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Srilankan Heritage Tour
 

Srilankan Heritage Tour   

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Ex-India Ex-India 01-Nov-2016 31-Dec-2016 6 Nights /
7 Days
Rs. 54,111.00
Highlights of the tour

Return economy class air ticket inclusive of taxes, visa charges, 01 night stay each in Negombo, Sigiriya, Anuradhapura, Kandy, Beruwala and Colombo and sightseeing.

 
Day 01
 

Arrive in Sri Lanka. You will be met by a representative and transferred to Negombo. Rest of the day leisure.
Overnight stay at Negombo.

Day 02
 

After breakfast leave for sigiriya. En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
* Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage - Started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded, the orphanage has grown to be a big family today. A unique experience never to be missed. On completion transfer to Sigiriya via Dambulla.
* Dambulla - is a vast isolated rock mass 500 ft high and a mile around the base. The famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century BC is found here. The caves of Dambulla sheltered the King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found on the Island.
* Sigiriya - is home to the 5th Century "Fortress in the Sky" which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the fortress. Within its triple-moated defence the huge rock rises almost to a sheer height of 500 ft. On its summit are the foundations of what was once a great and sumptuous palace and gardens complete with swimming pool. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of life sized damsels in all the freshness and delicacy of their original colour.
Overnight stay at Sigiriya.

Day 03
 

After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa and visit Polonnaruwa sightseeing.
* Polonnaruwa - the Capital of Sri Lanka from 11th - 13th Century, contains some splendid and spectacular statues. Lankatileke, Tivanka and Thuparama are the most beautiful and largest shrine ruins and Tivanka has the best example of frescoes of the Polonnaruwa period. Rankot Vihara and Kiriwehera are well preserved large stupas, and Gal Vihare - a rock shrine, has four Buddha statues, two seated, one standing and one reclining and Parakrama Bahu statue are examples of Sinhalese stone carver. The Vata-da-ge is a unique creation of the Sri Lankan artists. On completion transfer to Anuradapura.
Overnight stay at Anuradhapura.

Day 04
 

After breakfast visit Anuradhapura sightseeing.
Anuradhapura - is the most celebrated of Sri Lanka's ancient ruined cities. The city's greatest treasures are its dagabas constructed of small sun-dried bricks and hemispherical in shape. The most notable of these dagabas are the Ruvanveli which dates back to the 2nd Century BC and is 300 ft in diameter, the Jetawanarama is 370 ft and the Thuparama which enshrines the collarbone of the Buddha. The city's most renowned relic is the sacred Bo-Tree which is said to have grown from a branch of the tree under which the Buddha gained enlightenment. It was planted 2250 years ago and is the oldest historic tree in the world. Thereafter leave for Kandy. En route visit a spice garden and batik factory in Matale.
* Spice Garden - at Matale and see the luscious Cinnamons, Cardamons, Pepper plants etc. You can also purchase your requirements of spices.
* Batik Factory - where you can see the manufacture of beautiful Batik prints. The shop contains a wide variety of Batik items.
Overnight stay at Kandy.

Day 05
 

After breakfast commence city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and the Royal Botanical Gardens.
* Kandy - the hill capital. Venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism's influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple's shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere.
* Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic - ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha's Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess' hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka's most prized possession.
* Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya - Sixty Seven hectares of exquisite beauty and botanical treasurers containing more than 4000 species, this is haven not only for Scientists but to every nature lover as well. Thereafter proceed to Bentota.
Overnight stay at Bentota.

Day 06
 

After breakfast proceed to Galle & commence sightseeing of Galle.
* Galle - Sri Lanka's most historically interesting town is Galle. Built on a premonitory rock in the south of the Island, it was a major port until about 100 years, but today still handles shipping and sailing boats in the natural harbour. Stroll around the Light House and harbour or visit the old town where you can see the traditional lace makers and carvers and purchase some the finest shell-craft souvenirs in the world.
On completion return to Colombo & afternoon commence city tour of Colombo.
* Colombo - a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmith's quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749. The historic Dawatagaha Mosque and the former Eye Hospital are two buildings in Cinnamon Gardens worth looking at. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha and the Independence Square.
Overnight stay at Colombo.

Day 07
 

After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight back home.

Type of Hotels

City

Hotel

Negombo

Paradise Beach

Sigiriya

Kassapa Lion Rock

Colombo

Hotel Ramada

Anuradhapura

Heritage Hotel

Kandy

Hill Top

Beruwala

Induruwa Beach

Package Prices Per Person (for Indian Nationals)

City

Adult in Twin

Child With Bed

Child No Bed

BOM

Rs.54,111

Rs.34,381

Rs.29,063

DEL

Rs.52,366

Rs.35,061

Rs.29,743

BLR

Rs.47,306

Rs.30,966

Rs.25,648

MAA

Rs.45,306

Rs.28,966

Rs.23,648

Important Notes

  • There will be additional Service Tax on gross value @ 4.50% applicable for any sale of Outbound tour services.
  • The above rates are not valid during Christmas and New Year Eve.
  • What is included in this price?

    Cost Includes:


    • Return economy class air ticket inclusive of taxes.
    • Visa charges.
    • Accommodation on bed and breakfast basis at the three star hotels specified or similar.
    • 01 night stay each in Negombo, Sigiriya, Anuradapura, Kandy, Beruwala and Colombo.
    • Visit to Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, Dambulla in Sigiriya.
    • Visit Sigiriya home to the 5th century "Fortress in the Sky" in Sigiriya.
    • Visit to Polonnaruwa in Anuradhapura, Spice Garden at Matale and Batik factory in Kandy.
    • City tour of Kandy, visit to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya in Beruwala.
    • Tour of Galle town and city tour of Colombo.
    • Transportation in an AC vehicle with an English speaking chauffeur / guide for 06 pax and a separate English speaking guide from 07 pax onwards.
    • Value added tax.

    Cost Excludes:


    • Any increase in the cost or taxes.
    • Any meals other than specified in the above inclusions.
    • Any personal expenses like telephone, fax, laundry, tips, mini bar, room service, etc.
    • Any additional excursion / inclusion over and above those mentioned herewith.
    • Lunch or Dinner on tour.
    • Early check-in and late check out.
    • Camera / video permits.
    • Expenses of personal nature.
    • All applicable entrance fees.
    • Compulsory X'mas and New Year supplements.

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