This tailor made tour in Sri Lanka mainly cover four main tourist attractions which includes Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Bentota and Colombo. You will spend more time on sightseeing rather than staying and relaxing in a hotel room, you can explore the island at your own pace, in a car or minivan, with your personal English speaking driver-cum-guide.
The package originally designed for 04 nights/05 days. But we are always cater to our valuable clients requirements and it can be customized for different durations as per request.
Day 01 – Arrival, reach to Kandy via Pinnawala
Proceed to Kandy after arrival with the Representative from Transasia Silk Road Travel Partner. On the way you can visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grand children born in the same location. The original objective of establishing the orphanage inclined more towards tourism, but is soon became a conservation and educational centre. With the help of local and foreign elephant experts, Pinnawala started a scientific captive-breeding program for elephants.
Proceed to Kandy check in to a hotel in Kandy and evening visit Temple of Tooth Relic. Kandy 115 km from Colombo, Sri Lanka’s picturesque highland capital, last stronghold of Sri Lankan kings against European conquest from the 16 th to the 19 th centuries. It is the sanctuary of traditional culture, and the Island’s most visited tourist resort.
Kandy ‘s main attraction is the Dalada Maligawa, the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Lord Buddha brought to Sri Lanka in the 4th century AD. This sacred relic has ever since been the symbol of sovereignty for its rulers and is always enshrined in great splendor.
If you are visiting Kandy during July-August the Esala Perahera, the famous long procession consisted with decorated elephants, dancing men with fun filling activities in specially decorated costumes is definitely a must see. This, termed as Asia’s grandest pageant, and spectacular annual event is held to honor the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Lord Buddha and to obtain blessings of the guardian deities of Sri Lanka.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy.
Day 02 – Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast do the city tour in Kandy. Proceed to Nuwara Eliya after visiting Royal Botanical Garden. On the way to Nuwara Eliya visit a Tea Plantation and a factory.
Nuwara Eliya is a town in the central highlands of Sri Lanka with a picturesque landscape and temperate climate. Nuwara Eliya’s climate lent itself to becoming the prime sanctuary of the British civil servants and planters in Ceylon. Nuwara Eliya, called Little England then, was also a hill country retreat where the British colonialists could immerse in their pastimes such as fox hunting.
Due to the high altitude, Nuwara Eliya has a much cooler climate than the lowlands of Sri Lanka, with a mean annual temperature of 16 °C. But the temperature changes and sometimes it can be as low as 3°C. In the winter months it is quite cold at night, and there can even be frost. although it rapidly warms up as the tropical sun climbs higher during the day.
Check in to the hotel in Nuwara Eliya and evening and, if you wish you can go for a boat ride in Gregory lake.
Day 03 – From Nuwara Eliya to Bentota via Kithulgala
After breakfast proceed to Kitulgala for white water rafting.
Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest, which gets two monsoons each year, and is one of the wettest places in the country. Kitulgala is also a base for white-water rafting, which starts a few kilometers upstream.
Then visit Bentota where is famous for Water Sports. Evening at leisure on the beach.
On the South coast of Sri Lanka lays the city of Bentota. The general area of Bentota is interesting for birds. On the shore, Sea birds and Wanders are often found. Including the rare Indian Heron and the Vegetation along the river harbor many local species as well as winter migrants. Many interesting sightseeing tours are possible from here, such as the Turtle Hatchery, Boat trips on Bentota River.
Overnight stay at Bentota
Day 04 – Bentota to Colombo
Check out from Bentota hotel after breakfast and start the journey towards Colombo. The busiest place in Sri Lanka is Colombo, the commercial capital of the country. Colombo is a beautiful city with modern high rise buildings amidst old colonial ones making it a picturesque place.
Colombo offers a lot for the tourists including the National Museum and the Zoological Gardens in Dehiwala which are worth a visit. Galle Face Green in Colombo, the favourite hangout spot for locals and tourists alike overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean and surrounded by some tall buildings and is also a shopper’s paradise with some posh shopping malls.
Overnight stay at a Hotel in Colombo.
Day 05 – Departure
The last day of the tour, after breakfast proceed to the Airport for the departure.
End of the tour
This is all the beauty very much unique to the little pearl in the Indian Ocean that diversified landscapes, climates and on top of everything the amazing hospitality from its people, the every single person you happened to meet during your tour, probably never encounter anywhere around the globe! As this tiny Island fades away on your flight back, we hope you carry lasting memories and relish in them until we meet again with your next tour with us. As we, TRANSASIA Silk Road Travel Partner are in the quest of being your exclusive Travel Partner along the Silk Road, inclined to Sri Lanka, earnestly waiting to see your writing to us at email@example.com your suggestions, if any shortcoming had you ever had during your tour with us that will enable us to improve our service exclusively to your fellow travelers and amaze you that we had paid attention to every detail, every single word and letter you shared with us when we welcome you again not as travelers but as old friends.