Day 1: : COLOMBO / PINNAWALA / KANDY-Meet and greet by Seerendipity tours representative and leave for Kandy after the breakfast, en-route visit,
PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, the foster – home of elephants of different age and size feeding, bathing, playing together and even mating. These have been found injured or left abandoned in the wilderness. There are even little baby calves born in captivity.
OPTIONAL – ELEPHANT SAFARI / RIDE
The Elephant that was the limousine, Bulldozer, War Tank, Status Symbol, Wealth Asset and Domestic pet in the past is today an element that adds colour to pageants or the gentle Giant that gives pleasure rides. The Elephant Safari Habarana (At Village) has become a highlight event to tourist for its excitement and adventure or even for the “Chance of a Life Time” of riding an Elephant. The Elephant Safari is a ride on an Elephant with safely secured seat that takes around two hours. The ride takes you on a bund of an ancient lake built for irrigation then through the jungle and even crosses a part of the lake where you could get your feet wet whilst seated on Elephant Back. This is fun never to be missed when in Sri Lanka.
A ruled in Kandy up to 1815 although the rest of the island was under the British regime. Finally it was ceded to them by the Chieftains of Kandy who were disappointed over the king’s cruel deeds. Today Kandy is one of the most important cities owing to the presence of the Temple of the Sacred tooth of the Buddha. Visit to Temple of Tooth Relic in Kandy enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking.
TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH
Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sinhala) or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex which houses the Relic of the tooth of Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sinhalese kings and is a world heritage site partly due to the temple.
Visit a spice garden at Matale where spices and herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication are grown Spices of Sri Lanka attracted the early sea faring merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.
The Botanical Garden of Peradeniya was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made in to a Botanical Garden during the British regime. This gardens; one of the best in Asia is a place of beauty and site for bird watchers. Overnight stay in Kandy
DAY 02 : : KANDY / KITULGALA / COLOMBO Breakfast at Hotel and leave for most picturesque water sport center of the island/Hitulgala, later proceed to Adams peak for the moon light hike.
Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest, which gets two monsoons each year, and is one of the wettest places in the country. Nevertheless, it comes alive in the first three months of the year, especially in February, the driest month. The Academy Award-winning The Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed on the Kelani River near Kitulgala, although nothing remains now except the concrete foundations for the bridge (and, supposedly, the submerged train cars that plunged into the river in the climactic scene). Kitulgala is also a base for white-water rafting, which starts a few kilometres upstream.
WHITE WATER RAFTING
Experience White Water Rafting in the picturesque Kelani River, covering 5 major rapids and 4 minor rapids. This activity is for anyone above the age of 10 years with safety gear, modern rafts, and a comprehensive safety briefing will be given by our white water rafting instructors beforehand. The distance covered is around 5 KMs. The river and its surrounding will make you feel enchanted, with a memorable Experience during your White Water Rafting Tour in Kitulagala.
End of the tour………..
USD 290 P.P on twin sharing double
Above Price Includes
Accommodation in 3* hotels hotels on H/B Basis (Breakfast and dinner included)
Entrance fees for the following site.
- Royal botanical garden
- hite water rafting in Kitulgala
- Spice garden
- Tea estate
- Tea tasting
- Kandy sightseeing tour
- White water rafting in Kitulgala
- Nuwara eliya sightseeing
- Royal botanical garden Peradeniya
- Pinnawala elephant orphanage
- Temple of the tooth relic
- All government taxes
Above Price include following services
- 24 hour medical serivice/doctor on call
- 24 hours assistance of local tour operator
- Service of national tourguide throughout the tour
- Entire ground transportation as per the tour itinerary in an air-conditioned vehicle
Above Price does not include
- Airport taxes (Generally included in Air Ticket) & “Electronic Travel authorization“ (ETA) Fee (US$ 20 per person)***
- Entrance fees for optional sites and activities (prie may varied dependong on teh exchange rateby the the guest visit the site)
- Elephant Ride in habarana (USD 20 p.p)
- Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
- Video and Camera permits.
- Any meals not specified, throughout the tour
- Any other services not specified.
Cancellation Charges 21 days or less – 100% cancellation charge. Between 21 days and 30 days – 50% or the equivalent of the first two days charges. Above 30 days – No cancellation charges provided no commitment or advances are made to 3rd parties.Important The official check-in time at all hotels will be 1200hrs. The official check-out time at all hotels will be 1100hrs.Cancellation policy will be applicable for any reduction of rooms after the release period.