AROUND THE SERENDIB
KANDY | NUWARA ELIYA | BENTOTA | COLOMBO
ARALIYA GREEN HILLS
DAY 1 | ARRIVAL - KANDY
We arrive in Colombo in the morning and are then taken with a transfer to Kandy in about 3.5 hour. The cultural capital of Sri Lanka, the Kandy city is full of history, culture and unique personality. The city is surrounded by some majestic mountains and it attractive touring destinations for the travelers, who want to enjoy the natural beauty of this island along with exploring the rich and colorful culture. This city is also situated very close to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and visiting this place will be a unique experience for the travelers. Because this place is the only place in the whole world where you can help the elephants for bathing and feed along with this, you can even get engaged in working for their rehabilitation
• Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
• Temple of the tooth relic.
• Kandy View Point.
• Ceylon Gem Museum visit & demonstration (Free Guided Tour)
• Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit (Free Guided Tour)
• Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit (Free Guided Tour)
• Witness a cultural dance in the evening.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy.
DAY 2 | DAY EXCURSION TO SIGIRIYA & DAMBULLA
The amazing Sigiriya comprises with a full gallery of fifth-century canvas and paintings finished with landscape gardens that are surely unmatched by any modern citadel in the whole world. The breath-taking Sigiriya has become one of the most attractive and popular destination for the archaeologists and art historians for so many times. Activities
• Dambulla Golden Cave Temple.
• Sigiriya rock fortress (UNESCO Heritage site)
• Pidurangala Rock. (Optional)
• Visit a Spice & Herbal Garden (Free Guided Tour)
Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy
DAY 3 | NUWARA ELIYA
At the end of the afternoon we visit a tea factory where you will learn more about the production of tea. You will be given an explanation of which parts of the plant are used for tea, what different types of tea there are and how they are carefully picked. Mega interesting to see how the process goes until they are sold as tea leaves worldwide. At the end of the tour we will taste some kind of tea. Here you can also find a souvenir shop with various types of tea. Maybe nice as a souvenir!
• After breakfast at the hotel check out & and proceed to Nuwara Eliya En-route:
• Ceylon Gem Museum visit & demonstration (Free Guided Tour).
• Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit (Free Guided Tour).
• Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit (Free Guided Tour).
• Tea plantations visit & factory visit - Free tea tasting (Free Guided Tour)
• Ambewela New Zealand farm visit.
• Gregory Lake
• Leisure walk at the City of Nuwara Eliya.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 4 & 5 | BENTOTA / KALUTARA
Bentota is a resort town on Sri Lanka’s southwest coast. Its long Bentota Beach stretches north, where it becomes a sandy strip known as Paradise Island, parallel to Bentota Lagoon. Coral-rich dive sites include Canoe Rock. On Bentota River, centuries-old Galapota Temple has a large Buddha statue. Southeast is Lunuganga, the estate and gardens of architect Geoffrey Bawa. Northeast is his brother Bevis's Brief Garden. The fort has a colorful history, and today has a multi-ethnic and multi-religious population. The Sri Lankan government and many Dutch people who still own some of the properties inside the fort are looking at making this one of the modern wonders of the world. The heritage value of the fort has been recognized by the UNESCO and the site has been inscribed as a cultural heritage UNESCO World Heritage Site under criteria iv, for its unique exposition of "an urban ensemble which illustrates the interaction of European architecture and South Asian traditions from the 16th to the 19th centuries.
• Mirissa Coconut tree hills.
• Galle Dutch fort (A UNESCO world heritage site)
• Visit Hikkaduwa Beach
• Stilt Fisherman (Optional)
• Sea Turtle Hatchery
• Bentota water sports (Optional)
• Maadu river boat safari.
Overnight stay at Bentota.
DAY 6 | COLOMBO
The capital of Sri Lanka is Colombo (the commercial capital anyway). Today we get a city tour of Colombo, where remains of both Portuguese, British and Dutch times can be found. We also visit the Gangaramaya temple, a Buddhist temple that includes a museum, library and gift room.
• Colombo City Tour
• Independent Square
• Galle face green
• Dutch Hospital
• Old Parliament Secretariat
• Commercial Shopping Arcades
Overnight stay at Colombo.
DAY 7 | TRANSFER TO AIRPORT FOR DEPARTURE
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Star class certified Hotel with A/C including daily Breakfast & Dinner.
Coved-19 Insurance cover of $50,000 valid for 01 month only.
Private Vehicle with A/C for tour & transfers.
Free Wifi On-Board.
Certified English-speaking Guide / Driver.
Airport transfers with assistance.
Road/interstate taxes, fuel surcharges.
City tours in each city.
Ceylon Gem Museum visit & demonstration
Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
Tea plantation visit & factory visit - Free tea tasting
Spice Garden visit & 15 min Ayurvedic Head Massage
Sri Lanka Visa Fees & Process
Site entry tickets
Alcohol / Beverages & Snacks
Additional meals (Lunch / Snacks / Etc…)
Departure PCR Test.
Early check In on availability
Any items of a personal nature
Expenses of a personal nature
Passport and Visa fees
Any other services not specified above
VALUE ADDED SERVICES FROM DT TRAVELS
24-hour Customer service
Complementary herbal drink.
First Aid On-board
Final day Exit Dinner for groups
Tea Factory & Demonstration – Free (guided tour)
Gem Museum & Demonstration – Free (guided tour)
Complementary SIM card on arrival.
One complementary water bottle (1000ml) Per Person / Per Day.