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Round tour in Sri Lanka

Day 1
AIRPORT to COLOMBO

Sri Lanka 's commercial capital and major port -Colombo ,is fine amalgamation of all the hues and cultures within this paradise isle.This chic metropolitan that accommodate sky scrapers,Sandy beaches and a collage and of markets and gardens , bring together many t-shirts of this island nation .if you in tight schedule ,you would definitely appreciate the many opportunities Colombo offers for fine dining and shopping ,not to mention the o overarching beauty of the city's rapidly developing landscape ,a perfect combination of well - preserved colonial architecture and urbanity .meanwhile ,if you free to spend a few days in the city you will be amazed by the many cultural and historical wonders located within located such a fort and cinnamon garden . Busting market streets of pettaha also make up for interesting place of visits


Day 2
COLOMBO / DAMBULLA / HABARANA

En route visit pinnawala elephant orphanage Approximately 55 mils from COLOMBO .orphanage was started in 1975 house the abandoned and the wounded elephants.The number of elephants has increased to more than 75 now including baby elephant borough from various parts. As well as some of the more than 25 babies was born ,as a result of the captive breeding programme.The best time to visit is the feeding time from 09.30-10.00hours and 13.30 --14.00 hrs and barthing time from 10.00---10.30.hrs and 14.00-14.00hrs when all elephants are taken in to the MaOya river close by. Continue to dambulla rock cave temple The beautiful painted cave temple of dambulla were designated a UNESCO world heritage site in 1991. The cave temple back to the 1st century B.C. when king valagambha (103B.C. and 89-77B c)sought refuge in the. Cave after being exiled from anuradapuraya when the king regained his throne after 14 years he converted the. Cave in to a rock temple in gratitude to the monks who had offered him Sanctuary.further complements and embellishment were made to the temple by various kings down the centuries.The temple complex is made up of a series of five. Caves that are filled with statues of the Buddha in. Various sizes and mudras.The walls and ceilings of the cave are adorned with painting depicting religious and secular themes.The murals date from between the 2 century B C--18 th century A.D


Day 3
HABARANA / SIGIRIYA / POLONNARUWA

-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 a actually depictions of the Mahayana goddess ,Tara.these frescoes have been linked in style to those in the Ajantha cave in southwestern India. POLONNARUWA CITY; journey continues to the on of the UNESCO world heritage site.the city of the polonnaruwa was the capital of Sri Lanka from 11 th to 13 th century .whee is the well planed medieval city. Defending by enclosing wall around 5km still remains ,graced by palace ,shrine,monasteries 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 / ANURADAPURAYA / KANDY

Morning proceed to Anuradapuraya visit ruins city .the 5 th century capital of Sri Lanka . Visit to see sacred Bo-tree oldest living tree on the earth.and Visit Ruwanvalisaya, lovamahapaya, abeyagiriya, Jethawanaramaya, miriswatiya, Thuparamaya ,Samadhi Buddha,twin pond,isurumuniya.
KANDY .also visit herbal/spices garden in matale.Visit temple of tooth relic of Buddha in kandy and a a evening visit kandy traditional cultural dance .


Day 5
KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA

Morning city tour .kandy is the last kingdom of Sri Lanka .Visit gem museum.and royal botanical garden.nearly 4000 spices and garden is encircled by the longest Mahavali river IN srilanka.
NUWARA ELIYA "The little England" of Sri Lanka, 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.


Day 6
NUWARA ELIYA / 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 7
YALA / GALLE / BENTOTA

After breakfast proceed 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


Day 8
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. 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 hundred 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 .


Day 9
BENTOTA / AIRPORT

After breakfast proceed to Airport


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