Heritage at a Glance in Sri Lanka

TYPOLOGIES

Cultural

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

SALE

850 750

Uncover Sri Lankas modern Culture, Heritage and Traditions in 5 days

This “Heritage on a Glance” takes you deep back into ancient history. You will gain a better understanding of the island’s remarkably rich cultural and religious history that dates back 2,500 years.  

Tour takes you to the Cultural Triangle, towards Kandy and Beach, visiting cultural monuments, botanical gardens and tea plantations along the way. After all of that history and culture, finally you will head down to North west coast for a rest by the beach.  

we are able change this itinerary for your preference and add an extra night here and there or even add a different hotel in order to suit your needs. So feel free to Contact us for modifications.

3 Star Hotels

$ 500

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5 Star Hotels

$ 800

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4 Star Hotels

$ 650

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Eco Hotels

$ 750

Entrance Fee and Tickets

Paying at the counter on all admissions

Travel with children and infant

Possibility to rent the stroller

Travel by bus, car and minivan

Air conditioning guaranteed Private transporter

Package specifications

Vehicle Passenger insurance covered

Breakfast and dinner included

English Speaking Driver Guide

Services NOT included

Lunch not included in the package

Travel or Baggage protection insurance

Tour Map

Day by Day

Heritage in a Glance in Sri Lanka for families, couples and elderly travellers lovers who like to explore the cultural and heritage. We also can tailor itineraries according to your preferences, so feel free to Contact us for modifications.

DAY 1 - Arrival in Colombo Airport, transfer to hotel in Dambulla

Ayubowan (May you live long!). Our friendly driver guide will welcome you and then you will be transfer to Cultural Triangle, located far away the airport so you can relax after a long journey.

DAY 2 - Visit UNESCO protected Sigiriya Rock Fortress & Polonnaruwa Ancient Kingdom

Morning after breakfast from the hotel, visit Polonnaruwa, the ancient city is also rich in monasteries and Buddhist remains from this kingdom. The most interesting of all would be the ‘Gal Vihara’, meaning the rock Temple. Afternoon visit one of Asia’s most spectacular cultural sites the Sigiriya Rock Fortress the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Only the fit and adventurous will be able to climb the summit, but all can enjoy the ancient ruins and wonderful sights around the base and halfway on hike. Its home to water gardens, frescoes and ancient graffiti. Overnight stay In Dambulla / Habarana.

DAY 3 - Visit UNESCO protected Dambulla Caves Temple, drive to Kandy

After the breakfast depart to the cultural tri-angle at the Centre of the island in the morning. Visit The Dambulla Cave Temple UNESCO World Heritage site, the most impressive cave temple in Sri Lanka. later Transfer to Kandy, On the Way to Kandy Visit Matale Aluvihare Temple where Buddhist doctrines were first documented on Ola leaves on 1st century after passing through orally from generation to generation and visit Spice Garden at Matale. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site, The Temple of the Tooth. See famous Blue & Star sapphires are mined cut and polished using traditional methods and End the day enjoying a culture show in Kandy. It’s also worthy to tour around Kandy, beautiful lake, colorful streets, colonial Architecture, museums, an arts and crafts work shop, oriental market place and a bazaar. Stay overnight in Kandy..

DAY 4 Visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage & Negombo Fishing Village

After a good breakfast at the hotel and Visit Peradeniya Botanical garden at Peradeniya in the morning which is well-known for its collection of over 4000 species of plants, including of orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Stay overnight in Kandy. Later visit the elephant orphanage in Pinnawela, established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grand baby Elephants born in the same location. Stay overnight in Negombo.

DAY 5 - Make a city tour in Negombo & leave for the airport

Time to say farewell! You will be transferred to the Katunayake int. airport. You can relax in the morning at your hotel, refresh and prepare to leave Sri Lanka.