An island has its own charming qualities to lure people in. Its secluded, has water all over and most of all sceneries to die for. Then why not explore down south to India’s mainland lies the island infamous for housing elephants, sweet palms and sandy beaches, Sri Lanka.
Negombo will make you experience some of the most immaculate sandy beaches and fisheries established centuries ago. Beautiful white cloud skies will make this place complete of wonder. Then comes a city where an orphanage is famous. Not just any but an elephant one! Pinnawela’s landscape is filled with rehabilitated elephants that enjoy playing in the water and eating fruits all day. Kandy boasts the pride and joy of all of Sri Lanka which is the Temple of the Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. Find Hindu influence in Ramboda as you head to visit the Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple with a popular legend. One of the coldest places on the island, Nuwara Eliya in Nuwara will also seek you a unique experience of British influence. Bentota will offer diverse marine life and Colombo will take you to much awaited attractions all around.
There is no end to the wondrous Sri Lanka tour as you take off 8 Days to dive into the island full of cultural and flora & fauna diversity. Create treasured memories and come back for more as you explore the island for yourself.
Arrive at Colombo Airport. Please clear immigration & visa formalities, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge through the green channel if you do not have goods to be declared to customs. Our Representative will page you by your name. Thereafter you will be assisted to the Car park / Coach Park to begin you journey as per the booked itinerary with the English Speaking Chauffer. Leisure at Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Negombo.
Leave to Pinnawela
* PINNAWELA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE- App. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo - Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now; including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as some of the more than 25 babies born, as a result of the captive breeding programme. The best time to visit is the feeding time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1030 hrs and 1400-1430 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.
Afterwards Leave to Kandy.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic - ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha's Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess' hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka's most prized possession.
City tour of Kandy
Kandy - the hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism's influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple's shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere.
Visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden & Cultural show.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.
After breakfast, Afterward proceed to Ramboda and Visit Hanuman Temple.
Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple, According to the ancient stories, Ramboda is a area, where the forces of Rama's gather to fight against King Ravana. This temple was built by the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka and dedicated to Hanuman. This temple houses for 16 feel height statue of Hanuman.
Visit Ramboda waterfall & tea planation
Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya .
City tour in Nuwara Eliya + visit seethaamman Temple
Nuwara Eliya - The ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coldest places on the island, but is really just like an England spring day although the temperature does drop at night.All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence. Houses are like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions.
Seetha Amman Temple
The kidnapping of Sita by Ravana (was King of Lanka) - meant that Ravana had to hide Sita in several locations. The Seetha Amman temple was named after the wife, Sitadevi, of Lord Rama. The structure was built on one of the exact sites where the demon king Ravana held Sita as his captive, in the Ashoka Forests of the region. It is believed that the Lordess used the stream by the temple and meditated by the rocks along the stream.
Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
After breakfast proceed to Colombo, City tour in Colombo + Shopping
Colombo - a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens.
Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749.
Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha and Independence Square.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Colombo.
After breakfast. Leisure at Hotel
Overnight stay at Hotel in Colombo.
After breakfast leave to airport for departure.
|Hotel accommodation on twin sharing with buffet breakfast.|
|Aircon car with English speaking driver throughout the tour for all transfers, sightseeing, intercity travel.|
|Car services are inclusive of all services; right from pick up from the airport till departure.|
|Driver allowance (food & Stay)|
|All toll taxes, entry permit and parking charges.|
|English Speaking guide at the time of sightseeing.|
|Any international/domestic air/train fare.|
|Monuments/sightseeing entry charges.|
|Government Service Tax (GST) 5% on the tour package.|
|Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, tips, phone calls, insurance, portage, soft/hard drinks, meals unless not specified etc.|
|Anything which is not mentioned in the 'Inclusions' shall not be the part of this package.|