1 Night hotel accommodation in Colombo
1 Night hotel accommodation in Bentota 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Kandy All transfer and sightseeing on a private vehicle basis Daily breakfast
Day 1: Airport – Kandy
Upon arrival at the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport, you will be received warmly by our representative. You will then be escorted to your vehicle to begin your holiday in Sri Lanka.
Your first visit will be to Kandy.
Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
Enroute to your destination, you can visit one of the most important tourist attraction 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.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Kandy.
Day 2: Kandy
City Tour: While on your city tour you will visit one of the world heritages as well as a sacred place for the Buddhists all over the world; namely the Temple of tooth Relic known to the Sri Lankans as DaladaMaligawa. Your next visit will be to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens which is a paradise for nature lovers. This beautiful flower Eden is restored with over 300 different varieties of orchids, other spices, medicinal plants and Palm trees. Every year more than 1.2 million people are enchanted by the beauty of these 147 acre flower gardens. 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. (Entrance fees to sites not included)
Overnight stay at your hotel in Kandy.
Day3: Kandy – Bentota
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.
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. (Entrance fees to sites not included)
Overnight stay at your hotel in Bentota.
Day 4: Bentota – Colombo
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Today you will visit Colombo.
Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Located on the west coast, it is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern and colonial impressions. Colombo has wildly varying architecture that span centuries and depict various styles. Many colonial buildings influenced by the Portuguese, Dutch and British exist alongside structures built in Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Indian and Contemporary architectural styles. No other place is this more evident in the heart of the city the Fort area. Colombo also boasts many shopping malls and department stores that offer brand name clothing at highly discounted prices. Therefore, it has become an important shopping destination among tourists.
City Tour: While on your city tour in Colombo you may visit famous places including Galle Face Green, the Viharamahadevi Park, National Museum, Twin World Trade Center towers, Old Parliament Building, Fort district, Independence Hall at Independence Square, and prominent Buddhist, Hindu, Islam and Christian places of worship. (Entrance fees to sites not included). For shopping, you may visit Odel, House of Fashion, Beverly Street, Majestic City, Noritake, etc.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Colombo.
Day 5: Colombo – Airport
Transfer to airport, end of tour.
* Meet & assistance at the Airport.
* Double sharing Accommodation.
* Breakfast & Dinner at the hotel.
* Transfers on private basis in A/C vehicle with English speaking chauffeur guide.
* City tour & visiting of sites in cities where the clients are spending the night.
Value added services from Direct India Holidays on Complementary basis
- Free Mobile SIM card on arrival
- 05 %Discount voucher to shop at ODEL dress boutique in Colombo.
- 10 % Discount voucher on Spa treatment at (Colombo/Dambulla/Habarana/ Bentota/Hikkaduwa)
- 05 % to 10% Discount voucher to shop at Duty free at Colombo Airport.
- One bottle of Mineral Water per person on arrival (For round tour clients only)
- Wheel Chair for People with a disability (on request)
* Entrance Fees.
* Air fare and visa charges.
* Any compulsory room supplement during the tour.
* Video and Camera permits at sights.
* Meals Outside of the stated meal plan.
* Use of vehicle other than the specified itinerary.
* Expenses of personal nature.
* Any other services not specified above.
* Early check in & Late check out at the hotels (Check in & Check out time 14.00 to 12.00 Noon)
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*All Hotels Check In time is 1400 hrs. & Check Out time is 1200 hrs (Early Check In/Late Check Out is subject to availability & at the discretion of hotel). Additional Night rate applies for guaranteed early check in/guaranteed late check-out.
*Change in travel information will attract additional charges, Rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking and tariffs are not guaranteed unless 100% payment.
*Rates quoted above are per person on twin/double sharing basis
*Rates given above in USD
*Additional supplements charges will be applicable at the time of events or exhibitions