Group Tours – Discover Srilanka in 5 days
Group Tour Number – SE 53…………... …. Group Tour Number – SE 54
Arrival Date : 26th May 2012 . …….... .. .. ..Arrival Date : 4th June 2012
Departure Date : 29th May 2012 .……...…. Departure Date : 8th June 2012
Number of Persons in a group : 20…………Number of Persons in a group : 20
Number of seats available to date:12……. Number of seats available to date:18
( 17/04/2012)………………….…………….. ……..( 17/04/2012)
Accommodation : 3* Hotels
Meal Type : Half Board
Transport : Tourist Motor Coach
Budget : On Request
Day 01 AIRPORT / JEEP SAFARI OF THE MINNERIYA
After the arrival meet Serendivus guide at the airport arrival lobby.
Transfer to Minneriya.
In the afternoon, do a jeep safari of the Minneriya / Kaudulla / Eco National Park. The park is ideal place for elephant watching. The significant feature is that these elephants can be seen going closer to them.
Optional: Elephant back safari through the jungles of Habarana
Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Dambulla / Habarana
Day 02 SIGIRIYA / MATALE / KANDY
Breakfast at Hotel, Proceed to Sigiriya.
Climb the citadel of Sigiriya which was built in 5th century. Sigiriya is treated as one of the most remarkable creations in the world, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). Path through the gardens along Stone stairways come to the Lion Gate. Only the rock carving and the brick structure is evident today of the lion’s mouth through which millions of people have walked to admire the beauty of this magnificent citadel.
Transfer to Kandy via Matale.
Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. Clients will be able to see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed. Witness Cookery demonstrations as well.
Kandy was the last capital of Sinhala Kings. The valley of Kandy is surrounded by magnificent hills which made it as the last bastion. Today Kandy offers its visitors rich collection of art and craft and historical buildings. It includes a collection of ancient temples buildings, handicrafts, souvenirs, bazaar and gem museum and the temple of tooth relic which houses the most sacred Buddhist relic in the world, the Tooth of Lord Buddha.
Thereafter witness a cultural show.
Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in the Kandy.
Day 03 PERADENIYA BOTANICAL GARDEN / PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE / NUWARA EALIYA
Breakfast at Hotel,Proceed to Peradeniya.
The Royal Botanic Gardens (Peradeniya botanical garden) is a very popular tourist attraction in Sri Lanka and it’s a paradise for nature lovers. It is located at Peradeniya about 1550 feet above from the sea level, near “Mahaweli River”. The total area of the gardens is about 147 acres. The variation of the clime is very less and the rain fall is about 229 cm per year. The most attractive place in the gardens is the orchid House which has more than 300 varieties of orchids.
Optional: Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Those who want to see the tamed and semi wild elephants in close proximity the best place are the “Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage”. It is located northwest of Kegalle town along the Colombo ~ Kandy main road. The orphanage is in a twenty five acre coconut land near Maha Oya. The wide area of shallow water and the huge rocks of Maha Oya make the ideal place to these magnificent animals.
Transfer to Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya is located at the heart of the hill country 6182 feet above from the sea level. The town is situated at 74 km away along Kandy-Nuwara Eliya road and this was rediscovered by British in 1827. It is still very much like an old English town with styled Bungalows and buildings. The cool calm climate, gorges rolling tea plantation which makes the best “Ceylon tea” and the breathtaking beautiful waterfalls makes Nuwara Eliya one of the most beautiful town in the world. Nuwara Ealiya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia.
Dinner & overnight stay at Nuwara Ealiya hotel.
Day 04 WHITE WATER RAFTING KITULGALA / COLOMBO CITY TOUR / SHOPPING / BAZAR / LEISURE IN BEACH HOTEL NEGAMBO
Breakfast at Hotel, Proceed to Colombo Hotel via Kitulgala.
Optional: White Water Rafting at Kitulgala.
We can do a city tour of Colombo. Colombo is the commercial and business center of Sri Lanka located on west cost. The city blends together with old colonial type building, high-rise commercial buildings and hotels. It is filled with shopping malls the Pettah bazaar – where one can shop for bargain. Some of the finest structures built during the colonial times still preserved in one part of the City.
Overnight stay beach hotel in Negambo.
Day 05 AIRPORT TO DEPARTURE
Transfer to airport to departure