Embark on a remarkable 10-night, 11-day journey through Sri Lanka, immersing yourself in the charm of its cities and indulging in a shopping extravaganza. From the vibrant markets of Colombo to the cultural gems of Kandy and the historical allure of Galle, this tour promises an enriching blend of city tours and retail therapy.
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10 Nights 11 Days Tour – City Tours, Shopping
Arrive in Sri Lanka & Clients will be met by our representative on arrival Proceed to the hotel in Colombo Relax at the hotel Dinner and overnight stay a hotel in Colombo
Breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Colombo. Commence a City Tour by visiting;
The Old Parliament, The Galle Face, Gangarama Temple, Seema Malakaya & shopping at ODEL or House of Fashions & Laksala (for souvenirs) if necessary
Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel in Colombo
Breakfast the hotel drive to Galle OPTIONAL After breakfast proceed to Galle En route Visit Madu Ganga in Balapitiya
In Balapitiya (Boat ride on the Madu River);
The estuary of the Madu Ganga River is a complex coastal ecosystem of mangroves and islands. It may be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka.
A boat trip is a wonderful way of seeing some of the hundreds of species of plants and animals - monkeys eat fruit in the trees, a water monitor lizard glides slowly through the water, and cormorants, egrets and kingfishers wait patiently on the banks, eyeing the water for prey.
There are around 64 islands in the river and lagoon, from a tiny speck housing a deserted shrine to one housing 250 families connected to the mainland with a very long footbridge.
You can visit an island with a Buddhist monastery, where the friendly young monks will show you a 150-year-old book made of palm leaves and how they cook on cinnamon wood on an open fire.
The main occupations of the local inhabitants are producing cinnamon and prawn fishing - if you take the trip in the early evening you will see the fishermen in their canoes lighting lanterns to attract the shellfish into their traps.
Evening Visit, Galle fort, Have a relaxed walk on the top pathways of the Galle Fort by viewing the old buildings & monuments built in the Dutch colonial period
Visit Traditional mask Museum in Ambalangoda Walk around the famous cobble streets of Dutch Fort Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel in Galle
Breakfast at the hotel OPTIONAL After having a packed breakfast Proceed to the Mirissa Fisheries Harbour early morning around 6.30 am for the Whales & Dolphins watching
By having a Boat Ride in Mirissa Ocean, you can see Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales, sometimes Killer whales, and Common dolphins, Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Risso's dolphins and Striped dolphins. Sometimes you can see turtles and various fish species, for example, Bluefin tuna and flying fish
Relax by the seaside OPTIONAL Rumasala forest nature walk Visit the Turtle Hatchery;
Turtle Hatchery - operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. It was established in 1981 to protect Sri Lanka's turtles from extinction. The hatchery pays fishermen for eggs that they collect at night along the sandy beach. Visitors can see huge tanks filled with newborn turtle hatchlings. After being fed, the baby turtles are taken to the sea and released when they are 2-4 days old, usually during the safer hours of darkness. Although October to April is the main laying season, some eggs can be found at Kosgoda throughout the year.
You can see; The Loggerhead Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle, Green Turtle, Olive Ridley Turtle & the Leatherback Turtle in here.
Dinner & overnight stay in the same hotel in Galle
After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya (Little England)Visit a Tea plantation & factory (also you may observe some breathtaking waterfalls)
Nuwaraeliya - 180Kms from Colombo, 6200ft. above sea level. In 1826 some British Officers 1828 a road constructed over the ridge at Ramboda Pass and a station for convalescent Soldiers was established was Sir Samuel Baker who fell under the spell of Nuwaraeliya, brought hounds, horses, cattle, sheep etc; and started a typical English farm here. Flowers and vegetable were brought from England and planted.
Visit a Tea Plantation & a Tea Factory. When in Sri Lanka, it is a must to see a tea plantation as it is the home of world-renowned Ceylon Tea. Walkthrough the Tea Estate and experience what it is like to be in the middle of a tea plantation, enjoy a walk around the stepped tea valley, watch the tea - pluckers at work, and discover beautiful gardens and the smiles of the gentlefolk of the hills.
Evening at leisure or entertainment at the Lake Gregory such as pony riding, (little horse) paddling boats, Jet Ski rides, family motorboat rides etc, & visit the Seetha Amman Kovil (Ashok Vatika) in Hakgala
Dinner & overnight stay in a Hotel in Nuwaraeliya
Breakfast at the hotel proceed to Kandy En-route visit Hanuman Hindu temple/tea factory and plantation Kandy
The city of Kandy lies at an elevation of 465 meters (1,526 ft) above sea level. Its plan developed around two open spaces: an elongated square, at the end of which are the administration buildings of the old capital, and an artificial lake that is quadrangular in form. A public garden adds to the openness of the city's spatial organization.
On the north shore of the lake, which is enclosed by a parapet of white stone dating to the beginning of the 19th century, are the city's official religious monuments, including the Royal Palace and the Temple of the Tooth, known as the Dalada Maligawa. Reconstructed in the 18th century, the Dalada Maligawa is built on a base of granite that was inspired by the temples of Sri Lanka's former capital city, Anuradhapura. An array of materials (limestone, marble, sculpted wood, ivory, etc.) contribute to the richness of this temple. Throughout this small holy city, a number of recent Buddhist monasteries can be found.
Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa) Overnight stay in Kandy
Breakfast at the hotel visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage OR millennium Elephant foundation
Pinnawala elephant orphanage - App. 90Kms from Colombo, off Colombo-Kandy road, is Pinnawala, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased now, including baby elephants brought from various parts, as well as the babies born, as a result of the captive breeding program. The best time to visit is the feeding time from 0915-1000 hrs and 1315-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1030hrs and 1400-1430 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.
Millennium Elephant foundation gust can ride the elephants Evening commence a City Tour, by visiting;
Visit Botanical gardens in Kandy . The Royal Botanical Gardens - 147 acres in extent; Started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the Kings of Kandy. There are more than 5000 species of trees and plants. Some rare and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world. Spice Garden and Orchid House are popular with tourists.
The Old Suspension Bridge, Bahirawakanda Buddha Statue, The Gem Studio, Upper Lake Drive (The View Point), The Batik Factory,
Overnight stay in Kandy
After Breakfast proceed to Dambulla, Visit Dambulla Rock Cave Temple
Dambulla is famous for the five cave Temples on a rock. The first 3 caves are better, older and larger than the other two. Some caves date to 1st C.B.C. All the 5 cave walls and ceilings are covered with Buddhist murals and three are more than 130 Buddha statues, statues of Gods and Kings are also found here
Jeep Safari at Minneriya National Park
Minneriya National Park is a National Park in North Central Province of Sri Lanka. The area was designed as a National Park on 12 August 1997, having been originally declared as a wildlife sanctuary in 1938. The reason for declaring the area as protected is to protect the catchments of Minneriya tank and the wildlife of the surrounding area. The tank is of historical importance, having been built by King Mahasen in third century AD. The park is a dry season feeding ground for the elephant population dwelling in forests of Matale, Polonnaruwa, and Trincomalee districts.
Dinner and overnight stay in Dambulla
Breakfast at the hotel Proceed to Sigiriya to climb the rock
Sigiriya - King Kassapa (477-495 A.D) who shifted the Capital from Anuradhapura to Sigiriya made a fortress to surround his palace, which was constructed on the summit of a 500ft high rock, with necessary facilities.
The Palace was surrounded by an outer-moat and wall and Inner - moat and Wall, pleasure garden, Mirror-wall, light-coloured and dark coloured damsel's frescos, to cover the western wall and a beautiful staircase through the body of Crouching Lion are some of the attractions here.
The boulder garden consists of caves where Buddhist Bhikkus lived and meditated. After Kassapa Sigiriya was given back once again to the Bhikkus
Proceed to Colombo for overnight to a hotel in Colombo
Breakfast at the hotel Explore Colombo / Shopping and Site seen Dinner and overnight stay in a hotel in Colombo
Breakfast at the hotel Relax at the hotel Proceed to Airport
- Dambulla Cave Temple - 10 USD
- Daladhamaligawa ( Tooth Relic Temple ) 10 Usd, Culture Show 7 USD
- Minnariya National Park ( Jeep Hire And Entry Fees 40 USD Per Person ) Min 2 Pax
- Turtle Hatchery - 4 USD
- Whale Watching - 40 USD
- Sigiriya - 30 USD
- Royal Botanical Gardens in Kandy- 12 USD
- Tooth Relic Temple - 10 USD
- Bahirawakandha Buddha Statue - 2 USD