TAPROBANE TOURS AND TRAVELS
Tour 2 - Family Holiday ( 6 Nights/ 7 Days )

1st Day - AIRPORT - NEGOMBO

On arrival at the Bandaranayke international Airport, you will be welcomed by a representative of Taprobane Tours and Travels and transferred to a Hotel in Negombo.


Evening, commence a tour in Negombo city and the Fishing Villages.


Dinner and overnight stay at a Hotel in Negombo


2nd Day – NEGOMBO –PINNAWALA – SIGIRIYA

After breakfast leave for Sigiriya via Pinnawala. Visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, which is an orphanage and breeding ground for wild elephants, evening climb the Rock fortress in Sigiriya (Lion's rock) This is an ancient rock fortress and palace built during the reign of King Kassapa I(AD 477 – 495). highlights being the Frescoes, Mirror Wall and the Lion's Paw, and it is one of the Seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka

Dinner and overnight stay at a Hotel in Sigiriya


3rd Day – SIGIRIYA – DAMBULLA – NALANDA – MATALE – KANDY

After breakfast leave for Kandy via Dambulla, Nalanda and Matale. En route visit the Dambulla cave Temple which is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Lord Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri lankan kings and 4 statues of gods and goddesses.


Then, proceed to Matale via Nalanda. En route visit a spice garden and take part in a conducted tour to get some knowledge about the growth and use of spices in the day to day life of Sri Lankans.


Evening, commence a city tour of Kandy including Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha - by far the most important place of worship for Buddhists world over, Upper Lake drive a place where one could have a bird's eye view of the city below. Late evening witness a Cultural Show by traditional Kandyan Dancers and Drummers including "Fire Walking".


Dinner and overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy


4th Day – KANDY – PERADENIYA – NUWARA ELIYA

After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. On the way visit the Botanical gardens at Peradeniya, It is the largest botanical garden on the island. This is renowned for the collection of Orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palms trees. Later, proceed to NuwaraEliya. En route visit a Tea Factory and a Plantation to witness the manufacturing process of the world famous "Ceylon Tea" and to taste a pure un-blended cup of factory fresh tea. Also pass by eye-catching views with waterfalls.


Evening city tour of Nuwara Eliya Including Victoria Park, Gregory Lake and Golf Course, the 119 year old club is situated within the city limits. Established in 1891. One of Asia's finest Golf Clubs.


Dinner and overnight stay at a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya



5th Day – NUWARA ELIYA – YALA

After breakfast leave for Yala via Ella, enjoy the scenery at Ella Gap and visit Rawana Ella waterfall.


In the evening do a jeep safari to Yala National park, which is the second largest and most visited national park in Sri Lanka. The park covers 979 square kilometers, and is best known for its variety of wild animals and is vital for the conservation of Sri Lankan Elephants and other wild life.


Dinner and overnight stay at a Hotel in Yala



6th Day - YALA – GALLE - BENTOTA

After breakfast leave for Bentota via Galle. Visit the Galle Fort which was built first by the Portuguese, then modified by the Dutch during the 17th century. Even today, after 400 years of existence, it looks new and polished with reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka. Inside the Galle fort, in a Dutch Colonial building on Church Street, the Cultural Museum is located.


Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Bentota



7th Day – BENTOTA – AIR PORT

After breakfast, leave to Air Port.


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* Families with children welcome.
* A special activity package free for groups of over five.
* A complimentary gift for all our travelers.
* Air-conditioned Car / Van or Mini bus with English speaking Driver / Guide
* All Airport transfers