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Sri Lanka in 15 days - Discover the Last Eden.

Discover the Last Eden In a trip full of emotions

Discover all the island

This is a very dynamic route through which we will know Sri Lanka from north to south and from east to west. We will visit the most important cultural, historical and religious sites, as well as make trips to three different national parks.

We will immerse ourselves in the beautiful tea plantations and enjoy the coast. At the end of the tour we will rest in the paradisiacal beaches in the south of the island, rounding off a journey full of knowledge and emotions.

1st day. Colombo – Habarana

2nd day. Habarana – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya – Habarana

3rd day. Habarana – Anuradhapura – Aukana – Habarana

4th day. Habarana – Trincomalee Beach

5th day. Trincomalee – Pigeon Island National Park – Trincomalee

6th day. Trincomalee – Dambulla – Kandy

7th day. Kandy – Elephant Orphanage – Botanical Garden – Kandy

8th day. Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

9th day. Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains – Nuwara Eliya

10th day. Nuwara Eliya – Ella – Yala National Reserve

11th day. Yala – Weligama Beach

12th day. Weligama – Galle – Weligama

13th/14th day. Weligama Beach

15th day. Weligama Beach – Colombo – Airport

1st day. Colombo – Habarana

Reception at the Colombo International Airport by our guide and transfer to Habarana, a city strategically located for excursions in the coming days.

Midday arrival at the hotel. Afternoon and evening for a rest.

Accommodation Habarana

2nd day. Habarana – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya – Habarana

In the morning we will visit one of the ancient capitals of the country, Polonnaruwa (XI-XIII). We will see several well-preserved architectural monuments of Indian influence and Buddha sculptures cut from a single piece of granite.

The afternoon will be dedicated to the rock of Sigiriya (S.V. AD), which houses on its top the ruins of the ancient luxurious royal complex and is considered one of the

8 wonders of the ancient world.

Accommodation in Habarana

3rd day. Habarana – Anuradhapura – Aukana – Habarana

This day will be dedicated to another of the ancient capitals of the country: Anuradhapura. Founded in the 4th century BC, it is one of the largest archaeological sites in the world.

On the way back we pass Aukana where a statue of the Buddha 13 meters high is carved out of the mountain side(S.V AD).

Accommodation in Habarana

4th day. Habarana – Trincomalee Beach

Transfer to the east coast of Sri Lanka to see the natural bay of Trincomalee, visit the remains of the Frederic fort and enjoy the turquoise waters of Dutch Bay.

Free afternoon.

Accommodation in Trincomalee

5th day. Trincomalee – Pigeon Island National Park – Trincomalee

Visit Pigeon Island Marine National Park. This is one of the two marine parks in the country and consists of two small islands. Bird Sanctuary since 1963, has one of the best coral reefs in Sri Lanka.

Free afternoon to enjoy the beach.

Accommodation in Trincomalee

6th day. Trincomalee – Dambulla – Kandy

After breakfast departure for Kandy. On the way we will visit the temple of Dambulla (I st. Century AD), which consists of 5 caves turned into temples built in the mountain itself. Very interesting are the frescoes on the rock that describe the life of Buddha. After lunch we will visit a spice garden.

In the afternoon we will walk to Kandy, the so-called capital of the mountains, enjoy its colonial-style buildings and take a walk around the lake surrounding the Buddha Tooth Temple, this being the main Buddhist religious centre. Then visit inside the temple.

Possibility to attend a show of typical Sinhalese dances.

Accommodation in Kandy

7th day. Kandy – Elephant Orphanage – Botanical Garden – Kandy

Early in the morning we will visit the elephant orphanage created by the Government of Sri Lanka to accommodate wounded or orphaned calves found in the jungle. It is the largest reserve of captive elephants in the world.

Afternoon walk in the 59 hectares that make up the Peradeniya botanical gardens and admire the beautiful and varied vegetation that complements this huge garden.

Accommodation in Kandy

8th day. Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

On the way to the mountain station of Nuwara Eliya (1,868 m) we will admire the extensive tea plantations; we will visit the Ramboda waterfalls and get to know how to make tea in the production plant. In the afternoon we will visit the city to see the buildings of British influence.

Accommodation in Nuwara Eliya

9th day. Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains – Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast we will go to Horton Plains National Park. This park offers the possibility to take a small excursion to hike the mountain to access the famous

“end of the world” and the Baker waterfalls. Alternatively, drive by car to admire the beautiful landscape with hills covered with woods and meadows.

Accommodation in Nuwara Eliya

10th day. Nuwara Eliya – Ella – Yala National Reserve

In mid-morning we will take the train from Nanu Oya station to Ella, about three hours on a winding road of extraordinary beauty.

Visit Ella / Ravana waterfalls and transfer to Yala.

Accommodation in Yala

11th day. Yala – Weligama Beach

Early in the morning we will go on a safari in the Yala National Reserve, the most visited in Sri Lanka. We will see elephants, peacocks, deer, crocodiles, wild boars, a lot of birds and with a little luck, we will see the elusive leopard.

After lunch we will go to Weligama, a seaside town known for its “male fishermen”.

Accommodation in Weligama

12th day. Weligama – Galle – Weligama

In the morning a visit to the fortified city of Galle. In Galle Fort we will discover the architectural legacy of Dutch, Portuguese and British in this part of the island.

Free afternoon to enjoy the beach.

Accommodation in Weligama

13th/14th day. Weligama Beach

Days of rest and relaxation at one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka.

15th day. Weligama Beach – Colombo – Airport

This day will be dedicated to Colombo. We cross the Fort, the Petah district, the Cinnamon Gardens, Galle Face and the Viharamahadevi park.

Adapting to flight times, transfer to the airpor

Inclusions

  • Accommodation and breakfast at the indicated hotels.
  • Private transport with  english spoken chaufeur/escort.
  • Reception and escort service at the airport upon arrival and departure
  • The entrance tickets to the monuments, National parks and the temples of the itinerary.

Exclusions

  • Optional activities.
  • The visits not contemplated in the route.
  • Tips.
  • International flight
  • Visa entry fees to Sri Lanka ($ 35)

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