Best Tours in Sri Lanka

Best Tour #1 | 9 Days / 8 Nights USD 940

Culture, History, Beaches, Sight Seeing

Tour Pricing

Number of persons Price for Transport and Hotels Price for Transport only
1 to 2 Persons $940 $540
3 to 4 Persons $1430 $630
5 to 6 Persons $1830 $630

Transport includes pick up from the airport/hotel and drop off
Hotels are 3 star or similar including breakfast

About the tour

This tour begins from Negombo, Colombo or the airport and will take you on to 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, visit kingdoms of ancient Sri Lanka, the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy - the hill capital. Also enjoy the beautiful hill country side and sight-seeing. Experience a train ride from Ella to Nuwara Eliya to see stunning views of Srilankan landscapes.

Negombo Beach - Sri Lanka

Day 1

Route: Airport Negombo

Sri Lanka Traveller representative will meet you at the Bandaranaike International Airport and transfer you to your hotel in Negombo.

Places Visited: Negombo sight seeing, Fishing Village (Places visited will depend on your time and choice)

Overnight stay at Negombo

Temple of The Tooth - Kandy

Day 2

Route: Negombo Pinnawala Kandy

After breakfast, visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and then Proceed to Kandy. Visit a cultural show, Temple of the tooth (Dalada Maligawa) and Botanical gardens. Have dinner and stay overnight in Kandy.

Places Visited: Elephant Orphanage, Cultural show, Temple of the tooth, Botanical gardens

Overnight stay at Kandy


Day 3

Route: Kandy Anuradhhapura

After breakfast depart to the ancient city of Anuradhhapura. Anuradhapura was the first capital of Sri Lanka from the fourth century BC until the beginning of the 11th century AD and was the center of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries. The ancient city today is surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over sixteen square miles and declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Places Visited: Archaeological Museum, Sri Maha Bodhi, Ruvanvelisaya Dagoba, Thuparama Dagoba, Abhayagiri Dagoba, Mirisavatiya Dagoba, Jetavanarama Dagoba, Ratnaprasada, Tanks, Lovamahapaya (Brazen Palace), Moonstone, Kuttam Pokuna (Twin Ponds), Eth Pokuna (Elephant Pond), Isurumuniya Vihara (Rock Temple).

Overnight stay at Anuradhhapura


Day 4

Route: Anuradhhapura Polonanaruwa

After breakfast proceed to Polonanaruwa which is the second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader.

Places Visited: Archaeological Museum, Gal Vihara, Lankatilaka Vihara, Statue of King Parakramabahu, Tivanka Image House , Vatadage, Rankot Vihara, Kiri Vihara, Royal Palace.

Overnight stay at Polonanaruwa


Day 5

Route: Polonanaruwa Sigiriya Dambulla

In the morning depart to the Lions Rock in Sigiriya, a UNESCO world heritage site. Afterwards visit the Rock Cave Temple in Dambulla another UNESCO world heritage site. Overnight stay at Sigiriya or Dambulla.

Places Visited: Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Dambulla cave temple

Overnight stay at Sigiriya or Dambulla

Dambulla Cave Temple

Day 6

Route: Sigiriya or Dambulla Ella

After breakfast proceed to Ella, a small hill country village. Do sight seeing and walking.

Places Visited: Little Adam's Peak, Ella Rock, water falls, sight seeing

Overnight stay at Ella

Nuwara Eliya - Tea Plantations

Day 7

Route: Ella Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast, proceed to Ella railway station and take a train ride from Ella to Nuwara Eliya. Take a tour of the colonial town of Nuwara Eliya and see how the world famous Ceylon Tea is created at a tea factory and plantation site.

Places Visited: Ella railway station, Tea factory, Tea plantation sites

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

Galle Fort

Day 8

Route: Nuwara Eliya Galle

In the morning go straight to Galle From Nuwara Eliya. Galle is a World Heritage city where you can witness colonial time ruins, Museum and famous Dutch Fort. Overnight stay at Galle.

Places Visited: Colonial time ruins, Museum, Famous Dutch Fort

Overnight stay at Galle

Day 9

Route: Galle Colombo, Negombo or Airport

After breakfast head off to Colombo, Negombo or the Airport depending on how you expect to finish the tour

Places Visited: Colombo city tour / shopping, Transfer to airport

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation sharing twin on Bed and Breakfast Basis while on tour at 3 star hotels or similar.
  • Air-conditioned private transport
  • English speaking chauffeur-guide/driver
  • Government tax
  • Highway and parking fees

Tour does not include

  • International airfare
  • Lunch, Dinner & Beverages
  • Tickets and entrance fees
  • Expenses of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc.)
  • Personal travel and medical insurance
  • Departure airport tax
  • Compulsory Cricket/Peak and any Seasonal supplements at selected hotels.( To be notified by the time of the booking)
  • Entrance fees, Jeep hire costs, Trekker chargers etc at sites and locations as per itinerary.

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