Package Name: Colombo Hill Country Tour 4N/5D
Price: Rs 49,900 (USD 780)
Day: 5 Day
Night: 4 Night
Starting Month: Sept
End Month: Mar
Destination Overview :
Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka and the political, economic and financial activities revolve around in this region. Colombo is a vital harbor city and it has been attracting travelers and tourists from the ancient times. Ancient traders en-route to the rich spice lands of the southeast Asian countries would replenish their ships at Colombo.It was a vital British colony too. Today travelers strolling in the streets of Colombo will witness the British heritage left behind in the churches and other British architectural monuments. The British developed Colombo for production and export of tea. Hence there are still flourishing tea gardens in the rolling hills of the country. It was aptly named as the Garden City of the East. Today, Colombo is an urbanized metropolitan and very cosmopolitan city. Shoppers can dive into the array of shopping spots dotting the entire city. Numerous international brand eateries have opened up in the recent year. Luxury hotels facing the beaches have also sprung up. It is a must in the itinerary of any traveler wanting to discover Sri Lanka.
Day 1 : Colombo/Pinnawela/Kandy
Meet, greet and assist on arrival, transfer to Kandy. Visiting the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage en route. The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanage’s 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. Transfer from Pinnawala to Kandy. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.
Day 2 :Kandy Sight Seeing
After breakfast proceed for the city tour of Kandy. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The historic city about 480m above sea level, surrounded by mountains was known to Sri Lankan as Kanda Udarata, which means the hill country. Kandy was home to Sri Lanka’s last independent Kingdom, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Visit the Temple of the tooth, the Royal Botanical Gardens, and the Peradeniya University campus. Also enjoy a panoramic view of Kandy from upper lake drive. Kandy is also famous for its shopping, gems and jewelry, handicrafts, batiks, silks etc. And you will have the opportunity of browsing to your heart’s content. Early evening, you will visit a Kandyan Dance performance and be treated to a spectacular fire walking finale. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy
Day 3 : Kandy/Colombo-Sightseeing
Breakfast at Hotel and transfer from Kandy to Colombo and enjoy a city and shopping tour of Colombo. Colombo is the largest city and former administrative capital of Sri Lanka and is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and remnants of a bygone colonial era. Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However it was only made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815. The main city is home to a majority of the Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. On this tour you will visit many of the historical, religious and commercial sites of Colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and much more.
Day 4: Kandy/Day at Leisure
Breakfast at Hotel today you will free at your own for leisure to explore the local market for shopping, overnight stay at hotel
Day 5: Colombo/Airport
Breakfast at Hotel in Colombo and transfer from Colombo to Airport for your departure
30-Sep-2015 to 31-Mar-2016
Grand Oriental Hotel Colombo/ Hilltop Hotel Kandy or Similar Category Hotel
Twin Sharing 49900
Accommodation on bed breakfast basis at above mentioned or similar hotels
Transportation by air conditioned vehicle throughout itinerary
Services of an English speaking chauffeur Guide/ driver
12% Value added tax (Vat) and 1% tourism development levy
Note : T & C Apply*
Any airfares + VISA fees.
Usage of vehicle beyond the given route drives after 06.00 PM, usage of guide beyond the mentioned timings or anything beyond the itinerary.
Early check-in, Late check-out.
Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, mini bar charges, beverages, liquor, telephone charges, etc
Any other services not specified in above itinerary
Video and Camera permit at sites.
Tips & Portage
Lunch & Dinner throughout the tour.
All entrance fees at sightseeing should be paid directly by the guest.
Jeep cost at safari’s
Package Name: Colombo Hill Country Tour
Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days
Valid From: 30 Sep 2015
Valid Till: 31 Mar 2016
Type of Tour: Family Packages
The 04 night and 05 day tour is your wonderful chance to discover the rich cultural heritage of Colombo. Enjoy a full day city sightseeing with English speaking guide. Explore its famous shopping spots and beaches. Book a Colombo holiday package and discover the colonial and ancient heritage once a city famed as the Garden city of the East.