Enchanting Sri Lanka
05 Nights / 06 Days
INR 28,696
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka

  • Day 1 : Arrive Colombo - Kandy

    On arrival transfer to Kandy. Enroute visit to Pinnawela. Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage - Started in 1975 to house the abandoned and thewounded, the orphanage has grown to be a big family today. The number of elephants hasincreased to more than 65 now, including baby elephant brought from various parts, as wellas 14 babies born as a result of the captive breeding program. The best time to visit is thefeeding time and the bathing time when the elephant are taken to the river close by. Aunique experience never to be missed. Visit a Spice Garden at Mawanella - and see the luscious Cinnamons, Cardamoms, Pepper plants etc. You can also purchase your requirements of spices. Commence city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Artsand crafts Centre, a Gem museum and a lapidary and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Overnight stay at Kandy.

    Meal : No.


    Day 2 : Visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya

    After breakfast visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya. Sixty Seven hectares of exquisite beauty and botanical treasurers containing more than 4000 species, this is haven not only for Scientists but to every nature lover as well. Proceed for Kandy city tour - Commence city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts and crafts Centre, a Gem museum and a lapidary and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic - ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha's Toothwas brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess' hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka's most prized possession. Gem Museum & Lapidary –Sri Lanka produces the finest quality of gem in the world. We mine semiprecious gems, the sapphires of Sri Lanka, which are very exclusive and comes in shades of blue, red, green, white…act. Be a witness of the cultural show. Kandyan Dance is a dance form that originated in the area called Kandy of the Central hills region in Sri Lanka. But today it has been widespread to other parts of the country. Overnight stay at Kandy.

    Meal : Breakfast.


    Day 3 : Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

    After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya, Enroute Ramboda falls. Next visit tea factories and tea plantation. Nuwara Eliya - The 'Little England' of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coldest places on the island, but is really just like an England spring day although the temperature does drop at night. All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence. Houses are like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions. Tea Factory or Tea Processing Center. There are hundreds of Tea factories in the CentralHighlands, the Uva region and in the Southern parts of Sri Lanka. Some of these factories are situated in breathtakingly beautiful landscape, surrounded by indeed serene green gardens of tea. A casual tourist to this island cannot call his visit complete if he does not pay a visit to some of them. Visitors to any of these Centers are normally treated with typical Sri Lankan courtesy and normal given an educative, guided tour on the various stages of tea manufacturing process. Next visit, Seetha Amman Temple is located approximately 1 kilometer from Hakgala Botanical Garden.The temple is located in the village called "Seetha Eliya". This place is believed to be the place where Sitha held captive by the king Ravana in the Lanka of the epic, Ramayana. Afterwards commence a city tour in Nuwara Eliya.The city was founded by Samuel Baker, the discoverer of Lake Albert and the explorer of the Nile in 1846. Nuwara Eliya's climate lent itself to becoming the prime sanctuary of the British civil servants and planters in Ceylon. Nuwara Eliya, called Little England then, was also a hill country retreat where the British colonialists could immerse in their pastimes such as fox hunting, deer hunting, , polo, golf and cricket. Many of the buildings retain features from the colonial period such as the Queen's Cottage, General's House, Grand Hotel, Galway Forest Lodge, Town Post Office and even new hotels are often built and furnished in the colonial style. Anyone who visits the city can wallow in its nostalgia of bygone days by visiting these landmark buildings. Many private homes still maintain their old English-style lawns and gardens. Optional boat ride on the Gregory's lake or Horseback ride. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

    Meal : Breakfast.


    Day 4 : Nuwara Eliya – Bentota

    After breakfast proceed to Bentota. Enroute visit to White Water Rafting at Kelani River. Kithulgala - Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest, which gets two monsoons each year, and is one of the wettest places in the country.Nevertheless, it comes alive in the first three months of the year, especially in February, the driest month. The Academy Award-winning 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 (and, supposedly, the submerged train cars that plunged into the river in the climactic scene). Kitulgala is also a base for white-water rafting, which starts a few kilometers upstream. Next proceed to Bentota, Leisure at hotel. Overnight stay at Bentota.

    Meal : Breakfast.


    Day 5 : Bentota

    After breakfast proceed to Galle. Boat ride at Madu Ganga River in balabitiya. Madu River - A shallow water body in south-west Sri Lanka, which enters the sea at Balapitiya. The Buddhist Amarapura Nikaya sect had its first Upasampada (higher ordination ceremony) on a fleet of boats anchored upon it in 1803. The Buddhist Kothduwa temple is situated on an isolated island in the lake. Together with the smaller Randombe Lake, to which it is connected by two narrow channels, it forms the Madu Ganga wetland. Its estuary and the many mangrove islets on it constitute a complex coastal wetland ecosystem. In has high ecological, biological and aesthetic significance, being home to 303 species of plants belonging to 95 families and to 248 species of vertebrate animals. It might be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka.The inhabitants of its islets produce peeled cinnamon and cinnamon oil. Next proceed to Galle and commence a city tour in Galle. is considered to be one of Sri Lanka's most historically interesting towns. Built on a premonitory rock in the south of the Island. It was a major port until about 100 years, but today still handles shipping and sailing boats in the natural harbor. Stroll around the Lighthouse and harbor or visit the old town where you can see the traditional lace makers and wood carvers. An Opportunity to purchase some the finest shell-craft souvenirs in the world. Afterwards return to Bentota and visit Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. Overnight stay at Bentota.

    Meal : Breakfast.


    Day 6 : Bentota – Colombo

    After breakfast transfer to Colombo. City tour and shopping in 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 Visit shopping complexes such as ODEL, HOUSE OF FASHION, MAJESTIC CITY. Departure transfer to Colombo airport.

    Meal : Breakfast.



  • Package includes :

    •   05 Overnight accommodation with daily breakfast
    •   Transfers and Transportation on Seat in Coach Basis (Where ever mentioned in the itinerary).
    •   Entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary (Pinnawala / Kandy Temple / Peradeniya / Hakgala / Bentota Turtle farm ).
    •   Return Airport Transfers at all the cities on seat in coach basis.
    •   Sightseeings as mentioned in the itinerary..


    Package Excludes :

    •   Airport Assistance Service.
    •   Separate luggage truck.
    •   International and Domestic Airfares.
    •   Srilanka Visa Fee.
    •   Other meals where not mentioned in the program.
    •   Drinks/water at included lunches and dinners.
    •   Other flights & airport taxes .
    •   Hotel early check in/ Late check out .
    •   Overweight luggage.
    •   Personal expenses.
    •   Travel insurance.
    •   Tips & gratuities.
    •   Optional activities.
    •   Other services not listed in inclusive column.
    •   Government Service Tax 9%.
    •   Rates not valid during peak seasons. Surcharges will be applicable extra.



  • Price Validity : Till 31 March 2017

    Price Starting from INR 28,696/- Per person on twin sharing basis



  • Destination

    Hotel

    Category

    Kandy

    Devon Hotel (Standard Room) or Similar

    3 Star Hotel

    Nuwara Eliya

    Royal Hills (Standard Room) or Similar

    3 Star Hotel

    Bentota

    Induruwa Beach Hotel (Standard Room) or Similar

    3 Star Hotel

    Colombo

    Grand Oriental Hotel (Standard Room) or Similar

    3 Star Hotel



  • Payment Policy :

    •   20% of the total tour cost to be deposited upon commitment of the tour. This deposit is non-refundable.
    •   75% of the total tour cost to be paid 08 weeks prior to arrival date.
    •   100% of the total tour is required 45 days prior departure or within 24 hours of confirmation if travelling within 45 days from departure.

    Cancellation Policy :

    •   10 weeks or more prior to arrival date: 25% deposit.
    •   09 weeks prior to arrival date: 100% of the total tour cost.
    •   Any cancellations must be made in witting.


    Important Notice :

    Visas : Please ensure your passport is valid more than 6 months from the date of return for every country you are visiting. Please also ensure there is sufficient space in your passport to allow for all immigration procedures.

    Kindly note that visa service is not included in our proposal.

    Travel Insurance: The tour price does not include personal insurance. Travelers are highly recommended to purchase Travel Insurance upon commitment of the booking in case of force majeure. Travel Insurance covers such costs as emergency and medical evacuation, hospital fees, property loss, etc which could possibly happen during the trip.