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Glimpse of Ceylon

An irresistible tour with handpicked locations that give you absolutely perfect religious-historical glimpses of Sri Lanka! The temples and the remains of the grand structures narrating royal stories in the naturally beautiful surroundings awaits arrival of keen listeners. 

Tour Nights

  • Sigiriya: 2 nights
  • Kandy: 1 nights
  • Tour CodeTour code: AWSL01
  • Accommodation GradeAccommodation Grade
  • Private TourPrivate Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Explore the Sigirya Rock Fortress
  • Excavate History in the Relics of Polonnaruwa
  • Feel Spiritual at the Rock Temples of Dambulla
  • Delve into the Cultural Varieties at Kandy

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 Colombo - Sigiriya
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    Upon your arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo, you will meet a tour representative who will assist and introduce you to an English speaking chauffer guide. Post this; you will enjoy a transfer from the Airport to hotel for an overnight stay. 

  • Day 2 Sigiriya-Polonnaruwa-Sigirya
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    After having the breakfast, you are going to climb the 5th century Sigiriya Rock Fortress, also a world heritage site. You will also explore the ‘Lion Rock’ citadel and the world-famous frescoes of the ‘Heavenly Maidens’. Post this; you would move to Polonnaruwa, another world heritage site having many ruins still in superb condition. Explore the great artificial lake- the Parakrama Samudra, the ruins of the Royal Palace, the Gal Viharaya having 4 splendid statues of the Buddha in 'Upright', 'Sedentary' and 'Recumbent' postures carved out of rock, the Audience Hall, the Lotus Bath, the statue of King Parakramabahu, the Shiva Temple, the Lankathilake, the Watadage, the Galpotha, the Kiri Vehera and the remains of a former Temple of the Tooth Relic. Enjoy transfer from Polonnaruwa to your hotel for an overnight stay.  Read More

  • Day 3 Sigiriya-Dambulla-Kandy
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    After having the breakfast, you would move to Dambulla to explore The Dambulla Rock Temple dating 1st century B.C. This world heritage site is one of the most impressive of Sri Lanka’s Cave Temples and also have the largest colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning over 14 meters. Next, you would leave Dambulla for Kandy, a world heritage site and also the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings. Explore the Kandy lake dating 1798 built by the last Sinhala king- Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe, the Kandy town, the bazaar, the ar ts & crafts centre, the lapidary and the Temple of the Tooth Relic before wrapping up the day with a cultural show. Lastly, enjoy transfer at a hotel for an overnight stay in Kandy.  Read More

  • Day 4 Kandy - Colombo Departure
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    After having the breakfast, enjoy transfer from Kandy to Colombo Airport for your departure flight. 

Dates & Guide Prices

  • PERIOD OF TRAVEL
  • PRICE (PP)

Hotels

  • Amaya Hills Kandy
    Amaya Hills Kandy
    Star Rating Kandy
  • Amaya Lake Dambulla
    Amaya Lake Dambulla
    Star Rating Dambulla

Amaya Hills Kandy Star Rating

Kandy
  • Amaya Hills Kandy

Amaya Hills Kandy Hotel is located in Sri Lanka, overlooking the town of Kandy. The Amaya Hills Kandy Hotel is surrounded by the verdant greenery. This property is close to the Train Station and 7 kilometres from the City Cen

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Amaya Lake Dambulla Star Rating

Dambulla
  • Amaya Lake Dambulla

Amaya Lake Dambulla Hotel is located on the shores of Kandalama Lake in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle. The hotel is close proximity to many cultural and archaeological sights, overlooking a picturesque lake. The

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What's Included?

  • Return International flight from UK.
  • Meet and greet services.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation as specified in the itinerary or similar.
  • Meals on Half Board. 
  • Services of a English Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
  • Entrance fees to Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla, Cultural Show, Kandy Temple only.

What's not Included?

  • Visa fees.
  • Video Camera and Still Camera permits at the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
  • Cost of beverage throughout the tour.
  • Expenses of a personal nature.
  • Tips and Porterage.
  • Cost of ticket to view the Kandy Esala Perahera held in Kandy.
  • Christmas, Esala Perahera and New Year’s eve supplements at hotels.
  • Any other services not mentioned in the itinerary and inclusions.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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