Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean southwest of the Bay of Bengal and southeast of the Arabian Sea. It is geographically separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait.
*Below given Itinerary is a tentative one.
Departing from Madurai airport @ 10:15 AM. // Airport can be changed as per your convenience
On arrival Colombo airport @ 11:10 AM.
Pick up from airport and then transfer to the Hotel.
After Lunch at a restaurant, Check in to the Hotel.
Thereafter proceed on a City/ Shopping tour of Colombo, driving through the Commercial area of the “Fort” so named, because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a Fort at this point.
Drive passed “Pettah” – a noisy Oriental bazaar with a hotchpotch of Humanity, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques & temples. Visit Hindu temple & drive pass Jumi-UL Alfar Jumma Mosque, Continue the tour through the Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Hultsdorf Law courts, to the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens and on to the Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall.
Also, visit the ceramics corporation showroom, majestic city shopping complex, House of Fashion, and the Odel unlimited dress boutique.
Dinner at a restaurant.
Overnight stay at Hotel, Colombo.
After Breakfast and then proceed towards Kandy.
En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. This orphanage is the home for about 89 elephants, out of which some are baby elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. They are being cared, fed and trained by the wild life authorities. The best time to visit is during the feeding times, when one will have the opportunity of seeing the baby elephants being bottle-fed.
Also could accompany the elephants to a river close-by and see them having their daily bath.
Lunch at an restaurant
Check in at the Hotel.
Thereafter proceed on a city tour of Kandy, the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings which is a World Heritage Site. The name "Kandy" conjures visions of splendour and magnificence.
Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and Bazaar, the arts and crafts centre, a gem museum and a lapidary.
Also visit the Royal Botanical Gardens. This botanical garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers.
And also proceed to visit Dalada Maligawa – The Temple of the Tooth Relic in time for the ‘Pooja’.
Thereafter witness a typical Sri Lankan Cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing.
Dinner & Overnight Stay at Royal Classic , Kandy.
After Breakfast leave to Bentota.
Lunch at an restaurant.
Check-in to the hotel.
Rest of the day at Leisure.
Dinner & Overnight Stay at resort, Bentota.
After Breakfast @ Hotel.
Thereafter proceed on a Bentota sightseeing, which is a paradise of unlimited sun, sea and sand. The rest of the Day is at leisure to indulge in various water sports activities to take a picturesque boat trip on the ‘Madhu Ganga’ river.
The primitive life style of the inhabitant of the island of the Madhu River is only a boat ride away.
The boat ride takes us through the thick mangroves and abundant the bird life, to reveal the primitive style of fishing and prawn trapping still practiced by the inhabitants of the islands.
Lunch at a restaurant.
And also visit the Turtle hatchery in Kosgoda which is being operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. Several species of turtles, especially the endangered hawksbill are protected here. Most vulnerable of all are their eggs, which are left uncovered on beaches all around the coast.
The goodwill of Kosgoda area fishermen who bring these eggs gratis to the hatchery has led to the hatching and have released around 100,000 young turtles in only two.
Dinner & Overnight Stay at resort, Bentota.
After Breakfast leave for airport in time for the departure flight.
Then proceed towards Colombo.
Finally drop @ Colombo airport.
Departing from Colombo airport @ 01:40 PM.
On arrival Madurai airport @ 02:40 PM.
Lunch and Dinner (Your own cost).
What 's Included
3* / 4* / 5* Hotel Accommodation
(as per required)
English Speaking Guide *
(As per required)
Luxury & Comfort Vehicle Transfer for all sightseeing
Return Airport Transfer