Glance of Sri Lanka 7 days tour package is prepared for the travelers who are willing to enjoy our Sri Lanka in a short vacation. During these 7 days, we have picked the most beautiful and important heritage, cultural sites, and attractions to bring you memorable moments of the tour, covering locations as below
Covering Locations In 7 Days
Pinnawala, Kandy, Dambulla, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Minneriya, Trincomalee
Day 1 – Pinnawala & Kandy
Pinnawala, found in Sri Lanka, is famous for its special home for elephants. In a beautiful place surrounded by nature, the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage takes care of elephants that don’t have families or are hurt. People can watch elephants being washed and looked after in a nearby river – it’s an amazing sight! This place doesn’t only help elephants, but it also teaches everyone about them and why we need to protect them. Pinnawala is a wonderful spot where nature, kindness, and culture come together, showing how important it is to care for animals and the environment.
Kandy, a city in Sri Lanka, is a mix of history and nature. It’s surrounded by green hills and was an important place for kings long ago. People come to see the Temple of the Tooth, where they keep a special part of Buddha. Kandy Lake is pretty and good for walks. Every year, there’s a big festival called Esala Perahera with colorful parades. You can learn about Kandy’s past at the Royal Palace and Museum. Kandy is a special place that shows both the beauty of nature and the history of Sri Lanka.
- Begin with an early drive to the Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
- You can witness the experience of baby elephants being fed milk and observe elephants playing and bathing in the river with their families.
- Additionally, there’s a chance to interact with a friendly elephant. This includes activities like bathing, walking, and feeding (optional).
- Later, head to Kandy, the last capital city of the kings.
- Visit the “Dhalada Maligawa,” the temple of the tooth relic
- Explore the Royal Botanical Garden, home to rare medical herbs, spices, and giant bamboo trees.
- Take some time to relax at the hotel, and then stroll around the scenic Kandy Lake.
- Engage in the Sri Lankan colorful cultural dancing program for an unforgettable experience.
- Conclude the day with an overnight stay in Kandy.
Day 2 – Kandy
- Begin the morning with a visit to the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden.
- Next, explore the gem museum, silk factory, and craft factory.
- Enjoy panoramic views of Kandy city from a viewpoint.
- Visit the Bahirawakanda Temple.
- Proceed to Dambulla, stopping en-route at the Herbal and Spice garden in Matale District.
- This region’s soil and weather are conducive to growing diverse spices and herbs.
- Learn about Ayurvedic medicines and cosmetics produced from natural spices.
- Experience a complimentary Ayurvedic head massage from a therapist.
- Conclude the day with an overnight stay in Dambulla.
Day 3 – Dambulla & Sigiriya
Dambulla, in Sri Lanka, is famous for its big caves with ancient treasures. These caves have old paintings and statues that people made a long time ago. The Dambulla Cave Temple is a special place where you can see all these things. The caves are in a big rock that you can climb to see a great view of the area. Dambulla is a place where you can learn about history, see amazing art, and enjoy the beauty of nature all at once. It’s like a peek into the past of Sri Lanka’s culture and stories.
Sigiriya, located in Sri Lanka, is a unique and ancient rock. People call it Lion Rock because it looks like a lion from a distance. Long ago, a king built a palace on top of the rock and surrounded it with beautiful gardens. You can climb up the rock using stairs and see amazing paintings on the walls halfway up. From the top, you get an incredible view of the land around. Sigiriya Rock is like a big piece of history that lets us imagine what life was like a very long time ago in Sri Lanka.
- Start the day by ascending the Dambulla cave temple, Sri Lanka’s largest and well-preserved cave temple from the 2nd century BC.
- The temple’s caves house numerous Buddha statues and images, depicting the history of Singhalese sculptures and paintings.
- Next, climb the Sigiriya Lion Rock fortress, a 5th-century marvel nominated as the 8th wonder of the world.
- This fortress was King Kasyapa’s creation and later transformed into a Buddhist monastery.
- Both Dambulla cave temple and Sigiriya are UNESCO world heritage sites.
- After descending, refresh with a King Coconut Drink, then embark on a village safari.
- The safari offers insights into village life and farmers’ lifestyles.
- It begins with a bullock cart ride through the village streets and a yacht (locally called “Oruwa”) crossing of the lake.
- Enjoy the scenic nature views along the way.
- Upon reaching the village, you’ll be welcomed into a farmer’s family home.
- Experience traditional cooking and support the farmer’s wife while enjoying a live-prepared organic lunch.
- Conclude the day with an overnight stay in Dambulla.
Day 4 – Polonnaruwa
Polonnaruwa, a place in Sri Lanka, is an ancient city full of old buildings and statues. It was the royal city many years ago. You can see big stone structures, like palaces and temples, that kings and queens used to live in. There’s a special statue called the Gal Vihara with huge Buddha figures carved in rocks. People can walk or ride bikes to explore this historic place and learn about how people lived in the past. Polonnaruwa gives us a peek into the old times of Sri Lanka and shows us impressive architecture and art from back then.
- Travel to Polonnaruwa, an 11th and 12th-century historical capital city, a UNESCO world heritage site.
- Explore this site by cycling with an approved guide.
- Discover ancient religious shrines and a remarkable 46-foot rock-carved reclining Buddha statue.
- Witness the impressive 55-foot wall image house and the seven-story ancient Royal palace of King Parakramabahu.
- See the royal bathing pool and intricately carved council chamber.
- Following this, embark on an adventurous game drive safari at Minneriya National Park.
- Witness the spectacle of 100 to 200 elephants gathered around the massive lake.
- This unforgettable experience will create lasting memories.
- The park is also home to various reptiles, mammals, and birds.
- After the 3 to 4-hour wild safari, continue driving to Trincomalee.
- Conclude the day with an overnight stay in Trincomalee.
Day 5 & 6 – Trincomalee
Trincomalee is a beautiful natural port city, its sandy beaches are really popular in the east coast region, and thousands of tourists visit every year, also it is one of world popular place for divers, snorkelers. And the marine National Park “Pigeon Island” is an outstanding place for snorkeling, we have so many things to do there, you can choose things which are you prefer to do, then we can arrange to do things according to our 2-day stay at Trincomalee.
- Boat ride to pigeon Island and Snorkeling,Diving
- Dolphins and Whales watching, (depending on the season, between May to October)
- Boat tour to visit eye-catching beautiful hidden marine sites and do some fishing, Enjoy some Water Sports
- Enjoy personal beach BBQ nights
- City Tour includes Koneshwaram Siva Temple, fort Fredric and Museum Day 5 & 6th overnight stays at Trincomalee
This is our last day of “Glance of Sri Lanka 7 Days”, according to your flight departure time we will transfer you to airport or hotel towards to airport if you wish to be leisure some more days at the beach we are happy to arrange airport transfer upon your request.
Obviously, you will fly back home, with happiness and full of sweet memorable memories with us in Sri Lanka,
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