Dutch Fort, Negombo
Mihintale Monastery, Anuradhapura
Dambulla cave temple
Nalanda Gedige, Kandy
Sigiriya Rock Temple, Colombo
Bambarakanda Waterfall, Ella
Elephant Orphanage, Colombo
Arrive at Katunayake International Airport, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge, our executive will be waiting for you, meet and greet and transfer to Negombo. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at your hotel in Negombo.
Leave for Anuradhapura after having breakfast at your hotel in Negombo. Visit the places of veneration in Anuradhapura in the evening. This tour includes, Sri Maha Bodhi, Ruwanweli Stupa, Abhayagiri Stupa, Mirisaweti Stupa, Jetawana Stupa, Brazens Palace, Thuparama Stupa and Lankarama Temple. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Visit the rest of the places of veneration that couldn’t cover on the previous day. In the evening, visit Mihintale Monastery where Arahath Mahinda Thero (the son of Emperor Ashoka in Ayodhya) which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. Witness the rock where the Buddhists monks meet King Devanampiya Tissa and back to the hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.
After a leisurely breakfast, check out and proceed to Polonnaruwa via Avukana. Visit the rock statue of Lord Buddha in Aukana on your way to Polonnaruwa. Check in at your hotel in Polonnaruwa. In the evening visit the Polonnaruwa Historical site which is one of the best planned archaeological sites in Sri Lanka. Polonnaruwa kingdom was the second kingdom of the ancient Sri Lanka. Stay for overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Proceed to Dambulla after breakfast. You will have the option of visiting Sigiriya Rock Fortress, which is one of the key attractions in Sri Lanka. Proceed to Dambulla and check in at your hotel. Later visit Dambulla Cave Temple: a UNESCO World Heritage which has 5 caves with hundreds of Buddha Statues in different postures and frescos in the cave walls. Also visit the Golden Temple in which is recently built. The Buddhist Museum in the Golden Temple is an optional activity where you will be able to do it if you are keen. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Proceed to Kandy via Matale. Visit Aluvihara Temple in Matale in which the Buddhist Doctrine after having been handed down orally for several centuries was first transcribed into Ola leaf books in 1st Century BC. Proceed to Kandy; the most venerated City for the Buddhists in Sri Lanka. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Later visit three famous Temples around Kandy, which are Lankathilake Temple, Embekka Shrine & Gadaladeniya Temple. Evening visit the most sacred place of Buddhists in Sri Lanka; The temple of Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. In the evening you will be taken a city tour in Kandy where you will be able to visit shops, gem lapidaries, herbal gardens etc… Late evening enjoy Cultural Show in Kandy. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, Leave for Nuwara Eliya. Visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden before you proceed to Nuwara Eliya. Today’s drive will enable you to capture the fascinating views of misty mountains, scenic landscapes, tea estates and waterfalls. Visit a Tea Factory enroute to witness the process of making world renowned Ceylon Tea. Check in at your hotel in Nuwara Eliya. In the evening you will be free to walk in the Nuwara Eliya town area and interact with the local community. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel leave for Colombo. Visit Kelaniya Temple enroute. Check in at your hotel upon your arrival at Colombo and leave go for a City Tour. Visit the attractions scattered around the city and back to the hotel. In the evening you are free to experience the night life of the Colombo City. Stay overnight at Colombo.
After a leisurely breakfast, in time transfer to the Colombo airport to connect to your departure flight.