2020: JAN 22, 29. FEB 5, 19. MAR 4, 18. APR 1, 8, 15, 22.
MAY 6, 20, 27. SEP 2, 16, 30. OCT 7, 21, 28. NOV 4, 18, 25. DEC 2, 16.
2021: JAN 20, 27. FEB 3, 17, 24. MAR 3, 17, 24.
NOTE: This tentative itinerary is for your reference only. Final itinerary will be issued only after the confirmation of Air tickets/Hotel Bookings.
Departure from Bangalore airport, Arrive at Colombo International Airport.Meet and greet airport Proceed to Negombo – situated by the shores of a lagoon by the same name once has been a trading port for Portuguese and Dutch and is a ideal place for those who want quick access to and from the airport. . Check-in to Hotel. Dinner serve at your hotel.
After breakfast, you first visit will be Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.Elephant orphanage, where you can view the feeding of elephants, which takes place daily. After feeding of the elephants they will be taken by foot to nearby river for their daily bath. Then if you wish you may have elephant riding.
Lunch will be served en route Dambulla.
Proceed to Sigiriya and climb Sigiriya rock fortress.
Sigiriya –Climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site; build by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The “Lion Rock is acitadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town.Dinner serve at hotel.
After breakfast, your first visit will be Dambulla cave temple.
Dambulla rock temple was built by king Wlagambahu in the 1st century B.C. And it is a world heritage site. It is a most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave temples. The complex of five caves with over 2000sq. meters of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of paintings found in the world. Lunch will be served en route Kandy.
Your second visit will be Spice Garden
Spice Garden– During early historical times Sri Lanka known as Taprobane, was world renowed for its Quality Spices. During ancient times the Greeks, Romans and the Arabic maintained their links with Sri Lanka through the spice trade.
City Tour – Proceed city tour in and around Kandy. In this city tour, visit Gem Museum and lapidary, Arts and crafts factory.
Dinner serve at your hotel. Overnight stay in Kandy Hotel.
After breakfast, your first visit will be Temple of tooth.
Kandy– A lovely exotic city, the hill capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala kings is a UNESCO world heritage site which retains an aura of grandeur, time as not affected. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its center it is the sight of the renowned temple that enshrines the Tooth relic of the Lord Buddha.
Then Proceed to Ramboda Have darshan of Hanuman, view waterfall and visit Tea factory.
Nuwaraeliya-Meaning “city on the plain (table land)” or “city of light” is a town in the central highlands of Sri Lanka with a picturesque landscape and temperate climateNuwara Eliya, most famous hill resort in Sri Lanka, is located at the altitude of 2000 meters.
Dinner serve at your hotel. Overnight stay in Nuwaraeliya Hotel (3*)
After breakfast, your first visit will be the eye catching places in city of Nuwartaeliya. Visit- Ashoka Vana, Sita Agni pravesha (Drivurumpola). Gregory Lake and Nuwaraeliya city.
Then Proceed to Katharagama
Lunch will be served en route Katharagama.
The Kataragama shrine, dedicated to God Skandha (Murugan) the God of Love and War. It is believed that this Devalas was started in the 2nd Century B.C. by King Dutugamunu (167 –137 B.C.). Today Kataragama is a place of worship for Buddhists, Hindus and some Muslims.
In the Afternoon will proceed to do the Yala national Park safari – Yala is among the oldest and best known of Sri Lanka’s National Parks. Yala covers about 1297 sqkm or 129,700 ha. And it is the largest agglomeration of protected areas in the country. The multifarious ecosystems ranging from Moist Monsoon Forest , to Dry Monsoon Forests, Semi Deciduous Forests, forests, Grasslands, fresh water & marine wetlands, and sandy beaches, possesses a large number of important plant species and smaller animals. Block one is the most visited area since it contains the highest density of leopards.
Dinner serve at your hotel.
Early in the morning proceed to witness the Whale watching
The world’s largest BLUE WHALE colony discovered off Sri Lankan coast (nearest to Mirissa Harbour) the Blue Whale is the largest creature ever to have lived on earth. Mirissa on the southern coast of Sri Lanka is considered to be the best place to go whale Watching (Blue, Bryde, Sperm, Humpback & Killer whales are most common. Spinner, Bottles Nose & Striped Dolphins are numerous amongst other cetacean.)
Proceed to Bentota.
Lunch will be served en route Bentota
Boat safari on Madu River.
Bentota – A Sri Lankan coastal city famous for golden beaches, Bentota is situated on the southern coastal tip of the Galle District of the Southern Province. The town is a popular tourist attraction and also a favourite destination for water sports. Dinner serve at your hotel.
Overnight stay in Bentota Hotel (3*)
Lunch will be serving at Colombo Restaurant.
City tour Colombo
Colombo- Colombo like many capital cities in developing countries is first changing its face. A most over nights, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings ones stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. For example, there is a 100 year old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings. Other places of interest are the Pettah bazaar – Where one can shop for bargain, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Bandaranayke Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People’s Republic of China. Dinner serve at your hotel.
After breakfast proceed to Colombo Airport for return journey to Bangalore.
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