Cultural

This tour includes a perfect blend of cultural aspects in Sri Lanka. This tour covers a majority of important places and valuable cultural aspects in Sri Lanka. Starting from Sigiriya and proceeding to Colombo will be a great advantage for the visitors to experience Sri Lanka in a wider range. We are here to provide you a remarkable journey in Sri Lanka

7 Nights 8 Days

Route: Airport – Sigirya – Polonnaruwa – Dambulla – Kandy – Nuwaraeliya – Colombo – Airport

Day 01 Airport

  • After landing to BIA our company representative will be there to welcome you
  • After pickup Proceeding to Sigiriya
  • Relaxing by the pool
  • Evening Elephant ride (Optional)
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Jetwing Vil Uyana or similar kind of a hotel

Day 02 Sigirya

  • After breakfast climbing rock Sigiriya
  • Spend leisurely or the elephant ride
  • Overnight at Aliya Resort Sigiriya or similar kind of a hotel

Day 03 Polonnaruwa

  • After breakfast leaving to Polonnaruwa
  • Visiting the cultural places in Polonnaruwa
  • Returning to Sigiriya
  • Overnight at Aliya Resort Sigiriya or similar kind of a hotel

Day 04 Dambulla /Kandy

  • After breakfast leaving to Dambulla cave Temple
  • Proceeding to Kandy via Matale
  • Visiting Matale Spice Garden, take a fresh head and shoulder massage (Optional)
  • Evening city tour around the Kandy city and the lake
  • Evening shopping in Kandy city (Optional)
  • Overnight at Suisse hotel Kandy or similar kind of a hotel

Day 05 Kandy

  • After breakfast visiting Kandy Temple of Tooth (Dalada Maligawa)
  • If interested visiting Ambakke Shirne or Naththaranpotha Village (Optional)
  • Returning to the Hotel
  • Kandy cultural performance
  • Overnight at Suisse hotel Kandy or similar kind of a hotel

Day 06 Nuwaraeliya

  • After breakfast proceeding to Nuwaraeliya
  • En-route Sightseeing and visiting tea estates in Nuwaraeliya
  • Evening city tour in Nuwaraeliya City
  • Overnight at Grand Hotel Nuwaraeliya or similar kind of a hotel

Day 07 Colombo

  • After breakfast proceeding to Colombo via Pinnawala elephant orphanage
  • Evening shopping and sightseeing in Colombo
  • Overnight at Cinnamon grand Colombo or similar kind of a hotel

Day 08 Airport

  • After breakfast proceeding to Bandaranaike International Airport

Available Attractions

Dambulla

Dambulla is a huge town, arranged in the Matale District, Central Province of Sri Lanka, arranged 148 km (92 mi) north-east of Colombo and 72 km (45 mi) north of Kandy. Because of its area at a noteworthy intersection, it is the focal point of vegetable dispersion in the nation. Real attractions of the region incorporate the biggest and best saved sanctuary complex of Sri Lanka, and the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, acclaimed to have completed in only 167 days. The territory additionally brags the biggest rose quartz mountain run in South Asia, and the Iron wood backwoods, or Na Uyana Aranya. Ibbankatuwa ancient entombment site close Dambulla give in sanctuary buildings is the most recent archeological site of noteworthy verifiable significance found in Dambulla, which is situated inside 3 km (1.9 mi) of the surrender sanctuaries giving proof of the nearness of indigenous civilizations well before the landing of Indian origin people.


Sigiriya

Sigiriya is an antiquated rock situated in the northern Matale District close to the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name alludes to a site of authentic and archeological essentialness that is overwhelmed by a huge section of rock almost 200 meters (660 ft) high. As indicated by the antiquated Sri Lankan narrative the Culavamsa, this site was chosen by King Kasyapa (477 – 495 CE) for his new capital. He constructed his castle on the highest point of this stone and finished its sides with beautiful frescoes. On a little level about most of the way up the side of this stone he constructed a portal as a colossal lion. The capital and the imperial royal residence was deserted after the lord's demise. It was utilized as a Buddhist cloister until the fourteenth century. Sigiriya today is an UNESCO recorded World Heritage Site. It is a standout amongst other protected examples.


Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa is the primary town of Polonnaruwa District in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Kaduruwela zone is the Polonnaruwa New Town and the other piece of Polonnaruwa stays as the illustrious antiquated city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa. The second most antiquated of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first announced the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who vanquished Chola intruders in 1070 to rejoin the nation again under a nearby pioneer.

The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa has been proclaimed a World Heritage Site. Right now, the new Polonnaruwa is experiencing a noteworthy advancement venture known as the "Enlivening of Polonnaruwa" under the idea of President Maithripala Sirisena. It imagines the advancement of all areas in Polonnaruwa including streets, power, horticulture, infrastructures and citizen wellbeing.


Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Cave Temple otherwise called the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka, arranged in a focal piece of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometers (92 mi) east of Colombo and 72 kilometers (45 mi) north of Kandy. Dambulla is the biggest and best-safeguarded surrender sanctuary complex in Sri Lanka. The stone towers 160 m over the encompassing plains. There are in excess of 80 archived collapses the encompassing territory. Significant attractions are spread more than five cave, which contain statues and works of art. These artworks and statues are identified with Gautama Buddha and his life. There is an aggregate of 153 Buddha statues, three statues of Sri Lankan rulers and four statues of divine beings and goddesses. The last incorporate Vishnu and the Ganesha. The wall paintings cover a region of 2,100 square meters (23,000 sq. ft). Delineations on the dividers of the caves incorporate the enticement by the evil spirit Mara, and Buddha's first message. Ancient Sri Lankans would have lived in these gives in buildings before the entry of Buddhism in Sri Lanka as there are internment destinations with human skeletons around 2700 years of age here, at Ibbankatuwa close to the Dambulla surrender edifices.


Matale

Matale is a substantial town in Matale District of the Central Province, of Sri Lanka. It is 142 kilometers (88 mi) from Colombo and is close to Kandy. Encompassing the town are the Knuckles Mountain Range, the lower regions were called Wiltshire by the British. It is a predominantly farming zone, where tea, rubber, vegetable and zest development command.

Matale Spice garden

Enjoy the Sri Lanka’s world-renowned spices at their source. Visit a spice garden, where smells of cinnamons, pepper, cardamom, nutmeg and mace overwhelm the senses and the visitors are provided an insight into an age-old industry of spice production, which attracted many European and Asian merchant to the ports of ancient Sri Lanka.

Kandy

Kandy is a noteworthy city in Sri Lanka situated in the Central Province. It was the last capital of the antiquated lords' time of Sri Lanka. The city lies amidst hills and mountains in the Kandy level, which crosses a territory of tropical manors, for the most part tea. Kandy is both a regulatory and religious city and it is the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), a standout amongst the most sacrosanct spots of love in the Buddhist world. It was proclaimed a world legacy site by the UNESCO in 1988.

Temple of the Tooth (Dalada Maligawa)

Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist sanctuary in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is an illustrious castle complex of the previous Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Since old circumstances, the relic has assumed a vital part in the countries governance since it was trusted that whoever holds the relic holds the administration of the nation. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan lords and is a World Heritage Site for the most part because of the sanctuary. Bhikkhus of the two sections of Malwatte and Asgiriya lead every day venerate in the internal assembly of the sanctuary. Customs are performed three times every day: at sunrise, at twelve and during the nights. On Wednesdays there is an emblematic washing of the relic with a natural readiness produced using scented water and fragrant blooms called Nanumura Mangallaya. This blessed water is accepted to contain mending powers and is dispersed among those present.


Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is a halfway house, nursery and hostage reproducing ground for wild Asian elephants situated at Pinnawala town, 13 km (8.1 mi) upper east of Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. Pinnawala has the biggest crowd of orphan elephants on the planet. In 2011, there were 96 elephants, including 43 guys and 68 females starting from three years of age, living in Pinnawala.

The halfway house was established to mind and secure the numerous stranded unweaned wild elephants discovered meandering in and close to the backwoods of Sri Lanka. It was set up in 1975 by the Sri Lanka Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC).


Nuwaraeliya

Nuwaraeliya is a city in the slope nation of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. Its name signifies "city on the plain (table land)" or "city of light". The city is the managerial capital of Nuwara Eliya District, with a pleasant scene and calm atmosphere. It is at a height of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) and is thought to be the most vital area for tea creation in Sri Lanka. The city is neglected by Pidurutalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is known for its calm, cool atmosphere – the coolest territory in Sri Lanka.


Colombo

Colombo is the business capital and biggest city of Sri Lanka. As indicated by the Brookings Institution, Colombo metropolitan zone has a populace of 5.6 million and 752,993 in the city appropriate. It is the money related focal point of the island and a famous traveler goal. It is situated on the west shore of the island and contiguous the Greater Colombo zone which incorporates Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the administrative capital of Sri Lanka and Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia. Colombo is regularly alluded to as the capital since Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is inside the urban territory of, and a suburb of, Colombo. It is likewise the authoritative capital of the Western Province and the region capital of Colombo District. Colombo is an occupied and dynamic place with a blend of present day life and pilgrim structures and ruins. It was the authoritative capital of Sri Lanka until 1982.

Because of its huge harbor and its key position along the East-West ocean exchange courses, Colombo was known to antiquated brokers 2,000 years back. It was made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was surrendered to the British Empire in 1815 and its status as capital was held when the country ended up autonomous in 1948. In 1978, when authoritative capacities were moved to Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo was assigned as the business capital of Sri Lanka.

In the same way as other urban communities, Colombo's urban region broadens well past the limits of a solitary neighborhood specialist, including other metropolitan and urban committees, for example, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte Municipal Council, Dehiwala Mount Lavinia Municipal Council, Kolonnawa Urban Council, Kaduwela Municipal Council and Kotikawatte Mulleriyawa Pradeshiya Sabha. The principle city is home to a greater part of Sri Lanka's corporate workplaces, eateries and diversion venues. Famous points of interest in Colombo incorporate Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, Beira Lake, Colombo Racecourse, Planetarium, University of Colombo, Mount Lavinia shoreline, Nelum Pokuna Theater, Colombo Lotus Tower and in addition the National Museum.