Touch of Lanka – 6 Day Travel Plan

Tour Code : SL2

Tour Highlights:

This is a fully guided private tour. (You will have your own air-conditioned vehicle and personal services of a driver/guide) The tour can be fully customized according to your requirements. (Your choice of accommodation, attractions etc) You can start the tour at a preferred date.

Itinerary

DAY 1: AIRPORT – NEGOMBO

Upon arrival at the Katunayaka airport you will be greeted and met by one of our friendly chauffer guides. You will then be transferred to the hotel to refresh and relax.

DAY 2: NEGAMBO – SIGIRIYA

After breakfast we will depart Colombo for the fascinating Cultural Triangle. En-route we will visit the Dambulla Cave Temple. It is listed as a world Heritage Site and considered to hold the most breathtaking masterpieces of Buddhist Art in Sri Lanka.Next you will check into the hotel where you may relax by soaking in the sun and taking a plunge in the pool.In the evening you will climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). An UNSECO World Heritage listed site.

DAY 3 : SIGIRIYA – KANDY

After breakfast we will leave Sigiriya. Next we will proceed to Kandy the gateway to Sri Lanka-s beautiful Hill Country. Kandy is the last kingdom of Sri Lanka and is also an UNESCO World Heritage listed site. Whilst in Kandy we will visit Dalada Maligawa  (home to the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha). You will also experience the bustling city of Kandy.

DAY 4 : KANDY – NUWARA ELIYA

After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. You will notice as we drive through the Hill Country the temperature becomes much cooler and the air is crisp. You will also witness the never ending luscious green tea plantations and the beautiful waterfalls. En-route we will visit a tea plantation and a tea factory where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you will observe the process of manufacturing tea. You can also witness how tea is graded and taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Nuwara Eliya is about 2000m above sea level. Check in to your hotel and relax.

DAY 5 : NUWARA ELIYA – NEGAMBO

After breakfast leave Nuwara Eliya for Negambo (A fishing village near the airport). Check into your hotel and relax.

DAY 6 : NEGAMBO – AIRPORT

Leave for the airport for departure with a warm good bye.

Tour Highlights:

  • Dambulla Cave Temple

  • Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress

  • Kandy city and Temple of the Tooth Relic. A fascinating cultural show.

  • Cool climate in Nuwara Eliya / visit to a tea factory

Inclusions:

  • 5 night accommodation (standard hotels) including breakfast

  • Airport transfers

  • Hire of an air conditioned vehicle with an English speaking chauffeur guide throughout the tour (includes fuel)

  • Entry fee into attractions (Dambulla cave temple, Sigiriya, Pinnawala elephant orphanage, Temple of the tooth relic / Cultural show)

Exclusions:

  • Airfares

  • Lunch and dinner

  • Still camera permit and video camera permit at some locations

  • Expenses of a personal nature

  • All other expenses not under inclusions

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