Touring sri lanka
Sri lanka is a paradise for sightseeing, your name it, we have it! And in close proximity too! Within a tiny area of 65,610 sq.km. is a package Of varied interests. From Colombo on the west coast you may travel to the Salubrious hill country through breathtaking scenery in 3 to 5 hours. Each Turn unfolding a different visual tapestry.
The world renowned photographer roloff beny had ones said that he had Never seen such a variation of greens anywhere in the world. Sri lanka is Often called the ‘Emerald isie’.
Is it not only scenery which would captivate you… sri lanka’s ancient cities With stupendous monuments, sculpture, carvingsand huge man-made lakes, Landscaped gardens…have taken pride of place among the treasures of the Ancient world. seven of these sites are listed in unesco’s world heritage Sities.a grand list of fauna and flora,gem mines yielding precious and semi Precious gems,including the spectacular blue sapphire.and above all,a Smiling,simple,hospitable people are a delight to any visitor to our shores. Your tours will depend on the time at your disposal and your interests. weHave lised some tours as guidelines to plan your individual tour.kindly refer To appropriate descriptions of the places and accommodation establishments Listed in this site.
1. Day tour Colombo – Kandy – Colombo back
Kandy, the last capital of the Sinhala kings, today the most beautiful city in the island. Daladamaligawa-
Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the lord Buddha and many temples with beautiful paintings and wood
Carvings, royal botanical gardens & university at peradeniya, hydro-power reservoirs, udawattekele reserve, cultural shows (kandyan dancing) shopping (handicrafts, batiks, jems and jewellery) visit elephant orphanage and tea factory enroute.(also refer section under kandy)
2. Day tour Colombo – Rathnapura – Colombo back
The “gem city” of srilanka, gem pits (mining) gem workshops (gem cutting, polishing, jewellery making) ,bopathella waterfall, enroute visit
Rubber estate & factory. A beautiful drive from colombo through typical sri Lankan villages.
3. Day tour Colombo – Galle
Drive along the beautiful coastline down south to galle (fortress built by the dutch, shop for exquisite hand- made lace) enroute many beach hotels
For a break at kalutara, beruwala, bentota (popular for water sports) hikkaduwa (famous for corals & tropical fish) ambalangoda (masks &
4. 2 day 1 night Colombo – Kandy – Nuwaraeliya back
Day -1 leave for kandy. Visit elephant orphanage and a tea factory enroute .sightseeing in kandy. Overnight at kandy.
Day -2 early morning, proceed to nuwaraeliyab through ramboda pass-beautiful scenery of the hill country- tea estates ramboda waterfall
(329ft) N’eliya, 6182 ftabovesea level, is a replica of an old English village with cottage &victorian type buildings. Pidurutalagala (8281ft.)
Highest peak in srilanka – hakgala botanical gardens- back to colombo through ginigathhena. May stop for lunch at kitulgala rest house.
Kitugala was the location for the famous film “bridge on the river kwai”
5. 2 day 1 nightcolombo- Kandy – Sigiriya – Anuradhapura back
Day -1 early morning leave for Anuradhapura. The monuments date back to srimaha Bodhi the oldest historicaliy documented tree in the
worldis found here. Proceed to habarana. Overnight at habarana.
Day -2 morning drive back to colombo via kandy visiting sigiriya rock fortress enrouteproceed tocolombo. If time permits visit elephant
Orphanage at pinnawela.
6. 2 day 1 nightcolombo – gem city – udawalawe – sinharaja forest back
Day -1 early morning leave for ratnapura (gem city) see gem mines and a museum proceed to udawalawe national park , visiting the
Sinharaja rain forest enroute.Overnight at udawalawa.
Day-2 in udawalawa. Enjoy wild life and return to colombo via the south coast.
7. 3 day 2 night colombo – kandy – ancient cities back
Day -1 morning leave for kandy. Sightseeing in kandy. Dinner & night at kandy.
Day -2 early morning leave for polonnaruwa visiting sigiriya rock fortress enroute. Late evening tour of the medieavalcapiral. Dinner & night
Day-3 early leave for Anuradhapura tour of the ancient city. After lunch leave for colombo.
8. 3 day 2 night colombo – hill country – kandy – ancient cities back
Day -1 morning leave for nuwaraeliya via kitulgala and talawakeke. Beautiful hill country scenery. Sightseeing in nuwaraeliya visit hakgala
Botanical gardens. Dinner & night at nuwaraeliya
Day -2 morning leave for kandy visiting a tea estate and factory enroute. Sightseeing and shopping in kandy. Dinner & night at kandy.
Day -3 morning leave for sigiriya rock fortress. After lunch return to colombo via kurunegala.
9. 4 day 3 night colombo – south coast – wild life – gem city –colombo city back
Day -1 morning leave for galle visiting hikkaduwa, relax on the beach evening proceed to galle. Dinner & night welligama.
Day-2 morning leave for tissamaharama, gateway to yala national park. Afternoon tour of the park. Dinner & night atyala
Day-3 morning leave for rathnapura through cross contry lunch at rathnapura, visit gem mines, gem museums. Evening return to colombo
Dinner & night at Mt.lavinia.
Day-4 morning colombo city tour & shopping in the afternoon going to Ayurveda spa and have a good massage and relax.
10.5day 4 nightcolombo – south coast – wild life – hill country – kandy – colombo back
Day-1 morning leave for a bentota. On the beach, at leisure.Lunch, dinner & night at bentota.
Day-2 morning leave for tissamaharama via galle. Lunch on route.Afternoon visit the yala national park.Dinner & night at tissamaharama.
Day-3 morning leave for nuwaraeliya, via koslanda. Lunch at nuwaraeliya.Afternoon sightseeing in nuwaraeliya.Dinner & night at
Day-4 morning continue sightseeing in nuwaraeliya. Visit a tea estate. Proceed to kandy visiting peradaniya botanical gardens en route.
Dinner & night at kandy.
Day-5 morning shopping and sightseeing in kandy. Lunch in kandy. Afternoon return to colombo visiting the elephant orphanage at
11.5 day 4 night colombo – gem city – wild life – hill country – kandy – dambulla – sigiriya – Colombo back
Day-1 morning – leave for rathnapura. Visit a gem pit and a gem museum enroute. Proceed to udawalawa national park,.Lunch ,dinner
& night at udawalawa.
Day-2 morning – leave for nuwaraeliya, lunch at nuwaraeliya. Sightseeing in nuwaraeliya including the hakgala botanic gardens. Dinner
& night at nuwaraeliya.
Day-3 morning – leave for kandy, visiting a tea estate and factory en route. Lunch at kandy. Dinner & night at kandy.
Day-4 morning – leave for habarana, visiting sigiriya rock fortress and dambullacavr temple in route. Lunch at sigiriya. Afternoon – proceed
To habarana. Dinner & night at habarana.
Day-5 morning at leisure. Afternoon return to colombo. Dinner & night at colombo.
12. 5 day 4 night colombo – ancient cities – kandy – hill country – colombo back
Day-1 morning – leave for Anuradhapura visiting negombo en route. Lunch at Anuradhapura. Afternoon – sightseeing of the ancient city.
dinner& night at Anuradhapura.
Day-2 morning –leave for polonnaruwa – medieaval capital visiting mihintale en route.Lunch at polonnaruwa. Dinner &nigh atpolonnaruwa.
Day-3 morning – leave for sigiriya, visit rock fortress. Picnic lunch at sigiriya. Afternoon – proceed to kandy, visiting dambulla cave temple
Enroute. Dinner & night at kandy.
Day-4 morning – sightseeing and shopping in kandy. Lunch at kandy. Afternoon – leave fornnuwaraeliya visiting peradeniya en route.
Dinner & night at nuwaraeliya.
Day-5 morning – sightseeing in nuwaraeliya, visit a tea estate and hakgala gardens. Afternoon – leave for colombo via ginigathhena and
Kitulgala.Lunch enroute. Dinner & night at colombo.
13. 7 day 6 night colombo – ancient cities – kandy – hill country – wild life – south coast – back
Day-1 morning – leave for Anuradhapura via puttalam. Lunch at Anuradhapura. Afternoon – sightseeing of the ancient city if time permits
Visit mihintale (the cradle of Buddhism) dinner & night at Anuradhapura.
Day-2 elrly morning – leave for wilpattu with picnic lunch. Afternoon – proceed to habarana. Dinnar& night at habarana.
Day-3 morning – proceed to kandy visiting sigiriya rock fortress en route. Lunch in kandy. Afternoon visit peradeniya, botanic gardens and
Temple in an around kandy. Dinner & night at kandy.
Day-4 morning-leave for nuwara-eliya visit a tea estate en route.lunch at nuwara-eliya.afternoon-sightseeing.dinner and night at nuwara
Day-5 morning-leave for tissamaharama via koslanda.lunch at tissamaharama.afternoon-visit yala national park.dinner and night at
Day-6 morning-leave for galle,sightseeing in galle.lunch at galle.afternoon-proceed to hikkaduwa.relax on the beach.dinner and night at
Day-7 morning leave for colombo.afternoon shopping and sightseeing in colombo.
14. 7 day 6 night colombo – hill country – kandy – ancient cities – east coast – colombo back
Day-1 morning leave for nuwaraeliya.lunch at kitulgala.dinner and night at nuwaraeliya.
Day-2 morning sightseeing in nuwaraeliya including hakgala botanical gradens. Proceed to kandy visiting a tea estate & factory enroute.
Dinner & night at kandy.
Day3 morning sightseeing in kandy.proceed to habaranavisiting(if time permits)dambulla cave temple en route.dinner& night at habarana/
Day-4 morning visit sigiriya rock fortress and proceed to polonnaruwa.late afternoon tour of the medieavalcapital.dinner& night at
Day-5morning proceed to trincomalee. At leisure on the beach.Overnight at trincomaiee / nilaveli.
Day-6 morning sightseeing in trincomalee. Proceed to colombo for the night. Night in colombo.
Day-7 in colombo. Shopping and sightseeing. Overnight in colombo.
15. 10 day aravel tour colombo – south coast – wild life – hill country – kandy – ancient cities –East cost – west cost – colombo back
Day-1 morning leave for yala national park. Lunch enroute at hikkaduwa or galle. Proceed to tissamaharama, gateway to yala. Dinner &
Night at tissamaharama /yala.
Day-2 early morning visit yala. After lunch leave for nuwaraeliya. Dinner & night at nuwaraeliya.
Day-3 morning sightseeing in nuwaraeliya. Leave for Horton plains nature reserve. Visit world’s end. Dinner and night at Horton plains.
Day-4 morning leave for kandy. Visiting a tea estate enroute. Late lunch in kandy. Evening sightseeing and shopping. Dinner & night at kandy.
Day-5 early morning proceed to polonnaruwa visiting the sigiriya rock fortress enroute. If time permits you may visit the dambulla cave
Temple. Dinner & night at polonnaruwa.
Day-6 morning tour of the medieaval capital. Leave for trincomalee with picnic lunch. Dinner & night at trincomalee / nilaveli.
Day-7 in trincomalee at leisure.On the beach and sightseeing.
Day-8 morning leave for Anuradhapura. Late evening tour of the ancient city.Dinner & night at Anuradhapura.
Day-9 morning visit wilpattu national park with picnic lunch. Proceed to colombo / negombo. Dinner & night at colombo / negombo.
Day-10 sightseeing in colombo and shopping. Dinner & night at colombo / negombo.