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evergreen sri lanka - 2

 

DAY 00 — MUMBAI

Assemble at Sahar International Airport
Complete Your Check in & Clear Immigration Formalities & proceed for Departure Gate

 

 

DAY 01 — COLOMBO – DUMBULLA

Board your flight for Colombo
Arrive Colombo Airport
Meet and assist on arrival at Airport and transfer to Sigiriya. On the way to sigiriya Vsit pinnawala Elephyant orphanage (Drive Approx 3 hrs)
The Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka"s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanage"s population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the worlds largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild.
Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.

 

 

DAY 02 — DUMBULLA – KANDY

Breakfast at Hotel.

Climb the 5th century Sigiriya Rock fortress which is a UNESCO world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa(477-495). The spectacular citadel of Sigiriya rises sheer and impregnable out of the plains of the dry zone. It is the country"s most memorable single attraction, a remarkable archeological site made unforgettable by its dramatic setting. The rock was the innermost stronghold of a 70 hectare fortifield town. A moat, rampart and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock.
Visit the world-renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway.
Transfer from Sigiriya to Kandy
Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel

 

 

DAY 03 — KANDY

Breakfast at Hotel.

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The historic city about 480m above sea level surrounded by mountains was known to Sri Lankan as Kanda Uda Rata, which means the hill country. Kandy was home to Sri Lanka"s last independent Kingdom, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Visit the Temple of the tooth, The royal Botanical Gardens, the Peradeniya University campus and catch a panoramic view of the picturesque town from Upper lake Drive.

Early evening, you will visit a Kandyan Dance performance and be treated to a spectacular fire walking finale.

Kandy is also famous for it"s shopping, gems and jewellery, handicrafts, batiks, silks ect. And you will have the opportunity of browsing to your heart"s content.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.

 

 

DAY 04 — KANDY – NUWARA ELIYA

Breakfast at Hotel.

Transfer from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya.

Nuwara Eliya meaning "the city of dawn" is the town at the highest elevation (about 2000m above sea level) in Sri Lanka and its tallest peak, Piduruthalagala (2555m) could be seen from here. The city, established by the British in the nineteenth century, and known as "Little England" and is a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans & tourists due to its cool climate and quaint colonial feel with its littel bungalows surrounded by hedgerows. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of the tea country and you can visit a plantation and a factory en route here and witness how the famous "Ceylon Tea" is brewed.

Seetha Amman Temple, said to be built at the spot where Ravna held Sita captive, as related in the Ramayana. The small temple has a collection of statues, including a couple of Kali images.

Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

 

 

DAY 05 — NUWARA ELIYA – BENTOTA

Breakfast at Hotel
Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Kitulgala to Bentota
Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.

 

 

DAY 06 — BENTOTA

Breakfast at Full day at leissure
Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.

 

 

DAY 07 — BENTOTA – COLOMBO

Breakfast at Hotel Transfer from Bentota to Colombo.
Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.

 

 

DAY 08 — COLOMBO

Breakfast at Hotel.

Enjoy a city tour of Colombo which is the largest city and former administrative capital of Sri Lanka and is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and remnents of a bygone colonial era. Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However it was only made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815. The main city is home to a majority of the Sri Lanka"s corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. On this tour you will visit many of the historical, religious and commercial sites of colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galleface Green, Viharamahadevi Park and much more.

Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.

 

 

DAY 09 — COLOMBO – MUMBAI

Breakfast at Hotel.
Afternoon Check Out from Hotel
ransfer from Colombo to Airport
Board your Flight for Colombo
Arrive Sahar International Airport