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Southern Escape

Tour Code : SBT/SE/1031

Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights Tour

Tour Highlights

  • The Tooth Relic Temple in Kandy
  • Cultural Show ( Traditional drumming, dancing & Fire Walking)
  • Kandy City Tour-UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Royal Botanical Gardens at Peradeniye
  • Visiting a Tea Factory & Tea Gardens
  • Elephant Transit Home at Udewalewe
  • Safari at Udewalewe National Park
  • Galle Dutch Fort- UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Beach relax on Unewatune or Koggale
  • Colombo City Tour & Shopping

Tour Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival - Air Port to Kandy

NegomboArrival at Bandaranayeke International Ari Port and transfer to Hotel in Kandy.

Evening visit the Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha & see the Cultural Show in Kandy Kandy, the capital of hill country, was the last seat of Sinhalese kings who ceded power to the British in1815 after many battle with the western colonial forces, still remains much of its old world charm and traditions of the Sri Lankan life style, Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha, the most venerated place of Buddhist of Sri Lanak, was built in the 14th Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic. At the Cultural Show, You can enjoy the Dancers & Drums of Traditional Artist with their magical Fire walking.

Dinner & Overnight stay at a Hotel in Kandy

Day 02 : Kandy to Nuwere Eliye

KelaniyaAfter Breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. In the morning do sightseeing in kandy, including Upper Lake Drive and Observe the glorious Architecture of that period and experience the tranquility of the atmosphere. And visit to Art and Craft Centers, Gem Factory to see the rich skills of Kandian Traditional Craftsmen & Artists.

En-route visits the Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya. This was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made in to a Botanical Garden during the British regime. This gardens; one of the best in Asia is a place of beauty and site for bird watchers. Next visit a Tea Factory with rolling tea gardens via crashing waterfalls and reach Nuwere Eliye in the evening: Nuwara Eliya also known as Little England is where the homesick British (The Tea Planters) built themselves a home away from home. 

Dinner & Overnight stay at the same Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 03 : Nuwere Eliye / Elle / Udewalewe

KelaniyaAfter breakfast leave for Udewalewe via Elle. Ella is a beautiful small village in Sri Lanka's hill country with little more than a handful of shops, hotels and guesthouses, but it has an almost perfect climate and occupies a very scenic vantage point, with views on a fine day stretching right across the South Coast of Sri Lanka.

Visit Elephant Transit Home where care for baby & Young Orphaned, injured elephants from all over Sri Lanka. After rehabilitation, the elephants are released back into the wild, many into the Uda Walawe National Park. At the time of research 64 elephants had been rehabilitated at the Elephant Transit Home and subsequently released. A boisterous group of around 30 juvenile and teenage pachyderms gets fed four times a day. You can't get up close and personal with the elephants, but feeding time is still a lot of fun.

Evening, Safari drive in Udawalawe National Park. The Park is one of the guaranteed and is probably the best place to see wild herds of Elephants, consisting of tightly-knit family groups of up to four generations of related adult and sub-adult females and young. Look for dry zone birds, which include Little Green Bee-Eater, Malabar Pied Hornbill & Blue-faced Malkoha. 

Dinner & Overnight stay at a hotel at Udewalwewe

Day 04 : Udewalewe to Galle

KelaniyaAfter breakfast leave for Galle. Galle, capital of southern Sri Lanaka, consists of delightful coral-protected bays with stunning tropical sandy beaches. Stilt fishermen along the costal line are one of main attractions there. Visit Galle Dutch Fortress-UNESCO World Heritage site, originally built by the Portuguese and then further developed by the Dutch and the British, covers nearly four sq kms, This small walled city with about 300 homes and an old-world feel, still remain with its well preserved bastions, public buildings, churches, and lighthouse. Hours can be spent exploring the maze of narrow streets lined with quaint houses, Dutch and British period buildings still in use, the growing collection of art galleries, antique shops and restaurants.

Evening remain relax on the beach rest of the day.
Dinner & Overnight stay at a Hotel at Koggale or Unewatune

Day 05 : Galle / Colombo / Air Port

KelaniyaAfter breakfast leave for Colombo and visit Colombo city. Colombo, The commercial capital of Sri Lanka, is a fascinating city with blend of East & West as well as a cozy mixture of past & present; the city is dotted with numerous interesting and important tourist attractions including colonial era buildings The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Independent Square, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist, Hindu Temples and Town Hall. Also, visit main shopping arenas; Odel and House of Fashion dress boutiques and the Noritake Ceramic Showroom. Then after, leave for Airport according to your Flight time.

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What Tour Includes / Excludes

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation on HB basis (breakfast & dinner) 
  • Transportation in an A/C Car (Up to 02 Pax) / A/C Micro van (03 - 06 Pax)/A/C Mini coach (06-12Pax)
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Entrance tickets for all activities mentioned above
  • Jeeps for safaris where mentioned
  • Government Taxes.

Tour Excludes

  • Tips and porterage.
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Lunch & Beverages
  • Flights & Visas
  • Early check-in & Early checkout charges
  • Optional Activities
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