EXPLORING SRILANKA

Itinerary

Arrival to Colombo international Airport , You will be welcomed warmly by a Tours representative, thereafter you will guided and board on your dedicated A/C Vehicle and transfer to Colombo . Please note: - Transfers on SIC basis

Colombo, the commercial capital city of Sri Lanka, from the busy commercial hub to the tree-lined suburbs. Here, colonial architecture vies with glass skyscrapers and the past comes alive in buildings that have withstood great winds of change.

Overnight stay at Fairview Hotel or similar

You will check-in to the finest star class hotel in Sri Lanka with the best of dinning,

Accommodation and entertainment facilities. This 450 roomed beauty is located facing

the foaming ripples of the Indian Ocean and remains to be one of the best hotels in Sri

Lanka. Step-in to be lost in unearthly cuisines, cosy hideouts, heavenly surrounding and

the best of services, which other hotels in Sri Lanka could not offer. Galadari Hotel Sri

Lanka; one of the finest hotels in Sri Lanka is not only the best place to relax, eat and

indulge, but is also the finest place to celebrate. Come! Delight & breathe the air of

luxury at the heart of Colombo.

Overnight stay at Galadari Hotel or similar

Dinner at Shanmugas Restaurant

After Breakfast pick up at 08.30 AM & proceed to Kandy, En route visit Pinnawala Elephant orphanage, providing a caring home for abandoned and wounded elephants;

Lunch at Pinnalanda Restaurant

After Lunch proceed to Kandy & enjoy a city tour of Kandy – the last kingdom of the Sinhalese, taking in the sights of Upper Lake Drive and the Market Square on the way to pay homage to one of the most sacred religious sites in Sri Lanka. The Temple of the Tooth or Dalada Maligawa is believed to house the ‘tooth relic’ of the Lord Buddha. A walk around the town will let you indulge in some souvenir hunting with intricate treasures in wood, copper, silver, brass, ebony, bronze, ceramics, lacquer work, handlooms, batiks, jewelry and reed-ware to choose from.

05.00-06.00pm: Round off your day with a cultural show, where the vibrant costumes and pulsating rhythms of traditional dance forms from centuries old rituals will enthrall you.

Drawing regal splendour and monarchical charms from an era of kings and queens,

Amaya Hills Kandy, sets the benchmark for stunning hotels in Kandy with breathtaking,

verdant views of the surrounding mountains and the city. Experience a unique, royal

treatment only at Amaya Hills.

Dinner & Overnight in Amaya Hills

Start your day with and good Buffet Breakfast which serves some delicious typical Indian & continental cuisine.

Pick up at 09.00 AM, head ‘up country’ and the city of Nuwara Eliya, stopping by at the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens en route. 147 acres of lushness with over 5000 species of trees and plants many of which are rare or endemic; a spice garden and an Orchid house are yours to explore.

On the way visit Ramboda waterfalls, Sri Bhakta Hanuman temple along the way. Please note: Sri Bhaktha Hanuman temple will closed from 12.00 noon to 03.00PM.

Lunch at Chinmaya Mission Pure vegetarian restaurant

After lunch leave to visit Bluefield tea factory –Tea is one of the main sources of foreign exchange for Sri Lanka and recognized as Ceylon Tea is renowned for its high – quality aroma and taste.

Jetwing St. Andrew’s is equipped to serve you with a combination of modern and

vintage amenities, including one of the oldest snooker tables in Sri Lanka.

Dinner & Overnight stay in Stamford Star -Nuwara Eliya

After having good breakfast leave to visit Nuwaraeliya city tour.

Hakgala Botanical Gardens: This is the exotic pleasure garden where King Ravana kept the depressed Sita, insisting that she marries him. It was here where the heartwarming meeting took place between her and Hanuman, who brought her Rama’s ring with the news that Rama was looking for her. He offered to carry her back but she refused saying it would be an insult to Rama’s honor if she did so. Part of this majestic garden still exists. It is also said that Hanuman nearly destroyed it in order to prove to Ravana of the forces against him.

Lunch at Royal Hills Hotel

Gergory Lake : Lake Gregory is one of the significant tourist attractions in Nuwara Eliya. It was built by the Governor William Gregory during 1872 – 1877 periods by utilizing the water from the Nanuoya which runs across the town. It is about 91.2 hectares in extent. It was said to be used for water sports and for re-recreational activities during the British rule.

Sita Amman Temple : The prominent temple architecture will not fail to attract your attention. Ancient statues of Rama and Sita can be seen on one side of the temple. The temple today is a modern building with its paintings, statues and pillars decorated with sculptures; all depicting the tale of Rama and Sita.

Dinner & Overnight stay in Stamford Star -Nuwara Eliya

Enjoy the delicious buffet breakfast at hotel and proceed to Kalutara.

Lunch at Local Restaurant

Check-in to hotel and relax

Space meets light at our beachside haven in a fusion of ancient and modern design,

where myriad corners of quiet beauty are yours to call your own. A vast stretch of

glittering sands kiss the rolling surf. The palms sway and beckon you to bring a deck

chair. Lazy days of luxury wait to spoil you on a simply perfect holiday. At just 40km

South from Colombo on the Western coastline, you don’t have to travel far for it either.

Dinner & Overnight stay in Tangerine Beach Hotel

Day 6 :
[BENTOTA]

After the Breakfast Proceed to visit the Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda - a successful conservation effort established to protect Sri Lanka's turtles from extinction

Madu river Boat Ride with fish therapy-The bio-diversity of the Madu River is of monumental signification when considering the wide ranges of aquatic and avian life as well as wetland dwelling amphibians, reptiles, mammals that inhabit the environs of this natural treasure. A total of 11 species of agnatic mollusks and 14 land dwelling mollusks are found in this system. 70 species of fish, 31 types of reptiles, and 50 kinds of butterflies are just some of colorful array of wildlife that inhabits this abundantly bustling eco-system. Bird watchers will be pleased to know that 111 species of bird have been identified in the mangrove formed environs of the river, and has been known to host several types of migratory birds

Lunch at Oakray Summer Indian restaurant

Bentota - on the South coast of Sri Lanka lays the city of Bentota. The general area of Bentota is interesting for birds. On the shore Sea birds and Wanders are often found. Including the rare Indian Heron and Vegetation along the river harbors many local species as well as winter migrants. Many interesting sightseeing tours are possible from here, such as the Turtle Hatchery, Madu river Boat trips on Bentota River etc.

Reach & Hotel and relax

Dinner & Overnight stay Tangerine Beach Hotel

After breakfast leave to the Airport for your departure flight

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