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Heritage Tour

9 Days / 8 Nights

Visit sights of Archaeological heritage with Welin Tours for trained tour guides to give a graphic description of the splendours of the ancient Kingdoms of Sri Lanka.The vast tanks that made Sri Lanka the granary of the East are bound to catch your interest with their gradients of mathematical precision. Do not miss the rock fortress of Sigiriya, a masterpiece of fortification.


 from  $1,020 NZD pp*
Day 01    Airport / Negombo
 
Day 02   Negombo / Dambulla/Habarana
 
Day 03   Habarana/Aunradhapura/Habarana
 
Day 04   Habarana / Polonnaruwa /Habarana
 
Day 05   Habarana/Sigiriya / Kandy
 
Day 06   Kandy / Galle
 
Day 07   Galle
 
Day 08   Galle
 
Day 09   Galle/Airport

 

  Superior Tour          Deluxe Tour


 

Day1: Airport / Negombo

You will be met & assisted upon arrival at the International Airport and be transferred to Hotel in Negombo.
Negombo is a major city in Sri Lanka, located on the west coast of the island and at the mouth of the Negombo Lagoon. Negombo is known for its huge and old fishing industry with busy fish markets, and nice sandy beaches. It is one of the most liberal city in Sri Lanka with modern life style and it's nightlife in luxury hotels, guest houses, finest restaurants and pubs.
Overnight stay in Negombo. 

Accommodation

  Paradise Beach Hotel Negombo  

  Jetwing Blue  Negombo

 

  • Negombo

  • Negombo

  • Negombo

  • Jetwin Blue

  • Paradise Beach

Day2:Negombo/Dambulla/Habarana

After breakfast leave for Habarana. En route visit Dambulla Rock Temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains.There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of gods and goddesses.
Proceed to Habarana and check into hotel.
Overnight stay in Habarana 

Accommodation

  Fresco Villa Habarana 

  Cinnamon Lodge Habarana


  • Dambulla

  • Dambulla

  • Dambulla

  • Cinnamon Lodge

  • Fresco Villa

Day3:Habarana/ Anuradhapura /Habarana

After breakfast proceed to Anuradhapura which is one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Sri Lankan civilization. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka.The ancient city, considered sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over sixteen square miles.
On completion return to Habarna.
Overnight stay in Habarana

Accommodation

  Fresco Villa Habarana

  Cinnamon Lodge Habarana


  • Anuradhapura

  • Anuradhapura

  • Anuradhapura

  • Cinnamon Lodge

  • Fresco Villa

Day4:Habarana/ Polonnaruwa /Habarana

After breakfast proceed to Polonnaruwa for sightseeing. Polonnaruwa the second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated the Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader. The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa has been declared a World Heritage Site.
Thereafter proceed to Habarana
Overnight stay in Habarana

Accommodation

  Fresco Villa Habarana

  Cinnamon Lodge Habarana


  • Polonnaruwa

  • Polonnaruwa

  • Polonnaruwa

  • Cinnamon Lodge

  • Fresco Villa

Day5:Habarana/ Sigiriya /Kandy

After Breakfast leave for Kandy. En route visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress. En route visit Sigiriya Rock Temple is a large stone and ancient rock fortress and palace ruin in the central Matale District of Central Province, Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures. A popular tourist destination, Sigiriya is also renowned for its ancient paintings. Also visit a spice garden in Matale to see the different spices, On arrival in Kandy proceed on a city tour of Kandy. Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, It is the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is one of the most scenic cities in Sri Lanka; it is both an administrative and religious city. Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter proceed to an auditorium and witness a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing.
Overnight stay in Kandy

Accommodation

  Senani Hotel

  Cinnamon Citadel 

 

  • Sigiriya

  • Sigiriya

  • Kandy

  • Cinnamon Citadale

  • Senani

Day6-8:Kandy - Galle

After breakfast leave for Galle. City tour of Galle which was once the chief port of Ceylon as Sri Lanka was named by the British, and which is a world heritage site now. It is still well known for hand-made lace. You can also visit the Galle Fort, spanning 90 acres which was originally built by the Portuguese and later extended by the Dutch in 1663. There is also a very interesting Dutch Museum. Also pay a short visit to the Unawatuna Beach. Spend the day in Beach
Overnight stay in Galle

Accommodation

  Sanmira Hotel

  Light House Hotel


  • Galle

  • Galle

  • Galle

  • Light House Hotel

  • Sanmira Hotel

Day9:Galle/Airport Transfer

After breakfast leave in time to connect with departure flight.