Sri Lanka is one of the best biodiversity hotspots in the world that is worth travelling at least once in your lifetime. With its Exquisite settings, placid coastlines, wildlife territories, world heritage sites and historical places, Sri Lanka provides many localities to disclose all through the Vacation in Sri Lanka. Therefore, we have carefully pulled the best places for holidaying and formed exhilarating tour itineraries to roam in this heavenly country. Our Sri Lanka 2 week tour comes with ancient cities, scenic vicinities and many more temptations for the globetrotters.
Day 1: Airport/Colombo
Welcome to Ceylon. Upon arrival in Sri Lanka, our chauffeur will pick you from the airport and transfer to Colombo. Colombo is Sri Lanka’s capital town, the perfect starting point for a City tour in Sri Lanka. Start roaming in Colombo’s boulevards throughout the Journey. Stay overnight at the hotel in Colombo.
Day 2: Colombo
Kickstart the second day of Sri Lanka 2 week tour by visiting the Galle Face Green, Independence square and floating market in Pettah. Stretching across a wide area, Galle Face Green is an oceanfront park standing on the heart of Colombo. Independence square is also renowned as Torrington square. It is a state commemoration hall, constructed in memorial of regaining independence from the British ruling. Combined with modern architecture and ethnic ethos, Gangaramaya temple is a significant temple in Colombo and, the floating market holds a group of 92 kiosks for shopping. Overnight in Colombo.
Day 3: Colombo/Galle
After breakfast travel to Galle. There is plenty of things to do in Galle like: walking in the streets, evening tea next to beach, visiting the Galle Fort, Galle lighthouse, discovering the buildings, built in the 18th century and so many. Get into the Kosgoda turtle hatchery en route to Galle. This is the sea turtle nesting ground and safeguarding project. You will find more information on that during the tour. Next hop into a boat safari in Madu Ganga. Finally, reach the destination to rest the night at the hotel in Galle.
Day 4: Galle/Mirissa
Travel to Galle Fort also called as Galu Kotuwa, was formed initially by the Portuguese and comprehensively fortified by the Dutch. The Galle Fort holds archaeological and architectural importance. Next, visit Unawatuna, the major tourist point famous for seaside and corals. You will also find the Swethamalee Chaitiya, a Dagaba built on the dune. Go for a jungle beach tour, spa treatments, visit the Japanese Peace Pagoda, Scuba diving, snorkelling are the other things to do in Unawatuna. Transfer to Mirissa in the evening and rest the night at the hotel in Mirissa.
Day 5: Mirissa
Rise and shine early morning for an incredible tour in Mirissa. Start the day at 5.30 am for heading towards whale watching in Mirissa. The whale watching tours usually starting at 7.00 am whereas the season lasts from November to April every year. spot marine mammals like Bottlenose dolphins, Spinner dolphins, Sperm whales, short-finned whales, fin whales, Bryde’s whales, whale shark, killer whales, flying fish and turtles during the tour. After that, chill in the Mirissa shore or swim in the sea water. Relax overnight at the hotel in Mirissa.
Day 6 & 7: Tangalle
Following the beach tour in Mirissa, now it is the time to catch Tangalle. Located in the South West Coast, Tangalle is one of the largest cities in Hambantota Region. It is one of the best-visited tourist destinations in the South West Coast and a significant fishing port of Sri Lanka. Travellers can either spend the holiday strolling in the beach or pamper in other attractions including Visit to the Mulkiriagala Rock Temple, Hummanaya Blowhole, Kalametiya bird sanctuary and watch the turtles in Rekawa during the two days stay in Tangalle.
Day 8: Tangalle/ Yala
From Tangalle, head towards Yala. Upon reaching the hotel in Yala, get ample rest or travel across Yala. Get ready for a safari in Yala during the afternoon. Flanking the Indian Ocean, Yala is the most travelled and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. You will encounter wild habitats, varieties of flora and fauna throughout the safari. Visit Kataragama temple next. Every day thousands of people are travelling to this place seeking blessings and fortune. Climb up the Vedihiti Kanda to view the surrounding beauty of Kataragama. Overnight stay in Yala.
Day 9: Yala/ Ella
From Yala, transfer to Ella. It is a small town located in Uva Province at the height of 1041 meters above sea level. Being a rich biodiversity spot, Ella encompasses green foliage, cloudy forests, tea estates, green mountains, flora and fauna, cascading waterfalls and a chilly climate. Dowa temple, Ella rock, Ravana Ella falls, Little Adam’s Peak, Mahamewna Buddhist Monastery and Demodara Bridge are the best visits during the tour in Ella. It will give you a jaw-dropping travel experience and backdrops you have never witnessed before. Spend the night at the hotel in Ella.
Day 10: Ella
Have your breakfast at the hotel and step forward to Little Adam’s Peak. Due to its similar shape, the name was originated from its elder sibling Adam’s Peak. Locating the route to Little Adam’s peak would be easy with its defined path signs. As you start hiking, you will be open to lush tea estates patterned with tea plucking ladies. Once you finish the trail, you will reach Little Adam’s Peak. The view is phenomenal from the top and gives full coverage to Ella area. Spend the night at the hotel in Ella.
Day 11: Kandy
After the scenic tour to Ella, proceed the journey to central plateaus, Kandy after breakfast. Kandy is a city lying in the central Province of Sri Lanka. It is a highland surrounded by green mountains, tropical forest and tea farms. Visit the temple of sacred tooth relic and participate in the evening Buddhist rituals. The temple of the sacred tooth or Sri Dalada Maligawa is a holy place to worship and a world heritage site. Finally, walk back to the hotel to unwind the night at the hotel in Kandy.
Day 12: Kandy/ Sigiriya
Look forward to visiting Sri Lanka’s famed world heritage site, Sigiriya today. Proceed to Sigiriya from Kandy, stop in Dambulla en route to Sigiriya. Visit the legendary golden rock temple of Dambulla often called as Dambulla rock temple. Restart the journey to reach Sigiriya. Upon reaching Sigiriya, Start hiking the lion rock fortress. Climb up watchfully, passing the narrow spiral stairs to witness the prehistoric architectural marvels. Pause the hike at the Sigiriya summit and observe the nearby backdrops. Finally, travel to the accommodation for an overnight stay in Sigiriya.
Day 13: Sigiriya/ Negombo
You are close to the final days of Sri Lanka 2 week tour. Drive to Negombo from Sigiriya. Visit the Pinnawala elephant orphanage en route to Negombo. It is the home for abandoned and unweaned wild elephants, found ambling in neighbouring villages or forests. You can witness mahouts taking care of the elephants by feeding and taking for a bath in the river. Finally, start the ride and reach Negombo. Chose to unwind the day at the hotel room or travel around the Negombo city. Relax the overnight at the hotel in Negombo.
Day 14: Airport
You have been on a wonderful Sri Lanka vacation during the past few weeks. Pack your things and say goodbyes. Our Chauffeur will pick you from the hotel and drop at the airport 3 hours prior to the departure time.