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Travelers, for those who want something truly special, adventures wild jeep safaris and kite surfing, relaxing atmosphere in hill country , cultural and wellness in Anuradhapura, Sigiriya and Kandy, which is know as last kingdom of Sri Lanka, then our carefully crafted this eight-day round tour is the ideal one. Since we are very flexible towards our clients expectations, you can make slight changes during the tour.
Day 1: Upon arrival at the Bandaranaike international airport in Sri Lanka, meet and great by our representative and you will directly transfer to your hotel in Kalpitiya, then you are checked in to your room and freshen up right there. Afterwards you will be directly driven to the city of Kalpitiya which is known as the best spot for dolphin watching in Sri Lanka. Here you can witness massive pods of dolphins even thousands at once by a boat ride. You will spend your night resting at the hotel in Kalpitiya.
Things to do
• Dolphin Watching
• Kalpitiya Fort which was built by the Dutch between 1667 & 1676 using Coral & Lime Stone.
• Kudawa Beach which is a magnificent beach where you can witness local fisherman, clean
water and the sea not moved.
• Kalpitiya Lagoon, known as a peaceful lagoon located at Kalpitiya which is a high ranked destination of Sri Lankan attractions
Night 1: Overnight in Kalpitiya
Day 2: Kalpitiya/Wilpattu Jeep Safari/Anuradhapura/Ancient City Ruins
For those who are looking for an adventurous experience our second day will be the ideal one. This day you will be taken to explore the wild life watching in Wilpattu. Early morning you will be driven to Wilpattu National Park for an adventurous wild jeep safari where you can witness Sri Lanka’s wild life ranges from wild elephants to a vast variety of birds in their natural habitat.
After having an amazing wild life experience through the Wilpattu jeep safari you will be directly driven to Anuradhapura for a cultural experience. Spend the evening time discovering years of historical values of the ancient temples and ruins in Anuradhapura. Then spend the overnight by staying at hotel in Anuradhapura.
Things to do
• Wilpattu jeep safari
• Ancient City Ruins
• Cycle Ride
Night 2: Overnight in Anuradhapura
Day 3: Anuradhapura/ Sigiriya Lions Rock/Sigiriya
After an early breakfast you will proceed to Sigiriya, especially to visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress which is known as a rare jewel among many treasures in Sri Lanka. You are checked in to your room & freshen up yourself there. Then you will be taken to visit Sigiriya Lions Rock Fortress along with many historical activities. Explore the beauty of Sigiriya through a village tour. You will be taken to visit the Sigiriya Museum to discover the ancient history of early Sri Lanka. You will have an opportunity to experience the majestic creations of Pidurangala Rock and walk passing the beautiful sites of the surrounding landscape in Pidurangala Rock and Sigiriya Rock Fortress during the day. After having an enormous experience in Sigiriya you will stay an overnight at a hotel in Sigiriya.
Things to do:
• Visit Sigiriya rock fortress
• Village tour
• Sigiriya museum
• Pidurangala rock
Night 3: Overnight in Sigiriya
Day 4: Dambulla/Kandy City Tour/Cultural Dancing Show
On this day we will be moving to the city of Kandy which is known as the hill capital of Sri Lanka. On your way to the city of Kandy, you will get an opportunity to visit Dambulla Cave Temple, Matale Temple etc.
After check in to your hotel at Kandy, after a while you will be taken to visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic that demonstrates the value given to the Buddhism in Sri Lanka.
In the evening you can feel the Sri Lankan traditional atmosphere, cultural dancing show which is stimulates the Sri Lankan Arts, Dancing and rich cultural heritage since 1982.
Then spend the overnight at a hotel in Kandy.
Things to do:
• Dambulla cave temple
• Matale temple
• Temple of the tooth
• Kandy cultural dancing show
Night 4: Overnight in Kandy
Day 5: Botanical Garden/Nuwara Eliya/Tea Plantations/Waterfalls/Gregory Lake
This morning you can enjoy a free walk in Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden which has a varied collections of tropical woody plants, herbs, flowers and beautiful orchids.
Afterwards, you will proceed to upcountry where you can relax in a cold climate in Nuwara Eliya. En-route you have the opportunity to visit Ramboda waterfalls which is the 11 the highest waterfall in Sri Lanka. After exploring this unique and beautiful sight upon reaching to Nuwara Eliya you will be driven to visit a tea factory where you can explore how Ceylon tea is made accordingly.
Afterwards heading on to Nuwara Eliya, you can have a visit to Golf round, Hakgala Botanical Gardens, and Horton Plains & Gregory Lake where you can get a glimpse of the highlights of the city of Nuwara Eliya.
After exploring the tremendous experiences in the city of Nuwara Eliya called “Little England”, you can have a walk around the Gregory Lake while experiencing the cold weather in the evening.
You will be spending your night at the Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Things to do:
• Peradeniya botanical garden
• Tea factory visits
• Walk in Gregory lake
• Visit golf ground
• Hakggala botanical gardens
• Horton Plains
Night 5: overnight in Nuwara Eliya
Day 6: Nuwara Eliya/ Bentota / Beach
This day morning you will be heading to southern coast of Sri Lanka. En-route you have the opportunity to explore a Turtle Hatchery where you can enjoy the beauty of variety of turtle species that is mostly admired by nature lovers both local and foreign tourists.
The superficially attractive and entertaining thing that you will experience in Bentota. Bentota Beach is enriched with golden, powder soft sand. Walking along the golden sandy shore witnessing the sun set view that stole all people’s hearts. The long Bentota beach stretches north, where it becomes a sandy strip known as Paradise Island.
During your stay in city of Bentota, you have the opportunity to spot the most admired & tourists attracted place which is known as Madhu River. You will be taken for a Safari in Madhu River and even you can have a fish Therapy right there.
Overnight will be staying at Hotel in Bentota.
Things to do:
• Bentota sandy beach
• Madhu river safari (Mangroves Boat Ride)
• Fish therapy
• Turtle hatchery
Night 6: Overnight in Bentota
Day 7: Bentota/ Colombo/ Colombo City Tour
After having a unique opportunity of enjoying your time at sea and Madhu River, this day morning we have planned to take you for a Colombo City Tour after the lunch.
You will be taken to explore the Sri Lanka’s bustling commercial hub as well as most developed city that has a long history as it was ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. Colombo city tour covers the eye catching attractions and moments including Galle Fort, mixed colonial buildings, architecture, Colombo National Museum, Street foods, Floating Market etc.
In the evening you can have a walk around the city of Colombo and get a taste of the sweet and spicy treats this city runs on.
Stay overnight at a hotel in the heart of Colombo.
Things to do:
• Colombo city tour
• Night walks
• Street foods
• Night markets
Night 7: Overnight in Colombo
Day 8: Departure
After having an amazing and tremendous journey during your past seven days you will proceed to the airport in time for the connecting flight as your memorable tour will end with USP Lanka Tours.
Depending on the time of your flight, you may have a chance to explore and do some sightseeing as well as some last minute shopping before you are taken off to the airport. This will be the end of your classic tour.
We hope that this itinerary is set up to your liking and support to plan a memorable and delightful tour here in Sri Lanka and we hope you will approach us for further details.
End of a Tremendous Tour to Sri Lanka…!!