Arrive in Sri Lanka you will be welcomed by a representative & handed over to your respective guide and proceed to Negombo. Negombo situated by the shores of a lagoon by the same name once has been a trading port for Portuguese and Dutch and is an ideal place for those who want quick access to and from the airport. Attractions in the city are the old Dutch fort gate built in 1672 now a part of the prison, the Dutch Canal which was then a supply route to the Dutch administration, old churches and fishing villagers. The 100km long canal running through the town is still being used and is an attraction for those who want to see the country from a different perspective.
Relax on the Beach during sunset.
Overnight stay at Negombo
Breakfast and relax on the beach, and proceed to Bentota and explore a Boat Cruz on Maadu Ganga. Sri Lankas Largest wet land with Mangroves forest, with 303 species of plants with 95 families living along with 248 species of vertebrate animals. Enjoy lunch on Caption’s Boat.
Then Visit Galle Fort, in the Bay of Galle, which was built in 1588 by Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during 17th Century from 1649 onwards.
Following full day , relax on the Unawatuna beach.
Overnight stay @ Galle/Hikkaduwa
High End Hotel: Light House
Mid-level: RIU, Ahungalla
Low end: Taprobane Beach House , Unwatuna
Budget: Thambapanni Retreat
Early morning proceed to Mirrissa for Whale and Dolphin watching Cruz, Blue Whale up to 32.9 meters 108ft long with 190 short tons or more in weight, and the largest animal existed. You will have the chances to witness Killer whales, Fin whale, Sperm Whale, 100’s of Dolphins etc. then relax on the beach. Following Early morning Enjoy a Yala safari and relax on the beach in the afternoon.
High End Hotel: Cape Town, Weligama
Mid-level: Weligama Bay Resort
Low end: Palace Mirrisa
Budget: Paradise Beach Club
Proceed to Colombo. Explore an evening City tour Pettah city center, colonial capital Fort, Galle Face Green, Gangarama Temple, Town Hall, Independence Square and shopping. Colombo a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens, Visit Fort, the former British administrative centre and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmiths quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha & the Independence Square. From buzzing bazaars to stylish boutique outlets, Colombo is increasingly becoming a popular shopping destination within Asia. Odel is Sri Lanka’s most famous shop, a growing department store in the centre of town. Western-label clothes are sold at a fraction of overseas prices. Other attractions include home wear stores like Paradise Road, Suriya and Gandhara. Saffron Villas is popular for antique furniture. Barefoot is famous for its hand spun and vibrantly-coloured fabrics.
Casino & Night Life after 6pm
Overnight stay @ Mt Lavnia Beach
High End Hotel: MT Lavnia Beach Hotel
Mid-level: Belargio, MT Lavnia
Low end: Palm Beach Hotel
Budget: Mount Breeze/Tropic Inn
Breakfast and proceed to Sri Lanka’s second Kingdom Polannaruwa UNESCO protected World Heritage Site. Polannaruwa - the capital from 11th -13th century A.D. Here the monuments are better preserved. The circular relic house (Vata-da-ge) Lankathilaka, Thuparama, Royal Palace, Rankoth vihara and Galvihara with the beautiful rock cut Buddha statues are the most interesting.Then drive to Anuradhapura
Visit to Mihintale Mountain Temple in the Evening . It is believed to be the meeting place of Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanampiyatissa who inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It has several monuments which were abandoned, and now it is a pilgrimage site. During sunset, you will have a great panoramic view from the top of the rock.
Overnight Stay @ Anuradhapura
High End Option- Forest Rock Garden
Medium End option –Palm Garden Village
Low End Option –Raja Rata
Budget Option – Mirdiya Lodge
After Early Morning Break-fast , Visit ancient ruined city is UNESCO protected World Heritage site. It was the first Kingdom of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries. The city is with beautifully crafted Dagabas, these treasures are been constructed of small sun-dried bricks and hemispherical in shape.
After Lunch, Proceed to Negombo. Negombo situated by the shores of a lagoon by the same name once has been a trading port for Portuguese and Dutch and is an ideal place for those who want quick access to and from the airport. Attractions in the city are the old Dutch fort gate built in 1672 now a part of the prison, the Dutch Canal which was then a supply route to the Dutch administration, old churches and fishing villagers. The 100km long canal running through the town is still being used and is an attraction for those who want to see the country from a different perspective.
Relax on the Beach.
Overnight Stay @ Negombo
High End Option- Heritance Negombo
Medium End option –Jetwing Lagoon
Low End Option –Hotel Goldi Sand
Budget Option – Beacon Beach Hotel
Relax on the Beach
As per flight Schedule, Transfer to Airport.
Leave for the airport for the departure.