Tour Code: FIT/3445

Historical Sri Lanka

8 Nights / 9 Days
Private Van Tour
Summer Special

Cities : Dambulla (2N), Kandy (1N), Nuwara Eliya (2N), Bentota (2N), Colombo (1N)


Dambulla, Sri Lanka
  • Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Royal Botanical Garden and Opanima Gems & Jwellery
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Tea Garden & Plantation
  • Sita Amman Temple
  • Gregory Lake
  • The Victoria Park
Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Turtle hatchery bentota
Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Colombo City Tour


  • 8 Breakfast
  • 8 Dinner

Day wise travel itinerary

  • Day 1 :Transfer to Dambulla (5 Hrs 19 Min, 200 KM)

    Transfer from Airport to Dambulla via Pinnawela.

    Meet & assist on arrival. Proceed to dambulla via Pinnawela elephant orphanage.

    Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage: The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanages 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. Proceed to dambulla. Leisure day.

    Dinner & Overnight stay at the Hotel.

    • Dinner
  • Day 2 :Dambulla

    After your breakfast. Dambulla city tour.


    Dambulla cave is a vast isolated rock mass 500 feet high and a mile around the base. Here is found the famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century B.C. The caves of Dambulla sheltered King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found in the Island.

    Sigiriya is located in the central Matale District of the Central Province, Sri Lanka in an area dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 meters high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa the site was selected by King Kasyapa (477 – 495 AD) for his new capital. The name of this place is derived from this structure — Sigiriya , the Lion Rock. The capital and the royal palace were abandoned after the king's death Sigiriya today is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning. It is the most visited historic site in Sri Lanka.

    Dinner & Overnight Stay at the Hotel

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 3 :Dambulla - kandy (3 hrs ,80 kms )

    After your breakfast. Transfer from Dambulla to Kandy.

    Temple of the Tooth Kandy: According to legend, the tooth was taken from the Buddha as he lay on his funeral pyre. It was smuggled to Sri Lanka in 313 AD, hidden in the hair of Princess Hemamali who fled the Hindu armies besieging her father's kingdom in India. 

    Royal Botanical Garden, Peradeniya is about 5.5 km to the west from the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is near the Mahaweli River It is renowned for its collection of orchids. The garden includes more than 4000 species of plants, including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Attached to it is the National Herbarium of Sri Lanka. 

    Kandy Lake also known as Kiri Muhuda or the Sea of Milk, is an artificial lake in the heart of the hill city of Kandy, Sri Lanka, built in 1807 by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe next to the Temple of the Tooth. 

    Kandyan Dance Performance: The Kandyan dance has become most distinctively Sinhalese and is readily associated with the idea of a National Dance. 

    Optional: Kandy city tour can be even done on Tuk Tuk.. “Kandy by TUK TUK”

    Dinner & Overnight Stay at the Hotel

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 4 :Kandy - Nuwara Eliya (2 Hrs 12 Min – 98 KM)

    Transfer from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya via Ramboda.Bhaktha Hanuman Temple and visit to Tea Factory and Tea Plantation. Afterwards visit Seetha Amman Temple.

    Visit en route Hanuman Temple at Ramboda & Ramboda waterfalls.

    Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple

    It is believed that Lord Hanuman was searching for Sitadevi from these hills of Ramboda.

    Note: Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka has built a temple with Lord Hanuman as the presiding deity on this hill. On every full moon day special poojas are conducted and witnessed by thousands of devotees. The status of Lord Hanuman here is carved out of granite and is 16 feet in height.

    Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 5 :Nuwara Eliya

    Nuwara Eliya city tour : 

    Nuwara Eliya meaning "the city of dawn" is the town at the highest elevation (about 2000m above 

    sea level) in Sri Lanka and its tallest peak, Piduruthalagala (2555m) could be seen from here. 

    Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of the tea country and you can visit a plantation and a factory enroute here and witness how the famous "Ceylon Tea" is brewed.

    Hakgala Botnical Garden :

    The Gardens (27ha) were established in 1860 as an experimental Cinchona plantation from which the anti- malarial drug quinine is derived. Subsequently the gardens were used for experiments in acclimatizing temperate-zone plants to life in tropics. 

    The Victoria Park is a public park located in Nuwara Eliya,  Originally the park was the research field of Hakgala Botanical Garden. The park was formally named in 1897 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. 

    Gregory Lake was build under the period of British Governor Sir William Gregory in 1873. This is the most prominent attraction in Nuwara Eliya and all the vistors used to come here and spent some time by the lake and relax. This was used as a place for water sports and for re-recreational activities.

    Overnight stay at the hotel.

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 6 :Nuwara Eliya - Bentota (4 Hrs 38 Min – 209 KM)

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Transfer from Nuwara eliya to Bentota.

    St. Clair's Falls is one of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka and is commonly known as the "Little Niagara of Sri Lanka". The waterfalls consist of two falls called "Maha Ella" & "Kuda Ella. St Clair's falls are the 20th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka.

    Devon Falls is a waterfall in Sri Lanka, situated 6 km west of Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya District on A7 highway. The Waterfall is 97 meters high and ranked 19th highest in the Island. 

    Dinner &overnight stay at the hotel.

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 7 :Bentota

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Bentota city tour.

    Bentota is a coastal town in Sri Lanka,  Bentota is situated on the southern bank of the Bentota River mouth, at an elevation of 3 meters (9.8 ft) above the sea level. The name of the town is derived from a mythical story which claims a demon named 'Bem' ruled the tota or river bank. Optional visit to.


    Visit to the turtle hatchery in Kosgoda. Five of the world's 8 species of turtles nest in Sri Lankan beaches. The Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda is a conservation project that is helping to sustain and enhance the stability of sea turtles. Where you can see five species of turtles-Green Turtles Hawksbill Turtle, Loggerhead Turtle, Leatherback Turtle and Olive Ridley Turtle.

    En route boat ride at Maadu River.

    The Maadu River offers very popular boat trips down the river where you can arrange to visit temples, cinnamon estates and other nature resorts. This area is a preserved wild life sanctuary.

    Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel.

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 8 :Bentota - Colombo (1 Hr 40 Min – 81 KM)

    Breakfast at the hotel 

    Transfer from Bentota to Colombo. 


    Colombo is the business and commercial center and the new capital is Sri Jayawardhanapura Kotte, only a few miles away. Colombo was only a small seaport. Colombo became the capital of Sri Lanka in 1815 after Kandyan Kingdom was ceded to the British. The remains of the buildings during the period of the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule are found in every area of the city. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area where there is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, the Kayman’s Gate with the Belfry at the original gate to enter the Fort, the Dutch Church of Wolfendhaal dating back to 1749, Kelaniya Buddhist Temple dating to 6th C.B.C., Davatagaha Mosque, Colombo Museum and the Natural History Museum are some of the sites to be visited. Dinner at Outside restaurant. 

    Overnight stay at the hotel.

    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
  • Day 9 :Depart

    Breakfast at the hotel 

    Transfer from Colombo to Airport for departure. 

    We bid you farewell and look forward to see you soon again on another adventure. 

    • Breakfast
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