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Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour in Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka Heritage Tour
  • Sri Lanka Heritage Tour
  • Sri Lanka Heritage Tour
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Srilankatrips.com takes you on a Sri Lanka Culture and Heritage Tour. Spend memorable days familiarizing yourself with the richness and vastness of cultural heritage that is truly Sri Lanka. Even UNESCO recognizes the value and depth of Sri Lanka’s culture. It declared 6 archaeological World Heritage Sites in the country. These 6 places, Srilankatrips.com has included in this exclusive package offered to you today, which are the sacred cities of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, and Kandy which will pique your interest by its ancient ruins; the golden temple of Dambulla which will mesmerize you with the awesome stairway leading to the temple; the ancient city of Sigiriya which elicits sensual impulses; and the old town of Galle and its fortresses. The Sinharaja Forest Reserve is also a world heritage site.

 

Be immersed in Sri Lanka’s ancient culture and heritage and see what a remarkable mix of cultural, historical, traditional, and religious culture Sri Lanka really is. Monasteries, shrines, and temples will stun you. An experience of local attractions brought by Srilankatrips.com, like unique religious festivals of Nallur (for Hindus) Madhu (for Catholics) and Vesak (for Buddhists) will interest you. Old historical relics will arouse your curiosity of the past.


Welcome by our representative at Airport and transfer to Colombo.

There are several famous Buddhist temples in and around Colombo you can visit famous temples such as Gangaramaya, Bellanwila Viharaya, Mannelwatta Raja Maha Viharya.

In the evening you can visit for a pooja ceremony at Kelaniaya Raja Maha Viharaya .

Overnight stay in Colombo.

After breakfast, visit Anuradhapura.

Proceed to Anuradhapura. You Will be heading to one of the Historical Unesco World Heritage Site and this city gained more reputation during the late period royal family and nobility of Sri Lanka strongly supported Buddhism.

In the evening chanting and pooja ceremony at Sri Maha Bodhiya & Ruwanweliseya.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight stay in Anuradhapura.

Attraction Point

After breakfast, visit Anuradhapura.

Anuradhapura is the most celebrated of Sri Lanka's ancient ruined cities. The city's greatest treasures are its dagabas constructed of small sun-dried bricks and hemispherical in shape. The most notable of these dagabas are the Ruvanveli which dates back to the 2nd Century BC and is 3 00ft in diameter, the Jetawanarama is 370ft and the Thuparama which enshrines the collarbone of the Buddha. Mihintale is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. It is believed by Sri Lankans to be the site of a meeting between the Buddhist monk Mahinda and King Devanampiyatissa which inaugurated the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka. It is now a pilgrimage site, and the site of several religious monuments and abandoned structures.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight stay in Anuradhapura.

Attraction Point

After breakfast, visit Dambulla.

Dambulla is a vast isolated rock mass 500ft high and a mile around the base. Here is found the famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century BC. The caves of Dambulla sheltered the King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found on the Island.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight stay in Dambulla.

After breakfast, visit Polonnaruwa.

You will be heading to one of the Historical Unesco World Heritage Site and this city gained more reputation during the late period royal family and nobility of Sri Lanka. Polonnaruwa - the capital from 11th -13th century A.D. Here the monuments are better preserved. The circular relic house (Vata-da-ge) Lankathilaka, Thuparama, Royal Palace, Rankoth vihara and Galvihara with the beautiful rock cut Buddha statues are the most interesting.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight stay in Polonnaruwa.

After breakfast, visit Sigiriya.

Sigiriya is a massive rock which was transformed into a citadel during the reign of King Kasyapa, according to history. The capital and the royal palace were abandoned after the king's death. It was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century. The rock fortress is famous for its frescoes and the mirror wall. Sigiriya today is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning. It is the most visited historic site in Sri Lanka.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

After breakfast, visit Kandy.

Kandy Sri Lanka's hill capital, stronghold of the Sinhala Kings, is our most beautiful town. It is next to Colombo is Sri Lanka's most visited place. The focal point of the town is, without doubt, the golden roofed Dalada Maligawa where the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha is enshrined. There are many shrines and temples in and around Kandy, where you will see rare paintings, frescoes, wood and stone carvings. Kandy is an exciting place for shopping with souvenirs in wood, copper, silver, brass, ebony and bronze. Ceramics, lacquer work, hand looms, batiks, jewelry and rush and reed.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight stay in Kandy

Meals: Breakfast

After Breakfast, You Have Time Free at Leisure Till It’s Time to Proceed to the Airport for Your Flight Back Home.

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