02 night at Swiss Residence – Kandy
01 night at Horton towers – NuwaraEliya
01 night at habitat Hotel – Bentota
01 night at Ocean suite edge Hotel – Colombo
Price per person sharing DBL – INR 30650/-
( Minimum of 2 pax travelling together )
Complimentary Cultural dance show in Kandy
*** Rates are valid only for the Indian Passport Holders only***
Day Wise Program :
Arrival and transfer to Kandy. En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
Overnight stay at – Kandy
Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage – set amongst the verdant hills of Kegalle is a unique orphanage, where the tiny tots weigh 60 kg or more. This is the Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage, the world’s first and only elephant orphanage established to feed, nurse and house young elephants lost or abandoned by their mothers. Other occupants are elephants displaced from their natural environs by development projects or those found wounded. Visitors could see the baby elephants being fed milk from gigantic feeding bottles or bathed in the river which flows nearby – an unforgettable sight! Established in 1975, by the Wildlife Department and National Zoological gardens which subsequently led to a breeding programme through which more than twenty five elephants have been born since 1984.
After breakfast do a city tour including temple of the tooth relic / Gem museum/ botanical garden + gem shop In the evening witness the cultural dance show.
Overnight stay at – Kandy
Royal Botanical Gardens –This botanical garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers
Kandy – a lovely exotic city, the Hill Capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which retains an aura of grandeur, time has not affected. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its centre, it is the site of the renowned temple that enshrines the Tooth Relic of the Buddha and the Royal Botanical gardens – home to one of the world’s best collections of Orchids. A cultural sanctuary where many legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive, Kandy and its satellite villages are the centre of the islands handicraft industry (items of wood, brass & silver) exquisite silver or gold jewellery and precious gems of many varieties including the world’s best blue and star sapphires. The highlight of the city’s calendar is the EsalaPerahera, when a replica of the casket enclosing the Tooth is taken in procession for ten glittering nights in July/August by exotically costumed dancers, drummers and approximately 100 Elephants.
Day 03 –
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed NuwaraEliya en route visit Ramboda hanuman temple &Ramboda water fall.
Then do a city tour in NuwaraEliyaincluding tea plantation & tea factory.
Overnight stay at the Hotel – NuwaraEliya.
Tea Plantation –visit a tea plantation and a tea factory where one the best teas in the world is produced. You will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea and also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory.
NuwaraEliya – Sri Lanka’s premier hill resort with a fine bracing mountain climate, NuwaraEliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea country, producing some of the world’s best tea. The mountain slopes and valleys are a carpet of velvety green tea plantations, interspersed with gushing streams and tumbling waterfalls. Red or green roofed plantation bungalows, English country style homes and hotels with lovely flower gardens, a fine 18 hole golf course and a racecourse gives NuwaraEliya a decidedly British character.
After Breakfast proceeds to Bentota, en route visit Turtle Hatchery Farm in Kosgoda. Then do a Madu river boat ride.
Optional – do water sports
Overnight stay at -Bentota
Bentota – situated on the south west coast, at the confluence of the sea and the Bentota river, the sun drenched location and its golden, palm-fringed beaches which border the warm, sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean made it a natural choice for development as the first tourist resort. Today it is known in Sri Lanka’s global tourist markets as a highly attractive holiday resort with a wide and varied choice of distinctive hotels to suit every taste and purse. Bentota has a complete range of tourist facilities, great seafood and very popular water sports centres which provide boating, water skiing, jet skiing, snorkelling and wind surfingwhich provide boating, water skiing, jet skiing, snorkelling and wind surfing.
Madu River –which flows across Balapitiya (approx 80kms down south from Colombo) is one of the rarely visited and unspoiled attractions any nature lover can find in Sri Lanka. She boasts of having a cluster of 64 small islands scattered along her path and the most of which are uninhabited and covered with mangroves. The smallest islet of the lot is called “SathaPahaDoowa” where there is a tiny shrine with a statue built in respect of the gods of Kataragama (Katharagama). According to folklore this islet had been purchased for five cents but some say the name has derived due to its shape of the five cent coin. Madu is certainly a placid and memorable place of interest to any nature lover who longs to witness mesmerizing landscape of the nature. But over thrilled visitors are forewarned! – Madu River is also a known den for crocodiles.
After breakfast proceed to Colombo, do a city tour of Colombo.
Overnight stay at – Colombo
Colombo – like many capital cities in developing countries Colombo is fast changing its face. almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood, yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. A 100-year-old clock tower and several British built, colonial buildings are still to be seen in the city. The Pettah bazaar – where one can shop for bargains, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Colombo museum, the Bandaranaike memorial international conference hall – an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the people’s republic of china, the new parliament in Sri Jayawardenapura and the folk art center are some of the places of interest that one can visit to.
After breakfast proceed to airport for departure.
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The above price is inclusive of
- Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar
- Daily Breakfast at Hotel
- Transportation in a private air conditioned vehicle.
- Service of an English speaking chauffer.
- City tour of Colombo.
- City tour of Kandy/ Bentota/ NuwaraEliya.
- Airport transfers.
- Government Tax (VAT 15%).
The Price is Exclusive of
- Entrance Fee to any sites.
- Toll charges.
- Tips to Guides / Chauffeurs.
- Any fluctuations in the dollar component will affect the costing.
- Lunch, Dinner or any extra meal not mentioned on the above program during the tour.
- Early check in or late checkout charges.
- Camera or Video permits.
- Expenses of a personal nature.
- Any service not specifically mentioned in the inclusion.
- Any increase of cost due to political disturbance / bandh or increase in tax or fuel cost, leading to increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure or while touring.