Day 1 AIRPORT / PINNAWELA / KANDY
If you do not have much time & would like to have a glimpse of Sri Lanka this will be the ideal tour visiting the cultural highlights of Sri Lanka with a visit to some of the Royal Cities and the cultural triangle not neglecting the natural beauty. Arrival, welcome & assistance at the airport. Leave for Kandy. En route visit Pinnawela the elephant Orphanage. This orphanage was established to feed nurse & house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. Often the young ones fall into pits and ravines in their request for water during drought period. P.M. visit the city of Kandy. The most famous landmark of Kandy is its lake, in the center of the city. Visit the Kandy Museum. Late in the evening view the Kandyan cultural performance. the center of the traditional arts in Sri Lanka visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Buddha. Installation at the hotel & overnight.
Day 2 KANDY / PERADENIYA / MATALE / NALANDA / SIGIRIYA
After bfast visit the royal botanical gardens of Peradeniya which is well known for it’s large number and variety of plants.This garden is best known for it’s collection of orchids the largest in Asia. Continuation to the cultural triangle region. En-route visits a Spice Garden and a batik factory in Matale. Also visit Nalanda Gedige the Abu Simbel of Sri Lanka.Evening climb the rock of Sigiriya located in the north-central part of Sri Lanka, preserves the architectural tradition of the country.The town is famous for its Rock, Gardens and Sanctuary.Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 POLONNARUWA / DAMBULLA / COLOMBO
After breakfast visit Polonnaruwa, the second ancient capital city for three centuries,is one of the most interesting places in Sri Lanka with many well preserved ruins of palace and monasteries which easily can make every tourist to impress. Then leave to Colombo. En route visit Dambulla. In Sri Lanka history Dambulla cave complex dates back to 3rd and 2nd centuries BC. . Dambulla caves have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Also known for bird watching. Visit the fascinating city of Colombo which links the past with the present. You will visit the fort area, the commercial center, ’’Pettah’’ Colombo’s bustling bazaar area, a cinnamon garden which is full of large residences, Colombo is the Commercial Capital of Sri Lanka and the largest city. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4 COLOMBO / AIRPORT
Bfast at hotel transfer to the airport to connect flight for departure or extension beach stay. Check out 12h00.
All rates quoted above are in US Dollars & net per person inclusive of all applicable taxes.(around 25%)
If you are traveling alone please send us an email we shall advise you the details
All Entrance fees as per programme to be paid directly by clients
(Entrance Fees are Subject to Change slightly without Prior Notice sometimes)Glimpse Sri Lanka Tour - Around USD 125 per person.
(Some places of visits will provide children under 12 year’s half rate charges.)
** Kandy Perahara Period 23rd Jul to 01st Aug for ten nights.
Per room per night USD 35 extra During Kandy Hotel Nights only extra if clients are in Kandy during the Kandy Perahara Period
For Reservations during Super Peak Period – 20th December to 20th January period please contact us for further details .As Peak supplements apply at hotels during this period & this will change according to the category of hotels and actual days of stay at each hotel.
If required we can modify the programme to have the last night in a beach hotel south of Colombo or in Negombo area then proceed to the airport. Any other modifications to the programme can be arranged as per individual preferences.
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:
Single room supplement, the personal spending (tips, laundry, mini bar, telephone, fax etc ....) Beverages, the rights to use cameras or video at sites where most places they are free when you pay the entrance fees except at Kandy Tooth Temple & Pinnawela Elephant orphanage there are extra charges for Video around USD 05 per person, medical expenses, insurance, international flights.
Sri Lanka Visa charges USD 20 per person for NON SAARC countries & USD 10 for SAARC countries, can be obtained directly via the internet please visit this site. http://www.eta.gov.lk/ The process is not complicated if you have any difficulty we could make arrangements for same too in 48hrs to obtain same if details are provided to us by mail. The process is very simple payments can be paid online & with the confirmation document print out & code you have to submit passport on arrival only. The passport has to be valid for six months from the day of arrival + return air tickets & sufficient funds or reservations for the holiday should be with you. All have to obtain a visit visa except for Singapore & Maldivian passport holders.
TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY:
You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the tour by notifying us in writing, which must be acknowledged by our company.If you cancel on or before 30 days before the first day of the tour, we will retain your small deposit to cover our costs. In addition, if the cancellation notification is received less than 30 days prior to the first day of the tour, additional cancellation charges shall be as follows:
AMOUNT OF CANCELLATION CHARGES: -
29-15 Days before the first day of the tour - 50%
Less than 14 Days before the first day of the tour 75%
Less than 7 Days before the first day of the tour 100%
No show or early departure 100%
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