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08 Days Sri Lanka Round Tour
08 Days Sri Lanka Round TourA very popular pacakage for those who wish to take in much in a short period, offering loads of life time memories in just 08 days.
 
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DAY 1 AIRPORT / COLOMBO (80km)
  08 Days Sri Lanka Round TourArrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, met by "Spelndidsri lanka"Representatives and transfer to a Hotel in Colombo. p.m. City Tour and Shopping. The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist Hindu Temple and Town Hall. Shopping at Odel, House of Fashion, Bare foot and etc. Overnight stay at Hotel in Colombo.
DAY 2 COLOMBO/ PINNAWALA / DAMBULLA. (190km)
  08 Days Sri Lanka Round TourBreakfast at Hotel.Leave for Kandalama. En route visit Elephant Orphanage Pinnawala. ELEPHANT ORPHANGE Pinnawala, Visit the Elephant Orphanage, the foster – home of elephants of different age and size feeding, bathing, playing together and even mating. These have been found injured or left abandoned in the wilderness. There are even little baby calves born in captivity. Proceed to Kandalama. Check in Hotel Kandalama. SIGIRIYA ROCK FORTRESS Sigiriya the rock fortress of an v centaury A.D. is fortress pronounced the Eight wonder of the world. This citadel in the sky is a world heritage site, a great attraction. It’s gardens and terraces laid with water gardens fountains, Boulder Gardens cave Dwellings, Magnificent fresco paintings of the world famous Ladies of Sigiriya, The Mirror wall, The “Gigantic Lions” paws, The ruins of the palace and royal bath certainly tell us of the aesthetic sense of the king who exploited the skills of his peoples' and labour to achieve his Dream. Overnight stay at Hotel in Dambulla.
DAY 3 DAMBULLA / POLLONNARUWA / SAFARI. (140km)
  08 Days Sri Lanka Round TourBreakfast at Hotel. Leave for Polonnaruwa. POLLONNARUWA 2nd Capital of Sri Lanka, City Tour including visits to the Gal Vihara with its majestic rock statues of the Buddha in standing, reclining and seated forms, the Thuparamaya, the princes’ pond, Lankathilaka Viharaya and the relic houses of Watadageya, Hatadageya and the Atadageya. p.m. Safari at Minneriya National Park. SAFARI MINNERIYA NATIONAL PARK Visit Ruhunu National Park at Yala. This will include a Safari tour by jeep with a jungle tracker, where you can see animals in the Jungle; 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. It’s a small experience for bird watch lovers. Overnight stay at Hotel in Dambulla.
DAY 4 DAMBULLA / KANDY. (120km)
  08 Days Sri Lanka Round TourLeave for Kandy. En route visit the Cave Temples of Dambulla, En route visit Cave Temple. CAVE TEMPLE DAMBULLA Which contains more than 150 Statues of the Buddha. This was where a king of the 1st Century B.C. took refuge and latter converted them into a monastery. Next visit the Cave Spice Garden. SPICE GARDEN Visit a spice garden at 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. P.m. Visit art and craft centre and Gem Bureau where you will be shown a documentary film on how Sri Lankan Gem mining is traditionally done Enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking. Sight seeing of kandy including Upper Lake Drive and visit to Art and Craft Centres. Next visit TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH RELIC. The Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha. This temple, the most important one for The Sri Lankan Buddhists. It was built in the 16th Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic. Overnight Stay at Hotel in Kandy
DAY 5 KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA (120km)
  08 Days Sri Lanka Round TourLeave for Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit the Botanical Garden Peradeniya. BOTANICAL GARDEN. Which was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made in to a Botanical Garden during the British regime. Nuwara Eliya, the misty city is located over 6000 feet above sea level. The drive will be through refreshing Tea Plantations covering the hills like carpets and cascading waterfalls to mesmerize you. TEA FACTORY Visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory en route. Sri Lanka being famous for its “Ceylon Tea” has added cheer to many the world over for more than a century. Arrive in Nuwara Eliya to be greeted by the fresh wintry atmosphere, the cottage type bungalows and the colonial air. ( Nuwara Eliya is also known as “Little England”) NUWARA ELIYA CITY TOUR Drive through the little town of Nuwara Eliya observing the well-maintained buildings of colonial Architecture. Visit the busy market where the tea plantation workers rush in and out with their days provisions. Visit the lake Gregory built for generating power during the British Colonial age but now a feature that adds beauty to the city. Overnight stay at hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 6 NUWARA ELIYA / BENTOTA (160km)
  08 Days Sri Lanka Round TourBreakfast at Hotel. Leave for Bentota via kithulgala. KITULGALA Kitulgala is little village on one of the routes between Colombo and Nuwara Eliya. The name Kitulgala derived from the word KITUL (fish tail palm) trees that grow in abundance in these parts. The Kelani River that flows through Kitulgala does not only beautifully the village but also attracts tourists for the white water rafting that has become so popular in it. The most important scene of blasting the bridge and train in the famous film “ The Bridge on the River Kvai” was also filmed at Kitulgala and the film site is also a site visited by many tourists. Bandara Kele a patch of nature reserve that has become very popular with bird watchers and Nature lovers. View the beauty of two water falls “ St. Clair and Devon” Refresh your self at St. Clair’s Tea Centre enjoying the panoramic view and watching the Devon Fall flow gracefully. Proceed to Bentota. p.m At leisure – Beach Stay. Overnight stay hotel in Bentota.
DAY 7 BENTOTA OR BERUWALA (0km)
  08 Days Sri Lanka Round TourBreakfast at Hotel. At leisure – Beach Stay with many choices of spending your time. Leisurely strolling on the Golden Beaches enthralled in the magical atmosphere. Lazing on a Sun deck reading a book of you choice, and sipping a cool fresh tropical fruit drink of pine apple, Mango, Banana. Water skiing, Wind Surfing, Snorkeling or cutting through the choppy on a jet water scooter and much more…. Overnight stay at hotel in Bentota.
DAY 8 BENTOTA / AIRPORT (150km)
  08 Days Sri Lanka Round TourBreakfast at Hotel.Leave for Airport for departure. En route visit Turtle Hatchery. TURTLE HATCHERY Projects have been launched to conserve the population of turtles that are reaching extinction and such projects are found along the southern coast of Sri Lanka where turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. The turtle digs a hole on the Beach, Lays hers eggs and covers it with sand where it is supposed to, incubate by the heat of the sun. What often happens is, the eggs are dug out by fisherman and sold to people who consume them. But now the eggs are bought up by the conservation projects and are hatched the Natural way in enclosed areas where the Birds don’t have a chance of picking them up and the babies are let in to the sea after two days at night time which offers them a better chance of survival.. Proceed to Airport for Departure.
Includes
  • Accommodation on sharing Basis. B/B or H/B Basis. (Please select) Transport exclusively by air-conditioned Car with English Speaking chauffeur. Meeting arrangements at the airport on arrival and departure. The above are nett and include all government taxes.
Excludes
  • Air port taxes Entrance fees to the following sites. Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc. Video and Camera permits. Entrance fees through out the tour. Any other services not specified above.
Remarks
  • With a Short period covers Cultural, Hill Country, Safari and Beach Relaxation.
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