The Grand tour of Srilanka includes the major palces of Srilanka, which are worth visiting. In this tour one will experience the city of Colombo, Sigiriya where there is the famous Sigiriya rock, the Dambulla cave temple, Cultural dances and city tour of Kandy. You will also experience the natural Botanical Garden and Tea Gardens along with the natural wildlife safari in the Yala National Park in Tissamaharama.
Srilanka Grand Tour
Srilanka Grand Tour
Day 1: Colombo/Dambulla:
Driving Duration: 4 hours/ 178 KM.
Upon your arrival in Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, our representative will meet and welcome you and transfer you to Dambulla. On the way, you can have a short stopover nearby the Spice Garden where all sort of spices and herbs are described. As you reach Dambulla, you will check-in to the hotel. Overnight hotel in Dambulla.
Day 2: Dambulla/Sigiriya/Dambulla:
Driving Duration: 30 minutes/ 16 KM.
After taking breakfast in the hotel, you will visit the Dambulla Cave Temple; a UNESCO World Heritage site. Afterwards, climb the famous Sigiriya rock, which was also assigned a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. In evening do the Sigiriya Village tour in an Ox- cart, where you can also have a traditional Sri Lankan lunch in a tree house. Overnight Hotel in Dambulla.
Day 3: Dambulla - Kandy:
Driving Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes/ 90 KM.
Today, you will drive to Kandy. Kandy is about 90 KM far from Dambulla and it will take around 2.5 hours to reach there. Here, you will visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. It is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy and is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy. In the evening, you can enjoy the cultural show where all the traditional dances are performed by the local people. Overnight Hotel in Kandy.
Day 4: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya:
Driving Duration: 2 hours and 40 minutes/ 85 KM.
In the morning after having breakfast, you will have a city tour of Kandy and visit the Botanical Garden. Later on, drive to Kitulgala and have fun with the beautiful scenery of the surrounding places and the river. On the way to Nuwara Eliya, you will visit a tea factory where you can observe the tea plantations and waterfalls. The total driving distance is 85 KM and it will takes about 2.5 hours to reach there. When you reach Nuwara Eliya, you will check-in to the hotel and Overnight in Hotel.
Day 5: Nuwaraeliya - Ella:
Driving Duration: 2 hours/ 82 KM.
After taking breakfast, you will start train trip from Nuwara Eliya to Ella, approximately 3 hours. During the Journey, you will enjoy the beauty of Sri Lanka while passing through the middle of the tea plantations and vegetable gardens. In Ella, you will visit Little Adam's Peak; which offers splendid views of the surrounding area. Overnight Hotel in Ella.
Day 6: Ella - Tissamaharama:
Driving Duration: 2 hours/ 88 KM.
In the morning, you will commence driving to Tissamaharama after you have your breakfast in the hotel, and as you reach Tissamaharama, you will check-in at the hotel. After some time, you will get ready and experience the Yala Safari in the early afternoon and after spending 3-4 hours in Yala National Park, you will be transferred back to the hotel. Overnight Hotel in Tissamaharama.
Day 7: Tissamaharama - Mirissa:
Driving Duration: 3 hours/ 120 KM.
You will have your breakfast in the hotel and you will check-out from the hotel and commence drive to Mirissa. In Mirissa, you can have fun with scuba diving, whale watching (depending on the season). Overnight Hotel in Mirissa.
Day 8: Mirissa - Bentota:
Driving Duration: 2 hours/ 90 KM.
Today, you will visit the Hummanaya Blow Hole which is the second largest blow hole in the world. After that you will visit the famous Galle Fort. Here, you will also see the moonstone mine in Hikkaduwa and the Kosgoda turtle farm. As you reach to Bentota, you will check-in to the hotel. Overnight Hotel in Bentota.
Day 9: Free day in Bentota:
Today is your free day in Bentota. You can stroll around the surroundings on your own and explore the Bentota city. Overnight Hotel in Bentota.
Day 10: Bentota/Colombo:
Driving Duration: 2 hour / 83 KM.
After having breakfast in the hotel, you will be transferred to the capital city Colombo and then to the international airport to catch your flight to your onward destination.
Srilanka Grand Tour
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