Duration: 02 Nights and 03 Days
Featuring- Kandy temple, Pinnawala, Cultural show, Peradeniya, Botanical Gardens, Colombo
1.DAY 01 : Arrival at airport. Meet and greet at the Airport by the Getz Destinations representative and guide. Transfer from Airport to Kandy via Pinnawala (3 Hrs. from Airport).
PINNAWALA- The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka's most popular attractions. Situated halfway between Colombo and Kandy, orphanage has a population of about 75 elephants, making it the world's largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range from new born calves to elderly matriarchs and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild.
Amongst them are its famous residents, Sama, the lame elephant injured by a land mine during the ethnic conflict in the North and Raja, the blind elephant. Experience the sheer delight of watching these great pachyderms frolic in the river at bath time or the baby elephants being fed twice a day.
Later, transfer from Pinnawala to Kandy.
Kandy – This jewel of a city, set 480m above sea level and surrounded by mountains is the hill capital of Sri Lanka. Kandy was the last independent Kingdom of Sri Lanka, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Visit the majestic Royal Palace and the Temple of the Tooth, known as the Dalada.
Maligawa set at the edge of a beautiful artificial lake, which is home to the islands most revered relic, the Buddha's tooth, which arrived here in the sixteenth century.
Kandy is famous for its shopping' The narrow streets are lined with shops displaying beautiful precious and semi- precious gems, skillfully crafted jewelry, handicrafts, colorful batiks, silks and many more. Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy.
2. DAY 02 : (Kandy/ Peradeniya/ Colombo) -
Morning and breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast, Morning visit to Peradeniya Botanical gardens.
Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, the largest and finest in Sri Lanka, which covers almost 150 acres. A pleasure garden of the kings of Kandy, it was transformed into a botanical garden by the British in 1821.
On completion transfer to Colombo (Approx 3 ½ Hrs). Arrival at Colombo, do some sightseeing and shopping.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka's Commercial Capital- Colombo is a bustling, vibrant cosmopolitan city located on the west coast of the island. It was made the capital city when Ceylon was ceded to the British Empire in 1815 and remained so until 1978, when the administrative functions were moved to Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte.
Among its many attractions are The Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre. In contrast to its modern architecture, the old Parliament Building stands majestically in all its grandeur, along with many grand old colonial buildings, leftovers from the days of the British, Portuguese and Dutch Empires. The City’s promenade, the Galle Face Green is a mile-long stretch along the coast where the sapphire waters shimmer in the dazzling Sun.
3.DAY 03 : COLOMBO- At morning after breakfast at Hotel. Check out at the Hotel. Transfer to the Airport for further journey to India.
- Welcome Drinks on arrival
- Accommodation in a Standard Room on twin sharing basis
- Breakfast only
- All transfers and sightseeing through A/C vehicle
- Services of an English speaking Chauffer Guide
- All Govt. Taxes
- Lunch and dinner though out the tour
- Video and still camera permits at Pinnawala & Kandy Temple
- Entrance fees to all sites
- Personal expenses
- Perahera period supplement at the Hotels
- Any other services which are not mentioned in the package
- Early check in and late check out
- Visa and immigration process fee