Classic Tour – 11 Days

Start / End : Colombo | Duration : 11 Days/10 Nights

Classic Tour – 11 Days

A tour of this famous city is also part of the itinerary, then it is on to the chilly climes of Nuwara Eliya for a relaxed interlude. Thereafter you will visit Bandarawela, the Dova Temple and the serene Adisham Monastery before returning to the southern seaside town of Panadura on the outskirts of Colombo

Tour Summary

Duration: 11 Days/10 Nights

Start / End: Colombo

Available : All year round

Highlights

  • Visit medieval capital city of Polonnaruwa
  • Visit ancient ruins at Anuradapuraya
  • Visit Kandy Tooth temple
  • Visit Hakgala Botanical garden
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Day 01 Airport – Negombo

Arrive at the Airport and transfer to Negombo.negombo2-thumb
A characteristic fishing town north of Colombo, it is a mere 6 Km from the international airport. Set amid lush groves of coconut palms, it breathes the spirit of the sea. Negombo is a gourmet’s paradise with sea food in plenty. Old world fishing craft like the outrigger canoe and the catamaran bring seer, skipjack, herring and mullet, pomfret & amber jack, while lobster & prawn are caught in the lagoon.

Dinner & Overnight stay at Negombo.

 

Day 02 Negombo – Anuradhapura

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After breakfast leave to visit the Anuradhapura. Visit the Cultural sites.
Anuradhapura lay deserted for hundreds of years, the ruins buried deep in the jungles of the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Anuradhapura is the birthplace of Sinhala civilization & one of the world’s largest archeological sites. It is considered as the greatest monastic city of the ancient world, & was founded in the 5th century BC.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Anuradhapura.

 

Day 03 Anuradhapura – Polonnaruwa

After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa and visit Polonnaruwa Cultural sites.polonnaruwa-thumb-2
Polonnaruwa was the capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to the 13th century AD. This ancient city is today one of the most beautiful centres of this island’s cultural heritage. In its prime, the city, inside it’s 3½ miles strong encircling walls, housed hundreds of thousands of people. The remains of this ancient city comprised of many buildings and irrigation works.

Dinner & Overnight stay at Polonnaruwa.

 

Day 04 Polonnaruwa – Kandy

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After breakfast leave for Kandy. En route visit a spice garden. After lunch visit the Kandy temple and observe a cultural dance in the evening.The Sacred Tooth Relic is the most venerated object of worship for Buddhists. Its present house, the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Dalada Maligawa) in Kandy, Sri Lanka is a sacred place for Buddhist.

Dinner and over night stay at Kandy

 

Day 05 Kandy

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After breakfast visit the Peradeniya gardens and a city tour of Kandy.

The Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya is well known for its large variety of plant life. The great lawns highlight huge tropical trees and a variety of bamboo can be found in one place. The best know attraction of the garden is the orchid House. The area, nearly 150 acres in extent, is beautifully undulated, its average elevation above sea-level being about 1,540 feet.
The Royal Botanic Gardens was established in 1821.

Dinner and overnight stay at Kandy.

 

Day 06 Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

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After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit a tea factory. Evening visit Hakgala botanical gardens. Hakgala is a small botanical garden close to the famous hill resort of Nuwara Eliya. A special attraction Orchids which many of them endemic to Sri Lanka. It was once the pleasure garden of Ravana of the Ramayana epic and according to many; it was one of the places where the beautiful Sita was hidden by the demon king

Dinner and Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

 

Day 07 Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast city tour and rest of the day at your leisure.nuwaraeliya-2-lake-thumb
The center of the hill country also called the Hill station in British colonial jargon. This ruggedly picturesque location almost 6200 feet in elevation with it’s spring climate is very English in it’s landscape & buildings; which was started by the British.

Dinner and Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

 

Day 08 Nuwara Eliya – Bandarawela

After breakfast leave for Bandarawela. City tour of Bandarawela.bandarawela-thumb

Dinner and Overnight stay at Bandarawela.

 

 

Day 09 Bandarawela

After breakfast visit St Benedict’s Monastry & Dowa temple.
Adisham Bungalow, a 19th century British period building, was modelled on Leeds Castle in Kent, England. It was the country house of Sir Thomas Villiers, a distinguished British resident in Sri Lanka in the early 20th century. It is now a Benedictine retreat which is3km away from Haputale.

Dinner and Overnight stay at Bandarawela.

 

Day 10 Bandarawela – Kalutara

After breakfast leave to Panadura. Leisure at the beach Resort.kalutara-beach-thumb

Dinner and overnight stay Panadura.

 

 

Day 11 Panadura – Airport

Transfer to the airport on time for the flight.

  • Accommodation sharing twin on Bed and Breakfast Basis while on tour at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Air-conditioned private transport
  • English speaking chauffeur-guide
  • Government tax and service charge
  • International airfare
  • Lunch, Dinner & Beverages.
  • Expenses of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc,.)
  • Personal travel and medical insurance
  • Departure airport tax
  • Compulsory Cricket/Peak and any Seasonal supplements at selected hotels.( To be notified by the time of the booking)
  • Entrance fees, Jeep hire costs, Trekker chargers etc at sites and locations as per itinerary.

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