Round tour 10 days UNESCO heritages, local life & hill country with chauffeur

Cultural & Theme Tours, 1. Colombo2. Negombo3. Bandaranaike International Airport4. KandyTraveler pickup is offered to Return Point 1: Colombo, Sri LankaReturn Point 2: Trincomalee, Sri LankaReturn Point 3: Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri LankaReturn Point 4: Negombo, Sri LankaReturn Point 5: Sri Lanka

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Experience the UNESCO world heritage sites, cultural cities, walk in village and experience the village life, safari in national park and explore wild life, trek in national park, cooking class and learn varies types of spices how it make tasty. hill country waterfalls and tea plantations, scenic train ride are planned with tour plan to experience.
ItineraryDay 1: Pick up Proceed to EllaStop At: Ella Rock, Ella, Uva Provincein the morning meet our driver and start your tour from pick our location, proceed to Ella. it's 05 hours travel from Colombo to Ella and we recommend to leisure in hotel rest of the day. One of the most famous tourist destination at an elevation of 1,041 meters above. Stunning view of green mountains in and Ella rock, little’s adam’s peak are famous trek adventures. One of touristic and all year around busy little town. Duration: 2 daysPass By: Dilra ToursSri Lanka cultural tour plan and packages will provide you the best luxurious hotels to stay along with a round tour to different cultural, heritage destinations and beaches.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Little adam's peakStop At: Little Adam's Peak, Ella, Uva ProvinceRecommend to start in the morning by 07.00 Am, from your hotel. walking thorough tea plantations, streams along foot path , The heavenly place view, overlooks a spectacular gap in the southern mountain wall where the lands falls away a scenic drop of 3,000 feet to the southern plains and sea. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Ella, Uva ProvinceThis 30 meters height 9 Arch bridge in Demodara is an evidence of engineering skills in colonial era. After little adam’s peak you will proceed with our driver to the place where it start to 9 Arch bridge and pay for a tuk tuk ride to visit and return back also a walk through narrow road between local lands is an willing experience. Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Train ride from Ella to NanuoyaStop At: Ella Railway Station, Ella, Uva ProvinceTrain ride – a scenic breath taking views out of the window. Tea plantations and workers, paddy fields are farms also green mountains kissing the blue sky if you travel in early morning you can capture hills covered by mist. Our driver will drop you to train and he will meet you at your departure railway station Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central ProvinceOur driver will pick you up from Nanuoya railway station and proceed to Nuwara Eliya, it’s 30 minutes drive to Nuwara Eliya town, The city “Little England” gives different feel from other part of the country. The remaining colonial architectures have earned the name “Little England”. (Sightseeing Golfing, Race course, Strawberry farm, Seetha temple, Ashoka vatika, Hakagala Botanical garden, Gregory's lake, Tea Factory and Plantation)Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 4: Horton plain - [Walk in Tea plantation] Ramboda - Village walk Stop At: Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya, Central ProvinceEarly morning 05.00 Am before sunrise proceed to Horton’s plain. It is the headwater of three major Sri Lankan rivers, the Mahaweli, Kelani, and Walawe. In Sinhala the plains are known as Maha Eliya Plains. Stone tools dating back to Balangoda culture have been found here. The plains' vegetation is grasslands interspersed with montane forest, and includes many endemic woody plants. Large herds of Sri Lankan Sambar Deer feature as typical mammals, and the park is also an Important Bird Area with many species not only endemic to Sri Lanka but restricted to the Horton Plains, “ visit World's End and Baker's Falls” are key attractions in Horton plainDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Ramboda Waterfall, Pussellawa, Kandy District, Central ProvinceWalk in village like a Sri Lankan and experience the real Sri Lanka village life in this rural life & living style. Walk through paddy field explore how they do farming, how they use water from field to field, village houses and how they live in big garden. And suggest to experience the lunch in Village house with Sri Lanka cooking style. in the evening return back to hotel & leisure in hotelDuration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 5: Ramboda to Kandy > [Cooking program & dinner] city tour in KandyStop At: Kandy City Center, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceCultural City Kandy (Senkada gala Nuwara) & Temple of Tooth Relic Kandy mean “Kanda” (Mountain) in Sinhalese, it’s the city of last Sinhalese king and only the royal palace remain from history. The royal palace converted in to temple of tooth relic later and it’s the most sacred city and the place of the country. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy is a UNESCO world heritage site partly due to the temple. Art & Craft, Kandy lake & do not miss the most attractive evenint in the evening the cultural dancing show Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Kandy City Center, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceParticipate for a cooking class for Lunch or Dinner, proceed to local farm or market and buy goods to cook, study how to add various types of spices and they make delicious curries in kitchen Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 6: Kandy > Tuk tuk tour to 3 templesStop At: Temple of the Gadaladenia, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceIn the morning proceed a tuk tuk tour from Kandy to 03 temples, Best thing of this activity is you are exploring through local village through paddy fields and local living along the road you ahead. Embekke is famous for the intricately carved wooden pillars of its diffed or drum hall. Each pillar has a different pattern carved in to each of it’s’ four side. The Angam fighters, dancers, elephants, lions, peacocks and flowers are decorations of each wooden pillar.Paddy field extend and trough the entire area and a top a massive stone outcrop was the Lankathilake temple. This massive stone rock named “Panhalgala rock” from the history. According to copper plaque records this image house was constructed as four storied mansion but today only three stories can be seen. Wall and the paintings belongs to Kandyan era. In the 14th century Gadala deniya temple was constructed in the Dravidian architectural style incorporating Sinhalese Polonnaruwa era style and other indo Chinese architectural patterns. Gadala denihya is on of the best place to view the original stone carving design. Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 7: Kandy - Nalanda gedige - Dambulla - SigiriyaStop At: Nalanda Gedige, Matale, Central ProvinceIn the morning proceed to Sigiriya and visit Nalanda gedige en route. Nalanda Gedige is an ancient and mysterious edifice near Matale that has confounded researchers with its strange mix of Hindu and Buddhist architecture.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Habarana, North Central ProvinceVisit golden rock cave temple in DambullaDambulla a small town central location of cultural triangle. Dambulla cave temple known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a world Heritage Site in Sri Lanka It is the largest cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. 05 of Major caves are Painted with events of lord Buddha among caves surroundedDuration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 8: Sigiriya > Lion rock > Walk in Village > SigiriyaStop At: Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central ProvinceUNESCO world heritage Sigiriya Lion Rock FortressEarly in the morning around 07.30 Am start from your hotel. Sigiriya rock was a royal citadel for nearly twenty years. This great exciting site is nearly one hectare in extent. The rock fortress in the shape of a lion is a masterpiece of architecture. Very famous throughout the world for the ruins of palace in top of the rock , frescoes on it, Advance water system and gardening. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Habarana Lake, Habarana, North Central ProvinceIn the afternoon proceed to Hiriwadunna for village tour experience. (we recommend not to take bullock cart ride) start walking to village or cycling to village and meet the catamaran rider in lake and proceed to the next bank by catamaran to where the farm and local houses. Meet beautiful local ladies and join with them for coconut pealing, rice plow and cook local rice curry and rotti from grain and make the curry name call “coconut sambol” to eat with rice or rotti. There after visit the vegetable farm in their garden. After cooking even return back to started point by tuk tuk tour through village. Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 9: Sigirya > Polonnaruwa > Minneriya > SigiriyaStop At: Polonnaruwa Archaeological Ruins, Polonnaruwa, North Central ProvinceIn the morning proceed to Polonnaruwa a city of man made by ancestors. The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's Kingdoms, declared the city by King Vijayabahu1. Ancient City of Polonnaruwa is has been declared a World Heritage Site.Galviharaya , Kirivehera, Medirigiriya, Nissanka Malla’s Palace, Parakramabahu’s Palace, Parakrama Samudraya, Pothgul Vehera, Rankot Vehera, Royal Palace Complex, Satmahal Prasada, Thuparamaya, Vatadage are the main attractions. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Minneriya National Park, Habarana, North Central ProvinceMinneriya a small town is famous for Great Minneriya  man made lake,Minneriya National park which is a hot spot for safari lovers because of the large number of Elephants, Minneriya forms one of the 70 Important Birds Areas of Sri Lanka,Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 10: Sigiriya > Colombo (drop to trincomalee)Stop At: Colombo Fort, Colombo, Western ProvinceIn the morning start from Habarana to Colombo and drop to your hotel and finish the tour orWe can transfer you to Trincomalee, Colombo, Negombo, or South beach point as per your drop of location. Tour complete. Duration: 3 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Air conditioned private car for 10 days
  • English speaking chauffeur for all 10 days
  • Paging & Welcome on arrival to Sri Lanka airport (if the pick up location is airport)
  • High way tickets (toll), parking
  • Fuel, Taxes, service charges, vehicle insurance
  • Sightseeing & activities according to the itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Colombo Fort

What’s not included

  • Hotel accommodations & meals, Personal Expenses, Flight Tickets
  • Activity cost for Trek to little adam's peak & 9 Arch (Price per person)
  • Activity ticket Train ride from Ella to Nanuoya (Price per person)
  • Jeep transfer to horton plain [total price for Jeep or Van] (1 to 5 pax) 30 USD
  • Entrance ticket to horton plain national park (Price per person) 25 USD
  • Walk in tea plantation blue field tea factory & plantation Free
  • Activity ticket cost Walk in Village Ramboda (Price per person) 40 USD
  • Entrance ticket to Kandy temple of tooth relic entrance (Price per person) 15 USD
  • Activity ticket cost Cultural dancing show in Kandy 10 USD
  • Activity ticket cost Cooking class & dinner with local family (Price per person) 30 USD
  • Activity ticket cost Tuk tuk tour to 3 temples (Price per person) 40 USD
  • Entrance tickets for 3 temple [Lanka tilake, Embekke, Gadala deniya] (Per person) 15 USD
  • Entrance ticket to Nalanda gedige (Per person) Free
  • Entrance ticket to Rock cave temple in Dambulla (Per person) 15 USD
  • Entrance ticket to sigiriya lion rock fortress (Per person) 30 USD
  • Activity cost for walk in Hiriwadunna village (Per person) 20 USD
  • Entrance ticket to Polonnaruwa UNESCO heritage site (Per person) 25 USD
  • Entrance ticket for Minneriya national park (Per person) 25 USD
  • Jeep transfer to minneriya national park [total price for Jeep or Van] (1 to 5 pax) 40 USD
  • Entry/Admission - Ella Rock
  • Entry/Admission - Demodara Nine Arch Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Ella Railway Station
  • Entry/Admission - Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya
  • Entry/Admission - Horton Plains National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Ramboda Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Kandy City Center
  • Entry/Admission - Kandy City Center
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Gadaladenia
  • Entry/Admission - Nalanda Gedige
  • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Sigiriya
  • Entry/Admission - Habarana Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Polonnaruwa Archaeological Ruins
  • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park

Itinerary

Day 10: Sigiriya > Colombo (drop to trincomalee) Stop At: Colombo Fort, Colombo, Western Province In the morning start from Habarana to Colombo and drop to your hotel and finish the tour or We can transfer you to Trincomalee, Colombo, Negombo, or South beach point as per your drop of location. Tour complete. Duration: 3 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 1: Pick up Proceed to Ella Stop At: Ella Rock, Ella, Uva Province in the morning meet our driver and start your tour from pick our location, proceed to Ella. it's 05 hours travel from Colombo to Ella and we recommend to leisure in hotel rest of the day. One of the most famous tourist destination at an elevation of 1,041 meters above. Stunning view of green mountains in and Ella rock, little’s adam’s peak are famous trek adventures. One of touristic and all year around busy little town. Duration: 2 days Pass By: Dilra Tours Sri Lanka cultural tour plan and packages will provide you the best luxurious hotels to stay along with a round tour to different cultural, heritage destinations and beaches. No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Little adam's peak Stop At: Little Adam's Peak, Ella, Uva Province Recommend to start in the morning by 07.00 Am, from your hotel. walking thorough tea plantations, streams along foot path , The heavenly place view, overlooks a spectacular gap in the southern mountain wall where the lands falls away a scenic drop of 3,000 feet to the southern plains and sea. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Demodara Nine Arch Bridge, Ella, Uva Province This 30 meters height 9 Arch bridge in Demodara is an evidence of engineering skills in colonial era. After little adam’s peak you will proceed with our driver to the place where it start to 9 Arch bridge and pay for a tuk tuk ride to visit and return back also a walk through narrow road between local lands is an willing experience. Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: Train ride from Ella to Nanuoya Stop At: Ella Railway Station, Ella, Uva Province Train ride – a scenic breath taking views out of the window. Tea plantations and workers, paddy fields are farms also green mountains kissing the blue sky if you travel in early morning you can capture hills covered by mist. Our driver will drop you to train and he will meet you at your departure railway station Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province Our driver will pick you up from Nanuoya railway station and proceed to Nuwara Eliya, it’s 30 minutes drive to Nuwara Eliya town, The city “Little England” gives different feel from other part of the country. The remaining colonial architectures have earned the name “Little England”. (Sightseeing Golfing, Race course, Strawberry farm, Seetha temple, Ashoka vatika, Hakagala Botanical garden, Gregory's lake, Tea Factory and Plantation) Duration: 3 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 4: Horton plain - [Walk in Tea plantation] Ramboda - Village walk Stop At: Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province Early morning 05.00 Am before sunrise proceed to Horton’s plain. It is the headwater of three major Sri Lankan rivers, the Mahaweli, Kelani, and Walawe. In Sinhala the plains are known as Maha Eliya Plains. Stone tools dating back to Balangoda culture have been found here. The plains' vegetation is grasslands interspersed with montane forest, and includes many endemic woody plants. Large herds of Sri Lankan Sambar Deer feature as typical mammals, and the park is also an Important Bird Area with many species not only endemic to Sri Lanka but restricted to the Horton Plains, “ visit World's End and Baker's Falls” are key attractions in Horton plain Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Ramboda Waterfall, Pussellawa, Kandy District, Central Province Walk in village like a Sri Lankan and experience the real Sri Lanka village life in this rural life & living style. Walk through paddy field explore how they do farming, how they use water from field to field, village houses and how they live in big garden. And suggest to experience the lunch in Village house with Sri Lanka cooking style. in the evening return back to hotel & leisure in hotel Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 5: Ramboda to Kandy > [Cooking program & dinner] city tour in Kandy Stop At: Kandy City Center, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province Cultural City Kandy (Senkada gala Nuwara) & Temple of Tooth Relic Kandy mean “Kanda” (Mountain) in Sinhalese, it’s the city of last Sinhalese king and only the royal palace remain from history. The royal palace converted in to temple of tooth relic later and it’s the most sacred city and the place of the country. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy is a UNESCO world heritage site partly due to the temple. Art & Craft, Kandy lake & do not miss the most attractive evenint in the evening the cultural dancing show Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Kandy City Center, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province Participate for a cooking class for Lunch or Dinner, proceed to local farm or market and buy goods to cook, study how to add various types of spices and they make delicious curries in kitchen Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 6: Kandy > Tuk tuk tour to 3 temples Stop At: Temple of the Gadaladenia, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province In the morning proceed a tuk tuk tour from Kandy to 03 temples, Best thing of this activity is you are exploring through local village through paddy fields and local living along the road you ahead. Embekke is famous for the intricately carved wooden pillars of its diffed or drum hall. Each pillar has a different pattern carved in to each of it’s’ four side. The Angam fighters, dancers, elephants, lions, peacocks and flowers are decorations of each wooden pillar. Paddy field extend and trough the entire area and a top a massive stone outcrop was the Lankathilake temple. This massive stone rock named “Panhalgala rock” from the history. According to copper plaque records this image house was constructed as four storied mansion but today only three stories can be seen. Wall and the paintings belongs to Kandyan era. In the 14th century Gadala deniya temple was constructed in the Dravidian architectural style incorporating Sinhalese Polonnaruwa era style and other indo Chinese architectural patterns. Gadala denihya is on of the best place to view the original stone carving design. Duration: 3 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 7: Kandy - Nalanda gedige - Dambulla - Sigiriya Stop At: Nalanda Gedige, Matale, Central Province In the morning proceed to Sigiriya and visit Nalanda gedige en route. Nalanda Gedige is an ancient and mysterious edifice near Matale that has confounded researchers with its strange mix of Hindu and Buddhist architecture. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Habarana, North Central Province Visit golden rock cave temple in Dambulla Dambulla a small town central location of cultural triangle. Dambulla cave temple known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a world Heritage Site in Sri Lanka It is the largest cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. 05 of Major caves are Painted with events of lord Buddha among caves surrounded Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 8: Sigiriya > Lion rock > Walk in Village > Sigiriya Stop At: Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central Province UNESCO world heritage Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress Early in the morning around 07.30 Am start from your hotel. Sigiriya rock was a royal citadel for nearly twenty years. This great exciting site is nearly one hectare in extent. The rock fortress in the shape of a lion is a masterpiece of architecture. Very famous throughout the world for the ruins of palace in top of the rock , frescoes on it, Advance water system and gardening. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Habarana Lake, Habarana, North Central Province In the afternoon proceed to Hiriwadunna for village tour experience. (we recommend not to take bullock cart ride) start walking to village or cycling to village and meet the catamaran rider in lake and proceed to the next bank by catamaran to where the farm and local houses. Meet beautiful local ladies and join with them for coconut pealing, rice plow and cook local rice curry and rotti from grain and make the curry name call “coconut sambol” to eat with rice or rotti. There after visit the vegetable farm in their garden. After cooking even return back to started point by tuk tuk tour through village. Duration: 2 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 9: Sigirya > Polonnaruwa > Minneriya > Sigiriya Stop At: Polonnaruwa Archaeological Ruins, Polonnaruwa, North Central Province In the morning proceed to Polonnaruwa a city of man made by ancestors. The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's Kingdoms, declared the city by King Vijayabahu1. Ancient City of Polonnaruwa is has been declared a World Heritage Site. Galviharaya , Kirivehera, Medirigiriya, Nissanka Malla’s Palace, Parakramabahu’s Palace, Parakrama Samudraya, Pothgul Vehera, Rankot Vehera, Royal Palace Complex, Satmahal Prasada, Thuparamaya, Vatadage are the main attractions. Duration: 3 hours Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Habarana, North Central Province Minneriya a small town is famous for Great Minneriya  man made lake, Minneriya National park which is a hot spot for safari lovers because of the large number of Elephants, Minneriya forms one of the 70 Important Birds Areas of Sri Lanka, Duration: 3 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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