Alpha Tours Limited
3 NIGHTS TO THE PAST (3 Nights / 4 days – Cultural Tour)




AM   Meet & assist on arrival at airport and proceed to Sigiriya
PM   Visit the Sigiriya rock fortress
SIGIRIYA ….Sigiriya, a city, palace and garden complex centering a 200 metre high rock is a glowing tribute to the vision of King Kashyapa who created this 'Palace in the Sky' in the 5th century AD.
In a sheltered pocket of the giant rock are the celebrated paintings of 5th century AD, a few that is remaining from around 500 paintings that once covered the rock surface. Meticulously planned water gardens at the foot of the rock are the earliest such gardens found in Asia .

Overnight at Habarana Village / Habarana Lodge




AM   After breakfast proceed to Kandy en route visit the cave Tample Dambulla
PM   Proceed to Kandy
DAMBULLA…Dambulla Rock Temple is a magnificent gallery of Buddha images and wall and ceiling paintings not seen anywhere else in the Island . It is a complex of five cave temples with its origin going back to the Anuradhapura period (1st century BC). However due to additions and restorations done by various rulers over the past two thousand years what now remains are mostly the works of the Kandyan period ( 18th century).

Evening visit the Sacred Temple of Tooth Relic and views a cultural Kandyan dance performance.

Overnight at Citadel Hotel / Earl’s Regency Hotel




AM   After breakfast proceed on a city tour of Kandy and visit Botanical garden
PM   Proceed to Colombo en route visit to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage

KANDY After breakfast leave for Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. The garden was built as a pleasure garden and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and has a amazing variety of trees, flowers and plants. This garden is easily one of the best of its kind in the world.

Also visit the University of Peradeniya, laid out near the banks of the Mahaweli river. The longest river in Sri Lanka.

PINNAWELA…Leave for Pinnawela, visit the Elephant orphanage located on the banks of the Maha Oya. This orphanage is for young elephants found Abandoned by their parents having fallen into pits ravines etc., and lost from their natural habitat. It is most interesting to visit at feeding or bathing time.

After lunch proceed to Colombo . Check in at Galle Face Hotel/ Galadari Hotel





After breakfast time for shopping. Visit the Majestic city, Liberty plaza, House of Fashion, ODEL for the ready-made garment. Shop for Mlesna Tea exquisite. Visit the Lanka Ceramic center. Proceed to Airport for departure….