Programme : Colombo/Hill Country /Beach (Honeymoon Vacations Package)
Duration : 08 Days/07 Nights
Day 01 :
On arrival transfer from airport to Colombo. In the
evening do a city tour. Colombo like many capital cities in developing
countries 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. as an example there is a 100-year-old clock tower and
several British built colonial buildings. other places of interest are the
old parliament in fort, residential areas where you find the stately homes
of the affluent and the Bandaranaike memorial international conference
hall - BMICH, an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the people's republic of
china. dinner and overnight stay at Colombo Hilton.
Day 02 :
After breakfast proceed to Kandy. Enroute visit the
elephant orphanage in Pinnawela. this orphanage is the home for about 60
elephants, out of which many are baby elephants found, abandoned or
orphaned in the wild. they are being cared, fed and trained by the wild
life authorities. the best time to visit is during the feeding times, when
one will have the opportunity of seeing the baby elephants being
bottle-fed. also could accompany the elephants to a river close-by and see
the elephants having their daily bath. check in at earl's regency hotel.
in the evening visit the temple of the tooth relic and thereafter witness
a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing. dinner and
overnight stay at Earl`s regency hotel.
Day 03 :
After breakfast do a city tour. Kandy was the last
capital of the Sri Lankan kings, which is a world heritage site. the name
Kandy conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. many of the legends,
traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. drive around the
Kandy lake built by the last sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1806.
visit the arts & crafts centre and a gem museum and a lapidary. in the
evening visit the peradeniya botanical gardens. this botanical garden was
first built as a pleasure garden by a sinhala king and was expanded by the
British. it is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of
trees, plants and flowers. dinner and overnight stay at Earl`s Regency
Day 04 :
After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya. Enroute visit a
tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is
produced. you will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea. you
can also see how tea is graded. taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the
factory. check in at hotel tea factory. in the evening do a city tour.
Nuwara Eliya. nuwara Eliya, because of its invigorating mountain climate
and scenery, is sri Lanka's most popular hill resort. Nuwara eliya is also
the heart of sri Lanka's tea country producing a significant share of the
world's best tea. Sri Lanka's highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet)
is located here. Nuwara-eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf
courses in south Asia. dinner and overnight stay at hotel tea factory.
Day 05 :
After breakfast proceed to Colombo via Kitulgala.
Kitulgala is the place where the famous 'bridge on the river Kwai' film
was made. also Enroute observe the water falls St. Clare's and Devon.
check in at Colombo Hilton Dinner and overnight stay at Colombo Hilton.
Day 06 :
In the morning do a shopping tour of Colombo. visit the
Noritake Ceramic Showroom, majestic city shopping complex, ODEL and House
of Fashion dress boutiques. Thereafter in the afternoon proceed to Bentota
and check in at Taj Exotica hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 07 :
Full day at leisure on the beach. (Optional boat ride in
the evening) Dinner and over night stay at Taj Exotica hotel.
Day 08 :
After breakfast proceed to the airport for departure.