After breakfast leave for Sigiriya. En-route visit the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala. The Elephant Orphanage which boasts to have the largest herd of captive elephants in the world is very popular. Here they rear Elephants that were lost to their herds by human-elephant conflict and by falling into pits. Most of them are baby elephants. The elephants are fed at the orphanage and bathed in the nearby river twice a day, which will be an unforgettable experience for you. Pinnawala Elephant orphanage is treated as one of the largest breeding center in the world. Continue to Dambulla Rock temple was built by King Walagambahu during the 1st Century B.C. The major attraction of Dambulla is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex which covers an area about 2,100 m². Dambulla is a UENESCO world heritage site. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding and the paintings are done on the ceiling. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of god and goddess. Dinner and overnight in Sigiriya
Dinner & overnight in Nuwara Eliya.
After breakfast climb the Sigiriya Rock, one of Asia’s major archaeological sites. Referred by locals as the Eighth Wonder of the World this ancient palace and fortress complex has significant archaeological importance and attracts thousands of tourists every year. It is probably the most visited tourist destination of Sri Lanka. Sigiriya presents a unique concentration of fifth-century urban planning, architecture, gardening, engineering, hydraulic technology and art. Sigiriya has been named as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982.
Visit en-route a Wood Carving / Handy Crafts Centre. Wood Carving is a Traditional Industry in Sri Lanka. Believed to have emerged in the ancient temples, the traditions & the techniques were passed from one generation to another. They create wood carvings, statues, furniture, Proceed to Matale -Visit a Spice Garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. Clients will be able to see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed. . Sri Lankan Cookery demonstration
This culinary tour is an ideal way by which the discerning traveler can immerse himself or herself in the history and the ethos of Sri Lanka, its people and their customs and of course most importantly their food. You can learn about Sri Lankan spices and various Sri Lankan cookery methods. Visit the Most Sacred Buddhist Relic In The World in Kandy Kandy was the last capital of Sinhala Kings. The valley of Kandy is surrounded by magnificent hills which made it as the last bastion. Today Kandy offers its visitors rich collection of art and craft a collection of ancient temples buildings, handicrafts. Visit the Kandy Town , a Arts & Crafts and a Handicraft Center, a Gemological Museum and a Lapidary. Evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic which houses the Most Sacred Buddhist Relic in the World, the Tooth of Lord Buddha. Dinner and overnight in Kandy
After breakfast visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, once the pleasure gardens of the queen. Its 150 acres are filled with tropical plants & trees of every description. The orchid house has some rare species and has over 300 varieties of Orchids, whilst the plant house contains leafy house varieties. Some of the other attractions include the giant banyan trees and an aromatic spice garden where all trees have been carefully labeled.
Visit the Famous Ramboda Falls.
Ramboda is a breathtaking natural beauty. There are two prominent waterfalls next to each other. Clients could take pictures & enjoy the view from a view deck. Nuwara Eliya is located at the heart of the hill country 6182 feet above from the sea level. The town is situated at 74 km away along Kandy-Nuwara Eliya road and this was rediscovered by British in 1827. It is still very much like an old English town with styled Bungalows and buildings. The cool calm climate, gorges rolling tea plantation which makes the best “Ceylon Tea” and the breathtaking beautiful waterfalls makes Nuwara Eliya one of the most beautiful town in the world. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18 whole golf courses in South Asia. You can visit the Golf Club , You can take a nice evening walk around the Gregory Lake. Dinner and overnight in Nuwara Eliya.