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Cultural Triangle Tour in Sri Lanka

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7 days 6 nights

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

1 person



Explore Sri Lanka’s Rich Cultural Heritage: The Enchanting Cultural Triangle

The Cultural Triangle in Sri Lanka is a captivating expanse nestled within the heart of the island’s central region. This alluring area encompasses a tapestry of ancient cities and cultural heritage sites, each holding a unique chapter of the island’s history. From the revered cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa to the charismatic allure of Kandy, the Cultural Triangle paints a vivid portrait of Sri Lanka’s past.

Immerse yourself in a journey through time as you discover the Cultural Triangle’s treasures. Stand in awe before intricately adorned temples, meander through historic streets, and marvel at architectural marvels that have stood the test of time. These illustrious sites stand as testament to Sri Lanka’s rich cultural and architectural heritage, enticing travelers from around the globe.

As you traverse the Cultural Triangle’s hallowed grounds, you’ll find yourself transported to an era of grandeur and significance. These exceptional sites are not only a source of national pride but have also been bestowed with the esteemed UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. The legacy of the Cultural Triangle is an invitation to explore, learn, and appreciate the profound tapestry of Sri Lanka’s history.

Embark on a remarkable journey through the Cultural Triangle, where every step leads to a deeper understanding of Sri Lanka’s captivating past. Join us in unraveling the mysteries and stories that have shaped this remarkable land, as we invite you to be a part of an unforgettable adventure through time.

Key Features:

  • Discover Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, and Kandy – The Pillars of the Cultural Triangle.
  • Experience the grandeur of ancient temples and historic structures.
  • Immerse yourself in Sri Lanka’s cultural and architectural marvels.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site: A testament to the exceptional value of the Cultural Triangle.

Unearth the treasures of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle – where history, culture, and architecture converge to create an enchanting tapestry of human heritage. Your journey awaits!


  • Taking a bicycle tour around Polonnaruwa.
  • A herbal massage after climbing Sigiriya.
  • Kandy cultural dance performance.

Day 01- Airport to Negombo
Day 01- Airport to Negombo

You will be arriving at the Bandaranayake International airport in Katunayaka. A representative of Travellust Tours will meet and greet you there. You will then be transferred to your hotel in Negombo. It will take approximately 20 minutes to reach Negombo from the airport. Overnight stay in Negombo.

Day 02- Negombo to Anuradhapura
Day 02- Negombo to Anuradhapura

Have breakfast at the hotel and prepare to travel to the ancient city of Anuradhapura, which was the very first capital of the Sinhalese kings. The journey will take you close to four hours. Once you arrive, relax for a while and then go on and example the city's stunning attractions. The glorious ruins of the sacred city of Anuradhapura will be thoroughly explored today. The Mihintale monastery, Kalawewa tank, and Aukana buddha statue will also be visited and included in your day's travel itinerary.

Day 03- Anuradhapura to Sigiriya
Day 03- Anuradhapura to Sigiriya

With a delicious breakfast at the hotel, you will start your exciting day. Today you will be traveling to Sigiriya. The journey from Anuradhapura to Sigiriya will take two hours. Once you reach Sigiriya, you can rest for a few hours. You will also have the opportunity to climb the grand rock fortress today. It was built by king Kashapa in the 5th century AD and is considered one of the most important architectural and cultural landmarks of Sri Lanka. The site has beautiful water gardens, boulder gardens, and frescoes. Sigiriya is a UNESCO world heritage site. Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Day 04- Sigiriya to Polonnaruwa to Sigiriya
Day 04- Sigiriya to Polonnaruwa to Sigiriya

Today, you will be leaving the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. Polonnaruwa is an ancient city in Sri Lanka that was the second capital of the island from the 11th to the 13th century. It is located in the north-central province of Sri Lanka and is considered one of the country's major archaeological sites. The city is known for its well-preserved ruins of ancient palaces, temples, and statues, including the iconic Gal Vihara temple complex. Today the site is a UNESCO world heritage site. Overnight stay in Sigiriya.

Day 05- Sigiriya to Kandy
Day 05- Sigiriya to Kandy

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the hotel, you will be traveling to the ancient city of Kandy. On the way, we will be stopping at the iconic Dambulla cave temple where you will see an array of ancient buddha statues. We will also visit the famous spice garden of Dambulla before reaching Kandy. Evening enjoy the cultural dance show at 05.00 PM. Overnight stay in Kandy

Day 06- Kandy to Colombo
Day 06- Kandy to Colombo

Morning blessing at Kandy Temple of Tooth. The Temple of Tooth, also known as Sri Dalada Maligawa, is a famous Buddhist temple located in the city of Kandy. It is regarded as one of the most sacred places of worship for Buddhists, as it is believed to house a tooth relic of the Buddha. The temple complex features various shrines, halls, and buildings, as well as a large prayer hall for devotees. The temple is also a popular tourist destination, known for its elaborate architecture, rich history, and cultural significance. Then visit to Royal Botanical Garden Peradeniya. After visiting the garden transfer to Colombo. Overnight stay in Colombo.

Day 07- Colombo to Airport
Day 07- Colombo to Airport

After having breakfast at the hotel, We will be leaving for the majestic commercial capital of Colombo. We will go on a city tour in Colombo and discover its marvelous sites like Gangaramaya temple, Pettah Market, Lotus Tower, BMICH, and Independence square. Airport Transfer.

  • All transfers and sightseeing in private transport with the services of an English-speaking chauffeur.
  • 24-hour monitoring of ground operations.
  • Being greeted by a Travellust Tours representative on arrival at the airport.
  • Early check-in and late check-out to the agreed hotels.
  • Meals are not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Entrances fees.
  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Flights and air transfers.
  • Tips and portages.
  • Use of vehicle other than the specified itinerary.
  • Video and camera permit at sights.
  • Entry visa fees.

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