Highlights of Sri Lanka

Highlights of Sri Lanka

This is a suggested tour. It can be tailor-made to suit your requirements. Please contact us for a tailor made tour.


Day 01, Colombo
On arrival, traditional welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel (PM) City tour of Colombo Overnight : Hotel in Colombo .

Day 02, Colombo / Sigiriya / Dambulla
After breakfast, leave for Dambulla, en-route, visit the Elephant Orphanage at Pinnawela.(PM) Visit Sigiriya (500 A.D.) A massive monolith of red stone rising 600 ft. above jungle and formerly crowned by a royal citadel and now considered as the 8th wonder of the world! Overnight : Hotel in Sigiriya or Dambulla.

Day 03, Sigiriya / Anuradhapura / Sigiriya
After breakfast, do an excursion to Anuradhapura ancient city (1st Cen.B.C) and visit places of historical & religious importance. The sacred ‘BO TREE’ here is the oldest documented tree in the world. Also visit Mihintale, the cradle of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. (PM) En-route to your hotel, visit “Aukana” jungle shrine Overnight: Hotel in Sigiriya or Dambulla.

Day 04, Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Minneriya / Sigiriya
After breakfast, do an excursion to Polonnaruwa, the medieval capital city (1200 A.D.). Visit places of interest including the museum PM – Jeep safari to Minneriya National Park Overnight: Hotel in Dambulla or Sigiriya.

Day 05, Dambulla / Kandy
After breakfast, visit the spectacular Dambulla caves and the temple (1st Cen. B.C) after which leave for Kandy (PM) Visit the city of Kandy, which is beautifully located on the shores of a lake and a cultural sanctuary where ancient ways of life still survive. It is also the home of the "Buddha Tooth" rescued from the flames of his cremation and Sri Lanka's most cherished relic. Evening - Observe a memorable cultural pageant & "fire walking" show Overnight : Hotel in Kandy.

Day 06, Kandy / Nuwara-Eliya
After breakfast, visit the Royal Botanical Gardens (best in Asia) and then drive on to Nuwara-Eliya. En-route, visit a tea factory. (PM) Drive around Nuwara-Eliya city, the race course, golf-links and the lake Overnight : Hotel in Nuwara-Eliya.

Day 07, Nuwara-Eliya / Bentota
AM - After breakfast, leave for Bentota via Hatton. En-route, visit the film location “Bridge on the River Kuwai” at Kitulgala PM – On arrival at Bentota, spend three relaxing days on the beach. Overnight : Hotel in Bentota.

Day 08, Bentota / Colombo Airport
Transfer to the airport in time for your flight back home.

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Best time to Visit
October to July

Itinerary Sketch

  • Day 1 - Arrival / Colombo
  • Day 2 - Colombo / Sigiriya / Dambulla
  • Day 3 - Dambulla / Kandy
  • Day 4 - Kandy / Nuwara Eliya
  • Day 5 - Nuwara Eliya / Galle
  • Day 6 - Galle
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Tailor-made Suggestions
  • Fly to Delhi, the capital of India, to explore the narrow and winding lanes of Old Delhi.
  • Relax and rejuvenate at a Spa Resort near Delhi.