Tour overview

Best of Sri Lanka

11 Days | Private Tour



  • Accommodation on BB Basis
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with an English-Speaking chauffer driver
  • All transfer and transportation to the sites which are mentioned
  • All applicable taxes / Parking & Toll Charges
  • Private Tour NO Mixing of groups


Welcome to Sri Lanka! Upon completing the airport formalities meet your chauffer at the airport arrival’s lounge. Board the vehicle and leave towards Negombo.

Negombo is a year-round destination boasting lovely golden sandy beaches and a charming old world fishing village atmosphere. Negombo lagoon is fed by a number of small rivers and a canal. The lagoon has extensive mangrove swamps and attracts a wide variety of water birds including cormorants, herons, egrets, gulls, terns and other shorebirds.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


After breakfast travel towards Habarana.
En-route visit the Pinnawala elephant orphanage and Dambulla Cave Temple.

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Currently being a home to 100elephants. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage; just as the name suggests holds a unique disposition in the ex-situ animal care. It’s success and fame has travelled not just within the country but throughout the world to an exten t where Pinnawala synonymous with the Sri Lankan Elephant.

Dambula Cave Temples is a vast isolated rock mass 500 feet high and a mile around the base. Here is found the famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century B.C. The caves of Dambulla sheltered King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found in the Island.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Breakfast at Hotel and leave to climb the Sigiriya Lion’s Rock and visit Polonnaruwa.

Visit Sigiriya Lion Rock: Climb the 5th century Sigiriya Rock fortress which is a UNESCO world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495). The spectacular citadel of Sigiriya rises sheer and impregnable out of the plains of the dry zone. It is the country’s most memorable single attraction, a remarkable archeological site made unforgettable by its dramatic setting. The rock was the innermost stronghold of a 70 hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway.

Polonnaruwa The ruined capital of Polonnaruwa is one of the undisputed highlights of the Cultural Triangle and is a UNESCO world heritage site. The heyday of the city in the twelfth century represented one of the high watermarks of early Sri Lankan civilization. Polonnaruwa extensive and well-preserved remains, offer a fascinating snapshot of medieval Sri Lanka, including some of the island’s finest monuments and it is compact enough to be thoroughly explored in 3 hours. The Gal Vihara, a collection of magnificent Buddha statues carved out of sheer rock is not to be missed and a prime example of the craftsmanship of that era.

Return to the hotel and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Breakfast at the hotel. Travel towards Kandy. En route visit Matale Spice Garden.

Visit a spice garden in Matale to see many different types of spices Sri Lanka is famous for. Just 25 km from the hill capital of Kandy, the Matale spice gardens are among the best on the island. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. A processing and training unit has been set up in the area and farmers are grouped in a cooperative to ensure fair prices and you will also be able to purchase spices.

Kandy City Tour: Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The historic city about 480m above sea level surrounded by mountains was known to Sri Lankan as Kanda Uda Rata, which means the hill country. Kandy was home to Sri Lanka's last independent Kingdom, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century.
Visit the Temple of the tooth, Gem Museum, The Royal Botanical Gardens, the Peradeniya University campus and catch a panoramic view of the scenic town from Upper Lake Drive.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Nuwara Eliya.

The beautiful town, set in the heart of Tea country and situated 1890 meters above sea level, is where the British succeeded in creating an English countryside with homes in styles from Georgian to Queen Anne.
Visit the Gregory Lake Park, Tea factory & Tea Garden.

Arrive at the Nanu oya railway station and embark to the train. Enjoy a picturesque ride through small farming villages, hills and tea plantation to Ella. A small town in the highlands of Central Sri Lanka and is surrounded by tea plantations.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


With packed breakfast at the hotel leave to hike the little adam’s, It is 1141m in height and from the entrance it takes up to 30-45 min for the hike. Views from the summit are incredible. 360 degrees panoramic views with clouds rolling in, is a treat to watch for any traveler.

Afternoon, you will be escorted to a local home where your authentic Sri Lankan lunch will be cooked. With fresh ingredients, start the cooking demonstration. You will learn about the authentic wood fire stove, clay pots and spices etc. that used to prepare meals at local houses.

After lunch explore the city, including visits to Ravana Falls, and 9 Arch Bridge.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Breakfast at the hotel. Travel to Yala.

Afternoon enjoy a jeep safari at the Yala National Park.
Yala National Park, situated in the southeast region of the country covers almost 1000 square kilometers and is the second largest national park in Sri Lanka. Designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1900, along with Wilpattu, it is one of the first two national parks in Sri Lanka. Leopards are the stars here, but it also has a large number of elephant herds. In addition, spotted deer, sambar, wild boar, wild buffaloes, sloth bear, jackal, mongoose as well as numerous birds inhabit this natural wilderness.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Breakfast at the hotel and travel toward your beach stay.

En route visit Galle and explore the heritage
The story of the Galle Dutch Fort; a UNESCO World Heritage Site reverberates through every traveler’s photo and caption. Initially built by the Portuguese in the 16th century during their conquests, the fort was later fortified and conquered by the Dutch in the 17th century, until it later fell to the might of the British. The old town of Galle was once used as a trading port for spices and other goods for over 200 years. However, today, the fort has been transformed into a place of history, romance and beauty where travelers are warmly welcomed to dive head first into the exotic stories and be a part of this heritage site.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 09 & 10 BEACH

Spend the days at leisure.

During your stay, visit a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda. Enjoy a River Boat safari at the Madu River. If interested water sports in Bentota.

Turtle Hatchery Where you can see five species of turtles-Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas), Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta), Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) and Olive Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea).
The eggs collected by the Villagers and Fishermen are purchased by the Kosgoda Hatchery and kept in sandy pens until they are hatched. The newly hatched ones are kept in seawater tanks and released to the sea in the night. This Hatchery alone has released more than 1,750,000 young turtles to the sea. An endowment by the Hasselblad Estate was responsible for the establishment of this hatchery

Madu River Between Ambalangoda and Iduruwa, Madu Ganga dances around the coastline forming a complicated network of lagoons and off-shoots. It’s fantastic birding territory and in praise of this it’s been made into a Ramsar site.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Breakfast at the hotel.
Proceed to the airport as per the flight details.

Have a Safe Journey! Sri Lanka will be waiting to see you once again to be on a different journey.

End of Tour in Sri Lanka.