14 days Sri Lankan Culture Tour

Heavenly Trail of Ceylonese Culture (HTTC)

Day 1

Arrival/Negombo

On arrival at the Bandaranayke International Airport you will be greeted by our tour guide or chauffeur  and transferred to the hotel. In the afternoon you will meet your tour guide and get a brief Introduction to the tour

Day 2

Dambulla/Girithale

After breakfast, you will be driven to the north central part of the Island with a stop for a comfort break by a beautiful lake in Kurunegala. On the way to Girithale, you will  witness the Golden Cave Temple

Day 3

Girithale

After a short drive to the Girithale reservoir, you  will go on a leisurely cycle ride through the adjoining villages and witness the beauty of the surrounding and rural life first hand

Day 4

Girithale/Sigiriya

The Lion Rock in Sigiriya is one of the world-famous historical monuments in Sri Lanka. Hailed as the 8th wonder of the world, this monument depicts ancient Sri Lankan marvels of irrigation, architecture, hydraulics, painting, poetry and urban planning which date back to the 5th century  AD

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Day 8

Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains

An early start and an hour’s drive from the hotel will get you to the entrance of the Horton Plains National Park. You will be prepared with a packed breakfast to set out on a 9.5km walk around a beautiful plateau situated 2000 meters above sea level

Day 5

Polonnaruwa/Kandy

After an early breakfast, you will proceed to Polonnaruwa, the medieval kingdom established by the Great King Vijayabahu who banished invaders in 10th century  AD

Day 6

Kandy

After an early breakfast, you will proceed to the hill-country capital of Kandy. Kandy is situated at the doorstep of the central hills and lies 1500 feet above sea level. The city is  surrounded by a lush green range of mountains

Day 7

Kandy/Nuwaraeliya

In the morning you will take a scenic train ride* from Kandy to Nanuoya.  In the afternoon, you will visit a tea factory.

The British introduced tea to Ceylon as a cash crop, and today tea is one of the main exports of the country

*Subject to the availability of a pre-booked seat during peak tourist season

Day 9

Thissamaharama

Enjoy the winding roads adjoining deep precipices that give way to a stunning view as you drive through the Ella gap towards the island’s southeast end.

In the afternoon, you will set out on the Yala safari. The Yala National Park offers a diverse range of experiences; thrilling safari rides through the thick jungle, golden sandy beaches, and plenty of wildlife to spot

Day 10

Thissamaharama /Singharaja

After breakfast, you will drive to what is akin to a nature lover’s paradise. Singharaja is the most significant remaining stretch of tropical rainforest in Sri Lanka and is home to numerous endemic trees, epiphytes, birds, and amphibians. You will also encounter different types of mammals and butterflies in the forest.

Day 11

Singharaja

In the early morning, there will be a bird-watching session before breakfast. And you can walk through this biodiversity hotspot at your own pace.

Day 12

Singharaja/South Coast

After breakfast, you will proceed to the south coast. In the afternoon, you will visit the old Dutch fortress in Galle and enjoy a relaxing walk along the ramparts facing the Indian Ocean.

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Day 13

Galle

There are two optional excursions that can be arranged while you’re in Galle. You can  go on a relaxing boat ride on the Koggala Lake and sail to a traditional cinnamon tapper’s island. And if you are interested, you can also visit a turtle hatchery

Day 14

Airport

This is the end of your memorable tour through Sri Lanka, and you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight home

Goodbye and come again!

Package Price Includes:

Airport pickup and dropofff.

Twin-sharing accommodation on Half Board basis throughout the tour on hotels specified in your itinerary, or similar properties.

Transfers by an air condition vehicle with the services of an experienced English Speaking Chauffeur OR National Guide Lecture throughout the tour (depending on pax count).

Entrance fees and activities include;

Dambulla Cave Temple, Bike Ride in Giritale, Polonnaruwa Ancient City,
Kandy Temple of the Tooth Relic, Gem Museum Visit, Cultural Show – Kandy, Train Ride from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya or Nanu Oya to Ella (Reserved seats. 1st, 2nd or 3rd class depending on availability), Horton Plains National Park, Yala Jeep Safari, 2 guided treks bordering Sinharaja Rainforest and 1 guided trek inside the rainforest, Visit to the historic Dutch Fortress Galle.

All applicable government taxes.

Package Price Does Not Include:

Lunch and other beverages throughout the tour unless specified in your itinerary.

Peak period and/or festive supplements indicated specifically in your itinerary.

Expenses of a personal nature.

Tips & Gratuities.

Video Camera and Still Camera permits.

Any other services not specified specified in your itinerary.

Optional excursions are offered as specified in your itinerary.

Package Price Includes:

Airport pickup and dropoff.

Twin-sharing accommodation on Half Board basis throughout the tour on hotels specified in your itinerary, or similar properties.

Transfers by an air condition vehicle with the services of an experienced English Speaking Chauffeur OR National Guide Lecture throughout the tour (depending on pax count).

Entrance fees and activities include;

Dambulla Cave Temple, Bike Ride in Giritale, Polonnaruwa Ancient City,
Kandy Temple of the Tooth Relic, Gem Museum Visit, Cultural Show – Kandy, Train Ride from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya or Nanu Oya to Ella (Reserved seats. 1st, 2nd or 3rd class depending on availability), Horton Plains National Park, Yala Jeep Safari, 2 guided treks bordering Sinharaja Rainforest and 1 guided trek inside the rainforest, Visit to the historic Dutch Fortress Galle.

All applicable government taxes.

Package Price Does Not Include:

Lunch and other beverages throughout the tour unless specified in your itinerary.

Peak period and/or festive supplements indicated specifically in your itinerary.

Expenses of a personal nature.

Tips & Gratuities.

Video Camera and Still Camera permits.

Any other services not specified in your itinerary.

Optional excursions as specified in your itinerary

Package Price Includes:

Airport pickup and dropofff.

Twin-sharing accommodation on Half Board basis throughout the tour on hotels specified in your itinerary, or similar properties.

Transfers by an air condition vehicle with the services of an experienced English Speaking Chauffeur OR National Guide Lecture throughout the tour (depending on pax count).

Entrance fees and activities include;

Dambulla Cave Temple, Bike Ride in Giritale, Polonnaruwa Ancient City,
Kandy Temple of the Tooth Relic, Gem Museum Visit, Cultural Show – Kandy, Train Ride from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya or Nanu Oya to Ella (Reserved seats. 1st, 2nd or 3rd class depending on availability), Horton Plains National Park, Yala Jeep Safari, 2 guided treks bordering Sinharaja Rainforest and 1 guided trek inside the rainforest, Visit to the historic Dutch Fortress Galle.

All applicable government taxes.

Package Price Does Not Include:

Lunch and other beverages throughout the tour unless specified in your itinerary.

Peak period and/or festive supplements indicated specifically in your itinerary.

Expenses of a personal nature.

Tips & Gratuities.

Video Camera and Still Camera permits.

Any other services not specified specified in your itinerary.

Optional excursions are offered as specified in your itinerary.

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