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Highlights of Sri Lanka

Tour Details

Visiting an Indigenous Community of Vedda

The Sri Lankan Vedda people (indigenous people of Sri Lanka) are still living in the jungle village called Dambana situated about 300 km away from Colombo. Veddas of Dambana has their own tradition, culture and language of their own (called as Vedda language) which are different from mainstream Sinhala- Buddhist culture.

If you visit Dambana you can learn about tradition of these people and gain a unique insight into their way of life which is different from the mainstream culture of Sri Lanka.According to vedda language they will call you as kakula (boy) or Kakuli(girl). You can watch vadda traditional dance and listing their traditional songs. kiri koraha is traditional dance of vedda which used to obtain  blessings of their gods.

Vedda used bows and arrows to hunt before 1980 and later guns. But they are not using bows and arrows to hunt now as they are now depend on farming & chena cultivation since Sri Lankan law has completely prohibited hunting.

And you also visit to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage where you will meet the friendly elephants at closer distance. And many cultural icons of Sri Lanka during this tour.


  • Visit to the Vadda village
  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Elephant Ride
  • Temple of the Tooth

Cost Include

  • Accommodation on H/B Basis (2 breakfasts, 2 dinners)
  • Hotel pick-up from Colombo
  • Daily 1 bottle of mineral water per person
  • Pinnawala elephant orphanage
  • Ceylon tea trail and tea factory
  • Dance performance by Vedda community
  • Entire ground transportation as per the tour itinerary in an air-conditioned vehicle

Cost exclude

  • Entrance fees for optional sites and activities
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
  • Video and camera permits
  • Any meals not specified, throughout the tour
  • Any other services or attractions not specified

DAY 01 -Colombo / Dambana

Meet & greet and then proceed to Dambana.
Dambana is a remote hamlet located about 300km from Colombo. Dambana is the only village in the island where the indigenous tribal folk known as ‘Veddas’ are living. The population of Vedda community is shrinking fast and their culture is fast encroaching by other communities. At the moment, there are around 350 families living in this remote village.
Over Night stay in Dmabana

DAY 02 -Dambana /Pinnawala / Kandy

After breakfast, leave for Colombo via Kandy and Pinnawala. En route visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, a foster home of elephants of different ages and sizes; feeding, bathing, playing and even mating together. These elephants have been found injured or left abandoned in the wilderness. There are even little baby calves born in captivity.

Next Spice Garden Just 25 km from the hill capital of Kandy, the Mawanella spice gardens are among the best on the island. Gardens are open to visitors, a delightful place to stroll in fragrant greenery and learn about nutmeg, pepper vines, clove trees and curry, cinnamon and the precious cardamom.

Elephant Ride The Elephant was the limousine, bulldozer, war tank, status symbol, wealth asset and domestic pet in the past is today an element that adds color to pageants or the gentle giant that gives pleasure rides.
The Elephant Safari Pinnawala (at village) has become a highlight event to tourists for its excitement and adventure or even for the "chance of a lifetime" of riding an elephant.

Kandy Kandy was independent up until 1815 although the rest of the island was under the British regime. Finally it was ceded to them by the Chieftains of Kandy who were disappointed over the king’s cruel deeds. Today Kandy is one of the most important cities owing to the presence of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth of the Buddha.

Temple of the Tooth Sri DaladaMaligawa (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 of Buddha.
Then aftre you will be transferred back to the airport.

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