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Arrival to Sri Lanka and you will be welcomed by a NKAR travels representative, therefore transfer to Kandy, En route visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
Pinnawela – off Colombo-Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house abandoned and wounded elephants. The best time to visit is the feeding time and the bathing time; when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.
Evening commence city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Gem museum and the Home to sacred relic of the tooth of the Buddha Temple [Dalada Maligawa / Temple of the tooth relic] & Royal Botanical Garden
Kandy – the hill capital. Venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism’s influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple’s shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere.
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 engage in Cultural Dance ShowOvernight stay at Oakray Hotel – Kandy
After Breakfast transfer to Bentota, En Route engage in White water rafting activitiesOvernight stay in Coco Royal Hotel – Waskaduwa (Bentota)
Enroute engage in Galle City sightseeing the Heritage City, visit the Madhu Ganga Sightseeing and the
Galle – This is the most ancient and important harbor of the country, until the Colombo Harbor was established. Galle is identified as the ‘Tarshis ‘of the Bible. This was captured by the Portuguese in 1587 A.D, Dutch in 1640 A.D, and British in 1796 A.D. Most of the existing buildings dates to Dutch Period. The Bastians are still using Dutch names such as Zwart, Akesloot, and Aeloes etc. Famous for lace making, Ebony carving, Gem cutting & polishing,Overnight stay in Coco Royal Hotel – Waskaduwa (Bentota)
After your breakfast you will be transferred to Colombo, Evening engage in a Colombo City tour
Colombo – A drive through the city will take you to the Fort and Pettah- the commercial area of the city and tree-lined Colombo – 07 Cinnamon Gardens. Colombo 3, 4, 5, 8 are the prime residential area of the City. Visit Fort, and Pettah for Shopping. The Hindu Temple at Sea Street, lined with goldsmith’s shops, the Dutch Church at Wolfendaal, dating back to 1749. The historic Davatagaha Mosque, Independence Hall, B.M.I.C.H, are some of the attractions in ColomboOvernight stay at Fairview Hotel Colombo
After Breakfast transfer to Airport to connect departure flight