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Colombo / Hill Country / Beach - 7 Nights & 8 Days

Sri Lanka is a place of diverse delights which charms every visitor by her ever smiling people and great hospitality.Travelbugindia offers customized Srilankan Holidays to explore this land of languages, cultures, traditions & religions along with a lot of natural beauty and attractions in the island nation. The South West coast of Sri lanka has many beaches for swimming, snorkelling and surfing and there is an incredible amount of history and cultural heritage to enjoy. Make your Sri Lanka Holidays ever memorable through our Srilanka Holiday Packages.

Day 01: Colombo

Arrive in Colombo. Transfer to your hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Colombo Kandy

After breakfast proceed to Kandy. En-route visit elephant orphanage in Pinnawala. This orphanage is the home for about 60 elephants, out of which some are baby elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. They are being cared, fed and trained by the wild life authorities. The best time to visit is during the feeding times, when one will have the opportunity of seeing the baby elephants being bottle-fed. Also you could accompany the elephants to a river close-by and see them having their daily bath. Check in at the hotel. In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03: Kandy

After breakfast do a city tour of Kandy. It was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, and is a World Heritage Site.The name Kandy conjures up visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and Bazaar, the arts & crafts center and a gem museum and a lapidary. Also visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. This Botanical Garden was first built as a pleasure Garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Kandy Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya; en-route visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. You will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. On completion, proceed to Nuwara Eliya. Because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery, it is Sri Lanka’s most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea country producing a significant share of the world’s best tea. Sri Lanka’s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara-Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05: Nuwara Eliya Colombo

After breakfast proceed to Colombo via Kitulgala. Kitulgala is the place where the famous 'Bridge on the river Kwai' film was made. En route observe the waterfalls St. Clare's and Devon. Check-in at the hotel.
Afternoon - leave on sightseeing tour of Colombo driving through the commercial area of the “Fort” so named, because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a Fort at this point. Drive past “Pettah” – a noisy Oriental bazaar with a hotchpotch of Humanity, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques & temples. Visit the Hindu temple & drive past Jumi-UL Alfar Jumma Mosque. Continue the tour through the Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Hultsdorf Law courts, to the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens and on to the Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall. Also, visit the ceramics corporation showroom, majestic city shopping complex, House of Fashion, and the Odel unlimited dress boutique. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06: Colombo Bentota/Beruwela

After breakfast leave for Bentota/ Beruwela, Check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07: Benotoa/Beruwela

Full day is at leisure on the beach. (Optional boat rides in the evening). Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 08: Benota/Beruwela Colombo international airport

After breakfast proceed to the airport for your departure.

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Colombo/Hill Country - 4 nights & 5 days

Day 01: Colombo

Arrive in Colombo. You will be picked up and transferred to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel.
Afternoon - leave on a sightseeing tour of Colombo driving through the Commercial area of the “Fort” so named, because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a Fort at this point. Drive past “Pettah” – a noisy Oriental bazaar with a hotchpotch of Humanity, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques & temples. Visit the Hindu temple & Jumi-UL Alfar Jumma Mosque. Continue the tour through the Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Hultsdorf Law courts, to the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens and on to the Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall. Also, visit the ceramics corporation showroom, majestic city shopping complex, House of Fashion, and the Odel unlimited dress boutique. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Colombo - Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya via Kitulgala where the famous “Bridge on the River Kwai” film was made. Also observe the waterfalls St.Clar’s and Devon. Proceed to Nuwara Eliya, because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery; it is Sri Lanka’s most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea country producing a significant share of the world’s best tea. Sri Lanka’s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia. Check in at the hotel. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03: Nuwara Eliya- Kandy

After breakfast leave for Kandy, en-route visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. You will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Check in at the hotel.

Afternoon - City tour of Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, and is a World Heritage Site. The name Kandy conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and Bazaar, the arts & crafts center and a gem museum and a lapidary. Also visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. This Botanical Garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers. In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a Cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Kandy Colombo

After breakfast leave for Colombo. En-route visit elephant orphanage in Pinnawala. This orphanage is the home for about 60 elephants, out of which some are baby elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. They are being cared, fed and trained by the wild life authorities. The best time to visit is during the feeding times, when one will have the opportunity of seeing the baby elephants being bottle-fed. Also you could accompany the elephants to a river close-by and see them having their daily bath. Check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 05: Colombo Departure

After breakfast, proceed to Colombo international airport for departure.

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Cultural Highlights / Hill Country / Colombo - 05 nights & 06 days

Day 01: Colombo Dambula

Arrival and transfer to Sigiriya/ Dambulla. Check-in at the hotel. Afternoon is at leisure.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Dambulla

After breakfast proceed to Sigiriya climb, the 5th century Sigiriya rock fortress which is a world heritage site, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). The ‘Lion Rock’ is a citadel of unusual beauty rising 200 metres from the scrub jungle. The rock was the innermost stronghold of the 70 hectare fortified town. A moat, rampart, and extensive gardens including the renowned water gardens ring the base of the rock. Visit the world - renowned frescoes of the ‘Heavenly Maidens’ of Sigiriya, which are in a sheltered pocket of the rock approached by a spiral stairway. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03: Dambulla Kandy

After breakfast visit the Dambulla Rock Temple. Climb up to the temple, which was donated by king Walagambahu in the 1st century BC to Buddhist monks. Dambulla is a World Heritage site and is the most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave temples. The complex of five caves with over 2000 sq. metres of painted walls and the ceiling is the largest area of paintings found in the world. These caves contain over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock spanning 14 metres. Thereafter leave for Kandy. Check-in at the hotel. In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast do a city tour of Kandy. It was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, and is a World Heritage Site. The name Kandy conjures up visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and Bazaar, the arts & crafts center and a gem museum and a lapidary. Also visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. This Botanical Garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers.

Thereafter proceed to Nuwara Eliya, en-route visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. You will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. On completion, proceed to Nuwara Eliya; because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery, it is Sri Lanka’s most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea country producing a significant share of the world’s best tea. Sri Lanka’s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara-Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05: Nuwara Eliya - Colombo

After breakfast proceed to Colombo via Kitulgala where the famous “Bridge on the River Kwai” film was made. En route observe the two wateralls, Devon and St. Clare’s. Check-in at the hotel. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06: Colombo Departure

After breakfast leave on sightseeing tour of Colombo driving through the Commercial area of the “Fort” so named, because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a Fort at this point. Drive past “Pettah” – a noisy Oriental bazaar with a hotchpotch of Humanity, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques & temples. Visit the Hindu temple & drive past Jumi-UL Alfar Jumma Mosque. Continue the tour through the Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Hultsdorf Law courts, to the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens and on to the Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall. Also, visit the ceramics corporation showroom, majestic city shopping complex, House of Fashion, and the Odel unlimited dress boutique.

Thereafter leave for airport in time for the departure flight.

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Hill Country / Wild Life / Beach / Colombo - 06 nights&07 Days

Day 01: Colombo Kandy

Arrival and transfer to Kandy. Check-in at the hotel. In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Kandy

After breakfast do a city tour of Kandy; it was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, and is a World Heritage Site. The name Kandy conjures up visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and Bazaar, the arts & crafts center and a gem museum and a lapidary. Also visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. This botanical garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers. Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 03: Kandy Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya, en-route visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. You will be told all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. On completion, proceed to Nuwara Eliya. Because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery, it is Sri Lanka’s most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea country producing a significant share of the world’s best tea. Sri Lanka’s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara-Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia. Check in at the hotel. Evening is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Nuwara Eliya Hambantota

After breakfast proceed to Hambantota/ Kataragama. En-route visit the Udawalawe National park and do a jeep safari. Udawalawe is the home of wild elephants. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05: Hambantota Bentota

After breakfast leave for Bentota/ Beruwela. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 06: Bentota Colombo

After breakfast leave for Colombo. Check-in at the hotel.
Afternoon - leave on sightseeing tour of Colombo driving through the Commercial area of the “Fort” so named, because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a Fort at this point. Drive past “Pettah” – a noisy Oriental bazaar with a hotchpotch of Humanity, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques & temples. Visit the Hindu temple & drive past Jumi-UL Alfar Jumma Mosque. Continue the tour through the Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Hultsdorf Law courts, to the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens and on to the Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall. Also, visit the ceramics corporation showroom, majestic city shopping complex, House of Fashion, and the Odel unlimited dress boutique. Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 07: Colombo

After breakfast leave for Colombo airport in time for the departure flight.

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Kandy/ Colombo /Beach 03 nights & 04 days

Day 01: Colombo Airport Kandy

Arrival and transfer to Kandy. En-route visit elephant orphanage in Pinnawala. This orphanage is the home for about 60 elephants, out of which some are baby elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. They are being cared, fed and trained by the wild life authorities. The best time to visit is during the feeding times, when one will have the opportunity of seeing the baby elephants being bottle-fed. Also could accompany the elephants to a river close-by and see them having their daily bath. Check-in at the hotel in Kandy.

Afternoon- City tour of Kandy; it was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, and is a World Heritage Site. The name Kandy conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and Bazaar, the arts & crafts center and a gem museum and a lapidary. In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a Cult aural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Kandy Colombo

After breakfast visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. This Botanical Garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers. Thereafter leave for Colombo. Check-in at the hotel.
Afternoon- leave on sightseeing Tour of Colombo driving through the Commercial area of the “ Fort” so named, because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a Fort at this point. Drive past “Pettah” – a noisy Oriental bazaar with a hotchpotch of Humanity, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques & temples. Visit the Hindu temple & drive pass Jumi-UL Alfar Jumma Mosque. Continue the tour through the Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Hultsdorf Law courts, to the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens and on to the Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall. Also, visit the ceramics corporation showroom, majestic city shopping complex, House of Fashion, and the Odel unlimited dress boutique. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03: Colombo Benota /Beruwela

After breakfast, transfer to the beach hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Afternoon is at leisure.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Beruwela/Bentota to Colombo international airport

After breakfast leave for airport in time for the departure flight.

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Kandy / Colombo - 2 nights & 3 days

Day 01: Colombo Airport Kandy

Arrival and transfer to Kandy. Check-in at the hotel

In the evening go for a city tour of Kandy. It was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings, and is a World Heritage Site. The name Kandy conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and bazaar, the arts & crafts center, the gem museum and a lapidary. Also visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. This Botanical Garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers.

Also visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter witness a Cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Kandy Colombo

After breakfast leave for Colombo.En-route visit the elephant orphanage in Pinnawala. This orphanage is the home for about 60 elephants, out of which some are baby elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. They are being cared, fed and trained by the wild life authorities. The best time to visit is during the feeding times, when one will have the opportunity of seeing the baby elephants being bottle-fed. Also you could accompany the elephants to a river close-by and see them having their daily bath.

On arrival in Colombo, check in at the hotel. In the afternoon go on sightseeing tour of Colombo driving through the commercial area of the “Fort”- so named, because both the Portuguese and Dutch had a Fort at this point. Drive past “Pettah” – a noisy oriental bazaar with a hotchpotch of humanity, ancient vehicles, bargains, mosques & temples. Visit the Hindu temple & drive pass Jumi-UL Alfar Jumma Mosque. Continue the tour through the Wolvendaal Dutch Church, Hultsdorf Law courts, to the residential area of Cinnamon Gardens and on to the Independence Square and Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall. Also, visit the ceramics corporation showroom, majestic city shopping complex, House of Fashion, and the Odel unlimited dress boutique. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 03: Colombo

After breakfast, leave for the airport in time for the departure flight home.

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Honeymoon - Kandy/ Nuwara Eliya / Colombo - 4 Nights & 5 days

Day 01: Colombo Kandy

Arrive in Colombo. You will be picked up from the airport and transferred to the hotel in Kandy.En-route visit the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawela. This Elephant Orphanage was established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grandchildren born in the same location. The original objective of establishing the orphanage inclined more towards tourism, but it soon became a conservation and educational centre. With the help of local and foreign elephant experts, Pinnawela started a scientific captive-breeding programme for elephants. The free movement of the herd enhanced the chances for respective individuals of both sexes to get together and mate. The nearby river played a dominant role in this regard, and in 1984, the first baby of Pinnawela was born. The success story of Pinnawela has drawn the attention of scientists from all over the world. A considerable number of books and research articles on Pinnawela have been published in several languages. The members of the Pinnawela herd have been filmed, videoed and photographed thousands of times by professionals.

Check-in at the hotel. In the evening visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic in time for the ‘Pooja’. Thereafter witness a typical Sri Lankan Cultural show. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Kandy

After an early breakfast do a city tour of Kandy, the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings which is a World Heritage Site. The name "Kandy" conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit the Kandy town and Bazaar, the arts and crafts centre, a gem museum and a lapidary.
Thereafter visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. This botanical garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03: Kandy Nuwara Eliya

After breakfast do a brief city tour of Nuwara Eliya, because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery, it is Sri Lanka’s most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka’s tea country producing a significant share of the world best tea. Sri Lanka’s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara - Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia. Also visit the tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you could observe all about the process of manufacturing tea. You can also see how tea is graded. Taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Kandy Colombo via Kitulgala

After breakfast leave for Colombo via Kitulgala. Kithulgala was the location where the Oscar winning movie Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed. Kelani River (the broadest river in Sri Lanka) flowing through Kitulgala was the main location. On the hill above this town, a prehistoric cave was recently discovered containing large middens of shells from some unknown civilization. Also en-route observe the waterfalls St.Clare’s and Devon. Check in at the hotel.
Afternoon do a city tour of Colombo, like many capital cities in developing countries is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. For example, there is a 100-year-old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings. Other places of interest are the Pettah bazaar - where one can shop for bargain, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) - an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People's Republic of China, the new Parliament. Also visit the places of interest for shopping. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05: Colombo Departure

After breakfast leave for Colombo airport for the departure flight .

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