Tour overview

ARCADIAN GLIMPSE – SEVEN NIGHTS EIGHT DAYS TOUR

Included

  • You are entitled for a personal tour inclusive of air conditioned and modern comfortable car accompanied by an English speaking chauffeur guide for the entire tour.
  • Admissions for 3 USESCO word heritage sites
  • Hotel accommodation as requested
  • Entrance fees for Yala national park/Minneriya national park
  • Admissions for Yapahuwa kingdom
  • Entrance fee for Turtle hatchery
  • Cost for the boat ride with lunch at Koggala lagoon
  • Cost for the safari jeeps
  • Cost for the train journey including snack
  • Chena hut lunch with activities
  • Local government taxes and service charges
  • Water is provided for the entire tour
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Fuel for the car

Not Included

  • Flight tickets
  • Airport taxes
  • Visas
  • All expenses of personal nature
  • Tips and porterage
  • Cost for extra activities (not included for the tour)
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Day 1

Upon arrival you will be met and warmly welcome our mosaiceylon tour escort and driven you to LITTLE ROAM (Negombo) where you can refresh and unwind yourself!
Time permitting catch a glimpse of the commercial capital (Colombo) and walk along the “walker’s haven’, Galle face green! Colombo’s best- loved sea front hang out! Walk around the Negombo coastal town surrounded by hundreds of boutique shops! (Overnight in Negombo)

Day 2 - CREAM OF THE CROP

Proceed to Yapahuwa via Kurunegala to explore the 4th kingdom in Sri Lanka through the scenic country road!
Observe the magnificent consummate skills of the ancient Sinhalese and you will surly get enchanted and mislead by the two lifelike Lions at the entrance of the fortress!
Make your way to Habarana after having lunch by a lake (Kurunegala) which is surrounded by shady trees!

Day 3 - SIMPLE SIMPLICITY

Be and early bird to Sigiriya (Loin’s rock) and explore the hidden secrets of this magnificent masterpiece in Fifth Century AD. Don’t let the dazzling Damsels to snatch your vulnerable heart by their enigmatic smiles who will divinely welcome you on your half way up!
Touch the simple and difficult country life of the framers who grow vegetables and lentils for their bread and butter. You will be entirely relished with fire wood cooked lunch at their Chena hut!
In the afternoon pop in to the Minneriya national park to witness the biggest gathering place of the Sri Lankan Elephants!
Be stranded among the endless herds of Tiny- husky Elephants while keeping an eye on the Matriarchs!!

Day 4 - SECRET SEEP

Make another early off from the hotel to explore the spectacular art gallery (Dambulla cave temple complex) on your way down to Kandy! Observe the well preserved antiquity of this
Catchy eye catching five grottos, nominated as a world heritage site by the UNESCO! Ask your accompanist to reveal the secret of the second cave with the miracle seep!
Later afternoon observe the much revered faith upon for the Buddha by the hundreds of white clad devotees at the Temple of the tooth relic in Kandy! Feel the tranquil atmosphere with the fragrance of incense sticks wafted in the evening breeze!

Day 5 - BE A BUSY BEE

Be an early bird to explore the Udawathakale nature reserve amidst the mellow murmurs of birds!
Visit the Kandy central market and realize how farmer vendors are rely on their regular customers. Drive around the lake by a Tuk-Tuk to catch the eye catching views of Kandy and its surroundings!
Experience how kandeyan busy bees are fallen love with classical rice and curry, served on banana leaf at the local restaurant!
Brave enough to try the most hottest and peppery Sri Lankan ‘Cobra Chilly” while having lunch as the fire brigade squad is within easy reach to the restaurant
Grasp the simple but complex process of Tea while testing your tea tasting skills at the tea factory!

Day 6 - GLAMOROUS GALLE

Say good bye to the hill country and proceed to Galle via Kadawatha.
Ask your escort to stop at the best sea food restaurant on your way to Galle as he knows that who serves the best and fresh platter of sea food in Benthota!
Stop at the Moonstone mine and find your lucky stone which is formed by the magnetic power of the Moon! It’s worth a visit as this is the one and only locality in the world where these semi-precious specimens can be unearthed!
Visit the Turtle hatchery at Habaraduwa and encourage the people who strive immensely to protect these gigantic endangered specious!
Later evening stroll along the narrow streets at Galle Dutch fortress during the orange hour and witness the impregnable grandeur which is not even surpassed and disturbed by the destructive Tsunami in 2004!

Day 7 - COUNTRY ROAD -TAKE ME HOME

Step in to a local bus and mingle with locals to experience another memorable journey via picturesque country road! (Galle to Deniyaya)
Later afternoon off to do a catamaran cruise at “Koggala” rain fed fresh water lagoon!
You will be definitely immersed in tranquility and emancipation by its green and lush environs! Drive back to the hotel!

Day 8 - HIDDEN GEM

Take a well-earned rest at a secluded villa at an undisturbed and unspoiled village!! Ambalangoda while numbering unforgettable memories that you collected during the holiday!
You could extend the days or wind up the tour at your entire discretion!

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