DAY 01- ARRIVAL /COLOMBO
On arrival, traditional welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel (PM) City tour of Colombo. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02- COLOMBO / SIGIRIYA / DAMBULLA
After breakfast, leave for Dambulla, en-route, visit the Elephant Orphanage at Pinnawela.(PM) Visit Sigiriya (500 A.D.) A massive monolith of red stone rising 600 ft. above jungle and formerly crowned by a royal citadel and now considered as the 8th wonder of the world!. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03- DAMBULLA / ANURADHAPURA / DAMBULLA
After breakfast, do an excursion to Anuradhapura ancient city (1st Cen.B.C) and visit places of historical & religious importance. The sacred 'BO TREE' here is the oldest documented tree in the world. Also visit Mihintale, the cradle of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. (PM) En-route to your hotel, visit "Aukana" jungle shrine. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 04- DAMBULLA / POLONNARUWA / DAMBULLA
After breakfast, do an excursion to Polonnaruwa, the medieval capital city (1200 A.D.). Visit places of interest including the museum PM - Jeep safari to Minneriya National Park. Overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 05- DAMBULLA / KANDY
After breakfast, visit the spectacular Dambulla caves and the temple (1st Cen. B.C) after which leave for Kandy (PM) Visit the city of Kandy, which is beautifully located on the shores of a lake and a cultural sanctuary where ancient ways of life still survive. It is also the home of the "Buddha Tooth" rescued from the flames of his cremation and Sri Lanka's most cherished relic. Evening - Observe a memorable cultural pageant & "fire walking" show. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 06- KANDY / NUWARA-ELIYA
After breakfast, visit the Royal Botanical Gardens (best in Asia) and then drive on to Nuwara-Eliya. En-route, visit a tea factory. (PM) Drive around Nuwara-Eliya city, the race course, golf-links and the lake. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 07- NUWARA-ELIYA / BENTOTA
AM - After breakfast, leave for Bentota via Hatton. En-route, visit the film location "Bridge on the River Kuwai" at Kitulgala PM - On arrival at Bentota, spend three relaxing days on the beach. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 08- BENTOTA / COLOMBO/DEPARTURE
Transfer to the airport in time for your flight back home.