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CLASSIC TOUR (5 NIGHTS / 6 DAYS)

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Day 1 - Airport | Colombo


 

Arrival Katunayake International Airport, meet and greet on arrival by our Representative escorted to the vehicle transfer to COLOMBO, Rest of the day at leisure for sightseeing of the business capital of Sri Lanka. Transfer to hotel for overnight.

(HILTON HOTEL - COLOMBO)

DAY 2 – COLOMBO | PINNAWALA | KANDY

After breakfast leave for Kandy. On rout visit The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage allows visitors to really get close to the gentle giants of Sri Lanka, the famous Sri Lankan elephant. At the Pinnawela Elephant Or-phanage, you will be rewarded with the unique joy of feeding baby elephants. You could also walk to the river bathing area and observe the elephants, both young and old frolic in the river. The orphanage was established to house injured elephants as well as baby orphans and with each visit you contribute towards the up keep of the orphanage. Arrive at Kandy, transfer to hotel.

Thereafter proceed for brief sightseeing tour of Kandy, Also visit the handicraft centre and the upper lake for a panoramic view of the garden city. In the evening witness the spectacular performance of a Kandyan dance and fire limbo show. Return to hotel for overnight.

(HOTEL EARL’S REGENCY - KANDY)

Day 3 - Kandy

After breakfast visit the Royal Botanical gardens of PERADENIYA known for the large number and variety of plants such as ornamental, decorative and also useful medicinal plants. There are more than 4000 spe-cies including indigenous and introduced plants. The garden is best known for its collection of orchids which is the largest in Asia.

Rest of the day at leisure at hotel.

(HOTEL EARL’S REGENCY - KANDY)

DAY 4-5th APRIL - KANDY | NUWARAELIYA (SCENIC TRAIN JOURNEY)

After breakfast leave for the Peraeniya Railway Station to take a TRAIN JOURNEY to Nuwara Eliya. This train trip is considered one of the most scenic train journeys in Sri Lanka en-route witness the scenic beauty of the tea plantations, waterfalls and the mountain range. Arrival to Nuwaraeliya you could visit a tea estate and factory to witness the making of pure Ceylon tea. After spend the day in the town and the dutiful Gregory’s Lake, Transfer to Hotel for overnight.

Please note that the train journey is weather permitting, you will be taken by air conditioned van to Nuwara eliya if the train is cancelled.

(GRAND HOTEL - NUWARA ELIYA)

Day 5- NUWARA-ELIYA | BENTOTA

After breakfast proceed to the SOUTH COAST for leisure at BEACH. Arrival transfer to hotel for overnight.

(PANANUS BEACH RESORT & SPA - BENTOTA)

OPTIONAL SIGHTSEEING – GALLE – USD 15(EN-ROUTE TO BENTOTA)

City tour in Galle. There are many attractions to visit in GALLE. The Dutch Reformed Church, situated close to the entrance of the fort on Church Street, was built at the highest point in Galle around 1750 and is a must visit for its structural beauty and history. The Dutch Museum, housed in a restored mansion containing paintings, documents, ceramics and other treasures from the Dutch colonial era and the National Maritime Archaeology Museum exhibiting marine artefacts some dating 800 years are also worthwhile places to visit in Galle. En-route Visit a traditional mask shop and a moon stone gem mind.

DAY 6 – SOUTH COAST | AIRPORT

After breakfast at leisure till DEPARTURE to the AIRPORT.

PRICE IS BASE ON SHARING BASIS

Per Person Sharing Double Room – USD 645

Total Price for 2 pax – USD 1290

Prices are valid until 31st of October 2016

SUPPLEMENT FOR TRAIN JOURNEY (4HR TRIP THROUGH BEAUTIFUL HILL COUNTRY)

  • Adult: USD$ 18.00
  • Child: USD$ 12.00

Perahera Supplement –Hotel Earl’s Regency Kandy

  • From 8th – 18th August USD 65 (Per room, per day)

Hotels provided are subject to availability at the time of receiving reservation note: Rooms & vehicle will be booked on availability upon confirmation.

SERVICES INCLUDE IN THE PACKAGE

  • Arrival/departure assistance
  • Accommodation will be as indicated above on sharing basis
  • Meals on BED & BREAKFAST basis for 4 Nights and HALFBOARD basis for 1 Night at (PANDANUS BEACH RESORT & SPA/INDURUWA)
  • Hotels mentioned above or Similar Category (availability)
  • Air conditioned transport with an English speaking chauffeur.
  • Government taxes including service charge at hotels

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Laundry. Telephone calls and any expenses of personnel nature
  • Entrance fee for sightseeing