DAY 1: Kandalama
Arrival, meet greet and proceed to Kandalama via Pinnawala. The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. The original objective of establishing the orphanage inclined more towards tourism, but is soon became a conservation and educational centre. A considerable number of books and research articles on Pinnawela have been published in several languages. The memebers of the Pinnawela herd have been filmed, videoed and photographed thousads of times by professionals.
DAY 2: Kandalama
After breakfast, climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The Lion Rock is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metres from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town.
DAY 3: Kandalama - Kandy
After breakfast, proceed to Kandy enroute visiting a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous. Witness a cooking demonstration. Afternoon, do a city tour of Kandy - the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings which is a World Heritage Site.
DAY 4: Nuwara Eliya
Proceed to Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, 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 amzing variety of trees, plants and flowers. Proceed to Nuwara Eliya enroute visiting a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Sri Lanka highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8,282 feet) is located here. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18-hole golf courses in South Asia.
DAY 5: Colombo
After breakfast, proceed to Colombo via Kitulgala. 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. Other places of interest are the Pettah bazaar, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, the residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Colombo museum and the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall.
DAY 6: Colombo
Last minute shopping and transfer to the airport for your departure.
- 5 nights accommodation
- Daily breakfast
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
- English speaking chauffeur guide.
- Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
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