Day 1 Kandy : Welcome to Sri Lanka
The 10 day Sri Lanka tour starts off with your arrival in Kandy. Arrive at the Bandaranayake International Airport where a tour representative will receive you and help you in getting transferred to Kandy. On the way to Kandy, you will get to visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, a tourist-friendly place where abandoned elephants are raised by specialists. Upon arrival in Kandy, complete the check-in at the hotel and then relax for a while. Later in the day, this Sri Lanka 10 day tour itinerary is mostly about leisure and you can enjoy the first day in Sri Lanka as you like it. Indulge in shopping in local market of Kandy before you get transferred back to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Distance from Colombo to Kandy : 133 km.
Travel Time : 3 hours.
Day 2 Kandy : Get candid with Kandy
Ready yourself for an exhilarating Kandy day tour. Have a delectable breakfast at the hotel and then get set for an exciting day ahead as now the Sri Lanka tour itinerary takes you for a full day Kandy sightseeing tour. Located in the lap of the hills of Kandy plateau in central Sri Lanka, Kandy is home to some of the most prominent Buddhist temples and historical structures. The Temple of Tooth Relic is one of the most remarkable tourist attraction one must visit while taking a tour of Kandy city. At the end of the day, enjoy a cultural dance show performed by Kandyan dancers and then return to your hotel for a comfy overnight stay.
Day 3 Sigiriya : The ‘rockstar’ tourist place
The third day of your 10 day Sri Lanka tour itinerary takes you to plateau town of Sigiriya. Gorge on some appetising breakfast and then check-out from the hotel as now you will be transferred to Sigiriya. Located on top of a 200-meter high plateau, Sigiriya is mostly about ancient palaces, staircases, galleries and the famous Lion’s Paw carved out of the huge rock. With history dating back to 3rd century BC, the archaeological significance of Sigiriya is well-recognized and loved by history lovers who travel to Sri Lanka for holidays. The status of UNESCO World Heritage Site further stamps its prominence as a major tourist attraction in Kandy. After climbing about 1200 stairs, you will reach the top the entrance gate where you can go on to explore Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Also visit the Water Garden, Mirror Wall and rejoice the scenic views of the beautiful surrounding landscape. Another engaging day ends with a cozy overnight stay at the hotel in Sigiriya
Distance from Kandy to Sigiriya : 90 Km.
Travel Time : Approx. 2.5 hrs.
Day 4 Trincomalee : The harbor city
Travel to mesmerizing Mirissa- another wonderland in Sri Lanka. Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel and then it’s time to get transferred to the city of Sri Lanka, which is home to one of the most stunning natural harbors in the world - Trincomalee. Trincomalee, the fifth largest natural harbor in the world, is home to a number of awe-inspiring ancient temples and structures attracting numerous tourists from all over the world. On the fourth day of Trincomalee tour itinerary, you will visit the world famous Koneswaram Temple and one of the most significant Hindu temples. This medieval-period religious site, demolished and turned into a fort by Portuguese, sits atop the Swami Rock in the Indian Ocean and derives its name from the triangular shape of the rock. The temple compound has a number of Lord Shiva statues and a huge Gopuram and is visited by a number of tourists, especially Hindu devotees. Next, you will visit the Fort Frederick, which was built by the Portuguese in 1623, after they demolished Koneswaram Temple in 1622. You can also visit the seven hot springs at Kanniya, which are also known for their therapeutic properties. The day ends with a haimish overnight stay at the hotel.
Distance from Sigiriya to Trincomalee : 98 Km.
Travel Time : Approx. 2 hrs.
Day 5 Trincomalee : Enjoy a day at leisure
Enjoy the fifth day of your Sri Lanka tour as per your wish. Have a delicious breakfast at the hotel and then enjoy the full day at leisure. Relax at the hotel or go out and explore the local attractions, shop around in the local market. On a free day like this, you can always go out and spend some time at the beautiful Trincomalee Beach which is frequented by tourists and is one of the must-visit attractions in Trincomalee. At the end of the day, enjoy a luxuriating stay at the hotel.
Optional : Enjoy water activities like Scuba diving & more (own expenses).
Day 6 Arugam Bay : Time for some adventure
Sixth day of your Sri Lanka holiday itinerary brings to you more fun with adventure. Treat your taste buds to a hearty breakfast at the hotel after which you will be transferred to Arugam Bay which is a must-include place to visit in almost all Sri Lanka holiday packages. The natural beauty and in combination with adventurous things to do, make any holiday package an exciting one. As you reach Arugam Bay, the astounding beauty of the beach will leave you spellbound. Arugam Bay is also famous as one of the best adventure sports sites in the world, especially for surfing. The tour itinerary takes you to Water Sport Center where you can let the adventurer in you come out and enjoy various adventure activities like snorkeling, canoeing, sailing and sailing lessons, wakeboarding, Scuba diving and more. At the end of the day, you will be transferred back to your hotel for a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 7 Yala : Tryst with the wild
Enjoy your day out with wild on seventh day of your tour in Sri Lanka. Have a wholesome breakfast at the hotel in Trincomalee and then check-out as now you will travel to explore the wild forest of one of the most prominent wildlife reserves in Sri Lanka- the Yala National Park. Revel in the scenic views of Sri Lankan landscape as your vehicle takes you to Yala. Upon arrival in Yala, complete the check in at the hotel and then you can relax relax. Later in the afternoon, get ready for an adventurous experience of Yala National Park safari in a jeep and fancy your chances of witnessing and photographing various wild animals such as Asia lions, spotted leopards, elephants, birds and many more. After enjoying jeep safari in the Yala national Park, you will return to the hotel at the end of the day for a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Tip : Wear good quality trekking shoes when you go for a jeep safari in Yala National Park
Distance from Trincomalee to Yala : 133 Km.
Travel Time : Approx. 2.5 hrs.
Day 8 Bentota : Explore the land of beaches
This day of your Sri Lanka package takes you to Bentota city. Have a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and then check out as now you set out for your next destination in Sri Lanka- the beautiful city of Bentota. As you reach Bentota by road, you will be taken out for a Bentota city tour that includes a visit to Turtle Hatchery where endangered Sri Lankan turtles are nested and bred. After this, enjoy a soothing boat ride at Balapitiya Madu River. In the post-lunch session, indulge in Scuba Diving, snorkeling, fishing and other enticing water activities. Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Distance from Yala to Bentota : 225 Km.
Travel Time : Approx. 4 hours.
Day 9 Colombo : Off to the capital
The penultimate day of your 10 day holiday in Sri Lanka brings you to the capital city of Colombo. After a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel in Yala, you will be transferred to Colombo, as per this Sri Lanka tour itinerary. The largest city of Sri Lanka is home to some of the most tourist-friendly beaches of in this part of the planet. Upon arrival in the capital city, this Colombo travel package lets you witness the colonial style buildings of the bygone era when Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon and was ruled by the British. Amongst the various modern skyscrapers in Colombo, there is a 100-year old clock tower which is one of the most photogenic points in the capital city. You will visit other famous tourist attractions in Sri Lanka including the bustling Pettah bazaar where you can enjoy shopping at reasonable prices, the Old Parliament Building, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall and some prominent Hindu and Buddhist Temples in the city. As the dusk falls, you will be transferred to your hotel in Colombo for an easy overnight stay.
Distance from Bentota to Colombo : 85 Km.
Travel Time : Approx. 1.5 hours.
Day 10 Colombo : Time to depart
The tour ends today, but the memories of this Sri Lanka tour will remain forever. Have a refreshing breakfast at the hotel and then get ready to check out as the holiday in Sri Lanka ends today and now you will be transferred to the international airport in Colombo for your onward journey back home.
Inclusions in tour are as follows:
Followings are not included in tour: