- Start Date04/01/2021
- TypeGuided Tours
- LocationSri Lanka
- Departure CityCOLOMBO
- End CityCOLOMBO
- Cancellation policyUp to 24 hours
- Durations 8 days 7 nights
Venture into the glory of Sri Lanka’s past during your 8-days Sri Lanka Heritage tour through the legacy and history of the island country. Your experience will start with your landing in Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, and your private exchange will meet escort you to your flawless lodging in the core of the city. Sink into the solaces of your settlement before meeting your guide in the anteroom and setting out on a half-day voyage through the lively hues and dazzling hints of the clamoring city. Adventure the following morning to the beachside town of Pottuvil, halting first at the Lahugala Elephant Sanctuary. Watch the elephants as they wash in the waters of the store and follow the path that lead to the old cloister complex that spreads through the wilderness.
The following day, your private guide will lead you to the old religious community complex of Deegawapiya before finding the concealed altars inside the Kudumbigala Wildlife Sanctuary. Keep on okanda Devalaya Hindu Temple before coming back to Pottuvil for the night. Start the following day with a visit to the Kumana Bird Sanctuary for an opportunity to see the uncommon avifauna of the island. Proceed to the ravishing normal scene of Yala Wildlife Reserve for an extravagance outdoors experience close to the shores of the store. Appreciate a morning game drive the following morning to look for elephants and panthers that meander through the haven grounds. Toward the evening, you will proceed to the consecrated city of Kataragama.
The following day, you will riot of Kataragama to partake toward the beginning of the day journey parade. Investigate the city’s heavenly association with the profound world and old legend before going to the dazzling ocean side city of Galle. Your guide will lead you through an intriguing voyage through the pilgrim history found around the city’s roads and shoreline. The following day, your private exchange will accompany you back to Colombo where you can appreciate a visit to the National Museum and relish the rest of the day at your recreation to encounter the vitality of the capital. Your private exchange meets you at your lodging the following day and escorts you to the Bandaranaike International Airport for your flight home.
- Embrace the verifiable association between Sri Lankan culture and elephants as you visit the Lahugala Elephant Sanctuary
- Follow the morning pioneer parade into the Kataragama for an exceptional encounter inside perhaps the holiest site in Sri Lanka
- Discover the enamoring moon stone inside Magul Maha Viharaya, a sanctuary complex over 2,000 years of age
- Visit the main round and hollow stupa in all of Sri Lanka as you meander along the stones and rough pinnacles of chronicled Kudumbigala Monastery
- Traverse the saved Dutch stronghold in Galle, which neglects the Indian Ocean on three sides
- Explore the loved asylum of the Yala Wildlife Reserve to locate the biggest assortment of panthers on the planet
- Relish the grand hues, sounds, and culture of Sri Lanka's capital during a visit that will interface the blend of over a wide span of time to the island's legacy
- Wander through the displays of the National Museum in Colombo to follow the development of island life and religion, alongside survey the royal position of the Kandyan King
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
- Transport by air-conditioned
DAY 01 - ARRIVE IN COLOMBO – REACH IN THE CAPITAL CITY OF SRI LANKA WITH AN OPENING TOUR
Arrive Colombo, meet assist at the airport & transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour of Colombo. Night stay in Colombo.
DAY 02 - COLOMBO TO POTTUVIL – DISCOVER THE LAHUGALA ELEPHANT SANCTUARY ON THE WAY TO POTTUVIL
After breakfast depart by surface to Pottuvil. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Night stay in Pottuvil.
DAY 03 – IN POTTUVIL – DISCOVER ANTIQUE DEEGAWAPIYA AND KUDUMBIGALA SANCTUARY
After breakfast discover antique deegawapiya and kudumbigala sanctuary. Night stay in Pottuvil.
DAY 04 - POTTUVIL TO YALA – LOOK INTO THE BIRDLIFE AND STRUCTURED SITES AT KUMANA WHILE ON TOWARDS TO YALA
After breakfast depart by surface to Yala. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon city tour of Yala. Night stay in Yala.
DAY 05 - YALA TO KATARAGAMA – ADORE A HALF-DAY DRIVE BEFORE ALOOCATION TO KATARAGAMA
After breakfast depart by surface to Kataragama. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon city tour of Kataragama. nighty stay in Kataragama.
DAY 06 - KATARAGAMA TO GALLE – PRAY IN THE HOLY TEMPLE AND DISCOVER THE PAST OF GALLE
After breakfast depart by surface to Galle. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon city tour of Galle. Night stay in Galle.
DAY 07 - GALLE TO COLOMBO – COME BACK TO SRI LANKAN CAPITAL WITH A HALF-DAY GUIDED TOUR
After breakfast depart by surface to Colombo. On arrival check-in at Hotel. Afternoon city tour of Colombo.
DAY 08 – DEPART COLOMBO – LEAVE FOR HOME
In time transfer to airport to your flight for your onward destination.
How many people will be on my trip?
Good things come in small packages, which is why we keep our group sizes down. This means we’re small enough to remain flexible as we thread our way through communities without intimidating the locals. On most of our trips, you’ll be part of an intimate group of 12-16 people, though our group sizes are on average 10 people. Our Overland trips are in purpose-built vehicles that can carry up to 24 travelers. Group sizes are displayed on each trip’s overview page on our website.