Included in Package:
02 Nights of Accommodation in Habarana
01 Nights of Accommodation in Kandy
01 Nights of Accommodation in Colombo
Daily Breakfast at Hotel
A Visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Sigiriya Lions Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple
Matale Spice Garden on route
Half day city tour in Kandy
Half day city tour of Colombo
Not Included in Package:
Airfare ( International & Domestic)
Travel & Medical Insurance
Meals & Drinks
Surcharges Applicable If Any
Any Other Services Not Mentioned In The Inclusions
Day 01: ArrivalArrive at Colombo International airport. Meet and Greet by our representative and Transfer to Habarana. En-Route visit to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage - is a home for elephants (out of which there are baby elephants) found abandoned or orphaned in the wild? They are being cared, fed and trained by the wildlife authority. The best time for your visit is at 9 in the morning, when you will have the opportunity of seeing these ‘babes’ being bottle-fed. You could also see the elephants having their daily baths at a river close by. Check in at hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel, Habarana.
Day 02: Sigiriya Lions Rock and Dambulla Cave TempleHave Breakfast at hotel and Proceed for the tour to Sigirya Lions Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple. Climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The''Lion Rock'' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metres from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost Stronghold of the 70-hectare fortified 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. These frescoes are painted in earth pigments on plaster.The Dambulla rock temple was built by King Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C. and it is a World Heritage Site. It is the most impressive of Sri Lanka's cave temples. The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. metres of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of paintings found in the world. It contains over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 meters. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay is at hotel, Habarana.
Day 03: Habarana— KandyHave Breakfast at hotel and Check out from hotel. Transfer to Kandy. Visit to Matale Spice Garden en-route to Kandy. Check in at hotel and Proceed to Half day city tour of Kandy. Kandy - 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 Kandy town and bazaar, the arts and crafts centre and a gem museum and lapidary. The evening is the best time to visit the temple of the tooth relic and thereafter witness a traditional cultural dance show. Kandy Perahera - Held annually in August for 01 week the Kandy perahera is perhaps the most important and the most colourful of all pageants held in the island. kandy’s 4 devalas – natha, vishnu, skanda and pathini lead the procession each followed by a train of colourfully caparisoned elephants. the golden karanduwa – a replica of the dagoba shaped casket in which the sacred tooth is enshrined is carried by the magnificent tusked temple elephant adorned with colourful drapes, lined with tiny electric bulbs the perahera or procession consists of approximately 100 elephants. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel, Kandy.
Day 04: Kandy— ColomboHave Breakfast at hotel and Check out From Hotel. Transfer to Colombo. Check in at hotel and Proceed for the Colombo City Tour. Colombo - like many capital cities in developing countries Colombo 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. A 100-year old clock tower and several British built, colonial buildings are still to be seen in the city. The Pettah bazaar – where one can shop for bargains, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Colombo museum, the Bandaranaike memorial international conference hall – an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the people’s republic of china, the new parliament in Sri Jayewardenepura and the folk art centre are some of the places of interest that one can visit to. Colombo - visit fort and Pettah areas and drive past the 100-year-old clock tower, the old parliament and several British built, colonial buildings. other places of interest are, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Colombo museum, the Bandaranaike memorial international conference hall (BMICH). Also visit the ceramics corporation showrooms, the ODEL unlimited dress boutique and the majestic city shopping complex. Overnights stay at hotel, Colombo.
Day 05: DepartureHave Breakfast at hotel and Check out from hotel. Then you will be transferred to Colombo International airport to board your Flight for onward Destination
KASSAPA LIONS ROCK OR SIMILAR
Hotel Location: Habarana
Departure From: Delhi
EMERALD HILL HOTEL OR SIMILAR
Hotel Location: Kandy
Departure From: Habarana
GRAND ORIENTAL HOTEL OR SIMILAR
Hotel Location: Colombo
Departure From: Kandy