Arrival at Colombo Airport in the morning. Welcome on arrival by our representative and transfer to Dambulla. Travel time approx 4 +hrs En-route visits Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage The home to almost 70 Elephants of different ages you will have the opportunity to watch this herd as they bathe and play in the river nearby. There are many babies and almost all these Elephants are ones that have been found in the jungles lost and separated from their herds or with injuries. Afternoon Visit- Dambulla Rock Cave Temple Dambulla Rock cave temple. The history of this temple dates back to 1st century BC during the reign of King Valagam Bahu. Famous for its ancient Buddhist paintings and images depicting important events in the life of the Buddha as well as significant moments in the history of Sri Lanka the five main caves contain almost 150 images of the Buddha. Overnight stay in Sigiriya / Dambulla
After Breakfast ready to climb the Sigiriya rock fortress. Sigiriya Rock Fortress Sigiriya the "Lion Rock" the "Fortress in the Sky". King Kasyapa built this legendary Citadel during his reign 477 - 495 AC. The legend of Kasyapa is a story of tragedy and political intrigue. Kasyapa was the Kings son by a non royal consort who plotted against his father and became king after executing him. Fearing the wrath of the crown prince he is said to have built this palace like an impregnable fortress on this rock. Afternoon Jeep Safari of Minneriya National park. A dry tropical forest to wetlands, grasslands. You will see herds of elephants, fishing cats, sambar deer, the endangered rusty spotted cat & sloth bear. In addition the park is also popular for birds such as cormorants, grey herons, spot-billed pelicans, painted storks. Overnight stay in Sigiriya / Dambulla
After breakfast leave for Kandy. En-route stop to visit a Spice garden in Matale. Proceed to Kandy and Check in to hotel. Free at leisure. Evening visit the Dalada Maligawa temple of the tooth and witness a typical Kandyan dance performance. You will see many devotees who come to worship and join in religious ceremonies and rituals. And as you pass through this temple which was the former Royal Place you will see very special traditional Kandyan architecture unique to Sri Lanka. Overnight stay in Kandy.
After breakfast Visit the Kandy city, Upper lake drive etc. Thereafter travel to Nuwara-Eliya Hill country. En-route stop to visit the Famous Ramboda waterfalls and a Tea factory Evening sightseeing tour of Nuwara-Eliya Nuwara Eliya Nuwara Eliya is a mountain station at 1, 868 m 6, 128 ft of altitude, in a splendid landscape. The city pretends to be particularly well-kept and neat, and the always green grass gives to the locality an aspect of “colonial British style". Visit the Lake Gregory, Strawberry farms, Golf course, Hakgala botanical gardens, Seetha temple etc Overnight stay in Nuwara eliya
After breakfast leave for beach resort in Bentota / Kalutara, via Kithulgala – Famous Location for White water rafting and adventure activities. Check into hotel by afternoon Evening relax on the beach. Overnight stay at Beach resort
Breakfast Visit the Famous Galle fort and the Kosgoda turtle hatchery Kosgoda is famous for its turtle hatchery- operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. It was established in 1981 to protect Sri Lanka’s turtles from extinction. The hatchery pays fishermen for eggs that they collect at night along the sandy beach. Visitors can see huge tanks filled with new born turtle hatchlings. Enjoy a boat ride on the Madu River through mangroves and Small islands Overnight stay at Beach Resort