Specially you can visit traditional village and observe villagers day to day life pattern, domestic activities, and cultural framework. enjoy a 4 X 4 jeep safari at the Minneriya National Park. (4 hours). Minneriya National Park, 8889 hectares in extent, is famous for its large population of Elephants in herds of 100 to 150 roaming in the jungle and seen in the catchment area of the lake. Visit Fort and Pettah for Shopping. The Hindu Temple at Sea Street, lined with goldsmith’s shops, the Dutch Church at Wolfendaal, dating back to 1749.
Sri Lanka Adventure Package (6D/5N)
|City||Colombo, Dambulla, Kandy, Negombo|
|Theme||Adventure, Arts & Culture, Classic, Family, Nature & Wildlife|
Day 1: Negombo
On arrival at the airport, you will be met by a representative and directly transferred Negombo for approximately 20 minutes. Check-in to hotel for overnight
Overnight in Negombo
Day 2 : Negombo - Dambulla (Kandalama)
After breakfast at the hotel, leave for Habarana via Dambulla. Drive approximately 4 hours drive to Dambulla. Arrive Habarana for a village tour. The village in Sri Lanka remains largely unchanged. You can feel how people live simply in harmony with the environment, responding to the seasons as they unfold. Specially you can visit traditional village and observe villagers day to day life pattern, domestic activities, and cultural framework. This tourist village tour includes the track winds its way on a flat terrain through the village past patches of jungle, Chena cultivation, bull cart ride, catamaran boat ride in the village lake, visit a traditional mud house and you can have Srilankan Lunch (rice and curry) by simple and very friendly village folk going about their daily routine. (Approx. 2 hours to visit). Thereafter transfer to hotel in Habarana. – Overnight in Dambulla (Kandalama)
Overnight in Dambulla (Kandalama)
Day 3: Sigiriya
After breakfast at the hotel, visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa (2 hours). Polonnaruwa or another “World Heritage Site” was the Capital of Sri Lanka from 11th – 13th Centuries, contains some splendid and spectacular statues. Lankatilake, Tivanka and Thuparama are the most beautiful and largest Image Houses and Tivanka has the best example of frescoes of the Polonnaruwa period. RankothVehera and Kirivehera are well preserved large stupas, and Gal Vihare – a rock shrine, has four Buddha statues, two seated, one standing and one reclining and ParakramaBahu statue are examples of Sinhalese stone carver. Afterwards enjoy a 4 X 4 jeep safari at the Minneriya National Park. (4 hours). Minneriya National Park, 8889 hectares in extent, is famous for its large population of Elephants in herds of 100 to 150 roaming in the jungle and seen in the catchment area of the lake. Entrance is at Ambagaswewa about 6 km from Habarana on the main Habarana Polonnaruwa road. Office is by the side of the main road. Elephants, about 300 wild Elephants, Wild Buffaloes, Wild Boar, Spotted Deer, Sloth Bear, Sambhur, Crocodiles, Jackals, 9 kinds of amphibians, 25 kinds of reptiles, 160 species of birds. Return back to the hotel
Overnight in Dambulla (Kandalama)
Day 4: Sigiriya - Kandy
After breakfast at the hotel visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Sigiriya is a “World Heritage Site” and the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600 foot high rock. On its summit are the foundations of the Royal Palace, Water Tanks to supply water and all other buildings and at the edges the guardhouses. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of 21 life sized damsels in all the freshness and delicacy of their original colour. The Water Gardens, Fountain Garden, summerhouse, Boulder Gardens and the Caves with the enclosed are should not be missed. Thereafter travel to Kandy enroute visit Matale spice Garden (3 hours). You will see many spice gardens at Matale and in Mawanella on the Colombo-Kandy road where Cinnamon, Cardamom, Pepper Creepers and all other spice trees, plants and creepers are planted for visitors to see them. Spice products are also available for those who would like to buy them. At all Spice Gardens visitors are taken round explaining each tree and plant and at the end explaining the use of them food preparations. Evening visit Kandy Temple of the Tooth Relic, which houses the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha, is an important landmark in Kandy. The Tooth is kept in a 2-storey shrine fronted by two large elephant tusks and rests on a gold lotus flower, encased in jewelled casket that sits on a throne. The temple is decorated with beautiful local paintings and architectural features. Check-in to hotel
Overnight in Kandy
Day 5: Kandy - Colombo
After breakfast at the hotel leave for Colombo for a 3 hours drive. A drive through the city will take you to the Fort and Pettah, the commercial area of the city and tree-lined Colombo – 07 Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo 3, 4, 5, 8 are the prime residential area of the City. Visit Fort and Pettah for Shopping. The Hindu Temple at Sea Street, lined with goldsmith’s shops, the Dutch Church at Wolfendaal, dating back to 1749. The historic Davatagaha Mosque, Independence Hall, B.M.I.C.H, the Zoological Gardens and Museum are some of the attractions in Colombo. Thereafter proceed to Colombo. Check-in to the hotel.
Overnight in Colombo
Day 6: Colombo
Breakfast at hotel. According to flight details, transfer to the airport for your departure flight back home
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