A week’s comprehensive tour package visiting all the traditional, standard sights and places – ideal for first timers to Sri Lanka.
DAY-1: – Colombo / Kalpitiya
Morning – leave for Kalpitiya. Afternoon – visit the Kalpitiya town and fort. Overnight at Kalpitiya.
DAY-2: – Kalpitiya / Wilpattu / Anuradhapura
Early morning-boat excursion to watch Dolphins and Whales (during season between November to April). Afternoon – leave for a game drive at Wilpattu National Park and proceed to Anuradhapura. Overnight at Anuradhapura.
DAY-3: – Anuradhapura / Sigiriya / Kandy
Morning – – sightseeing of the Ancient Anuradhapura city and proceed to Kandy en route visiting the 5 c. Sigiriya Rock Fortress and/or Dambulla Cave Temple and if time permits visit a spice garden in Matale. Evening. Overnight at Kandy.
DAY-4: – Kandy / Nuwara Eliya
Morning – visit the Dalada Maligawa, the golden roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of The Buddha and further sightseeing and shopping in Kandy, Sri Lanka’s cultural center and the most beautiful city. Afternoon – leave for Nuwara Eliya by train, at heart of the tea country. Evening-sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya. Overnight at Nuwara Eliya.
DAY-5: – Nuwara Eliya / Koslanda / Yala
Morning – sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya and proceed to Yala via Koslanda en route visiting the Hakgala Botanical Gardens and Buduruwagala Temple. Overnight at Yala.
DAY-6: – Yala / Galle / Hikkaduwa
Morning – Game drive at Yala National Park. Afternoon – leave for Galle the 17 c. Dutch fortified city, Sight seeing in Galle. Afternoon proceed to Hikkaduwa. At leisure on the beach. Overnight at Hikkaduwa.
DAY-7: – Hikkaduwa / Colombo
Morning leave for Colombo. Afternoon shopping and sightseeing in Colombo.