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Best Of Sri Lanka

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Highlights of the tour

Negombo – Anuradhapura – Mihinthalaya – Sigiriya – Dambulla – Polonnaruwa – Parco Nazionale di Minneriya – Giardini reali di Peradeniya – Danza culturale Kandyana – Tempio di dente di Buddha con la cerimonia – La casa per gli elefanti a Pinnawela – Piantagione di Tè – Tour panoramico in treno – Cascata di Ravana – Cascata di Ramboda – Safari per vedere le balene – Mirissa – La conservazione delle tartarughe marine – Incontro con i coltivatori di cannella

Entrance Fees 200 USD

1 Day
Air Port - Negombo

Upon your arrival in Sri Lanka, you will be welcomed and assisted by a team member of I GO TO SRI LANKA and will be escorted to pleasing hotel in Waikkala.

Before arrival to the hotel(if you arrive late, we postpone this to day after), we visit:

  1. Negombo fish market
  2. Negombo vegetable market
  3. Negombo fishermen’s town

Dinner and overnight stay at Negombo in a tranquil hotel.

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Suriya Resort is nestled on 11 acres of breathtaking natural beauty featuring friendly world-class service. A unique feature of the resort is the combination of the turquoise blue Indian Ocean and the serene tranquility of the Ging Oya River that surrounds the premises. The resort also features a lush tropical landscape inundated with coconut trees, palms, and mangroves.

2 Day
From Negombo - Anuradhapura - Mihinthalaya

After the breakfast at the hotel, we are ready to depart Cultural Tringle. Anuradhapura is an ancient capital of 5 BC with it’s well- preserved ruins and stupas.

According to Mahavamsa (“Great Chronicle”, Pali Mahāvaṃsa) Anuradhapura was the  first capital of Sri Lanka during the great king Dutugamunu (දුටුගැමුණු Duṭugämuṇu).

Under his reign, Anuradhapura was the centre for Theravada Buddhism for many centuries.

After being lost in the epoch of Sri Lankan great kings, let’s climb the peak of  Mihinthale during the dusk admiring the stunning panorama.

Minhinthale is a mountain peak  near Anuradhapura, where the Buddhism was established in Sri Lanka by Mihindu Arahath who is the son of Indian emperor Ashoka.

According the history Mihindu came to Sri Lanka from India on the full moon poya Day of the month Posson (June) and met King Devanampiyatissa and preached the  Buddhist doctrine.

Dinner and overnight in Anuradhapura

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Situato a 2 km dalla stazione ferroviaria di Anuradhapura, il moderno Rajarata Hotel offre una piscina all'aperto e le stanze elegante con l'aria condizionata.

3 Day
Anuradhapura - Dambulla

After the breakfast, we will visit  Dambulla Cave Temple. Golden Temple of Dambulla is a UNESCO world heritage site, which consists of 5 separate caves contain about 153 absolutely stunning Buddha statues and 2100 square meters of cave paintings which are related to Gautama Buddha and his life.

In the evening, we can relax ourselves with authentic Ayurvedic massage in a ashram. The rest of the day at your own leisure.

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The Paradise Resort & Spa offers you a luxurious stay in the very heart of Sri Lanka’s famed Cultural Triangle. Discover the rich history behind the iconic Dambulla Cave Temple, cycle through quiet little villages or take a relaxing stroll along the picturesque Kandalama Reservoir. Relish a break enveloped in lush greenery, contemporary amenities and more at one of the most unique Dambulla hotels.

4 Day
Polonnaruwa - Heriwadunna Trekking

Polonnaruwa is a another medieval capital of Sri Lanka, built in 11th and 12th century A.D. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

On foot or by bicycle you can visit the ruins which witness the Sri Lanka’s golden age of trade and agriculture under the patronage of King Parakramabahu the Great.

The ruins of the Royal Palace, the Assembly hall, Shiva Devale, Twin ponds, Elephant pond, Vatadage and many more will drag you in a glorious past.

Lastly, the Gal Vihara is the pure magic of all. The four Buddha sculptures curved out of monolithic stone will leave you spellbound!

Heriwadunna village is the best place to experience the local rural life. In the evening we will be enjoying a very easy trekking the Heriwadunna village to live the local village life.

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The Paradise Resort & Spa offers you a luxurious stay in the very heart of Sri Lanka’s famed Cultural Triangle. Discover the rich history behind the iconic Dambulla Cave Temple, cycle through quiet little villages or take a relaxing stroll along the picturesque Kandalama Reservoir. Relish a break enveloped in lush greenery, contemporary amenities and more at one of the most unique Dambulla hotels.

5 Day
Dambulla - Lion's Rock Sigiriya - Kaudulla or Minneriya National Park

Morning is ideal to visit Sigiriya Lion Rock. After our breakfast we climb and discover this amazing rock fortress constructed by king Kashyapa 5th century A.D. Sigiriya wall paintings and the mirror wall where the pilgrims wrote the poems in the past, we can admire them before we arrive to the top of the rock fortress.

Minneriya National Park or Kaudulla National Park is the best place in Sri Lanka to see hundreds of wild elephants, who are often wandering with thier little ones and wading birds.

The dry season, from may to September, is reckoned to be the best time to visit as by then water in the Minneriya Tank has dried up, exposing grasses and shoots to varieties of grazing animals.

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The Paradise Resort & Spa offers you a luxurious stay in the very heart of Sri Lanka’s famed Cultural Triangle. Discover the rich history behind the iconic Dambulla Cave Temple, cycle through quiet little villages or take a relaxing stroll along the picturesque Kandalama Reservoir. Relish a break enveloped in lush greenery, contemporary amenities and more at one of the most unique Dambulla hotels.

6 Day
Royal Botanical garden- Spicy Garden - Kandy

Sri Lanka is the land of spices. Europeans came to Sri Lanka in search of spices. In Matale, we will have a guided tour in a spicy garden where all those spices are cultivated.

Kandy is Sri Lankan cultural city. On our way to Kandy, we will visit the Royal Botanical Gardens which is very famous in the Asia for its collection of the Orchid and royal palm.

Esala Perahara is very famous in the world and it take place in the August in Kandy. Mahanuwara in Sinhalese, is also the center for the island’s handcraft industry and also the place to find exquisite silver and gold jewellery and variety of precious gems including the worlds best blue and star sapphires.

Kandy City is encircled by hills, with lake in it’s centre. Because of it’s geographical position kandy was the last kingdom which is surrender to the colonials. In 1815 kingdom of kandy was taken under the British rules.

Not only that, Kandy is the home for the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Dalada Maligawa) one of the most sacred places to worship in the Buddhist world.

It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988. It is worth to spend couple of hours visiting  the temple which is full of affresco, wood carving and granite columns and statues which witness the buddhism.

In the Evening, we will participate to small religious ceremony and a cultural dancing event close to the temple.

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The Grand Kandyan is a perfect five star hotel which boasts a blend of palatial grandeur and comforts typifying luxury in every corner, caters to all needs of a modern traveler . Located in the heart of the historical city of Kandy with 360 degree view of spectacular mountain ranges, the hotel is just minutes away from The UNESCO world heritage center `` The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic`` and the premier shopping area.

Day 7-8
Kandy - Embekke - Pinnawla Elephant Orphanage

During our stay in Kandy, we will explore:

  1. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  2. Kandy Markets
  3. Embekke Dewalaya
  4. The temple of tooth relic and the pooja

Dinner and overnight in Kandy

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The Grand Kandyan is a perfect five star hotel which boasts a blend of palatial grandeur and comforts typifying luxury in every corner, caters to all needs of a modern traveler . Located in the heart of the historical city of Kandy with 360 degree view of spectacular mountain ranges, the hotel is just minutes away from The UNESCO world heritage center `` The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic`` and the premier shopping area.

9 Day
Kandy - Tea Plantation - Ella Train Tour- Ravana falls

Ceylon Tea is the best tea in the world, we will be joining a guided visit to a tea plantation in the factory to observe the process of the tea manufacturing. Having wormed up our selves with a hot cup of fresh black Ceylon tea freely in the cafeteria here we resume our journey!

From Nanu Oya, we will get on to the train which will go to Ella. The train passes the stunning landscapes with thick forests, arced bridges, mountains, cascades of waterfalls and green veggie fields which stretch for kilometers.

The scenery from the train is like a green carpet of tea bushes rolling with tea plucking maids dressed with colourful saris popping out of the sea of green. Mingle with locals and enjoy a journey with them up to Ella!

After a tough day, we will have little pause watching Rawana Waterfall and drive to the hotel.

Dinner and overnight in Ella.

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Rawan Face hotel Ella provide quality Accommodation at one of the most charm and cool location in Ella. The Hotel is located in Hill Top with bountiful View in Ella gap. The hotel offers accommodation Super Deluxe 04 Rooms, Deluxe 03 Rooms and Others Are Standards rooms with fine dyeing Restaurant panoramic view of the world famous Ella Gap from the views.</p> <p>The destination Ella is a never to be missed comfortable climate, amazing train journey, Rawana falls, Bogoda Bridge, Tea Factory visit, Dova temple, little Adams‘ pick, and unlimited activities if offer for adventure and nature lovers.

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Ella - Mirissa

Little Adam’s Peak and nine arch bridge is a must before we departure to South coast of Sri Lanka.

  1. Easy trekking little Adam’s Peak
  2. Visiting nine arch bridge

Mirissa is the best beach in Sri Lanka. Having visted Ella, we move to down south beach of Sri Lanka.

The rest of the day from 10-13 at your own leisure in the Mirissa beach.

Imagine endless stretches of golden beaches with the rolling surf and stick-fishermen in the sunset. Sit with your favourite cocktail at your side, and a scrumptious Sri Lankan seafood bonanza laid in waiting. Take long relaxing walks in the fresh sea breeze. Experience the ultimate excitement in surfing. Explore the laid-back town with the delicious smell of fresh fish and the friendly faces of the locals.

14 Day
Mirissa - Galle - Meet cinnamon cultivators - Airport

Still- fishermen are very famous attraction among travellers. We visit then and you can even try this our old tradition of fishing.

On our way to Airport, we visit Galle colonial city. Galle Fort was built in 1588 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It witness the colonial era architecture within the Fort and allow the charm of yesteryear to enfold you. Some lovely shopping also awaits within the Fort.

Meeting cinnamon farmers in Balapitiya

The last adventure of this tour we will spend in search of  in the islands of the Madu River. It is a lovely experience cruising down the river Madu.

Stopping off at some of the islands you can find out how they make cinnamon and coconut oil or get a fish foot massage.

In the end of the ride we will be in a small island called  Kothduwa where you can relax visiting an old buddhist temple. Say bye bye to Sri Lanka when the cool river breeze blows around you!

The turtle hatchery is a must before arrive in to the airport.

Prepare to catch your flight home as you make your way to the airport with the sure hope of returning once again. I Go To Sri Lanka guide will help you with your check-in in the air port.

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Price Includes

Accommodation on DBL sharing basis
Daily Breakfast and dinner at the hotel
Transportation throughout the tour as per itinerary
Your Language speaking chauffer guide
2L of water per day
Train Tickets in the economy class

Price Not includes

Lunch
All entrance fees for places to visit
Any other attraction which is not in the itinerary
14 Days 13 Nights