Programme : Hill Country / Wild Life / Beach / Colombo
Duration : 07 Days/06 Nights
Arrival and transfer to Hill Top / Earl's Regency hotel,
Kandy. Afternoon at leisure. In the late evening visit the temple of the
tooth relic and thereafter witness a cultural show. Dinner and overnight
stay at Hill Top / Earl's Regency hotel, Kandy.
After breakfast tour the city of Kandy - the last capital
of the Sri Lankan kings. The name Kandy conjures visions of a storied
past, splendour, legend, folklore, mystery and traditions lovingly kept
alive for countless years. Visit a Gem lapidary. Lunch hotel.
Also, visit the botanical gardens in Peradeniya, which was originally the
pleasure gardens of the royalty. Nearly 4000 species of plants are found
in this garden and it is encircled by the Mahaweli river. Dinner and
overnight stay at Hill Top / Earl's Regency hotel, Kandy.
After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya, enroute visiting
a tea plantation and a factory. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri
Lanka's tea country producing 50% of the world's best tea. Sri Lanka's
highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 ft) is located here. Nuwara Eliya is
the location for one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in asia. Check in
at Galway Forest Lodge / Tea Factory for lunch. Evening at leisure. Dinner
and overnight stay at Galway Forest Lodge / Tea Factory hotel, Nuwara
After breakfast visit Sita Eliya and thereafter proceed to
Hambantota. Lunch at hotel. After lunch visit the Bundala national park
and do a jeep safari. Bundala is one of the largest national parks in Sri
Lanka. Bundala is the home of wild elephants, wild boar, wild buffalo,
deer, crocodiles, large flocks or birds and herds of wild animals. Dinner
and overnight stay at Oasis Hotel/Rosen Hotel, Hambantota.
After breakfast proceed to Galle. Lunch at Closenburge /
Light house hotel, Galle. Thereafter, do a city tour of Galle, one time
chief port of Ceylon. Galle is famous for handmade lace, tortoise shell
curios and ebony elephants. Also, visit the 90 acre Galle fort, which was
originally founded by the Portuguese and later extended by the Dutch in
1663. The fort houses many important Dutch buildings including a Dutch
period museum. Dinner and overnight stay at Golden Sun hotel, Kalutara /
Triton Hotel, Ahungalla.
After breakfast at leisure on the beach. After lunch
proceed to Colombo. Dinner and overnight stay at Grand Oriental / Taj
Samudra, hotel Colombo.
After breakfast do a city tour of Colombo observing the
old parliament , the residential areas and the BMICH (Bandaranaike
memorial international conference hall) and visit fort. Also, visit the
ceramics corporation showroom, majestic city shopping complex, house of
fashion and the odel unlimited dress boutique. Lunch at hotel. In the
afternoon proceed to airport for departure.