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Honeymoon in Sri Lanka

DAY 01 : AIRPORT / PINNAWALA / KANDY
We transfer from Colombo to Airport to Pinnawala
The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, 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 conservational and educational centre. With the help of local and foreign elephant experts, Pinnawala 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 sex. The nearby river played a dominant role in this regard, and in 1984, the first baby of Pinnawala 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 Pinnawala have been published in several languages. The members of the Pinnawala herd have been filmed, videoed and photographed thousands of times by professionals.
Thereafter we transfer to Kandy.
Dinner and overnight stay at Amaya Hills.
 
DAY 02 : KANDY
After breakfast we transfer to Kandy and enjoy a city tour. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and it is a World Heritage Site. The name "Kandy" conjures visions of splendour 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. Also visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy and Royal Botanical Garden. Thereafter we witness a cultural show.
Dinner and overnight stay at Amaya Hills
 
DAY 03 : KANDY / NUWARA ELIYA / KANDAPOLA
After breakfast we proceed to Nuwara Eliya. En-route visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you can 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.
In the evening we visit Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya, because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery, is Sri Lanka’s most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lankan tea country producing a significant share of the world’ s best tea. Sri Lanka’ s highest mountain Piduruthalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara Eliya also has one of the finest 18 whole golf courses in South Asia.
Thereafter we transfer to Kandapola.
Dinner and overnight stay at Tea Factory Hotel.
 
DAY 04 : KANDAPOLA / HORTON PLAINS / KANDAPOLA
Early morning we proceed to Horton Plain. Breakfast will be taken on enroute.
We visit Horton plains, which is located on a high windswept saddle at about 2134 meters above the sea level. The plains are an expanse of misty grassland with scraggy trees and ice-cold rivulets. Visit the World's End, considered to be the finest view in all of Sri Lanka. The awesome escarpment drops vertically for about 4,000 feet, as it is named. You can also see the beautiful Backer s falls. (Walk is about 14 km) The park shelters mammals such as Sambhur, Leopard and endemic Bear, Monkeys and famous for its endemic lizards. This area is a home for over 20 endemic bird species including Sri Lanka Whistling Thrush, Orange-billed Babbler and Yellow-eared Bulbul.
In the evening you can enjoy your leisure time.
Dinner and overnight stay at Tea Factory Hotel. 
 
DAY 05 : KANDAPOLA / KITULGALA / WADDUWA
After breakfast we proceed to Wadduwa. En-route view waterfalls and we visit Kitulgala.
The Kelani River (the broadest river in Sri Lanka) flowing through Kitulgala was the main location where the Oscar winning movie "Bridge on the River Kawai" was filmed. On the hill above this town, a prehistoric cave was recently discovered, containing large maidens of shells from some unknown civilization.
In the evening you can enjoy your leisure time.
Dinner and overnight stay at Blue Water Hotel.
 
DAY 06 : WADDUWA / BALAPITIYA / WADDUWA
After breakfast we go to Balapitiya and proceed by boats on which you will be taken for about three hours. Here you could see the villagers taking part in their daily activities and some Islands. Clients will be served with a bottle of soft drink on board.
Then we transfer from Balapitiya to Wadduwa.
In the evening you can enjoy your leisure time.
Dinner and overnight stay at Blue Water Hotel.   
 
DAY 07 : WADDUWA / AIRPORT
After breakfast transfer to Airport to connect departure flight.
 

 

The prices include:
• Accommodation in standard rooms on HB basis for 6 nights from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 7 at hotels specified or of similar standard.
• Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle from Airport to Airport.
• Entrance fees to Elephant Orphanage , Kandy Temple , Botanical Gardens , Horton Plains and Cultural Show.
• Cost of Balapitiya Boat Ride,
• Cost of safari vehicle for Horton Plains Jeeps.
• Services of a English Speaking Chauffeur Guide through tour.

 

The prices does not include:
• Video Camera permits.
• Lunch throughout the tour.
• Entrance fees to sites not specified above.
• Cost of beverage throughout the tour.
• Expenses of a personal nature.
• Tips and Porterage
Any other services not specified above

 
 
 
 

 

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