Day O1: Air Port to Negombo
Welcome at the air port direct drive to Negombo. Negombo is a major tourist destination in Sri Lanka. This city is an ideal and liberal place with luxury, tropical life style, for those who want quick access to and from the country's main international airport and also to Colombo city. The 100 km canal network running through the city is still used. Outrigger canoes and modern water-craft ply this route daily, for trade and tourism. Remnants of colonization include the Dutch fort built in 1672, as well as centuries-old Portuguese and Dutch houses, administrative buildings, churches and the ceiling frescoes of St. Mary's Cathedral. Negombo offers one of the best beaches on the west coast of Sri Lanka. It draws tourists who stop over for a day on their way to or from the airport.
Rest at Negombo hotel.
Day 02: Negombo to Sigiriya
Sigiriya Rock Fortress of Sri Lanka is situated in Matale district near Dambulla. It can be reached along Colombo- Habarana highway by turning towards east from Inamaluwa. Proceeding about 10 km from Inamaluwa and passing Kimbissa Township one arrives at Sigiriya. Sigiriya being a fortress had been well designed for its defenses by having ramparts and moats built around it. There are several approaches to the inner city and the most prominent is the Western entrance. From the summit of the rock, the land areas up to distances of tens of miles can be watched making it hard for the enemy to make a surprise attack to the kingdom.
Things to do in Sigiriya: Climb Sigiriya rock, Ayuveda treatment, Elephant Ride (optional)
Overnight stay at Sigiriya
Day 03: Polonnaruwa
Polonnaruwa, it is the main town of Polonnaruwa District in North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Kaduruwela area is the Polonnaruwa New Town and the other part of Polonnaruwa remains as the royal ancient city of the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa. The second most ancient of Sri Lanka's kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, who defeated Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the country once more under a local leader.
Things to visit in Polonnaruwa: Gal Vihara, Polonnaruwa Vatadage , Hatadage, Shiva Dewalaya, Lankatilaka temple, Evening Minneriya National Park Safari.
Overnight stay at Sigiriya
Day 04: Sigiriya to Kandy
Kandy is the second capital of Sri Lanka. Kandy is world famous for the Temple of the Tooth, which safe keeps the Lord Buddha’s Tooth Relic venerated by the Buddhists all over the world. There are also many sites with Kandyan Architecture prominently displayed, specially at the Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth Relic) .
Things to do in Kandy : En Route visit Dambulla Cave temple and Spice Garden (If want), Peradeniya Botanical garden, Gem Museum (If want), Cultural Show, Tooth Temple.
Overnight stay at Kandy
Day 05: Kandy to Nuwaraeliya
Nuwara Eliya meaning "city on the plain (table land)" or "city of light", is a town in Sri Lanka. It is located at an altitude of 1,868 m (6,128 ft) in the central highlands and is considered one of the most important locations for Tea production in Sri Lanka.
Things to do in Nuwaraeliya: Tea Factory & Tea Plantation, Nuwara Eliya City Tour, Victoria Park
Overnight stay at Nuwaraeliya
Day 06: Nuwaraeliya to Ella
Ella is only a small village located high in the mountains. Most visitors to Ella only spend a couple of days there. But if you are willing to travel out of town, you can find plenty of things to do to keep you occupied. The area has a rich bio-diversity dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna. Ella is surrounded by hills covered with cloud forests and tea plantations. The town has a cooler climate than its surroundings, due to its elevation. The Ella Gap allows views across the Southern plains of Sri Lanka.
Things to visit in Ella: Visit Ella Gap, Train Journey to Nuwaraeliya to Ella (Optional)
Overnight stay at Ella.
Day 07: Ella to Tissamaharama
Yala National Park is a national park in Sri Lanka. The reserve covers 979 km², although only the original 141 km² are open to the public. It was established in 1894 as a Game Sanctuary. Much of the reserve is parkland, but it also contains jungle, beaches, freshwater lakes and rivers and scrub land. The latter zone is punctuated with enormous rocky outcrops. The range of habitats gives rise to a good range of wildlife.
Things to do in Tissamaharama: Yala National Park Safari.
Overnight stay at Tissamaramaya
Day 08: Tissamaharama to South Beach Drop or Air Port
En route visit Blowhole, Salt farm and Devi Nuara Light house. and drop at South beach or Airport.