Srilankan Getaway

  • Destination: Sri lanka
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Price: $420

Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. It is the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka

Colombo: City Tour Of Colombo
Colombo is the largest city and the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Sri Lanka. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte suburb or the parliament capital of Sri Lanka.

Day 1

Arrive Srilanka (Airport/Pinnawala/Kandy)

On arrival you will be met, greeted and transferred from Airport to Pinnawala Elephant orphanage. Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage – Approx. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo – Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now; including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as the 23 babies born, as a result of the captive breeding program. The best time to visit is the feeding time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1030 hrs and 1400-1430 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river close by. On arrival in Kandy check into the hotel. Later in the evening proceed for Kandy Cultural show.

Accommodation: Swiss Residence

Day 2

Kandy – Colombo

Today morning, after breakfast you can opt to visit one of the most sacred sites, the home of the “Dalada Maligawa” – Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha (optional). You can also opt to visit Royal Botanical Gardens – Peradeniya (optional)- 147 acres in extent. There are more than 5,000 species of trees, plants and creepers. Some rare and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world are found in the gardens. The Spice Garden and Orchid House are also popular with the tourists. In the afternoon proceed to Colombo. On arrival in Colombo check-in the hotel. Evening is at leisure.

Accommodation: Best Western Colombo (B, D)

Day 3

Colombo

Today morning proceed for a half day Colombo city tour where you will see the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street – the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah and the Bazaar area where there is a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings. You will also see the Kaymans Gate with the Belfry at the original gate to enter the Fort, the Dutch Church of Wolfendhaal dating back to 1749, Kelaniya Buddhist Temple, Davatagaha Mosque, Colombo Museum and the Natural History Museum.

Accommodation: Best Western Colombo (B, D)

Day 4

Depart Colombo

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to India or onward destination. (B)

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Inclusions
  • 01 night accommodation in Kandy
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Colombo
  • Daily breakfast except on day 01
  • 3 Dinners on FOC (at Hotel)
  • Entrance to Pinnawala Elephant orphanage & Cultural show
  • Half day Colombo City Tour
  • All taxes
  • Transfers and sightseeing in private AC vehicles with English Speaking Chauffeur Guide