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SHORT BREAK HOLIDAY TOURS

These short break holiday tours are ideal for those who have short vacations but still want to discover & enjoy the magical paradise island; Sri Lanaka .The tour itineraries are here designed with an interesting blend of its ancient heritage, rich culture, diverse landscapes, Tea gardens and with exclusive shopping experience.

MINI ISLAND HOP

DURATION: 7 DAYS-6 NIGHTS TOUR

Highlights of The Tour
  • Elephant Orphanage at Pinnewele
  • Polonnaruwe Ancient Kingdom-UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Sigirye Rock Fortress -UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Wild Safari at Minneriye/Kaudulle National Park
  • Dambulle cave Temple -UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Ayurvedic Herbal & Spice Gardens
  • Cultural Show ( Traditional drumming, dancing & Fire Walking)
  • Tooth Relic Temple in Kandy
  • Kandy City Tour
  • Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniye
  • Visiting a Tea Factory & Tea Gardens
  • Colombo City Tour & Shopping
Travel Route Map

Detail Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: AIR PORT /PINNEWELE/ DAMBULLE

Arrival at Bandaranayeke International Ari Port and transfer to Hotel in Dambulle

En route visit Elephant Orphanage at Pinnewele where abandoned and disabled elephants get lot of love, care and protection, can enjoy the bathing, feeding & playing of dignified elderly matriarchs to the cutest of babies

Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Dambulle

DAY 2: DAMBULLE/POLONNARUWE/DAMBULLE

After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa ruined city, the second kingdom of Ancient Sinhalese , became Sri Lanka’s royal medieval capital in 10th c AD and remained the capital until the late 13th century.  Today, the ancient city’s ruins remain in remarkably good nick; huge Palaces, Monastic complexes, Giant Stupas, Hospitals, Image Houses etc... The most impressive are the ancient sculptures of the Buddha at the Gal Viahara cut into Granite stone dating back to the middle of the 12th century

Dinner & Overnight stay at the same Hotel in Dambulle

DAY 3: DAMBULLE/SIGIRIYE /MINNERIYE/DAMBULLE

After breakfast leave to Sigiriye to climb up magnificent Sigiriye Rock Fortress

Sigiriye; the lion rock, a rock fortress-cum royal palace complex of 5thc AD, was created by king Kashyape who committed patricide made the rock his hideout in order to stay away from his half-brother who sought vengeance. This king not only fortified his stronghold but also added to it artistic beauty with water gardens, pavilions, courtyards… About two hours can happily be spent walking through its water gardens, and then up the steep steps - either hewn out of the rock or on circular iron staircases - past the frescoes. You will be in no rush to abandon the spectacular views at the summit.

Afternoon, visit Minneriye/Kaudulle/Eco Park National Park. This will include a Safari tour by jeep with a jungle tracker. The Park is an incredible place to observe the elephants that come to bathe & graze on the grasses as well as the huge flocks of Birds that come to fish in the shallow waters.

Dinner & Overnight stay at the same Hotel in Dambulle

DAY4: DAMBULLE TO KANDY

After breakfast leave for Kandy. En route visit Cave Temple at Dambulla where large number of Buddha statues housed in 5 caves, including a 14 meter long, colossal figure of the recumbent Buddha carved out of the rock, The caves’ rock ceiling covered in one large sweep of colorful frescoes. It is the best place to see the classical Buddhist paintings & murals of the island.

Next visit an Ayurvedic herbal & Spice garden at Matale, where spices & herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication are grown. Evening visit the Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha & see the Cultural Show in Kandy

Kandy, the capital of hill country, was the last seat of Sinhalese kings who ceded power to the British in1815 after many battle with the western colonial forces, still remains much of its old world charm and traditions of the Sri Lankan life style,

Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha, the most venerated place of Buddhist of Sri Lanak, was built in the 14th Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic.

At the Cultural Show, can enjoy the Dancers & Drums of Traditional Artist with their magical Fire walking

Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.

DAY 5: KANDY TO NUWERE ELIYE

After Breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. In the morning further Sightseeing of kandy including Upper Lake Drive and Observe the glorious Architecture of that period and experience the tranquility of the atmosphere. And visit to Art and Craft Centers, Gem Factory to see the rich skills of Kandian Traditional Craftsmen & Artists

En-route visits the Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya. This was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made in to a Botanical Garden during the British regime. This gardens; one of the best in Asia is a place of beauty and site for bird watchers.

Next visit a Tea Factory with rolling tea gardens via crashing waterfalls and reach Nuwere Eliye in the evening: Nuwara Eliya also known as Little England is where the homesick British (The Tea Planters) built themselves a home away from home

Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 6: NUWERE ELIYE /KITULGELE/ COLOMBO

After Breakfast Proceed to Colombo via Kithulgala. En route further enjoy lush tea plantations, majestic peaks, rushing waterfalls and stop to view fascinating two waterfalls St.clairs fall and Devon Fall.

Reaching to Colombo in the evening and visit Colombo city. Colombo, The commercial capital of Sri Lanka, is a fascinating city with blend of East & West as well as a cozy mixture of past & present; the city is dotted with numerous interesting and important tourist attractions including colonial era buildings

The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Independent Square, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist, Hindu Temples and Town Hall. Also, visit main shopping arenas; Odel and House of Fashion dress boutiques and the Noritake Ceramic Showroom.

Dinner & over night stay at a hotel in Colombo

DAY 07: DEPRTURE-COLOMBO TO AIR PORT

Leave for Airport According to your flight times

What Tour Included / Excluded

THE TOUR INCLUDES

  • Accommodation on HB basis (breakfast & dinner)
  • Transportation in an A/C Car (Up to 02 Pax) / A/C Micro van (03 - 06 Pax)/A/C Mini coach (06-12Pax)
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Entrance tickets for all activities mentioned above
  • Jeeps for safaris where mentioned
  • Government Taxes.

THE TOUR EXCLUDES:

  • Tips and porterage.
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Lunch & Beverages
  • Flights & Visas
  • Early check-in & Early checkout charges
  • Optional Activities

SOUTHERN ESCAPE

DURATION: 5 DAYS – 4 NIGHTS TOUR

Highlights of The Tour
  • The Tooth Relic Temple in Kandy
  • Cultural Show ( Traditional drumming, dancing & Fire Walking)
  • Kandy City Tour-UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniye
  • Visiting a Tea Factory & Tea Gardens
  • Elephant Transit Home at Udewalewe
  • Safari at Udewalewe National Park
  • Galle Dutch Fort- UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Beach relax on Unewatune or Koggale
  • Colombo City Tour & Shopping
Travel Route Map

Detail Tour Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVEL-AIR PORT TO KANDY

Arrival at Bandaranayeke International Ari Port and transfer to Hotel in Kandy

Evening visit the Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha & see the Cultural Show in Kandy

Kandy, the capital of hill country, was the last seat of Sinhalese kings who ceded power to the British in1815 after many battle with the western colonial forces, still remains much of its old world charm and traditions of the Sri Lankan life style, Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha, the most venerated place of Buddhist of Sri Lanak, was built in the 14th Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic. At the Cultural Show, You can enjoy the Dancers & Drums of Traditional Artist with their magical Fire walking

Dinner & Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy.

DAY 02: KANDY TO NUWEREELIYE

After Breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. In the morning do sightseeing in kandy, including Upper Lake Drive and Observe the glorious Architecture of that period and experience the tranquility of the atmosphere. And visit to Art and Craft Centers, Gem Factory to see the rich skills of Kandian Traditional Craftsmen & Artists

En-route visits the Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya. This was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made in to a Botanical Garden during the British regime. This gardens; one of the best in Asia is a place of beauty and site for bird watchers.

Next visit a Tea Factory with rolling tea gardens via crashing waterfalls and reach Nuwere Eliye in the evening: Nuwara Eliya also known as Little England is where the homesick British (The Tea Planters) built themselves a home away from home

Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 03: NUWERE ELIYE /ELLE/ UDEWALEWE

After breakfast leave for Udewalewe via Elle. Ella is a beautiful small village in Sri Lanka's hill country with little more than a handful of shops, hotels and guesthouses, but it has an almost perfect climate and occupies a very scenic vantage point, with views on a fine day stretching right across the South Coast of Sri Lanka.

Visit Elephant Transit Home where care for baby & Young Orphaned, injured elephants from all over Sri Lanka. After rehabilitation, the elephants are released back into the wild, many into the Uda Walawe National Park. At the time of research 64 elephants had been rehabilitated at the Elephant Transit Home and subsequently released. A boisterous group of around 30 juvenile and teenage pachyderms gets fed four times a day. You can’t get up close and personal with the elephants, but feeding time is still a lot of fun,

Evening, Safari drive in Udawalawe National Park. The Park is one of the guaranteed and is probably the best place to see wild herds of Elephants, consisting of tightly-knit family groups of up to four generations of related adult and sub-adult females and young. Look for dry zone birds, which include Little Green Bee-Eater, Malabar Pied Hornbill & Blue-faced Malkoha.

Dinner & Overnight stay at a hotel at Udewalwew

DAY 04: UDEWALEWE TO GALLE

After breakfast leave for Galle. Galle, capital of southern Sri Lanaka, consists of delightful coral-protected bays with stunning tropical sandy beaches. Stilt fishermen along the costal line are one of main attractions there.

Visit Galle Dutch Fortress-UNESCO World Heritage site, originally built by the Portuguese and then further developed by the Dutch and the British, covers nearly four sq kms, This small walled city with about 300 homes and an old-world feel, still remain with its well preserved bastions, public buildings, churches, and lighthouse. Hours can be spent exploring the maze of narrow streets lined with quaint houses, Dutch and British period buildings still in use, the growing collection of art galleries, antique shops and restaurants.

Evening remain relax on the beach rest of the day.

Dinner & Overnight stay at a Hotel at Koggale or Unewatune

DAY 05: GALLE /COLOMBO/AIR PORT

After breakfast leave for Colombo and visit Colombo city. Colombo, The commercial capital of Sri Lanka, is a fascinating city with blend of East & West as well as a cozy mixture of past & present; the city is dotted with numerous interesting and important tourist attractions including colonial era buildings

The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Independent Square, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist, Hindu Temples and Town Hall.

Also, visit main shopping arenas; Odel and House of Fashion dress boutiques and the Noritake Ceramic Showroom. Then after, leave for Airport according to your Flight time.

What Tour Included / Excluded

THE TOUR INCLUDES

  • Accommodation on HB basis (breakfast & dinner)
  • Transportation in an A/C Car (Up to 02 Pax) / A/C Micro van (03 - 06 Pax)/A/C Mini coach (06-12Pax)
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Entrance tickets for all activities mentioned above
  • Jeeps for safaris where mentioned
  • Government Taxes.

THE TOUR EXCLUDES:

  • Tips and porterage.
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Lunch & Beverages
  • Flights & Visas
  • Early check-in & Early checkout charges
  • Optional Activities

 

TASTE OF PARADISE

DURATION: 5 DAYS – 4 NIGHTS TOUR

Highlights of The Tour
  • Sigirye Rock Fortress -UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Dambulle cave Temple -UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Ayurvedic Herbal & Spice Gardens
  • Cultural Show( Traditional drumming, dancing & Fire Walking)
  • Tooth Relic Temple in Kandy
  • Kandy City Tour
  • Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniye
  • Visiting a Tea Factory & Tea Gardens
  • Colombo City Tour & Shopping
Travel Route Map

Detail Tour Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVEL-NEGAMBO TO DAMBULLE

Arrival at Bandaranayeke International Ari Port and proceed to Dambulle.

En-route visit UNESCO World Heritage Site Sigiriye; the lion rock, a rock fortress-cum royal palace complex of 5thc AD, was created by king Kashyape who committed patricide made the rock his hideout in order to stay away from his half-brother who sought vengeance. This king not only fortified his stronghold but also added to it artistic beauty with water gardens, pavilions, courtyards, summer houses etc..… About two hours can happily be spent walking through its water gardens, and then up the steep steps - either hewn out of the rock or on circular iron staircases - past the frescoes. You will be in no rush to abandon the spectacular views at the summit

Dinner & Overnight stay at a Hotel in Dambulle

DAY02: DAMBULLE TO KANDY

After breakfast leave for Kandy. En route visit Cave Temple at Dambulla-UNESCO World Heritage site where large number of Buddha statues housed in 5 caves, including a 14 meter long, colossal figure of the recumbent Buddha carved out of the rock, The caves’ rock ceiling covered in one large sweep of colorful frescoes. It is the best place to see the classical Buddhist paintings & murals of the island.

Next visit an Ayurvedic herbal & Spice garden at Matale, where spices & herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication are grown.

Evening, see the Cultural Show in Kandy. At the Cultural Show, you can enjoy the Dancers & Drums of Traditional Artist with their magical Fire walking. Afterward, visit the sacred tooth relic temple of the Buddha. The temple, the most venerated place of Buddhist of Sri Lanaka, was built in the 14th Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic which was brought to the island in 4th c AD. The temple has decorative walls, a golden roof and fine woodwork. Religious services (pooja) with traditional music and drumming are held daily at dawn, mid-day and in the evening where guests can participate

Dinner & Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy

DAY 03: KANDY TO NUWERE ELIYE

After breakfast leave for sightseeing in Kandy city; Kandy- UNESCO World Heritage Site, the capital of hill country, was the last seat of Sinhalese kings who ceded power to the British in1815 after many battle with the western colonial forces, still remains much of its old world charm and traditions of the Sri Lankan life style, The Sightseeing in Kandy includes Upper Lake Drive, picturesque premises of the University of Peradeniya , and Observe the glorious Architecture of that period. Visiting Art & Craft Centers, Gem Lapidary to see the rich skills of Kandian Traditional Craftsmen &  Artists.

Afterward visit Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniye ; the Botanical Gardens used to be the pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made in to a Botanical Garden during the British regime. This gardens; one of the best in Asia is a place of beauty and site for bird watchers.

Then after proceed to Nuwereeliye and en route visit to a Tea Factory with rolling tea gardens .The journey goes via crashing waterfalls & stunning landscape and reach Nuwere Eliye in the evening: Nuwara Eliya also known as Little England is where the homesick British (The Tea Planters) built themselves a home away from home

Dinner & over night stay at a hotel in Nuwere Eliye

DAY 04: NUWERE ELIYE TO COLOMBO

After Breakfast proceed to Colombo via Kithulgala. En route further enjoy lush tea plantations, majestic peaks, crashing waterfalls and stop to view fascinating two waterfalls St.clairs fall and Devon Fall.

Reaching to Colombo in the evening and visit Colombo city. Colombo, The commercial capital of Sri Lanka, is a fascinating city with blend of East & West as well as a cozy mixture of past & present; the city is dotted with numerous interesting and important tourist attractions including colonial era buildings

The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Independent Square, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist, Hindu Temples and Town Hall.

Also, visit main shopping arenas; Odel and House of Fashion dress boutiques and the Noritake Ceramic Showroom.

Dinner & over night stay at a hotel in Colombo

DAY 05: DEPRTURE-COLOMBO TO AIR PORT

Leave for Airport According to your flight times

What Tour Included / Excluded

THE TOUR INCLUDES

  • Accommodation on HB basis (breakfast & dinner)
  • Transportation in an A/C Car (Up to 02 Pax) / A/C Micro van (03 - 06 Pax)/A/C Mini coach (06-12Pax)
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Entrance tickets for all activities mentioned above
  • Government Taxes.

THE TOUR EXCLUDES:

  • Tips and porterage.
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Lunch & Beverages
  • Flights & Visas
  • Early check-in & Early checkout charges
  • Optional Activities
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