Srilanka Winter special

INCLUDED

  • Return Air Tickets
  • Accommodation in hotels specified or similar.
  • 1N stay at Cinnamon Village Dambulla
  • 1N stay at Amaya Hills Kandy
  • 1N stay at Club Waskaduwa Bentota
  • 1N stay at Galadari Hotel Colombo
  • Meals on Bed & Breakfast.
  • Transportation in PRIVATE A/C Car or Micro Van
  • service of an English-speaking chauffer guide.
  • All the government taxes.
  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Kandy Temple of Tooth Relic
  • 02 Mineral water bottles per person, per day
  • Discounted Shopping Vouchers
  • Free Wi-Fi in all the vehicle
  • 1 SIM Cards (On Request)

Cost Details

Starting Price: AED 2599.00 Per Person

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DAY 01: Arrive Colombo – Pinnawala – Dambulla

On arrival you will be blessed to get your first taste of warm Sri Lankan hospitality. Representative will welcome you at the Airport and will guide you to the transportation arranged for you for transfer to your first destination.

PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE – Approx. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo - Kandy road is Pinnawela. Here an orphanage was started in 1975 to house abandoned and wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now; including baby elephants brought from various parts, as well more than 25 babies born because of the captive breeding programme.

SIGIRIYA ROCK FORTRESS is home to the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the fortress. Within its triple- moated defence the huge rock rises almost to a sheer height of 500ft.

VILLAGE TOUR You will be taken on a bullock cart ride through a banana plantation. You could taste and savour the ripe bananas there. You will then be crossing a scenic reservoir in an “oruwa” (traditional boat) to visit Chena cultivation. You will also get an opportunity to meet and interact with the villagers in the area. You may even opt to help them in some of their daily activities such as farming and cooking.

Overnight stay inDambulla

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DAY 02: DAMBULLA KANDY

After breakfast proceed to Kandy

DAMBULLA CAVE TEMPLE first came to use as a refuge for King Valagambahu in 1st century BC. Concealed by the local monks upon returning from exile to his throne at Anuradhapura he had the magnificent cave temple built for them.

KANDY, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts & Crafts Centre, Gem Museum & Temple of Tooth Relic. Kandy the hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera the last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism's influence in Sri Lanka today.

TEMPLE OF TOOTH RELIC ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha's Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess' hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka's most prized possession.

By the night experience a CULTURAL SHOW where you will be taken to mind blowing Sri Lankan culture extravaganza… Get ready for Heavy drumbeat and acrobatic act.

Overnight stay in Kandy

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DAY 03: KANDY BENTOTA

After breakfast proceed to Bentota

ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS, PERADENIYA This majestic botanical garden is 147 acres in extent and was started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the Kings of Gampola and Kandy. There are more than 5,000 species of trees, plants and creepers.

MARINE TURTLE Conservation in Kosgoda… Globally, all seven species of marine turtles are endangered. Of these seven, five come ashore to nest in Sri Lanka. The process of marine turtles nesting, hatchlings being born, and swimming back to sea is fascinating to observe.

Overnight stay in Bentot

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DAY 04: BENTOTA -COLOMBO

After breakfast proceed to Colombo

MADU RIVER BOAT RIDE in the 915-hectare Maadu Ganga Estuary is connected by two narrow channels to the Randombe Lake, forming a complex wetland system encompassing 64 mangrove islets. In the year 2000, International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) undertook a detailed biodiversity survey of the region & revealed the existence of no less than 10 major wetland vegetation types supporting over 300 plant species & 248 species of vertebrates

COLOMBO a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens, Visit Fort, the former British administrative centre and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmiths quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha & the Independence Square.

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DAY 05: DEPARTURE

Though it will be difficult to say goodbye, all good things come to an end. Your representative will meet you on time at the hotel lobby to return you by way of a scenic drive to the international airport for your departing flight and a safe journey home.

Terms & Conditions

  • Rates are subject to availability.
  • Above is just a quote, no booking made yet.
  • Peak season surcharges may apply on some dates.
  • Itinerary is subject to change / swap without any prior notice
  • There will not be any refund for any unutilised service or sightseeing
  • In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel.
  • Any meals and services unless mentioned in the itinerary are not included
  • You are fully responsible for verifying and obtaining the documents required for your trip and visa
  • Check In to the hotel is always 1400/1500 hours & Check Out is always 1100/ 1200 Hours.
  • Early Check in and late checkout is subject to availability
  • Package Valid up to 31st March 2019

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