Sight Scenes Tour : 6 Days

Discover Sri Lanka's incredible sights scenes and refresh your spirit at the unusual Golden Temple of Dambulla, look for elephants on safari in Minneriya National Park. Explore a spice & Herbal Gardens, and Cooking Demonstration and stunning tea plantations; enjoy experience with tea plucking.
The famous Rock Fortress of Sigiriya and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Kandy, Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya are must-see places and this tour offers a very vibrant and unique show of Sri Lankan traditional dances, in the form of Kandy cultural show.
This exciting tour to explore Sri Lanka at its best with the rich cultural heritage of the ancient cities, cool mountain tops of Kandy, famous Train journey from Peradeniya to Nanu Oya, the misty tea plantations of hill country and explore Nuwara Eliya, the hill station favored by the British. Enjoy some extra unique activities such as White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, Kitulagala.

per adult from

$840

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Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • 4 * Hotel Accommodation for 5 nights as per Tour Itinerary (OR Similar hotels on availability)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off as Per Customer Pickup Points
    • English-Speaking Tour Guide
    • Train Tickets- train Journey from Peradeniya to Nanu Oya
    • Vehicle Passenger Insurance
    • Fuel Charges
    • Bottled water- two 500 ml bottles per person per person
    What's excluded :
    • Meals – Lunches & Dinners
    • Entrance /Admission fees to Golden Rock Cave Temple, Dambulla Entrance
    • Entrance /Admission fees & Jeep safari cost to Minneriya National Park
    • Entrance /Admission fees to Sigiriya Rock Fortress
    • Entrance/Admission fees to Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy
    • Entrance /Admission fees to Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya
    • Entrance /Admission fees to Cultural Show at the Kandyan Arts & Crafts Industrial Center
    • Entrance /Admission fees to Water Rafting -Kitulgala
    • Any video / still camera fee to the monuments and places of visit (if Applicable)
    • Tips to guides, restaurants, hotels, Airport, Tipping is expected
    • Personal & any expenses not mentioned in the Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission - Golden Temple of Dambulla
    • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - The Kandyan Arts & Crafts Industrial Center
    • Entry/Admission - Rafting Team 39

  • Day 1: Colombo Airport - Colombo

    Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province
    Pick up from Colombo Airport and proceed to Galadari Hotel, Colombo.(45 mins drive)

    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Galadari Hotel (5*), (Meal Plan - BB), Colombo

    Day 2: COLOMBO- DAMBULLA- MINNERIYA

    Stop At: Golden Temple of Dambulla, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
    Stop at : Drive to Dambulla.( 4 hrs drive)
    and Visit & climb Golden Rock Cave Temple, Dambulla
    Golden Rock Cave Temple, Dambulla - A sacred pilgrimage site for 22 centuries, this cave monastery, with its five sanctuaries, is the largest, best-preserved cave-temple complex in Sri Lanka. The Buddhist mural paintings (covering an area of 2,100 m2 ) are of particular importance, as are the 157 statues.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka
    Optional: Afternoon, visit Minneriya National Park by Jeep safari (3 hrs)
    Afterwards travel to Amaya Lake Hotel, Dambulla for one night stay OR leisure
    Minneriya National Park – This National Park with 8889 hectares in extent is famous for it 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 6Km from Habarana on the main Habarana Polonnaruwa road. Elephants, about 300 wild elephants, wild buffaloes, wild boar, spotted deer, sloth bear, sambhur, leopards, crocodiles, jackals, 9 kinds of reptiles, 160 spececies of birds, 26 varieties of fishes, 78 varieties f butterflies are recorded
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Amaya Lake Hotel, Dambulla, a 4 * hotel- Meal Plan (BB)

    Day 3: DAMBULLA- SIGIRIYA- MATALE-KANDY

    Stop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
    Stop at :Morning after breakfast, check out from the hotel proceed to Kandy.
    Head to Sigiriya (Lion) Rock Fortress and climb the steps to the top of this captivating site to discover UNESCO-listed ruins and take in stellar views.
    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 Lions 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 of 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.


    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Sirilak Spice & Herbal Garden, 50 Kawudupelella, Matale 21000 Sri Lanka
    Visit Sirilak Spice & Herbal Garden, Matale
    & Cookery Demonstration at Birds Garden Restaurant
    Travel to Amaya Hills Hotel, Kandy for 2 nights stay
    Matale and is famous for its spice gardens, with offers free tours of their gardens with an English-speaking guide who can explain the merits and health properties of herbs, spices and plants including cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, coffee, nutmeg, pepper, cardamom, aloe vera, iriweriya (tulsi) and the henna plant and enjoy Cookery demonstration at Birds Garden Restaurant.


    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Amaya Hills Hotel, Kandy, a 4 * hotel, (Meal Plan - BB)

    Day 4: KANDY -PILIMATALAWA-PERADENIYA-KANDY

    Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Stop at: Morning after breakfast visit Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy
    Kandy- the hill Capital is another ‘World Heritage Site’. It was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kings during the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule and finally ceded to the British in 1815 after an agreement. To the Buddhists of Sri Lanka and the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. Close by are the remains of the Royal Palace(Maha Wasala), Palle Wasala- where the Queens stayed- now used for the National Museum, Meda Wasala where other close relatives lived, Audience Hall, Natha devala and Vishnu Devala are situated, The Bathing Pavillion (Ulpenge) is by the Lake and in the Center of the lake is the Island called ‘Kiri Samudraya’ (Milk White Ocean) used by the kings as the summerhouse. Today it is the centre of Buddhism, Arts, Crafts, dancing, Music and Culture.
    Temple of the Tooth Relic or Sri Dalada Maligawa, is the holiest Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka. It is located in the city of Kandy, the ancient capital of the Kandyan kingdom. The golden-roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth houses Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist relic – a tooth of the Buddha. During puja (offerings or prayers), the heavily guarded room housing the tooth is open to devotees and tourists.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Geragama Tea Factory, Geragama Estate Rd, Pilimathalawa, Sri Lanka
    Stop at : Geragama Tea Factory & experience with Tea plucking.
    Geragama Tea Factory, Pilimatalawa- is one of the oldest in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka become the best land of most renowned beverage of the world. Sri Lanka silvering water falls process naturally the beauty of nature, also the most favorable factor of the climate and the best soil conditions required for the health grow of the Tea Plant. You will visit a tea plantation and observe how the plant is grown and harvested and enjoy tea plucking experience. From here you will travel to a factory and learn about the whole processing procedure and how different types of teas are created.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400 Sri Lanka
    Stop at: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya - Located just a few minutes from the hill Capital of Kandy, is the place for lovers of fauna, flora and nature. The stunningly landscaped gardens, the large variety of plants and the Orchid House; the best known attraction of the garden featuring over 300 varieties of beautiful orchids make it a much loved Sri Lankan attraction.
    The great circle and Memorial trees - The great circle is a grassy central area of nearly 4 acres in extent. Around the circle is a diverse array of trees planted by dignitarpies, who had visited the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Kandyan Arts & Crafts Industrial Center, 835 839 Peradenyia Rd, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Evening - Cultural show(Kandyan Dance)
    Sri Lanka, a country rich with culture & tradition offers a very vibrant and unique show of Sri Lankan traditional dances, in the form of Kandy cultural show. The beat a dancing from depicting several demons, vibrant expression of low country rhythm, Fire and Harvest dances accompanied by Ceremonial Drums and the Drum Orchestra rising and falling to the lively tempo. As many as 12 different folk and traditional dances are performed within the span of one hour.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Amaya Hills Hotel, Kandy, a 4 * hotel, (Meal Plan- BB)

    Day 5: KANDY – PERADENIYA-NANU OYA- NUWARA ELIYA

    Stop At: Nanu Oya, Nanu Oya, Central Province
    Morning proceed to Railway station, Peradeniya for Train journey to Nanu Oya (3 hrs Train journey) and travel to Nuwara Eliya by Car/vehicle (1/2 hrs drive)
    Train Journey- Enjoy the views of rolling green fields of tea as you travel in a scenic train journey from Peradeniya to Nanu Oya. This train journey takes you on a scenic ride through some of the most beautiful highland countryside areas in Sri Lanka. Watch the brilliant greens carpets of the tea plantations. See the picturesque villages with misty mountain backdrops pass by. Peer through drizzle and mist to look at the magical landscapes of Hill Country. Enjoy the amazing sights of intimidating mountains, deep and dark woodlands, and magnificent waterfalls as they go by your windows.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
    KANDY – PERADENIYA-NANU OYA- NUWARA ELIYA
    Nuwara Eliya Sight scenes and back to hotel for one night stay
    • Morning proceed to Railway station, Peradeniya for Train journey to Nanu Oya 3 hrs Train journey), and travel to Nuwara Eliya by Car/vehicle (1/2 hrs drive)
    Nuwara Eliya Sight scenes(1 hr) and back to hotel for one night stay.
    Train Journey-
    Enjoy the views of rolling green fields of tea as you travel in a scenic train journey from Peradeniya to Nanu Oya. This train journey takes you on a scenic ride through some of the most beautiful highland countryside areas in Sri Lanka. Watch the brilliant greens carpets of the tea plantations. See the picturesque villages with misty mountain backdrops pass by. Peer through drizzle and mist to look at the magical landscapes of Hill Country. Enjoy the amazing sights of intimidating mountains, deep and dark woodlands, and magnificent waterfalls as they go by your windows.
    Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka’s premier hill resort with a fine bracing mountain climate, Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea country, producing some of the world’s best tea. The mountain slopes and valleys area carpet of velvety green tea plantations, interspersed with gushing streams and tumbling water falls. Red or green roofed plantation bungalows, English country style homes and hotels with lovely flower gardens, a fine 18 hole golf course and a race course gives Nuwara Eliya a decidedly British character.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Galway Heights hotel, Nuwara Eliya, a 4 * hotel (Meal Plan - BB)

    Day 6: NUWARA ELIYA- KITULGALA-NEGOMBO /BENTOTA

    Stop At: Rafting Team 39, In front of 39th Mile Post,, A7, Kitulgala, Sri Lanka
    • Morning after breakfast proceed to Negombo
    Optional : Kitulgala White Water Rafting.
    Travel back to Colombo Airport OR Negombo/BENTOTA- further Beach stay.
    Rafting Team 39, Kitulgala- Great Fun, Adventure, Excitement and the ideal Outdoor Experience in White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by the white water rafting instructors beforehand. The distance covered is around 5 KMs. The river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, with a memorable Experience. Choose the offer which fits best to your style and energy.
    Find all these elements in Rafting, Hiking, Trekking and Canyoning at "Kelani" River in Kithulgala, Sri Lanka and fall in love with the rapids, Water and Greenery that Nature has to offer you in this part of the Country.


    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: Negombo, Sri Lanka
    2: Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    3: Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/29/2019 - 7/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 06:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Negombo, Sri Lanka
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • •A valid travel insurance with health and hospitalization coverage for the entire stay. • Should undergo a PCR test on arrival. •A repeat PCR test to be conducted 5-7 days after the arrival •For tourists staying > 10 days, another PCR test will be carried out between 10-12 days
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Aruna Sri Tours

Activity ID: V-195076P20

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