Sri Lanka boasts a written history of 2500 years old. This tour package is included the main historical, architectural, and sacred sites in Sri Lanka that you must travel to. The marvelous architecture, monuments, vibrant festivals, vivacious cities, and spiritual sites are a mesmerizing experience that you are able to have while your Sri Lankan tour from this cultural package. you get the chance to visit a magnificent rock fortress, a sacred cave temple of Dambulla, and also one of its foremost attractions is the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy which all sites are declared as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Welcome to Sri Lanka. At the airport, you will be greeted by both our Overa representative and guide who will take you into Negombo. It is a romantic little coastal town with wide sandy beaches and a safe sea coastal area. You can enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to relax and unwind and could enjoy Negombo nightlife. Our guide will lead you to some of Negombo’s curious sites.
Checking to the hotel and leisurely spend the day at Negombo beach.
Overnight stay in Negombo
On the second day after the breakfast you will be proceed to the Anuradapura ancient city.
Anuradhapura is the ancient capital of Sri Lanka that possesses the crudest monuments. And all of them exhibit the ancient city’s magnificence. It is evident that the city has belonged to one of the civilizations of the primal world who were technologically more advanced in all the ways. You will see the pagodas which are sky-high just like Egyptian Pyramids. While witnessing the Aukana Buddha statue, the thuparama temple, and the Isurumuniya rock carvings you will lose yourself in amazement.
• Proceed to Anuradhapura city tour
• Proceed to Mihinthale sightseeing
• Visit Jethawanaramya sightseeing
• Visit Thisavava Lake and Srimaha Bodhi temple
• Overnight Stay in Anuradhapura
After breakfast, we visit the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa – the medieval Capital of Sri Lanka – 11th Century AD. Polonnaruwa rose to fame after the decline of Anuradhapura. The largest of the man-made reservoirs, the huge Parakrama Samudra, the ruins of the King’s Council Chamber, the Royal Citadel and so many ancient ruins
Afternoon you will proceed to one of the most iconic and the most famous destination for the wild. We surely can do a Jeep Safari today. Exploring the wild never ends here yet another day begins to grab your Cameras. This afternoon we take a jeep safari of the Minneriya National Park. It’s the most beautiful destination to enjoy your lovely evening in the wild and watch how animals interact with Nature.
Late evening, we reach the hotel and spend the night in Sigiriya
After breakfast, you will proceed to the Sigiriya.
Sigiriya Rock Fortress is considered one of the amazing wonders of the Ancient World that truly needs to be witnessed to be believed. Located in the interior of Sri Lanka and The magnificent rock fortress of Sigiriya is visible for miles from all directions and dominates the surrounding plain. Sigiriya which was an ancient castle built by King Kasyapa during the 5th century AD is both a palace and fortress
The climb up Sigiriya is a challenge and takes about 90 minutes. You will pass by many peculiar parts of the fortress-like The Mirror Wall, world-famous Sigiriya Frescoes, and the entrance to the Lion Gate. . Sufficient ruins remain to provide the visitor with a stunning perceptivity into the genuineness and creativeness of its builders. Ancient Sri Lankan architectural tradition is well displayed at Sigiriya which is the best-preserved city center in Asia from the first millennium.
• Take an ancient city tour in Sigiriya
• Visit most famous Sigiriya Rock Fortress – 1200 steps
Evening leisure in the hotel or leave for village tour in Sigiriya.
Overnight stay in Sigiriya
After breakfast proceeds to Kandy.
Dambulla is situated in the central province of the island and it is having many ancient attractions in the Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka. Dambulla Golden Cave Temple Complex takes the first place out of all and it’s still remaining very much preserved. A lot of archeological discoveries were made here and all the caves were formed in the 3rd century B.C. usually, the rock climbs 160 feet over the surrounding plains. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves which contain both statues and paintings related to the life of Lord Buddha and his life.
• Dambulla city tour and visit Dambulla cave temple (Golden Temple & Golden Buddha Statue)
Kandy is one of the most ancient cities in Sri Lanka and this city is known as the cultural capital of Sri Lanka as well as it represents the rich cultural heritage of the country. Additionally, the city is beautiful in all aspects and lies in the hills. It’s more suitable for relaxing and reflecting. Kandy gives shelter the tooth relic of the Lord Buddha, in the famous ‘Dalada Maligawa’ or ‘Temple of the Tooth.’ Every year, thousands of visitors are attracted by these temples and these visitors include devotees as well. There are also some other ancient temples alongside some landmarks that include the wonderful Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.
• Arrival in Kandy & take a city tour
• Visit Temple of Tooth Relic Kandy
• If interest proceed Peradeniya botanical gardens
• Evening witness a cultural dance in the evening
• Overnight stay in Kandy
After breakfast, you will proceed to the Colombo
En-route visit Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala. The city is very close to Kandy. This orphanage will offer the unique chance to bathe and feed the elephants.
Proceed to Colombo
The commercial hub of the country or another sleepless city in the world, Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka. The city is colorful and vivacious enough to attract visitors in big numbers. The people who visit always love to pay a visit to the Fort area, which was made by the Dutch. Now, this area is the commercial center of the country. All of them offer unique and a wide range of international and local cuisine. Other than this the nightlife in the city of Colombo is with a lot of happenings and vivid South Asia’s biggest Casinos and also many pubs and night clubs.
• Check in to the hotel & relax at the hotel
• Later proceed with a Colombo Shopping and City Tour
• Overnight stay in Colombo
After breakfast, your guide will comfortably take you back to the international airport to end your pleasant journey