Breakfast & Dinner at hotel (except Dinner at Colombo).
Transportation (as per itinerary ).
English Speaking Driver Cum Guide.
Personal Travel and Insurance.
Meals which are not specified above (Lunch on tour).
Tips and Porter-ages.
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.
All Entrance fees not included.
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.
Catch the most gorgeous train trip in the world on the Kandy to Ella train excursion.
View the breathtaking scenery in Ella & spot out mist with mountain surrounded at little Adam's peak, Flying to Ravana Zip line.
Visiting the Yala National Park where you can spot elephant, leopards & Sri Lankan own native birds.
Discover about Sri Lanka's capital city and the greatest of Colombo architecture.
Visit Galle, The town has a World Heritage Site to its name and that is predominantly responsible for its popularity with tourists.
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 Dambulla/Habarana. (Pick up at airport or Colombo City)
En-route visits the 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.
After the Breakfast at the hotel, Journey starts towards to Sigiriya
Rising significantly from the focal fields, the confounding rough outcrop of Sigiriya is maybe Sri Lanka's single most emotional sight. Close vertical dividers take off to a level bested summit that contains the vestiges of an antiquated civilization, thought to be at one time the focal point of the brief kingdom of Kassapa, and there are enchanting vistas crosswise over fog enclosed woodlands by the early morning.
Transfer from Sigiriya to Polonnaruwa
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.
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!
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.
Late afternoon Visit to the Minneriya National Park for Jeep Safari.
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 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.
Return to the Dambulla/Habarana hotel.
Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
After the Breakfast at the hotel & tour head on to Matale.
Visit a Spice Garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. Also witness a cookery demonstration. Clients will be offered a free head and a shoulder oil massage for 5 minutes and a typical rice and curry lunch will be served.
Transfer from Matale to Kandy.
Kandy is the hill capital Venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism’s influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple’s shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere.
Next Visit to 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.
There after transfer to hotel & check in to hotel
Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
After the Breakfast at the hotel Journey head on to Greenery highland City name Called Nuwara Eliya (Little England)
Proceed to Nuwara Eliya by "Podi Menike" train (Travel time of approximately 04 hours)
Train journeys are real cultural experiences and the most scenic routes will be highlights of your visit - in particular the wonderful journey from Kandy (Peradeniya) to Nuwara Eliya (Nanu Oya Train Station) which will travel through man made tunnels, beautiful mountains and tea plantations in the hill country.The scenery from the train is breathtaking! Like a green carpet of tea bushes rolling by, with colorful sari-dressed tea pickers popping out of the sea of green.
On arrival to Nanu Oya station driver will pick up the clients and take them to tea factory.
Make your way through the maze of tea bushes and discover where the elixirs of Sri Lanka come from. There are many tea plantations and tea factories that will be more than happy to show you around, and explain the tea plucking and tea-making processes as well as let you try some of their freshly brewed tea! A truly Sri Lankan experience.
After Hours of travelling get reach to the hotel & check in to hotel
Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
After the Breakfast at the hotel, Move on to Ella,
Visit the Little Adams peak,
If you want to enjoy some of the best view Without needing to hike for hours little Adem’s Peak Is the Perfect trek especially for an unforgettable sunset.
Once done the tour arrive to hotel & check in to hotel.
Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel in Ella.
After the Breakfast at hotel & Visit to Nine Arch Bridge and Ravana cave,
The Nine Arch Bridge in Ella is on the Demodara loop and spans 91 meters at a height of 24m. The beautiful nine arches make it a very picturesque spot especially as it is located in a dense jungle and agricultural setting. Behind the railway, a forest is booming and below, tea leaves are being cultivated.
After that get back to hotel
Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel in Ella.
After the Breakfast at the hotel, Leave for Yala.
Afternoon experience a safari at Yala National Park
The Ravana Cave is located about 2 km from the Ella town and 11 km (7 mi) away from Bandarawela. It is quite a small cave, measuring about 50ft wide, 150ft long and 60ft high. History says that the cave is used by King Rawana to hide the Princess Sita.
Is a huge area of forest, grassland and lagoons bordering the Indian Ocean, in southeast Sri Lanka. Its home to wildlife such as leopards, elephants and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species. Inland, Sithulpawwa is an ancient Buddhist monastery. Nearby caves contain centuries-old rock paintings. Southwest, Magul Maha Viharaya also has ancient Buddhist ruins. Both are pilgrimage sites.
Proceed to hotel & check in to the hotel
Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel.
After the Breakfast at the hotel, Move on to Galle.
Galle - Sri Lanka’s most historically interesting town is Galle. It was a major port until about 100 years, but today still handles shipping and sailing boats in the natural harbour.
Stroll around the lighthouse and harbour or visit the old town where you can see the traditional lace makers and wood carvers and purchase some the finest souvenirs.
The Galle Fort, or Dutch Fort as it is also known, is a fortification first built by the Portugese on the Southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. The initial fortifications, which were built in the late 16th century, were quite basic. According to a statement by UNESCO the site was recognized as a World Heritage Site for its unique exposition of an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries which is the criteterion number four for such recognition.
The Galle lighthouse is situated inside the landmark Galle Fort. It is built seven meters above the road on the ramparts. This is Sri Lanka’s oldest light station dating back to 1848, but the original lighthouse was destroyed by fire in 1934. It was rebuilt at the current height of 26m. The light station is within the walls of the ancient Galle fort, a UNESCO world heritage site and well known tourist attraction, making this the countries most often visited lighthouse.
After Hours of travelling get off to the hotel & check in to the hotel.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Hikkaduwa / Galle.
After the breakfast at the hotel & transfer to Colombo and proceed with a city tour.
Explore Colombo which is situated on the west coast of the island, just south of the Kelani River, Colombo is a principal port of the Indian Ocean. It has one of the largest artificial harbors in the world and handles the majority of Sri Lanka’s foreign trade. During this tour, learn about Sri Lanka's capital city by visiting its most popular attractions. This family-friendly tour is highly recommended for first-time visitors.
Arrive to Colombo hotel & check in to the Hotel