Delights of Sri Lanka

5

days

4

nights

Package Type

International

Type

Long duration

Facilities includes

Strating Form INR 26,499.00 Per Person

Day 1: Arrival in Colombo - Kandy (3 hours)

As you arrive at the Colombo Bandaranayake International Airport, our tour representative escorts you to the assigned vehicle so that you can get transferred to Kandy. On the way, take a halt to visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. A shelter home for abandoned, injured and orphaned elephants that are taken care of by caretakers and volunteers. Watch then bathing, feeding and assisting elephants. Walk with a herd of elephants up to the river nearby to watch them play and bathe. Later, continue towards Kandy, this place has a lot to offer to its visitors. On arrival, complete the check-in.

Check-in is followed by sightseeing in Kandy. The first visit of the day is to Temple of tooth Relic, locally known as Sri Dalada Maligawa. This temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is also one of the most revered Buddhist sites in the world. Next in line is the visit to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, a heaven for nature enthusiasts. Spread in a verdant space of 147 acres of land, this garden is visited by over 1.2 million people every year. It houses around 300 varied varieties of orchids, medicinal plants, palm trees and spices too. Later, explore the amazing Gem Museum, producing world's finest quality gems and semi-precious stones including glistening sapphires in different shades like green, white, red, blue and even more. Evening is scheduled for attending a traditional cultural dance show. Stay overnight stay in Kandy.

Day 2: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya (2.5 hours)

After breakfast, get ready to leave for Nuwara Eliya, fondly referred to as the City of Lights. Encircled by lush tea plantations and hills, this lovely city has been blessed with a pleasant weather, colorful meadows, green ambiance and superb views of the mountains and valleys. This place is also called 'Little England', a favorite hill town of the British who founded it as a typical English hamlet. A country house like hill club with trophies and hunting pictures, formal dinner cloth, a bricked post office, a horse race course and an 18 hole golf course are ample proofs of the same. On reaching, check-in at the hotel.

Explore the popular attractions of Nuwara Eliya including Victoria Park, the golf course and the trout streams. Later, you can enjoy boat riding and fishing at Lake Gregory. Your next visit can be to a tea factory where you can see the production of the finest Orange Pekoe tea in the world from the slow-growing tea bushes of this highland region. Some of the other attractions that you may also visit include Haggala Gardens and Seetha Eliya. While the latter one is a temple from the great Hindu epic Ramayana, the former one is a temperate hill-country garden where one can spot leisurely low-country lotus and water lily floating in pristine environs. Overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 3: Nuwara Eliya – Bentota (5.5 hours)

After breakfast, proceed for the lovely coastal town of Bentota that is known for offering memorable experiences. Also known as the 'City of Golden Beaches', Bentota is an ideal place to relax and spend some memorable moments with the loved ones. This place boasts of water sports opportunities, several historical sights and coral reef exploration on glass boats. After completing the check-in, your day is scheduled for city tour and fun activities. Visit the popular beaches to simply relax and soak-in the sun. Go for a leisure walk while savoring the serenity and scenic beauty.

During the city tour, enjoy boating in River Madhu where you treat your eyes to the wonderful scenery and lush mangroves covering several islets. If you want, you can also visit the Turtle Hatchery here. Opened in 1981 by the Wildlife Protection Society in 1981, this hatchery is the main turtle nesting site. You can spot large tanks that contain new born turtles. Once these turtle babies are fed and they are 2 to 4 days old, they are released in the sea, generally during dark hours when it is safe.

Day 4: Bentota – Colombo (2 hours)

After having breakfast, get ready to go back to Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka and the largest city too. Placed on the west coast, this bustling colorful city is a mix of colonial and modern touches. The city is dotted with several architectural marvels, colonial buildings with British, Portuguese and Dutech influences along with Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic, Contemporary and Indian structures. It is also a popular tourist shopping destination. Once you are done with the check-in formalities, you can partake in the city tour of Colombo.

The list of tourist attractions in Colombo that are worth-visiting include the Viharamahadevi Park, Galle Face Green, Fort district, National Museum, Old Parliament Building, Twin World Trade Center towers and Independence Hall at Independence Square. The city is also dotted with places of worship of different religion like Buddhist, Hindu, Islam and Christianity. Evening can be spent indulged in shopping at the popular markets of Colombo such as Odel, House of Fashion, Beverly Street, Majestic City and Noritake. Overnight stay in Colombo.

Day 5: Departure from Colombo

After breakfast, you have some free time. to enjoy by yourself. Later get transferred to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination. Tour ends with sweet memories.

What are best things to do in Kandy?

Boating and beach activities in Bentota, checking out historical structures in Colombo, temples and wildlife parks are some great experiences every tourist should collect while holidaying in Sri Lanka with family.

What are the most delicious vegetarian cuisines one can have while holidaying in Sri Lanka with kids?

Tempered Spinach, Kottu Roti, Appam, Cashew Curry with Veggies, Pickles, Grean beans are some great vegetarian delights one must have in Sri Lanka.

Which are the most popular family restaurants in Bentota?

There are a number of family restaurants in Bentota that offer great food, both veg and non-veg. A few of those are:The Villa Cafe Golden Grill Restaurant Saman Villas Malli’s Seafood Pradha Restaurant

Till what time in the evening is Bentota beach accessible to tourists?

Bentota beach is open 24 hours and tourists can visit the beach anytime of the day. It is, however, recommended that the tourists should avoid going to very late in the evening.

Can one pay for this Sri Lanka family holiday package in more than one installments?

Yes, the tourists can break the payment in multiple installments with money safe guarantee. However, a tourist is required to make complete payment 15 days prior to leaving for Sri Lanka.

Package Cost Includes

01 Night accommodation on Twin / Double sharing basis in Kandy.
01 Night accommodation on Twin / Double sharing basis in Nuwara Eliya.
01 Night accommodation on Twin / Double sharing basis in Bentota.
01 Night accommodation on Twin / Double sharing basis in Colombo.
03 breakfasts at the hotel.
Meet & assistance at the Airport.
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 nights.
All related government taxes.
Sri Lanka Visa.

Value added services from on complementary basis

Free Mobile SIM card on arrival.
One bottle of Mineral Water per person on arrival (For round tour clients only).
Wheel Chair for people with a disability (Request during the confirmation).

Package Cost Excludes

Airfare charges.
Applicable Airport taxes.
Tips to driver and guides locally.
Entrance fee.
Travel insurance.
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).
GST.