7 Nights / 8 Days Sri Lanka Holiday Packages

Destinations: Colombo › Negombo › Polonnaruwa › Sigirya › Dambulla › Kandy › Beruwela


A guided tour of 8 days can give you an ultimate traveling experience of Sri Lanka that covers destinations such as Negombo, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy and Beruwela. This customized tour of Sri Lanka will give you an insight of a famous fishing village of North Colombo, known as Negombo. You can get the view of various species of birds and kingfishers on the shores of the canal.

Your personalized tour of Sri Lanka will include the exploration of ancient capital of Sri Lanka, Polonnaruwa and its popular sites. It is also considered as one of the World Heritage Sites. Later it will lead you to climb the “Fortress in the Sky,” the Sigiriya Fortress, which is enlisted as a World Heritage Site. It is surrounded by remarkable attractions like Boulder Gardens and Caves, Fountain Garden, the Water Gardens and Summerhouses that will make your trip pleasant.

Visit an isolated rock cave of Dambulla Cave Temples and a spice gardens at Matale. The visitors are given instructions in the spice gardens as how to use the spices and plants to prepare food. The trip will then take you to a Batik Factory, where you can observe the process of manufacturing beautiful Batik prints. These shops contain a wide variety of Batik items.

A city tour Kandy will be on the cards including a visit to the Temple of the Tooth relic. Also a visit to the Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya and a Cultural Dance performance will be there for you. Unplenge- the Bathing Pavilion on the bank of the lake and the island “Kiri Samudraya” at the center of the lake are the remarkable places where you can enjoy Buddhism, Arts & Crafts, Music, Dance, and Culture.

During the trip, Spice Garden and Orchid House are most admired by the tourists. While visiting Beruwala nestled at South coast of Sri Lanka, take a visit to the elephant orphanage located at Pinnawala. Pay a visit to Kechchimale Mosque at Beruwala.

This private tour also includes many interesting sightseeing such as the Turtle Hatchery, Galle Fort, Mask Factory, Garden Brief, Mini Zoo and "Lunuganga." Enjoy water activities at Beruwala and Bentota such as wind surfing, water skiing, water scooter rides, para-sailing and river cruising. You can also enjoy Wreck & Coral Reef Diving along with Deep-sea Fishing at Beruwala.

This 8 days tour of Sri Lanka will make your vacation memorable!

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrive Colombo

    Arrive at the Airport, Meet & Assistance on arrival by our representative at Colombo airport. Transfer to Colombo & Check into hotel. In the evening, visit Colombo city.

    Formerly the capitol of Sri Lanka, Colombo remains the commercial hub of the Island. Situated on the West coast of the Island, Colombo has one of the largest artificial harbours in the world and is a principal port of the Indian Ocean. Colombo is a vibrant city with plenty to see and do. If shopping is on your agenda, this is the best place to get it done. For clothing, you can take your pick from one of the larger shopping malls like Crescent Boulevard, Majestic City and Liberty Plaza or departments stores like ODEL and House of Fashion.

    In evening return to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight stay at the Hotel

  • Day 2 : Negombo - Polonnaruwa (By Car)

    After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa and explore the 2nd ancient capital of Sri Lanka.

    Polonnaruwa is a "World Heritage Site" and was the Capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th - 13th Centuries, it contains some splendid and spectacular statues. Lankatilake, Tivanka and Thuparama are the most beautiful and largest Image Houses and Tivanka has the best examples of frescoes of the Polonnaruwa period. Rankoth Vehera and Kirivehera are well preserved large stupas, and Gal Vihare - a rock shrine, has four Buddha statues, two seated, one standing and one reclining and Parakrama Bahu statue are examples of Sinhalese stone carver. The Vata-da-ge is a unique creation of the Sri Lankan artists.The medieval capital, Polonnaruwa was fortified with inner & outer moats and inner & outer walls. The Parakrama Samudra is on the western side of the city. The Royal Palace, Audience Hall and other buildings in the inner city were enclosed by another tall wall.

    Dinner and overnight stay at Deer park - Polonnaruwa

  • Day 3 : Polonnaruwa - Sigiriya (By Car)

    After breakfast leave for Sigiriya and check in at the hotel. Late in the afternoon climb the Sigiriya Fortress

    Sigiriya is another "World Heritage Site" and the 5th Century "Fortress in the Sky" which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600-foot high rock. On its summit are the foundations of the Royal Palace, Water Tanks to supply water and all other buildings and at the edges the guardhouses. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of 21 life sized damsels still shining in their original colours. The Water Gardens, Fountain Garden, Summerhouses, Boulder Gardens and the Caves within the enclosed area should not be missed.

    Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Sigiriya - Sigiriya

  • Day 4 : Sigiriya - Kandy (By Car)

    After breakfast leave for Kandy and en route you will visit Dambulla rock cave temple, a spice garden and a batik factory in Matale.

    Dambulla Cave Temples is a vast isolated rock mass 500 feet high and a mile around the base. Here you will find the famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century B.C. The caves of Dambulla sheltered King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found in the Island. In the first Cave is a recumbent image of the Buddha 47ft long cut out of the Rock. There are images of deities associated with Buddhism all around. The frescoes on the walls and the ceiling are the oldest here but they are over painted in the Kandy period. In the Second Cave, the finest and the largest of all, there are 150 life-size statues of the Buddha in various postures with few statues of Gods and Kings. The ceiling is also covered with frescoes, which depict great events in the life of the Buddha and landmarks in the history of the Sinhalese people.

    Spice Gardens at Matale - You will see many spice gardens at Matale and in Mawanella on the Colombo-Kandy road where Cinnamon, Cardamom, Pepper Creepers and all other spice trees, plants and creepers are planted for visitors to see them. Spice products are also available for those who would like to buy them. At all Spice Gardens visitors are taken around and shown each tree and plant and at the end an explanation is given for the use of them in food preparations.

    Afterwards visit a Batik Factory where you can see the manufacture of beautiful Batik prints. These shops contain a wide variety of Batik items.

    Dinner and overnight stay at Amaya Hills - Kandy

  • Day 5 : Kandy

    After breakfast you will be taken on a city tour of Kandy including a visit to the Temple of the Tooth relic and the Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. This evening you will be treated to a Cultural Dance performance.

    Kandy - the hill capital is another "World Heritage Site". It was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kings during the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule and finally ceded to the British in 1815 after an agreement.

    To the Buddhists of Sri Lanka and the World, Kandy is one of the most sacred sites as it is the home of the "Dalada Maligawa" - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. Close by are the remains of the Royal Palace ("Maha Wasala"), "Palle Wasala"- where the Queens stayed-now used for the National Museum, "Meda Wasala" where other close relatives lived, Audience Hall, Natha Devala and Vishnu Devala are situated close by. The Bathing Pavilion ("Ulpenge") is by the Lake and in the Center of the lake is the Island called "Kiri samudraya" (Milk white ocean) used by the kings as the summerhouse. Today it is the center of Buddhism, Arts, Crafts, Dancing, Music and Culture.Visitors can see these Dances & Music at the daily Cultural Performances held at several places in the city.

    Royal Botanical Gardens - Peradeniya - 147 acres in extent; Started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the Kings of Gampola and Kandy. There are more than 5,000 species of trees, plants and creepers. Some rare and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world are found in the gardens. Spice Garden and Orchid House are popular with tourists. There are 5 Palm Avenues beautifying the gardens, the earliest and tallest Palm Avenue (Royal Palm Avenue) was planted in 1905 and the Double Coconuts from the Seashells Island, with the largest seed of all plants in the world is one such avenue.

    Dinner and overnight stay at Amaya Hills - Kandy

  • Day 6 : Kandy - Beruwela

    After breakfast leave for Beruwela visiting the elephant orphanage at Pinnawala en route. On arrival Check in at the hotel

    Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 89 now; including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as some of the more then 49 babies born, as a result of the captive breeding program. The Best Time to Visit is the feeding time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1030 hrs and 1400-1430 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.

    Dinner and overnight stay at Eden Resort & Spa - Beruwela

  • Day 7 : Beruwela

    After breakfast you have a day at leisure to do as you please.

    Beruwela lies on the South coast of Sri Lanka. Many interesting sightseeing tours are possible from here, such as the Turtle Hatchery, Mask Factory, Galle Fort, Mini Zoo, Garden Brief and "Lunuganga". This is one of good beach resorts of the south coast with many hotels providing facilities for tourists. Beruwela is one of the earliest Moor settlements of the country and the Mosque called Kechchimale at Beruwela is very popular and is dedicated to the memory of Rev.Hajji Voliulla. Beruwela and Bentota are the best areas for water sports such as water Scooter rides, wind surfing. para-sailing, water skiing, and river cruising. Beruwela has necessary facilities for Deep-sea Fishing and Wreck & Coral Reef Diving.

    Dinner and overnight stay at Eden Resort & Spa - Beruwela

  • Day 8 : Exit Sri Lanka

    After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your exit flight.

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