Children Age between 3 - 6 years
sharing parent's room w/o Extra Bed.
Children Age Between 6-12 years
sharing parent's room with Extra Bed
Children below 2 years - Free
Beach / Similar
Hill Top / Similar
does not include:
Meet & greet at the Airport.
Accommodation at the above mentioned Hotels or similar
Transportation as per itinerary.
Half-day city shopping tour of Colombo
Return airport transfers
All related government taxes.
Early check in & late check
Entrance fees to Monuments.
Camera & video permits.
Any expenses of a personal nature.
Any other expenses not mentioned above.
Tips & Portages
Any compulsory room supplements during the tour.
Day 1: Airport -
Arrival and transfer
to the beach resort in Negombo.
If time permits visit the remaining
of the Dutch period, a Buddhist temple
& a Catholic church. Visit to
a fishing village, the fish market
& the bazaar. Make an optional
boat trip in Dutch canal, lagoon &
sea. Dinner and overnight stay in
Day 2: Negombo -
proceed to Sigiriya Enroute optional
visit to the Pinnawala Elephant
Orphanage. The elephant orphanage
at Pinnawala is a home for about
60 elephants (out of which some
are baby elephants) found abandoned
or orphaned in the wild. They are
being cared, fed and trained by
the Wildlife Authority. You could
also accompany the elephants to
a river close by to see them having
their daily baths.
In the afternoon, optional visit
to the Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
Climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock
fortress which is a world heritage
site, built by king Kasiappa (477
- 495 A.D). The "Lion Rock"
is a citadel of unusual beauty rising
200 metres from the scrub jungle.
The rock was the innermost stronghold
of the 70 hectare fortified town.
A moat, rampart, and extensive gardens
including the renowned water gardens
ring the base of the rock. Visit
the world-renowned frescoes of the
"Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya
which are in a sheltered pocket
of the rock approached by a spiral
stairway. The frescoes are painted
in earth pigments on plaster. Overnight
at a hotel in Sigiriya or Dambulla.
Day 3: Sigiriya
After breakfast, proceed
to Kandy enroute optional visit to
Dambulla Rock Temple and a Spice Garden
in Matale. Climb up to the Dambulla
rock temple, which was donated by
king Walagambahu in the 1st century
B.C. to Buddhist monks. Dambulla is
a world heritage site and is the most
impressive of Sri Lanka's cave temples.
The complex of five caves with over
2000 sq. metres of painted walls and
ceilings is the largest area of paintings
found in the world. The caves contain
over 150 images of the Buddha of which
the largest is the colossal figure
of the Buddha carved out of rock and
spanning 14 metres. Visit a spice
garden to see the different spices,
which Sri Lanka is famous for. You
will be introduced to different spices
and shown how some of these spices
are grown and processed.
In the afternoon, do a city tour of
Kandy. Kandy 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 & crafts centre and a gem
Thereafter, visit the Temple of the
Tooth Relic and witness a cultural
show. Overnight at a hotel in Kandy.
Day 4: Kandy - Colombo
After breakfast, proceed
to Colombo. Enroute optional visits
to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
and Giragama Tea Plantation / Factory.
The 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
Giragama, located in close proximity
to the city of Kandy in Pilimatalawa
- Poththapitiya road was established
in the year 1903 and manufactures
Low Grown and Long Leaf tea. It has
a tea center for travelers from all
over the world to buy Ceylon tea.
In the afternoon, half day city tour.
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, residential areas where you find
the stately homes of the affluent,
the Bandaranaike Memorial International
Conference Hall (BMICH). Also, visit
Odel and House of Fashion dress boutiques
and the Noritake Ceramic Showroom.
Thereafter, drop at Airport for Departure.