Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Negombo
Welcome to Sri Lanka! Your tour commences with an arrival transfer to your hotel in the seaside village of Negombo.

Stay at: Overnight at Goldi Sands Beach Hotel (4 star) or Jetwing Beach Hotel (5 star)

DAY 2 Negombo – Sigiriya
Depart Negombo and travel along the bustling Kandy Road past small villages, chaotic towns and roadside carts to reach Sigiriya Rock Fortress, or Lion Rock, one of Sri Lanka’s most iconic sights. Take the opportunity to climb to the top of this striking rock with its vertical walls supporting the remnants of an ancient city constructed in the 5th century.

Stay at: Jetwing Lake (4 star) or Cinnamon Lodge (5 star)
Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 3 Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Sigiriya
Explore the ancient royal capital of Polonnaruwa, one of the most beautiful cities in Sri Lanka’s cultural heritage. Discover on foot, or by bicycle, the wonderful treasures that remain in the archaeological park including the four beautiful rock-cut Buddha statues at Gal Vihara Temple. This evening join a jeep safari in the Minneriya National Park, one of the best places in Sri Lanka to see wild elephants.

Stay at: Jetwing Lake (4 star) or Cinnamon Lodge (5 star)
Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 4 Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy
Proceed to Kandy, stopping en-route to visit the Dambulla Cave Temple, the best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. This Buddhist place of worship is thought to date back to the 1st century, and houses the country’s most sacred Buddha images. On arrival in Kandy enjoy a Kandyan Dance performance, a colourful spectacle including fire-walkers and afterwards visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic to witness the evening offering known as “Pooja”.

Stay at: The Thilanka Hotel (4 star) or Earl's Regency Hotel (5 star)
Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 5 Kandy – Nuwara Eliya
Further explore Kandy, wander around the city’s lake and streets and explore the local markets. Your tour continues to the hill station of Nuwara Eliya, also known as ‘Little England’. Spend an evening in this tea growing region where the colourful chaos of Sri Lanka meets colonial bungalows, well-tended lawns and red telephone boxes.

Stay at: Jetwing St. Andrews Hotel (4 star) or The Grand (4 star)
Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 6 Nuwara Eliya – Colombo
Descend from the high country as you return down the coast to explore the capital city of Colombo, a diverse mix of people, architecture and religion influenced by ancient kingdoms and European settlers. Your guided tour will visit Pettah Bazaar, Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Gotami Vihara, Independence Hall and Hindu Kovil at Slave Island, one of Colombo’s most impressive Hindu Temples.

Stay at: Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel (4 star) or Cinnamon Grand Hotel (5 star)
Meals Included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 7 Colombo
Your tour concludes with a departure transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

Meals Included: Breakfast

  • 6 nights in hotel accommodation
  • English-speaking Chauffeur-Guides
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Services of a local representative
  • 6 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners


  • Tick off all the major sights on guided tours of Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla Caves, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Colombo
  • Take an exciting jeep safari through Minneriya National Park


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