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SRI LANKA  (7 NIGHTS 8 DAYS) 



DAY 1:- ARRIVAL & CITY TOUR OF COLOMBO 

Arrival, proceed to Colombo. Check in at OzoColombo (Standard) International Branded Hotel. Do a city tour of Colombo, like many capital cities in developing countries, is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. For example, there is a 100-year-old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings. Other places of interest are the Pettah bazaar - where one can shop for bargain, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Colombo museum, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) - an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People's Republic of China, and the Dutch Museum. (( Overnight stay at Ozo Colombo.))

DAY 2:- PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE 

The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grandchildren born in the same location. The original objective of establishing the orphanage inclined more towards tourism but is soon became a conservation and educational center. With the help of local and foreign elephant experts, Pinnawela started a scientific captive-breeding program for elephants. Overnight stay at Aliya Resort and Spa.

DAY 3:- SIGIRIYA ROCK 

Climb The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70-hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. Visit the world-climb the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The 'Lion Rock' is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 meters from the scrub jungle renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway. These frescoes are painted in earth pigments on plaster. Proceed to Kandy en route visiting Matale. Visit a spice garden in Matale to see different spices for which Sri Lanka is famous for Here, clients could see different spices and how some of these spices are grown and processed. Overnight stay at Earl's Regent 


DAY 4:- PERADENIYA GARDEN 
Proceed to Peradeniya & visit the Pera Botanical Gardens. This Botanical Garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. Afternoon does a city tour of Kandy. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings which is a World Heritage Site. The name "Kandy" conjures visions of splendor 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 center, a gem museum and a lapidary. Also, visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy. Thereafter witness a Cultural show. Overnight stay at Earl's Regent


DAY 5:- TEA PLANTATION / NUWARA ELIYA

Proceed to Visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you could observe all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Proceed to Nuwara Eliya. Visit Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya, because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery, is Sri Lanka most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka's tea country producing a significant share of the world’s best tea. Sri Lanka s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia. Overnight stay at Araliya Green Hills. 

DAY 6:- KELANI RIVER

Back to Colombo via Kitulgala. The Kelani River (the broadest river in Sri Lanka) flowing through Kitulgala was the main location where the Oscar-winning movie Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed. On the hill above this town, a prehistoric cave was recently discovered containing large middens of shells from some unknown civilization. Overnight stay at Ozo Colombo. 

DAY 7:-LEISURE AT HOTEL DAY.


8:- DEPARTURE

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