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DAY 01 :
Meet greet and transfer from Airport to Pinnawala.
The Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanage’s population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the worlds largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild.
Transfer from Pinnawala to Habarana.
Overnight stay at Hotel.

DAY 02 :
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer from Habarana to Sigiriya.
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 fortifield 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.
Transfer from Sigiriya to Minneriya National Park.
Enjoy a Jeep Safari in the Minneriya National park. Its centerpiece is the large Minneriya Tank, and the park also boasts an unusually wide range of habitat types, from dry tropical forest to wetlands, grasslands and terrain previously used for slash- and-burn agriculture. For most visitors, the principal attraction here is elephants. Minneriya forms part of the elephant corridor which joins up with Kaudulla and Wasgomuwa national parks, and up to 200 of the beasts can be found here at certain times of year during their migrations between the various parks. Other mammals found in the park include sambur, spotted deer, sloth bears and leopards, and there”s also a good chance of seeing macaque and purple-faced languor monkeys. In addition, an enormous number of birds have been spotted at Minneriya, including endemic species such as the Sri Lankan hanging parrot and the crimson- fronted
barbet.
Transfer from Minneriya National Park to Habarana.
Overnight stay at Hotel.

DAY 03 :
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer from Habarana to Matale.
Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for.Here, clients could see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed. Witness a Cookery demonstration.
Transfer from Matale to Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya meaning “the city of dawn” is the town at the highest elevation (about 2000m above sea level) in Sri Lanka and its tallest peak, Piduruthalagala (2555m) could be seen from here. The city, established by the British in the nineteenth century, and known as “Little England” and is a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans & tourists due to its cool climate and quaint colonial feel with its littel bungalows surrounded by hedgerows. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of the tea country and you can visit a plantation and a factory en route here and witness how the famous “Ceylon Tea” is brewed.
About 1.5km away is Seetha Amman Temple, said to be built at the spot where Ravna held Sita captive, as related in the Ramayana. The small temple has a collection of statues, including a couple of Kali images.
Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 04 :
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Horton Plains.
One hour drive from Nuwara Eliya.
Perched on the very edge of the hill country midway between Nuwara Eliya and Haputale,Horton Plains Natural Park covers a wild stretch of bleak, high altitude moorland bounded at its southern edge of the hill country, including the famous ‘World End”, where the escarpment falls sheer for the best part of a kilometer to the lowlands below. You will feel the cool, wet climate which has fostered the growth of a distinctive range of flora, including various rhododendrous, bamboos, tree ferns and many endemic species of plants, making the Plains an area of great biological value. The Plains’ wildlife attraction are relatively modest. Leopards still visit the park, but one has to be incredibly luckily to see one. The parks most visible residents are its herds of deer and bear-faced monkeys. The plains are also one of the best places in the island for bird watching and an excellent places to see Montana endemics such as the dull-blue flycatcher; bush warbler, whistling thrush, yellow-eared bulbul, as well as orange minarets.
Transfer from Horton Plains to Nuwara Eliya.
Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 05 :
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Yala.
Yala National park is Sri Lanka”s most visited wildlife reserve. Yala covers an area of 1260 square kilometres. The park”s dry-zone landscape is strikingly beautiful and the park”s wildlife has its own distinctive charm, with huddles of colorful painted storks perched on the incongruously conjoined sight of elephants marching sedately through the bush while rabbits scamper through the undergrowth. Leopards, sloth bears and elephants are the “big 3” here although crocodiles, jackalls and the many variety of birds are also a huge draw to this park which is the largest national park in the country.
Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 06 :
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer from Yala to Balapitiya.
The village of Ambalangoda is the starting point of interesting boat safaris along the Madu Ganga, a good place to spot water monitors and a wide array of birdlife, including myriad colorful kingfishers.
Transfer from Balapitiya to Kosgoda.
Visit turtle hatchery.
Transfer from Kosgoda to Bentota.
Overnight stay at hotel.

DAY 07 :
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer from Bentota to Colombo.
Enjoy a city tour of Colombo which is the largest city and former administrative capital of Sri Lanka and is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and remnants of a bygone colonial era. Due to its large harbor and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However it was only made the Capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815. The main city is home to a majority of the Sri Lanka”s corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. On this tour you will visit many of the historical, religious and commercial sites of colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and much more.

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