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Samarth Sri Lanka Tour - Jewel of Indian Ocean! A journey for our seniors where we visit the island country and marvel at the beauty of its beaches, tea plantations, colourful temples and rich culture. Relax and have the time of your life as we visit India's neighbour in the south - Sri Lanka!
The democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.
Rooting its existence firmly with a surprising trail of more than 2,550 years of continuous written history, is the unique significance of Sri Lanka! With strong traces of Indian influences, this home next to home reflects an entire legacy of ancient history written on the same lines as India. The simplicity of this land and its people leaves you spellbound. At Samarth, Sri Lanka travel package from India is intricately tailor-made to provide a perfect vacation. Interesting traditions, enchanting forests, mystical architecture, intriguing mythology draped in history and native wildlife, all come together in this island of mystery.
Day 1 - Arrival at Colombo - Wed, 23 Jan, 2019
Arrive in Sri Lanka. You will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Check-in and relax for some time. Rest of the day is free for you to explore Colombo on your own. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2 - Transfer from Colombo hotel to Kandy - Local Sightseeing at Kandy - Thu, 24 Jan, 2019
After breakfast today you will be transferred to Kandy. En-route visit the The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. It is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanages population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the world’s largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild. Overnight stay at Kandy.
Day 3 - Kandy Full Day Sightseeing - Fri, 25 Jan, 2019
After breakfast commence city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Kandy - the hill capital. Venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism’s influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple’s shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere. Kandy is also famous for it's shopping, gems and jewellery, handicrafts, batiks, silks ect. And you will have the opportunity of browsing to your heart"s content. Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya, Sixty Seven hectares of exquisite beauty and botanical treasurers containing more than 4000 species, this is haven not only for Scientists but to every nature lover as well. Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic - ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha’s Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orison princess’ hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world.It is considered Sri Lanka’s most prized possession. In the evening you will view the Kandyan Dance Performace, which has become most distinctively Sinhalese and is readily associated with the idea of a National Dance. On completion return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4 - Kandy to Nuwara Eliya - Sat, 26 Jan, 2019
After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya (City of Lights), blessed with salubrious climate, breathtaking views of valleys, meadows, mountains and greenery. Surrounded by hills and tea plantations, the town of Nuwara Eliya enjoys spring-like weather throughout the year. It is also known as “LittleEngland”, which was the favorite hill station of the British who tried to create Nuwara Eliya into a typical English Village. The old brick Post office, country house like hill club with its hunting pictures, trophies and strict formal dinner attire; the 18 hole golf course, horse race course, etc., all remind you of “England”. During the city tour in Nuwara Eliya you will visit the main attractions of the town which include the golf course, trout streams, Victoria Park, and boating or fishing on Lake Gregory. You can also visit a working tea factory where the slow-growing tea bushes of this highland region produce some of the world's finest Orange Pekoe tea. You can also add Seetha Eliya and Hanuman Temple. Seetha Eliya is a temple which was mentioned in the famous epic Ramayana. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 5 - Nuwara Eliya to Bentota - Sun, 27 Jan, 2019
After breakfast proceed to Bentota. The journey takes about 4.5 hours to reach. Bentota is a coastal town in Sri Lanka, located in the Galle District of the Southern Province. Upon reaching Bentota, check-in to your hotel and relax for some time. Later proceed for city tour of Bentota covering the Koskoda Turtle Hatchery and Maadu river. The Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda is a conservation project that is helping to sustain and enhance the stability of sea turtles.You can visit the Hatchery, observe its activities and learn about these fascinating creatures. The Maadu River offers very popular boat trips down the river where you can arrange to visit temples, cinnamon estates and other nature resorts. This area is a preserved wild life sanctuary. On completion return back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6 - Bentota City Tour - Mon, 28 Jan, 2019
Proceed for full day city tour of Bentota covering the Koskoda Turtle Hatchery and Maadu river. The Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda is a conservation project that is helping to sustain and enhance the stability of sea turtles. You can visit the Hatchery, observe its activities and learn about these fascinating creatures. The Maadu River offers very popular boat trips down the river where you can arrange to visit temples, cinnamon estates and other nature resorts. This area is a preserved wildlife sanctuary. You can also enjoy water sports at Bentota's beaches (at extra cost). On completion return back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7 - Transfer from Bentota hotel to Colombo hotel - Tue, 29 Jan, 2019
Post breakfast check out from Bentota hotel and proceed to Colombo. On arrival check in to your hotel and relax. Spend your evening at leisure. Try your luck at the famous Casinos or indulge in shopping at Odel & Mondy. Overnight stay at Colombo hotel.
Valid passport for a minimum period of six months from the date of arrival in Sri Lanka. Visa is on arrival.
Note - Samarth Sri Lanka Package is Rs. 79000 per person ex-Delhi on twin based sharing
Weather : You don't have to worry about wet weather putting a damper on your break. The average daily temperature for January in Colombo is 27°C (81°F) . The best time to visit Sri Lanka
Packing : Make sure that your clothing keeps you comfortable in this environment. Light cotton clothing that’s breathable is one of your best bets, and you might want to throw a personal fan into your bag to help you cool off. Long sleeve, thin shirts keep the sun off of you, and hats play a part in keeping sunburn away as well.
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