Upon arrival at the airport or negambo you will be met by our chauffer guide. after proceed to sigiriya. en route visit pinnawala elephant ophanage.
Pinnawala elephant ophanage
This was creation by the state to up keep and maintain opened elephants since 1975 commencing with 7 elephants and now this grows up to around 80.and it is a fortune in seeing those elephants and the locations.
Dinner And Overnight Stay At Sigiriya.
After brekfast ( 8.00 am ) proceed to ritigala monastic ruins.
This has been called as arittha pabbatha ( the mountain of aritta ) which can be translate as “dreadful rock ” or ” safty rock ” or even riti trees growing upon it around 3 rd centure B.C. aritta. who was the chef minister of king devanampiyatissa who later was ordained as the fast srilankan monk and become an arahath, spend his monastic ruins of stones, terrace way a stone brige and remain of a giant stone banked pond build across a water strem.
after visit ritigala return to sigiriya. In the afternoon visit
sigiriya lion rock OR pidurangala ancient forest monastery, and climb the famous lion rock fortress and also ancient paintings.
Sigiriya lion rock
This is 5 th century B.C. called lion rock is citadale of unusual beauty up to 200 m, built by king kashyapa ( 477-495 A.D. ) which is a world heritage site declared by since 1982 with rock fortress, the world famous, which is a rock inter most stronghold of about 70 hectares fortified town, this place with a large stone and ancient rock fortress surrounded by the remain of an extensive garden , reservoirs , and other structures. a popular tourist destination. also renowned for it ancient frescos painting.
Pidurangala Ancient forest monastery
History of pidurangala flows beyond the 1&2 century B.C. pidurangala was used as a monastery from those days. but this place become a prominant buddhist monastery during the king kashyapa time ( 477-495 AD )
some believe that sigiriya also a buddhist monastery before the king kashyapa time once he decided to build his fortress in sigiriya , he requested the monk to move to pidurangala and had contributed lot of the development of it. it is believed that the ” uppalawanna kashyapa giri viharaya ” which was constructed by king kashyapa was located in the pidurangala.
Dinner And Overnight Stay At Sigiriya.
After brekfast ( 8.00 am ) proceed to dambulla and visit dambulla rock cave’s temple.
Dambulla Cave Temple
Dambulla cave temple also know as the golden temple of dambulla is a world heritage site declared by since 1991. King walagamba return to the throne at Anuradahapura kingdom in the 1 st centure B.C. he had a magnificent rock temple built at dambulla, in gratitude to the monk in dambulla , it is the largest and best preserved temple a most impressive place of sri lanka, the rock 160 m over the surrounding plains , more than 85 caves in the surrounding area. major attractions are spread over 5 cave’s.
After visit continue to mahiyangana, en route stop at wasgamuwa national park
Wasgamuwa national park
wild elephant , leopards , sloth bear , monkey , loris , hornbills , and sambar deer , are found, is a classic range of wild life , and a lush forest by the mahaweli river.
After visit national park proceed to mahiyangana.
Dinner And Overnight Stay At Mahiyangana.
After breakfast ( 8.00 am ) proceed to dambana aborigine village
Dambana veddha village
Adivasi chieftain ( head of aborigin ) of sri lanka lives here and it is possible to have a chat with those people if one reach the destination. to understand about their culture and traditions.
after visit continue to rathana ella water falls.
Rathana ella water falls
Possible to view the most widest water fall working through the forest canopy , with the sounds and music of birds. after having a bath possible to have the lunch under tree shades over there.
After visit return to mahiyangana,
Dinner with Barbecue, Overnight stay at camp site.
On the following morning able to witness the sunrise over the hills , which is an amazing science and after smooth canoeing with the breath taking science , all over.
After visit proceed to high knuckles mountain range,
It is informed that while going to knuckles range, we have to pass through remote village. and it around 1800 M from the mean sea level , which is a amazing area comprise with pigmy forest , fauna and flora . the science of several kinds endemic birds . beard monkey , porcupine , wild pole and civet cat etc , and also able to have glimpse of sambar deer and leopard , once in a blue moon and this will be a tour that will never forget one who attend same.
After visit continue to kandy,
Dinner and Overnight stay at kandy
After breakfast ( 8.30 am ) Proceed to gem lapidary, then you can visit gem museum, and could your watch shot time videos,
Gems of sri lanka,
Gem industry has a very long history, sri lanka was affectionately known as Rathna-deepa which mean gem island, specialy found as Best sapphires , Topazes , Amethys , and other gems. sri lanka geologically speaking in an extremely old country. 90% of the rock of the Island are of precambrian age. 560 million to 2400 million years ago. The gem form in sedimentary residual gem deposits , Eluvial deposits , metamorphic deposits , skarn and calcium- rich rocks. other gems are of magmatic origin.
Botanical garden peradeniya,
Royal botanical garden situated at peradeniya on the visit to kandy from colombo, it is learnt that this was built by a king and later developed by the British , which is around 147 acres in extent providing amazing varieties of tree, plants, and flowers, specially it include more then 300 varieties of orchids. spices medicinal plant and palm trees, attached to it is the national herbarium.
There after visit continue to temple of tooth relic and culture show
The temple of the sacred tooth relic OR dalada maligawa buddhist temple in the kandy.It is happy to state that the tooth relic temple is situated in the hill capital kandy , it was the last capital kingdom of sri lanka. and unesco world Heritage site declared by since 1988. partly due to the temple monks of the two chapters of malwattha, and Asgiriya, conduct daily worship in the inner chamber of the temple. retuals are performed three times daily, Once a week symbolic bathing of the sacred relic with an herbal preparation made from scented water and fragrant flowers, it is called ” Nanumura mangallaya ” this holy water is believed to contain healing power and distributed among those present. this is situated in the central high land, which overflows with traditional kandyan and low country dances with culture and history with a long heritage, as the kandy Esala perahera , the world famous.
After visit Return to hotel
Dinner And Overnight Stay At Kandy
After breakfast ( 8.00 am )
Transfer from kandy to airport for your departure flight,,,
Please advise us of your departure flight details,