Tour 4

Tour 4 - 10 Nights / 11 days

Northern Tour with Culture / Safari / Beach


Day 1 : Airport – Negombo

Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport and met by "Key2Ceylon" representatives. Transfer to Negombo

Afternoon at leisure

Dinner and overnight at Negombo

 

 

Day 2: Negombo / Mannar via Wilpattu National Park

After breakfast leave to Mannar via Wilpattu National park.

Wilpattu National Park (Willu-pattu; Land of Lakes) is a park located on the island of Sri Lanka. The unique feature of this park is the existence of "Willus" (Natural lakes) - Natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that fill with rainwater.

Arrive at hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Manna

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Day 3: Manna

After breakfast visit the city of Mannar.
(During season you’ll be able to see deferent kinds of migrant birds including pink flamingos)

Mannar is a big town, and it's the main town of Mannar District, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. It is located on Mannar Island overlooking the Gulf of Mannar. It is home to the historic Ketheeswaram temple. It has become famous for sighting migrating flamingos at various time intervals with abundant lakes filled with water and food for these beautiful birds. The famous man made Adam’s bridge boat tours can be arranged here.

Evening at Leisure

Dinner and overnight at hotel.

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Day 4: Manna / Jaffna

After breakfast proceed to Jaffna

Jaffna located in Northern part of Sri Lanka, this is an ancient port city, and Most of the area of Jaffna is dry and sandy. The main tourist attractions are the Dutch Fort, Temples and Sandy beaches. The most famous beach is Casuarina beach is about 20 KM from Jaffna

Dinner and overnight stay in Jaffan

 

 

 

Day 5: Jaffna

At leisure on half board basis

 

 

Day 6: Jaffna / Trinco

After breakfast visit the city of Trincomalee along with the famous hindu temple and hot wells.

After the 03 Decades of civil war in Sri Lanka, Trincomalee takes the center point considering the fact the No’s of tourist arrivals both local and foreign to this exploring city. Trincomalee is well known for one of the finest deep water natural harbors in the world. Located 257 Kilometers away from Colombo this city is mainly a dry zone with temperature upo 35* in the months of April to October and it will be very hot and humid, after the war ended trincomalee was discovered as the Major hub for Whale watching activities and in recent discovery it was found out that Seas of Trincomalee had the Largest Blue whale on earth. And also 7 hotwells and Girikandi-caitya” the “vatadage.

Dinner and overnight stay in Trinco

 

 

 

Day 7: Trinco

At leisure on half boards basis

 

 

Day 8: Trinco / Sigiriya via Polonnaruwa

After breakfast leave to Sigiriya via Polonnaruwa.

Polonnaruwa was the Islands medieval Capital during the period 11th to 13th century A.D. The city in its day was fortified with three concentric walls, beautiful parks and gardens and sanctified by many shrines. Visit the ruins of the Audience hall, Council Chamber, the Royal Citadel, the Kumara Pokuna (pond), Royal Pavillion, Siva Dewale, the Thuparama, the Vatadage Relic House, Kiriwehera, Hatadage, Gal Vihare, with most impressive sculptures & stone carvings. Also see the man maid reservoirs.

Arrive at hotel for dinner and over night.

 

 

Day 9: Sigiriya

After breakfast leave to Sigiriya Rock Fortress which is 650 feet high rock fortress in the sky, a masterpiece of construction, artistry & irrigation. A world Heritage Site (5 th Century AD). The world famous fresco paintings of Heavenly maidens are housed in a cave.

Evening visit the Golden Rock Cave of Dambulla. Like Sigiriya, this is a vast isolated rock mass where King Valagambhahu took refuge in the 01st century B.C. He later turned the caves into a rock temple. The temple consists of a series of 5 caves containing many statues and paintings including a 47 ft. long statue of the Buddha.

Arrive at hotel for dinner and over night.

Day 10: Sigiriya / Anuradhapura / Sigiriya

After breakfast visit Anuradhapura, This ancient city Anuradhapura which was founded in the 04th century B.C. has the largest number of Ancient monuments of the great Sinhala civilization which flourished in this region. Visit the Royal Palaces, Shrines, Dagobas and Sri Maha Bodhi. Taking pride of place is the Sri Maha Bodhi, the Bo Tree grown from a branch of the very tree under which the Lord Buddha attained enlightenment the oldest historically documented tree in the world, over 2200 year old.

Drive back to the hotel in Sigiriya for dinner and overnight stay

 

 

Day11: Sigiriya - Airport

Leave to airport for departure

 

 

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