Week in Island Tour (07 DAYS)
Explore the stunning landscape and cultures of Sri Lanka’s Southern province and central districts on an 7-days tour of Kandy, NuwaraEliya and the beautiful Ahungalla. Visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Kithulgala River Rafting and much more. We make sure on this week you will have a ultimate Sri Lankan experience.
* Accommodation On half-board basis ( breakfast and dinner include )
* Services of an English speaking driver/guide.
* Transport by air-conditioned vehicle as per the program.
* All applicable entrance fees to places mentioned in the entire tour package.
* Double Room or triple rooms as required by the client.
* Kids below 5 years sharing with parents-free of charge and between 6-11 kids half chareable
* Our care and attention.
* Government taxes.
* Video and camera permit.
* Compulsory supplements Perahera, Christmas, New-year Etc..
* Optional programs and excursions.
* Visa & Flight Tickets.
Day 01 Arrival/ Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage/ Sigiriya lion rock/ Sigiriya
Arrive to bandaranayake international airport. You will met representative of McIsland Life travels and tours. Proceed to Sigiriya en route visit elephant orphanage Pinnawala. The Pinnawala elephant orphanage was established to feed,nurse and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers.
Lunch en route at local restaurant
Afternoon visit Sigiriya lion rock which declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1982. It is a complex of building, part royal place, part fortified town and water gardens on par with the best in the ancient world, constitute a magnificent and unique architectural feat of the ancient Sinhalese. It is regarded as the 8th wonder of the ancient world.
Dinner and overnight stay at Sigiriya.
Day 02 Sigiriya/ Anuradhapura
After breakfast visit Anuradhapura ancient city. The city’s greatest treasures are its dagabos constructed of bricks and hemispherical in shape. The most notable of these dagobas are Ruwanweliseya, Jethawanaramaya and Thuparama Dagobas. The city’s most renowed relic is the scared Bo tree, which is said to have grown from a brand of the tree under which the Buddha gained enlightenment. It was planted 2250 years ago and is the oldest historically authenticated tree in the world.
Dinner and overnight stay in Sigiriya.
Day 03 Sigiriya/ Polonnaruwa
After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa. Polonnaruwa is another world heritage site was the capital of Sri Lanka. Contains some splendid and spectacular statues. The city in its day was fortified with three concentric walls, beautified with parks and gardens and sanctified by many surines. Polonnaruwa shows the interesting blend of the influence of the south indian hindu culture on the Sinhala Buddhist art and architecture in the scattered shrines and monuments still renovated daily by devotees.
Dinner and overnight stay in Sigiriya.
Day 04 Sigiriya/ Minneriya safari/ Dambulla cave temple/ Spice garden Matale/ kandyan dance/ Kandy
After early breakfast visit Minneriya national park to do a safari at Minneriya national park by jeep. This national park is famous for its large population of elephants and seen in the catchment area of the lake. There are also macaques, sambar deer, wild buffaloes, land monitors and even some elusive leopard and sloth bears to be observed.
Next visit to Dambulla cave temple. The beautifully painted cave temple of Dambulla were designated a UNESCO world heritage site in 1991. The walls and ceilings of the caves are adorned with paintings depicting religious and secular themes.
Lunch en route at a local restaurant
En route visit to spice garden and experience the spices of Sri lanka. Evening visit the Kandyan cultural show.
Dinner and overnight at Kandy.
Day 05 Kandy/ Temple of tooth/ Nuwaraeliya
After breakfast at hotel visit the temple of tooth sacred tooth relic located at the heart of the Kandy town, right before the green waters of the Nuwara wewa, the temple’s white washed walls with tops shaped like that of clouds surround the temple ground.
Leave for Nuwaraeliya en route visit Ramboda water falls, tea factory and tea plantations at Labukelle where you taste the tea and experience of processing tea at the factory.
Lunch at the hotel and refresh yourself.
Afternoon city tour of Nuwaraeliya and visit around Gregory lake.
Dinner and overnight stay in Nuwara eliya.
Day 06 Nuwaraeliya/ Kithulagala water rafting
After breakfast leave for Kithulgala. Kithulgala serves as a base for a rouge of adventure activities, such as whitewater rafting. Most hotel in the area can also arrange rock climbing, cycling, abseiling and overnight river trips. A boat trip across the river leads to the Kithulgala forest preserve, which offers good bird watching and trekking in lowland rainforest.
Dinner and overnight at Kithulgala.
Day 07 Negombo city tour/ Departure
After breakfast leave for Negombo city tour and transfer airport for departure.