Sri Lanka Tour Packages | Buddha and Beach Tour

Buddha And Beach Tour

sri lanka south coast bentota calm beach to relax


Sri Lanka is filled with romantic landscapes, pristine beaches, ancient cities, cultural sites and much more.This beautiful destination is considered as the lost paradise by many globe-trotters, who fell upon the country.

This tour will let you discover the rich culture and the lovely beaches in Sri Lanka, covering places like Colombo, Habarana, Trincomalee, Kandy, and Bentota. You will have a chance to enjoy the knee-deep beach in Trincomalee and golden sand beach in Bentota.

This unique journey begins from the busy and vibrant city of Colombo. It is the largest city and former administer capital of Srilanka. Thereafter, moving to the heart of the cultural triangle of Srilanka - Habarana. Here you will get to explore some fascinating UNESCO world heritage site – the lion rock of Sigiriya and the beautiful rock cave Buddhist temple in Dambulla. From the caves there are superb views over the surrounding countryside - Sigiriya is clearly visible in some 20km distant.

Further into the tour, you come to the historic and charming town of Trincomalee. It is a superlative deep water harbor and has been sea port from the ancient times. With shallow and the just knee-deep sea, it is an ideal site for snorkeling and sunbathing.

Next, it’s time to visit the royal capital of Srilanka – Kandy. The world heritage city is popular for the Temple of the Tooth Relic, which is known as the most religious site of Buddhism.

Ending the tour in Bentota which is one of the best beaches in Sri-Lanka. The pristine palm fringed Bentota beach is a renowned for scuba diving, snorkeling, and many more water-based activities. Golden sand Bentota beach is also filled with world-class hotels and the coast around is dotted with turtle hatcheries. Among the most established and spread along the coast and is home to the Induruwa Sea Turtle Project. Thereafter, journey to this tropical island concludes in the capital city of Colombo.

Highlights

  • Visit busy and vibrant capital city - Colombo
  • Catch a glimpse of local culture and traditions in Habrana
  • Discover the Srilanka’s east coast island - Trincomalee
  • Explore Kandy’s cultural treasures
  • Unwind yourself at the secluded beaches of Bentota

From 750USD per person, based on double/twin sharing room.

Tour cost includes:
  • Transfers and ground transports (private vehicle with and English speaking chauffeur guide)
  • Accommodation: twin/double room in standard hotels
  • Breakfast


  • Tour Cost does not include:
  • Any International Airfare / Airport taxes
  • Lunches and Dinner are not included unless mentioned
  • Entrance fees for temples, monuments and museums mentioned in the program
  • Tips to guides, restaurants, and hotel lobby.
  • Items of personal nature like tips, laundry, phone calls etc
  • Sri Lanka Visa charges are not the part of the tour package
  • Repatriation fees, should they be required
  • Optional activities
  • Any others expenses
  • Buddha & Beach Tour – 10 Days

    Colombo – Habarana – Trincomalee – Kandy – Bentota

    Day 1 - Arrive Colombo

    Upon arrival at the Bandaranayake International Airport (Colombo Airport), you will be received by the chauffeur and transferred to the hotel. The day begins with a visit to one of the most important places of learning and spirituality - The Gangaramaya Temple. Afterwards, visit the Seema Malaka Temple, a tiny temple that is built on a lake and can only be reached by a small bridge. Rest of the day is at your own pace. Overnight will be at Colombo.

    Day - 2 Colombo to Habarana By road 183 / 5hrs

    After breakfast, drive to Habarana village to explore the culture. On the way you will explore the famous Golden Rock Cave Temple in Dambulla. It is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and consist of a vast isolated rock mass with its five caverns which is the largest and best preserved cave-temple complex in Sri Lanka. Later, reach Habrana in the evening and check in to the hotel. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight will be at Habrana.

    Day - 3 In Habarana

    After breakfast, visit the rock fortress in Sigriya - a UNESCO World Heritage site and a must see place in Sri Lanka. See the famous frescoes of the heavenly maidens of Sigriya and the 10foot high Mirror Wall. In the evening, explore this small village and spend the rest of the evening at your own pace. Overnight will be at Habrana.

    Day - 4 Habarana to Trincomalee By road 85kms / 2hrs

    After breakfast, leave for east coast town - Trincomalee. With clear and inviting aquamarine waters and beautiful white beaches it is an ideal location for swimming, wind surfing, scuba diving, fishing and dolphin watching. Reach Trincomalee and check in at the hotel. In the evening, visit the Temple, one of the five Eswaram-Sivan temples in Sri Lanka or relax near the beach. Overnight will be at Trincomalee.

    Day - 5 In Trincomalee

    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for short boat ride off to the beach to Pigeon Island, one of the marine national park of Sri Lanka. The island's name derives from the Rock Pigeon which has colonized it. The national park contains some of the best remaining coral reefs of Sri Lanka. The island was used as a shooting range during the colonial era. Post this, enjoy at Trincomalee beach, which is shallow and knee deep great for swimming and snorkeling. Overnight will be at Trincomalee.

    Day 6 - Trincomalee to Kandy By road 178kms / 5hrs

    After breakfast drive towards Kandy. On the way, take an interesting visit to Royal Botanical Garden of Peradeniya which boasts 300+ varieties of orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Later, reach Kandy in the evening and check in to the hotel. Thereafter, witness a vivid and traditional Rangahala Cultural Dance (Kandyan Dance) before explore the city with your chauffeur, e.g. walking around Kandy Lake in city center or go some shopping in the local markets. Overnight will be at Kandy.

    Day 7 - Kandy to Bentota By road 116kms / 4hrs

    After breakfast, proceed for city tour of Kandy by taking an upper-lake drive to the top of the hill where a bird’s eye view opens of the city below, drive around the man-made Kandy Lake , visit the Gem Museum and the famous Temple of the Tooth Relic of the Lord Buddha. Soon after start your drive to next destination Bentota. Reach Bentota and transfer to the hotel. Evening is free to relax and enjoy the sun and sand in Bentota. Overnight will be at Bentota

    Day 8 - In Bentota

    Enjoy leisurely breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast enjoy short boat ride through mangrove forests to a cinnamon plantation. Later you can experience water sport activities or relax on the beach. Overnight will be at Bentota.

    Day 9 - In Bentota

    Enjoy leisurely breakfast at the hotel. Day is at leisure to enjoy and relax near the beach. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight will be at Bentota

    Day 10 - Bentota to Colombo By road 85kms / 2hrs

    After breakfast, travel to Colombo en route visiting Turtle Hatchery. Upon arrival in Colombo, you will be transferred to the hotel. If time permits visit Colombo by driving through the commercial and city center known as the Fort. Visit Pettah market and the National Museum. You could also visit a Buddhist Temple and a Hindu Kovil to experience the diversity of religion. Go for some last minute Shopping and thereafter as per your flight timings, you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight back home with sweet memories of the tour. TOUR ENDS !

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