EXPLORE ISLE (7NIGHTS /8 DAYS)

COLOMBO / WALIGAMA

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DAY 1 


On arrival you will meet our tour and travel agency   representative and warmly Welcome you at Colombo International Airport and transfer to the   Weligama Beach area hotel. Leisure at the beach.

Dinner and overnight stay at a star class hotel at Weligama.

WELIGAMA BEACH

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DAY 2


After breakfast leisure at beach or the hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at a star class hotel at Weligama


YALA NATIONAL PARK

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DAY 3


After breakfast  proceed to Yala and afternoon visit Yala National park safari by jeep.


The Yala West (Ruhuna) Ntional park includes a strictly protected natural reserve and a national park, which together form a total area of 126,786 acres preserved. 

This game park has one of the highest densities of leopards. You may have the opportunity to spotted Deer, elephants, crocodiles, sloth bears and mongoose the Yala, Udawalawe and other 11 National Parks such as Wilpattu, Wasgamuwa, Kaudulla and Bundala are home to 92 species of mammals 14 of which are endemic to the island. Pride of place goes to the majestic elephant and other exotic species which include the leopard, sloth bear, sambhur, spotted deer, mouse deer, wild boar, porcupine, ant eater, civet cat, jackal, giant squirrel, and a variety of monkeys including the endemic macaque, purple faced leaf monkey, grey langur and the shaggy bear monkey. Also 427 recorded birds species make Sri Lanka an Ornithologist's paradise. Not forgetting 242 species of breathtaking butterflies, exotic and varied Flora .


Dinner and overnight stay at a star class hotel at  Yala.


NUWARAELIYA

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DAY 4


After breakfast proceed to Nuwara Eliya  via visit Ella Ravana Waterfall.

Nuwara Eliya is the heart of the hill country. The Central Highlands of Sri Lanka offer a salubrious cool climate. The mountain slopes are covered with acres and acres of tea with its fragrant aroma mingling with the fresh air. Nestled among the mist covered central hills in a cool basin Nuwara Eliya, the hill resort, resemble a little English village. Road leading to this hill station winds through miles and miles of 'green carpet' of tea bushes where tea pluckers are seen busily picking the 'bud and two leaves' that go to form the most popular brew in the world, the 'Ceylon Tea'. 

Dinner and overnight stay at a star class hotel at  Nuwara Eliya.


HORTON PLAINS / KANDY

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DAY 5


After breakfast proceed to Horton Plain, 

Horton plains is well recognized for its rich biodiversity, its flora given to a high level of endemism. Traditionally Mahaeliya in Sinhala, it was rechristned as Horton Plains after Sir Robert Horton, Sri Lanka's British Governor in 1831-37. it was gazetted as a Nature Reserve in 1969 and was upgraded as a National Park in 1988 because of its unique watershed and biodiversity values. Leopard, Bearmonkey ( Trachypithecus vetulus monticola), Barking deer, Giant squirrel, Fishing cat, Wild boar.

The  total extent of the Horton Plains is 3159.8 hectares. Formed as an amphitheatre of beautiful mountains and grassland, Horton Plains is a highlight in the central hill country. At 2359 meters.


Visit tea plantation and tea factory.

Proceed to Kandy city, Kandy, which is a world heritage site, was the last ancient capital of the Sri Lankan Kings and its name brought up visions of splendour and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions of folklores are still lovingly kept alive. You will be driven around the lake at Kandy, built by the last Sinhala King, Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. The evening visit to the Temple of the Tooth Relic is truly breathtaking, followed by a visit to the famous Kandy cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan Kandyan Dancing . 

Dinner and overnight stay at a star class hotel at Kandy.


KANDY CITY

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DAY 6


After breakfast proceed to Kandy udawattha Park, proceed to Peradeniya Botanical Garden.

The history of the Royal Botanic Gardens dates as far back as 1371 when King Wickramabahu III ascended the throne and kept court at Peradeniya near Mahaweli Ganga. Later, in the reign of King Kirti Sri Rajasinghe from 1747 to 1780 this was made a Royal Garden.67 acres were belongs to Royal garden. 

 

During British periods extended into 147 acres, species under cultivation over 4000, total plants cultivated around 10000 trees .out of this 87.5%, belongs to local indigenous plants. 

Dinner and overnight stay at a star class hotel at Kandy.


PINNAWALA / COLOMBO

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DAY 7


After breakfast proceed to Pinnawela .

 and visit the elephant orphanage, which is home for about 75 elephants. Many of the elephants are babies which were found abandoned in the wild and are now cared for by the wildlife authorities. After watching them being fed, accompany them to the river and watch them take their daily bath. 

Dinner and overnight stay at a star class hotel at Colombo.


COLOMBO CITY/ AIR PORT

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DAY 8


After breakfast proceed to Colombo.

Last capital city 18 century AD.

Colombo city Like many capital cities in developing countries, Colombo is changing at a fast pace, however its old world charm has been retained and can still be found, like the 100 year old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings. Also to be found are the old parliament buildings, together with Hindu and Buddhist temples as well as the affluent residential areas where you will find stately homes and the Bandaranayake Memorial Conference Hall, an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People's Republic of China.

 Proceed to airport for departure flight.

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