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SRI LANKA


From USD 1055 * | from £ 770.15*

Per person sharing 2 pax

Sri Lanka is an Island Country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the Southwest of the Bay of Bengal and the Southeast of the Arabian Sea.

 

DAY 01: Airport/Negombo: 
 
Arrive at Colombo airport meet greet and assist on arrival transfer to Negombo Later proceed for city tour of Negombo. The wide sandy beaches and safe sea bathing are major attractions, as is the fish market where busy trading of a variety of fish, prawns and crabs takes place each morning (except Sunday) when the fishing craft return to shore. Traditional large sailed outrigger canoes are a picturous sight in this village which was once a trading port for the Portuguese and Dutch. Other attractions are the old Dutch fort gate built in 1672 now a part of the prison and the Dutch Canal which was then a supply route for the Dutch administration. Overnight in Negombo.  
 
DAY 02: Negombo/Pinnawala/Sigiriya:
 
After breakfast at Hotel – Transfer from Negombo to Sigiriy via Pinnawala The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. Evening make a visit to Dambulla Caves. Overnight in Sigiriya.
 
DAY 03: Sigiriya:
 
After breakfast at Hotel Climb the 5th century Sigiriya Rock fortress which is a UNESCO world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (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. Thereafter proceed to Minneriya to enjoy Jeep safari. Overnight in Sigiriya.
 
DAY 04: Dambulla/Matale/Kandy: 
 
After breakfast at Hotel – Transfer from Dambulla to Kandy via Matale. Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. Here, clients could see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed. Witness a Cookery demonstration. Later drive to Kandy. Overnight in Kandy.
 
DAY 05: Kandy Sightseeing: 
 
After breakfast proceed for city tour of Kandy,enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy 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. Overnight in Kandy.
 
DAY 06: Kandy/Nuwara eliya:
 
After breakfast at the hotel – Transfer to Nuwara Eliya from Kandy.Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.
 
DAY 07: Nuwara Eliya / Bentota:
 
After breakfast proceed for Bentota. Bentota, situated on the south west coast, at the confluence of the sea and the Bentota River, the sun drenched location and its golden, palm-fringed beaches which border the warm, sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean made it a natural choice for development as the first tourist resort. Bentota has a complete range of tourist facilities, great seafood and very popular water sports centres which provide boating, water skiing, jet skiing, snorkelling and wind surfing. Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.
 
DAY 08: Bentota: 
 
Breakfast at the hotel – Enjoy Water Sports and Boat ride in Mandu River. Overnight at Bentota.
 
DAY 09: Bentota /Airport: 
 
After breakfast at the hotel - Transfer from Colombo to Airport for your departure
 

Includes:

  • Accommodation on bed & breakfast Basis sharing double. 
  • Entrance fees for Pinnawala, Dambulla, Sigiriya, Minneriya, Kandy Temple, Royal Botanical Garden, Turtle Hatchery. Cultural Dance Show.
  • Cost of Minneriya Jeep Safari and Madhu River Boat Ride.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle as per above itinerary.
  • Tours and transfers as per the above tour programme.
  • Services of an English speaking chauffeur guide/driver.
  • All government taxes.
 

Excludes:

  • Any Entrance fees not specified above.
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Any other services not specified above.
  • Video and Camera permits.
  • Lunch/Dinner throughout the tour.
 
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