The essence of Sri Lankan Culture-All-inclusive tour
Cover the entire circuit of Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle, 5 UNESCO world heritage sites, hundreds of historical marvels, and 5 cultural cities within 4 days.
The essence of Culture - All-inclusive Sri Lanka 4 days tour
Encounter ancient Historical monuments, Temples, and laid-back villages on this Sri Lanka 4-day adventure through Sri Lanka cultural triangle.
Cover the entire circuit of Sri Lanka's cultural triangle, 5 UNESCO world heritage sites, hundreds of historical marvels, and 5 cultural cities within 4 days. Visit the Anuradhapura ancient city, the Golden Temple of Dambulla, the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, the Aukana Buddha statue, Mihintale (the cradle of Buddhism in Sri Lanka), Sigiriya Rock Fortress and see the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa) — all covered within 4 days. Your comprehensive cultural tour itinerary includes a Jeep safari at Minneriya national park, a spice/herbal garden, Sri Lanka hill country, a Pinnawala elephant orphanage, a jungle trek, tuk-tuk transport, and an ox-cart ride in a rural village and many more. Includes either standard, 3-star or 4-star accommodation with daily breakfast and dinner.
Start: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Finish: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Ages: Min 15
Group size: Min 2
Nature of tour: Private
- Visit the world's 3rd tallest ancient building (after pyramids) and the tallest Buddhist stupa built in the 2nd century.
- Proposed 8th world wonder, one of the oldest landscaped gardens in the world, dates back to the 5th century.
- Visit Dambulla, a sacred pilgrimage site for 22 centuries with 157 Buddha statues, paintings (with a surface of 2100 m2).
- The Avukana statue (5th Century), 14m, is one of the best examples of Buddha statues from ancient Sri Lanka.
- Visit Mihintale ancient Ayurveda hospital- perhaps the oldest hospital in the world according to Historia Hospitalium 1975-Heinz E Müller-Dietz.
- Go bicycling, ride a tuk-tuk and take an ox-cart ride while exploring a rural village on a village tour.
- Attend the evening ceremony of the Tooth relic temple with your guide
- Kandy walking, sightseeing tour and shopping.
- Visiting Kandyan cultural show and witnessing the acrobatic performance of Sri Lankan dancers and listening to the soothing music of musicians.
- Take a 360-degree panoramic view from the summit of the Sigiriya rock fortress.
- Walking through the Spice/herbal garden while learning about herbal trees and plants and spices.
- Walk in the Tea plantations and Royal Botanic Gardens of Peradeniya, Victoria Park and many more.
- Minneriya safari park in search of wild elephants, crocodiles and other wild creatures with a local guide and driver.
- Attend the Tooth relic temple evening ceremony with your guide
Is this trip right for you?
- The entire trip is private (transfers and sightseeing).
- This 4 days Sri Lanka trip packs a lot in. It’s one of the most popular 4 days tours to Sri Lanka, we run in our Original style, perfect for those, who look for a short Sri Lanka trip and a desire to do the most within 4 days. If you are after a more leisurely trip in Sri Lanka or a shorter trip please check our other tour itineraries.
- Sri Lanka can get extremely hot in the summer. While we aim to do our walking tours, city tours early in the morning or afternoon, when it’s cooler, remember to keep a bottle of drinking water and bring a hat, sunscreen, a long-sleeved shirt, and anything else that will protect you from the sun.
- Part of travelling with Seerendipity means respecting local cultures and sensibilities. That way you get the most out of your interactions with local people and environments. We visit a number of temples on this trip and to enter them you must have clothes descent clothing. Same time you have to remove the head covers and shoes upon entering the temple. Please click here to know more about the rules and regulations pertaining to Sri Lanka temple visits.
This tour can be booked with 4 types of accommodation standard, 3-Star, 4-Star, and 5-Star hotels, If you need any other category of hotels please enquire. Choose a suitable category of the hotel for your trip. The hotel category makes a big difference in your package price.
- 3 nights accommodation in the chosen category of "Safe&secure certified" tourist hotels with daily breakfast and dinner
- Transport by air-conditioned private car or van with English speaking driver/guide (please enquire about other languages).
- Private guided walking cultural tour of Sigiriya rock fortress.
- Private guided temple tour of Tooth relic temple, Dambulla golden temple, and Gangarama temple, Mihintale, Aukana.
- Guided hop-on hop-off Polonnaruwa ancient city tour and Anuradhapura ancient city tour.
- All-inclusive Minneriya safari tour.
- Walking tour of Peradeniya garden and spice/herbal garden.
- Entrance fees for the below sites,
- Anuradhapura ancient city
- Aukana temple and Buddha statue
- Sigiriya rock fortress, museum
- Dambulla cave temple
- Polonnaruwa historical city, museum
- Safari at Minneriya national park
- Royal botanical garden
- Aukana Buddha statue
- Kandy tooth relic temple
- Pinnawala elephant orphanage
- Spice/herbal garden
- Tea factory, tea garden
- Kandyan cultural show with gem museum
- Kandy city tour
- Gangarama temple
- Independent square
- All current taxes
- Tips & Gratuities.
The tour can be booked mainly in English, German, French, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese please inquire about other languages.
Cancel 24 hours prior to arrival for a full refund
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We offer you mainly three payment options card payments, bank transfers or payment on arrival. You can choose whatever is the most convenient payment option for you. If you opt for payment on arrival we will collect a 10% advance payment from you as a guarantee, once the booking is confirmed.
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COVID-19 Special information
- All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
- Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
- To reduce crowds, all tours are private
- Masks are required, please bring your own
- You must fill out a travel information form
- Temperature checks are mandatory
- You must book this activity online, as the ticket office is closed
The trip can be booked with a single room for the entire trip with a single supplement (please inquire about your chosen category of the hotel)
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Comfortable walking shoes are recommended for this tour
- All visitors to Buddhist and Hindu temples are expected to remove footwear and hats upon entering the temples.
- The duration of transfers is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
- Infants must sit on laps
- Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This is a private tour/activity.
- You can reach us 24 hours a day through our hotline at 0094-77-4440977
The essence of Culture - All-inclusive Sri Lanka 4 days tour
Time : 7:00 am
Colombo / Anuradhapura / Sigiriya
Meet and greet by Seerendipity tours representative and leave for Sigiriya, En-route visit Anuradhapura.
Anuradhapura city tour
There are eight significant icons that represent Sri Lanka’s connection to Buddhism, and all of them are situated in Anuradhapura, thus calling this collection “Atamasthanaya,” meaning “eight sacred places.” There is a unique story or history connected to each one of them. Most of them were built by kings that ruled the Anuradhapura Kingdom. You will visit all these places on our hop-on hop-off Anuradhapura City Tour.
• Ruwanwelisaya-It is a “stupa” that is built by King Dutugamunu and is one of the biggest completed ones to date.
• Thuparamaya-It is the oldest ‘dagoba’ in Sri Lanka, and possibly the oldest visible one in the world.
• Lovamahapaya-The significance of this building is that the roof was once covered in bronze tiles.
• Abhayagiri-It is one of the biggest viharas in Anuradhapura. It was a monastery of 5000 monks.
• Jethavanaramaya-It is a sacred world heritage site and accommodated some 3000 monks at the time. It is also quite similar to Abhayagiri.
• Mirisavetiya-This stupa was built by King Dutugamunu after defeating King Elara.
• Lankaramaya-This is also built by a king called King Valagamba in the Anuradhapura Kingdom times and is one of the eight sacred places in the city.
Aukana Buddha statue
The Avukana statue is considered to be one of the best examples of a standing statue of the Buddha from ancient Sri Lanka. The Avukana statue is a standing statue of the Buddha near Kekirawa in North Central Sri Lanka. The statue, which has a height of more than 46 feet (14 m), was carved out of a large granite rock face during the 5th century. It depicts a variation of the Abhaya mudra, and the closely worn robe is elaborately carved. Constructed during the reign of Dhatusena, it may have been made as a result of a competition between a master and a pupil. The Avukana statue is one of the best examples of a standing statue built in Sri Lanka. It is now a popular tourist attraction.
Mihintale is a mountain peak near Anuradhapura. It is one of the oldest religious sites in the world dating back to the 2nd century BC. King Devanampiyatissa built it. Temple is now a pilgrimage site and the site of many important religious monuments and abandoned structures such as an Ayurveda hospital.
Heinz E Müller-Dietz (Historia Hospitalium 1975) describes the hospital of Mihintale as being perhaps the oldest in the world.
Anuradhapura historical city tour, Aukana Buddha statues, Mihintale
Hotel in Sigiriya
Time : 7:30 am
Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Sigiriya
After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa ancient city, en-route,
Stop At: Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka
Polonnaruwa is the second most historical city in Sri Lanka. It was made the capital of Sri Lanka after Anuradhapura. The ruins in Anuradhapura are much older than the ruins in Polonnaruwa, therefore the ruins in Polonnaruwa are in much better condition than the ruins in Anuradhapura. On your hop-on hop-off city tour you will be visiting palaces, dagobas, and temples, which provide a good example of Sri Lankan historical craftsmanship. In this 3-hour guided tour of the Ancient city of Polonnaruwa, you will cover some of the following attractions;
• Royal Palace (Palace of King Parakramabahu, the most prolific and gifted builder of the era)
• Nissankamulla Palace (Royal audience hall with impressive stonework)
• Gal Viharaya (Contains some of the best rock sculptures in the country)
• Thuparama & Lankathilaka Image Houses (Good examples of vaulted shrine rooms)
• Vatadage (Gives an idea of what a complete vatadage may have looked like)
• Rankoth Vehera (Largest stupa in Polonnaruwa)
• Parakramabahu Statue (Statue of one of the greatest kings of ancient Sri Lanka)
Stop At: Ancient Sigiriya rock fortress
Sigiriya is located in the central Matale District near the town of Dambulla of the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 meters (660 ft) high. According to the ancient Sri Lankan chronicle the Culavamsa the site was selected by King Kasyapa (477 – 495 CE) for his new capital. He built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock, he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. The name of this place is derived from this structure —Sīhāgiri, the Lion Rock. The capital and the royal palace were abandoned after the king's death. It was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century.
Uttarama rock temple
The Uttararama is a rock temple of the Buddha situated in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, It was fashioned in the 12th century by Parakramabahu I. The central feature of the temple is four rock relief statues of the Buddha, which have been carved into the face of a large granitic (granite gneiss) rock. The images consist of a large seated figure, another smaller seated figure inside an artificial cavern, a standing figure and a reclining figure. These are considered to be some of the best examples of ancient Sinhalese sculpting and carving arts and have made the Gal Vihara the most visited monument at Polonnaruwa.
Safari of Minneriya national park
Get a thrilling look at the elephants of Minneriya National Park during this 3-hour private Jeep safari. Travel to a wilderness refuge known for hosting one of the largest gatherings of Asian elephants on earth (each June through September), observing these giant creatures as they drink, feed, and congregate.
This activity will include a Safari tour by jeep with a jungle tracker, where you can see animals in the Jungle, including elephants, Bears, Wild boar, Dear, Buffalo, Monkeys and many other animals if you are lucky, leopards too. Return to Habarana.
Visiting Sigiriya rock, Polonnaruwa ancient city, museum, Minneriya national park safari
Breakfast and Dinner included
Standard hotel in Sigiriya
Time : 8:00 am
Sigiriya / Kandy
Breakfast at the hotel and leave for Kandy, en-route visit Dambulla golden temple, Matale aluvihara temple and spice garden, In the evening visit the tooth relic temple (ceremony).
Stop At: Dambulla Cave Temple
Dating back to the 1st Century BC, this is the most impressive cave temple in Sri Lanka. It has five caves under an overhanging rock, carved with a drip line to keep the interiors dry. Inside the caves, the ceilings are painted with religious images as well as various gods and goddesses. There are images of the Buddha and the bodhisattvas. The temple has several caves which have been converted into shrine rooms. The caves were built at the base of a 150m high rock during the period of the Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa kingdoms.
The famous Dambulla Cave Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Dambulla cave monastery remains the best-preserved ancient edifice in Sri Lanka.
Temple of the tooth relic(1 hour)
Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sinhala) or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex which houses the Relic of the tooth 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 Sinhalese kings and is a world heritage site partly due to the temple.
Kandyan cultural show (1 hour)
The Cultural Dance Show. Sri Lanka's culture is so closely connected to dance and drama and no function will be complete without displaying a dance or even a drama. As a multi-ethnic land, Sri Lanka boasts of a rich conflux of dance and drama. The two main ethnic groups share two spectacular dance and drama traditions which enrich the fame Sri Lanka has gained in this sphere.
The Kandy National Museum opened in 1942 is located next to the sacred Temple of the Tooth and is housed in a section of the Royal Palace where the King’s concubines resided. This museum has over 5000 objects on display and among the most impressive exhibits are king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe II's golden crown and a copy of the 1815 treaty known as the ‘Kandyan Convention’ by which on March 2, 1815, Ceylon ceded to the British ending 2,357 years of monarchy.
Arts and crafts centre
Arts and crafts are an integral part of Sri Lanka’s ancient cultural heritage. Traditional Sri Lankan crafts are vital industries in many parts of the island that include wood carving, mask making, drum making, mat weaving, handlooms, lac-work, rush and read products etc.
The royal palace
The last king to reside in the Royal Palace was King Sri Wickrama Rajasinhe until he was overthrown by the British in 1815 with the aid of Kandyan chieftains. Once part of a large palace complex that included the Raja Wasala, (King’s Palace), Magul Maduwa (Royal Audience Hall), Meda Wasala (Queens’ Palace), Palle Wasala (King’s Harem Quarters) and Ulpange (Queen’s Bathing Pavilion), together with the Temple of the Tooth.
Royal audience hall
The ‘Magul Maduwa’, a finely carved masterpiece in timber is where the king met his ministers and carried out his daily administrative tasks. Many historic events have taken place at this location and it was here that the British handed over the death sentence to the Sri Lankan national heroes Keppatipola Disave and Madugalle Disave. A replica of the Royal Audience hall of Kandy was constructed in granite in Colombo in 1948 to commemorate Sri Lanka’s Independence from the British.
Kandy city walk
Your Kandy city walk starts near Kandy Lake. Your guide leads you to the picturesque and important corners of the city such as Kandy Lake, Kandy fish market, vegetable market, clock tower area, and Bazar area. The walking tour lasts about 1 hour.
CITY and SHOPPING (optional)
The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Kandy lake, a Historical church, the Buddhist Hindu Temple, the Batik factory
Dambulla golden temple, Kandy city tour, Visiting spice/herbal garden, the temple of the tooth relic, museum, Kandyan cultural show
Breakfast and Dinner included
Standard hotel in Kandy
Time : 9:00 am
Kandy / Colombo
Breakfast at the hotel and leave for Colombo, en-route Kandy sightseeing tour,
Peradeniya botanical garden
Peradeniya botanical garden is the most popular botanical garden on the island with many thousands of years of history. Today it is visited by thousands of visitors every day and it harbours more than 4000 plants, trees, veins, dendrobiums and much other flora.
You will be visiting a tea plantation after the Botanical garden. The tea plantation is situated in the mawanella just a few kilometres from the main road. You will witness the tea manufacturing process in the tea factory and taste cups of unblended Ceylon in the tea centre.
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
The first orphanage dedicated to jumbos started in 1975. Spreads over 9 hectares near the river of Kumbukan Oya, which is the bathing spot for elephants. You will be guided to the bathing spot as the elephant baths, play, and enjoy the water.
Visiting Peradeniyagarden, Tea estate/Tea factory, Pinnawala elephant orpahnage.
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Fantastic local company, They just organized everything to us without charging a penny. We just paid them on arrival. Even though they did not charge us anything until the arrival, all then things are perfectly planned like nice hotels, good food, entrance fees, comfortable vehicle and the best driver/guide in the world, Rohan. Highly recommended local company.
Arshad siddiqui– :
This 4 days trip was a perfect match for travellers, who are interested in culture and history to Sri Lanka was perfect for the active traveller. It does also includes plenty of nature with fantastic wildlife trip. A well-organised tour guide who know and understand all aspects of this country’s many communities. The opportunity to be part of the everyday life of the locals was the best experience for me. Travel, accomodation, food and safety all addressed.
Nitin Anwar– :
Sri Lanka 4 days tour with culture-was an ideal tour for us because we are very interested in culture, and history of every destination we travel. Sri Lanka has a very interesting history with a large number of temples, palaces, dagobas, gardens and many ancient constructions. We also saw large-scale protests against the government. They are very peaceful and we saw even some tourists in one place. We were not affected by ongoing political disturbances. Our brilliant guide Sam knew how to take us around the country without causing any inconvenience. Everything was well planned, with good hotels, good food, an interesting itinerary and good guide. Good company and not try to rip off the client’s wallet.
The trip was short and started just after we arrived in Sri Lanka. The cultural tour with temples, palaces, and many many imposing ancient constructions. However, we also visited national parks, rural villages, small villages and beautiful towns. very nice trip with excellent guide.
Very nice trip
We booked the 4 days tour because we did not have much time to do something else. But it was a great trip. We never thought we could have seen that much within 4 days. It was well-balanced with temples, historical places, wildlife parks, tea plantations, botanical garden and lot more. Rumesh, our guide was very passionate about the history and culture of his country. He was very friendly and eager to share the history of the country. The entire experience was very insightful.
Wir waren mit der Kulturreise sehr zufrieden. Gamini war eigentlich ein guter Gesprächspartner und wir hatten auch gute Gespräche. er war sehr motiviert, uns einen unvergesslichen Sri Lankische reise zu bieten.
I went on sri lanka 4 days tour with my boy friend. We visited a large number of historical places, temples and many other interesting places. It is a long journey, we travelled a lot during three days and visited a large number of places. Sam did a great job as the guide his explanation on religion, history and culture is wonderful. Even though I’m not Buddhist, I found relevance in Sam’s explanations.
Bianca Bellman– :
Recently did the 4 days cultural tour and it was great trip. as a single travelers I booked it for a single person. The local company did a great job by organizing a nice trip for me. My driver/guide shantha was very nice and very helpful. I was able to change the program little bit by talking to him and decided to travel to Negombo on the last day of the trip instead of Colombo. I wanted to enjoy the Sri Lankan beach and taste Sri Lanka sea food. So just before going to the airport I had a very nice time while enjoying the sea breeze and eating delicious sea food. Thanks Shantha.
Great highlights of many beautiful temple and historical sitesof Sri Lanka! we came away with a new level of awareness and education about Sri Lanka’s history and culture. We always felt very safe and had a very memorable experience.
trialo meda– :
We are for the first time on a trip like this. Our tour is just 4 days and we wanted to explore the religious sites and historical monument of Sri Lanka because we have already booked the beach tour in Male. Our guide Gimhan was supers and he suggested us many interesting optional activities during the trip like wildlife tours, village tours, bird watching and it really was a added value.
Oh mine temple temple, temple hundreds of the, stupas, palaces. Sri Lanka cultural triangle was a great trip, perfect for a first timer in Sri Lanka like me. Hits all the right attractions, great guides, will be back to do more in India soon.
Fantastic! Everyday I felt immersed, educated and safe in the Sri Lankan culture, thanks to Sams hospitality and knowledge of Sri Lanka. The Itinerary was thorough and exciting – it exceeded expectations. Loved the wildlife tour and visit to the leisurely walk in the herbal garden and all of the conversations about Sri Lankan history, culture, religion and spirituality.
My first time with a tour like this! very convenient trip. I was very happy with the inclusions. Pace is fast but I realize I could never have done everything we did on my own. I really enjoyed Sri Lanka and was happy to learn more about its culture through are friendly, professional and knowledgeable guide.
Great highlights of Sri Lankas cultural triangle. I came away with a new level of awareness and education about India’s history and culture. I always felt very safe and had a very memorable experience.
Lalani Dequito– :
4 days trip with seerendipity was excellent -great itinerary, great guide, fantastic experiences unique to the region and good driver/guide. Highly recommend.
we had a great time our tour guide was excellent told us all about the temples and much more .well worth going on this tour
amazing amazing amazing! I had the best tour guide and a private your is the bet way to go. The tour moved at my pace and my guide was super informative.
This was a great tour, and highly recommended. The tour guide was very personable, and shared with us a lot of detail about the sites we visited. This tour offer a great value! You get to see all the main histroical sites in short period of time, and the entire experience is not overwhelming. They represent a perfect 4-days of sightseeing in a multiple places. I recommend the tour for everyone.
Great temples and highly recommended visiting all places mentioned in the program, all of them are equally important. But not so into the Gems Gallery as it feels like a market with all tourists bargaining.
Wonderful experience with tour guide Kelum. Don’t hesitate to book this!
A good tour. My guide was very professional and make all very easy. I recomand this tour…
We had a great tour with our tour guide Sam. The tour of the cultural triangle went smoothly and the conversation with our tour guide went beyond the story of the Temples but included additional insights into religion and history. Strongly recommend this tour.
The temples are awesome, but it felt like the tour guide didn’t really prepare very well to give the tour. Very random comments on the way to the temples about The island and its history. Only the minimum required information about the temples and/or the Buddhas.
I ended up being the only person on my tour date, and Mr Kelum guide gave me a wonderful personalize tour. Kelum is very knowledgeable so I really enjoyed all the explanation that was provided, plus he is simply a very nice person. When I return to my beach hotel, I would definitely like to book another tour with him, as I did not get a chance to see everything I wanted to see. The temples are stunning – a must see in Sri Lanka!
Rilwan ahamad– :
Everything was just amazing, I strongly recommend this trip. The views are unbelievable, teh vies from the Sigiriya rock fortress was amazing and elephant safari was memorable.
Niaz Mohammad– :
Very nice tour, we had seen a lot of things within short period of time and we were able to save lot of time for our beach holiday too.
Jayesh jasmin– :
Excellent trip after months ling lockdown. Well chosen hotels that had followed the safety protocols introduced by the government. Excellent serviuce from the guide.
Chistine meghan– :
It was fantastic Sri Lanka trip with perfect introduction to sri Lankan cultural triangle. We wanted to explore the historical tourist places in the Sri Lanak cultural triangle and the 4 days trip was the perfect trip for our requirement. The trip was well organized with good hotels, food, and comfortable vehicle and dasun, our personal driver/guide ensured the smooth running of events.
Good trip and we enjoyed a lot. This is the first time with seerendipity tours and they provided a highly professional service.
After the 2 week quarantine in the beach hotel we did not have much time go around the island. The 4 days tour was a perfect match for our requirement to see imprtant places on teh island within a 4 days .It was perfect for a first timer in Sri Lanka to see temples, museums, cultural sites, wildlife parks and beautiful countryside and bust cities.
Vsisitng sigiriya and climbing the rock was an amazing experince but the view from the top of the rock was amazing. Very interesting trip encounter important cultural, historical and natural attractions every day. jehan was amazing local guide with ample of experince and knowledge about Sri Lanka.
Cha wue– :
good Sri Lanak trip to temple, places, national park, city and counbtryside
Amazing Sri Lanka 4 days tour. We wanted to have a personal trip with a dedicated vehicle and all the sightseeing on a private basis. It was a perfect match for our requirement. We could maintain personal distancing during the trip. Even the hotels have implemented many rules to maintain the safety of guests. There was plenty of opportunities to wash your hand or disinfect wherever you go. Even at all the tourist attractions. Nice guide very interesting trip.
Bernard kim– :
This Sri Lanka 4 days tour is our first trip after months-long hibernation due to COVID-19. It was good but did not encounter many tourists on the way. Good hotel, very comfortable vehicle and nice food, an excellent trip. Most importantly it was a private trip and therefore we had plenty of privacy.
Being on this trip after the months-long hibernation due to Corona, everyone wanted to have fun-filled Sri Lanka trip. It was an amazingly unique and rewarding experience that was aided by a passionate and knowledgable guide, just what we wanted to have. Recommended
William Gash– :
The tour itinerary is OK, intersting itinerary, good hotel and service but there should be more time to relax during the trip.
Tamir Kabbani– :
Very happy with the 4 days cultural trip
Bianka simons– :
The trip is good but a lot of travelling
Feroz melang– :
This was a perfect trip from Negombo, we happy that we booked it.
Mohammad shaikh– :
An amazing tour that was very well organized.
Perfect Sri Lanka trip to see the ancient temple. Elephant safari in Minneriya is a truly fascinating experience.
Santhosh alima– :
The trip is packed with Kandyan cultural show, tooth relic temple, botanical garden, Sigiriya rock and many other places, fully packed trip but very interesting.
We wanted to see as much as possible within the 4 days because we had time only for a 4 days trip. I’m glad we chose 4 days cultural triangle trip, nice experience.
Donald marsh– :
Minneriya safari was very different compared to a safari in Africa. In Minneriya we travelled on a 4 hours track and spotted many hundreds of wild elephants.
Very hospitable people in Sri Lanka and our guide was very knowledgeable about the country, culture, religion and environment. I had a very nice time within 4 days, learned a lot about the country, history, nature and its people.
Isewan Kaur– :
What an awesome trip. I didn’t know much about the trip before I booked it. But I was so amazingly surprised to see how much packed into just 4 days. The trip was well organized and Milan, our personal driver/guide ensured the smooth running of events. I will definitely use Seerendipity again and suggest seerendipity tours for Sri Lanka trips, very trustworthy local tour operator, and definitely suggest this 4 days trip to the cultural triangle
Emmanuel poullet– :
I was nice but travelling a lot
Our first activity in Sri Lanka, which kicked-off as soon as we landed on the island. This was such an amazing way to start our vacation! Our tour guide Mahesh was wonderful!!! he was so knowledgeable and so friendly! he kept us smiling all day! The company communicated to us the night before the trip, our driver/guide was on time, and he was great!!!
Tatyana simens– :
Excellent Organization and everything perfectly planned without wasting anytime
Antonio gusalesh– :
Interesting tour itinerary
Omalia ritz– :
A lot of travelling within 4 days, if we knew it before it could have been good.
Meduza Noor– :
Great Driver/Guide and rendered a fantastic personalized service. So friendly and knowledgable. Provided history of the main areas. Enjoyed every minute of it. Certainly recommend this tour
Ann mole majkudar– :
Good hotel, Good food and a very nice guide
Mithesh Nambia– :
Wonderful Sri Lanka trip with Malan, who showed us a wonderful overview of Sri Lanka. Comfortable transport and nice hotels with good food.
Alex nambia– :
Best safari ever, we could see many hundreds of wild elephant in one place.
Joshua ham– :
A lot of travelling within 4 days
Xavi Pereira– :
magnificient introduction to Sri Lanka made possible by guide Gihan.
Gilbert mehta– :
Good tour itinerary
We had a wonderful Sri Lanka trip with our driver/guide Malan and he had a modern, comfortable sedan. With convenient airport pick up and drop off at the hotel of our choice, we had a unique experience in Sri Lanka, visiting the temples, mingling with local people and exploring Sri Lanka wildlife. We definitely recommend this tour for everyone.
Thoma kaufman– :
Excellent tour, Planned perfectly to ensure the best trip possible. I highly Recommend Dodan if you are able to be on a tour in Sri Lanka where he is the guide.
Wonderful and responsible guides with a great knowledge about the country, culture, religion and enviroment. I had a unforgetable 4 days in Sri Lanka (Trip: Simply Sri Lanka).
tim Legault– :
One of the best organized, private trips we ever had. It was very well organized with good hotels and a nice vehicle.
Amar huilding– :
If you like to immerse in the culture of Sri Lanka and experience the rich historical past of Sri Lanka, the tour is a must.
Onella ritz– :
It was our 2nd visit to Sri Lanka and we wanted to go to cultural places this time. In the earlier occasion, we travelled to the south coast and hill country. Very nice experience, we were able to see a lot in terms of historical places.
Manorka ismail– :
Our first trip with Seerendipity and very happy with their service
illias thames– :
It is being more than a week since we finished the cultural tour (tour finished on 02/10/2019). We have forgotten a pair of expensive shoes in the car (in the trunk). We have already written to our guide regarding it but nothin herd.
Frank irshad– :
Great trip with an amazing local guide. Some of the flexibility during the trip, to fit in a day of swiming, shopping or hanging by the hotel.
Lemanski G– :
We visited many UNESCO world heritage sites and Safari of Minneriya was a bonus
Emma nelna– :
Good trip with nice hotels, comfortable vehicle and excellent guide (Silva).
Sandra gonzales– :
Great fast way to explore Sri Lanka, had to use private transport primarily due to the recent incidents otherwise would’ve loved to take public transport. Our Leader Nilanga was great, no issues. Definitely need comfortable shoes and be prepared for the humidity!
Keith Rampal– :
Paul Chypre– :
Tour was really good and we got a brilliant guy as our personal driver/guide. He was very caring and helpful. During the trip, someplace you hit can be really hot so bring your hat and sunscreen, good food, accommodation and nice trip itinerray.
Rima Sally– :
Sri Lanka was amazing. So many locals were excited to see tourists returning and were happy to have us visit. I felt safe the entire time.
Excellent short trip! Well organised! Lots of smiley people and great scenery! One of the showers took a little getting use to. But didn’t spoil the trip in any way All part of of the journey. Tour guide Indika was excellent! Great trip!
Maniel goenka– :
Very well organized and well worth trips. Hotels are good and modern vehicle is fantastic. Most of all fun-loving helpful young guide making the trip exceptional.
Sandra Elizabeth– :
A lot of temple and a lot of travelling
The trip includes virtually everything like entrance fees, meals, lodging, a private and comfortable vehicle, dedicated driver/guide etc. It had been a hassle-free very enjoyable trip. Our Guide Silva was fantastic.
Prem Raj– :
Climbing the Sigiriya rock was a little bit strenuous but interesting experience, our guide Kumar was very nice and helpful.
Verona gilheim– :
Itinerary is good
Helena athens– :
Our guide Guna was very knowledgeable and very friendly
Siddique melona– :
Our guide Ruwa was very friendly and full of enthusiasm as he shared his knowledge of Sri Lanka. Ruwa is flexible enough to alter the order of the day based on weather conditions so we get the most from the sights. He also takes a great photo if needed. Very pricey tour given children are at adult $.
Perera sam– :
We wanted to visit important historical sites in the golden triangle Sri Lanka and this 4 days trip was the perfect program for us. Our guide Kumara was very knowledgeable and helpful.
melina Gabriel– :
When I book I thought we were going to witness only the cultural and historical monuments but it included much much much more than that. Wildlife parks, botanical garden, spice place, tea garden and nice laid back village, countryside all packed into the trip. Fantastic program. highly recommended.
Meesa avihazar– :
An amazing trip which packed so much into two 4 days but also included a bit of leisure time. A perfect mix of history, culture, wildlife, city and country experiences. Our driver/guide Thushan was amazing and very helpful, went out of his way to ensure we saw the “real” Sri Lanka and interacted with the local people. Thank you Thusha!
An excellent short break from the beach resort
We had an amazing tour guide who gave a lot of information. It was short (4 days tour) but we got to see a lot of different sites. Definitely recommend this one!
Manfred mueller– :
Perfect trip for us because we wanted to visit imptiatnt historical places and rest on the beach. Very good guide and good middle class hotels.
William flank– :
The perfect introduction to Sri Lanka cultural triangle.
Kusum renu– :
Very happy with teh tour
Irfat Khan– :
I would warmly recommend Sri Lanka 4 days trip for anyone who is wish experience the authentic cultural, historic, and spiritual side of Sri Lanka in a short period of time.
Jira trockenheim– :
An exciting Sri Lanka trip covering the big sights in the cultural triangle of Srilanka. Plenty of time to mix and mingle with local people,. visiting spice gardens, safari, botanical garden and village tour was adding make a good mix with temples, gardens, palaces and museums. So much rich history, delicious food, friendly fun people. Fantastic tour guide.The total package. We’ll be back!
Absolutely amazing trip! I thoroughly enjoyed every element of the trip and every place visited is so different from the last. The trip was well prices, most importantly it was a private tour with a dedicated vehicle and a driver/guide. Our tour guide Kusum was exceptional. This is the best trip I’ve ever been on.
Melon lee– :
Perfect Sri Lanka tour to learn about Sri Lankan golden triangle.
Everything is a private like hotel pick up, sightseeing, transport that the beauty of it.
Mira Harilal– :
Verry happy with the tour
Illham mohamad ali– :
Nice people, beautiful country and interesting plan.
Anna gautam– :
well worth of venturing on this trip, full of mountains monuments, temple, and natural attractions.
Miza Seeshan– :
Sri Lankan is a beautiful country and we could allocate only 4 days to go around the island. But it could have been fantastic if we had some more days on the tour. We enjoyed the sights very much. Very well organized hassle-free trip which includes from hotels to meals to transport and entrance fees. Our guide/driver was exceptional and gave us plenty of flexibility to do things on our own way.
melong Nuen– :
This tour is absolutely necessary to learn about Sri Lanka’s temple and UNESCO world heritage sites had such an amazing 4 days everything from start to finish was perfect. Mr Ruwa is an excellent tour guide and provides an enjoyable experience.
Denoy EDN– :
An excellent tour to Sri Lanka
Irene golden– :
The 4 days trip was great and really appreciate the help in seeing things of particular interest (Sigiriya rock)
Allani mendosa– :
We had an amazing tour guide who gave a lot of information. It was a whole day trip were we got to see a lot of different sites. Definitely recommend this one!
Graham Lopchan– :
Super happy with the tour
Jaine altamash– :
Nice Sri Lanka trip, enjoyed a lot
Hidabjth Salem– :
It was very easy to book the trip and we just had to fill the online reservation form and everything was in places as we arrived in Sri Lanka. Seerendipity provided us with superb service and the entire trip was perfectly organized. Good hotel, nice vehicle and very good guide.
Akor ana– :
Temple, wild animals, village walk, visiting botanical garden… the trip is full of surprises.
Menroi seikhem– :
One of the best tours we ever had. You hit something interesting all the time.
Fredriko frontedlo– :
Very good hotel, nice and friendly guide, comfortable vehicle
Renton De Silva– :
The only way to see Sri Lanka. This is an unspoilt and beautiful country and culture that we should all take time to appreciate. And the food – YUM!! Just do it.
Irmgrad thomas– :
The essence of Sri Lanka was an amazing experience, our driver/guide Silva was the most knowledgeable and interesting person that certainly made our trip. This trip provided best of Sri Lankan culture, history and religious aspects; wild life, to viewing ancient ruins, and the food was incredible. It is a country of smiles and wonderful people.
Abdul hashim– :
The ideal getaway showcasing the best of Sri Lanka’s history. The highlights reel encompasses the whole trip: ancient monuments, elephants, botanical gardens, ancient temples, delicious food (vegetarian friendly!) and our kind, generous driver/guider Gamgage. Good food, nice hotels and comfortable vehicle.
Mohammad Izaak– :
It was super easy to work with Seerendioity (local company), you just need to drop them a mail and everything is arranged in a flash. We wrote to them only 2 days before the trip but everything perfectly arranged. Highly professional service from Seerenditoity team. We expected to have some changes to our hotel as we booked the trip at the last moment. But they have arranged fantastic hotels without doing any adjustment to our trip plan. Very happy with the trip. Our guide Gihan was fantastic.
Rudial alwisi– :
If you want a deep immersion in Sri Lanka’s history, sights and cultural practices, this trip is a must. Leonard is an excellent guide and he will open your eyes to the country in a unique and memorable way.
Kuma Mdakkaili– :
A brilliant trip; despite the short period, you get to experience a range of historical monuments, temple and other cultural places as well as lush green environments, meet the locals and taste a variety of delicious foods.
Loved the trip a lot
Melanowski Rashid– :
A fantastic way to see the country. In this private trip, Seerendipity provided us with a modern and airconditioned vehicle, which was very comfortable. Silva, our private driver/guide, was extremely friendly and very helpful and had a vast knowledge. The essence of Sri Lanka, a wonderful way to see a beautiful country!
Sentil Kaur– :
Best hassle-free trip to enjoy the ancient cities of Sri Lanka.
Rahul nachal– :
The essence of Sri Lankan culture is 4 days (short trip), but it is complete like a 1-week trip. It has everything, wildlife, botanical garden, historical places, temples and many many more! We were fortunate to have Gamini as our private driver/guide, and he was very friendly and nice personality. Good food, nice hotels and comfortable private vehicle.
Menon Ilijasic– :
Anmol Raj– :
Just sit back in a comfortable modern sedan and enjoy the trip. Very convenient trip with all the trip arrangement has been completed in well in advance before your arrival. be prepared to absorb tons of information coming on your way during the trip. Our driver/guide Kusum was very funny but he was very serious when he was sharing information. Excellent trip with good hotels and food.
Dilani vats– :
Tour was good but we hit Sigiriya at the wrong time because we had to wait in the queue for more than 1 hour before starting the climb.
JIhana sabine– :
Dambulla rock temple is the most beautiful cave temple I ever witnessed. It is amazing to see the beautiful paintings and huge statues.
Rettinger Mendoza– :
I had a great trip to Sri Lanka’s hill country cultural places. One of the best trips I have ever had. Plan on going back this year.
Ingrid harper– :
It was an excellent family trip with kids
I think there should be a restroom in Sigiriya because the climb is difficult and lasts 2 hours.
Linda James– :
4 days trip with seerendipity exceeded all my expectations -great itinerary, great guide, fantastic experiences unique to the region and good driver/guide. Highly recommend.
Ishak Rahman– :
This is a decent tour, but the best thing we saw here was old ancient monuments, which I think you can do by yourself unless you prefer a guide. The guide was really good but I think this is an over- priced tour.
Natalia Melanko– :
Many temples and monuments. The Sigiriya climb was more difficult than expected.
Even though it is a short trip that lasts only 4 days, the trip combined a wonderful combination of history, religion, culture and food. The guide, Sama, was very informative, and he drove very carefully his nice sedan, we felt very safe with him.
Anthonio Chaudary– :
The trip has a fascinating blend of nature, culture and wildlife
Joy Bakovic– :
Very interesting Sri Lank tour itinerary with many temples, museums, a wildlife reserve, botanical garden and many other interesting places. and Our guide Kuma had a nice sedan and he was very careful on the road. Kuma was very polite and had through knowledge about his beautiful country.
Paul Garizadeh– :
Very nice tour with kids friendly hotels and lots of activities for kids. The orphanage of the elephant was the most interesting and elephant bath is simply unforgettable.
Sheetal Arora– :
Our Driver/Kusum was a very experienced guide with thorough knowledge of his country. He drove very carefully on the chaotic traffic and we were very safe with him. Tour itinerary was interesting and included many interesting things.
Meena Jariwala– :
We mainly wanted to see the ancient monuments of Sri Lanka and teh UNESCO world heritage sites. The safari and visit to the elephant orphanage was a real bonus for us, we never expected it to be so much interesting. It was the first time we saw many hundreds of wild elephant gathering in one place.
Jamila segorini– :
I said “Wow!” in wonderous amazement no less than 30 times. One of the best tours we have ever had. My entire family of adults and teens found every detail to be fabulous. Do it!! we were given a modern comfortable commuter with ample of space for all of us and everywhere we travelled everything was in place for our activities. Even the hotel rooms are arranged next to each other allowing us to reach kids very easily, during our stay in teh hotel. Everything was carefully planned giving priority to our satisfaction. Our driver/guide sam was brilliant.
Sata Smith– :
A great Sri Lanka trip though the Srilanka’s triangle with a fabulous driver/guide, Milan. He couldn’t have been better, a lovely person who informed us all along the way about the history, culture, nature and modern lifestyle of Sri Lankan people. We encountered a newly wedded couple in the botanical garden, who had come to shoot photos. If we come back to Srilanka we definitely go with Seerendipity. A great tour visiting hotspots of the cultural triangle.
Prateek jones– :
well, rewarded 4 days.
Majoir Tahir– :
Veri interesting tour itienrray and very good service
Eduward Nedved– :
We wanted to see Sri Lanka’s ancient monuments because we have heard that Sri Lanka had a well-developed culture. It is surprising to see, what those ancient people achieved in the past. The trip includes dozens of ancient monuments and some of them are many centuries old. There are many UNESCO world heritage sites among them. Our guide Prathap was excellent and very helpful, we enjoyed teh trip a lot.
Brian Nadellla– :
Very good Sri Lanak trip,
Mendoa adil– :
The tour has an interesting blend with history, culture, nature, wildlife and perfect trip of Sri Lanka.
Bagdy Soluman– :
Perfectly planned trip. Despite the 4 days, it has dozens of interesting places and activities.
Julia ouseph– :
Very friendly guest treatments from our driver/guide. Excellent trip.
Chand Wu– :
We had to start travelling almost everyday a bit early, I did not like
Karanada melongy– :
I thought it was a cultural tour with only temples and monuments but it offers far more than we expected. Wildlife tour, botanical garden, city life, shopping, cultural shows…also included in the trip.
Radison malhotra– :
The company was very transparent and eco friendly. We were picked up and dropped off at the airport.
Allan D,costa– :
we have just returned from Sri Lanka after a memorable 4 days trip. I was initially torn between this one and the 2 days trip to cultural triangle, but am so pleased with my decision! The itinerary was very well planned, with every day offering a different part, the different landscape of beautiful Sri Lanka! Be prepared for lots of Sightseeing and temples and equally lots of different cultures and communities along the way. Food is absolutely amazing! There is enough down time which is nice if like me you are travelling on your own to unwind or just have some time your own. I always spent less than what I thought I would because a lot was included! But most of all, our tour driver/guide gave us fantastic service! You’ll be so lucky if you also have Gimhan as your driver/guide. A very inspiring gentleman. The trip would have been even better for me if there were a few more ’adventure’ activities, such as bike tours, but that’s just my personal preference. Very well organised trip. Incredible guide. highly recommended.
Mephin grad– :
Amazing adventure with wonderful guides! This was definitely one of our favourite trips while visiting Sri Lanka!
sajoy mubarak– :
This was definitely a highlight of our Sri Lanka holiday. You get rowed around by the same guide who takes you into an ancient temple, wildlife parks, nice cities, laid-back villages. Wow! The food was also great. They have a cooler on board-so bring as many beers as you want for lunch and dinner!