Kandy - Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka - Hill Country Tour

Kandy (Arrival) - Nuwara Eliya - Colombo (Departure)

Starting Price : USD 185 / EURO 135

Sri Lanka offers you many small miracles. White sandy beaches, Serendipity at its best, lush greenery, exciting adventures, amazing wildlife and a rich heritage. The warm and friendly smiles of the people await you in the Isle of Sri Lanka. Buddhism has been the limelight of Sri Lankan Civilization from ancient times. Everything about Sri Lankan life is related to Buddhism. Buddhism practiced in Sri Lanka is called Theravada of which the main focus is to give priority to the philosophy of living a simple life.

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Colombo - Sri LankaTour Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days
Destinations Covered: Kandy (Arrival) - Nuwara Eliya - Colombo (Departure)

Package Inclusions:
. Meet and assist arrival and departure at the airport.
. 4 nights' accommodation based on half board basis in hotels mentioned or similar.
. Tour as per the itinerary
. Transport is by air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking driver/guide
. Professional English speaking national guide for group tours (8 pax & above)
. Entrance fees as per itinerary.
. Service charges and government tax

Package Exclusions:
. Any additional excursions not specified in the itinerary.
. Lunch and any additional meals/snacks.
. Expenses of a personal nature.
. Tips

Day 01 Arrive Kandy
Arrival and transfer to Kandy.
* 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's shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere. In the afternoon commence a city tour of Kandy including visiting a gem laboratory and a silk factory. In the evening watch a cultural show featuring the exotic traditional dances of Sri Lanka. Dinner & overnight stay in Kandy

Day 02 In Kandy
After breakfast visit Peradeniya botanical Gardens and visit Temple of the tooth relic in the afternoon.
* Temple of the Sacred 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. Dinner & overnight stay in Kandy

Day 03 Kandy - Nuwara Eliya
Proceed to Nuwara Eliya. En route visiting a tea plantation and a tea factory.
* Nuwara Eliya - The 'Little England' of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coldest places on the island, but is really just like an England spring day although the temperature does drop at night. All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence. Houses are like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions. Dinner & overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya

Day 04 Nuwara Eliya - Colombo
Proceed to visit Pinnawala Elephant orphanage. Thereafter proceed back to Colombo.
* Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage - Started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded, the orphanage has grown to be a big family today. A unique experience never to be missed. Commence a city tour and shopping in Colombo in the afternoon. Dinner & overnight stay in Colombo

Day 05 Colombo Dep. Pickup from the hotel and transfer to the airport.

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Tour Lodging Info: 06 Nights Hotels

Places Nights Budget Hotels Standard Hotels Luxury Hotels
Kandy 02 Nights Topaz Amaya Hills Mahaweli Reach
Nuwara Eliya 01 Night Galway Forest Lodge Grand Tea Factory
Colombo 01 Night Grand Oriental Ramada Colombo Ceylon Continental

**Note: Check in / out time at hotels is 12.00 Noon. Hotels are subject to availability at the time of booking,

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