Nature Tour

$960.00

Nature Tour is an 8 Nights/ 9 Days round tour package which covers the most visited naturally beautiful attractions in Sri Lanka. Book this 4 Star Package for 960 USD per person.

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Package Inclusions

  • Meet & Greet Services at the Airport.
  • Dedicated Luxury Cab for all transfers including airport pick up, drop off and sightseeing.
  • Tourist board registered Chauffeur service for the entire journey.
  • Comfortable luxury accommodation in 4 star hotels. (Double room sharing basis)
  • Complimentary breakfast and dinner at all hotels.
  • All government taxes and surcharges.
  • Highway tolls where applicable.

Package Exclusions

  • Entry tickets.
  • Meals unless specified in inclusions.
  • Early check in and late check out charges.
  • Any other supplementary charges from hotels.
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in inclusions.

Day Wise Itinerary

Day One

Welcome to the Pearl of Indian Ocean !

Arrival and meet the chauffeur at the airport. Let’s get ready for a 9 Days adventure in the paradise island.

After arrival you will be transferred to Habarana to spend your first night in Sri Lanka. En route you will visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village. Pinnawala has the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. Not like in other sanctuary parks, you will be able to closely monitor the behaviors of Elephants in this orphanage.

Then continue your journey to Habarana.

Overnight stay at Fresco Water Villa – Sigiriya

Day Two

After having your breakfast at the hotel, let's start your second day in Sri Lanka. Visit Sigiriya Lion's Rock. Referred by locals as the Eighth Wonder of the World this ancient palace and fortress complex has significant archaeological importance and attracts thousands of tourists every year. It is probably the most visited tourist destination of Sri Lanka.

The palace is located in the heart of the island between the towns of Dambulla and Habarane on a massive rocky plateau 370 meters above the sea level. Sigiriya rock plateau, formed from magma of an extinct volcano, is 200 meters higher than the surrounding jungles. Its view astonishes the visitors with the unique harmony between the nature and human imagination.

The fortress complex includes remnants of a ruined palace, surrounded by an extensive network of fortifications, vast gardens, ponds, canals, alleys and fountains. The surrounding territories of Sigiriya were inhibited for several thousand years.

After visiting Sigiriya, return to the Hotel and relax a while. Then visit Kaudulla National Park in the evening for a Jeep Safari.

Overnight stay at Fresco Water Villa - Sigiriya.

Day Three

Welcome to the third day in the amazing island.

After breakfast check out and transfer to Kandy, which will be your night stop for the day three. En route visit Dambulla Cave Temple. Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometres east of Colombo and 72 kilometres north of Kandy. Dambulla is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

Reach Kandy, check in at hotel and relax a while. Visit Temple of the Tooth Relic in the evening. Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Therefore this is known as one of the most sacred places in Sri Lanka.

Return to hotel and overnight stay at Oakray Regency - Kandy.

Day Four

After having breakfast, let's start the fourth day of your journey. On the this day, your destination will be Nuwaraeliya. Nuwara Eliya is a city in the tea country hills of central Sri Lanka. The naturally landscaped Hakgala Botanical Gardens displays roses and tree ferns, and shelters monkeys and blue magpies. Nearby Seetha Amman Temple, a colorful Hindu shrine, is decorated with religious figures. Densely forested Galway's Land National Park is a sanctuary for endemic and migratory bird species, including bulbuls and flycatchers. Nuwaraeliya is located around 65km away from Kandy. En route to Nuwaraeliya, visit Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is near the Mahaweli River. It is renowned for its collection of orchids.

After visiting Royal Botanical Garden, continue your journey to Nuwaraeliya. On your way while passing Ramboda, do not forget to stop and see the beautiful Ramboda Waterfall. After that visit Tea Factory and Tea Estate where World's Finest Tea is grown.

Reach Nuwaraeliya and overnight stay at Oak Ray Summer Hill Breeze - Nuwaraeliya.

Day Five

After breakfast check out and ride on a tour in Nuwaraeliya city. Visit Gregory's Lake, Victoria Park, Seetha Amman Temple and other famous attractions in the city.

Then transfer to Ella. Ella is a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka governed by an Urban Council. It is approximately 200 kilometres east of Colombo and is situated at an elevation of 1,041 metres above sea level. The area has a rich bio-diversity, dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. Must visit places in Ella are Little Adam's Peak (Ella Rock) and Nine Arch Bridge. The Nine Arch Bridge is a bridge in Sri Lanka. It is one of the best examples of colonial-era railway construction in the country. The construction of the bridge is generally attributed to a local Ceylonese builder, P. K. Appuhami, in consultation with British engineers.

It is located in Demodara, between Ella and Demodara railway stations. The surrounding area has seen a steady increase of tourism due to the bridge's architectural ingenuity and the profuse greenery in the nearby hillsides.

Popular rumours suggest that when construction work commenced on the bridge, the Great War began between the empires of Europe and the steel assigned for this site was reallocated to Britain's War related projects at the battlefront. As a result, the work came to a standstill, leading the locals build the bridge with stone bricks and cement, but without steel.

Ella Nine Arch Bridge

Dinner and overnight stay at Ella Gap Hotel, Ella.

Day Six

On the sixth day, you will have a little long drive to Tissa. En route visit Ravana Falls and continue your journey to Tissa. Visit Yala National Park in the afternoon. Yala National Park is a huge area of forest, grassland and lagoons bordering the Indian Ocean, in southeast Sri Lanka. It’s home to wildlife such as leopards, elephants and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species. Inland, Sithulpawwa is an ancient Buddhist monastery. Nearby caves contain centuries-old rock paintings. Southwest, Magul Maha Viharaya also has ancient Buddhist ruins. Both are pilgrimage sites. 44 species of mammals are resident in Yala National Park, and it has one of the highest leopard densities in the world.

Dinner and overnight stay at Chaarya - Tissa.

Day Seven

After breakfast check out and transfer to Unawatuna. Unawatuna is a town in southern Sri Lanka. It’s known for its coral reef and its palm-lined beaches, like Unawatuna Beach. Nestled in nearby jungle, the Japanese Peace Pagoda has a stupa with ocean views. The Sea Turtle Farm and Hatchery south of town protects endangered species. North across the bay is the city of Galle’s fortified old town, founded by the Portuguese and expanded by the Dutch in the 17th century.

Dinner and overnight stay at Cantaloup Levels - Unawatuna.

Unawatuna Beach

Day Eight

After breakfast check out and transfer to Bentota. En route visit Galle City. Galle is a city on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. It’s known for Galle Fort, the fortified old city founded by Portuguese colonists in the 16th century. Stone sea walls, expanded by the Dutch, encircle car-free streets with architecture reflecting Portuguese, Dutch and British rule. Notable buildings include the 18th-century Dutch Reformed Church. Galle Lighthouse stands on the fort’s southeast tip.

During your stay at Bentota, you can visit Madu River Natural Wetland Sanctuary, Turtle Hatchery and of course the beautiful beach in Bentota.

Dinner and overnight stay at The Temple Tree Resort - Bentota.

Day Nine

End of the tour and departure from Bandaranaike International Airport - Colombo.

Have a pleasant flight !

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