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UNESCO World Heritage Tour

Colombo International Airport

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14 days

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The eight most unique attractions and wonders of Sri Lanka are captured in the UNESCO World Heritage Tour.Historic cities like as Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, and remains of the previous Kingdom.Incredible Sigiriya Rock’s beauty and architectural masterpiece.A wonderful trip to the Hill Country, home of Sri Lanka’s precious temple, which includes stops at Dmabulla and, finally, the beautiful Portuguese-built Galle fort.This tour, which highlights Sri Lankan pride and tradition, is a great resource for anyone traveling to Sri Lanka.These include;

  • The remains of Anuradhapura, which existed from the 5th century BC to the 10th century;
  • The remnants of the successor kingdom, Polonnaruwa (9th to 14th century)
  • The spectacular Sigiriya Rock, which became a fortification in the 5th century.
  • Kandy (the seat of monarchs from the 16th to the 19th centuries) and its venerated temple.
  • Dambulla caverns and temple from the 1st century BC.
  • Galle Fort, built by the Portuguese in 1588, is ranked 200 on the UNESCO list.

 

Included/Exclude

  • Vehicle from Airport to the Hotel
  • Vehicles from Hotels to Tourist Destinations
  • Food at Hotels
  • Tourist Destination Gatepass or Tickets

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Laundry Service
Outdoor Seating
Restaurant
Smoking Allowed
Toiletries
Wireless Internet

Tour Plan

  • After a warm welcome and pickup from Colombo International Airport by our chauffeur guide, you will be taken to Negombo for your first night's hotel.
  • Spend the night at Negombo.

What should you do on your first day of a tour?

  • Negombo City is the ideal place for you to relax and rest before commencing on your adventure.
  • Organize your devices so you can capture upcoming memories.
  • Keep your emergency contact information and documentation ready in Hand.
  • These are a few suggestions to help you feel comfortable during the trip, even though our staff will take care of all your needs.
  • Visit the local fish market in the morning while in Sri Lanka.
    The Negombo fish market is the second largest in the nation. It is a typical local market scene, with lots of fish and shellfish, vendors, and people shouting. a lively marketplace where people are buying, selling, and haggling.)
  • Make your way to Anuradhapura.
  • Arrive to the Anuradhapura hotel.With a personal guide, tour the magnificent monastery known as "Anuradhapura Ancient City" by bicycle.
  • Spend the night at Anuradhapura.

Why your should visit Anuradhapura?

Anuradhapura boasts historic sites, culture, cuisine, and iconic attractions within its heritage setting.

It is known as the heart of Sri Lankan civilization. Anuradhapura was once greatest monastic city of the ancient world. The city was announced by the King Pandukabhaya during 380BC.  As it was ruled until year 993 it possess lots of stories to explore.

  • Hike & explore Mihinthale Rock Temple in the morning.
  • Transfer to Sigiriya.
  • Check into the hotel and relax.
  • Hike & explore Sigiriya Lion Rock.
  •  Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Get to know about Sigiriya - The  Lion Rock 

Climbing up 1200+ steps world famous, amazing Sigiriya Lion’s rock Fortress will give you an amazing achievement. Sigiriya was designated as a world heritage site in 1982. Sigiriya is famous for it’s palace ruins on top of a massive 200 meter high rock surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs and other structuresKing Kashyapa chose the rock back in 477 AD to be his new capital.

  • Drive to Polonnaruwa in the morning.
  • Explore Polonnaruwa ancient city by bicycle with your personal guide.
  • Sri Lankan traditional lunch at Priyamali house. (You will complete off with an exceptionally delicious lunch,served in Sri Lankan style.)
  • Relax at the hotel.
  • Hike & explore Pidurangala Rock and enjoy the sunset in the evening.
  • Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Highlights of Pollonnaruwa

You will experience the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. You will see Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas and the monumental ruins of the breath taking garden-city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century.

What is "Pidurangala Rock"?

The history of Sigiriya Rock Fortress and the rock temple are connected. According to historical accounts, monks visited the Pidurangala caverns about 2,500 years ago. A temple and a 12.5 m-long, lounging Buddha statue located in a cave act as evidence of that. It is considered to be the world's largest brick statue.

Day 5

  • Head to Kandy.
  • 15-minute break for a walk through the main local vegetable market in Sri Lanka.
  • Visit the Dambulla cave temple while traveling. (Largest cave complex in Sri Lanka)
  • Explore the Sri Lankan Batik Workshop's experience firsthand.
  • Arrive to the hotel and Refresh.
  • Blessing at the Kandy Temple of Tooth Relic (one of the most significant Buddhist pilgrimage locations)
  • Evening visit Cultural Dance Show (The Kandyan cultural show is an exciting live cultural display that includes traditional dance and musical acts).
  • Enjoy the night at beautiful Kandy.

Day 6

  • Take a Walk Through the beautiful Peradeniya Botanical Garden. (The Oldest Formal Gardens in Sri Lanka)
  • Explore Heeloya Village and Discover the Sri Lankan Village Lifestyle.
  • Relax at the hotel.
  • Spend the night in Kandy.

Things to Know about Temple of Tooth Relic

One of the  Precious Buddhist temple called Sri Dalada Maligawa, also called the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. It is situated within the Royal Palace Complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which also holds the Buddha's tooth relic.

DAY 07

  • Travel  to Beautifule Nuwara Eliya through the tea plantations, pausing to take in the most amazing views.
  • Walk around gorgeous green tea plantations and hilly scenery.
  • Savor the breeze as it blows past misty peaks and cascading waterfalls.
  • While traveling Take a tour of the Sri Lankan Tea Factory and experience harvesting tea.
  • Ride by Local Train from Ella to Nanu Oya.
  • Pick up from Ella station and check in to the hotel.
  • Spend the night in Ella.

DAY 08

  • Start the climb of Little Adams Peak Mountain in order to witness a breathtaking dawn.
  • Pause by the well-known "Nine Arches Bridge." Acquire stunning pictures.
  • Take a walk through Ella City.
  • Spend the night in Ella.

The Most Popular "Nine Arches bridge"

One of the exceptional cases of colonial-era railway construction in Sri Lanka is the Nine Arch Bridge, commonly known as the Bridge in the Sky. It is a viaduct bridge.

  • Making your way to Explore Yala.
  • Visiting the Ravana Waterfall on the  way.
  • Check in at the hotel and Refresh.
  • Spend the  night in Yala.

Learn more about "Yala"

Yala is a nature lover's dream come true. It provides amazing wilderness experiences that let visitors encounter some of Sri Lanka's most abundant wildlife. 44 animal species, including the Sri Lankan leopard, and 215 bird species, including endemic species, can be found in Yala.

  • An early mornning Safari to Yala National Park.
  • Visit to Sinharaja Rainforest
  • Check in to Hotel, relax and Enjoy in the true beauty of the rainforest.
  • An Overnight stay at Sinharaja

Why Sinharaja Rainforest is a World Heritage?

Sri Lanka's Sinharaja Forest Reserve is both a forest reserve and a hotspot for biodiversity. UNESCO has named it a World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve, indicating its international significance.

Day 11

  • Drive to Down South - Mirissa.
  • Checking at the hotel.
  • Relax on the beach.
  • Walk up to Coconut Tree Hill, approach Parrot Rock, and take in the breathtaking views of the setting sun.
  • Spend the night at Mirissa.

Day 12

  • Take the coastline route to Galle.
  • Travel to Galle and examine the "Galle Dutch Fort," a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Roam around Galle Fort's ramparts.
  • Relax on the beach.
  • Spend the night at Mirissa.

The Historical Landmark of Galle City 

Built initially by the Portuguese in 1588, Galle Fort is located in the Bay of Galle on Sri Lanka's southwest coast. The Dutch greatly strengthened the walls starting in 1649 and continued throughout the 17th century. This historical, archeological, and architectural landmark received significant renovation by Sri Lanka's archeological Department, which has kept it looking beautiful for over 432 years.

  • Transfer to Colombo city. (Current capital of Sri Lanka)
  • Colombo city tour.
  • Overnight stay in Colombo.

Things to do at Colombo :

The largest and most populous city in Sri Lanka, Colombo, offers visitors the finest of everything.A friendly and a welcoming city,

  • You can shop in Colombo malls endlessly.
  • Savor authentic Sri Lankan cuisine and international fast food brands.
  • Explore the Busy City
  • Take a lot of memorable pictures.
  • Bid farewell until we meet again.
  • After an incredible vacation in Sri Lanka, head back to your  flight for your return trip home.

Thank you  & Come Again!

A fourteen-day trip of discovery and adventure in a beautiful country such as Sri Lanka provides us all with much needed refreshment.A well spent fourteen days filled with wonderful memories, experiences, and new things learned. Meeting new people, enjoying new foods, and learning about other cultures all add value to life. We, the residents of Sri Lanka, are grateful that you visited to our beautiful island and feel privileged to have shared in your most remarkable experience.

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