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Amazing Sri Lanka

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Day 01

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Airport – Pinnawala – Sigiriya

Meet and greet on arrival at Airport by Infinity Vacations Representative & proceed To Pinnawala.

As you enter the 25 acre coconut property, do not be surprised to witness baby elephants    being bottle fed or moving around freely causing absolutely no harm to anyone. It is rightly a sincere sight to observe how these gentle giants – orphaned and sometimes three-legged – are taken care of since 1975 at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Up to date, over 20 calves have been born here, and it is surprising to hear that some of its inmates have even seen their grand children during the past few decades! Watch as they feed at 09:15 am, 12:15 pm & 05:00 pm and take a river bath twice a day at 10:00 am & 02:00 pm respectively for an experience that could never be felt anywhere else on earth!

Dinner & overnight stay in Sigiriya

Day 02

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Anuradhapura – Mihintale – Aukana – Sigiriya

Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Sigiriya to Anuradhapura

Do a city tour of Anuradhapura. Currently the capital of Sri Lanka’s North Central Province, was the capital of the country’s first established kingdom from 4th century BCE to 1017. The remains of ancient Anuradhapura now confined to an area of 40 square km comprises of a range of antiquities among which is the country’s first large stupa, the world’s oldest Bodhi tree, monastic complexes and ancient irrigation infrastructure still in excellent working condition after some modifications.

Just 16km off the sacred city of Anuradhapura lies the cradle of Buddhism in Sri Lanka as the stone carvings and unending stairways proclaim a legacy which hinges the philosophy sermoned by Buddha – ‘The Awakened One’. This is the holy land which sheltered the first Buddhist sermon by Arahath Mahinda to King Devanampiya Thissa, when the Poson full moon brightened a forest used by the king himself for hunting. Walk passing a massive cooling fountain and head towards the renowned staircase of the temple. Feel the coolness of granite slabs as you shift from the ruins of a hospital to Kantaka Stupa built in 1st century B.C. enriched with magical hands of the Sri Lankan stone carver. Step into the courtyard and towards its left sitting calm, is the refractory. However, the highlights of the sacred land are Maha Seya – the main dagoba – and Aradana Gala, the peak of the rock assuring breathtaking viewpoints of the Kingdom of Lakes, Anuradhapura.

Also, visit the Aukana Buddha statue.

This statue of the standing Buddha dating from the 5th century is in the village of Avukana near the Kalawewa reservoir in Kekirawa North Central Sri Lanka. It is more than 40 feet tall including its base which is in the form of a lotus flower. Carved from a granite monolith, it depicts the Buddha in a variation of the Abhaya mudra. The remains of a building around it indicates that the statue was located in a large image house.

Dinner and overnight stay in Sigiriya

Day 03

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Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya 

Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Sigiriya to Polonnaruwa

Do a city tour of Polonnaruwa.

The second most ancient of the country’s kingdoms Polonnaruwa was the capital of medieval Sri Lanka from the 11th to about the 13th century. As one of the best planned ancient cities, Polonnaruwa is home to a range of historic attractions that include monasteries, ancient stupas and Hindu and Buddhist places of worship. Some of the great irrigation works built during this time, seen when entering the city, are still in use today albeit with some improvements.

Thereafter proceed to Sigiriya.

One of the key archaeological sites in the cultural triangle, Sigiriya is a vast archaeological site dating from the 5th century. However it has been inhabited since pre historic times. The main attraction is the 80 meter granite rock with frescos of heavenly maidens and archaeological remains on top. The base of the rock is equally interesting with water and boulder gardens, a moat and old city walls.  The onsite modern museum is the best place to start.

Dinner and overnight stay in Sigiriya

Day 04

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Sigiriya – Dambulla – Matale – Kandy

Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Sigiriya to Dambulla

Dambulla Rock Cave temple which was built by king Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C.  and it is  a  World  Heritage Site.  It is the most impressive of  Sri Lanka’s cave temples.  The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of paintings found in the world.  It contains over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 meters.

Thereafter proceed from Dambulla to Matale

Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. Here, clients could see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed.

There after proceed from Matale to Kandy

Located in the central hills, Kandy was the capital of the country’s last kingdom. Among the many places of historical, religious, cultural and ecological significance is the Temple of the Tooth where the Buddha’s tooth relic is enshrined, the 200-year-old Kandy Lake, remains of the 700 year old royal palace, a royal forest reserve, several pieces of 18th and 19th century colonial architecture, historic Buddhist and Hindu temples, the country’s largest botanic garden and the tea museum in the Hantane hills.

Dinner & overnight stay in Kandy

Day 05

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Kandy – Peradeniya – Tea Plantation – Nuwara Eliya

Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Kandy to Peradeniya

First developed as a pleasure garden under royalty and later harmonized by the British, the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya – today bundled with the most welcoming facilities located just 4 miles off Kandy – is a flourishing national asset in the Wonder of Asia. Walk into this 147 acre bliss of an experience, passing well tended lawns, pavilions & an octagon conservatory to be greeted by the vast expanse of a magnificently landscaped lush green turf which will encourage you for an exhilarating break. Towards the north of the entrance rests a cafeteria that one might come across before stepping into some of the highlights – the orchid house & giant Javan fig tree – of this place which overflow in grace.

There after proceed to Nuwara Eliya via a tea plantation

At an altitude of 1,868 meters Nuwara Eliya has a subtropical highland climate. When combined with a mean annual temperature of 16 degrees C it has the best conditions to host a variety of flowering plants, vertebrates, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, trees, shrubs, mosses and ferns making it an environment hotspot. Pidurutalagala at 2524 meters above sea level the country’s highest mountain peak looms over the town. The mountain is the catchment of some of the country’s major river systems. Nuwara Eliya is also famous for its tea plantations.

Dinner & overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya

Day 06

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Nuwara Eliya – Udawalawe

Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Nuwara Eliya to Udawalawe

Do a safari of The Udawalawe National Park by jeep.

The national park in south west Sri Lanka was created in 1975 to provide a sanctuary for animals, especially elephants, displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir and to protect its catchment. The park’s landscape includes marshes near the reservoir, dry zone forests and extensive grasslands. 43 species of mammals, 21 species of fish, several species of amphibians and reptiles, 184 types of birds and a range of butterflies in habit the park.

Dinner and overnight stay in Udawalawe

Day 07

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Udawalawe – Bentota/Hikkaduwa

Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Udawalawe to Induruwa check in at the hotel and you may spend rest of the day at leisure.

 Dinner and overnight stay in Induruwa

Day 08

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Bentota/Hikkaduwa – Airport

Breakfast at Hotel & Transfer to the Airport for departure

Inclusions & Exclusion

INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in standard rooms on HB basis for 07 nights start with dinner on day 01 ending with breakfast on day 08 at hotels specified or of similar standard.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per the above itinerary.
- Cost of English/Language Speaking Chauffer Guide
- Entrance fees to sights as per the programme
- Visit spice garden and take free herbal massage and free herbal tea and cocoa tea
- Ceylon Gem Factory visit
- Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
- Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
- Kandy cultural show
- 2 Bottles of water per person per day

EXCLUDES:
- Video Camera and still permits at the temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
- Lunch throughout the tour
- Entrance fees to sites not specified in the programme
- Cost of beverage throughout the tour
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any other services not specified above


Dates & Prices

Price per person : US$ 855.00
(Based minimum 2 pax travelling together & sharing twin room)

* Conditions apply - Rates valid until 31st October 2016





Optional Excursions

Hiriwaduna Village Safari Tour

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Accommodation

 

STANDARD ACCOMMODATION

Camelia Resort & Spa – Sigiriya
Earls Regent Hotel – Kandy
Galway Forest Lodge Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Chandrika Hotel – Yala
Bentota Beach Hotel – Bentota

 

SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION

Aliya Resort – Sigiriya
Cinnamon Citadel Hotel – Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Cinnamon Wild Hotel – Yala
Chaaya Traz Hotel – Hikkaduwa

 

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Inclusions & Exclusion

INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in standard rooms on HB basis for 07 nights start with dinner on day 01 ending with breakfast on day 08 at hotels specified or of similar standard.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per the above itinerary.
- Cost of English/Language Speaking Chauffer Guide
- Entrance fees to sights as per the programme
- Visit spice garden and take free herbal massage and free herbal tea and cocoa tea
- Ceylon Gem Factory visit
- Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
- Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
- Kandy cultural show
- 2 Bottles of water per person per day

EXCLUDES:
- Video Camera and still permits at the temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
- Lunch throughout the tour
- Entrance fees to sites not specified in the programme
- Cost of beverage throughout the tour
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any other services not specified above


Dates & Prices

Price per person : US$ 855.00
(Based minimum 2 pax travelling together & sharing twin room)

* Conditions apply - Rates valid until 31st October 2016





Optional Excursions

Hiriwaduna Village Safari Tour

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Accommodation

 

STANDARD ACCOMMODATION

Camelia Resort & Spa – Sigiriya
Earls Regent Hotel – Kandy
Galway Forest Lodge Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Chandrika Hotel – Yala
Bentota Beach Hotel – Bentota

 

SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION

Aliya Resort – Sigiriya
Cinnamon Citadel Hotel – Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Cinnamon Wild Hotel – Yala
Chaaya Traz Hotel – Hikkaduwa

 

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Inclusions & Exclusion

INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in standard rooms on HB basis for 07 nights start with dinner on day 01 ending with breakfast on day 08 at hotels specified or of similar standard.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per the above itinerary.
- Cost of English/Language Speaking Chauffer Guide
- Entrance fees to sights as per the programme
- Visit spice garden and take free herbal massage and free herbal tea and cocoa tea
- Ceylon Gem Factory visit
- Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
- Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
- Kandy cultural show
- 2 Bottles of water per person per day

EXCLUDES:
- Video Camera and still permits at the temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
- Lunch throughout the tour
- Entrance fees to sites not specified in the programme
- Cost of beverage throughout the tour
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any other services not specified above


Dates & Prices

Price per person : US$ 855.00
(Based minimum 2 pax travelling together & sharing twin room)

* Conditions apply - Rates valid until 31st October 2016





Optional Excursions

Hiriwaduna Village Safari Tour

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Accommodation

 

STANDARD ACCOMMODATION

Camelia Resort & Spa – Sigiriya
Earls Regent Hotel – Kandy
Galway Forest Lodge Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Chandrika Hotel – Yala
Bentota Beach Hotel – Bentota

 

SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION

Aliya Resort – Sigiriya
Cinnamon Citadel Hotel – Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Cinnamon Wild Hotel – Yala
Chaaya Traz Hotel – Hikkaduwa

 

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Inclusions & Exclusion

INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in standard rooms on HB basis for 07 nights start with dinner on day 01 ending with breakfast on day 08 at hotels specified or of similar standard.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per the above itinerary.
- Cost of English/Language Speaking Chauffer Guide
- Entrance fees to sights as per the programme
- Visit spice garden and take free herbal massage and free herbal tea and cocoa tea
- Ceylon Gem Factory visit
- Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
- Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
- Kandy cultural show
- 2 Bottles of water per person per day

EXCLUDES:
- Video Camera and still permits at the temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
- Lunch throughout the tour
- Entrance fees to sites not specified in the programme
- Cost of beverage throughout the tour
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any other services not specified above


Dates & Prices

Price per person : US$ 855.00
(Based minimum 2 pax travelling together & sharing twin room)

* Conditions apply - Rates valid until 31st October 2016





Optional Excursions

Hiriwaduna Village Safari Tour

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Accommodation

 

STANDARD ACCOMMODATION

Camelia Resort & Spa – Sigiriya
Earls Regent Hotel – Kandy
Galway Forest Lodge Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Chandrika Hotel – Yala
Bentota Beach Hotel – Bentota

 

SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION

Aliya Resort – Sigiriya
Cinnamon Citadel Hotel – Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Cinnamon Wild Hotel – Yala
Chaaya Traz Hotel – Hikkaduwa

 

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Inclusions & Exclusion

INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in standard rooms on HB basis for 07 nights start with dinner on day 01 ending with breakfast on day 08 at hotels specified or of similar standard.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per the above itinerary.
- Cost of English/Language Speaking Chauffer Guide
- Entrance fees to sights as per the programme
- Visit spice garden and take free herbal massage and free herbal tea and cocoa tea
- Ceylon Gem Factory visit
- Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
- Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
- Kandy cultural show
- 2 Bottles of water per person per day

EXCLUDES:
- Video Camera and still permits at the temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
- Lunch throughout the tour
- Entrance fees to sites not specified in the programme
- Cost of beverage throughout the tour
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any other services not specified above


Dates & Prices

Price per person : US$ 855.00
(Based minimum 2 pax travelling together & sharing twin room)

* Conditions apply - Rates valid until 31st October 2016





Optional Excursions

Hiriwaduna Village Safari Tour

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Accommodation

 

STANDARD ACCOMMODATION

Camelia Resort & Spa – Sigiriya
Earls Regent Hotel – Kandy
Galway Forest Lodge Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Chandrika Hotel – Yala
Bentota Beach Hotel – Bentota

 

SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION

Aliya Resort – Sigiriya
Cinnamon Citadel Hotel – Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Cinnamon Wild Hotel – Yala
Chaaya Traz Hotel – Hikkaduwa

 

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Inclusions & Exclusion

INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in standard rooms on HB basis for 07 nights start with dinner on day 01 ending with breakfast on day 08 at hotels specified or of similar standard.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per the above itinerary.
- Cost of English/Language Speaking Chauffer Guide
- Entrance fees to sights as per the programme
- Visit spice garden and take free herbal massage and free herbal tea and cocoa tea
- Ceylon Gem Factory visit
- Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
- Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
- Kandy cultural show
- 2 Bottles of water per person per day

EXCLUDES:
- Video Camera and still permits at the temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
- Lunch throughout the tour
- Entrance fees to sites not specified in the programme
- Cost of beverage throughout the tour
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any other services not specified above


Dates & Prices

Price per person : US$ 855.00
(Based minimum 2 pax travelling together & sharing twin room)

* Conditions apply - Rates valid until 31st October 2016





Optional Excursions

Hiriwaduna Village Safari Tour

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Accommodation

 

STANDARD ACCOMMODATION

Camelia Resort & Spa – Sigiriya
Earls Regent Hotel – Kandy
Galway Forest Lodge Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Chandrika Hotel – Yala
Bentota Beach Hotel – Bentota

 

SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION

Aliya Resort – Sigiriya
Cinnamon Citadel Hotel – Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Cinnamon Wild Hotel – Yala
Chaaya Traz Hotel – Hikkaduwa

 

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Inclusions & Exclusion

INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in standard rooms on HB basis for 07 nights start with dinner on day 01 ending with breakfast on day 08 at hotels specified or of similar standard.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per the above itinerary.
- Cost of English/Language Speaking Chauffer Guide
- Entrance fees to sights as per the programme
- Visit spice garden and take free herbal massage and free herbal tea and cocoa tea
- Ceylon Gem Factory visit
- Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
- Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
- Kandy cultural show
- 2 Bottles of water per person per day

EXCLUDES:
- Video Camera and still permits at the temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
- Lunch throughout the tour
- Entrance fees to sites not specified in the programme
- Cost of beverage throughout the tour
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any other services not specified above


Dates & Prices

Price per person : US$ 855.00
(Based minimum 2 pax travelling together & sharing twin room)

* Conditions apply - Rates valid until 31st October 2016





Optional Excursions

Hiriwaduna Village Safari Tour

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Accommodation

 

STANDARD ACCOMMODATION

Camelia Resort & Spa – Sigiriya
Earls Regent Hotel – Kandy
Galway Forest Lodge Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Chandrika Hotel – Yala
Bentota Beach Hotel – Bentota

 

SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION

Aliya Resort – Sigiriya
Cinnamon Citadel Hotel – Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Cinnamon Wild Hotel – Yala
Chaaya Traz Hotel – Hikkaduwa

 

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Inclusions & Exclusion

INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in standard rooms on HB basis for 07 nights start with dinner on day 01 ending with breakfast on day 08 at hotels specified or of similar standard.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per the above itinerary.
- Cost of English/Language Speaking Chauffer Guide
- Entrance fees to sights as per the programme
- Visit spice garden and take free herbal massage and free herbal tea and cocoa tea
- Ceylon Gem Factory visit
- Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
- Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
- Kandy cultural show
- 2 Bottles of water per person per day

EXCLUDES:
- Video Camera and still permits at the temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
- Lunch throughout the tour
- Entrance fees to sites not specified in the programme
- Cost of beverage throughout the tour
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any other services not specified above


Dates & Prices

Price per person : US$ 855.00
(Based minimum 2 pax travelling together & sharing twin room)

* Conditions apply - Rates valid until 31st October 2016





Optional Excursions

Hiriwaduna Village Safari Tour

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Accommodation

 

STANDARD ACCOMMODATION

Camelia Resort & Spa – Sigiriya
Earls Regent Hotel – Kandy
Galway Forest Lodge Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Chandrika Hotel – Yala
Bentota Beach Hotel – Bentota

 

SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION

Aliya Resort – Sigiriya
Cinnamon Citadel Hotel – Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Cinnamon Wild Hotel – Yala
Chaaya Traz Hotel – Hikkaduwa

 

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Itinerary

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    Day 01

    Airport – Pinnawala – Sigiriya

    Meet and greet on arrival at Airport by Infinity Vacations Representative & proceed To Pinnawala.

    As you enter the 25 acre coconut property, do not be surprised to witness baby elephants    being bottle fed or moving around freely causing absolutely no harm to anyone. It is rightly a sincere sight to observe how these gentle giants – orphaned and sometimes three-legged – are taken care of since 1975 at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Up to date, over 20 calves have been born here, and it is surprising to hear that some of its inmates have even seen their grand children during the past few decades! Watch as they feed at 09:15 am, 12:15 pm & 05:00 pm and take a river bath twice a day at 10:00 am & 02:00 pm respectively for an experience that could never be felt anywhere else on earth!

    Dinner & overnight stay in Sigiriya

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    Day 02

    Anuradhapura – Mihintale – Aukana – Sigiriya

    Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Sigiriya to Anuradhapura

    Do a city tour of Anuradhapura. Currently the capital of Sri Lanka’s North Central Province, was the capital of the country’s first established kingdom from 4th century BCE to 1017. The remains of ancient Anuradhapura now confined to an area of 40 square km comprises of a range of antiquities among which is the country’s first large stupa, the world’s oldest Bodhi tree, monastic complexes and ancient irrigation infrastructure still in excellent working condition after some modifications.

    Just 16km off the sacred city of Anuradhapura lies the cradle of Buddhism in Sri Lanka as the stone carvings and unending stairways proclaim a legacy which hinges the philosophy sermoned by Buddha – ‘The Awakened One’. This is the holy land which sheltered the first Buddhist sermon by Arahath Mahinda to King Devanampiya Thissa, when the Poson full moon brightened a forest used by the king himself for hunting. Walk passing a massive cooling fountain and head towards the renowned staircase of the temple. Feel the coolness of granite slabs as you shift from the ruins of a hospital to Kantaka Stupa built in 1st century B.C. enriched with magical hands of the Sri Lankan stone carver. Step into the courtyard and towards its left sitting calm, is the refractory. However, the highlights of the sacred land are Maha Seya – the main dagoba – and Aradana Gala, the peak of the rock assuring breathtaking viewpoints of the Kingdom of Lakes, Anuradhapura.

    Also, visit the Aukana Buddha statue.

    This statue of the standing Buddha dating from the 5th century is in the village of Avukana near the Kalawewa reservoir in Kekirawa North Central Sri Lanka. It is more than 40 feet tall including its base which is in the form of a lotus flower. Carved from a granite monolith, it depicts the Buddha in a variation of the Abhaya mudra. The remains of a building around it indicates that the statue was located in a large image house.

    Dinner and overnight stay in Sigiriya

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    Day 03

    Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya 

    Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Sigiriya to Polonnaruwa

    Do a city tour of Polonnaruwa.

    The second most ancient of the country’s kingdoms Polonnaruwa was the capital of medieval Sri Lanka from the 11th to about the 13th century. As one of the best planned ancient cities, Polonnaruwa is home to a range of historic attractions that include monasteries, ancient stupas and Hindu and Buddhist places of worship. Some of the great irrigation works built during this time, seen when entering the city, are still in use today albeit with some improvements.

    Thereafter proceed to Sigiriya.

    One of the key archaeological sites in the cultural triangle, Sigiriya is a vast archaeological site dating from the 5th century. However it has been inhabited since pre historic times. The main attraction is the 80 meter granite rock with frescos of heavenly maidens and archaeological remains on top. The base of the rock is equally interesting with water and boulder gardens, a moat and old city walls.  The onsite modern museum is the best place to start.

    Dinner and overnight stay in Sigiriya

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    Day 04

    Sigiriya – Dambulla – Matale – Kandy

    Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Sigiriya to Dambulla

    Dambulla Rock Cave temple which was built by king Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C.  and it is  a  World  Heritage Site.  It is the most impressive of  Sri Lanka’s cave temples.  The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of paintings found in the world.  It contains over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 meters.

    Thereafter proceed from Dambulla to Matale

    Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. Here, clients could see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed.

    There after proceed from Matale to Kandy

    Located in the central hills, Kandy was the capital of the country’s last kingdom. Among the many places of historical, religious, cultural and ecological significance is the Temple of the Tooth where the Buddha’s tooth relic is enshrined, the 200-year-old Kandy Lake, remains of the 700 year old royal palace, a royal forest reserve, several pieces of 18th and 19th century colonial architecture, historic Buddhist and Hindu temples, the country’s largest botanic garden and the tea museum in the Hantane hills.

    Dinner & overnight stay in Kandy

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    Day 05

    Kandy – Peradeniya – Tea Plantation – Nuwara Eliya

    Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Kandy to Peradeniya

    First developed as a pleasure garden under royalty and later harmonized by the British, the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya – today bundled with the most welcoming facilities located just 4 miles off Kandy – is a flourishing national asset in the Wonder of Asia. Walk into this 147 acre bliss of an experience, passing well tended lawns, pavilions & an octagon conservatory to be greeted by the vast expanse of a magnificently landscaped lush green turf which will encourage you for an exhilarating break. Towards the north of the entrance rests a cafeteria that one might come across before stepping into some of the highlights – the orchid house & giant Javan fig tree – of this place which overflow in grace.

    There after proceed to Nuwara Eliya via a tea plantation

    At an altitude of 1,868 meters Nuwara Eliya has a subtropical highland climate. When combined with a mean annual temperature of 16 degrees C it has the best conditions to host a variety of flowering plants, vertebrates, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, trees, shrubs, mosses and ferns making it an environment hotspot. Pidurutalagala at 2524 meters above sea level the country’s highest mountain peak looms over the town. The mountain is the catchment of some of the country’s major river systems. Nuwara Eliya is also famous for its tea plantations.

    Dinner & overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya

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    Day 06

    Nuwara Eliya – Udawalawe

    Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Nuwara Eliya to Udawalawe

    Do a safari of The Udawalawe National Park by jeep.

    The national park in south west Sri Lanka was created in 1975 to provide a sanctuary for animals, especially elephants, displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir and to protect its catchment. The park’s landscape includes marshes near the reservoir, dry zone forests and extensive grasslands. 43 species of mammals, 21 species of fish, several species of amphibians and reptiles, 184 types of birds and a range of butterflies in habit the park.

    Dinner and overnight stay in Udawalawe

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    Day 07

    Udawalawe – Bentota/Hikkaduwa

    Breakfast at Hotel & thereafter proceed from Udawalawe to Induruwa check in at the hotel and you may spend rest of the day at leisure.

     Dinner and overnight stay in Induruwa

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    Day 08

    Bentota/Hikkaduwa – Airport

    Breakfast at Hotel & Transfer to the Airport for departure

Inclusions & Exclusion

INCLUDES:
- Accommodation in standard rooms on HB basis for 07 nights start with dinner on day 01 ending with breakfast on day 08 at hotels specified or of similar standard.
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per the above itinerary.
- Cost of English/Language Speaking Chauffer Guide
- Entrance fees to sights as per the programme
- Visit spice garden and take free herbal massage and free herbal tea and cocoa tea
- Ceylon Gem Factory visit
- Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
- Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
- Kandy cultural show
- 2 Bottles of water per person per day

EXCLUDES:
- Video Camera and still permits at the temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
- Lunch throughout the tour
- Entrance fees to sites not specified in the programme
- Cost of beverage throughout the tour
- Expenses of personal nature
- Any other services not specified above


Dates & Prices

Price per person : US$ 855.00
(Based minimum 2 pax travelling together & sharing twin room)

* Conditions apply - Rates valid until 31st October 2016





Optional Excursions

Hiriwaduna Village Safari Tour

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Accommodation

 

STANDARD ACCOMMODATION

Camelia Resort & Spa – Sigiriya
Earls Regent Hotel – Kandy
Galway Forest Lodge Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Chandrika Hotel – Yala
Bentota Beach Hotel – Bentota

 

SUPERIOR ACCOMMODATION

Aliya Resort – Sigiriya
Cinnamon Citadel Hotel – Kandy
Araliya Green Hills Hotel – Nuwara Eliya
Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort – Udawalawe
Cinnamon Wild Hotel – Yala
Chaaya Traz Hotel – Hikkaduwa

 

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