Classical Sri Lanka Tour is probably the oldest and most travelled tour…but is still one of the most popular tours of many travellers to Sri Lanka. The JourneyScapes Classical Tour is an extremely interesting journey of 6 nights and 7 days following the less-trodden path and includes the essence of our island's attractions.
Ancient Cities Anuradhapura - The first kingdom of Sri Lanka. Anuradhapura city is declared as a World Heritage Site. Polonnaruwa - The second most ancient kingdom of Sri Lanka. Polonnaruwa city is declared as a World Heritage Site. Sigiriya - Consider as the Eighth wonder of the World, Ancient rock fortress of King Kashyapa.
Scenic Routes Sightseeing Tour of Nuwara Eliya and visiting a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory, Ravana Ella Waterfalls, sightseeing the beautiful beaches
Wildlife Jeep safari at Yala Wild Life National Park Yala Wild Life National park has the highest number of leopard population from all Wild Life National parks in Sri Lanka.
This together with an extension stay on our beautiful beaches gives you a great Sri Lankan holiday. It is also suitable for those with plans for a multi destination holiday in combination with this beautiful island.
Why the JourneyScapes Classical Tour holiday experience is different ?
We promise to show you 25% more of beautiful Sri Lanka on this tour driving through off-the-beaten tracks to show you the real Sri Lanka. This tour is cost effective and includes most of the main attractions in Sri Lanka.
JourneyScapes provide various Tailor Made Holidays Sri Lanka. We focus on creating Tour packages Sri Lanka to fit your budget... Our team communicates with you until we finalize the perfect tour package for your needs.
This is the first day of Classical Sri Lanka tour....
Upon arrival at Colombo International Airport you will be greeted by our representative and transfer you to the hotel at Negombo/Chilaw. (Travel time –approx. 1/2hr to Negombo and 1 Hour to Chilaw) Check in to the hotel & at leisure. Dinner and overnight accommodation at the hotel.
3* Hotels: Goldi Sands OR Similar
4* Hotels: Anantaya Resort OR Similar
5* Hotels: Jetwing Beach OR similar
Day 2 - Sigiriya
After Breakfast proceed to Anuradhapura, through Puttalam. (Travel time – approx. 3 and 1/2hrs to Anuradhapura) En route sightseeing the beautiful beach. Sightseeing Tour of the Ancient City of Anuradhapura. Thereafter proceed to Sigiriya. (Travel time – approx. 2 and 1/2hrs to Sigiriya) Check in to the hotel and at leisure. Dinner and overnight accommodation at the hotel.
3* Hotels: Kassapa Lions Rock OR similar
4* Hotels: Sigiriya Jungles OR similar
5* Hotels: Heritance Kandalama OR similar
Day 3 - Sigiriya
After Breakfast climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, One Of The Wonders Of The Ancient World. (Travel time – approx. 20 Minutes) Afternoon visit the Ancient Medieval Capital Of Polonnaruwa Medieval Kingdom from the 11th to the 13th century. (Travel time – approx. 1hr) Return to the hotel for Dinner and overnight accommodation.
3* Hotels: Kassapa Lion Rock OR Similar
4* Hotels: Sigiriya Jungles OR Similar
5* Hotels: Heritance Kandalama OR Similar
Day 4 - Kandy
After Breakfast visit the Dambulla Rock Temple which was built by king Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C. and it is a World Heritage Site. (Travel time – approx. 1/2hr) Thereafter proceed to Kandy. En route visit a Spice Garden in Matale. (Travel time – approx. 1 hr to Matale) Check in to the hotel and at leisure. Evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic. Thereafter enjoy a Traditional Kandyan Cultural Show. (Travel time – approx. 10 Minutes) Return to the hotel for Dinner and overnight accommodation.
3* Hotels: Hotel Topaz OR Similar
4* Hotels: Hotel Tourmaline OR Similar
5* Hotels: Earl’s Regency OR Similar
Day 5 - Hill Country
After Breakfast visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. (Travel time – approx. 20 Minutes) Thereafter proceed to the Hill Country. (Travel time – approx. 3 hrs by car) Sightseeing Tour of Nuwara Eliya and visit a Tea Plantation and Tea Factory Check in to the hotel and at leisure. Dinner and overnight accommodation at the hotel.
3* Hotels: Windsor Hotel Or Similar
4* Hotels: Black Pool Or Similar
5* Hotels: Tea Factory OR similar
Day 6 - Tissamaharama/ Yala
After Breakfast proceed to Tissamaharama/Yala. (Travel time – approx. 4 hrs) En route visit the Ravana Ella Waterfalls. Check in to the hotel and at leisure. Afternoon at 3pm enjoy an Exclusive Private PM Jeep Safari at the Yala National Park Dinner and overnight accommodation at the hotel.
3* Hotels: Hotel Chandrika OR Similar
4* Hotels: The Safari OR Similar
5* Hotels: Cinnamon Wild OR similar
Day 7 - Beach Hotel/Departure Colombo
Proceed to Bentota/Koggala. (Travel time – approx. 3 and 1/2hrs to Koggala and 4hrs to Bentota) En-route Sightseeing Tour of Galle. Enjoy a Boat Ride at Madu River Dropoff at the Beach Hotel or proceed to the Airport to connect to your departure flight.
You can customize all our trips according to your individual wishes. Just contact our Travel Expert.