At the airport you will meet our Ashford Holidays representative who will take you to the hotel, relax and leave for visit tourist attractions in Negombo city.
Negombo is a characteristic fishing town north of Colombo, it is a mere 6 Km from the Bandaranayake International Airport. Negombo is a gourmet's paradise with sea food in plenty.Old world fishing craft like the outrigger canoe and the catamaran bring seer, skipjack, herring and mullet, pomfret amber jack, while lobster prawn are caught in the lagoon.
Overnight stay at Negombo.
Breakfast at the hotel and leave for visit Anuradhapura.En-route visit Wilpattu National Park and have a wildlife safari.
Wilpattu National Park 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. Wilpattu is the largest and one of the oldest National Parks in Sri Lanka. Wilpattu is among the top national parks world renowned for its Leopard population. The Leopard population in Wilpattu is still not yet known.
Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Sri Lankan civilization. The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries. The Anuradhapura ancient city is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Overnight stay at Anuradhapura.
Breakfast at the hotel and leave for Sigiriya. En-route have a Village safari and Elephant riding event.
One of Sri Lanka's most fascinating UNESCO world heritage sites. No matter how often you climb to the summit of this one time hilltop fortress of the maverick Sinhalese king Kassapa, the pleasure barely diminishes because of the abandon spectacular views at the summit.
Overnight stay at Sigiriya.
Breakfast at the hotel and leave for Kandy.En-route visit Elephant Orphanage Pinnawala and Spice Garden and have a cultural Dance In the evening.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village, Pinnawalla is notable for having the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2011, there were 88 elephants, including 37 males and 51 females from 3 generations, living in Pinnawala.
The orphanage was originally founded in order to afford care and protection to many of the orphaned unweaned wild elephants found wandering in and near the forests of Sri Lanka. established in 1975.
Sri Lanka is world renowned for its valued spices and healing herbs. Our lush spice and herbal gardens feature many important herbs such as Sandalwood, Margosa, Cocoa, Citronella, Almond, Jasmine and Coconut. When visiting us, make the most of the chance to experience first-hand how cloves, pepper, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon and saffron are grown in their natural surroundings.
Kandyan Dance is a dance form that originated in the area called Kandy of the Central hills region in Sri Lanka. But today it has been widespread to other parts of the country.
Even though originally only males were allowed train as dancers, there are now several schools which also train women in the Kandyan dance form. However there is no definite Ves costume for women, and many female dancers have adapted the male costume in different ways.
Overnight stay at Kandy.
Breakfast at the hotel and leave for Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Tea Factory and Ramboda waterfall.
Royal Botanical Garden, Peradeniya is situated about 5.5 km to the west from the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.and attracts 1.2 million visitors annually, It is renowned for its collection of a variety of orchids. It includes more than 300 varieties of orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Attached to it is the National Herbarium. The total area of the botanical garden is 147 acres (0.59 km2), at 460 meters above sea level, and with a 200-day annual rainfall.
Ramboda Falls is 109m high and 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 729th highest waterfall in the world.
Tea production in Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon, is of high importance to the Sri Lankan economy and the world market. The country is the world's fourth largest producer of tea and the industry is one of the country's main sources of foreign exchange and a significant source of income for laborers.
Nuwara Eliya is a city, in the hill country of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The city name meaning is "city on the plain (table land)" or "city of light". The city is the administrative capital of Nuwara Eliya District, with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate.
The town's attractions include the golf course, trout streams, Victoria Park, and boating or fishing on Lake Gregory. Victoria Park is an attractive and well-used oasis. It is popular with birdwatchers at quieter times because of the good opportunities it gives to see various species.
The cold weather has severely affected vegetable cultivation in the area. A large number of local tourists are arriving in Nuwara Eliya to witness the ground frost that has been forming in the early hours of the day, owing to the prevalent cold weather.
Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.
Breakfast at the hotel and leave for Kitulgala. and enjoy Your Adventure Camping with water rafting, Waterfall trekking, jungle trekking and Cycling.
Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. A rain forestry area, which gets two monsoons each year, and is one of the wettest places in Sri Lanka. It is the base for white-water rafting in Sri Lanka.
Overnight stay at Kithulgala.
After Lunch leave for Benthota and enjoy with water sports.
Bentota is the prime beach resort of the south-western and southern coastal belts of Sri Lanka. However, Bentota Bay Beach, being encompassed in Bentota National Holiday Resort Complex that features a fully-fledged support and serve infrastructure, is the most popular beach resort of Sri Lanka. With an array of luxury hotels, facilities and amenities for the foreign tourists, Bentota provides the perfect location for extended holidays at the beach.
Overnight stay at Benthota.
After Lunch at the hotel and later check out on time and leave to the AIRPORT on time for the DEPARTURE.
En- route have a Colombo city tour.