Ceylon Heritage Trails

08 Days 07 Nights

Explore vibrant Sri Lanka in a cultural tour and experience the essence of the island first-hand. Taking you on an unforgettable journey for a full seven days, this tour will show you the best cultural and heritage sites in Sri Lanka with expert guides. From Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Ella, Yala, and Mirissa to Unawatuna, the tour presents an incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich history, diverse traditions, and breathtaking landscapes of Sri Lanka. Join Ruby Asia for a Sri Lankan cultural tour of a lifetime, and we’ll show the island like no other.

Picking you up from Negombo or Colombo, we take you to Sigiriya to kick start this Sri Lanka tour in style. This ride will give you ample opportunities to witness Sri Lanka’s local life and enjoy the way of life on the island. Overnight stay at Sigiriya.

  • Scenic pick-up in Negombo or Colombo.
  • Sigiriya adventure kick-off.
  • Explore local life en route.
  • Embrace island’s way of life.
  • Overnight stay in Sigiriya.
Negombo / Colombo - Sigiriya Highlights

Have your breakfast and prepare for the drive to Polonnaruwa for a day of sightseeing. Once you get to Polonnaruwa City, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, go on a city tour to explore the city inside out. Walk through the ruins of a once-great kingdom and witness intricately carved temples, statues, palaces, and stupas. After exploring the history and culture-rich city of Polonnaruwa, head back to your hotel for dinner. 

  • Breakfast & Drive: Start your day with breakfast and a scenic drive to Polonnaruwa.
  • UNESCO City: Explore Polonnaruwa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Historical Wonders: Discover ancient temples, statues, palaces, and stupas.
  • Kingdom Ruins: Walk through the remnants of a once-mighty kingdom.
  • Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in rich history and culture.
  • Return to Hotel: Head back to your hotel for a delightful dinner.
Polonnaruwa Highlights

On day 3, it’s time to head towards the centre of the country and visit the city of Kandy. Once you are there, go on a city tour of this culturally rich city. Visit the Udawatta Kele sanctuary, the Botanical Garden, and the city viewpoint to witness some majestic views. Then, head on over to the temple of Tooth Relic and indulge in Buddhist practices. On request, you also can take part in Thevava, a religious ritual held at the temple of the tooth relic. Overnight stay in Kandy. 

  • Explore Kandy: Day 3 takes you to Kandy, the cultural heart of Sri Lanka.
  • City Tour: Discover Kandy’s cultural treasures on a city tour.
  • Natural Beauty: Explore Udawatta Kele sanctuary and Botanical Garden.
  • Scenic Views: Marvel at majestic city viewpoints.
  • Temple of Tooth Relic: Visit this sacred Buddhist temple.
  • Spiritual Experience: Participate in Thevava rituals (upon request).
  • Relax: Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Kandy.
Kandy Highlights

Day 4 of this Sri Lankan tour is dedicated to visiting Ella. After breakfast, hop aboard the morning train to Ella. Go on one of the most scenic train rides in the world and reach the small hill country village of Ella. En route, witness the renowned Nine Arch Bridge. Once you reach Ella, discover lush mountain landscapes amidst a chilly mist and make some unforgettable memories. Finally, for an overnight stay and dinner, return to Ella village. 

  • Scenic Train Journey: Embark on a breathtaking morning train ride to Ella.
  • World-Famous Views: Admire the iconic Nine Arch Bridge during your journey.
  • Ella’s Beauty: Explore the picturesque hill country village of Ella with misty mountains.
  • Unforgettable Memories: Create lasting memories amidst the lush green landscapes.
  • Comfortable Stay: Return to Ella village for a cozy overnight stay and delicious dinner.
Ella Highlights

Today, leave chilly Ella and head back to the warming southern province of Sri Lanka to visit the Yala National Park. Once there, embark on an exciting wildlife safari on a 4×4 vehicle to explore the wilderness. While there, witness majestic creatures like leopards, elephants, and peacocks in their natural habitat. Also, keep your eyes peeled and capture some unforgettable scenes to bring back with you. For dinner and overnight stay, head to Mirissa and check in at the hotel. 

  • Return South: Say goodbye to chilly Ella and return to the warm southern province of Sri Lanka.

  • Yala National Park: Explore the captivating Yala National Park on an exhilarating 4×4 wildlife safari.

  • Majestic Wildlife: Witness leopards, elephants, and peacocks in their natural habitat, a wildlife enthusiast’s dream.

  • Photo Opportunities: Capture unforgettable moments and scenes to cherish.

  • Mirissa Stay: Check into a comfortable hotel in Mirissa for dinner and an overnight stay, ensuring a restful end to the day.

Yala Highlights

On the sixth day of your Sri Lankan tour, have your breakfast and prepare to travel to Mirissa. Once you reach this picturesque coastal town, visit golden sandy beaches, go surfing, do some snorkelling, or go reef watching. Once the night falls, enjoy some of the best nightlife activities of the region and some of the best food in the country. Overnight stay at Mirissa hotel. 

  • Coastal Paradise: Explore Mirissa, a scenic coastal town.
  • Golden Sandy Beaches: Relax on pristine, sun-kissed beaches.
  • Surfing Thrills: Catch waves for an exhilarating surfing experience.
  • Snorkeling Adventure: Dive into crystal-clear waters for snorkeling.
  • Reef Watching: Witness vibrant marine life while reef watching.
  • Vibrant Nightlife: Experience Mirissa’s lively nightlife scene.
  • Culinary Delights: Savor delicious Sri Lankan cuisine.
  • Comfortable Stay: Rest at a cozy Mirissa hotel overnight.
Mirissa Highlights

As your Sri Lankan tour reaches its end, head towards Unawatuna after breakfast. Renowned for its crescent-shaped beach, clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs, Unawatuna is the ideal beach getaway for any beach lover. Enjoy a relaxing atmosphere, and if you feel like it, do some water sports or some snorkelling. Later, enjoy a delicious meal and return to the hotel. The following morning marks the end of your Sri Lankan tour, so if you need a transfer to the airport, we can arrange that as well at your request. 

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  • Unawatuna Beach Bliss: Discover the beauty of Unawatuna’s crescent-shaped beach, clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs.

  • Beach Relaxation: Indulge in a leisurely day of sun and sand, soaking in the serene atmosphere.

  • Water Adventures: Dive into water sports and snorkeling for an exciting aquatic experience.

  • Culinary Delights: Savor a delectable meal, embracing the local flavors of Unawatuna.

  • Convenient Departure: Plan your departure with ease, and if needed, arrange for airport transfer services.

  • End your Sri Lankan tour on a relaxing note at Unawatuna’s tropical paradise.
Unawatuna Highlights



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