During this 5 day beach and culture overland tour in Sri Lanka, we will visit Negombo, Colombo, Nuwara Eliya, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy and more.
During this 5 day beach and culture overland tour in Sri Lanka, you will visit the famous and must see sights of Sri Lanka. We hope you will enjoy this tour and learn about the culture of Sri Lanka after finishing this tour. During this round tour, we will be sight-seeing areas in the following destinations: Arrive in Colombo Airport – Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy – Nuwara Eliya – Colombo – Negombo – Colombo Airport.
The guests will be provided with good quality, air-conditioned, comfortable vehicles with a driver guide to help with your tour and free wi-fi. All vehicles will have baby seats available if needed. We provide hotel accommodations in good quality hotels varying from 4 Star Standard Hotels to Luxury Hotels. The charges will change depending on your selection. (price varies by group size)
Itinerary for 5 day beach and culture overland tour in Sri Lanka
Day 01: Arrive in Colombo Airport - Sigiriya
You will be welcomed by a Ceylon classic tours representative at the airport before you are transferred to Sigiriya. After Lunch, you will visit Sigiriya and climb the Rock Fortress built by King Kasyapa the Patricide (473-491) who was considered a god-king. Having climbed the rock, you will encounter the remains of the Palace and its environs and see the famous frescoes. Overnight stay at Sigiriya.
Day 02: Sigiriya - Dambulla - Kandy
Leave for Kandy via Dambulla. The Golden Rock is a cave temple that dates back to the 1st Century. BC. Its rock ceiling is one large sweep of colorful frescoes which depict Buddhist mythology and the tales of the Buddha’s previous births. The caves house the largest collection of Buddha statues in one place. From Dambulla drive to Matale to visit a spice garden. Check-in at the hotel and in the evening visit the temple of the tooth relic and Late evening experience a colorful cultural show where you can really taste the Sri Lankan culture. Dinner and overnight stay at Kandy.
Day 04: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast visits the Peradeniya botanical garden. This botanical garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants, and flowers. Leave for Nuwara Eliya. Visit a tea factory en-route to see how the world’s favorite drink is prepared. Nuwara Eliya resembles an old English town, complete with a lake, race track, well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican Church, and an 18 hole golf course. Visit Hakgala Botanical Gardens, which houses an exotic collection of roses and ferns. Overnight at Nuwara Eliya
Day 05: Nuwara Eliya - Colombo - Negombo
After breakfast proceeds to Colombo to view the St Clair’s and Devon falls also visit the location where the Oscar-winning movie “Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed en route. Evening city and shopping tour of Colombo. On this tour, you will visit many of the historical, religious, and commercial sites of Colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, and much more. Overnight stay at Beach hotel in Negombo
Day 05: Negombo - Colombo Airport
Get up in the morning any time you wish. Spend the day in independent leisure activities. Probably most of you would like to go to the beach, the most popular natural attraction in Sri Lanka. The major beach resort on the West Coast is Negombo. Long stretches of sandy beaches and the sea are premiere attractions of Negombo, a conventional fishing town. Along with the beach, the fish market is also worth visiting. You can savor delicious fish here. According to your flight schedule, Ceylon classic tours Chauffeur will get you to the airport for departure and the end of your 5 day beach and culture overland tour in Sri Lanka.