Experience the real Sri Lanka, in a way that only the locals know it. Travel from shores to the hills, and back again, with our unique, and scenic, train journey package that includes plenty of stops at fun as well as culturally significant and Insta-worthy tourist sites.

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Highlights

The Tallest Standing Buddha Statue.

Visit of Local Market.

Tea Factory Visit.

Experience street food in Ella.

Camping Experience.

SITES OF THE TOUR

Negombo City Tour/ Ridee Vihara/ Sigiriya Lions Rock/ Polonnaruwa City Tour by Bicycle/ Sigiriya Village Tour/ Dambulla Caves Temple/ Matale Spice Garden/ Kandy Temple/Peradeniya Gardens/ Kandy Market/ Nuwara Eliya City Tour/ Mini Adams Peak/ Walk through Ella Village/ Ravana Falls/ Udawalawe National Park/ Galle/ Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery

Summary

Day 1:  Airport – Negombo
Day 2:  Negombo – Sigiriya
Day 3:  Sigiriya – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya
Day 4:  Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy
Day 5:  Kandy – Peradeniya – Kandy
Day 6:  Kandy – Nuwara Eliya – Ella
Day 7:  Ella
Day 8:  Ella – Udawalawe
Day 9:  Udawalawe – Galle – Beruwela
Day 10:  Beruwela – Airport

Day 1 - Airport / Negombo
Arrive on EK 650 at 08.25 hrs. Meet and greet by Adventures Ceylon Rep on Arrival. You will be introduced to your Chauffer / Guide by the Rep and transfer to your Hotel.

Arrive in Negombo and check in to the hotel.

Afternoon Negombo city Tour.
Negombo, a perfect choice to spend a few days in the company of the sun and sand. The diverse array of restaurants, pubs and accommodation choices this metropolis offer is a perfect reflection of this beach-town’s exultant vibe.

Overnight stay in Negombo.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2 - Negombo / Sigiriya
After breakfast proceed to Sigiriya via Kurunegala.

Ridee Vihara, which translates into the Silver temple, is a site of historical as well as religious significance. The temple was built in gratitude and was named after the silver ore that was discovered in the temple grounds during 2nd century BC.

Arrive at Hotel. Evening leave for Sigiriya to climb the Rock Fortress.
Sigiriya Rock Fortress, an 8th wonder of the world is a rare jewel among the many treasures in Sri Lanka. The famous Sigiriya frescoes of the buxom, wasp-waisted maidens bearing flowers, amidst the wilderness and ancient ruins.

Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3 - Sigiriya / polonnaruwa / Sigiriya
After Breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa sightseeing. Sightseeing will be done by Bicycle.

Polonnaruwa, enthrals its visitors with a timeless reflection of the country’s glorious history. Once the site of Sri Lanka’s second medieval capital, the quaint landscapes studded with sites of archaeological importance are all well-preserved.

Return to Hotel. Afternoon Optional Village tour in Sigiriya

Sigiriya village tour, includes an excursion through the countryside, along mud-thatched huts, flourishing paddy fields, streamlets, rivers and springs of crystal clear. Also visit to the scenic reservoir in Sigiriya, which is crossed by a boat

Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4 - SIGIRIYA – DAMBULLA - KANDY

After breakfast leave for Kandy Via Dambulla. En-route visit Spice Garden Matale.

Dambulla Cave temple, a complex that lies atop a massive hill on the edge of the town is one of the eight UNESCO world heritage sites in the country and is renowned for its unique sculptures and the largest mural paintings.

Spice Gardens, located in Matale offer wonderful opportunities to view the spices that stirred the interests of many nations, since time immemorial, in this emerald isle for its exotic spices, world over.

Kandy, referred as the hill capital, Sri Dalada Maligawa that houses the sacred tooth relic of Buddha remains the prime landmark. Apart from the ancient monuments, the delightful jumble of antique shops and the bustling market are places to visit.

Overnight stay in Kandy.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5 - KANDY – PERADENIYA - KANDY

After breakfast proceed to Peradeniya Botanical Garden.

Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, although its origins date back to the era of medieval times, bears a rich history punctuated by colonialism and industrial change. The splendour of the gardens, further uplifted by the river that flows through its fringes.

Visit Kandy market, is popular for spices and herbs well known for Sri Lanka. It is a hidden gem for tourists. You can buy spices and herbs for very cheap prices. Also tea and local fruits can taste during your visit.

Overnight stay in Kandy.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6 - KANDY - NUWARA ELIYA – ELLA

After breakfast proceed for Ella via Nuwara Eliya. The most beautiful train ride from Nanu Oya to Ella.

Train rides, in Sri Lanka can be a great choice to cross the country and it can be quite an adventurous experience. Be it the up-country train tour where one can bask in the glorious sights of greenery or along the coastal lines with turquoise waters.

Visit Nuwara Eliya, dubbed the ‘Little England of Sri Lanka’ is located in the thick, misty hills of this paradise isle. The colonial atmosphere remains preserved, resembles a British countryside complete with rose gardens, hedges and red-roofed bungalows.

En- route visit Tea Factory and Tea Plantation.

Overnight stay in Ella.

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7 - ELLA

After Breakfast proceed to Mini Adams Peak.

Mini Adam’s Peak, a must-visit for those who enjoy trekking expeditions a walk up the hill that falls across a lustrous tea estate will open up the most striking panoramas complete with azure skies that rise above the emerald plains below.

Afternoon at leisure or walk through the Village.

Overnight stay in Ella

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 8 - ELLA - UDAWALAWE

After Breakfast proceed to Udawalawe. En-route visit Ravana Water Fall.

Ravana falls, located against a strikingly beautiful backdrop of mountains and valleys, the beauty lies in the manner in which the water gushes down the layers of the rock. 4500 ft. above sea-level and about 7 miles away from the town of Bandarawela.

Afternoon leave for Udawalawe National Park for Jeep Safari.
Udawalawe National Park, Home to scenic landscapes and rare wildlife that rival the savannah reserves of Africa, the park is a treasure of this emerald isle. It is most popular for elephant sightings as the verdure shelters close to 500 jumbos.

Overnight stay in Udawalawe

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 9 - UDAWALAWE – GALLE - BERUWELA

After Breakfast, leave for Beruwela via Galle.

Galle, a living time capsule home to the largest occupied Fort in Asia. Its quaint beauty extends beyond its golden beaches, cerulean waters, the picturesque views and the rich history while walking through the narrow, cobbled streets within the Fort.

Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, in the south, established in 1981, was one of the earliest attempts to safeguard local turtles from extinction. Managed by the Sri Lanka Wildlife Protection Society, the hatchery offers a wildlife experience of a different sort.

Overnight stay in Beruwela

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 10 - BERUWELA - AIRPORT
After Breakfast proceed to Airport.