GOLDEN DESTINY

Home
/
tours
/
tours packages
/
GOLDEN DESTINY

GOLDEN DESTINY

11 Days | 10 Nights

On arrival at the Airport, our representative will be on hand you greet you and take you to the hotel at Negombo. The city is highlighted with the Fishing Village where you can get a good understanding of the fishing industry and different kinds of fish at the Fish Market next to it. Our driver will take you to the Hamilton Canal built by the Dutch in the 17th Century. If you wish enjoy a Lagoon Tour with bird’s watching in the evening.

Day 01
Airport > Negombo
Overnight stay at Negombo

On arrival at the Airport, our representative will be on hand you greet you and take you to the hotel at Negombo. The city is highlighted with the Fishing Village where you can get a good understanding of the fishing industry and different kinds of fish at the Fish Market next to it. Our driver will take you to the Hamilton Canal built by the Dutch in the 17th Century. If you wish enjoy a Lagoon Tour with bird’s watching in the evening.

    Hightlights

  • Lagoon Tour
  • Fishing Village
Day 02
Negombo > Habarana
Overnight stay at Habarana

After the breakfast at the hotel start the journey to Habarana. Experience a Traditional Village Tour enjoying a bullock cart ride alone the village, catamaran ride in the village lake, traditional lunch at a chena house and a tuk-tuk ride.

In the evening, experience a wildlife safari at Minneriya National Park which is the largest Elephant gathering in South Asia.

    Hightlights

  • Evening Wildlife Safari
  • Traditional Village Tour
Day 03
Habarana > Sigiriya
Overnight stay at Habarana

After the breakfast at the hotel proceed to Sigiriya. Climb 1200 steps to the 8th world wonder, the Lion’s Rock Fortress an ancient fortress of archeological and historical significance that dominates by a massive column of a rock where you witness the water showers, well planned landscaping, colorful frescoes and the ruins of a palace built on the top of the rock in the 5th century BC.

Once you are back, it’s the best time to relax your body with an Ayurvedic Spa treatment.

Next travel to The Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, the second kingdom of Sri Lanka where you got to visit the ruins of a 11th century kingdom. (UNESCO World Heritage Site) 

    Hightlights

  • Ayurvedic Spa Treatment
  • Archeological Museum - Polonnaruwa
  • Ancient City of Polonnaruwa
  • Lion’s Rock Fortress
Day 04
Habarana > Dambulla > Kandy
Overnight stay at Kandy

Leave the hotel for the journey to Kandy, the last kingdom in Sri Lanka. On the way stop at Dambulla cave temple which is the largest pre-served cave complex in the country. Witness the amazing cave paintings and more than 150 Buddha statues at a single location.

Your next stop is at the Herbal and Spice Garden where you will be guided about the herbs and the most famous Sri Lankan spices.  

Afterwards, engage in the Kandy City Tour including a visit to The Temple of The Sacred Tooth Relic, The Ceylon Gem Museum and Ceylon Batik Factory.

    Hightlights

  • Gem Museum
  • Batik Factory
  • Temple of The Sacred Tooth Relic
  • Herbal and Spice Garden
  • Dambulla Cave Temple
Day 05
Kandy > Nuwara Eliya
Overnight Stay at Nuwara Eliya

Start the way to the hill country after the breakfast at the hotel. Travel along the road running through mountains covered by tea plantation. Engage in a Tea Factory visit and get know how the best Ceylon Tea is made.

Before reaching Nuwara Eliya you will be stopped at the beautiful Ramboda Falls.

Spend the leisure time at the Gregory Lake Park walking through colorful flowers or with a boat ride at the lake.

    Hightlights

  • Hike to Ramboda Falls
  • Gregory Lake Park
  • Tea Factory and Plantation
Day 06
Nuwara Eliya > Ella
Overnight Stay at Ella

After the breakfast at the hotel enjoy one of the most beautiful train rides in the world running through tea grown mountains.

Take the path to the Nine Arches Bridge, an architectural masterpiece from the British colonial period and hike up the Little Adam’s Peak to get the breathtaking views of the Ella-Gap.

    Hightlights

  • Train Ride
  • Little Adam’s Peak
  • Nine Arches Bridge
Day 07
Ella > Yala
Overnight stay at Yala

After a Leisurely breakfast at the hotel leave the green hills to reach the forests of Yala. On your way witness the amazing Ravana Falls.

Stay and relax atthe hotel or enjoy an evening Wildlife Safari with your wish.

    Hightlights

  • Ravana Falls
Day 08
Yala > Galle > Bentota
Overnight stay in Bentota

Early morning, start the morning game drive at the second largest National Park Sri Lanka which is most famous for the exclusive leopards. Spot the four of big five of Sri Lanka Elephant, Bear, Wild Buffalo and the Leopard. This huge landmark which boarders to the Indian Ocean is also home for large variety of endemic and non-endemic birds. In fact, this has one of the highest densities of leopards in the world and make it an opportunity to witness beautiful peacock dance.

After a quick refresh at the hotel travel to Galle in the Southern Coast, which is highlighted with Galle Dutch Fort built in the Dutch colonial era. Walk along the cobbled streets inside the Gall Dutch Fort, (UNESCO Word Heritage Site). Sunsets from the fort are stunningly beautiful.

    Hightlights

  • Morning Wildlife Safari
  • Galle Dutch Fort
Day 09
Bentota
Overnight stay in Bentota

After the breakfast, travel to experience an amazing river safari through the Red Mangroves at the river Madu. Visit the Cinnamon island, the Maduwa island and enjoy a fish therapy along the river. Make your minds relaxed with calm nature and sceneries. To know and study about the sea turtles you can have a visit into the Sea Turtle Hatchery.

Bentota offers a wide range of water activities and the best destinations for snorkeling. Enjoy the water sports and snorkeling over the colorful reef formations with amazing sea creatures.

    Hightlights

  • Madu River Safari
  • Water-sports and Snorkeling
  • Sea Turtle Hatchery
Day 10
Bentota > Colombo
Overnight stay in Colombo

After a leisurely breakfast at the hotel proceed to Colombo, the commercial capital of the country for your last stay. Engage in the Colombo City Tour with city highlights. Our driver will take you to Gangarama Buddhist Temple, National Museum, Independence Square and Galleface. Spend the evening shopping with your interest.

    Hightlights

  • Colombo City Tour
  • Galle Face
  • Gangarama Temple
  • National Museum
Day 11
Colombo > Airport

As all good things comes to an end leave the hotel to catch the connecting flight with nice memories of the journey.

    Hightlights

INCLUSIONS

  • Airport pick up
  • Air-Conditioned luxury car
  • English speaking driver
  • All government taxes
  • Airport drop

EXCLUSIONS

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Sightseeing entrance charges
  • Late check-outs and early-check in charges (at hotels)

HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Little Adam’s Peak
  • Ravana Falls
  • Fishing Village
  • Galle Dutch Fort
  • Nine Arches Bridge
  • Sea Turtle Hatchery
  • Ancient City of Polonnaruwa
  • Gregory Lake Park
  • Tea Factory and Plantation
  • Gem Museum
  • Batik Factory
  • Temple of The Sacred Tooth Relic
  • Herbal and Spice Garden
  • Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Lion’s Rock Fortress