This comprehensive tour begins with 10 nights based in the centre of the island’s famous Cultural Triangle, enabling you to explore the sites of the island’s ancient culture, and even go on safari, at a leisurely pace. The appreciation of the island’s diverse culture continues with a two-night stay in Kandy, the capital of the former medieval kingdom, with a cultural dance performance and a visit to the legendary Temple of the Tooth. Experience the colonial culture that thrived on tea production during a stay at the hill station of Nuwara Eliya before a chance to explore Colombo with its grand Edwardian buildings and a visit to wander the cobbled streets of the colonial fort of Galle, number 200 on UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites, with its ramparts, cobbled streets and boutique shops.
From Airport to Negombo.
Visit Negombo beach, Negombo lagoon & Fish market.
Seafood and generally known for the spicy savories served at beach restaurants and hotels are not what which wraps up Negombo. The blue waters beyond the Negombo beach are decent for a dropdown right after the International airport of Bandaranaike at Sri Lanka.
Stay night in Negombo hotel.
After Breakfast travel to Mirissa.
Whale watching / boat safari in the morning (7 am to 11 am)
Whale watching at Mirissa
The humongous, mischievous dolphins will be the show of your holiday where they will play around and nonchalantly glide past you. The humpbacks and rarely seen blue whales will enchant you at Mirissa.
Visit Light house.
Spend evening time at Mirissa beach.
Stay night at Mirissa.
Visit Matale Spice garden.
Spice Garden in Matale
Visit a spice garden in Matale to see many different types of spices Sri Lanka is famous for. Just 25 km from the hill capital of Kandy, the Matale spice gardens are among the best on the island. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. A processing and training unit has been set up in the area and farmers are grouped in a cooperative to ensure fair prices and you will also be able to purchase spices.
Gardens are open to visitors, a delightful place to stroll in fragrant greenery and learn about nutmeg, pepper vines, clove trees and curry, cinnamon and the precious cardamom, a relative of ginger. It grows in the shade of high jungle trees and can only be harvested by hand.
Visitors may buy spices, traditional remedies and cosmetics, taste an herbal brew and in some venues, enjoy the full flavors of Sri Lankan spices over lunch or an Ayurveda massage based on natural products from the garden.
Visit Batik Factory.
Visit Kandy Tooth Relic.
Kandy Tooth Relic
The magical town of Sri Lanka. Nestled between the gorgeous and lushful hills in Sri Lanka, Kandy is a town where you will really find the busyness of a suburb and the calmness of a village. Nevertheless, to say, the daily pirith chanting from the Kandy Temple of tooth have its own charm. An omissible point for anyone planning a tour to Sri Lanka.
The most worshipped place of Sri Lankan Buddhists, Kandy is the home for the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. Also, the city has its own charm with being the central kingdom (Rajadhaniya) for more than a century. This city will give you endless hours of pleasure in roaming the museums, the ancient temples, old royal castle and of course the great Kandy Lake.
Visit Kandian Traditional Dance.
Visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden.
Peradeniya Botanical Garden
Ever dreamt of walking through long flowery pathways and exploring endless sceneries with greener grass? Peradeniya Botanical Gardens in Sri Lanka could be the largest of them all to satisfy those paradise feelings and will also pump you up with relaxation and knowledge on many of endemic species and how they are taken good care of.
Visit Kandy Gem Musium.
Stay night at Kandy.
Sri Lanka is different from mile to mile and Nuwara Eliya could be the perfect example to show out what cold and mistiness is like inside the country. The beautiful flowers, strawberries and hiking and trekking sites around the location Nuwara Eliya offers a plenty of sites you could watch which may drag you to a deeper history.
Visit Blue field Tea factory, Ramboda Water falls
Stay Night in Nuwaraeliya.
Visit Victoria Park, Pink post office, Golf Ground, Gregory Lake (Boat Riding / Horse Riding), Race Course Ground, Moon plains, Kande Wewa (Boat Riding), Horton place, Ambewela Farm
Visit Haggala botanical garden.
Hakgala Botanical Garden
Hakgala Botanical Garden is one of the three botanical gardens in Sri Lana. The other two being Peradeniya Botanical Garden and Henarathgoda Botanical Garden. It is the second largest garden in Sri Lanka. The garden is contiguous to Hakgala Strict Nature Reserve in Nuwara Eliya. The gardens are believed to be the highest set botanical gardens in the world.
It is situated on the Nuwara Eliya - Badulla A5 Highway, 16 km from Nuwara Eliya. Travel time from Spring Acre is approximately 25 minutes.
Hakgala Gardens is open daily from 8.00 am to 5.30 pm. Plant nursery closes at 3.00 pm. Wheel chairs are available for hire at a nominal rent. Although light motor vehicles are permitted to enter the gardens, visitors are advised to walk around Hakgala gardens if they wish to explore the many beautiful places in this very compact garden.
Morning session - Kithulgala River Water rafting
Kitulgala is the adrenalin-sports capital of Sri Lanka. For the moment most visitors are the young and energetic of Colombo, but more and more foreign visitors are starting to discover the delights of white-water rafting, jungle trekking, bird watching and cave exploration. The town’s other main claim to fame is that David Lean filmed his 1957 Oscar-winning epic Bridge on the River Kwai here.
Stay night at Kithulgala.
After having breakfast travel to Bentota.
Coral Watching, Madu River Safari, Fish Therapy / Bird Watching / Visit island temple, Water Sports
Madu River Safari
The Madu River Safari is popular activity that has to be on the ‘to do’ list of any respectable Sri Lankan holiday goer. This unforgettable activity last for over two hours and gives a visitor a chance to travel the secretive passages through the mangrove forests and see the ecology.
Visit Bentota fishing harbor.
You might expect an overrun and packed beach here, due all the luxury around – but the Bentota beach proves you wrong as the sublime stretch of golden sand could barely make you find another tourist’s footprint around. Experience the luxury and serenity of the golden beaches and green and blue oceans at Bentota.
Colombo City Tour (Independence Square, Galle face, Viharamahadevi Park, Dutch hospital, port).
The city of the sky-rising buildings, the federation of street sellers – the one-of-a-kind semi culture of trading, the city with the bustling business and places you could roam around all the way. Watch the sun drift down to the ocean while eating an authentic isso-wade (a prawn food item) at the beaches and you can name it ‘The City’ of Lanka.
Stay night in Colombo.
Morning session - Shopping in Colombo.
In the evening back to Airport for depature.