With endless attractions and friendliest people (not to mention sun shine!) enjoying a 6 day tour in Sri Lanka is superlative fun.
6 Day tour in Sri Lanka: Day 01
Visit Pinnawala en route: Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is a happy home built with love for elephants. About 100 elephants call it home. You can follow the elephants down to the river as mahouts take them to the river for their bath; and watch as they bottle feed baby elephants.
6 Day tour in Sri Lanka: Day 02
Morning sightseeing of Kandy: Kandy is a charming, picturesque city serenely placed amid hills.. Home to many historic spots Kandy is still fragrant with the romance and legends of the past. The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic that houses the sacred tooth relic of the Lord Buddha , the famous Kandy View Point that offers the most beautiful view of the Kandy city, and Kandy Lake are must visits.
Overnight stay at Dambulla hotel
6 Day tour in Sri Lanka: Day 03
Morning climbing of Dambulla: Step into a dream-like landscape with 80 caves scattered all over it. In this preserved cave temple complex, statues and paintings are spread over 5 caves. Over 150 Buddha statues, 4 statues of Gods and Goddesses, three statues of kings… Murals on cave roofs depicting fascinating scenes from old Buddhist stories… An aura of prehistoric settlements in the surrounding area… The five main caves sit serenely under a rock with a drip line.
Relaxed evening strolling along village paths.
Overnight stay at Dambulla hotel
6 Day tour in Sri Lanka: Day 04
Morning visit to Anuradhapura: Immerse in the bliss of a sacred, old city that brings history and Buddhism into life: one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world and the ancient centre of Buddhism. The sacred Sri Maha Bodhi which is a sapling of the Bo Tree under whose shade Lord Buddha attained enlightenment… Dagobas shining in Milk White… Brazen palaces and royal palaces and ponds… Stone statues with incredibly intricate carvings…
Authentic Aurvedic experience in the afternoon.
Overnight stay at Dambulla hotel.
6 Day tour in Sri Lanka: Day 05
Morning leave to Bentota.
Enjoy Bentota in the afternoon: The Indian ocean in Bentota is graceful and clear as the heart of a diamond. So it’s the place where many of your beachy dreams come true be it a quiet beach stroll, swim in the crystal waters, or a warm sun bathing. And in the evening the sun sinks into the sea after a most glorious show of ethereal hues. You can also have a surf in the turquoise waves of the Bentota sea.
Enjoy a dinner on the beach and a warm beach night experience.
Overnight stay at Bentota hotel.
6 Day tour in Sri Lanka: Day 06
Explore Bentota further: The Bentota River is another place to bask the glory of Bentota. You can go canoeing, jet skiing, or simply boating on this enchanting river. The Lunuganga Gardens in Bentota prettily-kept and absolutely stunning. It makes for a dreamy walk for the lovers of loveliness
Leave for the airport.
Shopping and/or sightseeing in Colombo as time permits: Colombo is a bustling modern city that boasts a rich colonial historyThe glorious Gangaramaya temple, the Seaside Promenade of Galle Face Green and Colombo National Museum are some highlights of Colombo. The city beautifully blends nature, heritage, and modernity. The old churches of Colombo with their quaint old-fashioned glamour and the Pettah market with its inevitable hustle and bustle are other interesting visits in Colombo.