As a pearl of the Indian ocean Sri Lanka have unique cultural, geological features.
Sri Lanka has often been described as a tropical paradise. The vegetation of the coastal belt is lush and dramatic, and the mountainous areas of the interior are spectacular.
Pleasant sea breezes temper the coast’s tropical climate through most of the year; the hills and mountains in the island’s center are cool at night.
Return economy class airfare
2 nights stay in Kandy at 5 star hotel
2 nights stay in Colombo at 5 star hotel
Kandy/Colombo/Nuwera Eliya city tour and Cultural show in Kandy
Visit to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Kandy Temple
Visit to tea factory in Nuwera Eliya
Return airport transfers
Arrival, meet greet and proceed to Kandy.
Check-in at Grand Kandyan Hotel / Hotel Topaz.
Afternoon do a city tour of Kandy which was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings which is a World Heritage Site. 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 and crafts centre, a gem museum and a lapidary. Also visit 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. Evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and witness a Cultural show. Overnight stay in Kandy
After breakfast proceed on a excursion to Nuwera Eliya. Enroute visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you could observe all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Continue to Nuwara Eliya, because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery, is Sri Lanka s most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka s tea country producing a significant share of the world best tea. Sri Lanka s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara-Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia. On completion return to Kandy.
Overnight stay in Kandy
After breakfast proceed Colombo enroute visiting the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grandchildren born in the same location. The original objective of establishing the orphanage inclined more towards tourism, but is soon became a conservation and educational centre. With the help of local and foreign elephant experts, Pinnawela started a scientific captive-breeding programme for elephants. The free movement of the herd enhanced the chances for respective individuals of both sexes to get together and mate. The nearby river played a dominant role in this regard, and in 1984, the first baby of Pinnawela was born. The success story of Pinnawela has drawn the attention of scientists from all over the world. A considerable number of books and research articles on Pinnawela have been published in several languages. The members of the Pinnawela herd have been filmed, videoed and photographed thousands of times by professionals. Continue to Colombo. Check in at Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay in Colombo
After breakfast do a city tour of Colombo, like many capital cities in developing countries is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. For example, there is a 100-year-old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings. Other places of interest are the Pettah bazaar-where one can shop for bargain, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Colombo museum, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH)- an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People’s Republic of China, and the Dutch Museum. Also free for shopping in Colombo.
Overnight stay in Colombo
After breakfast proceed to airport for the departure
Visa, optional tours, excursions and activities, travel Insurance and all other services not mentioned under ‘Inclusions’.
Supplement for entrance fees
Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage US$ 25.00 Per person
Peradeniya Botanical Gardens US$ 15.00 Per person
Kandy Temple US$ 15.00 Per person
Cultural Show US$ 10.00 Per person
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