ARNO CLASSIC

ARNO CLASSIC TOURS SRI LANKA

For almost 30 years the North of Sri Lanka was unexplored by the rest of the world. The tensions also lead to the picturesque East to be avoided. With the end of the civil war and the birth of peace in the country, The North & East opens its arms out to you. We takes you to the unexplored North and East with a well-rounded tour of the must see places.

The above cost includes the below

  • 10 nights’ accommodation in hotels specified in above
  • Daily Breakfast at the Hotel ( BB Basis )
  • All transfer & sightseeing by private A/C car with Chinese speaking driver.
  • All local taxes

Package cost does not include

  • Air Tickets
  • Lunches
  • Entrance fees
  • Entrance fees
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Cost of beverages
  • Guide
  • Tips
  • Visa processing for all arrivals, please refer to www.eta.gov.lk

Entrance fees ( per person in USD ) if paid direct to the site:

  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage 20USD
  • Minneriya Safari 25USD
  • Jeep Hire for Safari 45USD PER JEEP ( MAXIMUM 06 PAX )
  • Kandy Temple of the tooth 10USD
  • Cultural Show 05USD
  • Peradeniya Gardens 12USD
  • Kithulgala White Water Rafting 15USD
  • Child ( below 11 years ) Entrance Fees will be 50% of the above ates

Day 1

Arrival to Sri Lanka, You’ll be met by representative on Arrival at the Airport and transferred to Colombo

Spend the leisure at the Hotel

Overnight stay at Cinnamon Grand | Movenpick/Shangri-la | Kingsbury Hotel

Day 2

Breakfast at Hotel.

After the breakfast transfer to Dambulla route visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and in the sigiriya rock climbing.

Pinnawela - off Colombo-Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house abandoned and wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now, including baby elephants brought from various parts, as well as the 14 babies born, as a result of the captive breeding programme. The best time to visit is the feeding time and the bathing time; when all the elephants are taken to the river close by

Transfer to Sigiriya

Sigiriya: Referred by locals as the Eighth Wonder of the World this ancient palace and fortress complex has significant archaeological importance and attracts thousands of tourists every year.The palace is located in the heart of the island between the towns of Dambulla and Habarane on a massive rocky plateau 370 meters above the sea level.

Overnight stay at – Heritance Kandalama | Water Garden

Day 3

Breakfast at Hotel.

Then transfer to Dambulla

The route visit Dambulla Cave Temple, Spice garden, Batik Factory. Dambulla - Dambulla is famous for the five cave Temples on a rock. The first 03 caves are better, older and larger than the other two. Some caves dates to 1st C.B.C. All the 5 cave walls and ceilings are covered with Buddhist murals and there are more than 130 Buddha statues, statues of Gods and Kings are also found here.

Batik has been an ancient art of painting cloth and today Sri Lanka is among the world leaders in the design of batik. Batik galleries and factories offer batik from simple single-colored designs to intricate multi-colored masterpieces. Visit Batik Factory and see the various phases of batik manufacture. You would also visit a Spice Garden in Matale. For centuries, spices have been one of Sri Lanka's celebrated exports. Spices are mostly grown in home gardens ( as a home industry ) and used not only to flavor food but also in medicine and cosmetics.

Overnight stay in Mahaweli Reach | Grand Kandiyan | Earls regency

Day 4

Breakfast at Hotel.

After breakfast, visit Royal Botanical Garden

Royal Botanical Gardens - Peradeniya 147 acres in extent; Started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the Kings of Kandy. There are more than 5000 species of trees and plants. Some rare and endemics as well as flora from the tropical World. Spice Garden and Orchid House are popular with tourists

Ramboda Water Falls - Is 109m high and 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 729th highest waterfall in the world. It is situated in Pussellawa area, on the A5 highway at Ramboda Pass. It formed by Panna Oya which is a tributary of Kothmale Oya. Altitude of the falls is 945m above sea level.

Over nigh stay in Grand Hotel | Araliya Green Hills/Heritance Tea Factory | Amaya Green City

Day 5

Breakfast at Hotel.

Then transfer to Yala

Morning set off at the dawn on an exciting wildlife safari at Yala National Park ( 05.30 – 09.30 AM ). The second largest national park in Sri Lanka, Yala is known to hold the highest concentration of leopard in the world. The vast extent of the park is mainly scrub jungle with rocky outcrops and dotted with many salt and fresh water lagoons. Elephant, leopard, sloth bear, crocodile, wild buffalo and sambur thrive here, as well as herds of spotted deer, wild boar, langur and macaque monkeys and many small mammals. Over 130 species of birds can be seen with peacocks being a common sight. The bordering coastline also forms a major nesting ground for marine turtles. After an eventful morning, you will return to the hotel for breakfast

Overnight stay in cinnamon bey | vivanta by taj | Riu hotel.

Day 6

Breakfast at Hotel.

After Breakfast transfer to Bentota.

Mid-morning: Leave Yala to Bentota En route visit the Heritage city of Galle. For centuries Galle has stood strong against invasions - from colonolial powers and nature’s volatile outbursts. The famous Dutch Fort was first built by the Portuguese, fortified by the Dutch and preserved by the British. Battered daily for over 400 years by the ocean it even survived the onslaught of a tsunami and is enjoyed today by residents and visitors alike. The colonial architecture of the walled city too has resisted the advance of modernity and holds tightly to its past glory. Visit to Madu River in bentota

Overnight stay in cinnamon bey | vivanta by taj | Riu hotel

Day 7

Breakfast at Hotel.

After breakfast Transfer to Colombo For City Tours

Evening transfer to airport in time for departure..

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