Day 1: Chennai – Sri Lanka – Kandy: Arrival and transfer to Kandy. Check-in at The Topaz / Amaya Hills P.M. City tour of Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, and is a World Heritage Site. The name Kandy conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and Bazaar, the arts & crafts centre and a gem museum and a lapidary. Also visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. This Botanical Garden was first built as a pleasure Garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers. In the Evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a Cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Kandy – Colombo: After Breakfast leave for Colombo. En-route visit elephant orphanage in Pinnawala. This orphanage is the home for about 60 elephants, out of which some are baby elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. They are being cared, fed and trained by the wild life authorities. The best time to visit is during the feeding times, when one will have the opportunity of seeing the baby elephants being bottle-fed. Also could accompany the elephants to a river close-by and see them having their daily bath. Check-in at Grand Oriental Hotel/ Galadari Hotel P.M leave on sightseeing Tour of Colombo driving through the Commercial area of the “Fort” so named, because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a Fort at this point. Drive passed “Pettah” – a noisy Oriental bazaar with a hotchpotch of Humanity, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques & temples. Visit Hindu temple & drive pass Jumi -UL Alfar Jumma Mosque, Continue the tour through the Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Hultsdorf Law courts, to the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens and on to the Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall. Also, visit the ceramics corporation showroom, majestic city shopping complex, House of Fashion, and the Odel unlimited dress boutique. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 3: Colombo: After Breakfast transfer to a Beach Hotel. Check-in at Induruwa Beach Hotel / Eden Resort & Spa Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 4: Sri Lanka – Chennai: After Breakfast leave for airport in time for the departure flight with Sweet Memories.
Package Includes :
• Accommodation on bed & breakfast basis at above mentioned or similar hotels, commencing with breakfast on day 2 & ending with breakfast on day 4
• Services of an English speaking chauffeur guide for groups upto 06 pax. For groups above 07 pax services of an English speaking guide
• 3 Tips and porterage at hotels
• Airport transfers
• Airport taxes as on date
Package Excludes :
• Entrance fees @ US$ 25.00 per person
• Lunch and dinner throughout itinerary
• Perahera supplement in kandy
• Cost involved in early check in and Late check out