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Central Tour

Central Tour

 

The central tour guides you for 10 days and 9 nights through the wonder of Sri Lanka’s central provinces including the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawela, the Hill Capital Kandy, and the Lion Rock in Sigiriya and adds a special treat of a witness the world’s finest beaches in the south.

 

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Day 01
Air Port – Habarana

Arrival at the Colombo Airport, You will be met by our Representative and Airport staff and offer assistance. Occupying a most unique site in the cultural triangle's heartland, This 5 star hotel is flanked by two UNESCO world heritage sites - the 1st Century BC Dambulla rock temple and the 5th Century AD Sigiriya rock fortress.

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Day 02
Habarana – polonnaruwa – Mineriya - Dambulla

Polonnaruwa

The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 CE to reunite the country once more under a local leader.
The ruins of the ancient city stand on the east shore ofa large artificial lake, the Topa Wewa Lake, or Parakrama Samudra (the Sea of Parakrama), created by King Parakramabahu I (1153-86), whose reign was Polonnaruwa's golden age. Within a rectangle of city walls stand palace buildings and clusters of dozens of temples, various other Secular &. Non secular sculptures.
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Visit Mask factory & Museum to get first hand experience of world famous Sri Lankan Masks

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Visit to Minneriya National park in the evening - Optional

Large number of Sri Lankan elephants is attracted to grass fields on the edges of the reservoir during the dry season. The Minneriya tank contributes to sustain a large herd of elephants. Individuals of elephants gathered here is numbering around 150-200. Explore this park by 4x4 safari jeep
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Occupying a most unique site in the cultural triangle's heartland, This 5 star hotel is flanked by two UNESCO world heritage sites - the 1st Century BC Dambulla rock temple and the 5th Century AD Sigiriya rock fortress.
Day 03
Habarana – Anuradhapura - Habarana

The largest and oldest of all Sri Lanka's ancient cities, Anuradhapura is a fitting climax to any tour of the Cultural Triangle. Arguably, it takes a bit more effort to imagine it as it was more than 2500 years ago, with palaces and huge dagobas standing up to nine storey's high, a main processional avenue 24km (16 miles) long, and the richly decorated, ostentatious mansions of nobles and wealthy foreign merchants.
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Day 04
Dambulla – Sigiriya – Matale - Kandy

Sigiriya

Climb the Rock Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage site, built by King Kassapa in the 05thcentury A.D. which was a Royal Citadel for more than 18 years. The Lion Rock is a citadel of unusual beauty, rising 200 meters from the scrub jungle. The base of the rock is ringed by a moat and rampart and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens. The majestic Lion's Paw picturesquely guards the stairway of the palace on the summit. See the famous frescoes of the "Heavenly maidens" of Sigiriya in a sheltered pocket of the rock and the 10 feet high Mirror Wall.

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In the evening Enjoy elephant ride or maybe have Aurvedic Spa just to sooth your body and mind
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Day 05
Dambulla – Matale - Kandy

Dambulla

Visit Dambulla, the 3rd Century B.C Rock temple where you could witness ancient masterpiece of Murals & Tempera paintings where it covers 22,000 Square feet's.

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Matale

A visit to one of Sri Lanka's spice gardens would explain all. It was the allure of spices, and the wealth they generated, that first drove Western merchants to brave the unknown oceans in search of profits.

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Kandy

Last Kingdom of Sri Lanka, this beautiful hill capital is now a World Heritage site.

Tooth Relic Temple

The pink painted famous Temple of the Tooth which houses the most sacred religious relic, the tooth of the Buddha, is one of the most venerated temples in Whole world

Cultural Dance show in the evening

The Sri Lankan Cultural Dance Show is a showcase of Sri Lankan arts; culture and heritage .The show includes a variety of traditional dances and exciting drum rhythms that will be a memorable experience.
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Day 06
Kandy – Pinnawala - Kandy

Visit to a Gem Museum

The island of Sri Lanka, also known as "Ceylon" has a long heritage for gem-mining and trading that dates back some 2,000 years. Sri Lanka has earned its namesake as the "Island of Gems," or "Gem Island" (Ratna Dweepa), with its abundance of corundum gems, chrysoberyl and alexandrite, garnet, moonstone, peridot, Spinel, topaz, tourmaline, and zircon.

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Visit to a Batick work shop

Batik is generally thought of as the most quintessentially Sri Lankan textile. Motifs of flowers, twinning plants, leaves buds, flowers, birds, butterflies, fish, insects and Cultural events are rich in symbolic association and variety; there are about three thousand recorded batik patterns.
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Pinnawala

The largest orphanage of its kind, In here there are over 80 elephants including baby elephants housed under protection.
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Day 07 - 09
Kandy – Bentota

Bentota is a small resort town in the south western coastal belt of Sri Lanka. Bentota is the starting point of the 130 km long stretch of beach, the bay around remains ideal for bathing almost for the whole year.

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Turtles another red lined species which is verge on a extinction, only 8 species exist in the whole world, In Sri lanka you could spot 5 out of 8.
Day 10
Bentota – Colombo International Airport

End of Tour...
 
Package inc:
• Stay only in star class hotels and Resorts with H/B basis (breakfast & dinner provided)
• Luxury Vehicle with the English speaking Chauffeur/National Guide ( Also we have fleet of guide lectures who speaks other languages as well)
• All the Entrance Tickets to the Visiting Sites
• All the Excursions (safari jeeps)

Package Exc:
• Lunch through out the stay
 
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