October 12, 2015
SENIOR CITIZENS TOUR – Best of Caregiver Tourism in Sri Lanka
Written By Admin
ITINERARY – 15 Days 14 Nights
DAY 1 – AIRPORT – NEGOMBO 52 KMS
When arrived at the Katunayake international airport, welcome by a representative of Scenic Ventures; and transfer NEGOMBO, soon after check in or later hop in to the FISH MARKET, MUNNESHWARAM TEMPLE, the TEMPLE that was dedicated for lord SIVA, DUTCH FORT GATE, DUTCH CANAL and you may also want to go for a LAGGOON excursion by a boat, return to GOLDI SANDS BEACH HOTEL, spend rest of the day REST & RELAX in the sunset of NEGOMBO BEACH, dinner and overnight stay. (Deluxe – HB)
DAY 2 & 3 – NEGOMBO – DAMBULLA 140 KMS
After breakfast leave for DAMBULLA, on your way visit PINNAWELA ELEPHANT ORPHANGE, and go for ELEPHANT BACK RIDING at HABARANA, check in to THILANKA RESORTS & SPA for dinner and overnight stay. (Deluxe – HB) – Next day visit IRONWOOD FOREST & PINK QUARTZ MOUNTAIN, SPICE GARDEN & ROCK TEMPLE.
DAY 4 – DAMBULLA – POLONNARUWA 100 KMS
After early breakfast leave for POLONNARUWA to visit PARAKRAMA SAMUDRA, COUNSEL CHAMBER, VATADAGE, NISSANKA LATA, LOTUS BATH, KIRI VEHERA, and GAL VIHARE, the medieval capital of SRI LANKA, check in to DEER PARK HOTEL for dinner and overnight stay. (Superior Cottage – HB)
DAY 5 & 6 – POLONNARUWA – TRINCOMALEE 130 KMS
After breakfast leave for TRINCOMALEE and go for a beach walk and visit to KANNIYA HOT SPRINGS which contains medicinal properties to cure ailments like skin eruptions and other rheumatic pains, return to NILAVELI BEACH HOTEL for dinner and overnight stay. (Standard – HB) – Next day go for a WHALE WATCHING EXCURSION.
DAY 7 – TRINCOMALEE – KANDY 190 KMS
After breakfast travel to KANDY and visit TEA MUSEUM and other key sites in KANDY. At 17:30hrs witness the KANDYAN DANCE. Also visit the “TEMPLE OF TOOTH RELIC” 19:00hrs. Watch the traditional rituals performed daily by the religious dignitaries of the temple in keeping with the cultural heritage of the country. Lastly you will visit the “RAJA WASALA”, check-in at MAHAWELI REACH HOTEL (Deluxe – HB)
DAY 8 & 9 – KANDY – NUWERA ELIYA 100 KMS
After breakfast leave for travel to NUWARA ELIYA, visit HORTON PLAINS, LAKE GRAGORY, TEA ESTATES, TEA FACTORY and VEGETABLE FARM LAND; check in to TEA FACTORY for overnight stay (Deluxe – HB)
DAY 10 – NUWERA ELIYA – RATNAPURA 150 KMS
After breakfast travel to RATNAPURA and before check in to hotel let’s go for GEM MINING EXPLORATION, here you will see the traditional gem mining and the modern methods as well, check in to LAKE SERENITY for dinner and overnight stay.(Deluxe – HB)
DAY 11 – RATNAPURA – YALA 200 KMS
After breakfast leave for YALA NATIONAL PARK has the largest leopard population in the world. The park has several entrances. For viewing the water birds enter through Okanda. You would also find eagles, crocodiles, deer and elephants. However no other animal can match leopard. Jeep safari is the best way to derive pleasure in the park. You are advised not to get out of vehicle within park boundaries, 4X4 SAFARI at YALA NATIONAL PARK and check in to ELEPHANT REACH HOTEL dinner and overnight stay. (Deluxe – HB)
DAY 12 & 13 – YALA – HIKKADUWA 210 KMS
After breakfast start travelling to HIKKADUWA and on the way stop at REKEVA TURTLE HATCHERY FARM and BLOW HOLE, and also explore the GALLE DUTCH RAMPART and take a look at the GALLE CRICKET STADIUM from the GALLE FORT, and check in to CITRUS AQUA for dinner and overnight stay. (Deluxe – HB) – Next day go for a GLASS BOTTOM BOAT RIDE for CORAL REEF.
DAY 14 – HIKKADUWA – COLOMBO 100 KMS
After breakfast travels to COLOMBO, once you arrived in COLOMBO we will take you for short CITY TOUR to show you BRITISH REMAINS, such as RAILWAY STATIONS, OLD PARLIAMENT, BUILDINGS, MUSEUM etc, also visit INDEPOENDANCE SQUARE, BEIRA LAKE, stop for a short shopping if you want. Check in to MOUNT LAVINIA HOTEL for dinner and overnight stay (Ocean view – HB)
DAY 15 – COLOMBO – AIRPORT 80 KMS
Transfer to the airport to connect to your flight. (Reporting time at airport 3 hours before flight as required by airline)
Prices are valid for specified dates
Double room HB basis
Rates are subject to change.
In the event of the hotel not available an alternative hotel book with or without a supplement.
Cancellation/refund restrictions will apply.
Changes to the tour may be made as required based on arrival and departure times.
Prices given will not apply to a single person on tour.
Extra compulsory supplements will apply on Christmas and New Year’s Eve – final costing will be based on actual dates of travel.
Meet on arrival and drop off on departure * Accommodation as specified on double sharing basis inclusive of dinner & breakfast * Dolphin safari * Whale watching safari * Yala national park * 4×4 jeep safari * Anuradhapura entrance tickets * Turtle hatchery * Blow hole tickets * All applicable taxes & hotel service charge * Transportation as per the itinerary in an a/c car with English speaking chauffeur driver * Vehicle mileage for up to 2000 Kms & every additional Kms will be charged at Rs. 45/= * Licensed English speaking guide accommodation while on tour.
Camera/Video permits at certain sites | Border tax / Visa fares / Tips /Health Insurances | Expenses of a personal nature | Refreshments / meals while on travelling
|City:||Negomo - Dambulla - Polonnaruwa - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Ratnapura - Yala - HIkkaduwa - Colombo|
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