Sri Lanka Holidays
Sri Lanka holidays package is a compact and tailor made travel itinerary
that gives the traveller the essence of Sri Lanka in a nutshell. The tour
plan covers destinations like- Galle, Kandy, Bentota, Hikkaduwa, Trincomalee
and a bit of wildlife in Sinharaja forest and some spectacular bird
Destinations to be explored
- Galle, Kandy, Bentota, Hikkaduwa, Trincomalee,
Duration- 7 days/ 8 nights
Day 1, Galle:
Sri Lanka holidays Package starts with the port city
of Galle. Relics of the Dutch and Portuguese history and architecture is
scattered all over the city. The gigantic fort built during the Dutch reign
which is now a World Heritage Site (UNSECO) is the main tourist attraction
of Galle. The fort is spread around 36 hectares and presents an overwhelming
view of the mighty Indian Ocean. The oldest protestant Church in Sri Lanka,
Groote Klerk is also situated in Galle. The museum in Koggala is the
custodian of the folk arts, music, dances and cultural bequest.
Day 2, Kandy:
After Galle, Sri Lanka holidays takes you to Kandy
which is often viewed as the cultural capital of the country. This scenic
city is enriched by historical significance, enchanting lush green wilds and
religious bequest. Kandy is the home to the famous Temple of Tooth, a
coveted Buddhist shrine. It is believed that, one of the teeth of Lord
Buddha is kept here. Kandy Lake, a man made lake that lies in the center of
the city draws the flow of spectators. Some more tourist places includes
Kandyan Arts and Cultural Centre and Peradiniya Botanical Gardens.
Day 3, Bentota:
Undoubtedly one of the best of Sri Lanka beaches,
Bentota features in the Sri Lanka holiday package. Being the meeting point
of the Bentota river and the sea, travellers can enjoy lot of water sports
like windsurfing and water skiing. A very popular beach location for family
outing, Bentota offers safe swimming waters and a number of fun activities.
This beach is sure to ease up your travel exhaustion.
Day 4, Hikkaduwa:
It is a prominent Sri Lanka beach with many
facets. Surfing is at its best here and it runs throughout the year. This
particular beach is a haven for sea life enthusiasts as the they can have a
clear view of the underwater world, the plants, the sea creatures.
Apparently, the only marine sanctuary of Sri Lanka is located here. The
beautiful coral garden is another attraction of this beach. Not only that,
night life is also another added feature of Hikkaduwa where a traveller
finds a bevy of bars and night clubs.
Day 5, Bird Sanctuaries:
Bird watching is perhaps the most essential
activity in a Sri Lanka wildlife tour. Sri Lanka houses more than 400
resident species along with the migratory ones that visits from Siberia and
Western Europe. Sri Lanka holidays package accommodates Kumana National Park
which is probably the most popular destination for the bird watchers. Others
to be covered are- Wirawila, Bundala and Kalametiya.
Day 6, Sinharaja forest:
Another natural World Heritage site that
Sri Lanka holidays cover is the Sinharaja Rain forest. This lush green
forest ranges a massive 11187 hectares of land mass and houses a
considerable amount of flora and fauna.
Day 7, Trincomalee:
Sri Lanka holidays package ends with
Trincomalee, one of the largest deep water harbours in the globe. Places to
visit are- the Dutch Fort, Naval Museum, Buddhist shrines and the Swami
This travel plan is flexible enough to accommodate traveller's