||AIRPORT / COLOMBO
||Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport and met by "triptosrilanka" Representatives and transfer to a hotel in Colombo.
Evening leave for City Tour of Colombo.
CITY & SHOPPING
The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Independence Square, Buddhist Hindu Temple and Town Hall.
Shopping at Odel, House of Fashion, Bare foot etc. at Colombo
Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Colombo.
||COLOMBO / PINNAWALA / KANDY
||After breakfast, leave for Kandy.
En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
The foster – home of elephants of different age and size feed, bathe, play together and even mate. These great animals have been found injured or left abandoned in the wilderness. Now they even breed in captivity.
Visit a spice garden at Mavanella, where spices used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication are grown.
p.m. visit Temple.
TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH OF RELIC
Visit the Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha. This temple, the most important one for The Sri Lankan Buddhists was built in the 16th Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic. Observe the magnificent Architecture of that period and experience the tranquility of the atmosphere.
Visit art and craft center and Gem Bureau where you will be shown a documentary film on how Sri Lankan Gem mining is traditionally done.
Sight seeing of kandy including CultuUpper Lake Drive and visit to Art and Craft Centres
Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.
||KANDY / GOLF
||Breakfast at Hotel.
Full Day Golf.
Course Designer - Donald Steel 1999
Victoria Golf Club, situated 30 minutes drive from Kandy, is set in the lush hills of the Knuckles Range on the shores of the Victoria Reservoir.
• Changing Rooms
• Pro Shop
• Club Hire
• Driving Range
• Shoe hire
• Large putting green
• Caddies/Ball Spotters available
• New swimming pool complex, massages, tennis court, horse riding and mountain
bikes are available.
Rated amongst the 100 most beautiful courses in the world by Golf Digest.
• The Donald Steel Trophy
• The Ebert Pot
• The Pam Fernando Trophy (Ladies)
• The Victoria Bowl ladies (Ladies)Venue for the Annual Sri Lanka Golf Classic 200
Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.
||KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA
||After Breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya.
En-route visit the Botanical Garden Peradeniya. 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.
Proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
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.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
||NUWARA ELIYA / KITHULGALA / NEGOMBO
||Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Negombo via Kithulgala.
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.
Next visit Fishing Village.
The fishing village of Negombo has turned out to be a very popular Tourist Beach Resort, for its Golden Sun kissed Beach that’s fringed with Palm Groves. The amazing fact is that the development of the tourist industry has had no influence to change the originality of the quiet fishing village or the Life style of the inhabitants.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel in Negombo.
||NEGOMBO / AIRPORT
||After Breakfast leave for Airport for Departure (According to your flight times).