Tours to Sri Lanka from USA


Tours to Sri Lanka from USA


Planning Tours to Sri Lanka from USA? Below is the suggested itinerary.


Day 1 Sigiriya


sigiriya


Your Sri Lanka tours from USA start from Sigiriya, can be portrayed as one of the beautiful and attractive places in mother Sri Lanka.in simple words it means that lion’s rock. In Sri Lankan history it says that this was built under the guidance of King Kashyapa in 5th century. Breath –taking wall paintings and the mirror wall are the places that you should visit when in Sigiriya. In this incredibly beautiful place was once a fortress and you can see the remains of an extensive network of gardens reservoirs etc etc.Climbing Sigiriya is not easy, yet it is certainly doable and it is wort the hassel.


You will get to see a spiral stairecase that makes it much easier to reach the top.The lion is supposed to recall people who Buddha was Sakya-Simha – Lion of the Sakya Clan, and what he preached of was as influential as the sound of a lion`s roar.The climb has been marked with good pathways and stairs. The start at the terraces gardens offer you the most inspiring and striking perspective of the rock.


Activities


Arrival to Sri Lanka (Bandaranayaka International Airport) in Katunayaka and proceed to Sigiriya.


Visit Pinawala Elephant orphanage.


Check-in to the hotel & relax.


Sigiriya rock fortress.


Evening village walk.


Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 2 Kandy



The Temple of the Tooth, also known as Sri Dalada Maligawa, can be presented as one of the beautiful Buddhist Temples in Kandy, many rituals take place during the day.Kandy will be about three hour drive from Colombo Bandaranaike international Airport. In the journey you will see many beautiful villages in your way to Kandy.Kandy and its soothing environment is also known as ‘hill country’ has lot more to offer. We will be taking you to places you really need to see while travelling around Kandy. Nearly 2 million holidaymakers visit to esteem the beauty of Kandy in every year.


Kandy Lake can be identified as the most iconic place in the entire city. It has been situated in the heart of Kandy city next to Temple of tooth relic. You will get to see an amazing view if you are standing in front of the lake. We will take you to Pinnawala Orphanage and this beautiful place is located in Pinnawala ,in Kegalle district, in Sabaragamuwa district.


After Breakfast at the hotel, Proceed to Kandy.


Arrival in Kandy & take a city tour(Upper lake drive, Gem & Bathik shopping, wood carvings).


Check in to the hotel.


Witness a cultural dance in the evening.


Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 3 Nuwara Eliya


Nuwara Eliya


Nuwara Eliya, means “City of Light,” has become a favorite cool-climate escape for the holiday makers as well as a “home away from home” where they could grow your favorite vegetables and fruits such as lettuce and strawberries. Greagory lake is also one of the tourist attractions and its surrounding park will be filled with holiday makers having an afternoon stroll, playing around with their kids, flying kites, and having some snacks at one of the many food stalls. It will be a fantastic drive through the misty hill country to our 2000 mt above sea level.


The Devon Falls is a waterfall situated 6 km west of Talawakele in Sri Lanka, A plantation of an English coffee planter, Devon is situated near the falls. This is where the name of the falls is derived from. The waterfall is 97 meters high and is known as the 19th highest in the island. The waterfall lies on the main route to Nuwara Eliya from Colombo after passing Hatton. You can reach the top of the falls by turning left from Dimbula, and taking the Dimbula – Nawalapitiya Road (B117). The best view of the waterfall is in front of Mlesna Tea Centre. The waterfall view is so beautiful that travelers make sure they stop and have a look while on their way. A hot cup of tea and a breathtaking view is all you need when you are on a vacation.


Another colorful garden in the town originally was a part of the Hakgala Botanical Garden. This was opened to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. A German princess planted the first oak tree in which this specific park was established. The river known as Oya runs through this wonderful park, thus creating a total of miniature lakes and is the home for rare species of plants and birds. At the far end of the park is a small children’s playground and miniature ridable railway. The park is open throughout the year and more than 100,000 locals and tourists visit the place every year.


After breakfast at the hotel, visit Temple of Tooth & participate in the morning ceremony.


Proceed to Nuwaraeliya known as Little England.


En route, Tea Plantation & Tea Factory visit.


Visit beautiful waterfalls in Hill country.


Take Nuwaraeliya city Tour.


Take Nuwaraeliya city Tour.


Overnight Stay at the hotel.


Day 4 Yala


Yala


Yala is famous for its leopards, it’s also worth noting that there will be 44 species of mammals (including elephants) and an incredible 215 bird species! If you are into wild life and if you are looking for a little bit of exciting journey when in Sri Lanka.Yala is a must go spot.


After Breakfast at the hotel proceed to Yala.


Take a 4×4 Jeep safari in Yala National Park in the afternoon or next day early morning.


Check in to the hotel & relax.


Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 5 Bentota


Bentota


Towards the Southern part of the island, this is a popular tourist resort that has a wonderful broad sandy beach.This has a stunning landscape of greenery and blue water. The resort is the most popular location for romantic weddings and honeymoon. At the northern end of the beach, is the long and narrow bay called ‘Paradise Island’. Bentota beach is also regarded as the best spot for water sports and recreational activities. The water depth is quite low which makes it safe and enjoyable, and the water is very fresh. Diving at Bentota beach under the waters that are usually delightfully warm and in between the coral reefs is definitely an experience. There are many hotels around the beach and is the best beach for relaxation.


After Breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Bentota.


On the way stop over at Stilt Fishermen in Sri Lanka.


Galle City tour (2 hours).


Overnight stay at the Hotel.


Day 6 Bentota


bentota


Bentota definitely will be a bliss to hit the beautiful and peaceful beach after hectic days.


After Breakfast at the hotel leisure & relax in the beach.


Overnight stay at the hotel.


For more inquires about tours to Sri Lanka from USA contact Olanka Travels. Also check packages for 9 days in Sri Lanka.

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