6 Nights Discovering The East
Sri Lanka

Multiple Cities, Sri Lanka
1/11

$725

7DAY

Per Person
 
Description:
 

Ceymondu Travel - Handcrafted Travel Tour Company!

 

2 Nights in Sigiriya

During your time in Sigiriya, you can engage in the following activities.

 

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

 

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is the home for young Elephants who have been displaced or lost from their natural habitat, located at Pinnawala village in Sabaragamuwa province of Sri Lanka. Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage is the best place for an up close and personal experience with the world’s largest land mammals! Today with 70 elephants herein, Pinnawela has become the home to the largest captive group of elephants in the world.

 

Dambulla Cave Temple

 

Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC. View the ancient murals depicting the life story of Lord Gautama Buddha. Look at the hundreds of fig urines of Buddha and other deities scattered throughout the five main caves. Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great King and the Great New Monastery. See the giant golden Buddha Statue just a little distance outside the cave complex.

 

Sigiriya Rock Fortress

 

Climb the 5th century AD rock fortress, Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ‘ the Lion Rock’. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past.

 

Hiriwadunna Village Tour

 

Get a chance to go on an oxen cart ride, and experience the world from the view of a village farmer. Have a relaxing catamaran safari through a calm lake. Walk through the golden fields ripe with their harvest of paddy. Watch an enjoyable traditional cooking demonstration that teaches you the basics of Sri Lankan cuisine. Delight your tastebuds with a home cooked lunch; made over a wood-fire and served on fragrant lotus leaves placed over woven trays.

 

Minneriya Safari

 

This safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October. In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas.

 

3 Nights in Trincomalee

During your time in Trincomalee, you can engage in the following activities.

 

Polonnaruwa

 

Visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, which was the second major capital of Sri Lanka. Walk through the ruins of the city that flourished between the 10th to the 13th century AD. View important monuments such as Gal Vihara, Vatadage, the lotus bath, Lankathilaka Temple and the statue of King Parakramabahu whose reign was considered the golden age of Polonnaruwa. Get to know more about Sri Lanka’s ancient history.

 

Koneshwaram Temple

 

Visit this ancient temple praised by famous Indian poet-saints and mentioned by several famous personas around the world. See the beautiful murals describing the history of the temple. Worship at the little cave shrine that is has its start in 1580 BC, as compared to the actual temple which was developed in 400 BC. Marvel at the giant statue of King Ravana who, according to legend, worshipped this shrine.

 

Trincomalee

 

Visit the holy lands of Trincomalee or Thirukonamalai; named after the hill where the famous Hindu Temple stands. Relax on the clean white beaches of Nilaveli, surrounded by the turquoise ocean. Engage in the many water sports that are available in the area. Wander through the sanctuary of Pigeon Island; watching the many species of birds. Get a taste of history, culture and architecture by doing tours of the Dutch Fort Frederick and the ancient temple Thirukoneswaram. Let go of all your stress in the natural hot springs of Kanniya.

 

 

1 Night in Colombo

During your time in Colombo, you can engage in the following activities.

 

Colombo Night Life

 

Welcome to Colombo, The City of Lights. Party at the coolest and most entertaining nightclubs in Sri Lanka. Drink and dance on Colombo’s beaches, at the big weekend parties with their colorful cocktails and thumping music. Try your luck at the casinos of Colombo. Get some delicious food at the delightful boutique restaurants that stay open till late. The night has never been brighter or better until Colombo.

 

Departure Colombo

Experience the colorful lights and bright life of Colombo, the capital City of Sri Lanka. Visit historic monuments such as the Old Lighthouse, the Old Parliament, Galle Face Hotel, Galle Face Green, Gangarama Temple, the National Museum and more. Enjoy the malls of Independence Square or the Race Course. Visit boutique shops and designer stores.

 

On completion proceed to airport after spending a memorable time in this island.

 

Tour Includes

06 nights’ Accommodation in hotels as per the above itinerary
 

Meals on Bed and Breakfast basis commencing with breakfast on Day 2 and ending
with breakfast on Day 07

 

Private Transport with airport transfers in an Air-Conditioned Car throughout the tour.
(2010 and Above Manufactured)

 

Service of an English-Speaking Chauffer Guide
 

All applicable current local taxes, but subject to change at the time of booking

Tour Excludes

Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details
/ submit your individual visa application

 

International / Domestic Airfare
 

Any expenses of personal nature
 

Tips & Portages
 

Cost of Beverages
 

Meals where not specified
 

Entrance fees and other services not mentioned above
 

Complimentary
 

1 x 1 Litre Water Bottle Per Person Per Day

1 Local SIM Card Per Room

Don't Forget:

Cameras, Swimwear, Hats, Sun Cream, water and snacks.

Will make lunch stops based on customer preference. 

Our Tips:

Bring your drone if you may like. Dress comfortably as it is high in humidity.

SCHEDULE:
 

Transportation Included.

 

Average Tour Time: 2 to 10 Hours. 

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