Sri Lanka Classical Tour (06 Nights / 07 Days)

This ‘Classic Tour’ takes you deep back into history. You will gain a better understanding of the island’s remarkably rich cultural and religious history that dates back 2,500 years. The itinerary is planned to uncover lesser known, but still entrancing remains of Sri Lanka’s cultural past. Of course, we are able to tinker with this itinerary and add an extra night here and there or even add a different hotel in order to suit your needs.

Holiday Highlights

  • See Elephant feeding and bathing
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Dambulla Golden Buddhist cave temple
  • Polonnaruwa the 2nd Capital of Sri Lanka
  • Holy city of Kandy’s Temple of the Tooth Relic
  • Botanical Garden in Kandy


What is included?

  • Accommodation
  • Meals on Half Board basis
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking chuffer for 2 – 6
  • Local government taxes & service charges
  • Entrance fees to:Pinnawela, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, 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 a 01hour 15 minutes drive from the Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport.
Dinner & overnight stay in Colombo.
Day 02
After Breakfast leave for Sigiriya via Dambulla visiting Elephant orphanage in Pinnawela enroute.
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 03
AM – Breakfast at hotel & then leave for Sigiriya to climb Sigiriya rock fortress
PM – Excursion to Polonnaruwa for sightseeing
Dinner & overnight in Sigiriya/Habarana/Dambulla.
Day 04
After breakfast visit the Dambulla Cave Temples. 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 in Kandy.
Day 05
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 06
After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya en route visiting a Tea Plantation and a Factory.
Evening sight walk in Nuwara Eliya City.
Dinner & overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.
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 & 3 Hotel Sigiriya Chaaya Village Heritance Kandalama
4 & 5 Hotel Topaz Chaaya Citadel Mahaweli Reach Hotel
6 St Andrews Hotel Grand Hotel Heritance Tea Factory

 

Additional Information

Approximate Distances and timings:

Airport – Colombo 40 KM 1 hours
Colombo-Sigiriya 178 KM 4 hours 30 min
Sigiriya - Dambulla 24 KM 30 min
Dambulla – Kandy 72 KM 2 hours 30 min
Kandy –Nuwara Eliya 77 KM 2 hours 30 min
Nuwara Eliya – Airport 166 KM 5 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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