Looking for Sri Lanka tour itinerary in December? It is that time of the year where the streets shine with beautifully lit lights and the music blares out of the windows and where everyone is busy hustling on the streets searching for perfect gifts for your loved ones. Christmas is almost here and if you still haven’t found a place to visit yet, Sri Lanka is the ideal place to be in during this time.
Even though Sri Lanka is renowned as a Buddhist country, Sri Lanka is a multinational country and Christmas is a highly celebrated festival here. So we can assure that you will have a wonderful time while you are here during December.
Olanka Travels offers a special seven day tour package for Sri Lanka in December especially tailored to celebrate this exceptional moth of the year. All you have to do is make a reservation with us and pack your bags and catch the flight to Sri Lanka. Once you are at the Bandaranayke airport, you will find our tour guide waiting for you to welcome you and he will be with you throughout the tour.
This seven day tour package will focus on the flowing four cities, and we promise you a wonderful time this Christmas.
Day 1 and 2 – Kandy
The first two days of the Sri Lanka tour itinerary in December will be spent in Kandy. This city is renowned as the cultural capital of Sri Lanka. Kandy is situated in the hill country and is blessed with scenic beauty apart from its cultural importance.
You can catch a train up the hill from the Colombo and reach the Kandy railway station in a few hours’ time. Even though this is a tropical country with a warm weather, Kandy has a milder climate throughout the year, especially in December. Once you climb up the hill you will feel the drop of the temperature and the change in the surrounding sceneries, and you will be able to witness beautiful waterfalls, lakes, tea estates and many more beautiful itineraries.
Later on at night you could take a walk on the streets of the city and enjoy the city lights and the chilly winds.
On the next day you could visit the temple of the tooth relic, which is known as the heart of the Buddhist devotees of the island. The Kandy Lake is also another famous tourist attraction that you can visit while you are here. Kandy also has a shopping centre, where you can find whatever you prefer from clothing to gift items to take you back home in remembrance of the tour. And also the great cafes and the wide variety of food are another reason why you should visit Kandy.
Day 3 and 4 – Nuwaraeliya (Must Visit in Sri Lanka in December)
The next destination of the tour is Nuwaraeliya. This is also a must visit place in Sri Lanka during this time of the year. Nuwaraeliya is situated only a few hours away from Kandy and is also known as the Little England. This city is situated in the hills with a colder climate and the city still holds buildings and houses that reminds of the old British architecture.
The city of Nuwaraeliya turns into a paradise land during Christmas. The cold climate, the beautifully lit Christmas lights, street food, flowers and the annual carnival are a few reasons why you should visit Nuwaraeliya in December.
Apart from the above we will also take you to visit Piduruthalagala, the highest place of the island and the Gregory’s Lake. The Gregory Lake is a famous lake surrounded by a beautiful garden and is situated in the heart of Nuwaraeliya. This garden blooms up in beautiful flowers in December and you can take a walk in the paths taking in the beauty and making memories. Moreover you can also enjoy boat ride in the lake to end a perfect day in this chilly weather.
Day 5 – Dambulla
Dambulla is the next destination of the tour. This is a historic city in Sri Lanka which once stoop as a proud kingdom with a massive history. The reason why we have included this itinerary in the tour package is to give you a bit of excitement and adventure this Christmas season.
We will take you to visit the Sigiriya Fortress, a kingdom that was built on top of a rock. There is an interesting story line behind building this fortress which runs around two estranged brothers. Our guide will explain to you the story behind this amazing piece of architecture. There are water fountains on top of the rock and it will leave you wondering about the advanced architectural and engineering skill of the ancient inhabitants of Sri Lanka. Apart from the adventurous climb and the beautiful gardens, you can also see the mirror wall and the frescos as you climb up.
In the evening we will take you on a walk in the village of Dambulla where you will be able to witness the village lifestyle of Sri Lankans. Moreover you can also enjoy a freshly cooked Sri Lankan village food.
Day 6 and 7 – Galle
You will spend the last two days of your vacation in Sri Lanka in December by the beach with sand on your feet and wind on your hair. Sri Lanka is a beautiful small island that is situated in the Indian Ocean with a gorgeous beach all around it, so why not spend some quality time on the beach. Galle is situated in the southern coast and is one of the most famous and most visited beaches of the island.
Apart from the white sands and the beautiful blue waters, Galle is also famous for its Fort that was built by the Dutch using their colonial architecture. The fort is now the centre of shopping and it also has cafes and restaurants to cater your all time hunger needs from street food to fancy dinning.
While you are here you can have a dip in the gleaming waves and lay on the beach for the perfect tan and also watch into the horizon as the sunsets down, while enjoying your dinner by the waters.
On the last day of the tour we will take you to a healthy spa where the toothless fish will give you an unforgettable foot therapy.
Lastly we bid you farewell at the Bandaranayke International Airport wishing you a safe flight back home, with a hope to see you back in this beautiful island in your next vacation.
So contact Olanka Travels to plan Sri Lanka tour itinerary for December. Also check our 4 nights 5 days Sri Lanka package.