Year Around
Dates
10 Days 9 Nights
Duration
Car/Van/Coach
Transportation

Tour code: DLT-LEI-HILL-BEACH-10

Tour route: Airport – Anuradhapura – Kandy – Polonnuruwa – Kandy – Nuwara Eliya – Bandarawela – Yala/Tissa – Matara/Mirissa – Bentota/Beruwala – Airport

Transportation: Private A/C Car or Van or Coach with English speaking chauffeur guide

Duration: 10 Days 9 Nights

Meal: Only Breakfast

Budget Package: Accommodation below 2 Stars on TripAdvisor

Basic Package: Accommodation above 2 Starts on TripAdvisor

Deluxe Package: Accommodation above 3 Starts on TripAdvisor

Luxury Package: Accommodation above 4 Starts on TripAdvisor

TOUR DESCRIPTION
This is a carefully crafted Leisure package through Sri Lanka’s dreamy south Beaches Historical sites and picturesque Mountain range and waterfalls. This exclusive package features nature tours, stunning beaches, and breathtaking Hill country sceneries.

Any part of this itinerary can be tailor-made to fit your needs, e.g. tour length, activities, destinations.

Please note depending on Arrive and Departure time, first day and last day activities could change.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONBandaranaike International Airport (CMB) or Any Requested Locations.
DEPARTURE TIMEOn Arrive at CMB
RETURN TIMEApproximately 2 hours or more before departure time.
WEARComfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket, and sunscreen.
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDED
Price includes double sharing accommodation.
Including pick up and drop off at the air port Or any requested location.
Transfer in an A/C car with an English speaking chauffeur guide.
Tours include all locations mentioned on itinerary.
Warm welcome by Dream Lanka Tours representative at the airport.
Only Breakfast.
All taxes and toll included into the package price.
5% to 10% instant group discount.
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDED
International flights and Domestic flights.
travel insurance.
On arrival visa fee.
Guide gratuity
Personal expenses, tips or grautituty.
Early check-in & late check-out chargers.
Entrance fees, sightseeing places or type of other fees.
Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.
1

Day 1

Airport (CMB) – Anuradhapura

Welcome to Sri Lanka, the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean”! On arrival at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport, meet your private Dream Lanka Tours chauffeur-guide and be driven to Anuradhapura (Approx 3 Hours Drive). Depending on arrival time rest of the day free for leisure activities and rest at the hotel or you will be head for one of the best-preserved ruins of ancient Ceylon – the UNESCO World Heritage City of Anuradhapura, known as one of the ancient cities in Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle. You will be able to explore the tallest brick built stupas of the ancient world. Ruwanweli Saya, Abhayagiri, and Jetawana Dagaba constituted the central edifices of the monasteries – Mahavihara, Abhayagiri Vihara and Jetavanaramaya (world’s tallest stupa) respectively. Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi – the sacred tree shrine of the Maha Viharaya, planted in the 3rd Century BC still retains its vitality and receives veneration of the Buddhist world all year around. Visit the Thuparama Dagoba, the historical Stupa built by King Devanampiya Tissa. Visit the Twin Ponds and the Isurumuniya, rest of the day is at your leisure (If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).

Accommodation: Base on your package selection

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Day 2

Anuradhapura – Polonnaruwa/Habarana

After early breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to Polonnaruwa (Approx 3 Hour Drive). This is the second ancient capital of the country and was the first political center of the country in the ninth century BC. Irrigation systems in Polonnaruwa were far superior to Anuradhapura Age, and even now use the same irrigation system to the farmers in and around Polonnaruwa. You will be able to see the ruins of Royal Palace of King Parakramabahu, Audience Hall, the statue of King Parakramabahu, Watadage, the Gal Potha, Parakrama Samudraya (Sea of Parakrama) which was built by King Parakramabahu and this reservoir covers an area of 5940 acres (22.6 Sq Km) (If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).

Accommodation: Base on your package selection

Meal: Breakfast

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Day 3

Polonnaruwa/Habarana – Kandy

After early breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to Kandy (Approx 2 1/2 Hours Drive) via Sigiriya, Dambulla, Matale.
Sigiriya Rock Fortress is one of the ancient world wonders and also believes as the 8th world wonder. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sigiriya Rock was once an ancient Castle used both as a palace and a fortress and was created by the great King Kasyapa. The magnificent rock fortress of Sigiriya is visible for miles from all directions and dominates the surrounding plain. The Sigiriya Complex consists of the central rock, which arises abruptly 200 meters above the surrounding. The beautiful Sigiriya contains a gallery of fifth-century paintings and canvas finished with landscaped gardens that are certainly matchless.
Dambulla Rock temple was built by King Walagambahu during the 1st Century B.C. Dambulla is a UNESCO world heritage site. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding and the paintings are done on the ceiling. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of god and goddess. In addition, the city has the largest rose quartz mountain range in entire Asia and the ironwood forest known as Namal Uyana. Now, the big quartz rose mountain is millions of years old and is encircled by the ancient ironwood forest trees.
(Touring Matale depending on how much time left) Matale is yet another bounty of nature’s abundance with scattered mountain ranges decorated with blankets of cascading water and captivating landscapes of fertile greenery. Riverston situated approximately 30KM from the town of Matale, a beautiful mountain range, which is part of the Knuckles Mountain. Described as the ‘mini world’s end’, the Riverston peak with a sheer drop of 300 meters, offers a grand view of the central hills, the Knuckles mountain range and beautifully terraced paddy fields in the Thelgama valley. Another attraction is Pitawala Pathana close to Riverston, yet another picturesque site of mountains, waterfalls and natural pools.
Visit Spice Garden Visit a spice garden to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. Clients will be able to see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed.
(If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).

(If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).

Accommodation: Base on your package selection

Meal: Breakfast

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Day 4

Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

After early breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to Nuwara Eliya (approx 2 1/2 Hours Drive), first Kandy city tour before leaving to Nuwara Eliya. You will visit one of the world heritage as well as a sacred place for the Buddhists all over the world; namely the Temple of Tooth Relic known to the Sri Lankans as Sri Dalada Maligawa. Next Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. This beautiful flower Eden is restored with over 300 different varieties of orchids, other spices, medicinal plants and Palm trees. Every year more than 1.2 million visitors are enchanted by the beauty of this 147-acre flower garden.
Nuwara Eliya fondly called Little England in Sri Lanka. Full of rustic colonial beauty and grace, this hilly refuge is one of the dreamiest settings on the island. En route witness the picturesque mountain ranges and breathtaking waterfalls. In Nuwara Eliya, you will visit the main attractions in the town which include the golf course, trout streams, Victoria Park, and boating ride on Lake Gregory. You can also visit a working tea factory (If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).

Accommodation: Base on your package selection

Meal: Breakfast

5

Day 5

Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains (Worlds End) – Nuwara Eliya

After early breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Horton Plains (Roundtrip Approx 2 1/2 Hrs Drive). You will be taken on an exclusive tour to Horton Plains which is home to a stunning list of birds and beasts. The perfect retreat for nature lovers, Horton Plains offers an unparalleled look at some of the most exotic endemic, migratory and resident birds in Sri Lanka. It is also populated by sambar deer, monkeys, and elk. This is your chance to add a little adventure into the mix with a nature trail (If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).

Accommodation: Base on your package selection

Meal: Breakfast

6

Day 6

Nuwara Eliya – Bandarawela

After early breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to Bandarawela Approx 1 1/2 Hours Drive). Ravana Ella (131 ft in height) and Diyaluma (628 ft in height) are the most beautiful waterfalls in this region. Ravana Ella is situated on the Ella, Wellawaya main road, and Diyaluma situated near the Koslanda village. Adisham Bungalow, Bandarawela Hotel, and Lipton’s Seats are other historic places in Bandarawela area. During colonial times, picturesque town of Bandarawela possesses one of the healthiest climates in the world and still remains. Geographically, the Bandarawela area is hilly and surrounded by numerous mountains in Uva and Central Province. According to the local climatic zone classifications, Bandarawela is classified under Up Country Intermediate Zone (UCIZ) which is spread over the Badulla and Moneragala Districts. The elevation above the sea level at Bandarawela is 1300 m, the annual average rainfall is between 1100 and 1400 mm and the monthly average temperature is between 15 °C (in February) and 27 °C (in May and June) (If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).

Accommodation: Base on your package selection

Meal: Breakfast

7

Day 7

Bandarawela – Yala/Tissamaharama

After early breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to Tissa/Yala (Approx 2 1/2 Hours Drive) via Ella.
Visit some of the popular tourist sites in Ella. This includes the Little Adam’s Peak, tea factory, and the grand Ravana Ella Falls. You will also be able to see the breathtaking Ella Gap waterfall and stand on the Ella Rock before heading back to Yala/Tissamaharama (If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).
Evening Safari tour; Yala National Park is one of Sri Lanka’s premier eco-tourism destinations. The park is renowned for the variety of ecosystem species like leopards, elephants, sloth bears, wild water buffalo, Sri Lankan kraits, Painted-lip lizard, crocodiles and several freshwater fish. You can easily spot grey hornbill, jungle fowl, Crimson-fronted Barbet and wood pigeon in Yala National Park. After complete sightseeing of the national park, return back to the hotel (If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).

Accommodation: Base on your package selection

Meal: Breakfast

8

Day 8

Yala/Tissamaharama – Matara/Mirissa

After early breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to Matara/Mirissa (Approx 2 1/2 Hours drive).
Mirissa is known among tourists for its beautiful beach that is relaxed and picturesque. Many tourists visiting Sri Lanka for the purpose of a trip to Mirissa to do some Whale and Dolphin watching. The sandy beach is the ideal locations for all kind of water sports for adventure lovers as well as for leisure lovers. The geographical location is said to be perfect for surfing, snorkeling and diving activities. But leisurely fishing session or just relaxing under the tropical sun is also possible if that what you wish (If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).

Accommodation: Base on your package selection

Meal: Breakfast

9

Day 9

Matara/Mirissa – Bentota/Beruwala

After early breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to Bentota, the city of the golden beaches welcomes you for unwinding by its sandy shores and swimming in the clear waters. Enjoy a boat ride along River Madu that takes you on a scenic tour around beautiful islets, forested with lush mangroves.
Visit the Turtle Hatchery – a prime turtle nesting site which was opened by the Wildlife Protection Society in 1981. You will get to see many newborn turtle hatchlings that are fed well and when 2-4 days old, are released into the sea, proceed to Bentota, rest of the evening is at your leisure (If any entrance fees to sites or any other fees not included in the package).

Accommodation: Base on your package selection

Meal: Breakfast

10

Day 10

Bentota/Beruwala – Airport (CMB)

After breakfast (depend on your departure time) you will be transferred to Airport(CMB) on time for your flight back, bringing the end to an unforgettable Vacation in Sri Lanka.
Depending on the departure time we can arrange sightseen on the way.

Meal: Breakfast, depend on your departure time

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