Covers the main 09 places of Sri Lanka. Commencing from ancient Culture, after that watching of the wildlife, after that proceeding to tea country and after that again will hike with hill country to get an adventure through the misty mountains and after proceeding hill country you can enjoy with the beach and leisure. Finally you can shopping and relax with lovely memories.
When you arrive at the Colombo International Airport you will be warmly welcomed by a representative of Heladiv Tours and pick you up from Bandaranayake International airport on your arrival where you will be safely brought to Negombo afterwards, as you get ready to start your trip here in Negombo is a fishing town with a world-famous beach perfect for you to relax soon after the tiring flight.
You will spend the rest of your day at leisure, enjoying the ambience of Negombo. Negombo is also known as “Little Rome” by the locals where many devoted Catholics lives. The mouthwatering cuisine and the vibrant night down by the beach is assured to kick start your journey here in Sri Lanka.
In the morning visit the fish market, the old Dutch Fort, St. Mary’s church and Angurumulla temple to see the religious diversity and culture attached with the people living here. We highly recommend it. After breakfast an early morning start today to visit one of Sri Lanka’s most famous landmarks, the Sigiriya.
Sigiriya Rock Fortress, rising 200 meters above the surrounding plains situated. This is a majestic sight and well worth the climb to witness 360-degree views across Sri Lanka. This lion rock is said to be one of the UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites, the architecture of this magnificent rock is unbelievable!
In the evening you will experience something truly special at Minneriya national park where you get to see the largest wild elephant gathering in the world. After the wild safari again back to Sigiriya for the night. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
After Breakfast, you'll be leaving on an exciting drive through busy towns, villages, woodlands, rice paddies and marshes into the rural heartland of tropical Sri Lanka to your destination - Habarana. Later you will set off towards Minneriya National Park. There you can see most of wild elephants and the most of variety of species of birds, The Minneriya National Park safari will let you witness the 300 elephants, 24 species of mammals and over 170 species of birds and 25 species of reptiles.
After breakfast you are going to visit one of the most famous town kandy in sri lanka. Today you will be leaving for Kandy en-route visiting the 1st century BC Dambulla Rock Cave Temple - the most impressive and largest rock cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. After visit on completion, drive to Kandy, en-route visit the Spice gardens located in Matale.
When you will be in kandy town in the evening, you will be taken to witness a traditional performance of Kandyan dancing. Complete your day with an evening visit to the Temple of the Tooth, which houses the most sacred relic of the Buddha.
After break first you will be visiting the Udawattakele Sanctuary or the Royal Forest Park of Kandy which is located on the hill behind the Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Tooth Relic.
Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy the Temple of the Sacred Tooth relic of the Buddha Is the most important temple for the Sri Lankan Buddhists and was built in the 16th Century A.D. by king Wimala dharmasooriya, solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic.
This wildlife haven is a habitat to numerous species of mammals, reptiles and an extraordinary fauna. Afterwards, you can take a stroll through the Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya; which started off as pleasure gardens for Sinhalese Royalty. Behold the amazing collection of over 300 varieties of orchids, probably the largest collection in Asia!
After having breakfast, you will be driven down to the railway station to experience one of the most exciting and scenic train journeys on the island, across the tea covered mountains, through tunnels and over bridges to your destination Nuwara Eliya. This place is also known as ‘little England. Grab your jackets and explore the amazing wonders of Nuwara Eliya. In the afternoon visit a working tea factory, to explore the tea estates and to learn about how it’s all done to make a delicious fresh cup of tea!
After an early breakfast or packed breakfast, you will be leaving for an adventurous drive to Horton Plains National Park, located at an altitude of over 2000 meters and covering an area of 3160 hectares. Commence the circular trek through the park from the visitor’s centre where you will find some interesting exhibits pertaining to the history, fauna and flora of Horton Plains. The 9- kilometer circular trek will take approximately 3 hours to complete and will cover an escarpment called mini worlds end and the famous worlds end, from which point on a clear day you could see the southern coast of Sri Lanka.
After breakfast, you'll be leaving for Ella. After breakfast, you'll be leaving for Ella. Sometimes it's as much about the journey as it is about the destination. An example of this is Ella, a small, hill-country town set among Sri Lanka's lush tea plantations. It's filled with small guesthouses, amazing food, and very friendly people. It's a fun getaway from the city or a way to enjoy a few days of leisurely hiking in the countryside. there you can see Ella nine arch bridge.
After breakfast, you will be leaving for Yala! Passing by the lush tropical countryside, the little agriculture-based villages to the southeast region of Sri Lanka to your destination. Check-in to your selected hotel in Yala. This afternoon will be at leisure, allowing you to familiarize with the surroundings.
Today is going to be a great day filled with immense excitement and fun! You'll be leaving on an exciting early morning safari drive through the Yala National Park. The Yala National Park is the second largest in Sri Lanka and is home to 44 species of mammals including Elephants, Leopards (the highest density found in the world), Monkeys, Sloth bears, Toque macaques, Red Slender Loris, and Fishing Cats and about 215 Bird species. This safari is the perfect ride for any wildlife lover, exploring the marvels of Sri Lankan wildlife and nature, all in one! Return to the park for an afternoon safari drive.
After breakfast, you will proceed to Mirissa for your beach stay. Mirissa is home to beautiful beaches, whale watching, surf waves and quirky beach-side restaurants. o If your month of travel is between May to October we suggest a beach stay in the East coast. o If your month of travel is between November - April we suggest a beach stay in the South coast.
Spend your days at leisure soaking up the sun and fresh salty air of this beautiful coastline. The sandy beach is outlined by palm trees and its undeniably warming atmosphere with chilled breezes. The ideal combination of mix and hot is a travel destination that’s envy of many other countries.
After breakfast, you'll be leaving on a leisurely drive to Colombo, enroute visiting the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery! This is a haven of turtles, in various sizes and appearances. You'll be able to learn about turtles, take pictures of them and even hold them on your palms! There are numbers of various turtles, namely the Ridgeback, Hawksbill, Green Turtle, Olive Ridley and Loggerhead.