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Sri Lanka lies on the Indian Plate, which is known as a significant tectonic plate that was previously a component of the Indo-Australian Plate. It lies in the Indian Ocean that is southwest of the Bay of Bengal.

Sri Lanka is bifurcated from the mainland portion of the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and also the Palk Strait. According to the beliefs of Hindu mythology, a land bridge existed in between the Indian landmass and Sri Lanka which now amounts to just a chain of limestone shoals staying above the sea level.

Sri Lanka has 103 rivers and the longest of these is the Mahaweli River, extending to 335 kilometres (208 mi). These rivers give rise to 51 natural falls of 10 meters or more. The highest fall among all others present is the Bambarakanda Falls, with a height of 263 meters (863 ft).


Recommended Itinerary



    Airport – Pinnawala – Sigiriya

    Arrival at the Airport terminal, you will be welcomed by our Swan Tours representative and English speaking chauffeur guide, at the airport prior to you are transferred to Sigiriya. On route go to elephant orphanage in Pinewalla. This elephant orphanage is setup especially for abandoned or wounded infant elephants. They are raised below and also are trained to become working animals. Feeding and also bathing in the river give the very best chances to see the animal’s close-up. After Lunch you will go to Sigiriya rock fortress which is tipped to be the 8th wonder of the globe.

    Sigiriya Rock Fortress – Sigiriya and climb the Rock Fortress constructed by King Kasyapa the Patricide (473-491) who was thought about a god king. Having climbed up the rock, you will encounter the remains of the Palace and its environments and also see the famous frescoes.

    Overnight stay at Sigiriya hotel.


    Dambulla – Matale – Kandy

    After breakfast meal you will leave for Kandy via Dambulla.

    Dambulla Cavern Holy Place – The Golden Rock is a Dambulla cavern temple which dates back to the 1st Century .BC. Its rock ceiling is one big move of vibrant frescoes which depict Buddhist mythology as well as the tales of the Buddha’s previous births. The caves house the biggest collection of Buddha statues in one place.

    From dambulla drive to matale to check out a spice garden. Check in at Kandy hotel as well as in the evening see the temple of the tooth relic and late evening experience a vivid cultural program where you can truly taste the Sri Lankan culture. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, which is a globe heritage site. The name Kandy conjures visions of splendor as well as greatness. Most of the legends, practices and folklore are still carefully kept active. Dinner and also overnight stay at Kandy hotel.


    Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

    After breakfast a city tour of Kandy that includes Kandy Holy place, Royal botanical gardens, traditional batik making manufacturing factory, and going shopping complexes etc.

    Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens – This botanical garden was first developed as an enjoyment garden by a Sinhala king as well as was increased by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and gives a remarkable range of trees, plants and also flowers.

    After that leave for Nuwara Eliya. Check out a tea factory en-route to see just how the world’s favorite drink is prepared. Nuwara Eliya resembles an old English town, total with a lake, race course, and well-maintained grass with hedges, an Anglican Church and an 18 whole golf course. Visit through hakgala botanical garden, which houses a unique collection of roses as well as ferns. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya hotel.


    Nuwara Eliya – Colombo – Negombo

    After breakfast proceed to Colombo check out the St Clair’s and also Devon falls additionally go to the area where the Oscar winning flick “Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed en route.

    Evening city and shopping trip of Colombo. Colombo is the largest city and former management capital of Sri Lanka and also is an active as well as vivid city with a combination of modern-day life as well as remnants of a bygone colonial era. Because of its big harbor and also its calculated position along the East-West sea trade paths, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However it was only made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Realm Empire in 1815. The primary city is home to a majority of the Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants and enjoyment places. On this tour you will go to a lot of the historic, religious and also commercial sites of Colombo including the historic as well as dynamic Fort and Pettah, the elite household Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park as well as much more. Overnight stay at Beach hotel in Negombo.


    Negombo – Airport Terminal

    Get up in the morning at any time you want. After breakfast spend the day in independent leisure activities. Most likely a lot of you would love to go to beach, one of the most prominent natural destinations in Sri Lanka. Significant beach resort on the West Coast is Negombo. Long stretches of sandy beach and the sea are premiere attractions of Negombo, a traditional fishing town. In addition to the beach, the fish market is also worth going to. You can savour tasty fish here. After that according to the flight schedule transfer to the airport terminal for your return journey.