HOLIDAY IN SRI LANKA-ADVENTURE /CULTURE & GOLD SANDS
The Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka is perfect for those seeking a complete holiday offering a bit of adventure, culture and some time by the beach. This 7 day holiday in Sri Lanka combines the highlights of Sri Lanka complete with stays in 4/5* hotels on bed & breakfast basis throughout.
Day 1: Colombo
Depart from own destination on your overnight flight to Colombo
Day 2: Negombo
Arrive at Colombo airport where you will be picked up and driven to the recommended resort which makes for the perfect start to your holiday in Sri Lanka. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or settle down for sunset cocktails by the pool. Dinner and overnight stay at same hotel.
Day 3: Kandy
After breakfasts meet your chauffeur guide who will take you to Kandy on route visiting the Pinnawela elephant orphanage. Arrive in Kandy and check into the recommended hotel. After an afternoon at leisure head to the Temple of the Tooth which is one of the most revered Buddhist temples in the world, housing the tooth relic of the Buddha. Afterwards return back to hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 4: Kandy
After breakfast visit the Royal Botanical gardens and explore the local markets. Spend the rest of the day at leisure and in the evening witness a cultural show. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5: Sigiriya
After breakfast proceed to Sigiriya on route visiting a spice garden in Matale and the amazing Dambulla caves (1st Century B.C.). Lunch would be at local restaurant. Afterwards arrive at the recommended hotel. Your hotel is in the heart of the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka, close to 5 stunning UNESCO world heritage sites. Spend the rest of the day relaxing, watching the wildlife from your private balcony or take an elephant back safari (optional extra) in the plains surrounding the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Sigiriya
A day of culture as you explore the sacred and ancient capital of Polonnaruwa and the stunning rock fortress at Sigiriya, an UNESCO world heritage site dating back to the 5th century. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. Return to your hotel to enjoy the rest of day.
Day 7: Colombo
After breakfast proceed to Colombo for your last night in Sri Lanka. Arrive at recommended hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Whilst here you may wish to engage in some last-minute shopping or simply soak up the sun by the beach. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 8: Depature
After breakfast proceed to the airport for your flight back home.