07 NIGHTS / 08 DAYS
DAY 1 – AIRPORT – KANDY
Arrival to Sri Lanka by your choice of flight and you will be met and welcomed by our Guide at the Arrival Lounge. Thereafter you will be driven to Kandy the Hill Capital of Sri Lanka. Enjoy the drive to the central of Sri Lanka taking in the beautiful sites and lush greenery. Upon arrival check-in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day leisurely.
DAY 2 – KANDY
After a leisurely breakfast you will be met by our Guide who will be ready to take you on a guided city tour of the Hill Capital. On this city tour you will visit the Historical Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, The Kandy Museum, The elegant Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and also witness a traditional Kandyan Cultural Dance Show. After exploring this historical city you will be transferred back to the hotel where you will spend the rest of the day leisurely.
DAY 3 – KANDY – PINNAWELA – NUWARA ELIYA
After an early breakfast you will be met by our Guide who will be ready to drive you to the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage where you will get to see a few orphaned elephants and also get an opportunity to feed them during their feeding hours. Thereafter you will be driven to Nuwara Eliya passing through the beautiful landscapes of lush greenery and the misty mountains to the Tea Country of Sri Lanka. En-route you will visit a Tea Factory where you will learn about the Tea Trade and also get an opportunity to taste a hot cup of freshly brewed tea. Thereafter you will check into your hotel where you will spend the rest of the day leisurely.
DAY 4 – NUWARA ELIYA - GALLE
After an early breakfast you will be met by our Guide who will be ready to take you on a guided city tour of Nuwara Eliya. You will be driven through the misty town roads and showcased all the colonial buildings of interest. You will also be taken to visit the historical Sita Amman Temple which has a say in the Ramayana Trails. After this experience you will be driven to Galle the south coast city of Sri Lanka. This five hour journey takes you through some of the most beautiful spots in Sri Lanka, passing through small villages and lush greenery. Be sure to ask your guide to stop wherever you like to capture and absorb those special moments. Upon arrival check-in to your hotel and spend rest of the day leisurely by the sea.
DAY 5 – GALLE
Enjoy the morning at a leisurely pace with the smell of sea breeze and perhaps even the sounds of crashing waves. In the afternoon you will be taken to a Turtle Hatchery where you will get a chance to see the magnificent endangered species. Thereafter you will be taken for a boat ride down the Madu River. On this ride you will get to visit a 200 year Old Buddhist Temple, an endearing Cinnamon Plantation and a ride though century old mangroves. Thereafter you will head back to Galle where you will be taken on a guided tour of the Galle Dutch Fort. The Galle Fort was first built by the Portuguese in 1588 and then fortified by the Dutch in the 17th century. To this day this fort maintains a polished appearance and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site since it “illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions”. Make sure to witness the stunning sunset from the fort. Thereafter return back to your hotel for the night.
DAY 6 – GALLE
On this day you will spend the entire day in the hotel relaxing on the white sandy beach and taking a swim in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean.
DAY 7 – GALLE – COLOMBO
Enjoy the morning at leisurely pace. Afternoon you will be driven by our Guide to Colombo the Commercial Capital of Sri Lanka. Upon arrival you will be taken on a Guided city tour of Colombo. On tour you will be visiting the Independence Memorial Hall which is a National Monument, the gifted Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, the replica of Aukana Buddha Statue, the stunning Galle Face Green, The Historical Colombo Fort Colonial Area, The Colombo Museum and the local Pettah Bazaar. You can also do some souvenir shopping if interested. Thereafter you will check-in to your hotel where you will spend the rest of the day leisurely.