Glance of Sri Lanka 13 days tour package is prepared for the travelers who are willing to enjoy our Sri Lanka. During this 13 days we have picked most beautiful and important heritage, cultural sites and attractions to bring you memorable moments of the tour, covering locations as bellow.
Dambulla, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Minneriya, Kandy, Pinnawala, Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Arugambay, Mirissa, Galle, Hikkaduva, Bentota
Drive to Dambulla. Visit Dambulla cave temple, BC, 2nd centuries largest and preserved cave temple in Sri Lanka. Caves of the temple filled plenty of Buddha’s statues and images, all paintings and statues representing various history of Singhalese sculpture and paintings. then proceed to village safari and explore village and famers lifestyle, tour starts with bullock cart ride, through the village street, and then cross the lake by Yacht (local name “Oruwa”), while enjoying scenic nature view of villages, once we reach the Village, famers family will welcoming you to their village house, and you are enjoying traditional cooking while supporting farmer’s wife and have our live prepared organic lunch at the Village house. There after Climb Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortres, which was nominated as 8th wonder of the world, it is a 5th centuries rock fortress of king Kasyapa, its became as a Buddhist monastery after his death, and you can explore much more wonders at Sigiriya, both sites are declared as UNESCO world heritage sites, once you climb down refresh your self by King Coconut Drink. Overnight stay at Dambulla.
Drive to Polonnaruwa, visit UNESCO world heritage site, 11th and 12th centuries historical capital city by cycling with approved site guide, ancient City of Plonnaruwa, consist mass collections of ancient religious shrines, Majestic 46 feet rock carved reclining Buddha’s statue, Rising high 55 feet impressing wall image house, Structured seven stories Marvel ancient Royal palace of king Parakramabahu, royal bathing pool, intricate carved council chamber, there after enjoy our adventure game drive wild safari at Minneriya National Park, more than 100 to 200 elephants gathering around the massive lake of minneriya, its doubtless thrilling experience to bring you memorable moment of your life, and the park is home for some kind of reptiles mammals and birds, you will experience 3 to 4 hours of wild safari. Overnight stay at Dambulla
Drive to last king’s capital city Kandy, it’s known as capital city of hills, it is surrounded with green forest mountains. This city is most popular tourists destination of Sri Lanka, temple of tooth relic is most sacred Buddhist temple, and the Royal Botanical Garden the place for rare medical herbs, spices, giant bamboo trees and much more. En – route visit Herbal and Spice garden located in Matale District, this is the area for growing all kind of spices and herbs because natural soil and weather helps to grow spices and herbs in that area, you will be explained about all Ayurvedic medicines and cosmetic products produce through nature spices and herbs, and you will have complementary Ayuvedic head massage by an Ayurvedik therapist, there after heading to Kandy and visit the Scared Temple of Tooth Relic. Overnight stay at Kandy
In the morning Visit Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden, gem museum, silk factory, craft factory, Bahirawakanda Temple, Kandy city view point and a walk around kandy lake, then the time to enjoy colourfull Sri Lankan cultural dancing program, this is an unforgettable experience in this tour. Overnight stay at Kandy.
Early drive to visit Pinnawala elephant orphanage, it provides care and protection for injured and orphaned elephants found in wild, since 1975 by wild life conservation department, here you can experience milk feeding baby elephants, and elephants playing and bathing at the river with their family and friends, and the same time we can organize spend the time with a friendly elephant, as bathing, walking and feeding them (optional). There after drive to Nuwara Eliya, en – route visit Ramboda water falls view point, Tea Plantations, Tea Factory and tea tasting (different flavors of tea) at tea factory. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.
In the morning Nuwara Eliya sites seeing tour, Nuwara Eliya Cool city is located 1867 meters above the sea level, and amidst with green hills and tea plantations consist misty foggy cool weather, and this is the supreme tea growing capital of Sri Lanka, Nuwara Eliya is the top leading holiday destination among the foreigners and sri lankans as well, and the colonial bungalows around the city and the weather take us to England, sites of Nuwara Eliya as follows, Hagala Botanical Garden, Lord Rama’s wife “Seetha” Temple, Gregory Lake Walk, Horse ride (optional). Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.
Early in the Morning with packed breakfast drive to Horton Plains by a manual or 4 wheel vehicle. Coldest and windiest Horton Plains consists evergreen mountain forests, green grass and swampy lands of aquatic ecosystem, conservation importance plains surrounded with breathtaking outstanding scenic views and containing creatures, habitats of endemic plants and animals. 900 meters long steep slope fall of Worlds end view point brings breathtaking view of lying plains southern cost of Sri Lanka, on the way back get in to the train for the train tour to Ella, the train trip from Nanuoya to Ella is one of the most interested scenic and epic trip in the world, the journey through rolling rice fields, lush tea plantations, endless mountains, and waterfall views obviously bring you a memorable moments of Sri Lanka, so we drop you to the Nanu Oya Railway Station and pick you up at Ella Railway Station, overnight stay at Ella.
Ella is charming hill country of Sri Lanka, lush green tea plantations, gushing water falls, mountain forests, caves and cascades with cool weather draws travelers to Ella, cleft mountains lofty view of sunrise gives you the different feelings of our mind, in Ella we Visit Little Adam’s Peak, Nine Arch Bridge, Rawana Water Falls, and an adventure hiking to Largest underground cave pond, “Nil Diya Pokuna” history says this is the cave that “Goddess Sitha” abducted & kept safe and comfortable by Legend King Rawana, and also believed the tunnel was connected with many other areas under the ground, doubtless it will give you a thriller adventure experience. Overnight stay at Ella.
TukTuk Tour to Upper Diyaluma Water Fall, 220 meters Diyaluma water fall is 2nd highest water fall in Sri Lanka, and extremely impressive nature, you will get amazing and thrilled swimming experience at 220 feet higher natural pool of upper diyaluma, on our way encountering some hidden beautiful waterfalls and nature views as peak of Ella Gap and Rawana water fall, and much more. Overnight stay at Ella
After 9 days of enjoying our culture heritage and nature, time to move enjoy our beaches, so we offer you the options according to monsoon season, recommended season of East Coast is between May to October of the year, anda the south coast is between November to April of the year
If you would chose East cost
we drive to Arugambay Surf Beach, according to our tour plan, Day 10 / 11 / 12 nights we stay at Arugambay, things that you do at Arugambay Enjoy the beach and be leisure
things we do below.
- Surfing (you can surf with an approved private surfing Instructor)
- Dolphins and Whales watching, (depending on the season, between May to October)
- Relaxing and enjoying the beach while surf yourself (we can rent a surf boat for your own use)
- Enjoy BBQ parties,
- Panama lake safari (crocodile watching)
- Yala East Kumana National Park Safari
- Lahugala National Park Safari
Last day of our tour, we transfer you to Airport or Colombo. Or if you decided to stay long at Arugambay, to be leisure some more days at the beach we will arrange airport transfer upon your requested day.
If you would chose south cost
Drive to down south sandy beach, excellent beach weather expected in southern cost in November to May, can be leisure and enjoy the beautiful beaches under the perfect sunshine long hours along the bays, as Wadduwa, Beruwala, Benthota, Hikkaduwa, Galle, Unawatuna, Weligama and Tangalle in East, so our drive is to Weligama and overnight stay at weligama
During the season you can enjoy an Marine Adventure whales and Dolphins watching tour or still enjoy the beaches around weligama and overnight stay at Weligama
Drive to Benthota en-route visit, Galle. Wondrous natural harbor of Galle dated back to 12th centuries, it has been use as a main sea port till constructed Colombo harbor, and the Galle Dutch fort build by Portuguese in 15th centuries and it’s fortified by Dutch and after it has been used by British colonial period, can experience long centuries of colonial architecture influence while walking on Dutch fort streets, sun set of Galle fort is an amazing scenic view of relax your mind for sometimes, it has declared as an UNESCO world heritage site in 1988. Hikkaduwa, long sandy beach and perfect raising waves draws senior suffers to Hikkaduwa, to perform their surfing skills, and also Hikkaduwa famous for diving and snorkeling, (Snorkeling in Hikkaduwa is a wonderful excursion for exploring underwater hidden beauty.)
Tsunami Museum, is aimed educating communities on Tsunami and preserve the memories of 2004 Tsunami. There after visit turtle conservation project, here you will experience lot of information about Sri Lanka’s sea turtle project, overnight stay at Benthota
Last day of “Glance of Sri Lanka 13 Days Tour, according to your depature transfer to Airport, or any Hotels towards Colombo. Or if you decided to stay long at South Coast beaches to be leisure, we will arrange airport transfer upon your requested day Obviously you fly back home, with happy and full of sweet memorable memories with us in Sri Lanka,
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