||AIRPORT / KANDY
||Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport , met by "Don Voyage" Representatives and proceed to Kandy.
Few Hrs Relax.
P.m. Visit art and craft centre and Gem Bureau where you will be shown a documentary film on how Sri Lankan Gem mining is traditionally done.
Enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking.
City Tour, Shopping, Museum & Sight seeing of kandy including Upper Lake Drive.
Next visit art and craft centre and Gem Bureau where you will be shown a documentary film on how Sri Lankan Gem mining is traditionally done.
Boat Ride at in Kandy Lake. Sight seeing of Kandy including Upper Lake Drive and Shopping. Overnight stay at Hotel- Kandy.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.
||KANDY / PINNAWALA
||Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Pinnawala.
Visit the Elephant Orphanage, the foster – home of elephants of different age and size feeding, bathing, playing together and even mating. These have been found injured or left abandoned in the wilderness. There are even little baby calves born in captivity.
Which was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made in to a Botanical Garden during the British regime.
Visit a spice garden at mavanella which grows spices and herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication. Spices of Sri Lanka attracted the early sea faring merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.
Overnight stay at Hotel - Kandy.
||KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA
||DAY 03 : :KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Nuwara Eliya. En route
Which was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made in to a Botanical Garden during the British regime. This gardens; one of the best in Asia is a place of beauty and site for bird watchers.
Visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory en route. Sri Lanka being famous for its “Ceylon Tea” adding cheer to many the world over for more than a century.
The Hill country of Sri Lanka is a sight to behold. After the heat of the low lands of Sri Lanka, the diversity of temperature and scenery of the high lands is incredible.
Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Bandarawela, are three popular hill stations of Sri Lanka. Nuwara Eliya being the highest, situated over 6000 feet above sea level is also called “Little England”. As this is where the British built themselves a home away from home.
The winding road that leads to the hill country through tea plantations that carpet the hills to extents beyond sight, the water falls that meander cascading down the hills, the misty valleys and scenery are certainly awe inspiring.
One who drives up to Nuwara Eliya from Colombo [a four hour drive] will find it impossible to accept it to be a part of the same country.
Arrive in Nuwara Eliya to be greeted by the fresh wintry atmosphere, the cottage type bungalows and the colonial air. (Nuwara Eliya is also known as “Little England”)
Visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory enroute. Sri Lanka being famous for its “Ceylon Tea” has added cheers to many the world over for more than a century.
City Tour of Nuwara Eliya.
NUWARA ELIYA CITY TOUR
Drive through the little town of Nuwara Eliya observing the well-maintained buildings of colonial Architecture. Visit the busy market where the tea plantation workers rush in and out with their days provisions. Visit the lake Gregory built for generating power during the British Colonial age but now a feature that adds beauty to the city.
Overnight stay at Hotel Nuwara Eliya.
||NUWARA ELIYA / KITHULGALA / COLOMBO / AIRPORT
||Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Colombo via Kithulgala. En route
Next visit Sita Amman temple.
SITA AMMAN TEMPLE
This Temple considered as one of the oldest is said to mark the spot where Ravana held the queen Sita captive, The streamlet that flows by the rock on which the Temple stands on is supposed to be where the queen Sita bathed. Although the story of Rama Sita and Ravana is a legendary epic poem, the evidence such as this sparks off another dimension to imagination. As a Temple much revered, many stop by and step into invoke blessings and favour from the gods.
Kitulgala is little village on one of the routes between Colombo and Nuwara Eliya. The name Kitulgala derived from the word KITUL (fish tail palm) trees that grow in abundance in these parts. The Kelani River that flows through Kitulgala does not only beautifully the village but also attracts tourists for the white water rafting that has become so popular in it. The most important scene of blasting the bridge and train in the famous film “ The Bridge on the River Kvai” was also filmed at Kitulgala and the film site is also a site visited by many tourists. Bandara Kele a patch of nature reserve that has become very popular with bird watchers and Nature lovers.
View the beauty of two water falls “ St. Clair and Devon” Refresh your self at St. Clair’s Tea Centre enjoying the panoramic view and watching the Devon Fall flow gracefully.
Proceed to Colombo
CITY & SHOPPING
The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist Hindu Temple and Town Hall.
Shopping at Odel, House of Fashion, Bare foot etc
Proceed to Airport for Departure.