Historical Tours

yapahuwa
yapahuwa

Those who wiling to exploration about history of the Island , they are able to   examine the history of Sri Lanka over 2500 years

Route and sightseeing in this tour package – Day 01 (Yapahuwa)

Negombo Fish market

Meet and greet in the airport drive to Negombo fish market.Negombo is second larges city in western province.the fish market located near the negombo lagoon. Fishermans already start Fishes offloade from the boats before 5.00am.there are few wooden tables cut fishes easily and many kind of fishes as lobster, crab, prawns tuna,  even sharks

Ancient City of Yapahuwwa – (Night stay at Yapahuwwa)

The prominent rock at Yapahuwa and its accompanying ruins are of interest because of the brief part they played in the long drama of the sacred Tooth Relic. After the death of King Prakramabahu II, Sri Lanka fell into chaos again with various factions vying with each other for power. In 1272 Bhauvanekabahu I became king and moved his capital from Polonnaruwa to Yapahuwa taking the Tooth Relic with him. Yapahuwa had been the stronghold of a general called Subha and Bhauvanekabahu set about strengthening it and making it suitable as a royal residence

Ancient City of Anuradhapuraya – Day 02

leave from hotel 08.30 – 09.00 am

Anuradhapura was first settled by Anuradha, a follower of Prince Vijaya the founder of the Sinhala race. Later, it was made the Capital by King Pandukabhaya about 380 B.C. According to the Mahavamsa, the epic of Sinhala History, King Pandukabhaya’s city was a model of planning. Precincts were set aside for huntsmen, for scavengers and for heretics as well as for foreigners. There were hostels and hospitals, at least one Jain chapel, and cemeteries for high and low castes. A water supply was assured by the construction of tanks, artificial reservoirs, of which the one called after himself exists to this day under the altered name of Baswakkulam

Ancient City of Polonnaruwa – Day 03

leave from hotel 08.30 – 09.00 am

polonnaruwa-chethiya

Mahawansa said Polonnaruwa is second capital city in sri lanka.the Anuradapura first kingdom currently came down with many reasons.Specially they failed stabilize  the tendance in each regions  as south indian invasion.king of v Mihindu was conduct Polonnaruwa as administration center 1017AD.but he carried to india as a prisoner by soleen.Anyway king of parakrabahu was build the polonnaruwa as main economic center 1153 AD and he united  this motherland on that time

Ayurveda Spa – (Night stay at sigiriya)

The holistic approach to health,where body,mind and soul are inextricably linked,seeks to balance the body’s energies to ensure good health and a feeling of well-being.A comprehensive treatment includes massage,herbal baths,oil treatment and a special diet,as well as meditations,Yoga and music.Ayurveda is used to treat everything from stress to diabetes,migraine,asthma, arthritis and high blood pressure,helps boost the immune system and may even help delay the ageing process.

 

Ancient city of Sigiriya – Day 04

leave from hotel 08.30 – 09.00 am

The rock fortress regarded as the eighth wonder of the ancient world, was built by king Kassapa in the 5th century A.D and was royal citadel for more than one year. It is a complex of buildings, part-royal palace, and part fortified town, and water gardens on par with the best in the ancient world, constitute a magnificent and unique architectural feat of the ancient Sinhalese.

Bullock cart ride and canoeing in Hiriwadunna lake  (Night stay at sigiriya)

Srilanken’s used bullock cart as a main transportation many years ago. also there are provide bullock cart with two bull go to lake.it’s 30 – 40 minutes and canoeing in the lake same time.(with life jackets)will be visit to chena (cultivated area)   meet farmers  get lunch or dinner as your request.

Elephant ride at Habarana -  Day – 05 (Kandy)

leave from hotel 08.30 – 09.00 am

There are many Places providing Elephant ride safe and enjoyable.

Cave Buddhist temple of Dambulla

The old names are Dambulu lena,swarnagiri vihara with five caves.it’s located Matale district.The caves adapted maditation for monks period of walagamba(Watta Gamini Abaya) 104 BC.the statues and painting related to Buddha life and make colours with local raw materials.

Ancient temple of Nalanda Gedige

Nalanda gedige is a Stone Temple  look likes Hindu Temple . But  ,inside can see both Hindu God’s & Biddha ‘s statues .The First Build was 7 C -8 C by king Manabharana .As per popular usage there was a sign of the  beginning of sinhalese  in statue of Lion .

Ayurveda herbal  Garden (spice road) – (Night stay at Kandy)

Many herbal gardens are both side of spice road.Srilanka Spices were very important During ancient times Greeks, Romans and the Arabic for trade.there are many kind of spices as cinnamon,cardamom,pepper,vanilla etc.

Royal Botanic Garden – Day 06 (Kandy)

leave from hotel 08.30 – 09.00 am

Sri lanka larges botanic garden located Kandy Peredeniya.The history of botanic garden dates as far back 1371 AD when king Wikkrama bahu ascended the throne and kept court at near mahaweli river.Later, in the reign of king kirthi sri 1747AD to 1780AD this was made a royal garden and from 1780AD – 1798AD king of Rajadi Rajasinha resided therein.  The garden biggest 59 hectares and spices under cultivation  over four thousand and many kind of flowers.

Kandy down town local market

Kandy is second largest city in the country and, it is last kingdom in sri lanka.King of sri Wikkrama Rajasiha govern until 02nd march 1815.The city famous for shopping  as reason so many different kind of shops there and prices quite reasonable less than Colombo.

Culture  Dance

The dance is conducting with srilanka’s culture aspects.so it’s really interesting with drams,dance with fire,masks etc.

Tooth Relics Temple – (Night stay at Kandy.)

The most excellent majesty holy place in the world with Buddhism. After the parinirvana of Buddha preserved relics by princes Hemmala and Dhantha.The period of king Kirthi Sri Megawarna (301-328AD) They arrived to island(the Place Lankapatuna)Kept relics at Isurumuni vihara(Megagiri viharaya) in Anuradapura.However,when was change kingdom also tooth relics kept different places as protection.Be Possibility visit there in the evening.

Gem Logical Museum and workshop  – Day 07 (Adam’s peak)

leave from hotel 08.30 – 09.00 am

Srilanka has the wide variety of precious stones among the world’s gem producing countries – blue sapphires,star sapphires,rubies,cat’s.garnets,moonstones,aquamarines and topazes being just a dazzling handful.

Handicraft Work Shop

And there’s much in between .Visit a handicraft shop and familiarize yourself  with traditional designs such as makara(a mythical animal,lion,swan,elephant and louts which are most evident in brasswork (Boxes,trays,lanterns,vases) and silverware (ornately carved and filigree jewellery,tea-sets)that make excellent souvenirs

Batik Factory

Batik is an art medium and methodology for creating design, usually on cloth, by applying wax to portions of the material and then dyeing it, then removing the wax. This can be done to make vibrant colors and incredible designs.

White water Rafting

White water rafting & Canyoning on kelani river -Kithulgala

Adam’s Peak – (Night stay at Adam’s Peak.)

Adam’s Peak or the Sripada “mountain of Sacred Footprint of Sri Lanka” is an ancient pilgrimage site. This conical mountain of 2,243 m high has a unique distinction of being sacred to the followers of four religions. It is highly revered by followers of four religions: Buddhism, Christianity,Hinduism and Islamism.climb up 01.30 am early morning

Ella – Day 08 – 09  (Night stay at  Ella)

leave from hotel 09.30 – 10.00 am

Ella is a beautiful small village in Sri Lanka’s hill country. It has an almost perfect climate and occupies a very scenic vantage point, with Some of the places you could see in Ella are the Ella Gap, Ravana Ella Falls, Little Adam’s Peak and Bambaragala Peak among the other many varied pleasant walks with stunning scenery. There is special concept regarding Ravana before 8000 years ago. Ravana was an evil character. That is the reason why he is burnt or his effigy is burnt on the day of Dashera. You can visit Ravana Cave today also.

Ravana Cave at Ella

Ravana cave is rather small and fits snugly on the slopes of a hill which lies in a forest about 2 kilometres away from the picturesque town of Ella. Once inside the cave, there are several smaller caves which run deep into the main cave wall. Legend has it that this cave was used by Ravana the king of devils, to hide the beautiful Sita whom he kidnapped from Rama. It is also said to be part of a network of tunnels which leads to the Dowa rock temple at Bandarawela.

Buduruwagala Stone Temple –  Day 10 (Yala)

Buduruwagala is an ancient Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka  and it’s a magical archeological site .The complex consists of seven statues  and the highest one 16 mtrs .The images including Mahayana tradition .The statues date back to 10 or 9  century AD .Close to the right foot of the Buddha is a hole in the shape of an oil lamp flame it’s rendered the history of unbelievable  sculptures of Sri Lanka .

Yala National Park – (Night stay at Thissamaharamaya.)

Yala is the second  largest and most famous National park with Yala West (Ruhuna) combining a strict nature reserve with the Park. Sri Lanka boasts the world’s largest population of leopards.Possibility  see  this national park Leopard, elephant and many smaller animals, sloth bears, deer, wild boar, buffaloes, crocodiles and monkeys. Birds are in profusion – up to 130 species.

Blow Hole – Day 11  (Mirisa,Ahangama or Hikkaduwa)

leave from hotel 08.30 – 09.00 am

Blow hole is located on the suthern Sri Lanka Coast .the Ocen water flows underneath the shore ,and then comes out of this hole due to Pressure .Water shoots up every Mimute or so , and it gives very serene feeling . The spray is often as high as 25m .Giving on lookers a Seabath on Land

Light house at Devinuwara (Night stay at Mirissa,Ahangama or Hikkaduwa.)

The Lighthouse was built by British in 1894 at Devinuwara (Dondra edge). It is about172 feets hight at sea level and considered as the largest lighthouse in southern Asia

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