Glory of Anuradhapura & Sigiriya with Kandy Charms - 7 Nights 8 Days Tour (Economy)

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Day 1:
With the welcome  at the Bandaranaike International Airport and we will take you to our first resting place, Rani Beach Hotel, Negombo which is around 25 minutes drive. Rani Beach Hotel is a popular choice amongst travelers in Negombo, whether exploring or just passing through.

Negombo is a major city in Sri Lanka, on the west coast of the island and at the mouth of the Negombo Lagoon, in Western Province, Sri Lanka. Negombo's geography is a mix of land and water. The Dutch canal flows in the heart of the city. The lagoon is one of the most scenic landmarks of Negombo. You Can relax and enjoy well.

Day 2:
You can enjoy your breakfast at Rani Beach Hotel and next we will start the journey towards to Anuradhapura which is around 172km away from Rani Beach Hotel.

While enjoying the journey we will reach Thilaka Holiday Home which is a recently refurbished accommodation with high standard rooms at absolutely reasonable rates within the heart of the city in Anuradhapura, North Central Province Sri Lanka.  You can relax and enjoy your lunch. In the evening we will travel to Mihintale which is around 14km away from Thilaka Holiday Home. Mihintale is a mountain peak in Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of a meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanampiyatissa which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It is now a pilgrimage site, and the site of several religious monuments and abandoned structures. Once we reach the rock we can watch the beautiful sunset and then we come back to Thilaka Holiday Home to have a nice dinner and a relaxing sleep.

Day 3:
After breakfast at Thilaka Holiday Home, we start Anuradhapura City Tour. That includes visit to Jethawanaaramaya, Ruwanweli Maha Seya, Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Samadhi Buddha Statue, Isurumuniya etc. Anuradhapura city, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was the center of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries. The city lies 205 km north of the current capital Colombo in Sri Lanka's North Central Province, on the banks of the historic Malvathu Oya. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka.

After the City tour, we will return to Thilaka Holiday Home for Dinner with night stay.

Day 4:
After enjoying a relaxed sleep you will be served with breakfast from Thilaka Holiday Home. Then we start towards Awukana Buddha Statue, which is a standing statue of the Buddha near Kekirawa in North Central Sri Lanka. The statue, which has a height of more than 40 feet, has been carved out of a large granite rock face during the 5th century.

After we will go towards Sigiriya which is around 180km away from Awukana Buddha Statue. Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress located in the central Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 meters high.

Sigiriya today is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning. It is the most visited historic site in Sri Lanka.

We can watch the sunset on the Sigiriya rock and then we reach Sigiri Access Villa to have dinner.

Day 5:
After breakfast at Sigiri Access Villa we go to see Dambulla Cave Temple, which is also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla. It is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometers east of Colombo and 72 kilometers north of Kandy.

It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. Major attractions are spread over five caves, which contain statues and paintings. Then we start the journey towards Kandy which is around 70km away from Dambulla Cave Temple. We can enjoy our lunch at Spice Garden, Matale. After few minutes we reach Muththumaari Amman Hindu Kovil, Matale.

By the evening we reach Kande Holiday Bungalow for our dinner and night stay.

Day 6:
In the morning You will have our breakfast at Kande Holiday Bungalow. Then you will visit to Temple of the tooth, Kandy Lake and Peradeniya Botanical Garden.

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site mainly due to the temple.

Royal Botanical Garden, Peradeniya is about 5.5 km to the west from the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is near the Mahaweli River (the longest in Sri Lanka). It is renowned for its collection of orchids. The garden includes more than 4000 species of plants, including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Attached to it is the National Herbarium of Sri Lanka. The total area of the botanical garden is 147 acres, at 460 meters above sea level, and with a 200-day annual rainfall. Then we reach Kande Holiday Bungalow to have dinner.

Day 7:
In the morning you will have breakfast at Kande Holiday Bungalow. After breakfast you will be escorted to see a tea plantation. There you will have the opportunity to taste Sri Lankan tea Varieties Then we will start travelling towards Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. While watching Elephants take bath we can enjoy the lunch. There are some interesting shopping items which you can check in this area according to your taste.

Last night of the journey you’ll be resting at Elephant Bay Hotel.

Day 8:
After taking Breakfast we will reach the airport.
Departure will take place according to your flight timings. We say “good bye” and wish for a safe flight!