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The village itself centres on a Buddhist shrine dramatically perched atop huge round rocks right at the shore.


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$24 Cultural & Theme Tours

Sithulpahuwa Rock Temple Tour Through YALA Buffer Zone

Enjoy a complimentary hotel pick up from Tissa, Weerawila, Deberawewa, Kirinda & Yala Area. Driver will be the guide to explain about the birds, landscape, and other animal within the tour. The Road to Sithulpahuwa is going through the Block 1 of Yala National Park. That will give tremendous opportunities to spot some wild animals including Elephants & Leopards. At 6 PM we should leave the area before the gate closes. Therefore there will be no time to Climb the Rock. Drinking Water will Provide. Will be drop you back to your places around 6.30 - 7.00 PM. Tour will be conducted by Luxury type Six Seater Jeeps.

$35.50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Bundala Birding Paradise - All Inclusive Tour

Enjoy the Relaxation, Excellent Bird Sounds, Large Lagoon area with Crocodiles, Many number of Birds, And the Giants (Asian Elephant). Bundala named as Ramsar Site in 1991. Because it is very important wintering ground for migrate birds. two different options are there for the tour. Morning Half Day Tour and Afternoon Half Day Tour. Bundala National Park is a paradise  for Birders. This is an All Inclusive Tour Package. We will Pick you from your hotel around Tissa, Kirinda, Weerawilda, BUNDALA, Deberawewa & Yala Area. At the End of the tour we will drop you back to your hotel where we picked you up.

$26 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Sithulpawwa Rock Temple Tour Through Yala National Park

Visit: Shehan Safari, Yala National ParkEnjoy a complimentary hotel pick up from Tissa, Weerawila, Deberawewa, Kirinda & Yala Area. Driver will be the guide to explain about the birds, landscape, and other animal within the tour. The Road to Sithulpahuwa is going through the Block 1 of Yala National Park. That will give tremendous opportunities to spot some wild animals including Elephants & Leopards. At 6 PM we should leave the area before the gate closes. Therefore there will be no time to Climb the Rock. Drinking Water will Provide. Will be drop you back to your places around 6.30 - 7.00 PM. Tour will be conducted by Luxury type Six Seater Jeeps.Tour Starts from your hotel - 03.00 PM

$35 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Four Lakes Bird Watching Tour & Boat Safari tour in Tissa Lake

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tissa Wewa, Tissamaharama, Southern ProvincePick up from Yala, Tissamaharama, Kirinda, Weerawila, Hambantota areas.Duration: 3 hours

$510 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Sri Lankan 4 Days Attractions

ItineraryDay 1: Air port -Singharaja -mAdhu ganga boat safari- Galle Pass By: Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Galle, Galle District, Southern ProvinceSinharaja forest heritageOne of the UNESCO world heritage sites, Sinharaja stands to present the most exotic of tropical country paradise you have ever witnesses. Still unexplored to the depth, this beautiful rain forest will remind you about the beauty of Mother Nature and how small and insignificant we are in this world. Home to many native species, the wild life, the streams and the beautiful small water falls will mesmerize you with its own grandeur.With Attraction Leisure, you get a close up with this beautiful wild and exotic forest and make u a tree lover with its wonderful plants and wines. The lush greenery will be the best of Sri Lanka for you.Pass By: Madu Ganga Biodiversity Area, Balapitiya, Southern ProvinceMadu River SafariThe Madu River Safari is popular activity that has to be on the ‘to do’ list of any respectable Sri Lankan holiday goer. This unforgettable activity last for over two hours and gives a visitor a chance to travel the secretive passages through the mangrove forests and see the ecology.Pass By: Galle Fort, Galle, Galle District, Southern ProvinceDutch Fort, GalleDutch Fort at Galle, close to the island’s southernmost point, 173km from Colombo, has the distinction of being the best-preserved sea fort in South Asia. A living heritage site, this 90 hectare (222 acre) attraction is a superb blend of architecture, with fortifications that resemble those in the coastal areas of Portugal. The fall of Galle to the Dutch in 1640 saw its fortifications consolidated further along the lines of the fortified cities of Europe. The Dutch and the English colonial styles are evident in the deep verandahs of houses supported by timber or masonry pillars. Originally established by the Portuguese in the 16th Century, it reached its zenith under Dutch rule in the 18th Century, providing spacious housing, wide roads and all necessary facilities within its walls including an intricate sewage system that was ahead of its time.beach leisure at Galle beachEnd of the day, stay at Galle beachMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: over night at Galle 4 star/3 starDay 2: Galle to yalaPass By: Yala National Park, Sri LankaYala National ParkMonkeys jumping over and about through the trees, peacocks showing off their stolen prettiest frocks and elephants idling to and fro while curious leopards slide like shadows through the Yala National Park, you are expected to keep your eyes wide open as it takes you through a journey in the Jungle Book. The dry woodland and open patches of grasslands is big wilder corner of Sri Lanka.Special lunch breaks at refresh restaurant.End of the day, stay at Ruhunu Magampura resMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: over night at tissamaharamayaDay 3: Tissamaharamaya- KataragamaPass By: Kataragama Temple, Kataragama, Uva ProvinceKataragamaKataragama a popular pilgrimage destination frequented by adherents of all religions in Sri Lanka.The main shrine devoted to Skanda popularly described in eulogies as God having six faces and twelve arms whose assistance is sought for worldly gain. The history of the shrine dates back to 2 century BC. The annual procession held in July or August is the main event of the shrine with fire walkers and Kawadi dancers. Offering to the got are made at 4.30am 10.30am and 6.30pm daily.Visit Katragama devalaya, wood decorations & kiri wehera seyaKataragama Maha DevaleInside are three main shrines. Directly opposite the entrance gate is the principal shrine, that of God Kataragama, a simple quadrangular white building with carved wooden doors & walls decorated with pink lotuses, green Bo leaves & Elephants. The shrine is believed to contain the spear of the multi-visaged, 12-armed warrior deity.The other two shrines are dedicated to God Vishnu, one of the supreme Hindu deities, & the elephant-headed God Ganesha, the god of prosperity & wisdom. To the side of three shrines stand two fine Bo trees, the larger surrounded by golden rails & an elephant wall.Kiriwehera Temple KataragamaBeyond the Maha Devale is a meeting hall on the north side of the square. From the east gate, a Tulip tree avenue leads 500m past further lines of stalls selling lotus flowers to the Kiri Vehera dating from 1 BC.It is a milk white large stupa with a well maintained peaceful courtyard. The temple elephant is often seen shackled to the trees here, being fed a copious diet of palm leaves. Its only unusual feature being the two sets of square walls which enclose it. A modern statue of King Dutugamunu stands behind the dagoba.Have lunch break at refresh restaurantAfter lunch break travel to Situlpawwa archeological temple by high luxuary safari jeep.Sithulpawwa archeological templeSituated in Kirinda in Hambanthota District, Sithulpawwa Rajamaha Viharaya has also being called Chiththala Pabbatha in the ancient texts. Stone Inscriptions has identified this location as “Chithala Paawatha Vehera”. This temple complex is attributed to King Kavanthissa who ruled southern area of the country.End of the day, stay at Ruhunu Magampura resort.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: overnight at tissamaharamayaDay 4: Tissamaharamaya- Udawalawa national parkPass By: Udawalawa Safari, Uda Walawe National Parkravel to Udawalawa for Udawalawa jeepsafari .Udawalawa National ParkLying at the borders of the Uva and Sabaragamuwa provinces of Sri Lanka, the national park at Udawalawa was established as a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the reservoir crossing Walawe River. Udawalawa is rated for the migrant birds and friendly wild elephants which could be sited at various open locations. Apart from the large herd of elephants of approximately 250 in numbers the rusty-spotted cat, fishing cat and Sri Lankan leopard makes Udawalawa their home. White wagtail, vblack capped kingfisher, cormorants, spot-billed pelican, Asian openbill, painted stork, black headed ibis and Eurasian spoonbill are some migrants that never misses Udawalawa at their travel.Visit Udawalawa Eth athuru sewanaElephant Transit Home (Eth Athuru sevana) at UdawalaweA centre for rehabilitation and Re-integration of orphaned wild elephants has been established at Udawalawe National Park by the Department of Wildlife Conservation. Increase of the country’s population, large scale irrigation and agricultural projects have fragmented the former habitat of elephants resulting elephant mortality and decrease of population. Despite the mitigation measures to control human elephant conflict considerable number of elephant claves were recorded as orphans.The DWLC pioneered a research project in 1995 at Udawalawe to rehabilitate and supplement wild elephant orphans back to wild. It has been successfully carried out with four releases in 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2004, 2007, 2008, visitor could enjoy the antics of these babies from a viewing platform at the center. The DWLC calls for public support to minimize the expense from the public by joining the foster-parent scheme and Help wild elephant orphans program.Travel from Udawalawa to Katunayaka for departure.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$29 Kid Friendly

Yala National Park - 3 Hours Private Safari Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Yala National Park, Sri LankaMorning (5.30am) or afternoon (2.30pm) -Hotel Pickup + dropoff from Yala, Tissamaharama, Kirinda area (free)3 hour tour of Yala National ParkComfortable JeepMaximum 6 peopleEnglish speaking driver/guideNational Park Entrance fee is paid separately in cash (roughly 4500 rupees per person)Duration: 3 hours