Minneriya Safari / Sigiriya Villlage / Dambulla / Kandy
After the BF, we visit safari tour at Minneriya National wildlife Park
. Located between Habarana and Polonnnaruwa,the
8890 hectares of Minnieriya National Park is an ideal ecotourism location in Sri Lanka. The park consists of mixed
evergreen forest and scrub areas and is home to Sri Lanka’s
favorites such as sambar deer, leopards and elephants.
However the central feature of the park is the ancient
Minneriya Tank. (Build in 3rd century AD by king Mahasena ).
During the dry season, this tank is an incredible place to observe the elephant who come to
bathe and graze on the grasses as well as huge flocks of birds that come to fish in the shallow
Sigiriya Village tour
. will include a unique journey on a
bullock cart, a wonderful ride on a catamaran and also a
chance to visit a Chaina farming among many others
Dambulla cave temple
also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage
Site (1991) in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148
kilometres (92 mi) east of Colombo and 72 kilometres (45 mi) north of Kandy. It is the largest
and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the
surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area.
Major attractions are spread over five caves, which contain statues and paintings. These
paintings and statues are related to Gautama Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153
Statues, three statues of Sri Lankan kings and four statues
of gods and goddesses. The latter include Vishnu and
the Ganesha. The murals cover an area of 2,100 square meters
(23,000 sq ft). Depictions on the walls of the caves include the
temptation by the demon Mara, and Buddha's first sermon.
Overnight stay at Kandy