Explore Sri Lanka

Explore the miracle island of Sri Lanka Price 

DAY 01

On arrival to Colombo  International Airport & transfer guests to Sigiriya.

En-route visit to Pinnawala and visit the elephant orphanage in Pinnawala. This orphanage is the home for about 60 elephants, out of which some are baby elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. They are being cared, fed and trained by the wild life officials . The best time to visit is during the feeding times, when one will have the opportunity of seeing the baby elephants being bottle-fed. Also could accompany the elephants to a river close-by and see them having their daily bath.

Check in at hotel – Evening climb the Sigiriya Rock fortress

Sigiriya – Ancient glory dazzles at Sigiriya (166Km from Colombo) 08th wonder of the world Sigiriya is home to the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the fortress. Within its triplemoated defence the huge rock rises almost to a sheer height of 500 ft. on its summit are the foundations of what was once a greet and sumptuous palace and gardens complete with swimming pool. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of life sized damsels in all the freshness and delicacy of their original colour.(UNESCO-World Heritage site)

Overnight: Hotel in Habarana / Sigiriya

DAY 02

While visiting of  the Dambulla Rock Temple. Climb up to the temple, which was donated by king Walagambahu in the 1st century BC to Buddhist monks. Dambulla is a World Heritage site and is the most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave temples. The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. metres of painted walls and the ceiling is the largest area of paintings found in the world. These caves contain over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock spanning 14 meters. The largest antique painted surface in the World (UNESCO-World Heritage site)  149Km from Colombo and 16Km west of Sigiriya

Overnight: Hotel in Habarana / Sigiriya / Dambulla

DAY 03

After having breakfast proceed to Kandy. En-route visit a spice garden in Matale to see the different kind of spices, which Sri Lanka is famous for. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. In the afternoon do a city tour of Kandy. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, and is a World Heritage Site and hill capital . it is 115 Km from Colombo The name Kandy conjures visions of Splendour and magnificence. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and Bazaar, the arts & crafts Centre and a gem museum and a lapidary. In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing.

Overnight: Hotel in Kandy

DAY 04

After the breakfast visit the Peradeniya 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. And this is one of most beautiful place in Kandy

Overnight: Hotel in Kandy

DAY 05

After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. You will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. On the way to Nuwara  Eliya is really attractive and it goes through mountains ,tunnels plantations

Overnight stay: Hotel in Nuwara Eliya

DAY 06

After having breakfast proceed to leave for Yala. YALA National Park is 188 miles from Colombo along the south costal high way situated to the east of Kirinda. It is 500 square – miles expanse of forest Yala is the most popular park with a vast array of animals including deer, Peacock, elephant, wild buffalo and the lucky visitors may get to see a leopard or bear. There are self- catering bungalows in the park, which can be used, but bookings must be made well in advance for availability. Camping can also be organized.

P.M visit the Yala National Park

Overnight: Hotel in Yala

DAY 07

After Breakfast proceed to Beach Hotel Thereafter proceed to Bentota

Overnight: Hotel in Bentota

 DAY 08

Day at leisure at the beach hotel on bed & breakfast basis. The prime beach resorts of the  south are Bentota (a major resort complex on a scenic watersmeet of sea and river)

Overnight: Hotel in Bentota

DAY 09

After having breakfast transfer to Colombo. (Afternoon City Tour of Colombo) driving through the Commercial area of the Fort because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a Fort at this point. And when we go further you will find Pettah– a noisy Oriental bazaar with a hotchpotch of Humanity, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques & temples. You will drive past and view a Hindu temple, Jumi-UL Alfar Jumma Mosque, Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Hultsdorf Law courts, and the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens, Independence Square and Bandaranayke Memorial International Conference Hall. Also shopping tour of Colombo including a visit to a departmental store ODEL, which has internationally Recognized “Designer” brands of clothing at reasonable prices.

Overnight: Hotel in Colombo/ Katunayake

DAY 10

After breakfast proceed to the airport in time to connect with the flight for departure.

… End of Tour…

Explore  Sri Lanka Price – 10 Days / 09 Nights – US$ 715 (Double Sharing)

Cost includes:

  • Accommodation (in standard rooms) on BB basis.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle (Car/Micro Van) throughout tour.
  • Services of an English Speaking chauffeur guide for group’s up to 6 pax and for groups above 7 pax, an English-speaking Guide will be provided and cost will be given on request.
  • Service Charges and Taxes.

Cost excludes:

  • Cost for lunch & dinner.
  • Any other services not specified above.
  • Entrance fees specified in the itinerary.

 

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