Arrive at Colombo Airport. Visit Kelaniya Raja MahaViharaya – a famous Buddha temple built in the 3rd century B.C. Also visit a shrine dedicated to Vibushana, king Ravana’s brother, who allied with Rama in the struggle to rescue Sita. Transfer to Hotel. After lunch City orientation tour of Colombo including 100 years old clock tower, British built colonial buildings, Hindu and Buddhist temple and the Bandaranaike Memorial International. Free time for shopping in the House of Fashion mall. Night stay at COLOMBO.
After breakfast departure to Dambulla(149 kms). On the way visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, a home to the retired and orphaned Elephants., the Dambulla rock temple – The ancient caves and the tallest Buddha statue. Night stay at DAMBULLA.
After Breakfast departure to Kandy (71kms). On the way visit the the Sigiriya rock fortress – Lion rock and Frescoes of the Heavenly Maidens at Sigiriya. Night stay at KANDY.
After breakfast visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens followed by Tea Factory, Kandy Lake, Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Town, Bazaar, Arts and Crafts center, Gems museum and Lapidary. Night stay at KANDY.
After breakfast departure to Nuwara Eliya.(76 kms) On the way enjoy sightseeing of Hakgala includes the Anjaneyar (Hanuman) temple of Ramayana Trail in Ramboda, tea factory, Sita Amman Temple – (according to tradition, the site is associated with Sita of the Ramayana epic. Ancient statues of Rama and Sita can be seen on a side of the temple),Hakgala Botanical Gardens (Ashok Vatika- one of the pleasure gardens of King Ravana ). Night stay at NUWARA ELIYA.
After breakfast departure to Yala National Park. Yala is an ideal place to spot the “big four” of Sri Lankan wildlife, the elephants, the sloth bear, the illusive leopard and the wild buffalo, the unsung denizen of the park, if nothing else dangerous to the extreme. The roaming elephant herds can be easily seen during dry spells at the small scale reservoirs like Butuwe (derived from the word “WanaButewa”) and Mahaseelawa while Uraniya is best known for its aquatic avifauna, wild buffalo, mugger or mash crocodile & salt water crocodiles. The black sloth bear is more difficult to spot as it’s more of a solitary animal of nocturnal habits and sightings tend to be a seasonal occurrence. Enjoy afternoon drive. Night stay at YALA.
After breakfast enjoy morning Game Drive and proceed to Mirissa. Evening free at leisure. Night stay at MIRISSA.
After breakfast departure for whale watching .by observation boat. You will have a chance of spotting Blue Whales, Bryde Whales, Sperm Whales, Killer Whales, Dolphins &Turtles, Travel time Depend on the time to see very first whale.(Normally it’s 3-5 Hours) . Evening free at leisure. Night stay at MIRISSA.
After breakfast departure to Colombo via Galle (150kms).The Galle fort is a world heritage site and the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers. After visit proceed to Colombo airport for onward journey to your hometown.