Sri Lankan Saga

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Trip Duration –  6 Nights / 7 Days

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden
  • Kandy Temple of Tooth Relic
  • Sri Baktha Hanuman temple
  • Seetha Amman Temple
  • Gayathri Peedam
  • Colombo City Tour

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Day 1
Arrival in Sri Lanka - Pinnawala - Kandy

Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to Kandy in a private vehicle. En route to your destination, you will visit one of the most sought after tourist attractions in Sri Lanka, the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Volunteers and caretakers provide shelter and take care of orphaned, abandoned and injured elephants within the park. You can watch caretakers feed, bathe and help these animals; for which they have a fixed schedule for all the elephants. You can also walk with the herd to the nearby river to watch the elephants bathe and play around in water. After spending a joyous time watching all the gentle giants go about their lives head out to Kandy where after checking in to the hotel you enjoy a heartwarming dinner and a comfortable overnight stay to get re-energized for the upcoming journey.

*Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage can only be covered if the flight is reaching early morning at Colombo Airport*

Day 2
Kandy - City Tour

After the delicious Breakfast, proceed for Kandy City Tour which includes visit to one of the world heritages as well as a sacred place for the Buddhists all over the world; namely the Temple of tooth Relic known to the Sri Lankans as Dalada Maligawa. If time permits, you may proceed to the Kandy Lake where you can enjoy a leisure walk. Your next visit will be to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens which is a paradise for nature lovers. The real evidence of the richness will be affirmed by your visit to the Gem Museum. Sri Lanka produces the finest quality of gems in the world. In the evening you will witness a traditional cultural dance show. Post having your dinner, enjoy your overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 3
Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

After the breakfast, proceed for the city tour to Nuwara Eliya. En route visit the Sri Baktha Hanuman temple.On these hills of Ramboda where Hanuman was searching for Sita, the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka built a temple with Hanuman as the presiding deity. On every full moon day, special poojas are conducted and witnessed by thousands of devotees. Later visit Seetha Amman Temple (Approximately 20 minute drive).The stream that runs from the hill catered to the needs of Sita during her stay at Ashoka Vatika. She is said to have bathed in this stream. Now there is a temple erected for Lord Rama, Sita, Lakshman and Hanuman by the side of this stream. It is interesting to note that foot prints similar to Lord Hanumans are found by this river. In the evening visit the Gayathri Pe(e)dam in Nuwara Eliya. It is believed to be the place from where King Ravanas son Meghanath propitiated Lord Shiva with penance and prayers and was in turn granted super natural powers by Lord Shiva. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

Day 4
Nuwara Eliya - Bentota

After enjoying sumptuous breakfast, leave for Bentota. It is popular for its sun-kissed beaches, exotic gardens, wildlife, sacred temples as well as a dazzling nightlife with some of the finest clubs in town. Here you will be able to relax and feel the spirit of the sea and the warmth of the soft sand. Your day will be divided between swimming in the water and relaxing on the beach. Bentota provides the perfect turf for an unfurled vacation at the beach. Besides enjoying the sun, sea and sand, you could also indulge in various water sports (at own expense) like scuba diving, jet skiing, kayaking, etc. and set free the adventure lover in you as Bentota is a favored destination in Sri Lanka for the adventure enthusiasts. Return to your hotel for a comfortable overnight stay in Bentota.

Day 5
Bentota - City Tour

After enjoying your breakfast, proceed for a city tour of Bentota. Today, we visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery – a must-visit for the nature lovers. The Turtle Hatchery is the prime turtle nesting site, established as an attempt to protect Sri Lanka’s marine turtles from extinction. Here, you would see huge tanks filled with new born turtle hatchlings. After being fed and taken care of for about 2-4 years, these little creatures are released into the sea. It would be an entirely new experience to watch closely different species of this marine creature, while also being able to hold them and getting photographed.

Evening is free for you to enjoy as you like. You could visit (own expense) Bentota Bazaar, a place for shopping-enthusiasts. The market provides a large number of articles to shop for, such as: Batik textiles, momentous, gift items made of carved wood and brass ware, etc. which could be bought at genuine rates. So, stuff up your bag of memories with souvenirs for your loved ones. Later return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 6
Bentota - Colombo

After a hearty breakfast, you would be picked up from the hotel and be transferred in a private vehicle to Colombo. Upon arrival, you would check-in the hotel, catch a breath and then be picked up from the lobby in a private vehicle, as you proceed for a city tour to have a closer glance at the charms of the city. Visit the most popular tourist attractions, such as: the Galle Face Green, a vast expanding stretch of lawn facing the sea and a beautiful place to walk along the greens and watch a splendid sunset, Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo National Museum, exhibiting ancient English paintings, miscellaneous sculptures from the colonial period and an antique collection of demon masks, World Trade Center towers, the tallest building in Sri Lanka and the best business center rose with the concept of ‘One Stop Shop’, Old Parliament Building, Fort district, Old Colombo Lighthouse, Independence Hall at Independence Square in Cinnamon gardens, Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque St.Paul’s Church Milagiriya. For a fun-filled evening, you could plan to visit (own expense) Colombo’s night clubs, bars and casinos, and set free the party-animal in you. Bally’s Casino, Rhythm and Blues Nightclub and Sky Lounge are amongst the most popular party spots in Colombo, offering a wide choice of exotic food and interesting beverages. The amazing ambiance with some music would add to your party fever. Later return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 7
Departure

After relishing a hearty breakfast, you would check-out from the hotel and be transferred to the airport/railway station in time for your departure. Tours conludes.

Inclusions

  • 02 nights' accommodation at Kandy
  • 01 night accommodation at Nuwara Eliya
  • 02 nights' accommodation at Bentota
  • 01 night accommodation at Colombo
  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden
  • Kandy Temple of Tooth Relic
  • Sri Baktha Hanuman temple
  • Seetha Amman Temple
  • Gayathri Peedam
  • Colombo City Tour
  • GST

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Sri Lankan Saga