Explore the past

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Ancient capitals, to rock temples to Little England, you will not believe it is all one country. This is ideal for culture buffs and of course no Sri Lanka holiday would be complete without some time at the beach.

In Dambulla and Kandy you will be exposed to Sri Lanka’s cultural heritage, while in Nuwara Eliya you will see our colonial past showcased. A Sri Lankan beach experience that is hard to define, awaits you in Negombo. Remember, you can have this package customized to suit your budget and requirements. Contact Hayleys Tours for a one of a kind Sri Lankan experience.

Your tour

  • Day 1 - 3 – Dambulla

    Home to the famous Rock Temple, at Dambulla you will be able to explore the famous historic cave complex. It showcases the influence of Budd...

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  • Day 4 - 6 – Kandy

    Kandy is one of the most beautiful cities in Sri Lanka with ‘Kandyans’ having a fierce pride regarding their home city. Surrounded by be...

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  • Day 7 – Nuwara Eliya

    Be amazed at the change in the landscape as the majestic mountains and lush vegetation as you visit Sri Lanka’s hill country. Do the pictu...

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  • Day 8 – Negombo

    Sri Lankan beaches really do not need explanation. Perfect tropical weather, warm, soft sand and the inviting cool waters of the Indian Ocea...

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Where we take you

Highlights of this package

  • Explore the Dambulla Rock Temple
  • Feed the monkeys!
  • Day excursion to the Sigirya Rock Palace
  • Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic

Day 1 - 3 – Dambulla

Home to the famous Rock Temple, at Dambulla you will be able to explore the famous historic cave complex. It showcases the influence of Buddhism on the country’s art and society, with its cave paintings and statues. If you are up to it you also visit one of Sri Lanka’s oldest forests the Iron Wood Forest. Depending upon when you are visiting, you may be able to witness the bigger known gathering of elephants at Minneriya.

Take some time to enjoy a day excursion to the Sigiriya Rock Palace a marvel of Sri Lankan ingenuity. This is regarded as what is possibly the worlds first Playboy mansion!

Day 4 - 6 – Kandy

Kandy is one of the most beautiful cities in Sri Lanka with ‘Kandyans’ having a fierce pride regarding their home city. Surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges Kandy is home to the revered Dalada Maligawa which is home to the sacred Tooth Relic. Kandy is popular for arts and crafts and in August hosts the spectacular Kandy Esala Perehara, which people travel the world over to witness. You can also enjoy a visit to the Peradeniya Botanical gardens and take in a cultural show. En route if you like you can stop at the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage to feed the baby elephants.

Day 7 – Nuwara Eliya

Be amazed at the change in the landscape as the majestic mountains and lush vegetation as you visit Sri Lanka’s hill country. Do the picturesque trek to World’s End in the lush Horton Plains. Get close to a waterfall and feel the cool and pure spray on your face. Try your hand at some tea plucking!

Day 8 – Negombo

Sri Lankan beaches really do not need explanation. Perfect tropical weather, warm, soft sand and the inviting cool waters of the Indian Ocean; this is the perfect combination for relaxation. All you will have to worry about is acquiring your perfect tan and sampling as much seafood as possible!