Cultural Package 2


Enjoy an unforgettable holiday escape in blissful Sri Lanka exploring the best historical attractions and cultural wonders. Wander around ancient cities, witness the ginormous dagobas and reservoirs and discover the beauty of the rural life. Taking you to the top cities rich in historical and cultural value we unfold the best essence of Sri Lanka like no other.

Day 01

routeRoute :  Airport > Negombo

Meet with the tour assistants at Airport, then head towards Negombo, the fishing region.
Check in to your hotel and lunch.
Afternoon at leisure.
Dinner and night at the hotel.


Negombo is a lively city, and very strongly influenced by the Catholic Church. This city has a rich testimony of the past. Portuguese churches, a legacy of ancient history, scattered here and there is a tropical vegetation in Negambo, a smal village of fishermen who live to the rhythm of the winds and the sea. Here you can visit the fish market and also do a boat trip on the Dutch canal.

Day 02

routeRoute :  Negombo > Yapahuwa > Anuradhapura

Head towards Anuradhapura, the cultural triangle.
On the way, visit Yapahuwa, as magnificent as Sigiriya, it is a massive 100m high rock that soars dramatically above the surrounding area.
Visit Anuradhapura - the cradle of glorious Sinhalese Buddhist civilization. The pride of place in Anuradhapura was taken by the ancient stupas and ancient reservoirs.
Dinner and night at the hotel.


Yapahuwa served as the capital of Sri Lanka in the latter part of the 13th century (1273–1284). Built on a huge, 90 meter high rock boulder in the style of the Sigiriya rock fortress, Yapahuwa was a palace and military stronghold against foreign invaders.The palace and fortress were built by King Buvanekabahu I (1272–1284) in the year 1273. Many traces of ancient battle defences can still be seen, while an ornamental stairway, is its biggest showpiece.


Anuradhapura, It is a holy city of Sinhala Buddhism, every monument, even if it is in ruins, requires the deepest respect. The site, already inhabited five centuries before our era, quickly became the heart of an all-powerful kingdom and kept its status of capital until the 11th century.

It is hard to imagine what Anuradhapura was in the days of its splendor. We know that the city had several thousand inhabitants and spread over 52KM². It is a holy city par excellence, constitutes with Mihintale, 'Sri Maha Bodhi' the sacred tree bo, the palace of brass, ledagoba of Ruvanveliseya, the dagoba Thuparama, the monasteries ...

Day 03

routeRoute :  Anuradhapura > Mihintale > Sigiriya

Leave for Sigiriya or Habarana, enroute visit Mihintale. Mihintale Rock has history and religion entwined in its existence. It is where the saint Arahat Mahinda met King Devanam Piya Tissa and Buddhism was brought to Sri Lanka.
Check in to your hotel in Sigiriya and lunch.
Afternoon, Climb Sigiriya – The Rock Fortress. Sigriya meaning lion rock is more than just a fortress; it was one of the most unique cities in the history of Sri Lanka. A massive monolith of red stone that rises 600ft, this famous rock fortress.
Dinner and night at the hotel.


Sigiriya Perched at 370 m, at the top of a rock of red stone which dominates a harmonious set of gardens designed in the fifth century, the citadel of Sigiriya has been classified by UNESCO since 1982. Anfractuosity of the rock preserves the jewel of the Sri Lankan painting : The portraits of twenty-one young ladies, whose delicate colors have kept their luster for 1,500 years.

Eagle's nest of a parricide king, Kasyapa, the palace of the summit is served by a narrow staircase that sneaks between giant paws.

Day 04

routeRoute :  Sigiriya > Polonnaruwa > Ritigala

Visit Polonnaruwa is the island’s medieval capital (11th - 13th Centuries AD).
Afternoon, Visit ancient monastry of Ritigala, hidden in the jungle with more than 70 caves where the monks have been meditating, secluded in a calm and serene setting
Dinner and night in the hotel.


Polonnaruwa remains as the second most ancient royal city in Sri Lanka's kingdom. The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage Site.Today this ancient city remains one of the best planned archaeological relic cities in the country, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom's first rulers. 13th Century, Polonnaruwa is considered one of the best preserved historic cities in the world.

Day 05

routeRoute :  Sigiriya > Dambulla > Matale > Kandy

After breakfast leave for Kandy. Enroute, visit Dambulla. Dambulla cave temple is by far the most impressive of all the many cave temples in Sri Lanka.
Visit Spice Garden – Matale Although spices exist all over the island, there is a large concentration of them around Matale.
Lunch at Spice garden followed by a Sri Lankan cooking demonstration.
A visit to Nalanda Gedige - gedige is an image house - is strongly recommended, because it exhibits a composite style of architecture unique in Sri Lanka, and an extraordinary fusion of Hinduism and Buddhism.
Afternoon visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic Kandy.
View a Traditional Dance performance in Kandy.
Dinner and night in the hotel.


Dambulla is a city in Central Province, Sri Lanka. This city is notable for it’s Golden Temple and reclining Buddha.

The city of Dambulla is built around a large granite boulder that encloses an important cave complex, Raja Maha Vihara, dating back to the first century. It is the largest and best preserved complex of Sri Lankan caves. The site consists of about eighty caves, five shrines, four main monasteries. It contains 157 statues, 153 images of the Buddha, 3 royal images and 4 images of deities. The mural paintings, covering 2,100 square meters, represent, among others, the temptation of Buddha by the demon Māra and his first sermon.

The Dambulla city would also give you an admirable experience of one of Sri Lanka’s biggest wholesale markets – where the leafy and greeny vegetables be distributed to all the countries.


Kandy is the main town in the center of Sri Lanka, 116 km from Colombo and is watered by the Mahaweli River. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988.At the center of the Kandy city, there is a lake, which was originally a reservoir of water that was excavated by the English during colonization. The place is still very popular for walking.The famous Temple of the Tooth in Kandy, this vast monument, built in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, houses the most valuable relic of the Buddhist universe: a tooth of Gautama. People from all over the world have been praying for this tooth, a symbol of power, for centuries.

You will also be able to admire the golden dagoba that houses the relic, but you can attend a puja ceremony by mingling with the crowd of worshipers.

Day 06

routeRoute :  Kandy > Peradeniya > Pinnawala

Visit the elephant orphanage in Pinnawala.
Lunch in the river banks of Mahaoya.
Afternoon, visit botanical gardens of Peradeniya.
Visit Kandy, the ancient royal city. Visit a work shop of gems & jewellery.
Dinner and night at the hotel.


Ever dreamt of walking through long flowery pathways and exploring endless sceneries with greener grass? Peradeniya Botanical Gardens in Sri Lanka could be the largest of them all to satisfy those paradise feelings and will also pump you up with relaxation and knowledge on many of endemic species and how they are taken good care of.


Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, situated about 90KM away from Colombo. Be there at the right time to see specially elephant bathing time & their feeding time of baby elephants. It is a unique place to observe and approach elephants.

Day 07

routeRoute :  Kandy > Ramboda > Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast, leave for Nuwara Eliya through the large tea estates of hill country towards Nuwara Eliya.
Lunch at Ramboda Falls Restaurant opposite the scenic waterfall.
Enroute, stop by a tea factory, and enjoy a cup of Sri Lankan tea.
Dinner and night at the hotel.

Nuwara   Eliya

At 180KM from Colombo and 77 KM from Kandy, this city with 1900m of attitude is ranked as the highest in Sri Lanka. Nuwaraeliya has a mild climate & freshness . You can see rolling hills , woods and tea plantations, a lake and streams, orchards or grow vegetables , golf courses, meadows and colonial houses.

Day 08

routeRoute :  Nuwara Eliya > Ella > Buduruwagala > Tissa

Leave on train to Ella. Lunch in Ella.
Continue through the spectacular landscapes towards Bambarakanda falls.
On the way to the southern coast, visit the ancient cave statue of Buduruwagala.
Arrival and check in to your hotel in Kataragama and participate in the evening puja ceremony at Kataragama hindou temple.
Dinner and night at the hotel.


Today one of the soaring tourist attractions in Sri Lanka located in the Central province of the country. Ella is a supreme destination for both comfort seekers as well as for adventurous souls. You can either sit back and enjoy the mesmerizing landscapes or hike and trek around the Ella mountain range all day.

Day 09

routeRoute :  Kataragama > Yala > Udawalawe > Dikwella

Early morning, excursion on 4x4 in Yala National Park. In summer, the animals are rarely found and the park may be closed. In that case, we propose that you visit Uda Walawe National Park.
Leave for Dikwella towards the beautiful serene beaches.
Lunch and check in to your hotel in Dikwella.
Dinner and night at the hotel.


Day 10

routeRoute :  Dikwella

Leisure at beach on full board basis.


Day 11

routeRoute :  Dikwella > Galle > Ambalangoda > Colombo

Leisure at beach.
Afternoon, visit Galle city, the famous Dutch fort built in 1640s.
Lunch on the ramparts.
Leave for Colombo, visit its main monuments and free time to do shopping.
Dinner at Colombo (as per the flight time)
Transfer to the airport and departure.


Main city in the south of the country, which has best preserved the riches of its colonial past, since it is on the list of world heritage of Unesco. It is built on a rocky peninsula with a natural harbor. In 1640, the Dutch troops ravished the small garrison to the Portuguese and transformed it into a powerful fortress. A rampart encircles the entire peninsula and a double wall closes the peninsula on the side of the isthmus. The main attraction of the city is the walk on the ramparts of the fort.


The city gradually expanded along the sea. Its anarchic development has not stopped since. Colombo is the economic capital of Sri Lanka and its largest city by the number of inhabitants. Located on the west coast of the island, you can visit different sections of Colombo, Pettah bazaars, colonial buildings, towers, museum, parks and shopping centers ...

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