Day 1: Arrival – Airport to Sigiriya
You will be met and warmly received by a personal chauffeur at the Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport and driven to Sigiriya (Approx. 4 and half hours’ drive).
Spend Overnight in Sigiriya
Day 2: Visit Polonnaruwa Ancient City
After breakfast – Visit the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (UNESCO world heritage site)
Polonnauwa – Today the ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned archaeological relic cities in the country, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the Kingdom’s first rulers. Its beauty was also used as a backdrop to filmed scenes for the Duran Duran music video Save a Prayer in 1982. The ancient city of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. (A huge lake built in 1200), and attractive tourist hotels and hospitable people, attract tourists.
In the afternoon return to the ancient City of Sigiriya, climb the famous Sigiriya lion rock fortress. An UNESCO world heritage and one of the Wonders of the World.
Spend Overnight in Sigiriya.
Day 3: Drive to Kandy
On the way to Kandy visit the Cave temple of Dambulla (UNESCO world heritage site), a batik factory and a spice garden where you can see the best spices in Sri Lanka.
Afternoon: You will do the city tour of Kandy including a visit to the temple of the sacred tooth relic, walk near the Kandy lake, a gem museum and a cultural dance show
Spend Overnight in Kandy.
Day 4: Drive to Nuwara Eliya after visiting the Royal Botanical gardens in Kandy.
On the way: Visit Ramboda Waterfalls, visit a Tea Factory, Overnight Stay in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 5: Enjoy a City tour of Nuwara Eliya and drive to Colombo
Stop at: Visit the Victoria Park and the Gregory Lake in Nuwara Eliya and an en route visit St Clair’s waterfalls. Drive to Colombo for an overnight stay or straight to the Airport according to your flight times.