Tours
Sri Lanka
06 Day 05 Nights Tour of Cultural highlights
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Max Group Size
1 to 30
What's Included
Overnights Accommodations( as per itinerary )
Breakfast & Dinner at hotel (except Dinner at Colombo)
Transportation (as per itinerary )
Air-Conditioned Vehicle
English Speaking Driver Cum Guide
Personal Expenses.
Personal Travel and Insurance.
Covid Insurance
Meals which are not specified above (Lunch on tour)
Tips and Portages
Camera Fees
Entrance fees to the sites which are not specified above.
Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application.
Highlights
Climbing an ancient Giant rock – It’ll take you less than 1 Hour to the top of the rock, while climbing stop for a break to breath & often to take photos and admire the view
Visit The beautiful Royal Rock Temple in Dambulla, from the caves there are superb views over the surrounding countryside; Sigiriya is clearly visible some 20km distant.
Get experienced unbelievable memories in this tour Kings ruled the central plains of Sri Lanka from Polonnaruwa 800 years ago, when it was a thriving commercial and religious Centre.
Minneriya National Park- where you can spot the largest, recurring Asian elephant gathering in the world, leopards, sloth bears, monkey species & bird species
Explore Kandy is a bustling city built around a lake in central Sri Lanka. It is listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO and is considered one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist World.
Starting From $420
$ $420
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Garlands on arrival.
Late check-out and early check-in on availability.
Room upgrades on availability.
Stop to enjoy some tropical/seasonal fruits during your journey.
Quench your thirst by stopping for a complimentary king coconut along the roadside.
Complimentary Meet and Greet at the Airport.
WIFI during the tour (Subject availability).
Honeymooners – Bed decoration / Fruit platter or small cake.
All the clients should be fully vaccinated (with 2 doses).
If anyone has contracted covid in the past and had only 1 dose before travelling, then you will need to tell us in advance since there are different kinds of protocols.
Covid Insurance is mandatory from 1st Jan 2022 – Refer below how clients can purchase online only.
https://visitsrilanka.gov.lk/  - Insurance to be purchased online.
https://airport.lk/health_declaration/index - Also health Declaration form also can be filled online.
Everything regarding protocols are updated in the below link.
https://www.srilanka.travel/helloagain/


Itinerary
  • Introduction
  • Day 01 - Airport – Negombo
    Arrive by flight and you will be transferred to the arrival terminal. Please clear immigration & visa formalities, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge through the green channel if you do not have goods to be declared to customs. You will meet one of the Representatives of Apple Vacations will assist you as he will be having a paging board with your name in the meeting area, and he will introduce you to your own English speaking chauffeur guide who will transfer you to the hotel in Negombo. (Pick up at airport or Colombo City).

    Check-in to hotel
    Dinner & Overnight stay at selected hotel
  • Day 02 - Negombo - Dambulla
    After the Breakfast at the hotel & leave for Habarana via Dambulla

    Dambulla Cave Temple - The Rock Temple of Dambulla, called Jumbukola Vihara (Dambulla Cave Temple) in the (Mahavamsa)-the principal Pali Chronicle of Sri Lanka, is situated about forty seven miles north west of Kandy, the last capital of the Sinhalese kings, on the main road to Anuradhupura. Dambulla is a scent of unique interest. Its rock temples are the most extensive in the Island, and one of the most ancient, and in the highest state of preservation and order.

    There after transfer to hotel in Dambulla & Check in to the hotel
    Dinner & Overnight stay at hotel
  • Day 03 - Dambulla – Polonnaruwa – Minneriya – Dambulla
    Breakfast at the hotel & visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.

    First visit to Galvihara - Gal Vihara (Sinhala: stone temple), Buddhist Temple at (UNESCO World Heritage Site) at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka is the most perfect specimen of Buddha statue hewn out of solid stone. Crafted during the reign of King Parakrabahu (1153-1186 A.C), Gal Vihara statues are still in complete preservation with their irresistible charm and sublimity. It is undeniable that the sculptors of Gal Vihara were of greater skill and expertise in the art of stone sculpture in Sri Lanka. The images at Gal Vihara have brought about higher level of awakening in the observers with respect of Buddhist art in Sri Lanka.

    Next visit to Royal Palace - This group of buildings dates from the period of King Parakramabahu I (1153 – 1186). The King`s Royal Palace is a massive structure, measuring 31 m by 13 m, once including 50 rooms supported by 30 columns. Even today it is quite an impressive building, but picture it being seven floors tall with 3 m thick walls, as the archaeologist’s claim it once was!

    Next Visit to Lankatilaka- One of the most evocative structures in Polonnaruwa, the Lankatilaka temple was built by Parakramabahu I and later restored by Vijayabahu IV. This massive gedige (stone Buddhist temple with corbelled roof and thick walls) has 17m-high walls, although the roof has collapsed. 

    Minneriya National Park – Safari at Minneriya National Park is one of best spot to capture wiled-animals in Sri Lanka. It is home to 200+ elephants, monkeys, crocodiles and even a handful of leopards. The park has opened in 2002, is surrounded by grasslands and can be visited year-round to see elephants and other great wildlife. See why this is the best national park in Sri Lanka. Explore the largest known meeting place of Asian Elephants in the world. During this period herds, up to 300 elephants are seen at the 8,890-hectare park within a few square kilometers of the Minneriya Reservoir. In August and September each year during the dry season, wild elephants from the surrounding wilderness in search of food and water, make their way to the shores of the Minneriya Reservoir adjoining the Minneriya National Park. A huge herd of elephants, sometimes numbering up to 300, converge together within a few square kilometers of the lake.
    Afterwards enjoy a 4 X 4 jeep safari at the Minneriya National Park Return back to the hotel
    Dinner & Overnight stay at hotel
  • Day 04 - Dambulla - Kandy
    After enjoy Breakfast at the hotel & visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress

    Sigiriya Rock Fortress – is a “World Heritage Site” and the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600-foot high rock. On its summit are the foundations of the Royal Palace, Water Tanks to supply water and all other buildings and at the edges the guardhouses. The Water Gardens, Fountain Garden, summerhouse, Boulder Gardens and the Caves with the enclosed are should not be missed.

    Thereafter travel to Kandy en-route visit a batik factory in Matale.
    Proceed to Kandy & check-in to hotel
    Dinner & Overnight stay at selected hotel
  • Day 05 - Kandy – Bentota
    After the Breakfast at the hotel & visit Kandy temple of tooth relic
    Temple of the sacred tooth relic, The golden-roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth houses Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist relic – a tooth of the Buddha. During puja(offerings or prayers), the heavily guarded room housing the tooth is open to devotees and tourists. However, you don’t actually see the tooth. It’s kept in a gold casket shaped like a dagoba (stupa), which contains a series of six dagoba caskets of diminishing size. As well as the revered main temple, the complex includes a series of smaller temples, shrines and museums.

    And next visit to Royal Botanical Garden
    The Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya are Sri Lanka's oldest formal gardens. majestic Avenue of Royal Palms is Sri Lanka's largest garden, covering 147 acres (60 hectares) and requiring plenty of time to stroll. Peradeniya Gardens has almost 4,000 distinct plant species. Thereafter leave for Bentota
    Visit Turtle Farm,
    With five of the seven sea turtle species (Hawksbill, Green, Loggerhead, Olive Ridley and Leatherback) being regularly found along the coast of Sri Lanka, there is no better place to volunteer to ensure these amazing animals have the best chance of survival. And next Bentota Market

    The Bentota bazaar is a government approved shopping area where you can pick up souvenir items, wooden carvings, batik and brassware. In addition, there is also a Tourist Board Office, Tourist Police station, Post Office and a Bank of Ceylon.

    If you are looking to spend your holidays and give yourself a calm and natural treat, with no bars and restaurants, this is the most refreshing and relaxing site. The Bentota Beach which extends across 7-8 kilometers is truly a symbol of peace, calmness and cleanness. One of its strongest points is its quiet surroundings which, according to many people, run the natural and relaxing environment of the beach. There is plenty of space of everyone to settle in perfectly and enjoy the sun bath to the fullest.
    Dinner & Overnight stay at selected hotel
  • Day 06 - Bentota – Airport
    After Delicious Breakfast at the hotel & transfer to Airport to connect with the departure flight. (Please get advice, if you need to drop other than Colombo city)
  • End of tour
Pick up Information or Meet up Location details
Arrive at the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your selected pick up time.
Operator will reconfirm your pick-up time in advance.
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
This activity not stroller and wheel chair accessible.
Most travelers can participate.
This activity could be canceled due to extreme weather or unforeseen events. If canceled, you may book a different date or ask for a refund.
We request all customers carry the Vaccination card while traveling (Digitally or Physically).
littering & smoking is prohibited inside the vehicle.
Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
Stop to enjoy some tropical/seasonal fruits during your journey.
Quench your thirst by stopping for a complimentary king coconut along the roadside.
Complimentary Meet and Greet at the Airport.
For 1 Person Single room, 2 Person Double Room, 3 Person Triple Room Respectively.
Cancellation Policy
You can cancel up to 72 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
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