HIGHTLIGHTS OF SRI LANKA

Updated On : 28/12/2018

(02N Sigiriya/01N Kandy/01N Nuwara Eliya/02N Bentota/01N Colombo)

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Starting point: Katunayake
Ending point: Katunayake
No. of Adults: 2
No. of Kids: 0
Package Type: Standred Trip
Valid Upto: 30/04/2019
Inclusions
Transportation in an A/C vehicles .
English Speaking Chauffeur Guide .
Sightseeing as per Itinerary.
All currently applicable taxes.
Standard check-in time 14.00 / check-out 11.00
Exclusions
International flight tickets.
Entrance fee as per itinerary.
Any extra meals, not stated in the itinerary .
Compulsory & Peak Supplements.
Personal Travel Insurance, visa etc.
Kandy Activities
  • Elephant Orphange

    The orphanage was established to feed, nurse and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. Young elephants sometimes fall into pits and ravines in their quest for water during drought period. Other orphans have been displaced from their wild habitat by development projects or have been found abandoned before weaning, diseased or wounded.[2] There are 48 mahouts (handlers) who take care of the elephants. The female and young elephants in Pinnawala range freely as a herd during the day in an area of a few acres. They are herded about .5 km (0.31 mi) twice a day to drink and be bathed in the river. At night, the females are individually chained in stalls. Adult males do some light work such as transporting feed. They are chained and managed individually. Calves born in Pinnawala are not bottle fed, but a few from ETH are kept at Pinnawala and bottle fed as a tourist attraction.[
  • Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

    Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha.
  • Royal Botanical Garden

    Refreshing experience of visiting royal Botanical Gardens, renowned for its collection of Orchids.
  • Kandy city tour

    Kandy, more popularly known as the hill capital of Sri Lanka, is an attractive tourist destination. Its history dates back to the 15th century, when it was the last royal capital of the country. The city is 115km from Colombo and is the second biggest city in Sri Lanka. Kandy has an abundance of culture around it; the Temple of the Tooth being the most popular attraction. The centre of the city is situated in a valley which is elevated at 600m above sea level. Kandy Lake is an artificial creation by one of the past rulers and today, it is a scenic centre piece of the town. Also, home to an international cricket stadium, Kandy brings in thousands of cricket fans. Sports, religion, history and culture, Kandy has it all! A Day tour of Kandy should not be missed out on your tour of Sri Lanka.
  • cultural show

    Sri Lanka, a country rich with culture & tradition offers a very vibrant and unique show of Sri Lankan traditional dances, in the form of Kandy cultural show. The beat a dancing vibrant expression of low country rhythm, Fire and Harvest dances accompanied by Ceremonial Drums and the Drum Orchestra rising and falling to the lively tempo. As many as 12 different folk and traditional dances are performed by Kandy lake club dance troop within the span of one hour.
  • Tooth Temple

    Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site mainly due to the temple.
INCLUDED ACTIVITY
  • Elephant Orphange
  • Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
  • Royal Botanical Garden
Bentota Activities
  • White Water Rafting

    Experience White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. The distance covered is around 5 KMs.
  • Madu River Boat Ride & Turtle Hatchery.

    Boat safari along the Madu River is a relaxing trip with plenty of interesting stops. You pass dozens of islets forested with mangroves and can appreciate the timeless natural rhythms of rural life. You cruise in a canopied, outboard motor powered boat. You can see prawn farming and traditional fishing techniques in action & abundance of wildlife including water monitors, wild monkeys, lizards and many birds such as Kingfisher, Hawk Eagle and Comarans. This hatchery is located 5 Km north of Balapitiya . These turtle hatcheries were constructed to rescue and protect turtle eggs because of the rapidly declining numbers of marine turtle in Sri Lankan shores. Marine turtle eggs are purchased from the fisherman and re-buried along the beach and left there for 48 days allowing the eggs ample time to hatch. Thereafter the baby turtles are collected from the beach and kept in tanks for 2-3 days, and released into the ocean to fend off for themselves. The few female turtles that survive will return to their natal shores after ten years to lay their own eggs.Visitors to the hatchery could release baby turtles into the ocean at night; they could also take a glimpse at two very rare albino turtles that are kept at the sea turtle project for conservation .
  • Kande Viharaya

    the Kande Viharaya is a great place to gobble up some history while observing local life. A pioneer centre for Buddhist education in Sri Lanka.it is very famous place here you can utilize your time with fun.Kande Viharaya has a number of ancient sculptures, statues and colorful frescoes dating back to the Kandyan era (15th-19th century).
  • the Galle Dutch Fort

    the Galle Dutch Fort very famous place in bentota.About 50 kms south of Bentota is the Galle Dutch Fort, a centuries-old fortification that has been beautifully preserved. the galle dutch fort is more beautiful place where you can spend the time and click beautiful picture.
  • Kande Vihare Temple

    Cinnamon Island is a popular attraction close to Bentota. It is an age old cinnamon plantation set on an island which has been run by a single family for generations. Here you can learn about the processing of cinnamon for its various uses, and a tour of the island is highly recommended while travelling to Bentota.
  • Sri Kalyanarama Maha Viharaya

    Located in Kaluwamodera, this temple is renowned for the ancient marble effigy of Lord Buddha. The statue of Buddha, which is well over a hundred years old and measures almost six feet is said to have come from Burma.
INCLUDED ACTIVITY
  • White Water Rafting
Colombo Activities
  • Colombo Half Day City Tour

    Sri Lanka's capital, biggest city and major port has its supporters and detractors. We will pick you up from your hotel in the morning or afternoon. Tour will begin from the Fort area of Colombo which has been a fort during the times of Portuguese and Dutch. We will drive through the commercial areas and drive past Pettah, a colorful Oriental bazaar with a mix of people, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques and temples. You have a chance to see a Hindu Temple, Buddhist Temple and a Mosque of Colombo. Continue your tour to see the Wolfendhal Dutch Church, Hulfts dorp Law Courts as driving along the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens. We will also visit the Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall before returning to the hotel.
  • Shopping experiance in Colombo

    Perfect place to end your tour and when you are tired of visiting attractions, you can simply let yourself lose on fantastic shopping options available all around. Anyway please refer our safe shopping leaflet to make yourself home on the whole experience.
  • Galle Full Day Excursion

    Galle is a city situated on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka, 119 km from Colombo. Galle is the capital city of Southern Province of Sri Lanka and it lies in Galle District. We will pick you up from your hotel in the morning by 09:00am and leave for Galle. On our way to Galle we'll drive across the new Southern Express Highway. Our first stop will be a visit to the Galle Fort (spanning 90 acres) which was originally built by the Portuguese and later extended by the Dutch in 1663. This is also a World Heritage Site. A Lunch stop at Galle will be made available according to your need & time (Lunch is optional). On our way back to Colombo, visit a mask factory in the town of Ambalangoda which is famous for traditional hand carved masks & hand painted puppets. Visit the Turtle hatchery in Kosgoda which is being operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. Several species of turtles, especially the endangered hawksbill are protected here. Thereafter proceed to Colombo.
  • National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka

    National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka (also called Colombo Zoo or Dehiwala Zoo) is a zoological garden in Dehiwala, Sri Lanka, founded in 1936. Its sprawling areas are host to a variety of animals and birds. The zoo exhibits animals but also places an emphasis on animal conservation and welfare, and education. The zoo has 3000 animals and 350 species.
  • Udawalawe jeep safari

    A visit to the city of Monaragala in the Uva Province of Sri Lanka will bring you to the Udawalawe National Park. This park is the third most visited park in all of Sri Lanka and presents visitors with a fusion of flora and fauna. Herds of elephants, buffalos, deer and leopards are what you are destined to see on your day tour of the Udawalawe Jeep Safari. The park is located at the center of the Udawalawe reservoir, which allows for marshes, grasslands and forests. Being a representation of many of the East African National parks, Udawalawe Park owns 12 species of amphibians, 33 species of resptiles, 43 types of mammals, 21 kinds of fish and 184 varieties of birds.
  • National Museum

    the National Museum is an important tourist attraction in Colombo which houses the regalia of Sri Lanka. it is a largest museum in the country it is Established by Sir William Henry in 1877.
INCLUDED ACTIVITY
  • Colombo Half Day City Tour
  • Shopping experiance in Colombo
Nuwara Eliya Activities
  • Seeta Amman Temple

    This place is believed to be the site where Sita was held captive by (Vikram) king Ravana, and where she prayed daily for Rama to come and rescue her in the Hindu epic, Ramayana
  • Yala National Park

    Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka, bordering the Indian Ocean. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public, and also adjoining parks. The blocks have individual names such as, Ruhuna National Park (block 1) and Kumana National Park or 'Yala East' for the adjoining area. It is situated in the southeast region of the country, and lies in Southern Province and Uva Province. The park covers 979 square kilometres (378 sq mi) and is located about 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Colombo. Yala was designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1900, and, along with Wilpattuwas one of the first two national parks in Sri Lanka, having been designated in 1938. The park is best known for its variety of wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan elephants, Sri Lankan leopards and aquatic birds. There are six national parks and three wildlife sanctuaries in the vicinity of Yala. Among the largest is Lunugamvehera National Park. The park is situated in the dry semi-arid climatic region and rain is received mainly during the northeast monsoon. Yala hosts a variety of ecosystems ranging from moist monsoon forests to freshwater and marine wetlands.
  • Hakgala Botanical Gardens

    The Hakgala Botanical Gardens is the second largest botanic garden in Sri Lanka and is located in a scenic part of Nuwara Eliya along the Badulla Road. Steeped in legend, often cloaked in a soft mist and always filled with colour and fragrance is the Hakgala Botanical Gardens, located around 10kms southeast of Nuwara Eliya. Tours to the gardens are a popular activity if holidaying in Nuwara Eliya, and while the Gardens are open year-round, the best time to visit and enjoy the beautiful blooms are from April to August, during the relatively dry and warmer period of year.
  • Laxapana Falls

    one of Sri Lanka’s most famous waterfalls, and perhaps the one that has proven the most useful in terms of generating power to the country, the Lakshapana waterfall is located in Nuwara Eliya district in the country’s mountainous region. The Laxapana Falls falls are 129m high and rise from the Laxapana estate and plunges into the Maskeliya Oya via Maoussakelle. The waters of this mountainous river are fast moving, rushing over huge boulders and rocks, gurgling across a multitude of small streams around the mountains before emerging as an awe-inspiring waterfall, especially during the monsoon season when the rivers are swollen and full.
  • Devon Falls

    The Devon waterfall, located in Talawakelle in the Nuwara Eliya district is one of Sri Lanka’s most distinctive waterfalls. The waterfall drops for a sheer 97m of cascading water, and thereafter flows in three continuous tiers, making it waterfall after waterfall. It’s a beautiful and amazing sight. And its one of a pair of waterfalls – a few meters away is the St. Clair waterfall, which together provides one of the most breathtaking waterfall sights in Sri Lanka to any visitor. Tour groups invariably stop and gaze in rapture from the look out point in Talawakelle, across a deep tree-filled gorge into which the water from the two falls flow and disappear. This is perhaps the only place in Sri Lanka where you can view two magnificent waterfalls, each distinctly different, from the same vantage point.
  • The Ceylon Breweries

    The brewing of beer was started in Nuwara Eliya by Sir Samuel Baker in 1881 at Lover’s Leap. It is an interesting visit, for the brewery is one of the finest in the island. It’s been in business since 1884.
INCLUDED ACTIVITY
  • Seeta Amman Temple
Sigiriya Activities
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress

    Climbing to the top of the rock fortress is not for the faintest of hearts, though it really a great experience. Need average fitness and should not have the fear of heights.
  • Dambulla Cave Temple

    Visit Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site. You may have dress appropriately as required by the entry into the religious places.
  • Polonnaruwa Ancient City and Minneriya Safari

    Set out for a full day historical and wildlife tour that covers the Polonnaruwa UNESCO world heritage site and Minneriya National Park. You will cycle to explore the ancient kingdom of Polonnaruwa - The well-preserved 12th century ruins, followed by a three-hour private jeep safari to witness the elephant gathering in Minneriya National Park. Watch as these huge animals drink, play and snack on the green, lush grasses that have been exposed by the receding water.
INCLUDED ACTIVITY
  • Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Dambulla Cave Temple
Kandy HOTELS
Meal Plan at Hotel: Bed & Breakfast
Room Category: STD
No. of Rooms:1
Honeymoon inclusion: No
Hotel Activities: NO

Senani Hotel

Thilanka Kandy

Mahaweli Reach Kandy

Amaya Hills Hotel

Cinnamon Citadel

Earl's Regency

INCLUDED HOTEL
  • Senani Hotel
Bentota HOTELS
Meal Plan at Hotel: Bed & Breakfast
Room Category: STD
No. of Rooms:1
Honeymoon inclusion: No
Hotel Activities: NO

Coco Royal Beach

Panchi Villa

Lagoon Bentota

Royal Palms Beach Hotel

Centara Ceysands Resort And Spa

The Blue Water Wadduwa

INCLUDED HOTEL
  • Coco Royal Beach
Colombo HOTELS
Meal Plan at Hotel: Bed & Breakfast
Room Category: STD
No. of Rooms:1
Honeymoon inclusion: No
Hotel Activities: NO

GSH Colombo

Renuka City Hotel

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

Peacock Beach Hotel

Pearl Grand Hotel

Concord Grand Hotel

INCLUDED HOTEL
  • GSH Colombo
Nuwara Eliya HOTELS
Meal Plan at Hotel: Bed & Breakfast
Room Category: STD
No. of Rooms:1
Honeymoon inclusion: No
Hotel Activities: NO

Oak Ray Tea Bush

Grand Hotel

St. Andrew's Hotel

Heritance Tea Factory

Amaya Langdale

Glendower Hotel

INCLUDED HOTEL
  • Oak Ray Tea Bush
Sigiriya HOTELS
Meal Plan at Hotel: Bed & Breakfast
Room Category: STD
No. of Rooms:1
Honeymoon inclusion: No
Hotel Activities: NO

Palwehera Village resort

Cinnamon Lodge

Aliya Resort & Spa

Jetwing Vil Uyana

Cassandra Culture Resort

Fresco Water Villa

INCLUDED HOTEL
  • Palwehera Village resort
Transportation
Vehicle: AC
Sharing Type: SIC
Flights: NO
Airport/Station Pick/Drop: YES
Itinerary Plan
Day 1 : Airport to Sigiriya via Pinnawala

Arrive at Bandaranayake International Airport Katunayake. Our representative meets you at the Airport and assists you with the transfer. Heading to Sigiriya, You will visit Pinnawala elephant orphanage en-route. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage Visit Pinnawala elephant orphanage en-route where orphan elephants are kept in a safe open environment. An option of visiting adjoining zoo if you are interested in the different types of animals. Overnight stay in Sigiriya On arrival at the hotel, check in and relax gearing up yourself for the adventure next day.


Day 2 : Sigiriya Rock Fortress & Cave Temple

Visit two UNESCO World heritage sites in a single day. Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Dambulla Cave Temple are true ancient engineering marvels, must visit places in tour itinerary. Later on embark yourself on a mini stroll down the city getting a glimpse of the local life. Back to the hotel after would be an exciting day for a relaxing evening. Sigiriya Rock Fortress Climbing to the top of the rock fortress is not for the faintest of hearts, though it really a great experience. Need average fitness and should not have the fear of heights. Dambulla Cave Temple Visit Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site. You may have dress appropriately as required by the entry into the religious places.


Day 3 : Cultural Capital Kandy

Leave for Kandy, the cultural capital of Sri Lanka. Visit the temple of the tooth, the most sacred Buddhist temple of the country. Spice garden and a gem museum will be a great way to experience Sri Lanka's best gifts to the world. Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Royal Botanical Garden Refreshing experience of visiting royal Botanical Gardens, renowned for its collection of Orchids.


Day 4 : Nuwara Eliya - The Tea Country

Heads off to the legendary tea country Nuwara Eliya in highlands, where you can recharge your batteries with amazing sceneries and a lung full of fresh air in cool and refreshing climate. Experience tea museum and learn the process of the famous Ceylon tea production. Nuwara Eliya experiance Stroll down one of the most picturesque towns of the country often dubbed as little England. Visit well-maintained parks and take a walk in beautiful walkways. Seeta Amman Temple This place is believed to be the site where Sita was held captive by (Vikram) king Ravana, and where she prayed daily for Rama to come and rescue her in the Hindu epic, Ramayana


Day 5 : Nuwara Eliya to Bentota

Last leg of the tour and the last destination before departure. Leave towards resort town Bentota to enjoy two of the best commodities Sri Lanka blessed with in abundant, Sun and Beach with opportunity for many water sports activities in the area in case you feel adventurous. Experience White Water Rafting Experience White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. The distance covered is around 5 KMs. Water Sports in Bentota Snorkeling and Diving, Banana boat & Tube rides , Wind Surfing, Jet Ski, Water Skiing


Day 6 : Bentota

Day is fee. or you can take a optional activities.


Day 7 : Commercial Capital Colombo

The last leg of your tour you will be visiting the commercial capital of the country, Colombo, a thriving metropolis and home to as much as over a million people. There are many attractions in the city and many dining options. Colombo City Tour Colombo Lighthouse, Galle Face Promenade with cannons of World War II, South Expansion of the Colombo Harbour, York Street with remnants of British Colonial Architecture, National Museum, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Vihara Mahadevi Park, Colombo Town Hall, and many more historical and important landmarks and places that make an interesting tapestry of the life within the city limits of Colombo Shopping experiance in Colombo Perfect place to end your tour and when you are tired of visiting attractions, you can simply let yourself lose on fantastic shopping options available all around. Anyway please refer our safe shopping leaflet to make yourself home on the whole experience.


Day 8 : Departure

After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the Bandaranaike International Airport (Katunayake) for your departure.Special arrangements can be made for late flights when you request in advance. Please note that this could be subject to a small additional fee based on the circumstances.


Please Note
Cost is per person on two sharing basis.
Above rates are not valid during any major event and exhibition.
Above rates and dates are subject to change without prior notice.
Above rate would not club with any other promotion.
Child age will be considered as per hotel child policy so kindly confirm with our sales team before committing.
CANCELLATION / REFUND POLICY
  1. Date of booking to 30 days the cancellation charges will be 25% of the tour cost.
  2. 30 to 15 days - the cancellation charges will be 50% of the tour cost.
  3. 15 to 7 days - the cancellation charges will be 75% of the tour cost.
  4. Less than 7 days - Total amount will be forfeited and no refund shall be given.
  5. No show - Total amount will be forfeited and no refund shall be given.

Cancellation Policy is subject to change. It's purely depends upon the cancellation policy of respective hotels. In Peak seasons, Some hotels may charge 100% cancellation. Refunds normally take 10 working days after the cancellation request has been raised & transferred electronically to your bank account.

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