Upon arrival at the Colombo airport your driver/guide will welcome you and escort you to your Colombo hotel (35km - transfer time 45 minutes).
Have a peaceful night at the hotel.
Day 2: Golfing in Colombo
After breakfast enjoy a game of golf at Royal Colombo Golf Club, one of the oldest golf clubs in the world. The Galle Face Green was the birthplace and nursery of golf in Ceylon. The ground was used for games such as Horse Racing, Cricket, Golf, Rugby, Football, and Hockey. The 130 year old Royal Colombo Golf Club: Golf in Sri Lanka, like many other British sports gained popularity on the Galle Face Green. The Colombo Golf Club was formed here and in 1896 moved to its present location which was a model farm originally owned by Sir Charles Henry de Soysa, a Ceylonese philanthropist. In 1928 the privilege of using the prefix "Royal" was bestowed upon the Club by His Majesty King George V. In present days this course is 5'770 m long 18-hole par 71 course. The course looks simple at first but it's many water hazards and well guarded bunkers will quickly change your opinion.
In the afternoon you would go for a sightseeing tour of Colombo, the delights of vibrant and fascinating city, which contrasts its blend of east and west and its colonial past and thriving present.
Over night in Colombo
Day 3 - Colombo / Sigiriya
After breakfast you will be heading towards Sigiriya along fascinating countryside en route visit the Dambulla Rock Temple, which is a magnificent gallery of Buddha images and wall and ceiling paintings not seen anywhere else in the Island. It is a complex of five cave temples with its origin going back to the Anuradhapura period (1st century BC).
Overnight stay in sigiriya
Day 4: Habarana / Sigiriya Rock / Kandy
Have a leisurely breakfast and climb 1,200 steps to see the well preserved fabulous frescoes of Sigiriya Rock Fortress. The views from the top
makes the steep climb more than worthwhile!
Then leave for Kandy, the last royal capital of Sri Lanka is a major tourist destination. Kandy is a good transit point to the cultural triangle to the north or hill country to the south.
Overnight stay in Kandy
Day 5: Golfing in Kandy
After breakfast have a few games at Victoria Golf Club, Digana. This course is 6'190 m long (par 73) a championship golf course designed by Donald Steel and inaugurated early in 1999. The fairways are rather narrow in a hilly country side. Stately trees and avenues of coconuts lend the course an immediate air maturity. Impressive natural outcrops of rocks are a distinctive feature and indeed a hazard of the course. The Victoria Golf Club is situated 25 km east of Kandy and 150 km from Colombo.
In the evening sightseeing of Kandy town including visit of celebrated Temple of the Tooth, famed for housing Buddha's tooth relic, followed by a traditional Kandyan dance performance.
Kandy is known for its antiques, but anything made earlier than this century cannot be legally exported.
Over night stay in kandy
Day 6 - Kandy / NuwaraEliya
After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. We will be driving through incredible natural scenery to Nuwara-Eliya. Tea Gardens begin to appear on the slopes and waterfalls of various strengths appear frequently. The road to clings to the mountains as it twists and turns climbing all the way. Like a misplaced bit of Europe set in the centre of a tropical island, the hill country resort town of NuwaraEliya nestles in a cradle formed by three mountains at an elevation of 6,182 feet (1,884 meters) above sea level.
Overnight stay in Nuwara-Eliya
After breakfasts have a few games at NuwaraEliya Golf Course; which is reputed to be one of Asia's finest is 5'520 m (par 71). The fairways are long and narrow and bordered by fir trees and thick bushes. It demands skilful "position play" and the hilly terrain makes it essential that players can cope with up-hill and down-hill lies.
In the afternoon, we proceed on a sightseeing tour of Nuwara-Eliya. We will visit Hakgala Botanical gardens with exotic trees, shrubs and herbs known to thrive best in hill country. It has an excellent and rare collection of roses, orchids, and a carefully tended fernery. We also will be going to the Nuwara-Eliya Town, Golf Course, the hill club, and drive around this hill station viewing Lake Gregory. Return to your hotel in the misty night for your dinner and rest.
Overnight stay in NuwaraEliya
After breakfast move on to the deep- south and take a jeep safari for touring Yala. The park has many rocky outcrops, fresh water tanks, brackish lagoons and breathtaking dry zone landscape. The south-eastern boundary of Yala is the coastline with an untouched beach. The northeastern boundary is the manikganga river. The Yala reserve has large open areas and water holes which serve as feeding grounds for many animals such as elephants, leopards, deer, wild buffaloes, wild boar, many varieties of birds, crocodiles etc. The most prominent geophysical feature of Yala is its many areas of outcropping bedrock, some large enough to be mini rocky ranges. These provide resting places and breeding grounds to the leopard and the Sri Lankan sloth bear. The sloth bear is very fond of fruits. However never try to feed it yourself.
Stay overnight in around Yala
Day 9 - Yala / Galle
Following a leisurely breakfast an hour's drive from Yala to Unawatuna (Galle)
Day 11 - Galle / Negombo
After breakfast move on the hotel where you would board the plane for onward journey it is a fascinating drive along Sri Lanka's coastline and several interesting fishing villages where the Stilt fisherman precariously perched on a stick in the shallow of the ocean with a fishing chord in his hand is an interesting sight. Reach the Taj Airport Garden Hotel and take rest.
Overnight stay in Negambo
Day 7 - Golfing in NuwaraEliya
Day 8 - NuwaraEliya / Yala Safari (Deep South)
Day 12 - Seeduwa / Airport
After breakfast, you will be driven back to airport for your onward flight with happy Sri Lankan memories.