ITINERARY

Day 01: Airport – Colombo (Approximate Travel Time: 40 minutes)

  • On arrival you will be met by our English Speaking Chauffeur Guide at the Airport and proceed to Colombo for overnight stay

  • Check in your hotel and relax after the flight

  • Overnight stay in Colombo

Day 02: Colombo – Sigiriya

  • After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Sigiriya for two nights stay

  • En-route visit to Dambulla Cave Temple, UNESCO World Heritage site

  • In the afternoon take a safari jeep hire to Minneriya National park, it is possible to see herds of up to 150 elephants feeding and washing, as well as toque macaques, sambar deer and leopards. The hungry bird flocks include cormorants and painted storks

  • Overnight stay in Sigiriya

Day 03: Sigiriya

  • After breakfast at the hotel climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress, King Kasyapa built this legendary Citadel during his reign 477 – 495 AC. The legend of Kasyapa is a story of tragedy and political intrigue. Kasyapa was the Kings son by a non-royal consort who plotted against his father and became king after executing him. Fearing the wrath of the crown prince he is said to have built this palace like an impregnable fortress on this rock

  • Rest of the day free for leisure, Hiriwaduna Trek can be organized. This trek allows you to understand village life as well as experience a bullock cart ride and even a catamaran boat ride.

  • Overnight stay in Sigiriya

Day 04: Sigiriya – Kandy

  • After breakfast at the hotel proceed to hill country capital Kandy for two nights stay

  • En-route visit to Spice & Herbal garden

  • Check in your hotel in the afternoon and spend the rest of the day at leisure

  • Later in the evening witness the cultural dance performance

  • Overnight stay in Kandy

Day 05: Kandy

  • In the morning visit to Royal botanical garden

  • Explore Kandy town, and visit to Gem museum & Wood carving centre

  • In the evening visit to Temple of Tooth where a sacred tooth relic of the Lord Buddha is enshrined. Religious services (pooja), accompanied with traditional drumming, are held at the temple daily at dawn, midday, and in the evening

  • Overnight stay in Kandy

Day 06: Kandy – Bentota (Approximate travel time: 3.5 hrs)

  • After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Bentota for last 3 nights beach stay

  • En- route visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, home to almost 70 Elephants of different ages you will have the opportunity to watch this herd as they bath and play in the river nearby. There are many babies and almost all these Elephants are ones that have been found in the jungles lost and separated from their Herds or with injuries.

  • Check in your hotel in the afternoon and spend the rest of the day at leisure

  • Overnight stay in Bentota

Day 07: Bentota

  • In the morning visit to Turtle hatchery and  mangrove river boat safari will be arranged, enjoy water sports activities, such as Jet Ski, Tube Rides, Banana boat rides, Water Ski

  • Overnight stay in Bentota

Day 08: Bentota

  • Full day at leisure

Day 09: Bentota – Airport (Approximate travel time: 2.5 hrs)

  • In the morning free for leisure at the hotel

  • Thereafter leave to Airport for your departure flight

  • En-route visit to Gangaramaya Temple, Galle Face Green, Independence Squire

ATTRACTIONS
  • The Lion Rock (Sigiriya).
  • Dambulla Cave Temple.
  • Minneriya National Park.
  • Hiriwadunna Trek
  • Temple of Tooth.
  • Spice & Herbal Garden
  • Gem Museum & Wood carving centre
  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Bentota Beach.
  • Galle Dutch Fort.
FINE PRINT

4 Star option: – AUD 1540 per person

3 Star option: – AUD 1220 Per Person

Inclusions

  • Hotel accommodations in a double room .
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner for last 3 nights .
  • Private Air-Conditioned Car.
  • English Speaking Driver/ Guide.
  • Complementary visit to Spice & Herbal garden.
  • 15 minutes Herbal head massage at Herbal garden.
  • Complementary visit to Gem museum & Wood Carving centre.
  • One hour mangrove river boat safari.
  • Fuel charges , Parking fees and toll fees.
  • Driver meals and accommodation.
  • Personal assistance by Nelum Holidays representative on arrival and departure.
  • All government taxes and service charges.

FinePrint

  • Minimum 2 people requites to start the tour
  • Must book at least 7 days prior to arrival
  • Blackout dates: 23rd December 2016 to 6th January 2017
  • Child age 0-5 stays free of charge, when sharing parents bed
  • Maximum 2 children in a Double Room
  • Surcharges applies for travelling during the 6th January to 31st March 2017
    • 3 star – AUD 80 per person
    • 4 star – AUD 150 per person
  • Child age 5 – 12 rates: please contact us tours@nelumsrilankaholidays.com
  • Sri Lanka visa fees, Flight tickets, Entrance fees at places, Safari Jeep hire not Included
  • Early check in and Late checkout not included
  • If mentioned hotels not available, similar category hotels will be arranged
Hotels

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