History and Culture Tour

History and Culture Tour

A 10 Day Tour
  • Destinations

    Anuradhapura, Kandy, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya

  • What is it about?

    A cultural tour with us will take you through amazing engineering and architectural splendours, ancient ruins of royal palaces, temples and archeological discoveries dating back to the 3rd century BC. We will make sure your cultural experience is complete by sharing our tantalizingly spicy cuisine with you, and getting you the best spots to experience the colorful vibrant festivals and traditions we celebrate throughout the year.

  • Who is it for?

    This tour is designed for visitors with a special interest in exploring the unique cultural aspects of Sri Lanka and have a desire to learn about the documented history of more than 2500 years. You will experience authentic Sri Lankan culture, dwellings and food. Visit and learn about some of the most celebrated historic cities and monuments, some dating back to more than 2500 years. You need not be an archeologist or a historian to enjoy this tour.

HISTORY AND CULTURE TOUR

Day - 1
To be met and assisted at the airport by our driver/guide. Transfer directly to Anamaduwa (2.5 hrs drive)
Day - 2
Visit the local village and meet village folk to experience the local rural village culture and lifestyle.Visit the Paramakanda Rock Temple.
Day - 3
Proceed to Anuradhapura visiting the historical Yapahuwa kingdom en route.
Day - 4
Visit the Historical Sacred sites of Anuradhapura (UNESCO World Heritage Site) Afternoon visit the main cultural places in Mihintale.
Day - 5
Visit the ancient monastery and cultural ruins in Ritigala.Also visit the magnificent rock cut Aukana Buddha Statue and proceed to Habarana.
Day - 6
Visit the Historical Kingdom of Polonnaruwa (UNESCO World Heritage Site).Optional: Jeep Safari at Minneriya National Park.
Day - 7
Visit and climb the 5th Century Rock Fortress in Sigiriya (a UNESCO World Heritage Site).
Day - 8
Transfer to Kandy (UNESCO World Heritage Site).En route visit the Golden Temple Caves in Dambulla (UNESCO World Heritage Site).In the evening visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of The Buddha.
Day - 9
Visit the three famous Temples, Embekke, Gadaladeniya and Lankathilaka. Also visit the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya.
Day - 10
Departure transfer to the airport OR Extend the tour to a beach stay location or other.
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