Best of Sri Lanka Package from India

BEST OF SRI LANKA TOUR PACKAGE - 5 DAYS

BEST OF SRI LANKA TOUR PACKAGE - 5 DAYS

trip highlights  PLAN YOUR TRIP

  • Explore the panoramic landscapes of spice garden.
  • Catch a glimpse of the Sri Lanka's diverse culture through traditional Kandyan dance performance.
  • Measure and play around the long stretches of the Golden Beaches of Bentota.
  • Indulge and enjoy tasting authentic Ceylon tea in the tea factory.
  • Enjoy the enchanted nature through a boat safari amidst the mangrove marshes lands.

Amidst the vast Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka exist in the South-East of India and is home to 8 UNESCO approved heritage sites. This less explored country is attracting travelers and explorers from all around the world with its own fascinating appeal. Never-ending stretches of the beautiful beaches, lush-green floras, exotic wildlife, delicious authentic food, water adventure sports, tea plantation and kind citizens – everything in Sri Lanka attracts travelers to explore this mystic land mentioned again and again in the Indian mythology. The grandeur of the Sri Lanka with colonial architectural setting is the perfect gateway from the hustle bustle lives. Sri Lanka has so much to offer from the diverse culture, historic sites and authentic traditional cuisines that it leaves every traveler mesmerized. It is also home for adventure junkies who are looking forward to explore various water sports. Land of tranquil Buddhist temples, beautiful sand beaches, crystal clear water bodies and wildlife sanctuaries – Sri Lanka invites you to explore the serenity of this nation. BEST TIME TO VISIT: Throughout the year.

Day

1

AIRPORT- PINNAWALA - KANDY BY ROAD 120KMS/04HRS
Kandy

After reaching the mystical land of age-old literature, you will be escorted by our representative towards the vehicle. We will start our journey from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage which is a home for 65 captive elephants. Pinnawala holds a special place in every local and tourist’s heart as the place houses orphaned, injured and abandoned elephants of all age groups – from newborns to matriarchs. It’s a sight to behold!

Later, we move towards the organic spice garden where we get acquainted with the world of authentic spices.

After visiting the orphanage and spice garden, we drive to explore the next place of the list i.e. the second largest city of Sri Lanka nestled in the central hills - Kandy.

On arrival to the last royal capital city, we check in hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

2

DAY 2: KANDY
Kandy

In the morning after appetizing breakfast, we start our trip with a visit to the royal botanical garden. Dated back to 1374, the 147 acre royal garden is known as the pleasure garden of the king of Kandy. Home to 5000 species of rare trees and plants, this botanical garden is the best place for nature lovers.

Later, we adore the magnificent sight-seeing Kandy including Arts & Crafts workshop, Oriental Market Place, Bazaar and Gem Lapidary. Next we visit Kandy Temple of the Tooth known for the calming and serene ambience and offer flowers. To understand the diverse culture of Sri Lanka, we watch the Kandyan Dance performance where various Sri Lankan dance troupes present the vast culture of their country through elaborate costumes and dance moves.

In the end, we drive to the hotel and stay overnight.


Day

3

KANDY - BENTOTA BY ROAD: 180km/05 hour away
Bentota

Post breakfast we drive towards the South-west coast of Sri Lanka to adore the beautiful stretch of Golden beaches and indulge in exciting water sports and stay at the beach hotel admiring the beautiful nature.


Day

4

BENTOTA - COLOMBO BY ROAD: 180 km/06 hours
Colombo

After the breakfast, we head to Colombo and walk around the best tourist attraction spots such as Colombo Fort, Old Parliament, Galle face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and Independence square. Later in the afternoon you can gladly indulge in retail therapy.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

5

DEPARTURE FROM COLOMBO - AIRPORT BY ROAD: 37 km/30 minutes
Colombo

After breakfast we drive back to Bandaranaike International Airport with a memorable journey of exploring the unexplored mystic land of Sri Lanka to board back the flight for home.


Inclusions

  • Meet and greet at Colombo International Airport
  • Hotel accommodation on Half Board Basis with Breakfast and Dinner at the hotels for the round tour.
  • Hotel accommodation on Bed and Breakfast Basis with Breakfast at the hotel and Dinner at outside restaurant in Colombo.
  • Transportation in an Air-conditioned vehicle with private transfers / vehicle at your disposal throughout the tour.
  • Services of an English-speaking Guide.
  • Free water bottles will be provided on tour (Per person 02 no of 500ml bottles)

Exclusions

  • International Air fare charges
  • Domestic airfare (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees for the sightseeing / excursions
  • Lunches for the whole tour
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Camera permit
  • Early check in and late check out
  • Tips
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.


Which mobile phone company best covers the length of Sri Lanka, easy to top up and reasonable services?   

The SIM is very easy to obtain in Sri Lanka and the best options are mobitel, Etisalat and Airtel. Select a plan that best suits you and communicate easily.

What are some destinations in Sri Lanka that you will not regret visiting?   

The land of legends and mystic - Sri Lanka is also home to enchanting places which leaves every traveler awestruck. Such as:

  • Dambulla – cave temple complex
  • Visit Ceylon tea plantation
  • Yala National Park
  • Pinnawala elephant orphanage
  • Beautiful UNESCO approved heritage sites

What are some authentic cuisines of Sri Lanka that takes the taste buds to heaven?   

When in Rome, be like Romans. Trying Sri Lankan authentic cuisines will help you understand the nation better. You must definitely try Srilankan samosas, egghoppers, Pani Pol, polos (jackfruit curry), Appam, fish ambul thiyal, kottu, lamprais and wambatu moju.

What are the best spots to indulge in surfing in Sri Lanka?   

Famous for water sports, Sri Lanka has different surfing spots

  • Hikkaduwa
  • Unawatanu
  • Weligama
  • Arugam Bay

What are some tradition souvenirs to buy in Sri Lanka?   

  • Sri Lankan Saris
  • Moonstone Carvings
  • Buddha and elephant figures
  • Ceylon tea
  • Wooden masks

Type of Vacation


Shopping


Nature


History & Culture


Family


Beaches & Sun


Adventure

PLAN YOUR TRIP

Amidst the vast Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka exist in the South-East of India and is home to 8 UNESCO approved heritage sites. This less explored country is attracting travelers and explorers from all around the world with its own fascinating appeal. Never-ending stretches of the beautiful beaches, lush-green floras, exotic wildlife, delicious authentic food, water adventure sports, tea plantation and kind citizens – everything in Sri Lanka attracts travelers to explore this mystic land mentioned again and again in the Indian mythology.

The grandeur of the Sri Lanka with colonial architectural setting is the perfect gateway from the hustle bustle lives. Sri Lanka has so much to offer from the diverse culture, historic sites and authentic traditional cuisines that it leaves every traveler mesmerized. It is also home for adventure junkies who are looking forward to explore various water sports.

Land of tranquil Buddhist temples, beautiful sand beaches, crystal clear water bodies and wildlife sanctuaries – Sri Lanka invites you to explore the serenity of this nation.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: Throughout the year.

Detailed Itinerary

Day

1

AIRPORT- PINNAWALA - KANDY BY ROAD 120KMS/04HRS
Kandy

After reaching the mystical land of age-old literature, you will be escorted by our representative towards the vehicle. We will start our journey from Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage which is a home for 65 captive elephants. Pinnawala holds a special place in every local and tourist’s heart as the place houses orphaned, injured and abandoned elephants of all age groups - from newborns to matriarchs. It’s a sight to behold!

Later, we move towards the organic spice garden where we get acquainted with the world of authentic spices.

After visiting the orphanage and spice garden, we drive to explore the next place of the list i.e. the second largest city of Sri Lanka nestled in the central hills - Kandy.

On arrival to the last royal capital city, we check in hotel and overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

2

DAY 2: KANDY
Kandy

In the morning after appetizing breakfast, we start our trip with a visit to the royal botanical garden. Dated back to 1374, the 147 acre royal garden is known as the pleasure garden of the king of Kandy. Home to 5000 species of rare trees and plants, this botanical garden is the best place for nature lovers.

Later, we adore the magnificent sight-seeing Kandy including Arts & Crafts workshop, Oriental Market Place, Bazaar and Gem Lapidary. Next we visit Kandy Temple of the Tooth known for the calming and serene ambience and offer flowers. To understand the diverse culture of Sri Lanka, we watch the Kandyan Dance performance where various Sri Lankan dance troupes present the vast culture of their country through elaborate costumes and dance moves.

In the end, we drive to the hotel and stay overnight.


Day

3

KANDY - BENTOTA BY ROAD: 180km/05 hour away
Bentota

Post breakfast we drive towards the South-west coast of Sri Lanka to adore the beautiful stretch of Golden beaches and indulge in exciting water sports and stay at the beach hotel admiring the beautiful nature.


Day

4

BENTOTA - COLOMBO BY ROAD: 180 km/06 hours
Colombo

After the breakfast, we head to Colombo and walk around the best tourist attraction spots such as Colombo Fort, Old Parliament, Galle face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and Independence square. Later in the afternoon you can gladly indulge in retail therapy.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day

5

DEPARTURE FROM COLOMBO - AIRPORT BY ROAD: 37 km/30 minutes
Colombo

After breakfast we drive back to Bandaranaike International Airport with a memorable journey of exploring the unexplored mystic land of Sri Lanka to board back the flight for home.


Hotels

INCLUSIONS

  • Meet and greet at Colombo International Airport
  • Hotel accommodation on Half Board Basis with Breakfast and Dinner at the hotels for the round tour.
  • Hotel accommodation on Bed and Breakfast Basis with Breakfast at the hotel and Dinner at outside restaurant in Colombo.
  • Transportation in an Air-conditioned vehicle with private transfers / vehicle at your disposal throughout the tour.
  • Services of an English-speaking Guide.
  • Free water bottles will be provided on tour (Per person 02 no of 500ml bottles)

EXCLUSIONS

  • International Air fare charges
  • Domestic airfare (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees for the sightseeing / excursions
  • Lunches for the whole tour
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Camera permit
  • Early check in and late check out
  • Tips
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.

Know before you go

Which mobile phone company best covers the length of Sri Lanka, easy to top up and reasonable services?   

The SIM is very easy to obtain in Sri Lanka and the best options are mobitel, Etisalat and Airtel. Select a plan that best suits you and communicate easily.

What are some destinations in Sri Lanka that you will not regret visiting?   

The land of legends and mystic - Sri Lanka is also home to enchanting places which leaves every traveler awestruck. Such as:

  • Dambulla – cave temple complex
  • Visit Ceylon tea plantation
  • Yala National Park
  • Pinnawala elephant orphanage
  • Beautiful UNESCO approved heritage sites

What are some authentic cuisines of Sri Lanka that takes the taste buds to heaven?   

When in Rome, be like Romans. Trying Sri Lankan authentic cuisines will help you understand the nation better. You must definitely try Srilankan samosas, egghoppers, Pani Pol, polos (jackfruit curry), Appam, fish ambul thiyal, kottu, lamprais and wambatu moju.

What are the best spots to indulge in surfing in Sri Lanka?   

Famous for water sports, Sri Lanka has different surfing spots

  • Hikkaduwa
  • Unawatanu
  • Weligama
  • Arugam Bay

What are some tradition souvenirs to buy in Sri Lanka?   

  • Sri Lankan Saris
  • Moonstone Carvings
  • Buddha and elephant figures
  • Ceylon tea
  • Wooden masks

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