15 Days 14 Nights
Simply as the name implies this tour is dedicated to take you on a 15 – day long journey across the best visiting sites in the country.
On the first day we will pick you up from the airport and bring you to Negombo. With hours and hours of flight on you we understand that you need something that will actually put you at ease and take the tiredness off you. Hence, we have the Muthurajawela Boat tour arranged on the first day. With a completely safe boat ride you will get to ease your mind and relax a bit. You also get the opportunity to walk across the fish market in Negombo and enjoy the lifestyle of the locales while munching on some delicious street food. The first night will be completely yours to rest and get ready for the big trip ahead.
On the second day we will be leaving the hotel at Negombo and heading straight away to Yapahuwa which has also been a kingdom of Sri Lanka. After visiting Yapahuwa you will be visiting Anuradhapura which is the first kingdom of the country. You will be visiting the sacred Bo – Tree and many other places that are worshipped by Buddhist devotees with so much faith. The area is filled with so many historic sites that consists of both temples and ruins and palaces and other architectural wanders that have been standing for a many hundred years. The visit is going to take the entire day given that there are many sites that you definitely should visit.
On the third day we will leave Anuradhapura and visit Mihintale. It is also one of the sacred and interesting places in the country. It is believed to be the place where Mihindu Thero first came and talked to the then King Devanampiyatissa as He brought Buddhism to Sri Lanka. After Mihintale you will be visiting Aukana and Ritigala which are both important places of the country. You will be wandered to see that these places are constantly visited by both local and international tourists.
The fourth day will be spent on Sigiriya, which is a must go in Sri Lanka. The rock fortress is renowned for its ability to have all the visitors marvelled with its beauty and engineering talent. Then the next stop for the day will be Pidurangala. This is not far away from Sigiriya and you can see the top of the either mountains when you are on top of the other. It has a pretty good climb, well do not worry it is not that tough, but the view is definitely worth the effort. The final stop will be at Minneriya National park. In here you will be able to witness so many elephants along with other animals. The park is a massive land and the home for many animals. The night will be spent at Minneriya.
On the fifth day you will first be going to Namal Uyana which is a park that is filled with Na flowers. It is a place where you feel the calmness crawling through your skin deep into your mind. The next destinations for the day will be Dambulla Rock temple, Matale Hindu Kovil, which are in the same area. Then you will be taken to Kandy to visit the temple of Tooth relic which is the most sacred place in the country. Your night will be at Kandy.
On the sixth day you will get to visit the Knuckles mountain range. You will definitely love it if you are fond of hikes. Even if you are not, there is nothing to worry because you will definitely fall in love with the view. After a very tiring day you will get to rest your feet at Kandy.
The seventh day is dedicated for a trip to Mahiyangana, which is famous for the ancestors or the tribal people who live here. The Muthiyangana temple is also located in here. We will be spending the night in Kandy.
As you are tired of all the walking and the hiking, we shall be moving to Nuwara Eliya on the eighth day and allow you to take a rest before we start the next half of our journey.
The eighth day will be spent on Nuwara Eliya which is renowned to be the Mini – England of Sri Lanka. A trip around the Gregory lake and the Horton Plains along with the Worlds end waits you here. You also get the chance to take a train trip to Ella from Nuwara Eliya which is considered to be one of the most beautiful train rides in the world. You will get the chance to spend the night with a view on the lush green surrounding of Ella.
Today, you will be able to actually witness how mother nature has beautify this world. Ella rock, Ravana cave and the Little Adams peak are scheduled to be visited. An adventurous mountaineering experience perfectly suitable for all who likes to have some real climbing sensation. Best views of the area, sightseeing and some exploration in a dark cave make a day fantastic.
Sri Lanka is not a country with just the beauty of nature but is beautified by those who live here as well. On your eleventh day spending in Sri Lanka, we will be visiting the Ravana falls and have a look at the Buduruwagala Buddha statue. Later, our journey would be to the most famous wildlife sanctuary park, the Yala national park. This is the best place to watch wild animals and specially elephants bathing in the tanks before the sun set. Yala would be our stop tonight.
The waiting for our twelfth day begins with a visit to the Tissamaharama temple. It is a splendid place with real religious values. Kataragama light house would be our stepping into the coastal sea line. We will definitely be visiting the Galle Fort, a construction with European architecture which has a history that runs to centuries. Our final destination today will be the Bentota beach, one of the most attractive beaches on the island. Sea wind humming in your ears and salty sea bath is all what you need to relax.
Sri Lanka is popular not only for the sites that she has to offer but also for the amazing ocean and the adventurous activities. On the thirteenth day of your visit, you will be enjoying an exciting Madu River boat trip at Bentota along with numerous water sports activities. Well, we are said to be evolving from fish, so why not be one for a day.
Having all those days going all around the country, leaving no place behind, you are bound to be tired. Hence, why not relax at the Bentota beach while the sea waves and the ocean wind cure away the sore muscles? Swim if you want, sun bath if you like, because this is one of the most beautiful beaches in the island.
On the fifteenth day we shall be waving bye to the travel companions and dropping you at the airport. Make sure you pack all those memories safe before the departure.