Two to Three Day Tours

The Heritage Tour The Emerald Tour Serendipity and Tea Tour  
Anuradhapura
The Capital of Sri Lanka from the Fifth Century B.C. to the Tenth Century with its ancient monuments of indescribable grandeur and the Sacred Bo-Tree, the oldest historically documented tree in the world dating back to almost 2500 years.

Polonnaruwa
The medieval capital (Eleventh Century) with its temples in stone and rock sculptures of incredible majesty.

Sigiriya
The rock fortress in the sky (Fifth Century) with its fresco gallery of the heavenly maidens, the water gardens and the royal palace on the summit.

Kandy
The Royal City in the hill country, the cultural capital of Sri Lanka. A city of exquisite charm and hallowed traditions. The home of the Temple where is enshrined the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha.

Recommended stopovers for Two day Tour: Polonnaruwa, Habarana or Sigiriya

Three Day Tour: Polonnaruwa, Habarana or Sigiriya (First night), Kandy (second night).

Down the south coast road
Bentota
(National Holiday Resort),

Ambalangoda
(famous for its mask makers),

Hikkaduwa
(the world renowned coral garden),

Galle
(the old Dutch town with its well preserved Fort),

Weligama (the home of the stilt fisherman),

Hambantota
(a vast expanse of bay and salterns),

Tissamaharama and the Yala Wild Life Sanctuary:
Return through Nuwara Eliya,
in the heart of the tea country at an elevation of 2200 metres and Kandy,
the cultural capital.

Recommended Stopovers for:

Two day Tour : Tissamaharama

Three day Tour : Tissamaharama

Nuwara Eliya

To Kandy
the Royal Capital, Sri Lanka’s cultural city, the home or the Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic of the Buddha. Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens with its unique collection of orchid and spice trees, the arts and crafts centres and the elephant bathing place. Visit the temple in the evening to witness the age old ceremonies.

Motor up the mountains through green carpets of tea to Nuwara Eliya (elevation 2200 metres), the holiday resort typically English in character with its cool weather. Golfing enthusiasts will have the opportunity of playing on one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world.

Return through Hatton and Kitulgala where the Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed.

Recommended stopovers: Two Day Tour : Nuwara Eliya Three Day Tour : Kandy, Nuwara Eliya

For those who have the time, there are many tours of longer duration which will afford the visitor an opportunity to savour the unforgettable beauty of the county and the warmth and friendliness of Sri Lankan people.

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