Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) combines pristine beaches, rich culture, ancient temples hidden in the jungle, tea plantations, rain forests, tremendous nature reserves and Biblical scenery. All these have always been an integral part of this magical island, that lies on the coast of South - Eastern India.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Colombo
Arrive in Sri Lanka. You will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Check-in and relax for some time. Rest of the day is free for you to explore Colombo on your own. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Colombo To Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya. The journey takes about 4.5 hours to reach. En-route visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanages population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the world’s largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild. Continue your journey towards Nuwara Eliya via Rambodha. Upon reaching Nuwara Eliya, check-in to your hotel and relax for some time. Later visit the Tea Factory and Tea Plantations where you can witness how the Ceylon Tea gets brewed. Return back to hotel for overnight stay.
Travel from Colombo to Nuwara Eliya
Day 3: Nuwara Eliya To Kandy
Breakfast at Hotel and transfer to Kandy en route visit a Tea plantation and factory. Do a city tour of Kandy and witness a Cultural show. Overnight stay in Kandy.
Travel from Nuwara Eliya to Kandy
Day 4: Kandy - Colombo
After breakfast proceed to Colombo. Upon reaching Colombo check-in to your hotel. Relax for some time.
Travel from Kandy to Colombo
Day 5: Colombo City Tour + Departure From Colombo
Today morning check-out from your hotel. Keep your bags in the reception and proceed for Colombo City Tour. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area where there is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, the Kayman’s Gate with the Belfry at the original gate to enter the Fort, the Dutch Church of Wolfendhaal dating back to 1749, Kelaniya Buddhist Temple dating to 6th C.B.C., Davatagaha Mosque, Colombo Museum and the Natural History Museum are some of the sites to be visited. Also visit the BMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall), see the replica of Avukana Buddha in front and the Independence Memorial. Once completed, you can do some shopping and later you will be transferred to the airport to catch your return flight back home.