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EXPLORER TOURS

7 Days

Welcome to the Explorer Tour, your gateway to a mesmerizing journey through the cultural riches and natural beauty of Sri Lanka. Over 7 unforgettable days, we will take you on a thrilling adventure, unraveling the secrets of this island paradise. From the ancient wonders of Dambulla and Sigiriya to an evening with majestic wildlife in Minneriya, a day amidst the misty hills of Kandy, the scenic beauty of Ella, and the golden sandy beaches of Galle, every day promises a unique experience.

EXPLORER TOURS

Welcome to the Explorer Tour, your gateway to a mesmerizing journey through the cultural riches and natural beauty of Sri Lanka. Over 7 unforgettable days, we will take you on a thrilling adventure, unraveling the secrets of this island paradise. From the ancient wonders of Dambulla and Sigiriya to an evening with majestic wildlife in Minneriya, a day amidst the misty hills of Kandy, the scenic beauty of Ella, and the golden sandy beaches of Galle, every day promises a unique experience.

Itinerary

Your adventure begins at the Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport, where a
Prashasthi Holidays representative will warmly welcome you. From here, you will journey to
Habarana, a charming city known for its elephants and the opportunity for elephant rides.
Your night will be spent nestled in the lush green embrace of this forested land.

Wake to the melodious symphony of birds in Sigiriya, where a hearty breakfast prepares you
for the incredible climb to the majestic Sigiriya Rock fortress of King Kashyapa. The ascent,
taking 2-3 hours, leads to a breathtaking view of Sigiriya, surrounded by dense forest and
pristine water streams. This golden realm is also home to the astonishing 'Royal Gardens,' among the oldest in the world. In the late afternoon, prepare for an exhilarating jeep safari to Minneriya or the neighboring Kavdullah National Park. Here, you'll witness the largest Asian elephant gathering, alongside wild buffaloes, sloth bears, sambar deer, and more.

Today, your journey takes you from the arid plains to the cool hill country, en route to
Kandy via Dambulla. Kandy, an ancient capital nestled in the central hills, awaits with its
scenic beauty. Visit the most sacred place in Sri Lanka, the Temple of the Tooth, which
safeguards the precious tooth relics of Lord Buddha. Enjoy a serene walk around Kandy Lake and, in the evening, be enthralled by a traditional dance performance featuring the diverse dance forms from across Sri Lanka. If time permits, explore the Gem Museum, the Sri Lankan Batik Factory, and Kandyan Arts & Crafts. Spend your night under the starry skies in a hotel in Kandy.

Begin your day in the chilly embrace of Kandy before heading to Ella. Embark on one of the most picturesque train journeys in Sri Lanka, offering some of the most spectacular scenic vistas in the world. Upon arriving in Ella, set your sights on the stunning Nine Arch Bridge, surrounded by emerald greenery. Take a leisurely evening walk through the village, feeling the gentle kiss of the mountain air on your cheeks. Spend the night in a cozy hotel in Ella with sweeping mountain views.

Wake to the misty mountains of Ella and savor a cup of fresh Ceylon tea before venturing into the wilderness in the morning. Enjoy picturesque waterfalls and a brief stop at the breathtaking Rawana Ella, one of Sri Lanka's most stunning waterfalls. Spend the entire evening on a safari in Yala, the island's second-largest national park. Here, you might spot the flamboyant dance of peacocks, graceful spotted deer, magnificent leopards, venomous reptiles, a myriad of vibrant birds, and even herds of gigantic elephants. Unwind and spend the night in a wilderness hotel.

Awaken to the calls of peacocks in the early morning and embark on your journey to Galle. Along the way, observe the stilt fishermen, a unique Sri Lankan cultural sight. Spend your morning watching the clouds drift by as you daydream amidst the coastal beauty. In the afternoon, arrive in Galle to explore the UNESCO World Heritage site - the Galle Fort. Take a leisurely cycle ride through the streets with architecture influenced by Dutch, British, and
Portuguese rule. Enter the Museum, one of the world's largest, and discover traditional arts and crafts, in addition to boats and other ancient objects recovered from century-old shipwrecks. Shop at the elegant Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, home to restaurants, boutiques, and pubs where you can relax. Your night will be spent in a hotel in Galle.

Wake to the soothing sounds of beach waves and proceed to Colombo. En route, visit a
Turtle Hatchery to learn about Sri Lanka's pioneering sea turtle conservation project. Enjoy a city tour in Colombo, your last destination on this remarkable journey. As all good things must come to an end, it's time for your departure. Prashasthi Holidays will accompany you to the airport and bid you farewell as you embark on your departure flight home.

The Explorer Tour, thoughtfully curated by Prashasthi Holidays, is not just a vacation; it's an immersive experience that uncovers the heart of Sri Lanka. Prepare to be enchanted, enlightened, and inspired as you delve into the beauty and diversity of this magnificent island. Your Sri Lankan adventure of a lifetime is about to come to a close, but the memories you've created will last a lifetime.

Starting From 1950 USD

PACKAGE DETAILS

  • TOUR CODE : ET7D
  • DURATION : 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • ACCOMODATION : Yes
  • MEAL PLAN : No
  • TRANSPORTATION : Yes

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EXPLORER TOURS