DETAILED DAY WISE ITINERARY
Day 1 – Hello Colombo! (Colombo ? vibrant city)
Sri Lanka is a country with the perfect blend of mountains and sea, history, and mythology and rich culture and heritage. Begin your six-day vacation with zest and zeal. On your arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo,our representative will be available to take care of immediate needs, if any and ensure your smooth transfer to the hotel.
Colombo, the country’s commercial capital, has a beautiful skyline is a beautiful blend of colonial architecture and gorgeously designed Christian, Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic places of worship. Begin your trip with a visit to the renowned Galle Face Green, a splendid urban park by the ocean side amidst the financial center of the city. Next, take a lesson or two about the Lankan culture and history and get some insight into the lives of the people at the National Museum. Next head to the Fort District and take a pit stop at the Independence Square and the Old Parliament Building.
Spend the evening shopping for designer clothes at Beverly Street and House of Fashion and stock up on gifts for family and friends at Odel and Noritake.
The day ends with a mouth-watering dinner at a local restaurant and before you head back to your hotel. Spend the night at Colombo in the comfort of your room.
Day 2 – Road Trip and More (Kandy ? hill capital)
Awake to a gorgeous morning in Colombo and indulge in a hearty breakfast at your hotel. Post meal, check out and proceed for your onward journey to Kandy – the Hill Capital of Sri Lanka.
On your way to the city, stop by the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and spend quality time with the gentle giants feeding and bathing them. You can spend the later part of the afternoon taking a stroll with these once abandoned animals take mud baths and have a gala time in their natural habitat.
Thereafter, head to Kandy and on your arrival, check into your hotel and rest before you proceed for dinner. End the day with a delectable local dinner at a restaurant and get some rest for the night. Overnight stay at Kandy.
Day 3 – Kandy, You?re Beautiful! (Kandy ? Hill Capital)
Kandy is a second largest country in Sri Lanka and resides amidst abundant rivers and misty mountains. Its picturesque lakes and structures with great mythological importance make it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Begin the day’s sightseeing with a visit to the renowned Temple of The Tooth Relic, which is known to be home of Lord Buddha’s tooth relic. Spend some time in the Royal Complex of the Kingdom of Kandy and be amazed by its sheer magnificence. Later, head towards the Kandy Lake and take a stroll and feel the wind in your hair, a truly special moment for the visitors. Next, visit the Gem Museum and admire the precious sapphires that come in shades of green, red and blue.
The evening is saved for you to witness an amazing dance and cultural performance that keeps you engrossed. End the day with a palatable dinner at a local restaurant and enjoy a good night’s sleep in the comfort of your room in Kandy.
Day 4 – Beach-cation! (Bentota ? Golden Sandy Beaches)
Replenish your energies with a nutritious breakfast at your hotel and head out for your next destination to Bentota. Relish the day at the Bentota Beach enjoying your time sunbathing at the golden shore and enjoying a turquoise water. Enjoy your time catching up on some reading while you sip on local beverages and snacking on local delicacies from the beach stalls.
Adventure junkies will have a memorable time indulging in various water sports like jet skiing, wind surfing, wake boarding, and cannoning among various others.
Later during the day, head to the Madu River and have an enthralling time on the river boat safari. The ride takes you through dense mangroves and you can spot kingfishers and monitor lizards among various other species of birds and mammals unique to the region here.
Conclude the day with a mouth-watering dinner at a local restaurant and head back to your hotel. Overnight stay at Bentota!
Day 5 – A Date with the Turtles (Bentota ? Golden Sandy Beaches)
Rise to an elegant morning in Bentota and relish a dainty breakfast at your hotel before you proceed to the Betota Turtle Hatchery.
Enjoy this exquisite experience where you are greeted by numerous turtle hatchlings and you can hold baby turtles in your hands. Converse with the staff and learn about the various species and their conservation. By sundown head to the beach and release baby turtles back into the sea – a memory that will live with you forever.
Head back to the city and enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant. Retire to your hotel to spend the night in Bentota.
Day 6 – Goodbyes are Hard (Departure (After Breakfast)
This day marks the culmination of your dreamlike vacation to the island country of Sri Lanka. Indulge in a luscious breakfast at your hotel and head to the airport for your flight back home.