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Classic round tour in Sri Lanka

Day 1
AIRPORT / NEGAMBO

One arrival BIA srilanka you will meet green valley travel representative /tour guide and transfer to negambo. Dubbed srilanka "little Rome" this beach town located just a few km away from the BIA is full of surprise for wanderlust. The diverse array of restaurant ,pubs,ad accommodation choices this metropolis offers is a perfect reflection of this beach town 'exultant vibe .it is also historical interesting location owing to the strains Dutch-influenced architecture that remain intact in the town 'landscape,not to mention the ancient Dutch h fort as well several churches constructed during the Dutch colonial era thronged by pilgrims daily Among other amazing sightseeing options are the breath -taking sunsets ,the busting fish market,as well as handmade catamaran used by lo already fisherman that sail in the evening .boat-ride ,are also a available to explore the Dutch canals ,mangroves forest or the nearby marshland muthurajawala .and evening you can visit fisherman villages and enjoy cup of tea with them .


Day 2
NEGAMBO / HABARANA

Break fast @hotel proceed on route pinnawala elephant orphanage App 55 km from COLOMBO ,off the kandy COLOMBO road is pinnawala elephant orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants .the number of elephants has been increased to more 80 now ; including baby elephant brought from various parts as well as some of them are 25 babies born as a result of the captive breeding programme .the best time to visit is the feeding time from 09.30 ,-10.00hrs and 13.30-14.00hrs and the bathing time from 10.00-10.30 hrs and 1"4.00-14.30 hrs when all the elephants are taken in the mahaoya river And then continue to the dambulla explore the famous golden rock cave temple which has been declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1991 . The ave temple date back to the1 century B.C., king wattegamini valagambahu valagambahu .The temple complex is made up of a series of five caves that are filled with statute statues of Buddha in various sizes and mudras .the walls and ceiling of the caves are adorned with painting depicting religious and secular themes .the mudras date between the 2 century B.C. to 18 th century A.D. -proceed to hotel in habarana Stay at hotel overnight


Day 3
HABARANA / SIGIRIYA / POLONARURAWA

Sigirya lion rock Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1982 ,the ancient citadel of sigiriya lion.rock sits atop a giant genesis rock rising 200m above resounding countryside .there are conflicting theories about the history of sigiriya .but according to the Mahawansa king kasyapa killed his father ,king datusena in AD 477 to inherit the throne .fearing retribution from his half. Brother mogallana ,Kasyapa built an impregnable place -fortress on the summit of the rock between AD 477 to 485 .the site is thought to have been occupied for millennia .the ruins first discovered by the British archaeologist in the 20 th century . One of the highlights of a visits to sigiriya rock are the beautiful frescoes that are can be seen in sheltered gallery in the western rock face .of the estimated originally 500 frescoes ,only 21 remains today . Dr Raja de Silva claims that these are actually depictions ,of the Mahayana goddess ,Tara.these frescoes have been linked in style to those in the Ajantha cave in southwestern India. -journey continuse to the on of the UNESCO world heritage site.the city of the polonnaruwa was the capital of srilanka from 11 th to 13th century .whee is the well planned medieval city. Defending by enclosing wall around 5km still remains ,graced by palace ,shrine,monasteries pa pavallion ,parks,and irrigation lake ,Gal viharaya temple where consists of statues of the 'recumbent standing seated Buddha have been cut from a single granite walls and rank among the true masterpieces of srilanka arts .


Day 4
HABARANA / KANDY

after breakfast at hotel proceed to kandy The hill capital , Venue of the annual perahera .the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815 .Kandy is an example of the Buddhism 's confluence in srilanka today .temple shrine and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist tradition everywhere Visit royal botanical garden 60 acres in extent : started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the king .there are more than spices of the tree and plant .some and endemic as well flora tropical world spice garden and orchids house are popular with tourists. Ever since 4 th century AD when the Buddha's tooth was brought to srilanka Hidden from sacrilegious hand in an frisson prince hair ,the relic has grown in repute and holiness in srilanka and throughout the Buddhist world .t It is considered Carolina's most prizes possession. Evening witness the kandy. Cultural dance performance .


Day 5
KANDY / NUWARAELIYA

The "Little England " of srilanka ,is set against beautiful backdrops of mountains..valley ,waterfalls and tea plantations ,it is supposed to be one of coldest place in. The island ,but is really just like an England spring day although the temperature does drop at night .all around the nuwaraeliya you will see evidence of the British influence .houses are like country cottages or queen Ann style mansions. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel


Day 6
NUWARAELIYA / ELLA

After Breakfast at hotel proceed to Ella Ella which literally translates on to "waterfall" is a name fit for this little town located in a hilly hook ,owning to its stunning vistas richly adorned with cascades that trickle down its rugged terrains .located some225km away from Colombo .Ella offers some of the most scenic sight available in srilanka .it is perfect for those enjoy nature and outdoors fun as it offers ample opportunities for trekking expeditions.The unparalleled beauty of the vistas in Ella includes the Ella gap where one can enjoy the sights of the grand stone bridge that stand tall ,with nine archways.The walk leading to the Ella gap falls through a railway and is definitely a factor that would add to the excitement of the little trek. #Climb little Adams peak #Nine arches bridge overnight stay at hotel in Ella


Day 7
ELLA / YALA

after breakfast proceed to yala and afternoon enjoy safari The yala national park covers 126786hectares including the strict natural reserve (block 3) the most familiar is block 1 (14101hectares) and this ware established in 1938 .Yala is famous for elephants, leopards,spotted deer ,Sambhar, crocodiles,Mongols,wild boar,wild buffalo s,and many other animal ,more than 130 birds species,are 'recorded which includes the resident and winter visitors . Overnight stay at hotel in tissamaharama


Day 8
YALA / MIRRISA / GALLE

After breakfast proceed to mirissa Galle Located in the southern province, a UNESCO world heritage site the ity of Galle is ,a living time capsule ,home for the largest occupied fort in Asia ,its quaint beauty extends beyond its golden beaches and cerulean waters .the main attractions of galle no Doubt is its ancient Dutch fort ,which instantaneously takes the visitors back to the Dutch colonial era .one can bask in the picturesque views and the rich history while working through the narrow cobbled street's relish a meal from on of the interesting restaurants within the fort or enjoy the cool sea -beneath the landmark light house Evening leisure in the beach overnight stay at hotel in Morris


Day 9
MIRISSA / BENTOTA

Breakfast at hotel and proceed to miriswatiya fort Morning 7 am You have to leave for dolphin and Wales watching Arrived bentota check in and relax BENTOTA; Bentota located in the southern coastal line 60km away from COLOMBO ,the pride of this small town is it beautifully. Beaches -renowned to be the. Best on of the west coast .the town imperfect locations has made it popular diving spot whee visitors can relish the warm waters and the magnificent under water sceneries of vibrant coral formations and tropical fish while scuba diving,snorkelling,.you can even benefits from the gusty seas December to March and windsurfing or opt for a jet-ski /water-ski ride in the bentota lagoon .bentota also offers safe swimming. Beaches ,along with several other interesting locations to visit including kosgoda turtles hatchery and tranquall Sights of the Japanese brief garden by landscape artist ,late Bewis Bawa .ample shopping opportunities are also available to purchase traditional bricks ,garb or local-handicrafts ,brassware ,or semi-precious gemstones.


Day 10
BENTOTA

After breakfast at hotel Proceed to balapitiya for mangrove boat ride in Maud river MADU RIVER is one of the nature fascinating creations off south west coast in balapitiya. Maud river is a lagoon with hundreds of islands providing an idyllic setting for well spent holidays and loads of authentic traditional settings. It may be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangroves forest in srilanka . Turtles hatchery The "sea turtle farm hatchery" is a non -profitable organization which is maintained for the survival of sea turtle for the next generations from past due to the cruel activity of humans there is a danger that turtles are facing extinction.These rare varieties of sea turtle are destroyed by man day to day .it is the duty of each and every one take action to save sea turtle from extinctions for the sake of our future generations .regarding this we started to Dave sea turtle in 1986 and up to now we have succeeded to attain the goal gradually . Afternoon if interested water sports Overnight stay at hotel


Day 11
BENTOTA / AIRPORT

After breakfast at hotel A drive though the Colombo city taking you to the busy commercial Ares as well as the tree lined presidential cinnamon garden .visit fort the British administrative center and military garrison,sea street ,the bazaar area where is also hindu temple with elaborate stone carvings ,Dutch church ,british colonial Dutch hospital, BMICH ,independence square LUNCH AND PROCEED TO AIRPORT


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