Explore Sri Lanka

Explore Sri Lanka

Places to Visit: Dambulla - Kandy - Bentota - Colombo

Validity:May 31 2022

Duration:6 Nights / 7 Days

Highlights:|Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. (entrance not included) |Spice Garden. |Temple of the Tooth Relic. (entrance not included) |Cultural Dance Show. |Gem museum. |Royal Botanical garden |Gregory Lake. |Victoria Park. |Seeta Amman Temple. |Ashoka Vatika. |Haggala Botanical Garden. |Dambulla Cave Temple. |Sigiriya Rock Fortress |Water Sports. |Madu River Ride. |Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery. |Colombo City Tour. |Shopping at Colombo. |Gangaramaya Temple.

Day Wise Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Airport / Dambulla
 Airport / Dambulla

(En route Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage) Upon arrival at the Colombo Bandaranayake International Airport, you will be received warmly by our representative. You will then be escorted to your vehicle to begin your holiday in Sri Lanka.
Your first destination will be Kandy. En route you will visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage.
Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage

Enroute to your destination, you can visit one of the most important tourist attraction in Sri Lanka, the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Volunteers and caretakers provide shelter and take care of orphaned, abandoned and injured elephants within the park. You can watch caretakers feed, bathe and help these gentle giants. You want walk with the herd to the nearby river to watch the elephants bathe and play around in water.  
And then you will proceed to Dambulla.

Dambulla
Dambulla is one of the ancient cities of Sri Lanka. The city also boasts to have the largest rose quartz mountain range in South Asia, and the Iron wood forest. Ibbankatuwa prehistoric burial site near Dambulla cave temple complexes is the latest archaeological site found in Dambulla.
 
Dambulla City tour
Your city tour will commence with the visit to one of the wonders of the ancient world -the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. It is also a UNESCO world Heritage site. Sigiriya Rock was once an ancient Castle used both as a palace and a fortress and was created by the great King Kasyapa. The magnificent rock fortress of Sigiriya is visible for miles from all directions and dominates the surrounding plain. The Sigiriya Complex consists of the central rock, which arises abruptly 200 meters above the surrounding plain with the two rectangular precincts on the east and the west. The rock is surrounded by two wide moats, where crocodiles were introduced in ancient times and three ramparts. The moats and walls that surround the lower palace are still exquisitely beautiful. Your next destination will be the Dambulla Cave Temples. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple compound in Sri Lanka. There are above 80 chronicle caves around this location. The most prominent allures are advanced over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are depicted to Lord Buddha and his life. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of gods and goddesses. (Entrance fees to sites not included). Additional tours wildlife tours can be added to the tour. Costs will be extra.
 
Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Dambulla.

Day 2 Dambulla / Kandy
Dambulla / Kandy

Breakfast at the Hotel.
And then you will proceed to Kandy.
Kandy

Lying amidst the hills, Kandy is the last capital of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka. While being the second largest city in Sri Lanka it is also famous for its immense beauty and is named as one of the seven UNESCO declared World Heritage sites in the country. With its luxuriant prairie, picturesque lake, longest river of the country and misty mountains, Kandy successfully mesmerizes every visitor unsurprisingly.

Kandy City Tour
While on your city tour you will visit one of the world heritages as well as a sacred place for the Buddhists all over the world; namely the Temple of tooth Relic known to the Sri Lankans as Dalada Maligawa. Your next visit will be to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens which is a paradise for nature lovers. This beautiful flower Eden is restored with over 300 different varieties of orchids, other spices, medicinal plants and Palm trees. Every year more than 1.2 million people are enchanted by the beauty of these 147 acre flower gardens. The real evidence of the richness will be affirmed by your visit to the Gem Museum. Sri Lanka produces the finest quality of gems in the world. Semi-precious gems, the sapphires of Sri Lanka, which are very exclusive and comes in shades of blue, red, green, white etc. In the evening you will witness a traditional cultural dance show.

Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Kandy.

Day 3 Kandy / Nuwara Eliya / Kandy
Kandy / Nuwara Eliya / Kandy

Breakfast at the Hotel.
And then you will proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya (City of Lights), blessed with salubrious climate, breathtaking views of valleys, meadows, mountains and greenery; Surrounded by hills and tea plantations, the town of Nuwara Eliya enjoys spring-like weather throughout the year. It is also known as “Little England”, which was the favorite hill station of the British who tried to create Nuwara Eliya into a typical English Village. The old brick Post office, country house like hill club with its hunting pictures, trophies and strict formal dinner attire; the 18 whole golf courses, horse race course, etc., all remind you of “England”.
 
Nuwara Eliya City tour
During the city tour in Nuwara Eliya you will visit the main attractions of the town which include the golf course, trout streams, Victoria Park, and boating or fishing on Lake Gregory. You can also visit a working tea factory where the slow-growing tea bushes of this highland region produce some of the world's finest Orange Pekoe tea. You can also add Seetha Eliya and Haggala Gardens. Seetha Eliya is a temple which was mentioned in the famous epic Ramayana. Haggala is a temperate hill-country garden where languid low-country lotus and water lily float in their serene loveliness. (Entrance fees to sites not included)
   
Back to Hotel
Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Kandy.

Day 4 Kandy / Bentota
Kandy / Bentota

Breakfast at the Hotel.
And then you will proceed to Bentota.

Bentota
Bentota is the city of the Golden Beaches. You will be able to relax and feel the spirit of the sea and the warmth of the soft sand. The day is divided in between swimming in the water and bathing in the sun. Bentota provides the perfect turf for unfurled vacation at the beach. While enjoying the sun, sea and sand the water sports lovers can enroll themselves in various water sports bringing in the unique pleasure of this locale.
 
Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Bentota.

Day 5 Bentota City Tour
Bentota City Tour

Breakfast at the Hotel.
And then you will proceed to Bentota City Tour.

Bentota City tour
On your city tour you will enjoy a boat ride along the Madhu River. It is a scenic tour relaxing and interesting while passing many islets forested with mangroves and experience the natural rhythms as well. If you are looking for more exclusive experience visit the turtle hatchery too. The Turtle Hatchery is the prime turtle nesting site which was open by the Wild life Protection Society in 1981.Visitors can see huge tanks filled with new born turtle hatchlings. After being fed, the baby turtles are taken to the sea and released when they are 2-4 days old, usually during the safer hours of darkness.
Back to Hotel

Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Bentota.

Day 6 Bentota / Colombo
Bentota / Colombo

Breakfast at the Hotel.
And then you will proceed to Colombo.

Colombo
Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Located on the west coast, it is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern and colonial impressions. Colombo has wildly varying architecture that span centuries and depict various styles. Many colonial buildings influenced by the Portuguese, Dutch and British exist alongside structures built in Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Indian and Contemporary architectural styles. No other place is this more evident in the heart of the city the Fort area. Colombo also boasts many shopping malls and department stores that offer brand name clothing at highly discounted prices. Therefore, it has become an important shopping destination among tourists.

City Tour 
While on your city tour in Colombo you may visit famous places including Galle Face Green, the Viharamahadevi Park, National Museum, Twin World Trade Center towers, Old Parliament Building, Fort district, Independence Hall at Independence Square, and prominent Buddhist, Hindu, Islam and Christian places of worship. (Entrance fees to sites not included). For shopping, you may visit Odel, House of Fashion, Beverly Street, Majestic City, Noritake, etc.

Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Colombo.

Day 7 Colombo / Airport

Breakfast at the Hotel.
And then you will proceed to Airport for your departure flight.   

Inclusions

  • 06 Night's Accommodation at 3 star hotels
  • 06 Breakfasts at the hotels
  • 06 Dinners at the hotels
  • Complimentary Gem Gallery Visit
  • Complimentary Kandy Cultural Show
  • Complimentary Spice Garden visit
  • Transportation in A/C vehicle on PVT Basis
  • Services of English-Speaking Chauffer Guide
  • Day Trip to Nuwara Eliya
  • Arrival & Departure Assistance at the Airport
  • Colombo  City Tour & Shopping

 

Exclusion

  • Airfares
  • Insurance
  • Visa fees 
  • Tips & Portage
  • Any Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Meals Other than Mentioned above
  • Camera & Video Permits
  • Early check-in & Late check-out
  • Entrance Fee and supplements mentioned above
  • GST and TCS

Note

Check in time 1400/Check out 1200 The special rates may be withdrawn without prior notice.

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