Day 1 Airport - Pinnawala - Peradeniya - Kandy
Meet and assist at Colombo International Airport by our company representative and proceed to Kandy via Pinnawala & Peradeniya. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage which is about two hour’s journey from Colombo, is one of the largest elephant orphanages in Sri Lanka. Here they rear Elephants that were lost to their herds by human-elephant conflict and by falling into pits. Most of them are baby elephants. The elephants are fed at the orphanage and bathed in the nearby river twice a day, which will be an unforgettable experience for you. Temple of the Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the City of Kandy. It is considered the foremost sacred place of worship in the Buddhist World. According to legend, the tooth was taken from the Buddha as he lay on his funeral pyre. It immediately became an object of great reverence and was enshrined in a series of nested jeweled reliquaries. On the outside, the temple buildings are not magnificent or elaborately decorated. While with red roofs, they cluster around Kandy Lake. In striking contrast to the plain exterior, the interiors of the temple buildings are richly carved and decorated with inlaid woods, ivory and lacquer. The relic of the tooth is kept in a two story inner shrine fronted by two large elephant tusks. After visiting the Temple of the Tooth Relic, proceed to enjoy the Cultural Dance Show. Cultural Dance Show - Be escorted to a performance of the traditional Kandyan dance, accompanied by tumultuous drumming. Dances include the cobra dance, mask dance, the Ginisila, showing power over fire. The entire frenetic and colourful spectacle climaxes with the amazing fire-walking act. On completion proceed to Kandy and stay overnight at the hotel Clock Inn Kandy
Day 2 Kandy - Kithulgala - Colombo
After having the breakfast from the hotel proceed to kithulgala. Kitulgala is surrounded by forested hills making way to the swift waters of the River “Kelani Ganga”. Surrounded by low wooded hills, Kitulgala is a village of lush vegetation. Being blessed with two monsoons each year records the highest rainfall in Sri Lanka, however, January to March is the dry period that makes Kitulgala one of Sri Lanka’s foremost tourist attractions for those who love White Water Rafting. In addition to the white water rafting, Kitulgala affords the opportunity to engage in nature adventure, jungle trekking, outdoor camping, mountain biking and Bird Watching. Approximate time expect to be at the Kithulgala is 2:30hrs. On completion proceed to Colombo and overnight stay at the Ivy Lane Colombo.