Romantic Tour of Sri Lanka 02

07DAYS 06NIGHTS

Day 01

AIRPORT/NEGOMBO  (Approx 25 minutes drive – about 15 KM )

 Arrive in Sri Lanka. You will be met by a representative of MAC Travels and transferred to Negombo.   

OptionalVisit Negombo Fish Market

The Fish Market in Negombo...The fish market is held every day in the week excepting on Sundays. You will find a great collection of colorful fishes A vast expanse of sea shore in Negombo remains covered with small species of fishes. The fishermen use the sea shore for the drying purpose of their fishes. The fish market is held in the down town near the Old Dutch Fort Gate. It is at a distance from the main tourist area of Negombo. One can find fishes and sea creatures of all shapes and sizes displayed. It is an amazing sight to be sure. Large and small quantities of all these fishes are displayed everywhere.

Check in to hotel.

Dinner & Overnight stay in The Wallawwa at Negombo.

 


Day 02

NEGOMBO / PINNAWALA / KANDY  (Approx. 03 hours drive – about 110 KM )

 AM   After Breakfast leave for Kandy

 En-route visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.

App. 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 40 now, including baby elephants brought from various parts, as well as the babies born, as a result of the captive breeding programme. 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. 

Thereafter proceed to Kandy & Check in to Kandy Hotel 

Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge, the first of its kind in Sri Lanka offering a revolutionary and contemporary concept to the traditional warmth and hospitality that Sri Lanka is famous for.

Nestled on a picturesque tea plantation, on the Knuckles Mountain Range 1000 meters above sea level, Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge will treat travelers to magnificent views, top class facilities, friendly and courteous service and plenty of things to see and do.

Dinner & Overnight stay in Madukelle Eco Lodge

 


Day 03

MADULKELLE  / BOGAWANTALAWA  (Approx. 03 hours drive – about 130 KM )

AM   after breakfast leave for Tea Trails

Tea Trails is the world’s first tea bungalow resort, perched at an altitude of 1250 metres in Sri Lanka’s panoramic Ceylon tea region, bordering the World Heritage Central Highlands. At Tea Trails, stay at tea trails would be a unforgettable holiday that will rejuvenate your spirit in the heart of the magical world of Ceylon tea.


Day 04

BOGAWANTALAWA

AM      Breakfast at the Hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Optional: Nuwara Eliya

The ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coldest places on the island, but it is really just like an English spring day, although the temperature does drop at night. All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence. Houses are like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions.

Dinner & Overnight stay in Ceylon Tea Trails at Nuwara Eliya.


Day 05

BOGAWANTALAWA / BENTOTA   (Approx. 04 hours drive – about 170 KM )

 AM      After Breakfast leave for Bentota

 Check in to Yathra by Jetwing which is docked at Dedduwa

Enjoy a wonderful experience at Jetwing Boat house, which is the first floating accommodation introduced in Sri Lankan waters. Gracefully resting on the waters of the Dedduwa River in Bentota, the Houseboat features all the creature comforts of a luxury hotel, but what is truly magical is the breathtaking view of the untouched Dedduwa River, surrounded in absolute peace and tranquility, it is the perfect ambience to be one with your surroundings. The houseboat boasts two deluxe rooms including balcony with a view of the lake and connected to a lounge area

Dinner & Overnight stay at Yathra by Jetwing 

Day 06

Leisure at Yathra by Jetwing 

Dinner & Overnight stay at Yathra by Jetwing 


Day 07

BENTOTA/ KATUNAYAKA    (Approx. 02 ½ hours drive – about 110 KM)

After breakfast leave for airport

Kandy

A beautiful majestic city with a rich history and a royal presence still evident in its glory. The sacred temple of the tooth relic is a must visit including a trip to the gorgeous botanical gardens.

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Bentota

The seaside town of Bentota is where water sports lovers converge to have great fun and frolic on the beautiful blue waters that kiss the coastline.

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Negombo

The fishing town of Negumbo on the western coast of Sri Lanka is a city under modernization, but has still retained some of its quaint roots. Its proximity to the country’s international airport is also a huge plus.  

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