Colombo / Negombo
You will get your first taste of warm Sri Lankan hospitality. Representative from Nkar Travels & Tours (Pvt) limited and transfer to the hotel in Negombo
Negombo is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in Western Province, Sri Lanka. The Bandaranayake International Airport is located close to this city. The city is known for its great and olden trawling industry with busy fish markets, sandy beaches, hotels and restaurants. Due to bounty of seafood, the town restaurants are a gourmet’s delight. There are also local handicrafts, batiks and jewellery boutiques on the beaches and shops in the city. Fishing and tourism is the main economy of this city.
In the evening relax at the hotel.
Overnight stay at Paradise Beach Hotel– Negombo (3*)
Negombo / Pinnawala / Sigiriya
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Sigiriya. En route you will visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage.
Pinnawala is situated in the Sabaragamuwa province of Sri Lanka close to Kegalle town. An orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants is located at this village remarkably known as ‘Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage’. The orphanage has the largest herd of captive elephants in the world and visited daily by many local and foreign tourists. The main attraction is clearly to observe the elephants bathing and feeding which is quite an experience. The orphanage was launched to provide a lifeline to the orphaned baby elephants and adult elephants lost in the wilderness.
In the evening you will visit Dambulla Cave Temple.
Overnight stay at Fresco Water Villas (3*)
Sigiriya / Kandy
After your breakfast you will climb up Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
Sigiriya is situated in the Central Province of Sri Lanka close to Dambulla. It is a fortress complex of a ruined palace and one of the World Heritage sites declared by UNESCO. Undoubtedly the most treasured historical monument in Sri Lanka and probably the most visited tourist destinations in Sri Lanka, The most looked forward feature of the fortress is the frescoes. Another fascinating detail is its mirror wall. Every step from the entrance to the top is a marvel on its own, and the interesting surroundings makes the tedious climb to the top easy.
After visits you will be transferred to Kandy.
Overnight stay at Senani Hotel (3*)
After your breakfast you will visit Royal Botanical Garden and do Kandy city tour.
Kandy the popular charming hill capital of Sri Lanka is surrounded by hills, valleys, rivers, lakes and waterfalls. It is the cultural center of the island and a UNESCO heritage city. The sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined at the Dalada Maligawa, the temple of the tooth. While in Kandy, a visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens is a must where you can see around 4000 species of plants. The arts and crafts center in Kandy, the main Buddhist monasteries Malwatta and Asgiriya Monasteries are places that must be visited. Kandy is a great place for souvenir shopping and to learn about its rich culture and history.
In the evening you will visit Temple of the tooth relic and enjoy a cultural show.
Overnight stay at Senani Hotel (3*)
Kandy / Nuwara Eliya
You will be transferred to Nuwara Eliya. On the way you will see Ramboda Waterfalls and visit a tea factory.
You can also travel to Nuwara Eliya by train (Optional)
Nuwara Eliya is a city in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The city is considered to be one of the most important locations for tea cultivation and well known for its cool climate being the coolest area in Sri Lanka. Many of the buildings have still preserved features from the colonial period. Many private homes have also maintained their old English-style lawns and gardens. The town wakes up with many activities in April for the Sinhalese and Tamil New year. Main allure during April season include the motor and horse racing events.
Relax at the hotel in the evening.
Overnight stay at Oak Ray Summer Hill Breeze Hotel (3*)
Nuwara Eliya / Ella / Tissamaharama
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Yala. En route you will see Rawana Waterfalls and Ella gap.
In the evening relax at the hotel in Thissamaharama.
Overnight stay at Oak Ray Lake Thissamaharama (3*)
Tissamaharama / Yala / Ahangama
With packed breakfast you will do an early morning safari.
Yala National Park is located between Southern and Uva Provinces of Sri Lanka. It is the second largest park of the country and is also one of the earliest wild sanctuaries. The largest breed of leopards are found in this area. Probably sighting months of leopards are from January to July. Two prominent pilgrim sites are also situated within the park. The park was severely damaged during the 2004 Tsunami catastrophe.
After Yala you will be heading for your beach stay in Ahangama.
Overnight stay at Insight Hotel – Ahangama (3*+)
Ahangama / Galle / Ahangama
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Galle.
Galle the beautiful colonial town along the Southern Coast of Sri Lanka is a city that cannot be missed. Galle is popular for the 300 year old fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 36 hectare fort was built by the Dutch in 1663, surrounded on three sides by the ocean. The streets within the fort are crammed with colonial remnants from the Dutch clock tower, Reformed church and the commander’s house to the British coat of arms on the outer wall. You can enjoy the beautiful colonial architecture; visit the Galle Maritime Museum, the Galle lighthouse, Bodhi tree and the reclining Buddha Statue in the temple.
In the evening return to the hotel and relax.
Overnight stay at Insight Resort – Ahangama (3*+) Superior Ocean View Room
You will have your breakfast and rest of the day spend at leisure.
You can do a whale watching tour early in the morning in Mirissa (Optional)
Overnight stay at Insight Resort – Ahangama (3*+)
Ahangama / Airport
Breakfast at the hotel and you will be heading to the airport for the departure flight