Please let me know you thoughts on below itinerary - I will be traveling with 3 kids ages 8,9 and 15.
On arrival from airport drive to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and proceed to Sigiriya and check into hotel.On the following day visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress where King Kasyapa took refugee and proceed to Polonnaruwa world Heritage site also visit a batik factory and check into hotel.
Elephant Backride,Ox cart and canoe boatride.
Early morning drive to Kandy on the way visit a Spice and Herbal Village (free demonstration) and proceed .Visit a Wood carving centre,Gem museum (Free demonstrations) and view the Cultural show in the evening and the Kandy Tooth Temple and check into hotel.Following day visit the Royal Botanical Gardens,Udawatta kale Rainforest and check into hotel.
Drive to Nuwarweliya known as little England and visit a working Tea Factory on the way and view the waterfalls.On the following day visit the Gregorys lake,Victoria Park,Ambewela milk factory and if interested can do trekking at Horton Plains but will require a 4wd jeep to travel to Horton Plains National Park entrance and check into hotel.
Drive to Yala and on the way take a stop at Ella a small town where many tourists take a break and proceed to Tissa and check into a hotel.On the following day engage your self in a Safari game a full day is the best where you could see many animals like leopards,bears,elephants,spotted deers,wild boar,crocodile,water buffalos,varaitiea of birds,monkeys etc and check into hotel.
Drive to Unawatunna and check into hotel.On the following day do whale watching and check into hotel.
Drive to Colombo on the way visit the Galle Fort wich was initially bult by the Portiguese in the 15th century and subsequently destroyed by the dutch and rebuilt again.On the way visit a turtle hatchery,and do island hopping in Balapitiya take a glimpse of Colombo and Check into a hotel near the Colombo airport,
Drive to the Colombo Airport for departure taking back happy memories home