Tour Schedule ( 6 Days | 5 Nights)
|Day||Over Night Stay||Main Activities|
|Day 05||Nuwara Eliya||
- AUS/ NZ
- East Asia
- AUS/ NZ
- East Asia
- An air-conditioned Privet vehicle with English speaking driver/guide for 5 Days.
- Accommodations for 4 Nights
- All entry fees for places of interest as described in itinerary including jeep hire at national parks.
- Breakfast and Dinner.
- Air ticket expenses from your country to Sri Lanka and return.
- Extra items consumed / facilities utilized in Hotels.
- Tips for service men and drivers.
- Expenses of personal nature such as liquor, cigarettes etc.
- Camera Charges and video recording charges payable at some required sites.
In the morning we pick you from the Airport or from your hotel and then we move to visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage was established to feed, nurse and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. Young elephants sometimes fall into pits and ravines in their quest for water during drought period. Other orphans have been displaced from their wild habitat by development projects or have been found abandoned before weaning, diseased or wounded.Now There are 78-85 elephants living here.
You have chance to fruit /milk feed baby elephants , take photos and can witness a large number of elephant herd bath at “Maha oya”
After having the lunch , in the evening we visit Dambulla Cave Temple.
Dambulla Caves Temple is world heritage site .This temple complex dates back to the first century BCE. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry.Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock.The Dambulla cave monastery is still functional and remains the best-preserved ancient edifice in Sri Lanka. This complex dates from the third and second centuries BC, when it was already established as one of the largest and most important monasteries.
Then we reach to our Hotel at Dambulla.
After having the breakfast be prepared to burn some calories, yes you have to climb up some steps. not so hard, but bit adventurous.
Sigiriya Rock fortress consists of an ancient citadel built by King Kashyapa during the 5th century. The Sigiriya site contains the ruins of an upper palace located on the flat top of the rock, a mid-level terrace that includes the Lion Gate and the mirror wall with its frescoes, the lower palaces located behind the lavish lower gardens, and moats and ramparts which protected the citadel. The site was both a palace and a fortress. The upper palace on the top of the rock includes cisterns cut into the rock. The moats and walls that surround the lower palace are exquisitely beautiful.
Better you visit Sigiriya Museum first, because it is the best way to get an idea what is “Sigiriya”? Then we can start climbing up.
Then move to Trincomalee.
Early morning get our breakfast we move to Nilaveli to get boat to Pigions Island National Park.
Pigions Island National Park is one of the two marine national parks of Sri Lanka.The national park contains some of the best remaining coral reefs of Sri Lanka. It is very famous for colorful corals spread in vast area, fish verities and small Sharks (not danger). At 1.00pm -2.00pm we depart from Pigeons Island
After come back we get our lunch and Evening visit Trincomalee dutch fort and Koneshwaram Hindu Shrine. It is an important and special geographical area with scenic views.
After we move to our hotel.
After the breakfast we move to Polonnaruwa for visit Polonnaruwa Ancient City.
Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. It comprises, besides the Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of the fabulous garden-city created by Great king Parakramabahu in the 12th century. Polonnaruw is very importent because why that is main place we can found lot of granaite arts we selected main important sites for visit (some words are dificult to you but dont miss understand we discribe all things in your tour).
Statue of Grete King Parakramabahu , Council Chamber, Shiva Dewalaya, Polonnaruwa Vatadage,Gal Viharaya(rock temple), Nishshanka Latha Mandapaya , Sathmahal Prasadaya,Lanka Thilaka Temple , Rankoth Vehera , Kiir Vehera
After we reach to Minneriya for wild safari.First we should move to 4×4 jeep for Safari.
Minneriya National park’s fauna species include 24 species of mammals, 160 species of birds, 9 species of amphibians, 25 species of reptiles, 26 species of fish, and 75 species of butterflies. Large numbers of Sri Lankan elephants are attracted to grass fields on the edges of the reservoir during the dry season.The Historical Minneriya tank contributes to sustain a large herd. Elephants gathered here is numbering around 150-200.Tourists visit Minneriya largely because of elephants, especially in dry season.
Then we reach to our hotel.
To day you have long journey but it is not tired because you have to visit nice nature sceneries on the way.
( This is not famous root among travelers. )
On the way you pass Laggala . Geographically, this is the highest part of the northern region of King Rāvana’s city.After you reach to Riverston, you can enjoy stunning views of mountains and Patna. Special thing is every 15 minutes changing climate .
Move to Kandy via Matale to visit Kandy Tooth temple.
Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Still every leader should promised public to protect the Tooth relic. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site mainly due to the temple.
Then quickly move to Nuwara Eliya
After the Breakfast we pack our all thing and move to visit Nuwara Eliya Tea Factory.
Sri Lanka is the world famous for natural flavored Tea.Now you have chance to visit Tea factory and see the process tea step by step. And you can buy tea for your friends to retails price.
On the way you can visit Devon Water Falls and St.Clare Water fall.
Then move to Air port or your hotel.
If you have morning flight we should leave early morning so we can visit tea factory in day 4 so you don’t miss any, please mention it in your tour inquiry .
- Sri Lankan People are friendly and will smile with you for no reason, it doesn’t mean an insult or joke of you. Smile back.
- Do not Feed wild animals at national parks & do not attempt to take selfies with them.
- No stepping out from the jeeps at the national parks.
- Short trousers and mini skirts are not allowed at Temple of Tooth – Kandy, & please be kind to remove your shoes and hats before entering to a Buddhist temple.