Ten Nights - Eleven Days Round Tour( B)

Highlights

Colombo – Pinnawala – Mihintale – Anuradhapura – Minneriya – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya – Pidurangala – Dambulla caves – Spice garden – Cultural show – Temple of the tooth – Peradeniya – Nuwara Eliya – Hortan plains – Train ride – Ella – Yala – Mulkirigala – Mirissa – Stilt fishing - Galle – Sea turtle hatchery

1 DAY

Arriva and proceed to Colombo for overnight stay. Visit Kelaniya Rjamaha Viharaya the way to Colombo.

2 DAY

Check out at 06:00 and proceed to Pinnawala to witness elephant baby feeding at 09:15 am. After visiting elephant bathing at 10:00 am you can leave for Anuradhapura. Visit Mihientale for the sunset and overnight at Anuradhapura.

3 DAY

Visit Anuradhapura UNESCO world heritage site and proceed to Sigiriya or Habarana for overnight stay. Jeep safari to Minneriya / Kaudulla national parks in the evening (15:00 h to 18:30 h) Overnight at Sigiriya or Habarana.
Optional
  • Elephant back safari of one hour.

4 DAY

Visit Polonnaruwa UNESCO word heritage site in the morning. Visit Sigiriya UNESCO world heritage site for the sunset.
Optional
  • Visit Hiriwadunna dry zone rural village for 2 hours.
  • Visit the ruins of Pidurangale forest monastery.

5 DAY

Check out and proceed to Kandy. Visit Dambulla caves UNESCO world heritage site and a spice garden at Matale on the way to Kandy. Kandy city tour and enjoy the cultural show in the evening. Overnight at Kandy.

6 DAY

Visit temple of the tooth UNESCO world heritage site for morning ceremony (0930 h to 10:30 h). After that proceed to visit Peradeniya botanical garden. Visit the tea museum, upper lake drive, Bahiravakanda temple, Kandy Lake, market squire, and the city center. Overnight at Kandy.

7 DAY

Check out and proceed to Nuwara Eliya. Visit Ramboda falls, McWoods tea plantation and the factory, on the way.

8 DAY

Check out early morning with take away breakfast and proceed to Hortan Plains. After that proceed to Ohiya railway station to catch the train to Ella. This may be the most scenic train trip of Sri Lanka. The driver will travel along with your baggage to Ella railway station and await for you. Explore Ella and overnight at Ella.

9 DAY

Visit Little Adam’s peak in the morning and proceed to Yala. Visit falls on the way. After the lunch commence the jeep safari at Yala national park (14:30 h to 18:30 h)to spot leopard, sloth bare, spotted dears, wild bores, elephants, crocodiles and many more animals. Overnight at Yala or Tissamaharama.

10 DAY

Check out and proceed to Tangalle and visit Mulkirigala rock temple. Overnight at Mirissa.

11 DAY

Visit stilt fishermen at Polhena / Weligama on the way to Japanese temple at Unawatuna. Explore Galle fort. Proceed to the airport for departure flight.