Cultural and Wildlife Tour
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Product Code : AGORA775
Embark on a thrilling 5-day Cultural and Wildlife Tour of Sri Lanka. Explore ancient cities like Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya, marveling at impressive ruins and rock fortresses. Get up close with wildlife during a safari in Minneriya National Park, and witness the majestic gathering of elephants. Immerse yourself in the cultural charm of Kandy, visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic, and enjoy a traditional dance performance. Experience the colonial-era beauty of Nuwara Eliya, surrounded by tea plantations and picturesque landscapes. A perfect blend of history, wildlife, and natural beauty awaits you on this unforgettable journey.
Day 1: Arrival in Colombo - Transfer to Sigiriya
Your journey begins with a warm welcome at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo. Our experienced guide and driver will be at your service to ensure a seamless transfer to Sigiriya, a picturesque town nestled in the heart of Sri Lanka. Upon arriving at your Sigiriya hotel, you'll have time to unwind, settle in, and acclimate to the local surroundings. In the evening, consider a leisurely exploration of the town, immersing yourself in its vibrant cultural atmosphere. Your Sri Lankan adventure awaits!
Day 2: Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Minneriya National Park
Kickstart your day with a hearty breakfast, followed by a visit to Polonnaruwa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you'll be awestruck by the remarkably preserved ruins of palaces, temples, and stupas, offering a fascinating glimpse into Sri Lanka's historical and architectural legacy. Your journey continues to the renowned Minneriya National Park, famous for its mesmerizing elephant gatherings. Experience the thrill of a jeep safari as you witness herds of elephants in their natural habitat. Conclude your day back at your Sigiriya hotel, where you can unwind and reflect on your exciting adventures.
Day 3: Sigiriya - Dambulla - Kandy
The morning presents the opportunity to explore the iconic Sigiriya Rock Fortress, an ancient citadel perched atop a towering rock formation. Ascend the rock to discover well-preserved frescoes, ancient remnants, and breathtaking panoramic vistas from the summit. The journey proceeds to Dambulla, where you'll explore the awe-inspiring Dambulla Cave Temple, home to magnificent murals and an array of statues. In the afternoon, head to Kandy, Sri Lanka's cultural capital. A visit to the Temple of the Tooth Relic, housing a sacred Buddha relic, is a cultural highlight. In the evening, enjoy an enchanting cultural dance performance. Rest easy in your Kandy accommodation.
Day 4: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya
Following breakfast, embark on a picturesque drive to Nuwara Eliya, often referred to as "Little England" due to its colonial-era charm and scenic landscapes. Along the way, a visit to a tea plantation provides insights into the tea-making process, with a tea tasting session set amidst the stunning tea estates. Upon reaching Nuwara Eliya, you'll embark on a city tour encompassing Gregory Lake, Hakgala Botanical Garden, and more. Explore the pleasant climate and scenic beauty of this hill station, offering an ideal backdrop for relaxation. Your overnight stay takes place in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 5: Nuwara Eliya - Departure from Colombo
Following breakfast, bid farewell to the enchanting beauty of Nuwara Eliya. Your journey back to Colombo is marked by picturesque landscapes, with rolling hills and valleys as your backdrop. Upon reaching Colombo, embark on a city tour to explore the lively capital city of Sri Lanka. Key landmarks like the Galle Face Green, Independence Square, and bustling Pettah Market await your exploration. Take the opportunity to indulge in souvenir shopping and the acquisition of traditional handicrafts. Finally, your journey concludes as you're transferred to Bandaranaike International Airport for your departure flight. This marks the end of your culturally rich and wildlife-infused Sri Lankan adventure.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 5 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.