Sri Lanka Summer offerKandy – NuwaraEliya – Bentota – Colombo 7 Days fr £540
On Sharing Basis
Arrival & transfer to Kandy, En route visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. late evening enjoy a cultural show.
Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage -
set amongst the verdant hills of Kegalle is a unique orphanage, where the tiny tots weigh 60 kg or more. This is the Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage, the world's first and only elephant orphanage established to feed, nurse and house young elephants lost or abandoned by their mothers. Other occupants are elephants displaced from their natural environs by development projects or those found wounded. Visitors could see the baby elephants being fed milk from gigantic feeding bottles or bathed in the river which flows nearby - an unforgettable sight! Established in 1975, by the Wildlife Department and National Zoological gardens which subsequently led to a breeding programme through which more than twenty five elephants have been born since 1984.
After Breakfast leisure at the hotel, in the evening do a site seeing and city shopping tour of the city,
a lovely exotic city, the Hill Capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which retains an aura of grandeur, time has not affected. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its centre, it is the site of the renowned temple that enshrines the Tooth Relic of the Buddha and the Royal Botanical gardens - home to one of the world’s best collections of Orchids.A cultural sanctuary where many legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive, Kandy and its satellite villages are the centre of the islands handicraft industry (items of wood, brass & silver) exquisite silver or gold jewellery and precious gems of many varieties including the world’s best blue and star sapphires. The highlight of the city’s calendar is the EsalaPerahera, when a replica of the casket enclosing the Tooth is taken in procession for ten glittering nights in July/August by exotically costumed dancers, drummers and approximately 100 Elephants.
After Breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya. Evening do a site walk at the town
Tea Plantation -
visit a tea plantation and a tea factory where one the best teas in the world is produced. You will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea and also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory.
Nuwara Eliya -
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 some of the world’s best tea. The mountain slopes and valleys are a carpet of velvety green tea plantations, interspersed with gushing streams and tumbling waterfalls. Red or green roofed plantation bungalows, English country style homes and hotels with lovely flower gardens, a fine 18 hole golf course and a racecourse gives Nuwara Eliya a decidedly British character.
Breakfast at Hotel proceed to Bentota.
After breakfast leisure at Hotel
is situated on the Northern limit of the Southern Province, at the confluence of the sea and the Bentota River, 62 km from Colombo. Its location in the sun drenched southern cost at the mouth of the Bentota River and its picturesque, sandy, palm-fringed beaches which border the warm, sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean made it a natural choice for development as Sri lankas first planed tourist resort.
Today its famed in Sri Lanka’s global tourist markets as a highly attractive holiday resort with a vide and varied choice of distinctive hotels to suite every taste and purse. Bentota also have a complete range of tourist facilities within the resort complex including very popular water sports centers.
After breakfast proceed to Colombo, rest of the leisure,
like many capital cities in developing countries Colombo is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood, yet in some parts; the old world charm is retained. A 100-year-old clock tower and several British built, colonial buildings are still to be seen in the city. The Pettah bazaar - where one can shop for bargains, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent and the folk art center are some of the places of interest that one can visit to.
After breakfast proceed to the Airport for the departure.
» Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar on BB basis for 07 Days.
» Complementary 01 Lunch During the Tour.
» Transportation in an air-conditioned Car or Van with the service of a English speaking chauffeur.
» City / shopping tour of Colombo
» Government Tax (VAT 12%).
The Price is Exclusive of:
» Entrance fees to sites mentioned in the program including to the Cultural Show in Kandy.
» Toll Chargers
» Lunch & Dinner or any meal not mentioned on the above program during the tour.
» Visa Fees (please log on to www.eta.gov.lk)
» Any fluctuations in the dollar component will affect the costing.
» Early check in or late checkout charges.
» Camera or Video permits.
» Expenses of a personal nature.
Value added services:
» Discount voucher to shop at ODEL dress boutique in Colombo.
» 20% Discount voucher at a Jewellery shop (only in Colombo or Kandy).
» Free Mobile sim card on arrival (Passport details required for registration).
» 5% Discount voucher to shop at COTTON COLLECTION in Colombo.
» 5% Discount voucher to shop at Noritake Lanka Porcelain in Colombo.
» Free coupon worth 10 Euro for playing at MGM Grand Club Casino, Colombo(coupon provided on request only-Please request when booking)
HB Suplement: £115 per person
Note - PLEASE NOT THAT IF THEY TRAVEL TO KANDY BETWEEN AUGUST 10TH AND AUGUST 20TH A SUPLEMENT OF £24 WILL BE CHARGED PER PERSON AS PEREHERA SUPLEMENT.
All below mentioned cost is in GBP, Per Person, Inclusive of all applicable taxes, net payable to us on base category of rooms at mentioned or similar hotels.