Central Province Sri Lanka
Scheduled
Kandy And Nuwara Eliya Tour Of Sri Lanka

Kandy And Nuwara Eliya Tour Of Sri Lanka

Begin this cultural tour with a visit to the pinnawala elephants orphanage and transfer to kandy for a sightseeing tour,also enjoy some Kandyan dancing in the evening. Afterwards continue the tour to Nuwara Eliya to visit exciting places and experience the cold climate of the hills. Finally transfer to Colombo for a city tour before leaving to the airport for departure.

Trip Details

Hotels:
Standard Hotels
Level:
Active Traveler
Type:
Custom
Support:
Daytime Guided
6 Days/ 5 Nights /

Day by Day Itinerary

Meet & Greet at the Airport and Transfer from Airport to Pinnawala.

The Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanage’s population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the world’s largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild. Transfer from Pinnawala to Kandy.

Overnight stay at Kandy.

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The historic city about 480m above sea level surrounded by mountains was known to Sri Lankan as Kanda Uda Rata, which means the hill country. Kandy was home to Sri Lanka’s last independent Kingdom, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Visit the Temple of the tooth, the royal Botanical Gardens, the Peradeniya University campus and catch a panoramic view of the picturesque town from Upper Lake Drive.

Early evening, you will visit a Kandyan Dance performance and be treated to a spectacular fire walking finale. Kandy is also famous for its shopping, gems and jewelry, handicrafts, batiks, silks etc. And you will have the opportunity of browsing to your heart’s content.

Overnight stay at Kandy.

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Transfer from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya.

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Nuwara Eliya meaning “the city of dawn” is the town at the highest elevation (about 2000m above sea level) in Sri Lanka and its tallest peak, Piduruthalagala (2555m) could be seen from here. The city, established by the British in the nineteenth century, and known as “Little England” and is a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans & tourists due to its cool climate and quaint colonial feel with its little bungalows surrounded by hedgerows.

Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of the Tea country and you can visit a plantation and a factory en route here and witness how the famous “Ceylon Tea” is brewed. About 1.5km away is Seetha Amman Temple, said to be built at the spot where Ravna held Sita captive, as related in the Ramayana. The small temple has a collection of statues, including a couple of Kali images.

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Colombo. Enjoy a city tour of Colombo which is the largest city and former administrative capital of Sri Lanka and is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and remnants of a bygone colonial era. Due to its large harbor and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However it was only made the Capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815. The main city is home to a majority of the Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. On this tour you will visit many of the historical, religious and commercial sites of Colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and much more.

Overnight stay at Colombo.

Breakfast at the Hotel.

Transfer from Colombo to Airport.

  • Value added tax
  • Accommodation at the above mentioned Hotels or Similar
  • Bed & Breakfast and Dinner in the hotels mentioned above (Half Board Basis)
  • Transport in an Air-Condition Car with English Speaking chauffeur Guide
  • Meeting and Assistance at the airport

  • Early check in & late check out
  • Airfares
  • All entrance fees & tickets to sites
  • Lunch & other food & Beverages apart from Half Board Basis.
  • Camera & video permits (In most places it’s free
  • Visa & other charges (Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more
  • details / submit your individual visa application)
  • Any expenses of a personal nature
  • Any other expenses not mentioned above
  • Tips & Portages
IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • All Hotels Check In time is 1400 hrs & Check Out time is 1200 hrs (Early Check In / Late Check Out is subject to availability & at the discretion of hotel)
  • Room availability of above quoted hotels is strictly subject to change & will check availability & confirm at the time of reporting as confirmed booking

Activity Level

Active Traveler

A suitable tour for all the active travelers who are interested in enjoying a fulfilling vacation. If you require special assistant during rock climbing or during safari's, the tour might appear slightly challenging only when it comes to those activities. Contact our agents for further details.

Kandy And Nuwara Eliya Tour Of Sri Lanka

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