Palm Lanka Tours

Sri Lanka 7 Days Tour Package 1

Sri Lanka 7 Day Tour

Discover the Northern Part

Sri Lanka 7 Days Tour Package 1, Tour Overview

7 days in Sri Lanka, with this Sri Lanka 7 days tour package we will visit Jaffna, Trincomalee, Polonnaruwa, Minneriya, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy and Pinnawala.

We start the tour from the Colombo Fort Railway station and take the train from here to Jaffna. Jaffna is located in the far north of Sri Lanka. Jaffna has been densely populated for centuries and intensive horticulture is practiced. The port city of Trincomalee is located in the northeast of Sri Lanka. Trincomalee is located on a peninsula and this location makes it one of the largest natural harbors in the world. Polonnaruwa is one of the ancient royal cities of Sri Lanka. In Polonnaruwa you can see many temples, ruins and other places of interest. Minneriya National Park is also known as 'The Gathering'. In this park you will find the largest gathering of Asian elephants in the world. Sigiriya literally means "lion's rock" and is of volcanic origin. In the 5th century a royal palace arose on top of the steep mountain and the remains can only be reached by a long staircase. Dambulla is best known for the Golden Temple. The rock temples of Dambulla have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991 and are the largest, best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. Dambulla consists of a series of 5 caves with beautiful Buddha images and frescoes. Kandy is located in a valley and in the middle of the center you will find a large lake with a small island in the middle. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village.

Tour Itinerary

Start time

Train departs from Colombo fort railway station at 11:50 Am.

Hightlights of the tour

Train journey to Jaffna, Nagadeepa Island, Nallur Hindu Temple, Jaffna Fort, Koneswaram Temple, Polonnaruwa, WildLife Safari, Sigiriya Rock, Dambulla Caves, Kandy.

When to go

Tour is year arround available.

Can it be tailor made

Yes, you can change the tour where you want.

Transfers

Hotel / Airport - Tour - Airport / Hotel.

Tour Difficulty:

Medium
We pick you up from your hotel or Airport and we proceed to the Colombo Fort railway station.

At 11:50 AM the train departs to Jaffna, the train journey will take approx. 6 hour and 25 minutes.

The route is really quite stunning, and gives you a good feel of the North. The agriculture, the people, the destruction and the rebuilding. You'll see stunning paddy fields adorned with buffalo, cattle egrets and peacocks, along with rural vistas.

The train will arrive at 06:15 PM in Jaffna. After the train trip we proceed to the hotel.

Accommodation this day

Budget Accommodation

Nallur Residence

Standard Accommodation

Valampuri Hotel

Deluxe Accommodation

Jetwing Jaffna Hotel

After breakfast we proceed and start sightseeing Jaffna, we will visit Kantharodai it consists of about 20 relatively small stupas and they are the burial site of 60 Tamil monks. After this visit we proceed and we will take the boat to the Nagadeepa Island where we bring a visit to the Naga Deepa Temple. This temple is one of the three places in Sri Lanka where lord Buddha has visited. 

After we visit the Naga Deepa Temple we proceed and visit the Nallur Hindu Temple. 
The temple was originally founded in 948 AD. However, it reached fame when it was rebuilt in the 13th century by Puvaneka Vaahu, a minister of the Jaffna King Kalinga Maha. 

After we visit the Temple we proceed and visit the Jaffna Fort, the Jaffna Fort owes much of its grandeur to the Dutch who captured it from the Portuguese, and later expanded it into the landmark we see today. 

After sightseeing Jaffna we proceed back to the hotel.

Accommodation this day

Budget Accommodation

Nallur Residence

Standard Accommodation

Valampuri Hotel

Deluxe Accommodation

Jetwing Jaffna Hotel
After breakfast we proceed to Trincomalee. 
Trincomalee is located on a peninsula and this location makes it one of the largest natural harbors in the world. This has had an important role in the history of the city. The port was of strategic importance to European countries.

In Trincomalee we will sightseeing the city and we will visit the Kanniya hot springs. 
Seven hot springs of varying temperatures are found at the site and are considered to contain healing properties.

After this visit we proceed and visit the Koneswaram Temple and the old Dutch Fort.
Surrounded by jaw-dropping scenery on all sides, the colourful Koneswaram temple sits high above the bay.

After sightseeing we proceed to the hotel.

Accommodation this day

Budget Accommodation

Sea Lotus Park Hotel

Standard Accommodation

Trinco Blue Hotel

Deluxe Accommodation

Uga Jungle Beach Resort
After breakfast we proceed to Polonnaruwa.
In Polonnaruwa we sightseeing the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.

We will visit the ruins and temples. The Buddha statues, unique stupas and many special temples which are still in good condition. We will visit Vatadage, Gal Vihara, Audience Hall en Rankot Vihara.

After sightseeing the ancient city of Polonnaruwa we proceed to the Minneriya National Park.

At the Minneriya National Park we will start the Wildlife safari (mainly wild Elephants)

After the wildlife safari we proceed to the Hotel.

Accommodation this day

Budget Accommodation

Inn on the Tree Hotel

Deluxe Accommodation

Kandalama Heritance Hotel
After breakfast we proceed to Sigiriya, in Sigiriya we will climb the famous Sigiriya Rock.

After we are back fromt the top you can decide to take a ride on a Elephant.

After this visit we proceed to Dambulla.

In Dambulla we will sightseeing the city and we will visit one of the biggest vegetables market in Sri Lanka. After sightseeing we proceed and visit the Dambulla Caves and the golden Buddha statue.

After our visit at Dambulla we proceed back to the hotel.

Accommodation this day

Budget Accommodation

Inn on the Tree Hotel

Deluxe Accommodation

Kandalama Heritance Hotel
After breakfast we proceed to Matale.
In Matale we will visit the Hindu Temple.

After our visit at Matale we proceed to Kandy.

In Kandy we sightseeing the city, we will visit a batick and silk factory, wood carving factory, Kandy lake and Kandy view point.

After sightseeing we will visit the Temple of the Tooth and the Kandy dance performance.

After the dance performance we proceed to the Hotel.

Accommodation this day

Budget Accommodation

River Side Villa

Deluxe Accommodation

Mahaweli Reach Hotel

After breakfast we proceed to Peradeniya.

In Peradeniya we will visit the Royal Botanical Garden.

After our visit to the Royal Botanical Garden we proceed and visit the Giragama tea factory.

After enjoying a cup off tea we proceed to Pinnawala.

In Pinnawala we will visit the Elephant Orphanage. We will see how all the Elephants proceed to the river where they take a bath.

After our visit at the Elephant Orphanage we proceed back to your hotel / Airport

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