Negombo / Pinnawela / Kandy / Nuwara Eliya / Ella / Welawaya / Udawalawe / Tangalle / Galle / Bentota / Colombo
Airport – Negombo
Meet & greet on arrival at Bandaranaike International airport (BIA) by our representative who will be your chauffer guide driver. You will be transfered to a hotel in Negombo. Tour of Negombo fishing village.
Negombo : a touristic beach resort located close proximity to the airport, where the hotels and beach resorts are widely considered as a transit point.
Overnight stay in Negombo – Paradise Beach Hotel-3 star (B) or similar
Negombo – Pinnawela - Kandy
After early breakfast at the hotel- leave for Pinnawela. Visit the Pinnawela elephant orphanage.
Pinnawela : The orphanage was set up by the National Zoological Gardens to feed, nurse & house baby elephants abandoned by their mothers, stranded in the jungles and ravines.
Optional: visit to a Spice garden & herbal plantation nearby or pamper yourself with a rejuvenating herbal oil massage or aromatic massage therapy.
Afternoon – proceed to Kandy. Visit the Sacred Dalada Tooth temple. Evening watch a cultural show- a traditional dance performance by Kandyan dancers and drummers, followed by a fire-walking display.
Kandy – considered as the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital in the Central province of the last king of Kandy. It was subjected to several attacks by the Portuguese and later the D utch invaders (who were ruling the coastal areas) but were successfully repelled.
Overnight stay in Kandy- Senani Hotel- 3 star(B) or similar
Kandy - NuwaraEliya
After breakfast at hotel- Leave for Peradeniya—Visit the Royal Botanical gardens.
Royal Botanical Garden : It is located near the Mahaweli River (the longest in Sri Lanka). It is renowned for its collection of Orchids. It is home to more than 4000 species of plants, spices, herbal plants and palm trees.
Pm- leave for the cool climes of NuwaraEliya. Enroute, you will be passing through some of the panoramic mountains, valleys and some exotic waterfalls surrounded by Tea plantations. Visit a fully operating Tea plantation and a Tea factory and have the rare opportunity of your lifetime to taste a fine ‘Cup of original flavoured Sri Lanka Tea’ produced from the same tea plantation.
Nuwara Eliya : “The center of the hill country was also called the “Hill station”. This picturesque location which is approx 6200 feet above sea level with it’s soft English spring climate. The landscape & buildings were more or less English. They made it their hill resort for the British planters, during their rule in Sri Lanka. ”
Overnight stay in NuwaraEliya- Galway Forest Hotel-3 star (B) or similar
Nuwaraeliya - Ella - Welawaya - Udawalawe
After breakfast at the hotel- take a local train ride to Ella-which will be one of the most spectacular train rides passing mountains, valleys and some awesome passes. You will be picked up by your chauffer guide driver from the Ella railway station and head Southwards where the climate radically changes from the cooler climes to the sunny dry zone, passing Wellawaya and proceed to Udawalawe where the Wild life sanctuary is located.
Overnight stay in Udawalawe – Centauria Hotel-3 star (B)or similar
Udawalawe - Tangalle - Galle
After early breakfast at Hotel- leave for Udawalawe National park– enjoy an exciting Half day, 4wd Jeep safari. Afternoon- leave for Galle- enroute you will pass Fishermen on stilts/Hummaniya blow hole– Visit Galle Dutch Fort–
Udawalawe National park amed for herds of wild elephants, Sloth bear, wild boar, Deer, crocodiles and the most beautiful Peacock among several other species of birds, both migrant & endemic to Sri Lanka..
Galle Dutch Fort Declared a LIVING world heritage site by UNESCO. The Portuguese came to Galle in 1505, followed by the Dutch in 1640. After Colombo fell to the British in 1796, the fort was used as an administrative center, which is still functional to this day”.
Overnight stay in Galle – Lady Hill Hotel-3 star (B) or similar
Galle - Bentota
After breakfast at the Hotel- head for one of the finest beach resorts of Bentota- At leisure on the beach.
Overnight stay in Bentota – The Surf Bentota-3 star (B) or similar
Bentota - Colombo
After breakfast at the Hotel- leave for Colombo. Spend sometime for shopping or City tour
Overnight stay in Colombo- Fair View Hotel- 3 star (B) or similar
Colombo - Airport
Breakfast at hotel- You will Depart for the airport to catch flight leaving at ??. Flight details.
You are required to be at the airport 3 hrs before flight.
B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner