8 Days Sri Lanka Private Tour with Air Conditioned Vehicle

8 Days Sri Lanka Private Tour with Air Conditioned Vehicle

We are covering more than 16 sightseeing activities with this tour itinerary. This itinerary is suitable only for travelers who love to see the maximum number of places within 8 days.
Yapahuwa, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kandy, Galle fort are the cultural and heritage sites we cover with the tour.

Nuwara Eliya, Horton's plain, Ella, Scenic train ride, Little adam's peak, Ravana waterfall are hill country natural scenic beautiful sightseeing with tour.

Udawalawe national park and Horton's plain national park are the main adventure attractions.


Day 1: Pick up - Yapahuwa - Anuradhapura

Stop At: Yapahuwa Ancient Kingdom, Yapahuwa Temple, Yapahuwa Sri Lanka
From Katunayake to Yapahuwa travel distance is 120 Km and it's about 3 hours of travel time.
Yapahuwa is an ancient royal fortress of Sri Lanka
that dated back to 1272. In the era of the King, Bhuvenakabahu Yapahuwa became the capital of Sri Lanka.
This Rock fortress complex which is around 100 meters from the base level is very attractive with its surrounding scenery.
The staircase leading to the rock, Lion stone sculptures, Carvings by the staircase, and Stunning views over the fortress are the main attractions in Yapahuwa.
We will spend 1 hour & 30 minutes in the location. (We have not included the entrance ticket of 500 LKR per person to this attraction with our price)
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura, North Central Province
After Yapahuwa sightseeing in Yapahuwa, the tour starts from Yapahuwa to Anuradhapura. Travel time is around 1 hour & 30 minutes. travel distance is about 75 Km.
After reaching Anuradhapura check in to your hotel and relax in the hotel. (hotel price not included with our package price)
As per the time availability and if the tourist is comfortable the sightseeing in Anuradhapura ancient city can cover on Day 01 evening or else it'll be on Day 02 morning hours.
For the entire sightseeing in Anuradhapura minimum of 03 hours time required.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura, North Central Province
Sightseeing in the Ancient city of Anuradhapura
Let's explore the first man-made city the first ancient capital of Sri Lanka. Most of the huge tanks, monuments, and ruined buildings are in this province. Anuradhapura is a world heritage site. The land is mostly tropical woodlands and not densely populated at the present but this area had been the most populated place in the past. (Entrance ticket cost of 25 USD per person not include with our package price)
Sightseeing –
Abhayagiri , Aukana Buddha statue, Ashokaramaya,Sri Maha bodhiya , Thuparamaya,Ruwanveliseya,Jetavanaramaya, Samadhi Buddha statue, Isurumuniya, Twin ponds, Half-moon stone , Stone Bridge
Even spending a full day sightseeing in Anuradhapura will remain for another day. within a half day time, you would be able to cover the most important sightseeing in Anuradhapura. (If a tourist is very interested in history and Anuradhapura story and there will be around 20 USD extra cost for a location expert guide).
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Anuradhapura - Mihintale - Sigiriya

Stop At: Mihintale, Anuradhapura Sri Lanka
It's recommended to start around 08.00 Am from Anuradhapura to Mihintale.
Travel distance is around 30 Km and about 30 minutes travel time.

Mihintale belongs to the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka.
Mihintale is very sacred and iconic in Buddhist history in Sri Lanka.
According to Buddhist history, Mihintale is the place where King Devanampiyatissa and Buddhist monk Mihidu met
when Buddhism was present in Sri Lanka.
In the morning hours or evening sunset hours are the best time to explore the Mihintale site.
Magnificent 40ft stupa, monuments of the ancient Buddhist monastery, 1840 stone step ancient stairways,
Alms hall and relic house, Black water pond & Kantaka chetiya are the main attractions.

Let's proceed to Sigiriya after 3 hours of exploring in Mihintale. (The entrance ticket cost to the Mihintale site is 1000 LKR per person not included with our package price)

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Habarana, Habarana, North Central Province
From Mihintale to Habarana travel distance is around 60 Km and the travel time will be around 01 hour.
Emerge with Sri Lankan rural local life by Habarana village tour. the small journey will start with a bullock cart along the village road heading to the lake. while the catamaran ride in the lake and admires the view surrounding it. After the catamaran, you will reach the local farmhouse to experience the traditional cooking demonstration. after the demonstration experience the taste of a traditional Sri Lankan lunch buffet.
(Activity cost 20 USD per person not included with our package) It'll be around 1 hour to 2 hours time for this activity.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
02.00 pm, is the best time to start walking to Sigiriya lion rock fortress.
Sigiriya was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982.
Sigiriya Museum visit about Sigiriya fortress and heritage before starting the fortress visit will enlight your knowledge and the purpose of the visit.

This royal kingdom was built by Sinhalese king Kashyapa in the fifth century.
While your easy climb of 590ft of the fortress you will explore the historical remains of the fortress.
The Lion Gate and climbing stretch, Close up of Lion's paw, Fascinating Frescoes, Mirror wall, and spiral stairs leading to the frescoes, Water garden & pool.
Stay for the sunset with a breathtaking stunning view from the top.
Thereafter proceed to your hotel for an overnight stay.
(The entrance ticket cost to Sigiriya fortress is 30 USD and the price does not include in our package price)
Day 2 overnight stay around Sigiriya

Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Minneriya - Sigiriya

Stop At: Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa, North Central Province
Proceed to Polonnaruwa. travel time 01 hour & 30 minutes. travel distance is about 60 Km. recommend starting the sightseeing early in the morning (Leave from Sigiriya around 08.00 Am)
Polonnaruwa is the second ancient capital of Sri Lanka.

Polonnaruwa was declared the city by King Vijayabahu1 in 1070 AD.
Galviharaya, Kirivehera, Medirigiriya, Nissanka Malla’s Palace, Parakramabahu’s Palace, Parakrama Samudraya, Pothgul Vehera, Rankot Vehera, Royal Palace Complex, Satmahal Prasada, Thuparamaya, Vatadage are the main attractions in Polonnaruwa ancient city.

You will need around 4 hours minimum for Polonnaruwa sightseeing.
Cycling tours are very famous in Polonnaruwa and we suggest you experience the city by cycling.
(cycling rental starts at 5 USD per bicycle & entrance ticket cost to the site is 25 USD per person not included in our package price)

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Minneriya National Park, Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway, 50150 Sri Lanka
After Polonnaruwa proceed to Minneriya National Park for the safari experience. Travel time is 01 hour and the distance is 40 Km. around 03.30 pm start the safari.
(Entrance ticket & safari jeep cost not included with package price)
Evening return to Sigiriya for your overnight stay.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Sigiriya - Dambulla - Matale - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

Stop At: Dambulla Royal Cave Temple, Kandy - Jaffna Highway, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
Proceed to Dambulla from Sigiriya. The travel distance is 30 minutes and 20 Km.
Dambulla cave temple is the largest and best-preserved cave temple in Sri Lanka. 157 color full statues and The Buddhist mural paintings which cover an area of 2,100 sqm are the most significant. Painting in the cave by cave expresses the story of Lord Buddha.
Caves were inhabited by Buddhist monks since the 3rd century BCE. The place is very remarkable to explore the tradition of living Buddhist ritual practices.
The required time for the activity is around 2 to 2 & 30 minutes.
The entrance ticket cost 5 USD not including with package price.
We will proceed to Kandy after visiting Dambulla cave temple.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Matale, Matale, Central Province
Matale spice Cooking class - On the way to Kandy,
We will experience a Sri Lankan cooking class and lunch.
After the cooking demonstration let's explore the Matale spice & herbal garden to realize how tasty Sri Lankan spices are made with natural herbs.
Activity time will be around 01 to 1 & 1/2 hours. cost of the cooking class is 25 USD for a person not included in our package price.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kandy, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province
Before 04.00 Pm we will reach Kandy.
Dambulla to Kandy is 2 hours & 30 minutes 80 Km travel.

Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lanka king’s and is a UNESCO world heritage site partly due to the temple.
Art & Craft Center, Gem museum, Batik & silk center, Kandy lake & evening cultural dancing show are the most tourist attractions we will cover according to the time availability and the interest of the tourist.

We will proceed to Nuwara Eliya after seeing Kandy. (Entrance & activity ticket fees not included with package price)

The time can be late evening when you start from Kady to Nuwara Eliya.

Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Nuwara Eliya - Horton's plain return - Nuwara Eliya - Train Ride - Ella

Stop At: Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
05.00 am start from hotel to Horton's plain. after around 11.00 - 11.30 Am when the area is covered by mist, the sight is not visible so we encourage tourists to start the site by 06.00 Am from the gate.
A 4-wheel jeep or a van will use for the trip from Nuwara Eliya to the entrance gate. Tourists will need light warming clothes (Jacket, hat & shoes) for the long walk in horton's plain national park.
Horton plain national park is the headwaters of the Mahaweli, Kelani, and Walawe rivers in Sri Lanka.
The sheer precipice of World's End and Baker's Falls is very famous tourist attractions of the park.
Horton plain is very rich in biodiversity and many species found in the park are endemic to the region.
(cost of the entrance ticket is 15 USD not included in the package price)
You will need a minimum of 04 hours for the activity.
Thereafter proceed to Nuwara Eliya.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Nuwara Eliya, Nuwara Eliya, Central Province
Relax in your hotel for a few hours.

Sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya
As per the time availability and interest of tourists, We suggest sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya.
The main attractions are Gregory's lake park, Old post office & Victoria garden.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Nanu Oya, Nanu Oya, Central Province
01.30 pm, proceed to Nanuoya railway station
02.30 pm, the train will start from Nanuoya railway station to Ella. when the train reaches Ella it'll be 05.00 pm.
You will embark on a scenic train journey from Nanuoya to Ella.

Evening relax in Ella

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Ella to Mirissa

Stop At: Little Adam's Peak, Passara Road, Ella 90090 Sri Lanka
Little adam’s peak
07.00 am, start an easy walk to Little adam's peak in Ella.
The path to Little Adam's peak goes through a beautiful lush green tea plantation.
At the end of the easy hike, you will impress with the landscape view around Ella to the South side of the country. Activity time is 02 hours.

Visits to Scenic 9 Arch bridge in Ella after Little Adam's peak.
Cost of the tuk tuk ride to bridge not include with package price.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ella, Ella, Uva Province
Explore how your favorite tea is processed right from plucking the tea leaves to packing.
still, the Tea factories maintain their colonial appearance with attractive surroundings. you will amaze by the plantation surrounding the factory.

activity is about 1 & 1/2 house.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Ravana Ella Falls, Ella-Wellawaya Road, Ella 90090 Sri Lanka
Ravana waterfall is one of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka.
You can walk over some of the rocks to get a close look but be safe over slippery rocks.
in the dry season, Ravana fall is amazing for a splashing time.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa 81740 Sri Lanka
The afternoon starts the tour from Ella to Mirissa beach in the southern part of the country. travel time is 3 hours & 30 minutes & 180 km.
Evening reach to Mirissa & leisure.

Mirissa is best known for Seasonal (November to April) Whale watching, surfing, seafood restaurants & golden sandy beach.

Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Mirissa - Galle - Mirissa

Stop At: Mirissa Beach, Mirissa 81740 Sri Lanka
After breakfast leisure at Mirissa beach

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Galle Fort, Church Street, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka
It will take 01 hour and 30 Km travel from Mirissa to Galle fort.
Galle dutch fort originally was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese and then fortified by the Dutch from 1649 to the 17th century.
today the fort is colorful with a multi-ethnic and multi-religious population. because of the heritage value of the fort UNESCO has listed Galle fort as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Galle Lighthouse, All saint's church, Meeran mosque, Dutch reformed church, moon bastion with clocktower, sun bastion from the west, triton bastion, Flagrock bastion, the main gate to the fort, Old gate to the fort, Fascinating boutique shops & variety of restaurants are the main attractions in the fort.

Thereafter the evening return to Mirissa and leisure in your hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Mirissa to Departure flight

Stop At: Katunayake, Katunayake, Negombo, Western Province
In the morning tour will start from Mirissa to Katunayake for the departure flight.
Travel time from Mirissa to Katunayake is 3 hours and 40 minutes and 180 Km.

Before the 02 hours of flight departure time we will reach to airport and the Sri Lanka tour is complete.

According to the requirement of the customer, we are possible to drip them to Colombo, Katunayake, and Negombo hotels instead of Katunayake airport.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"We have not mentioned price for infant and cost for infant will mention separate"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Covid 19 safety precautions are not required now in Sri Lanka."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
8 Days Sri Lanka Private Tour with Air Conditioned Vehicle
2/26/2023 - 4/9/2024
Monday - Sunday : 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Duración: 8 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake, Sri Lanka
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up tourists from Katunayake, Negombo, Colombo, or Kandy.
please mention what is your pick-up location with booking details.
send us your flight arrival time and flight details then we can welcome you at Sri Lanka airport on your arrival.


  • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • English speaking professional chauffeur for 08 days
  • All transfers by vehicle as mentioned in the itinerary
  • High way ticket charges, Fuel, Taxes, service charges, Vehicle insurance, Expenses of the chauffeur
  • Paging & Welcome on arrival to Sri Lanka airport [According to the booking basis]
  • 1x Breakfast

No Incluye

  • Meals & Hotel accommodation
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight ticket or Tourist visa
  • Entrance ticket per person Yapahuwa ancient kingdom 500 LKR
  • Entrance ticket per person Anuradhapura UNESCO world heritage site 25 USD (With out site guide fee)
  • Entrance ticket per person Mihintale Buddhist monastery 1000 LKR (with out site guide fee)
  • Activity cost per person Habarana village tour cooking demo with lunch 20 USD
  • Entrance ticket per person Sigiriya Lion rock fortress 30 USD (with out site guide fee)
  • Entrance ticket per person Polonnaruwa heritage site 25 USD (With out site guide fee)
  • Activity cost per person Bicycle rent in Polonnaruwa 5 USD
  • Entrance ticket with Jeep per person in Minneriya safari 85 USD
  • Entrance ticket per person Dambulla rock cave temple 150 LKR
  • Activity cost per person in Matale Cooking class with Lunch 25 USD
  • Entrance ticket per person Temple of the tooth relic in Kandy 2000 LKR (without site guide fee)
  • Entrance ticket per person Cultural dancing show in Kandy 5 USD
  • Entrance ticket per person Horton plain national park 15 USD (without side guide fee)
  • Activity ticket cost per person for the Train ride from Nanuoya to Ella is 200 LKR (3rd class)


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