Upon arrival at the Airport you will meet Vishwa Lanka Representative welcome you warmly.
You will meet Vishwa Lanka Tours Representative on Arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport and transfer to the hotel. Spend the night in your free time or visit the local market
IAfter breakfast, continue visiting the cultural center Sri Lanka Habarana which is 175 km / approximately 4.5 hours. Arrival in Khabaran. Check in to your hotel and spend your free time. In the afternoon, use the jeep safari in the Minneri National Park * (25 km / 45 minutes). Located between Habarana and Polonnaruwa, 8,890 hectares of the National Park of Minneria are formed by green forests and mixed shrubs and home to predators such as sambaras, leopards and elephants. However, the main feature of the park is the old Minneri reservoir. During the dry season (from June to September), this reservoir is an extraordinary place where elephants come to swim and graze, as well as a large flock of birds that come. *The National Park would be either Minneria or Kawudulla due to movement of elephant.
This morning, you will visit Lion Rock, known as "Sigiriya Fortress Rock" which takes around 45minutes to climb up. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is an impressive stone fortress, and this is one of the main attractions of Sri Lanka. The most impressive aspects of this unique complex are the water parks, the beautiful female mural paintings, the walls with old mirrors, the lion's platform and a peak of 1.6 hectares, completely covered with buildings during the triumph of Sigiriya. Built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD), "The Lion's Rock" is an incredibly beautiful fortress that rises 200 m from the forest. The rock is the deepest fortress of a fortified city of 70 hectares, and the base is surrounded by moons, gardens and extensive gardens. Fresco is famous all over the world (originally 500, there are only 19 left), which is found in a stone pocket protected against the spiral staircase, painted with earth pigment in the plaster. The staircase that leads to the upper part passes through the mouth of a squat lion, but today there is only one large foot that shows a large proportion of head. The remains of the Royal Castle are beautifully situated at the top, and many caves for meditation, common platforms and restrooms complement the unique site. Then you go south to the capital of Mount Kandy (105 km / around 3-3.5 hours). Finally, we arrived at the famous city of Kandy . The last kingdom of Sri Lanka, Kandy has a special place in every heart of Sri Lanka, because it is a Temple of the Tooth, a sacred tooth of the Lord Buddha. At night you can see a cultural dance show of Sri Lanka, after which you will visit the famous Temple of the Tooth, known as "Sri Dalada Maligawa", located in the hill town of Kandy. This is an important refuge for Buddhists to preserve the Buddha's teeth. Sri Dalada Maligawa is famous for sculpture and work of art, unique in Sri Lanka. The most important part of Dalada Maligawa is the octagonal (Pathirppuwa). Sri Dalada Maligawa is the most sacred temple in Sri Lanka. Thousands of people march every day to assist His Majesty. Overnight Stay in Kandy
After breakfast, you will visit Royal Botanical Gardens which takes 45 minutes, Located at an altitude of 460 meters above sea level near Kandy and surrounded by the Mahaweli River on three sides, Peradeniya Botanical Garden was founded in 1824. One of the best collections of plants and trees and most valuable in the world which home to more of 4000 species, indoor and outdoor. Giant trees of the "Ficus" family, some bamboo trees and palm trees in the world, rare Ayurvedic plants, house of orchids, garden herbs, timber trees such as ebony, teak, lemon, mahogany, tamarind and and so on. D. They can be seen here. Most of the honored guests who visited Sri Lanka, such as Queen Elizabeth, Marshal Tito, Chancellor Henry Kiesinger and Yuri Gagarin, planted unforgettable trees in the park. Then you will go to the quiet city of Nuwara Eliya (92 km / approximately 3 hours). When you arrive in Nuwara Eliya, spend a day in your free time and enjoy a free city guide. Visit also tea trees and plantations. It is considered one of the most beautiful parks in South Asia and started as a recreational park by the Sinhalese king. Grow all kinds of tropical and medium-sized trees and flowers, and special houses with orchids and cacti are too beautiful to be true. The special features are the orchid house, which presents a collection of beautiful orchids in Sri Lanka, safaris, spice gardens and trees planted by famous visitors to the island.
This morning, you will spend 2 to 3 hours on foot, approximately 9 km to the Horton Plains National Park About Horton Plains Plateau of the highest national park in Sri Lanka, at an altitude of 2,100 meters above sea level in the central highlands is a beautiful and quiet area with unparalleled views: foggy mountains to meadows, glacial marshes, lakes, and waterfall The best rich tea from Sri Lanka comes from a nearby property. Two main points: impressive views of "Worlds End", where the racks of 1000 meters are submerged in waterfalls and the magnificent waterfalls of the "Bridal Veil" bakers. The flora typical of the level of endemism, butterflies, colorful, many rare species of endemic, resident or migratory birds, and some kind of dress, including Sambhura, carries monkeys, scraping deer, giant squirrel, cat peach, wild boar, rabbit and even recording some very rare observations of Leopard. Ideal place for hiking and cycling with excellent hiking trails and cool weather. Return to the hotel and spend the evening at leisure. Overnight Stay in Nuwara Eliya
This morning, after breakfast, leave the hotel and go to your ecological house, which is in front of the Sinharaya Sanctuary dome has 4-5 Hours traveling from Nuwara Eliya. Overnight Stay in Sinharaja Eco-Lodge
This morning you will leave after breakfast for a 2-3 hour naturalist trip in the Sinharaja rainforest. The Sinharaja Forest Reserve is one of the most unaltered and biologically unique primary forests in Sri Lanka, covering more than 11,000 hectares. The important International Reserve of Man and Biosphere (MAB) was announced in 1978, when UNESCO included it in its international network of biosphere reserves. In addition, it was named National Natural Area in 1988 and received the status of a World Heritage Site in 1989. Located in the humid country site with an average temperature of 23.6 ° C and an annual rainfall of over 2,500 mm, it is endemic to make the ordinary outside world. More than 60% of the trees are endemic and they contain more than 50% of the endemic species of mammals, Sri Lanka, and butterflies, and many species of insects, reptiles, and amphibians are rare. The endemic birds of Sri Lanka are 22 tropical forest species, including the elusive red, green and blue Malkoha forty hanging from Sri Lanka. Return back to your accommodation and spend the rest of the day in your free time. In addition, you can take an extra night walk to discover different adventures and sounds of the landscape in the dark. Overnight Stay in Sinharaja Eco-Lodge
This morning you will visit Elephant Transit Home and will head to Yala which has around 170Km Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Stay in Yala.
Today, there will be two safaris in the Yala National Park, one in the morning and the other in the afternoon. Yala, Sri Lanka's most famous national park is famous for elephants, leopards, bears, crocodiles and wild boars. More than three times larger than Udawalawe with 97,800 hectares, it is the second largest national park in Sri Lanka. It is an open mountainous terrain known to elephants in recent years, but recently the park also gained great fame through publicity on the National Geographic TV Channel Discovery, which has focused on the Leopard research / conservation and identification project. In addition, claims have been made that the Yala National Park has the highest concentration of leopards in the world per square kilometer. The park is mainly forest shrubs with different saltwater lagoons and fresh water. A popular area with leopards is a mound covered in rocks with dense bushes where the animals hide.
Start breakfast for a 2-hour jeep safari from the Bundala National Park, a Ramsar site. Bundala, located on the south coast of the island near Hambantota, this national park is internationally known as "Ramsar" to accommodate more than 20,000 wading birds during the migration season. With five shallow lagoons, sandy beaches, mudflats, marshes and vegetation, this park is home to all species of waterbird inhabitants and is also an important destination for most of the migratory species recorded in Sri Lanka. Elephants, deer and crocodiles are a perfectly normal sight.After the Bundala you will be heading to Galle, Upon arrival in Galle, you will make a walking tour of Fort. Galle, the famous Tarshis of the Bible in which King Solomon received gems and spices, the UNESCO World Heritage site is the port where the Portuguese landed for the first time in Sri Lanka in 1505. Arrested and fortified by The Dutch ruled the sea in Sri Lanka during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the city still retains the air of the ancient Dutch. Inside a well-built fortress of 90 acres and a wall built in 1663 there are ancient churches and monuments with the Dutch emblem, magnificent doors and monograms replete in 1669, many well-preserved Dutch houses and narrow streets that still have their names, Dutch name. Overnight Stay in Galle
Continue along the coast to Bentota. Visit a turtle Hatchery near Kosgoda, where local fishermen help protect turtles from extinction. Kosgoda turtle Hatchery, the eight existing turtle varieties, Sri Lanka has five and all are in danger of extinction. They are the Leathery Turtle; the CloveBacked Ridly Turtle. The Loggerhead Turtle, the Hawksbill Turtle and the Green Turtle. The Hawksbill is slaughtered for its beautifully patterned shell. Save the turtles, nurseries have sprung up along the west coast, especially between Bentota and Kosgoda. The fishermen are paid to take eggs (mainly between November and April) and deliver them to nursery staff who then bury the eggs in the sand inside a protective fence designed to avoid dogs and other hungry predators in the basin. The incubation time varies according to the type of turtle, but with the harp it is between 62 and 65 days and the green turtle 48 to 52. Several thousand baby turtles are released every month. Some breeding sites have been published in publications such as National Geographic and Readers Digest, which have helped fund projects. Arrive at your beach hotel for some time to relax.
Vishwa Lanka Tours representative will drop you off at the Airport Safely.