The 4 days tour cover many important historical places such as Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya and Dambulla. This tour can easily be combined with any other tour packages to accommodate mountains, wildlife reserves or beaches.
Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, meet & greet by “Seerendipity Tours” Representatives and proceed to hotel in Sigiriya.
Anuradhapura is the most historic site on the island, which dates back to 3rd century BC. Today it is a ruined city with hundreds of historical monuments built by Sri Lankan kings. This treasure trove is declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO.
GOLDEN CAVE TEMPLE DAMBULLA
In the 1st century BC, a king of Anuradhapura fled the city due to a South Indian invasion and took refuge in the caves of Dambulla. On recapturing Anuradhapura after 13 years, the king converted the caves into the monastery and gifted it to the Buddhist monks.
Overnight stay Hotel in Sigiriya.
Breakfast at Hotel and Leave for Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa, in the evening safari at Minneriya national park.
A Prince of the 5th century who committed patricide made the rock of Sigiriya his hideout in order to stay away from his half-brother who sought vengeance. This prince Kasyappa by name, not only fortified his stronghold but also added to it artistic beauty.(declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO).
Polonnaruwa is the second most historical city of Sri Lanka. It was made the capital of Sri Lanka after Anuradhapura. Ruins in Anuradhapura are much older than the ruins in Polonnaruwa, therefore the ruins in Polonnaruwa are in much better conditions than ruins in Anuradhapura.
This will include a Safari tour by jeep with a jungle tracker, where you can see animals in the Jungle, including elephants, Bears, Wild boar, Dear, Buffalo, Monkeys and many other animals if you are lucky, leopards too. Return to Habarana.
Overnight stay in Sigiriya
After the breakfast leave for the hotel in Kandy, en-route visit,
Visit a spice garden at Matale where spices and herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication are grown Spices of Sri Lanka attracted the early seafaring merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.
Next, proceed to Kandy,
A ruled in Kandy up to 1815 although the rest of the island was under the British regime. Finally, it was ceded to them by the Chieftains of Kandy who were disappointed over the king’s cruel deeds. Today Kandy is one of the most important cities owing to the presence of the Temple of the sacred tooth of the Buddha.
Visit Temple of Tooth Relic in Kandy, p.m. enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking.
CITY & SHOPPING
The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as
• Kandy lake
• Historical church
• Buddhist Hindu Temple
• Silk garden
• Hemachjandra jewellery
• Bare foot and etc
Overnight stay Hotel in Kandy.
Breakfast at the hotel and leave for Colombo, En-route visit
The Botanical Garden of Peradeniya was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made into a Botanical Garden during the British regime. This gardens; one of the best in Asia is a place of beauty and site for bird watchers.
End of the tour
- • Accommodation on double sharing room on H/B basis (breakfast and dinner included).
- • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle with an English or Spanish speaking driver-guide up to 6 passengers and national tour guide if the group is more than 6 passengers.
- • Entrance fees for the following site.
- 1 Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
- 2 Dambulla entrance
- 3 Sigiriya Entrance
- 4 Polonnaruwa entrance
- 5 Kandy Temple
- 6 Anuradhapura
- 7 Kandy City Tour
- 8 Royal Botanical Gardens
- • Meeting arrangements at the airport on arrival and departure.
- • All government taxes.
- • Airport taxes (Generally included in Air Ticket) & “Electronic Travel authorization“ (ETA) Fee (US$ 20 per person)***
- • Entrance fees for optional activities and sites
- • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
- • Video and Camera permits.
- • Any meals not specified, throughout the tour
- • Any other services not specified under includes.
Pick-location and drop-off points can be changed, please inquire
21 days or less – 100% cancellation charge.
Between 21 days and 30 days – 50% or the equivalent of the first two days charges.
Above 31 days – No cancellation charges provided no commitment or advances are made to 3rd parties.
Single supplement USD 320
Child supplement USD 230