Ceylon Highlights

ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE ,SRI LANKA
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SIGIRIYA ROCK FORTRESS, SRI LANKA
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Sri Lanka: palm alley in Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Kandy
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Price / Person: £360 pp

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  • Deluxe £ 475 pp

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  • Duration : (06 DAYS / 05 NIGHTS)
  • Country : Sri Lanka
  • Places Covered :

    Colombo ( 1N) | Dambulla ( 2N)   | Kandy ( 1N) | Nuwara Eliya ( 1N)

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Highlights

Colombo City Tour

Pinnawala elephant orphanage | Golden Temple of Dambulla | Cave Temple

Sigiriya Rock Fortress | Minneriya National Park

Euphoria Spice Garden

Kandy Lake | Tooth Relic Temple | Cultural Show

Ramboda | Tea Plantation & Tea  Factory

Nuwara Eliya | Lake Gregory | Ashok Vatika & Seetha Amman Temple

St Claire & Devon Waterfall

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Introduction

  • Day 01 : Colombo Arrival & City Tour ( COLOMBO ) D

    Arrival at Colombo and be met by our representative with warm welcome.

    Transfer to Colombo  Hotel (About 01 hour)

    Post check in & lunch  we will pick you up from the hotel  for Colombo city tour & visit the following places :

    Gangaramaya Temple – One of the well known Buddhist temples on  Lake Beira

    Galle Face Green , Independence Square , Old Dutch Hospital ,Colonial building

    Meals : Dinner

    Overnight : Colombo

  • Day 02 : Colombo - Pinnawala  -Dambulla (  DAMBULLA ) B/D

    Morning breakfast at hotel

    Post breakfast proceed to The Pinnawala elephant orphanage.

    Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is the best place for an up close and personal experience with the world’s largest land mammals !

    Pinnawala has become the home to the largest captive group of elephants in the world.

    Thereafter proceed to Dambulla and visit Cave Temple. Enter the historic caves of the Golden Temple of Dambulla, dating back to the 1st century BC.

    Visit the Cave of the Divine King, Cave of the Great King and the Great New Monastery. See the giant golden Buddha Statue just a little distance outside the cave complex.

    On completion return to the hotel and relax.

    Meals : Breakfast & Dinner

    Overnight : Dambulla

  • Day 03 :  Sigiriya Heritage & Minneriya National Park  ( SIGIRIYA / DAMBULLA ) B/D

    After breakfast visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress.Climb the 5th century AD rock fortress, Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled.

    This wonderful fortress in the shape of a lion (The paws of which could still be seen)

    The summit of the rock, with an area of nearly one hectare was the site of the palace and the outer wall was built on the very brink of the precipice.

    Later visit to Minneriya National Park and go on a lovely jeep safari.

    This safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one

    place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October.

    In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas.

    Meals : Breakfast & Dinner

    Overnight :  Dambulla

  • Day 04 : Spice Plantation & Kandy Tour ( KANDY  ) B/D

    After breakfast at the hotel & check out , proceed to Kandy, en-route make a pause at Matale,

    visit  Euphoria Spice Garden, and do a guided tour of a spice and herbal garden, where you learn about spices, such as

    coriander, chili, cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg; and their uses.

    Later we proceed to Kandy Hotel en route we will visit Kandy Lake & View Point

    In the evening ,  visit Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic followed by Cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan Dancing

    Temple of the Tooth Relic a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth.

    The Kandy Cultural Show gives an opportunity to experience some of the traditions of Sri Lanka.

    This is more than one hour event including the skills of the traditional musicians of Kandy, their drums and various type of cultural dance performance with fire walking.

    On completion return to the hotel and relax.

    Meals : Breakfast & Dinner

    Overnight : Kandy

  • Day 05 : Kandy - Nuwara Eliya  ( NUWARA ELIYA  ) B/D

    After breakfast at the hotel & check out , proceed to Ramboda, visit the Sri Bhaktha Hanuman Temple of Ramboda,

    where the epic battle between Lord Rama and King Ravana happened.

    Later Proceed to a Tea Plantation & Tea  Factory to learn how tea is manufactured in Sri Lanka.

    Thereafter continue to Nuwara Eliya and check in to the hotel.

    Later in the evening go on scenic tour in Nuwara Eliya City.

    You can take leisurely walks around beautiful Lake Gregory and enjoy stunning scenery and panoramic vistas with

    rugged mountains outlined against clear blue sky making a breath –taking backdrop.

    Later visit Ashok Vatika & Seetha Amman Temple  .

    This place is believed to be the site where Sita was held captive by king Ravana, and where she prayed daily for Rama to come

    and rescue her in the Hindu epic, Ramayana. On the rock face across the stream are circular depressions said to be the footprints of Lord Hanuman.

    Meals : Breakfast & Dinner

    Overnight : Nuwara Eliya

  • Day 06 :  Nuwara Eliya - Colombo Departure ( NUWARA ELIYA  ) B

    After breakfast & check out proceed to Colombo Airport . En route visit  St Claire & Devon Waterfall.
    Meals:-Breakfast

Inclusions

 Includes
✓Accommodation  as selected on half board ( breakfast & dinner basis )

✓Luxury A/c vehicle with fuel and parking

✓Include highway charges and government taxes

✓Services of an English Speaking chauffeur guide

✓Include chauffeur’s accommodation and meals

Note: International Flights are not included in package cost

 Excludes

Any expenses of personal nature.

Entrance & activities fees

Tips & Portages

International Flights

Accommodation

Standard Hotels:- 
Colombo ( 1 Night ) : Berjaya Colombo or similar
Dambulla (2 Nights ):  Camellia Resort & Spa or similar
Kandy ( 1 Night )  : Amaya Hills or similar
Nuwara Eliya ( 1 Night ): Galway Heights or similar

Deluxe Hotels  : 
Colombo ( 1 Night ): Cinnamon Lake Side Colombo or similar
Sigiriya (2 Nights ) : Aliya Resort & Spa  or similar
Kandy ( 1 Night )  : Earl’s Regency Kandy or similar
Nuwara Eliya ( 1 Night ) : Araliya Green City


Premium Hotels :
Colombo ( 1 Night ) : Taj Samudra or similar
Dambulla (2 Nights ) : Heritance Kandalama or similar
Kandy ( 1 Night )  : Earl’s Regency  or similar
Nuwara Eliya : Heritance Tea Factory or Similar

 

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