DAY 1 COLOMBO – NEGOMBO
Arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport. Transfer to beach hotel in Negombo.Overnight stay at Hotel in Negombo
DAY 2 DAMBULLA – POLONNARUWA (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Leave for visiting Dambulla rock temple built by King Wlagambahu, in the 1stCentury B.C. it is a world heritage site, and the most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave temples. The complex of five cave caves, it contains 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest. Afternoon visit in Polonnaruwa (a World Heritage Site), the second capital city of Sri Lanka built in the 11th and 12th centuries. Visit the ruins of the Royal Palace, Gal Viharaya where the splendid statues of the Budda in‘Upright’, ‘Sedentary’ and ‘Recumbent’ postures are carved out of rock, Audience Hall, Lotus Bath,
statue of king Parakumbahu and Parakrama Samudraya – a lake built by King Parakumbahu. There are also monuments of famous places of worship such as the Shiva Temple, Lankathilake, Watadage,Galpotha, Kiri Vehera and the remains of a former Temple of the Tooth Relic.Overnight stay at Hotel in Sigiriya
DAY 3 SIGIRIYA – MATALE – KANDY (B/L/D)
After breakfast climb the 5th century Sigiriya Rock Fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). ). It’s also known as the Lion Rock. En route at Matale visit a Hindu temple, a batik factory and a spice garden. Leave for Kandy which was the last kingdom of Sri Lanka,and the hill capital. Kandy is also the venue for annual perehera, a pagent with over 150 elephants,dance troops, etc., parading the city. Visit the temple of the tooth relic, lake, upper lake, Kandy Market area. In the evening witness a cultural dance show featuring traditional sri Lankan dances including fire dancing. Overnight stay in Kandy.
DAY 4 KANDY – PINNAWELA – COLOMBO (B/L/D)
After breakfast visit royal botanical gardens in Peradeniya and leave for visit the elephant orphanage in Pinnawela. See the elephants in nature, being fed, working & bathing in the nearby river. Leave for Colombo. Evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Colombo
DAY 5 COLOMBO – AIRPORT (B/L)
After breakfast relax in the morning. Afternoon make a sightseeing tour of Colombo. Make a city tour of Colombo. Visit 100-year-old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings, Pettah bazaar where one can shop for bargain, a Hindu and Buddhist temple, residential areas where you can find the stately homes of affluent, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People’s Republic of China. Thereafter, do a shopping tour of Colombo till transfer back to airport.
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