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Best Of Sri Lanka

Explore a lush, tropical island paradise where the original soul of Buddhism still flourishes and where nature's beauty still remains abundant and unspoilt.

Day 1
Arrival In Colombo Dambulla

Arrive at Colombo Bandaranaike Airport. An airport representative will meet you upon arrival and introduce you to your chauffeur guide who will accompany you throughout your tour.

Transfer to Dambulla (approx. 4-5 hour drive) where you will check-in to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 2

Early in the morning, proceed to Sigiriya (approx. 30-45 minute drive) to witness the magnificent Rock Fortress. An early morning climb is recommended to beat the heat and humidity.

Upon completion, visit Kaudulla National Park and indulge in a jeep safari.

On completion, return to your hotel and relax. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 3

After breakfast, proceed to Kandy via Matale (approx. 3 hour drive). Stop at Matale and visit a spice garden to see many different types of spices Sri Lanka is famous for.

You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. Gardens are open to visitors, a delightful place to stroll in fragrant greenery and learn about nutmeg, pepper vines, clove trees and curry, cinnamon and the precious cardamom, a relative of ginger. It grows in the shade of high jungle trees and can only be harvested by hand.

Enjoy a traditional lunch and a 15 minute head and shoulders massage at Spice Garden.

On completion, continue to Kandy and check-in to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 4

Today, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy.

Thereafter, visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

In the evening, attend the ceremony in the Temple of the Tooth Relic.

On completion, head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 5

Visit the Royal Gardens of Peradeniya. Treat your eyes to an amazing, wide and rare collection of tropical and temperate, exotic and indigenous flora, and an orchid house with the largest collection in Asia. On completion, proceed to Nuwara Eliya (approx. 2 hour drive) and check-in to your hotel.

Shortly afterwards, commence on a sightseeing tour of Nuwara Eliya.

Pony and horse riding is available at the Turf Club of Nuwara Eliya to facilitate you with some sports and adventure.

On completion, return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 6

After breakfast, check-out of your hotel and proceed to Yala (approx. 4-5 hour drive). Upon arrival in Yala, check-in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day in leisure. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 7

Early in the morning, proceed to Yala National Park for an exciting jeep safari.

After the safari, check-out of your hotel and proceed to Ahangama (approx. 3 hour drive) where you will check-in to your hotel and spend the afternoon in leisure.

In the evening, commence on a sightseeing tour of Galle.

Upon completion of your tour, you will return to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 8 & 9

Spend these two days in leisure. Sit back, relax, enjoy the beach stay and hotel amenities.

Day 10

After breakfast, check-out of your hotel and proceed to Colombo (approx 2-3 hour drive). Upon arrival in Colombo, commence on a city tour.

After completion of your city tour, check-in to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 11

Today, after breakfast, you will be transferred to Colombo Airport (approx 1-2 hour drive) to catch your flight back home.

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