Splendour of Sri Lanka - 8 Days

Experience a 8 day tour package taking you through the green and luscious gem of the Indian Ocean, where smells of spices, tea and traditional foods will bring your senses alive. Walk along the Ancient sites and hear the Ancient Stories. Visit the famous World Unesco Listed Heritage Sites and also take the World's Scenic Train Ride from Nanu Oya to Ella. This Tour is perfectly created for first time travellers to cover up all around the best locations in Sri Lanka within a short period of time

Duration 8 days
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • 8x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
  • Professional English Speaking Chauffer Guide
  • All Local Taxes & Charges
  • Highway Charges
  • Driver Accomodations
  • Entrance Fees for places or activities which is included on the Itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Matale Herbal and Spice Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show
  • Entry/Admission - Pedro Tea Factory
  • Entry/Admission - Little Adam's Peak
  • Entry/Admission - Rawana Falls
What's excluded :
  • Entrance Fees which is not included on the Itinerary
  • Personal Expense
  • Gratuities
  • Food / Drinks Except Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Royal Cave Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
  • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - Mirissa Beach

Day 1: Airport > Dambulla > Sigiriya

Stop At: Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, Kandy - Jaffna Highway, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
Meet & Greet your Kingfisher Representative at Bandaranayake International Airport (CMB) arrival terminal or your hotel in Colombo and head towards Sigiriya enorute via Dambulla,
Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC. View the ancient murals depicting the life story of Lord Gautama Buddha. Look at the hundreds of figurines of Buddha and other deities scattered throughout the five main caves. Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great King and the Great New Monastery. See the giant golden Buddha Statue just a little distance outside the cave complex.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka
Go on a Jungle Safari once you reach Sigiriya,
This safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October. In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel (Only for selected option)

Day 2: Sigiriya > Matale > Kandy

Stop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
Climb the 5th century AD rock fortress, Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ' the Lion Rock'. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Matale Herbal and Spice Garden, No 25 Koholangwela Madawala Ulpatha, Matale 21000 Sri Lanka
Enriched with herbs, spice groves and plants with fragrant greenery shading from the tropical trees that enlightens the unique aroma of each spice and herb.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, 7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
The Kandy Cultural Show gives an opportunity to experience some of the traditions of Sri Lanka. Enjoy this hour-long extravaganza as some of the most popular art forms of the island take to the stage. Get wowed by fire dancers and sword dancers. Watch the colorful Kandyan dancers take to the air to the thrumming primal beat of the drums.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel (Only for selected option)

Day 3: Kandy > Nuwara Eliya

Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400 Sri Lanka
Visit the famous Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, which were formed in the early 19th century. Walk through the vast area containing over 4000 species of plants. Enjoy the learning more about the orchids, spices and medicinal plants. Wander down avenues shaded by large and rare trees or bordered by flowering plants. Enjoy seeing the cannonball tree, walking over the wobbly suspension bridge and through the short hedge mazes or even climbing the twisty trees that make wonderful jungle gyms.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pedro Tea Factory, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
Visit a Tea Factory and a plantation where you would see how the world’s famous “Ceylon Tea” is manufactured. In 1824 a tea plant was brought to Ceylon by the British from China and was planted in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya for non-commercial purposes. James Taylor was a British citizen who introduced commercial tea plantation in Sri Lanka (Ceylon).
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
Head towards Nuwara Eliya,
Nuwara Eliya is set in the heart of tea-country is a beautiful town where the British succeeded in creating a replica of the English countryside, with homes in styles from Georgian to Queen Anne. Well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, a famous golf course and beautiful parks give the place an air of nostalgia. Situated 6,200 feet above sea level, the air is cool and fresh – a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city life.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel (Only for selected option)

Day 4: Nuwara Eliya > Ella

Stop At: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
Nuwara Eliya is set in the heart of tea-country is a beautiful town where the British succeeded in creating a replica of the English countryside, with homes in styles from Georgian to Queen Anne. Well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, a famous golf course and beautiful parks give the place an air of nostalgia. Situated 6,200 feet above sea level, the air is cool and fresh – a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city life.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Nanu Oya, Nanu Oya, Central Province
Proceed to Nanu Oya Railway Station and take the World's Scenic Train Ride from Nanu Oya to Ella.
Sit back and enjoy the Scenic Views through misty mountains and pass through the Lush Green Tea Estates

Your Guide will wait at Ella Railways Station to Pickup you with your bags

Stop At: Little Adam's Peak, Passara Road, Ella 90090 Sri Lanka
Explore Ella’s most interesting places. Pass through bright green tea fields, and tough stretches of rock, and get to see the magical views of Little Adam’s Peak. Walk over the history seeped Nine Arches Bridge and listen to the story of its construction. End your hike at the Demodara Railway station with its unique loop-over track design. This tour gives you the chance to see the best sights of Sri Lanka.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel (Only for selected option)

Day 5: Ella > Yala

Stop At: Rawana Falls, Wellawaya-Ella-Kumbalwela Hwy, Ella 90090 Sri Lanka
Head to Yala enoute via stop at Rawana Waterfall,
This waterfall measures approximately 25 m (82 ft) in height and cascades from an oval-shaped concave rock outcrop. During the local wet season, the waterfall turns into what is said to resemble an areca flower with withering petals. But this is not the case in the dry season, where the flow of water reduces dramatically. The falls form part of the Ravana Ella Wildlife Sanctuary, and is located 6 km (3.7 mi) away from the local railway station at Ella.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel (Only for selected option)

Day 6: Yala > Mirissa

Stop At: Yala National Park, Yala National Park
Early Morning Jungle Safari at Yala National Park and then head to Mirissa.
Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Mirissa, Mirissa, Southern Province
On the way, we will visit the Hambantota Salterns and Stilt Fisherman at Weligama, followed by the Galle Fort. Once we reach Mirissa you will check-in to a hotel there and spend the night.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel (Only for selected option)

Day 7: Mirissa > Galle

Stop At: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa 81740 Sri Lanka
Early morning Whale Watching in a Luxury Cruise to see Hump Back Whales, Killer Whales, Sharks & Dolphins.

Sit back and enjoy the Whales playing while you have your breakfast at the Cruise.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Galle, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province
Travel to Bentota and visit Sea Turtle Hatchery & Rescue Center and Later visit Galle Dutch Fort (Galle Fort, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards)
Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Galle, Galle, Galle District, Southern Province
Relax at the Beach for some relaxation

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel (Only for selected option)

Day 8: Time to say Good Bye!

Pass By: Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
Wake up to a freshly-prepared breakfast at the hotel and then get ready to check out as it’s time to say ‘Goodbye’ to Sri Lanka. You will be transferred to Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo or Negombo for your onward journey back home

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Only for selected option "With Accomodations"
Accommodation included: Overnight stay at 3-4 Star Hotel (Only for selected option)
Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
All Hotels in Sri LankaAirports
  • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
Return Detail :
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Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by KINGFISHER TOURS SRI LANKA

Activity ID: V-104893P116

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