2N COLOMBO + 1N KANDY + 2N NUWARA ELIYA + 2N BENTOTA
Tour Attractions :
- PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE
- TEMPLE OF THE SACRED TOOTH RELIC
- SEETHA AMMAN TEMPLE
- ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS
- NUWARA ELIYA
- HAGGALA BOTANICAL GARDEN
- TURTLE HATCHERY
- MANGROVE BOAT RIDE IN MADU RIVER
- CINNAMON GARDENS
Arrive Colombo. After Clearing Immigrations and Customs, you will be met by our representative and be transferred to Hotel. Check into Hotel. ( Normal Check-in at 1400hrs. Early Check-in is subject to availability. Guaranteed Early Check will charge 1 night stay Cost.Overnight stay at Hotel.
Breakfast at Hotel, proceed to Kandy. Enroute visit Pinnawala elephant orphanage. PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE App. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo – Kandy road is Pinnawala, 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. Rest of the day is free at leisure. In the evening, enjoy the Kandy Cultural Dance Show. Overnight stay at Kandy.
Breakfast at Hotel, proceed to a 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. 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. Afterwards proceed to Nuwara Eliya Enroute visit Seetha Amman Temple SEETHA AMMAN TEMPLE 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. ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS 147 acres in extent: started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the King’s of Kandy. There are more than 5000 species of tree and plants. Some and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world. Spice garden and Orchid House are popular with Tourists. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.
Breakfast at Hotel, proceed to visit City Tour of Nuwara Eliya. 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. Visit Haggala Botanical Garden Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.
Breakfast at Hotel, proceed to Bentota. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight stay at Bentota.
Breakfast at Hotel, proceed to visit a Turtle Hatchery and enjoy a mangrove boat ride in Madu River. TURTLE HATCHERY The "Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery" is a non - profitable organization which is maintained for the survival of Sea Turtles for the next generation. From the past, due to the cruel activities of humans, there is a danger that turtles are facing extinction. This rare varieties of Sea Turtles are destroyed by man day by day. It is the duty of each and every one to take action to save these turtles from extinction for the sake of our future generation. Regarding this we started to save Sea Turtles in 1986 and up to now we have succeeded to attain the goal gradually. MANGROVE BOAT RIDE IN MADU RIVER Madu River or the Madu Ganga is one of the natures fascinating creations off South West coast in Balapitiya. Madu Ganga is a lagoon with hundreds of islands providing an idyllic setting for a well spent holiday and loads of authentic traditional settings. It may be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka. Overnight stay at Bentota.
Breakfast at Hotel, proceed to Colombo. Check into Hotel. Visit Colombo City Tour 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 Colombo.
Breakfast at Hotel, check out at 1200hrs and keep the luggage in the lobby. Rest of the day is free at leisure. We will transfer to Airport for your flight to India.