DAY 1 – Mt.Lavinia to Sigiriya via Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
Pick up from Mt.Lavinia and Leave for Sigiriya and en-route visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage,. There are about more than 100 animals are residing here presently ranging from the ages of a few months to several adults who act as foster parents to the young ones.
Over Night Stay in Sigiriya.
DAY 2 – Sigiriya
After breakfast leave from the hotel and visit Sigiriya rock fortress, one of Sri Lanka’s most fascinating UNESCO world heritage sites. No matter how often you climb to the summit of this one-time hilltop fortress of the maverick Sinhalese king, Kassapa, the pleasure barely diminishes because of the abandon spectacular views at the summit.
In afternoon, visit a traditional village in Habarana. This program is designed for you to experience the real traditional Sri Lankan rural village style, where you will travel in a Bullock cart to a rural village. This program is highly recommended as a “must do” activity to get feel the real Sri Lanka.
Over Night Stay in Sigiriya.
DAY 3 – Sigiriya / Dambulla / Kandy
After breakfast travel to Kandy another fascinating city of Sri Lanka. En route visit Dambulla cave temple, which contains more than 150 Statues of the Buddha. This was where a king of the 1st Century B.C. took refuge and latter converted them into a monastery
In Kandy visit temple of tooth. This temple, the most important one for The Sri Lankan Buddhists was built in the 16th Century A.D, solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic. Observe the magnificent Architecture of that period and experience the tranquility of the atmosphere. In evening witness a spectacular Sri Lankan cultural show.
In the evening visit Kandy Easla Perehara.
Overnight stay in Kandy.
DAY 4 – Kandy/Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast, travel deeper into the tea-growing hills and have the option to wind through the mountains with magnificent views. En-route to Nuwara Eliya you will visit Ramboda waterfall and a factory of the popular Sri Lankan Tea.
Arrive in Nuwara Eliya to be greeted by the fresh wintry atmosphere, the cottage type bungalows and the colonial air. (Nuwara Eliya is also known as “Little England”)
Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 5 – Horton’s plains – Ella
Early in the morning travel to explore the Horton’s plains national park. Horton’s plains offer some excellent hikes in an unusual environment, characterized by forest patches, grasslands and some high-altitude vegetation. Highlights include the dramatic 880 meter drop at World’s End and the beautiful Baker’s Falls.
In afternoon travel to Ella for overnight stay.
DAY 6 – Yala National Park
After breakfast you travel to Yala. En-route visit famous Ella gap and enjoy the most beautiful sceneries in the Sri Lanka highlands.
In afternoon, explore the Yala national wildlife park. Yala is one of Sri Lanka’s premier eco tourism destinations, where you can watch closely Leopard, Elephants and unique varieties of Birds.
Overnight stay in Yala.( Thaulla hotel)
DAY 7 – Mirrisa – Beach stay
After breakfast you will leave to Merissa
Mirrisa is a small town. Full day at leisure by the beach and our Chauffeur guide will arrange a whale watching tour for you. (Whales watching)
DAY 8 – Mirrisa – Beach stay
Beach Stay with many choices of spending your time. Leisurely strolling on the Golden Beaches enthralled in the magical atmosphere.Lazing on a Sun deck reading a book of you choice, and sipping a cool fresh tropical fruit drink of pine apple, Mango, Banana. Water skiing, Wind Surfing, Snorkeling or cutting through the choppy on a jet water scooter, whale watching trips and much more…
DAY 9 – Mirrissa to Mount Lavinia