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Day 1

Arrive  Sri Lanka, meet and greet at the airport and transfer to the hotel near Negombo beach.

Negombo: located to the north of Colombo city around 45KM and one of the major tourist attracted cities  in Sri Lanka, Negombo is known as a pre dominantly a Christian city and fishing is one of the  major industries  apart from tourism. Walk through the main street and enjoy a chilled beer sitting near the beach.

Day 2

Visit the most famous Negombo fish market early in morning around 05.30am and return to the hotel. Have breakfast at the hotel, check out and travel to Dambulla (3 ½ Hours’ drive).

Stop for lunch on the way and walk through the coconut estate and touch, feel, taste and learn more about coconut and its by-products.

After lunch travel to Dambulla and Climb the Golden rock cave temple.

Dambulla Rock cave temple : Situated above 600m from the surrounding plain and consisting of five natural caves which was converted as an image house by one of the great kings who ruled the ancient Sri Lanka in the 1st century BC, has been known to the world as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1991. It was a dwelling house for the Buddhist monk at the beginning and You will see beautiful tempera rock paintings in an area of 2400m2.

Check into the hotel, relax, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel either in Habarana, Sigiriya or Dambulla.

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Anuradhapura and Mihinthale.

Visit Mihinthale Buddhist monastery.

Mihinthale Buddhist monastery : known as the “Cradle of the Buddhism” in Sri Lanka and the first Buddhist monastery in the country is still at its best, climb around 1200 granite cut staircase to get to the summit where you will enjoy a breathtaking view of surrounding areas, take a deep breath and learn more about orthodox Buddhism.

Travel to Anuradhapura and site seen of ancient city of Anuradhapura.

Anuradhapura : The first ancient capital of Sri Lankan dynastic history which spans back to 6th century BC, has the marvel works of great Sri Lankans, walk around great Stupa and be religious at second most venerated Buddhist monument of Sri Lanka, Sri Maha Bodhi tree, sapling brought to Sri Lanka from India and planted in 247BC in Anuradhapura, and This sacred tree has given shade to Ascetic Siddhartha to attain the supreme bliss of enlightenment.

Picnic rice and curry lunch at Anuradhapura ancient city.

Travel back to the hotel and enjoy some free time with a cold beer or cocktail by the pool.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel either in Habarana, Sigiriya or Dambulla.

Day 4

Breakfast at hotel and travel to Sigiriya, and climb the sigiriya rock fortress.

Sigiriya : The world famous Lion rock, the best preserved archaeological site in Asia and the best UNESCO World Heritage site in the country is something that you do not want to miss out while you are in Sri Lanka, climb up with granite rock cut steps up to 110m from ground level and be amazed with 5th century marvel of architecture, paintings, sculpture, urban planning and landscaping. Capture a best photo at the summit of the rock.

Visit silk factory and showroom; try on typical Sri Lankan dresses, Sarees and Sarongs.

Time to go on a village tour of Sri Lanka with cookery demonstration.

Village tour : Enjoy a short journey on a bullock cart through the village, sail on a catamaran to the farm house, climb up to a tree top house, cook lunch with a local family and enjoy a typical Sri Lankan rice and curry lunch. Then time to have the first-hand experience of Tuk Tuk ride in Sri Lanka.

Travel to Habarana and it’s the time to relax with Ayurvedic herbal full body massage or enjoy an elephant back ride.

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel either in Habarana, Sigiriya or Dambulla.

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel check out and travel to Kandy via Mathale.

En route…

Visit wood carving factory and see the different types of trees grown in Sri Lanka, and witness how they make beautiful carvings out of woods.

Enjoy a walking tour in spice and herbal medicinal garden with a qualified Ayurvedic physician; learn more and more about medicinal and culinary values of different plants grow in the country; you may shop with authentic ayurvedic products according to your needs.

Lunch at the spice and herbal garden.

Visit spices and herbal garden with cookery demonstration and lunch.

Visit a Batik factory.

Visit the most venerated Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka Temple of Tooth Relic.

Enjoy the Kandy traditional cultural show.

Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.

Day 6

Breakfast at the hotel and visit Gem lapidary and museum.

Visit royal botanical garden at Peradeniya and walk for few hours leisurely and enjoy some free time with good coffee.

Visit a tea factory and see the process of tea production.

Free time in the Kandy City and time to explore some street food by yourself.

Late in the evening, visit a local family for dinner with cookery demonstration and learn few dancing steps of Sri Lankan dance.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.

Day 7

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Sri Paada, (Adam’s peak) It may take around 3 ½ hours to reach Nallathanniya from Kandy.

enjoy the lunch at the hotel and prepare yourself for the biggest challenge in your trip in Sri Lanka, need to climb around 5500 step of 7 Km and you need to put yourself up around 1100m.

Start to climb the mountain around 13.00hrs and back in hotel around 19.00hrs.

Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Please note – We have only basic guest houses in these area and do not expect star class hotels.

Day 8

Breakfast and transfer to Hatton railway station and enjoy the most scenic train journey in Sri Lanka.

Hatton to Ella.

Ella: nice situated in lush green mountains is the latest hub for back packing tourist around the world, plenty of places to have good meals and chilled with a beer or 24hrs open bars to have heavy booze, Mini Adam’s Peak, and nine arch bridge not to miss in Ella.

Check into the hotel and Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Ella.

Go out for a drink in Ella city is highly recommended…..

Day 9

Breakfast at the hotel and do a trekking in Mini Adam’s Peak and Nine Arches Bridge, free time in Ella city, chilled with a beer.

 No dinner reserves this day in Ella and it is time to go out and check dinner in Ella city centre.

Day 10

Breakfast at the hotel and travel to   Udawalawe stopping at Ravana water falls for photos, reach Udawalawe by 11.30am and get ready to visit the Elephant transit home at Udawalawe and witness how baby elephants are being fed milk by bottles, life time opportunity to see this.

Elephant transit home

The Udawalawe Elephant Transfer Home is a facility within Uadawalawe.Uadawalawe National Park in Sri Lanka that was established in 1995 by the Sri Lanka Department of Wildlife Conservation. Its primary objective is to rehabilitate orphaned elephant calves for ultimate release back into the wild. Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) are an endangered species tioand their survival in their natural habitats is threatened due to human activities. Elephants in the wild are constantly being killed, and many elephant calves become orphaned. In order to support these orphaned elephants, the Department of Wildlife Conservation set up the Elephant Transit Home within Udawalawe National Park with help from the Born Free Foundation The facility was established under the 29th Amendment to the Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance Part II.

As of 8 February 2009, 39 orphaned elephant calves were being looked after The elephant calves are released to the jungle after they become strong enough to survive in their natural habitats. As of 2008, sixty-five elephants had been released to the jungle.

Check into the glamping site at Udawalawe for lunch and enjoy the property, the glamping site is nicely set in a village by a river and you may enjoy a river bath, small drink by the river and got two swimming pools at the venue.

Enjoy a BBQ dinner at the glamping site and overnight stay in tent rooms.

Day 11

Wake up early and do a Jeep Safari at Udawalawe national Park.

Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces, in Sri Lanka. The National Park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River as well as to protect the catchment area of the reservoir. The reserve covers 30,821 hectares (119.00 sq mi) of land area and was established on 30 June 1972.  Before the designation of the national park, the area was used for shifting cultivation (chena farming). The farmers were gradually removed once the national park was declared. The park is 165 kilometers (103 mi) from Colombo. Udawalawe is an important habitat for water birds and Sri Lankan elephants. It is a popular tourist destination and the third most visited park in the country.

Back to the glamping site enjoy the breakfast, check out and head for your beach stay at Unawatuna.

Stop at stilt fisherman for photos.

Check into the hotel and free time, heads out for the beach restaurant for the dinner.

Day 12

Breakfast at hotel and free time in the beach or optional trip to Madu River for mangrove boat safari in RAMZA wetland,

Afternoon walk in Galle Dutch fort, enjoy a good coffee and ice cream, free time in Galle fort for shopping at last.

Galle Dutch fort

In the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance, due to extensive reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka.

The fort has a colourful history, and today has a multi-ethnic and multi-religious population. The Sri Lankan government and many Dutch people who still own some of the properties inside the fort are looking at making this one of the modern wonders of the world. The heritage value of the fort has been recognized by the UNESCO and the site has been inscribed as a cultural heritage UNESCO World Heritage Site under criteria iv, for its unique exposition of “an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

Dinner at the beach restaurant and overnight stay at Unawatuna.

Day 13

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Bandaranayake International Airport to

catch your departure flight

 

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