Ayubowan! May you be blessed with long life! With this beautiful traditional greeting you are welcomed to the island of Sri Lanka! Meet our representative in the arrival area of the Airport after you clear all immigration and customs formalities.
After arrival at the Katunayake International Airport. You will be transferred to Kandy en-route (If time permit) visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Check in at hotel and in the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and witness a traditional Kandyan dance cultural show. Overnight stay at hotel.
KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA
(Approx. 80 km)
After breakfast visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and Kandy city tour and Gem Museum famous Kandy markets. Afterwards transfer to Nuwara Eliya en-route visit Tea estate & tea factory to observe the production process of world famous Ceylon tea and Tea tasting, view the Ramboda waterfalls. Evening city tour and walk around Lake Gregory & Victoria Park. Overnight stay in Hotel.
Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Located 5.5 km to the west from the Kandy, Altitude is 460 meters above sea level. The garden covers 147 acres. The history goes back to 1371 and was formally established in 1843 by British after they took over the control in Kandy. More than 4000 species of plants found here including many varieties of orchids, Medicinal plants, palm trees and many rare species of trees.
NUWARA ELIYA / BENTOTA
(Approx. 210 km)
After breakfast leave for Bentota en-route sightseeing and sceneries. Late afternoon, enjoy at beach. Overnight stay at beach resort in Bentota.
After breakfast enjoy a boat ride through mangrove forests to a cinnamon plantation at Madu River and visit the Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda where turtle eggs are collected, hatched, baby turtles nurtured, numbered and released to the sea. Overnight stay at beach resort in Bentota.
Madu River Boat Safari, 02 hours boat ride. A boat trip is a wonderful way of seeing some of the hundreds of species of plants and animals, monkeys eating fruit in the trees, a water monitor lizard glides slowly through the water, and cormorants, egrets and kingfishers wait patiently on the banks, eyeing the water for prey.
Turtle Hatchery, The "Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery" is a non - profitable organization which is maintained for the survival of Sea Turtles for the next generation. The "Turtle Farm" is situated in Habaraduwa near to the beautiful beach.
BENTOTA / COLOMBO / AIRPORT
(Approx. 110 km)
After breakfast leave for Airport en-route city tour in Colombo and proceed to Airport in time for your flight with wonderful memories of an unforgettable vacation.
Colombo, Drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749. The historic Dawatagaha Mosque and the former Eye Hospital are two buildings in Cinnamon Gardens worth looking at. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Aukana Buddha and the Independence Square.