Day 1 Negombo Arrive at any time and transfer to the hotel.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))
Day 2 Negombo (1B, 1D) Fishing is a main export of Sri Lanka and there is nothing better than to go to the seaside and watch the fishermen going about their daily work. Get a closer look at the lives of people living here; see toddy tapping, cultivations, and coconuts being collected by the locals.
Dutch Canal Boat Ride
Fishing Village Walking Tour
Day 3 Negombo/Sigiriya (1B) Travel through the countryside to Sigiriya in Dambulla, the central province of Sri Lanka.
Yapahuwa Fortress Visit
Private Vehicle (4.50 hour(s), 156km)
Day 4 Sigiriya (1B) Take an excursion to the Sigiriya rock fortress, which dates back more than 5,000 thousand years to the Mesolithic period.
Sigiriya Rock Fortress Visit
Day 5 Sigiriya (1B) Visit the ruins of Polonnaruwa, the second ancient capital city. Its unbelievable beauty will take your breath away. In the afternoon, go on a walking tour of a Sri Lankan village and enjoy lunch prepared by the families of the community.
Polonnaruwa Ancient Capital Visit
Sri Lanka Village Tour
Day 6 Sigiriya/Kandy (1B) In the morning, visit the Dambulla cave complex - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - as well as the archaeological site of Nalanda Gedige. Also visit a batik factory and a herbal centre for demonstrations.
Dambulla Cave Temple Visit
Nalanda Gedige Visit
Spice Garden Visit
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 139km)
Day 7 Kandy (1B) In the morning, the CEO will take the group for a stroll around Kandy Lake. Also visit the famous Temple of the Sacred Tooth, the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kandy Museum, and take in a cultural performance.
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Tour
Royal Botanical Gardens Visit
Kandy National Museum Visit
Kandyan Cultural Dance
Kandy Orientation Walk
Day 8 Kandy/Nuwara Eliya (1B) Nuwara Eliya is a town founded by Sir Samuel Baker, a British officer who explored Lake Albert and the Nile. The town produces the finest Orange Pekoe Ceylon tea and is inhabited mainly by tea planters and plantation workers. The town, also known as 'Little England', offers a lot of options such as nature trails, golfing, and horse riding.
Tea Plantation Visit
High Tea at the Grand Hotel
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s), 80km)
Day 9 Nuwara Eliya/Yala (1B, 1D) Drive to Buduruwagala and visit this ancient Buddhist temple complex. Continue to Yala National Park and embark on a safari wildlife safari drive. Famed for its elephants, the park is also home to monkeys, deer, leopards, and wild boars.
Buduruwagala Temple Visit
Yala National Park Safari
Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
Day 10 Yala (1B, 1D) Take a second safari wildlife-drive in Udawalawe National Park to see more elephants as well as jackals and crocodiles.
Udawalawe Reserve Safari
Day 11 Yala/Meda Wadduwa (1B) Visit Weligama and learn about stilt fishing — a tradition founded and practiced in this area. Experience the cultural history of Sri Lanka's south coast at the colonial Galle Fort. Following the tour, head to the beach.
Stilt Fishing Demonstration
Galle Fort Tour
Private Vehicle (6.00-8.00 hours)
Day 12 Meda Wadduwa (1B) Pristine beaches offer a perfect setting to relax and unwind. Opt to go windsurfing, snorkelling or get an Ayurvedic spa treatment.
Day 13 Meda Wadduwa/Colombo (1B) Enjoy the morning at leisure then travel to the capital, Colombo where the CEO will provide an orientation walk of the fort area and Pettah Bazaar.
Pettah Bazaar Visit
Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours)
Day 14 Colombo (1B) Depart at any time.