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Escapade to the East | 10 Days Tour

This tour is for those who are looking forward to a tour including both Heritage and a relaxing beach stay along with a touch of adventure and nature. Explore the ancient city of Jaffna and walk through its monuments and hear the stories hidden among them. Sail to the Nagadeepa Island and witness the world famous shrine for the Lord Buddha. Enjoy a beautiful sunset in the Eastern Coasts of Trincomalee along with the sea breeze and a chilled beer. Climb the rock fortress of Sigiriya and go on a safari in the Minneriya National Park where the Giants of Land roam freely. Have once in a lifetime combination of the best possible experiences that you can have in a single tour.

per adult from

$1,382

AUD

Duration

10 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • Private Air Conditioned Vehicle
    • Professional Guide
    • All Local Taxes & Charges
    • 3 Star Hotel Accomodations (Only for selected option)
    • Entry/Admission - Munneshwaram Hindu temple
    • Entry/Admission - Nagadeepa Rajamaha Viharaya
    • Entry/Admission - Koneswaram Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Pigeon Island National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Nilaveli Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Polonnaruwa Vatadage
    • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Entry Visa Fees.
    • International / Domestic Airfare.
    • Any expenses of personal nature.
    • Tips & Portages.
    • Entrance Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Minneriya National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress

  • Day 1: Airport > Negombo

    Pass By: Negombo Beach, Negombo Sri Lanka
    Meet & Greet your Kingfisher Representative at Bandaranayake International Airport (CMB) and head towards Negombo

    Enjoy the sun on the sandy beaches of Negombo on the Western Coast of Sri Lanka. Watch the flourishing fish industry, which is a centuries-old tradition. Ride an adrenaline high with some fun water sports. Enjoy the corals and underwater life while diving. See the 50 year-old ship-wreck just off the coast, where many varieties of fish make their home.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel

    Day 2: Negombo > Jaffna

    Stop At: Munneshwaram Hindu temple, Munneshwarama, Chilaw 61000 Sri Lanka
    Munneswaram temple is an important regional Hindu temple complex in Sri Lanka. It has been in existence at least since 1000 CE, although myths surrounding the temple associate it with the popular Indian epic Ramayana, and its legendary hero-king Rama. The temple is one of five ancient temples dedicated to Shiva in the region.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Jaffna, Jaffna, Northern Province
    Jaffna, which consists of the northern peninsula of the island with a capital city under the same name. Marvel at the architecture and creativity of ancient Hindu Temples, such as Nallur, Nainativu or Mavittapuram, with over four millenia worth of history to their name. Get to see many other attractions such as the Jaffna's Dutch Fort; war memorials from the recent war; the Saraswathy Mahal Library, Nagadeepa Vihara and the palace of the last king of Jaffna, Cankili
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel.

    Day 3: Jaffna

    Stop At: Nainativu, Sri Lanka
    Tour Nayinathivu a historic island to the north of Jaffna, which is known as Nagadeepa by the Sinhalese; and had the name Manipallavam in ancient times. Get to see the land where the Naga people who worshipped the snake (or Naga) are believed to have lived. See the evidence of their passing in the snake worship at the ancient Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman Temple and the legends and history of Nagadeepa Purana Vihara.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Nagadeepa Rajamaha Viharaya Nainativu Island Sri Lanka, Jaffna 40000 Sri Lanka
    Visit the historic Nagadeepa Purana Viharaya which is one of just sixteen of the holiest Buddhist sites in Sri Lanka. See the unique architecture of this vihara which is believed to be the place that Buddha stopped at during his second visit to Sri Lanka. Listen to the legends and history surrounding the visit and the construction of the temple.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel.

    Day 4: Jaffna > Trincomalee

    Stop At: Koneswaram Temple, Trincomalee Sri Lanka
    Visit this ancient temple praised by famous Indian poet-saints and mentioned by several famous personas around the world. See the beautiful murals describing the history of the temple. Worship at the little cave shrine that is has its start in 1580 BC, as compared to the actual temple which was developed in 400 BC. Marvel at the giant statue of King Ravana who, according to legend, worshipped this shrine.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Trincomalee, Trincomalee, Eastern Province
    Visit the Fort of Trincomalee originally built by the Portuguese in 1624 CE. See the stones that once formed the Koneswaram temple before the Portuguese destroyed it. Listen to the history of Fort Frederick, which was dismantled and rebuilt by the Dutch.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel.


    Day 5: Trincomalee

    Stop At: Pigeon Island National Park, Public Beach Road, Nilaveli 31010 Sri Lanka
    Visit the Pigeon Island National Park consisting of the smaller pigeon island and larger pigeon island and the coral reef that encircles the larger island. See the rock pigeon that makes the island its breeding grounds. Explore the islands to see the many coral types and fauna that can be found here
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel.

    Day 6: Trincomalee

    Stop At: Nilaveli Beach, Nilaveli Sri Lanka
    Relax on Nilaveli Beach which is considered one of the most perfect beaches in Sri Lanka. Enjoy the golden sand swaying palms and clear blue sea. See the ancient 10th century Tamil inscription that mention that the beach was part of a land grant to the Koneswaram Temple.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel.

    Day 7: Trincomalee > Polonnaruwa > Minneriya > Dambulla

    Stop At: Polonnaruwa Vatadage, Sacred City, Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka
    Visit the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, which was the second major capital of Sri Lanka. Walk through the ruins of the city that flourished between the 10th to the 13th century AD. View important monuments such as Gal Vihara, Vatadage, the lotus bath, Lankathilaka Temple and the statue of King Parakramabahu whose reign was considered the golden age of Polonnaruwa. Get to know more about Sri Lanka's ancient history.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka
    This three-hour safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October. In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel.

    Day 8: Dambulla > Sigiriya > Dambulla

    Stop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
    Climb the 5th century AD rock fortress, Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ' the Lion Rock'. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sigiriya, Sigiriya, Central Province
    Get a chance to go on an oxen cart ride and experience the world from the view of a village farmer. Have a relaxing catamaran safari through a calm lake. Walk through the golden fields ripe with their harvest of paddy. Watch an enjoyable traditional cooking demonstration that teaches you the basics of Sri Lankan cuisine. Delight your tastebuds with a home cooked lunch; made over a wood-fire and served on fragrant lotus leaves placed over woven trays. Enjoy the life of a Sri Lankan villager, just this day.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Jaffna Hwy, Habarana 50150 Sri Lanka
    Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC. View the ancient murals depicting the life story of Lord Gautama Buddha. Look at the hundreds of figurines of Buddha and other deities scattered throughout the five main caves. Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great King and the Great New Monastery. See the giant golden Buddha Statue just a little distance outside the cave complex.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel.

    Day 9: Dambulla > Colombo

    Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province
    Experience the colorful lights and bright life of Colombo, the capital City of Sri Lanka. Visit historic monuments such as the Old Lighthouse, the Old Parliament, Galle Face Hotel, Galle Face Green, Gangarama Temple, the National Museum and more. Enjoy the malls of Independence Square or the Race Course. Visit boutique shops and designer stores.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel.

    Day 10: Colombo > Airport

    Pass By: Bandaranaike International Airport, Canada Friendship Rd, කටුනායක 11450, Sri Lanka
    After a relaxed morning and breakfast at the hotel check out and, drive to the Airport for your flight back home.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All Hotels in Sri LankaAirports
    • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by KINGFISHER TOURS SRI LANKA

Activity ID: V-104893P120

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