Myanmar - Sri Lanka Tour Package
Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
Destinations : Colombo - Habrana - Polonnaruva - Kandy - Ratnapura - Galle - Yangon - Mandalay - Bagan - Inle Lake
Day 01 Arrive in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Arrive in Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka on your own flight arrangements. Welcome and assistance upon arrival at the airport. Later transfer to your hotel.
Day 02 Colombo - Habrana
After Breakfast leave for Anuradhapura and visit the sacred ancient city of Anuradhapura founded in the 04th century B.C a UNESCO World Heritage site.
It has the largest number of ancient monuments of the great Sinhala civilization which flourished in this region. After sightseeing leave for Habarana. Check in at your hotel on arrival and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.
Day 03 Habrana - Polonnaruva - Habrana
After breakfast leave for the ancient city of Sigiriya, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1982. Begin the morning by climbing the rock fortress of Sigiriya - a 5th Century "Fortress in the Sky". Then continue to one of the best kept ruins of ancient Ceylon - the UNESCO World Heritage City of Polonnaruwa, which was the Capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to 13th century.
Day 04 Kandy
After breakfast head for Dambulla and explore the famous Golden Rock cave temple which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991. A sacred pilgrimage site for 22 centuries, this cave monastery, a vast isolated rock mass with its five caverns is the largest best preserved cave-temple complex in Sri Lanka. Afterward head on to the bustling hill capital of Kandy-declared a UNESCO world heritage site. En-route you will visit a spice garden in Matale. You will check in at your hotel on arrival and once you are rested, continue on to your tour of Kandy. In the evening you will visit the sacred Buddhist Temple of the Tooth Relic.
Day 05 Kandy - Ratnapura
After breakfast leave for Pinnawala to visit the Elephant orphanage. This orphanage was set up by the government to take care of baby elephants lost or abandoned in the wild. On completion commence a sightseeing tour of the city of Ratnapura. Ratnapura is the world’s richest treasure house of gems. Rare sparkling precious and semi-precious stones are found in the rich soil that covers the entire district. It is a city set amidst a mix of paddy fields, rubber and tea plantations which give a scenic backdrop to this legendary city of a thousand gems.
Day 06 Ratnapura - Galle
After breakfast leave for Sinharaja Nature Reserve for a day of bird watching and trekking through the forest. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site It is the least disturbed and biologically unique lowland rain forest remaining in Sri Lanka. It is a treasure trove of endemic species including trees, insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. Because of the dense vegetation wildlife is not as easily seen as at dry zone national parks. Bird watching is particularly interesting as it is home to 95% of the endemic birds of Sri Lanka.
After the tour leave for Galle. Galle is the capital of the southern province and is a city with a colorful history. A UNESCO declared World Heritage Site the magnificent Dutch fort is the most popular attraction of the town. A 300 year old Dutch colonial atmosphere is still very much alive around the fort and amidst its many historical buildings not invaded by the skyscrapers. Founded in the 16th century by the Portuguese, Galle reached the height of its development in the 18th century, before the arrival of the British.
Day 07 Galle - Colombo
After breakfast head for Mt. Lavinia. Famed for its "Golden Mile" of beaches, Mt. Lavinia is a pleasant coastal town just a short distance from Colombo. Later transfer to your hotel in Colombo.
Day 08 Colombo - Yangon, Myanmar
Transfer to airport for flight to Yangon, Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) via transit in an Asian country. Welcome and assistance upon arrival at the airport. Later transfer to hotel in Yangon. Rest of the day at leisure to rest or explore city at your own pace.
Day 09 Yangon
After breakfast enjoy the tour of Yangon. Visit Sule Pagoda, impressive Karaweik Hall on the Royal Lake, the reclining Buddha of Chaukhtatgyi, National Museum, Shwedagon Pagoda.
Day 10 Yangon - Mandalay
Transfer to airport for flight to Mandalay. Arrive and transfer to hotel. Afternoon proceed on tour of Mandalay. See one of these ancient cities, Amarapura to see the spectacular teak bridge of UBein and the famous Mahaganda Monastery. Mandalay will include Mahamuni Pagoda, Kuthodaw Pagoda called “the world's largest book “and the wooden monastery of Shwenandaw Kyaung. Boat ride on the Irrawaddy River. After tour continue.
Day 11 Mandalay – Min Kun – Sagaing
Visit Min Kun, the unfinished huge pagoda, the world’s largest bell and the beautiful white Hsinbyume Pagoda. The Ava Bridge to Sagaing. After the tour return to your hotel in Mandalay.
Day 12 Mandalay – Bagan
After early breakfast, drive to Bagan. Arrive in the afternoon in Bagan and proceed on a tour transfer hotel.
Bagan, flourishing town during 11th till 13th. Visit market of Nyaung and explore Shwezigon, Gubyaukgyi, Htilominlo, Ananda, Thatbyinnyu, Sulamani, and Dhammyangyi. Enjoy the sunset from the upper terrace of Myaukguni Temple.
Day 13 Bagan – Inle Lake
After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Inle Lake. Arrive and transfer to the hotel situated on the Inle Lake. Rest of the day enjoy the natural beautiful of this region at your own pace.
Day 14 Inle Lake
Enjoy the boat ride on river Inle to explore some gardens and catch a glimpse of the local Intha fishermen famous for their rowing technique. Visit the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, the Jumping Cat Monastery with a beautiful collection of antique Buddha statues.
Day 15 Inle Lake - Yangon
Transfer to airport for flight to Yangon. Arrive in Yangon and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon visit the local market for last minute shopping.
Day 16 Yangon - Onward Destination
The Main tour of Sri Lanka and Myanmar ends on this day with transfer to airport for your onward destination flight.