Arrival in Sri Lanka at Bandaranaike International Airport, meet & greet by a representative of Get Into Lanka Travels & Tours & transfer to Dambulla Via Pinnawala.

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village, 13 km (8.1 mi) northwest of Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is app. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo – Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Arrival Colombo or pick up from hotel in Colombo/Negombo
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
INCLUDED
10 nights’ accommodation at hotels mentioned or similar on HB          Basis in 01 DBL
Transportation in a A/C vehicle with a English Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
Entrance fees for:

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Dambulla
Sigiriya
Polonnaruwa
Minneriya national park
Ritigala
Aukana
Anuradhapura
Temple Tree (Srimaha Bodiya)
Isurumunuya
Mihinthale
Elephant Back Ride
Kandy Temple
Folk dance in Kandy
Train Ride / Observation saloon
Udawaththakale
Lankatilaka
Gadaladeniya
Botanical Garden
Horton Plain
Sinharaja Forest
Udawalawe National park Safari
Cost of 4 x4 jeep safari for Minneriya National park & Horton Plain

NOT INCLUDED
Lunches
Extra nature of personal expenses
Video & Camera permits at Elephant Orphanage (USD 5 per person)
Return Air Ticket

1. Options : 3 * Hotels

  • Sigiriya –Sigiriya Village /Royal Louts /Sorowwa Resort x 01 night
  • Anuradhapura – Heritage Hotel x 01 night
  • Trincomalee – Welcombe Hotel /Sea Lotus Park Hotel x 01 night
  • Sigiriya-Habarana – Sigiriya Village /Royal Louts /Sorowwa Resort/Giritale Hotel x 02 nights
  • Kandy –Tree Of Life / Hotel Suisse /Quoins Hotel /Hotel Topaz x 02 nights
  • Nuwara Eliya – Galway Forest / Hotel Glendower / summer hills breeze/Tea Bush Hotel X 01 Night
  • Udawalawe – Centauria Hotel x 01 night
  • Rathanapura – Blue Magpie x 01 night

2. Options :4 * Hotels

  • Sigiriya – Amaya Lake /Green Paradaise /Deer Park Hotelx 01 night
  • Anuradhapura –Palm Garden Hotel x 01 night
  • Trincomalee – Nilaveli Beach Hotel / Pigoon Island x 01 night
  • Sigiriya – Amaya Lake /Green Paradaise /Deer Park Hotel x 02 nights
  • Kandy – Amaya Hills / Tourmaline Hotel x 02 nights
  • Nuwara Eliya – St’ Andrews 3*+ X 02 Night, Mass Villa in Kotmale x 01 nights
  • Udawalawe – Kalu’s Hideaway x 01 night
  • Rathanapura – Lake Serenity Hotel x 01 night

 

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Day 1: Arrival Colombo or pick up from hotel in Colombo/Negombo - Pinnawela Elephants - Dambulla Caves, Overnight Dambulla

Arrival in Sri Lanka at Bandaranaike International Airport, meet & greet by a representative of Get Into Lanka Travels & Tours & transfer to Dambulla Via Pinnawala.

En Route visit,

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village, 13 km (8.1 mi) northwest of Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. It is app. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo – Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants.

Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Cave Temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country.

Dinner & Over night stay at the hotel in Dambulla.

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Day 02: Dambulla - Ritigala-Aukana-Anuradhapura, overnight Anuradhapura

After breakfast proceed way to Anuradhapura. En route visit,

Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan Civilization.

En route visit,

Ritigala
Aukana
Sri Maha Bodhi Temple
Ruwanveli Seya
Isurumuniya Temple

Overnight stay at the hotel in Anuradhapura.

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Day 03 : Sightseeing Anuradhapura-Mihintale-Tricomalee

After breakfast proceed way to Visit Mihintale.

En route visit,

Anuradhapura City Tour
Mihintale

Mihintale is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. It is now a pilgrimage site, and the site of several religi ous monuments and aban doned structures.

Thereafter continue to Trioncomalee.

Trincomalee is a major city with a deep natural harbour, in Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. The city is built on a peninsula, which divides the inner and outer harbours. The beaches are used for surfing, scuba diving, fishing and whale watching. T he city also has the largest Dutch fort in Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Trincomalee.

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Day 04 : Trincomalee - Polonnaruwa

After breakfast optional excurtions around Trincomalle City & beach.

Sightseeing of Trincomalee

Thereafter reach to Polonnaruwa.

Polonnaruwa is the second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms.And also it has been declared a World Heritage Site. Today the ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned archaeological relic sites in the country, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom’s first rulers.

Sightseeing of Polonnaruwa.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Giritale / Habarana.

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Day 05: Sigiriya

After breakfast proceed way to,

Sigiriya is a town with a large stone and ancient rock fortress and palace ruin in the central Matale District of Central Province, Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures.

Climb Sigiriya rock Fortress
Sigiriya City Tour

Thereafter visit,

Minneriya National Park
Elephant Ride

Back to Giritale or Habarana.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Giritale / Habarana.

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Day 06: Sigiriya- Matale – Kandy

After the breakfast leave from Sigiriya and proceed way to Kandy via Matale.

En route visit,

En-route visit a Batik Factory and a Spice Garden
Visit Royal Botanical Gardens in Kandy
Falk Show

Dinner & Over night stay at the hotel in Kandy.

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Day 07: Kandy

After breakfast optional excursions around Kandy.

Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. It is the second largest city in the country after the capital Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka.

visit the temple of the Tooth Relic
Udawatta Rain forest
Lankathilaka Viharaya
Gadaladeni Viharaya
city tour + visit Gem lapidary workshop

Overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy.

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Day 08: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast leave for Kandy to Nuwaraeliya.

Train Ride
Tea Garden & Tea Factory visit
Stop at Ramboda water fall
Seetha Amman Temple
Brass making village in Kundasale

Thereafter continue to Nuwara Eliya
Dinner & Over night stay at the hotel in Nuwara eliya.

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Day 09: Nuwara Eliya- World’s End- Udawalawa National Park

After Breakfast, leave for Horton plains to visit Horton Plains National Park

Horton Plains National Park is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka and is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest.

World’s end

Thereafter evening continues to Udawalawe National Park.
Udawalawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces, in Sri Lanka.

Dinner & Over night stay at the hotel in Udawalawa.

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Day 10: Udawalawa – Sinharaja

After breakfast leave for Udawalawa,and proceed way to Sinharaja.

Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Soft Trekking in Sinharaja rain Forest

Dinner & Over night stay at the hotel in Sinharaja.

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Day 11: Departure for Colombo with stop in Ratnapura or for beach stay

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