Roots of Sri Lanka - VL01

Since 2017 Vibrant Lanka Tours offers tailor-made holiday packages to everyone who has the interest to visit Sri Lanka and experience the authenticity of culture, history and tropical nature. With our dedicated and well knowledgeable team, our vision is to provide unique services to each and every customer beginning to the end of the tour to experience vibrant Sri Lanka. As we always see the value of sustainable tourism, we promote unique packages that are connected with the sustainability of Sri Lankan culture and nature while sharing the victory of Sri Lanka to the world and providing the best tropical nature experience to our clients with our environmental ethics and values. We mainly promote Mountain Hiking and waterfall hunting packages, Historical, architectural and cultural packages, village life experience, Wellness Ayurvedic packages, Wildlife experience, and Relaxing beach or nature holiday packages.

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$2,103

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Duration

21 days

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  • What's included :
    • 20x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 20 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Use of SCUBA equipment
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Use of bicycle
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry/Admission - Nagadipa Purana Vihara
    • Entry/Admission - Neduntheevu (Delft Island)
    • Entry/Admission - Jaffna Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Kadurugoda Buddhist Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Jaffna Public Library
    • Entry/Admission - Nilavarai Bottomless Well
    • Entry/Admission - Jaffna Market
    • Entry/Admission - Koneshwaram Hindu Kovil
    • Entry/Admission - Pigeon Island National Park
    • Entry/Admission - The Lion's Paws - Sigiriya
    • Entry/Admission - Pidurangala Rock
    • Entry/Admission - Golden Temple of Dambulla
    • Entry/Admission - Riverstone Gap
    • Entry/Admission - Knuckles Mountain Range
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
    • Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Bluefield Tea Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Horton Plains National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Adam's Peak (Sri pada)
    • Entry/Admission - Pahanthudawa Waterfall
    • Entry/Admission - Mirissa Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Galle Fort
    • Entry/Admission - Sea Turtle Hatchery

  • Day 1: Negombo

    Stop At: Negombo Beach, Negombo Sri Lanka
    On the day of arrival you will be relaxed in modest beach city with lush lagoons and local fish and food markets.
    It is always recommended to enjoy a Sea food dinner from vibrant beach restaurants
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 2: Wilpaththu

    Stop At: Wilpattu National Park, Wilpattu National Park, North Western Province
    The largest and the most vegetated national park of the island. Its savanna and lush forest is a great place to witness Sri Lankan leopards, Elephants, Spotted Deer, Sambar Deer, Water Buffalo, Crocodiles, Bears and many more.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Munneshwaram Hindu temple, Munneshwarama, Chilaw 61000 Sri Lanka
    One of the pancha Ishwarams in the world dedicated to lord Shiva, the destroyer of the world or the supreme beings who creates, protects and transforms the universe.
    It has existence at least since 1000CE and also a major destination in trail of Ramayan.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 3: Jaffna

    Stop At: Mannar Island, Mannar Sri Lanka
    The north western border of Sri Lanka with closest point to India main land, Danushkodi with 32 km. Historical Ram Sethu Bridge, made by the mighty king Hanuman according to the Ramayan trail of Rama Rawana war story.
    Visit the beautiful beaches, interesting local fishermen's villages and day-to-day life and the rise of the local life after the 30 years of civil war
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 4: Jaffna

    Stop At: Nagadipa Purana Vihara, Nagadipa / Nainativu Island, Jaffna 40000 Sri Lanka
    Notable but small island off the coast of Jaffna, Nagapooshani amman temple, one of 64 Shakthi Peethas in the world dedicated to goddess Daksayani (Sati)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Neduntheevu (Delft Island), Jaffna 40000 Sri Lanka
    Dutch colonized island surround by the shallow waters and coral chunks and sand. Dutch buildings, fort, wood fired dutch lighthouse used under the authorities of dutch time, remote life of fishermen's and islands own culture are the main attractions to visit
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 5: Jaffna

    Stop At: Nallur Kovil, Jaffna Sri Lanka
    Colorful Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Skanda Kumara, Murugan.The origin of the temple goes back until 948 AD according to the history.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Jaffna Fort, Jaffna Sri Lanka
    Fortress of Our Lady of Miracles of Jafanapatão made by Portuguese in 1618. The biggest military fortress remaining in Sri Lanka.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kadurugoda Buddhist Temple, Jaffna Road, Jaffna 40000 Sri Lanka
    1300 BCE dated Megalithic cultural commencement in Kadurugoda found recently for pennsylvania university students who were don excavations in the area. The temple is having 60 small stupas which is yet a mystery, the reason to built such number of Stupas in a same land.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jaffna Public Library, Jaffna Sri Lanka
    One of the most notable landmarks, built in 1933 and burnt to ashes in 1980. It was one of the biggest libraries in Asia contained over 97000 books and manuscripts.
    The library renovated and reopened in 2001 after the rebels bombed the library in 1985 for the second time.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nilavarai Bottomless Well, Nilavarai, Jaffna 40000 Sri Lanka
    According to the Ramayan trail the lord Rama the Seventh Avatar of lord Vishnu has shot an arrow to get water in this bare land while on the way to war against the mighty king Rawan of Lanka.
    Though later in history it has discovered with divers that the well is 153m deep and it is connected with the sea with the lime stones as well as another pond calls keerimalai which believed as a sacred well where patients get healed after bathing from the same.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jaffna Market, Jaffna Sri Lanka
    Located in the heart of town, the Jaffna Market bustles with crowds intrigued by its interesting goods as well as tasty goodies.
    It is always a great pleasure and vibe to get when you enjoy the mix of local culture, specially in Jaffna due to it's rich cultural values.
    There are about 15 destinations more to visit in jaffna.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 6: Trincomalee

    Stop At: Trincomalee, Trincomalee, Eastern Province
    Through the jaffna trincomalee coastal road which takes you through the cities and villages who are rising after the cruel 30 years of civil war, It is a valuable sight to be witnessed the harm humans do against their own relations in aspects of politics, power and money.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Koneshwaram Hindu Kovil, Bulankulama Disawa Mawatha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
    Which developed from 205 BC, one of the pancha ishwarams in the world dedicated to lord shiva the destroyer of the world.
    The sea surrounded the temple is a scenic view to be seen from the temple. Trincomalee sea is popular for its rich vegetation for the great Blue Whales.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 7: Trincomalee

    Stop At: Pigeon Island National Park, Public Beach Road, Nilaveli 31010 Sri Lanka
    Is one of the two marine parks in Sri Lanka, Scenic marine life Scuba and snorkeling in to the rich coral atmosphere will take you to another level of life while swim with golden tip and black tip reef sharks, turtles and thousands of fish and coral.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 8: Sigiriya

    Stop At: Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa, North Central Province
    The second administrative capital in Sri Lanka which established in 1310CE by 1st Parakramabahu King. It is the most prosperous city in the history of Sri Lanka due to kings great agricultural knowledge and vision.
    Ruins of the kings city is a major attraction of the area is must visited to learn the historical values of the country.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: The Lion's Paws - Sigiriya, Lion's paws, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
    The eighth wonder of the ancient world, UNESCO world heritage site, which was built for King kuwera about 5000 years ago according to the legends.
    But it is mentioned in written history that the castle on top of the rock was built by King Kashyapa who was escaping from his own brother after killing his own father.
    The amazing water garden, military techniques, architecture and amazing engineering technologies will take you to another level of imagination.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 9: Riverstone

    Stop At: Pidurangala Rock, Pidurangala,Sigiriya, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
    An ancient buddhist temple near to Sigiriya lion's rock used by the monks to meditate in gone times. Start climbing up to the rock mountain will give you a breathtaking experience with the sun rise view behind the Sigiriya lion's rock.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Golden Temple of Dambulla, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
    Is the largest and one of the well preserved temples in the island with more than 80 caves used by the monks to meditate.
    There are 5 caves open to the visitors where you will see statues of kings, queens, goddesses, and 50 buddhist monks.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Riverstone Gap, Matale Sri Lanka
    The land of Knuckles the misty mountains in the island, where you will enjoy the great hill diversity of Sri Lanka. Riverstone Gap, mini world's end and the pitawala plains are some of the most scenic places.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Camping, Bungalow and Standard accommodation as per the guest's convenience.

    Day 10: Riverstone

    Stop At: Knuckles Mountain Range, Matale Sri Lanka
    Trekking and hiking into the misty mountains to enjoy the beauty of rich and diverse mountain landscapes.
    There are 2 treks which guest can be selected
    32 km waterfall hunting trek which will take you deep into the forest to see and swim in marvelous waterfalls.
    8km Maningala mountain hiking and natural stream bathing which you take around the local villages paddy fields and mountains.
    Duration: 14 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 11: Kandy

    Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Most sacred buddhist temple in Sri Lanka where the lord buddha's tooth relic is placed. Evening is the best time to visit to the temple when the daily worships having. On that time the entire temple complex will be open for worships when the guests can get the best out of the place.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, 7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Is where you will witness the ancient arts meditation and healing techniques based on dancing, drumming and rituals. This colorful and cultural event is very popular among people due to uncommon practices practicing by the eastern people
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 12: Kandy

    Stop At: Kandy, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
    The last kingdom of Sri Lanka until 1815, when the British overtaken the control from the last king Keerthi Sri Rajasinghe. Kandy lake round, local market and local streets are must visited places in the city.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400 Sri Lanka
    The Royal Garden later transformed in to a botanical garden and the research center by the government of Sri Lanka where you can experience the diverse of the natural inhabitants in Sri Lanka.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 13: Ohiya

    Stop At: Bluefield Tea Gardens, Ramboda, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
    Enjoy the mountain roads, one of the most scenic train rides in the world and also the Tea factory visit where you will learn and experience the journey of a tea leaf from the garden to the tea cup. ANd also you will get a change to taste world finest tea.
    Ohiya is a local hill station where you will experience the cold hill country forest atmosphere with island's best hospitality.
    You may cook with the locals and enjoy the life by being a local.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Stop At: Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple, Kandy-Nuwaraeliya Road, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
    According to the Ramayan trail, it is the place where the lord Hanuman, the monkey king first stepped in area on the journey to find Queen Seetha, who was married to the Lord Rama, the 7th Avatar of the Lord Vishnu.
    The temple situated on a top of a mountain where you will enjoy the breathtaking view of the surrounding mountains and lakes.
    Also don't forget to try a chance to visit the temple restaurant where you can enjoy a rich hindu cultural vegetarian meal
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Cozy home stay with all meals included

    Day 14: Ohiya

    Stop At: Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
    The highest elevated national park in the island. There are two treks one which lead to the second highest peak, The Kirigalpotta mountain and the other trek leads to the Baker's falls and the World's end drop view point which is the most popular among tourists.
    Start the day early in the morning to get the best view since the clouds are covering the area after 10 am in the morning.
    You will see Sambar deers while on the trekking to the view points and also if you lucky you will not miss the Sri Lankan Leopard as well.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Cozy home stay with all meals and supper friendly people

    Day 15: Sri Pada

    Stop At: Adam's Peak (Sri pada), 22070 Sri Lanka
    The fourth highest mountain where the lord Budhdha's foot print embarked at, is one of the most sacred places in the island. Famous sun rise view from the top of the mountain will take you to another level of travel experience.
    Moreover, on a clear day you will be able to see the tiny sights of Colombo as well.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: You will start climbing up in the late evening and will be back to down on next day morning

    Day 16: Ella

    Stop At: Ella, Ella, Uva Province
    After a relax at the hotel you will be driven to famous Ella hill village where you will enjoy the last tip of the central highlands.
    You will be driven through some of the most scenic roads to the destination that you should not miss out.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Pahanthudawa Waterfall, Belihuloya Sri Lanka
    While on the way to Ella, you will be driven to a beautiful cascade in belihuloya where you will get a chance to swim.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 17: Ella

    Stop At: Nine Arches Bridge, Ella Sri Lanka
    Is a Viaduct bridge made under British era by a local engineer. It was the time of I world war when the British government was failed deliver any steel to construct the bridge, and the team was facing to a problem to construct the bridge due to it's curvy position where they couldn't put a straight bridge.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 18: Mirissa

    Stop At: Mirissa, Mirissa, Southern Province
    A stunning beach with rafting where you can enjoy the some of the best sea food restaurants as well as relax on the beach
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 19: Mirissa

    Stop At: Mirissa, Mirissa, Southern Province
    Blue whale and dolphin watching boat ride to the deep Indian ocean.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa 81740 Sri Lanka
    Relax on the Beach
    Duration: 4 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 20: Colombo

    Stop At: Galle Fort, Church Street, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka
    The largest remaining fort in South Asia built by portuguese in 1588. It has a colorful history, cultural and ethnic values. old colonial streets to walk into, nice beach to stay around and swim around besides the Galle Harbour.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sea Turtle Hatchery, E.K.Sunil Fernando S.A.Rohan Chaminda, Urawatte, Ambalangoda 80300 Sri Lanka
    The sea turtles are one of the rare species found in the world. Their heritage could be traced to more than 100 million years. They are supposed to have lived during the Dinosaurs age. But at present about 8 varieties of turtles are said to be existing.

    But due to the destroying of these turtles, there is a threat of these species being eradicated from our planet.

    Visit a turtle hatchery to experience about the life of these wonderful animals.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province
    Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. You will experience the fast busy life of Colombo and also some of the great vibes of pubs, casinos and clubs in the heart of the city.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 3 to 5 star accommodation or luxury standard home stay and boutique hotels on customer request

    Day 21: Departure

    Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province
    Colombo city tour with walk into the local market, shopping complexes, and the city life of the commercial capital of Sri Lanka before you leave for your home
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 2/10/2020 - 10/22/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Vibrant Lanka Tours

Activity ID: V-190113P1

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