5 Days 4 Nights Sri Lanka Tour

5 Days 4 Nights Sri Lanka Tour to explore the ancient Dambulla


Day 01 Day 02 Day 03 Day 04 Day 05

Day 1 – Airport – Sigiriya – Dambulla

Arrival, welcome by a representative of Lanka Sportreizen. Transfer to Dambulla.

En-route visit to sigiriya rock fortress,

Sigiriya… meaning lion rock is more than just a fortress; it was one of the most unique cities in the history of Sri Lanka. A massive monolith of red stone that rises 600ft, this famous rock fortress, stark and forbidding, haunted by an epic story of murder and betrayal, was built in the 5th Century AD by King Kashyapa. The climb to the summit is reached between the paws of a lion. A niche in the rock is decorated with frescoes of spellbindingly lovely maidens; it has a moat abutted by a wall and is surrounded by rock and water gardens.

Lunch at out-side restaurant.

Dinner & over-night stay at Hotel.


Day 2 – Dambulla – Polonnaruwa – Dambulla

After Breakfast at the Hotel, Visit to Dambulla Cave Temple.

Dambulla cave temple is by far the most impressive of all the many cave temples in Sri Lanka. Among the cave’s numerous statues – there are 48 of the Buddha alone – are images of Upulvan (Vishnu) and Saman dating from the 12th Century (they may be the earliest devala statues to appear in a Buddhist image house). The cave’s history dates to the 2nd or 1st Century BC, when King Valagam Bahu took refuge here after being driven out of Anuradhapura by invading armies.

Excursion to Polonnaruwa,

Polonnaruwa...the island’s Medieval Capital (11th-13th Centuries AD) which rose to fame after the decline of Anuradhapura... The city was fortified with three concentric walls, beautified with parks and gardens and sanctified by many shrines. A unique Irrigation complex watered the city as well as the surrounding plains helping in agriculture which made the island “the Grany of the East”. The largest of the man-made reservoirs, the huge Parakrama Samudra (the Sea of Parakrama), is larger in size than the Colombo Harbor.Polonnaruwa is home to two magnificent World Heritage Sites and numerous other sites of archaeological and historical interst, some of which depict the influence that Hindunism had on the Buddhist Civilization during that period of history.

Visit the many sites of archaeological and historical interest in the Sacred City including the Grate Statue, Quadrangle, Royal Palace, Vatadage, Hatadage, Siva Devalaya, Gal Viharaya, Alahana Pirivena Complex, Kumara and Lotus Ponds, Thuparamaya, Rankoth Vehera, Pabalu Vehera, Thiwanka Image House, The Museum etc some of which depict the influence the Hinduism had on the Buddhist Civilization during that period of history.

Lunch at local restaurant. 

Back to hotel, Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.


Day 3 – Dambulla – Kandy

After Breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Kandy.

Kandy… literally the "City on the Hills" so named as it was protected by the nature - water, rocks and jungles. The last capital of the Sri Lankan kings before falling to the British in 1815AD which is a World Heritage Site. The name Kandy conjures vision of splendor of magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still   lovingly kept alive. The Centre of attraction is the golden roofed Temple of the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. The Kandy Lake built by the last King Sri Wickramarajasinghe in 1806 holds a prominent view of the City. It is a City for arts and crafts as well culture and history.

The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic or Sri Dalada Maligawa, is a Buddhist temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha.

Visit to Lankathilaka Temple & Gadaladeniya Temple

Lankatilaka Temple is a Buddhist temple situated in Udunuwara of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located on Daulagala road approximately 4 km away from Pilimatalawa junction. 

Gadaladeniya Temple ,a special building of south Indian origin architecturally considered as one of the most important buildings of the 14th Century

Evening watch a Cultural Performance by traditional Kandyan Dancers and Drummers.

Lunch at out-side Restaurant.

Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 4 – Kandy - Colombo

After breakfast at hotel, proceed to Colombo. 

Colombo ...Sri Lanka's capital up to recent times spread along the shore of the Indian Ocean for some miles, where business and commerce begin and end. A drive through the city will take you to Colombo's most fashionable residential district - the Cinnamon Gardens and the Pettah, Colombo's busiest and most traditional bazaar area.

Visit to the Gangarama Temple, Gangaramaya Temple is one of the most important temples in Colombo, Sri Lanka, being a mix of modern architecture and cultural essence. Located on the Beira Lake, it was completed in the late 19th century.

Visit to the kelaniya Temple, Kelaniya Temple located in the premises of the Kelaniya Temple constructed at the place blessed personally by the Lord Buddha during his third visit to Sri Lanka.

Colombo City Tour – Sightseeing in a Buddhist Temple, Dutch Wovendhal Church, a Hindu Temple, Town Hall, BMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall) , Cinnamon Gardens - Prime residential area, the Nelum Pokuna – the newly opened Performing Arts Theatre, the lotus tower – newly opened South Asia’s highest tower etc.

Lunch at out-side restaurant.

Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 5 – Colombo – Departure

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