Authentic Encounters And Ancient Cities

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Run by: evaneos

Reference number: I_17036

From: £2329.00

This 12-day tour is filled with the best of the Sri Lankan culture, historical sights and off-the-beaten-track destinations. The tour will start off with a village tour in Negombo from where you will continue towards the cultural triangle, explore the ancient cities of Sri Lanka: Anuradhapura and Sigiriya, and the Unesco World Heritage sites in Dambulla and Kandy. Then, you will visit a jungle village in Dambana that is the home of the veddahs, the indigenous people of Sri Lanka, that have inhabited the island since the prehistorical era. From Dambana, you will continue to the gorgeous mountain sceneries of Ella, and discover the big herds of elephants in Udawalawe National Park, before arriving to the golden sands of the South-Western Coast.

Day 1: Heading to the South Coast Day 2: Exploring the Ancient City of Anuradhapura Day 3: Visiting the Sigiriya “Lion Rock” Day 4: Welcome to Negombo Day 5: Observing the Elephants at Udawalawe National Park Day 6: End of the Journey Day 7: Enjoying the Mountains and Tea Plantations  Day 8: Tuktuk tour in the countryside Day 9: Meeting the Veddah Tribes Day 10: Exploring the Colourful City of Kandy by Bicycle Day 11: Climbing the Sacred Mountain of Mihintale Day 12: Discovering the Dambulla Cave Temple and Arrival in Kandy

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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