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Sri Lanka Round Tour Package

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Description

Sri Lanka round tour package.

Discover Sri Lanka in 10 days round tour package,  individual round island tour lets you enjoy the beauty of Sri Lanka. 

Island round tour highlights

  • Anuradhapura
  • Sigiriya
  • Dambulla
  • Polonnaruwa
  • Kandy
  • Train Trip through the highlands 
  • Waterfalls
  • Tea factory / plantation
  • Wild Life safari Yala National Park
  • Galle
  • Kosgoda


Tour itinerary as follow:

 

Day 1, Airport / Negombo / Colombo - Chilaw - Puttalam - Anuradhapura.

Early morning 6:00, we leave for Anuradhapura via Chilaw and Puttalam. the first stop is in Chilaw, There is a saying that "Chilaw is famous for Crabs, Coconuts, and Coreas," a testament to the influence of the Corea Family who hail from this town. Chilaw is famous for the nearby Munneswaram temple, which is visited by both Hindus as well as Buddhists. We proceed to Puttalam, Puttalam is a small but very populous town. Famous for salt and fishing, Puttalam is the home to one of Sri Lanka’s largest lagoons, also called Puttalam lagoon. We visit the salt factory. After we visit Puttalam we proceed to Anuradhapura. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. From the 4th century BC, it was the capital of Sri Lanka until the beginning of the 11th century AD. During this period it remained one of the most stable and durable centers of political power and urban life in South Asia. The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over sixteen square miles (40 km²). We wil visit the Sri Maha Bodhi An offshoot of the historical Bodhi tree under which Buddha became enlightened was planted in Anuradhapura in 288 BC, Abhayagiri Dagaba, This is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage towns and extensive ruins in the world. Ruwanwelisaya Stupa is considered a marvel for its architectural qualities.Thuparamaya Collarbone of Buddha is enshrined in the chetiya of Thuparamaya. It is the first dagaba built in Sri Lanka. Lovamahapaya Also known as Brazen Palace Lovamahapaya is a complex which was once a structure of its own class. Jetavanaramaya This is the largest stupa in Sri Lanka. It was the third largest structure in the ancient world. Mirisaveti Stupa It was built by King Dutugamunu after defeating King Elara. A legend associates it with the relics of Lord Buddha. Lankarama This is a stupa constructed by King Valagamba in an ancient place. after we visit Anuradhapura we proceed to Giritale Overnight in Giritale.

Day 2, Giritale - Polonnaruwa - Sigiriya - Dambulla
 
After breakfast we drive to Pollonaruwa, The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 CE to reunite the country once more under a local leader. Sri Lanka's medieval capital (11th - 12th Century AD) is a well-preserved city of ancient dagobas, moonstones, beautiful parks, massive buildings and stunningly beautiful statues. The majestic King's Council Chamber, the Lotus Bath, the Lanka Thilaka Viharaya, the Gal Viharaya (rock temple) and the statue of one of Polonnaruwa's great kings, Parakramabahu, are a few of this capital's memorable sights. After we visit Polonnaruwa we proceed to Sigiriya.
After breakfast we leaving for Sigiriya, Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin, We start climbing the rock. After we are back from the top of the rock and you like it you can take a ride on a Elephant through the Jungle. After this visit we proceed to Dambulla. Overnight in Dambulla.

Day 3, Dambulla - Pinnawala Elephant Oprhanage - Kandy

After Breakfast we proceed to Dambulla, see the Sri Lanka’s biggest vegetables market in Dambulla, site seeing through the City, and proceed to the Dambulla Caves. Dating back to the 1st century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Asia. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. In 1938 the architecture was embellished with arched colonnades and gabled entrances. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock. There are images of the Lord Buddha and bodhisattvas.
After our visit at the Dambulla we proceed to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
At the Elephant oprhanage we will see how the Baby Elephants getting their milk, After the feeding time all the Elpehants proceed to the river where they take a bath.
After htis visit we proceed to the Elephant riding place, there you can ride on a Elephants back through the jungle. After this visit we proceed to Kandy, The name Kandy is derived from the Sinhalese. (The Portuguese shortened this to "Candea", using the name for both the kingdom and its capital Senkadagalapura. In Sinhala, Kandy is called Maha Nuvara, meaning "Great City" or "Capital", although this is most often shortened to Nuvara). We will visit a spice and herbal garden. After we visit the spice garden we proceed to the Kandy Temple, Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth , we visit the gem museum, see a batic factory, silk factory. Witness a Kandyan Dance Performance by night. Overnight in Kandy


Day 4, Kandy - Royal Botanical Garden - Ramboda - Labookellie - Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast we visit the Royal Botanical Garden in Peradeniya, Located in close proximity to the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It is renowned for the collection the variety of Orchids, and has more than 300 varieties of Orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palms trees attach it is the National Herbarium. Total land mass of the botanical garden is 147 acres, After when we have seen the Botanical garden we drive to the Ramboda waterfall, the Ramboda Falls is 109m high and 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 729th highest waterfall in the world. After we visit the Ramboda waterfalls we proceed to Labookellie.
In Labookellie we will visit the Mackwood tea factiry / plantation.
After our visit at the tea factory we proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
In Nuwara Eliya we sightseeing the city and we will visit a flower farm.
Overnight in Nuwara Eliya

Day 5, Nuwara Eliya - Horton Plains / Worlds End - Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast we proceed to the Horton Plains and Worlds End.
After we visit the Horton Plains / World's end we proceed back to Nuwara Eliya.
In Nuwara Eliya we sightseeing the city and we visit a flower farm.
after sightseeing Nuwara Eliya we proceed back to the Hotel.

Day 6, Nuwara Eliya - Nanu Oya Railway Station - Ella

After breakfast we leaving for the Nanu Oya rail station, we wil take the train to Ella.
Ella is a beautiful small sleepy town on the southern edge of Sri Lanka's Hill Country.
It's situated in the middle of beautiful countryside, with small vegetable plots in the valleys, tea plantations on the hill slopes and forests on the tops.
You can enjoy the picturesque scenery in the hill country. Overnight in Ella.

Day 7, Ella - Ella Falls - Tissamaharama - Yala National Park

After breakfast we drive to the Ella waterfalls, A popular sightseeing attraction in Sri Lanka. It currently ranks as one of the widest falls in the country. This waterfall measures approximately 25 m (82 ft) in high and cascade from an oval-shaped concave rock outcrop. After we visit the waterfalls we proceed to Tissamaharama (Tissa), we stay there in the Hibiscus Garden Hotel. In the afternoon around 2:30 we will start the Jeep Safari in the Yala National Park. Elephants are the most often-spotted inhabitants of the Yala National Park in the southeast of Sri Lanka, east of Matara, but they share the reserve with 130 different species of birds and other creatures like sambhur, spotted deer, sloths, crocodiles, monkeys, wild boar and porcupines. There is also a small population of leopards. After the Safari around 7:30 we go back to the Hibiscus Garden Hotel.

Day 8, Tissamaharama - Tangalle - Galle - Unawatuna

After breakfast we proceed to Tangalle.
In Tangalle we will visit the blowhole.
After we visit Tangalle we proceed to Hambanthota, Matara and Galle, Galle is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans in south and southeast Asia, showing the interaction between European architectural styles and south Asian traditions. The Galle fort is a world heritage site and the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers. When we arrived in Galle we will visit the Dutch fort, the Galle Museum, a old Dutch church and the British church. After our visit at Galle we proceed to Unawatuna.
Overnight in Unawatuna

Day 9, Unawatuna - Stick Fisherman - Hikkaduwa - Kosgoda - Bentota - Colombo

After breakfast we proceed and visit the stick fishermen fishing, after our visit at the stick fisherman we proceed to Hikkaduwa.
Hikkaduwa is a small town on the south coast of Sri Lanka. It is located in the Southern Province, about 20 km north-west of Galle. We go with a glassbottom boat and watch the corals, if you like it you can go snorkeling. After we Hikkaduwa we proceed and visit the Kosgoda's Marine Turtle hatchery - a valuable conservation project that protects the endangered Marine Turtles of Sri Lanka. Globally, all seven species of marine turtles existing are endangered. Out of these seven, five species of sea turtles come ashore to nest in Sri Lanka. The process of marine turtles nesting, hatchlings being born, and swimming back to sea is an ancient and phenomenal ritual that is fascinating to observe. 
After this visit we proceed to Colombo.
Overnight in Colombo

Day 10, Colombo - Airport
 
Today we sightseeing Colombo city and depending on your departure time we proceed back to the Airport.


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Specific details

travel agency name PL Tours and Travels
Tour starts 06:30 AM
Tour end 06:00 AM
Duration 10 Day
Entrance tickets included Yes
Private Tour Yes
Meal Plan Bed and Breakfast Basis
Payment Options Payment upon arrival, Pay via bank transfer

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Sri Lanka

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Excellent Experience!

Great time in Sri Lanka! Me and my family did this tour with PL Tours and Travels must say really profesional tour organizers. Reply to our questions very fast. The tour was well organized and the hotels where good! Our driver / guide Chamila was a great guy. Good knowledge about his country, is always happy to stop for a picture and he has bird eyes :)

Me and my family reccomend PL tours in Sri Lanka.

Thank you once again William, Lasantha and Chamila for the great time we had. See you soon :)

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