Ancient Cities in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka has a very proud and rich history which runs back more than 2500 years. Glory of these ancient cities reflected by statues, temples and many other remains. We will take you to the cultural triangle which holds 95% of Sri Lankan history and it is directly involves to the identity of Sri Lanka.
First of all, we will visit Anuradhapura, oldest and the largest ancient city in Sri Lanka well known for its pilgrims and well preserved ruins. Kings who ruled Sri Lanka used Anuradhapura as their kingdom for more than 300 years. This city holds lot of information about Sri Lankan history. It is also the first capital of Sri Lanka.
Our next stop will be Sigiriya, the great lion rock located in Matale district. King Kashyapa made this huge rock to a wonderful palace 1500 years ago. This place has made a huge cultural impact in Sri Lanka and it is a little paradise for nature lovers and photographers. Sigiriya was included as a World Heritage site and it is considered as the eighth world wonder by UNESCO. Sigiriya is the most popular destination in Sri Lanka among tourists. Best time to visit Sigirya is in the morning or late evening because of the heat.
And then we will take you to Dambulla well known for its Buddhist pilgrimages. Cave temple is one of the most beautiful places in Dambulla. Arts inside those temples reflecting the beauty and how developed Sri Lanka as a country at that time. All these temples are made of rocks, inside caves and it shows the beauty of Sri Lankan nature.
Next destination of our tour will be Polonnaruwa. It is one of the most important ancient sites in Sri Lanka and known as the 2nd largest kingdom. There are so many places to visit such as the museum, ancient city, the 3 buddhas ( lying, standing and sitting ). Polonnaruwa was a kingdom for more than 200 years to the kings who ruled Sri Lanka at that time. We provide you the best guides for the tour. Visiting early in the morning is the best option as it too hot in the afternoon.
Our final destination will be Kandy. This is a beautiful city surrounded by mountains. Kandy is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Sri Lanka among tourists and locals because of Sri Dalada Maligawa. It is home to the tooth of Buddha and it makes Kandy even more historic. Kings who ruled Sri Lanka used kandy as their kingdom for more than 400 years. It has a special place for festivals and Esala Perehara (only in august) makes your tour unforgettable. Kandy is so popular for tasty food and dances. And it is also one of the most beautiful cities in Sri Lanka. We will provide you best places to stay in the area with tasty food to make sure you have a better tour.
Explore these destinations in your next vacation ?
Following are few of our best tour packages designed to give you unforgettable memories.
This is the longest out of the lot, the 8-day paradise, nature and wildlife tour offers you the best of the magical island. This is a blend of wildlife, culture, heritage, beach, nature and you name it! Get lost in the ruins of ancient kingdoms to start the tour and experience the rich cultural heritage in Kandy. Next day you can wake up and enjoy the surroundings of the hill country and enjoy a cup of Ceylon tea. The same tour blends you with some amazing wildlife and touch of tropical beach experience of southern Sri Lanka. To end this amazing journey, you should definitely enjoy the signature city tour in Colombo.
The 7-day Serendipity tour package give you the perfect stays for your holiday. Starting the tour with the exclusive experience in Negombo in the western coastline. The tour gives you the rich cultural heritage in Kandy to follow up the beach experience. You will further guided in to the central highlands of Nuwaraeliya where you will enjoy the lush green of the tea plantation. The last couple of days you can relax on the southern coastline of the magical island.
The 7 days Own Sweet Time on the Beach tour package offers you the best experience on the beaches of southern Sri Lanka. This package is not only for beach lovers, but the perfect blend wildlife and river safari experience. You can spot both biggest animal in the sea as well as the biggest animal on the earth during the same tour, where you go watch beautiful whales in the Mirissa deep sea and herds of beautiful elephants in our Yala safari. Wait, the tour is not over yet. Enjoy shopping and nightlife under the Colombo city lights.
The 6 day East Coast tour package offers you the perfect blend of beach and the cultural experience. You will be taking through the Negombo, Trincomalee, Nilaveli to Sigiriya. The tour will be starting from the beautiful coasts and lagoon of Negombo. Then you will be taking to the beautiful sandy beaches of Trincomalee and Nilaveli where you could get lost in the magical paradise.
The 6-day Ancient Ceylon tour package offers you the best days of your life inside the ancient kingdoms in Sri Lanka. You will be taking through the “cultural triangle” of the magical island revealing the most amazing creations of the ancient kings in the Kingdoms of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. You will explore the world heritage of Sigiriya and Also Dambulla Cave during the tour and taste of amazing wildlife in Minneriya. Towards the end of the tour, the ancient kingdom of Kandy will offer you the perfect cultural experience to you.