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Experience a taste of Sri Lankan wildlife, scenery and Culture at a leisurely pace while staying in Sri Lanka most family friendly hotels.
Day 1: on arrival you’ll transfer to Habarana. Driving through typical villages, rise fields and coconut plantation. This afternoon there’s and elephant – back safari excursion through the forest and village of Habarana. Alternatively, spend the afternoon at leisure.
Overnight at the Hotel Cinnamon Lodge or similar.
Night 1: Sigiriya or Habarana
Day 2: Stat the day at Sigiriya or “ Lion Rock ” , also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hike to the top is fairly strenuous but worthwhile to see the rock frescoes, the ruins of the 5th Century place and the spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.
Later drive and visit former capital Pollonnaruwa, build during the 11th and 12th Centuries and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the ruins of its ancient Royal Palace and temples.
before afternoon Minneriya National Park game drive. End of the day optional Ayurveda massage.
Overnight at the Hotel Cinnamon Lodge or similar
Night 2: Sigiriya or Habarana
Day 3: Head first to the Dambulla Cave Temples, a complex of five caves filled with Buddha images and statues, reached by a hike to the top of sloping rock. Continue to the hill country capital of Kandy, with an optional stop at a Matale spice garden en route. Continue to Kandy, British Garrison Cemetery In the evening enjoy a show of Sri Lanka music and dance before a visit to famous temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
Overnight at Hotel Cinnamon Citadel or similar
Night 3: Kandy
Day 4: Spend the morning exploring Kandy, with a visit Museum including the famous blue and star sapphires and mined, cut and polished using traditional methods, bustling market. Enjoy leisurely stroll around the beautiful Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden. Then Climb the scenic, winding roads up to Nuwara Eliya in heart of the tea producing region, stopping to visit a Tea Factory to see the manufacturing process in action. Then continue via waterfalls, take a walk around the town center, passing buildings that date from its time as a British hill station, before check in to your hotel.
Overnight at the Hotel Grand and Similar.
Night 4: Nuwara Eliya
Day 5: take a scenic Train Ride Nanu Oya to Ella, a beautiful small town perched on a mountain ridge. Then continue drive passing Rawana Waterfalls, view, paddy field Evening game drive at Yala National Park, home to a variety of wildlife including the elusive Leopard, Sambar deer, Crocodiles, Buffalo, Macaque and Langur Monkeys, kind of many Birds.
Overnight at Hotel Cinnamon Wild or similar.
Night 5: Yala or Tissa
Day 6: Transfer to Galle UNESCO site, visit a conservation project on a protected stretch of coast, known as a nesting have for five species of Turtles. On arrival to Galle take walking tour of the old fort. Wander along the ramparts, pass the lighthouse and old Portuguese harbor and stop to see some of the many colonial era building and vary famous for restaurant.
Overnight at Hotel Fort Printers or similar.
Night 6: Galle
Day 7: Enjoy a relaxing morning before transferring to airport. Optional Take a walking tour and explore this cosmopolitan city, historic market Pettah, the eclectic Buddhist Gangaramaya Temple and a stroll long Galle Face Green. You will pass many colonial era buildings, a reminder of the city’s past under the Dutch and British before your tour end.