Day 1 The capital of Sri Lanka- Colombo
Welcome to the capital city of Sri Lanka- Colombo. This 7 nights 8 days Sri Lanka tour package opens up with a refreshing welcome drink at the hotel where you’ll be staying. Check in to the hotel, relax for a while and move to visit the local attractions of Colombo. It takes an interesting blend of the Dutch and British architecture over 600 years in utter concord with the modernist architecture. The Dutch Colonial style of architecture is very much in evidence in the Colombo Fort and the Pettah areas. The President’s House located at the Fort, the Galle Face Green the largest open air stretch in the city bordering the fort along the south, Galle Face Hotel the oldest hotel of the country is locations that one should not overlook. The Pettah area, with many crossing roads remains the busiest bazaar in the city. Amidst the busy commercial surroundings, Colombo is not excluded from the spiritual influence. Many Buddhist Temples, Islamic Mosques, The Dutch Reformed and Anglican Churches are not uncommon sites.
Day 2 Colombo to Anuradhapura
Visit today the most celebrated Sri Lanka’s ancient ruined city. Have breakfast in the morning and proceed to your next destination on your Sri Lanka tour- Anuradhapura. Enroute visit the famous Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and witness a large variety of Elephants being cared of. Kids enjoy a great time at this place and you can see them so happy seeing the elephants enjoy. On reaching Anuradhapura, a historical sightseeing tour awaits you. The city’s greatest treasures are its dagobas constructed of bricks and hemispherical in shape. The most notable of these dagobas are the Ruwanweliseya which dates back to the 2nd Century B.C. and is 300 feet in diameter, the Jetavanarama 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 Anuradhapura.
Day 3 Travel to Sigiriya and Dambulla
The next in list are Sigiriya, the ancient city, and Dambulla, renowned for the Rock Temple of Buddha. Enjoy breakfast and proceed to your next destination. Today’s destination in this thrilling Sri Lanka tour package is Sigiriya where the families will visit the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya, built in 5th century A.D, the Water Garden, Bolder Garden, beautiful Mural Paintings, The Mirror Wall, The Lion’s Paws and the Royal Swimming Pool on top. Also on this day, you’ll visit Dambulla which is famous for its magnificent Rock temple of Buddha. The rock ceiling is one great sweep of colorful paintings of Lord Buddha and his previous incarnations dating back to the first century BC. The main shrine at Dambulla, known as the Rangiri Dambulla Viharaya, or the golden cave temple of Dambulla, has been quoted in a routine of spiritual and historical texts. The images in a number of postures are those of the Buddha, the bodhisattvas, gods and goddesses, monks, disciples, and kings. Overnight stay in Sigiriya.
Day 4 Transfer to Kandy
Explore the charms of Kandy. After breakfast proceed to Kandy. On reaching, check in to the hotel with a welcome drink and move to a city on a tour of Kandy. Witness the charms of Kandy on your Sri Lanka family tour including Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter see a cultural appearance. It is also noted for its tourist attractions that include the wildlife sanctuary, historical heritage sites, unparalleled scenic vistas, botanical gardens, and tonnes more. Kandy is also prominent for its pilgrimage places of the Buddha, which are religiously and historically very important and draws in tourists who love pilgrimage places all over the world.
Day 5Late morning drive to Nuwara Eliya
Proceed further to your next destination which is very much like an English town- Nuwara Eliya. Visit Nuwara Eliya on your second day of the Sri Lanka tour package. Enjoy a late morning drive to this awestrucking beautiful city and on arrival check in to the hotel where you’ll be staying overnight. Housed with bungalows and buildings built in the English architecture, the city offers an ambience of an English town. Enjoy the cool breeze of the city with your family and kids and visit the Gorges Rolling tea plantation which produces the best Ceylon tea. Also visit the breathtaking beautiful waterfalls which makes Nuwara Eliya one of the most beautiful town to visit in the world. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.
Day 6 Enter the wild world
Welcome to the Jungle Book of Sri Lanka. Have breakfast in the morning and proceed to your next destination on your Sri Lanka family itinerary- Yala. Yala houses Sri Lanka’s second largest and the most visited national park- Yala National Park. Witness the majesty of the wide range of fauna displayed in this magnificent setup with your kids and enjoy the great day here. A safari here is well worth all the time, effort, crowds and cost. The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami caused severe damage on the Yala National Park and 250 people died in its vicinity. The number of visitors has been on the rise since 2009 after the security situation in the park improved. Overnight stay.
Day 7 The city of golden beaches - Bentota
Explore the glorious beaches of Bentota. After a delightful breakfast, proceed to Bentota. Check in to the hotel with a refreshing welcome drink. Bentota and its breathtaking sandy beach pretty much transform your dreams and visions of a tropical paradise into an everyday reality. Located close to the Southern tip of the Island of Sri Lanka and only about 200 km from the Equator, this secluded crescent shaped beach is the perfect place to sit back, relax and forget about all the hustle and bustle of your other life that’s a million miles away. This small sandy tropical beach boasts some of Sri Lanka’s best and most stunning sunsets and sunrises. This will surely be one of the best days of your 7 nights 8 days Sri Lanka family tour. Overnight stay.
Day 8 The day of departure
It’s time to bid adieu to this beautiful island country. Proceed to the Bandaranaike international airport and stack all your memories in your mind. This experience will leave you astounded. Pampered, enlightened, moreover animated. A country like no other! Book this amazing 7 nights 8 days Sri Lanka family package and enjoy a trip worth a million memories.
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