||AIRPORT / KANDY
||Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, met by "Spelndidsri lanka"Representatives and transfer to a Hotel in Kandy.
Visit a spice garden at mavanella 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.
TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH OF RELIC
Visit the Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha. 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.
Sight seeing of kandy including Upper Lake Drive.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.
||KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA
||After Breakfast, leave for Nuwara Eliya.
En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage & the Botanical Garden Peradeniya.
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.
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 Proceed to 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.
Visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory en route. Sri Lanka being famous for its “Ceylon Tea” adding 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”)
SITA TEMPLE & CITY TOUR
Leave for Sight Seeing of Nuwara Eliya which includes visits to the 18 Hole Golf course and Sita temple where King Rawana kept Sitadevi.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
||NUWARA ELIYA / KITHULGALA / MT. LAVINIA
||After breakfast leave for Mt. Lavinia.
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.
p.m. at leisure
Overnight stay at Hotel in Mt. Lavinia.
||MT. LAVINIA / AIRPORT
||Breakfast at Hotel.
a.m. City Tour and Shopping
CITY & 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 etc.
After noon Leave for Airport for Departure.