Plan Your Tour

Explore Ari Lanka Tour - 12 Days

DAY 01 Airport / Negombo

Arrive at the airport & Drive to Negombo

DAY 02 Pinnawala / Dambulla / Habarana

Drive to Habarana & en-route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage & Dambulla Cave Temple

DAY 03 Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Minneriya National Park

Climb the 5th century world famous rock fortress Sigiriya which is also a world heritage site.
Polonnaruwa Anciant city, 216 km from Colombo, was the capital of the island during the medieval period.
Dominated by the ancient Minneriya Tank, this national park has plenty of scrub and light of rest in its 8890 hectares to provide shelter for its toque macaques, sambar deer, leopards and elephants – to name a few.

DAY 04 Spice Gardens / Udawatta Kele Sanctuary / Kandy City Tour

to see many different types of spices Sri Lanka is famous for. Cinnamon, Cardamom, Pepper, Cloves and nut meg are cultivated at the place.
historic forest in the city of Kandy. During the days of the Kandyan kingdom, Udawatta Kele was known as "Uda Wasala Watta" in Sinhalese meaning, "the garden situated above the royal palace".
The center of Kandy is pleasant, a neatly laid out town of colonial buildings, shops and delicious restaurants.

DAY 05 Botanical Garden / Cultural Dance / Visit Temple Of Tooth

Royal Botanical gardens in Peradeniya This is one the most beautiful and largest botanical garden of SriLanka.
Considered as the national dance of Sri Lanka, the Kandyan dance is thought to have originated during the period of Kandyan kings.
Royal Palace of the ancient king where the much venerated Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined, the annual ESALA PERAHERA, museums, etc.

DAY 06 Kitulgala / Tea Plantation / NuwaraEliya

Kitulgala is a riverside town surrounded by lush jungle the location for the Oscar winning movie “Bridge on the Qwai” and the main white water rafting centre in Sri Lanka
The country is the world's fourth largest producer of tea.
If you are looking for authentic traditional products, Nuwara Eliya is a good place to visit.

DAY 07 Hortan Plains / Train Ride Ambewela To Ella / Nine Arch Bridge

The coldest and windiest location in Sri Lanka consists of ecosystems such as Montane evergreen forests, grasslands, marshy lands and aquatic ecosystem.
In Ella or Nuwara Eliya you will got on the train that was built by the British in the Colonial times a and probably hasn't changed much since then.
This bridge is also called 'The Bridge in the sky' due to the sheer hight. this bridge is built entirely of solid rocks, bricks and cement without using a single piece of steel.

DAY 08 Small Adams Peak / Rawana Falls / Buduruwagala / Yala Safari

Small Adam's Peak, which is also known as Punchi Sri Pada in Sinhala, is situated in Ella.
It currently ranks as one of the widest falls in the country.
Buduruwagala is an ancient buddhist temple in Sri Lanka.
Yala is situated in the southeast region of the country, and lies at the edge of Southern Province and at the beginning of Eastern province.

DAY 09 The Dondra Lighthouse / Turtle Hatchery

The Dondra Lighthouse was built during the colonial period when the British were ruling our country.
Kosgoda is famous for its turtle hatchery- operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka.

DAY 10 Whale Watching Mirissa / Still Fishing / Galle Fort

whale observers gather to watch an awesome display of power & beauty of one of the largest, intelligent, aquatic mammals on this earth.
Still Fishing is an age old method of catching fish, very primitive and poor in results.
Galle Fort is in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards.

DAY 11 Tangalle

Stay in the same hotel & relax on the Beach / Pool

DAY 12 Maadu River Boat Ride / Colombo City / Airport

Madu River which flows across Balapitiya (approx 80kms down south) is one of the rarely visited and unspoiled attractions any nature lover can find in Sri Lanka.
The Gangarama temple's architecture demonstrates an eclectic mix of Sri Lankan, Thai, Indian, and Chinese architecture.
Colombo has been Sri Lanka's capital up to recent times spread along the shore of the Indian Ocean for some miles; and the place where business and commerce begin and end.
Transfer to Airport & Departure as per flight schedule.

Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage / Dambulla Cave Temple

  • Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage

    The Orphanage, established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grandchildren born in the same location. The original objective of establishing the orphanage inclined more towards tourism, but is soon became a conservation and educational centre.

  • Dambulla Cave Temple

    Dambulla rock temple one of the most impressive cave temples of Sri Lanka was built by king Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C. It is declared as a world heritage site for its significant beauty and marvelling architecture. You can witness the five caves with over 2000 sq. metres of painted walls and ceilings which is the largest area of paintings found in the world.

Sigiriya Fortress / Polonnaruwa Ancient City / Minneriya National Park

  • Sigiriya Fortress

    Climb the 5th century world famous rock fortress Sigiriya which is also a world heritage site. Magnificently built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD) the Lion Rock is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metres from the scrub jungle. The pond in the tip of the rock is still a factor of amazement.

  • Polonnaruwa Ancient City

    216 km from Colombo, was the capital of the island during the medieval period. Polonnaruwa is most famous for its well-preserved city of ancient dagobas, moonstones, beautiful parks, massive buildings and stunningly beautiful statues. The majestic King's Council Chamber, the Lotus Bath, the Lanka Thilaka Viharaya, the Gal Viharaya (rock temple) and the statue of one of Polonnaruwa's great kings 30$ per head

  • Minneriya National Park

    Dominated by the ancient Minneriya Tank, this national park has plenty of scrub and light of rest in its 8890 hectares to provide shelter for its toque macaques, sambar deer, leopards and elephants – to name a few. water in the tank has dried up, exposing grasses and shoots to grazing animals; elephants, which number up to 150, come to feed and bathe; and flocks of birds, such as little cormorants and painted storks, fish in the shallow waters.

Spice Gardens / Udawatta Kele Sanctuary / Kandy City Tour

  • Spice Gardens

    to see many different types of spices Sri Lanka is famous for. Cinnamon, Cardamom, Pepper, Cloves and nut meg are cultivated at the place. In addition to their commercial spices, Spice Garden boasted ornamental plantings of saffron and cocoa, as well as the vanilla vine. Not all spices are primarily culinary; this jungle garden also contained the fragrant sandalwood tree.

  • Udawatta Kele Sanctuary

    is a historic forest in the city of Kandy. During the days of the Kandyan kingdom, Udawatta Kele was known as "Uda Wasala Watta" in Sinhalese meaning, "the garden situated above the royal palace". The sanctuary is famous for its extensive avifauna. The reserve also contains a large variety of flora species. The forest is also of religious importance as there are a three Buddhist meditation hermitages here, and a few ancient or mediaeval rock shelter dwellings for Buddhist monk hermits. and it became a sanctuary in 1938. The forest is also popular with foreign tourists, especially bird watchers.

  • Kandy City Tour

    The center of Kandy is pleasant, a neatly laid out town of colonial buildings, shops and delicious restaurants. There are many delicious fresh fruit stalls, vegetables, fish and piles of fragrant spices. The action and the sensory excitement of the market is fantastic. Kandy has plenty of dining options and no trip would be the same without a few meals of scrumptious Sri Lankan food.

Botanical Garden / Cultural Dance Kandy / Visit Temple of Tooth

  • Botanical Garden

    Royal Botanical gardens in Peradeniya This is one the most beautiful and largest botanical garden of SriLanka. It was initially built as a pleasure garden by a Singhala king and was expanded by the British. It extends up to 147 acres and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers. It is also renowned for the collection of more than 300 varieties of Orchids, along with other spices, medicinal plants and much more.

  • Cultural Dance Kandy

    Considered as the national dance of Sri Lanka, the Kandyan dance is thought to have originated during the period of Kandyan kings. According to the legend, the dance was performed originally aspart of an exorcism ritual known as the Kohomba Kankariya , performed by Indian shamans who came to the island on the request of a king who was suffering from a mysterious illness.

  • Visit Temple of Tooth

    Kandy was the Kingdom of the last monarch Sri Wickrame Rajasinghe who was captured by the British who took over the complete control of Sri Lanka in 1815. This hill capital has much for holiday lovers including the Royal Palace of the ancient king where the much venerated Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined, the annual ESALA PERAHERA, museums, etc

Kitulgala / Tea Plantation / Nuwara Eliya

  • Rafting/Canoeing in Kitulgala or Zip Lining

    Kitulgala is a riverside town surrounded by lush jungle the location for the Oscar winning movie “Bridge on the Qwai” and the main white water rafting centre in Sri Lanka you can enjoy a high adrenaline pumping rafting session which is graded two to three rapid.

    Seeking a quick thrill in mid-air? Remember childhood memories of the playground climbing frame and swings? Our rope games and zip-wire may just be the thing for you! Challenge yourself on three of our rope obstacles in a beautiful forest setting in Kitulgala

  • Tea Plantation

    formerly Ceylon, is of high importance to the Sri Lankan economy and the world market. The country is the world's fourth largest producer of tea. In 1995 Sri Lanka was the world's leading exporter of tea, (rather than producer) The humidity, cool temperatures, and rainfall in the country's central highlands provide a climate that favours the production of high quality tea. The industry was introduced to the country in 1867 by James Taylor, the British planter in 1852.

  • NuwaraEliya Fruit / Vegitable Market

    If you are looking for authentic traditional products, Nuwara Eliya is a good place to visit. The majority of products sold in this products are made by the local population. it is a must that you find some thick clothes to keep you warm! Visit the market on New Bazaar Street and get yourself a real outdoor outfit – you will be ready to go in no time.

Hortan Plains / Train ride from Ambewela To Ella / Nine Arch Bridge

  • Hortan Plains

    The coldest and windiest location in Sri Lanka consists of ecosystems such as Montane evergreen forests, grasslands, marshy lands and aquatic ecosystem. At an altitude of 2,100 meters above sea level, Horton Plains spreads across over 3,169 hectares of the highest tableland of the island. In view of the large number of endemic flora and fauna species.

  • Train ride from Ambewela To Ella

    In Ella or Nuwara Eliya you will got on the train that was built by the British in the Colonial times a and probably hasn't changed much since then. The views are amazing, zig zagging around the mountains, through tea plantations and across stunning bridges! The journey is around three hours trip.

  • Nine Arch Bridge

    This 99.6ft high bridge, This bridge is also called 'The Bridge in the sky' due to the sheer hight. this bridge is built entirely of solid rocks, bricks and cement without using a single piece of steel. The bridge was finally commissioned in 1921. There is a popular story to say that when construction work was commenced on the bridge.

Small Adams Peak / Rawana Falls / Buduruwagala

  • Small Adams Peak

    Small Adam's Peak, which is also known as Punchi Sri Pada in Sinhala, is situated in Ella, It is a short walk of 45 mins from Ella to the Little Adam's Peak. You will pass by a tea plantation on the way up there. Your climb awards you a spendid view of Ella Gap and the surrounding landscape.

  • Rawana Falls

    It currently ranks as one of the widest falls in the country. This waterfall measures approximately 25 m (82 ft) in height and cascades from an oval-shaped concave rock outcrop. During the local wet season, the waterfall turns into what is said to resemble an areca flower with withering petals. But this is not the case in the dry season, where the flow of water reduces dramatically. The falls form part of the Ravana Ella Wildlife Sanctuary,

  • Buduruwagala

    is an ancient buddhist temple in Sri Lanka. The complex consists of seven statues and belongs to the Mahayana school of thought. The statues date back to the 10th century. The gigantic Buddha statue still bears traces of its original stuccoed robe and a long streak of orange suggests it was once brightly painted. The central of the three figures to the Buddha's right is thought to be the Buddhist mythological figure-the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara. To the left of this white painted figure is a female figure in the thrice-bent posture, which is thought to be his consort-Tara.

Yala National Park / The Dondra Lighthouse / Turtle Hatchery

  • Yala National Park

    park in Sri Lanka. Yala is situated in the southeast region of the country, and lies at the edge of Southern Province and at the beginning of Eastern province. The park covers 979 square kilometres (378 sq mi) and is about 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Colombo.

  • The Dondra Lighthouse

    was built during the colonial period when the British were ruling our country. It was originally designed in 1889 by James Douglas and constructed by William Douglas of Imperial Lighthouse Services. Dondra Light house is the highest lighthouse in Asia. It is 161feet in height and contains 7 floors, 14 two panel yellow colour windows and 196 steps to the top.

  • Turtle Hatchery

    Kosgoda is famous for its turtle hatchery- operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. It was established in 1981 to protect Sri Lanka's turtles from extinction. The beaches of Sri Lanka are the nesting grounds for five species of marine turtles. They are the Green Turtle, the Leatherback, the Hawksbill, the Loggerhead and the Olive Ridley. All 5 species have been recorded to nest along specific areas of Sri Lanka's coast.

Whale watching Mirissa / Still Fishing / Galle Fort

  • Whale watching Mirissa

    whale observers gather to watch an awesome display of power & beauty of one of the largest, intelligent, aquatic mammals on this earth. Southern Sri Lanka one of the best place in the world for seeing Blue whales. The biggest whale is the blue whale, which grows to be about 94 feet (29 m) long - the height of a 9-story building. Adult blue whales have no predators except man.

  • Still Fishing

    An age old method of catching fish, very primitive and poor in results terming with today's commercial fishing perspective, but ads on beauty and uniqueness to the countries deep south coast line, as a icon of the fishing folk in Sri Lanka. A major attraction at the south cost, stilt fishing till date is continued by the locals owing to the good will gifts by the locals and the foreign visitor that adds on apart to the catch from the sea.

  • Galle Fort

    in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards, The heritage value of the fort has been recognized by the UNESCO and the site has been inscribed as a cultural heritage UNESCO World Heritage Site under criteria iv, for its unique exposition of "an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture.

Maadu River boat ride / Gangarama Temple / Colombo City

  • Maadu River boat ride

    Madu River which flows across Balapitiya (approx 80kms down south) is one of the rarely visited and unspoiled attractions any nature lover can find in Sri Lanka. She boasts of having a cluster of 64 small islands scattered along her path and the most of which are uninhabited and covered with mangroves.

  • Gangarama Temple

    The temple's architecture demonstrates an eclectic mix of Sri Lankan, Thai, Indian, and Chinese architecture. This Buddhist temple includes several imposing buildings and is situated not far from the placid waters of Beira Lake on a plot of land that was originally a small hermitage on a piece of marshy land. It has the main features of a Vihara (temple), the Cetiya (Pagada)

  • Colombo City

    Colombo has been Sri Lanka's capital up to recent times spread along the shore of the Indian Ocean for some miles; and the place where business and commerce begin and end. A drive through the city will take you to Colombo's most fashionable residential district - the Cinnamon Gardens and the Pettah, the historic Devatgahaha Mosque. While the city holds less obvious interest than many other parts of the island, it's still a colorful enough place and worth a visit to see.


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