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Anuradhapura – Polonnaruwa – Minneriya National Park(wildlife safari) – Sigiriya Rock – Dambulla Caves – Matale(Hindu Temple) – Kandy – Ramboda Waterfall – Labookellie(tea factory) – Pinnawala(Elephant Orphanage).

Negombo - Anuradhapura - Polonnaruwa - Minneriya - Sigiriya - Dambulla - Kandy - Ramboda - Nuwara Eliya - Pinnawala Tour

Itineraries

Day 1

Negombo / Chilaw / Puttalam / Anuradhapura / Giritale

Early morning 6:00, we leave for Anuradhapura via Chilaw and Puttalam. the first stop is in Chilaw, There is a saying that "Chilaw is famous for Crabs, Coconuts, and Coreas," a testament to the influence of the Corea Family who hail from this town. Chilaw is famous for the nearby Munneswaram temple, which is visited by both Hindus as well as Buddhists. We proceed to Puttalam, Puttalam is a small but very populous town. Famous for salt and fishing, Puttalam is the home to one of Sri Lanka’s largest lagoons, also called Puttalam lagoon. We visit the salt factory. After we visit Puttalam we proceed to Anuradhapura. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. From the 4th century BC, it was the capital of Sri Lanka until the beginning of the 11th century AD. During this period it remained one of the most stable and durable centers of political power and urban life in South Asia. The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over sixteen square miles (40 km²). We wil visit the Sri Maha Bodhi An offshoot of the historical Bodhi tree under which Buddha became enlightened was planted in Anuradhapura in 288 BC, Abhayagiri Dagaba, This is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage towns and extensive ruins in the world. Ruwanwelisaya Stupa is considered a marvel for its architectural qualities.Thuparamaya Collarbone of Buddha is enshrined in the chetiya of Thuparamaya. It is the first dagaba built in Sri Lanka. Lovamahapaya Also known as Brazen Palace Lovamahapaya is a complex which was once a structure of its own class. Jetavanaramaya This is the largest stupa in Sri Lanka. It was the third largest structure in the ancient world. Mirisaveti Stupa It was built by King Dutugamunu after defeating King Elara. A legend associates it with the relics of Lord Buddha. Lankarama This is a stupa constructed by King Valagamba in an ancient place. after we visit Anuradhapura we proceed to Giritale and stay the night in the Giritale Hotel.

Day 2

Giritale / Pollonaruwa / Minneriya / Giritale

After breakfast we proceed to the Sigiriya rock, Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin, We start climbing the rock. after we are back from the top of the rock and you like it you can take a ride on a Elephant. After our visit at Sigiriya we proceed to Dambulla. In Dambulla we sightseeing the city and we will visit one of the biggest vegetables market in Sri Lanka. After this visit we proceed to the Dambulla Caves. After we visit the Dambulla Caves we proceed to Matale, In Matale we will visit a spice and herbal garden and the Hindu Temple. After our visit at Matale we proceed to Kandy. In Kandy we will visit the Temple of the Tooth and in the evening the Kandyan Dancers. After the Kandy dance performance we proceed to the ThiLanka Hotel.

Day 3

Giritale / Sigiriya / Dambulla / Matale / Kandy

After breakfast we proceed to the Sigiriya rock, Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin, We start climbing the rock. after we are back from the top of the rock and you like it you can take a ride on a Elephant. After our visit at Sigiriya we proceed to Dambulla. In Dambulla we sightseeing the city and we will visit one of the biggest vegetables market in Sri Lanka. After this visit we proceed to the Dambulla Caves. After we visit the Dambulla Caves we proceed to Matale, In Matale we will visit a spice and herbal garden and the Hindu Temple. After our visit at Matale we proceed to Kandy. In Kandy we will visit the Temple of the Tooth and in the evening the Kandyan Dancers. After the Kandy dance performance we proceed to the ThiLanka Hotel.

Day 4

Kandy / Ramboda / Labookellie / Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast we sightseeing Kandy City, The name Kandy is derived from the Sinhalese. The Portuguese shortened this to "Candea", using the name for both the kingdom and its capital Senkadagalapura. In Sinhala, Kandy is called Maha Nuvara, meaning "Great City" or "Capital", although this is most often shortened to Nuvara. We visit the gem museum, a batic and silk factory and we visit the Botanical garden. After our visit at the Botanical Garden we proceed via the Ramboda Pass to the Ramboda waterfall, after we visit the waterfall we proceed to Labookellie where we will visit the tea factory. After this visit we proceed to the Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 5

Nuwara Eliya / Pinnawala / Negombo

After breakfast we proceed to the Elephant Orphange in Pinnawala. Around 1:15pm start the feeding time, The Baby Elephants getting their milk, After the feeding time all the Elephants going for a bath in the river. At the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage you can also decide to take a ride on a Elephant. After our visit at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage we proceed and visit a Pinneapple garden. after this visit we proceed back to your hotel/airport.

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