Day 1: Negombo - Yala National Park
Stop At: Yala National Park Sri Lanka
Yala National Park is a huge area of forest, grassland and lagoons bordering the Indian Ocean, in southeast Sri Lanka. It’s home to wildlife such as leopards, elephants and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species. Inland, Sithulpawwa is an ancient Buddhist monastery. Nearby caves contain centuries-old rock paintings. Southwest, Magul Maha Viharaya also has ancient Buddhist ruins. Both are pilgrimage sites.
Duration: 4 hours
Pass By: Negombo Beach, Negombo Sri Lanka
Negombo is a modest beach town located just 10km from Bandaranaike International Airport. With a stash of decent hotels and restaurants to suit all pockets, a friendly local community, an interesting old quarter and a reasonable (though somewhat polluted) beach, Negombo is a much easier place to find your Sri Lankan feet than Colombo.
Pass By: St. Anne's Church, Angurukaramulla, Negombo 22100 Sri Lanka
St.Anne's Church is a really famous church which is located in Palangathure, Negombo. This was built at the end of the 19th century. This church's festival is a really famous festival. It's on the last weekend of June.
Pass By: Angurukaramulla Temple, Temple road, Negombo 22100 Sri Lanka
Admire the 6 m (19.5 ft) tall Buddha statue at Angurukaramulla Temple, before entering to see colorful paintings and sculptures. At the very entrance, you'll see a sculpture of a dragon, which protects the temple from evil spirits. Step inside and you'll find yourself surrounded by ancient murals, paintings, and colorfully adorned deities, especially on the ceiling of the shrine room. The temple tells the stories of the queens and kings who used to rule the country, as well as depicting Buddha’s journey to enlightenment.
Accommodation included: Overnight Stay at 3 star hotel
Day 2: Yala National Park - Kumana National Park- Negombo
Stop At: Kumana National Park, Panama-Kumbukkana Road, Hambantota, Tangalle 32508 Sri Lanka
Kumana National Park in Sri Lanka is renowned for its avifauna, particularly its large flocks of migratory waterfowl and wading birds. The park is 391 kilometres southeast of Colombo on Sri Lanka's southeastern coast. Kumana is contiguous with Yala National Park
Duration: 4 hours
Pass By: Dutch Canal, Custom House Road, Negombo 22100 Sri Lanka
Flowing through the heart of the city, the Dutch Canal once acted as an important transportation and trading route. Today, the long canal still allows transportation, but mostly for tourists looking for a unique way to explore the city. Various tour operators conduct boat tours on the canal, which typically include several stops along the way and end at Negombo Lagoon.
Pass By: St. Sebastian’s Church, Sea St, Negombo 22100 Sri Lanka
The amazing architecture of the Church of St. Sebastian unwittingly attracts the attention of any tourist, especially as it is located very near to the tourist area. High spires and facades look amazing. Before building a large area where the evenings are going to believers during the evening service. Inside is calm and you can relax a bit, sitting on the bench. The window openings on the inside decorated with colorful frescoes, the altar is decorated pretty simply.
Pass By: St. Mary's Church, Main Street, Negombo 22100 Sri Lanka
The St. Mary’s Church, Negombo is a landmark edifice, a Roman Catholic church in the heart of the Negombo town. It is one of the largest cathedrals in the island. The church was built in neoclassicism style with columns and plain walls. Its ceilings are painted with alabaster images of many saints and religious icons. The unique paintings on the life of Christ on the ceiling were done by the N.S. Godamanne, a local painter of Buddhist origin who aided the construction of the church. The beauty of the paintings on the nave. A testator paid the cost of one of the altars, which was imported from Europe.
No accommodation included on this day.