Budget Stays/ Holidays
Arrival and you will be warmly welcomed by our representative and then introduced to a friendly English-speaking chauffer Guide. Proceed to your hotel in Negombo; a picturesque fishing village located in close proximity to the airport. Check into your hotel immediately to rest, relax and unwind. Overnight in Negombo.
Early morning visit FISH MARKET in Negombo. After breakfast at your hotel, you will be taken to the Cultural Triangle – the ancient heart of Sri Lanka. PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE – Approx. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo - Kandy road is Pinnawala. SIGIRIYA ROCK FORTRESS – is a “UNESCO World Heritage Site” and the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600-foot high rock. AYURVEDA SPA – Ayurveda, literally translated as `the Science of Life’, is an ancient form of healing and well-being that dates back 5,000 years. It can be effective in curbing stress and in promoting a positive and relaxed mental attitude. Overnight in Sigiriya
Breakfast at Hotel VILLAGE TREK – You will be taken on a bullock cart ride through a banana plantation. You could taste and savour the ripe bananas there. You will then be crossing a scenic reservoir in an “oruwa” (traditional boat) to visit Chena cultivation. Kandy. Kandy is also well known as the center of Buddhism and the capital of the last Sinhalese kingdom. SPICE GARDEN – Complete a guide tour of the manufacturing process of various herbs and spices. Visit the TEMPLE OF TOOTH RELIC which was once a resplendent royal palace. The palace now houses one of the most sacred tooth relics of the Buddha and is considered one of the most symbolic icons of the Buddhist heritage of Sri Lanka. CULTURAL SHOW – Evening experience a COLOURFUL SHOW where you will be taken to mind blowing Sri Lankan culture extravaganza… Get ready for Heavy drumbeat and acrobatic act. Overnight at Kandy
Breakfast at Hotel ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS, PERADENIYA This majestic botanical garden is 147 acres in extent and was started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the Kings of Gampola and Kandy. You will be heading to Kandy Railway station for an once lifetime experience This is going to be a unique experience, taking A CLASSICAL TRAIN JOURNEY! Enjoy a very scenic train journey to Ella, the heart of the tea growing industry and full of colonial charm. Enjoy “TEA EXPERIENCE”, which involves a visit a plantation to observe firsthand the process, starting from the plucking field where it all begins with the picking of “two leaves and a bud” to the factory where the processing begins. Arrive in Nanu Oya station and meet with our driver who will take you to your beautiful hotel located in mountains. Have a relaxed walk in the beautiful paths of the hotel surrounded with mountains & water falls Overnight at Nuwara Eliya
Breakfast at Hotel HORTON PLAINS – Sri Lanka's highest plateau 7200 ft above sea level in the central mountain country. This ‘Fen” is a very scenic region with an astounding variety of scenery from mountains to grasslands, from marshes to trout streams. NUWARA ELIYA - The ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coolest places in the Island, but it is really just like an English spring day, although the temperature does drop at night. Proceed to your hotel in Colombo; a modern and cosmopolitan property retaining the true traditional Sri Lankan Hospitality. Overnight at Colombo
Breakfast at Hotel Explore the CITY OF COLOMBO COLOMBO a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens, Visit Fort, the former British administrative centre and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmiths quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749 As all good things must come to an end, your guide will comfortably take you to the international airport in time for your return flight. Return home with eternal memories of your Sri Lanka holiday!