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Highlights: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Gregory Lake - Udawalawa - Bentota - Beruwala - Maldives
Kandy - The Golden Crown
Nuwara Eliya - Golden Ridge
Udawalawe - Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort
Beruwela - Cinnamon Bey
Maldives - SAii Lagoon Maldives Other departures: Manchester - £2225, Birmingham - £2189, Edinburgh - £2225 Home to some of the most intriguing places, beautiful beaches and people who are reputed to be the warmest and hospitable in the world, Sri Lanka is truly a dream destination for the avid traveller. This beautiful country has lots to offer to tourists and its richness and beauty evokes a feeling of contentment, peace and bliss in its visitors. Marco Polo stated that he considered Sri Lanka to be “the finest island of its size in all the world” and you’ll likely agree after exploring its fabled delights. Despite being so small in size, it offers a diversity that is unmatched by any other. Picturesque landscapes, a warm culture and endemic wildlife and more, Sri Lanka is indeed a true paradise
for visitors. With an amazing number of attractions from sunny gold and white sanded beaches, mysterious and ancient cities, beautiful fauna and flora, finest handicrafts, world famous gems, colourful festivals and people famous for their warmth and hospitality it is a great tourist destination and paradise. Visitors are often spoilt for choice given the amount of attractions that Sri Lanka has to offer. One of the best things about Sri Lanka is that all major tourist attractions in Sri Lanka are just a few hours’ drive away from each other. A perfect mix of history, culture and modernity, Sri Lanka today thrives through its deep-rooted traditions and personality. Itinerary: Day 1: Kandy
On arrival, you will be met by our George Steuart Chauffeur Guide and transferred to Kandy. (approx. travel time: 04 hours)
Proceed to Kandy. Standard Hotel check-in is scheduled from 2.00 pm onwards. Spend rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay in Golden Crown, Kandy Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast Day 2: Kandy
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Leave for a Kandy city tour afterwards including visits to Kandy Bazaar, Wood Carving workshop, Gem Lapidary, Kandy viewpoint and Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya - Considered Sri Lanka’s largest botanical garden, with 147 acres and over 4000 species of plants, Peradeniya Botanical Garden is a well-known attraction in Sri Lanka. The lush garden estate, also referred to as the Royal Botanical Garden is famed for its collection of 300 species of orchids. Lunch in Kandy (Not Included)
Visit Kandy Temple of The Tooth after lunch. The Temple of The Tooth relic also known as the Dalada Maligawa is the holiest Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka, making it the most sacred places of worship among Buddhists around the world. Return to the hotel and spend rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay in Golden Crown. Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast Day 3: Nuwara Eliya
Leave for Nuwara Eliya after Breakfast. Enjoy a scenic train ride from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya. (approx. travel time: 04 hours) Check in at the Kandy Railway station to catch the train to Nuwara Eliya.
(** please note that availability of train tickets can be only confirmed 02 weeks prior to the travel date)
Your driver guide will see you off at the Kandy station and then drive with your luggage to Nuwara Eliya and pick you up form Nuwara Eliya (Nanu Oya) station. Lunch overlooking the Gregory Lake (Not Included)
Overnight stay in Golden Ridge, Nuwara Eliya Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast Day 4: Nuwara Eliya - Udawalawa
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and proceed for a brief city tour in Nuwara Eliya.
Lunch at a local restaurant overlooking the Gregory Lake (Not Included)
Thereafter leave for Udawalawa. Standard Hotel check-in is scheduled from 2.00 pm onwards. Spend rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight stay in Grand Udawalwe Safari Resort, Udawalawa Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast Day 5: Udawalawa
Early morning Jeep Safari at Udawalawa National Park with packed breakfast at 6.30 am. Thereafter leave for Bentota. (approx. travel time: 04 hours)
Lunch en-route to South Beach (Not Included)
Proceed to Bentota. Standard Hotel check-in is scheduled from 2.00 pm onwards.
Spend rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Cinnamon Bey, Beruwala Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast Day 6 - 8: Beruwala
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at leisure by the beach or pool.
Overnight stay in Cinnamon Bey, Beruwala Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast Day 9: Ayubowan
After breakfast, proceed to the Bandaranaike International Airport in time for your flight to Maldives Day 10 to 13:
SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio collection by Hilton: Notes:
- Upgrade to Half Board for £60 per night
- Half Board Includes dinner at the resort restaurants.
- Half Board is based on food only and includes still and sparkling house water served at resort outlets.
- Other beverages will be charged as per consumption.
- Children under 5.99 dine for free Begin your journey at SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton, a luxurious tropical escape in the stunning Emboodhoo Lagoon, just 15 minutes by boat from Male (Velana) International Airport. Designed by renowned architect Bill Bensley, this unique, enchanting hotel gives you the sanctuary of staying on a private island while shopping, dining, entertainment and event space are just across the footbridge at The Marina @ CROSSROADS. Hotel Facilities:
Restaurants - 2, Poolside grill & bar - 1, Bar - 1 Recreational Facilities:
Guest Activity/Recreation Desk, Playground, Gift Shop, Snack Shop General Facilities:
Laundry/Valet Service, Babysitting Service, Children's Activities Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast