Day 1 : Habarana,Sri Lanka
Habarana – Airport / Habarana 170 km (5hrs. approx.)
On arrival meet you at the arrival lounge at Colombo International airport and proceed to Habarana by drive. En-route visit Dambulla Rock Cave Temple.
Dambulla Rock Cave Temple – also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka. It 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 area. Major attractions are spread over five caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Gautama Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, three statues of Sri Lankan kings and four statues of gods and goddesses.
Then visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress - is an ancient palace located in the central Matale District near the town of Dambulla. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa, this site was selected by King Kasyapa (477 – 495 CE) for his new capital. He built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion.
Overnight stay in Habarana.
Day 2 : Kandy,Sri Lanka
Kandy – Habarana / Kandy 100 km (2 ½ hrs. Aprox.)
Post breakfast proceed to Kandy. On arrival visit Kandy temple.
Temple of the Tooth Relic - is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site mainly due to the temple.
Evening witness a Cultural Dance performance.
Cultural Dance Show - offers a very vibrant and unique show of Sri Lankan traditional dances, in the form of Kandy cultural show. The beat a dancing from "Salupliya" depicting several demons, "Thelme" vibrant expression of low country rhythm, Fire and Harvest dances accompanied by Ceremonial Drums and the Drum Orchestra rising and falling to the lively tempo. As many as 12 different folk and traditional dances are performed by Kandy lake club dance troop within the span of one hour.
Overnight stay in Kandy.
Day 3 : Nuwara Eliya,Sri Lanka
Nuwara Eliya – Kandy / Nuwara Eliya 80 km (3 hrs. approx.)
After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit Hanuman Kovil. Shri Bhaktha Hanuman Temple -
According to the ancient stories, Ramboda is an area, where the forces of Rama's gather to fight against King Ravana. This temple was built by the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka and dedicated to Hanuman. This temple houses for 16 feel height statue of Hanuman.
Seetha Amman Temple - is located approximately 1 kilometer from Hakgala Botanical Garden and 5 kilometers from Nuwara Eliya. The temple is located in the village of Seetha Eliya. This place is believed to be the site where Sita was held captive demon king Ravana, and where she prayed daily for Rama to come and rescue her in the Lankan epic, Ramayana. On the rock face across the stream are circular depressions said to be the footprints of Ravana’s elephant.
Tea Production - is one of the main sources of foreign exchange for Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is the world's fourth largest producer of tea.In 1995, it was the world's leading exporter of tea, with 23% of the total world export. The humidity, cool temperatures, and rainfall of the country's central highlands provide a climate that favors the production of high-quality tea. Spend the rest of the day taking a short walk in Victoria park or Gregory Lake.
Overnight Stay at Nuwara Eliya.
Day 4 : Bentota,Sri Lanka
Galle – Nuwara Eliya / Galle 250 km (6 hrs. Approx.)
After breakfast proceed to Galle. En-route enjoy a river safari at Bentota. Madu ganga river safari - Madu River or the Madu Ganga is one of the natures fascinating creations off South West coast in Balapitiya. Madu Ganga is a lagoon with hundreds of islands providing an idyllic setting for a well spent holiday and loads of authentic traditional settings. It may be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka. A boat trip is a wonderful way of seeing some of the hundreds of species of plants and animal’s monkeys eat fruit in the trees, a water monitor lizard glides slowly through the water, and cormorants, egrets and kingfishers wait patiently on the banks, eyeing the water for prey.
Then visit a Turtle Hatchery.
Turtle Conservation Project - This little place at Bentota beach gathers turtle eggs and place them in their premise for the eggs to hatch. After the little turtles have hatched, they will then be safely released to the ocean. Afternoon Galle city tour including visit to the Galle Fort.
Galle - Galle is the best example of a fortified city built by the Portuguese in South and Southeast Asia, showing the interaction between Portuguese architectural styles and native traditions.The Galle fort is a world heritage site and is the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers.
Overnight in Bentota.
Day 5 : Colombo,Sri Lanka
Colombo – Bentota / Colombo
After breakfast proceed to Colombo. Afternoon Colombo city tour.
Colombo - is the financial centre of the island and a popular tourist destination. The main city is home to a majority of Sri Lanka's corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. Famous landmarks in Colombo include Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, Beira Lake, Colombo Racecourse, Planetarium, Mount Lavinia beach as well as the National Museum.
Overnight stay in Colombo.
Day 6 : Colombo,Sri Lanka
Airport – Colombo / Airport
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed to the Airport in time for the connection flight.