfer to Sigiriya or Dambulla.
Enroute visiting Dambulla Rock Cave Temple.
Like Sigiriya, this is a vast isolated rock mass where King Valagambhahu took
refuge in the 01st century B.C. He later turned the caves into a rock temple. The
temple consists of a series of 5 caves containing many statues and paintings
including a 47 ft. long statue of the Buddha.
Dinner & overnight at Sigiriya or Habarana Hotel.

Breakfast at hotel.
Morning leave for Polonnaruwa for sight seeing.
Polonnaruwa was the Island’s medieval Capital during the period 11th to 13th
century A.D. The city in its day was fortified with three concentric walls, beautified
with parks and gardens and sanctified by many shrines. Visit the ruins of the
Audience hall, Council Chamber, the Royal Citadel, the Kumara Pokuna (pond),
Royal Pavillion, Siva Dewale, the Thuparama, the Vatadage Relic House,
Kiriwehera, Hatadage, Gal Vihare, with most impressive sculptures & stone
carvings. Also see the reservoirs. Return to hotel.
Afternoon : After lunch do the wildlife jeep safari at Minneriya or Kaudulla
(Optional) .
Dinner & overnight at Sigiriya or Habarana Hotel.

Early morning Climb Sigiriya rock fortress, built by King Kassapa in the 05th
century A.D. The lion rock is a citadel of unusual beauty, rising 200 metres from the
scrub jungle.
The base of the rock is ringed by a moat and rampart and extensive gardens including
the renowned water gardens. See the world famous frescoes of the ‘Heavenly
maidens’ of Sigiriya in a sheltered pocket of the rock. Also see the mirror wall and
the lion stairway which leads to the summit.
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Enroute visit spice garden in Matale.
Afternoon: Sightseeing tour of Kandy – the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings.
Visit to the Market Place, and an Arts & Crafts showroom. Then drive along the
Upper lake road to get a panoramic view of the Kandy lake and its environs and
drive past the picturesque University premises. Late afternoon witness a cultural
pageant highlighting various up country dance forms, including a fire walking
Thereafter visit the Temple of Tooth Relic of ‘the Buddha’.
Dinner & overnight at Kandy Hotel.

Breakfast at hotel.
After breakfast visit the Peradeniya Botanical Garden , where a rare collection of
tropical exotic and indigenous flora can be viewed and also the famous Orchid
Leave for Pinnawela to visit the Elephant Orphanage, where you can view the
feeding of elephants, which takes place daily. The highlight of this event is to
observe feeding of baby elephants using Milk bottles. (All these events can be
photographed.) After feeding of the elephants they will be taken by foot to nearby
river for their daily bath.
Thereafter continue drive to Nuwaraeliya.
Dinner & overnight at Nuwaraeliya Hotel.

After breakfast Visit Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya, because of its invigorating
mountain climate and scenery, is Sri Lanka most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya
is also the heart of Sri Lankans tea country producing a significant share of the
world’s best tea. Sri Lanka’s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located
here. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia.
Visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced.
Here you could observe all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see
how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory.
Thereafter continue drive to Benthota or Galle.
Dinner & overnight at Benthota or Galle Hotel.

Breakfast at hotel.
Leisure day time evening Depature at the Katunayake Airport. (Colombo city tour
optional as time is available)

– Transportation (Private Vehicle)
– Accommodation (3*** Hotel or Similar, 4**** Hotel or
– Meals as per mentioned in itinerary
– Entrance Fees
– English Tour Guide
– A bottle of Water per day

– International Air Ticket and Visa Fee
– Bank Transfer Fee
– Extra Charges for Other Languages Speaking Guide
– Camera & Video fees at sightseeing point
– Personal Expenses & Travel Insurance
– Drinks (Alcohol, Soft Drinks)
– Compulsory to the guide & driver $2/person per day
– Services not mentioned in above itinerary