Join us for this incredible 8 Day Festival Tour in Sri Lanka and enjoy the Kandy Esala Perahera also known as The Festival of the Tooth
Join us for this incredible 8 Day Festival Tour in Sri Lanka and enjoy the Kandy Esala Perahera also known as The Festival of the Tooth. It is a festival held in July and August in Kandy
Explore Sri Lanka’s tea country with ease on this guided full-day tour. Depart from your Kandy hotel in a vehicle with a driver and make your way through the scenic countryside to Nuwara Eliya. Visit tea plantations and tea factories in the rolling hills. Stop by Ramboda Falls and Gregory Lake and take in the views. Start your tour with ease by booking this private arrival transfer from the Kandy City of Sri Lanka to your hotel in Nuwara Eliya. Your friendly and professional driver will greet you upon your arrival and drive you directly to your holiday destination in the comfort of a private, air-conditioned vehicle. It’s that easy. (Price varies by group size)
Day 01: Colombo Airport - Sigiriya
Arrival at the Colombo International Airport. Clients will be Welcome by our CEYLON CLASSIC TOURS representative and transfer to Hotel at Sigiriya. After a brief relaxed evening climb to the Rock fortress Sigiriya. Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace built during the reign of King Kassapa I (AD 477 – 495). Contemporary with the paintings of Ajantha and Ellora Caves in India, highlights being the Frescoes, Mirror Wall, and the Lion's Paw, and it is one of the Seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka.
Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Sigiriya
Day 02: Sigiriya - Habarana - Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya
After breakfast, leave for Polonnaruwa via Habarana. In Habarana join the place elephant ride.
Then do a sightseeing tour in ancient city Polonnaruwa (11th Century AD), visit the many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the Sacred City including the Grate Statue, Quadrangle, Royal Palace, Gal Viharaya, Kumara and Lotus Ponds, Thiwanka Image House, and many more. And see one of the country’s biggest water reservoir Parakrama Samudraya. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Sigiriya.
Day 03: Sigiriya - Dambulla - Nalanda - Matale – Kandy
After breakfast leave for Kandy via Dambulla, Nalanda and Matale. First, visit the Dambulla cave Temple. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Lord Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings, and 4 statues of god and goddess. Then visit Gedige at Nalanda one of the remarkable archaeological sites in Sri Lanka & enjoying the Spice garden at Matale and take part in a conducted tour to get some knowledge about the growth and use of spices in the day to day life. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.
Day 04: Kandy - Pinnawala – Kandy
After breakfast does an excursion Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, is an orphanage and breeding ground for wild elephants.
Evening watch ESALA PERAHERA. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.
Day 05: Kandy City tour
After a breakfast city tour of Kandy including the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha - by far the most important place of worship for Buddhists the world over, Upper Lake drive a place where one could have a bird's eye view of the city below.
Evening visit Botanical garden at Peradeniya, It is the largest botanical garden on the island. It is renowned for the collection of a variety of Orchids and has more than 300 varieties of Orchids, more than 5000 spices, medicinal plants, and palm trees attach it is the National Herbarium. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.
DAY: 06Kandy - Negombo
After breakfast leave for Negombo. Evening relaxes on the Beach. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Negombo.
Day 07: Negombo
Relax on the Beach. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Negombo
Day 08: Negombo - AirPort
After Breakfast departure to AirPort.