15 Days Tour

Suitable for long stay travelers

Day 1

Colombo – Anuradhapura

  • Pick up from Bandaranayke International Airport
  • We drive to Mihintale: It is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura and one of the oldest Buddhist places in Sri Lanka. It is believed to be the site, where the Buddhist monk Mahinda meets king Devanampiyatissa, who allowed the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka
  • Take a little rest after your journey
  • Overnight at Anuradhapura

 

Day 2

Anuradhapura – Trincomalee

  • Visit temples and ruins at Anuradhapura – the capital of ancient kingdom Rajarata. Around 100 after Christ, Anuradhapura belonged to the 10 biggest cities in the world with around 130.000 inhabitants.
  • See Kalu Diya Pokuna near Mihintale – an old lake and beautiful place to rest. The pond surrounded by large boulders and small archaeology sites, the shadow of surrounding trees give this lake its name “Black water”.
  • We drive east to Trincomalee and enjoy at Nilaveli beach.
  • Overnight at Trincomalee/Nilaveli

 

Day 3

Trincolmalee

  • A relaxing day according to your wishes: Enjoy the beautiful beach and sea
  • If you like, you can do a snorkeling-boat-tour to the Pigeon Island National Park around 1 kilometer off the coast near Nilaveli. It is one of the two marine National-Parks of Sri Lanka. The island’s name derives from the rock pigeon and the Park contains some of the best remaining coral reefs of Sri Lanka
  • Overnight at Trincomalee/Nilaveli

 

Day 4

Trincomalee – Polonnaruwa

  • We drive to Polonnaruwa and visit temples and ruins – it is one of the ceylonese capital cities, surrounded by a fertile landscape. The ancient city of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage Site. If you like you can do an elephant riding
  • Enjoy real srilankan village-life – see how srilankan people live at rural places, how they cook or plant and protect their plants against elephants and travel with a real cow-cart
  • Relax with a herbal massage
  • Overnight at Sigiriya

 

Day 5

Sigiriya – Nationalpark

  • You can climb up Sigiriya Rock  – best time is 7. 30AM
  • Relax with a herbal massage – if you like
  • Visit Minneriya or Kawdulla Nationalpark in the evening to see real wild elephants – you can expect to observe big herds of 150 to 200 elephants with babies
  • Overnight at Sigiriya

 

Day 6

Ritigala – Pidurangala

  • Visit the ruins of Ritigala – an ancient Buddhist monastery
  • Climb Pidurangala rock – where you have an spectacular view of the famous fortress of Sigiriya
  • Overnight at Sigiriya

 

Day 7

Dambulla – Kandy

  • See Dambulla cave temples – UNESCO world heritage since 1991
  • On the way to Kandy we have a stop at Matale and see the Sri Muthumariamman Temple – built in 1874 and used by Hindus and Buddhists
  • In the afternoon you see the famous Kandian Dancing Show
  • Overnight at Kandy

 

Day 8

Kandy

  • Visit the Kandy Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple) – which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha in a wide complex of the royal palace of the former kingdom of Kandy
  • Visit Bhairava Kandy Temple – these sculptures are believed to protect against greed, lust and anger in Hinduism
  • Enjoy over 4.000 species of plants at Peradeniya Botanical Garden near Kandy – including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees
  • Let’s do a Kandy City Tour
  • If we have time, we visit the National Railway Museum near Kandy – a must for every railway fan with exhibitions of gas lamps, tablet machines and tools to steam or diesel locomotives and coaches
  • Overnight at Kandy

 

Day 9

Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

  • We travel to Nuwara Eliya and see the Ramboda waterfalls
  • Visit a tea plantation and factory – the biggest and most famous companies settle around Kandy
  • We show you colonial places at Nuwara Eliya – often called ‘Little England’, because it was one of the favored cool-climate places to escape the heat. We will have a city-tour and see ancient buildings, Gregory lake, nice bungalows and pretty gardens
  • Dinner with real Tamil food
  • Overnight at Nuwara Eliya

 

Day 10

Nuwara Eliya – Ella

  • You can go hiking at Horton plains – a wonderful landscape at an altitude  more than 2.000 meters above sea-level. Three major Sri Lankan rivers, the Mahaweli, Kelani and Walawe rise from here.Most spectacular is „Worlds end“, a famous cliff with a drop down hundreds of meters.
  • In the afternoon (3.00PM) you will have a wonderful train-journey from Nanu Oya (near Nuwara Eliya) to Ella – and see the phantastic landscape around. We drop you to the station Nanu Oya, take all your luggage and pick you up at Ella again.
  • Walk around the city of Ella
  • Overnight at Ella

 

Day 11

Ella – Yala Nationalpark

  • Climb Small Adams Peak and enjoy the wonderful view – an easy walk up
  • On the way to Yala you can see Rawana waterfall
  • See ancient Buduruwagala buddhist temple with its seven statues
  • In the evening or next morning you enjoy a jeep-safari at Yala Nationalpark – the oldest park near the Indian Ocean in the south. Yala is famous for its variety of wild animals, especially srilankan elephants and leopards, as well as bears, birds, apes and crocodiles.
  • Overnight at Tissa

 

Day 12

Yala – Mirissa

  • We start to Mirissa, on the way you can relax at Thangalle beach
  • Visit Matara Island Temple – the walk over the bridge with water around and high waves is an amazing experience and later you have a great view back to the coast
  • Have a funny trip and see water shooting high up out of a small opening in a rock, the Hummanaya blow hole – considered to be the second largest blow hole in the world
  • Relax at the beach and overnight at Mirissa

 

Day 13

Mirissa

  • If u like u can do a Whale-Watching-Tour starting at Mirissa: Whales and dolphins gather around the south-coast of Sri Lanka the whole year, because the sea offers rich food supply
  • Relax at the beach and overnight at Mirissa

 

Day 14

Mirissa – Galle

  • We start to Galle and visit a Sea-turtle-farm – home of different kinds of sea turtles. It is a conservation project, which releases young or wounded turtles to the wild, when they are fit enough again
  • See Stilt fishermen at Koggala with their traditional fishing-method – unique for Sri Lanka
  • Visit Galle Dutch Fort – built from 1588 on from Portuguese and Dutch colonialists. Have a walk around and visit all the reconstructed places. After that we discover the vibrant city.
  • Climb Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaja – a small cave-temple more than 1.500 years old with an ancient Budha statue, slowly fading Wall Murals opening a window to srilankan history and a Bodhi Tree
  • Overnight at Galle

 

Day 15

Galle – Colombo

  • We drive to Madu lake, where you’ll get a scenic cruise along the river, passing dozens of islets and endless aeras of green mangrove trees. If you are interested in a challenge, you can have some fun and get a fishfoot-therapy on the spot
  • Blue Moonstones anywhere in the world usually originate in Sri Lanka – at our coast we have the world’s primary source of the wonderful blue gems. We visit a mine, where people work in a few waterlogged pits and take out moonstones by hand like in former times
  • You can relax at Hikkaduwa beach before we drop you right in time to Bandaranayke International Airport

 

What is included:

  • Pick-up from the hotel
  • New private air-conditioned car – 3 seats and sufficient space for luggage – or van
  • Travel-insurance for each person
  • Transport costs (fuel, highway-toll, parking-taxes)
  • Private driver guide (including driver-accommodation and meals)

Accommodation – if you like to book through our travel-agencies.
you get: Clean double or single-room with breakfast, air-condition, free WiFi, friendly stuff and tasty foods

 

What is excluded:

  • Personal Expenses
  • Entrance tickets
  • Meals and drinks
  • Special guide at tourist-attractions – if you need
  • Costs for overnight – if you like to book your own preferred hotels

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