20 days -The whole Sri Lanka special 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-Kalpitiya
After breakfast proceed to Kalpitiya.The first stop is in Chilaw. Chilaw is famous for the nearby Munneswaram temple, which is visited by both Hindus as well as Buddhists.
Overnight stay in Kalpitiya
DAY 03 : Dolphin watching at Kalpitiya or Beach Stay
Dolphin watching excursion early in the morning Is the best place to see Dolphins and during the season (November to April).
you can witness Dolphin pods up to 1000 to 1500 members at most given times. Afternoon visit Kalpitiya city for sightseeing and beach stay.
Overnight stay in Kalpitiya
DAY 04 : Kalpitiya-Wilpattu National park-Anuradhapura
After breakfast proceed to Wilpattu National Park for a Jeep Safari.Wilpattu is one of the largest and oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka. Wilpattu is among the top national parks world renowned for its Leopard population. We will start the Wild Life Safari and watch the Elephants, Sloth Bears, Leopards, water Buffalo, Sāmbhar, spotted deer, mongoose, mouse and shrew are more of Wilpattu’s residents. There after proceed to Anuradhapura.
Overnight stay At Anuradhapura
DAY 05 : Anuradhapura- Elephant Pass – Jaffna
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to sightseeing and visit ancient city of Anuradhapura. Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka’s sacred ancient city, surrounded by 3 great man-made lakes, is a treat for the Wanderers. Walk down history whilst you explore the city which at the height of its glory, ranked beside Nineveh and Babylon in its colossal proportions. The monumental dagobas, Jetavana Dagoba, Abayagiry Stupa and the Ruwwanveli Seya are amongst the greatest architectural feats of its age, and have been surpassed only in scale by the great pyramids of Khufru & Khafra at Gizah. The sacred Sri Maha Bodhi Tree (Peepal) is a sapling of the sacred Bo tree in India, in the shelter of which Prince Siddhartha Gauthama attained supreme enlightenment & became Buddha.It was gifted to Sri Lanka by Emperor Asoka in the 3rd century BC and is the oldest recorded tree in the world (2,250 years)
After visit Anuradhapura leave to Jaffna. En route visit Elephant Pass as a gateway of Jaffna Peninsula.
Overnight stay in Jaffna.
DAY 06 : Jaffna city Tour
After breakfast start the city tour in Jaffna. Commence sightseeing in Jaffna including a visit to the Nanathive island.
Overnight stay at Jaffna
DAY 07 : Jaffna-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 08 : 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
DAY 09 :Trincomalee-Polonnaruwa
After breakfast proceed to Polonnaruwa The second Ancient Capital of Sri Lanka. Visit Royal Pavilion, Thuparamaya, Watadagaya (circular stupa), Uththararamaya (Galvehare) where the reclining Buddha statue, Lankathilanka – the oldest buddhist temple etc.There after proceed to Habaran for wild safari Minneriya National park.
Over night stay at Habarana/Sigiriya
DAY 10 : Sigiriya
After breakfast climb Sigiriya lion rock .Sigiriya Rock Fortress is situated in the north central province belong to the “Cultural Triangle” in the dry lowlands of Sri Lanka. Sigiriya Rock known as Lion’s Rock and considered by some as the eighth Wonder of the World. Sigiriya contains the ruins of an ancient palace complex. Built during the reign of King Kasyapa (477-495 AD). On the west of the rock are ponds the remains of summer palaces and other structures, and the first part of the ancient road, which lead to its impressive summit.
Evening Village safari at Sigiriya or relax at the hotel
Overnight stay in Sigiriya/Habarana
DAY 11 : Sigiriya-Kandy.
After breakfast at the hotel leave to Kandy via Dambulla.Visit Dambulla Rock Cave Temples, .Dambulla rock temple is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains.There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings.En route visit spice garden Naula.
After this you will reach, the old royal city of Kandy, beautifully nestled between green hills. In Kandy, you will visit the temple of the tooth relic, which is the holiest shrine in Sri Lanka, where the tooth relic of Lord Buddha is highly venerated.
In the evening you'll have the opportunity to see a dance performance, where you will see the famous Kandyan dances, as well as up-country and devil dances.
Overnight stay at Kandy.
Day 12: Kandy – City tour
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Peradeniya botanical garden. Evening shopping tour in Kandy city.
Overnight stay at Kandy.
Day 13: Kandy-Nuwaraeliya
After breakfast at the hotel leave 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 Ramboda water falls.
Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya
Day 14 :Nuwaraeliya –Ella
Early in the morning travel to explore the Horton’s plains national park. Horton’s plains offers some excellent hikes in an unusual environment, characterized by forest patches, grasslands and some high-altitude vegetation. Highlights include the dramatic 880 meter drop at World's End and the beautiful Baker's Falls.
After Lunch proceed to Ella
Overnight stay at Ella
Day 15: Ella- – Yala
After breakfast proceed to visit Little Adam speak, Nine arch Bridge, Ella gap and enjoy the most beautiful sceneries in the Sri Lanka highlands.
After lunch leave for Yala.En-route visit Ravana water fall..
Overnight stay in Thissamaharama./Yala
DAY 16 : Yala-Mirissa
Early morning(take away breakfast)proceed to visit Yala national park by Jeeps. Yala National Park is 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.
After vist Yala 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 17 : 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 18 : Mirissa-Galle-Bentota
After breakfast leave for Colombo en route visit Dutch fort in Galle, Kosgoda turtle hatchery farm and enjoy with Madu river boat safari at Balapitiya.
Overnight stay in Bentota
DAY 19: Colombo
After breakfast City Tour in Colombo. “Colombo is a fascinating city not only for a comfortable blend of east & west, but also a cozy 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 20 :
Drop off at the airport for departure flight.
Above package Include
Air-conditioned private transport
English speaking Driver/chauffeur-guide
Free water bottles
Government tax and service charge
Above package does not Include
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
Any other service not specified above.