Sri Lanka, known as“The Pearl in the Indian ocean” is filled with romantic landscapes, stirring mountains, greenish tea gardens, and golden beaches is a great place to spend your holiday perfectly. Most Sri Lankan holiday packages include the following mind-blowing destinations which makes the memories of your tour to Sri Lanka last forever.
If you are planning to spend your 8 days holiday with your family in Sri Lanka, here’s the 8-day Sri Lanka tour package with the most beautiful destinations that are loved by tourists.
Day 01 – Sigiriya
The first day of this Sri Lanka tour package is to Sigiriya, the amazing ancient rock fortress which was once used to be the capital of Sri Lankan kingdom. Declared as a world heritage by UNESCO, the single, round, massive rock has attracted many locals and tourists as well. If you visit this magnificent rock fortress, you’ll be able to see the famous ‘Sigiriya frescoes’ featuring king Kashyapa’s beautiful wives who are visiting the nearby Pidurangala temple which also is under a massive rock. There are also some folklores saying that these frescoes illustrate the lightning and the clouds as beautiful Lankan women of the fifth century.
Day 02 – Dambulla
Dambulla is one of another famous spots in Sri Lanka holiday package, and it stands as a city with dominance and epic grandeur. The most visited place in Dambulla is the ancient cave temple and Dambulla temple. The cave temple is situated in the largest and well-preserved cave complex in Sri Lanka. Aged about hundreds of years, but the rich and colorful paintings and sculptures portrait the bold history of ancient Lanka.
Day 03 – Kandy
The third day of this Sri Lankan holiday package is about the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, none other than the beautiful city of Kandy. This colorful city will sweep off your feet with its lush and greenery range of mountains. You’ll be amazed by the scenery of the whole town from the newly-built Kandy viewpoint. If you visit Kandy, don’t forget to have an evening walk around the Kandy Lake and after your walk, have an awesome cup of traditional tea in the nearby Kandy Devon Hotel.
Day 04 – Nuwara Eliya
I hardly believe it if you are not aware of the ‘Mini-England” in Sri Lanka. Yes, the vibrant city that has acres of tea estates, soothing chilly weather, and flowery surroundings almost every time of the year is called by that name as it is a mini-England. The striking hotels build following the colonial architecture and hundreds of luxurious cottages are waiting to comfort you with their warm hostess! The Victoria Park, which was named to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee will also be a perfect destination for your Sri Lankan holiday package.
Day 05 – Yala
Who wouldn’t love to peek into the island’s wildlife during their Sri Lankan tour? Dozens of Safari Hotels in Yala will bring you their luxurious comfort throughout your visit to the wildlife. One of those hotels is the “Elephant Reach” hotel which has a nice ambiance and a friendly staff. The hotel is located nearby to Thissamaharama and you can visit Thissa reservoir, Sithulpawwa rock temple, and Thissamaharama Raja Maha Viharaya which is also an ancient temple from Elephant Reach hotel.
Day 06 – Colombo
The sixth day of your Sri Lankan holiday package will be Colombo. What if your day starts with visiting ‘Nelum Kuluna’ the tallest tower in South Asia, then going shopping through the streets in Pettah, and walk along the Galle Road to see the sea waves at Galle face beach? And at the end of your day how about a nice dinner at the nearby Kingsbury Hotel? Interesting, isn’t it?
Day 07 – Bentota
After a busy day at Colombo let’s move on to Bentota, the final destination in your Sri Lankan tour package. Bentota is located in the southern seashore of Sri Lanka which is filled with dozens of luxurious hotels such as Cinnamon Bey-Bentota, Cinnamon Bentota Beach hotel, and Taj Hotel-Bentota. If you are a beach lover you must visit Bentota for sure.
Day 08 – Departure
Sadly now you are at the end of your unforgettable Sri Lankan holiday package. We hope you will come back again to visit this magical island filled with both cultural and natural wonders. There are many Sri Lanka holiday packages to be explored and we hope you will find the best one that suits your needs.