Sri Lanka itinerary for 7 days / Heritage

Explore Sri Lanka with your family and discover alluring beaches, incredible heritage attractions and amazing wildlife. In Sri Lanka, “the pearl of the Indian Ocean,” you can enjoy the holiday of a lifetime as a family. Admire massive temples, relax on golden beaches and see elephants up close.

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Day 1

          Negombo

The wide sandy beaches and the safe sea are the main attractions of Negombo and it is perfectly located within 7 km from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake, Sri Lanka. With a stash of decent hotel and restaurants to suit all pockets, a friendly local community. Fishermen of lagoon take their bulk of Lobster, crab and prawn to the auction too. Most of the fish end up being bought by restaurant, hotels and cafes in the area. The remaining balance of sold fish then taken to the fish market of Lellama to be sold retail at a reasonable price.

Day 2

              Galle (world Heritage)

Galle, said to be the famous Tarshish of the Bible is the Port where the Portuguese first landed in Sri Lanka.  Fortified by the Dutch who ruled maritime Sri Lanka in the 17th and 18th centuries, the city still retains the air of old Holland.  Old Dutch Churches and monuments with armorial bearings, well preserved Fort and ramparts, imposing crested and monogrammed gateway dated 1669, described as most wonderful beach location by the nature, Unawatuna is one of the best Scuba Diving Locations in Sri Lanka. It is famous beach, Scuba Diving, Surfing and Sea Food in Sri Lankan Style. The Jungle Beach, Roomassagla Hills, Kathaluwa Temple, Galle Fort are nearby interesting places.  It is famous beach for Sea Food in Sri Lankan Style.

Day 3

                       Udawalawa (National Park)

This park has an amazing array of animal and birdlife, with more herds of wild elephant than anywhere else in Sri Lanka. Following lunch, discover how this majestic creature has been part of Sri Lankan culture for centuries during a visit to the nearby Elephant Transit Home. Run by the Sri Lankan Department of Wildlife Conservation, ETH provides shelter for orphaned or abandoned baby elephants with the aim of releasing them into the wild. Arriving at a viewing platform at feeding time ensures you’ll get to see the elephant’s only metres away! Once feeding is over, hop in a jeep for a safari inside the park. Wildlife regularly spotted here includes macaques and larger monkeys, spotted deer, crocodiles and sometimes even leopards. This is a real safari experience, nothing like a zoo or safari park – truly an adventure for all ages! We check into our campsite around 6pm after a full day of adventure.

 

Day-4

                    Kandy (World Heritage site)

Kandy – the World Heritage Site & last royal capital of Sri Lankan kings – crafts an array of culture, history and heritage in the minds of visitors across the globe. Experience an ancient Kandyan legacy engraved around its crown jewel, the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha. A stroll across this small lakeside town – cradled among the misty hills – will feature the Kandy City Centre – bundled with latest and world class brands, bazaar, an arts & crafts centre, as well as a gem museum & lapidary

Day 5

                Sigiriya (World Heritage site)

Sigiriya Rock Fortress, considered one of the amazing wonders of the Ancient World that truly needs to be witnessed to be believed. Located in the interior of Sri Lanka and The magnificent rock fortress of Sigiriya is visible for miles from all directions and dominates the surrounding plain. Sigiriya which was an ancient castle built by King Kasyapa during the 5th century AD is both a palace and fortress. The climb up Sigiriya is a challenge and takes about 90 minutes. You will pass by many peculiar parts of the fortress like The Mirror Wall, world famous Sigiriya Frescoes and the entrance to the Lion Gate. The ruins of this 5th century fortress (declared a World Heritage Site in 1982) are one of Sri Lanka’s major attractions, a stu-pendous sight to behold and a feat of consummate engineering skill. A switchback series of steps (sometimes very steep and somewhat precarious) ascends to the top and half-way up, tucked beneath a sheltering overhang of rock, are the famous Sigiriya Damsels. These frescoes, their ancient colours still glowing, once covered an area of some 140 metres in length and are the only ancient non-religious paintings to have survived into modern times. On arriving at the summit (200m) we are presented with some magnificent views of the surrounding country, as well as the remains of what is left of the palace of King Kassapa. Returning to the base of the fortress,

Day 6

          Polonnaruwa  (World Heritage site)

The ancient city of Polonnaruwa, which reached its height of glory in the 12th century. The city still has many interesting and spectacular buildings and monuments. There is the Royal Palace Group with its Audience Hall, Bathing Pool and Quadrangle – a very compact collection of ruins. Close by is the Circular Relic House, a curious round structure with a beautifully preserved moonstone carved at the foot of a flight of steps? Another famous feature of the deserted city is the group of carved images of the Buddha known as Galvihara. Here there are four colossal figures, all of which are hewn out of solid granite.

Day-7

                Anuradhapura (World Heritage site)

Anuradhapura – one of the greatest and oldest civilizations in the world starring 113 kings and spanning over 1300 years in its peak, vows of being the greatest city of ancient Sri Lanka following its reign as the first capital. The sapphire of its crown is certainly the Sri Maha Bodhi, the sacred BO sapling extracted from the tree under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment. Standing more than 220 years in its pride.

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  Luxury Accommodation                                       Sum (May-Oct) / Win (Nov-Apr)

 Double per person upwards                                                      $    /       $

Economy Accommodation                                   Sum (May-Oct)     /     Win (Nov-Apr)

 Sigiriya–                                   http://sigirimaima.com/

Kandy –                                      http://kandyriversidevilla.com/

Ella-                                             http://www.ellamountheaven.com/

Udawalawa –                              http://ashramsrilanka.org/

Galle–                                          https://tartarugahotel.business.site/

Double per person upwards                                         $  475         /        $ 575

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