Sri Lanka Surfing Tour (11 Days)

Day 01 – Airport / Sigiriya

Meet on arrival & proceed to Sigiriya
(Please advice arrival flight details)

Overnight stay – Sigiriya – Aliya Resort & Spa

Day 02 – Sigiriya

After breakfast climb the famous rock fortress.
Also view the ancient paintings “The Maidens of Sigiriya”

Sigiriya – climb 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 meters 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.

Afternoon sightseeing of 2nd Ancient capital and Archaeological monuments in Polonnaruwa.

Polonnaruwa – was the 2nd capital of Sri Lanka; another World Heritage Site built from 11th to 13th Centuries, contains some splendid and spectacular ancient monuments. “Lankathilake”, “Tivanka” and “Thuparama” are the most beautiful and largest Image Houses and “Tivanka” has the best examples of frescoes of the Polonnaruwa period. “Rankoth Vehera” and “Kiri Vehera” are well preserved large stupas, and “Gal Vihare” a rock shrine, has four Buddha statues, two seated, one standing and one reclining and Parakrama Bahu statue are examples of Sinhalese stone carvings. The “Vata-da-ge” is a unique creation of the Sri Lankan artists. The medieval capital, Polonnaruwa was fortified with inner & outer moats and inner & outer walls. The “Parakrama Samudra” lake built by King Parakramabahu the great is on the western side of the city. The “Royal Palace”,Audience Hall and other buildings in the inner city were enclosed by another tall wall.

Overnight stay – Sigiriya – Aliya Resort & Spa

Day 03 – Sigiriya / Arugambay

After breakfast proceed to Arugambay

Overnight stay – Arugambay – Stardust Beach Hotel

Day 04, Day 05, Day 06, Day 07 & Day 08 – Arugambay

After breakfast surfing at Arugambay

Overnight stay – Arugambay – Stardust Beach Hotel

Day 09 – Arugambay / Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya
Optional – Evening walk around Nuwara Eliya town also Bale Bazaar

Nuwara Eliya – due to refreshing climate, mountain and scenery it is Sri Lankas most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the Heart of Sri Lanka s tea country producing a significant Share of the world best tea. Sri Lanka s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is Located here. Nuwara-Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia

Overnight stay – Nuwara Eliya – Araliya Green Hills

Day 10 – Nuwara Eliya / Kandy

After breakfast proceed to Kandy via Ramboda pass waterfalls.
Optional – Evening visit Dalada Maligawa Temple “Temple of the tooth relic” & Kandyan Cultural show

Dalada Maligawa known as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Brought to Sri Lanka in the 4th century A.D, the sacred relic has ever since been the symbol of sovereignty for its rulers and always enshrined in great splendour. Kandy’s Dalada Maligawa is a magnificent shrine, with decorative walls, and its 16th – 19thcentury ambience vividly alive. Three religious services (Pooja) with traditional music, held daily at dawn, midday and in the evening, can be viewed by visitors.

Kandyan Cultural Show – visitors can see these Dance & Music at the daily
Cultural Performances held at several places in the city

Overnight stay – Kandy – Hotel Suisse

Day 11 – Kandy / Airport

After breakfast proceed to airport for departure
(Please advice departure flight details)

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Package Includes

Accommodation for 10 nights & 11 days in above hotels or alternative.
Meals basis – Bed & Breakfast basis (BB)
Transport by air-conditioned cars /vans / coaches with a local guide
All Mileage as per the tour itinerary

Package Excludes

Photographic / Video permits
Air Fare
Kandy Perahera peak supplement (between 01st August – 11th August 2014)
Expenses of personal nature / All extras at hotel (beverages, phone calls, laundry etc)
Tips & portage
Lunch on tour
Optional visits as per the itinerary
Surfing charges to be paid direct by the guests
Entrance tickets to be paid direct by the guests in Sri Lanka rupees only.

Note:
Please note, the names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you on receipt of your acceptance. However in the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction whatever applicable) to you.

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