Arrival-Pick up | Anuradhapura
A Warm Sri Lanka Smile and Welcome by our own representative
on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, you will get your first
taste of warm Sri Lankan hospitality.
Transfer to Anuradhapura.
Check in to Hotel in Anuradhapura. In the Evening leisure with their own
Overnight Stay at Anuradahapura.
Anuradhapura | Jaffna
Anuradhapura / Jaffna
Breakfast at the Hotel. Do the City tour in Anuradhapura in the Morning
Anuradhapura - the capital of Sri Lanka from the 05 th Century B.C. to the end of the 10 th Century A.D.
was the most celebrated of Sri Lanka’s ancient ruined cities. The city’s greatest treasures are its dagobas
constructed of bricks and are hemispherical in shape. The most notable of these dagobas are the
Ruvanveliseya dating back to the 2nd Century B.C. and is 300 feet in diameter, the Jetawanarama is 370
feet and the Thuparama Dagoba is enshrined with the collarbone of the Buddha.
Sacred Bo Tree - The city’s most renowned relic is the sacred Bo Tree, which is said to have grown from
a branch of the tree under which the Buddha gained Enlightenment. It was planted 2250 years ago and is
the oldest historically authenticated tree in the world.
Jethawana Stupa is the largest stupa in the Sri Lanka. It was originally 400 feet (122 meters) in height
and was the third tallest building in the world at that time. Even today as a brick monument,
Jethawanaramaya still remains the tallest of its kind in the world.Jethawanaramaya was built by King
Mahasena of Anuradhapura (276-303) was completed by his son Sirimeghavanna. It is believed that this
monument was built upon the enclosure where Mahinda Maha Thero was cremated. Recent excavation
in the stupa has unearthed a one meter thick brick wall adjacent to a layer of ash and charcoal. This is
believed to be the chamber where the remains of the great thero rest.
Continue Journey to Jaffna & Check in to Hotel. In the evening Leisure with their Own activities.
Overnight Stay at Jaffna
Jaffna | Jaffna
Breakfast at the Hotel & Transfer to Nainathiv island to Visit Nagadeepa Rajamaha Viharaya
The Nagadeepa Purana Rajamaha Viharaya is one of
the sixteen most sacred places of worship by the
Buddhists in Sri Lanka. Pilgrims have been coming to
the Nagadeepa since about the 1st century AC to
worship at its famous Rajayathana stupa. The
Rajayathana stupa was constructed by two warring
Naga kings, Chulodara and Mahodara, at the site where
Lord Buddha during His second visit to the country on a
Bak Maha Amawaka Poya Day, five years after
attaining Enlightenment, intervened and mediated in
settling a dispute over the possession of a gem-studded
throne. The precious throne was offered to the lord
Buddha, was returned to the Naga Kings and was later enshrined in this Rajayathana stupa.
Back to Hotel. . In the Evening Do the Sight visit in Jaffna
Jaffna is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. It is the administrative headquarters of
the Jaffna district located on a peninsula of the same name. With a population of 88,138, Being
strategically located and known for rich cultural heritage and natural beauty.Jaffna is approximately six
miles (9.7 kilometres) away from Kandarodai which served as a famous emporium in the Jaffna peninsula
from classical antiquity. Jaffna's suburb Nallur served as the capital of the four-century- long
medieval Jaffna kingdom.
Back to Hotel.
Overnight Stay at Hotel
Jaffna | Dambulla
Jaffna / Dambulla.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer to Dambula with Sight seen.
Check in to Hotel & Rest. In the Evening Visit Dambulla Cave Temple.
This is a vast isolated rock mass 500 feet high and a mile around the base. Here is found the
famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century B.C. The caves of Dambulla sheltered King
Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne he built
the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found in the Island.
Overnight Stay at Dambulla.
Dambulla | Dambulla
–Dambulla/ Sigiriya/Polonnaruwa / Dambulla
Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer to Sigiriya & Climb Sigiriya Lon’s Rock
Climb Sigiriya Lions Rock. Sigiriya, the stupendous 5th century A.D. rock-fortress citadel of a fugitive king, where history
merges with melodrama. The Royal Pleasure Gardens are considered to be one of the earliest
extended landscaped gardens in Asia. A gallery of frescoes of shapely be-jeweled maidens still
glows with vibrant color and the water. Another distinctive feature of Sigiriya is the Mirror Wall
which is located just below the paintings.
Climb Down from Sigiriya. Transfer to Polonnaruwa & Visit Polonnaruwa Ancient City.
Lankatilake, Tivanka and Thuparama are the most beautiful and largest Image Houses and Tivanka
has the best examples of frescoes of the Polonnaruwa period. Rankoth Vehera and Kirivehera are
well preserved large stupas, and Gal Vihare - a rock shrine, has four Buddha statues, two seated,
one standing and one reclining and Parakrama Bahu statue are examples of Sinhalese stone carver.
The Vata-da-ge is a unique creation of the Sri Lankan artists.
The medieval capital, Polonnaruwa was fortified with inner & outer moats and inner & outer walls.
The Parakrama Samudra is on the western side of the city. The Royal Palace, Audience Hall and
other buildings in the inner city were enclosed by another tall wall.
Back to Hotel. Over Night Stay at Dambulla.
Dambulla | Kandy
Dambulla / Giritale / Matale / Kandy / Nuwaraeliya
Early breakfast at the Hotel & Ready to Transfer to Gritale. Visiti Aukana Statue
The Avukana statue - Standing statue of the Buddha near Kekirawa inNorth Central Sri Lanka. The
statue, which has a height of more than 40 feet (12 m), has been carved out of a large granite rock face
during the 5th century. It depicts a variation of the Abhaya mudra, and the closely worn robe is
elaborately carved. Constructed during the reign of Dhatusena, it may have been made as a result of a
competition between a master and a pupil. Avukana statue is one of the best examples of a standing
statue constructed in ancient Sri Lanka. It is now a popular tourist attraction in the country
Transfer to Kandy . En route visit Spice garden in Matale.
See different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. Here, clients could see different spices and how
some of these spices are grown and processed.
Proceed to Kandy. Do the Sight Visit.
Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings which is a World Heritage Site. The name "Kandy"
conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still
lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe
Head Focus to Nuwaraeliya
Check in to Hotel in Nuwaraeliya.
Nuwaraeliya, because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery, is Sri Lanka s most popular hill
resort. Nuwaraeliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka s tea country producing a significant share of the world
best tea. Sri Lanka s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwaraeliya also has
one of the finest 18 whole golf courses in South Asia.
Gregory Lake was build under the period of British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873. This is the most
prominent attraction in Nuwara Eliya and all the visitors used to come here and spent some time by the
lake and relax. This was used as a place for water sports and for re-recreational activities during the
Back to Hotel in Kandy
Over Night Stay at Heaven Seven Hotel
Kandy | Adam’s Peak
Nuwaraeliya /Nallathanniya / Adams Peak
Breakfast at the Hotel. Do the City Tour in Nuwaraeliya
After the sight Visit, Transfer to Nallathanniya & Check in to Hotel Wathsala Inn.
Rest at the Hotel. In the Night Time start to Climb Adams Peak.
Adam's Peak , also Sri Pada is a 2,243 m (7,359 ft) tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. It is
well known for the Sri Pada, i.e. , "sacred footprint", Arabic Jabal Adam a 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in) rock formation
near the summit, which in Buddhist tradition is held to be the footprint of the Buddha, in Hindu tradition
that of Shiva and in Islamic and Christian tradition that of Adam, or that of St. Thomas In Islamic tradition
it is the site where Adam fell to earth and where his footprint can be found.
Adam’s Peak | Tissamaharama
Climb down from Adam’s peak & Rest at the Hotel.
After got some rest Transfer to Badulla to Visit Muthiyanganaya Rajamaha Viharaya.
Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya lies in the middle of the busy city of Baddulla in the Uva province. The
History of this temple goes back to the time of Buddha but this area around Badulla (specially Uva
Province) goes way back in to the time of 19th – 18th century BC. It is believed a During this time the a
mighty king called Ravana was ruling this the country with Badulla as the capital. It is also believed that
the War of Rama and Ravana in the Indian Epic also happened in this area. There are many places and
names which identifies this area (such as Seetha Eliya, Seetha Kotuwa, Ravana Ella) as the location
described in this Indian epic. It is said that the Ravana finally lost the war and winner Vibishana took the
capital to Kelaniya and the Uva gradually got lost in history until the 5th century BC.
After the Vist the Temple Transfer to Tissamaharamaya
Check in to Hotel &Rest. Over Night Stay at The Safari Hotel
Breakfast at the Hotel Visit Kataragama City
Kataragama is a pilgrimage town sacred to Buddhist, Hindu and indigenous Vedda people of Sri
Lanka. People from South India also go there to worship. The town has the Ruhunu Maha
Kataragama devalaya, a shrine dedicated to Skanda-Murukan also known as Kataragamadevio.
Kataragama is in the Monaragala District of Uva province, Sri Lanka. Although Kataragama was a
small village in medieval times, today it is a fast-developing township surrounded by jungle in the
southeastern region of Sri Lanka. It houses the ancient Kiri Vehera Buddhist stupa. The town has a
venerable history dating back to the last centuries BCE. It was the seat of government of
many Sinhalese kings during the days of Rohana kingdom.
After the Visit. Continue Journey to Galle . Check in to Hotel & Rest. In the Evening Visit
Avalokitheshwara Buddha’s Statue.
This more than life size relief carved in solid rock is thought to be one of the best statues in the
Mahayanist Buddhism in Sri Lanka. The origination of this sculpture is not known but many theories and
folklore exists on the creation of the statue. It is also believed that this statue belongs to the period of 7-
Back to Hotel & Rest. Over Night Stay at Thambapanni retreat.
Galle / Colombo
Breakfast at the Hotel & Transfer to Colombo Via Bentota. En route enjoy with the Boat safari in Madu
Madu River is situated in Balapitiya, along the country’s southern coast , within the Galle District of the
southern Province of Sri Lanka. It opens to the Indian Ocean Madu lagoon is a very wide and a beautiful
lagoon in Sri Lanka.
Bentota is a coastal town in Sri Lanka, located in the Galle District of the Southern Province, governed by
an Urban Council. It is approximately 65 kilometers (40 mi) south of Colombo and 56 kilometers (35 mi)
north of Galle. Bentota is situated on the southern bank of the Bentota River mouth, at an elevation of 3
meters (9.8 ft) above the sea level. The name of the town is derived from a mythical story which claims a
demon named 'Bem' ruled the tota or river bank.
Kosgoda turtle hatchery
Where you can see five species of turtles-Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas), Hawksbill Turtle
(Eretmochelys imbricata), Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta), Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys
coriacea) and Olive Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea).
The eggs collected by the Villagers and Fishermen are purchased by the Kosgoda Hatchery and kept in
sandy pens until they are hatched. The newly hatched ones are kept in seawater tanks and released to
the sea in the night. This Hatchery alone has released more than 1,750,000 young turtles to the sea. An
endowment by the Hasselblad Estate was responsible for the establishment of this hatchery.
Proceed Colombo & check in to Hotel. Evening visit Kelaniya Rajamaha Viaharaya.
The Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara or Kelaniya Temple is a Buddhist temple in Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, seven
miles from Colombo. The Chief Incumbent (Chief Priest) is Venerable Professor Kollupitiye Mahinda
Buddhists believe the temple to have been hallowed during the third and final visit of the Lord Buddha to
Sri Lanka, eight years after gaining enlightenment. Its history would thus go back to before 500 BCE.
The Mahawansa records that the original Stupa at Kelaniya enshrined a gem-studded throne on which
the Buddha sat and preached.
Back to Hotel. Over Night Stay at OZO Hotel Colombo.
Colombo | Negombo | Depature
–Colombo / Airport
Breakfast at the Hotel & do the City tour with shopping.
Where like many capital cities in developing countries are fast changing its face. Almost overnight,
skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is
retained. For example, there is a 100-year- old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings.
Other places of interest are the National Museum, Pettah bazaar - where one can shop for bargain, a
Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the
Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH)
Transfer to Airport & connect to the departure flight