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Galle, in Tour One – sri lanka- 10 days

Founded in the 16th century by the Portuguese, Galle reached the height of its development in the 18th century, before the arrival of the British. It is the best example of a fortified city built by Europeans in South and South-East Asia, showing the interaction between European architectural styles and South Asian traditions.

Highlights and Inclusions

  • Day 1 – Arrival – Transfer to Negombo Hotel.
  • Day 2 – Sigiriya/Dambulla village tour and elephant back ride.
  • Day 3 – Polonnaruwa.
  • Day 4 – Kandy via Matale.
  • Day 5 – Kandy City Tour.
  • Day 6 – Nuwara eliya.
  • Day 7 – Ella.
  • Day 8 – Thissamaharama National Park.
  • Day 9 – Galle.
  • Day 10 – Colombo City tour and transfering to Airport.

Upcoming Departures

Commences Concludes Price (twin share per person) Price (single supplement)
Private Vagan from $ 95 Per Day
Private Car from $ 65 Per Day
Private Car: Self-drive Conclude: Prices (twin share): from $65 Per Day Prices (single): Availability: Available
Private Vagan: Private driver Conclude: Prices (twin share): from $95 Per Day Prices (single): Availability: Available

Day: 1 Negombo Arrive

Arrive in Sri Lanka, and meet & greet by our guide at the airport and transfer by air-conditioned Vehicle to a Hotel in Negombo. Rest of the day at your leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at Negombo.

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Day: 2 sigiriya/dambulla - Elephant back ride

After breakfast at 7:30 hrs proceed to visit sigiriya fortress at dambulla, and which is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The town is famous for its rock fortress, gardens and sanctuary. Sigiriya has spectacular importance in Sri Lanka. An ancient palace complex, erected during the reign of King Kashyapa, which has been declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site. After the Dambulla village tour and elephant back-ride return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

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Day: 3 - polonnaruwa.

After breakfast at 8:30 hrs proceed to Polonnaruwa. Poḷonnaruwa is the main town of Polonnaruwa District in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Kaduruwela area is the Polonnaruwa New Town and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains as the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa. Minneriya National park, Gal viharaya and the Parakkrama samudraya are the main attractions in this ancient city and return to sigiriya to stay overnight.

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Day: 4 Kandy via matale.

After breaKfast departure to Kandy via Matale. Kandy is a large city in central Sri Lanka. It's set on a plateau surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and biodiverse rainforest. The city's heart is scenic Kandy Lake (Bogambara Lake), which is popular for strolling. Kandy is famed for sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) shrine, celebrated with the grand Esala Perahera annual procession. Mini Adoms peak,nine arch bridge and the rawana water walls are the other attractions.

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Day: 5 Kandy City tour.

It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka. ...  Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is also the capital of the Central Province.Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. Kandy Garrison Cemetery,Commonwealth War Cemetery, Lankatilaka Temple,Udawattekele Sanctuary,Ceylon Tea Museum, and World Buddhist Museum are main attractions. Wood carving, batic printing, natural silk/cotton wiewing, gem & jewelary musium, botanical garden, spice garden and cultural shows are the other attractions.

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Day: 6 Nuwara eliya.

After breakfast at 8:30 hrs proceed to Nuwara Eliya, and which is a city in the tea country hills of central Sri Lanka. The naturally landscaped Hakgala Botanical Gardens displays roses and tree ferns, and shelters monkeys and blue magpies. Nearby Seetha Amman Temple, a colorful Hindu shrine, is decorated with religious figures. Densely forested Galway's Land National Park is a sanctuary for endemic and migratory bird species, including bulbuls and flycatchers. Victoria Park and Lover's leap Waterfall are the other attractions.

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Day: 7 Ella..

Ella is a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka governed by an Urban Council. Ravana Falls(Well-known waterfall with a storied cave), Dhowa rock temple(Ancient temple with a giant rock Buddha) and Little Adam's Peak(Mountain) are the main attractions.

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Day: 8 Thissa maharamaya - yala national park.

Yala National Park is a huge area of forest, grassland and lagoons bordering the Indian Ocean, in southeast Sri Lanka. It’s home to wildlife such as leopards, elephants and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species. Inland, Sithulpawwa is an ancient Buddhist monastery. Nearby caves contain centuries-old rock paintings. Southwest, Magul Maha Viharaya also has ancient Buddhist ruins. Both are pilgrimage sites.

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Day: 9 Galle - city tour.

Galle is a city on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. It’s known for Galle Fort, the fortified old city founded by Portuguese colonists in the 16th century. Stone sea walls, expanded by the Dutch, encircle car-free streets with architecture reflecting Portuguese, Dutch and British rule. Galle Fort(Historic fortress with shops & a museum), Galle Lighthouse (Stately lighthouse with a swimming beach), Unawatuna Beach (Golden-sand beach with water activities) and National Museum of Galle (Museum in a 17th-century Dutch building) are the main attractions.

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Day: 10 Transfer to Airport.

After breakfast, proceed to Colombo city tour and to be transferred to the airport for your ongoing journey.

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