Colombo – Pinnawala – Dambulla - Kandy –Nuwareliya- Bentota -Colombo.
Upon the arrival in kathmandu, our representative will receive you and transfer you to the hotel. Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of sri lanka. Located on the west coast, it is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern and colonial impressions. Colombo has wildly varying architecture that span centuries and depict various styles. Many colonial buildings influenced by the portuguese, dutch and british exist alongside structures built in buddhist, hindu, islamic, indian and contemporary architectural styles. No other place is this more evident in the heart of the city the fort area. Colombo also boasts many shopping malls and department stores that offer brand name clothing at highly discounted prices. Therefore, it has become an important shopping destination among tourists.
In second day, you will take to the dambulla. Enrotueyou can visit one of the most important tourist attractions in sri lanka, the pinnawela elephant orphanage. Volunteers and caretakers provide shelter and take care of orphaned, abandoned and injured elephants within the park. You can watch caretakers feed, bathe and help these gentle giants. You want walk with the herd to the nearby river to watch the elephants bathe and play around in water. We will have overnight stay at dambulla .
After breakfast, city tour will commence with the visit to one of the wonders of the ancient world -the sigiriya rock fortress. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Sigiriya rock was once an ancient castle used both as a palace and a fortress and was created by the great king kasyapa. The magnificent rock fortress of sigiriya is visible for miles from all directions and dominates the surrounding plain. The sigiriya complex consists of the central rock, which arises abruptly 200 meters above the surrounding plain with the two rectangular precincts on the east and the west. The rock is surrounded by two wide moats, where crocodiles were introduced in ancient times and three ramparts. The moats and walls that surround the lower palace are still exquisitely beautiful.
Lying amidst the hills, kandy is the last capital of the ancient kings of sri lanka. While being the second largest city in sri lanka it is also famous for its immense beauty and is named as one of the seven UNESCO declared world heritage sites in the country. With its luxuriant prairie, picturesque lake, longest river of the country and misty mountains, kandy successfully mesmerizes every visitor unsurprisingly.
Peradeniya botanical garden is a paradise for nature lovers. This beautiful flower eden is restored with over 300 different varieties of orchids, other spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Every year more than 1.2 million people are enchanted by the beauty of these 147 acre flower gardens.
Nuwaraeliya (City Of Lights), blessed with salubrious climate, breathtaking views of valleys, meadows, mountains and greenery; surrounded by hills and tea plantations, the town of nuwaraeliya enjoys spring-like weather throughout the year. It is also known as “Little England”, which was the favorite hill station of the british who tried to create nuwaraeliya into a typical english village.
Bentota is the city of the golden beaches. You will be able to relax and feel the spirit of the sea and the warmth of the soft sand. The day is divided in between swimming in the water and bathing in the sun. Bentota provides the perfect turf for unfurled vacation at the beach. While enjoying the sun, sea and sand the water sports lovers can enroll themselves in various water sports bringing in the unique pleasure of this locale.
This day is allocated for your leisure and recreation.
After breakfast you will be transferred to airport for your connecting flight.
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