5D4N Sri Lanka Delight (Private)

What you will see on holiday in Asia

Highlights: Dambulla Cave Temple Sigiriya Rock Fortress (Fortress in the Sky) Spice Garden in Matale Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic Enjoy A Cultural Local Show

  from RM 1,618/
  What you get
  • Stay: 4 nights
  • Meals: Fullboard
  • Transport: Private

Five centuries before Christ, Sri Lanka was a land throbbing with vitality and a well-ordered civilization. Cities, palaces, reservoirs, parks, temples, monasteries, monuments and works of art bore testament to the character, imagination, culture, philosophy and faith of the people of Sri Lanka, the Resplendent Land. Vestiges of this ancient civilization are abundantly extant today.

This tour will take you to the following historical sites:

COLOMBO
Colombo - the capital of Sri Lanka - is the largest city and main port of Sri Lanka. It is also the commercial and financial center of Sri Lanka. A bustling metropolis, the city is an attractive blend of old and new. It has the lazy charm of the bygone era combined with the verve and vivaciousness of a modern city. Colombo is an ideal location to start the Sri Lanka sojourn.

The Sri Lankan mystique perseveres, unfurling before the senses as soon you arrive: the heavy warm air, the rich green foliage, the luxuriant swirls of the Sinhalese alphabet, the multicoloured Buddhist flags, and the kaleidoscope of saris, fruits, jewellery and spices on display in the markets.

KANDY
Kandy, the last royal capital of Sri Lanka is a major tourist destination. (115km from Colombo at 465 meters above sea level). Famous for the Temple of the Tooth and many other temples, the city could be called the cultural capital of the island. This bustling market town is rich in cultural diversity and has plenty to offer from songs dances and handy crafts to ancient temples and adventure activities. This sacred city is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

SIGIRIYA
Nothing in Sri Lanka captures the imagination more than a 200 meter lump of granite that rises starkly above the flat central plains. Sigiriya has it all - a blood-stained history full of intrigue, astonishing frescos of bare-breasted maidens painted 15 centuries ago, a wall covered in graffiti that is more than 1,000 years old and, to top it all, Asia's oldest surviving landscape garden. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Day 1

ARRIVAL COLOMBO – NEGOMBO/MARAWILA/CHILAW/COLOMBO    
Arrive in Sri Lanka, you will be welcomed by a representative & handed over to your respective guide. Transfer to Negombo/Marawila/Chilaw/Colombo, Overnight stay at Negombo.

Day 2

NEGOMBO/MARAWILA/CHILAW/COLOMBO – DAMBULLA/SIGIRIYA (B/L/D)
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed to Dambulla, Lunch at a Restaurant. Visit *Dambulla Cave Temple first came to use as a refuge for King Valagambahu in 1st century BC. Concealed by the local monks upon returning from exile to his throne at Anuradhapura he had the magnificent cave temple built for them. This cave temple has the largest number of Buddha statues all housed in one place, including a 14 meter long, colossal figure of the recumbent Buddha carved out of the rock.
(Optional – US$ 30 per person) *Sigiriya Rock Fortress is home to 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 fortress.  Within its triple- moated defence the huge rock rises almost to a sheer height of 500ft.  On its summit are the foundations of what was once a great and sumptuous palace and gardens complete with swimming pool. Dinner & Overnight Stay in Dambulla/Sigiriya.

Day 3

DAMBULLA / SIGIRIYA - KANDY (B/L/D)
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed to Kandy, Lunch at a Restaurant. Visit a *Spice Garden in Matale to see the different spices, which Sri Lanka is famous for.  You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. Sightseeing in *Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market  Crafts Centre, Gem Museum. Kandy the hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815.  Visit *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. By the night experience a colourful show where you will be taken to mind blowing Sri Lankan culture extravaganza… Get ready for Heavy drumbeat and acrobatic act. Dinner & Overnight Stay in Kandy.

Day 4

KANDY – NUWARA ELIYA         (B/L/D)
Breakfast at Hotel. Lunch at a Restaurant. Stop at a *Tea experience, which involves visiting a plantation to observe firsthand the process, starting from the plucking field where it all begins with the picking of “two leaves and a bud” to the factory where the processing begins. Sightseeing in *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 coolest places in 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 like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions. The Victoria Park, in the middle of the town, is a lovely place for a stroll or a picnic and is also good for Birding as you get some rare birds in this Park. Visit *Lake Gregory is one of the significant tourist attractions in Nuwara Eliya. You can buy a ticket and visit the Lake Park and enjoy your evening by the lake. Swan Boats are there for hire if you need a ride on your own. Dinner and overnight stay in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 5

NUWARA ELIYA - COLOMBO – AIRPORT (B/L)
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed to Colombo, Lunch at a Restaurant. City tour of *Colombo a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens, Visit Fort, the former British administrative centre and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmiths quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a    Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha & the Independence Square. Start *Shopping in Colombo, Visit ODEL, House of Fashion, Arcade Independence square, Race Course, and Beverly Street, visit bargain market in Colombo Pettah. Later transfer to the Airport for the departure flight back.

Your hotel options with ground arrangement

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Prices displayed are per person in MYR. Click on the hotel/room name for its description.

Package price per person (RM$):
 
Booking Period: 01Sep'19 - 10Sep19 (Minimum 2 adults to go) 
Travel Period: 01Sep'19 - 31Mar'20
 

Hotel Category

Traveling Period

Adult

Child

Single

Twin

+Bed

No Bed

Silver

01Oct19-31Oct19

2,198

1,618

968

484

01Nov19-30Apr20

2,438

1,748

1,068

528

Gold

01Oct19-31Oct19

2,718

1,938

1,168

588

01Nov19-30Apr20

3,018

2,048

1,228

618

Platinum

01Oct19-31Oct19

2,998

2,118

1,268

638

01Nov19-30Apr20

3,428

2,298

1,378

688

 
Blackout periods : - 20th Dec 2019 – 10th Jan 2020 / 01st Feb – 29th Feb 2020
 

Group Discount for adult only :
Travel date till 31 Oct’19 : (4-5 paxs ) : RM 200 per pax,   (6-8 Paxs) : RM 230 per pax
Travel date from 01Nov’19-30Apr’20): (4-5 paxs ) : RM 230 per pax, (6-8 Paxs) : RM 300 per pax

  

Peak Period Supplement: –

Date Silver Gold Platinum
14 - 31 Aug 2019  USD 15 USD 20 USD 25
 20Dec’19 - 28Feb’20 USD 20 USD 45  USD 55 
01 - 31 Mar’20 N/A USD 25  USD 30

Includes:

 Return airport to hotel transfers.
 4 nights Hotel accommodations. 
 Private transportation with English speaking driver guide, sightseeing tours with entrances fees and meals as indicated in the itinerary.  
 
Excludes:
o Return air ticket to Sri Lanka
o Travel Insurance
 
Remarks:
Minimum 2 adults.
Visa to Sri Lanka should be applied direct by guests themselves at www.eta.gov.lk.
Visa fee-USD 35 per pax
Excluding gratuity: USD 25 per person per day, paid directly). 
Cancellation Policy: - 14 Days before arrival – 100% cancellation charges.
Compulsory Surcharge : Christmas Eve (USD 70 per person) & New Year Eve (USD 85 per person)
 

LOCAL HOTELS USED:

Location

Silver

Gold

Platinum

Negombo/Katunayake

Full Moon Garden Hotel/Tamarind Tree Hotel/Paradise Beach Hotel/Lavinia Hotel /Waves by Tranquil or similar

 

The Covanro/Club Palm Bay/ /Goldi Sands/ Pegasus Reef Beach Hotel or similar

 

Jetwing Sea/Beach/Blue/Lagoon/Arie Lagoon/Tranquil or similar

 

 

Dambulla/Sigiriya

Fresco Water Villa/Danawwa Hotel/Kassapa Lion Rock or similar

 

 

Sigiriya Village Hotel/ /Sun Green Resort/Camellia Resort/Saunter Paradise Hotel/Hotel Sigiriya or similar

 

 

Jetwing Lake/Habarana Village by Cinnamon/Amara Forest/Cinnamon Lodge or similar

 

Kandy

Oak-Ray Regency/ Serene Garden Hotel/Oak Ray Heritage/Rivendel Hotel or similar

 

 

Randholee Hotel/The Royal Kandyan/Suisse/Swiss Residence/Topaz Hotel or similar

 

OZO Kandy/The Grand Kandyan/The Golden Crown Hotel or similar

 

Nuwara Eliya

Stamford Star Hotel/Ashford Hotel/Alphine Hotel or similar

 

Araliya Green Hills/Hill Club/Royal Cocoon Bungalow or similar

Jetwing St Andrew’s/Araliya Green City Hotel/Black Pool or similar

 

Updated : 15 Oct 2019

 

Peak season and public holiday surcharge may apply for certain dates.

Transport addons make your holiday easier (optional)

You can specify if you want any transport addons in the booking form. Transfers from destinations around the world are also available. All transport options include return transfers to the airport/hotel etc.

Depart fromDescription
 Travel by planeKuala Lumpur, LCCTAir Asia
 Travel by planeKLIA Malaysia Airlines
 Travel by planeKLIASri Lanka Airlines

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