Sri Lanka Ancient Capital Tour

3 Night 4 Days

The short tour of 4 days Sri Lanka capital tours is specially designed for a quick yet descriptive overlook of the great history of Sri Lanka. Explore the ruins and highlights of the glorious aSri Lanka capital tours. where you would see the pure reflections of the proud Sri Lankan history. Observe the ancient Buddhist shrines, old Buddha statues, ruins of the ancient palaces and other historical attractions within the ancient kingdoms with a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.Book Your Sri Lanka capital tours with Ceylon Classic Tours

Tour Includes

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Transport by private (A/C) vehicle
  • English speaking driver/guide
  • Hotel or Airport pickup & drop-off
  • Bottled water per person per day
  • Local insurance for the vehicle/passenger
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Accommodation depending on your selection (3 stars 4 stars 5 star Or budget Hotels)

Tour Exclude

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Entrance Fees at interest places and Historical sites.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Colombo Airport - Anuradhapura
Ceylon Classic Tours representative will meet you at the Bandaranaike International Airport and take you to your hotel in Anuradhapura. In the afternoon, you will go on a city tour of the first capital of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura. You will see the remains of the Brazen Palace (which was once 9 stories high) and the Sri Maha Bodhi a Bo Tree, which is over 2000 years old and grew from the branch of the very tree beneath which the Buddha attained enlightenment. At the end of the tour, you will return to your hotel for dinner and your overnight stay.

Dinner and Overnight Stay at Hotel in Anuradhapura
Day 02: Anuradhapura - Polonnaruwa - Sigiriya
After breakfast, you will visit the ruins of the Ruwanweliseya Dagaba. You will see the 2nd Century BC shrine containing the Buddha’s collar bone relic, the Abhayagiriya temple and the Jetawanaramaya dagobas. Next is a visit to the Kuttam Pokuna (also known as the twin ponds) and the Samadhi Buddha, a statue of the Buddha in a meditative pose that is being acknowledged worldwide as a masterpiece.

Then, you will proceed to Polonnaruwa, the second capital of Sri Lanka in the 11th and 12th centuries. You will visit the ruins of the Royal Palace, the Gal Vihare, and three splendid statues of the Buddha in upright, sedan and recumbent postures carved out of a large rock. Other interesting sights are the Lotus Bath, Tivanke Image House with the best known Buddhist frescoes of Sri Lanka, and man-made Parakarama Samudra built by Parakarama Bahu the great. At the end of the tour, you will check-in at your hotel in Sigiriya.

Dinner and Overnight Stay at Hotel in Sigiriya
Day 03: Sigiriya - Dambulla - Matale - Kandy
After breakfast, you will visit Sigiriya and climb the Rock Fortress built by King Kasyapa the Patricide (473-491) who was considered a god-king. Having climbed the rock, you will encounter the remains of the Palace and its environs and see the famous frescoes. En route to Kandy, you will visit the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple and stop at a spice garden at Matale. In Kandy, you will visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and witness cultural dance performances.

Dinner and Overnight Stay at Hotel in Kandy
Day 04: Kandy - Pinnawala - Colombo - Colombo Airport
After breakfast, you will go on a tour of Kandy and Upper Lake Drive. Next, you will proceed to Colombo, stopping to visit the Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya and the Elephant Orphanage at Pinnawela. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to the airport for departure.

Booking Request

Enquiry Form
Payment Method

  • 20 % at the time of confirming the Tour.
  • Balance pay in after arriving in Sri Lanka
  • Customer must pay all bank charges in case of bank transfer
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Booking Request

Enquiry Form
Payment Method

• 20 % at the time of confirm the Tour. • Balance pay in after arrive to Sri lanka • Customer must pay all bank charges in case of bank transfer

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