Welcome to Sri Lanka!
Upon your arrival in Colombo (CMB), Sri Lanka International Airport, meet with local representative of Wanderlust- Asia and continue to your hotel in Kandy.
Kandy is home to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic- a supreme place of Buddhist worship. A place that gets illuminated with all the glamour during Perahera time. Once you’ve checked into the hotel you can spend your time at leisure before you head back to Kandy town to enjoy a cultural performance show – get a taste of the aesthetic heritage of our Kandyan Kingdom.
The first on the agenda is a visit to the majestic Tooth Relic Shrine (Dalada Maligawa) which has preserved its ancient splendor –adorned with Kandyan architecture and spectacular interior.
On your way there you will walk past the beautiful Kandy Lake. A walk around the place you will witness the traditional drumming during morning, noon and evening, learn the ritual and honors accorded to the Relic, the history, custodians of this iconic heritage.
Once the city tour is done, you will be heading further up the misty mountains to Nuwara Eliya.
You are in the Land of Ceylon Tea so this part of the country shouldn’t be missed!
The picturesque Nuwara Eliya – also known the world over as ‘little England’ has wonderful tea estates. Get into the car and get ready to explore these heavenly highlands! The tour will take you on a scenic drive through acres of lush tea estates; here you will see tea pickers, mostly females clad in sarees, carefully picking the tender two leaves and a bud which are essential to making fine tea, and not to forget the beautiful waterfalls you will see on your way up the hill.
You will have the opportunity to visit a tea factory to witness the process of making your cuppa. May we also remind you not forget to indulge in the pleasure in fine Ceylon Tea- Black Tea, Green Tea, Oolong Tea, or silver Tips whatever your choice is;
Once in Nuwara Eliya, check into your hotel.
Following breakfast, head out for a city tour in Nuwara Eliya.
Your options of places to visit are the lake Gregory, Ambewela Milk Farm, or even the Horton plains, if you are ready for a nice trek with breathtaking scenery, or all three of them – the choice is yours!
Following breakfast, start your journey back to Colombo. En-route make a stop by the famous Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
It’s your day with the Asian elephants!
Home to young elephants found abandoned by their mothers in the jungle, those displaced or wounded, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage located in Kegalle-Rambukkana Road is one of the greatest tourist attractions in Sri Lanka.
Established to feed, nurse and house these baby elephants, the home also boats of many success stories of natural elephant breeding in the captive condition. Here you will get to catch a glimpse into their daily routine- from bathing to feeding; enjoying the elephant dances; make close encounters and take plenty of pictures with these giant beasts.
Most of the elephants there got fascinating name stories which their Mahouts will so willingly share if you talk to them.
Continue to Colombo, Bet you are going to love the diversity of this destination. Full of fun and frolic!
Colombo; Sri Lanka’s commercial capital brings varying options be it leisure, dining, shopping or accommodation; marked with diverse colonial and cultural influences from Dutch and British colonial style architecture to Islamic mosques, Anglican and Catholic churches.
Some of the landmarks of your brief city tour will include - the President’s House and Chatham Street Clock Tower, Old Dutch Hospital now converted to a shopping and dining complex, Galle Face Green, the colorful Pettah shopping bazar, the Gangaramaya Temple housing Buddhist artefacts from all over the world, National Museum depicting Sri Lanka’s historical and cultural heritage, the Independence Memorial Hall designed in the typical style of a medieval Kandyan audience hall, the Independence Museum and the iconic Town Hall Building.
Check into hotel.
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