Glimpse of Sri Lanka - 5 Days 4 nights / 5 days Starting from QAR 3,273

Glimpse of Sri Lanka - 5 Days

Day Arrive in Colombo
  • Welcome to Colombo.
  • Upon arrival at Colombo International Airport, meet our representative.
  • Transfer to hotel by a private vehicle.
  • Check in to the hotel.
  • Proceed for an evening city tour of Colombo. Places of interest covered include 100-year old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings.
  • Pettah bazaar - where one can shop for bargain, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas - where you find stately homes of the affluent and the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH)- an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People's Republic of China are also the other must see sights.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Colombo.
Day Sigiriya
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out for the hotel and proceed to Sigiriya (journey of 177 kms, 5 hours drive approx.).
  • Upon arrival at Sigiriya. Check in at the hotel.
  • Evening 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 metres from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Sigiriya.
Day Kandy
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out for the hotel and proceed to Kandy via Matale (journey of 91 kms, 2 hours 35 minutes drive approx.).
  • En-route visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for.
  • Upon arrival at Kandy. Check in at the hotel.
  • Evening do a city tour in Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site. The name 'Kandy' conjures visions of Splendour and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy lake built by the last Sinhala king, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798.
  • Also visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a cultural show.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Kandy.
Day Negombo
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out for the hotel and proceed to Negombo (journey of 102 kms, 2 hours 53 minutes drive approx.).
  • En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage which provides visitors with the best chance of seeing a large number of elephants at close quarters. The orphanage was established in 1975 and commenced with seven orphaned elephants.
  • Upon arrival at Negombo. Check in to the hotel.
  • Enjoy Negombo city tour. Negombo town has several buildings dating back to the Dutch and Portuguese colonial days. The sea and catamarans are the backdrop of the Negombo scenery. The lagoon is famous for its harvest of lobsters, crabs and prawns and the fish auctions on the beach are worth a look. Also visit the Dutch Fort and a Catholic Church.
  • Overnight stay at your hotel in Negombo.
Day Departure
  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out to the hotel.
  • Transfer from hotel to airport by a private vehicle to board your departure flight.
  • Depart Colombo.
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