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12 Days 11 Nights

DAY 01

Meet and assist on arrival at Airport by My Holidays Travels Representative
Transfer from Airport to Negombo. Just 7kms from the Bandaranaike International Airport, at the tip of the Negombo lagoon lays the busy Negombo beach. Negombo is a famous fishing village that is equally proud of its Dutch fort and other Dutch period architecture.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Negombo

Airport Negombo

DAY 02

After breakfast climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD).

The ''Lion Rock'' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metres from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart, and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the ''Heavenly Maidens'' of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway. These frescoes are painted in earth pigments on plaster
Evening have a safari in Minneriya.
Spanning over 8,800 hectares, the Minneriya National Park is located alongside the vast, renovated Minneriya Rainwater Reservoir. As a part of the corridor which joins Kaudulla and Wasgomuwa parks, Minneriya offers an amazing sightseeing experience where one may see herds of elephants throughout the year. In October, you will witness the famous gathering of the wild elephants which is the largest known meeting place of wild elephants in the world. The park is also home to about 160 species of birds, 9 amphibians, 25 reptile species, 26 fish species and more than 78 butterfly species.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Dambulla

Kandalama Sigiriya Minneriya Kandalama

 

DAY 03

After breakfast, proceed to Dambulla. En-route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage provides visitors with the best chance of seeing a large number of elephants at close quarters. The orphanage was established in 1975 and commenced with seven orphaned elephants. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their calfs born in the same location. Assisted by local and foreign elephant experts, Pinnawala commenced a successful captive breeding program and the first baby elephant was born in 1984. It is most interesting to visit at feeding time to see the baby elephants being bottle fed and the entire herd taken for a bath thereafter to the river near by. Continuation to Dambulla.

Visit the Dambulla rock temple was built by King Walagambahu in the 1st Century B.C. and it is a World Heritage Site.  It is the most impressive of Sri Lanka's cave temples. The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. metres of painted walls and ceilings, is the largest area of paintings found in the world.  It contains over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 metres.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Dambulla

Negombo Pinnawala Dambulla Kandalama

DAY 04

After breakfast, full day leisure… Optional you may have a visit to the pigeon island where you could snorkel and explore a whole new world under the sea. If it’s during summer take a boat ride to see Dolphins. The ever smiling, mischievous dolphins will put on a show while some of the oldest and the largest sea creatures, the humpback and the blue whales, will nonchalantly glide past you

Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel in Trincomalee

Trincomalee

DAY 05

After breakfast, proceed to Trincomalee Housing one of the largest natural harbours in the world, Trincomalee is home to beautiful beaches and a colourful town. an amazing multicultural town with lovely beaches and roots dating back to Marco Polo.

Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel in Trincomalee

Trincomalee

DAY 06

After breakfast proceed to Kandy

The World Heritage Site, Kandy, was the last capital of the Sri Lankan Kings, before the country was brought under British rule in 1815. Famous for its rich heritage and splendour, this magnificent city was last ruled by Sri Wickramarajasinghe. The Temple of the Tooth Relic is the most significant highlight of the city along with the Kandy lake, the town and other attractions.

Evening witness a cultural show.

Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy

Trincomalee / Kandy

DAY 07

After breakfast  visit The Royal Botanical Garden in Peradeniya  which was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and  was  expanded   by  the  British   It  is  147  acres  in extent and  provides    an   amazing   variety  of  trees,  plants  and flowers Transfer from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya. Visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you could observe 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.
Nuwara Eliya has earned a reputation for itself as a preferred destination in the hill country by tourists and locals alike because of its incredibly cool climate and amazing sceneries. Whilst delighting travellers with its awe-inspiring beauty, Nuwara Eliya is also home to one of the finest 18-hole golf courses in South Asia. This town plays a pivotal role in the world¿s tea industry as the produce of this region alone accounts for a substantial portion of tea exports.


Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya  

Kandy / Peradeniya / Nuwaraeliya

DAY 08

Breakfast  at the Hotel
Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Bentota. En-route visit St. Clair, Devon waterfalls cascading beautifully.
En-route visit Kitulgala. . The Kelani River (the   broadest   river in    Sri   Lanka) flowing    through Kitulgala was   the main location where the Oscar winning movie “Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed.  Experience the thrills and spills of an exciting rafting adventure in a jungle paradise.


Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Bentota   

Nuwara Eliya / Kitulgala / Bentota

DAY 09

After breakfast full day at leisure…

Bentota

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You may engage yourself with a boat ride in Madhu River, Visit to a Mask factory in Ambalangoda, Moonstone mine, a glass bottom boat ride in Hikkaduwa and many more water sports available…

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Hikkaduwa

Madhu River Ambalangoda Hikkaduwa

DAY 10

Breakfast  at the Hotel & transfer to Colombo. Colombo is theTRADE CAPITAL  of Sri Lanka, and is a city that has undergone rapid changes. While most old buildings have been replaced by new apartments and office buildings, some parts of the city yet retains its old charm. The 100 year old clock tower built by the British and some colonial buildings remain examples. The Independence Square, Nelum Pokuna, Pettah Bazaar and BMICH are some of the main highlights of the city.  Colombo also provides ample entertainment in terms of an active night life as well as a shopping experience you'd never forget.


Dinner and overnight stay Hotel in Bentota

Bentota / Colombo

DAY 11

After breakfast proceed to the airport to connect the departure flight.

Colombo / Airport