17 Days Tours

17 Days Tour-Heritage Grand Tour

Day 1 Airport – Negambo

Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport and met by Smart Lanka representatives. Transfer to a beach hotel in Negambo , visit a fishing village or at leisure in the beach .

Overnight stay in Negambo.

Day 02-Negambo-Anuradhapura

Leave for Anuradhapura after breakfast.Anuradapura was First Capital of Sri Lanka in the 3rd Century BC. Declared as a World Heritage Site. Visit Sri Maha Bodhi, the oldest historically documented tree in the world, the Brazen Palace , Dagobas, Ruwanwelisaya, Abeygiri & Jetawana Monasteries, finely preserved rock-cut statues of Lord Buddha and ruins of palaces, Isurumuniya rock temple.

Overnight stay at Anuradhapura.

Day 03: Anuradhapura-Sigiriya

After breakfast at the hotel leave to Sigiriya and Climb the famed Sigiriya Rock Fortress . This is a masterpiece of construction, irrigation & artistry. It was also a resort of pleasure, a citadel of beauty & a fortress of strength. Sigiriya has been made famous for the frescoes on its rock wall.Evening proceed on a jeep safari of Minneriya national park.

Overnight will be at Sigiriya/Habarana

Day 04 :Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa

After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Polonnaruwa . Polonnaruwa was the capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to the 13th century AD. This ancient city is today one of the most beautiful canters of this island’s cultural heritage.

Evening Village safari at Sigiriya or rest in the hotel. Overnight stay at Sigiriya/Habarana

DAY 05 : Sigiriya-Trincomalee

After breakfast proceed to Trincomalee.Trincomalee is a port city on the northeast coast of Sri Lanka. Set on a peninsula, Fort Frederick was built by the Portuguese in the 17th century. Within its grounds, the grand Koneswaram Temple stands on Swami Rock cliff, a popular vantage point for blue-whale watching. The holy complex contains ornate shrines and a massive statue of Shiva. Nearby Gokanna Temple has panoramic views over the city and the coastline.

Overnight stay at Trincomalee

DAY 06 : Trincomalee

After breakfast get ready to go on an exciting whale and dolphin watching tour on a boat ride and capture some rare sights of giants whales. Once you finish your tour you can spend the time at the beach or can return to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Whale and dolphin watching is optional. Only available during March to November)

Or visit Pigeon Island National Park for leisure and snookering. Pigeon Island National Park is one of the two marine national parks of Sri Lanka. The national park is situated 1 km off the coast of Nilaveli which you will be taken on a 15 minute boat ride to the island. Overnight stay at Trincomalee

Overnight stay at Trincomalee

Day 07:- Trincomalee-Kandy

After Breakfast at the hotel leave to Kandy .En-route visit Dambulla Rock Cave Temple. This rock cave temple is must for any tourist who visits Sri Lanka. A history, which dates back to the 1st century BC and awarded the first prize for the best photograph at the World Tourism Organization in 1995.

Kandy was the capital of the Sri Lankan kings, which fell to the British in 1815. This hill capital is situated in a valley 1600 feet above sea level, surrounded by mountains & virtually encircled by the scenic Mahaweli river; the longest in Sri Lanka. Kandy, one of the most beautiful cities in Sri Lanka & is famous for it’s temple of the tooth, one of the most venerated Buddhist temples in the world.

Eveining vist temple of tooth relic

Overnight stay at Kandy.

Day 08 - Kandy

After breakfast proceecd to Peradeniya botanical garden.there after Kandy city tour shopping and evening culture dancing show.

Overnight stay at Kandy

Day 09-Kandy / Maskeliya / Adams Peak

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Maskeliya.A striking natural landmark in Sri Lanka which cannot be missed, is the Adam’s Peak known as Sri Pada meaning ‘the sacred foot print’. The fifth highest peak in Sri Lanka with a rich fascinating history is held as a sacred place of pilgrimage by all ethnic communities in Sri Lanka. A crafted footprint which is 1.8m (5ft 11in) in rock formation near the summit is held as the foot print of Lord Buddha by the Buddhists. Ascend the mount in the night to reach the summit by dawn to experience the extraordinary view free from clouds and the enigmatic shadow of the peak which will leave first time visitors spell bound.

En route vist Visit Tea Plantation and Tea Factory

Overnight stay at a Guest House in Nallathanniya/Maskeliya.

Day 10 Adams Peak - Nuwara Eliya

Climb down from Adams peak and transfer to Nuwara Eliya.

Nuwareliya is located in the center of the hill country also called the “Hill station”. This ruggedly picturesque location almost 6200 feet in elevation with its soft cool climate was favoured by the British, who made it their hill resort, during their rule in Sri Lanka, (then called Ceylon).En-Route visit Tea states,Tea Factoy and water falls.

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

Day 11 :Nuwara Eliya – Yala

After breakfast leave for Yala VIA Ella.En-route visit Ravana water fall,Little adamespeak. After lunch visit Yala national park in Jeeps. Yala National Park: The most popular national park in Sri Lanka. Established in 1938 with a land area of approx 121000 ha. This park is situated in the Hambantota and Monaragala district. It is home for almost all the animals and birds that are found in Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay at Tissamaharama/Katharagama.

Day 12-Yala-Mirissa

After breakfast proceed to Mirissa for beach stay.

Mirissa and its breathtaking sandy beach pretty much transform your dreams and visions of a tropical paradise into an everyday reality. Located close to the Southern tip of the Island of Sri Lanka and only about 200 km from the Equator, this secluded crescent shaped beach is the perfect place to sit back, relax and forget about all the hassle and bustle of your other life that’s a million miles away .

Stay relaxed at the beach.

Overnight stay in Mirissa

DAY 13 : Mirissa

Early morning proceed to whale watching tour. BLUE WHALES – the largest creatures on Earth – as well as fin whales, sei whales, sperm whales, orcas (killer whales), dolphins, flying fish, turtles, manta rays and whale sharks can all be seen during a whale watching trip a few miles off the South Coast of Sri Lanka.

Evening Stay relaxed at the beach

Overnight stay in Mirissa

Day 14: Bentota.

After breakfast Proceed to Bentota.En route Visit the Galle fort and popular tourist attractions. Optional lunch at Galle or similar. “The earliest recorded history of the city dates back to the year 545 AD, to the chronicles of the Roman historian, Cosmas. From then on records are very sparse – until the landing of the famous Arab navigator Ibn Batuta. Over the next 100 years, the city was the chief port of the island, for it attracted spice traders.The Portuguese came to Galle in 1505, followed by the Dutch in 1640. When Colombo fell to the British in 1796, the fort was handed over & used as an administrative center, a function which it performs to this day”

Hikkaduwa turtle hatchery and enjoy with Madu river boat safari

Over night stay at Bentota

Day 15- Bentota

Relax at the bentota beach

Overnight stay at bentota

DAY 16: Bentota-Colombo

After breakfast at the hotel leave to Colombo and City Tour in Colombo. “Colombo is a fascinating city not only for a comfortable blend of east & west, but also a cosy mixture of past & present. It is the commercial hub of the country & is only 34 Km from the airport. Places of interest are the Galle Face Green, the Fort, Pettah, Town Hall, Independence Memorial Hall etc”

Overnight stay in Colombo

Day 17:Colombo –Airport Drop off at the airport for departure flight.

Above package Include
 Accommodation hotels
 Breakfast
 Air-conditioned private transport
 English speaking Driver/chauffeur-guide
 Toll fees
 Government tax and service charge

Above package does not Include
 Airfare/Visa charges
 Entrance fees, Jeep hire costs, Trekker chargers etc at sites.
 Lunch, Dinner & Beverages.
 Expenses of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc.)
 Personal travel and medical insurance
 Departure airport tax
 Compulsory Cricket/Peak and any Seasonal supplements at selected hotels.
 Any other service not specified above.

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