Ceylon “The Grand Journey”

15 Days / 14 Nights
Negombo | Anuradhapura | Trincomalee | Habarana | Sigiriya | Polonnaruwa | Dambulla | Kandy | Pinnawela | Nuwaraeliya | Yala National Park | Gale | Bentota | Colombo

This exciting journey across Sri Lanka offers a little bit of everything for all the family: we explore dense jungles,  we travel to some of Sri Lanka’s greatest sights: from ancient Buddhist monuments to tea plantations and historic cities.. Elephant safaris, Boat tours and game drives are all part of the adventure in this tropical paradise. Staying in stylish and comfortable hotels and relax by the idyllic Indian Ocean coast.

Day 1 ~ Negombo

welcome at Colombo International Airport and transfer to the Hotel at closest seashore City Negambo. It is the largest and most traditional fishing village of the country And the next environment is waiting with a surprisingly lonely natural beauty.. Time for relaxation on the beach after your long journey. . Dinner and overnight at the same hotel.

Day 2 Anuradhapura

Breakfast and departure in the morning, direction of Anuradhupura. Along the way you make a stop at Aukana, to admire the spectacular statue of the Buddha high about 12 meters and perfectly preserved. Continuation in the direction of Anuradhapura, a city founded in the V century B.C. , which was the capital of the island for 1400 years. Under the protection of three large Buddhist monasteries, grew around a huge buildings reliquaries, the dagoba, built in memory of the Buddha. Their domes of bricks are object of devotion for Buddhists from all over the world. City of the past, the royal capital has retained much of the ancient splendors: the royal gardens Ran Masu Uyana is located within, the stone at a half-moon gently sculpted of the palazzo Mahasena, the sculptures of the Ratna Prasada. Dinner and overnight at Anuradapura.

Day 3 /4 Trincomalee

Trincomalee is the best natural harbors Sri Lanka and one of the largest deep-water port of the world and This corner of the east coast to a stop between the culture of the north and the nature of the South.

Here you can enjoy the most spectacular sunrises in the Island.

On the unspoiled east coast of Sri Lanka you will find in this region, miles of sandy beaches – Green palm trees blowing in the wind and the noise of the Sea provides a pleasant background noise. You can have an excursion to a upstream island with snow-white beach and azure sea, or just relax. All sort of sea sports available under the crystal clear sea water where the area called “ pigeon Island.”

Day 5 / 6 habarana – Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa – Dambulla

Breakfast and subsequent departure in the direction of the rock fortress of Sigiriya, the Unesco-protected now since 1982. Sigiriya was built at 370 m in height, to the top of the monolith of red stone that dominates a harmonious blend of gardens designed in the V century. In a bend of the rock you can admire the masterpiece of the Sri Lankan painting: a portrait of twenty Virgins that preserves unchanged the splendour of the colors applied with wisdom more than 1500 years ago. In the face of the girls, on the wall of the mirror, there are graffiti dating back to the VI-VIII century. The stay is on the way to an unforgettable experience for everyone. And the in a pleasant environment, no other historical place Sri Lanka should make a neater impression as Sigiriya.

Polonnaruwa, to emphasize on the first syllable, is after the second great capital Anuradhapura in the history of the country, and today it forms according to the second largest archaeological site. The attractiveness of the Polonnaruwa is a destination in the fullness of interesting monuments, the This is the second glorious era has left the island’s history.

Dambulla is located in the center of the culture Triangle.. the Temple of Dambulla Caves, also recognized Unesco World Heritage Site. This rock monastery, dating back to the first century b.c. , and consisting of five caves-shrine decorated with more than a hundred images of the Buddha.

Day 7 / 8 Kandy – Pinnawela

Breakfast and subsequent departure in the direction of Kandy, is the heart of the Sinhalese culture, the last capital of the kingdom and in the XVI century it housed the famous Buddha Tooth Relic in the temple of Dalada Maligawa. The latter, together with the Devala, the shrines of the four gods that guard the relic, constitutes a set sacred that Unesco has declared patrimony of humanity in 1988.. At the end of the excursion is given the opportunity to participate in a show with folk dance( Traditional Kandy Dance). Dinner and overnight.

Pinnawela

The elephant orphanage in Pinnawela is one of the most visited Sri Lanka tourist attractions. Be Here Elefantenbabies, have lost their Mother, delivered to you with human help to pull large. The resulting artificial flock today counts over 70 animals and it is the largest herd domesticated elephants worldwide. The many and thick-skinned during the morning feeding, and during the subsequent bath in the river to observe, is surely one of the lasting impressions a journey through Sri Lanka.

Day 9 Nuwaraeliya

Breakfast and subsequent departure in the direction of Nuwara Eliya, is one of the destinations as well as all the tourist trips in the country. the birthplace of the famous Ceylon Tea. Lunch and later visit a tea plantation where you can learn the process of collecting and processing this valuable plant. It continues with the visit of the city, a time mountain resort preferred by the British.

Day 10 Yala National Park

Breakfast and subsequent departure in the direction of Yala, Situated in the south-eastern part of the island, in the south-east of the island, extends over an area of 1,500 km². The old hunting reserve, transformed into natural park since 1938, collects a fauna surprising and varied. Yala is so popular among tourists, because of the National Park for more than about three dozen leopards offers – one of the world’s densest Leopard population. Elephants, panthers, wild buffalo, black bears, jackals and macaques are all animals that inhabit this area. At the time you arrival to Yala start the   safari 4×4 within the national park in the evening. dinner and overnight at yala.

Day 11 Galle

Breakfast and subsequent departure in the direction of Galle. The  City, declared patrimony of Humanity by Unesco. Galle is an old colonial city where it seems that time has stopped. The extraordinary fortifications that surround it are evidence of the Dutch influence dating back to the XVII and XVIII century. The architecture with hundreds of old houses and churches from the colonial era will amaze you and us of a strange old European city remember. The Fort, from the seventeenth century is now a World Heritage Site of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Galle is a very cultural town with many shops and cafes. dinner and overnight at Galle.

Day 12/13 Bentota.

Enjoy the sun, the beach and the sea – and more – in Sri Lanka. Bentota – the resort on the west coast of Sri Lanka for your personal dream vacation. The beach at Bentota is 6 km long and – almost always – nearly always deserted. Walking, talking with the beach and especially in the 28 degrees warm Indian Ocean into futurology – for this is made as Bentota. Of course, there are also a lot of water sports (surfing, surfing, boating, deep-sea fishing, diving, snorkeling, jet ski-driving, ..etc.).most interesting excursion in these areas are  visiting kosgoda turtle farm and madu ganga river safary .

Day 14 Colombo/Negombo

Breakfast and subsequent departure in the direction of Colombo. Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, is with his now over 3 million inhabitants, is the largest city in the country and makes the political, cultural and economic center of Sri Lanka. Much of what you with Sri Lanka connects – the calm, secluded beaches, a colorful variety of flora and fauna to be discovered or booths, selling local specialties and Buddhist shrines and colonial churches. This colorful mixture of architectural impressions confused on the first impression, but on the second view in a harmonious, cosmopolitan whole that the city has shaped in its history. You may find major shopping complexes, Business hotels, pubs and restaurants, Gems, Gold and Diamonds Shops as well as all night life activities.

Today is the final day of your round tour in Sri Lanka and we will locate you one of

Best and quite hotel at a Lagoon in Negombo, ideally, for relax after long Journey around the SriLanka.

Day 15 Departure to your homeland.

Transfer to  Colombo  International Airport.

PRICES: are categorized under two schemes as deluxe accommodation and Slandered accommodation . Maximum Number of participants: 08 per Tour.

Special Tour for Single Travellers.

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Requirement without any hidden cost.

The fee includes: -

  • all the transfer airport/hotel/airport coach transfers
  • All internal transfers by car/minibus with air-conditioning
  • Full Board Accommodation with Star Class Hotels.
  • Safari in 4X4 to the Yala National Park
  • Driver / guide throughout the tour speaking any language you require.

The fee does not include:

  • Air Tickets
  • Consular visa Fees. buy online on the site :

http://www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa/

  • Beverages, gratuities, and personal expenses of every kind – Safari optional on the back of elephants , Site Entrance fees.
  • Travel cancellation insurance policy (on request) – anything not explicitly stated in the program.

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