Up Country Tour
5 Days /4 Nights
Up Country tour has a unique package designed to suit your holiday requirements just perfectly! Enjoy the ultimate Sri Lanka short tour experience. Be it nature, adventure, or recreation with some of the most beautiful views in Sri Lanka. Up Country tour package has designed for 5 days / 04 Nights, but still, you can customize the tour package and you can extend with beach resort stay at the end of the tour.
Day 1Arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, You will be welcome by our English speaking chauffeur guide and transfer to Sigiriya. While on way to Sigiriya you will visit the Pinnwala elephant orphanage. This elephant orphanage is set up especially for Abandoned or injured baby elephants. They are reared here and are trained to become working animals. Feeding and bathing in the river provide the best opportunities to see the animal's close-up.
After the lunch, you will visit Sigiriya and climb the rock fortress built by King Kasyapa the Patricide (473-491) who was considered a god-king. Having climbed the rock, you will encounter the remains of the palace and its environs and see the famous frescoes. Overnight stay at Sigiriya.
Day 2After breakfast visit Dambulla cave temple. This temple dates back to the 1st Century BC. Its rock ceiling is one large sweep of colorful frescoes that depict Buddhist mythology and the tales of the Buddha's previous births. The caves house the largest collection of Buddha statues in one place. En route to Kandy from Dambulla to you will visit the Matale spice garden.
Check-in at the hotel and in the evening visit the temple of the tooth relic and evening experience a colorful cultural show where you can really taste the Sri Lankan culture.
Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, which is a world heritage site. The name Kandy conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions, and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Dinner and overnight stay at Kandy.
Day 3After breakfast visits the Peradeniya botanical garden. This botanical garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants, and flowers.
Leave for Nuwara Eliya. Visit a tea factory en-route to see how the world's favorite drink is prepared. Nuwara Eliya resembles an old English town, complete with a lake, race track, well- kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican Church and an 18 hole golf course. Visit Hakgala Botanical Gardens, which houses an exotic collection of roses and ferns. Overnight at Nuwara Eliya
Day 4After breakfast proceeds to Colombo. en route view, the St Clair’s and Devon falls also visit the location where the Oscar-winning movie “Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed.
Evening city and shopping tour of Colombo. Colombo is the largest city and former administrative capital of Sri Lanka and is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and remnants of a bygone colonial era. Due to its large harbor and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However, it was only made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815. The main city is home to a majority of Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants, and entertainment venues.
On this tour, you will visit many of the historical, religious and commercial sites of Colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and much more. Overnight stay at Beach hotel in Negombo
Day 5Get up in the morning any time you wish. Spend the day in independent leisure activities. Probably most of you would like to go to the beach, the most popular natural attractions in Sri Lanka. Major beach resort on the West Coast is Negombo. Long stretches of sandy beaches and the sea are premiere attractions of Negombo, a conventional fishing town. Along with the beach, the Negombo fish market is also worth visiting. You can savor delicious fish in Negombo.
According to the flight schedule transfer to the airport for the departure.