Looking for Sri Lanka tour packages from Qatar? Sri Lanka, the green jewel of the Indian Ocean, a paradise-like island everyone must visit at least once. A place where you can change sights of miles and miles of bone-dry sand for the million shades of green. A nation of people whose roots are reaching millennia ago in history is meeting every visitor with a warm smile and welcoming greeting.
Coming from Qatar you will feel like entering the gardens of Eden. The tranquility of the surrounding nature, serene rolling hills, and hospitality of Sri Lankans will make you forget all your worldly worries and enjoy the experience of one of the most beautiful places in the world.
And we would like to present to you two Sri Lanka packages specially designed after the tastes and interests of guests coming from Qatar. On one of these tours, you will see places that captivate with their natural beauty and splendor of ancient buildings, which enchant and entice visitors to come back.
The sight of these places will nourish your soul and mind, and the local cuisine will nourish your body. Sri Lankan cuisine is known as a blend of the best elements of South Asian cuisines.
As in most of the region, the central spot of cuisine is taken by various styles of curry served with steamed rice. Curries are most often made with chicken, fish or mutton; but also of vegetables, lentils or even fruits.
The long tradition of Buddhism in the island has also shaped its cuisine, and many elaborate and complex vegetarian dishes are characteristic of it. Many of these dishes are of such quality that they will not only nourish your body but also your soul.
Sri Lanka Tour Package From Qatar – Option 1
5 Days Sri Lanka Tour Package (Kandy – Nuwara Eliya – Bentota – Colombo)
Our 5 Days Sri Lanka tour package is consisting of visiting some of the most essential places in Sri Lanka. Embrace on the journey of sights and places that will bring in you the sense of amazement and wonder, and experience the Sri Lanka in its full glory.
Start your journey through Sri Lanka in one of the former royal capitals of Sinhalese civilization Kandy. A city which is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the splendor of Royal Palace complex, part of which is the Temple of the Tooth Relic.
Just a short walk from the Temple of the Tooth is Udawattakele Forest Sanctuary, a 103 hectares of ancient forest where you can have an afternoon stroll and enjoy the merry song and chirping of more than 80 different bird species that call it home.
Another popular attraction is the Royal Botanical Garden. 59 hectares of green paradise which houses more than 4,000 different plant species. Formally established in 1834, it is renowned for the collection of orchids.
High above the clouds, at 1,868 meters of altitude, surrounded by lush green hills is the city of Nuwara Eliya. Its temperate climate has made it one of the most important tea-production regions of Sri Lanka.
Here you can have a cup of some of the best tea in the world while enjoying the view of verdant green hillsides covered by tea plantations. Surrounded by many waterfalls Nuwara Eliya is one of the most popular spots for trekking.
Nearby Horton Plains National Park is the most visited area due to a 1,050 meters tall sheer precipice known as the World’s End. In this park, you can also see large herds of majestic sambar deer roaming and grazing.
On the western shore of Sri Lanka is a resort town of Bentota. Known as the water-sports capital of Sri Lanka it is a very popular place for thrill-seekers. Jet-skiing, mono-skiing, wakeboarding, banana boat rides, canoeing, and many other activities on the water are what you can find here.
The nearby Madu Ganga River is very popular for river safaris. Boat cruises through the shady mangroves and islands that dot the river are the best way to explore this paradise of the river ecosystem.
The largest city of Sri Lanka and usually a place left for the end of the journey. The city which connects the ancient roots of Sri Lanka, with colonial past and modern times. It is home to the National Museum of Colombo, which houses the collection of artifacts dating from prehistoric to modern times.
Here you can see the artworks of extraordinary beauty, but also the regalia of the last kings of Sri Lanka. But a visit to Colombo must not pass without visiting the most famous of its neighborhoods, the Pettah.
World-famous for its colorful bustling streets and astonishing floating markets. Here is also located Jami Ul-Alfar mosque, with the bright red and white striped facade it is one of the most recognizable buildings in the Pettah.
Constructed in 1909, it is one of the oldest mosques in Colombo, and today it is one of the central places of the local Muslim community.
Sri Lanka Tour Package From Qatar – Option 2
7 Days Sri Lanka Package (Kandy – Sigiriya – Nuwara Eliya – Unawatuna – Colombo)
Choose our 7 days Sri Lanka package which doesn’t include Bentota, as the 5 days package does, instead you will visit Sigiriya and Unawatuna.
In addition to Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, and Colombo; visit these two places from a very different times, an ancient fortress and party-loving beach separated by 1,500 years of history, but geographically just 222 kilometers apart.
Deep in the central regions of Sri Lanka is the ancient fortress of Sigiriya. Built on the 200 meters rock, which dominates above the surrounding wooded plains, in the 5th century AD. The gates of the citadel on top of the rock are straddled by a pair of gigantic lion paws, which are the remains of a guardian statue that once existed.
The most prominent feature of the ancient city that surrounds the fortress is the water gardens, an elaborate system of pools and basins, interconnected by the underground system of which many parts are functional to this day.
Check our guide on how to get from Colombo airport to Sigiriya if your visiting Sigiriya.
On the south shore of Sri Lanka is the town of Unawatuna, which has the appearance as if someone has accidentally dropped it in the forest. It is a very popular spot for scuba diving, with more than 20 shipwrecks in the bay.
Its eponymous Unawatuna beach is known for the parties during the night. But if you are looking for a more laid back beach experience, Jungle Beach is a place for you.
This secluded beach, which overlooks the city of Galle and Galle Fort, is accessible only by a footpath meandering through a wooded area with a thick canopy. Secluded and lined by thick jungle, it is the best place to forget that the rest of the world exists.
Wants to know how to get there? Check our guide on how to get from Colombo airport to Unawatuna.
Sri Lanka, the emerald island of the Indian Ocean, is one of the places everyone should visit. And after you visit it for the first time, you will have the desire to return to it again and again.
In Sri Lanka, you will find serenity, beauty, and relaxation. The lush green nature, the warm welcoming people, long history and rich culture, and the exquisite cuisine will nourish your soul and your body.
From beautiful white sand beaches lined with palm trees, over the ancient cities testifying the passage of times, all the way to the lush green hills above the clouds, you can explore the sights and places that are enchanting visitors since the dawn of time.