Enjoy a short holiday in Sri Lanka in 5 days. This tour will take you from awe-inspiring misty mountains to the cultural triangle in Sri Lanka and end with a glimpse of wildlife interactions and a beach stay in Negombo. This 5-day quick holiday to Sri Lanka will cover the main destinations such as Nuwara Eliya, Kandy, Sigiriya, Wilpattu & Negombo.
Day 1 – Arrival / Nuwara Eliya
Arrival and Transfer to the hotel in Nuwara Eliya. Passing the tea plantation towards the hill country hints to you that you have set a course to reach the famous hill countries of Sri Lanka. En-route visit the Ramboda Waterfall and the neighbouring tea plantations along with tea factories to learn about the world-famous Ceylon Tea.
Day 2 – Sigiriya
Driving downhill the narrow winding roads lie at the centre of the Cultural Triangle stands the mighty Sigiriya Rock. En-route pause at Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Lanka’s well-preserved cave complex dating back to the first century BC. Climb the 200 metres high Sigiriya on the beautiful stone-carved steps passing through the water gardens, pools, mirror walls, frescoes and water fountains that still work to this day.
Day 3 – Wilpattu
Giving a higher chance of spotting the Sri Lankan leopards, the Wilpattu National Park welcomes you for an unforgettable safari experience. Enjoy the night at a luxury wildlife camping in Sri Lanka bordering a national park where animal encounters are often. Embark on a game drive to the Wilpattu National Park to witness the fantastic encounters of elephants, sloth bears, wild boar, buffalo, a range of wetland birds and perhaps a thrilling hunt by the leopard.
Day 4 – Negombo
An early morning rumble at the Wilpattu National Park will open up more opportunities of sighting the exotic wildlife of Sri Lanka. Drive back to Negombo for the last night of this short holiday to Sri Lanka to enjoy and unwind at the golden sandy beach of Negombo. While you are in Negombo, do not forget to enjoy an exotic meal full of seafood which Negombo is famous for.