Direction centers it historical (Colombo/Sigiriya)
Footprint of Buddhism (Sigiriya/Aukana/Ritigala/Sigiriya)
Road for theancien site of Aukana and his huge Buddha standing sharpened directly in the rock, Sinhalese architectural marvel.Continuance for the neglected site of Ritigala and visits of the ruins of ancien buddhist monastery, constructed in 2nd century in the forest with side of hill.
Ancient capitals (Sigiriya/Polonnaruwa/Sigiriya)
Discovered by the famous rock of Sigiriya, huge pestle flown of the lowland where the king Kasyapa decided establish his residence. Under a rocky overhang of the west face, the wall is adorned with the famous frescoes of the young ladies of Sigiriya.Excursion in Polonnaruwa (possibility of visiting the site with bike), and visit of the archeological museum of capital medieval where sleeps in peace of of stone in the middle of gardens interspersed with basins.
Here they venerate Buddha (Sigiriya/Kandy)
Road for gardens spices of Matale, which give in the traditional kitchen of the island its tastes and his perfumes. Continuance for Kandy and show of traditional dances, then visit of the famous temple of the Tooth, Dalada Maligawa. They venerate there fervently a tooth of Buddha protected by a reliquary, and the temple accepts the offertories of hundred of pilgrims and visitors every day.
Royal gardens and precious stones(Kandy/Peradenya/Kandy)
Promenade in the jardin splendid botany of Peradeniya, which schelter an amazing one rare kinds, fougères scheme , breadfruits and orchids. Discovery of workshopsw trade and jewellery-making where work jewel and styluses.
Colonial nostalgia (Kandy/Nuwara Eliya/Kandy - train)
A day imprinted by nsotalgie in the discovery of Tea country. Departure for an itinerary by local train at the station of Nawalapitiya, opportunity of immersion in Sinhalese life, throughout villages and crossed gardens.Continuance by the road towards the station of altitude of Nuwara Eliya, across hills covered with tea plants and intersected with waterfalls edged with huge brackens. Walk on streets edged with cottages of this spa located in 2110 m of altitude which kept its colonial atmosphere. Visit a planting and factory of tea where you will be able to savour the tea of Ceylon. Go to Kandy.
Our friends the elephants (Kandy/Colombo/Minuwangoda)
En sorts for mailing for Try, having discovered first Pinnewela orphanage.