1N Sigiriya, 1N kandy, 1N Nuwara Eliya, 2N Kaluthara / Hikkaduwa, 1N Colombo 6Nights /7Days
Day 01 [Airport – Pinnawala - Sigiriya - Approx 04 ½ Hrs Drive]
Arrival to Sri Lanka, Your chauffeur/ guide will meet you at the airport, and drive you to Habaranna,. En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage which is a caring home for abandoned and wounded elephants, it is a much loved destination for tourists and locals alike. Here, adults and baby elephants from around Sri Lanka thrive, and a captive breeding program is also proving to be highly successful. The feeding and bathing times are generally the ideal times to visit when you can observe these gentle giants at their best.
Evening set off to discover the 8th wonder of the world – the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Dating back to the 5th Century A.D, this astounding ‘city’ on the summit of a high outcrop was the royal citadel of King Kassapa for over 18 years. A miraculous feat of artistry and engineering, its unique features and exquisite frescoes continue to amaze all who visit it, even today.
Overnight stay in Sigiriya / Dambulla / Habaranna
Day 02 [Sigiriya- Kandy- Approx 3 Hrs Drive]
After Breakfast transfer to Kandy, En route visit to Dambulla another cultural heritage site visiting the historic Dambulla Cave Temple Famed for their exquisite painted ceilings and statues – over 130 of them, the temple complex comprises five caves, some dating back to the 1st century B.C.
Kandy: the last kingdom of the Sinhalese, taking in the sights of Upper Lake Drive and the Market Square on the way to pay homage to one of the most sacred religious sites in Sri Lanka. The Temple of the Tooth or Dalada Maligawa is believed to house the ‘tooth relic’ of the Lord Buddha. A walk around the town will let you indulge in some souvenir hunting with intricate treasures in wood, copper, silver, brass, ebony, bronze, ceramics, lacquer work, handlooms, batiks, jewelry and reed-ware to choose from.
Evening: Round off your day with a cultural show, where the vibrant costumes and pulsating rhythms of traditional dance forms from centuries old rituals will enthrall you.
Overnight stay in Kandy
Day 03 [Kandy – Nuwara Eliya – Approx 03 Hrs Drive]After Breakfast visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.
Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya: 147 acres of lushness with over 5000 species of trees and plants many of which are rare or endemic; a spice garden and an Orchid house are yours to explore.
Afternoon head ‘up country’ and the city of Nuwara Eliya, visiting the Ramboda waterfalls and a tea factory along the way. The old colonial outpost still referred to as ‘Little England’ Nuwara Eliya certainly lives up to its name. Perched 6200 feet above sea level, the climate too, adds to the illusion of one stepping into an old English town, where neat hedges, quaint cottages and beautiful old buildings stand as serene as they did well over a century ago – the magnificent Grand Hotel presiding over them all. There is, of course, an old golf course as well as horse racing events to complete the picture.
Evening Nuwara Eliya city Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya
Day 04 [Nuwara Eliya – Down South Beach– Approx 05 Hrs Drive]
After Breakfast head to the resort town of Kaluthara via Kithulgala. If you feel adventurous, the incredible experience of White Water Rafting awaits you at Kitulgala. The 5km on the picturesque Kelani River run covers 5 major rapids and 4 minor ones. You will be in good hands with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. Those who prefer to keep their feet dry can take it easy, relax and admire the beautiful views.
Overnight stay in Kaluthara / Hikkaduwa
Day – 05 [kalutara- Galle- Kalutara]
After Breakfast leave for an excursion to the Heritage city of Galle. For centuries Galle has stood strong against invasions - from colonial powers and nature’s volatile outbursts. The famous Dutch Fort was first built by the Portuguese, fortified by the Dutch and preserved by the British. Battered daily for over 400 years by the ocean it even survived the onslaught of a tsunami and is enjoyed today by residents and visitors alike. The colonial architecture of the walled city too has resisted the advance of modernity and holds tightly to its past glory. On the way back to Kalutara en route visit Madu River and Turtle Hatchery.
Madu river Boat Ride with fish therapy - The bio-diversity of the Madu River is of monumental signification when considering the wide ranges of aquatic and avian life as well as wetland dwelling amphibians, reptiles, mammals that inhabit the environs of this natural treasure. A total of 11 species of agnatic mollusks and 14 land dwelling mollusks are found in this system. 70 species of fish, 31 types of reptiles, and 50 kinds of butterflies are just some of colorful array of wildlife that inhabits this abundantly bustling eco-system. Bird watchers will be pleased to know that 111 species of bird have been identified in the mangrove formed environs of the river, and has been known to host several types of migratory birds
Further you will visit the Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda - a successful conservation effort established to protect Sri Lanka's turtles from extinction
Overnight stay in Kaluthara / Hikkaduwa
Day 06 [Kalutara– Colombo- Approx 01 Hrs Drive]
After Breakfast transfer to Colombo: a busy commercial area which is the Capital of Sri Lanka.
Check inn to hotel.
Evening engage in city tour of Colombo, the commercial capital city of Sri Lanka, from the busy commercial hub to the tree-lined suburbs. Here, colonial architecture vies with glass skyscrapers and the past comes alive in buildings that have withstood great winds of change. The National Museum, The Dutch museum, Parliament complex, Arcade Independent Square, Bandaranayke Memorial International conference hall, Independence Square, Town Hall, Colombo fort, Pettah ,Floating market, Gangaramaya temple, Beira Lake, Colombo national Museum Old Dutch Hospital, Nelum pokuna Mahinda Rajapakshe theatre, Galle Face Green Colombo’s best -loved seafront hangout as some of the most interesting places you could visit.
Also Colombo presents array of possibilities with many high end department stores, malls and elite shopping outlets offering everything from handmade batik silk sarees to the latest smart phones. Shoppers are for choice courtesy modern shopping such as ODEL, Crescat Boulevard, Liberty Arcade, Liberty Plaza and Majestic City, The Arcade Independence Square, Dutch Hospital shopping precinct and Exclusive gift shops such as Paradise Road, Barefoot, Cotton Collection and Galaria, Colombo City centry providing high quality products. For traditional gift shopping Lakphana and Lakmedura and worth peek
Overnight stay in Colombo
Day – 07 [Colombo - Airport – Approx 30 Mints Drive]After Breakfast transfer to Bandaranayake International Airport to connect departure flight
- 3 Star Hotels Rs. 18,500/- per person on double room
- 4 Star Hotels Rs. 21,333/- per person on double room
- 5 Star Hotels Rs. 27,999/- per person on double room
- 00 – 03 Years – Free of Charge sharing the Double Room
- 03 – 11 Years – 50% Of the Adult rate sharing Double Room with Bed
- 25% Of the Adult rate sharing Double Room without Bed
Above Package Cost Includes the Bellow :
- Accommodations at hotels mentioned with Daily Breakfast
- All Transfers by with sightseeing as mentioned as per the above itinerary in AC Vehicle with English speaking driver
- All Taxes
Package Excludes :
- Entrance Fees to the sight
- Lunch & Dinner
- Any other item not mentioned under inclusions