Cultural Tour in Sri Lanka
For a deepening of the culture, history and tradition of ancient and modern day Sri Lanka, this cultural tour is just what you are looking for. The tour begins with Anuradhapura, the oldest kingdom of Sri Lanka, and ends with Kandy, which is home to the island’s main and most important temple and is the largest city after Colombo.
At a Glance
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When to go
Any time of the year
Airport/Hotel – Tour Attractions – Airport/Hotel
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Not to miss in this tour
Marvel at the tallest stupas in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura
Visit the Lion’s Rock and explore the Rock Fortress with an fantastic panorama view on the top
Experience the world cultural heritage of the 80 cave temples and historical paintings of Dambulla
Attending the cultural and traditional dance performance of the Kandy Dancers
Assuming an early arrival on day 1 at the Bandaranaike International Airport, your personal Passion Tours Guide will take you to a luxurious and comfortable vehicie and drive you in about 4 hours to Anuradhapura to begin this cultural tour of Sri Lanka.
Explore the ancient city of Anuradhapura, observe the several historical ruins and check in to Cinnamon Lodge Habarana for relaxing and the next three nights.
Dambulla Cave Temple / Sigiriya Rock
On day 2 you will visit the Lion’s Rock and explore the Rock Fortress with an fantastic panorama view on the top (1200 steps to climb) and the beautiful Aukana Buddha statue. Head back to Habarana for the night.
On day 3 you visit the Dambulla Cave Temple (about 400 steps to climb) and the Mihintale Buddhist Temple and return once again to Habarana for the night.
From Habarana just 1 hour drive you will visit the Matale Alu Vihara Temple. In Kandy (after about 1,5 hours drive), you will enjoy at the evening a cultural and traditionally dance show and then check in to Cinnamon Citadel in Kandy on a half board basis.
Kandy / Airport
Early next morning, you visit the ceremony in Temple of the Tooth and obtain blessings from Buddhist Monks. Thereafter your personal Passion-Tours guide will take you to the Airport for your onward journey or bring you to your booked beach hotel.
We hope this shortened cultural tour itinerary was satisfactory for you. If you want to make further changes, please contact us. We will then tailor-made the itinerary for you. Our Passion-Tours team is looking forward to hearing from you!