Culture Tour - 7 Days

Sri Lanka has crowned as “Asia’s Leading Destination” at the World Travel Awards – 2017 by defeating 47 countries in Asia. Sri Lanka has UNESCO listed six cultural heritages and two natural heritage. All together have 8 world heritage sites. The six cultural heritages are the ancient city of Polonnaruwa (1982), the ancient city of Sigiriya (1982), the sacred city of Anuradhapura (1982), the old town of Galle and its’ fortifications (1988), the sacred city of Kandy (1988) and golden temple of Dambulla (1991).  Sri Lanka’s culture is heavily influenced by its religion. There are many Buddhist Temples in Sri Lanka and many Mosques, Hindu temples and Christian churches all situated across the island. Plan your next holiday with us. You can discover an authentic Sri Lanka which lies away from the typical tourist trail. We ensure it will bring memorable experiences to you. Plan your Next Tour to Sri Lanka.

Day 1
Airport / Sigiriya

Highlights:

• Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

• Sigiriya Village Tour

Arrive at CMB International airport you will be greeted by overa tour chaffer guide and transfer to sigiriya via pinnawala. This place provides a lifeline to the orphaned baby elephants and adult elephants lost in the wilderness. Able to be witness of baby elephants being bottle fed and bathed. Dambulla declared as one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1991. The largest cave shrines complex in the South and Southern region that is best known for its rock and wall painting that is best known for its rock and wall paintings. Major attractions are spread over five caves which contain statues and paintings of Lord Buddha and his life and some of the paintings depicts the important events in Sri Lanka History. Sigiriya Village Tour – Experience the traditional Sri Lankan way of life, engaging with village activities such as oxen cart ride, a catamaran ride, and a walk through the fields, help hand for the cultivation, harvesting will offer the unique feeling with lot of memories.

Day 2
Sigiriya Excursion

Highlights: Discover Sigiriya Rock Fort

The spectacular citadel Sigiriya which is massive rocky plateau, 370 meters above the sea level, have been located in the heart of the island between the towns of Dambulla and Habarane. Considering dramatic settings and the uniqueness of Sigiriya, UNESCO declared it a World Heritage site in 1982. Once this was a monastery of Buddhist monk and later King Kassapa renovated as a Kingdom. After the death of him this place again became premises for Buddhist monasteries.

Day 3
Excursion to Polonnaruwa

Highlights: Explore the ancient city of polonnaruwa

After the breakfast you will be Proceed to Polonnaruwa. Polonnaruwa is the second largest kingdom in Sri Lanka and has been declared as World Heritage site by UNESCO. This best planned Archeological relic sites consist with ancient stupas, relic house, Buddha statues, irrigation canals & lake like seas. All sight seeing are to be covered as bicycle tour which will give you a new experience.

Day 4
Sigiriya / Kandy

Highlights :

• Tooth Relic Kandy& participate in the morning ceremony

• witness a cultural dance in the evening

• Peradeniya botanical gardens

Today head to central kingdom of Sri Lanka. Kandy is sacred, undisputed Cultural city which lies in the midst of hills of Sri Lanka and was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988. Kandy gives shelter the tooth relic of the Lord Buddha, in the famous ‘Dalada Maligawa’ or ‘Temple of the Tooth and also Perdaniya Botanical Garden is largest botanical garden which is situated on the banks of river Mahaweli. Upper lake drive, Gem, Batik, wood Carving explorations, Cultural Dancing and Music, Scenic beauty of Kandy offers an exciting travel as well as rich cultural value experience.

Day 5
Day 5 Kandy / Nuwaraeliya

Highlights:

• Explore Nuwaraeliya

• Visit a tea plantation and factory

Welcome to Nuwara Eliya. It is located 1,889 meters above sea level in the central mountainous area, the temperature is 4-16 °C all year round. It is widely known as one of the favorite honeymoon destinations among locals and foreigners. During the British colonial period, many British people lived here, so many British-style buildings are there and Nuwaraeliya known as “Little England”. You can taste authentic British black tea at TEA FACTORY. Wonderful panoramic views of the lush plantations and misty hills can bring your another world. In the evening leisurely spend time in Gregory Lake. It was the most prominent attraction in the area and was used a place to relax by many visitors.

Day 6
Nuwaraeliya / Galle

Highlights: Galle Fort and discover ancient city of Galle

Galle City is famous old ancient city because of largest fortress in the Asia This Fort was built by the Dutch in 1663 and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Leisurely spend the day in this beach destination. And as your choices free for optional water sport activities, a full day you can enjoy with the beach sunbathing, swimming, Taste Sea foods and shopping.

Day 7
Galle / Airport

Everything has to come the end. Your guide will take you back to the international airport for a take flight to home with blissful memories of your holiday in Sri Lanka. We hope and wish that you will visit this beautiful and historical country again.

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