Sri Lanka Tour Itinerary 16 Days Moments Of A Lifetime
Explore the best of Island this 16 day tour includes star class hotel accommodation and you will be promisingly entertaining, exciting and full of new experiences Glorious beaches in Mirissa, Trincomalee, world heritage site Sigiriya , and Memorable place in Kandy and Ella this tour covers a good range of places in Sri Lanka of your interest.
The Kandy to Ella train ride in Sri Lanka is considered one of the most beautiful train rides in the world. It is well known for its railway architecture of the British colonial era in 1864. You will get an excellent view of this bridge among the tea plantations from the hills around it. The train that runs over the bridge passing through the tunnel is very scenic.
Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala
The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grand children born in the same location.
Kandy is a large city in central Sri Lanka. It’s set on surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and biodiverse rainforest. The city’s heart is scenic Kandy Lake Visit a Gem Museum, Art & Craft
The historic rock of the same name dominates the landscape of World Heritage-listed Sigiriya in 5th century CE.
Dambulla Caves Temple
Dambulla Caves. Dating back to the 1st century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Asia. It has five caves under a vast overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. In 1938 the architecture was embellished with arched colonnades and gabled entrances. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with intricate patterns of religious images following the contours of the rock.
Visit a spice garden in Matale to see many different types of spices Sri Lanka is famous for. Just 25 km from the hill capital of Kandy, the Matale spice gardens are among the best on the island.
Royal Botanical Garden in Kandy
The finest of its kind in Asia, the largest of the botanical gardens of Sri Lanka, couldn’t be better located. In the Mediterranean climate of Kandy, the gateway to the Central Highlands, the Gardens, at an elevation of 500 meters above sea-level were tightly bounded on three sides by a loop of River Mahaweli (Great sandy river), the largest river of Sri Lanka
Temple of the Tooth–
An important symbol of Sri Lanka. It is believed that whoever holds the tooth relic, holds the governance of the country.
Labookellie Tea Factory
Tea Factory is a convenient factory to visit as it’s right on the roadside. Its tours are very brief, but do include a free cup of tea
9 Arch Bridge-
The magnificent Nine Arch Bridge, located between Ella and Demodara station is one of the awe-inspiring engineerings marvels of the early 20th century
Little Adam’s Peak
The scenic hike to Little Adam’s Peak unveils lush landscapes and rewards you with sweeping views of the mountainside.
Step into the wild, take a safari to leopard country. Drive through Sri Lanka’s Yala National park, the second largest and the most visited National Park in Sri Lanka
Mirissa Whale watching
whale watching. The ever-smiling, mischievous dolphins will put on a show while some of the oldest and the largest sea creatures.
Sea Turtle Hatchery & Rescue Center
Turtle hatchery about the different kinds of turtles, the injuries and risks they suffer in the oceans and how the sanctuary project works
Madu RiverSafari is a popular activity which is located in the south of Sri Lanka near Galle. The water of the river is dotted with small islands and the banks are all covered with lush mangrove trees.
There are seven wells in a square shape. Wells are only 3–4 feet deep and you can clearly see the bottom. The temperature is considerably high but vary slightly from one spring to another
Hindu Temple. Koneswaram Temple or Tirukoneswaram Kovil is situated on top of Swami Rock. This temple is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva,
The island is beautiful rock pools with white sands and glittering coral gardens snorkeling almost as satisfying as diving, and it’s home to dozens of corals, hundreds of reef fish (including blacktip reef sharks) and turtles
Minneriya National Park
One of the best places to see wild elephants, the beautiful park is a nature lovers’ delight. Jeep safaris through the dense forest are thrilling; the park opens up near the water tank where you can witness hundreds of elephants, especially during the dry season
Devon Falls is one of the most popular waterfall in the country especially due to its clear view from the popular Hatton Nuwara Eliya Road the waterfall 97 meters in height is situated on the Kotmale Oya River. Devon fall stands at an altitude of 1140 m above sea level.
kitulgala white water rafting
Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest and is one of the wettest places in the country. is also a base for white-water rafting, which starts a few kilometers upstream and also popular as a location for adventure-based training programs.
Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) or Hotel in Colombo around.
As per the convenient of passenger we suggest arrive early before 9:00 am for prompt departure.
Approximately 8:30 PM
You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo city or Airport, by our chauffeur guide and commence the 16 days tour Kandy, Ella, Yala, and Galle with convenient round-trip transportation, you can relax on the transfers to and from Colombo.
Day 1 . Arrival-Pick up | Negombo
Arrival (Airport to Negombo – 8 Km – 18m ) AAfter pickup from Airport transfer to Negambo Check in to your hotel and rest for a few hours before capturing the streets of Negombo on a city tour. You will visit the colonial remains of the Dutch period, a Buddhist temple, and a catholic church. You will get close to slow life in the local fishing villages; walk the lively fish market, and the bustling bazaar. Optional Boat trip through the Dutch canal, lagoon Overnight Accommodation Negambo - * Hotel
Day 2. Negombo | Sigiriya
Morning (Negombo to Sigiriya -145km 3h, 23m) After breakfast we will visit the Sigiriya UNESCO world heritage site. Evening visit Sigiriya Museum; brimming with cultural, historical and archaeological treasures after visit Knuckle Mountain Rage enjoy the sunset Overnight Accommodation - * Hotel in Sigiriya
Day 3. Sigiriya | Trincomalee
Morning (Sigiriya to Trincomalee - 107k -2h ) After breakfast we will visit Hot springs at Kanniyai, Koneswaram temple & Swamy Rock also known locally as lover’s leap. Overnight Accommodation -* Hotel in Trincomalee
Day 4. Trincomalee
After breakfast we will visit the pigeon Island National Park he national park contains some of the best remaining coral reefs of Sri Lanka and is one of the only two marine national parks of Sri Lanka
Day 5. Tricomalee | Minneriya | Polonnaruwa
Morning (Tricomalee to Minneriya -86 Km 1h, 38m) After breakfast we will visit Minneriya National Park One of the best places to see wild elephants. Evening (Minneriya to Polonnaruwa -21km, 27m) visit Polonnaruwa Vatadages, Dalada Maluwa quadrangle. Overnight Accommodation - * Hotel in Polonnaruwa
Day 6. Polonnaruwa -Kandy
Morning (Polonnaruwa to Dambulla - 70km -1h, 30m) Visit Dambulla coves temple UNESCO World Heritage site. Evening (Dambulla to Matale -49k - 1h 30m ) Visit Spice Garden - different kinds of Sri Lankan spices & Kandy Lake, Gem Museum, Art & Craft. Overnight Accommodation - *Hotel in Kandy
Day 7. Kandy | peradeniya
Morning ( Kandy to peradeniya - 6km 17m) After breakfast we will be visiting the Royal Botanical garden the Largest Botanical Garden in Sri Lanka. Evening (Peradeniya to Kandy -6k - 17m) visit Temple of the Tooth -an important symbol of Sri Lanka. Overnight Accommodation - * Hotel in Kandy
Day 8. Kandy | Pinnawala | Kitulgala,
Morning (Kandy to Pinnawala - 39km 1h ) After breakfast we will visit Pinnawala nursery and captive breeding ground of wild Asian Elephants; enjoy the elephant bath (river), Milk feeding to baby elephants and you can ride on an Elephant. Evening (Pinnawala to Kitulgala - 2h 64km) Experience White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. Overnight Accommodation - * Hotel in Kitulgala
Day 9. Kitulgala | Nuwara Eliya
Morning (Kitulgala to Nuwara Eliya - 71km, 2h) After breakfast will visit Devon Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in the country. Evening visit victoria park This is one of the country's most attractive, and best-maintained, town parks in Nuwara Eliya and George lake this lake is popular with tourists can enjoy strolling the footpaths, taking out a swan-shaped pedal boat, trotting around on a pony, jet skis or speedboats around the lake. Overnight Accommodation - * Nuwara Eliya
Day 10. Nuwara Eliya | Horton Plains National Par
Morning (Nuwara Eliya to Horton plains - 28km 1h) After breakfast we will visit Horton Plains National Park is covered by montane grassland and cloud forest. This plateau at an altitude of 2,100–2,300 meters is rich in biodiversity and many species found here are endemic to the region. Overnight Accommodation - * Nuwara Eliya
Day 11. Nuwara Eliya | Ella - Train Ride
Morning (Nuwara Eliya to Ella ) After breakfast train trip an absolute must-do magnificent views and visit Ella 9 Arch Bridge - Inspiring engineering marvel of early 20th century. Evening hiking Little Adam’s Peak and Ella rock. Overnight Accommodation -Hotel in Ella
Day 12. Yala | Mirissa
Morning (Ella to Yala - 88km - 2h ) After breakfast we will visit Yala take a safari to leopard country. Evening (Yala to Mirissa 128km - 2h ) relax at Mirissa beach. Overnight Accommodation. *Hotel in Mirissa
Day 13. Mirissa
A totally free day with no plans. A free day for you to relax and enjoy the beach, to explore the surroundings on foot. Or Early Morning Dolphin & Whale Watching sea Safari Activities
Day 14. Mirissa | Galle
Morning ( Mirissa to Galle - 40km 50M) After breakfast visit Galle fort was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, Evening sightseen & relax at the hotel. Accommodation -*Hotel Bentota
Day 15 Bentota
Morning After breakfast visit Sea Turtle Hatchery & Rescue Center - how the sanctuary project works. Evening (Hikkaduwa to Balapitiya -15k - 24m) Visit Madu Riverboat Safari. Overnight Accommodation.*Hotel in Bentota
Day 16. Bentota | Airport
Bentota to Airport - 104k - 1h, 30m: Check out any time today, or option to stay on a little while longer. Whichever you decide, our guides will be on hand to help out.