Sri Lanka Highlights is the tour package to capture the tiny yet diverse island within 06 days and 05 nights. It includes journeys among a heritage site, among the tea plantations, in the hill country and among the sandy beaches of down south.
Arrival and greeted by a Camlo Lanka Representative and transferred to your hotel in Sigiriya / Habarana, Afternoon visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Sigiriya Lion Rock palace and fortress complex. Sigiriya rock and the surrounding area were converted into a city complex by King Kashyapa in the 5th Century. It gets the name from the sculpture of a lion face and paws built on the northern side of the rock, mainly you get the chance to climb the rock and marvel at the ancient constructions and engineering! Overnight in Sigiriya.
Drive to Kandy via Dambulla and Matale. Visit the Dambulla Golden Cave Temple dating back more than 2200 years, en route visit a spice garden and observe how the spices are grown and used in traditional medicine such as Ayurveda. Evening, arrive at Kandy which was the Capital of Sri Lanka from 1592 to 1815 and is the cultural center of the island. In the evening, you can experience a cultural dance performance and visit the Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic. Overnight in Kandy.
After breakfast, visit the city and the Peradeniya Botanical Garden, dating back to the 14th Century. It was turned into a botanical garden in the 1821 during the British colonial period. Afternoon drive to Nuwara Eliya via beautiful tea plantations, en route visit a tea factory and experience how the world’s best tea is produced. Evening, arrive in Nuwara Eliya. Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.
Drive down to South for your beach stay at Unawatuna via Kithulgala where the classical 2nd World War movie “Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed in 1957. Check in to the hotel in Unawatuna / Mirissa and visit the main attractions in the suroounding for example the Jungle Beach. Overnight in Unawatuna / Mirissa.
Visit the optional activities in Unawatuna / Mirissa and the surrounding such as sea turtke hatchery and mangrove boat ride along the river. Afterwards drive to Colombo, the commercial capital of the island. Overnight in Colombo.
Morning after breakfast, visit the main attractions of Colombo city including shopping. Evening leave to the airport for your departure flight.