The beats of drums, the
dance of the local folks, and the local folk song;
all part of the myriad beats of Sri Lanka. Thoughts
about this tiny island revolve around its awesome
location, fabulous culture, invigorating music,
and absolutely fantastic cricket team. For your
next holiday with your family, this package contains
an excellent assortment of fun activities, cultural
outings, and relaxed city tours. Visit the Pinnawala
Elephant Reserve to see the elephants languidly
roaming in their natural habitat. Explore the rich
historical heritage and age old monuments in the
UNESCO world heritage city of Kandy. Discover the
hidden beauties of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka.
Be a part of the myriad beats of Sri Lanka.....
Cost: Per person on Twin sharing
Package categories: Standard 3
Per person on Twin sharing Basis.
Reduction per person on Triple Sharing.
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 of Charge
Lodge / Similar
Hotel / 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: Arrives Colombo/Kandy
Upon your arrival,
you will be transferred to Kandy via
Pinnawala.The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
is 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.
Transfer from Pinnawala to Kandy.
In the evening, visit the Temple of
the Tooth. Thereafter, enjoy the sways
and beats of a Kandyan dance performance
and be treated to a spectacular fire
walking finale.Kandy is also famous
for its shopping, gems and jewellery,
handicrafts, batiks, silksetc. You
will get the opportunity to shop to
your heart's content. Overnight stay
at the Hotel.
Day 2: Kandy/Nuwara
Breakfast at hotel. Embark on a sightseeing
tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO world
heritage site. The historic city,
about 480m above sea level, 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
nineteenth century. Pay a visit to
the Royal Botanical Gardens, the Peradeniya
University campus, and catch a panoramic
view of the picturesque town from
Upper Lake Drive. Transfer from Kandy
to Nuwara Eliya Nuwara Eliya meaning
"the city of dawn" is the
town at the highest elevation (about
2000m above sea level) in Sri Lanka
and its tallest peak, Piduruthalagala
(2555m) could be seen from here. The
city, established by the British in
the nineteenth century, is known as
"Little England". It is
a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans
& tourists thanks 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.
About 1.5km away is Seetha Amman Temple,
said to be built at the spot where
Ravana held Sita captive, as related
in the Ramayana. The small temple
has a collection of statues, including
a couple of Kali images. Overnight
stay at the hotel.
Day 3: Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast, enjoy the day at
your leisure exploring Nuwara Eliya.
Overnigh stay at Nuwara Eliya.
Day 4: Colombo
Breakfast at the hotel. proceed for
Colombo. Arrival Colombo Enjoy a city
tour of Colombo which is 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 Sri Lanka's 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. Overnight stay
at the hotel.
Day 5: Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from
Colombo to airport for your departure.