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Best of Sri lanka in two weeks

Best of Sri lanka in two weeks

Duration

14 nights 15 Days honeymoon tour

Locations

Airport – Dambulla – Habarana - Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa –Trinco - Kandy - Pinnawala – Nuwaraeliya - Ella - Arugam bay – Ratnapura – Sinharaja - Colombo – Airport

Genre

Heritage, Safari, leisure, Beach stay

 

 

 

 

 

Day 01: AIRPORT – HABARANA

Arrive in Sri Lanka, Welcome by CYRIL TOURS representative at the airport and transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to Habarana. If you are interested enroute visit Dambulla Cave Temple and check in to hotel Cinnamon Lodge / Chaaya Village /Amaya lake / Aliya resort for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 02: HABARANA - SIGIRIYA –POLONNARUWA – HABARANA

After breakfast proceed to urban village to have nature walk. This tour called “Village tour”. This is new concept, foreigners really happy to do this. After Village tour you can have Elephant ride. This elephant will carry you to inside the village, cross the river or lake (while crossing we can see only you and elephants head with a trunk. It’s very interesting journey. You will really enjoy it). Then continue to climb the famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress, which was built by King Kassapa fearing an invasion built this impregnable fortress at Sigiriya, this majestic lion rock fortress is consist of water garden, frescoes, mirror wall, lion flat-form and the summit. After Sigiriya continue to Polonnaruwa.

Polonnaruwa the Medieval Kingdom from the 11th to 13th century. You will see Royal Palace, Vatadage, Galvihara,  and End of the Polonnaruwa city tour return to hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 03 & 04: HABARANA – TRINCOMALEE – NILAVELI / UPPUVELI

After breakfast heading to famous east coast Trincomalee, checking to Chaaya Blue / Nilaveli beach / Pigeon Island Resort for beach stays. (No of days you can decide)

While you are in Trincomalee you can visit and do:

Koneswaram Hindu Kovil in Swami Rock, Fort Fredrick, Pigeon Island, Marble Beach, Hot water wells.

Whales and Dolphin watching, snorkeling and diving.

DAY 05: TRINCO - KANDY

After breakfast checkout from the hotel to proceed to Kandy. Enroute you are visiting the Golden Rock Cave Temple of Dambulla if you did not do it on arrival. While continuing to Kandy, on the way (in Matale) you will have chance to visit spice plantation that grow a variety of spices such as cinnamon, pepper and nutmeg, for which, Sri Lanka was renowned and initially colonized by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. You could also visit the Batik factory and watch the production of artistic fabric.  Continue to Kandy.  Checking to the Cinnamon Citadel /Earls regency/ Mahaweli reach/ Thilanka / Amaya hills /Serine grand  hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 06: KANDY – PINNAWALA - KANDY

After breakfast leave to visit the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala to witness the feeding to the baby elephants. After Pinnawala on the way back to Kandy you can visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden.  Later take a guided city tour of Kandy and will drop you to the town centre of Kandy to have a free walk. In the evening there is a traditional dancing show and after the show visit the Sacred Temple of the Tooth relic. At the end of the day return to the hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 07: KANDY – NUWARAELIYA

After breakfast checkout from the hotel and proceed to Nuwaraeliya (little England) on scenic way. You have the opportunity to enjoy a brief train ride on your way to Nuwaraeliya. Your vehicle will travel ahead of you and pick you up from predetermined railway station. This is optional and availability has to be confirmed.  Enroute visit the Tea Factory to learn how tea is grown and processed. Arrive Nuwaraeliya and check into Araliya green hills / St Andrews /Tea factory /Heaven Seven / Grand hotel for overnight stay in the cool comfort.

Nuwara Eliya meaning "city on the plain (table land)" or "city of light", is a town in the central highlands of Sri Lanka with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. It is located at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) and is considered to be the most important location for Tea production in Sri Lanka. The town is overlooked by Pidurutalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka.

The city was founded by Samuel Baker, the discoverer of Lake Albert and the explorer of the Nile in 1846. Nuwara Eliya's climate lent itself to becoming the prime sanctuary of the British civil servants and planters in Ceylon. Nuwara Eliya, called Little England then, was also a hill country retreat where the British colonialists could immerse in their pastimes such as fox hunting, deer hunting, elephant hunting, polo, golf and cricket.

Although the town was founded in the 19th century by the British, the whole district is today visited by native travelers, especially during the month of April, the season of flowers, pony races, go cart races and auto rally.

Many of the buildings retain features from the colonial period such as the Queen's Cottage, General's House, Grand Hotel, Hill Club, Town Post Office and even new hotels are often built and furnished in the colonial style. Anyone who visits the city can wallow in its nostalgia of bygone days by visiting these landmark buildings. Many private homes still maintain their old English-style lawns and gardens. Checking to hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 08: Early morning you can have an excursion to Horton plains, world’s end. This journey including travel time would be 6 – 7 hours, and then returned to hotel. Evening visit around Nuwaraeliya.  

Visit Gregory’s park. It’s a beautiful place with lack of activities to do for children as well as you. Paddling boats, Pony rides and cycling available for reasonable rates. Superb weather for enjoying. Every rich man has a (Villa) house there. This is ideal location for nature lovers. Overnight stay in Nuwaraeliya.

DAY 09: NUWARAELIYA - ELLA       

After breakfast checkout from the hotel leave to Ella. In Ella you can visit little Adams peak and Ella rock with local person from the area. Because we have to walk through their lands. Overnight stay in 98 acres/Ambiente /Sky green/Ella motel / Dream café /Holiday inn. Ella is one of the most famous place among tourists.

DAY 10: ELLA – ARUGAM BAY

After breakfast checkout from the hotel to proceed to famous Arugam bay for beach stay and water sports activities. Checking to Bay vista / Mermaid or many more hotels and guest houses.

DAY 11: On your own (You can decide how many days you want to stay here)

DAY 12: ARUGAM BAY – UDA WALAWE

After breakfast checkout from the hotel to proceed to Uda Walawe. Checking to Grand Uda Walawe resort. Evening you can visit Uda Walawe National Park safari by hired jeep.

DAY 13: UDA WALAWE – RATNAPURA – SINHARAJA

After breakfast checkout from the hotel to proceed to Sinharaja Rain Forest. Enroute stop at Ratnapura, a gem city for a while to look around a gem pits.  Then continue to Sinha Raja Forest in Kalawana – Veddagala. Visit the part of 18,900 acres or 7,648 hectares world heritage site by foot with tracker provided by government department of wildlife conservation. Overnight stay in Veddagala Rain Forest Edge or Boulder Garden resort.

DAY 14: SINHA RAJA FOREST – COLOMBO

After breakfast checkout from the hotel and proceed to Colombo. Have a guided city tour in Colombo and overnight stay in Kingsbury/Cinnamon Grand/Cinnamon lake side/Galadari/Taj Samudra hotel/Grand oriental hotel/Mirage/Mount Lavinia hotel or Ramada hotel

DAY 15: COLOMBO – AIRPORT

After two weeks in beautiful Island Sri Lanka leave to airport on time to catch the flight to back home.

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