Charms of Sri Lanka (10 Nights / 11 Days)

This ‘Charms of Sri Lanka takes you deep back into history, archaeological and scenic
interest filled with fascinating stories and events, This tour will lead you experience the past of Sri Lanka in different flavors. Start at Colombo, the capital of Ceylon under the colonization, you will experience the Elephant feeding & Bathing in Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, then move toward to experience the east coast beach in Trincomalee. At the same time, the World Heritage sites like Dambulla Rock Temple & Kandy Temple of the Tooth Relic will make you appreciate the prestigious artistic heritage of Sri Lanka. Moreover, then you will be taken into the Peradeniya Botanical Garden. The final visit is Nuwara Eliya the Little England of Sri Lanka where you can see beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. Also experience the Horton Plains National Park.

Holiday Highlights

  • See Elephant feeding and bathing
  • Dambulla Golden Buddhist cave temple
  • Holy city of Kandy’s Temple of the Tooth Relic
  • Botanical Garden in Kandy
  • Horton Plains


What is included?

  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Meals on half board basis
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local government taxes & service charges
  • Entrance fees to: Anuradhapura, Sri
    Maha-Bodhi, Isurumuniya, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla Caves Temple,
    Temple of Tooth Relic, Royal Botanical Garden
  • Meals as stated in itinerary
Day 01
Arrive in Colombo, You will be met by Pure Sri Lanka representative and driven to Colombo which is approx. 4 ½ Hr drive from the Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport.
Dinner & overnight stay in Sigiriya /Habarana/ Dambulla.
Day 02
Breakfast at hotel, thereafter excursion to Polonnaruwa for sightseeing
PM – back to Sigiriya / Dambulla and leisure at the hotel.
Dinner & overnight stay in Sigiriya /Habarana/ Dambulla.
Day 03
After Breakfast – Excursion to Anuradhapura.
Evening at leisure Or (Optional) elephant back safari through the jungles of Habarana Or Jeep safari to Minneriya National Park to witness the Wild Elephants.
Dinner & overnight stay in Sigiriya /Habarana/ Dambulla.
Day 04
AM – Breakfast at hotel & then leave for Sigiriya to climb Sigiriya rock fortress. Thereafter visit Dambulla Cave Temples.
Rest of the day leisure at the hotel.
Dinner & overnight stay in Sigiriya /Habarana/ Dambulla.

Day 05
After breakfast thereafter proceed to Kandy, en-route visit a Spice Garden and Batik Factory in Matale.
PM - Check-in to the hotel and leisure by the pool.
Late evening view a cultural dance performance featuring various dance types of Sri Lanka.
Dinner & overnight stay in Kandy
Day 06
Breakfast at the hotel and enjoy the city tour of Kandy including the Kandy Market place and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
PM - Visit Royal Botanical Garden in Peradeniya.
Dinner & overnight stay in Kandy
Day 07
After breakfast transfer to the airport for departure OR transfer to the preferred beach resort.

 

Accommodation Type Available

There are several option to choose from with regards to your hotel accomodation with this tour. You may select to stay in a 3 star (Standard), 4 star (Superior), 5 star (Deluxe).

Day

Standard

Superior

Deluxe

1 Ceylon Continental Galle Face - Regency Cinnamon Grand
2 - 5 Chaaya Blu Chaaya Blu Chaaya Blu
6 - 7 Hotel Topaz Chaaya Citadel Mahaweli Reach Hotel
8 - 9 St Andrews Hotel Grand Hotel Heritance Tea Factory
10 Tamarind Tree Taj Airport Garden Taj Airport Garden

Additional Information

Approximate Distances and timings:

Airport – Colombo 40 KM 1 hours
Colombo-Sigiriya 178 KM 4 hours 30 min
Sigiriya – Anuradhapura 82 KM 2 hours
Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa 24 KM 2 hours
Sigiriya – Dambulla 77 KM 30 min
Dambulla – Kandy 72 KM 2 hours 30 min
Kandy – Airport 110 KM 3 hours

 

Price Excludes:

  • Lunch
  • Optional tours and activities.
  • Flights & Airport taxes.
  • Camera & Video permits at Cultural sights.
  • All expenses of personal nature.
  • Compulsory peak period supplement.
  • Compulsory X’mas & New Year Eve dinner supplement on 24th Dec & 31st Dec.
  • Tips and portorage
    Terms & Conditions Apply*
    Packages are based on 2 people sharing. All offers are subject to availability. These special offers are available to direct clients only.
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