Around Sri Lanka II

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Day 1 | Negombo-Pinnawela-Sigiriya

Our professional chauffeur warmly welcome you at the Airport or Hotel where you stay. Straightway to Sigiriya one of the ancient kingdom of captured many ancient things such like the cave painting. While on that journey reach to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage where a lot of elephants located who abandoned due to many reasons. The best place to observe the elephant’s behaviour. Visit Dambulla cave temple that finds cave arts more than 2000 years after that visit Sigiriya Rock Fort which started by King Kashyapa in thousands of years ago. Enjoy the beautiful cave paintings Sigiriya. Overnight stay at Sigiriya

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage – A place where kept large elephants care due to abandoned many reasons. It is a great place to observe the elephant’s behaviour closely and volunteer works also added experience. Elephant bathing and feeding time are highly tourist attractive events.

Dambulla Cave Temple – One of a great place for cave paint expedition which was created in 01 Century BCE. There are a lot of cave paints well preserved. There are 153 Buddhist paintings can be found in here. The colour match is perfect on those paintings and expressions have made perfectly. Many caves consist great paints recently declared world heritage.

Sigiriya Rock Fort -A magnificent architectural creation which made on two thousand years ago. There is a complex of the royal palace which made on a huge rock called “Lion Rock” There is many truly amazing creation with cave paintings. Many cave paintings found in this area. Also, it was a Buddhist Monastery and many ruins still find in large scale.  

Day 2 | Sigiriya - Anuradhapura

Next day morning after having breakfast start the journey to reach the first capital of ancient Sri Lanka called Anuradhapura. There are huge amount ancient ruins with most sacred things remaining in this ancient capital. Many ancient pagodas, Buddhist monasteries made by stone, ancient hospitals located in here. Also, there is a great civilisation with irrigation system available in here. It’s a great place to observe the ancient archaeological facts and evidence in one area. 

Sacred Bo Tree – According to the facts, this is the oldest tree in the world with is very sacred among Buddhist. Many people annually worship this great place. It is oldest more than 2500 years. Sacred Bo Tree located in the middle of the Anuradhapura Sacred City, there are many archaeological facts available to observe about the Sri Lankan Culture.

Ruwanwalisaya (Pagoda)

Another most sacred place of Buddhists, a pagoda built by King Dutugamunu 140 B.C with height 338ft. One of the tremendous creation of ancient Ceylonese. This pagoda located next to Sacred Bo Tree. The width circumference of 290 m. There are relics on the inside of pagoda which belongs to Lord Buddha. Also, there are remarkable archaeological facts available around.

Twin Baths - A stone made twin ponds which were made more than two thousand years ago. The depth of the pond around 18ft and many stone carving things can be found around the pond which significantly presents the ancient history. Both ponds were decorated by many Buddhist traditions.

Samadhi Buddha Statue – Stone made Lord Buddha Statue located in Anuradhapura, a great example for ancient sculpture techniques. There are three physical expressions well showed on Lord Buddha Statue at once. It is one of the extraordinary creation of Sri Lanka. Also, small edges of the statue well managed from stone.

Day 3 | Anuradhapura - Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa is the second ancient capital of Sri Lanka which has more than 2000 years. There are similarities with Anuradhapura. Many ancient ruins with sacred things existing in this great land. Gal Vihara one of the tremendous magnificent creation of ancient sculptures.  Watadageya shrine even one of great creation of Buddhist creation and there are many archaeological things remaining the city. Lankathilaka Image house is a great place to explore the ancient paintings.

Gal Viharaya – A great tremendous example for ancient sculpture strategies, a rough huge granite made one of a sacred thing. The physical expression was made perfectly which built more than 2000 years by King Parakramabahu. There are many Buddha statues in the place and all are made perfectly.

Watadageya - One of Buddhist Shrine which made by stone and there is a truly amazing stone carving well made. Rest of other parts were made by bricks, those creations still exist in a good condition. There are four Lord Buddha Statues established to four directions of the Watadageya.

Royal Palace – This is a massive structure of King Parakramabahu palace. Today remaining only foundations with some bricks. Foundation was made by stones and first floor completed by bricks and rest of other six floors made with wooden. Other parts have been destroyed. But proudly present about the ancient history.

Day 4 | Polonnaruwa - Kandy 

The next destination is Wasgamuwa one of a great place to peep nature. There are many birds and animals nestled in here. Also, it is known as a great place for bird watching and recorded one of the highest biodiversity in Sri Lanka. Dimbulagala Rajamahavihara one of close destination to Polonnaruwa where find prehistoric letters and paintings. It is one of tremendous place to watch many things at once. Finally, reach to Mathale city. Overnight at Kandy.

Wasgamuwa National Park – One of main national park declared by Government of Sri Lanka as recorded as one of highest biodiversity site. There are many ancient ruins found in this land with Buddhist Monasteries. 23 Mammals recorded in this great place.  Many animals nestled in here such like Elephants, Peacock, Crocodile, Bear, Mongoose and Deer can be listed as few.

Dimbulagala Temple – A close destination to Polonnaruwa where find prehistoric letters and paintings. There are old painting on shallow cave shrine, according to the archaeological facts those painting belonged to earlier than the 12th century. There is a rock pool which was man made a magnificent creation.

Day 5 | Kandy city

Kandy is the last ancient capital of Ceylon, the city surrounded by hill country and geographically this is a truly amazing place to spend time in tranquillity. Kandy is a most sacred city where Lord Buddha Tooth Relic located. The museum is a great place to grab more knowledge. Royal Botanical Garden is a perfect place to peep the nature and feel the natural lush. There are wooden carving temple and finding of the carving truly magnificent. Also, there are tremendous paintings remain in many temples. Overnight stay at Kandy.

Temple Tooth Relic – Most sacred place of Sri Lanka where Lord Buddha Tooth Relic located in this temple. There are more interesting traditions follow since thousand years which comes generations to generation. Golden roof has been prepared for tooth relic and there are seven reliquaries established for the protection of Lord Buddha.

Embakke Devalaya – It was built by King Wikramabahu III in 1357 it is a place to worship Lord Mahasen. There is a drummer’s hall which prepared in truly amazing by wooden pillars and all pillars are made with great wooden carving that expresses many emotions of the carvings. There are three parts of the devalaya and this is one of highest tourist attraction place.

Udawatta Sanctuary – A great place to peep the nature and feel the natural lush, it is a perfect place for bird watching even it will heal mind and soul by sitting around many birds singing. Also, there is a Buddhist Monastery located in one part of the jungle, it is a good place to visit and garrison cemetery one of a great place to see the colonial era cemetery.

Cultural show – A great opportunity to study about the Ceylon traditions, especially Kandian dance which comes generation to generation since a long time. Also, it is an amazing tremendous moment to watch. It will unforgettable superb experience in Kandy and end of it have an opportunity to shopping in Kandy.

Day 6 | Kandy- Adam's Peak

One of the sacred mountains of Buddhist called Sri Pada Mountain where Lord Buddha kept footprint on top of the mountain. It is a great place the height of the mountain is 2243 m and there is a National Park declared. There are many breathtaking views with beautiful surroundings. Trekking to Adam’s Peak will never forget because more unbelievable experience can be gained. This land nestled to much endemic fauna and flora and four main rivers starts from this great land. It is recorded highest biodiversity of Sri Lanka. Not even that there are many rituals while trekking to Sri Pada Mountain it is a best opportunity to observe the Sri Lankan traditions. After trekking Sri Pada Mountain reach to Nuwara Eliya. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

Day 7 |Adam's Peak - Nuwaraeliya

Next destination is Nuwara Eliya where huge mountains covered in mist with superb surroundings. There are many famous tourist destinations spread in Nuwara Eliya, World’s End is one of major where finds superb natural surroundings. Hakgala Botanical Garden is one of great tremendous hotspot where can feel the natural lush. Devon waterfall is one of tremendous place to visit. Horton Plains is a great place which created by Mother Nature. Lovers Leap, Victoria Park, Aberdeen Waterfall are some of the major attractions of Nuwara Eliya. Not even that having a great boat ride at Gregory Lake will be an unforgettable experience.

Hakgala Botanical Garden – Well planned garden with the landscape are breathtaking and a great place to enjoy surroundings. The best time to visit the Hakgala Park is April to August. Rosegarden is one of the manmade creation of Hakgala Botanical Garden even Rock Garden or Water Garden pathways make more lovely temptation for visitors. According to legend, this park belongs to King Rawana. A place never missed with many breathtaking views.

Horton Plains – One of the most attractive places of Sri Lanka. This is a tremendous creation of Mother Nature where find coldest with the windiest location of Sri Lanka. Can find marshy lands with grasslands with forests and altitude 2,100m above from sea level. This place has been declared as World Heritage site. It is very famous with World’s End with consist with over 900 m escarpment. 

St. Clair Water Fall – One of the widest waterfall in Sri Lanka which located in Nuwara Eliya that visit many foreigners to enjoy the breathtaking moments. Also it is known as “Little Niagara Fall”. Spending few hours in this amazing place make more tranquillity and one of finest creation of Mother Nature.

Mackwood Museum – A tea plantation trail in Nuwara Eliya where can find more details about the tea making process and it is related things in one place. Also, there is a tea museum where can grab more information and experience for the visitor. Not even that it is a great place to enjoy the pure Sri Lankan Tea.

Day 8 | Nuwaraeliya-Ella

Hill country with superb natural surroundings is located in Ella. There are many superb breathtaking places located in here. In Ella can find pyramid shape mountain stand opposite to Ella Rock with enthusiastic surroundings. Trekking to this little Adam’s peak great mountain could attract a huge amount of travellers among world. It is a gradually easy hike up to the top of the mountain make worth tremendous panoramic view with 360 degrees. Also, Rawana Falls, Dova Temple, Nine arch bridge are the best place can be listed. Overnight at Ella

Little Adam’s Peak – One of most attraction place of Ella that visits many tourists to enjoy the surroundings. The panoramic view is truly amazing when you reach to top of the mountain.  Watching the sunrise at top of the mountain can’t be explained in words because it is truly magnificent. Trekking to Little Adam’s Peak will never forget you.

Rawana Waterfall – the finest creation of Mother Nature because it is a truly amazing view to look at. There are two waterfalls called “Rawana Waterfalls”. According to the people of this area, there is a hidden waterfall is the true and accurate waterfall. This hidden waterfall can be seen to Ella Railways station. This is something never missed by the tourists.

Nine Arch Bridge – One of most amazing creation in Colonial Era, It is world famous and the most important thing is this bridge made only solid rocks with cement and never used any iron bars. There are nine arches in this bridge and the views are breathtaking and spending sometimes in here is truly amazing.

Day 9 | Ella-Tangalle

Tangalle is one of stunning picturesque beach located in Southern Sri Lanka. Sunbathing with crystal clear pure sandy beach an ideal platform to enjoy the holidays. There is wide beach with shallow water. Even there are great pla for es as sightseeing. Hummanaya Blowhole is one of main tourist attraction even Parewella Natural Swimming area will added huge things for your holidays. Rakawa Lagoon also a great place to peep nature. Spending time at beautiful pure beach will unforgettable leisure experience for you.

Blowhole – Naturally made wonderful creation of Mother Nature which located close to Tangalle. It caused sea water rushes through submerged into cavern and pushed upward and made one of tremendous thrilling expression for visitors. There is a natural sound of “ho… ho... ho” in here that is why people called in Hummanaya. A giant water quantity comes up through the hole with a massive pressure.

Mulkirigala Temple – It is a rock temple where located near Tangalle with consisting many cave paints well preserved. There are many valuable archeological facts remaining in a good condition. The temple were built by King Saddathissa in 03rd Century. There are seven Buddhist shrines in this temple. The paintings were perfectly made with finest creation. Surroundings of top of the rock is remarkable and breathtaking.

Rakawa Lagoon – This is one of hidden tourist attraction located close to Tangalle. Having a boat ride on Rakawa lagoon will added something very important thing to your journey because mangroves covered surroundings with many birds and their voice is truly amazing thing to feel. It nestled to many endemic fauna and flora. Even this place nestled to many immigrant birds as well. On the other hand it is a great place to Canoeing.

Day 10 | Tangalle - Mirissa 

That is the final day of the journey while on that journey first activity is whale watching in Mirissa. Then spend the time to visit Stilt fishermen one of tradition fishing method Sri Lanka. Visit Cinnamon Island with a boat ride at Koggala Lake. Even visit the Galle Fort one of tremendous well preserved Dutch fort in Galle. Walking through the masonry pillars of the Colonial era with colonial buildings make a tremendous expression. Overnight at Mirissa.

Whale Watching – Watching whales is a truly amazing thrilling experience for guests which can gain in Mirissa. There are many Blue Whales can be found in near Dondra Point. 9-15 Nautical miles travel in the Indian Ocean, breakfast and snacks also will be provided during the journey. Blue Whales, Bottle Nose Dolphin and Turtles can be found while on the journey.

Stilt Fishermen – One of the traditional fishing method of Southern Province of Sri Lanka which comes generation to generation. Fishermen sitting on a narrow pole which fixed to the sand bed of Ocean. They never use bait and only attend the only morning, noon or evening. It is a way of living with a patient because fishermen have to wait more hours to capture a fish.

Cinnamon Island – This is located in Koggala Lake a spate island doing only cinnamon making process. The whole island consists of Cinnamon and people doing cinnamon industry of living and it is a great place to explore their hidden life. Not even that boat ride at Koggala Lake makes more sweet memories to the life. 

Galle Fort – A well preserved Dutch fort in Sri Lanka, declared World Heritage city and one of great tourist attraction in Sri Lanka. Wooden or Masonry pillars with colonial buildings make more amazing feeling to the visitors. There are many museums located in Galle Fort for grabbing more knowledge. Finally, reach to Airport or any destination upon your request.