Minneriya National Park is situated in the north-central plains of Sri Lanka, 20 kilometers from Polonnaruwa. Even though it is one of the smallest national parks in the country, covering just 8,889 hectares, it’s a paradise with many natural wonders.
|TOUR DURATION||04 Nights / 05 Days|
|TOUR ROUTE||Sigiriya – Dambulla – Matale- Kandy – Peradeniya – Tea Plantation – Nuwara Eliya – Colombo|
Day 01 – Aarival/Minneriya Jeep Safari/Habbarana
Over Night Stay At Habbarana
Day 02: Sigiriya/Dambulla Rock Temple/Temple Of Tooth /Kandy/Cultural Show
Climb the citadel of Sigiriya which was built in 5th century. Sigiriya is treated as one of the most remarkable creations in the world, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). Path through the gardens along Stone stairways come to the Lion Gate. Only the rock carving and the brick structure is evident today of the lion’s mouth through which millions of people have walked to admire the beauty of this magnificent citadel.
Dambulla: Dambulla Rock temple was built by King Walagambahu during the 1st Century B.C. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding and the paintings are done on the ceiling. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of god and goddess.
Kandy: Kandy was the last capital of Sinhala Kings. The valley of Kandy is surrounded by magnificent hills which made it as the last bastion. Today Kandy offers its visitors rich collection of art and craft and historical buildings. It includes a collection of ancient temples buildings, handicrafts, souvenirs, bazaar and gem museum.Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. Clients will be able to see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed. Witness Cookery demonstrations as well; also visit ceramic show room matale.Thereafter witness a cultural show (Kandy dance).
Over Night Stay at Kandy
Day 03: Kandy City Tour / Tea Factory & Plantation / Nuwara Eliya
Place to visit: Kandy city tour. Place to visit: Kandy town and bazaar, the arts and crafts center and a gem museum and lapidary. Gem Museum / Gem Mining / Gem cutting centers
Tea Factory & Tea Plantation / Water Falls / Nuwara Eliya, Transfer to Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya is located at the heart of the hill country 6182 feet above from the sea level. It is still very much like an old English town with styled Bungalows and buildings. The cool calm climate, gorges rolling tea plantation which makes the best “Ceylon tea” and the breathtaking beautiful waterfalls makes Nuwara Eliya one of the most beautiful town in the world. Overnight Stay at Nuwara Eliya
Day 04: Nuwara Rliya City Tour/Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (Optional)/ Colombo
Day 05 – Colombo City Tour / Shopping Depatrure
Colombo is the commercial and business center of Sri Lanka located on west cost. The city blends together with old colonial type building, high-rise commercial buildings and hotels
Visit Shopping Centers of Colombo. Later you will drop to Colombo International airport.