Sigiriya also called as Lion Rock, and the enormous rock dwellings housed in this almost out of place monument attest to this name. Few places are as exciting, undiscovered and haunting as the ancient city of Sigiriya. The area of Sigiriya is in central Sri Lanka with a surrounding of dense jungles and magnificent natural vegetation. The location is an international heritage site, having been inhabited since pre-historic times and is a unique experience for any world-traveller.
Sigiriya is lesser known ancient secret of the world, being home not only to a space of unique natural beauty, but also a pre-historic site of singular relevance. The enormous rock, translated rightly to Lion Rock, is a spectacular site of early Sri Lankan civilisation with an ancient rock city carved meticulously into this gigantic natural structure within the warm jungles of Sri Lanka. The ancient city dates back to 477 BC when it was selected by King Kashypa to be a site of his capital.
One of the most scenic cities in Srilanka, Kandy is blessed with unique beauty of sprawling tea gardens. It also depicts the royal charm of the bygone era as one can see the Temple which was once the royal residence of Kings of Kandy. Visit to the Royal place which has a luxurious courtyard and two storeys bathhouse.
The capital city and the popular tourist destination, Colombo is dotted with several appealing attractions and worth visiting destinations. Among all the attractions, Dehiwala Zoo, Fort Clock Tower, Independence Hall, Mt Lavinia Beach, Dutch Period Museum, etc the major one. The Old Fort in Colombo is the major Land Mark, truly worth to visit on your Sri Lanka tour.
The capital city Colombo is a popular tourist destination in Asia. The Singal or Tamil crowd in the place represents the flavor of modern origin and ancient culture. The old fort in Colombo is the key landmark. It was built by the Portuguese in 1517 and was later beautified by the Dutch. Victorian Lighthouse Clock Tower within the fort complex is a major area to visit. From the north side of the tower, tourist can enjoy an overview shot of the President’s House and other landmarks like the Gordon Gardens and the old General Post Office.
Other places of attraction in Colombo are Gordon Gardens, Jami-ul-Alfar, the New and Old Kathiresan Kovils, St. Anthony Catholic Church and the Pettah’s bazaar.
The charming town of Kandy presents the royal history of Sri Lanka. The Temple of the Tooth is a major destination for Buddhist pilgrims. As per legend, the temple was the royal home of the Kings of Kandy. Evidences can be found with a visit to the nearby Royal Palace, which has a two storey Bathhouse, a central courtyard and the Queen’s Palace.
Besides, other tourist places of note are Henarathgoda Botanical Garden, Cadjugama, Elephant Orphanage at Pinnewala and Kandy Lake.
Dambulla is the most important place in the cultural tour circuit of Sri Lanka. With an imposing 160-meter height, the rocky place treasures five impressive cave temples. All the temples are dedicated to Lord Buddha and hence tourist can see His statues inside the caves. The first cave or Devaraja Viharaya is dedicated to Lord Vishnu; the second cave or the Temple of Great Kings is the largest one and is treasured with good number of sculptures; the third cave is the Great New Temple or the Maha Alut Viharaya.
Located in the South Coast of Srilanka, Galle attracts tourist from all over the world. The imposing Galle Fort is the key attraction for tourist in the city. Visitors can feed themselves at the Amangalla, the oldest hotel in Sri Lanka. The nearby Groote Kerk, an old Protestant Church is also worth-visiting. Other places of visit are the National Maritime Museum, Unawatuna Bay, Koggala and Weligama.
The salubrious climate of Nuwara Eliya is worth-experiencing. This charming place was discovered by Sir Edward Barnes in the year 1828. It is situated at an height of 1, 400 feet and tourist gets a chance to explore the place on foot. Besides, the Labookellie Tea Factory, Victoria Park and Hill Club are worth-appreciating places.
- NIGHTS –10
- RATE: ADULT – 830 USD
- INFANT – FOC
- CHILD -350 USD (2 TO 11 YEARS OLD)
- CITY COVERED – SIGIRIYA – KANDY – NUWARA ELIYA – YALA – BENTOTA – COLOMBO
- Airport pick up and drop off ,
- Assistance at the airport ,
- Accommodation on bed & breakfast basis ,
- Private luxury Car (air-conditioned) ,
- Private English Speaking driver for the entire journey ,
- Tours / Excursions will be provided as per the Itinerary Details ,
- Highway Toll Free Fuel for Vehicle, Parking & etc. all taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included,
- Air fare and visa charges ,
- Meals not mentioned in the itinerary or any kind of Beverages ,
- Any Entry Ticket Fee,
- Camera and video permits are excluded ,
- Travel Insurance is not included ,
- Guide/Driver tips are not included ,
- Personal expenses are excluded ,
- Early Check in & late checkout ,
- The additional option tour charges for the Jeep Safari in Yala