Northern Sri Lanka Classic Tour


Start the tour from the old capital of Sri Lanka - Kandy; continue on the journey to Sri Lanka's cultural golden tiangle: Dambulla, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura. Head to far north to visit the lost town - Jaffna then conclude the tour in the beautiful beach town - Trincomalee

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Colombo - Kandy - Dambulla - Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Anuradhapura - Jaffna - Trincomalee - Habarana



Colombo - Kandy

Ayubowan! Welcome to Sri Lanka. Meet your tour guide at Bandaranaike International Airport. You will then be transferred to the former Royal capital of Kandy (approximately 4hours). Once here, you will have time to settle into your hotel and to enjoy some time at leisure. Overnight in Kandy



Visit Kandy and the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. Early this evening your driver will take you to a performance of the famous Kandyan dancing before visiting the famous Temple of The Sacred Tooth. Overnight in Kandy


Kandy - Dambulla

Have half day free at leisure. You can explore Kandy on your own until we drive up to Dambulla (approximately 2hours, 100km). The rest of the day is free to relax by the pool. Overnight in Dambulla


Dambulla - Sigiriya

Have leisurely morning breakfast then drive the short distance (approximately 40minutes) from Dambulla to Sigiriya this morning, you’ll have the opportunity to climb to the summit of Sigiriya’s famous Lion Rock using a series of steps and walkways which zig-zag their way up the seemingly impenetrable rock cliffs. The site was occupied long before the citadel was built at the end of the 5th century, and it later became a monastery before falling into disrepair. Crowning the flat-topped summit of the rock are the extensive remains of King Kasyapa’s summer palace from where there are breathtaking views. Drive back to accommodation in Dambulla and have lunch. This afternoon we will take a cycling tour through the village of Pewehera. Overnight in Dambulla


Dambulla - Polonnaruwa

Check out of the hotel in Dambulla. We will start today’s tour every early in the morning as we are going to admire the sunrise and the beginning of local people’s daily life. Bravo Asia Tours will prepare packed breakfast for you this morning. Drive approximately 1.5 hours to Parakrama Lake. This lake is known as one of Sri Lanka’s greatest man-made lakes. After the fishermen have sorted their catch, we will take a catamaran across the lake. (Note: the catamaran ride is subject to water levels and not usually available from June to September.) After the tour of Parakrama Lake, we will drive to hotel in Polonnaruwa. Check in of your hotel and refresh. In the late afternoon, we will continue on our journey to the Ancient Ruins of Polonnaruwa. Many monuments pay great testimony to the city’s important role in Sri Lanka’s history. Overnight in Polonnaruwa


Polonnaruwa - Anuradhapura

We will continue on with our journey to the ancient city of Anuradhapura.(2 hours). En route you will be able to witness the Aukana Buddha statue which was carved out of living rock in the 5th century BC. Followed by a visit to the Kalawewa Tank built in 400 AD. Here you will witness ruins of temples, dagobas and Buddha statutes. You will also visit “The Sri Maha Bodi” a giant Bo tree a sapling from the Bo tree underneath which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, which is the most frequented Buddhist site of Anuradhapura. The fame of Anuradhapura spread as far as the ancient Hellenistic world and established diplomatic links with China. It was the royal seat to 25 Buddhist and Hindu kings and the preeminent city of the island for 1400 years. If there is sufficient time you will also visit Mihintale which is known to be the cradle of Buddhism. Transfer to hotel and check in with the assistance of your tour guide. Overnight in Anuradhapura



Have a free day in Anuradhapura. Overnight in Anuradhapura


Anuradhapura - Jaffna

After an early breakfast at the hotel leave for the far north town of Jaffna. After a 5 hour journey arrive in Jaffna for lunch and to explore the lost town. Visit the now restored Jaffna Library, the iconic Nallur Temple or even indulge in an ice cream sundae at Rio Ice cream. Make sure to see as much as possible before retiring for the night at your Hotel. Overnight in Jaffna



We will have a full day tour of Jaffna. Set off to the island of Nagadeepa which houses a temple and kovil. A 15 minute boat ride from the coast is the only possible access to the island. After returning have lunch and continue onto the Keeri Malai Kovil & Freshwater Pond. Overnight in Jaffna


Jaffna - Trincomalee

Today we will leave Jaffna and drive down to Trincomalee (approximately 4 hours driving). Trincomalee houses one of the largest natural harbors in the world. It had been a base for the Sri Landan Army and Navy but it remains an amazing multicultural town with roots dating back to Marco Polo. Upon arrival at Trincomalee, you will be assisted with hotel checkin. The rest day will be free at leisure. Overnight in Trincomalee



After a long journey, it is time to sit back and relax with a cocktail on the undisturbed, quiet beach of Trincomalee. Free day with no tour. Overnight in Trincomalee



Free day with no tour. Overnight in Trincomalee


Trincomalee - Habarana

To avoid long driving back to Colombo, we arrange a stop in Habarana, which is 85 km southwest of Trincomalee. With this stop, you can Visit the town of Habarana and take in the ancient culture of Buddhism at the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka. If time permits you may embark on a safari at Minneriya National Park to sight some lovely elephants before retiring for the evening. Overnight in Habarana


Habarana - Colombo

Board on vehicle and drive to Colombo (approximately 4 hours) Bandaranaike International Airport. From where, you will catch your flight onward to your next destination. Our Northern Sri Lanka Classic Tour is finished now. The whole team of Bravo Asia Tours awaits you in your next trip to Asia.


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Dear Clients

This tour is ready to be booked or tailored to fit your personal requirements,please contact us for quotation and custom details.