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Sri Lanka - 8 Night 9 Days Sri Lanka Tour9 Days / 8 Nights
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    Day 01 – Airport Kandy

    AYUBOWAN! 

    Upon arrival at Colombo International Airport you will be greeted by our Viluxur Holidays representative along with our English Speaking Chauffeur Guide. 

    Today you will proceed to Kandy, en route visit Pinnawala Elephant orphanage

    (Duration from Airport to Pinnawala– Approx. 02 ½ Hour)

    THE PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE 

    The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is situated northwest of the town of Kegalle, halfway between the present capital Colombo and the ancient royal residence Kandy in the hills of central Sri Lanka. It was established in 1975 by the Sri Lanka wildlife department in a 25 acre coconut property near the Maha Oya River. The orphanage was originally founded in order to afford care and protection to the many orphaned Elephants found in the jungle. (Entrance Fees not included ) 

     

    (Duration from  Pinnawala– Kandy  Approx. 02 Hour)

    En route visit Herbal spice garden at Mawanella 

    Visit a Spice Garden to see spices growing in their natural habitat. Learn about spices and their use in Sri Lankan cuisine. Stop by the side of a spice garden - into which you will be most welcome - and observe the therapeutic values of spices & processes over a refreshing cup of herbal tea! Or spend some time idling on the hardened streets if you mean a real town adventure filled with voices and colors. 

    Overnight Stay at the hotel in Kandy    

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    Day 2 - Kandy

    Enjoy your breakfast today you will proceed for Kandy city tour. 

    A lovely exotic city, the Hill Capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which retains an aura of grandeur, time has not affected. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its centre, it is the site of the renowned temple that enshrines the Tooth Relic of the Buddha and the Royal Botanical gardens – home to one of the world’s best collections of Orchids. A cultural sanctuary where many legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive, Kandy and its satellite villages are the centre of the islands handicraft industry (items of wood, brass & silver)exquisite silver or gold jewellery and precious gems of many varieties including the world’s best blue and star sapphires. The highlight of the city’s calendar is the Esala Perahera, when a replica of the casket enclosing the Tooth is taken in procession for ten glittering nights in July/August by exotically costumed dancers, drummers and approximately 100 Elephants. (Entrance fees not included ) 

    Visit a Batik Factory, a Gem Museum & drive through the local market. 

    ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS Believed to be one of the most beautiful gardens in South Asia and begun as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala King. Every variety tropical and temperate tree and flower is cultivated here and special houses with orchids and e cacti are too beautiful to be true (Entrance Fees not  included ) 

    Overnight Stay at the hotel in Kandy  

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    Day 3 – Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

    Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, today you will proceed to Nuwara Eliya.

    (Duration from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya – Approx. 2 Hours) 

    En-route make a visit to a Tea Plantation/Factory where you will be able to examine the process of how the world’s finest tea is being made. 

    Thereafter check-in at hotel to spend the rest of the evening enjoying the lovely climate of 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 in Nuwara Eliya.  

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    Day 4 – Nuwara Eliya

     Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, today you will proceed to Nuwara Eliya city tour.

    Overnight Stay at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya.  

    Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, today you will proceed to Yala.

    En route visit to Ravana water falls

    Ravana Water falls 

    Location: Ella- Wallawaya Road  

    A breathtaking waterfall, 1080 feet high (cascades into several falls) close to the road from Ella to Wellawaya about 6 Km south from Ella. The stream, a tributary of Kirindi Oya plunges with a foaming spray over a series of ledges into the valley close to a bend in the road. The waters rise from Wewatenna highland above the rocks. In general the rocky underground of the waterfalls in Sri Lanka consists of hard gneiss or granite, but here the material is khondalite, a kind of limestone which undergoes decay faster. This has resulted in many caves being formed near the falls. King Ravana of Ramayana legend is said to have lived in one of the caves above the waterfall

    Overnight Stay at the hotel in Yala. 

     

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    DAY 06 YALLA - BENTOTA   

    Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, today you will proceed to Yala Safari.

    Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka. Actually it consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public; and also adjoining parks. The blocks have individual names also, like Ruhuna National Park for the (best known) block 1 and Kumana National Park or 'Yala East' for the adjoining area. It is situated in the southeast region of the country, and lies in Southern Province and Uva Province. The park covers 979 square kilometres (378 sq mi) and is located about 300 kilometres (190 mi) from Colombo. Yala was designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1900, and, along with Wilpattu it was one of the first two national parks in Sri Lanka, having been designated in 1938. The park is best known for its variety of wild animals. It is important for the conservation of Sri Lankan Elephants and aquatic birds.

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    DAY 07 YALLA - BENTOTA  

    There are six national parks and three wildlife sanctuaries in the vicinity of Yala. The park is situated in the dry semi-arid climatic region and rain is received mainly during the northeast monsoon. Yala hosts a variety of ecosystems ranging from moist monsoon forests to freshwater and marine wetlands. It is one of the 70 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Sri Lanka. Yala harbours 215 bird species including six endemic species of Sri Lanka. The number of mammals that has been recorded from the park is 44, and it has one of the highest leopard densities in the world.

    The area around Yala has hosted several ancient civilisations. Two important pilgrim sites, Sithulpahuwa and Magul Vihara, are situated within the park. The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami caused severe damage on the Yala National Park and 250 people died in its vicinity. The number of visitors has been on the rise since 2009 after the security situation in the park improved.

    (Entrance included ) 

    Afterwards proceed to Bentota.

    En route visit to Galle fort

    Galle is a beautiful city to witness the sun and sand. Galle Harbor was frequented by Chinese and Arabians sailors before the Portuguese occupied Galle in the 16th century. The Dutch captured Galle in 1640 and handed it over to the British in 1796. History reveals that the Chinese Admiral Zheng He, who commanded seven great voyages through the South China Seas and the Indian Ocean between 1405 and 1433, erected a tablet in 1409 in Galle in commemoration of his second visit to Sri Lanka. The trilingual tablet discovered in 1911 has inscriptions in Chinese, Tamil and Arabic languages, suggesting that the Chinese were dealing with a cosmopolitan trading community at that time. 

    Galle City tour: During your city tour you will visit the Galle Dutch Fort which is among the most popular sites in Galle where it attracts those who value archaeological reserves and heritage. It is known as the oldest fort in Asia, named as a world heritage by UNESCO. Inside the fort, travelers can find other attractions such as the Dutch Museum, which contains paintings, pictures and furniture of the Dutch Reformed Church. The fort is built on small peninsula that can be easily accessed from the Galle town. It 

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    DAY 08   Bentota – Colombo 

    DAY 09DEPARTURE 

    is the best place to visit during an evening as the picturesque scenery of the sunset can be witnessed at its best. 

    Overnight Stay at the hotel in Bentota  

    Make an “Optional”  visits to a turtle hatchery farm in Kosgoda following with a boat safari in Madu ganga.

    TURTLE HATCHERY- 

    Dudley Perera's project has been underway since 1988.   The main aim of the project is to monitor local sea turtle activity and conserve the local nesting sites.  We aim to make the public more aware of how endangered these beautiful creatures are and just how important it is  

    MADU GANGA - The estuary of the Madu Ganga river is a complex coastal ecosystem of mangroves and islands. It may be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka. A boat trip is a wonderful way of seeing some of the hundreds of species of plants and animals – monkeys eat fruit in the trees, a water monitor lizard glides slowly through the water, and cormorants, egrets and kingfishers wait patiently on the banks, eyeing the water for prey. 

    Overnight Stay at the hotel in Bentota 

    After breakfast, proceed to Colombo  (Duration from Bentota to Colombo – Approx. 02 Hours)

    Colombo, Sri Lanka‘s bustling capital, is located on the country’s west coast and with a population of between 800,000 and one million (estimates vary) is by far the country’s biggest city, as well as its window on the world. Its natural harbour at the mouth of the Kelani River was a magnet for successive traders and conquerors – first Arab merchants, then Portuguese, Dutch and British imperialists. Colombo’s cosmopolitan side supports ever-more stylish eateries, galleries and museums. Surprises abound in its old quarters where you can find great local food and discover a characterful shop or tiny, convivial cafe. The capital is an excellent start – or finish – to your Sri Lankan adventures

    Overnight Stay at the hotel in Colombo  

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    Day 9 - Departure

    Breakfast at the hotel, thereafter proceed to the airport in time for the departure flight

    (Duration from Colombo to Airport – Approx. 01 Hours)

Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) is an island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean. Its diverse landscapes range from rainforest and arid plains to highlands and sandy beaches. It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes. The city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka's ancient capital, has many ruins dating back more than 2,000 years.

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Hotels Info

City

Hotel Name

No of Nights

Bali

Fontana Hotel 

03

Ubud

Pertiwi Resort & Spa Ubud 

02

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