Day: 01 - Arrive Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Honeymoon Package start-
Arrival in Sri Lanka & Clients will be met by our representative on arrival and transferred to Kandy, En route Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Pinnawala - Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage
App. 90km away from Colombo. Off Colombo-Kandy highway is Pinnawala, where an orphanage began in 1975 to accommodate the deserted and the wounded elephants. The figure of elephants has increased now, including baby elephants helped bring from differing parts, as well as the infants born, therefore of the captive mating programs. The ideal time to go to is the nourishing time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1030 hrs and 1400-1430 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.
Day: 02 - Kandy & Commence Sightseeing
After Breakfast Proceed to Kandy & Commence Sightseeing
Kandy – Kandy
KANDY - the hill capital is extra "World Heritage Site". It had been the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kings through the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule and lastly ceded to the Uk in 1815 after a contract. Towards the Buddhists of Sri Lanka and the entire world, Kandy is one of the very most sacred sites as it's the home of the "Dalada Maligawa" - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. Close by will be the remains of the Royal Palace ("Maha Wasala"), "Palle Wasala"- where in fact the Queens stayed-now used for the Countrywide Museum, "Meda Wasala" where other close family members lived, Audience Hall, Natha Devala and Vishnu Devala are situated nearby. The Bathing Pavilion ("Ulpenge") is by the Lake and in the heart of the lake is the Island called "Kiri samudraya" (Dairy white sea) employed by the kings as the summerhouse. Today it's the centre of Buddhism, Arts, Crafts, Dance, Music and Culture. Visitors can easily see these dance & Music at the daily Cultural Performances held at several places in the-Visit Kandy Temple, Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Cultural show, Jewel Museum & Jewel Shop, Kandy City tour.
Kandy - Temple of the Sacred Teeth Relic (Dalada Maligawa)
When King Wimaladharmasuriya I (1592-1604 A.D.) became King in Kandy, he searched for the Tooth Relic and the bowl Relic of the Buddha and found that it was kept at the Delgomuwa Buddhist Temple at Kuruwita, for in excess of 44 years, secreted in a grinding grit. The King had gone there personally and brought the Sacred Tooth Relic to Kandy in a procession accompanied by the King. The first Temple of the Tooth Relic was constructed by Wimaladharmasooriya I to house it next to the Royal Palace. The Portuguese burnt down the 2-floored building and Ruler Wimaladharma Suriya II (1687-1707) erected a 3-storied building to accommodate the Sacred Teeth Relic. It had been burnt down once more and a fresh 2-storied building was created by Ruler Narendra singhe (1707-1739 A.D.) and everything we see today can be the building constructed by him. The very last Ruler of Kandy Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe added the Pattirippuwa or the Octagon and it had not been an integral part of the Temple, but a relaxing place for the King.
Royal Botanical Gardens 147 acres in range; Were only available in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the Kings of Gampola and Kandy. You will discover more than 5,000 types of trees, crops and creepers. Some uncommon and endemic as well as flora from the exotic world is located in the landscapes. Spice Garden and Orchid House are favoured by tourists. You can find 5 Palm Strategies beautifying the backyards, the initial and tallest Hand Avenue (Royal Hand Avenue) was planted in 1905 and the Increase Coconuts from the Seashells Island, with the major seed of most plants on the planet is one particular avenue
Kandy - Cultural Dancing –
Kandyan party took its name from Kandy, the previous royal capital of Sri Lanka, which can be found about 120 kilometres from the present day capital at Colombo. This genre is today considered the traditional dance of Sri Lanka. In Sanskrit terminology, it is known as pure Dance(nrtta). It includes a highly developed system of "tala" (tempo), provided by cymbals called "thalampataa". A couple of five unique types; the ves, naiyandi, uddekki, pantheru, and vannams. The three traditional dance forms vary in their varieties of body movements and gestures, in the outfits worn by the performers, and in the condition and size of the drums used to provide rhythmic audio patterns to go along with the dancing. The drum found in Kandyan dancing is recognized as the Geta Bera, the drum in Ruhunu dance as the "Yak Bera", and drum in Sabaragamu dance as the "Davula" (the expression Bera or Bereya in Sinhale means "Drum
Day: 03 - Kandy/Nuwara Eliya
Breakfast at the Hotel & then Proceed to Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya The 'Little England of Sri Lanka, is defined against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is said to be one of the coolest places in the Island, but it is very exactly like an English springtime day, although temperature will drop during the night. Throughout Nuwara Eliya, you will notice proof of the British effect, properties like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions. The Victoria Playground, in the centre of the city, is a pleasant place for a stroll or a picnic and it is also best for Birding as you get some good rare birds in this Park. Months may be absent anywhere else in Sri Lanka, but here you can read them by the blossoms, which bloom in the spring and coil (March to May) and the show up (August and Sept). They are the "seasons" when low-country folk flock to Nuwara Eliya to flee the ocean level heating and humidity. Visit Tea Factory & Tea Garden
Nuwara Eliya - Tea Plantation –
Tea was initially planted in Sri Lanka in 1824 at the Botanical Backyards at Peradeniya, whenever a few vegetation were helped bring from China. More were introduced from Assam in 1839. In 1867, a Scottish Planter named James Taylor planted tea seedlings in 8 hectares of forestland, in the Loolkondura Estate. In 1873, the tea export industry of Sri Lanka commenced with a humble 23 lbs.being shipped to London. Tea will expand only on moving terrain and it is categorized by elevation into low grown, medium grown and high harvested into 3 main categories.
Today more than 200,000 hectares in uplands and the areas are beneath Tea and about 300 million Kilograms, with a 25% of world tea exports are done by SriLanka as
the World’s largest Tea exporter.
Day: 04 - Nuwara Eliya - Sita Amman Kovil
After Breakfast Proceed back to Nuwara Eliya & Commence Sightseeing,
Visit Sitha Amman Temple, Gregory Lake, Victoria Playground & Nuwara Eliya City tour
Nuwara Eliya - Sita Amman Kovil
According to the Indian Epic Ramayanaya and the legends, the area where Sita, Queen of King Rama of Ayodhya in India, who was abducted by Ravana the King of Sri Lanka, was stored in concealing and the region she roamed is in the hill country of Sri Lanka.
In Nuwara Eliya is the "Sita Amman Kovil" - a quaint little Kovil, with the sculpture of Rama, Sita, Hanuman, Lakshmana and Sugriva. This is said to be really the only Kovil in the complete World focused on Sita. The stream by the medial side of the Temple is a famous area where she proceeded to go for bathing.
From the 13 Palaces of Ravana, two caves in the Strict Dynamics Reserve of Hakgala, beginning with Temple land and the cave at Ella near the waterfall "Ravana-Ella" (1080ft.high) where Ravana gone for bathing, are said to be three Palaces Sita was stored in hiding. The Hakgala Gardens may be the "Ashok Vanaya" of Ramayana where Rhododendrons identified as Ashok Flowers in the epic, are found in bloom throughout the year.
Day: 05 - Nuwara Eliya/Bentota
Breakfast at the Hotel & then Proceed to Bentota
Bentota – Bentota
is the primary National Holiday Resort created by the Ceylon Tourist Board as an arranged retreat.
There are 6 visitor Hotels in the shoreline range of 5 miles with every one of the offices a retreat would require. Water sports offices are accessible as in the Beruwela Resort. Many fascinating touring visits are conceivable from here, for example, the Turtle Hatchery, Boat stumbles on Bentota River etc.
Check into the Hotel & Resort.
Day: 06 - Bentota- Kosgoda - Turtle Hatchery
Bentota After Breakfast Proceed to Bentota for Sightseeing
Bentota - BOAT RIDE
A voyage into Sri Lankan dynamics with a river vessel cruise which goes on the Bentota River and under the Bentota Bridge. You are used through mangroves which encompass you with incredible beauty. Experience dynamics first palm as your guide can help you identify unique crops and animals. Our expert guides will enlighten you with amazing information about the neighbourhood animal life, vegetation and the flourishing surroundings of Sri Lanka. The calm audio of this inflatable water moving down the Bentota River will open up your senses to a far more secretive area of Sri Lanka's beauty.
Visit Turtle Hatchery
Kosgoda - Turtle Hatchery
Where you can view five varieties of turtles-Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas), Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata), Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta), Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) and Olive Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea). The eggs accumulated by the Villagers and Anglers are ordered by the Kosgoda Hatchery and stored in sandy pens until they may be hatched. The recently hatched ones are retained in seawater tanks and released to the ocean in the night time. This Hatchery together has released more than 1,750,000 young turtles to the ocean. An endowment by the Hasselblad Real estate was in charge of the establishment of the hatchery
Day: 07 - Bentota/Colombo
Colombo - Colombo
is the business and commercial centre and the new capital is Sri Jayawardhanapura Kotte, only a few miles away. Colombo was only a little seaport, which arrived at prominence in the 16th century with the introduction of the Portuguese in 1505 and the introduction of it as a significant
Harbour took place during the British period.
Colombo became the administrative centre of Sri Lanka in 1815 after the Kandyan Kingdom was ceded to the English. The remains of the structures over the Portuguese, Dutch and English rule are located in every section of the city. Nothing of the Portuguese & Dutch fortifications are located today however, many of their complexes and churches could be observed in the Fort & Pettah areas.
Visit Fort, the former British administrative centre and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area where there is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, the Kayman’s Gate with the Belfry at the original gate to enter the Fort. Commence Colombo City tour & Shopping Colombo - Colombo City tour You may commence a city Tour in Colombo.
Colombo – Shopping
-There a wide range of places to find good buys in Colombo!
Modern stores and niche stores hold high-quality goods at very reasonable prices. If you're looking for a much greater bargain, without the environment, try your bargaining with the countless street suppliers and outdoor marketplaces (such as with the Pettah area and across from the Fort Railway Stop). Products that are worthy of buying in Sri Lanka include celebrated Ceylon tea, clothing (many creator clothes are made in Sri Lanka and you could get them here for a fraction of the cost somewhere else) and jewels (including the Sri Lankan blue sapphire). Quality is generally assured at the higher end stores, if purchasing at other locations, use your judgment when buying expensive items. Designer clothing stores such as MODEL & Kelly Felder are some shops that may merit a visit.
day: 08 - Colombo/Airport (BIA)/Colombo
Departure to the airport to connect with departure Flight...!!