Around the Island

We cover famous tourist attractions and Activities around the Island

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13 Days / 14 Nights

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Sri Lanka

relaxing at the beach sipping a delicious tropical cocktails soaking in the warm sun

The journey will start off with relaxing at the beach sipping a delicious tropical cocktails soaking in the warm Sri Lankan sun and swimming in the Indian Ocean. You will then visit the well known Udawalawe National Park that is known for its large herds of Elephants roaming undisturbed.

A memorable Experience during your holiday in this paradise Island. You will be able to learn about Sri Lanka’s vast history and religious background that has made this small island a famous pilgrimage site for many Buddhist. During your stay in Sri Lanka, you will no doubt spend some lovely days in buzzing Kandy, the religious heart of the island. You will discover its famous relic, fundamental to the major religion of the country: a sacred tooth, relic of Buddha, which escaped from the pyre.



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Day 01
Arrival, welcome by a Representative of Pure Lanka Holidays and transfer to Hotel
Evening 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; St. Mary’s Church and the Old Dutch Cemetery and naturally the Negombo Fish
Overnight stay at Negombo

Day 02
After early 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, Yapahuwa Rock – where the majestic
Gateway remains to be seen as the proof to the grandeur that this former capital enjoyed and any
Other place of interest
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 equivalent in size to the Great Pyramids in
Giza 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 In the afternoon
Overnight stay at Anuradhapura

Day 03
After breakfast leave for Dambulla.
Visit the Dambulla Cave Temple
Visit the Dambulla Cave Temple considered being the largest painted caves in the world with
More than 22,000 sq ft of painted surfaces with many paintings, sculptures, statues of Lord
Buddha, his disciples, Kings, Gods etc
Continue to Sigiriya
Climb the Rock fortress of Sigiriya.
Overnight stay at Sigiriya

Day 04
After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa – “The Medieval Capital of Sri Lanka- 11th Century AD” En route visit the Avukana Standing Buddha Statue – 12m tall – a magnificent master piece of Sri
Lanka Craftsmanship.
In Polonnaruwa, visit the many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the Sacred City of
Polonnaruwa 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 that Hinduism had on the Buddhist Civilisation during that period of history.
Leave for Kandy via Riverstone – “The Hill Capital”
Engage hike in the Pitawala Pathana
Walk in to a Spice Garden and take part in a conducted tour to get some knowledge about the
Growth and use of spices in the day to day life.
In a Batik Making Factory, see how beautifully the village girls turn out beautiful colored cloths
For different purposes with colourful designs.
Overnight stay at Kandy


Day 05
After breakfast leave for 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.
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 Buddhists world
Overnight stay at Kandy

Day 06
After breakfast leave for Dalhouise
Transfer to the Base of the Adam’s Peak.
Overnight stay at Dalhouise

Day 07
Leave for the ascend to the Adam’s Peak at 2.00am
Enjoy the ascend to reach the summit of the Holy Mountain
Witness the “Sun Rise” Return for a late breakfast
Refresh and leave for Nuwara Eliya – “Little England”
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.
Evening is free for walk /tour around the city – the important places being the Victoria Park,
Gregory Lake, Golf Course, and Market etc.
Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

Day 08
After breakfast leave for Horton Plains National Park and hike up to the World’s End and the
Bakers Falls.
Overnight stay at Belihuloya

Day 09
After breakfast leave for the Sinharaja Rain Forest
Overnight stay at Weddagala


Day 10
After breakfast leave for Bentota on the south west coast via Matugama
Overnight stay at Bentota

Day 11
After breakfast undertake an excursion to Galle Dutch Fortress – a World Heritage Site
Galle is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans in south and Southeast Asia,
Showing the interaction between European architectural styles and south Asian traditions. The
Galle fort is a world heritage site and the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European
Return to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Bentota

Day 12
After breakfast leave for Colombo – “The Commercial Capital”
In Colombo undertake a half day City Tour including a Buddhist Temple, Dutch Wolvendhal
Church, a Hindu Temple, Town Hall, BMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International
Conference Hall), Cinnamon Gardens, Prime residential area, replica of standing Buddha
Statue and Nelum Pokuna, the newly opened Performing Arts Theatre.
Shopping at “ODEL Unlimited” and “House of Fashion” etc.
Continue to Negombo.
Overnight stay at Negombo

Day 13
Transfer to Airport for departure


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