TASTE OF HISTORY

4 day tour

ROUTE
Airport - Sigiriya - Negombo - Airport
TOUR CODE   
03001
ACCOMODATION   
Hotels
TOUR TYPE
Suitable for Groups or Individuals
 
 
 
 

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Moderately fast paced short tour ideal for those visiting Sri Lanka for a short stay but would like to get a taste of Sri Lanka covering few gems of the cultural triangle. The traditional lunch experience at a village is something unusual for this type of short trip which adds an authentic touch whilst covering some of the must visit places such as the marvellous Sigiriya Rock Fortress from 5th Century A.D and Kandy the unique and compact last kingdom of Sri Lanka 465m above sea level.

Highlights:

  • Explore the Polonnaruwa Ruined City 
  • Jeep Safari to Minneriya National Park
  • Climb Sigiriya Rock Fotress and take in the view from the summit 
  • Visit the cave complex at Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Traditional lunch experience at a village
  • Physical challenge :     

Whats included on this tour?

  • Accommodation according to program sharing double/twin room, if you require a single room the single room supplement applies
  • All activities according to program
  • All transport according to program in a private car or van / for groups in a coach
  • Comfortable hotel nights - two categories of hotels to choose from(Economy or Deluxe)
  • 3 breakfasts
  • Local English-speaking guidance
  • All sighseeing as described in program

DAY 01: ARRIVAL TRANSFER TO SIGIRIYA

Welcomed by our representative on arrival at Colombo International Airport and transferred to your selected hotel in Sigiriya where you will be based for the next two nights. In the afternoon leave for a city tour of Polonnaruwa and return to your hotel in Sigiriya for the overnight stay.

Explore the ruins of Polonnaruwa city, an 11th century AD capital declared as an UNESCO World Heritage Site


DAY 02: EXPLORE SIGIRIYA & MINNERIYA

After breakfast take a tour of a rural village in Sigiriya and experience a ride in a bullock cart as you explore Sigiriya. Savour a traditional home cooked lunch in a village setting and learn about the local cuisine and spice use. In the afternoon proceed to Minneriya National Park for a safari. The afternoon safari at the Minneriya National Park is best suited to view elephants in their natural habitat.

Return to your hotel of choice in Sigiriya for the overnight stay.

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DAY 03: SIGIRIYA - DAMBULLA - NEGOMBO

After breakfast visit the Sigiriya Rock fortress and palace complex which dates back to the 5th Century AD. Climb the Sigiriya rock to view the ruins of the fortress and palace complex. Proceed to Dambulla for a visit to the rock cave temples which date back to the 1st Century BC. Explore the Dambulla caves where the vibrancy of the ancient murals on the ceilings are sure to amaze you.

Proceed to Negombo for an overnight stay in the hotel of your choice.


DAY 04: DEPARTURE FROM NEGOMBO

Your tour ends this morning after breakfast and your transfer will be provided to the airport in time for your departure flight.

Alternatively you can choose to extend this tour with a stay at any of the options available in Sri Lanka or the Maldives.


Whats not included?

  • Entrance fees to places of interest
  • addtional meals or snacks
  • Tips
  • Hotel peak or special supplements (You will be informed at the time of booking if there are any)
  • International Flights (You may book your flights after the confirmation of the tour)

Upgrades avaiable?

  • Single Room Supplement
  • Entrance fees to be inlcuded
  • Half Board upgrade
  • Deluxe Hotels upgrade

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