Getting married in Sri Lanka is more than the romance of sand between your toes! With blue skies aplenty, spellbinding seascapes, breathtaking scenery, and plentiful natural light, you will come across many awe-inspiring wedding venues in Sri Lanka that will realise your nuptial bliss with evergreen memories.
On arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, you will get your first taste of warm Sri Lankan hospitality; Representative from Nkar Travel will welcome you and transfer to Kandy.
Enroute visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage.
The Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, established in 1975, commenced with seven orphans. Today some of these orphans enjoy the fortune of seeing their grandchildren born in the same location. The original objective of establishing the orphanage inclined more towards tourism, but is soon became a conservation and educational centre. With the help of local and foreign elephant experts, Pinnawela started a scientific captive-breeding programme for elephants. The free movement of the herd enhanced the chances for respective individuals of both sexes to get together and mate. The nearby river played a dominant role in this regard, and in 1984, the first baby of Pinnawela was born.
The success story of Pinnawela has drawn the attention of scientists from all over the world. A considerable number of books and research articles on Pinnawela have been published in several languages. The members of the Pinnawela herd have been filmed, videoed and photographed thousands of times by professionals.
Continue journey to Kandy.Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to visit Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden
This botanical garden was first built as a pleasure garden by a Sinhala king and was expanded by the British. It is 147 acres in extent and provides an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers.
After that go for a city tour in Kandy
Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings which is a World Heritage Site. The name “Kandy” conjures visions of splendor and magnificence. Many of the legends, traditions and folklore are still lovingly kept alive. Drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798. Visit Bazaar area, Arts & crafts centre, a Gem museum and a lapidary etc.
In the evening visit Temple of the Tooth Relic. Late evening witness the Cultural Show.Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Nuwara Eliya. En route visit tea plantation.
Enjoy a Train Ride to Nuwara Eliya.(OPTIONAL)
Nuwara Eliya, because of its invigorating mountain climate and scenery, is Sri Lanka s most popular hill resort. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of Sri Lanka s tea country producing a significant share of the world best tea. Sri Lanka s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet) is located here. Nuwara-Eliya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia.
Check in to the hotel & relax.Overnight stay at a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to visit Horton Plains.
Horton Plains is located on a high windswept saddle at about 7000-ft elevation. The Plains are an expanse of misty grassland with scraggy trees and ice-cold rivulets. Visit World’s End considered to be the finest view in all of Sri Lanka. The awesome escarpment drops vertically for about 4000 ft, hence its named as Horton Plains. Here you could find endemic Slender Loris and endemic Purple Monkeys amongst the animal species that can be seen.
Return back to hotel and relax.Overnight stay at a Hotel in Nuwara Eliya
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Bandarawela.
Visit Ella Gap and small Trekk to visit Little Adams Peak.
The mountain range in the Badulla, Ella area which is considered for Small Sripada (Little Adam’s Peak) has become an attraction to local and foreign tourist. Small Sripada is located about 2 km from the Ella town. From this location Kataragama and the Hambantota beach which are hundreds of kilometers away can also be seen. The Namunukula, Poonagala and Narangala mountain ranges also located on near this place. The mount extent about 10 acres some of the Small Sripada is full of biodiversity.
After visits transfer to Bandarawela and check-in to the hotel.Overnight stay at a Hotel in Bandarawela.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to Udawalawa.
In the evening visit the Udawalawa National Park and do a Safari.
Udawalawe National Park Is Renowned For Its Outstanding Scenic Beauty And Wealth Of Faunal Species, Particularly Mammals And Birds. It Is A Famous Tourist Attraction Throughout The Year For Its Unique Fauna And Flora. The Park Is Situated In The Dry Zone And Conditions Of The Physical Features Are Characterized By An Annual Drought Coinciding With The Southwest Monsoon. The Predominant Ecosystem Of The Park Area Is The Forest Area With Scattered Grasslands And Thorny Shrubs. There Are Herds Of Elephants While Populations Of Sambhar, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Wild Boar And Water Buffalo Are Gradually Re-Establishing Themselves.Overnight stay at a Hotel in Udawalawa.
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Colombo.
Enroute visit Gem mines in Rathnapura.
In the evening go for a city tour in Colombo.
Colombo, like many capital cities in developing countries is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood. Yet in some parts, the old world charm is retained. For example, there is a 100-year-old clock tower and several British built colonial buildings. Other places of interest are the Pettah bazaar – where one can shop for bargain, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) – an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the People’s Republic of China.Overnight stay at a Hotel in Colombo.
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to Airport for the Departure Flight.
The couple should hold a minimum period of residency at the hotel of 5 working days, prior to the date of the ceremony.
The wedding will take place in the hotel premises and it will be conducted by the Master of Ceremonies on any day between 8.00 am and 5.00 pm, except on Saturday, Sundays and Public Holidays.
No person under 21 years of age is permitted to marry in Sri Lanka according to Government regulations.
Documents Required (30 Days Prior To Arrival)
Photocopies of Birth Certificates of the couple.
If Divorced or widowed, Certificates of Divorce or Death Certificate.
Photocopies of Passports.
If unmarried, an affidavit certificate should be sent.
The above should reach the hotel 30 days prior to the date of ceremony.
The originals of above documents, to be produced to the hotel, at least 4 working days, prior to the ceremony.
The original marriage certificate will be translated to English and certified and will also be approved by the foreign ministry.
The Marriage Certificate will be made available to Hotel after 14 working days of the ceremony. The Hotel will then courier all documents to the couple to a pre-determined address. Additional copies of the certificate can be provided against payment.
Wedding album will be available for collection 3 working days after the ceremony. If guests depart before 3 days, the wedding album can be couriered to country of residence at a supplementary courier charge.
**All below Rules & Regulations are subject to change due to any changes of Government Rules & Regulations***