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Cultural wonders of Sri Lanka

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06 Nights & 7 days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

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English, Italian


Enjoy the Sri Lanka with most intriguing religious and cultural attractions, featuring elaborate art and architecture, and spectacular festivals, revealing the essence of the island’s fascinating history, and rich cultural heritage.

Destinations accordingly: Negombo, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Minneriya, Matale, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, & Colombo


  • 01 Night Negombo with free time at leisure
  • 02 Nights Sigiriya
  • Tour of the Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
  • Visit to Polonnaruwa, a World Heritage Site with its amazing Buddha statues. Afternoon take a Jeep Safari at Minneriya National Park to see herds of elephants and other wild life.
  • Visit to the Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
  • 01 Night Kandy
  • Tour of the Spice Gardens at Matale. Kandy City Tour including Upper Lake Drive,
  • A visit to the Temple of the Tooth Relic and shopping time at the main Kandy Market
  • Evening Cultural Show
  • 01 Night Nuwara Eliya
  • Tour of a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory and learn the process of making Ceylon Tea
  • 01 Night Colombo
  • Visit to Colombo city specials.


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Day 01 | Arrival to Negombo
Day 01 | Arrival to Negombo

Having met on arrival you will be met by our representative on arrival and driven to Negombo just 20 minutes from the Katunayake Bandaranaike international airport.

Check in at the hotel and simply rest.

You may visit the bustling Negombo town, which is a historically interesting place, strongly influenced by the Catholic Church. The narrow strip of land to the South of the lagoon and the many canals make for good exploring.

Day 02 | Negombo to Sigiriya
Day 02 | Negombo to Sigiriya

Today you will be driven to the Cultural Triangle - the ancient heart of Sri Lanka. From here you can explore Polonnaruwa, Dambulla, & Sigiriya.

OPTIONAL: Visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

Spend the afternoon exploring and set off to climb the spectacular rock fortress of Sigiriya, with its rocky abode & water gardens. The 5th century rock citadel of King Kasyapa and World Heritage Site - Sigiriya - doesn't only boasts of ancient Sri Lankan engineering & urban planning supremacy but also acclaims to be one of the finest monuments of art & culture. Step through the gigantic 'Lion Paws' - overlooking the symmetrical royal gardens below - to comprehend the absolute splendor that once dominated this rock fortress. Surrounded by ramparts & moats the Lion Rock - resembling the mythological 'City of Gods' - is coated by frescoes that relate to Gupta style paintings found in Ajanta caves of India. Walk in the shade of an eminent 'mirror wall' embracing the Western face of Sigiriya representing an artistic hundred meters laminated with graffiti.

Wander into the well-fabricated museum downstairs for an epic journey of yesteryears to realize how the citadel floated above citizens with the castle, ponds and irrigation systems that pumped water right onto its summit with an ingenious hydraulic system describing a colossal masterpiece of the great king which remained a wonder in Asia for centuries.

Day 03 | Polonnaruwa & Minneriya
Day 03 | Polonnaruwa & Minneriya

After breakfast you can visit the Ancient city of Polonnaruwa an ancient royal capital, with its well-preserved 12th century ruins & impressive stone culture recalls an inspired past.

Once done exploring the capital city, you can enjoy a jeep safari in the Minneriya National Park in the evening.

Dominated by the ancient Minneriya Tank this national park has plenty of scrub and light forest in its 8890 hectares to provide shelter for its toque macaques, sambar deer, leopards and Elephants – to name a few. In addition, an enormous number of birds (some 160 species) have been spotted at Minneriya, including endemics such as the Sri Lankan hanging parrot and the crimson-fronted barbet.

Having enjoyed the adventures safari, you can head back to Sigiriya and spend the overnight at the hotel.

Day 04 | Sigiriya to Kandy
Day 04 | Sigiriya to Kandy

Having enjoyed a fresh breakfast, you can drive towards your next destination and head towards the once capital city of Kandy while visiting the mysterious Dambulla Cave Temples which are dated from 1st C.B.C to 18th C.A.D en route.

These Temples contain the largest painted surface of 21,000 sq. feet of Buddhist murals, large number of Buddha statues (more than 150), statues of Gods and Kings in the caves.

Once done exploring the ancient temples, you can continue with your drive towards Kandy while visiting the famous Matale Spice gardens en route. Here you will learn about fragrant clove, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, mace and pepper, and many other favourites such as chocolate and vanilla.

In the afternoon visit the Temple of tooth relic, Vishnu Devala, Natha Devala, Audience Hall, Other buildings used by the Queens and Ministers and the sacred temple of the Tooth Relic in the evening to witness the “Pooja” (offerings).

Fine tune your evening by stepping to the beat of traditional music & drumming amplified by a cultural show enhancing the rich and vibrant culture of the Wonder of Asia, Sri Lanka.

Day 05 | Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
Day 05 | Kandy to Nuwara Eliya

After having breakfast at your hotel you can head to explore the Kandy city that is set on a plateau surrounded by mountains. The city's heart is scenic Kandy Lake (Bogambara Lake), which is popular for strolling.

Thereafter you can head towards your next destination and proceed towards the lush city of Nuwara Eliya, known as ‘Little’ England’, was the favorite hill station. Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka’s mountainous, tea-growing region.

Here you can enjoy a visit to a Tea factory & Tea Estate (enjoy the cup of tea made by Ceylon tea leaves), take in the sights of the magnificent waterfalls and take a stroll around the Nuwara Eliya town.

Spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Day 06 | Nuwara Eliya to Colombo
Day 06 | Nuwara Eliya to Colombo

Today morning you will proceed to Colombo for your city stay.

Check in at the hotel and simply relax.

In the afternoon you may visit Pettah where you have the vegetable & fruit markets & visit Textile shops as well. If interested visit the Fish Market and the main bus and train terminals, Wolvendhaal Dutch Church, Kelaniya Buddhist Temple, Gotami Vihara, Independence Hall, Hindu Kovil at Slave Island, Colombo Municipal Council, Viharamahadevi Park and other city sites are of interest to photographers.

You will have this afternoon to relax and take in the breath-taking views of Colombo.

Day 07 | Colombo to Home
Day 07 | Colombo to Home

Having had breakfast at the hotel, head towards the airport for your departure flight back home.

... Welcome Home!

CityHotelRoom cat.Meal planNights
NegomboJetwing blueDeluxe
Half Board1 Night
SigiriyaLiyya Water VillasStandard
Half Board2 Nights
KandyEarl’s RegencyDeluxeHalf Board1 Night
Nuwara EliyaGrand HotelDeluxeHalf Board1 Night
ColomboCinnamon GrandDeluxeHalf Board1 Night


  • Accommodation for 06 nights/07 days on Half Board Basis, including late check-out.
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with an English-speaking Chauffeur guide/National Guide
  • Local government taxes & service charges
  • Breakfast & Dinner from day 1 to day 7
  • All the entrance fees to the places mentioned in the above program – Sigiriya Lion’s Rock, Polonnaruwa ancient Kingdom, Minneriya National Park entrance & the jeep cost, Dambulla Cave Temple, Temple of tooth relic, Cultural Dance and Tea Factory visit.
  • Visas (required to apply before the arrival date)
  • Insurance (Travel)
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Camera & Video permits at Cultural sights
  • All expenses of personal nature
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Tipping for guide, driver, helper

Tour's Location


Extra services provided free of charge:
1. Two 500ml Mineral water bottles per person per day. (With SLS certification)
2. On arrival refresh Towel for every passenger.
3. data sim for internet and social meadia
4. 24hour customer service number
Reservation, Cancellation Policy & Notes:
- All reservations subject to availability at time of booking
- Quote is subject to availability of rooms, tax increases, price fluctuations and any peak season supplements.
- The cost is based on cash basis. For any other method of settlement whether it be cheques, drafts, credit cards or debit cards we will entail a service charge.
- For cancellations within 30 days before the date of arrival 100% of the holiday program will be charged
- The standard check in time in Sri Lanka is 14:00 hours and standard check out time is 11:00 hours
All drive times are approximate and are subject to change.
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