14 DAYS TOUR

14 DAYS IN PARADISE SRI LANKA

Around the Island

We cover famous tourist attractions around the Island

14 Days / 13 Nights

You will enjoy your stay at comfortable hotels

Sri Lanka

White sand blue sea and green surrounding best gateway in your life

Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) is an island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean. Its diverse landscapes range from rainforest and arid plains to highlands and sandy beaches.

It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes. The city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital, has many ruins dating back more than 2,000 years.

In This tour of sri lanka we cover the most of tourist attractions. whole tour take 14 days and 13 night. Detailed itinerary depicts below.

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PACKAGE DETAILS

DETAILED ITINERARY HERE

Day 01
Arrival, welcome by a representative of Pure Lanka Holidays and transfer to Hotel in Negombo.
Relax
Undertake a City Tour of Negombo including a Fishing Village, Old Dutch Fortress from 1678
Converted to prison, the Hamilton Canal which was built by the Dutch for the transportation of
Cinnamon; the Old Dutch Cemetery and naturally the Negombo Fish Market.
Overnight stay at Negombo

Day 02
After breakfast leave for Anuradhapura – “The first Capital – 5th Century BC”
En route Visit the Elephant Orphanage to see the world’s largest herd of domestic elephants
Including babies who are still being fed by bottle thrice a day.
Afterwards continue to Anuradhapura
Visit many sites of the City of archaeological and historical interest including Isurumuniya – the
First temple to be built in the island, Sri Maha Bodhi Tree- with an authenticated history of more
Than 2300 years which has been planted from a sapling from the original tree under which
Buddha attained enlightenment, Ruwanveliseya – the largest stupa in the island,
Jethawanaramaya and Abhayagiriya – which in their original form have been matching in size to
The Great Pyramids in Giza being the tallest brick buildings in the world and have thus been
Declared as World Heritage Sites, Twin Ponds, Thuparamaya- the first Stupa to be built in Sri
Lanka enshrining the left collar bone of the Buddha, the Samadhi Statue – meditating posture etc.
Overnight stay at Anuradhapura

Day 03
After breakfast leave for Habarana
En route visit Mihintale-the cradle of Buddhism where the message of Buddha was received by
The King of Sri Lanka from Arahath Mahinda-the son of Emperor Ashoka of India-climb up to the
Summit through the 1840 granite slab steps.
Afterwards continue to Habarana
En route visit the Avukana Standing Buddha Statute -12 m tall-a magnificent master piece of Sri
Lankan Craftsmanship
In the afternoon visit the Minneriya National Park to undertake a Jeep Safari to see wild life.
Overnight stay at Habarana

Day 04
After Breakfast Leave for Sigiriya
Climb the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya, a Royal Citadel for 20 years in the 5th Century AD built by
King Kasyapa, contemporary with the paintings of Ajanta and Ellora Caves in India, highlights
Being the Frescoes, Mirror Wall and the Lion’s Paw, considered as the 8th Wonder of the modern
World, thought to be equivalent to the “Alakamanda” – Celestial Palace of God Kuvera.
Afternoon proceed to Polonnaruwa -“The Medieval Capital of Sri Lanka-11th Century AD”
Visit the many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the Sacred City including the Grate
Statue, Quadrangle, Royal Palace, Vatadage, Hatadage, Siva Devalaya, Gal Viharaya, Alahana
Pirivena Complex, Kumara and Lotus Ponds, Thuparamaya, Rankoth Vehera, Pabalu Vehera,
Thiwanka Image House, The Museum etc some of which depict the influence the Hinduism had
On the Buddhist Civilization during that period of history.
Overnight stay at Habarana

Day 05
After breakfast leave for Kandy -“The Hill Capital”
En route visit the Dambulla Cave Temple considered to be the largest painted caves in the world
With more than 22,000sq ft painted surfaces with many paintings, sculptures, statues of Lord
Budda, his disciples, Kings, Gods etc.
In the evening watch a Cultural Performance by traditional Kandyan Dancers and Drummers
Including devotional “Fire Walking” and walk across in the star lit night to the Temple of the
Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha –By far the most important place of worship for Buddhist world
Over.
Overnight stay at Kandy

Day 06
Breakfast at Hotel
Undertake a City Tour including – the Upper Lake Drive – a place where one could have a bird’s
Eye view of the city below, the Royal Botanical Gardens – one of the best of its kind in Asia with
More than 5000 species of different varieties of flora which incidentally was the Headquarters of
Lord Louise Mountbatten – the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces during the 2nd World
War, a Gem Museum – to see how the valuable gems that you see on a shop shelf are turned out
From a raw stone with the back ground history.
Leave for Nuwara Eliya -“Little England” through the Hill Country surrounded by “Green
Carpets”- hills covered with Tea and cascading Water Falls amidst breathtakingly beautiful
Landscapes.
En route visit a Tea Factory and a Plantation to witness the manufacturing process of world
Famous “Ceylon Tea” and to taste a pure unblended cup of factory fresh tea before being sent to
The Tea Auctions in Colombo leading to Export.
Sightseeing in the city- the important places being the Victoria Park, Gregory Lake, Golf Course
And Market etc.
Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

Day 07
After breakfast leave for Udawalawe
Afternoon undertake a Jeep Safari of the Uda Walawe National Park mainly to see wild
Elephants.
Visit Elephant Transit Home
Overnight stay at Ratnapura

Day 08
Early morning leave for the Sinharaja Rain Forest, home to a large number of indigenous species
Of flora and fauna – a World Heritage Site, Overnight stay at Weddagala
Overnight stay at Sinharaja/Weddagala

Day 09
After breakfast leave for Bentota via Mathugama
Relax
Overnight stay at Bentota

Day 10 / 11
Breakfast at Hotel
Relax on the Beach
Overnight stay at Bentota

Day 12
After breakfast leave for Galle- “The Southern Capital”
Sight Seeing in the Galle Dutch Fortress – a World Heritage Site
Also visit the Mask Museum, Moonstone Mines at Meetiyagoda and a Turtle Hatchery
Return to your Hotel
Overnight stay at Bentota

Day 13
After breakfast leave for Colombo -“The Commercial Capital”
Undertake a City Tour of Colombo including a Buddhist Temple, Dutch Wolvendhal Church, a
Hindu Temple, Town Hall, BMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall) ,
Cinnamon Gardens – Prime residential area, the Nelum Pokuna – the newly opened Performing
Arts Theatre , the recently developed New Parliament Area and shopping etc.
Continue to Negombo
Overnight stay at Negombo

Day 14
Transfer to the Airport for the departure

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