Charming Srilanka 4N/5D
Day 01 : Colombo
Meet, Greet and respectively transfer from Airport to your hotel Evening at leisure for shopping/ enjoying the nightlife at Colombo (on your own) overnight stay at Colombo.
Day 02 : Colombo
Excursion to Bentota
Breakfast at Hotel and transfer from Colombo to Bentota
Bentota lies at the finishing end of the “Golden Mile” which is an hour’s drive from Colombo. Famous for its prime beaches Bentota is today one of Sri Lanka’s most sought after tourist destinations. The town of Bentota actually, sits on an estuary, where the river and the sea meet. This makes the area quite famous for water sports like windsurfing, scuba diving & snorkeling.
Enjoy water sports such as Jet Ski, Banana Ride and Tube Ride (at an extra cost)
Afterwards transfer from Bentota to Colombo.
Overnight stay at Colombo
Day 03 : Kandy
Colombo – Kandy
Breakfast at Hotel and transfer from Colombo to Kandy
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The historic city about 480m above sea level surrounded by mountains was known to Sri Lankan as Kanda Uda Rata, which means the hill country. Kandy was home to Sri Lanka’s last independent Kingdom, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Visit the Temple of the tooth, royal Botanical Gardens, the Peradeniya University campus and catch a panoramic view of the picturesque town from Upper lake Drive. Early evening, you will visit a Kandyan Dance performance and be treated to a spectacular fire walking finale.
Kandy is also famous for its shopping, gems and jewellery, handicrafts, batiks, silks etc. And you will have the opportunity of browsing to your heart’s content.
Day 04 : Colombo
Kandy – Visit to Pinnewala – Colombo
Elephant Orphanage In Pinnawela
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village.
After breakfast at hotel Transfer from Kandy to Pinnewala.
The Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanage’s population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the world’s largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild.
Transfer from Pinnewala to Colombo.
Later enjoy the city tour of Colombo.
Colombo is the largest city and former administrative capital of Sri Lanka and is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and remnants of a bygone colonial era. Due to its large harbor and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However it was only made the Capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815. The main city is home to a majority of the Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. On this tour you will visit many of the historical, religious and commercial sites of Colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and much more.
Overnight stay at Hotel
Day 05 : Colombo
Colombo – Departure
Transfer from Colombo to Airport for departure.