The Local Way - 7 Days Tour

The Local Way - Sri Lanka is a 7 day tour package taking you through Negombo, Sri Lanka and 7 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Experience the beauty and best Culture of Sri Lanka with a Local Lifestyle and get the best reliable experience with Kingfisher Tours Sri Lanka

per adult from

$1,063

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Duration

7 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
    • Service Of a Professional Guide
    • All Local Taxes & Charges
    • 3-4 Star Hotel Accomodations (Only if selected)
    • Entry/Admission - Negombo Fish Market
    • Entry/Admission - Munneshwaram Hindu temple
    • Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance Fees
    • Food / Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya Craft Village
    • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple

  • Day 1: Arrival to Sri Lanka

    Pass By: Negombo, Negombo, Western Province
    Meet and assist on arrival at Airport by Aitken Spence Travels Representative Transfer from Airport to Negombo(19 Mins + traffic/ 8 km) Located within a close range to Bandaranaike International Airport, Negombo - the cinnamon hub of the Colonization of Dutch - offers some of the most exiting diving stretches in the country. With quite a pleasant beach and lagoon, watch how Negombo dishes out some of the best lobsters, prawns and crabs found in the country, right on to your table or simply grab your kiteboards for an enthralling fly over crashing waves. Today Negombo also represents an ultimate nightlife featuring bars, disco bars and clubs. So, jazz up to the rhythm of the West, and be ready for a night of 'fest', because at Negombo everything is 'best'.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel Negombo (Only for selected option)

    Day 2: Transfer to Wilpattu

    Stop At: Negombo Fish Market, Negombo Sri Lanka
    Visit the local fish market & Fish drying area The Negombo Fish Market is interesting because it takes place right on the beach, fresh from fishing boats. Crowds of fishermen are seen untangling their fishing nets, playing with their kids, and stretching out miles of fish to dry in the sun on Negombo's shore. Take a stroll around the market to witness how the local fishermen handle the process of fish drying by the sea.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Munneshwaram Hindu temple, Munneshwarama, Chilaw 61000 Sri Lanka
    Transfer from Negombo to Chilaw Visit Munneshwaram Hindu Kovil Munneswaram Hindu temple is an important regional Hindu temple complex in Sri Lanka. It has been in existence at least since 1000 CE, although myths surrounding the temple associate it with the popular Indian epic Ramayana, and its legendary hero-king Rama. The temple is one of the ancient Pancha Ishwarams dedicated to Shiva in the region.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodation"
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel Chilaw (Only for selected option)

    Day 3: Wilpattu National Park - Anuradhapura

    Stop At: Wilpattu National Park, Wilpattu National Park, North Western Province
    Visit Wilpattu National ParkThis is the land haunted by big cats of the island paradise. Recording a vast number of Sri Lankan Leopards - smarter looking than its Indian cousin - Wilpattu National Park has been named due to 'Willus' (Natural Lakes) studded throughout the park. Apart from big cats & precious flora, the park is well known for a healthy population of elephant, sloth bear, spotted deer, mongoose and water buffalo. Do not be surprised if the squeal of a helpless wild boar pierce through your ears, just observe closer and you might be presented with a fantastic hunt because it is all action that speaks at Wilpattu.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura, North Central Province
    Evening visit to Anuradhapura ancient kingdomCommanding a rich Sri Lankan heritage, Anuradhapura – one of the greatest and oldest civilization in the world starring 113 kings and spanning over 1300 years in its peak, vows of being the greatest city of ancient Sri Lanka following its reign as the first capital. The sapphire of its crown is certainly the Sri Maha Bodhi, the sacred BO sapling extracted from the tree under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. Standing more than 220 years in its pride. Stroll through the sacred trails of the venerated city to adore the legacy that interweaves Ruwanweliseya. The heritage, Supremacy and culture arguably makes Anuradhapura the strongest kingdom of Sri Lanka

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodation"
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel Anuradhapura (Only for selected option)

    Day 4: Transfer to Dambulla

    Stop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
    Transfer from Anuradhapura to Sigiriya.
    Visit Sigiriya Rock FortressThe 5th century rock citadel of King Kasyapa and World Heritage Site - Sigiriya - does not only boasts of ancient Sri Lankan engineering & urban planning supremacy but also acclaims to be one of the finest monuments of art & culture. Step through the gigantic 'Lion Paws' - overlooking the symmetrical royal gardens below - to comprehend the absolute splendor that once dominated this rock fortress. Surrounded by ramparts & moats the Lion Rock - resembling the mythological 'City of Gods' - is coated by frescoes that relate to Gupta style paintings found in Ajanta caves of India.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sigiriya Craft Village, Kimbissa, Sigiriya Sri Lanka
    Visit Hiriwadunna village excursion.
    The scenic village of Hiriwadunna with its unpaved gravel paths and humble village folk. Shaded on either side by dry zone shrub forest, the dusty gravel path and subsequently the red soil of the tank bund will lead the visitors to an indigo reservoir which sets a stunning contrast of colors. A line of cormorants flying in formation will eventually stop to rest on a cormorant tree and the butterflies and dragonflies found at the edge of the shrubs create a kaleidoscope of color that rivals the equally vibrant wild flowers. As you walk further the sight of Sigiriya rock fortress appears in the vicinity against the silent and still waters of the reservoir which is rippled only by a lone fisherman mounted on his catamaran. Soon it’s already time to take a catamaran ride! Across the reservoir awaits a Chena farmer’s modest home; a setting that takes you back a few decades to enjoy a black Ceylonese tea brewed by the farmer’s wife. Experience the simple pleasures of village-life as you walk across the Chena cultivations and through the nearby woods, to board a bullock cart – yet another ancient mode of the humble villagers’ transportation.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel Sigiriya (Only for selected option)

    Day 5: Transfer to Kandy

    Stop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Jaffna Hwy, Habarana 50150 Sri Lanka
    Visit Dambulla Cave temple In the city of Dambulla lies a hub which has been treasured by many kings since the 1st century B. C. Today, an icon in the face of Sri Lanka, Dambulla Rock Temple houses some of the most unique drawings in magnificently constructed 5 cave temples flanking the golden temple of Dambulla. Observe how exquisitely cave paintings are done along walls that shelter 150 statues of Lord Buddha. As you enter the retreat, look straight up to the gigantic Buddha statue glittering in gold over a land, which today houses an important junction in the country's economic and cultural uplifting. Visit Dambulla vegetable market Dambulla vegetable market and experience how the village folk trade the home grown vegetables that’s distributed around the island. Even if you’re not looking to buy a truckload of bananas, this vast wholesale market south of the centre offers a fascinating look at the vast range of produce grown in Sri Lanka.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Regent Spice and Herbal Garden - Matale, No:06, Kirigalpoththa, Palapathwela, Matale Sri Lanka
    Transfer from Dambulla to Kandy enroute via Matale,
    Visit a Spice Garden. An agricultural zone in the Central Province, Matale seldom drops off the maps due to its remarkable contribution through flagship crops of the island extending from tea, rubber & vegetables to spices. Spearheading the Rebellion back in 1848, Matale today takes immense pride in its story woven around spices. Stop by the side of a spice garden - into which you will be most welcome - and observe the therapeutic values of spices & processes over a refreshing cup of herbal tea! Or spend some time idling on the hardened streets if you mean a real town adventure filled with voices and colors.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, 7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Fine tube your evening by stepping to the beat of traditional music & drumming amplified by a cultural show enhancing the rich and vibrant culture of the Wonder of Asia, Sri Lanka.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel in Kandy (Only for selected option)

    Day 6: Transfer to Colombo

    Stop At: Kandy, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
    Explore Kandy CityLast ruled by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe - before it was brought under the British rule in 1815, Kandy - the World Heritage Site & last royal capital of Sri Lankan kings - crafts an array of culture, history and heritage in the minds of visitors across the globe. Experience an ancient Kandyan legacy engraved around its crown jewel, the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha. A stroll across this small lakeside town - cradled among the misty hills - will feature the Kandy City Centre - bundled with latest and world class brands, bazaar, an arts & crafts centre, as well as a gem museum & lapidary. walk in color as you glide through fresh fruits and vegetables in the Kandy market.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province
    Transfer to Colombo from KandyEvening City tour in ColomboThe throbbing metropolis, Colombo - located in the West - is not only the country's commercial capital, but also the turbine that impels above 50% of the national GDP flanking Colombo's fancy urban development effort. Drive along the clean streets edging the crystal white Race Course - horse racing hub in 1893 & World War II airstrip - furnished today with lavish clothing, food & tea boutiques. Meanwhile, ride to Pettah & tune into the Floating Market - an offbeat shopping experience - or feel the buzz surrounding the upcoming inspiration, the Colombo Port City - an offshore city - featuring parks, commercial complexes & even an F1 track. Proceed along Bauddhaloka Mawatha towards 'Arcade' facing a historic way post, the Independence Square. Every designer boutique, top-notch cuisine outlet and even the 'walk-over fish tank', have revamped this colonial masterpiece into one of the trendiest shopping and hangout zones in Colombo. Have a chilled beer at the Dutch Hospital while gazing through fancy windows showcasing best fashion, jewelry & handicraft brands. Smell the scent of incense while listening to the chiming bells of Gangarama temple. Or, jazz up to Colombo's night life spiced by night lubs & casinos that borderline its bustle. If you're lucky, head into an exhibition at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) before swaying your head to an opera or play at Nelum Pokuna that should just drive your day into perfection!
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel in Colombo (Only for selected option)

    Day 7: Time to Say Bye!

    Pass By: Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    Head to Airport and end your beautiful tour with Kingfisher Hospitality

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All Hotels in Sri LankaAirports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • 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
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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 - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by KINGFISHER TOURS SRI LANKA

Activity ID: V-104893P125

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