4 Days Heritage Tour from Colombo

Cultural & Theme Tours, Traveler pickup is offered to To Colombo Hotel
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Tour description

Your Friendly driver will meet & Greet you from hotel in Colombo. The Heritage Tour of Sri Lanka in 4 Days / 3 Nights offers most impressive heritage sites of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya,  Dambulla and Kandy. Explore Sri Lanka’s Culture, History, People and traditions.

ItineraryDay 1: Colombo – AnuradhapuraPass By: OTN World, Colombo, Western ProvinceWhen you travel as a OTN World client, you can rest assured knowing that we will strive to take care of any problem you may encounter. With emergency support available 24 hours a day, help is just a phone call away. We are committed to resolving any emergency that may arise and will do our utmost to satisfy immediate needs.Stop At: Mihintale, Anuradhapura, North Central ProvinceMihintale is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of a meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanampiyatissa which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Isurumuniya Temple, Anuradhapura, North Central ProvinceIsurumuniya is a Buddhist temple situated near to the Tissa Wewa in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. There are four carvings of special interest in this Vihara. They are the Isurumuniya Lovers, Elephant Pond and The Royal Family.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Ruwanwelisaya, Anuradhapura, North Central ProvinceThe Ruwanwelisaya is a stupa, a hemispherical structure containing relics, in Sri Lanka, considered sacred to many Buddhists all over the world. It was built by King Dutugemunu c. 140 B.C., who became lord of all Sri Lanka after a war in which the Chola King Ellalan, was defeated.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura, North Central ProvinceJaya Sri Maha Bodhi is a sacred fig tree in the Mahamewna Gardens, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is said to be the southern branch from the historical Sri Maha Bodhi at Buddha Gaya in India under which Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment.Duration: 20 minutesMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at 3 star hotelDay 2: Anuradhapura – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya Stop At: Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa, North Central ProvincePoḷonnaruwa is the main town of Polonnaruwa District in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Kaduruwela area is the Polonnaruwa New Town and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains as the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of PolonnaruwaDuration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at 3 star hotelDay 3: Sigiriya  – Dambulla – Kandy Stop At: Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central ProvinceSigiriya or Sinhagiri is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Habarana, North Central ProvinceDambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometres east of Colombo and 72 kilometres north of Kandy. Dambulla is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at 3 star hotelDay 4: Kandy – Pinnawala open zoo – ColomboStop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy, Kandy District, Central ProvinceSri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the BuddhaDuration: 1 hourStop At: Pinnawala Zoo, Rambukkana, Sabaragamuwa ProvincePinnawala Open Zoo is a zoological garden in Pinnawala, Sri Lanka, which is situated closer to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. The zoo was opened for public on 17 April 2015. This is the first open-air zoo in Sri Lanka and second zoo in Sri Lanka after Dehiwala zoo.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya, Kandy District, Central ProvinceRoyal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is near the Mahaweli River. It is renowned for its collection of orchids.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What's included

  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Bottled water
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel Pick up & Drop off

What's not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • All Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Mihintale
  • Entry/Admission - Isurumuniya Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Ruwanwelisaya
  • Entry/Admission - Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
  • Entry/Admission - Polonnaruwa
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Sigiriya
  • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
  • Entry/Admission - Pinnawala Zoo
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: Colombo – Anuradhapura Pass By: OTN World, Colombo, Western Province When you travel as a OTN World client, you can rest assured knowing that we will strive to take care of any problem you may encounter. With emergency support available 24 hours a day, help is just a phone call away. We are committed to resolving any emergency that may arise and will do our utmost to satisfy immediate needs. Stop At: Mihintale, Anuradhapura, North Central Province Mihintale is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of a meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanampiyatissa which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Isurumuniya Temple, Anuradhapura, North Central Province Isurumuniya is a Buddhist temple situated near to the Tissa Wewa in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. There are four carvings of special interest in this Vihara. They are the Isurumuniya Lovers, Elephant Pond and The Royal Family. Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Ruwanwelisaya, Anuradhapura, North Central Province The Ruwanwelisaya is a stupa, a hemispherical structure containing relics, in Sri Lanka, considered sacred to many Buddhists all over the world. It was built by King Dutugemunu c. 140 B.C., who became lord of all Sri Lanka after a war in which the Chola King Ellalan, was defeated. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura, North Central Province Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi is a sacred fig tree in the Mahamewna Gardens, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. It is said to be the southern branch from the historical Sri Maha Bodhi at Buddha Gaya in India under which Lord Buddha attained Enlightenment. Duration: 20 minutes Meals included: • Dinner Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 star hotel

Day 2: Day 2: Anuradhapura – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya Stop At: Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa, North Central Province Poḷonnaruwa is the main town of Polonnaruwa District in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Kaduruwela area is the Polonnaruwa New Town and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains as the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa Duration: 3 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Dinner Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 star hotel

Day 3: Day 3: Sigiriya  – Dambulla – Kandy Stop At: Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central Province Sigiriya or Sinhagiri is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres Duration: 4 hours Stop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Habarana, North Central Province Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometres east of Colombo and 72 kilometres north of Kandy. Dambulla is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast • Dinner Accommodation included: Overnight at 3 star hotel

Day 4: Day 4: Kandy – Pinnawala open zoo – Colombo Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Pinnawala Zoo, Rambukkana, Sabaragamuwa Province Pinnawala Open Zoo is a zoological garden in Pinnawala, Sri Lanka, which is situated closer to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. The zoo was opened for public on 17 April 2015. This is the first open-air zoo in Sri Lanka and second zoo in Sri Lanka after Dehiwala zoo. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya, Kandy District, Central Province Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is near the Mahaweli River. It is renowned for its collection of orchids. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.