Highlights of Your Journey
Upon arrival you will be greeted by our Travel Lanka Connection representative.
Thereafter proceed to Katunayake Tamarind Tree Hotel.
Katunayake is a suburb of Negombo city in Western Province, Sri Lanka. It is the site of Bandaranaike International Airport or Colombo Airport, the primary international air gateway to Sri Lanka.
Tamarind Tree Hotel
After Breakfast Proceed to Anuradhapura.
(Duration from Katunayake to Anuradhapura , 168 km – Approx. 3 to 3 ½ hrs.)
Upon arriving in Anuradhapura check in at the hotel.
In the evening conduct a sightseeing tour in Anuradhapura.
The oldest historically documented tree on earth (over 2,200 years old) – The Sri Maha Bodhi, brought as a sapling of the tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment, and the island’s oldest Buddhist shrines – some dating back to the 3rd century BC, impressive white ‘dagabas’ (relic chambers) and monuments embellished with handsome stone carvings or sculpture, pleasure gardens, beautifully executed stone baths and ponds and a superb irrigation system of reservoirs and canals are the main attractions.
Upon completion transfer back to the hotel.
After the breakfast at the hotel proceed to Polonnaruwa.
(Duration from Anuradhapura to Polonnaruwa, 110 km – Approx. 2 hrs 15 minutes.)
Conduct a sightseeing tour of Polonnaruwa.
The entire landscape of the region is punctuated by huge man-made reservoirs, the most famous of which is the Sea of Parakrama, larger in size than the Colombo harbour. Highlights are the Royal Palace complex including the King’s Palace and Audience Hall, the Quadrangle with its concentration of ancient heritage and the spectacular Gal Vihare complex of four massive images of the Buddha, cut from a single slab of granite – a highlight of ancient Sri Lankan rock carving.
Upon completing the tour, proceed back to the hotel to spend the rest of the day on leisure.
Thidas Arana Hotel
After Breakfast leisure or Visit around the Giritale reservoir and proceed to Dambulla enroute visit Minneriya National park by 4 x 4 jeep.
Minneriya National Park is located between Habarana and Polonnaruwa. Covered an area of 8890 hectares park is an ideal place for elephant and leopard watching. The vegetation of this park is mixed evergreen and scrub areas. The important feature of this park is that 3rd century built Minneriya Tank is located in the park. During the dry season Minneriya tank becomes the ideal place to observe its natural wildlife. Minneriya National Park is home to 24 species of mammals,160 species of birds , 75 species of butterflies, 9 species of amphibians, 26 species of fish and 25 species of reptiles.
After completing the Safari transfer to Thilanka Resort and Spa and spend the evening on leisure.
Thilanka Resort and Spa
After Breakfast Visit to Sigiriya Rock.
Sigiriya This UNESCO World Heritage Site, a spectacular Rock Fortress, is one of Sri Lanka’s major attractions. The most impressive facets of the unique complex are the Water Gardens, the Frescoes of beautiful maidens, the Mirror Wall with ancient graffiti, the Lion platform and the Summit of 1.6 hectares, which was completely covered by buildings during the period of Sigiriya’s glory. Built by King Kashyapa (477-495 A.D), the “Lion Rock” is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200m from the scrub jungle.
And afternoon a Village Track in Sigiriya.
Evening Visit Dambulla Cave Temple.
Returned to the Hotel and overnight stay.
Thilanka Resort and Spa
After Breakfast proceed to Kandy Enroute visit Matale, visit a spice garden where you will witness many spices and herbs in Sri Lanka.
(Distance from Dambulla to Matale – 66 km – Approx. 1 ½ Hours)
Enjoy a special head and shoulder massage at the spice garden, Complimentary Lunch at the spice garden.
Transfer to Kandy, conduct a sightseeing tour of Kandy. Visit a Batik Factory, a Gem Museum and drive through the local Market including a visit to the Kandy “ Tooth Relic Temple’’.
Evening visit Cultural Dance in Kandy.
Morning Breakfast at the Hotel, proceed to Royal Botanical Gardens and returned to the hotel , refresh and proceed to the airport.
You need to be at the airport before 03 hrs of the departure flight.
Package: Package One
Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Locations: Katunayake - Anuradhapura - Polonnaruwa - Dambulla - Kandy
Max no. of people: 8
|Day 01||Arrival – Katunayake||Tamarind Tree Hotel||BB|
|Day 02||Katunayake/Anuradhapura||Rajarata Hotel||HB|
|Day 03||Anuradhapura / Polonnaruwa||Thidas Arana Hotel||HB|
|Day 04||Polonnaruwa / Dambulla||Thilanka Resort and Spa||HB|
|Day 05||Dambulla||Thilanka Resort and Spa||HB|
|Day 06||Dambulla / Kandy||Thilanka Hotel||HB|
- All mentioned transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle.
- Accommodations as mentioned in the above tour summary table.
- Accommodation & meals of the English speaking driver.
- Special head and shoulder massage at the spice garden.
- Complimentary Lunch at the spice garden.
- Jeep 4x4 for safari.
- Fuel, toll and parking for the vehicle.
- Our support 24/7.
- International flights and visa.
- Drinks during meals and personal expenses.
- Entrance fee to all attractions and National Parks.
- Tip for the driver.
- Anything not mentioned under “Includes”.