Amazing Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka 8 Days Itinerary

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Amazing Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka 8 Days Itinerary

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Sri lanka 8 days itinerary covers Art dating back eons, world-class pristine beaches and diverse landscapes and endemic wildlife here in Sri Lanka, where travelling around this country will make you feel like you have traveled the world

Sri Lanka 8 Days Best Tour Itinerary 

  • Negombo
  • Minneriya
  • Sigiriya
  • Matale
  • Nuwara Eliya
  • Horton Plains
  • Kithulgala
  • Hikkaduwa

Ecstasy of experiencing Sri Lanka in 8 days holiday will be definitely a memorable experience in your travel diary. This country renowned as the pearl of Indian Ocean not just because of its shape, but because of its stunning natural beauty. Explore and Embrace the serenity of Ceylon with our chauffeur,travelling around this country from coast to hills and east to west!

Day 01  :  Welcome to Ceylon and Negombo Greenery 

Highlights of  the Itinerary 
  • Traditional welcome at the Airport and pick-up
  • Experience the Negombo lagoon marsh 
  • Safari cruise fun at Negambo lagoon
  • Negambo beach sun bath and sea bath 
  • Hotel check-in for the night stay 

After meeting and greeting you at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport, Our chauffeur will welcome you to begin your holiday in Sri Lanka by steering the wheel towards tranquil “Negombo”, a fishing city not far from the Airport

Your first activity for the day will be a lagoon safari through Negombo Lagoon. Cruise along the mangrove swamps and gaze at the diverse wildlife that inhibit the trees and water. Next, head to Negombo beach for a refreshing sea bath in the sun. Watch the sun dip below the horizon before returning to your hotel

Day 02 : Traditional village visit and Wild life 

Highlights of  the Itinerary 
  • Traditional Sri Lankan Village tour in Buffalo cart
  • Wild Safari at Minneriya National Park
  • Return to Hotel

Your first activity for the day will be a tour through a traditional village in the outskirts of Sigiriya on a buffalo cart, a traditional mode of transport in ancient Sri Lanka.  After lunch at Sigiriya, you will be driven to Minneriya National park for a safari on a jeep. Observe the wild animals like elephants, leopard etc before driving back to Sigiriya for the night stay

Day 03 : Visit to a world wonder and Indigenous massage 

Highlights of  the Itinerary 
  • Explore Sigiriya rock fortress, a world wonder
  • Relaxation with a Ayurvedic body massage
  • Tastes of a scrumptious Local Lunch
  • Elephant safari sitting on top of a elephant 

Marvel at the eco-friendly luxury of the Ancient King that built his fortress on the summit of a rock. Walk through labyrinths of lush gardens and moats that were used to protect the palace and entertain its inhabitants. Gaze at the gorgeous ladies of the Sigiriya frescoes who are theorized to be members of the King’s harem. The scene at the summit, after climbing up the hundreds of stairs is breathtaking with everything looking like a toy scene. Beat the exhaustion of the climb with a rejuvenating body massage. Have lunch and head for Minneriya Elephant Safari

Day 04 : Step to Central Fragile area of Sri Lanka

Highlights of  the Itinerary 
  • Stop at Matale Spice Garden
  • Scenic views of Ramboda Falls
  • Authentic Sri Lankan Lunch
  • Visit tea factor in the Hill country
  • Enjoy the Gregory Lake Park in Nuwara Eliya

Your first stop will be the Matale Spice Garden where you can observe the many fragrant spices being cultivated and buy a few of them to add to your kitchen cabinet. Drive to Ramboda for a scenic view of the Ramboda Falls. After lunch, you will go to the Tea Factory and drive to Gregory Lake Park in Nuwara Eliya. You will spend the night in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 05 : Feel cool at Hill country of Ceylon

Highlights of  the Itinerary 
  • Experience the World’s end views from a highest hill
  • Enjoy the lunch
  • Visit Ambewela dairy farms
  • Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya

Blow your mind with the scenery and serenity that envelopes the World’s end in Horton Plains . You might even spot a Sambar deer or endemic species of monkey. Have lunch and then drive to Ambewela, a village in the outskirts of Nuwara Eliya that boasts New Zealandish landscapes. Stop at the New Zealand Farm for some behind the scenes of dairy production before driving to Nuwara Eliya for the night.

Day 06 : Cascading waterfalls & White water rafting 

Highlights of  the Itinerary 
  • Cascading beauty of St. Claire and Devon waterfalls
  • White water rafting adventure at Kithulgala
  • Please taste buds with the Sea food lunch
  • Drive to Hikkaduwa located at Southern coast

Admire the gracious movement of the St. Claire and Devon waterfalls before visiting the St. Claire tea center. Drive to Kithulgala for some adventurous white water rafting. Have lunch and then head to Hikkaduwa  to relax at the hotel.

Day 07 : Explore Southern coast

Highlights of  the Itinerary 
  • Boat tour in the Madu River
  • Sea turtles watching
  • Experience the coastal line of Sri Lanka with a sunbath
  • Sunset views at beach

Experience the beauty surrounding the scenic Madu River with a Boat Safari. Have lunch and head to meet some sea turtles in the hatchery. Go back to Hikkaduwa for an evening sea bath while viewing the sunset below the Hikkaduwa horizon.

Day 08 : Finally back to Colombo

Highlights of  the Itinerary 
  • Explore the Coral Gardens at Hikkaduwa marine
  • Sea bath at Hikkaduwa beach
  • Shopping local crafts at Laksala
  • Airport drop off

Admire the colorful underwater corals with a boat ride. The boat has a glass bottom giving you a perfect view of the swimming fish and the seabed underneath. Continue the beach experience with a lovely Sea bath before driving to Colombo for some souvenir shopping at Laksala. You will then be driven to the airport in time for your departure.

8 days

Day 1 - Negombo

Activities: Pick-up from airport, Lagoon Safari, Sea Bath

Day 2 – Sigiriya and Minneriya

Activities: Traditional Sri Lankan Village tour, Wild Safari at Minneriya National Park

Day 3 - Sigiriya and  Minneriya

Activities: Traditional Sri Lankan Village tour, Wild Safari at Minneriya National Park

Day 4 - Matale

Activities: Visit to Matale Spice Garden, visit to Ramboda Falls,Visit to tea factory, visit to Gregory lake

Day 5 - Horton Plains and Ambewela

Activities: Visit to Ramboda Falls, Visit to Tea Factory, Kandyan Dance performance, Kandy lake tour  

Day 6 - Talawakale ,Kithulgala and Hikkaduwa

Activities: Visit to Dalada Maligawa, Visit to Royal Botanical Gardens, airport drop off

Day 7 - Bentota and Hikkaduwa

Activities: Madu River Boat Safari, Meet sea turtles, sea bath while watching the sunset

Day 8 - Hikkaduwa , Colombo and Katunayake

Activities: Boat ride in Hikkaduwa coral gardens, sea bath in Hikkaduwa beach, shopping at laksala airport drop off