After being lost in the epoch of Sri Lankan great kings, let’s climb the peak of Mihinthale during the dusk admiring the stunning panorama. Minhinthale is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura, where the Buddhism was established in Sri Lanka by Mihindu Arahath who is the son of Indian emperor Ashoka. According to the history, Mihindu came to Sri Lanka from India on the full moon poya Day of the month Posson (June) and met King Devanampiyatissa and preached the Buddhist doctrine.
Dinner and overnight in Anuradhapura
After the breakfast, we will visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Dalada Maligawa) one of the most sacred places to worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UN-ESCO in 1988. It is worth to spend a couple of hours visiting the temple which is full of affresco, wood carving and granite columns and statues which witness the Buddhism.
Then we will visit Gem Museum. Kandy is the center for the island’s handicraft industry and also the place to find exquisite silver and gold jewelry and variety of precious gems including the worlds best blue and star sapphires. After it, we will visit a batik workshop where they will explain and show us the art of the making batik.
Lunch in a local restaurant
In the evening, we make our way to Nuwara Eliya. On our way, we will be joining a guided visit to a tea plantation in the factory to observe the process of the tea manufacturing. Having warmed up our selves with a hot cup of fresh black Ceylon tea freely in the cafeteria here we resume our journey!
Indulge in a breakfast fit for kings at the hotel, then leave to Nuwara Eliya also known as little England resembling with red-brick walls, mock-Tudor half timbering that add value to the atmosphere along with the cool climate. In the month of April and May, Nuwara Eliya is crowded with Sri Lankans dressed in their finery for the Derby at the Turf Club; at other times of the year, it is much quieter, with stray horses quietly wandering the scenic roads.
Dinner and overnight in Ella.
In the Tissa Lake, during the pink glow sunset, a ride on catamaran underneath huge trees is a unique experience. On the catamaran you can pick some lotus flower to decorate your flower vase at the room will be an experience that you will never forget in your life.
In the evening, we will make our way to Mirissa beach. On our way, we will visit Buduruwagala Temple.
After the breakfast, we will move to Mirissa. Welcome to the south coast of Sri Lanka! A chilled beer on the beach during the sun set is must when you are in Mirissa. Gorgeous white sand beach with lovely trees providing shade in some parts, where to sit out and relax. It is a paradise for snorkeling, and even for body boarders. The rolling waves are ideal for surfers and enjoy the night life in the beach bars tasting the fresh seafood and BBQs.
During your stay in the beach, you can decide when you will prefer to go to whale watching. Our I Go To Sri Lanka guide will arrange and accompany you.
Dinner and overnight in Mirissa.
After a tasty breakfast, we move towards the air port, on our way you will spend your last moments in your tour admiring The colonia city of Galle, Still- fishermen and the island of cannella. Galle Fort was built in 1588 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It witness the colonial era architecture within the Fort and allow the charm of yesteryear to enfold you. Some lovely shopping also awaits within the Fort.
In search of cannella…..
The last adventure of this tour we will spend in search of cannella in the islands of the Madu River. It is a lovely experience cruising down the river Madu. Stopping off at some of the islands you can find out how they make cinnamon and coconut oil or get a fish foot massage. In the end of the ride we will be in a small island called Kothduwa where you can relax visiting a old buddhist temple. Say bye bye to Sri Lanka when the cool river breeze blows around you!
Prepare to catch your flight home as you make your way to the airport with the sure hope of returning once again. I Go To Sri Lanka guide will help you with your check-in in the air port.
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