Mystical Island extravaganza vacation
- 7 days
- 1 person
The vibrance of Sri Lankan culture makes it an emerging holiday destination. With the vast stretch of beaches vibing in the hues of the destination. Sri Lanka is also popular for its train rides to enjoy the scenic beauty of the region. Other major attractions are the heritage sites and the ancient ruins. Moreover, the National Parks are home to Elephants.
tour plans 7 days
Arrival - Sri Lanka (approx. 45 mins): Our representative will meet you, and transfer to Colombo. In the evening, go for a city tour of Colombo, the commercial hub of Sri Lanka. With suburbs, skyscrapers, and other buildings that reflect the urban vibe. Visit: The National Museum, The Dutch Museum, Parliament Complex, Arcade Independent Square, Bandaranayke Memorial International conference hall, Independence Square, and the Town Hall. Also, visit the Colombo Fort, Pettah, the Floating Market, Gangaramaya temple, Beira Lake, Colombo National Museum Old Dutch Hospital, Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapakshe theatre, and Galle Face Green. Shop to your heart’s content at the ODEL, Crescat Boulevard, Liberty Arcade, Liberty Plaza and Majestic City, The Arcade Independence Square, Dutch Hospital shopping precinct, and Exclusive gift shops such as Paradise Road, Barefoot, Cotton Collection, and Galaria providing high-quality products. For traditional gift shopping, Lakphana and Lakmedura and worth a peek. Check-in to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Colombo – Pinnawella – Kandy (approx. 04 hours): Have breakfast and check out of the hotel. Transfer to Kandy. En route visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Providing a caring home for abandoned and wounded elephants, it is a much-loved destination for tourists and locals alike. Here, adults and baby elephants from around Sri Lanka thrive. The feeding and bathing times are generally the ideal times to visit when you can observe these gentle giants at their best. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy.
Sightseeing of Kandy: Have breakfast, and enjoy a city tour of Kandy which is the last kingdom of the Sinhalese. En Route see the Upper Lake Drive and the Market Square. Go to the sacred religious sites in Sri Lanka; visit the Temple of the Tooth or Dalada Maligawa. Take a stroll through the town and collect souvenirs. Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, which have many species of trees and plants. Also, explore the spice garden and Orchid house. Go to the Gem and be mesmerized by the collection of gems in store. In the evening, go to the cultural show, the traditional dance forms and the costumes symbolize the ancient rituals. Overnight stay at the hotel
Kandy – Nuwara Eliya (approx. 2.5 hours) Have breakfast and head to Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit Ramboda waterfalls and a tea factory. In the afternoon visit, the old colonial outpost perched 6200 feet above sea level. The place holds the vibe of entering an English town with cottages and beautiful old buildings, and the climate tops it all. Then there is the magnificent Grand Hotel, with an old golf course and horse racing events. In the evening, go on a city tour. Visit: Victoria Park, the best-maintained, town park, with beautiful blooms around the year. It also has a number of hill-country bird species. Then, visit Gregory Lake, another popular tourist spot. Check-in at the Hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya – Kalutara (approx. 05 hours): Have breakfast, and proceed to Kalutara via Kithulgala. En route go for White Water Rafting (optional) at Kitulgala. Others can enjoy the beautiful views. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kalutara.
Kalutara – Galle – Kalutara: Have breakfast, and proceed to Galle Fort, the famous Dutch Fort built by the Portuguese, fortified by the Dutch, and preserved by the British. En route visit Madu river Boat Ride with fish therapy. The place with its varied species of animals and birds offers a treat for nature lovers. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Kalutara – Departure: Have breakfast, and check out of the hotel. Proceed to the Airport to board the flight back home. Have a pleasant journey ahead!
Day 01 dinner at an outside local restaurantAssistance at the airportSightseeing as per itinerary by private tourist vehicle (excluding entry fees)6-night accommodation in well-appointed rooms in the mentioned hotels or equivalentDrivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service TaxServices of English-speaking driver cum guide during sightseeing tours
Camera/Video camera fees applicable at the monumentCompulsory Christmas (24th Dec) & New year (31st Dec) Gala dinner supplements at relevant hotelTCS (Tax Collection at Source) will be ExtraItems of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides/drivers, othersAir tickets and airport taxesEntry Fee at Pinnwala Elephant Orphanage, KandyTemple, Royal Botanical garden, Cultural dance show, Haggala Garde, Horton Plains, Madu river boat ride, and Turtle Farm