ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO KANDY VIA PINNAWALA Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage Enroute to your destination, you can visit one of the most important tourist attraction in Sri Lanka, the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Volunteers and caretakers provide shelter and take care of orphaned, abandoned and injured elephants within the park. You can watch caretakers feed, bathe and help these gentle giants. You want walk with the herd to the nearby river to watch the elephants bathe and play around in water. Kandy Lying amidst the hills, Kandy is the last capital of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka. While being the second largest city in Sri Lanka it is also famous for its immense beauty and is named as one of the seven UNESCO declared World Heritage sites in the country. With its luxuriant prairie, picturesque lake, longest river of the country and misty mountains, Kandy successfully mesmerizes every visitor unsurprisingly. Overnight stay at hotel in Kandy.
TRANSFER TO BENTOTA You will travel along the beautiful south coast to your preferred hotel for two nights. Experience the beautiful sandy beaches, turquoise seas, rural fishing villages and the southern heritage. The string of sandy coves is secluded, long and unspoiled by overdevelopment. You might also consider the following activities whilst you are on the south coast: water sports, river trips, visit a fishing village and Marine Turtle Conservation project which is helping to save this endangered species. Bentota is the capital city of Sri Lankan water sports, the Calm seas during the season from November to April make ideal for snorkeling, diving, sailing, windsurfing, water skiing and deep sea fishing. There are many other fun water sports such as Banana boat ride, body boat ride, tube ride and canoeing.
Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery - Sri Lanka is globally recognized as one of the few places in the world where you can observe marine turtles in their natural habitat. Five out of seven of the world/’s marine turtle species are found in Sri Lanka and come ashore in Kosgoda to lay eggs, including green, loggerhead, hawksbill, olive ridley and leatherback. Madu river boat ride /– This River is located in the south of Sri Lanka near Galle. The water of the river is dotted with small islands and the banks are all covered with lush mangrove forests that are home to dozens of incredible animal species. Enjoy hundreds of vibrant tropical birds and a few crocodiles if you/’re lucky enough. These creatures are pretty rare and don/’t like crowds. Bentota is a haven for relaxation and a great stop for some water sport, be it in the ocean during the season or some fun in the river. There are plenty of reliable water sport centers in the area, so prepare for a final couple of days filled with lots of water-based adventure. The top five water sports activities in Bentota are Snorkeling and Diving, Banana boat & Tube, Wind Surfing, Jet Skiing and Water Skiing. Overnight stay at hotel in Bentota.
DAY TRIP TO GALLE AND HIKKADUWA This day on the way to Bentota you will cover Galle and Hikkaduwa bleachers and other local attractions. Galle is a coastal city 130 kilometers south of Colombo. No visit to the south is complete without seeing both of these areas. A perfect combination of beach and culture, Galle has it all. Have a look at things to do in Galle Fort and in the surrounding area and what you, as a visitor, can expect from this charming coastal city. Japanese Peas Pagoda On the hillside west of Unawatuna, this impressive pagoda was built by Japanese Buddhist monks of the Mahayana sect in 2005, as part of their scheme to build peace temples in conflict zones (the Sri Lankan war was raging at the time). It’s a (steep) 20-minute hike from the west end of Unawatuna beach, if travelling by road you have to use a narrow 1.6km access road from the highway. The views of Galle Bay and the ocean are spellbinding at sunset Hikkaduwa Coral Garden The Coral sanctuary has approximately seventy varieties of multi coloured corals. Visitors can either swim or hire a guide with a glass bottomed boats to view the corals. The coral reefs are the best place to see and admire corals and water is never more than three or four meters deep. Hikkaduwa Beach Hikkaduwa beach is a very popular destination to international tourists. It is 98 kilometers south from Colombo. It is a beautiful beach where you can relax, enjoy the sun and have the option of surfing, snorkeling or scuba diving. Being the site of the famed coral garden, glass bottomed boats are available on hire and visitors can explore the underwater fantasies. It is also an internationally popular destination for board-surfing and surfing. Overnight stay at hotel in Bentota.
TRANSFER TO COLOMBO Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Located on the west coast, it is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern and colonial impressions. Colombo has wildly varying architecture that span centuries and depict various styles. Many colonial buildings influenced by the Portuguese, Dutch and British exist alongside structures built in Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Indian and Contemporary architectural styles. No other place is this more evident in the heart of the city the Fort area. Colombo also boasts many shopping malls and department stores that offer brand name clothing at highly discounted prices. Therefore, it has become an important shopping destination among tourists. City Tour: While on your city tour in Colombo you may visit famous places including Galle Face Green, the Viharamahadevi Park, National Museum, Twin World Trade Center towers, Old Parliament Building, Fort district, Independence Hall at Independence Square, and prominent Buddhist, Hindu, Islam and Christian places of worship. (Entrance fees to sites not included). For shopping, you may visit Odel, House of Fashion, Beverly Street, Majestic City, Noritake, etc. Overnight stay at hotel in Colombo.
Now that you are at the end of your journey with us, Chauffeur will be comfortable take you to the international airport in time for your departure flight. Proceeds to the Bandaranayke international airport, where you stack all your memories in your eyes & Mind, allowing this beautiful island Sri Lanka. This experience will leave you astounded. Pampered, enlightened. A country like no other! Visit Sri Lanka...Dependent on the flight departure time, you will be reassigned to the Airport.
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