Sri Lanka 2016 – Pre-designed Private Travel
Colombo • Polonnaruwa • Dambulla • Matale • Kandy • Galle
9 DAYS | PRICES FROM: $2,795 | BEGIN: Colombo END: Colombo
This itinerary can be modified based on your specific interests, preferred travel dates and budget.
This Pre-Designed Private Travel Experience includes deluxe accommodations, meals as indicated, expert local guides, entrance fees, all transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car. Package price is per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement applies. Intra-tour air is subject to change. International air fare is additional.
Highlights & Inclusions
- Accommodations as shown
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- All transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car and driver
- Your own personal expert local guides
- See the sacred Bo Tree in Anuradhapura (the world’s oldest tree on record) “Jayasri Maha Bodhi”
- See the famous Buddhist temple, Gangarama Temple
- Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, called the “8th wonder of the world”
- Enjoy a garden tour and cooking demonstration in Matale
- Visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage which cares for elephants displaced from wild habitats
Prices Starting From
DAYS 1 – 2 • Colombo, SRI LANKA---Cinnamon GrandOn arrival in Colombo you will be transferred to your hotel. Tour Colombo, the capital and main port of Sri Lanka, and home to many attractions including the famous Buddhist temple, Gangarama Temple. See the city’s oldest Dutch church, Wolvendaal Church. To the south of the city, at the Galle Face Green, you can see cannons that were used during colonial war times. North of the city is the Fort District. Meals: B
DAYS 3 – 4 • Anuradhapura / Kandalama / Polonnaruwa---Heritage KandalamaTransfer to Anuradhapura, one the most extensive and important of the Sri Lankan ancient cities. Founded in the 4th century BC it is famous for its Dagabas (Temples), Reservoirs, and beautifully landscaped gardens. The sacred Bo Tree (the world’s oldest tree on record) “Jayasri Maha Bodhi” and the “Ruwanwali Seya” Temples are two of Sri Lanka’s most sacred places.
Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, one of the most beautiful historical locations in the world – called the “8th wonder of the world”. In Polonnaruwa, visit Thuparama, Vata-da-ge, Heta-da-ge, Pabalu Vehera, Siva Devala, Rankot Vehera, Baddhasima-prasada, Lankatilake, Gal Vihara. Meals: B
DAY 5 • Dambulla / Matale / Kandy---Earl's Regency HotelDiscover the Dambulla Caves Rock Temple. In Matale enjoy a garden tour and cooking demonstration to understand the taste and aroma of the world famous spices. Arrive into the last stronghold of Sinhala Kings & UN World Heritage Site – the Hill Country capital of Kandy. Explore the city’s Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Visit the Gem Museum, Art & Craft Village, Kandy Bazaar, Royal Botanical Gardens., and see an evening Cultural Show. Meals: B
DAYS 6 – 9 • Galle / Colombo---Jetwing Light House/Cinnamon GrandTransfer to Galle, en route, visiting Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage which cares for elephants displaced from wild habitats. The City of Galle is one of the best-preserved colonial-era cities, and has been declared a World Heritage City. Visit the Dutch Museum, Groote Kerk (Great Church) and the National Maritime Museum and see The Galle International Cricket Stadium. Stop for a visit at a Turtle Hatchery and a boat ride. Return to Colombo for your onward flight. Meals: B
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