This island is a biodiverse land flourishing with several attractions. Enjoy the unique attraction of Sri Lanka, containing cultural sites, UNESCO world heritage sites and cultural triangle during our heritage tour of 7 days with Ayurveda. The best places of this tour in Sri Lanka include Colombo, Anuradhapura, Dambulla and Kandy. Each destination is packed with cultural influence, ancient ruins, prehistoric monuments and religious shrines. This tour itinerary is perfectly planned to meet the significant parts of Sri Lanka for travelling within one week while incorporating Ayurveda wellness retreats all through the sojourn.
Day 1: Colombo/Anuradhapura
Welcome to Sri Lanka! Arriving at the airport our travel guide will warmly welcome you at the lobby. Then, you will be transporting to Anuradhapura. Relax and spend the night at the hotel in Anuradhapura.
Day 2: Anuradhapura/Dambulla
Next to breakfast at the hotel, tour around the ancient city of Anuradhapura. Being an ancient capital of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura was the third capital of the Rajarata monarchy. Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Ruwanwelisaya, Thuparamaya, Lovamahapaya, Abhayagiri Dagaba, Jetavanaramaya, Mirisaveti Stupa, Lankarama, Abhayagiriya Monastery with Samadhi Statue, Kuttam Pokuna, moonstone, Isurumuniya, Magul Uyana, Vessagiri, Rathna Prasadaya, Ranmasu Uyana and Queen’s Palace are some of the best historical places to sightsee in Anuradhapura. Next, hop on a cycling tour to encounter the city. From Anuradhapura, proceed to Dambulla and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 3: Dambulla
After an early breakfast at the hotel, drive to Sigiriya which is about 18 km away from Dambulla. Purchase the tickets at the entrance and begin the lion rock hike. Sigiriya holds historical and archaeological significance due to its 660 feet tall pillar rock formation. As you climb the rock, enjoy sighting mirror wall, frescoes, water gardens, rock carvings and colourful paintings. Upon stopping at the rock peak, you will explore the magnetism of nearby settings of Sigiriya. Next, drive to Habarana for a one hour Ayurveda therapy plus 20-minute steam bath. Drive back to Dambulla and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 4: Dambulla
Up next of the heritage tour of 7 days with Ayurveda, takes you to the Dambulla cave temple. Being a world heritage site, Dambulla cave temple is also called as the golden temple. It is the well-preserved temple complex which is soaring 160 meters. Drive back to Habarana to obtain Ayurveda healing for 60 minutes followed by 20 minutes steam bath. Overnight stay in Dambulla.
Day 5: Dambulla
After breakfast, drive to Sigiriya and go on a village tour. You will be taking catamaran and bullock cart rides to encounter the charisma of Sigiriya village. The tour begins with a bullock cart ride which lasts up to nearly 3 hours. Boat ride, village house visit, sighting local vegetable gardens and traditional village lunch are some of the tour includes. You will indulge in an Ayurveda therapy and steam bath after the tour. Finally, drive to Kandy by visiting the spice garden en route. Unwind the night in Kandy.
Day 6: Kandy
Next to breakfast at the hotel, visit the temple of sacred tooth relic for worshipping and daily ceremonials. Afterwards, drive to Botanical garden to explore a diverse range of flora and vegetation and just walk along the greenery paths. In the evening, watch the Kandyan cultural show at the theatre. Finally, drive back to the hotel and spend the night in Kandy.
Day 7: Kandy/Colombo
Today is the final day of the heritage tour of 7 days with Ayurveda. After breakfast, do the Kandy city tour before concluding your vacation. Visit the Kandy town, bazaar, market, arts and crafts shops and the gem museum. Our travel guide will pick up from Kandy and transfer you to Colombo international airport. Have a safe and fine flight journey.