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Discover Sri Lanka - Culture Holidays SRI LANKA.pdf · Ambewala Farms. New Zealand farm is at 01km from Ambewela and Ambewela is at before Ambewela. Rabbits, Cattles, cows, pigs,

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  • Discover Sri Lanka

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    Anu Arora

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  • Upon arrival welcome and assistant by our representative and transfer to Colombo Hotel (01 hour)

    check in and leisure at Colombo Hotel.

    Colombo - A cozy mixture of the past and present, The Portuguese, Dutch and British have all left

    in their wake churches and monuments, names and religions, costumes and food and

    smatterings of their languages which have been absorbed into the speech of the Sri Lankan.

    Visit Galle Face Green, Old Parliament, BMICH conference Hall, Independence square, Gangarama

    Temple and Bare Lake and Hindu Kovil, Bazaars & Markets.

    Overnight: Colombo

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    After breakfast leave for Habarana (04 hrs drive) through lush tropical country side en route visit

    Day 1 Arrival Colombo

    Day 2 Colombo / Habarana

  • Dambulla Cave Temple. Dambulla is a magnificent rock temple consists of 5 caves, on a hill 340 m

    high, containing 150 serene statues of Buddha, numerous carvings & murals. The fascinating &

    memorable site was founded by King Valagambahu during the 1st century BC in gratitude for the

    shelter he found in the caves during an invasion by marauding Dravidians from southern India.

    Thereafter proceed to Hotel afternoon Jeep safari in Minneriya National Park the 8890 hectares of

    MINNERIYA NATIONAL PARK is an ideal eco tourism location in Sri Lanka. The park consists of mixed

    evergreen forest and scrub areas and is home to Sri Lanka's favorites such as sambar deer, leopards

    and elephants. (25min from Habarana).

    Overnight: Habarana

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    After breakfast leave for Sigiriya (30min drive) climb Sigiriya rock fortress, the Lion Rock Citadel, Sigiriya

    was the Royal Citadel of King Kasayapa who ruled in The 05th Century A.D. Moats, Terrace Gardens,

    water Gardens, Fountain Garden, Boulder Gardens & Stone Stairways and the beautiful ancient frescos

    of heavenly maidens in a pocket of the rock, on the top of rock are ruins of the palace & two intact man

    – made pools of water.

    Village Tour – At the start Traveling by bullock cart thorough typical dry Zone village then get on to

    traditional village boat for boat ride in the lake running through the village and get into their paddy fields

    & cultivation lands and experience how farmers working there and thereafter having Typical Sri Lankan

    village lunch serve by Banana or Nelum leaf in side of mud house and at last walking through the

    village to start point while experience the Village life.

    Afternoon proceeds to Polonnaruwa (01 hour) - Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Sri Lanka after

    the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. In its time, a 6 km rampart protected the city. Even during the

    time when Anuradhapura was the capital Polonnaruwa was an important city because it strategically

    commanded all the crossings over the Mahaveli River and acted as a buffer against the invading

    armies. It comprises, besides the Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of

    the fabulous garden-city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century.

    Overnight: Habarana

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 3 Habarana / Sigiriya / Village Tour / Habarana

  • After breakfast drive to Kandy (04 hours) en route visit spice gardens in Matale which grows spices and

    herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication. Spices of Sri Lanka attracted the early sea-faring

    merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.

    Reach to Kandy hotel check in and refresh at hotel in Kandy, two days leisure and sightseeing in Kandy.

    Overnight: Kandy

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure or you can do sightseeing in Kandy as per follows.

    Sightseeing in Kandy city - Visit Art and Crafts centre and Gem Bureau, view a documentary film too on

    how Sri Lankan Gem mining is traditionally done. Visit the The Holy Temple of the Tooth of the Buddha

    (01 hrs spend) This temple, the most important one for the Sri Lankan Buddhists was built in the 16th

    Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic. Enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show

    of Drumming, Dancing & music.

    Pinnawala Elephant orphanage (01 hour drive from Kandy) - This orphanage is situated in Rambukkana

    northwest of the town in Kegalla. It was established 1975 by the Sri Lanka wildlife department, this 24

    acres large elephant orphanage is a also breeding for elephants the first elephant baby was born in

    1984 and it has the greatest herd elephants in captivity in the world, Between 1975 and 2012, 67 animals

    were born here.

    Peradeniya Botanical Garden (10 min drive) - were originally conceived in 1371 as the queens pleasure

    garden, later becoming the residence of a Kandyan king the 60 hector park was were converted into a

    botanical garden with extensive well kept lawns, pavilions an orchid house with an outstanding

    collection, an Octagon conservatory fernery bank of bamboo and numerous flower bed with cannas,

    Day 4 Habarana / Kandy

    Day 5 Kandy

  • croton and colorful bougainvilleas. Giant water lily and papyrus reeds complement unusual exotic

    specimen tree.

    Overnight: Kandy

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    After breakfast take to railway station to catch the 08.40am train to travel Nanu oya. This train ride go

    through the Tea Plantation and this train route considered most spectacular and beautiful rail routes,

    hugging Narrow Mountain passes with views of mountain ranges and waterfalls (Reach to Nanu oya

    railway station 12.45pm).

    Pick up from Nanu oya railway station and drive to Nuwara Eliya two days sightseeing and leisure at

    Colonial city.

    Overnight: Nuwara Eliya

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 6 Kandy / Nuwara Eliya

  • Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure or you can do sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya as per follows:

    Sightseeing in Nuwara Eliya city, Known as "Little England" to be greeted by the fresh wintry

    atmosphere, the cottage type bungalows and the colonial air. City tour in Nuwara Eliya: we drive through

    the town of Nuwara Eliya observing the well-maintained buildings of colonial Architecture. Busy market,

    Lake Gregory, vegetable cultivation, tea plantations nearby in Nuwara Eliya.

    Day excursion to Horton plan (01hrs drive) Horton plan National Park to reach the escarpment before the

    mist descends clouding the panoramic view. The Horton Plains are located in the highest plateau of Sri

    Lanka at an elevation of 7,200 feet above sea level. The highlight of the Plains is the terrific

    escarpment, The World's End, 3kms working trail from Horton plain, which drops vertically for about

    700m. On a very clear day, one could view the east horizon too. En route you could visit bakes falls.

    Amebewala Farm - There are two farms at Ambewela and those are called New Zealand farm and

    Ambewala Farms. New Zealand farm is at 01km from Ambewela and Ambewela is at before

    Ambewela. Rabbits, Cattles, cows, pigs, Goats and grass lands, vegetable farm, seed potatoes

    producing center and nice reservoir is available on Ambewela farm. In 12.30pm of every day

    demonstrates the get cow milk in electronic machine. Cheese factory, Goat yard and thousands of

    animals can be seen in Ambewela farms, Largest grass lands of Sri Lanka also a part of Ambewela

    farms.

    Overnight: Nuwara Eliya

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    After breakfast drive down to Yala (04 hour drive) we descend from the Central Highlands to lowlands

    through enchanting scenery & waterfalls, reach to Yala two days sightseeing and leisure at Yala.

    Day 7 Nuwara Eliya

    Day 8 Nuwara Eliya / Yala

  • Afternoon Jeep Safari in Yala you could do Jeep Safari in Ruhuna Yala National Park. (03hrs spend) The

    world best place to observe leopards natural habited in the noon time Safari tour by jeep with a jungle

    tracker, where we can enjoy wildlife including Elephants, Bears, Wild boar, Dear, Buffalo, Monkeys and

    many other animals if you are lucky, leopards too. You also could see different types of birds.

    Overnight: Yala

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    After breakfast leave for Bentota (04 hours) en route visit slit fishing in Weligama, Turtle Farm in

    Habaraduwa and Historical city in Galle - An ancient city is now a modern and buzzing town though the

    Dutch fortress remains as it was during the Dutch period. Galle was the most important sea port at the

    crossroads of Far East & Middle East since the days of the Romans. The Fortress is one of the best

    preserved in the Island.

    Habaraduwa Turtle Farm - was created to protect this endangered species. The eggs are collected and

    immediately buried in a sandy compound that offers protection from birds, crabs and humans, thanks

    to some netting. There are 8 varieties of turtle in the world, five of which can be found here: parrot,

    Day 9 Yala / Bentota

  • green, loggerhead, crocodile and leatherback. All turtles lay 105 eggs six times a year and the

    incubation period lasts 48 days. The turtles are kept for a 3-day period to let their navel close and

    prevent them from being eaten by fishes and crabs.

    Madu Ganga Boat ride - The Maduganga river is a shallow water body in south west Sri Lanka, which

    enters the sea at Balapitiya, the Buddhist Kothduwa temple is situated on an isolated island in the lake

    together with the smaller Randomber Lake, to which it is connected by two narrow channels, it form the

    Madu Ganga wetland. It has high ecological, biological and aesthetic significance being home to 303

    species of plants belongs to 95 families and to 248 species of vertebrate animals. It might be one of

    the last remaining tracts of pristine mangrove forests in Sri Lanka.

    Overnight: Bentota

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Breakfast at hotel. Today free at leisure to explore city and spend time at the beach.

    Overnight: Bentota

    Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Breakfast at hotel. Later in time transfer to airport to take a flight back to home armed with tour happy

    memories and enriching experience to last a life time.

    Meals: Breakfast

    Day 10 Bentota: Day Free At Leisure

    Day 10 Departure

  • Includes: 01 accommodation in Colombo

    02 accommodation in Habarana

    02 accommodation in Kandy

    02 accommodation in Nuwara eliya

    01 accommodation in Yala

    02 accommodation in Bentota

    Transport by air-conditioned good Car/Van with English speaking chauffeur or chauffeur guide throughout

    the tour in Sri Lanka

    Meals : Daily breakfast, Dinner at all hotels

    Entrance Fees : Village Tour, Dambulla, Kandy Temple, Yala National Park, Turtle Farm

    4WD Jeep for Yala National Park

    Complementary tickets for Kandyan Dance

    Train tickets on First or second class cabin (on Availability basis)

    02 Water bottles per day per person

    All mentioned sightseeing in the tour itinerary

    All Government Taxes

    Does not include: Lunches during whole tour unless specified

    Entrances to sites not mentioned in Inclusions

    Cost of any beverages / Personal expenses

    4WD Jeep Cost for Minneriya National Park & Horton Plan national Park – US$ 35.00 nett Per Jeep

    Travel insurance

    Tips, Porter cost, and any other extras such as Mini Bar, laundry etc.

    Visa fees if any or any International or domestic airline costs

    Any other services which do not include under price include

    Standard Check-in / Check-out

    Check-in time is 1400hrs

    Check-out time is 1200hrs

  • City Nights Hotels

    Colombo 1 Ozo Colombo / Cinnamon Red or Similar

    Habarana 2 Cinnamon Village / Habarana Village or similar

    Kandy 2 Amaya Hills / Ozo Kandy or Similar

    Nuwara Eliya 2 St. Andrew's Hotel / Ariliya Green Hills

    Yala 1 The Safari / Mandara Rosen or Similar

    Bentota 2 Centara Ceysands / The Surf or Similar

  • (All prices are per person in USD.)

    Month

    Dates

    Twin/Double/ Triple Sharing

    Single Supplement

    March 2020

    13

    $1249

    $569

    April 2020

    20

    $1249

    $569

    May 2020

    18

    $1249

    $569

    June 2020

    22

    $1249

    $569

    July 2020

    27

    $1249

    $569

    August 2020

    10

    $1249

    $569

    September 2020

    14

    $1249

    $569

    October 2020

    19

    $1498

    $678

    November 2020

    23

    $1498

    $678

    December 2020

    07

    $1498

    $678

    (All prices are per person in USD.)

    Month

    Dates

    Twin/Double/ Triple Sharing

    Single Supplement

    January 2021

    18

    $1498

    $678

    February 2021

    15

    $1498

    $678

    March 2021

    13

    $1298

    $599

    April 2021

    20

    $1298

    $599

    2020 - Dates & Rates

    2021 - Dates & Rates

  • May 2021

    22

    $1298

    $599

    June 2021

    19

    $1298

    $599

    July 2021

    24

    $1298

    $599

    August 2021

    28

    $1298

    $599

    September 2021

    14

    $1298

    $599

    October 2021

    05

    $1498

    $678

    November 2021

    16

    $1498

    $678

    December 2021

    07

    $1498

    $678

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