By Air

sigiriya Sri lanka
sigiriya Sri lanka
Day No:1

Arrive in Sri Lanka. Clients will be met by representatives of Excotic Holidays and transfer to Hingurakgoda by Air Taxi.

Pick up from Higurakgoda & proceed to Giritale

Overnight stay at the Dear Park, Giritale

Day No:2

After breakfast visit and climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress

* Sigiriya – is a “World Heritage Site” and the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600-foot high rock. On its summit are the foundations of the Royal Palace, Water Tanks to supply water and all other buildings and at the edges the guardhouses. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of 21 life sized damsels in all the freshness and delicacy of their original colour. The Water Gardens, Fountain Garden, summerhouse, Boulder Gardens and the Caves with the enclosed are should not be missed.

Afternoon sightseeing of Polonnaruwa

* Polonnaruwa -another “World Heritage Site” was the Capital of Sri Lanka from 11th – 13th Century, contains some splendid and spectacular statues. Lankatileke, Tivanka and Thuparama are the most beautiful and largest shrine ruins and Tivanka has the best example of frescoes of the Polonnaruwa period. Rankot Vihara and Kiriwehera are well preserved large stupas, and Gal Vihare -a rock shrine, has four Buddha statues, two seated, one standing and one reclining and Parakrama Bahu statue are examples of Sinhalese stone carver. The Vata-da-ge is a unique creation of the Sri Lankan artists

Overnight stay at the Dear Park, Giritale

Day No:3

After breakfast proceed to Anuradapura for sightseeing

*Anuradapura – the capital of Sri Lanka from the 05th Century B.C. to the end of the 10th Century A.D. was the most celebrated of Sri Lanka’s ancient ruined cities. The city’s greatest treasures are its dagobas constructed of bricks and hemispherical in shape. The most notable of these dagobas are the Ruvanveliseya which dates back to the 2nd Century B.C. and is 300 feet in diameter, the Jetawanarama is 370 feet and the Thuparama Dagoba enshrines the collarbone of the Buddha. The city’s most renowned relic is the sacred Bo Tree, which is said to have grown from a branch of the tree under which the Buddha gained Enlightenment. It was planted 2250 years ago and is the oldest historically authenticated tree in the world.

Overnight stay at the Dear Park, Giritale

Day No:4

After breakfast transfer to Weerawila by Air Taxi

Pick up from Weerawila and transfer to Yala

Late evening visit Yala National Park by Jeep * Yala (Ruhuna) National Park- the Ruhunu National Park covers 126,786 hectares Including the Strict Natural Reserve (Block II). The most familiar is Block I (14,101 hectares) and this block was established in 1938. Yala is famous for its big herds and large number of Elephants, Leopards, Spotted Deer, Sambhur, Crocodiles, Mongoose, Wild Boar, Wild Buffalo, and many other animals. More than 130 bird species are recorded which includes the resident and winter visitors. There are 7 Bungalows inside the Park with few Camp Sites.

Overnight stay at Yala Village, Yala

Day No:5

After breakfast proceed to Galle en route do a breif city tour with a visit to Dutch Fort

*Galle – Sri Lanka’s most historically interesting town is Galle. It was a major port until about 100 years, but today still handles shipping and sailing boats in the natural harbour.Stroll around the lighthouse and harbour or visit the old town where you can see the traditional lace makers and wood carvers and purchase some the finest souvenirs.
Rest of the day at leisure

Overnight stay at Lighthouse Hotel, Galle

Day No:6

Breakfast & full day at leisure

Overnight stay at Lighthouse Hotel, Galle

Day No:7

After breakfast transfer to airport to connect the departure flight