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Mango Tour

Mango Tour

$1500 $1350 per person
  • Chasing local markets to find mangos to taste.
  • Explore Cultural Triangle, Kandy, Hill Country, Train trip and white sand beaches.
  • Spend time with locals and eat with them in local restaurants.
  • Overnight in comfortable hotels with stunning views.
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and warm jacket.
  • Included
    Accommondation
    Breakfast
    Dinner
    Personal Guide
    Transportation/Car
  • Not Included
    Air Ticket
    All Museum Tickets
    Meals
    Meals on Full Board Basis
    Speed Boat Transfer
    Typical Souvenir
    Visa Fee
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Day 1: Airport / Negombo
Arrive in Colombo International Airport(CMB) and you will be welcomed by our coordinator. Meet your guide and transfer to Andiambalama where you spend a night in a small family guest-house. Here we start our adventure to taste local fruits. Dinner and overstay Villa Daisy B&B
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Day 2: Negombo - Dambulla
After having our breakfast with mangos, pineapples, bananas and papaya accompanied by local or intercontinental dishes, we start our mango tour from visiting Negombo fruit market, Negombo vegetable market, Negombo spicy market and finally fish market to finish our Negombo tour. Then, from Negombo fisherman's city,  we will move to Dambulla. Dinner and overstay http://thilankaresortandspa.com/ 
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Day 3: Anuradhapura - Mihintale
Please your tummy with a hearty breakfast at the Dambulla hotel and then ready to depart to Anuradhapura, where you can contemplate a 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 Dutugemunu (දුටුගැමුණු Duṭugämuṇu). Under his reign Anuradhapura was the centre for the Theravada Buddhism for many centuries.   After being lost in the epoch of Sri Lankan great kings, let’s climb the peak of  Mihintale pilgrimage site, during the dusk admiring the stunning panorama from the Mihintale Rock.   Mihintale 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 overstay http://thilankaresortandspa.com/
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Day 4: Dambulla / Sigiriya / Traditional Ayurveda Massage
In the morning, we visit Sigiriya Rock fortress . This famous rock-fortress Sigiriya is a UNESCO  world heritage site and is conserved under Sri Lankan Archeological Department as it contains ancient affrescos and fascinating water technology. Sigiriya was ruled by King Kashyapa and he built his kingdom with very complex technology at the top of this amazing rock where it has since portrayed history and beauty . In the evening, we will going to have a traditional Ayurvedic massage to relax ourselves. Dinner and overnight stay at Thilanka Resort & Spa
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Day 5: Dambulla / Polonnaruwa / Safari Minneriya National Park
After the breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa 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. Minneriya National Park Safari or Kaudulla National Park Safari will be our next activity during Mango Tour in Sri Lanka. Minneriya or Kaudulla Parks offer excellent chance of seeing herds of elephants and other wild animals without rush of Yala National Park. Furthermore, some days you can see them even roaming the Habarana - Trincomalee road. Dinner and overnight stay at Thilanka Resort & Spa
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Day 6: Dambulla / Peradeniya/ Kandy
After the breakfast, we will move to Kandy. On the way, visit Dambulla Golden Temple. It is an UNESCO World heritage site, which consist 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.   Then transfer to Kandy cultural city of Sri Lanka. Arrive to Kandy, check-in one of best hotel in Kandy. Then, in the Evening, we participate in a Cultural Dancing Show in Kandyan Art association & Cultural Center. During the show you can make video and photos as you wish. Dinner and overnight at Thilanka Hotel Kandy  
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Day 7: Kandy city tour / Dalada Maligawa/ Embekke Devalaya
After the breakfast, with fruits and local dishes, we move to visit Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden at one time these beautiful botanical gardens were reserved exclusively for Kandyan royalty.   Then, we visite Embekke Devale which was dedicated to  the worship of the Hindu deity Mahasen. Then on our way we visit Kandy market and taste some fresh fruits of Hill Country.   In the evening visite the Dalada Maligawa( Sacred Temple of Tooth Relic). Dinner and overnight at Thilanka Hotel Kandy  
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Day 8: Kandy / Tea Factory / Train Trip to Ella.
After breakfast we move to Hill Country of Sri Lanka. On our Mango Tour, we meet local coloured saree dressed tea pluckers in the tea plantation. With them, we will go to inside the tea factory and visit the tea making procedure. Finally we taste a hot cup of tea with chocolate Cake. Then, directly we go to Nanu Oya Train station to take the train 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. Mingel 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. In the evening we will visit nine arch bridge and Ella Gap then check-in hotel http://rawanface.com/
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Day 9: Ella / Mirissa
After the breakfast, we will move to Mirissa. Welcome to the south coast of Sri Lanka! A chilled beer on the beach during the sunset is must when you are in Mirissa. Gorgeous white sand beach with lovely trees providing shade in some parts, where to sit out and relax. It is a paradise for snorkelling, and even for bodyboarders. The rolling waves are ideal for surfers and enjoy the night life in the beach bars tasting the fresh seafood and BBQs. Dinner and overnight Paradise Beach Club Mirissa
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Day 10: Mirissa Beach / Whale watching
Mirissa is very famous to observe blue whales. Early morning we will going to visit them. Evening leisure to enjoy the sandy beaches. Dinner and overnight Paradise Beach Club Mirissa  
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Day 11: Mirissa Beach relax
Full day at your leisure to enjoy the sandy beaches.  Dinner and overnight Paradise Beach Club Mirissa  
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Day 12: Mirissa Beach Relax
Full day at your leisure to enjoy the sandy beaches.  Dinner and overnight Paradise Beach Club Mirissa
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Day 13: Mirissa Beach Relax
Full day at your leisure to enjoy the sandy beaches.  Dinner and overnight Paradise Beach Club Mirissa  
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Day 14: Galle Dutch Fort - Meet cinnamon farmers - Negombo
After a tasty breakfast, we move towards Negombo Colonial City, on our way  you will spend your last moments in your tour admiring the Dutch port city of Galle, Stilt-fishermen and meet cinnamon farmers.   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… The last adventure of this tour we will meet cinnamon farmers in a 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 a old buddhist temple.   Say bye bye to Sri Lanka when the cool river breeze blows around you! Arrive to Negombo check-in hotel Negombo. Don’t forget to taste Sri Lankan best seafood in Negombo. Dinner and over stay at http://catamaranbeach.lsrhotels.com/
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Day 15: Departure to Airport
After the breakfast departure to the Colombo International Airport.

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