June 7, 2020

Sri Lanka History Tours

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History tour has been included the UNESCO world heritages and main historical places in Sri Lanka. You can enjoy the natural beauty of the prehistoric cities and sites of at the same time.

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14 Day Tour

Colombo Day 01

Upon arrival, our representative will pick you up from the Bandaraniyake International airport. This person will be your private driver cum guide for the entire duration of your Sri Lanka round tour. For the first night of your tour, you will be driven to Colombo – the commercial capital of the island. You will check in to a nearby hotel for your first night in Sri Lanka.

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Anuradhapura Day 02-03

In the morning of Day Two, you will be driven to the city of Anuradhapura. This is the city of ancient ruins where you can obtain an in-depth explanation of the history of Sri Lanka. One of the stops in between would be The Ancient City of Yapahuwa: a 300 foot fortified wonder that dates back to the 13th century. During the morning of Day three, you will get the chance to visit the Mihintale Buddhist Temple where you will find more ruins amongst the first Buddhist Temple in Sri Lanka. Afterwards you can enjoy the rest of the day in the ambiance of your accommodation. Your accommodation will be a nearby hotel and it will be arranged for days two and three.

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Polonnaruwa Day 04-05

On day four, you will be travelling to Pollonnaruwa which was the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. It comprises, besides the Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of the fabulous garden-city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century. You will visit Royal Palace of King Parakramabahu I (1153 – 1186), Vatadage a circular relic house typical of its kind, Shiva Devale which is the oldest building in Polonnaruwa as it dates back to the brief South Indian Chola dynasty period (around 1070) when the Indian invaders established the city, Gal viharaya which has a group of four beautiful Buddhas in perfect condition, cut from one long slab of granite.

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Sigiriya Day 06

On day four, you will move from Polonnaruwa to Sigiriya where we have some adventure lined up for you amidst the dated historical ruins. Sigiriya, also known as the “Lions Rock” is a palace built by an ancient King on top of a rock. To see the palace you have to climb the rock, which is quite a do-able activity by most of us. During your climb you will see some beautiful frescos embedded in the rock and a Lion’s Gate as the entrance to the palace. At the top you will see ruins of the palace as well as an amazingly breathtaking view of the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. After this adventurous activity, you will be driven to a nearby hotel for a relaxing night stay in a luxurious atmosphere.

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Kandy Day 07-08

The next day you will head towards the hill capital of the Island – Kandy. On the way you will visit the Dambulla cave temple. Later in the day you can visit the beautiful Kandy view point and check in to a nearby hotel in kandy. On day eight you will be taken to visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Also known as Sri Dalada Maligawa, this golden roofed Temple houses the relic of Lord Buddha’s tooth. Afterwards, you can enjoy the botanical garden and Kandy Town for what it is by having an
amazing sightseeing experience. Towards the evening you can enjoy an entertaining Kandyan Cultural Dance Show.

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Nuwaraeliya Day 09

On day nine, we will explore the panoramic beauty of the beautiful town of Nuwara Eliya, also known as “Little England”. In route, you will come across attractive waterfalls amongst the hills. Your driver will stop at one upon your request if you wish to take a dip. You will then check in to a nearby hotel. In the evening, you will be going for a city tour in Nuwaraeliya.

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Ella Day 10

After touring the town of Nuwara Eliya and indulging in some delicious strawberry meals, you will head to the Nanu Oya railway station. From here you will take an absolutely stunning train journey to the charming town of Ella. Upon reaching Ella in the evening, you will check in to a
nearby hotel in Ella. The rest of the day is left for your relaxation.

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Yala Day 11

On day eleven of your Tour, you will depart from the city of Ella. After checking in to a nearby hotel in Yala, you will engage in an evening full of fun-filled wildlife safari activities.

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Galle Day 12-13

The next morning, you will depart from Yala and move on to the final lap of your tour: exploring the gorgeous combination of sun, sand and water in Sri Lanka. For exploring the beaches of Sri Lanka, you could revitalize yourself with the help of the Southern Coastline of Sri Lanka. During your two days stay at a nearby hotel in Galle, you will be taken to visit the Galle Dutch Fort, where you will study the well preserved fort from the time of the Portuguese rule. In neighboring towns, you can visit the turtle hatchery in Kosgoda, coral reefs in Hikkaduwa and also indulge in some exciting water sports along the Southern Coastline.

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Airport Day 14

From Sinharaja, it is about a four hour drive to the Bandaranaike International Airport. Depending on the time of your flight, you will be driven to the airport on day 14. This brings us to the end of the Wildlife Tour in Sri Lanka. If you are an animal lover, or simply want to explore Sri Lanka with emphasis on its wildlife diversity, you have got to try this
itinerary. Please get in touch with us to book your package or make any changes to the existing itinerary. Our friendly travel consultants will be glad to assist you.

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Arranging your accommodation


We are pleased to arrange your accommodations on a dinner and breakfast basis according to your
budget.

  • Five star hotel
  • Four star hotel
  • Three star hotel
  • Normal guest house

If not, you can select your accommodations on your tour and our chauffeur guide will assist you to
find your accommodation and all. Please contact us directly if you prefer to reserve as selected
options and looking forward to welcome you in near future.


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