6 Days Sri Lanka Private Heritage Tour

6 Days Sri Lanka Private Heritage Tour

This itinerary is perfect for first time visitors to Sri Lanka. We pick you up at Bandaranayake International Colombo Airport and start the journey that covers most of the famous UNESCO world heritage sites in Sri Lanka including Polonnaruwa Ancient City, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Dambulla Cave Temple and Kandy Temple Of Tooth. This is a great opportunity for you to experience the historical and cultural values of Sri Lanka. You will also be able to see a Spice Garden, Botanical Garden and visit a Tea Plantation and Factory with two beautiful waterfalls in the central highlands before we end this unforgettable journey.

Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL - SIGIRIYA

Pass By: Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
Meet and Greet our Professional Guide at the Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport and drive to Sigiriya (Approx. 4 hours drive)

Stop At: Medicine & herbal Garden, Rambukkana Road, Rambukkana, Sri Lanka
Experience Sri Lanka's renowed Spices inside a manmade forest with a free 10mins head massage.
Enriched with herbs, spice groves and plants with fragrant greenery shading from the tropical trees that enlightens the unique aroma of each spice and herb. We give the opportunity for our visitors to explore and gain knowledge on Sri Lankan spices, herbs and the benefits of Ayurveda. The tropical climate in which our plants and herbs are grown helps them preserve its ancient originality. The educational tour around the garden, which we call “The Spice Tour”, let the visitors feel the sensation of the Sri Lankan spices and herbs which is demonstrated in different foreign languages to suit our customer need.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka
Prepare to "Get Wild",
Shift on to a 4x4 Jeep and get inside the Jungle to see herds of Elephants gathering and search for many Wild Animals
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: SIGIRIYA - POLONNARUWA - SIGIRIYA

Stop At: Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka
Visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, which was the second major capital of Sri Lanka. Walk through the ruins of the city that flourished between the 10th to the 13th century AD. View important monuments such as Gal Vihara, Vatadage, the lotus bath, Lankathilaka Temple and the statue of King Parakramabahu whose reign was considered the golden age of Polonnaruwa. Get to know more about Sri Lanka's ancient history.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
Climb the 5th century AD rock fortress, Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ' the Lion Rock'. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sigiriya Craft Village, Kimbissa, Sigiriya Sri Lanka
Get a chance to go on an oxen cart ride and experience the world from the view of a village farmer. Have a relaxing catamaran safari through a calm lake. Walk through the golden fields ripe with their harvest of paddy. Watch an enjoyable traditional cooking demonstration that teaches you the basics of Sri Lankan cuisine. Delight your taste buds with a home cooked lunch made over a wood-fire and served on fragrant lotus leaves placed over woven trays. Enjoy the life of a Sri Lankan villager, just this day.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: SIGIRIYA - KANDY

Stop At: Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, Kandy - Jaffna Highway, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC. View the ancient murals depicting the life story of Lord Gautama Buddha. Look at the hundreds of figurines of Buddha and other deities scattered throughout the five main caves. Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great King and the Great New Monastery. See the giant golden Buddha Statue just a little distance outside the cave complex.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kandy, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
You will also do an upper Lake Drive and visit Market Square, Gem Lapidary and more
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, 7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
See the Cultural Dance Show in the evening.

The Kandy Cultural Show gives an opportunity to experience some of the traditions of Sri Lanka. Enjoy this hour long extravaganza as some of the most popular art forms of the island take to the stage. Get wowed by fire dancers and sword dancers. Watch the colorful Kandyan dancers take to the air to the thrumming primal beat of the drums.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: KANDY - NUWARA ELIYA

Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400 Sri Lanka
Visit the famous Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, which were formed in the early 19th century. Walk through the vast area containing over 4000 species of plants. Enjoy the learning more about the orchids, spices and medicinal plants. Wander down avenues shaded by large and rare trees or bordered by flowering plants. Enjoy seeing the cannonball tree, walking over the wobbly suspension bridge and through the short hedge mazes or even climbing the twisty trees that make wonderful jungle gyms.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Ramboda Waterfall, Pussellawa Sri Lanka
Head to Nuwara Eliya (Little England) which is the coolest part in Sri lanka where the climate drops down to 16 Degree at night.
You will stop at some beautiful waterfall views.

Stop At: Pedro Tea Factory, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
Visit a Tea Factory and a plantation where you would see how the world’s famous “Ceylon Tea” is manufactured. In 1824 a tea plant was brought to Ceylon by the British from China and was planted in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya for non-commercial purposes. James Taylor was a British citizen who introduced commercial tea plantation in Sri Lanka (Ceylon).
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: NUWARA ELIYA - NEGOMBO

Stop At: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
Nuwara Eliya is set in the heart of tea-country is a beautiful town where the British succeeded in creating a replica of the English countryside, with homes in styles from Georgian to Queen Anne. Well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, a famous golf course and beautiful parks give the place an air of nostalgia. Situated 6,200 feet above sea level, the air is cool and fresh – a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city life.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: St Clair's Falls, Hatton-Talawakele Highway, Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
Head towards Negombo with beautiful Stop for a beautiful view at St Clairs Waterfalls
Duration: 20 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: NEGOMBO - AIRPORT

Pass By: Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
End your beautiful Tour of 6 Days with wonderful memories

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"



Duration: 6 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
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Airports

  • Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Included

  • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • Professional English Speaking Chauffer Guide
  • All Local Taxes & Charges
  • Fuel surcharge

Not Included

  • Food & Drinks
  • Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Polonnaruwa
  • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya Craft Village
  • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
  • Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens

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