Sri Lanka Miracle Mini Tour
Welcome at Bandaranayke International Airport & transfer guests to Kandy. En route visit Elephant Orphanage at Pinnawala. 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.
Over night stay in Kandy
After breakfast do a city tour of Kandy. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, and is a World Heritage Site and also hill capital (115Km from Colombo). The name Kandy conjures visions of splendour and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. 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.
Kandys fascinating heritage site include the moated turreted and golden roofed temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha
Also 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. Thereafter, proceed to Kandalama. En-route visit the Spice Garden in Matale, to see the different 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.
Overnight: Hotel in Kandy
After breakfast proceed to Colombo. Check in at hotel. Afternoon proceed on a half day City Tour of Colombo driving through the Commercial area of the “Fort” so named, because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a Fort at this point. Drive passed “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. (City tour is for 04 hours only)
Overnight: Hotel in Colombo or Katunayake
After breakfast proceed to the Airport in time to connect with the flight for departure.
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Sri Lanka Mini Tour Price- 04 Days / 03 Nights – US$ 345.00 (Double Sharing)
- 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 for lunch & dinner.
- Any other services not specified above.
- Entrance fees specified in the itinerary.