Tour of the ancient cities of Sri Lanka with a recorded history of over 2500 years. The 400ft Dagabas as tall as the pyramids and the remains of ruined cities, large man made lakes of a great highly advanced civilization older than the recorded history at Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. The world famous Sigiriya Rock fortress, the scenic Hill Capital and finally rest at a beautiful palm fringed beach resort.
Day 1: Reception on arrival at the Airport and transfer to hotel in Colombo. Includes: (D).
Day 2: : After breakfast proceed to Dambulla. After lunch visit the cave temples of Dambulla. Dinner and overnight at Dambulla. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 3: After b’fast proceed to the Ancient City of Anuradhapura. Visit Isurumuniya, Sri Maha Bodhi, Ruwanweli Saya, Thuparama, Abayagiriya, Moonstone, Jethawanaramaya, Samadhi Buddha Statue, Twin Ponds, The Jethawana Musume. Lunch at Miridiya Hotel. After lunch proceed to Polonnaruwa. Visit the Pothgul vehera, Palace and audience hall of King Nissankamalla, Palace and audience hall of King Parakramabahu, Siva Devala, Watadage, Thuparama, Alarakaramaya, Lankathilaka, Pabulu Vehera, Kiri Vehera, Gal Viharaya, Lotus Pond and the Thiwanka Pilimage. Dinner and overnight at Dambulla. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 4: After breakfast visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and proceed to Kandy the Hill Capital en route visiting a spice garden. Dinner and overnight at Kandy. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 5: Visit the Botanical Gardens, Gem lapidary, Handy craft Centre, The Temple of the Tooth of Lord Budha and a special Cultural dance show. Dinner and overnight at Kandy. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 6: After breakfast proceed to the Elephant Orphanage and continue to Beruwela or Negombo beach resort. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 7: At leisure at Beruwela or Negombo beach resort. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 8: Departure transfer to Airport. Includes: (B).
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