EXOTIC SRILANKA

PACKAGE HIGHLIGHTS:

 
  • Nuwara Eliya – Waterfalls at St. Clare’s & Devon, finest 18 hole golf courses in Asia & Kitulgala where the film ‘Bridge on the River Kwai’ was made.
  • Kandy – City tour – Kandy bazaar, Kandy market, Gem museum, Botanical garden, the Temple of the Tooth Relic & Cultural show.
  • Colombo – Elephant Orphanage, City tour – Old Parliament, Residential areas, Bandaranaike Memorial International conference hall, Fort, Ceramics corporation showrooms & majestic city shopping complex.



ITINERARY:

Day 1        

Colombo

Arrive at the Airport and transfer to Hotel Grand Oriental or similar in Colombo for Lunch.  Afternoon proceed for a half day city tour of Colombo observing the Old Parliament, the residential areas and the BMICH ( Bandaranaike  Memorial International Conference Hall ) and visit Fort. Dinner and overnight stay at Grand Oriental Hotel, or similar, Colombo.

Day 2

Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya via Kitulgala where the famous  "Bridge on the river Kwai" film was made.  Also, observe the water falls St. Clare’s and Devon.  Nuwara Eliya is Sri Lanka's premier hill resort with a fine bracing mountain climate.  Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country producing 50% of the world’s best tea.  Sri Lanka's highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 ft) is located here. Nuwara Eliya is the location for one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in Asia.  Lunch at Galway Forest Lodge Hotel, Nuwara Eliya.  Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at Galway Forest Lodge, Nuwara Eliya or similar.

Day 3

Kandy

After breakfast proceed to Kandy, enroute visiting a tea plantation and a factory.  Lunch at Hotel Hilltop, Kandy.  In the afternoon do a city tour of Kandy - the last capital of the Sri Lankan Kings. The name Kandy conjures visions of a storied past, splendour, legend, folklore, mystery and traditions lovingly kept alive for countless years.  Visit the Kandy bazaar, Kandy market, a Gem Museum and a lapidary. Also, visit the Botanical gardens in Peradeniya, which were originally the pleasure gardens of the royalty.  Nearly 4000 species of plants are found in this garden and it is encircled by the Mahaweli river. In the evening visit the temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witnesses a Cultural show.  Dinner and overnight stay at Hilltop Hotel, Kandy or similar.

Day 4

Colombo

After breakfast proceed to Colombo, enroute visiting the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawela, which is a home to about 60 elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. Also, accompany the elephants to a river close by to see them having their daily baths. Lunch at a Chinese restaurant in Colombo.    Also, visit the Ceramics Corporation showrooms, Majestic city shopping complex and the ODEL Unlimited Dress Boutique.  Dinner and overnight stay at Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo or similar.

Day 5

Return Home

It’ s time to say good bye to all new friends you have made and take back warm memories of your trip.

 

Visa requirements:

You must be in possession of a single entry visa for Sri Lanka which can be obtained on arrival at the airport.

 

Passports and P.O.E.:

To undertake the tour you must be in possession of a Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond your date of travel. You must also ensure that your passport bears the notation – ‘Emigration Clearance Not Required’. Passport issuance & renewal & Emigration Clearance Required Suspension charges will be applicable.