DAY 1 AIRPORT – PINNAWALA – KANDY | (03 Hours | 130 Km)
Arrive in Sri Lanka. You will be met by our representatives in Ceylon and transferred to Kandy.
Enroute to your destination, you can visit one of the most important tourist attractions in Sri Lanka, the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Volunteers and caretakers provide shelter and take care of orphaned, abandoned and injured elephants within the park. You can watch caretakers feed, bathe and help these gentle giants. You want walk with the herd to the nearby river to watch the elephants bathe and play around in water.
Lying amidst the hills, Kandy is the last capital of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka. While being the second largest city in Sri Lanka it is also famous for its immense beauty and is named as one of the seven UNESCO declared World Heritage sites in the country. With its luxuriant prairie, picturesque lake, longest river of the country and misty mountains, Kandy successfully mesmerizes every visitor unsurprisingly.
The real evidence of the richness will be affirmed by your visit to the Gem Museum. Sri Lanka produces the finest quality of gems in the world. Semi-precious gems, the sapphires of Sri Lanka, which are very exclusive and comes in shades of blue, red, green, white etc.
In the evening you will witness a Traditional Cultural Dance Show.
Overnight stay at the Hotel.
DAY 02 KANDY – DAY EXCURION NUWARA ELIYA OR SIGIRYA (OPTIONAL UPON YOUR WISH)
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Leave off to Nuwara Eliya. Enroute visit the Spice Gardens.
Nuwara Eliya (City of Lights), blessed with salubrious climate, breathtaking views of valleys, meadows, mountains and greenery; Surrounded by hills and tea plantations, the town of Nuwara Eliya enjoys spring-like weather throughout the year. It is also known as “Little England”, which was the favorite hill station of the British who tried to create Nuwara Eliya into a typical English Village. The old brick Post office, country house like hill club with its hunting pictures, trophies and strict formal dinner attire; the 18 whole golf course, horse race course, etc., all remind you of “England”.
Later arrive at Kandy – Overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy
OR YOU CAN HAVE A DAY EXCURSION TO SIGIRYA NOTE: If you don’t wish to visit Sigiriya L , you can spend the day at leisure in KandyJ. But we recommend you to visit Sigiriya or Nuwara Eliya J
Sigiriya or Sinhagiri is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 meters high.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy.
DAY 03 KANDY – BENTOTA | (04 hours) 190 KM
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Today you will visit Bentota.
Bentota is the city of the Golden Beaches. You will be able to relax and feel the spirit of the sea and the warmth of the soft sand. The day is divided in between swimming in the water and bathing in the sun. Bentota provides the perfect turf for unfurled vacation at the beach. While enjoying the sun, sea and sand the water sports lovers can enroll themselves in various water sports bringing in the unique pleasure of this locale.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Bentota.
DAY 04 BENTOTA| DAY EXCURSION
Today after breakfast visit Bentota
Bentota City tour: On your city tour you will enjoy a boat ride along the Madhu River. It is a scenic tour relaxing and interesting while passing many islets forested with mangroves and experience the natural rhythms as well. If you are looking for more exclusive experience visit the turtle hatchery too.
The Turtle Hatchery is the prime turtle nesting site which was open by the Wild life Protection Society in 1981.Visitors can see huge tanks filled with new born turtle hatchlings. After being fed, the baby turtles are taken to the sea and released when they are 2-4 days old, usually during the safer hours of darkness.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Bentota.
DAY 05 BENTOTA – AIRPORT | ( 01 hours 55 mins | 110 Km)
After Breakfast you will be transferred to Airport for your departure flight back.