Set in the Indian Ocean in South Asia, the tropical island nation of Sri Lanka has a history dating back to the birth of time. It is a place where the original soul of Buddhism still flourishes and where nature’s beauty remains abundant and unspoilt
Few places in the world can offer the traveller such a remarkable combination of stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, captivating cultural heritage and unique experiences within such a compact location.
Within a mere area of 65,610 kilometres lie 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 1,330 kilometres of coastline - much of it pristine beach - 15 national parks showcasing an abundance of wildlife, nearly 500,000 acres of lush tea estates, 250 acres of botanical gardens, 350 waterfalls, 25,000 water bodies, to a culture that extends back to over 2,500 years.
This is an island of magical proportions, once known as Serendib, Taprobane, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, and Ceylon. Discover refreshingly Sri Lanka!
Meet on arrival & transfer to Colombo. Afternoon do a city tour of Colombo. afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay in Colombo.
After breakfast at the Hotel. Proceed to Nuwara Eliya via Kitulgala. Afternoon visit Nuwara Eliya. Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy. Enroute visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Afternoon do a city tour of Kandy. Visit the Kandy town and bazaar, the arts and crafts centre, a gem museum and a lapidary. Also visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy. Thereafter witness a cultural show. Overnight stay in Kandy.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Morning - Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. Thereafter proceed to Colombo. Enroute visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Late afternoon do a shopping tour of Colombo including visits to House of Fashions, ODEL, Noritake ceramic shop & a local souvenir shop. Overnight stay in Colombo.
After Breakfast transfer from Colombo to connect the departure flight.