Esala Perahera Festival in Kandy in Srilanka.
Esala Perahera Festival in Kandy!” The spectacular Annual Kandy Pageant is scheduled to be held in August and it is beautiful to see hundreds of Drummers, Dancers together with dressed and decorated Elephants walk and dance on the Kandy streets. This pageant is considered to be one of the best in Asia.
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Dambulla-Kandy-Nuwara Eliya-Colombo(5Days 4Night)
The day after Eid we will start our trip.
Arrival, welcome by a representative of Lanka Sportreizen and transfer to Hotel in Dambulla. Lunch at a Restaurant
Afterward, continue to Dambulla Cave Temple considered to be the largest painted caves in the world with more than 22,000sq ft painted surfaces with many paintings, sculptures, statues of Lord Buddha, his disciples, Kings, Gods etc.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Dambulla
Day 2 Dambulla/Kandy
After Breakfast at the Hotel, Transfer to Kandy via Matale.
En route walk into a Spice Garden and take part in a conducted tour to get some knowledge about the growth and use of spices in the day to day life.
In a Batik Making Factory, see how beautifully the village girls turn out beautiful colored cloths for different purposes with colorful designs.
Undertake a City Tour including -the Upper Lake Drive - a place where one could have a bird's eye view of the city below, the (Optional) Royal Botanical Gardens - one of the best of its kind in Asia with more than Protected content of different varieties of flora which incidentally was the Headquarters of Lord Louise Mountbatten.
In the evening watch a Cultural Performance by traditional Kandyan Dancers and Drummers including devotional "Fire Walking" and walk across in the starlit night to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha –By far the most important place of worship for Buddhist world over
Dinner & Overnight Stay at Hotel in Kandy
Day 3 Kandy/Nuwara Eliya
After Breakfast at the Hotel Proceed to Nuwara Eliya
nestled in a wooded basin at the foot of Mount Pidurutalagala Sri Lanka’s highest peak, this region at 6,183ft above sea level Has a cool, crisp climate unknown elsewhere in Sri Lanka. A serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of Colombo, the town seems like a piece of the English Lake District. Unusual plants, birds and animals thrive here besides natural features like waterfalls and caves. Tea, the glistening green leaves of this lovely shrub, along with neat rows of green, cloak ridges and valleys providing a lasting impression of Sri Lanka’s Hill Country. The Golf Course – one of the finest and picturesque in Asia – the serene Anglican Church of the Holy Trinity, beautiful parks and well-kept lawns and hedges give the place an air of nostalgia. Sightseeing in the city- the important places being the Victoria Park, Seetha Amman Temple, Ramboda Temple, Gregory Lake, Golf Course and Market etc
Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
Day 4 Nuwara Eliya/Colombo
After Breakfast at the hotel proceeds to Colombo- the Commercial Capital.
En route visit a Tea Factory and a Plantation to witness the manufacturing process of world famous "Ceylon Tea" and to taste a pure unblended cup of factory fresh tea before being sent to the Tea Auctions in Colombo leading to Export.
Colombo ...Sri Lanka's capital up to recent times spread along the shore of the Indian Ocean for some miles, where business and commerce begin and end. A drive through the city will take you to Colombo's most fashionable residential district - the Cinnamon Gardens and the Pettah, Colombo's busiest and most traditional bazaar area.
Visits to the Hindu temple with elaborate stone carvings, the Dutch church at Wolvendhal dating back to Protected content , and the historic Devatagaha mosque.
Dinner at a Restaurant Overnight stay at Hotel in Colombo
Day 5 Colombo/Airport
After Breakfast at the Hotel
Undertake the city tour including Town Hall, BMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall) Cinnamon Gardens - Prime residential area, the Nelum Pokuna – the newly opened Performing Arts Theatre the recently developed New Parliament Area
Shopping at Odel Unlimited, House of Fashion and Laksala, Premadasa etc...
Transfer to Bandaranayake International Airport for Departure
Cost: Without Air Ticket.
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****If you Buy tickets from Srilankan Airlines with this package, We can give you 30% discount on Ticket price.
Accommodation in Double Occupancy at the above hotels or similar Protected content
Meals are on Half Board basis starting from Dinner on the first day and ending with Dinner on last day.
Transport in an A/C Vehicle with the services of an English Speaker Chauffer Guide as per the itinerary except during free times.
All government taxes