BUDDHIST CIRCUIT 5N 6D

Day 01
NEGOMBO
  • Arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, greeted by a representative and transfer to Negombo
  • Dinner and Overnight stay in Negombo
Day 02
Anuradhapura
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to Mihinthale (Entrance Fee Included)
  • Lunch
  • Anuradhapura Temples (Entrance Fee Included)

    Sri Maha Bodhi 

    Ruwanweliseya

    Jethavanaya 

    Thuparamaya 

  • Dinner and Overnight stay in Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of North Central Province, Sri Lanka and the capital of Anuradhapura District. Anuradhapura is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of an ancient Sri Lankan civilization. It was the third capital of the kingdom of Rajarata, following the kingdoms of Tambapanni and Upatissa Nuwara

Day 03
Polonnaruwa / Sigiriya
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to Polonnaruwa
  • Gal Viharaya – Atadage, Vatadage (Entrance Fee Included)
  • Lunch
  • Proceed to Sigiriya
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress (Optional)
  • Dinner and overnight stay in Sigiriya

Poḷonnaruwa is the main town of Polonnaruwa District in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Kaduruwela area is the Polonnaruwa New Town and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains as the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa.

Day 04
Kandy
  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Dambulla Cave Temple (Entrance Fee Included)
  • Complementary King Coconut Water Treat
  • Alu Vihara
  • Lunch
  • Dinner and Overnight stay in Kandy

The ancient city of Kandy, located in Sri Lanka’s centre, is known to be the country’s cultural capital and an example of Sri Lanka’s rich cultural heritage. This beautiful city in the hills is ideal for relaxing and reflecting. The City is home to the tooth relic of the Lord Buddha and it is housed in the famous ‘Dalada Maligawa’ or ‘Temple of the Tooth’, which attracts thousands to the city every year including devotees as well as visitors who come to marvel at the beautiful architecture of the temple

Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometres (92 mi) east of Colombo and 72 kilometres (45 mi) north of Kandy. Dambulla is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains.There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. Major attractions are spread over five caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Gautama Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, three statues of Sri Lankan kings and four statues of gods and goddesses. The latter include Vishnu and the Ganesha. The murals cover an area of 2,100 square metres (23,000 sq ft). Depictions on the walls of the caves include the temptation by the demon Mara, and Buddha’s first sermon

Day 05
Hikkaduwa
  • Temple of the Tooth Relic (Entrance Fee Included)
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed to Hikkaduwa
  • Lunch 
  • Relaxation by the beach
  • Dinner and Overnight stay in Hikkaduwa

Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of KandySri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site mainly due to the temple. 

Bhikkhus of the two chapters of Malwatte and Asgiriya conduct daily worship in the inner chamber of the temple. Rituals are performed three times daily: at dawn, at noon and in the evenings. On Wednesdays, there is a symbolic bathing of the relic with an herbal preparation made from scented water and fragrant flowers called Nanumura Mangallaya. This holy water is believed to contain healing powers and is distributed among those present

Day 06
Colombo
  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Kande Vihara
  • Kalutara Bodhi
  • Complementary Ice Cream Treat 
  • Proceed to Colombo
  • Lunch
  • Gangaramaya temple
  • Kelaniya Temple
  • Dinner and Overnight stay in Colombo
Day 06
Departure
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Shopping in Colombo
  • Lunch
  • Proceed to airport for departure

Accommodation Plan 

DayLocationHotelMeal Plan
1NegomboAmagi Aria or SimilarBB
2AnuradhapuraMiridiya or SimilarHB
3SigiriyaFresco Water Villa  or SimilarHB
4KandyQueens  or SimilarHB
5HikkaduwaCitrus  or SimilarHB
6ColomboNelly Marine or SimilarHB
7Departure

Dinner is at an outside restaurant when in Negombo

Price

  • 20 Pax – (10 Doubles)
  • USD 368 per person
  • 1 pax FOC
  • Rate valid from 01st April to 31st October 2020, except the time period between 20th July to 10th August 2020

Inclusions (Above Package Includes)

  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Assistance at the airport  
  • Accommodation on aforementioned basis at hotels  
  • Lunch included every day except on the arrival day 
  • Arrival day dinner included
  • Anuradhapura Temples Entrance Fee Included
  • Mihinthale Entrance Fee Included
  • Polonnaruwa Gal Vihara Temple Entrance Fee Included
  • Dambulla Cave Temple Entrance Fee Included
  • Temple of the Tooth Relic Entrance Fee Included
  • Gangarama Temple Entrance Fee Included
  • Complimentary treat of Ice Cream on one day
  • Complementary treat of King Coconut Water on one day
  • Private A/C coach for the full tour 
  • Assistance of an English speaking national guide for the entire tour
  • Guide accommodation
  • Water bottles for entire journey (2 water bottles per person per day ) 
  • Fuel /Driver Bata/ driver accommodation 
  • Colombo city tour 
  • 5% discount for shopping at Laksala 
  • Kandy City Tour
  • Ceylon Gem shop visit 
  • Ceylon Batik clothing shop visit 
  • Sri Lanka Handicraft shop visit
  • All government taxes
  • Fuel & local insurance for the vehicle 

Exclusions (Above Package Excludes)

  • Air-tickets NOT included
  • Site Seeing cost not included other than what mentioned in inclusions
  • Departure day dinner not included
  • Camera & video permits
  • Travel Insurance is NOT included 
  • Guide/Driver tips 
  • Personal expenses
  • Late check outs & early check in charges

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