A small island nation;
a large variety of exotic places-that's Sri Lanka
described in a few words. We have seen it on television,
we have heard about it on FM radio; now, is the
chance to explore and see all the exotic places
in Sri Lanka personally. This package takes you
to three of the most acclaimed and enchanting destinations
in the small island nation- Kandy, Dambulla, and
Colombo. In Dambulla, you get the chance to visit
the Dambulla Rock Temple, a UNESCO world heritage
site built by king Valagamba in the 1st century
B.C. In Kandy, you get into your travellers
pants and explore the UNESCO world heritage city.
Colombo hardly needs any introduction. The capital
city of Sri Lanka, Colombo has come a long way and
is indeed a bustling industrial and corporate city.
But within its heart, Colombo has a rich diverse
culture and an enthralling history. So, the next
time you consider a fun holiday with your family,
keep in mind this excellent Sri Lankan exotic package....
Cost: Per person on Twin sharing
Package categories: Standard 3
Per person on Twin sharing Basis.
Reduction per person on Triple
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
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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: Colombo /
Upon arrival, you will
be assisted and transferred to Dambulla.
In the evening visit Dambulla Rock
Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site
built by king Valagamba in the 1st
century B.C. It is the most impressive
of Sri Lanka's many cave temples.
The complex of five caves with over
2000 sq. meters of painted walls and
ceilings is the largest area of paintings
found in the world. It contains over
150 images of the Buddha of which
the largest is the colossal figure
carved out of granite rock and spanning
14 meters. After this visit, stay
overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Dambulla
After breakfast at
hotel, take transfer from Dambulla
to Sigiriya. Climb the 5th century
Sigiriya Rock Fortress which is a
UNESCO world heritage site built by
King Kashyapa (AD 477-495). The spectacular
citadel of Sigiriya rises sheer and
impregnable out of the plains of the
dry zone. It is the country's most
memorable single attraction, a remarkable
archeological site made unforgettable
by its dramatic setting. The rock
was the innermost stronghold of a
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. Transfer from Sigiriya
to Kandy via Matale. Visit a spice
garden in Matale to see different
spices which Sri Lanka is famous for.
Here, you can see different spices
and how some of them are grown and
processed. You will witness a Cookery
demonstration too. Later, take transfer
from Matale to Kandy and stay overnight
Day 3: Kandy
Enjoy a sightseeing
tour of Kandy, a city which is a UNESCO
world heritage site. The historic
city about 480m above sea level surrounded
by mountains was known to Sri Lankan
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. Visit the Temple
of the tooth, The royal Botanical
Gardens, the Peradeniya University
campus and catch a panoramic view
of the picturesque town from Upper
lake Drive. Early evening, you will
visit 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, silks etcetera.
You will have the opportunity of browsing
and buying to your satisfaction. Overnight
stay at hotel.
Day 4: Kandy /Colombo
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer from Kandy to Colombo via
Pinnawela. The Pinnawela 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
habitat 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 Pinnawela to Colombo.
Enjoy a city tour of Colombo which
is the largest city and former administrative
capital of Sri Lanka and is a busy
and vibrant city with a mixture of
modern life and remnants of a bygone
colonial era. Due to its large harbour
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
Day 5: Departure
Breakfast at hotel.
After breakfast, take transfer from
Colombo to the airport for your departure.
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