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Sri Lanka 3 days tour package

Sri Lanka 3 days tour package

Known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean, this beautiful tropical island, Sri Lanka is on the radar of every international traveller. Sri Lanka is very popular among the travellers in Asia, especially among the Chinese and Indian travellers. So you might be also considering to travel to Sri Lanka and only for a short period of time and looking for a Sri Lanka 3 days tour package, in fact, that’s why you landed on this page.

Sri Lanka 3 days tour package is concise but packed with many important tourist attractions and experiences. Sri Lanka 3 days tour is a very popular Sri Lanka road trip especially among the travellers from Indian, Maldives, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Pakistan. There is a big demand for 3 days tour packages from Sri Lanka, due to a large number of short vacationers from earlier mentioned countries. During this 72 hours, the travellers can cover many interesting tourist attractions in the island. This is one of the Sri Lanka tour packages that can be easily customized because this tour package is offered as an individual Sri Lanka tour. Travellers can easily make twists and turn to the tour itinerary to accommodate wildlife reserves, cultural sites, historical places, adventure activities and many other interesting experiences.

Touring the island of Sri Lanka is the best way to explore this tropical destination. It allows you to mingle up with the general folk and experience the life of Sri Lankan. As a tourist, you need to visit local families and drop into the places such as schools, farmlands, and village temples in order to see the real Sri Lankan life. It certainly gives you the pleasure of learning the rhythm of Sri Lankan life.

Roads around the island are in good shape and traffic moves fast in most areas apart from cities. Driving in Sri lank can be hazardous if you are not familiar with the unique driving pattern of the island. Don’ be surprised if your vehicle is overtaken from the left side, or drive over a red light. You will soon get used to it.

This Sri Lank 3 days tour also known as the transit tour. Because of most travellers who are in transit at Colombo airport take Sri Lank 3 days tour. Some are purposely extending their transit and make room for the tour.

The people who make business visits to Sri Lanka are also another segment of travellers who often book Sri Lank 3 days tour. Some of them are visiting the island for conferences and seminars. This 3 days Sri Lanka tour is a perfect tour package from Sri Lanka to experience the essence of Sri Lanka within a short period of time.

Best tour package from Sri Lanka for travellers coming from many Asian countries

Are you live in India or Maldives and look for a short holiday from your home country? Look no further Sri Lanka is the best and most convenient place to reach. Pristine beaches, hot Ramayana sites, adrenaline pumping thrilling activities, interesting wildlife, and many fun-filled activities, Sri Lanka is one of the most alluring holiday destinations within easy reach of most leading Asian countries. Sri Lank is a cultural melting point and shelters people of many ethnic groups and religions such as Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims, Chinese, Indian, Burghers, Europeans, Africans…Many ethnic groups, many religions but all live in peace and harmony.

Sri Lanka 3 days tour package

Delicious seafood, old world charm, rich shopping experience, fine arts, you can find all of this and many many more here. Here’s a Sri Lanka 3 days tour package allowing you to experience the best of Sri Lanka.

You can book an India to Sri Lanka flight from Many Indian cities. Every week there are many direct flights from Mumbai to Sri Lanka, Chennai to Sri Lanka, Delhi to Sri Lanka and several other cities. Book your flight and try to reach Sri Lanka early, therefore you can use the short time available for your Sri Lanka 3 days tour package to the maximum. Same times book your return flight late evening and make use as much time as possible to explore some interesting places near the airport such as Colombo city, Negombo beach area or Ramayana sites in Chilaw.

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Day 1

Today is the first day of your Sri Lanka 3 days tour package and we assume your Sri Lanka 3 days tour package begins in Colombo (Katunayake international airport), as for most foreign tourists. Head into Kandy on the day one of your Sri Lanka 3 days tour package to explore the most popular destination among the foreign tourists in Sri Lanka. Kandy is the cultural heart of the island and dotted with shops, colonial buildings, eateries and religious sites, Kandy has a neighbourhood with a rich ethnic diversity.

Temple of the Tooth Relic

Kandy has the most prominent religious monument for the Sri Lankan Buddhists known as the temple of the tooth relic. And this a hot attraction is included almost in every Sri Lanka road trip. Tooth relic temple is the palace of Kandyan King and one of the most popular landmarks in the city. The temple is pouring with devotees during the pooja hours for religious observances.

The best way to explore Kandy is by taking a walking tour through the city. If you come across the city by coincidence with Kandy Esala ceremony, you have a lot to experience in cultural perspective other than the usual historical and natural attractions. The main roads are lined-up with a large number of shops selling clothing, souvenirs, paintings, handicrafts, gems and jewellery. They are selling modern designs as well as products with typical Sri Lankan designs.

If you are hungry and need to choose a good place to eat among restaurants in Kandy, then, don’t think twice head to the silk garden restaurant for lunch. This is a modern trendy restaurant with a large variety of food in its buffet and a la carte menu. The lunch Buffet is packed with a large variety of local and foreign food items.

Don’t forget to have a boat tour of Kandy lake and experience the rich bio-diversity around the lake. The lake is surrounded by thick green foliage and next to the lake is tooth relic temple. The royal botanical garden of Peradeniya is just a few minutes away from Kandy and should be part of Sri Lanka 3 days tour package. in fact, Peradeniya cannot be missed-out if you visit Kandy. Peradeniya botanical garden is one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world.

You can wind-up the day with witnessing the acrobatic rhythmic movements of Kandy dancers. Kandyan cultural show, which is a unique show performed only in Kandy, kick-off at around 5 pm every day. There is no better place to experience the typical Sri Lankan dancing and musical performances in the island.

Beautiful peradeniya botanical garden

Usually, the day in Kandy is long due to a large number of things and places to explore and you might be also exhausted due to a long day. Fortunately, there is a large number of Kandy hotels due to the high demand, you can find a place to rest with ease. Most of Kandy hotels are concentrated in the city area giving easy access to the most of the places mentioned above. If you need to find budget hotels in Kandy still you have plenty of opportunities. Try your luck in the upper lake area, where you get a large number of middle class and cheap Kandy hotels.

Day 2

It is well worth investing time on a trek in the Udawattekele sanctuary, which is a rainforest includes in many Sri Lanka 3 days tour packages. Travellers walk through a lush vegetation of the rainforest, where the travellers can spot a large number of birds, butterflies and animals as well as many species of tropical tree and plants. The forest is open daily from 6.000 am to 6.00 pm.

Most important part of the today’s program is the exploration of Sri Lankan mountains including the “city of light”, Nuwara Eliya. Many Ramayana sites are scattered in the city of Nuwara Eliya, Seetha Amman temple, Hanuman temple are 2 popular places that can be added to your Sri Lanka 3 days tour package without any additional cost. If you wish to visit Ashok Vatika, it is also located in Nuwara Eliya. But the entrance fee is 10 USD per person.

Post office Nuwara eliya

April to May is the festival time here with Wasantha Udanaya, the annual carnival in the city. The annual even kick-off parallel to the start of the flowering season in the mountains and colours sweep the city of Nuwara Eliya, through the beautifully landscaped garden, parks and lawn around the Gregory lake.

As the largest city in the mountains, Nuwara Eliya plays an important role in Sri Lanka’s tourism industry. Undoubtedly Nuwara Eliya is the most popular health resort in the island and features a blend of colonial charm, modern development and slum areas, inherited from the colonial plantation culture. Nuwara Eliya was an important seat of British colonial administration. Due to its healing climate and some similarities of vegetation to the home country, the British administration decided to develop Nuwara Eliya as a holiday destination.

Nuwara Eliya and surrounding area boast to have beautiful gardens, wonderful churches, fascinating monasteries, mountains, ravines and tea plantations that make the city a top-notch attraction for travellers, who spend their holiday in Sri Lanka. Over time, Nuwara Eliya has been earned a reputation being one of the best places for adventure holidays in Sri Lanka. On the other hand, Nuwara Eliya is the best destination to enjoy the awe-inspiring scenery in the mountains. As such, Nuwara Eliya is recognized as a place to include in every tour package from Sri Lanka.

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Nestled among the mountains, Nuwara Eliya is surrounded by a mountain range. The best time of the year to visit the city is from November to April when west Sri Lanka and southern coast having the dry, sunny and warm weather. During this period, mountains also have the similar beautiful and exiting weather conditions. Nuwara Eliya is notably known for its healing climate. Usually, the temperature is about 15C˚ during the day, while it drops to 0C˚ after the sunset.

Nuwara Eliya is one of the best holiday destinations for adventure enthusiast. Adventurous Mountain and rock climbing, trekking, mountain biking, camping are some of the popular activities here. Trekking and mountain climbing tours are best activities without any doubt, during your vacation in Nuwara Eliya. Due to the very satisfactory conditions for mountaineering holidays, most travellers regard Nuwara Eliya as the best happening alternative to the coastal belt and which you can trust without any doubt.

Tea plantations nuwara Eliya

If you love to have warm sunny weather similar to the coastal region, then Nuwara Eliya is not the best place for you, ask your local tour operator change this Sri Lanka 3 days tour package and replace Nuwara Eliya with a beach resort. Because, Nuwara Eliya is best known for its mild temperature and it is a popular hideout for local tourists, during the arm days of the dry season in the low elevated areas.  Among the foreign tourists, Arabian travellers are very enticed by the settings here.

If you want to enjoy the beautiful mountains, waterfalls, patches of forests, and tea plantations, you can join a group tour that organized by Seerendipity tours or you can have your own tailor-made Sri Lanka 3 days tour package, if you love to have privacy during the tour.

sea food sri lanka

You can enjoy touring the market, where many verities of locally grown vegetable and fruits are sold. Don’t forget to drop into the Balay bazaar, where you get clothes especially suitable for cool climate, most importantly you pay here a fraction of the money, what you pay in most countries around the world. If you want to see the stunning British architectural mansions in Nuwara Eliya, take a ride around the race course. You can judge of the luxurious life they had, upon seeing those beautiful mansions. If you are just a passerby like most travellers, who take part in Sri Lanka tours and have not much time to spend in Nuwara Eliya, then a city tour is the best alternative for you. It gives you the possibility to see many attractions within a short period of time.

Shopping in Nuwara Eliya is also a very exciting thing to do. You can see the shops, stalls and vehicles that sell clothes and clothing accessories everywhere. Perhaps, Nuwara Eliya is the best city to buy clothes for the winter season. And the best thing is, all the products cost a fraction of the real value of those items. Being a city with Tamil majority Nuwara Eliya is a city with a large number of a restaurant to try Indian cuisines. It will be difficult to make a choice for a restaurant here, but you have to try Dosai and wade whatever you choose as your restaurant. They are the top dishes among the local people here.

Day 3

Today is the day for Colombo city tour and shopping tour during this 3 days Sri Lanka tour package. Colombo, Sri Lanka’s busiest city for the best shopping experience in Sri Lanka. Here you find high-end shopping-malls with leading multi-national branded products. Pettah is the corner for thrifty shoppers with a large number of products at various prices. Pettah shopping area is clearly demarcated according to the variety of goods sold and avenues. Textiles, leather goods, electronic equipment, Ayurveda medicine, vegetable and many other things available here at an affordable price.

On the other side of Pettah is modern part of the city with high-rise buildings, apartments, hotels, night-clubs, cafes, restaurants, casinos and discos. Here you find the old parliament building built after the old Greek architecture, today it houses presidential secretariat.

Galleface green just south of old parliament is also worth a visit. Galleface green has an about 2 kilometres long beach promenade and offers many activities especially for kids. Later in the day head to Sri Lanka’s most visited Zoo, located just outside of Colombo, near Dehiwala. This is the number-one spot in Sri Lanka to spot animals. Dehiwala zoo offers night visit as well. Have a walk in the zoo or choose a tram car and have an easy ride, you can choose the most convenient way. If you go for a tram car you need to pay for the ride and tram cars available only during the night.

kandy restaurant

You can easily make your Sri Lanka 3 days tour a culinary adventure because there are so many nice restaurants to eat across Colombo from high-end European restaurants to small wayside eateries. If you are a food lover and like to experience the authentic Sri Lankan cuisine, Colombo is one of the best places to pamper your taste buds. Colombo is also one of the best places to experience fine dining. From the traditional Sri Lankan food to the contemporary food items as well as many international recipes are awaiting you here. A large number of top restaurants of Sri Lanka resides here and simply you can’t afford to neglect this opportunity.

Try to make it to Victoria Park after some sightseeing and shopping in the city, Victora park is the largest inner-city park of Colombo and located at the heart of Colombo. The park is a colonial heritage, which is lavishly decorated with trees, plants and waterholes. More than half of the park is occupied by trees and plants native to Sri Lanka. Taking a free guided walk is the best way explore this green oasis in the busy metropolis.

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