Sri Lankan Splendors 7N/8D (Dambulla-Sigiriya-Kandy-Pinnawela-Nuwara Eliya-Bentota-Colombo)

 


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Day 01 : Airport / Sigiriya

Arrival and meet and greet by Adler Tours Safaris representative at the Airport. Proceed to Sigiriya. Visit the world heritage sites at Dambulla and Sigiriya rock fortress in the sky. Day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Sigiriya.

Sigiriya is a large stone and ancient rock fortress and place ruin in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures. A popular tourist destination, Sigiriya is also renowned for its ancient paintings frescos which are reminiscent of the Ajanta Caves of India. It is one of the eight World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka. It is also declared by UNESCO at the 8th Wonder of the World.

Sigiriya may have been inhabited through prehistoric times. It was used as a rock-shelter mountain monastery from about the 5th century BC, with caves prepared and donated by devotees of the Buddhist Sangha. According to the chronicles as Mahavamsa the entire complex was built by King Kashyapa (AD 477 - 495), after the king's death, it was used as a Buddhist monastery until 14th century.

Day 02 : Sigiriya

After breakfast visit Dambulla Cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka, Situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 km east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding area. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings. These paintings and statues are related to Lord Buddha and his life. There total og 153 Budhha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan Kings and 4 statues of gods and goddesses. The latter include two statues of Hindu gods, the god Vishnu and the god Ganesh. The murals cover an area of 2,100 square meters. Depictions on the walls of the caves. included the temptation by the demon Mara, and Buddha's forst sermon.

Day 03 : Sigiriya / Pinnawala / Kandy

After breakfast leave for Pinnawala visit the Elephant Orphanage, located on the banks of the Mahaoya. Most of the elephants in the Orphanage are raised to maturiity after having been found abandoned or injured in the country's jungles. It is interesting to visit at the feeding and bathing time.

Afternoon visit the Royal botanical gardens of Peradeniya, known for it's large number and variety of plants such as ornamental, decorative and also useful medicinal plants. There are more than 4000 species include indigenous and introduced plants. This garden is best known for it's collection of orchids the largest in Asia. Overnight in Kandy.

Day 04 : Kandy

After breakfast at leisure proceed further for rest of the Kandy city sightseeing. Visit will include the most sacred Temple, Tooth Relic of "Sri Dalada Maligawa" Thereafter proceed to visit the handicraft centre and the upper lake for a panoramic view of the garden city. Proceed to witness the spectacular performance of a Kandyan dance and fire limbo show. Return to hotel for overnight.

Day 05 : Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast today you will be transferred to Nuwara Eliya. En-route take in the scenic beauty of Sri Lanka's most popular Hill resort. Visit a Sri Lanka tea factory and experience yourself how the world famous Sri Lanka tea is made and also taste the fresh brew right from the tea garden. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18-hole golf Courses in South Asia. Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 06 : Nuwara Eliya -Bentota

After breakfast you will be transferd to the beach where you may spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Bentota.

You may indulge yourself in various water activities. Whale and dolphin watching tours etc on an additional cost.

Day 07 : Bentota - Colombo

After breakfast today, you will be transferred to Galle, visit the turtle hatchery, Galle fort and the pleasant drive along the south beaches to Colombo. Upon arrival, you will begin your Colombo City Tour. The tour sites include : the Pettah Bazzar, a Hindu and Buddhist temple, the old Parliament, Colombo Museum and the Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall. Overnight in Colombo.

Day 08 : Depart Colombo

After breakfast today, you will be transferred to the airport in time to board your flight back home.

 

Hotels / Resorts :

  • Sigiriya Village Resorts - Sigiriya
  • Hotel Topaz - Kandy
  • Galway Forest Hotel - Nuwara Eliya
  • Induruwa Beach Resort - Bentota
  • Hotel Sapphire - Colombo
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07 Nights/ 08 Days
Dambulla-Sigiriya-Kandy-Pinnawela-Nuwara Eliya-Bentota-Colombo

Sri Lanka is known for its warm hospitality, fabulous food, vibrant culture and ancient history; its unspoilt beaches and its verdant forests. It's teeming with birdlife and exotic animals, from elephants to the elusive leopard, and for those who want to beat the heat, the hill country's tea plantations and waterfalls offer a cool respite.

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Price as per the Itinerary Based on Per Person

Min 2 PAX - USD 616.00 Per Person on Bed & Breakfast (CPAI)
Min 2 PAX - USD 672.00 Per Person on Half Board (MAP)
Min 2 PAX - USD 728.00 Per Person on Full Board (APAI)

Entrance Fees an additional supplement of USD 85.00 Per Person which can be paid separately at the locations as well.

 

 

Inclusions :

  • Arrival/departure assistance
  • Accommodation will be as indicated above on sharing basis
  • Meals as per the plan basis for 7 Nights
  • A/c private transport with an English Speaking chauffeur guide
  • Government taxes including service charge at hotels

Exclusions :

  • Cost of Airfare, Airport Taxes
  • Entrance Fee (can be paid seperately)
  • Visa Charges
  • Cost of Meals other than those specified in inclusions.
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal expenses
  • Expenses of personal nature, mini bar in the room, laundry, telephone bills, tips, gratuities etc.
  • Surcharges applicable during Conventions, Special Events and Trade fairs
  • Early check-in and late check-out are on request basis only and subject to room availability
  • Cost of any other services not specifically mentioned in inclusions
  • Any increase in the cost that may come into force prior to the departure date including change in price owing to fluctuation in the rate of exchange

Important Notes :

  • All passport should be valid for more than 06 months from the date of travel
  • The above is only quote and no booking have been made as yet
  • All confirmations are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • Rate Of Exchange wherever applicable will be calculated as on the date of payment
  • The above quotation has been based on specific hotels. In case the hotel rooms are not available as specified above the alternate hotels will be suggested. The difference in cost i payable extra or deducted



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