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Facets of Sri Lanka tour

Facets of Sri Lanka tour

4 Nights/ 5 Days

Detailed Tour Itenerary

Anuradhapura - Minneriya National Park – Polonnaruwa - Colombo

Day 01 - Airport – Anuradhapura travel time approx.- 4 hours

  • Arrive at airport

  • Travel to Anuradhapura

  • Evening visit Anuradhapura

  • Overnight at hotel

Upon arrival at airport you will Meet & assist by our Srilanka office representative. Later you will drive to Anuradhapura. On arrival check-in at hotel.

In the evening you will visit Anuradhapura sites.

Anuradhapura city tour

Anuradapura was first settled by Anuradha, a follower of Prince Vijaya the founder of the Sinhala race. Later, it was made the Capital by King Pandukabhaya about 380 B.C.According to the Mahavamsa, the epic of Sinhala History, King Pandukabhaya's city was a model of planning. Precincts were set aside for huntsmen, for scavengers and for heretics as well as for foreigners. There were hostels and hospitals, at least one Jain chapel, and cemeteries for high and low castes. A water supply was assured by the construction of tanks, artificial reservoirs, of which the one called after himself exists to this day under the altered name of Baswakkulam.

Overnight stay at Anuradhapura Hotel

Day 02 - Anuradhapura – Minneriya National Park – Polonnaruwa Travel time approx. – 3 hours

  • Breakfast at hotel

  • Check-out from hotel

  • Drive to Polonnaruwa

  • Visit Minneriya National Park

After breakfast transfer to Polonaruwa for site seeing and Minneriya safari.

Enrout you will enjoy Minneriya Safari

More spectacular than possibly any other wildlife event in Sri Lanka is what is known as the ‘The Gathering’. During the dry season (July to Septembers) when water supplies start to diminish, more and more animals congregate around the Minneriya reservoir where grasses are rich and fertile. For several months of this drought season different herds of wild elephants gather at the reservoir. They come from the areas beyond Minneriya, and at any one time it is possible to witness up to 300-400 elephants. They are not migrating, they simply ‘gather’, to socialize, bathe, feed and possibly mate.

Later you will visit Polonnaruwa

For three centuries Polonnaruwa was a royal capital of both the Chola and Sinhalese kingdoms.

Although nearly 1000 years old, it is much younger than Anuradhapura and generally in better repair. The monuments are arranged in a reasonably compact garden setting and their development is easier to follow. All in all, you’ll probably find Polonnaruwa the easier of the two ancient capitals to appreciate.

Overnight stay at Polonnaruwa Hotel

Day 03 - Polonnaruwa – White Water Rafting Kitulgala – Colombo Travel Time Approx 5 Hours

  • Breakfast at hotel

  • Check-out from hotel

  • Drive to Colombo

  • On the way enjoy white water rafting at Kitugala

  • Overnight at hotel in Colombo

After breakfast checkout at the hotel Transfer to Colmbo, On the way do White water rafting at Kitulgala White water rafting Experience White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. The distance covered is around 5 KMs. The river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, with a memorable Experience during your White Water Rafting Tour in Kitulagala.

Countinue journey to Colombo .

Overnight stay at Colombo Hotel

Day 04 - Colombo

  • Breakfast at hotel

  • Visit Colombo

  • Free time

  • Overnight at hotel

After Breakfast Colombo City and shopping in Colombo Area

A drive through the city will take you to Fort and Pettah - the commercial area of the city and tree-lined Colombo 7 - Cinnamon Gardens. Colombo 3, 4, 5 & 8 are the prime residential areas of the City. The Hindu Temple at Sea Street - lined with goldsmith shops, the Dutch Church at Wolfendhal dating back to 1749, the historic Devatagaha Mosque, Independence Square, BMICH, Gangaramaya Temple and Colombo Museum are some of the attractions in Colombo.

Colombo largest shopping malls- Majestic city Colombo 04, ODEL, Liberty plaza, and etc..

Overnight stay at Colombo Hotel.

Day 05 - Colombo – Airport Travel Time approx. 45 minutes

  • Check-out from Hotel

  • Departure transfer

Intime you will be transfer from Colombo to airport for departure flight.

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