Arrive at Colombo airport and transfer by a private car to a hotel. OPTIONAL sightseeing in the city of Colombo.
Drive to one of the ruins of ancient Ceylon, the UNESCO World Heritage City of Polonnaruwa, which was the Capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to 13th century for sightseeing. Continue to Sigiriya for a 2 night stay.
After breakfast climb the rock fortress of Sigiriya, a 5th century “Fortress in the Sky”. OPTIONAL walk and bike hire to enjoy the countryside. Return to the hotel and relax.
Drive to the busy hill capital of Kandy, en route visiting a spice garden in Matale. Check in to hotel in Kandy for a 2 night stay.
Visit the sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic and Botanical Garden. Later in the day enjoy the Kandyan Cultural Show at the Kandyan Arts and Cultural Centre. The show features the graceful and rhythmic dancers and drummers and before finishing with a fire walking display. Return to hotel.
Drive to Peradeniya train station and take a train to Nuwara Eliya through the “Hill Country” for great views of the tea plantations along the way. Continue on the journey to Nuwara Eliya by road before checking in to the hotel.
Drive from NumaraEliya to the coastal town of Bentota for a 2 night stay. The afternoon is free for you to relax on the beach alongside the Indian Ocean or an OPTIONAL visit to a spa.
A free day to enjoy the beach, the Indian Ocean or to do some OPTIONAL sightseeing to a temple or to Brief Garden further inland.
Tour ends – transfer to airport – return home or onward travel.