Sri Lanka has a huge role to play in one of the Hindu Epics of all time, Ramayana. Come to trace the journey taken by Lord Rama during his fourteen years exile. Our Mesmerizing Sri Lanka Tour of 6 days takes you to all the spots linked with the epic. It is not just going to be a holiday for you but an adventure along with historical awareness.
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.
After breakfast at the hotel enjoy a city tour of Kandy. Royal Botanical Gardens 147 acres in extent: started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the King’s of Kandy. There are more than 5000 species of tree and plants. Some and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world. Spice garden and Orchid House are popular with Tourists. Kandy The hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism's influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple's shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere.
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic Ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha's Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess' hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka's most prized possession.
Evening witness the Kandy Cultural Dance Performance.
Overnight stay at a Kandy hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel proceed Bentota. Arrive in Bentota and spend the day at leisure.
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 at the hotel spend the day at leisure/ visit a turtle hatchery and Mangrove boat ride. Turtle Hatchery
The "Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery" is a non - profitable organization which is maintained for the survival of Sea Turtles for the next generation. From the past, due to the cruel activities of humans , there is a danger that turtles are facing extinction. This rare varieties of Sea Turtles are destroyed by man day by day. It is the duty of each and every one to take action to save these turtles from extinction for the sake of our future generation. Regarding this we started to save Sea Turtles in 1986 and up to now we have succeeded to attain the goal gradually.
Mangrove Boat ride in Madu River - Madu River or the Madu Ganga is one of the natures fascinating creations off South West coast in Balapitiya. Madu Ganga is a lagoon with hundreds of islands providing an idyllic setting for a well spent holiday and loads of authentic traditional settings. It may be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka. Overnight stay at a Bentota hotel.
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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