Discover the rich and vast cultural heritage of Sri Lanka within this tour. Visit the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, and the precious sites which are being named as world heritage sites by UNESCO due to their remarkable historical, traditional and cultural value. . The tour provides you an insight into the ancient civilization of the country dating back to the 5th century B.C. The unique culture and architecture is well depicted in the monuments, monasteries and the irrigation systems which is still the main supply of water for agriculture.
Sri Lanka with its nearly 3000 years of history holds some of world’s ancient cities including Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Digamadulla. Remnants of these once glorious cities, their palaces, temples, monasteries, hospitals and theaters intricately carved and modeled out of stone lay abandoned amidst the soaring mountains
Dambulla with its series of cave shrines painted with vivid Buddhist murals. From here it’s short jaunt to Sigiriya, 200m tall rock out crop that was once a monastery and it’s truly one of the island’s most amazing sights.
Further northeast the former royal capital of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhpura offers an inspiring collection of Buddhist sculptures and monastery ruins dating back nearly a thousand years. The last capital of the Sri Lankan kings is a World Heritage Site. The name “Kandy” conjures visions of splendor and magnificence.