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Sri Lankan Expedition
5 Days · 4 Nights
Sri Lanka+ 3 More
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Discover the cultural and natural treasures of Sri Lanka. Indulge in water sports, explore the islands, pay a visit to the temples and a lot more. This package will take you through Kandy, Colombo and Bentota in Sri Lanka. Check out the detailed itinerary below for more information.

  • Arrive at Colombo international airport
  • Here, you will be met by a designated chauffer guide from Esna Holidays
  • After the formalities at the airport you will be escorted to your air-conditioned vehicle and proceed to Kandy
  • Visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is about bout 90 km from Colombo towards Kandy
  • It is a home to some 100 or more elephant orphans
  • The orphanage is open from 8:30 am to 5:45 pm and visitors can interact a little with the elephants during the regulated bathing and feeding times
  • On completion, visit Spice Garden
  • See why Sri Lanka became a globally popular country for its herbs and spices
  • The environment possesses excellent conditions for growing cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, peppercorn, and other flavorful delights
  • Learn about the process of growing these natural products using ecologically friendly methods
  • At the end of your visit, stop in the souvenir shop to purchase some exotic spices from the source
  • The attraction offers free transport wherever needed between the city and the estate
  • Note that the law strictly forbids harming cinnamon trees
  • Thereafter, continue to Kandy and check-in to hotel and relax rest till the evening
  • Later that evening, go on technical tour related to the arts such as gem crafting, woodcarving and batiks
  • Watch the Kandyan Cultural Show with its colorful traditional dances and delightful music
  • Enjoy this hour-long extravaganza as some of the most popular art forms of the island take to the stage
  • Be wowed by fire dancers and sword dancers
  • Watch the colorful Kandyan dancers take to the air to the thrumming primal beat of the drums
  • On completion, return to the hotel and relax
  • After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Bentota
  • Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic
  • Attracting crowds of white-clad pilgrims bearing lotus flowers for means of worship, the Maligawa features a myriad of intricate carvings that speak volumes of the architectural values of Kandy
  • On completion, check-in to the hotel at Bentota
  • After enjoying the breakfast at hotel, proceed for a city tour of Bentota and engage with other attractions
  • Proceed to engage the water sports
  • Bentota is famous for being a top beach in Sri Lanka as well as for its, river cruises and water sports, mainly due to having both river and beach around the location
  • Enjoy banana boat and tube rides - Banana tube is like its name says, shaped like a banana and is attached to a ski boat by rope
  • The ride will guarantee that huge waves will come thrashing over your heads
  • While being suitable for any age, you can select from single rings, and sofa rides as well in Bentota
  • Next, enjoy jet ski - one of the most fun and adventurous water sporting activities in Bentota
  • Though its mostly enjoyed by the trill seeker, beginners can choose to be accompanied by an experienced instructor as well
  • On completion, go on a lovely boat safari in Madu River
  • Traverse the dark and dangerous caverns formed by the thick mangrove forests; interspersed with bright open stretches of water
  • Learn more about mangroves and their positive effect on ecology
  • Get a chance to see crocodiles, water snakes, tree snakes and wild boars in their natural habitat
  • Watch the cormorants; storks and many other avian life hunts for their prey in swift flow of Madu River
  • Visit the old Buddhist temple on one of the islands that dot the river liberally
  • Stop by another of the islands; which are the source of the cinnamon industry of Sri Lanka
  • Thereafter, visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery
  • Learn more about the five endangered sea turtle species that come to the shores of Sri Lanka to nest
  • Learn how the Kosgoda Turtle care program helps protect the nests until they hatch and increases the chances of survival for the babies
  • Get a chance to see, touch and feed baby turtles; or even injured adult turtles that the turtle hatchery cares for
  • Return to the hotel and relax
  • After enjoying the breakfast at hotel, check-out the hotel and proceed to Colombo
  • Later that day, go on a city and shopping tour in Colombo
  • Take a fascinating journey in the capital of the isle paradise to taste its cultural texture and witness its bustling streets
  • Visit bargain markets, and also relax while watching the uprising urban lifestyle of the capital
  • This commercial and administrative hub of the country proves to be a blend of cultures, religions, and socioeconomic classes
  • Your city tour will cover the following: Gangarama Seema Malakaya, National Museum, Old Parliament, Independence Memorial Arcade and Independence Square
  • Also, explore Beire Lake, Odel shopping, Cinnamon gardens, Shopping at Laksala state owned Handicrafts emporium, Lighthouse and Clock tower and Colombo Harbor
  • On completion, return to the hotel and relax
  • Breakfast at hotel, depending on your departure flight time
  • You can either relax or check-out of the hotel
  • Proceed to Colombo international airport for your departure flight back home
Hotel Details
  • Hotel Devon (3-star) in Kandy, or similar
  • Coco Royal Beach (3-star) in Bentota, or similar
  • Global Towers (3-star) in Colombo, or similar
  • Accommodation in hotels as per the itinerary
  • Meal plan on full board basis (starts from day 1 dinner and ends with day 5 breakfast)
  • Four lunches at local restaurant
  • Transport in an air-conditioned well-maintained vehicle with the service of an English-speaking chauffeur / national guide
  • All sightseeing as per the itinerary excluding entrance fees
  • All paging, parking and fuel costs
  • Highway tolls
  • All taxes and service charges
  • Rates applicable only for Indian passport holders
  • International flights and visa
  • Tips and porterage
  • All entrance fees.
  • Usage of vehicle beyond the given route drives after 06:00 pm, usage of guide beyond the mentioned timings or anything beyond the itinerary
  • Any and all beverages not mentioned above
  • Spa treatments
  • Camera and video permit charges, if applicable
  • Any other expense not mentioned under 'Inclusion Notes' section

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Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, alcoholic beverages, mini bar etc., are not included

Cancellation any time after making the 1st payment instalment till the 2nd payment date: The entire amount paid as 1st payment instalment (deposit) would be non-refundable.

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