Explore Sri Lanka Tour
Welcome to the beautiful island of Sri Lanka! This 14-night/15-day tour is designed to take you on a journey through the wonders of this diverse and culturally rich country. From ancient ruins and sacred temples to pristine beaches and lush tea plantations, get ready to experience the best that Sri Lanka has to offer.
Your adventure begins in Colombo, the vibrant capital city, where you'll immerse yourself in the bustling streets, historical sites, and modern attractions. Explore the city's colonial heritage, visit sacred temples, and indulge in the vibrant street food scene.
Your adventure culminates with a safari in Yala National Park, home to a vast array of wildlife, including the elusive leopard. Traverse through the wilderness, keeping your eyes peeled for elephants, sloth bears, and a plethora of bird species.
Throughout your journey, savor the flavors of authentic Sri Lankan cuisine, from spicy curries to aromatic teas. Immerse yourself in the warmth and hospitality of the locals, and learn about the unique traditions and customs that make Sri Lanka so captivating.
From the ancient wonders to the natural splendors, this Sri Lanka tour promises to be an unforgettable experience, leaving you with cherished memories of a country steeped in history, beauty, and cultural richness. Get ready to embark on an incredible adventure through the wonders of Sri Lanka!
Arrival in Colombo
- Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo.
- Transfer to your hotel and check-in.
- Spend the rest of the day at your leisure, relaxing and exploring the vibrant city of Colombo.
Colombo City Tour
- Start your day with a city tour of Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka.
- Visit historical sites such as the Independence Square, Gangaramaya Temple, and the Old Parliament Building.
- Explore the colorful streets of Pettah, known for its bustling markets and street food.
- Enjoy a leisurely stroll along Galle Face Green, a seaside promenade.
Anuradhapura Ancient City
- Travel to Anuradhapura, one of Sri Lanka's ancient capitals and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Explore the archaeological wonders, including ancient stupas, monastic complexes, and sacred bodhi trees.
- Visit the Ruwanwelisaya Stupa, Jetavanaramaya, and the sacred Sri Maha Bodhi tree.
Polonnaruwa and Minneriya National Park
- Explore the medieval city of Polonnaruwa, another UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Discover the ancient ruins, including the Royal Palace, Gal Vihara, and the stunning Rankot Vihara.
- In the afternoon, embark on a jeep safari in Minneriya National Park, known for its large gatherings of elephants.
Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Cave Temple
- Climb the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress, an ancient rock citadel with breathtaking views.
- Marvel at the impressive frescoes, the famous Lion's Paw entrance, and the well-preserved gardens.
- Visit the Dambulla Cave Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring stunning cave paintings and statues.
Kandy City Tour
- Journey to the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, Kandy.
- Visit the sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic, which houses the revered tooth relic of the Buddha.
- Explore the beautiful Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens.
- Enjoy a traditional cultural show in the evening, featuring captivating music and dance performances.
Nuwara Eliya and Tea Plantations
- Travel to Nuwara Eliya, known as "Little England" due to its colonial architecture and tea plantations.
- Visit a tea estate and learn about the process of tea production.
- Enjoy a scenic train ride through the picturesque tea country, witnessing breathtaking landscapes.
Horton Plains National Park and Ella
- Embark on a morning excursion to Horton Plains National Park.
- Trek to the stunning World's End viewpoint, offering panoramic views of the surrounding hills and valleys.
- Continue to the charming town of Ella, known for its scenic beauty and hiking opportunities.
Ella and Nine Arches Bridge
- Explore the enchanting town of Ella and enjoy the breathtaking views of Ella Gap and the surrounding tea plantations.
- Visit the iconic Nine Arches Bridge, a stunning architectural marvel.
- Optionally, embark on a hike to Little Adam's Peak for panoramic views of the area.
Yala National Park Safari
- Travel to Yala National Park, renowned for its diverse wildlife, including leopards, elephants, and exotic bird species.
- Embark on an exciting safari adventure through the park, keeping an eyeout for the incredible wildlife that calls Yala home.
Galle Fort and Beaches
- Journey to the coastal town of Galle and explore the historic Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Wander through the narrow streets, admiring the colonial architecture, boutique shops, and charming cafes.
- Relax and unwind on the beautiful beaches of Galle, enjoying the sun, sand, and turquoise waters.
Mirissa and Whale Watching
- Visit the coastal town of Mirissa, known for its stunning beaches and whale watching opportunities.
- Embark on an exhilarating whale watching excursion, where you may spot majestic whales and dolphins in their natural habitat.
- Enjoy leisure time on the beach or engage in water sports activities.
Bentota and Water Sports
- Head to the coastal town of Bentota, famous for its pristine beaches and water sports.
- Relax on the golden sands or try your hand at thrilling water activities such as jet skiing, snorkeling, or banana boat rides.
- Visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, a conservation project dedicated to protecting endangered sea turtles.
Colombo Shopping and Farewell Dinner
- Return to Colombo and indulge in a day of shopping at popular malls and markets.
- Explore the bustling streets of Pettah and browse through a variety of goods, from textiles to spices.
- In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner where you can savor delicious Sri Lankan cuisine and reflect on your incredible journey.
- After breakfast, check out from your hotel.
- Depending on your flight time, you may have some free time for last-minute shopping or sightseeing.
- Transfer to Bandaranaike International Airport for your departure, carrying with you unforgettable memories of your Sri Lanka adventure.