Sri Lanka Tour
07 Nights/08 Days
Day 01 : Arrive Colombo
Meet and assist on arrival at Airport by Aitken Spence Travels Representative Transfer from Airport to Bentota Overnight Stay in Bentota.
Day 02 : Bentota - Galle - Balapitiya - Bentota
-Breakfast at The Palms.Transfer from Bentota to Galle.
-Galle is located in the south-western part of Sri Lanka and is an important city in the region. The city remains the best example of a fortified city built by the Portuguese during their period in the country. The Galle Fort, today, is a
world heritage site and the most important landmark in the city. The Dutch Museum and the Dutch Church are two other significant attractions. Galle has also made a name for itself for its intricate lace and ebony carvings.
-Transfer from Galle to Balapitiya.
-Balapitiya is the nearest town to the Maduganga River which is famous for its mangroves and endemic flora and fauna. This little town is renowned for its Ceylon Cinnamon and fishing.
-Transfer from Balapitiya to Bentota. Overnight Stay in Bentota.
Day 03 : Bentota - Pinnawala - Kandy
Breakfast. Today we take you on a Full day tour of Mt Fuji & Hakone. Enjoy the scenery of rural Japan during the drive to the Mount Fuji. You will have a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean and grand mountains from an altitude of 8000 feet. If you choose the tour with lunch (please select the lunch option at time of booking), you will enjoy a western style lunch. Then you will take the double-wired sky gondola for a breath-taking view of the volcanic Hakone Mountains, arriving at Owakudani Valley (the Valley of Hell). Admire the view of steam escaping from the rugged mountains of Owakudani. You will also have the chance to try an Onsen Tamago (an egg boiled in hot spring water). Next, you will have a boat ride on the peaceful Lake Ashi. You can sit back and relax in the midst of the picturesque and serene natural beauty of the crater lake. We then return to Tokyo by bullet train. The tour disbands at Tokyo station.Overnight at Tokyo.
Day 04 : Kandy - Peradeniya - Kandy
Breakfast at Earl'S Regent Hotel.Transfer from Kandy to Peradeniya.
The Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya covers approximately 147 acres and attracts over 2 million visitors annually. It is home to over 4,000 species of plants including some of the most beautiful orchids you¿ll ever see. The origins of these magnificent gardens date back to the time of King Wickramabahu the 3rd in 1371. Besides the plethora of plants, the famous Avenue of Palms and the Cannonball Tree planted by King George the 5th of the United Kingdom are key highlights. Transfer from Peradeniya to Kandy. The World Heritage Site, Kandy, was the last capital of the Sri Lankan Kings, before the country was brought under British rule in 1815. Famous for its rich heritage and splendour, this magnificent city was last ruled by Sri Wickramarajasinghe. The Temple of the Tooth Relic is the most significant highlight of the city along with the Kandy lake, the town and other attractions. Visit the Kandy Town and Bazaar, the arts & crafts centre and a gem museum and a lapidary. In the evening, visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and thereafter, witness a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dance. Overnight Stay in Kandy.
Day 05 : Kandy - Tea Plantation - Nuwara Eliya
Breakfast at Earl'S Regent Hotel.Transfer from Kandy to Tea Plantation. Visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Upon your visit you will observe how the quality of tea is graded and also have a walk-through of the manufacturing process. The highlight of your visit will be enjoying the taste of a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Transfer from Tea Plantation to Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya has earned a reputation for itself as a preferred destination in the hill country by tourists and locals alike because of its incredibly cool climate and amazing sceneries. Whilst delighting travellers with its awe-inspiring beauty, Nuwara Eliya is also home to one of the finest 18-hole golf courses in South Asia. This town plays a pivotal role in the world¿s tea industry as the produce of this region alone accounts for a substantial portion of tea exports. Overnight Stay in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 06 : Nuwara Eliya - Colombo
Breakfast at Hotel. Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Colombo. Evening leisure at hotel(No vehicle available) Overnight Stay at Colombo.
Day 07 : Colombo
Breakfast at Hotel. Colombo is the trade capital of Sri Lanka, and is a city that has undergone rapid changes. While most old buildings have been replaced by new apartments and office buildings, some parts of the city yet retains its old charm. The 100 year old clock tower built by the British and some colonial buildings remain examples. The Independence Square, Nelum Pokuna, Pettah Bazaar and BMICH are some of the main highlights of the city. Colombo also provides ample entertainment in terms of an active night life as well as a shopping experience you'd never forget. Overnight Stay at Colombo.
Day 08 : Fly Back Home
Breakfast at Hotel.Transfer from Colombo to Airport for departure.