Day 01: Colombo – Kandy (apprx. 3.5hrs)
Arrive Colombo. Transfer to Kandy. Check in at hotel. Rest of the day free to explore on your own. Overnight at Kandy.
Day 02: Kandy
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for city tour of one of Sri Lanka’s most beautiful towns. Set 488 meters above sea level, Kandy is Sri Lanka’s most visited place after Colombo. The focal point of the town is the golden-roofed ‘Dalada Maligawa’, where the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha is enshrined. There are numerous shrines and temples in and around Kandy, housing rare paintings, frescoes, and stone carvings. The Royal Botanic Gardens at ‘Peradeniya’ boasts of a wide and rare collection of tropical and temperate, exotic and indigenous flora, and one of the best orchid houses with the largest collection in Asia. Overnight at Kandy.
Day 03: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya (apprx. 2.5hrs)
After breakfast checkout of hotel and proceed for Nuwara Eliya. Reach Nuwara Eliya check in to the hotel. Rest of the free to explore on your own.
Day 04: Nuwara Eliya
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for City Tour of Nuwara Eliya -known as Little England, is set in the heart of tea-country and is a beautiful town where the British succeeded in creating a replica of the English countryside, with homes in styles from Georgian to Queen Anne. Well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, a famous golf course and beautiful parks give the place an air of nostalgia. Situated 6,200 feet above sea level, the air is cool and fresh – a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city life. Overnight at Nuwara Eliya.
Day 05: Nuwara Eliya – Colombo (apprx 4.20hrs)
After breakfast check out of the hotel and proceed for Colombo. Arrive Colombo and check in the hotel. Rest of the day free to explore on your own. Overnight at Colombo.
Day 06: Colombo
Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for city tour of Colombo. Colombo is known as the commercial capital and the largest city of Sri Lanka. Colombo is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings and ruins and a city population of 647,100. Due to its large harbour and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. The main city is home to a majority of Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. Famous landmarks in Colombo include the Galle Face Green, Viharamahdevi Park, Independence Square, Old Parliament Building, Seema-malakaya and the National Museum. Overnight at Colombo
Day 07: Departure Colombo
Breakfast at hotel. Checkout of hotel and proceed to airport for your return/onward flight
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