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MESMERIZING SRI LANKA & MALDIVES

 

DAY 00 — MUMBAI – COLOMBO

Assemble at Sahar International Airport Terminal 2
After Clearing Boarding Formalities & Immigration check……

 

 

DAY 01 — MUMBAI – COLOMBO – KANDY

Board your Flight for Colombo.
Arrive Colombo Katunayake International Airport.
After Eye Check Clear Immigration Formalities, Customs & Baggage collection
Meet your Local Driver with Pla Card “Mr. ___________________” for Transfer to Dambulla….
En route Visit 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 world’s 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.
Transfer from Pinnawala to Kandy.
Arrive & Check In at Hotel
Dinner at Hotel .

 

 

DAY 02 — KANDY

Breakfast at Hotel.
Later 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 its shopping, gems and jewellery, handicrafts, batiks, silks etc. And you will have the opportunity of browsing to your heart"s content.
Dinner at Hotel.

 

 

DAY 03 — KANDY – NUWARA ELIYA (Approx.76 Kms – 45 min Drive)

Breakfast at Hotel.
Later Check out from hotel & proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
Arrive and Check in at Hotel.
Day is free for leisure.
Dinner at Hotel .

 

 

DAY 04 — NUWARA ELIYA

Breakfast at Hotel.
This morning after breakfast proceed for "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 little 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.
About 1.5km away is 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 at Hotel.

 

 

DAY 05 — NUWARA ELIYA – COLOMBO (Approx. 2 hrs 50 min)

Breakfast at Hotel
Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Colombo
Check in at “Hotel”
Later proceed for 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 remnants of a bygone colonial era. Due to its large harbor 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 Galle face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and much more.

 

 

DAY 06 — COLOMBO – MALE (MALDIVES)

Early morning check out from hotel & you will be transferred to Airport for the departure to Male.
Board your Flight for Male.
Arrive at Male International Airport.
After immigration clearance proceed to the EXIT GATE where our representative will wait with the Pla Card “Mr _________________” & will then transfer you to the Hotel by Speed Boat.
Check-in the “Hotel”
Overnight at the Hotel.

 

 

DAY 07 — MALDIVES

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Day free for Leisure.
Optional Tour On your Own.
Today explore the most thrilling water sport activity on your own. Surfing: - The south swells of the Indian Ocean near the Maldives islands make one of the most amazing surfing zones on the archipelago. All the days round the year are suitable for surfing here. The perfectly positioned coral reefs and the non shallowness of the sea make it very much comfortable for the surfers to enjoy their surf boards without fearing about the dangers. The waves peeling of the corals give an amazing feeling of the greatness and beauty of the nature. The waves are ideal for both the long and the short surf boarders. If it’s not for the offshore winds the days see winds blowing to the right and to the left for equal number of times. When the low pressure belts develop in the south Indian Ocean it makes the best waves for surfing. It coincides with the south west monsoon season and provides quality surfing time from mid February to November and the best seasons being March and April. The water is warm though for swimming but the gears along with the helmet are recommended for your own safety. Fishing in Maldives: - is the islands second main industry as it has abundance of aquatic life and species of life. Fishing in Maldives is the most popular activities not only for the locals but also for the tourists coming from all over the world. Fishing hasbeen the life blood of Maldivian economy. The verities of fishing like, Big game fishing in depends upon the weather condition and fishing location. Morning time is suitable for big game fishing as it includes big fishes such as sword fish, yellow fish tuna, barracuda, marline and sailfish. The other is night fishing which sounds amazing but it’s true. It is most famous type of fishing in Maldives which carries out snappers, squirrel fish, emperors, jacks and many more. Most of the resorts organize these types of fishing in and during the night fishing you can enjoy the rhythmic music of the waves. Maldives is truly acceptable tourist destination which offers various experiences and activities in different ways that makes a remarkable moment in your whole life.
Overnight at the Hotel.

 

 

DAY 08 — MALDIVES

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Day free for Leisure.
Optional Tour On your Own.
Today explore the most thrilling water sport activity on your own.
Water Skiing in Maldives.
Another sport that you can’t miss out is water skiing be it any waters with or without the curvy waves. With the gentle breeze the tropical climate and the clear skies and the soothing temperature make you forget your worries and unleash yourself on the ski blades. Is always exciting to tear the watersriding behind the high speed boats and getting the waters rushing under your feet. It doesn’t matter whether you are a professional or just a fun seeker.
Snorkeling in Maldives: - is one of the top attractions in Maldives presenting you the vibrant and colorful fishes, fauna of the underwater world. Almost anyone can do snorkeling; the things that are required are mask, snorkel fins and some basic swimming skills. You just need to put on the requirements and wade into the water and have the clearest view of the underwater world. The visibility is clear and the water is warm enough that you don’t need to wear wetsuit.
Overnight at the Hotel.

 

 

DAY 09 — MALDIVES

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Day free for Leisure.
Optional Tour On your Own.
Para Sailing in Maldives.
Numerous beaches in Maldives offer parasailing. The pristine, clear, clean waters of the Indian Ocean attract the para sailors to try out the adventure on the parachutes clamped to the boats. The mesmerizing beauty of the sandy beaches, the never ending enchanting waters up to miles and the winds pushing you higher and higher get you to fall in love with Maldives.
Wind Surfing in Maldives: - Maldives is highly known for its white sandy beaches and charming blue water which is prominent for wind surfing. The island of Maldives has increased tourism industry around the Ocean. Many activities are found around the beaches among which Water surfing is famous and highly known to everyone. Maldives has now become the hot spot for wind surfing. The best seasons to be there is from May to October when the wet seasons strikes and the winds pick up. Wind surfing in Maldives is a golden opportunity to experience the magical moments of their blue lagoons. It is a paradise to play with the winds in Maldives for the veterans or the beginners with zero experience. The place is full of excitements and activities which will be the most thrilling experience for the beginners. No doubt all the visitors get the full enjoyment on the beaches of Maldives, the beaches also provides other activities like snorkeling and fishing.
Overnight at the Hotel.

 

 

DAY 10 — MALE (MALDIVES) – MUMBAI

Breakfast at the Hotel.
Check out from the Hotel.
Proceed to the pier for your transfer to the airport by speed Boat.
Depart to Mumbai by Flight via Colombo.
Arrive at Colombo Airport & then proceed to board the connecting Flight for Mumbai.
Depart for Mumbai.
Arrive Mumbai International Airport.