06 nights / 07 days buddhist pilgrimage tour in Sri Lanka

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    DAY 01: Arrival / Anuradhapura

    Upon arriving in Sri Lanka meet and assist at the airport by our representative and transfer to Anuradhapura from the Bandaranayke International Airport for your first night.

    Anuradhapura is the most celebrated of Sri Lanka's ancient ruined cities. The city's greatest treasures are its dagabas constructed of small sun-dried bricks and hemispherical in shape. The most notable of these dagabas are the Ruvanveli which dates back to the 2nd Century BC and is 3 00ft in diameter, the Jetawanarama is 370ft and the Thuparama which enshrines the collarbone of the Buddha.

    The city's most renowned relic is the sacred Bo-Tree which is said to have grown from a branch of the tree under which the Buddha gained enlightenment. It was planted 2250 years ago and is the oldest historic tree in the world.

    Overnight stay at hotel in Anuradhapura.

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    DAY 02: Anuradhapura /Mihintale / Anuradhapura

    After Breakfast do a city tour in Anuradhapura & proceed to Mihintale.

    In Mihintale is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of a meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanampiyatissa which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It is now a pilgrimage site, and the site of several religious monuments and abandoned structures. the evening chanting and pooja ceremony at Sri Maha Bodhiya & Ruwanweliseya.

    Overnight stay at hotel in Anuradhapura.

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    DAY 03: Anuradhapura / Polonnaruwa / Sigiriya

    After Breakfast do a city tour in Polonnaruwa.

    You will be heading to one of the Historical Unesco World Heritage Site and this city gained more reputation during the late period royal family and nobility of Sri Lanka strongly supported Buddhism.

    Polonnaruwa - the capital from 11th -13th century A.D. Here the monuments are better preserved. The circular relic house (Vata-da-ge) Lankathilaka, Thuparama, Royal Palace, Rankoth vihara and Galvihara with the beautiful rock cut Buddha statues are the most interesting.

    In the evening proceed to Sigiriya & Climb the Sigiriya rock fortress.

    The 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The 'Lion Rock' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metres from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart, and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway. These frescoes are painted in earth pigments on plaster.

    Overnight stay at hotel in Anuradhapura.

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    DAY 04: Polonnaruwa /Dambulla / Kandy

    Dambulla is a vast isolated rock mass 500ft high and a mile around the base. Here is found the famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century BC. The caves of Dambulla sheltered the King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found on the Island.

    Dambulla is a vast isolated rock mass 500ft high and a mile around the base. Here is found the famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century BC. The caves of Dambulla sheltered the King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found on the Island.

    In the evening proceed to Kandy & visit Temple of tooth relic in Kandy.

    Kandy - Sri Lanka's hill capital, stronghold of the Sinhala Kings, is our most beautiful town. It is 488 meters above sea level and next to Colombo is Sri Lanka's most visited place.

    The focal point of the town is, without doubt, the golden roofed Dalada Maligawa where the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha is enshrined. There are many shrines and temples in and around Kandy, where you will see rare paintings, frescoes, wood and stone carvings. Kandy is an exciting place for shopping with souvenirs in wood, copper, silver, brass, ebony and bronze. Ceramics, lacquer work, hand looms, batiks, jewelery and rush and reed.

    Overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.

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    DAY 05: Kandy

    In the morning you can wake up with chilling little bit of cold breeze. Now you are in the cultural capital sacred city Senkadagalapura, then called Kandy.

    You can visit Temple of the Gadaladeniya, Maha Vishnu devalaya, Bambaragala Viharaya, Embekke Devalaya & Bahiravakanda vihara Buddha statue.

    Overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.

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    DAY 06: Kandy / Colombo

    After Breakfast proceed to Colombo.

    In the evening you can go for a pooja ceremony at Kelaniaya Raja Maha Viharaya .

    Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya - Buddhists believe the temple to have been hallowed during the third and final visit of the Buddha to Sri Lanka, eight years after gaining enlightenment. Its history would thus go back to before 500 BCE.

    Overnight stay at hotel in Colombo.

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    DAY 07: Departure

    After Breakfast proceed to Colombo.

    After breakfast transfer to the Airport in time to connect with the departure flight.


Cost for the above tour would be as follows (The rates are per person, net in USD) & The Hotel Names as follows,
  • ANURADHAPURA - Miridiya Resort - http://miridiyahotel.lk/
  • POLONNARUWA - The Village Hotel
  • KANDY - Oak ray city hotel - http://www.oakrayhotels.com/oak-ray-city-hotel/
  • COLOMBO - Aone Hotel

Cost - (Valid from 01st August 2017 till 31st October 2017)

 

   02 pax

04 Pax

 06 Pax

08 Pax

10 Pax

 

Price per adult sharing Double room on B/B
(Bed & Breakfast) Basis

 

USD 310

 

USD 240

 

USD 215

 

USD 205

 

USD 238

The above Cost includes:
Accommodation on BB Basis (Bed & Breakfast basis).
  1. Starting on Day 02 Breakfast to Day 06 Breakfast
  2. Private Transportation as per the itinerary
  3. 02 Pax by Air Conditioned Car with English Speaking Chauffer Guide
  4. 03-06 Pax by Air Conditioned Van with English Speaking Chauffer Guide
  5. 07-10 pax by Air Conditioned Mini Coach with English speaking national Guide
  6. Colombo City tour
  7. Kandy city tour
  8. irport pickup and drop off
  9. Spice village tour & 15 min Ayurveda massage
  10. Cultural Dance visit
  11. All government taxes
  12. Drivers accommodation and meals

Above prices does not include:
Entrance Fees
  1. Anuradhapura – USD 25 per pax
  2. Polonnaruwa – USD 25 per pax
  3. Dambulla Golden Cave Temple – USD 15 per pax
  4. Sigiriya – USD 30 per pax
  5. Matale Alu Viharaya – USD 5 per pax
  6. Temple of Tooth Relic – USD 10 per pax

  1. Lunch, Dinner and any other meals or beverages not specified above
  2. International / domestic airfare
  3. Medical / travel insurance
  4. Any other transportation not mentioned above
  5. Personal expenses like bar bills, telephone bills
  6. Tips or portage
  7. Water Bottles
  8. Still / video camera fees
  9. Any items not mentioned above

Compliments from M &S
  1. Garlands on arrival
  2. Local Sim card

Important!!!!!!
  1. The above Star classification is based on local industry standard & it's not based on the International standard Price is based 02, 04, 06, 08 and 10 adults.
  2. Prices are net in USD and inclusive of applicable taxes as at date.
  3. Rates may change without a notice if a significant currency fluctuation, Fuel Increase or Revision of taxes occurs.
  4. Rooms will be on availability & if in case if the said hotels are fully booked due to any reason, similar hotels will be provided in the same vicinity or nearest location.

Cancellation Policy:
  1. 30 days prior to arrival, no cancellation
  2. 29 - 15 days prior to arrival, 50 % of the Room cost
  3. 14 - 01 day prior to arrival, 100 % of the Room Cost