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Day 1 : Airport - Pinnawela - Kandy
Welcome on the arrival with Garlands and thereafter leave for Kandy en route visiting the famous Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawela, one of the most interesting attractions for both local and foreign children and adults.
Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage - is a home for about 60 elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. They are being cared, fed and trained by the wild life authority. The best time for your visit is feeding & bathing time. You will have an opportunity to see bottle feeding and daily bath in the river situated in a close proximity. Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage has the largest herd of elephants in captivity in the world. This 24 acre Orphanage cares and protects baby elephants found in the jungle without their mothers. This is also a Breeding Centre for elephants.
Arrive in Kandy, welcome and check in at Hotel.
In the afternoon witness a "Cultural Dance Show" organized by kandyan dancers.
Kandy, - World Heritage City - The last capital of the Sri Lankan kings is declared as a world heritage site. The name Kandy conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Kandy is the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, and one of the major tourist destinations in the country. The town boasts prominent tourist attractions like the Temple of Tooth, the Old Royal Palace, Royal Botanical Garden and colonial constructions such as Queens Hotel etc. Kandy was the last royal capital where 2500 years of royal rule ended.
Late in the evening witness a cultural dance show organized by kandyan artists at Y.M.B.A OR Lake Club building (cultural dance show commence at 17h30 try to be there earlier to get seats ) Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2 : Kandy Temple - Botanical Garden - Sightseeing - Kandy
Breakfast in the hotel and then visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic of the Lord Buddha during the morning Pooja ceremony (09h30). This is the most venerated temple by Buddhist community and considered as heart of the whole Buddhist world. After visiting the temple continue towards Peradeniya to visit world famous Royal Botanical Garden where you can do a reposing promenade and then visit the Kandy city and its places of interest such as upper lake drive, University complex, around the lake, Art & Craft Center, Batik Factory, Gem Museum, Bazaar - Market Area etc.
Day 3 : Kandy - Ramboda Falls - Tea Factory - Nuwaraeliya
After breakfast continue towards Nuwaraeliya en route stopping at "Ramboda Falls" and the other places of interest, you can visit "Hanuman Temple" also in Ramboda and then a Tea Factory and a Tea Plantation to see entire process of srilankan tea industry such as plucking, drying, weathering, rolling, fermentation, and classification etc.
Nuwaraeliya is the most famous hill resort in Sri Lanka and located at the altitude of 2000 meters. It is also the land of the renowned Ceylon tea, the waving mountains of Nuwara Eliya are carpeted by green tea plantations.
Arrive in Nuwaraeliya and visit the city and its places of interest, Late in the afternoon continue towards Hotel, welcome and check-in to the rooms.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 4 : Nuwaraeliya - Avissawella - Kitulagala Beach
Breakfast in the hotel thereafter proceed to Bentota en route visiting the places of interest such as "Sita Temple" which is situated in the close proximity.
You can stop at beautiful waterfalls named "Saint Clair" & "Devon", where you can enjoy a delicious "cup of ceylon tea".
Continue towards beach through many "Rubber Plantations" and the village where the famous Academy awarded film named "the Bridge on the river Kwai" was filmed.
Arrive at beach hotel, welcome upon arrival and check in at Hotel.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
South coast beach:
Day 5 : Beach Galle - Beach
Breakfast in the hotel thereafter do an excursion to Galle to visit "Old Dutch Fort" Galle is declared as an another "world heritage site" in Sri Lanka and visit the famous "Dutch Fort", symbol of power and determination.
This port is one of the prime examples remaining today to recall us the wise and prudent knowledge to select a location of this kind to have maximum security from the nature and enemies. Apart of the Dutch architectural structures adopted during the colonial period this fort has a lots of charm. Among the other constructions, the protestant church with the cemetery within the same premises, Anglican church, clock tower, old dock with the emblem of the Dutch company (VOC), and the old hotel are some of the old attractions found in the fort. Whilst you walk on the rampart you can see ancient bastions .and many old constructions .Today this would be an ideal place to relax and for a visitor it would give an unforgettable memories of the vacation in Sri Lanka. The monuments and remains found scattered all over the site still silently talk about the heritage of the good old days.
Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6 : Beach - Turtle Hatchery - Colombo
Breakfast in the hotel and thereafter proceed to Colombo en route visiting a Turtle Hatchery in Kosgoda.
Turtle hatchery at Kosgoda beach - where you can learn "Sea Turtles' life - from the point of an egg to an adult turtle. In this procedure, eggs are buried in fenced enclosures (so that they are safe from predators) and when the babies emerge they are placed in the tanks for two to three days before they are released into the sea.
Arrive in Colombo, welcome and check in at Hotel, at a convenient time start your shopping and sightseeing tour in Colombo
In the afternoon proceed to Colombo and visit the commercial capital of the island Colombo- the metropolitan capital of Sri Lanka, with its one million populations and where you can see the juxtaposition of the past and the present. Ancient heritage during the colonial period is very significant here and British left strong landmarks in Colombo like "Galle Face Hotel", "Town Hall" "former parliamentary complex" are considered as some of the best constructions during the colonial era.
"Galle Face green" is one of the ideal creations where they enjoyed leisure time playing with dogs, and chatting with colleagues, this place is still patronized by thousands of locals in the evening such as visitors, mangers lovers etc .
Colombo is divided into 15 zones and like certain capitals in the world, here also a visitor can admire the differences in different zones and perhaps different life style and vast gap between the poor and rich people, whilst you drive through Colombo, you can stop to visit a Hindu temple and a Buddhist temple, and don't forget to go through "Fort" "Pettah","Main Street" and the famous "Cinnamon Gardens" where the rich people live. This small city tour allows you to see a mixture of the present and the past and specially how all the ethnics live in harmony.
You can spare sometime to do shopping and can visit places like Odel , Arina, House of Fashion, Mlesna Tea, Ceramic Show Room , Lakmedura, etc.
Return to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7 : Colombo - Entire Day is Free For Balance Visits
Breakfast in the hotel thereafter at a convenient time you can start your balance visits in Colombo in and around, Old Dutch Church and finally you can stop in some shopping centers to purchase souvenirs.
Day 8 : Colombo - Airport
Breakfast in the hotel and thereafter leave for Airport to take the connecting flight on time for the departure.
Horizon Voyages will assist you to do formalities at the Airport prior to the departure.
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