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Touch of Exotica – 4 Nights – 5 Days

DAY 01 : Airport / Pinnawala / Kandy

Arrival to Colombo International Airport and meet Golden Lanka Travels guide at the airport arrival lobby

Transfer from Airport to Pinnawala.

Those who want to see the tamed and semi wild elephants in close proximity the best place is the “Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage”. It is located northwest of Kegalle town along the Colombo ~ Kandy main road. The orphanage is in a twenty five acre coconut land near Maha Oya. The wide area of shallow water and the huge rocks of Maha Oya make the ideal place to these magnificent animals. This facility was established in year 1975 as a conservation breading center for Elephants by Sri Lanka Wildlife department. It was started with a heard of five baby Elephants. In year 1978 it was taken over by the National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka. Pinnawala Elephant orphanage is treated as one of the largest breading center in the world. Today the heard has Grown up to 69 elephants. Among the many elephants of the orphanage there are three of them which will definitely get your attention.

Transfer from Pinnawala to Dambulla.

Dambulla Rock temple was built by King Walagambahu during the 1st Century B.C. The major attraction of Dambulla is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex which covers an area about 2,100 m². Dambulla is a UENESCO world heritage site. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding and the paintings are done on the ceiling. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of god and goddess.

Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of hotel.

DAY 02 : Dambulla / Sigiriya / Matale / Kandy

Breakfast at Hotel.
Transfer from Dambulla to Sigiriya.

Climb the citadel of Sigiriya which was built in 5th century. Sigiriya is treated as one of the most remarkable creations in the world, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). Path through the gardens along Stone stairways come to the Lion Gate. Only the rock carving and the brick structure is evident today of the lion’s mouth through which millions of people have walked to admire he beauty of this magnificent citadel.

Transfer from Sigiriya to Matale.
Visit a Spice Garden.

Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for. Clients will be able to see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed. Witness Cookery demonstrations as well.

Spice Garden visit with cookery demonstrations.

This culinary tour is an ideal way by which the discerning traveler can immerse himself or herself in the history and the ethos of Sri Lanka, its people and their customs and of course most importantly their food. You can learn about Sri Lankan spices and various Sri Lankan cookery methods

Transfer from Matale to Kandy.

Kandy was the last capital of Sinhala Kings. The valley of Kandy is surrounded by magnificent hills which made it as the last bastion. Today Kandy offers its visitors rich collection of art and craft and historical buildings. It includes a collection of ancient temples buildings, handicrafts, souvenirs, bazaar and gem museum and the temple of tooth relic which houses the most sacred Buddhist relic in the world, the Tooth of Lord Buddha. Visit the Kandy town and bazaar, the arts and crafts center, a gem museum and a lapidary. Witness a Cultural Show.

Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of hotel.

DAY 03 : Kandy/ Ramboda / Nuwara Eliya

Breakfast at Hotel.
Transfer from Kandy to Ramboda

Visit a Tea Factory.
Sri Lanka is world famous for Ceylon Tea. Clients will be shown a tea plantation & a factory. You will be able to witness the processing of Tea and also taste a cup of nice & hot Ceylon Tea. You can buy various different Tea products from the Tea shop.

Visit the Famous Ramboda Falls.

Ramboda is a breathtaking natural beauty. There are two prominent waterfalls next to each other. Clients could take pictures & enjoy the view from a view deck.

Transfer from Ramboda to Nuwara Eliya.

Nuwara Eliya is located at the heart of the hill country 6182 feet above from the sea level. The town is situated at 74 km away along Kandy-Nuwara Eliya road and this was rediscovered by British in 1827. It is still very much like an old English town with styled Bungalows and buildings.

The cool calm climate, gorges rolling tea plantation which makes the best “Ceylon tea” and the breathtaking beautiful waterfalls makes Nuwara Eliya one of the most beautiful town in the world. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18 whole golf courses in South Asia.

You can visit the Golf Club , Strawberry Farms & pick some strawberries.

You can take a nice evening walk around the Gregory Lake. Visit the beautiful club house & Have a hot & nice cup of Ceylon Tea Do a peddling boat ride.

Transfer to Seetha Amman Temple.

A temple for Lord Rama, Seetha Devi, Luxshmana and Hanuman built on the sides of the stream where Seetha Devi bathed. This is considered a prime location in the Ramayana Trail. Worshiped by many thousands of Hindu Devotees around the globe.

Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of hotel.

DAY 04 : Nuwara Eliya / Kitulgala / Colombo

Breakfast at Hotel.
Transfer to Kitulgala.
Option for White Water Rafting.

The Kelani River flowing through Kitulgala was the main location where the Oscar winning Blockbuster Movie “Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed. Visit the prehistoric cave was recently discovered containing large middens of shells from some unknown civilization on the hill above this town

Transfer from Kitulgala to Colombo.

City tour of Colombo.

In the afternoon, do a city tour of Colombo. Colombo is the commercial and business center of Sri Lanka located on west coast. The city blends together with old colonial type building, high-rise commercial buildings and hotels. It is filled with shopping malls. Some of the finest structures built during the colonial times still preserved in one part of the City. For example, there is a 100-year-old clock tower. And the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) which was a gift to Sri Lanka from the People’s Republic of China.

Casino.

Visit one of the famous Colombo Casinos. You could play Roulette, Poker, Baccarat, and Blackjack to slot games. Enjoy the lavish buffet, any kind of spirits & witness lovely dancing acts while mingling amongst the vibrant & fun loving crowd

Dinner and overnight stay at your choice of hotel.

DAY 05 : Colombo / Airport

Breakfast at Hotel
Transfer from Colombo to Airport.

End of Services !

Quotation – (U.S. DOLLARS)

Price per person sharing a Double Room for groups of:

Budget Tour

Hotel: Grand Kandy Villa , Web: www.grandkandyvilla.com
Hotel: Leisure Village , Web: www.leisurevillagelk.com
Hotel: The Sovereign , Web: www.thesovereignhotel.com

Standard Tour

Hotel: Hotel Senani , Web: www.senanihotel.com
Hotel: Oak Ray Summer Hill Breeze , Web: www.oakraysummerhillbreezehotel.com
Hotel: Mirage Colombo , Web: www.miragecolombo.com

Superior Tour

Hotel: Amaya Hills , Web: www.amayaresorts.com
Hotel: St.Andrews , Web: www.jetwinghotels.com
Hotel: Ozo Hotel , Web: www.ozohotels.com

Deluxe Tour

Hotel: Cinnamon Citadel , Web: www.cinnamonhotels.com
Hotel: The Grand , Web: www.tangerinehotels.com
Hotel: The Kingsbury , Web: www.thekingsbury.lk

Note:
The above rates are net and include all government taxes.
These rates are subject to change without prior notice in the event government changes the tax policy.
Discount for children from 2-12 years sharing parents room – : 30% on the per person sharing double room rate

(Please note that the extra bed in a triple room will be foldable and rollaway bed)

The above prices include:
Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle from pick up at airport to drop off at Airport.
Accommodation in Standard Rooms on…..HB…..Basis for 04 Nights from Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 05.
Services of an English Speaking chauffeur Guide.
Entrance Fees for Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Dambulla Cave, the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
Lunch throughout Tour
Above prices does not include:
Video Camera and Still Camera permits at the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy.
Video Camera and Still Camera permits at The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
Optional Excursions.
Christmas Eve & new Year’s Eve Supplement
Cost of beverage throughout the tour.
Expenses of a personal nature.
Tips and Porterage
Any other services not specified above.
Other conditions:
Optional excursions and additional services could be provided for which we will charge additionally.
Visits to wild life parks will be at client’s own risk.
Jeeps available are very basic with basic insurance cover (not comprehensive as in the case of vehicles used for tours).
Cancellation Charges:
5 days or less – 100% cancellation charge.
Between 6 days and 14 days – 50% cancellation charges or the equivalent of the first two days Charges depending on the program and period of stay
Above 15 days – No cancellation charges provided no commitment or advances are Made to 3rd parties

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