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Culture, Nature & Beach Tour in Sri Lanka

11 Nights/12 Days

Culture, Nature & Beach Tour – an island packed with many ethnicities living in harmony, beautiful hill country, lush greenery and surrounded by breathtaking views of the ocean, Sri Lanka offers the best combination ever.

This round trip is a mix of all the best Sri Lanka has to offer. Unesco World Heritage sites, Beautiful view points, nature sites, magnificent temples, cities and more. After this insightful trip around Sri Lanka, you have deserved some beach time for relaxation.

  • Arrive at Colombo International Airport and meet with our representative at the arrival lounge and transfer to Negombo; 20 Minutes drive approximately.
  • Check in to hotel.
  • Later drive around this city also referred as the “Little Rome”.
  • Overnight stay at Negombo.
  • After breakfast, proceed to Elephant Orphanage at Pinnawela. Started with just seven orphans, today some of these orphans enjoy the chance of seeing their next generation born in the same place.
  • Continue to Dambulla.
  • Visit a beautiful rock cave temple, the Dambulla Rock Temple.
  • Check in to hotel for overnight stay.
  • Leave to visit the Sigirya Rock Fortress with packed breakfast or an early breakfast.
  • Climb Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site, constructed by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD) in the 5th century. The ‘Lion Rock’ is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metres from the scrub jungle.
  • After descending, enjoy a local boat ride in the lake near by.
  • Thereafter a short trek will take you through the village, their farming lands giving you the opportunity to have a glimpse of local life.
  • Later return to hotel for overnight in Dambulla.
  • After breakfast transfer from Dambulla to Anuradhapura.
  • It was the first capital and undoubtedly the grandest city of the ancient Ceylon. Many places of historical and archaeological interest could be visited.
  • On the way back make a detour to witness a beautiful Buddha statue made out of single rock and also the Kala Wewa , a manmade lake that would make you wonder of the ancient technology.
  • Overnight at Dambulla.
  • After breakfast, proceed to Kandy, the last capital of the Sinhalese kingdom.
  • Visit a spice garden at Matale en-route.
  • Arrive in Kandy and check in.
  • Walk through the market, around the lake and along the city paths enjoying the peacefulness which is associated with this city in the Hill Country.
  • Free time for shopping. You may visit a gem museum, a batik shop and a wood carving center .
  • At sunset head to the remarkable Temple of the Tooth to attend an evening ceremony – an experience like no other.
  • Overnight in Kandy.
  • Enjoy your breakfast leisurely.
  • Drive to Nuwara Eliya through the lush green fields of Tea and the misty mountains.
  • Stop to visit the Sri Bakta Hanuman Temple, a famous pilgrim stop for local Hindu devotees. The valley beneath can be seen beautifully from here.
  • There after stop at a tea plantation for a briefing on how the famous Ceylon tea is made from the tea plucking to packaging.
  • Check in to hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
  • Early morning, leave for Horton Plains with breakfast packets.
  • Walk around this magnificent national park, taking in the beautiful landscapes, waterfalls and spotting wild animals.
  • After an hour you reach World’s End, a cliff that plunges more than 800m. If the weather allows it, you can enjoy an amazing view of the surroundings.
  • Return to hotel and relax.
  • In the evening enjoy a leisurely walk by the Gregory Lake and the town.
  • Overnight at Nuwara Eliya.
  • After breakfast, drive to Nanu Oya station in Nuwara Eliya to take the scenic train to Colombo Fort.
  • Enjoy the train journey through the winding mountains and numerous tunnels.
  • You will be picked up by a chauffeur at the Fort station and transferred to hotel.
  • Overnight in Colombo.
  • After breakfast, enjoy a city tour of island’s commercial capital, Colombo.
  • Visit the bazar, the Galle Face Green, the Red mosque and other highlights.
    Proceed to Bentota. Check in to your beach hotel.
  • Enjoy the beach and the pool having a relaxed time for the rest of the day.
  • Overnight at Bentota.
  • After breakfast at your hotel, climb aboard a private boat with your local guide and let him show you around the Lagoon. He will explain all the secrets of cinnamon cultivation in Sri Lanka and teach you more about the amazing fauna of the area.
  • Keep your eyes open to admire the great variety of birds flying over you and try to spot some exotic fish and even crocodiles!
  • Enjoy the beach and the pool having a relaxed time for the rest of the day.
  • Overnight at Bentota.
  • A day dedicated to relax, refresh and recharge before heading home.
  • Enjoy the beach and the ocean.
  • Overnight at Bentota.
  • After breakfast, leave for Colombo International Airport.