Day 1 – Beirut / Colombo : Arrival at Colombo International airport - Meet and greet by Walkers Tours airport representative - Thereafter transfer to Cinnamon Grand Hotel. Colombo - visit fort and Pettah areas and drive past the 100-year-old clock tower, the old parliament and several British built, colonial buildings. Other places of interest are 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). Also visit the ceramics corporation show room, the OD EL ‘Unlimited’ dress boutique and the majestic city shopping complex. Overnight at Cinnamon Grand in Colombo
Day 2 – Colombo / Habarana: After breakfast, transfer to Habarana. En route visit the Government run Elephant Orphanage, where babies abandoned or lost by the herd are cared for and trained. Clients could witness the bottle feeding and bathing of baby Elephants. Overnight at Cinnamon Lodge in Habarana
Day 3 – Habarana: Morning “Optional” excursion to the rock fortress of Sigiriya Rock Fortress of Sigiriya - This World Heritage site, a spectacular Rock Fortress is one of Sri Lanka’s major attractions. The most impressive facts of the unique complex are the Water Gardens, the Frescoes of beautiful maidens, the Mirror Wall with ancient graffiti, the Lion platform and the Summit of 1.6 hectares, which was completely covered by buildings during the period of Sigiriya’s glory. Evening - Free for Optional excursions such as Jeep safari of the Minneriya National park which is famous for its migrant heard of wild Elephants, Elephant back safari’s through the shrub jungles of Habarana. Overnight at Cinnamon Lodge in Habarana
Day 4 – Habarana / Kandy: After breakfast, leave for Kandy, en route visiting a spice garden to see spices growing in their natural habitat and a batik factory to witness the manufacture of hand made batik’s en-route.
Kandy. Sri Lanka's hill capital and ancient stronghold of the Sinhala Kings, is our most beautiful town.
Evening witness a cultural dance performance- Overnight at, Earl’s Regency, Kandy
Day 5 – Kandy / Bentota: Morning visit to Royal Botanical Gardens Botanical Gardens. The Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya near Kandy was laid out in 1821 by the British colonial rulers. Prior to that it was the Royal Pleasure Garden of the Kandyan Kings - It is located in a beautiful setting with the longest river of Sri Lanka, Mahaveli bordering on one side. This attractively laid out garden displays many varieties of floral and green plants. Special features are the Orchid House which displays a fine collection of Sri Lankan orchids, the fernery, spice garden, and the trees planted by distinguished visitors to the Island. Transfer to Bentota. Evening spent at leisure relaxing by the pool or enjoying the golden beaches. Overnight at Heritance Ahungalla in Bentota
Day 6 – Bentota: Full day spent at leisure, enjoying the beach or relaxing by the pool. Overnight at Heritance Ahungalla in Bentota
Day 7 – Bentota Morning the clients will be taken on 03hours boat ride through the rivers of Bentota.
Also a visit will be made to a turtle hatchery. Overnight at Heritance Ahungalla in Bentota
Day 8 – Bentota/ Beirut Departure transfer to Colombo International Airport after breakfast
Price per person sharing double room on bed & breakfast basis:
|01/11/2011 till 19/12/2012
|19/12/2011 till 15/01/2012
|16/01/2012 till 30/04/2012
Our Price Includes:
- Accommodation on bed & breakfast basis.
- Transport in an Air conditioned vehicle with the services of an English speaking driver guide.
- Entrance fees to places of interest as per the itinerary.
Our Price Excludes:
- Airline Ticket & Airport Taxes
- Visa: 50$
- Travel Insurance: 18$
- Optional Tours
- Personal Expenses
Please note that:
- Prices are subject to change without prior notice
- Rooms & Airline seats are subject to availability at time of booking
RATES ARE NOT VALID DURING ADHA, CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR EVES.