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Cultural Sri Lanka

Cultural Sri Lanka

7N Sri Lanka
Cultural Sri Lanka
  • Cultural Sri Lanka
  • Cultural Sri Lanka

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Pinnawala elephant orphanage visit.

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An island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is a picturesque mix of blue ocean, brown misty mountains, green tea gardens, mangrove forests and ancient architectural marvels. Formerly known as Ceylon, Sri Lanka as a country takes pride in having more than 2,550 years of continuous written history. From the green Nuwara Eliya to the blue Bentota, from the modern Colombo to the colonial Kandy, Sri Lanka mesmerizes visitors every now and then. Be it a laid back beach holiday, a religious escapade through temples or a historic trail, Sri Lanka is the perfect country to embark on a rejuvenating holiday.

Preferred months : January, February, March, October, November, December

Description

An island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is a picturesque mix of blue ocean, brown misty mountains, green tea gardens, mangrove forests and ancient architectural marvels. Formerly known as Ceylon, Sri Lanka as a country takes pride in having more than 2,550 years of continuous written history. From the green Nuwara Eliya to the blue Bentota, from the modern Colombo to the colonial Kandy, Sri Lanka mesmerizes visitors every now and then. Be it a laid back beach holiday, a religious escapade through temples or a historic trail, Sri Lanka is the perfect country to embark on a rejuvenating holiday.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Sri Lanka

On arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport, our representative will meet you and escort you to your vehicle outside the airport. From here begins your holiday in Sri Lanka. While on your way to the destination, you can visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, one of the most spectacular tourist attractions in Sri Lanka. Here you will be mesmerized to see how volunteers and caretakers bathe, feed and provide shelter to hundreds of orphaned and abandoned elephants. You will love to see how the elephants play around the water. (Entrance fees not included). Check in to your hotel. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Dambula.

Day 2: Enjoy Dambulla City Tour
After a hearty breakfast, start exploring Dambula. Dambula is located in Matale district of Sri Lanaka, 148 km north east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy. It is famous for its Golden Dambula Rock Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The cave temple complex of Dambula dates back to somewhere around 2nd Century BC and is known worldwide for its five magnificent caves and statues with varied scriptures. The wood Iron Forest and the Rose Quartz Mountains also add to Dambula's popularity. Return back to hotel for a comfortable overnight stay in Dambula.

Day 3: Proceed from Dambula to Kandy

After enjoying a hearty breakfast, proceed for Kandy. Check in to your hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Kandy.

Day 4: Enjoy Kandy City Tour
After a heart breakfast, start with your city tour of Kandy. It is the second largest city of Sri lanka and the last capital of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka. Kandy's natural beauty spreads over its green grassland, lake, river and misty mountains. Your city tour will include visit to the Temple of Tooth Relic, One of the UNESCO world heritage sites. It is known as Dalada Maligawa in Sri Lanka. Then, proceed for Kandy Lake and enjoy a leisure walk along the lake side. This will be followed by your visit to Gem Museum. Here you can check semi-precious gems, namely the exclusive sapphires of Sri Lanka coloured in blue, green, white etc. A visit to traditional cultural dance show is organized for you in the evening. (Entrance fees to sites not included). Return back to hotel. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Kandy.

Day 5: Kandy to Bentota

After a sumptuous breakfast, head to Bentota, the city of the Golden Beaches. Bentota provides the right turf for an unfurled beach vacation. You can divide your day between swimming and relaxing on the golden sands. Apart from enjoying the sun, sand and sea, you can even a plethora of water activities in Bentota. (Entrance fees to sites not included) Return back to hotel for a comfortable overnight stay in Bentota.

Day 6: Stay in Bentota

Enjoy breakfast and proceed for a city tour of Bentota. For a more unique experience, you can visit the turtle hatchery (Aluthgama/Bentota). It is the prime turtle-nesting site that was inaugurated by Wildlife Protection Society in 1981. Huge tanks are filled with new born turtles, which are fed and then taken to the sea for release after they turn 2-4 days old. (Entrance fees to sites not included). Return back to hotel. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Bentota.

Day 7: Bentota to Colombo

Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast in hotel and start for your onward journey towards Colombo. Being the largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo is always bustling. It poses a beautiful mix of modern and colonial edifices and architectural wonders spanning from the eras of Portuguese, Dutch, British, Hindu, Islam and Buddhist. The fort area in the city is one living example of such an architectural grandeur. During your city tour, you may visit famous places including Galle Face Green, the Viharamahadevi Park, Twin World Trade Center Towers, Old Parliament Building, Fort district and Independence Hall at Independence Square. (Entrance fees to sites not included / dinner, transfers to restaurants not included). You can have an extravagant shopping experience in places like Odel, House of Fashion, Beverly Street, Majestic City, Noritake, etc. (Total time for city tour is 3 hours) Enjoy your last day in Sri Lanka and have a pleasant overnight stay in Colombo.

Day 7: Depart from Colombo

After enjoying a hearty breakfast, proceed to the airport for your return flight. We hope you had a great vacation and hope to meet again..

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  • Accommodation and breakfast as per selected hotel
  • Return airport transfers on seat in coach basis
  • Kandy to Bentota and Bentota to Colombo transfers on seat in coach basis
  • Half day Dambulla city tour
  • Half day Kandy city tour.
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Package Summary
Starting City  Dambula
Duration  7 Nights / 8 Days
Tour Plan
7N Sri Lanka
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