Day One: Airport / Negombo (15km Apprx 20 minutes )
Arrive Colombo airport, meet and proceed to Negombo.
Check in to Paradise Beach Hotel OR Similar. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.
Day Two: Negombo / Dambulla / Sigiriya (150km Apprx 4hrs )
Have early breakfast at the hotel and leave for Sigiriya. En route visit the Dambulla Cave temple.
Dambulla rock temple was built by King Walagambahu in the 1st century BC. And is a World heritage site. It is the most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave temples and is the largest area of paintings found in the world.
In the evening visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress – The ancient city of Sigiriya was designated a cultural World Heritage Site in 1982. It is also proposed that the site should be named the eighth wonder of the world, indicating it is in the same league as other international wonders such as the Grand Canyon and Ancient Pyramids.
Check in to Fresco Water Villa OR Similar. Overnight.
Day Three: Sigiriya / Kandy (95km Apprx 3hrs )
Have early breakfast and leave for Kandy. En route visit the Matale Spice Gardens.
Sri Lanka is famous for its spices and spices gardens. These spice gardens offers tourists memorable visits to various spice plantations in Sri Lanka.
Proceed to Kandy. Embark on a Kandy city tour. Visit The Holy Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Kandy is the most sacred shrine of Buddhism.
In the evening don’t miss the cultural dance show that begins at 5.00pm – Kandy cultural show (Kandy Dance) program. Is one of the famous evening events not to be missed when visiting this heritage city. It starts in the evening and runs for more than 1 hr. Listen to the captivating traditional drummers and be mesmerized viewing the many different art forms from the up country and low country of the island. The spectacular fire dancers and other folklore, Demon dancers, Traditional Kandyan dancers are a definite breathtaking experience to the locals and visitors alike.
Check in to Oak Ray Regency Hotel OR Similar. Overnight.
Day Four: Kandy / Colombo (130km Apprx 3hrs 30 minutes )
Have early breakfast and leave for Colombo. En route visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage.
The Elephant orphanage in Pinnawela was established in 1975, commenced with 07 orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grandchildren born in the same location.
Proceed to Colombo – a modern city which blends the beauty of the old world charm and modern day development. The busy Bazaar, Fort & Pettah area, Old Dutch church, Kovil, Temple in Gangaramaya, Town Hall, Independence square and other areas in Colombo could be explored whilst on tour apart from the bargain shopping at popular stores.
Check in to Anarva Hotel OR Similar. Overnight.
Day Five: Colombo / Airport (35km Apprx 45 minutes)
Have breakfast and leave for airport in time for flight out of Sri Lanka.