4 Days/3 Nights Sri Lanka Tour with Hill Country

Highlights:

Royal botanical garden

Teacfactories & Plantaions in Nuwara Eliya

Vibrant Colombo city tour with shopping

Scenic Journey to hill country

Slice garden

Handicraft centers & Batik factory

Vist Sitaamman Kovil

Tate of pure Ceylon cup of tea

cultural dancing performance

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Overview:

The Sri Lanka with Hill Country tour is a memorable holiday while touring Kandy & Nuwara Eliya in Hill county. Visit the vibrant Colombo with shopping experience and journey through mountain. Visit also the Royal botanical garden and the Gem Museum.

Description:

Your Tour Itinerary                            

Day 1 Airport - Kandy (Travel time: 2.5hrs; 110km)                        

At the airport you will be greeted by your tour  guide who will take care of you until completion of your Sri Lanka tour. There after  you will be transferred to Kandy. First stop and a chance to stretch your legs at Kadjugama, the Cashew Nut town of Sri Lanka. Purchase some of Sri Lanka’s finest nuts. A great gift for someone back at home or to keep as a snack whilst travelling around the island.

On the way to Kandy you will stop at Spice garden at Mawanella - Spice Gardento see many different types of spices Sri Lanka is famous for. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. Visitors may buy spices, traditional remedies and cosmetics, taste an herbal brew and in some venues, enjoy the full flavors of Sri Lankan spices over lunch or an Ayurveda massage based on natural products from the garden. Witness a Cookery Demonstration conducted by the Spice Garden staff.

In the afternoon you will arrive in spiritual Kandy, surrounded by greenery and the great Mahaweli River. Kandy is also well known as the centre of Buddhism, at your convenience, become acquainted with the city of Kandy.

In the evening witness a cultural dance performance & amazing fire eating (5.30 pm to 6.30 pm). Later transfer to your lovely hotel. Overnight in Kandy.

Day 2 Kandy - Nuwara  Eliya (Travel time: 2 hrs; 75Km; meal: B)                         

Aftre breakfast, check out from the hotel  and visit Royal Botanical garden at Peradeniya.

Royal botanical garden is situated in the serene Hill capital, Kandy. Located 4 miles off Kandy, the garden dates back to the reign of King Vikrama Bahu III, 14th century. Peradeniya is home to a large variety of ornamental plants and other creepers that are used to produce the special spices of Sri Lanka. There is a flourishing growth of huge tropical trees along the lawns. But the orchid house is the prime attraction of this garden. Tourists will find more than 300 varieties of exquisite orchids blooming in profusion. The spice garden sustains trees and plants used for the traditional Ayurvedic medicine. The scenic splendor of the garden rose to ethereal heights by the Mahaweli River which flows through its fringes.

Before leaving Kandy you will visit gem museum & lapidary - world famous for its Ceylon blue sapphire. Next visit handicraft centre & batik factory –truly design quality with hand made. Thereafter proceed to Nuwara eliya. Enjoy the picturesque journey through mountains, magnificent water falls & Sri Lanka's tea growing centre.

Once in Nuwara Eliya check in to your lovely hotel & get some rest. In the evening engage in city tour of Nuwara Eliya and you will have the opportunity  spend time walking around beautiful  city lake  till  late evening. Later transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 3 Nuwara eliya – Colombo (Travel time: 3.5 hrs; 170km; meal: B)               

After breakfast check out from the hotel &  proceed to Colombo. Relish & scenic journey  just passing cascading water falls, tea carpeted mountains.

One the way  you will be stop to visit to tea factory & plantation and you will be introduced the total making   procedure of Ceylon tea, Great chance to taste of hot pure cup of Ceylon tea with unforgettable experience (you can also buy some). Later continue to Colombo.

In the afternoon welcome to the Colombo commercial capital of Sri Lanka.

Colombo introduced by the Portuguese in 1505, is believed to be a derivative from the classical Sinhalese name Kolon thota, meaning "port on the river Kelani" and also been suggested that the name may have been de he name "Colombo", introduced by the Portuguese in 1505, is believed to be a derivative from the classical Sinhalese name Kolon thota, meaning "port on the river Kelani" and also been suggested that the name may have been derived from the Sinhalese name Kola-amba-thota which means "Harbor with leafy mango trees".

Due to its large harbor and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, the city of Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. Made the capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815, and its status as capital was retained when the nation became independent in 1948. In 1978, when administrative functions were moved to Sri Jayawardenepura  Kotte, Colombo was designated as the commercial capital of Sri Lanka .rived from the Sinhalese name Kola-amba-thota which means "Harbor with leafy mango trees".

Later you tour guide will introduce you to some of Colombo’s curious sites such the vibrant markets of Pettah, par or alternatively indulge in some shopping till late evening. Overnight in Colombo.

Day 4 Colombo –Aiport (Travel time: 1hrs; 45Km; meal: B)

As all good things must come to an end. After breakfast your tour guide will comfortably take you back to the international airport for a safe return journey.

What's Included:

Hotel Accommodation in 3 star hotels
Double sharing rooms with daily breakfast in all the hotels (3x breakfasts)
Transfers in A/C luxury vehicle with English speaking chauffeur (less than 7 pax) or national tour guide if more than 7 pax
Entrance fees for all visiting sites given by the itinerary

What's Not Included:

Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages at all hotels
Gratuities
Cost for lunch & dinner - all the tour
Items of personal nature such as, laundry, telephone calls, tips (driver & guide) etc.
Guide fee for any site guides
Cost for extra baggage vans
Camera & video permits
Any other supplement to be added by the hotels or government due to special occasions such as cricket etc.
Any visa fee
Air fare

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Please note:
All drive times are approximate and are subject to change.

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