It’s like a language. You learn the alphabet, which are the scales. You learn sentences, which are the chords. And then you talk extemporaneously with the horn. It’s a wonderful thing to speak extemporaneously, which is something I’ve never gotten the hang of. But musically I love to talk just off the top of my head. And that’s what jazz music is all about.
Be met at airport by guide. Transfer to a beach hotel in Negambo , visit a fishing village or at leisure in the beach . Overnight stay in Negambo.
Sigiriya – Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
After breakfast proceed to Sigiriya – en route take a short break at Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. At this orphanage you will find elephants of all ages that have been abandoned and the unique feature is that you feed the baby elephants with milk bottles during the feeding times. After lunch visit the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya which tells a tale of power, intrigue and tragedy.
Anuradhapura – Isurumuniya Rock Temple
Leave for Anuradhapura after breakfast. First Capital of Sri Lanka in the 3 rd Century BC. Declared a World Heritage Site.Visit Sri Maha Bodhi, the oldest historically documented tree in the world, the Brazen Palace , Dagobas, Ruwanwelisaya, Abeygiri & Jetawana Monasteries, finely preserved rock-cut statues of Lord Buddha and ruins of palaces, Isurumuniya rock temple.
overnight at Anuradhapura.
Kandy – Dambulla
Leave for Kandy via Dambulla. See the Golden Rock, a cave temple which dates back to the 1 st Century.BC. From Dambulla drive to Matale to visit a spice garden. In Kandy , visit the Temple of the Tooth. View a cultural dance.
Dinner and overnight at Kandy.
Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
After early breakfast, Leave for Colombo or the airport.
Enroute, visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.