Ceylon Cultural and Heritage Tour
Airport / Negombo
Trip Lanka tour’s representative pick up you from the airport and proceed to Negombo.
After Breakfast you will be proceeded to Dambulla/Sigiriya/Habarana Visiting Golden cave temple Dambulla
(Dating back to the First Century BC, the Golden Temple of Dambulla has been the center of pilgrimage for Buddhists and Hindus alike for 22 centuries. The Cave monastery, home to Buddhist monks is covered with exquisite 2,000-year-old murals depicting the life and times of the Lord Buddha and Colorful frescoes on the walls and ceiling, making this the largest antique painted surface in the world.)
After breakfast visit the second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader.
The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage Site
Evening activities in Habarana such as Elephant ride, Village tour and canoe boat ride in marshy lake.
After breakfast proceed to Kandy.
Visit Hindu Temple in matale
Visit Nalanda Gedige
(Nalanda Gedige is an ancient complete stone building near Matale, Sri Lanka. This building was an ancient Hindu Temple constructed in between 8th to 10th century with dravidian architecture)
Today morning after the breakfast proceed to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. See baby jumbos wondering around their cramped foster home or bottle fed and bathed by their human foster fathers at Pinnawala.
After you will be taken to the most beautiful botanical garden on the island, the Peradenaiya botanical gardens.
In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and later in the evening witness a Cultural Dance performance.
Today you will leave for Nuwara-Eliya, which is considered to be the most important location for tea production in the island. Tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. You could observe all about the process of manufacturing tea.
- Visit Ramboda Water fall
- Tea factory Hotel , Nuwara Eliya
- Evening Visit Gregory Lake
After breakfast transfer to Bentota.
- White water rafting in Kitulgala
After breakfast transfer to visit Galle Dutch Fort. The Dutch Galle Fort is a rare historical jewel protected by dark, thick stone walls – with the endless ocean on one side is a UNESCO declared Heritage site..
On the way Back to Bentota you can visit turtle hatchery.
Today you leave for the capital city of Colombo. You will join an evening city tour of Colombo; which will give you a glimpse of Colombo’s architecture, art and culture. You will also be able to indulge in some shopping. Transfer to your hotel at the conclusion of your city tour where you will spend the night.
- Madu River Safari for 2 hours.
- Colombo City tour (Visit Gangaranma temple, Freedom Square, National Museum, Dutch Hospital, and Colombo Shopping)
At Noon check-out and conduct a city of Colombo and take part in some last minute shopping. Thereafter transfer to the airport.