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Day tour – Sinharaja forest

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jungle life safari tours best traveler packages

Sinharaja Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot. There are lots of animals, birds & lot of other things cannot find anywhere else. UNESCO added it to the world heritage list.

Sterling holidays introduced a tour package for any locals or forigners who wants to travel Sinharaja rain forest. Tour package details are as below

Package includes:

  • Luxury transport
  • Lunch (only for foriegners)
  • entrance ticket

Rates:

  • 108USD (Foriegners) – 2 Pax
  • 2800/= (Locals) – 10 Pax

06 NIGHTS /07 DAYS

DAY 01- COLOMBO
independence square
independence square

Arrival at the airport , meet and greet by Sterling Holidays Representative. Transfer to Colombo. Check in at hotel in Colombo. Rest of the day at Leisure.
Overnight stay in Colombo.

DAY 02- COLOMBO /PINNAWALA /SIGIRIYA /DAMBULLA

Morning after breakfast proceed to Dambulla, En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Afternoon visit Sigiriya Lion Rock and Dambulla cave temple.
Overnight stay in Dambulla.

DAY 03-DAMBULLA /MATALE /KANDY
tooth relic temple kandy sri lanka Buddhism
tooth relic temple kandy sri lanka Buddhism

After breakfast proceed to Kandy En route visit Matale spice Garden. In the Evening witness Kandy cultural dance and visit Temple of Tooth Relic .
Overnight stay in Kandy.

DAY 04- KANDY /NUWARAELIYA

After breakfast travel to Nuwaraeliya. En route visit Peradeniya Royal botanical garden, tea factory, tea plantation and waterfalls.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Nuwaraeliya.

DAY 05- NUWARAELIYA /BENTOTA
golf ground nuwara eliya
golf ground nuwara eliya

After breakfast travel to Bentota. Relax in the evening.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Bentota.

DAY 06-BENTOTA /GALLE

After breakfast start to travel Galle to visit Galle Fort and Turtle Hatchery.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Bentota.

DAY 06 -BENTOTA /COLOMBO

After breakfast leave the hotel and reach Colombo. After Lunch Colombo city tour and after dinner reach  Airport for your departure.

05 NIGHTS / 06 DAYS

DAY 01 – AIRPORT / NEGOMBO
negambo-beach-side
negambo-beach-side

Arrival at the Airport, meet and greet by Sterling Holidays Representative. Transfer to Negombo. Check in at  hotel in Negombo. Rest of the day at Leisure.
Overnight stay in Negombo.

DAY 02 – NEGOMBO / PINNAWALA  / SIGIRIYA / DAMBULLA

Morning after breakfast proceed to Dambulla, En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Afternoon visit Sigiriya lion rock and Dambulla cave temple. Overnight stay in Dambulla.
The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanage’s population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the world’s largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild.
Sigiriya Rock – Sigiriya Rock Fortress is situated in the north central province belong to the “Cultural Triangle” in the dry lowlands of Sri Lanka. Sigiriya Rock known as Lion’s Rock and considered by some as the eighth Wonder of the World. Sigiriya contains the ruins of an ancient palace complex. Built during the reign of King Kasyapa (477-495 AD). On the west of the rock are ponds the remains of summer palaces and other structures, and the first part of the ancient road, which lead to its impressive summit.
Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 km east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

DAY 03 – DAMBULLA / MATALE / KANDY
tooth relic temple kandy sri lanka Buddhism
tooth relic temple kandy sri lanka Buddhism

After breakfast proceed to Kandy En route visit Matale spice Garden. In the Evening  witness Kandy cultural dance and visit Temple of Tooth Relic . Overnight stay in Kandy.
Tooth Relic Temple – The sacred Tooth Relic, housed in the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy is an object of veneration to Buddhists and the most important sacred relic in the country. The temple is one of the most sacred places in the world for Buddhists.
Kandy is also famous for its shopping, gems and jewellery, handicrafts, batiks, silks etc. And you will have the opportunity of browsing to your heart’s content.

DAY 04 – KANDY / BENTOTA

After breakfast from the hotel travel to Bentota En route visit Royal Botanical garden.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Bentota.

DAY 05- BENTOTA
bentota beach sri lanka
bentota beach sri lanka

Full day at Leisure
Overnight stay at Hotel in Bentota

DAY 06 – BENTOTA  / COLOMBO / AIRPORT

After breakfast leave the hotel and reach Colombo. After Lunch Colombo city tour and after dinner reach  Airport for  departure.

06 NIGHTS / 07 DAYS

Day 01 – PINNAWALA  / SIGIRIYA  / DAMBULLA
sigiriya rock srilanka travel vacation holiday
sigiriya rock srilanka travel vacation holiday

Airport arrive, Transfer to the Dambulla.On its way to the hotel visit Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala, Historical site Dambulla and Sigiriya rock fortress.

Day 02- DAMBULLA / KANDY

Rise early in the morning heading to Kandy & visit sacred temple of Tooth Relic and Botanical Garden Peradeniya, Then stay overnight at Kandy & Enjoy the scenic views Of mountain tops.

Day 03 – KANDY / NUWARAELIYA
tooth relic temple kandy sri lanka Buddhism
tooth relic temple kandy sri lanka Buddhism

After breakfast leave the hotel  heading  NuwaraEliya on the way Visit Labukele tea plantation & factory, Kothmale reservoir and Ramboda Falls.
Stay at Nuwara Eliya.

Day 04 – NUWARAELIYA / YALA
yala
yala

Rise early & heading  to  Yala.
overnight stay at Yala.

Day 05-YALA / GALLE  / BENTOTA
bentota beach sri lanka
bentota beach sri lanka

Leave the hotel for wild life safari early in the morning and After breakfast leave the hotel  heading  Bentota down South. On its way to the South coast visit Galle Dutch Fort & See turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda.
overnight stay at Bentota

Day 06 – BENTOTA

Full day at Leisure
Overnight stay at Hotel in Bentota

Day 07 – BENTOTA  / COLOMBO
independence square
independence square

Leave the hotel after Breakfast and heading  to Colombo for a city tour. Do Shopping In few major shopping complexes and Bazaar Street of Pettah and visit Colombo Museum, Dutch hospital and Cinnamon Garden and departure to the Airport to catch the flight.

09 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS

Day 01-NEGOMBO
beach srilanka vacation surfing
beach srilanka vacation surfing

Arrival at the airport. Meet and greet by Sterling Holidays Representative. Transfer to Negombo. Check in at your hotel in Negombo. Rest of the day at Leisure.
Overnight stay in Negombo

Day 04-POLONNARUWA/KANDY

Rise early and head to the Kandy. Visit the sacred temple of Tooth
Relic and Peradeniya Botanical garden. Stay at Kandy
And enjoy the Scenic view of mountain tops.

Day 02 & 03- NEGOMBO /PINNAWALA /SIGIRIYA /DAMBULLA /ANURADHAPURA /POLONNARUWA
polonnaruwa
polonnaruwa

Rise early in the morning & head to the cultural triangle via
Pinnawala Elephant orphanage, site seeing in Dambulla &
Sigiriya & stay at Dambulla.
Rise in the next day early morning and visit the Ancient sites
Of Anuradhapura & Polonnaruwa.
overnight stay at Hotel Polonnaruwa.

Day 05-KANDY /NUWARAELIYA

Rise early & visit worlds end heading to Yala and stay at yala.
Leave the hotel for wild life safari early
In the morning and spend the rest of the day in kingdom of wild life.
overnight stay at yala.

Day 08 & 09
bentota beach sri lanka
bentota beach sri lanka

During your stay at Bentota, Down South. Visit Aluthgama Kande Vihara, Geoffrey Bawa’s Home Garden, Museum & Boat ride to
Benthota lagoon For Bird Watching.Stay overnight and rest the whole.Next day in Induruwa and refresh yourself in the beach with sun bath and those who love for adventures will Go for Sea surfing.

Day 07-YALA /GALLE /BENTOTA
yala
yala

Rise early morning and head to the Benthota down South, and on its way to the South coast visit Galle Dutch Fort & See turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda.
overnigth stay at Bentota

Day 10

Leave the hotel after Breakfast and head to Colombo for a city tour.Do Shopping In few major shopping complexes and Bazaar Street of Pettah and visit Colombo Museum, Dutch hospital and Cinnamon Garden and departure to the Airport to catch the flight.

 

 

09 Nights / 10 Days

Day 01 / Airport – Negombo
negombo beach Sri Lanka
negombo beach Sri Lanka

Arrive to Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport and Meet and greet by Sterling Holidays Representative. Transfer to Negombo.
Rest of the day at Leisure.
Overnight stay in Negombo

DAY 02 – NEGOMBO / PINNAWALA / SIGIRIYA / HABARANA
sigiriya rock srilanka travel vacation holiday
sigiriya rock srilanka travel vacation holiday

Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Sigiriya.
En-route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Watch the elephant’s bath in the river after youngest babies are milk fed.
Then proceed to Sigiriya.
Evening climb Sigiriya Rock fortress.
Sigiriya Rock is One of Sri Lanka’s most fascinating UNESCO world heritage sites.
Overnight stay at Habarana.

Day 03 – Habarana / Polonnaruwa
polonnaruwa
polonnaruwa

Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Polonnaruwa.
En-route you will an Elephant Ride and Village Cart Ride at Habarana.
Then proceed to Polonnaruwa and visit the Cultural sites. Polonnaruwa was the capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to the 13th century AD.
Afternoon take a jeep safari at Minneriya National Park.
Overnight stay at Habarana.

DAY 04 – HABARANA / DAMBULLA / MATALE / KANDY

Breakfast at the Hotel and travel to Kandy.
En-route visit  Dambulla Golden rock temple.Golden Rock is a cave temple which dates back to the 1st Century BC.  The cave house the largest collection of Buddha statues in one place.
Then Proceed to Kandy and en-route visit the Matale spice garden.
Arrive in Kandy and check in to the hotel.
In the Evening witness Kandy cultural dance.
Then visit the Kandy Temple of the Tooth Relic.
Overnight stay at Kandy.

DAY 05 – KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA
tooth relic temple kandy sri lanka Buddhism
tooth relic temple kandy sri lanka Buddhism

Breakfast at the Hotel and City tour in Kandy.
Then visit the Kandy Lake.
After visit Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden.
Then travel to Nuwara eliya.
Arrive in Nuwara Eliya and check in to the hotel and leisure.
Overnight at Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 06 – NUWARA ELIYA / YALA

Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Yala.
Check in to the Yala hotel and afternoon you will have a Safari at Yala National Park.
Overnight stay at Yala.

DAY 07 – YALA / GALLE / HIKKADUWA
hikkaduwa-beach
hikkaduwa-beach

Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Hikkaduwa for beach stay.
En-route visit the Turtle Hatchery and stilt fishing.
Then visit the Galle Dutch Fort.
Check in to the hotel and Leisure at Hikkaduwa Beach.
Overnight stay at Hikkaduwa.

DAY 08-HIKKADUWA /MIRISSA /HIKKADUWA

Early morning travel to Mirissa.
Morning go for Whale & Dolphin watching.
Come Back to Hikaduwa Beach and Leisure.
Overnight stay at Hikkaduwa Beach.

DAY 09-HIKKADUWA BEACH
hikkaduwa-beach-1
hikkaduwa-beach-1

Breakfast at the hotel.
Leisure at Hikkaduwa Beach.
Overnight stay at Hikkaduwa Beach.

DAY 10- HIKKADUWA / COLOMBO / AIRPORT – DEPARTURE

Breakfast at the hotel and travel to Colombo.
En-route you will have a Boat Safari at Balapitiya Madu River.
Then you will have a city tour in Colombo, visit the Tourist attractions in Colombo.
Then proceed to the Bandaranayke International Airport on time for the departure flight.

 

07 nights / 08 days

Day 01  –  Dambulla
pinnawala elephant orphanage sri lanka
pinnawala elephant orphanage sri lanka

Arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport, meet & greet by Sterling Holidays Representative and transfer to Dambulla after breakfast @ a hotel nearby to the airport.
En-route visit Pinnawela Elephant orphanage
The orphanage is home to hundreds of abandoned or injured Elephants who are looked after with affection. The Elephants at the orphanage are bathed daily in a river located nearby.
Arrive in Dambulla & check in at hotel

Rest of the Day @ Lesiure

Overnight stay at a hotel In Dambulla

Day  02 – Dambulla & Sigiriya
sigiriya rock srilanka travel vacation holiday
sigiriya rock srilanka travel vacation holiday

After early breakfast leave to visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sigiriya – the “Fortress in the Sky” and see the remains of the Palace on the summit, Lion-staircase, Sigiri Graffiti – the verses written on the Mirror Wall, Paintings of the Damsels-Light colored (Vijjulatha) and Dark coloured (Megalatha) in “fresco-en-secco” and the beautifully designed Pleasure Garden (Water garden, boulder garden), the caves with pre-Christian inscriptions, remains of inner & outer fortifications.
Dambulla is a world heritage site in Sri Lanka, located north of Kandy in Matale district. The town of Dambulla is built around a large granite outcrop, concealing an impressive Buddhist cave complex, Raja MahaVihara, dating from the 1st century BC. It is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

Overnight stay at a hotel In Dambulla

Day  03 – Dambulla , Matale & Kandy
tooth relic temple kandy sri lanka Buddhism
tooth relic temple kandy sri lanka Buddhism

After early breakfast leave to Kandy
En route visit the spice garden in Matale
Here you will be taken through a garden which consists of many valuable plants of spices, medicinal herbs etc& at the end you will be treated with a complimentary head message. This is a place where you could enjoy the taste and aroma of the world famous spices since the early days.
Arrive in Kandy & check in at hotel & in the evening proceed to the Kandy city
Enjoy a personalized city tour of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Kandy which could include a visit to the Temple of the Tooth relic, art and craft village, Gem museum and factory, local market, etc.
In the evening witness a colorful traditional dance show performance & proceed to your hotel.

Dinner & overnight stay at a hotel In Kandy

Day  03 – Kandy & Nuwara eliya
golf ground nuwara eliya
golf ground nuwara eliya

After breakfast visit The Royal Botanical Gardens, the magnificent river girdled 57 hectare laid out in 1832 are among the finest in the world. Its treasures of tropical flora include fine collections of orchids, aromatic spices, medicinal herbs, palms and rare endangered plant species. These gardens were the naturally camouflaged operations headquarters of SEAC Supreme Allied Commander, Lord Louis Mountbatten during the 2nd World War.
Thereafter proceed on a scenic drive to the hill country.
See the Ramboda water fall and en-route visit a tea factory to watch the process of turning raw green leaf into the familiar black/brown famous Ceylon Tea. At the end enjoy a nice cup of Tea amidst the spectacular scenery of the tea plantations.
Arrive in NuwaraEliya – also known as the “City of Lights” and “Little England”.
NuwaraEliya was the favourite hill station of the British and the old brick Post office, country houses like hill club, with it’s hunting trophies and fish, and it’s strict formal dinner attire; the 18 hole golf course, race course etc., all reminds one of “England”.

Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in NuwaraEliya

Day 05- Nuwara Eliya & Bentota
bentota beach sri lanka
bentota beach sri lanka

After breakfast leave for Beruwela via Kithulgala
Kithulgala (Kelani Valley Forest Reserve) was established to protect the watershed of the Kelani River. It is home to many of Sri Lanka’s endemic fauna and flora. Kithulgala is more widely known as the location for the filming of ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’.
Thereafter continue your journey to Beruwela
Beruwela lies at the finishing end of the “Golden Mile” which is an hour’s drive from Colombo.Famous for its prime beaches Beruwela is today one of Sri Lanka’s most sought after touristdestinations. The town of Beruwela actually, sits on an estuary, where the river and the seameet. This makes the area quite famous for water sports like windsurfing, scuba diving &snorkeling.
Check in at the hotel.

overnight stay at a hotel in Bentota

Day 06 – Bentota, Balapititya & Kosgoda
madu-river
madu-river

After breakfast leave to Balapitiya to enjoy a boat safari in the Madhu River
The Maadu River is a paradise of nature. This river is found on your way to Galle in the southern province. A beautiful river mixed with sea water. The both banks of the river covered with mangroves and Species of various plants. you can see beautiful small islands speeded over the area. While doing this safari you can visit a temple also with a tall Buddha statue in standing posture in an Island named “kothDuwa” A little break at the temple. The peeling of cinnamon also can be seen in one of the Island.
Thereafter visit a turtle hatchery located in Kosgoda which is famous for several species of turtles, specially the endangered hawksbills. Eggs which are left uncovered on beaches all around the coast are brought by fishermen of Kosgoda area, which has led to 0the hatching and release of 100,000 young turtles in only two years since the hatchery opened.
Return to the hotel

overnight stay at a hotel in Kosgoda

Day 07 – Bentota & Colombo
independence square
independence square

Breakfast at hotel & proceed to Colombo and check in at the hotel
In the afternoon enjoy a personalized city & shopping tour of Colombo
Colombo (derived from Sinhalese name Kola-amba-thota which means “mango harbour”, altered by the Portuguese to honour Christopher Columbus), is the cultural capital and largest city and commercial center of Sri Lanka. (The new administrative capital of Sri Lanka is Sri Jayawardenepura-Kotte.) Sightseeing highlights include Town Hall, and the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. Apart from excellent shopping, Colombo offers visits to one of the world’s leading tea auctions, an 18 hole Golf Course, seasonal Buddhist and Hindu pageants, international cricket tournaments, plush casinos, enjoyable evening entertainment and excellent restaurants. State-of-the-Art communications and Cyber services are available in the hotels and other outlets.

Dinner & overnight stay at a hotel in Colombo

Day 08 – Colombo –  Airport

After breakfast leave for airport in time for the departure flight