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Sri Lanka

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Ajanta Holidays / Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

₹ 45000 per person

Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) is an island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean. Its diverse landscapes range from the rainforest and arid plains to highlands and sandy beaches. It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes. The city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital, has many ruins dating back more than 2,000 years.

  • Destination
  • Included
    Sri Lanka
    Entry Fees
    3 Star Accommodation
    Personal Guide
    Breakfast
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Day 1:
  • Arrive at the airport and Transfer to Dambulla hotel, en route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
  • Then rest at the hotel
  • In the evening visit to Dambulla cave temple.
  • Overnight stay at Hotel - Dambulla
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage- Set amongst the verdant hills of Kegalle is a unique orphanage, where the tiny tots weigh 60 kg or more. This is the Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage, the world's first and only elephant orphanage established to feed, nurse and house young elephants lost or abandoned by their mothers. Other occupants are elephants displaced from their natural environs by development projects or those found wounded. Visitors could see the baby elephants being fed milk from gigantic feeding bottles or bathed in the river which flows nearby - an unforgettable sight! Established in 1975, by the Wildlife Department and National Zoological gardens which subsequently led to a breeding programme through which more than twenty-five elephants have born since 1984.   Dambulla Rock Temple- was built by king Walagambahu in the 1st century B.C. 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. meters of painted walls and ceilings is the largest area of paintings found in the world. The Caves contain over 150 images of the Buddha of which the largest is the colossal figure of the Buddha carved out of rock and spanning 14 meters.  
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Day 2:
Breakfast at the hotel visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress and do a day trip to Polonnaruwa. (Minneriya Elephants Safari, Sri Lanka Village Walk, Sigiriya Boat Ride) Overnight stay at hotel-Dambulla.
3
Day 3:
After b-fast proceed to Kandy and do a city tour including Kandy basaar, Gem museum, Lord Vinayagar Temple, Temple of the tooth relic & Peradeniya botanical.
  • In the evening experience the cultural dance
  • Overnight stay at Hotel – Kandy
Spice Gardens - Visit a spice garden to see the different spices that Sri Lanka is famous for. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. Peradeniya- Botanical Gardens 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. Kandy –A lovely exotic city, the Hill Capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which retains an aura of grandeur, the time has not affected. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its center, it is the site of the renowned temple that enshrines the Tooth Relic of the Buddha and the Royal Botanical gardens– home to one of the world’s best collections of Orchids. A cultural sanctuary where many legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive, Kandy and its satellite villages are the center of the islands handicraft industry (items of wood, brass & silver) exquisite silver or gold jewellery and precious gems of many varieties including the world’s best blue and star sapphires. The highlight of the city’s calendar is the Esala Perahera when a replica of the casket enclosing the Tooth is taken in procession for ten glittering nights in July/August by exotically costumed dancers, drummers and approximately 100 Elephants.
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Day 4:
  • After b-fast proceed to Colombo and do a city tour (Independence Square, Gangarama BuddhistTemple, Colombo Fort, Galle Face Green).
  • Overnight stay at the Hotel–Colombo.
Colombo– The trade and commercial capital has long been the traditional gateway to the Orient. Sri Lanka’s largest city, it is located on the west coast and draws together all the cultures, religions and influences of foreign lands into a potpourri of sounds, smells and a kaleidoscope of colour. The original traders and settlers-the Arabs, Portuguese, Dutch and the British have left in their wake churches and monuments, names and religions, costumes and food and smatterings of their languages which have been absorbed into the speech of Sri Lanka. Today, Colombo is a fascinating city-a happy blend of east & west, past & present, with a charm of its own. A less known but amazingly true fact ist hat Colombo has a superb range of high-quality restaurants serving food from all over the world and some of the best shopping opportunities in Asia. The main seaport of Sri Lanka is in Colombo & adjoining it, is Pettah, a local bazaar & trading area. Other places of interest are the beautiful Buddhist temples, Hindu temples, mosques, the historic Wolfendhal church, (1749) residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Ceramic Corporation famous for its well-known brand “Noritake” and ODEL the renowned shopping center.
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Day 5:
After b-fast proceed to the airport for departure.

ADDITIONAL INFO

Suggested Hotels-

With 3*, 02 Night at Fresco Water Villa-Dambulla 01 Night at Oak Ray-Kandy 01 Night at GOH-Colombo

Rates include:

  • Meet and assist on arrival & assist on departure.
  • Accommodation at Double rooms with Half board meals at mentioned hotels or similar.[B/f & Dinner]
  • Air-conditioned private transport.
  • English speaking tourist driver/guide.
  • Specialized tourist guides at cultural sites.
  • AirFare Pune to Pune
  • Visa fees
  • Monuments entries fees.