Day 1 – Arrive at airport and proceed to Cinnamon Grand in Colombo for overnight stay.
Day 2&3- Travel to Kandy. En route visit the elephant orphanage. Two day overnight stay at Cinnamon Citadel hotel. Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and explore the Kandy city.
(* Accommodation is on HB basis )
Day 4 – Travel to the South of the country and stay at Mandara Mirissa.
Day 5- Optional excursion – Whale watching. Mid day transfer to Thaproban Pavillion Resort and Spa in Unawatuna.
Day 6- Enjoy the peace and tranquility while taking in the sun in Unawatuna.
Day 7– Explore Galle fort or enjoy the sun and sand .Over night stay at Fort Printers.
Day 8 –Travel to airport.
Terms and Conditions.
*All tours are tailor made for 2 pax . Meal plans are on BB basis unless otherwise specified.
* Rates are subject to change depending on seasons and exchange rate fluctuations.
* Package only includes transport to and accommodation at each destination. Entrance tickets and other passes are not included in the package rate and have to be purchased separately by guest.
* Special excursion options mentioned in the above tours can be arranged at an additional charge. Request for same has to be made when booking the tour.
Day 2&3 – Kandy
Travel to Kandy. En route visit the elephant orphanage. Two day overnight stay at Cinnamon Citadel hotel. Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and explore the Kandy city.
Pinnawella Elephant Orphanage
Founded 1975 by the Sri Lanka Department of Wildlife Conservation, this orphanage and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants is known as the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. This orphanage was originally founded in order to lend care and protection to the many unweaned wild elephants found roaming in the Sri Lankan forest areas. There are set feeding and bathing times at the orphanage and visitors are allowed to come and witness these magnificent creatures and their playful young enjoy themselves during these times
Situated in Kandy which is the Capital of the Central Province of Sri Lanka the ‘Dalada Maligawa’ as it’s known by locals, is home to the most revered and venerated object of worship within the Buddhist community, which is the Sacred Tooth Relic. The temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is believed to be the foremost place of worship in the Buddhist community around the world as this Sacred Tooth is believed to be the only surviving relic of the Buddha. The Kandy City has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO and it is believed that this is in part due to the temple.
Day 4 – Kandy - Mirissa
Travel to the South of the country and stay at Mandara Mirissa.
Owing to its untouched beauty and calm deserted stretches of sand, Mirissa is most sort after by those travellers who long for a tranquil holiday on the beach.
Mirissa is a hot spot for those who go on whale watching expeditions. There aren’t too many high end accommodation options in Mirissa, however the quaint guest houses and small hotels add to the charm of this small fishing island.
Day 6- Unawatuna
Enjoy the peace and tranquility while taking in the sun in Unawatuna.
Ranked as one of the best in the world , this beach is fast emerging as the most famous beach stretch in the country. Unawatuna is a crescent shaped stretch of sandy white beach which is enveloped by clear blue waters. This beach is not only breathtakingly beautiful, but it is possibly one of the safest in the island, as it is protected by a coral reef. Unawatuna is the ideal location for relaxed and tranquil holiday, but on the flip side, this little village in the south is well known for hosting some rocking parties that continue till dawn. Small beach front shops also offer visitors the service of renting equipment needed for snorkelling and scuba diving.
Day 7– Galle
Explore Galle fort or enjoy the sun and sand .Over night stay at Fort Printers.
This was originally built in 1588 by the Portuguese but was extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century, and it is one of the best preserved examples of 17th century coastal fortifications that can be found in the world. This site has been identified and awarded the prestigious standing of being a UNESCO world heritage site. If one was to explore the fort and there after walk through the small winding streets you would be sure to see and experience the influences from the past through the architecture and museums as well experience the warm hospitality of the people who presently live and work within walled city.