Welcome at the airport (….hrs) & proceed to Kandy (115 KM / 3h 20m) enroute visit Pinnawala Elephant orphanage.
Features one of the biggest herds of captive elephants in the world. The Pinnawela herd today numbers nearly 71 and is easily one of the most popular tourist attractions in Sri Lanka. The main attraction at Pinnawela is watching the elephants walking down to the river twice a day to have their bath. Feeding time for baby elephants is also a very popular time at the orphanage.
Evening withness a cultural show
After breakfast engage in a city tour of Kandy.
The Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a temple in the city of Kandy in Sri Lanka. It was built within the royal palace complex which houses the only surviving relic of Buddha, a tooth, which is venerated by Buddhists. The relic has played an important role in local politics since ancient times, it's believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country, which caused the ancient kings to protect it with great effort. Kandy was the capital of the Sinhalese Kings from 1592 to 1815, fortified by the terrain of the mountains and the difficult approach. The city is a world heritage site declared by UNESCO, in partly due to the temple.
Thereafter visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.
The history of the Royal Botanical Gardens dates as far back as 1371 when King Wickramabahu III ascended the throne and kept court at Peradeniya near Mahaweli Ganga. Later, in the reign of King Kirti Sri Rajasinghe from 1747 to 1780 this was made a Royal Garden and from 1780 – 1798 King Rajadhi Rajasinghe resided therein, where a temporary residence was erected for him.
Evening at Leisure.
After breakfast engage in a Train Ride from Peradeniya (11.05) to Nanoya (14.55). (2nd class)
(Train timings are subject to change and trains are subject to availability)
Evening engage in a city tour of Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya is also known as 'Little' England', was the favorite hill station of the British who tried to create Nuwara Eliya into a typical English Village. The old brick Post office, country house like hill club, with its hunting pictures, mounted hunting trophies and fish, and it's strict formal dinner attire; the 18 hole golf course, race course etc., all remind you of 'England'
After breakfast drive to Colombo. (175 KM /4h 0m) Enroute visit a Tea Factory
Evening city tour of Colombo.
Until recently Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo is a diverse blend of old colonial architecture and the modern high-rise buildings. From the grand old mansions of the by-gone era to the department stores and shady tree-lined boulevards of today, Colombo is able to satisfy everyone from the prince to the pauper. From golf courses to excellent shopping, dining, wining and entertainment venues you name it, Colombo has it!
Breakfast and check out for departure (Standard check out time : 12.00 hrs)
Drive to Airport for departure. (15 KM / 0h 20 m)
Report to Airport by 00.00 hrs. (As per Airline policy need to check in 3 hours before departure)
Validity: 10/08/2017 - 30/09/2017
Validity: 10/08/2017 – 31/08/2017
Validity: 01/09/2017 – 30/09/2017