Day 1: Arrive Colombo – Dambulla(Sigiriya)

On arrival at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport you will be met and transferred by our local representative to Dambulla. Enroute to your destination, you can visit one of the most important tourist attraction in Sri Lanka, the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Volunteers and caretakers provide shelter and take care of orphaned, abandoned and injured elephants within the park. You can watch caretakers feed, bathe and help these gentle giants. You want walk with the herd to the nearby river to watch the elephants bathe and play around in water. Your next destination will be the Dambulla Cave Temples. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple compound in Sri Lanka. These 80 or more caves tell of the inhabitants dating back to the 3rd Century BCE. Five main caves hold the holy Buddhist shrines. The stupa was built in the 5 th century AD and the caves contain precious paintings and innumerable Buddha sculptures. Among the paintings, two of the most magnificent depict the temptation of the Buddha by the demon Mara and the First Sermon of the Buddha. Please note that entrance fees are not includes. Overnight at the hotel in Dambulla/Sigiriya. (D)

Day 2: Dambulla – Kandy

This morning visit one of the wonders of the ancient world -the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. It is also a UNESCO world Heritage site. Sigiriya Rock was once an ancient Castle used both as a palace and a fortress and was created by the great King Kasyapa. The magnificent rock fortress of Sigiriya is visible for miles from all directions and dominates the surrounding plain. Later drive to Kandy. Arrive at Kandy. The real evidence of the richness will be affirmed by your visit to the Gem Museum. Sri Lanka produces the finest quality of gems in the world. Semi-precious gems, the sapphires of Sri Lanka, which are very exclusive and comes in shades of blue, red, green, white etc.Please note that entrance fees are not included. Overnight at the hotel in Kandy. (B,D)

Day 3: Kandy

Enjoy city tour of Kandy. Visit one of the world heritages as well as a sacred place for the Buddhists all over the world; namely the Temple of tooth Relic known to the Sri Lankans as Dalada Maligawa. Your next visit will be to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens which is a paradise for nature lovers. This beautiful flower Eden is restored with over 300 different varieties of orchids, other spices, medicinal plants and Palm trees. Every year more than 1.2 million people are enchanted by the beauty of these 147 acre flower gardens. In the evening you will witness a traditional cultural dance show. Overnight at the hotel in Kandy. (B,D)

Day 4: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

Today proceed to Nuwara Eliya (City of Lights). Arrive at Nuwara Eliya. During the city tour of Nuwara Eliya you will visit the main attractions of the town which include the golf course, trout streams, Victoria Park and boating or fishing on Lake Gregory. You can also visit a working tea factory where the slow-growing tea bushes of this highland region produce some of the world’s finest Orange Pekoe tea. You can also add Seetha Eliya and Haggala Gardens. Seetha Eliya is a temple which was mentioned in the famous epic Ramayana. Haggala is a temperate hill-country garden where languid low-country lotus and water lily float in their serene loveliness. Please note that entrance fees are not included. Overnight at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya. (B,D)

Day 5: Nuwara Eliya – Bentota

Drive to Bentota. Arrive at Bentota. You will see Turtle Hatchery. Turtle hatchery projects have been launched to conserve the population of turtles that are reaching extinction and such projects are found along the southern coast of Sri Lanka where turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. The turtle digs a hole on the beach, lays hers eggs and covers it with sand where it is supposed to; incubate by the heat of the sun. Bentota is the city of the Golden Beaches. You will be able to relax and feel the spirit of the sea and the warmth of the soft sand. Another special place is the Madu River. Guests can enjoy with madu river boat safari. Madu River is a paradise of nature. A beautiful river mixed with sea water. The both banks of the river covered with mangroves and Species of various plants. You can see beautiful small islands speeded over the area. Please note this tour does not include entrance fees to Turtle Hatchery and Madu River Boat ride. Overnight at the hotel in Bentota. (B,D)

Day 6: Bentota – Colombo

Proceed to Colombo the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Arrive at Colombo. The name “Colombo”, first introduced by the Portuguese in 1505, is believed to be derived from the classical Sinhalese name Kolonthota. While on your city tour in Colombo you may visit famous places including Galle Face Green, the Viharamahadevi Park, National Museum, Twin World Trade Center towers, Old Parliament Building, Fort district, Independence Hall at Independence Square and prominent Buddhist, Hindu, Islam and Christian places of worship. (Entrance fees to sites not included). For shopping, you may visit Odel, House of Fashion, Beverly Street, Majestic City, Noritake, etc. Overnight at the hotel in Colombo. (B,D)

Day 7: Depart Colombo

This morning transfer to the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport for your flight back home or your next destination. (B)

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Package Inclusions

  • 1 Night Accommodation in Dambula/ Sigiriya
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Kandy
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Nuwara Eliya
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Bentota
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Colombo
  • Daily Breakfast and Dinner
  • Transport in an air-conditioned coach high tech with an English speaking national guide
  • 1ltr water bottle each per day
  • Visit to Dambulla Caves and Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • City Tour of Kandy
  • Half Day City Tour of Nuwara Eliya
  • Half Day City Tour of Colombo
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Package Exclusions

  • Airfare
  • Taxes
  • Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • GST of 5% on total package cost
  • Daily Lunch
  • Entry Fees
  • Tips to Driver and Guide
  • Video and Camera permits at sights.
  • Personal expenses
  • High Season Surcharges as applicable
  • Use of vehicle other than the specified itinerary.
  • Any item that is not mentioned in the above Tour Pricing includes
  • Early check in & Late check out at the hotels (Check in & Check out time 12.00 to 12.00 Noon)
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Note

  • Final payments will be collected at the prevailing rate of exchange on the date of final payment.
  • The passport should be valid for at least 6 months from the date of departure.
  • We are not holding any hotel bookings at this point of time.
  • Confirmation of Hotels and other services is subject to availability.
  • High season surcharges will be applicable if any.
  • Sightseeing tours would have local english speaking guides
  • Slab rate to be selected for the number of adults travelling together. Children refer to those who are under 12 years’ old.
  • The rates are subject to change without prior notice, due to the cost change of hotel rates in case of any event, like Trade Fair, Exhibition, important holidays, etc.
  • Please note that entrance fees to sites are not included. The tourists will have to purchase the tickets at the entrance.
  • Hotel check in is after 14:00 and checkout timing is before 12:00.
  • Above is just a quote and no services are confirmed at present. Rates are subject to availability at the time of booking.