3-star Hotels, Self-driven car unlimited mileage, and optional activities
Departure & Return Location
BANDARANAYKE International Airport COLOMBO, NEGOMBO OR COLOMBO (Google Map)
8 NIGHTS – – 09 DAYS
Accommodation in above-mentioned Hotels or similar category on Double/Twin sharing basis. Meals on B/B basis (Breakfast included).
Perodua Bezza Prime Sedan Car
International Air Fare
Entrance fees to parks and archaeological sites.
Meals other than mentioned under includes.
Permits for photos/videos, tips, and extras where applicable
Any other service not included in the itinerary.
What to Expect
1. Fuel to be provided by Client 2. A Valid Sri Lankan Driving License / International Driving Permit approved from Automobile Association of Sri Lanka is required Note: Automobile Association of Sri Lanka Working hours: 9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m. (IST Zone) Closed on: Saturday, Sunday & Sri Lankan Public / Mercantile holidays
Day 1- AIRPORT - NEGOMBO
Arrival at the Colombo International Airport. Clients will be Welcome by our AYUBOWAN TOURS & TRAVELS representative and Transfer to Negombo. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel in Negombo.
Hotel in Negombo; Paradise Beach Hotel or similar
Day 2DAY 02 – NEGOMBO
Day 3- NEGOMBO / PINNAWALA / SIGIRIYA
After breakfast leave for Sigiriya. En-route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
After a brief relaxing evening climb to the Rock fortress Sigiriya. Sigiriya (Lion’s rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace built during the reign of King Kassapa I (AD 477 – 495). Contemporary with the paintings of Ajantha and Ellora Caves in India, highlights being the Frescoes, Mirror Wall, and the Lion’s Paw, and it is one of the Seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka. Overnight stay at hotel in Sigiriya.
Hotel; Kassapa Lion Rock or similar
Day 4–SIGIRIYA – HABARANA - POLONNARUWA – MINNERIYA - SIGIRIYA
After breakfast, leave for Polonnaruwa via Habarana. In Habarana join the place of elephant ride. Then do a sightseeing tour in ancient city Polonnaruwa (11th Century AD), visit the many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the Sacred City including the Grate Statue, Quadrangle, Royal Palace, Gal Viharaya, Kumara and Lotus Ponds, Thiwanka Image House and many more. And see one of the country’s biggest water reservoir Parakrama Samudraya. Overnight stay at the hotel in Sigiriya.
After breakfast leave for Kandy via Dambulla, Nalanda, and Matale. First, visit the Dambulla cave Temple. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Lord Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of god and goddess. Then visit Gedige at Nalanda one of the remarkable archaeological sites in Sri Lanka & enjoying the Spice garden at Matale and take part in a conducted tour to get some knowledge about the growth and use of spices in the day to day life. Evening city tour of Kandy including Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha – by far the most important place of worship for Buddhists world over, Upper Lake drive a place where one could have a bird’s eye view of the city below. And late evening Cultural Show by traditional Kandyan Dancers and Drummers including “Fire Walking”.Overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy.
Hotel; Swiss residence or similar
Day 06– KANDY – NUWARA ELIYA
After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. On the way visit a Tea Factory and a Plantation to witness the manufacturing process of world-famous “Ceylon Tea” and to taste a pure un-blended cup of factory fresh tea. Also, pass by eye-catching views with waterfalls. Evening city tour of Nuwara Eliya Including Victoria Park, Gregory Lake, and Golf Course, the 125-year-old club is situated within the city limits. Established in 1891. One of Asia’s finest Golf Club. Overnight stay at hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Hotel; Heaven Seven – Nuwara Eliya or similar
Day 07– NUWARA ELIYA – ELLA - YALA
After breakfast leave for Yala. On the way enjoy the scenery at Ella Gap and also pass by eye-catching views. In the evening do a half-day jeep safari to Yala National park, Yala National Park is the second-largest and most visited national park in Sri Lanka. The park covers 979 square kilometers, The Park is best known for its variety of its wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lanka an Elephants and aquatic birds. Overnight stay at a hotel in Yala.
Hotel; Oak Ray Wild Yala or Similar
Day 08–YALA – GALLE - WASKADUWA
After breakfast leave for Negombo via Galle. First, visit Galle Fort, Galle Fort was built first by the Portuguese, then modified by the Dutch during the 17th century. Even today, after 400 years of existence, it looks new and polished with reconstruction work done by the Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka, inside the Galle Fort which is in a Dutch Colonial building in Church Street is the Cultural Museum. Overnight stay at the hotel in Waskaduwa.
Hotel; Coco Royal Beach Resort o Similar
Day 08- WASKADUWA - AIRPORT
After breakfast transfer and departure or The Possibility of extension with staying on the beach in Sri Lanka or the Maldives