Classical Tour ~ Srilanka ~


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Overview

Day 1 Arrival Nigambo - Sigiriya

On arrive in Sri Lanka, you will be welcomed and assisted by a representative of TOPWORLD and you will be then transferred to your hotel Sigiriya. Proceed to Sigiriya En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage - Approx 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo - Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now; including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as the 23 baby elephants born as a result of the captive breeding program. The best time to visit is the feeding time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1030 hrs and 1400-1430 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.  Evening visit Dambulla Cave Temple.

Dambulla Cave Temple (also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla) is a World Heritage Site (1991) in Sri Lanka situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 km east of Colombo and 72 km north of Kandy. It is the largest and best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m over the surrounding plains. There are more than 80 documented Caves in the surrounding area. These paintings and statues are related to Lord Buddha and his life. There are total of 153 Buddha statues, 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of gods and goddesses. The murals cover an area of 2,100 square meters. Depictions on the walls of the caves include the temptation by the demon Mara and Buddha's first sermon.   Overnight stay at Hotel ,Sigiriya

Day 2 Sigiriya -  Kandy

After breakfast transfer to Kandy. En route:   Sigiriya – is a “UNESCO World Heritage Site” and the 5th Century “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also known as Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance to the Palace on the summit of the 600-foot high rock. On its summit are the foundations of the Royal Palace, Water Tanks to supply water and all other buildings and at the edges the guardhouses. On one of the stairways the only known ancient work of Sinhala secular painting survived in the form of Frescoes of 21 life sized damsels still shining in their original colors. The Water Gardens, Fountain Garden, Summerhouses, Boulder Gardens and the Caves within the enclosed area should not be missed

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic - ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha’s Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess’ hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka’s most prized possession.  Evening you could witness a cultural performance by various Sri Lankan dancers and musicians.  Rest of the day leisure at the hotel  , Overnight stay at Hotel ,Kandy ,  

Optional: Watch Perahhara..

Day 3 Kandy

Breakfast at the hotel, Kandy – The hill capital is another “World Heritage Sites”. It was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kings during the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule and finally lost to the British in 1815 after an agreement. To the Buddhist of Sri Lanka and the World, Kandy is one of the most sacred sites as it is the home of the “Dalada Maligawa” - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. The Bathing Pavilion (Ulpenge) is by the Lake and in the Center of the lake is the Island called “Kiri samudraya” (Milk white ocean) used by the kings as the summer house. Today it is the center of Buddhism, Arts, Crafts, Dancing, Music and Culture. Visitors can see these Dance & Music at the daily Cultural Performances held at several places in the city.  And visit Royal Botanical

Royal Botanical Gardens - Started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the Kings of Gampola and Kandy.  There are more than 5,000 species of trees, plants and creepers. Some rare and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world are found in the gardens.  Spice Garden and Orchid House are popular with tourists. There are 5 Palm Avenues beautifying the gardens, the earliest and tallest Palm Avenue (Royal Palm Avenue) was planted in 1905 and the Double Coconuts from the Seashells Island, with the largest seed of all plants in the world are one such avenue.  Overnight stay at Hotel ,Kandy

Day 4 Kandy - Colombo

After your breakfast at the hotel, we will then proceed to Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka and we will continue with a Colombo city tour.

PM shopping….

Check in to the hotel, Overnight stay at, Colombo

Day 5 Colombo

Breakfast at the hotel…  Colombo – is the business and commercial center and the new capital is Sri Jayawardhanapura Kotte, which is only a few miles away. The remains of the buildings during the period and the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule are found in every area of the city. None of the Portuguese & Dutch fortifications are found today but some of their buildings and churches could be seen in the Fort & Pettah areas. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street - the old smith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area where there is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, the Kaymans Gate with the Belfry at the original gate to enter the Fort, the Dutch Church of Wolfendhaal dating back to 1749, Kelaniya Buddhist Temple, Davatagaha Mosque. Also visit the BMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall), see the replica of Avukana Buddha and the Independence Square.   Overnight stay at hotel

Day 6 Colombo   Departure

Breakfast at the hotel,  Thereafter transfer to airport to connect with the departure flight.

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Itinerary

Inclusion

Tour Cost Includes:

  • Meet & greet on arrival at the airport by TOPWORLD Rep.
  • Accommodation in hotels listed above or similar on Single, Twin or Triple sharing basis
  • Meals as per Plan
  • Transfers by Air Conditioned Vehicles as per No of Peson .
  • Services of English speaking Guides on transfers and sightseeing tour.
  • 01 Liter Bottle of Minaral water per person per day.

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • Air ticket
  • Tips, mini bar, laundry, telephone calls
  • Monuments Fee,
  • Any other expenses not specified
  • Early check-in & late check-out to the hotels
  • Visa fees – Please visit www.gov.lk
  • Gov. GST

Date & Pricing

Oct 2017 -  March 2018

How to Book

On Request

topworldholidays@gmail.com

Tour Info

  • Extra adult in the room will provide an extra bed or rollaway bed. Children share parent’s room stay without an extra bed (unless booked with extra bed).
  • We reserve the right to re-arrange the itinerary without changing the total number of days in each destination and without compromising any services.
  • Hotel check in is at 1400 hours and checkout is at 1200 hours. Early check in and late check out is subject to availability and consent of the hotel.
  • At the time of check in the hotel may ask for refundable cash deposit or a credit card guarantee to cover any extras during your stay.
  • We will not be liable for any claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries, delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature.
  • There are no refunds on any unutilized or partly utilized services of the package.
  • Kindly note that the drivers are not guides.
  • In rare cases where the confirmed hotel is unable to provide the room, clients will be offered similar category hotel or an upgraded hotel as an alternate.
  • Please check all the documents & vouchers for various services that are provided to you before traveling. Please spare a few minutes and go through all the documents thoroughly. In case you find any discrepancies in any services related to Hotels, sightseeing, transfers, meals, service dates & timings, please call the local numbers mentioned on the vouchers for rectification. In case we do not receive any call we will assume that all documents provided to you are correct and as per your program.
  • By accepting this voucher you are confirming that you have carefully read all the information provided in this voucher.
  • Make sure About travailing Documents are with you, Like Air ticket, Passport, Visa, Train Ticket, in case loose TOPworld will not responsible.
  • We will not be liable for any your Personal belonging things yourself, In Case damage or Loos TOP world will be not responsible for that.