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12 Days and 11 Nights – Round Tours

12 Days & 11 Nights - Round Tour

Day 01 - Arrival

On Arrival welcome by Diplomatic Tours representative. Transfer to Colombo City. Overnight stay in Colombo


Day 02 - Colombo / Kandy

After Breakfast, leaving to Kandy via Elephant Orphanage Pinnawella/ Royal Botanic Garden Peradeniya. Overnight stay in Kandy

Pinnawala Elephant Orpanage

Elephant Orphanage, an institution that has been looking after orphaned or injured elephants that would otherwise have surely died. If you leave the guest house early then you can watch the elephant’s bath in the river after the youngest babies are milk fed. View a cultural dance in evening. Kandy, last seat of the Sinhala Kings, is a very popular destination for visitors from home and abroad.

Botanical Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. The garden includes more than 4000 species of plants, including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Attached to it is the National Herbarium of Sri Lanka.

Day 03 - Kandy

After Breakfast, leaving to Kandy via Elephant Orphanage Pinnawella/ Royal Botanic Garden Peradeniya. Overnight stay in Kandy

Temple of Tooth

The Dalada Maligawa, also known as, the Temple of the Tooth, is one of the landmark sites in the city of Kandy. It is located in the heart of Kandy town surrounded by the lake and the commercial district. The Maligawa was once the royal palace inhabited by the king and his consorts, but after the demise of the Kandyan Kingdom the palace was transformed into a Buddhist temple that holds Buddha’s tooth.

Kandyan Cultural Show

Watch a Kandyan cultural show and be awed by the spectacular dance, acrobatics, costumes and music. Held in Kandy town (central province of Sri Lanka), this cultural show depicts various forms of Kandyan dancing which was once native to the area but has now spread to different regions of the island. Originated from a dance performed by Indian shamans who came to the island.

Day 04 - Kandy / Dambulla

After Breakfast, leaving to Dambulla. Visiting Spice Garden and Dambulla Cave Temple. Overnight stay in Habarana.

Spice Garden

Enjoy the Sri Lanka’s world renowned spices at their source. Visit a spice garden, where smells of cinnamons, pepper, cardamom, nutmeg and mace overwhelm the senses and the visitors are provided an insight into an age old industry of spice production, which attracted many a European and Asian merchants to the ports of ancient Sri Lanka.

Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. Major attractions are spread over five caves, which contain statues and paintings

Day 05 - Dambulla

After Breakfast, leaving to Sigiriya. Climbing the Sigiriya Rock and having a Village Tour with Sri Lankan Lunchin the evening.
Overnight stay in Habarana.

Lion Rock

Sigiriya or Sinhagiri is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres high.

Day 06 - Dambulla

After Breakfast, leaving to Polonnaruwa. Full day sight seeing in Polonnaruwa. Overnight stay in Habarana.

Gal Viharaya

The Gal Vihara, and originally as the Uttararama, is a rock temple of the Buddha situated in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.It was fashioned in the 12th century by Parakramabahu I. The central feature of the temple is four rock relief statues of the Buddha, which have been carved into the face of a large granitic rock.


Vatadage is an ancient structure dating back to the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa of Sri Lanka. It is believed to have been built during the reign of Parakramabahu I to hold the Relic of the tooth of the Buddha or during the reign of Nissanka Malla of Polonnaruwa to hold the alms bowl used by the Buddha.

Day 07 - Dambulla/Bentota

After breakfast, leaving to Bentota. Dambulla to Bentota – 4 hr 26 min (234.5 km) Overnight in Bentota

Full Day Lesiure at the Bentota Beach

The town of Bentota has in store plenty of serene and stunning beaches. Bentota beach is one of them which greets the tourist with swaying coconut trees and picturesque landscapes. It is indisputably an ideal place for nature lovers where they can indulge in recreational water sports including swimming, diving and snorkelling.

Day 08 - Bentota

After Breakfast, having a boat safari at the Bentota River. Overnight in Bentota 

Cinnamon Bentota Beach

Day 09 - Bentota

After Breakfast, full day leisure at the beach. Overnight in Bentota

Day 10 - Bentota/Yala

After Breakfast, leaving to Yala. Going on Yala Safari at 3:00pm. Overnight stay in Yala 

Visiting Yala National Park

Yala National Park is a huge area of forest, grassland and lagoons bordering the Indian Ocean, in southeast Sri Lanka. It’s home to wildlife such as leopards, elephants and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species. Inland, Sithulpawwa is an ancient Buddhist monastery. Nearby caves contain centuries-old rock paintings.

Day 11 - Yala/Colombo

After Breakfast, leaving to Colombo via Galle. Visiting Galle Fort. Overnight stay in Colombo

Dutch Reformed Church (Groote Kerk)

Day 12 - Colombo

After Breakfast, shopping in Colombo. City tour of Colombo visiting Galle Face Green, Independence Square, Red Mosque, National Museum Departure to Airport.

Tour Details

Tour Package Includes

  • 12 Days and 11 nights
  • Accommodation in 5/4 Star Hotels – sharing Double Room Half board basis (Breakfast and Dinner)
  • Transported in an A/C Van or Bus from Arrival to Departure
  • Tickets for Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, Botanical Gardens, Temple of Tooth Kandy, Cultural Show – Kandy, Golden Cave Temple Dambulla, Sigiriya Rock, Village Tour, Polonnaruwa, Bentota River Ride and Yala Safari
  • 1/2 Safari Jeeps

Tour Package Does not Include

  • Lunch and Beverages
  • Extra Services other than those specified (Bentota Beach Activities)
  • Extras of personal nature
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • The fee charged to leave behind shoes and slippers at religious sites
  • Entrance fee for any optional activity/activities


Guideline on tipping

  • If services of external site guide are obtained at different sites they will await a
  • Trackers at Wild Life National Parks joining clients on the safari will expect a tip as well
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