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SRI LANKA'S WORLD HERITAGE SITES

Traverse an ancient tropical island nation where the original soul of Buddhism still flourishes and where nature’s beauty remains abundant and unspoiled.

Travel Style

Cultural

Start

Colombo

Finish

Negombo

Trip Code

SLWHS86

Countries

1

Number of countries visited

Days

12

Duration of the trip

Pace

3

Pace level 3: Average
$

Price

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Itinerary

SRI LANKA'S WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Trip Code: SLWHS86

This itinerary can be modified to meet your travel needs.

  • Overview

    About this Trip

    • Operator: Epik Escapes
    • Countries: Sri Lanka
    • Style: Cultural (Discovery)
    • Duration: 12 days
    • Pace: 3 (Average)
    • Price:  Inquire about a price
    • A comprehensive tour of Sri Lanka
    • Visit 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (* Denotes a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
    • Discover Sri Lanka's Ancient Buddhist Heritage
  • Colombo

    Day 1

    Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

    Cinnamon Grand Hotel

  • Colombo

    Day 2

    Full day tour including the first colonial fort, Sea Street, Pettah, the bazaar area, a Hindu temple, Davatagaha Mosque, Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara, Wolvendaal Church and the Colombo National Museum.

    Cinnamon Grand Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Sigiriya

    Day 3

    Journey along the lovely countryside to the Ancient City of Sigiriya* where you will marvel at the beautiful frescoes on Sigiriya Rock.

    Cultural Triangle
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Anuradhapura • Aukana

    Day 4

    Visit the Ancient City of Anuradhapura* to see the world's oldest living Bodhi tree, the Brazen Palace, the twin ponds and the Queens' Bath, followed by a visit of the magnificent rock-cut statue of Lord Buddha in Aukana.

    Cultural Triangle
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Polonnaruwa • Habarana

    Day 5

    Visit the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa*, to see Gal Vihara, the Tivanka Pilgrimage and Parakrama Samudra. In the afternoon, enjoy an elephant back safari in the Habarana jungles.

    Cultural Triangle
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Dambulla • Matale • Kandy

    Day 6

    Visit the five cave temples of the Golden Temple of Dambulla*, the Matale Spice Gardens and the Sacred City of Kandy*.

    Earl's Regency
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Kandy

    Day 7

    Excursion of the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawela, followed by visits of the Lankatilaka Temple, Embekke Temples, and the Temple of Tooth. Enjoy a traditional dance performance with fire eating and walking rituals in the evening.

    Earl's Regency
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Nuwara Eliya

    Day 8

    Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya followed by a drive through the tea gardens to Nuwara Eliya and a visit to a tea factory.

    Grand Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Nuwara Eliya • Galle

    Day 9

    Sri Lanka is well known for its tea and today you will explore the lovely tea gardens before continuing to the coast to visit the historic city of Galle*.

    Light House
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Galle

    Day 10

    Explore Galle's natural harbour and the historic fortress with its Dutch churches, museum, light house and imposing ramparts, followed by an excursion to Weligama, to visit the Statue of the Leper King and the Puvarama Image House.

    Light House
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Negombo

    Day 11

    Scenic coastal drive to Ambalangoda and visit of the traditional fishing village of Negombo.

    Jetwing Blue
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Negombo

    Day 12

    After an unforgettable experience of one of Asia's oldest cultures and enjoying the hospitality of Sri Lanka and its people, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

      Breakfast


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