If you want to explore historical monuments that are over thousand years old, this tour will be a great opportunity for you. You will discover four UNESCO world heritage sites with hidden archeological secrets that make you amazed. An authentic Sri Lankan village experience with a Sri Lankan traditional will add more value to this experience.
You will be warmly greeted by your personal chauffeur guide at the Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport and transferred to Sigiriya (Approx. 4 hours’ drive). Spend Overnight in Sigiriya. Accommodation is a 4 star hotel or similar grade on bed & breakfast basis.
After breakfast, you will be driven to Anuradhapura. En route visit Aukana Buddha Statue. Aukana is the tallest ancient Buddha statue in Sri Lanka. The statue is carved in the round connected to the back to the rock boulder. Arrive at Anurdhapura and proceed with your guide to explore the ruins of the first kingdom of Sri Lanka. The city houses the oldest historically documented tree on earth, grown from a branch of the very tree under which the Buddha attained enlightenment 2500 years ago. It was also the center of Theravada Buddhism for many centuries and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon completion of the sightseeing, you will be taken to Sigiriya Spend overnight at a 4 Star hotel
After breakfast, you will be driven to visit Polonnaruwa Ancient city which is the second kingdom of Sri Lanka and UNESCO world heritage site. This is one of the oldest ruins in South Asia. According to the historical records, Watada geya has been built 1900 years ago. The meaning of watadageya is the house around the stupa and it has been built to protect the stupa from sun and rain. This unbelievable construction has been done by stones and still stands without falling. In the afternoon, you will be able to enjoy the sightseeing of Sigiriya Rock fortress. The 5th century Rock fortress of Sigiriya which as built by King Kashyapa is one of the Wonders of world and a UNESCO world heritage site. Spend overnight at a 4 Star hotel
After breakfast, Enjoy a Village tour in Sigiriya. Proceed with a small walk before starting the bullock cart ride. Passing some wonderful countryside attractions, you will arrive at a beautiful lake where you will experience an unforgettable traditional catamaran ride. Arrive at the Village house and proceed to visit a chena farm and explore how the chena cultivation is done by the villagers. Enjoy a traditional live cooking demonstration followed by an authentic Sri Lankan Lunch in a Village house. In the afternoon, you will be taken to visit Dambulla Cave temple (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Dambulla Cave temple is one of the most impressive and well-preserved cave temples in Asia. This complex contains five caves with over 2000 sq.m of painted walls and ceilings. This emphasizes the artistic talents of the people lived in this small island. Spend overnight at a 4 Star hotel
After breakfast, you will be driven to Airport for your flight back home or drop off in Colombo.