Classic Tour

This tour is a culturally enriching experience, and those on it choose to see some of the everyday customs of Sri Lankans, from those in the temples to the leopards wandering national parks.

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Itinerary

Day 1
  • AIRPORT,NEGOMBO to GOLDI SANDS HOTEL

PM:
Arrival at Colombo International Airport. Welcome and assistance on arrival by a Representative of Luxe Asia.

*Transfer to the Hotel near by the Airport.

*Overnight stay at Goldi Sands Hotel

Day 2
  • NEGOMBO,ANURADHAPURA to RAJARATA HOTEL

AM:
Checkout from the hotel after Breakfast and Proceed to Anuradhapura City for sightseeing, the First Ancient Capital of Sri Lanka.

Anuradhapura is the First Capital of Sri Lanka for over1400 year .Since 3rd Century B.C. The highlights of the tour would be the visits to eight most venerated places including Sri Maha Bodhi, which is oldest authenticated tree in the world (2200 years) under which the Buddha himself found enlightenment.

*Lunch in a Local Restaurant

PM:
visit Mihintale

The mountain Mihintale (meaning Mahinda’s Hill in Sinhalese) .It is located 12km east of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Anuradhapura where The Close Encounter between the Supremely Enlightened Arahath Mahinda & King Devanampiya Tissa, the famous Deer Hunter took place & the Aryan Sinhalese civilization took flight to still superior civilization by gentle sway of Buddhism. Though the site was called Missaka Pabbata or Cetiyagiri or Sagiri, today it is popularly known as Mihintale -the cradle of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

Check into Rajarata Hotel in Anuradhapura for Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3
  • ANURADHAPURA,DAMBULLA to KASSAPA LIONS ROCK

Checkout from the Hotel & Proceed to Dambulla, After Breakfast

AM:

Visit the Golden Rock Temple in Dambulla

The name Dambulla derives from Damba – Rock and Ulla – fountain. One sees the incessant drip of water from the fountain within the main image house.
This complex of caves at Dambulla is one of the most impressive Buddhist Temples in the world. It (Valagamba) took refuge in the 1st century BCE. He later turned the caves into a rock temple. Later kings made further improvements, including King Nissanka Malla who had the temple interior gilded, earning it the name of Ran Giri – Golden Rock.

*Lunch in a Local Restaurant

PM:
Transfer to Habarana for Elephant Ride.

Check into Kassapa Lions Rock for Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4
  • DAMBULLA,NUWARA ELIYA to GALWAY FOREST LODGE

After Breakfast, Checkout the Hotel & Proceed to Nuwara Eliya via Kandy Lunch in a Local Restaurant

PM:

En-route: Visit Tea Factory in Ramboda.

Check into Galway Forest Lodge Hotel for Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5
  • NUWARA ELIYA,KITULGALA,WADDUWA to SIDDHALEPA AYURVEDA HEALTH RESORT

AM:
Checkout from the Hotel after Breakfast. Proceed to Wadduwa via Kithulgala.

Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. It is one of the wettest places in the country. Kithulagala is the location of the famous film “The Bridge on the River Kwai’ by famous Hollywood film director David Lean was filmed. It is also a base for white-water rafting, which starts a few kilometres upstream.

*Lunch in a Local Restaurant

PM:

After lunch proceed to Wadduwa.

Check into Siddhalepa Ayurweda Health Resort for Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6
  • WADDUWA,HIKKADUWA,GALLE,CBM,APT

AM:

After breakfast transfer from Colombo to Airport for departure.

Lunch in a Local Restaurant

After visit a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda (Option –Glass Boat Ride -Coral Sanctuary in Hikkaduwa)

Proceed to visit Galle Fort to see the colorful colonial History in Sri Lanka.

Galle fort is close to the island’s southernmost point, 173km from Colombo, has the distinction of being the best-preserved sea fort in South Asia. The Dutch and the English colonial styles are evident in the deep verandahs of houses supported by timber or masonry pillars. Originally established by the Portuguese in the 16th Century.

PM:

After Lunch proceeds to Colombo and continue with the City tour & Shopping.

Dinner in a Restaurant

After Dinner leave for Bandaranayake International Airport for departure.

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