Day 01: Arrive Colombo – Kandy
Arrive in Sri Lanka. You will be met by a representative of SoS Travels and transferred to Kandy.(Approximately 137 Km 3 ½ Hrs)
En route visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage - Approx 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo - Kandy road is Pinnawala, 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 baby elephants 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.Overnight at the hotel in Kandy.
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Day 02: Kandy
In the morning commence city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
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.
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.
Royal Botanical Gardens - Peradeniya - 147 acres in extent; Started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the Kings of Gampola and Kandy. 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. Spice Garden and Orchid House are popular with tourists.There are 5 Palm Avenues beautifying the gardens, the earliest and tallest Palm Avenue (Royal Palm Avenue) was planted in 1905 and the Double Coconuts from the Seashells Island, with the largest seed of all plants in the world are one such avenue.Overnight at the hotel in Kandy.
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Day 03: Kandy – Colombo
Transfer to Colombo. (Approximately 62 Kms 1 ½ Hrs)In the evening Proceed to city tour in Colombo with shopping.
Colombo: a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Fort, the former British administrative centre and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmiths quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749. The historic Dawatagaha Mosque and the former Eye Hospital are two buildings in Cinnamon Gardens worth looking at. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha and the Independence Square.Overnight at the hotel in Colombo.
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Day 04: Depart Colombo
This morning you will be transferred to the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport to board your flight back to home or your next destination.
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• Arrive Colombo
• visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
• Upper Lake Drive
• Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
• Royal Botanical Gardens
• Cinnamon Gardens
• Visit Fort
• Replica of Avukana Buddha
• 2 Nights’ Accommodation in Kandy
• 1 Night Accommodation in Colombo
• Daily Breakfast and Dinner (Colombo Dinner will bet at indian Restaurant (Outside)
• Transport in an air-conditioned coach high tech with an English speaking national guide
• 1ltr water bottle each per day
• Half Day City Tour of Kandy
• Half Day City Tour of Colombo
Price Not includes:
• All entrance fees/ Boat Ride / Jeep Safari cost.
• Early check in & late checkout
• Camera & video permit
• Visa & other charges (Entry Visa Fees, visit www.eta.gov.lk for details / submit your individual visa application)
• Any expenses of a personal nature
• Any other expenses not mentioned above.
• Tips & Portages
Supplement Cost for Entrance Fees (per Person) / Indian Passport Holder Only.
• US$ 08 Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
• US$ 08 Kandy Temple
• US$ 08 Cultural show
• US$ 10 Peradeniya Botanical Garden Kandy
• US$ 06 Turtle Farm, Kosgoda(Bentota)
Child sharing with parents without an extra bed 35 % of the adult's rate.
Child sharing with parents with an extra bed 60 % of the adult's rate
03 to 06Pax
$= US Dollar.
NOTE: GST Extra.
Hotels Name and Category:
Hotel Used:3* Hotels
02 Nights Oak Ray Regency, Kandy.
01 Night Hotel Sapphire, Colombo.
Hotel Used:4* Hotels
02 Nights Hotel Suisse, Kandy.
01 Night Hotel OzO , Colombo.
Hotel Used:5* Hotels
02 Nights Earl's Regency, Kandy.
01 Night Jetwing Colombo Seven, Colombo.