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Sri Lanka tour with Jaffna

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This incredible Sri Lanka tour and holiday will allow you to get to know the country's culture and traditions, an unforgettable luxury escape with a lot of contact with local people and world heritage sites.

Some of the highlights of your tour include: 

  • Anuradhapura 
  • Jaffna Attractions
  • Mihintale
  • Polonnaruwa
  • Sigiriya
  • Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Temple Of Tooth Relic
  • Kandy Cultural Dance Show

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  1. Airport / Anuradhapura (approximately 4 ½ hours )

    Day 1
    Airport / Anuradhapura (approximately 4 ½ hours )

    Arrive in Sri Lanka in the style you deserve, greeted by your chauffeur guide and transferred directly to Anuradhapura – the island’s first capital of Sri Lanka was founded in 380 B.C. by King Pandukahabaya and is the place where your journey begins.

    Check-in to your hotel and spend some time at leisure. In the evening explore the wonders of Anuradhapura and its unique historical sites.     

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  2. Anuradhapura / Jaffna (approximately 03 ½ hours)

    Day 2
    Anuradhapura / Jaffna (approximately 03 ½ hours)

    Today, set off from the ancient city of Anuradhapura to the ancient port city of Jaffna or Yaalpaanam.

    Located in the northernmost region of Sri Lanka and perfected by the surrounding vistas of the Indian Ocean and Jaffna lagoon, this part of the country bequeaths a fascinating mix of colonial charm and Sri Lanka’s Tamil culture. The enthralling, unimposing and pristine ambience of Jaffna undoubtedly make it a rewarding place to invest a few days discovering the Sri Lankan Tamil culture.

    Evening visit some possible attractions. 

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  3. Jaffna (Full day in Jaffna)

    Day 3
    Jaffna (Full day in Jaffna)

    Jaffna displays a strange mix of both colonial and South Indian architecture and is a wonderful experience for those interested in exploring the fusion of cultures. Flocked by Hindu kovils and Catholic churches, here are some of the prominent attractions the city has to offer during your stay: Jaffna fort, Kovils, Temple at Nagadeepa, Dutch and Portuguese churches.

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  4. Jaffna / Mihintale / Habarana (Jaffna to Mihintale – approximately 03 hours / Mihintale to Habarana – approximately 01½ hours )

    Day 4
    Jaffna / Mihintale / Habarana (Jaffna to Mihintale – approximately 03 hours / Mihintale to Habarana – approximately 01½ hours )

    After breakfast, our sightseeing tours of Sri Lanka continue to the town of Habarana, within the country’s rich cultural triangle. En route visit Mihitale Temple, which is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of a meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanampiyatissa which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It is now a pilgrimage site, and the site of several religious monuments and abandoned structures.

    After visit transfer to Habarana, check in to the hotel and spend the rest of your evening at leisure.

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  5. Habarana / Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Habarana (Habarana to Sigiriya – approximately 20 minutes / Sigiriya to Polonnaruwa– approximately 02 hours)

    Day 5
    Habarana / Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Habarana (Habarana to Sigiriya – approximately 20 minutes / Sigiriya to Polonnaruwa– approximately 02 hours)

    After breakfast, our sightseeing tours of Sri Lanka continue to the town of Sigiriya, within the country’s rich cultural triangle. Climb the rock fortress of Sigiriya – a 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky”.

    After visit transfer to explore Polonnaruwa and the island’s ancient highlights in the Cultural Triangle.

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

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  6. Habarana / Dambulla / Kandy (approximately 03 Hours)

    Day 6
    Habarana / Dambulla / Kandy (approximately 03 Hours)

    After breakfast you will drive towards the old capital of Sri Lanka - Kandy. On the way you will stop at the well-known Dambulla Cave Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most famous cave complexes with magnificent Buddha images and rock paintings of vivid colours and shapes. Afterwards, you will continue onwards and stop at a spice garden in Matale.

    Once arrived to Kandy you will visit the renowned Kandy Temple, also known as "The Temple of the Tooth", where the tooth relic of the Buddha lies. Once you have soaked in the calming atmosphere of the temple you will be taken to the lively sounds of the traditional Kandyan dance performance.

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  7. Kandy / Nuwara Eliya (approximately 03 Hours)

    Day 7
    Kandy / Nuwara Eliya (approximately 03 Hours)

    Once you have enjoyed the relaxed morning you will continue your drive towards Nuwara Eliya, also known as the “Little England” of Sri Lanka because of its quaint British type cottages, set amidst verdant hills.

    Sri Lanka’s tea growing centre and enroute visit a tea factory. During the drive relish the endless views of tea carpeted valleys and the bright flash of female “tea pluckers” in their pimento, fuchsia and cerise saris. Enjoy a guided stroll of Nuwara Eliya town, pass the 18-hole golf course, the colonial members only Hill Club and English styled country homes.

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  8. Nuwara Eliya / Kitulgala / Colombo (approximately 03 Hours)

    Day 8
    Nuwara Eliya / Kitulgala / Colombo (approximately 03 Hours)

    After breakfast drive to commercial capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo.

    Colombo is the most populated city in Sri Lanka, and the economic capital. It's a city with varied architecture from its long colonial past. You can have a nice city tour or do some shopping.

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

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  9. Colombo / Airport (Approximately 1 hour)

    Day 9
    Colombo / Airport (Approximately 1 hour)

    Though it will be difficult to say goodbye, all good things come to an end. Your representative will meet you on time at the hotel lobby to return you by way of a scenic drive to the international airport for your departing flight and a safe journey home.

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