Culture and Heritage Tour

Culture & Heritage Tour

Duration: 06 Days / 05 Nights

Meeting & Tour Starting Point: Bentota or Bandaranaike International Airport

Highlights: Negombo / Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Minneriya / Dambulla / Kandy / Nuwara Eliya / Colombo

Itinerary

Day 01 – Negombo

Pick up and transfer to Negombo for city tour. Explore popular attractions of Negombo like centuries-old Portuguese and Dutch houses, administrative buildings, Dutch Canal, churches, Bodhirajarama Maha Viharaya (Angurukaramulla Temple), Negombo Beach & Fish Market.

Overnight stay at hotel in Negombo.

Day 02 – Sigiriya

The next day you will depart to Sigiriya for climb Sigiriya Lion Rock. Sigiriya is a one of UNESCO listed World Heritage Site for its best preserved ancient urban planning. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high.

Overnight stay in hotel at Sigiriya.

Day 03 – Polonnaruwa / Minneriya National Park

After breakfast you will visit to Polonnaruwa for the tour on ancient city.

Polonnaruwa is the second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms. The ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned archaeological relic cities in the country, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom’s first rulers and has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

Then leave for a Jeep Safari in Minneriya National Park where you can see large numbers of Sri Lankan elephants.

Return to hotel for night stay.

Day 04 – Dambulla Cave Temple / Kandy

After breakfast, you will be driven to the Kandy. On the way you will visit Dambulla Cave Temple. One of UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dambulla Cave Temple is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

Then continue to Kandy. Declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988, Kandy was the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka. Upon reaching you will visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Also known as Sri Dalada Maligawa, this golden roofed Temple houses the relic of Lord Buddha’s tooth. Walk around Kandy Lake and enjoy shopping excursion. Also you can have a massage therapy at one of top spa & wellness Center. Towards the evening you can enjoy an entertaining Kandyan cultural dance show.

Transfer to hotel at Kandy for overnight stay.

Day 05 – Nuwara Eliya

Next day you will be driven to the Nuwara Eliya. On the way you will come across several water falls. Ramboda Falls is one visit we have scheduled for you. Along the way you can also visit the Tea Factory and the luscious Tea Plantations of the country.

Upon reaching, you will take off to the city tour in Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya (City of Lights) is a resort city in the Central Mountain range of Sri Lanka. It is considered to be the most important location for tea production in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is known for its temperate, cool climate — the coolest area in Sri Lanka.

Your night stay will be at hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 06 – Colombo / Airport

After breakfast, you will be transported to the airport from hotel. On the way visit Colombo for city tour.

Colombo is the financial centre and a must-see tourist destination in Sri Lanka. The main city is home to a majority of Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. Famous landmarks in Colombo include Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, Beira Lake, Colombo Racecourse, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Colombo Lotus Tower as well as the National Museum.

Depending on the time of your flight, you will be driven to the Airport two-three hours in advance.

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Tour Inclusions Exclusions

Price Includes

  • Air-conditioned transport throughout the 6 Days
  • Professional English speaking chauffeur
  • Entrance fees to attractions & activities as per itinerary
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • 5 Nights’ Accommodation in 3 – 4 Star Hotels

Price Excludes

  • Video and Camera Permits at Sights
  • Expenses of Personal Nature
  • Tips for services
  • Meals and Snacks not stated in inclusions
  • Any Other Services not specified above