9 Days 8 Nights Sri Lanka Pilgrimage with Adam’s Peak

Known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is well known for its diverse natural landscape, tea plantations and historical sites.

Populated with pristine beaches, unspolit rainforest and beautiful highlands, it is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuary of the world. Nature lovers can visit the National Parks where wild animals can be spotted and immerse in its natural atmosphere. Holiday goers can spend some time relaxing in one of the many beach resorts the country has to offer.

Sri Lanka also provides a historical outlet for its visitors. With 8 UNESCO heritage sites to explore, find out more about the history and the influence of Buddhism of the country.

Highlights

MIHINTALE

First site of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

POLONNARUWA

City Ruins

DAMBULLA 

Dambulla Cave Temple

KANDY 

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

ADAM’S PEAK

Catch the sunrise at the top

Price includes

Meals and sightseeing as per itinerary

8 nights accommodation in 3-4* hotel

English speaking guide

Itinerary

01 SINGAPORE  COLOMBO  NEGOMBO

Assemble at Singapore Changi International Airport for your flight to Colombo. Upon arrival, drive to Negombo where you will stay for the night.

02 NEGOMBO  ANURADHAPURA

After breakfast, proceed to Anuradhapura. Along the way, visit Padeniya Temple, an ancient temple which houses a seated Buddha and the walls are carved with paintings. Following that, visit Yapahuwa Rock Fortress which has been used by Buddhist Bhikkus since 2nd C.A.D.  Many traces of other ancient defences are still seen, an ornamental stairway remains as the main piece.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

03 ANURADHAPURA  MIHINTALE  ANURADHAPURA

Today, tour Anuradhapura, The ruins of the capital of an ancient Sri Lanka civilization. Sites of interest there include: Old stone bridge, Western monasteries, Asokaramaya, Alms Hall at Abayagiriya, Museum, Royal Palace, Dalada Maligawa, Vessagiriya caves, Sacred Bo Tree , Brazen Palace, Ratna Prasada. Following that, continue to Mihintale the cradle of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. The site where Buddhism was first introduced into Sri Lanka.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

04 ANURADHAPURA  POLONNARUWA

In the morning, proceed to Polonnaruwa the second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms.  Polonnaruwa is a UNESCO world heritage site which contains the largest shrine ruins and splendid & spectacular statues.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

05 POLONNARUWA  SIGIRIYA  DAMBULLA

After breakfast, visit Sigiriya the ancient rock fortress. One of the finest monuments of art & culture. (*no climbing of rock included) Following that, visit the famous Dambulla Cave Temple. Labelled as a UNESCO World heritage site,  this sacred cave monastery is the largest & best-preserved cave-temple complex in the whole of Sri Lanka.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

06 DAMBULLA  KANDY

In the morning, proceed to Aluvihara Temple. In 2nd century BC, Aluvihara Temple was the place where the Buddhist scriptures were committed to writing by monks.  Though there are many Buddha statues and paintings here, it was only until recently that many tourists visit this place. Following that, visit the town of Kandy a World Heritage Site & last royal capital of Sri Lankan kings. There you can experience an array of culture, history and heritage. Also visit the Temple of the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

07 KANDY  ADAM’S PEAK

In the morning, take a walk in Kandy City Centre which features the latest brands, bazaars, local arts & crafts centre, as well as fresh fruits and vegetables in the Kandy market. then visit BellanwilaRajamaha Viharaya, famous for worshipping the sacred Bodhi Tree which was believed to be one of the first offshoots of Jaya Sri Mahabodhi in Anuradhapura. Following that, transfer to Adam’s Peak to prepare for the climb.  Take a few hours’ rest at the guesthouse before the climb.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

08 ADAM’S PEAK  COLOMBO

Adam’s peak is the holiest mountain of Sri Lanka & also known as Sri Pada. The typical climb is started in the middle of the night (usually set off around 0030hrs) so you can reach the peak to catch the breathtaking sunrise.  *Trekking time varies & depends on each individual.  Usually, one will take 6-8hrs to reach the peak. After Adam’s Peak climb, return to guesthouse for a wash up before heading to Colombo.

(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

09 COLOMBO  SINGAPORE

After breakfast, be transferred to airport for flight back to Singapore.

(Breakfast)

✰ The order and content of itinerary is subject to change or rearrange in accordance to the local situation. ✰

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Child with Bed – 1 child sharing twin room with 2 adults with extra bed

Child w/o Bed – 1 child sharing twin room with 2 adults with extra bed

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