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Sri Lanka Tour(05 Nights/06 Days)

01st Day / 02nd Day - AIRPORT / CHILAW / PUTTALAM / ANURADHAPURA
 
 
We leave for Anuradhapura via Chilaw and Puttalam. the first stop is in Chilaw, Chilaw is famous for the nearby Munneswaram temple, which is visited by both Hindus as well as Buddhists. We proceed to Puttalam, Puttalam is a small but very populous town. Famous for salt and fishing, Puttalam is the home to one of Sri Lanka’s largest lagoons, also called Puttalam lagoon. We visit the salt factory. After we visit Puttalam we proceed to Anuradhapura. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. From the 4th century BC, it was the capital of Sri Lanka until the beginning of the 11th century AD. During this period it remained one of the most stable and durable centers of political power and urban life in South Asia.

The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over sixteen square miles (40 km²). We will visit the Sri Maha Bodhi An offshoot of the historical Bodhi tree under which Buddha became enlightened was planted in Anuradhapura in 288 BC, Abhayagiri Dagaba, This is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage towns and extensive ruins in the world. Ruwanwelisaya Stupa is considered a marvel for its architectural qualities.Thuparamaya Collarbone of Buddha is enshrined in the chetiya of Thuparamaya. It is the first dagaba built in Sri Lanka. Lovamahapaya Also known as Brazen Palace Lovamahapaya is a complex which was once a structure of its own class. Jetavanaramaya This is the largest stupa in Sri Lanka. It was the third largest structure in the ancient world. Mirisaveti Stupa It was built by King Dutugamunu after defeating King Elara. A legend associates it with the relics of Lord Buddha. Lankarama This is a stupa constructed by King Valagamba in an ancient place. After we visit Anuradhapura we proceed to stay the night in Alakamanda Hotel (3*) in Anuradhapura.
 
 
03rd Day - MINNERIYA/POLONNARUWA
 
 
After breakfast we drive to Minneriya we start the Wildlife Safari in the Minneriya National Park and after that proceed to Pollonaruwa, The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 CE to reunite the country once more under a local leader. Sri Lanka's medieval capital (11th - 12th Century AD) is a well-preserved city of ancient dagobas, moonstones, beautiful parks, massive buildings and stunningly beautiful statues. The majestic King's Council Chamber, the Lotus Bath, the Lanka Thilaka Viharaya, the Gal Viharaya (rock temple) and the statue of one of Polonnaruwa's great kings, Parakramabahu, are a few of this capital's memorable sights. After we visit Polonnaruwa we proceed to stay the night in the Sorowwa Resort & Spa in Polonnaruwa.
 
 
04th Day - TRINCOMALEE
 
 
After breakfast we drive to Trincomalee. Trincomalee has one of the most beautiful and picturesque beaches in Sri Lanka, relatively intact and chistoy.Rayon famous for bathing and swimming, due to the relative shallowness of the sea, allowing for hundreds of meters out to sea without water entering the chest. Whale watching is a popular pastime in the sea off Trincomalee, and successful observations are on the rise with an increase in tourism in the region.Climate: Trincomalee has a tropical wet and dry climate of Koppen climate classification. The city appears to show the dry season from March to July and the rainy season until the end of the year. We will visit Fort Fredrick, Fort Fredrick is a fort built by Portuguese at Trincomalee, Sri Lanka in 1624. It was built from the debris of an ancient Hindu temple that was destroyed by the Portuguese. This was captured by a Dutch fleet under Admiral Westerwold in 1639. Not until 1665 was a new fort built here by the Dutch defend against the advancements of the British and the French. Visit the Hindu Temple on the big rock, we will visit the Hot Springs, A high wall assembles all the seven springs in a rectangular enclosure. Each enclosed in a dwarf wall forms a well of its own. The water is mildly hot the temperature varies but slightly in each. Overnight stay at Pigeon Island Beach Resort in Trincomalee (3*)
 
 
05th Day - TRINCOMALEE/COLOMBO
 
 
After breakfast we drive to fine beaches of Nilaveli, Uppaveli and off-shore Pigeon Island. Recently Trincomalee has become popular as a Whale Watching destination too. The Dive centers at Nilaveli, Uppaveli support the tourists to enjoy their holidays in diving, snorkeling and swimming. Finally leave for Colombo a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street – the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings and the Dutch Church of olfendhal dating back to 1749. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha and Independence Square. Overnight Stay at the Hotel in Renuka City Hotel in Colombo (3*)
 
06th Day – BANDARANAYAKA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

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