- Price$ 541
- TypeGuided Tours
- LocationSri Lanka
- Durations 05 days 04 nights
- Start CityCOLOMBO
- End CityCOLOMBO
- LanguagesEnglish, French, German, Russian, spanish
Welcome to Sri Lanka an Island country of South Asia. The reason behind its popularity is that it has loads to see, explore and experience. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of the island and can relax on the golden beaches surrounded by shimmering sunshine. By traveling to this exotic island one can heal the body and mind, consider silent peace, and total freedom to explore the beauty of the earth in its own wonder. One can definitely indulge in the mesmerizing beauty of Sri Lanka. You will have an ample number of options of attractions available such as temples, Portuguese architecture, wildlife sanctuaries and many more. There are places for every Shopaholic to must-visit.. The xtraordinary experiences is visiting elephant orphanages will still the senses and stir the soul.
When you start your special Sri Lanka tour, you will be witnessing a unique set of Islands and the life within.. In the capital city of Colombo, you can see a mix of Portuguese, Dutch and British architecture, as it was ruled by these over different periods of time.
Enroute from Colombo to Kandy the highlight is to see elephants on the banks of rivers spending some leisure time in Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. It is magnificent to see such a large animal behave like a small baby at heart, when in water. Sometimes you can actually been the water with them.
While on your Sri Lankan vacation you must try out Safari adventure as there are lush forests and trained elephants to lift you upon their back to travel onward. In Kandy there is a temple by the name of Tooth Temple; a relic of Lord Buddha’s teeth has been manifested as per the local belief. As a part of your budget holidays package itinerary; at Peradeniya, you will be stunned by the beautifully maintained Royal Botanical garden;it is enriched with many unique flowers.
In the evening you can sit and relax at the seaside in Bentota. Have a candlelight dinner with your loved one and live the moment. The views of sunset and sunrise are worth a watch. Children can play making sandcastles while you sip some wine. Apart from your Sri Lankan Tour Package; you can indulge in local cuisine and drinks, but please ask for details as the spices can be too hot to handle sometimes. You can also collect souvenirs made of seashells for your friends and family back home.
Know before you go
- Your tour at Tours Zoo includes all airport to hotel to airport private transfers as per the itinerary with meeting and assistance by our representative
- Welcome with garlands on arrival
- Sightseeing services using air-conditioned transport with the driver as per the tour programme
- Accommodation to choose from in superior hotels offering good 4-star facilities or deluxe hotels offering 5 star standard facilities with breakfast in all the places. Double or twin sharing shall be provided as per your preference. Accommodation includes all applicable taxes.
- All taxes are included
- Parking fees, fuel charges, driver allowance are all included
- Services of an English speaking local guide is included only during the sightseeing tour as per the programme.
- Entrance fees to the monuments are not included
- Any personal usage items at the hotel or on tour are not included.
- Any domestic or International airfare or train fare is not included.
- Audio guide
- Entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- Pick-up and drop off
- Private tour
- Professional guide
- Special activities
- Transport by air-conditioned
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL COLOMBO – KANDY
On Arrival in Colombo, you will be greeted & provided with warm assistance by our representatives and proceed to your hotel in Kandy city, the hill capital situated in between the Kandy plateau. Kandy is the best example of Buddhism culture’s influence in Sri Lanka. Buddhist traditions are kept alive by Temple’s shrines and monasteries. Drive pleasantly around the Kandy Lake designed by last Sinhala king Sri WickramaRajasinghe. Spend your time by visiting Kandy town and the Bazaar, the arts & crafts centre, a gem museum and a lapidary. In the afternoon you’ll visit the best cultural heritage of Kandy or even Sri Lanka, The Temple of the Tooth Relic. A Buddhist temple, which serves the belief that Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth, was brought here by hiding it into a princess’ hair. Kandy is a world heritage because of this famous temple. Further, begin sightseeing trip of hill city Kandy from a gem factory which is famous for all kinds of gems found in the Island Sri Lanka. You’ll see the artisan where people cut and polish the gems which you can also purchase. Then you will visit the Kandy Garrison cemetery, it is a beautifully kept garden cemetery founded in 1817 depicting British rule and is managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Later after the sun sets cultural show which depicts unique entertainment ways which you have never seen before followed by folk Sri Lankan dance performances. As the day comes to end relax and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 02 : KANDY – PINNAWALA
After having your breakfast you’ll head towards the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is famous for largest captive wild Asian elephants. It serves as a shelter, nursery and breeding land for baby elephants who are found lost in the forests. The orphanage will instill a deep sense of no self consciousness within feeling those baby elephants being well treated.Further, Next you’ll visit Bentota and on the way explore the Spice garden in Mawanella, Matale and the wonderful Cinnamons, Cardamoms, Pepper plants etc. you can shop best quality spices here as per your needs. As the day comes to end relax and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 03 : PINNAWALA – BERUWALA
Enjoy the breakfast in the hotel and leave by surface for Beruwala/Kalutara, which is a small town though a home to 130 km long beach. The bay here remains ideal throughout the year. Enjoy your day at the comfortable beach and nourish the beauty of nature. Spend a day which will rejuvenate your soul by the wonderful beach and beauty. As the day comes to end relax and overnight at the hotel at Beruwala /Kalutara.
DAY 04 : BERUWALA – COLOMBO
After having your breakfast you’ll hop to your last destination of this tour i.e. Colombo. Colombo is the largest city of Sri Lanka portraying a mixture of both history and modern culture. Sightseeing at this colourful and joyous city will begin by driving through the city to the Fort and Pettah, commercial areas of Colombo followed by tree-lined Colombo – 07 Cinnamon Gardens. You’ll spend your day by visiting other spots such as The Hindu Temple at Sea Street, lined with goldsmith’s shops, the Dutch Church at Wolfendhal which was designed in 1749, The Independence Hall, B.M.I.C.H, a replica of Avukana Buddha will steal your sight followed by visiting, the Independence Square and Gangarama Temple. As the day comes to end relax and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 05 : DEPART COLOMBO
After having your breakfast you’ll depart for the airport. We look forward to having you onboard with us as the next vacation with Tours Zoo.
How many people will be on my trip?
Good things come in small packages, which is why we keep our group sizes down. This means we’re small enough to remain flexible as we thread our way through communities without intimidating the locals. On most of our trips you’ll be part of an intimate group of 12-16 people, though our group sizes are on average 10 people. Our Overland trips are in purpose-built vehicles that can carry up to 24 travellers. Group sizes are displayed on each trip’s overview page on our website.
Can I just do part of the trip?
Although you won’t be reimbursed for any portion of the trip unused, you can opt to sign off the trip if you need to leave a day or so earlier. If you let us know before travel that you’ll be arriving late or need to leave before the trips ends, we will notify our team on the ground to best accommodate your requirements.