Sri Lanka. A small Island in Indian Ocean holds world’s important treasure. UNESCO has named 8 World Heritage Sites in here. Including Fortresses Ancient sacred temples, Monuments and Rainforests Sri Lanka has much to offer.
Sanki Leisure will take you on a time travel to thousands of years back to Ancient cites of Sigiriya, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Dambulla and Galle. Beautiful weather will keep you comfortable, Beaches stretches out to miles, Mountains covered with tea plantations, mouthwatering culinary are some of the ways you can rest and relax while visiting these amazing treasures.
Enter a Six day Journey through time with Sanki Leisure to explore Sri Lanka’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites which will blow your mind. This tour will let you witness the kingdoms which existed thousands of years ago, their cultures, heritage and unbelievable technology that was used at that time. The highlights are as follows.
At Bandaranayke International Airport you will be warmly welcomed by your own Sanki Leisure Chauffer and transferred to your first destination, Sigiriya. You may rest on the first day after checking in to your hotel or have a walk around.
Overnight stay at Sigiriya
After a healthy breakfast you will have a chance to climb the 400 feet giant rock column which was a fortress built by King Kasyapa during 477-495CE. Although his ruling was only for 11 years, this magnificent fortress has lots of hidden Engineering wonders such as Irrigation and architecture. The ancient murals, rhymes are to be found on the half way to the top on palace walls. Once reaching the top you can see the view of the lost City and its ruins.
Next stop will be the Sacred City of Anuradhapura once a capital of Sri Lanka. Well preserved ruins of ancient civilization with hundreds of monuments will amaze you. A cutting of the sacred fig tree of load Buddha was planted in 3rd century BC is also located here and worshiped by thousands of Buddhists around the world.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Polonnaruwa will be your next attraction. Once the capital of Sri Lanka before 1070AD after Anuradhapura. This city is filled with lots of ruins manly sacred temples and castles dated from 11th and 12th centuries which was mainly the work of three of its great kings.
After lunch you will be transferred by Sanki Leisure chauffer to another great city. The last kingdom of Sri Lanka, the city of Kandy. With the Temple of Tooth where Gauthama Buddha’s left canine tooth been preserved and worshiped, the city and its surrounding has museums, temples, churches, mosques, Botanical Garden and many more. You will have a chance to witness offerings, chanting in honor of the Tooth Relic in the evening and a late night Traditional Show. An evening shopping in city would also be a good chance to collect ornaments, clothing, jewelries, antiques, gams and much more.
Evening breeze will keep you fresh till next day morning at hotel.
Sanki Leisure will take you to Sri Lanka’s last World Heritage site in Galle. Known as ‘Gimhathiththa’ before the invasion by Portuguese in 16th century, was the main port in the country. After Portuguese were forced to surrender in 1640 to Dutch build the solid granite wall to secure the fort which is now the Gall fort. The building architecture shows the elements and styles of both invaders but majority was from Dutch who developed the city and then preserved by the British. Being the largest remaining fortress in Asia build by Europeans, the site consists with lots of attractions such as the three bastions, Dutch Reformed Church, Lighthouse and Clock Tower.
Enjoy your stay at the beach and spend the night leisurely.
After your breakfast, you will start traveling to Colombo. En-route you will have a change to stop at the Turtle conservation project to conserve and nurse the Turtles at Kosgoda and then stop for lunch at Bentota.
Once checking in at the hotel in Commercial City Colombo, Sanki Leisure Chauffeur will take you on a city tour where you will see most of the modern Sri Lankan city. The City is under continues developments and a place you can enjoy wonderful meals, night clubs, shopping malls and more.
Last night stay in Colombo.
You will be transferred to Airport depending on your flight schedule or you may have an option to check our Negombo City Tour excursion if there is more time.