Cultural and Heritage
You will get a chance to have elephant ride or village tour designed to experience the real traditional rural village life style, travel in bullock cart through lush green paddy fields and have a delicious lunch made to authentic Sri Lankan style. You will be able to see the elephants were lost to their herds that fed the orphanage and bathed in the river in Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Nuwaraeliya , another favorite destination on the Island and the top of the listed places to visit where the best tea in the world . In down south you can really enjoy the sightseeing river safari and turtle hatchery.
You will be met and assisted upon arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport and be transferred to Habarana
Check in at Hotel and rest.
After Breakfast, we have arranged a special treat for the children – a ride on an elephant. Elephant-back trails, encounters and safaris offer a unique and exciting way to explore the wilderness around the area. You'll get a chance to connect with these magnificent animals as they carry you through grasslands and forests in the area. In addition, you’ll also be able to view the surrounding wildlife in a more natural and closer setting. In the afternoon, transfer to your hotel in Sigiriya.Then enjoy a traditional village tour there, transported by bullock cart letting you see village people's life styles.A visit to a paddy field will let you see how local farmers protect their crops from wild animals. In the early evening,visit Sigiriya Rock - a massive 5th century A.D. fortress -an enduring tribute to one man's vision. Climbing Sigiriya is an enthralling Experience.
Over night at Sigiriya.
After breakfast,leave for Kandy. On the way visit Pinnawala. - one of the country's largest elephant orphanages. It is home to elephants lost to their herds by human - elephant conflict land by falling into pits. Most of them are baby elephants. The elephants are fed at the orphanage and bathed in the nearby river twice a day. After arrive in Kandy, and check in to your hotel. In the evening enjoy an outdoors CULTURAL SHOW. The KANDY DANCE is one of the city's most famous unmissable evening events lasting more than 1hr. Listen to the captivating traditional drummers and Marvel at the spectacular fire and demon dancers.
Over night at Kandy.
After breakfast, visit Kandy. Known as the gateway to the hill country and the first Sri Lankan capital,the city was named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1988. Visit The world - famous Temple of the tooth (aka Dalada Maligawa) which houses one of the Lord Buddha's Teeth. Then enjoy shopping in Kandy where several markets can be visited for local handicrafts, silk,gems and batik. This can be followed by a visit to Kandy's famous Royal Botanical Garden(aka Peradeniya).
Thereafter leave for Nuwara Eliya. Long considered one of the country's top destinations,this hilly region has lush green tea States in abundance. On the way,visit a tea factory and plantation where the world's best tea is produced. Have the opportunity to pick tea leaves and discover all about the process of manufacturing tea.You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory.
Thereafter check in to the hotel in Nuwara Eliya. In the evening enjoys local sightseeing tour and possibly a boat trip on Gregary Lake.
Over night at Nuwara Eliya.
Check out after breakfast and leave for Nanu Oya Train Station for your journey to Ella through the mountains. On arrival ,a car will take u to you hotel in Thissamaharamaya , close to Yala National Park.
Over Night at Thissamaharamaya.
After an early breakfast, proceed on a half day safari tour of Yala. Yala combines a strict nature reserve with a national park. Divided into 5 parts , the park has a protected area of nearly 130,000 hectares of land consisting of light forest, scrubs, grasslands, tanks and lagoons. It has the highest density of leopards in the world, and is also home to elephants, crocodiles, and other interesting animals. After Yala , head for your hotel and the beautiful beach in Ahungalla - an ideal place to enjoy a relaxing beach holiday. And evening river safari along the Madu Gaga river can be taken.
Over Night at Ahungalla.
Check out after breakfast and visit Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Thereafter proceed to Colombo and have a short shopping tour of the city before leaving in plenty of time for your departure time.NOTE : All packages can be tailored to your desires.