The beats of drums, the dance of the local folks, and the local folk song; all part of the myriad beats of Sri Lanka. Thoughts about this tiny island revolve around its awesome location, fabulous culture, invigorating music, and absolutely fantastic cricket team. For your next holiday with your family, this package contains an excellent assortment of fun activities, cultural outings, and relaxed city tours. Visit the Pinnawala Elephant Reserve to see the elephants languidly roaming in their natural habitat. Explore the rich historical heritage and age old monuments in the UNESCO world heritage city of Kandy. Discover the hidden beauties of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka. Be a part of the myriad beats of Sri Lanka…..
Bandaranaike International Airport
3 Hours Before Flight Time
|Cost: Per person on Twin sharing Basis||
|Package categories: Standard 3 star|
|.||Per person on Twin sharing Basis.||
|.||Reduction per person on Triple Sharing.||
|.||Children Age between 3 – 6 years sharing parent’s room w/o Extra Bed.||
|.||Children Age Between 6-12 years sharing parent’s room with Extra Bed||
|.||Children below 2 years – Free of Charge||
Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to Kandy via Pinnawala.The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanage’s population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the world’s largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants as well as those injured in the wild. Transfer from Pinnawala to Kandy. In the evening, visit the Temple of the Tooth. Thereafter, enjoy the sways and beats of a Kandyan dance performance and be treated to a spectacular fire walking finale.Kandy is also famous for its shopping, gems and jewellery, handicrafts, batiks, silksetc. You will get the opportunity to shop to your heart’s content. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Breakfast at hotel. Embark on a sightseeing tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The historic city, about 480m above sea level, is surrounded by mountains. It was known to Sri Lankans as Kanda Uda Rata, which means the hill country. Kandy was home to Sri Lanka’s last independent Kingdom, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Pay a visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Peradeniya University campus, and catch a panoramic view of the picturesque town from Upper Lake Drive. Transfer from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya Nuwara Eliya meaning “the city of dawn” is the town at the highest elevation (about 2000m above sea level) in Sri Lanka and its tallest peak, Piduruthalagala (2555m) could be seen from here. The city, established by the British in the nineteenth century, is known as “Little England”. It is a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans & tourists thanks to its cool climate and quaint colonial feel with its little bungalows surrounded by hedgerows. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of the tea country and you can visit a plantation and a factory en route here and witness how the famous “Ceylon Tea” is brewed. About 1.5km away is Seetha Amman Temple, said to be built at the spot where Ravana held Sita captive, as related in the Ramayana. The small temple has a collection of statues, including a couple of Kali images. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, enjoy the day at your leisure exploring Nuwara Eliya. Overnigh stay at Nuwara Eliya.
Breakfast at the hotel. proceed for Colombo. Arrival Colombo Enjoy a city tour of Colombo which is the largest city and former administrative capital of Sri Lanka. It is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and remnants of a bygone colonial era. Due to its large harbor and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However, it was only made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815. The main city is home to a majority of the Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants, and entertainment venues. On this tour, you will visit many of the historical, religious and commercial sites of Colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, and much more. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from Colombo to airport for your departure.