1st Day. AIRPORT - COLOMBO
Arrival at the Colombo International Airport. Clients will be Welcome by our AYUBOWAN TOURS & TRAVELS representative and transfer to Hotel at Colombo.
In the evening city tour of Colombo.
Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Colombo.
2nd Day. COLOMBO – YAPAHUWA – ANURADHAPURA
After breakfast leave for Anurahdapura. On the way to Anuradhapura visit Yapahuwa rock fortress. Yapahuwa served as the capital of Sri Lanka in the latter part of the 13th century (1273-1284). Built on a huge, 90 meter high rock boulder in the style of the Sigiriya rock fortress, Yapahuwa was a palace and military stronghold against foreign invaders.
Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Anuradhapura.
3rd Day. ANURADHAPURA – MIHINTHALE – AVKANA – SIGIRIYA
After breakfast, do a sightseeing tour in ancient city Anuradhapura, From the 4th century BC, it was the capital of Sri Lanka until the beginning of the 11th century AD. The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over sixteen square miles (40 km²). Anuradhapura is a 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 thereafter drive to Sigiriya. En-route visit Mihinthale & Avkana temple.
Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Sigiriya.
4th Day. SIGIRIYA – HABARANA – POLONNARUWA – SIGIRIYA
After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa via Habarana. In Habarana join the place of elephant ride.
Then do a sightseeing tour in ancient city Polonnaruwa (11th Century AD), visit the many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the Sacred City including the Grate Statue, Quadrangle, Royal Palace,Gal Viharaya, Kumara and Lotus Ponds, Thiwanka Image House and many more. And see the one of the country’s biggest water reservoir Parakrama Samudraya.
Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Sigiriya
5th Day. SIGIRIYA – DAMBULLA – NALANDA – MATALE – KANDY
After breakfast leave for Kandy via Dambulla, Nalanda and Matale. First visit Dambulla cave Teample.It is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings. This paintings and statues are related to Lord Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153Buddhastatues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of god and goddess.
Then visit Gedige at Nalanda one of the remarkable archaeological sites in Sri Lanka & enjoying the Spice garden at Matale and take part in a conducted tour to get some knowledge about the growth and use of spices in the day to day life.
Evening relax in the hotel and late evening Cultural Show by traditional Kandyan Dancers and Drummers including “Fire Walking".
Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Kandy.
6th Day. KANDY – PINNAWALA – KANDY
After breakfast, do an excursion Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, is an orphanage and breeding ground for wild elephants.
Evening city tour of Kandy including Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha - by far the most important place of worship for Buddhists world over, Upper Lake drive a place where one could have a bird's eye view of the city below.
Evening visit Botanical garden at Peradeniya, It is the largest botanical garden on the island. It is renowned for the collection the variety of Orchids, and has more than 300 varieties of Orchids, more than 5000 spices, medicinal plants and palms trees attach it is the National Herbarium
Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Kandy
7th Day. KANDY – PERADENIYA – ADEMS PEACK
After breakfast leave for Adems peak via Peradeniya. En-route visit Botanical garden at Peradeniya, It is the largest botanical garden on the island. It is renowned for the collection the variety of Orchids, and has more than 300 varieties of Orchids, more than 5000 spices, medicinal plants and palms trees attach it is the National Herbarium
There after drive to Adems peak. Sri Pada or Adam’s Peak as it is known to the Westerners, is a mountain 2237, meters high situated in the South- West corner of the Central Highlands. Thousands of pilgrims from many faiths climb the mountain to pay homage and make observance commencing from full-moon day of December to the full moon day o April the following year. Buddhist believes that it enshrines the foot print of Gauthama Buddha at the summit. Hindus, Muslims and Christians also make pilgrimage for their own religious reasons. The spectacle of sunrise from the mountain top is an unforgettable sight.
After dinner mid night start to climb holly mountain of Adems Peak.
8th Day. ADEMS PEACK – NUWARA ELIYA
After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. On the way 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. Also pass by eye-catching views with waterfalls.
Evening city tour of Nuwara Eliya Including Victoria Park, Gregory Lake and Golf Course, the 119 year old club is situated within the city limits. Established in 1891. one of Asia's finest Golf Club.
Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
9th Day. NUWARA ELIYA – YALA
After breakfast leave for Yala. In the evening do a half day jeep safari to Yala National park, Yala National Park is the second largest and most visited national park in Sri Lanka. The park covers 979 square kilometers, The Park is best known for its variety of its wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan Elephants and aquatic birds.
Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Yala
10th Day. YALA – GALLE – NEGOMBO
After breakfast leave for Negombo via Galle. First visit Galle fort, Galle Fort was built first by the Portuguese, then modified by the Dutch during the 17th century. Even today, after 400 years of existence, it looks new and polished with reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka, inside the Galle fort which is in a Dutch Colonial building in Church Street is the Cultural Museum.
Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel in Negombo
11th Day. NEGOMBO – AIR PORT
After Breakfast departure to Air Port
1st Day. AIRPORT - COLOMBO