Scenic Tour 6Days / 5Night
Arrival, welcome by a representative of Lanka Sportreizen and transfer to Hotel in Negombo.
Undertake a City Tour of Negombo including a Fishing Village, Old Dutch Fortress from 1678 converted to prison, the Hamilton Canal which was built by the Dutch for the transportation of Cinnamon; the Old Dutch Cemetery and naturally the Negombo Fish Market.
Overnight stay at Negombo
After breakfast leave for Kalpitiya
En route visit the Munneswaram Hindu Temple – famous with the Indian Epic Ramayana.
Procced to Kalpitiya
Visit the Talawila St. Anne’s Church, the Fisheries Harbour, a Fishing Village.
Also witness the different types of vegetations Agricultural Farm lands, Salterns, Mangrooves, Coconut Plantations etc
Overnight stay at Chilaw
After breakfast leave for Anuradhapura – “The first Capital - 5th Century BC”
Visit many sites of the City of archaeological and historical interest including Isurumuniya - the first temple to be built in the island, Sri Maha Bodhi Tree- with an authenticated history of more than 2300 years which has been planted from a sapling from the original tree under which Buddha attained enlightenment , Ruwanveliseya - the largest stupa in the island , Jethawanaramaya and Abhayagiriya - which in their original form have been matching in size to the Great Pyramids in Giza being the tallest brick buildings in the world and have thus been declared as World Heritage Sites, Twin Ponds, Thuparamaya - the first Stupa to be built in Sri Lanka enshrining the left collar bone of the Buddha, the Samadhi Statue - meditating posture etc.
Overnight stay at Anuradhapura
After breakfast leave for Passikudah via Polonnaruwa -“The Medivel Capital of Sri Lanka-11th Century AD”
Visit the many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the Sacred City including the Grate Statue, Quadrangle, Royal Palace, Vatadage, Hatadage, Siva Devalaya, Gal Viharaya, Alahana Pirivena Complex, Kumara and Lotus Ponds, Thuparamaya, Rankoth Vehera, Pabalu Vehera, Thiwanka Image House, The Museum etc some of which depict the influence the Hinduism had on the Buddhist Civilization during that period of history.
Continue to Passikudah
Overnight stay at Passikudah
After breakfast leave for Kandy - “The Hill Capital“ via 18 Hair-Pin Bends
En route visit Maha Oya Hot Spring is located about 2km off Maha Oya town. This is said to be the hottest spring of all the hot springs of Sri Lanka. Here you will find well maintained 7 wells with different temperatures.
Continue to Kandy
In the evening watch a Cultural Performance by traditional Kandyan Dancers and Drummers including devotional "Fire Walking" and walk across in the star lit night to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha –By far the most important place of worship for Buddhist world over.
Overnight stay at Kandy
Breakfast at Hotel
Undertake a City Tour including - the Upper Lake Drive - a place where one could have a bird's eye view of the city below and a Gem Museum - to see how the valuable gems that you see on a shop shelf are turned out from a raw stone with the back ground history.
Afterwards continue to Negombo
Overnight stay at Negombo