Scenic Sri Lanka
- Breakfast Everyday
- Sightseeing as mentioned
- Price per person for a minimum of 2 passengers (on twin sharing basis)
- All transfer and excursion with english speaking guide
- Accomodation in 3*4* or 5*
- Airport transfers
- Garland on arrival
- 6 lunches at Indian Restaurant with transfers
- 6 dinners at Indian Restaurant with transfers
- City tour of Kandy
- Visit to the Botanical Garden, Kandy
- Visit to the Temple of Tooth Relic and enjoy Kandy cultural show
- Visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
- Visit turtle hatchery in Kosgoda
- Sightseeing tour of Nuwara Eliya including visit to Sita amman temple
- Visit to a tea plantation & a tea factory, Nuwara Eliya
- A day visit to Galle
- City tour of Colombo
- Visa Fees
Day 1 : Arrival Colombo – Transfer to Kandy
Arrive in the wonderful country of Sri Lanka in the afternoon. Set in the Indian Ocean in South Asia, the tropical island nation of Sri Lanka has a history dating back to the birth of time. It is a place where the original soul of Buddhism still lives on and where nature’s beauty still remains abundant and pristine. Meet our representative upon arrival and transfer from the airport to Kandy.Enjoy dinner at the restaurant, transfer to your hotel, check in and have a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 2 : Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
This morning, enjoy your breakfast at the hotel get ready to explore the beautiful city of Kandy. Kandy is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The historic city is about 480 mts above the sea level and 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 19th century. Enjoy your lunch at a restaurant. Later, visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic, The Royal Botanical Gardens, and The Peradeniya University Campus and catch a panoramic view of the picturesque town from Upper Lake Drive. Early evening, witness a Kandyan Dance performance and be treated to a spectacular fire-walking finale. Kandy is also famous for its shopping avenues, gems and jewelry, handicrafts, batiks, and silks etc. You may buy souvenirs for your dear ones here. Later transfer to Nuwara Eliya. On arrival, check in at your hotel and relax. In the evening, enjoy dinner at a restaurant and have a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 3 : Nuwara Eliya
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, embark on a tour of Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya, meaning "the city of dawn" is the highest town (about 2000m above sea level) in Sri Lanka and its tallest peak, Piduruthalagala (2555m) can be seen from here. The city, established by the British in the nineteenth century and known as "Little England", is a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans and tourists due 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. Enjoy your lunch at the restaurant followed by the visit to Seetha Amman Temple, which is said to be built at the spot where Ravana held Sita captive, as it’s written in the Ramayana. The small temple has a collection of statues, including a couple of Kali images. Return to your hotel and enjoy dinner followed by a comfortable over night stay at your hotel.
Day 4 : Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa via Pinnewala
This morning, after enjoying breakfast at your hotel, it's time to check out and transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa. En route visit the Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage, 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. Have lunch at a restaurant then visit the turtle hatchery in Kosgoda. Later transfer to your hotel, check in and relax. In the evening your dinner will be organized at a restaurant. Thereafter, return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 5 : Hikkaduwa to Galle
In the morning after breakfast, visit Galle, a diver’s paradise. The old part of the city within the Dutch Fort built in the 17th century has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. A walk on the ramparts from Point Utrecht bastion to Flag Rock bastion will give you an excellent view of the ancient harbor which was known as Tar Shish in the Bible. We will pass the District Court and the original entrance to the Fort en route to the Dutch Reformed Church built in the 17th century. The New Town to the north of the Fort was badly affected by the tsunami in 2004 and is the home of the famous international Cricket stadium which has been re-built. Lunch will be organized in a restaurant. Transfer back to the hotel, enjoy dinner and have a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 6 : Hikkaduwa to Colombo
After an early breakfast leave for Colombo city. Enjoy your lunch on the way. As you arrive enjoy a city tour of Colombo, 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 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. Enjoy dinner at a restaurant and a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 7 : Departure
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from the hotel to airport to board a flight back home.
Per Person for 6 Night 7 Day