Tour of Sri Lanka History

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Overview

Witness the proud of Sri Lanka history during 6 days tour of Sri Lanka history tour package which is inclusive of the main historical places in Sri Lanka. Observe the remains reflecting the ancient royal majesty of the ancient kingdoms of Sri Lanka, be inspired by the sacred temples and shrines with immense historical value and enjoy the natural beauty of the prehistoric cities and sites of Sri Lanka. The ruins of the ancient buildings reveal the incredible architectural techniques of the golden eras in the tour of Sri Lanka history.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 01: AIRPORT - COLOMBO

    Morning

    Bobby Travel's representative will meet you at the Bandaranaike International Airport and take you to your hotel in Anuradhapura.

    Evening

    Afternoon commences a sightseeing tour of Colombo. Visit the fort and pettah the hub of commercial activities, town hall, independence square, BMICH (Bandaranaike International Convention Hall), National Museum, drive through Cinnamon Gardens residential area. En route to your hotel, visit a Buddhist temple and a Hindu temple. Overnight Stay at a Hotel in Colombo.

    Overnight Stay at a Hotel in Colombo. .

  • Day 2:COLOMBO - ANURADHAPURA - GIRITALE

    Morning

    After breakfast proceeds to Anuradhapura. Arrive at Anuradapura around 1:00 PM and commence a sightseeing tour of Anuradapura. Anuradhapura has the largest number of ancient monuments of the Great Sinhala civilization which flourished in the region. It is considered as the greatest monastic city of the ancient world and was founded in the 5th century BC. Taking pride in this place is the “Bo Tree” which is over 2,200 years old grown from a branch of the very tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment – The oldest historically documented tree in the world. Thereafter proceed to Giritale.


    Overnight stay at a hotel in Giritale..
  • Day 03: SIGIRIYA - POLONNARUWA - GIRITALE

    Morning

    After breakfast proceeds to Sigiriya. Climb the Sigiriya rock fortress and view the famous frescoes painted in a rock pocket. Sigiriya rock fortress which is tipped to be the 8th wonder of the world. Sigiriya is home to the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the fortress. Within its triple-moated defense, the huge rock rises almost to a sheer height of 500ft.

    Evening

    After lunch proceeds to Polonnaruwa and commence a sightseeing tour of Polonnaruwa visit the ruins of the audience hall, council chamber, the royal citadel, the Kumara Pokuna (pond) Royal Pavilion, Siva Dewale, the Vatadage relic house, Kiriwehera, Gal Vihare with some of the most impressive sculptures, the reservoirs, etc., and return to Giritale. Overnight stay at a hotel in Giritale..

    Overnight stay at a hotel in Giritale.

  • Day 4: GIRITALE - KANDY

    After breakfast proceeds to Kandy, Sri Lanka’s hill capital. en-route to Kandy you will visit the Dambulla rock cave temple. Dambulla rock temple is a vast isolated rock mass and it was here that King Valagamba took refuge in the 01st century BC. He later turned the caves into a rock temple. Some of the frescoes found here are over 2,000 years old and there is a colossal figure of the recumbent Buddha carved out of the living rock some 14 meters long.



    According to the flight schedule transfer to the airport for the departure..
  • Day 05: KANDY - PINNAWALA - COLOMBO

    After breakfast check-out from the hotel and commence a sightseeing tour of Kandy. Visit the Peradeniya Botanical garden where you can view a rare collection of tropical, exotic and indigenous flora, and the famous orchid house. Drive around the upper lake drive and the picturesque university campus buildings of traditional Sinhalese architecture, visit the market place and the arts & crafts center.



    According to the flight schedule transfer to the airport for the departure..
  • Day 06: COLOMBO - AIRPORT

    Get up in the morning any time you wish. Spend the day for independent leisure activities, shopping or city tour. Probably most of you would like to do the Colombo city tour. Colombo 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 Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants, and entertainment venues.



    According to the flight schedule transfer to the airport for the departure..

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  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English / German / Italian/ Hindi/ Arabic speaking driver
  • All the entrance tickets at the mentioned sitesAll the entrance tickets at the mentioned sites
  • Special Sri Lankan Lunch