Arrival and transfer to Kandy. En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage – set amongst the verdant hills of Kegalle is a unique orphanage, where the tiny tots weigh 60 kg or more. This is the Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage, the world's first and only elephant orphanage established to feed, nurse and house young elephants lost or abandoned by their mothers.
Other occupants are elephants displaced from their natural environs by development projects or those found wounded. Visitors could see the baby elephants being fed milk from gigantic feeding bottles or bathed in the river which flows nearby – an unforgettable sight! Established in 1975, by the Wildlife Department and National Zoological gardens which subsequently led to a breeding programme through which more than twenty five elephants have been born since 1984.
Overnight stay at – Kandy
Featuring free WiFi, a restaurant and a terrace, Sandriana Lake View Hotel offers accommodations in Kandy, 500 m from Bogambara Stadium. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Each room has a flat-screen TV. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. There is dry cleaning services at the property.
The hotel also offers car hire. Kandy City Center Shopping Mall is 500 m from Sandriana Lake View Hotel, while Sri Dalada Maligawa is 601 m from the property. The nearest airport is Bandaranaike International Airport, 52 mi from Sandriana Lake View Hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed Nuwara Eliya en-route visit Ramboda Hanuman temple & Ramboda waterfall. Then do a city tour in Nuwara Eliya including tea plantation & tea factory.
Tea Plantation - visit a tea plantation and a tea factory where one the best teas in the world is produced. You will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea and also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory.
Nuwara Eliya – Sri Lanka's premier hill resort with a fine bracing mountain climate, Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country, producing some of the world’s best tea. The mountain slopes and valleys are a carpet of velvety green tea plantations, interspersed with gushing streams and tumbling waterfalls. Red or green roofed plantation bungalows, English country style homes and hotels with lovely flower gardens, a fine 18 hole golf course and a racecourse gives Nuwara Eliya a decidedly British character.
Overnight stay at the Hotel – Nuwara Eliya.
Stamford Star Hotel has a restaurant, shared lounge, a garden, and a tennis court in Nuwara Eliya. Boasting family rooms, this property also provides guests with a children's playground. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange for guests. All rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer, and a desk. At the hotel, the rooms have a wardrobe and a private bathroom.
Guests at Stamford Star Hotel can enjoy an à la carte. Popular points of interest near Stamford Star Hotel include Gregory Lake, Victoria Park of Nuwara Eliya and Single Tree Hill. The nearest airport is Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, 84 km from the hotel.
After Breakfast proceeds to Bentota, en route visit Turtle Hatchery Farm in Kosgoda. Then do a Madu river boat ride.
Bentota – Bentota has a complete range of tourist facilities, great seafood and very popular water sports centres which provide boating, water skiing, jet skiing, snorkelling and wind surfingwhich provide boating, water skiing, jet skiing, snorkelling and wind surfing.
Madu River - Madu is certainly a placid and memorable place of interest to any nature lover who longs to witness mesmerizing landscape of the nature. But over thrilled visitors are forewarned! - Madu River is also a known den for crocodiles.
Overnight stay at -Bentota
Marina Bentota is situated on the borders of the Indian Ocean and Bentara River Lagoon. The property features an outdoor pool, snorkeling activities and free internet access. This elegant accommodation is located just 300 m from Bentota Railway Station and Bentota Bus Stand. The Sea Turtle Hatchery is 7 km away while Bandaranaike International Airport is 125 km away. Rooms at Marina Bentota boast a private balcony and spa bathtub. A minibar, seating area and flat-screen TV are all included. Bathroom facilities are en suite.
This beachfront property houses a 24-hour front desk with luggage storage space. The staff can also organize barbeques and diving sessions. For convenience, airport shuttle services and car rentals are available at a surcharge.Select from an array of cuisines including Sri Lankan, Italian, Thai and Chinese dishes all available at the in-house restaurant. Room service options are possible as well.
After breakfast proceed to Colombo, do a city tour of Colombo.
Colombo -like many capital cities in developing countries Colombo is fast changing its face. almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood, yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. A 100-year-old clock tower and several British built, colonial buildings are still to be seen in the city.
The Pettah bazaar – where one can shop for bargains, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Colombo museum, the Bandaranaike memorial international conference hall – an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the people’s republic of china, the new parliament in Sri Jayawardenapura and the folk art center are some of the places of interest that one can visit to.
Overnight stay at – Colombo.
Berjaya Hotel Colombo is a world of retreat and relaxation amidst the exotic island of Sri Lanka. Located in Colombo on the shores of Mount Lavinia’s pristine beach, the resort is surrounded by natural splendour and cultural heritage. Both leisure and business travellers can experience the perfect blend of comfort and serenity, with scenic sea views from one of the leading Colombo hotels.
An idyllic haven where sand, wind, water and lush greeneries blend seamlessly, Berjaya Hotel Colombo is located in Mount Lavinia, 10 kilometres south of Colombo and 45 kilometres from Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake. Discover a world of retreat and relaxation amidst the exotic plains of Colombo and let the tensions of ‘the real world’ melt away and.
After breakfast on the last day of the tour, you have some free time. Later get transferred to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.
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