Historical Sri Lanka

    Your 10 Nights / 11 Days Sri Lanka holiday package includes

    Inclusions:

    • MSpecial:

      • Complimentary mobile SIM card on arrival
      • Discount voucher for ODEL in Colombo
    • Sightseeing / Activities:

      • City tour in Anuradhapura, Trincomalee, Polonnaruwa, Colombo, Negombo, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya
      • Visit Koneshwaram temple
      • Visit Dambulla Cave temple
      • Ramboda Falls
      • Visit Seetha Amman temple
      • Vsit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
      • Chilaw orientation tour
    • Essentials:

      • Return economy class airfare (Ex- Chennai / Ex- Delhi / Ex- Mumbai)
      • 2 nights accommodation each in Colombo and Trincomalee
      • 1 night accommodation each in Anuradhapura, Polonnurawa, Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Negombo
      • Transfers and sightseeing on private basis
      • Return airport hotel transfers on private basis
      • Daily breakfast
      • Sri Lankan visa

    Your package itinerary

    Day1

    Arrive at the Bandaranaike International Airport and begin your journey by driving to Anuradhapura, one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka. On arrival check-in to your hotel and spend a restful night in your room.

    Day2

    After breakfast at the hotel, assemble in the lobby and check-out of the hotel to depart for a city tour of Anuradhapura. A beautiful city that was one of the erstwhile capitals of Sri Lanka, is also considered sacred to the Buddhist world. It is surrounded by monasteries covering over an area of sixteen square miles. Thereafter proceed to Trincomalee. Check-in to your accommodation at Trincomalee and spend the rest of the day at leisure or simply relax by the pool. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in your hotel.

    Day3

    After breakfast at the hotel, get ready for a spiritual journey by paying a visit to the Koneswaram temple for morning prayers. The temple design reflects a continual Tamil influence. Next visit the Trincomalee Harbour that was the site of many sea battles followed by a visit to the Marble Beach where you will have some time to enjoy the white sandy beach set against the turquoise blue sea. Return back to your room and spend a blissful night in your accommodation in Trincomalee.

    Day4

    After breakfast, check-out from the hotel. Gear up for a city tour of Polonnaruwa, the former capital of Sri Lanka. The place has some splendid and spectacular statues. Head to Polonnaruwa and check-in to your hotel. Lankatilleke, Tivanka and Thuparamaya are the most beautiful as well as largest shrine ruins and Tivanka is the best example of frescoes of the Polonnaruwa period. Rankot Vihara and Kiri vehera are well-preserved large stupas. Gal Vihara is a rock shrine which has four beautiful statues of Parakrama Bahu statue exemplifying Sinhalese architecture. Samadhi Statue is a well-preserved Buddha statue depicted in the position of Dhyana Mudra, the posture of meditation, a concept that is associated with the attainment of enlightenment or ‘Nirvana’. The statue is 8 feet in height and carved from granite. Head back to your accommodation in Polonnaruwa to spend a restful night.

    Day5

    After breakfast, check-out from your hotel and get ready for an adventurous day. You can climb up the UNESCO world heritage site, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress at an additional cost. Known more popularly as the Lion Rock because of the huge lion that used to stand at the entrance of the fortress, you can explore the frescoes of the life-sized damsels. Proceed towards the famous rock temple, the Dambulla Cave Temple. Later in the day, check-in to your hotel in Dambulla and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in your room.

    Day6

    After breakfast, check-out, proceed to Kandy and check-in to your accommodation. En route spend some time at the spice garden in Matale to see cinnamon, cardamom and pepper plants. A visit to this popular hill station calls for an orientation tour of Kandy – Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts and craft centre, Gem Museum and a lapidary. Sri Lanka produces the finest quality of gems in the world. Then we proceed to the Temple of the sacred Tooth Relic, one of the most prized possessions of Sri Lanka. End an eventful day with a cultural experience at the Kandyan Dance performance. Head back to the hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy.

    Day7

    After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Nuwara Eliya through the scenic tea plantations, winding pathways and craggy mountains. On the way stop at Sri Bhaktha Hanuman Temple in Ramboda. The temple houses a 16-feet-high statue of Hanuman. The city of Nuwara Eliya was founded by Samuel Baker and hence it has beautiful examples of colonial architecture such as the Queen’s Cottage, General’s House, Galway Forest Lodge, Town Post Office and many more. Many private homes still maintain their old English style lawns and gardens. The next stop is the Seetha Amman Temple located in a village called Seetha Eliya. Next, visit the Divurumpola Temple and then head to the hotel to check-in and spend an overnight stay in the hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

    Day8

    After breakfast at the coffee shop of the hotel, check-out and drive to Colombo. A stopover at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage will give you an insight into the life of the orphaned and wounded elephants that live here like one big happy family. Next, arrive at Colombo to visit Kelaniya Temple. Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara has become famous because of the paintings and sculpture by Solias Mendis depicting various events in the history of Sri Lanka. It is a special shrine dedicated to Vibhushana, King Ravana’s brother who allied with Rama in the struggle to rescue Sita. After an eventful day, check-in and spend a restful night in your hotel at Colombo.

    Day9

    After breakfast, get ready to explore more of Colombo. Visit the 100-year-old clock tower and the bargain shopping at Pettah Bazaar and then proceed to the Anjaneyar Temple in Dehiwala. Later the day you may shop at the Odel and House of Fashions. Enjoy a peaceful overnight stay in your hotel at Colombo.

    Day10

    After breakfast, check-out and drive to Chilaw. Chilaw holds the distinction of being one of the first cities in Sri Lanka that the ‘Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi visited. Your Chilaw orientation starts with a spiritual experience at the Munneswaram Temple. Thereafter visit Manavari Temple which according to mythological reference in Ramayana is said to be the first place where Lord Rama installed the Shiva lingam and prayed after the end of the war with Ravana. Continue your journey towards Negombo, which is located on the west coast of the island. It is well known for its huge and old fishing industry with busy fish markets and sandy untouched beaches. Later i the day, check-in to your hotel. Enjoy an overnight stay in your accommodation at Negombo.

    Day11

    After breakfast, you will have free time to enjoy the facilities at the hotel and then get transferred to the airport to catch your flight. Fly back with some wonderful memories that will last a life time.

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    Prices

    Valid till June 30, 2017

    Ex- Chennai

    Category Per person - Adult Child with bed Child without bed
    Budget Rs 56,000 Rs 34,000 Rs 28,500
    Comfort Rs 64,000 Rs 37,700 Rs 30,500
    Luxury Rs 79,000 Rs 43,000 Rs 34,300

    Ex- Mumbai

    Category Per person - Adult Child with bed Child without bed
    Budget Rs 64,500 Rs 40,500 Rs 34,500
    Comfort Rs 72,000 Rs 43,500 Rs 36,500
    Luxury Rs 87,000 Rs 49,500 Rs 41,000

    Ex- Delhi

    Category Per person - Adult Child with bed Child without bed
    Budget Rs 65,000 Rs 40,500 Rs 34,500
    Comfort Rs 73,000 Rs 43,500 Rs 36,500
    Luxury Rs 88,000 Rs 49,500 Rs 41,000

    Valid between July 1 - August 31, 2017

    Ex- Chennai

    Category Per person - Adult Child with bed Child without bed
    Budget Rs 57,000 Rs 34,000 Rs 28,500
    Comfort Rs 74,000 Rs 41,000 Rs 33,000
    Luxury Rs 87,500 Rs 47,000 Rs 36,500

    Ex- Delhi

    Category Per person - Adult Child with bed Child without bed
    Budget Rs 65,000 Rs 40,500 Rs 35,000
    Comfort Rs 83,000 Rs 47,500 Rs 39,500
    Luxury Rs 97,000 Rs 53,000 Rs 43,000

    Ex- Mumbai

    Category Per person - Adult Child with bed Child without bed
    Budget Rs 66,500 Rs 41,000 Rs 35,300
    Comfort Rs 83,000 Rs 47,700 Rs 39,600
    Luxury Rs 96,500 Rs 53,000 Rs 43,000

    Stay options

    Category Budget Comfort Luxury
    Anuradhapura Heritage Hotel or similar Rajarata Hotel or similar Palm Garden Village or similar
    Trincomalee Sea Lotus Park Hotel or similar Chhaya Blue or similar Anilana Nilaveli or similar
    Polonnurawa Siyanco Holiday Village or similar The Lake or similar
    Dambulla Pelwehera Village or similar The Paradise Resort & Spa or similar Cinnamon Lodge or similar
    Kandy Oakray City Hotel or similar Earl's Regent or similar Mahaweli Reach or similar
    Nuwara Eliya Oakray Summerhill Breeze or similar Hotel Jojo's or similar Araliya Green Hills or similar
    Colombo Grand Oriental or similar Ocean Edge Suites or similar Cinnamon Lakeside or similar
    Negombo Sasha Transit Hotel or similar Goldi Sands or similar Suriya Resort or similar

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    Important Info

    Payment policy:

    Days before departure Package amount to be paid
    10 days 100% of holiday cost
    10-15 days 75% of holiday cost
    15-20 days 50% of holiday cost
    Airfare INR 8,000 additional deposit OR 100% ticket cost if tickets are non-refundable
    Cruise 100% advance payment at the time of booking
    21 days+ or at the time of booking INR 10,000 per person, non-refundable deposit
    *Working days

    Cancellation Policy:

    Days before departure Package amount to be paid
    10 days 100% of holiday cost
    10-15 days 75% of holiday cost
    15-30 days 30% of holiday cost
    30+ days 10,000 per person non-refundable deposit + INR 8,000 for airline tickets
    Cruise On actuals

    Things to note:

    • Above prices are valid till August 31, 2017.
    • Prices are quoted per person on a twin-sharing basis in a budget hotel with above specified meals, mentioned tours and airport transfers.
    • Entrance fees charges if any as per itinerary will be on direct payment basis.
    • Standard international check-in time is 1500hrs and check-out time is 1000hrs. Supplement will be applicable for guaranteed early check-in or late check-out if any.
    • Tips and porterage at a supplement basis.
    • All expenses of personal nature - telephone, laundry, minibar, room service etc.
    • Camera and video permit will be at an additional cost.
    • Supplement price applicable for any additional inclusion or excursion over and above those mentioned herewith.
    • Mandatory Christmas Eve and New Year gala dinner supplement applicable additionally on direct basis.
    • Any increase in airfare, air taxes, YQ tax and visa charges will be charged extra.
    • Entrance fees if any as per itinerary will be on direct payment basis.
    • Above prices not valid during festivals & long weekends. Additional options are available upon request.
    • Prices are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change without any prior notice depending on travel dates and availability.
    • Above price does not include Government Service Tax.
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