Grand Tour of Sri Lanka

10 Nights | 11 Days

ASL 12 I





Sri Lanka

Capital City



Sinhala, Tamil, English


Sri Lanka is bordered by the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Bengal and the Gulf of Mannar


Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)


January to March | October to December


Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo

Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, Hambantota

Time Zone

GMT + 5:30

Dial Code

+ 94

Tour Type

Honeymoon Tour | Family Leisure Tour | Adventure Tour | Wildlife Tour | Heritage Tour

Package Itinerary

Day 01Airport – Pinnawala – Dambulla

Arrive at the airport and immediately depart to Dambulla. En-route, visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, where an orphanage to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants located. Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel at Dambulla. Over Night stay at Dambulla.

Day 02Dambulla – Anuradhapura – Mihintale – Dambulla

After B/F, excursion trip to Anuradhapura. Upon arrival, explore the city covering two of the world heritage sites, many of historical & archaeological sites, Sri Maha Bodhi Tree, The Brazen Palace, Ruwanweliseya Dagobas, Samadhi Buddha Statue, Isurumuniya Rock Temple. Later, transfer to Mihintale where Buddhism was introduced to Sri Lanka. Over Night stay at Dambulla.

Day 03Dambulla – Polonnaruwa – Medirigiriya – Dambulla

After B/F, proceed to World Heritage site of Polonnaruwa. See the ruins of the Royal Palace, the Gal Viharaya where four splendid statues of the Buddha in ‘upright’, ‘Sedentary’ and ‘Recumbent’ postures carved out of a rock, the Audience Hall, the Lotus Bath, the statue of King Parakramabahu and the Parakrama Samudraya. There are also monuments of famous places of worship such as the Shiva Temple, the Lankathilake, the Watadage, the Galpotha, the Kiri Vehera and the remains of a former Temple of the Tooth Relic. Later, transfer to Medirigiriya. Visit Medirigiriya Temple famous for its 7TH Century Vatadage Temple which is situated on top of a low rocky point. There are three concentric rows of pillars, making a total of 68, surrounding four large seated Buddha statues facing the four directions. On completion, transfer to Dambulla. Over Night stay at Dambulla.

Day 04Dambulla – Sigiriya – Minneriya – Dambulla

After B/F, proceed to Sigiriya. Climb the 5th century Sigiriya Rock Fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The 'Lion Rock' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 m. from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70-hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway. Thereafter, transfer to Minneriya. Do a safari of the Minneriya National Park by jeep. On completion, transfer to Dambulla. Over Night stay at Dambulla.

Day 05Dambulla – Matale – Kandy

After B/F, check out from Dambulla and visit Dambulla Rock Temple. Thereafter, transfer to Matale. In Matale, visit a spice garden to see different species. Also, witness a Cookery demonstration. On Completion, transfer to Kandy. Over Night stay at Kandy.

Day 06Kandy

After B/F, drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala King, visit Kandy Town & Bazaar, the arts & crafts center, a Gem Museum, a Lapidary, The Temple of the Tooth Relic. Over Night stay at Kandy.

Day 07Kandy – Pinnawala – Peradeniya – Kandy

After B/F, excursion trip to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Later, transfer to Peradeniya Botanical Garden. Upon completion, returns back to Kandy. Over Night stay at Kandy.

Day 08Kandy – Tea Plantation – Nuwara Eliya

After B/F, check out from Kandy and visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory. Later, transfer to Nuwara Eliya and check-in to your hotel. Over Night stay at Nuwara Eliya.

Day 09Nuwara Eliya – Horton Plains – Nuwara Eliya

After B/F, proceed to Horton Plains which is located on a high windswept saddle at about 2134 m. above sea level. The plains are an expanse of misty grassland with scraggy trees and ice-cold rivulets. Visit the World’s End considered to be the finest view in all of Sri Lanka. You can also see the beautiful Backer’s Falls. Over Night stay at Nuwara Eliya.

Day 10Nuwara Eliya – Bandarawela – Buduruwagala – Yala

After B/F, transfer to Bandarawela is a popular health resort. Later, transfer to Buduruwagala to witness the 51 feet Buddha Statue. Enjoy Safari at Yala National Park. Over Night stay at Yala. Over Night stay at Yala.

Day 11Yala – Galle – Colombo Airport – Onward Destination Journey

After B/F, check out from Yala and transfer to Galle. Visit World Heritage Site Galle Fort. Later, depart to Colombo. Upon arrival, transfer to Colombo Airport and board a flight departing for onward destination journey.