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Air Port to Negombo

Negombo situated by the shores of a lagoon by the same name once has been a trading port for Portugese and Dutch and is a ideal place for those who want quick access to and from the airport.

Attractions in the city are the old Dutch fort gate built in 1672 now a part of the prison, the Dutch Canal which was then a supply route to the Dutch administration, old churches and fishing villagers. And Negombo is in the heatr of Sri Lanka's fishing industry. The sea and catamarans are the back drop of the Negombo scenery.

The 100km long canal running through the town is still being used and is an attraction for those who want to see the country from a different perspective. The stretch of road towards Kotchchikade comes to life at dusk (most shops are open at daytime too) with many handicrafts and curio shops, gem shops, restaurants and internet cafes catering for tourists. Visit the Negombo lagoon and a fish auction.

 

Negombo to Anuradhapura

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Anuradhapura was Sri Lankas First Known Kingdom built by King Anuradha. Being Sri Lankas Capital for Centuries in the Ancient Time now declared as a world heritage city. The sacred Sri Maha bodhi, Dagabas, Tanks, Art and Architecture are main attractions. Anuradhapura is a world heritage city declared by UNESCO and in the Cultural Triangle and One of most sacred places in Buddism. Anuradhapura is a fascinating district with many tanks, wildlife, irrigational network and it’s humble farming community.

 

Anuradhpura to Habaranaimage

Sri Lankan architectural tradition is well displayed at Sigiriya, the best preserved city centre in Asia from the first millennium, with its combination of buildings and gardens with their trees, pathways, water gardens, the fusion of symmetrical and asymmetrical elements, use of varying levels and of axial and radial planning.

Climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site, build by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The "Lion Rock"is acitadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metresfrom the scrub jungle. The rock was the innerrnost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart, and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. Visit the world - renowned frescoes of the "Heavenly Maidens" of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway. these frescoes are painted in earth pigments on plaster.

 

Habarana to Kandy

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Kandy, the last royal capital of Sri Lanka is a major tourist destination. Famous for the Temple of the Tooth and many other temples the city could be called the cultural capital of the island.

Kandy Perahera, the pageant of the temple of tooth where Buddha's tooth is kept is held either in July or August each year to parade the golden caskets is a must see itenary if one is visiting Sri Lanka during these months. The final night procession is the most spectacular event of the country. More than 50 elephants parade the city accompanied by the drummers, dancers and chieftains. And also Kandy is synonymous with arts and crafts of Sri Lanka than anywhere else in the country.

 

Kandy to Nuwara Eliyaimage

Nuwara Eliya meaning "city on the plain (table land)" or "city of light", is a town in the central highlands of Sri Lanka with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate

Nuwara Eliya, most famous hill resort in Sri Lanka, is located at the altitude of 2000 metres. Land of the renowned Ceylon tea, the waving mountains of Nuwara Eliya are carpeted by green tea plantations, punctuated with bublisng streams and waterfalls. This picturesque town is overlooked by Pidurutalagala, the highest mountain in Sri Lanka. It was once favorite hill station of the British in Sri Lanka.

 

Nuwara Eliya to Yala

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Yala National Park or Ruhuna National Park is the second largest and most visited national park in Sri Lanka. Yala is situated in the southeast region of the country, and lies in Southern Province and Uva Province. The park covers 979 square kilometres (378 sq mi) and is about 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Colombo. It had originally had been designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1900, and, along with Wilpattu it was one of the first two national parks in Sri Lanka, having been designated in 1938. The park is best known for its variety of its wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan Elephants and aquatic birds.

Yala is one of the 70 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Sri Lanka. Yala harbours 215 bird species including six endemic species of Sri Lanka. The number of mammals that has been recorded from the park is 44, and it has one of the highest leopard densities in the world. The area had been a centre of past civilisations. Two important pilgrim sites, Sithulpahuwa and Magul vihara, are situated within the park. The number of visitors has risen in 2009 since the security situation in the park improved.

 

Yala to Mirissaimage

The Palace Mirissa is a tropical paradise resort in southern Sri Lanka, situated on a cliff 100 feet above sea level and offering a paramount view of the Indian Ocean. The coastal fishing town of Mirissa is just 5 minutes away from the Southern Capital of Matara.

Mirissa is an ideal destination for those who wish to catch a rare glimpse of those beautiful and gentle giants of the Cetacean Order. Situated at the southern coast of Sri Lanka from beyond Mirissa coast lies the Indian Ocean its vast majesty right upto the Antartic land mass. It comes as no surprise that these amazing marine mammals migrate through the vast and fertile stretch from December to April during the annual breeding season. Mirissa itself is a quiet and peaceful coastal town boasting unspoiled beaches.

 

Mirissa to Bentota

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A Sri Lankan coastal city famous for golden beaches, Bentota is situated on the southern coastal tip of the Galle District of the Southern Province. The town is a popular tourist attraction and also a favourite destination for watersports. It is especially famous among the foreign tourists. The name comes from a mythical story which dates back to kings time saying a demon called Bem ruled this river ( tota = river bank. Bentota hosts a handful of world proclaimed hotels. It is the hosting land for the famous Sri Lankan Jeweler Aida. Bentota also delivers an ancient art of healing called Ayurveda. Bentota is also famous for its production in Toddy. An alcoholic beverage made out of cocunut nectar.

 

Bentota to Colomboimage

Colombo like many capital cities in developing countries is first chaingingits face. A most over nights, skyscrapers arisefrom where old buildings ones stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. For example, there is a 100 year old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings. Other places of interest are the Pettah bazaar - Where one canshop for bargain, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residentail areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People's Republic of Chaina

Colombo To Air Port