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Day 01  
    Airport / Negombo /Waikkala– club Dolphin Hotel
   
AM Arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport. Welcome and assistance upon arrival and transfer to the hotel in Waikkala. Rest of the morning at leisure at the hotel. PM In the afternoon visit the fishing village. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight
   
     
Day 02 Waikkala /Pinnawela / Dambulla / Sigiriya – Hotel Sigiriya
   
AM After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to Dambulla. en route visiting the Elephant Orphanage at Pinnawela. It is an orphanage for baby elephants set up by the Department of National Zoological Gardens. The Orphanage was established to feed, nurse, and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. Other inmates are those found displaced from their natural environs by development projects or those found wounded. Visit the Rock Caved Golden Temple of Dambulla, which is famous for its 01st Century BC cave complex and its vast area of mural painted on the surface of the rock. It is also known for its large number of statues of Lord Buddha carved out of the living rock. PMAfter the visit, proceed to Sigiriya and check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight
   
     
Day 03 Sigiriya / Polonnaruwa / Sigiriya – Hotel Sigiriya
   
AM After breakfast, proceed to visit Polonnaruwa, the medieval capital of ancient Ceylon. The city of Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Ceylon, with its comparatively brief history with over a dozen rulers. Visit the sites where once seven storey castles and temples were situated. PMReturn to hotel. Afternoon at leisure at the hotel. In the late afternoon, visit Sigiriya, a massive rock fortress rising 183 meters above the surrounding green scrub jungle, just declared a world heritage site, is perhaps the most memorable place for visitors to Sri Lanka. The site was built under the orders of the paranoid king Kasyapa. The well-planned complex included caved temples, bathing pools, lovely ponds and Asia’s oldest surviving landscaped gardens. Today Sigiriya is famous for its frescoes painted in the pocket of the rock. The “Lion Stairway”, the“Mirror Wall” and the “Water Gardens” are its other highlights. Climb to the summit of the rock to view the ruins of the monastic complex. Return to hotel.
   
     
Day 04 Sigiriya / Matale / Kandy – Hotel Thilanka
   
AM After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to Kandy. En route a brief stop at Matale to visit a spice garden and a batik factory. PMProceed to Kandy and visit the city and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. In the evening view a cultural show featuring traditional dance performance. Check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
   
     
Day 05 Kandy / Nuwara Eliya – Grand Hotel
   
AM After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to Nuwara Eliya En route, visit the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, The Royal Botanical Garden at Peradeniya were established in 1821 and now covers 140 acres, snuggled in a loop in the Mahaweli River, the longest river in Sri Lanka. Its primary purpose was the testing and acclimatizing of plants for commercial use in Sri Lanka. Today the Gardens have one largest collections of flora from sub tropical climates around the world.& visit a tea plantation and a tea factory. PMArrive in Nuwara Eliya and visit the city. Check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
   
     
Day 06 Nuwara Eliya / Kithulgala / Bentota – Serendib Hotel
   
AM After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and proceed to Kithulgala, the site where the famous award winning film “The Bridge over the River Kwai” was filmed. Today, it is the site for the thrilling water sport White Water Rafting. PMProceed to Bentota. Arrive at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
       
Day 07 Bentota Relax at the Beach.
     
Day 08 Bentota / Airport
    AM Checkout from the hotel and continue to the airport in time for the departure flight. Please note that you have to be at the airport 03 hours before the actual departure hour.
     
Prices
 
  By CAR 02 Pax Sharing Double Room US$. 630.00 per person excl.flights.
  By VAN 04 to 06 Pax Sharing Double Room US$. 525 per person excl.flights.
  Single Supplement US$. 830.00 per person excl.flights.
  FOR GROUPS OF LESS THAN 20 PAX PRICES WILL BE SENT ON ENQUIRY.
  Children below 2 -12 50% off when sharing with parents.
     
Features
  Welcome and assistance upon arrival at the airport
  Accommodation in First Class Hotels on Half Board basis, starting with Dinner of Day 01, ending with Breakfast of Day 08
  Transport 01 – 02pax AC Car with English speaking Chauffeur Guide
  03 – 06 pax AC Micro van with English speaking Chauffeur guide
  07 – 40 pax AC Coach with English speaking National Guide
  Entrance fees to sites mentioned in the programme
  Cultural Show in Kandy
     
Price does not include
  Extra services offered at the hotels, such as telephone, laundry etc.
  Mineral water, tea/coffee, soft drinks, alcohol, or any other beverages
  Entrance Fees to Wild Life Sanctuaries at Minneriya and Yala and Jeep services.

 

Valid from :- 01November  2008 to 15 December 2008

 
Valid from :- 16 January 2009 to 31 October 2009