07 nights / 08 days tour in Sri Lanka
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  Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn
7 nights
Flight included

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07 nights / 08 days tour in Sri Lanka

 

DAY 01

    AIRPORT / PINNAWALA / KANDY (120 Kms)

 

Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport. Welcome and assistance, transfer to hotel in  Kandy via Pinnawala.

 

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanagenursery and captive breedingground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village, 13 km (8.1 mi) northwest of Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. Pinnawalla is notable for having the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2011, there were 88 elephants, including 37 males and 51 females from 3 generations, living in Pinnawala.

 

Spice and Herbal Garden you can learn of their medicinal healing properties and how to use them in your day to day needs. Used worldwide in many medicines, the healing powers of spices have been respected from the time of the Pharaohs and Chinese Dynasties, while our herbs are used in Ayurvedic concoctions.

 

Dinner and overnight at  hotel in Kandy.

 

DAY 02

     KANDY

 

After breakfast leave for Kandy city.

 

Kandy city is the Hill Capital of Sri Lanka and was the last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings. It still retains an aura of grandeur which has been unaffected by time. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its center, it is the site of the renowned “Temple of the Tooth” and the Royal Botanical Gardens - home to one of Asia’s best Orchid collections. Kandy and its satellite villages are the center of the island’s handicraft industry and it’s traditional dances are the most lively and spectacular in the country.

Also, explore the Arts & Crafts workshops, Market Places and Bazaar areas

 

Traditional dancing show

The Dance was done during the king’s times as an entertaining show for the kings. However its popularity reduced when the British took over, but now it’s revived and taken on for the stage. The Kandyan Music & the Dresses all are a beauty to watch.

 

Dinner and overnight at  hotel in Kandy.

 

 

DAY 03

     KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA (80 Kms)

 

After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya.

 

Nuwara Eliya is the heart of Sri Lankan hill country, it is the home of the famous Ceylon Tea and the rolling mountains are a carpet of velvety green tea plantations, interspersed with gushing streams and tumbling waterfalls. The salubrious climate, misty glens and the decidedly British character make Nuwara Eliya a must on any Sri Lankan travel industry.

 

Dinner and overnight at  hotel in Nuwara Eliya

  

DAY 04

     NUWARA ELIYA / KITULGALA / BENTOTA (210 Kms)

 

After breakfast leave for Bentota via Kitulgala.

 

St. Clair's Falls is one the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka. It is called the "Little Niagara of Sri Lanka and situated 3 km west of the town of Talawakele on the Hatton-Talawakele Highway in Nuwara Eliya District.

 

 

 Devon Falls, 97 meters in highest, is ranked the 19th highest water fall in Sri Lanka. The stunning waterfall located in Thalawakale, Nuwara Eliya, was named after a successful British Coffee planter called Devon. For a very close view of the falls, access can be gained by passing through a nearby plantation.

 

 

Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. A rain forestry area, which gets two monsoons each year, and is one of the wettest places in Sri Lanka. The Academy Award-winning movie, The Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed on the Kelani River near Kitulgala, although nothing remains now except the concrete foundations for the bridge. Kitulgala is the base for white-water rafting in Sri Lanka.

 

 

Dinner and overnight at  hotel in Bentota.

 

DAY 05     

      BENTOTA / GALLE / BENTOTA ( 54 Kms)

 

Breakfast at Hotel and leave for Galle.

 

 

 

 

 

Galle Fort

The port town of Galle is Sri Lanka's fourth biggest town with 80,000 people. The history of Galle dates back to 1505 when a Portuguese fleet bound for Maldives was blown off course and took shelter in the Galle Harbour. This arrival drastically changed the course of Sri Lankan history. In 1598, the Portuguese built a small fort which was later extended. However, when the Dutch took over in 1640, they destroyed all traces of the Portuguese presence. In 1663, the Dutch built the 36-hectare Fort, which is now a World Heritage Site.

 

Dinner and overnight at  hotel in Bentota.

 

DAY 06

     BENTOTA / COLOMBO (70 Kms)

 

After breakfast leave for Colombo.

 

Colombo city tour

City tour of Colombo including visits to the Residential, Commercial and Bazaar areas – the tour also includes visits to well known Departmental stores such as “House of Fashion” and “ODEL”, which has Internationally recognized “Designer” brands of clothing at an unbelievable price.

 

Dinner and overnight at  hotel in Colombo.

 

DAY 07     

      COLOMBO / AIRPORT (30 Kms)

 

After Breakfast Check out and transfer to Airport for departure.

 

End of the tour

 

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Bar & Drinks

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