Sri Lanka is one of most magical Island of the world surrounded by golden beaches. The wide sandy pristine beaches offer you an exceptional beach vacation. If you are a beach person, do not forget to bring the surfboard as we have one of best surfing paradises around the coast. Not only that Sri Lanka is a paradise for snorkeling, scuba diving and other water sports at the beach. You will stay comfy and spectacular beach hotels while enjoying the best sea food, chilled coconut and tropical cocktails.
Negombo is a major tourist destination in Sri Lanka. This city is an ideal and liberal place with luxury, tropical life style, for those who want quick access to and from the country’s main international airport and also to Colombo city. The 100 km long canal network running through the city is still used, and outrigger canoes and modern water-craft ply this route daily, for trade and tourist purposes. Remnants of colonization include the Dutch fort built in 1672, as well as centuries-old Portuguese and Dutch houses, Administrative buildings, Churches and the ceiling frescoes of St. Mary’s Cathedral. Negombo is also home to the country’s second-largest fish market, also locally famous as being called the “Lellama (Lel-La-Ma)”, at the north end of the town’s lagoon. There are daily fish auctions, which give tourists a chance to meet the area’s fishermen, buy fish and even organize fishing trips into the lagoon and the ocean beyond. Beach Vacations in Sri Lanka
* Overnight stay in Negombo.
After Breakfast and leave for Anuradhapura Ancient City. Anuradhapura is the birthplace of Sinhala civilization & one of the world’s largest archeological sites. It is considered as the greatest monastic city of the ancient world, & was founded in the 5th century BC. Beach Vacations in Sri Lanka
Do the ancient tour of Anuradhapura.
* Overnight stay in Anuradhapura
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the beautiful sandy beaches of the east coast “Pasikudah”. Pasikuda beach, recognized as one of safest beaches in Sri Lanka is very famous among the travelers who travel around the Sri Lankan tourism areas. Known for its sun-kissed beaches, one of the best seaside areas to visit when in the Eastern Coast is Pasikuda Beach. Located in the Batticaloa district.
*Overnight stay in Pasikudah
*Overnight stay in Pasikudah Bea
Check out from your hotel in Pasikudah and you will be transferred to Sigiriya and explore the ancient wonder “Sigiriya Lion Rock”
Sigiriya is an ancient palace located in the central Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres (660 ft) high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa, this site was selected by King Kasyapa (477 – 495 CE) for his new capital. He built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. The name of this place is derived from this structure —Sīhāgiri, the Lion Rock. The capital and the royal palace was abandoned after the king’s death. It was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century. Beach Vacations in Sri Lanka
* Overnight stay in Sigiriya
Breakfast at the hotel and leave for Kandy. En- Route visit Dambulla Golden Rock Temple (Dambulla Cave Temple)
Golden Rock is a cave temple which dates back to the 1st Century .BC. Its rock ceiling is one large sweep of colorful frescoes which depict Buddhist mythology and the tales of the Buddha’s previous births. The caves house the largest collection of Buddha statues in one place.
After Golden Rock Temple leave for Kandy en route visit Matale Spice Garden.
Reach Kandy and Visit Temple of Tooth. In the Evening view the cultural show
Kandy is the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is also the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988. Beach Vacations in Sri Lanka
* Overnight stay in Kandy
Breakfast at the Hotel and Leave for Nuwara Eliya. En route visit Tea Factory, Tea Plantation and Scenic Ramboda Waterfall.
Nuwara Eliya is a city, in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The city name meaning is “ Little England” , “city on the plain (table land)” or “city of light”. The city is the administrative capital of Nuwara Eliya District, with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. It is located at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) and is considered to be the most important location for Tea production in Sri Lanka. The city is overlooked by Pidurutalagala, the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya is also known for the temperate, cool climate, the city is known for being the coolest area in Sri Lanka.
* Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya
Check out from your hotel and travel to Tissamaharama.
Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public, and also adjoining parks. The blocks have individual names such as, Ruhuna National Park (block 1) and Kumana National Park or ‘Yala East’ for the adjoining area. It is situated in the southeast region of the country, and lies in Southern Province and Uva Province. The park covers 979 square kilometres (378 sq mi) and is located about 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Colombo. Yala was designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1900, and, along with Wilpattu was one of the first two national parks in Sri Lanka, having been designated in 1938. The park is best known for its variety of wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan elephants, Sri Lankan leopards and aquatic birds. Beach Vacations in Sri Lanka
* Overnight stay in Yala
Early morning go for a wild life safari tour to Yala National Park. After Yala safari tour, proceed to Tangalle for the southern beach stay.
The palm fringed bay and picturesque coves of Tangalle are a natural treasure. This is a lazy town littered with gentle reminders of the Dutch days of the 18th century and beautiful villas looking out over the shimmering sands of Seenimodera. Located 195 kilometres form the beautiful capital of Colombo and 35km east of Matara, is a pleasant fishing port situated on one of the finest and largest bays in the island, which is protected from the ocean by an enclosing reef. You can arrive at this exquisite destination both by train and bus or hired transport within 4 to 5 hours. Exhibiting fine beaches which are good for swimming and more than reasonable for diving, Tangalle is a popular beach destination on the south coast. Beach Vacations in Sri Lanka
*Overnight stay in Tangalle
You will have a relaxing day at the beach while tasting coconut and delicious sea food.
*Overnight stay in Tangalle
You will have a relaxing day at the beach and evening visit the ancient “Mulkirigala Buddhist Temple”.
*Overnight stay in Tangalle
Check out from your hotel in Tangalle and transfer to the capital of Sri Lanka “Colombo”.
Colombo is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka. Colombo has a population of 555,031 in the city limits. It is the financial center of the island and a popular tourist destination
* Over Night stay in Colombo
Transfer back to your return flight back home from Colombo after an amazing tour of Sri Lanka.