Taste of Sri Lanka

Destinations :

Colombo / Kandy / Pinnawala / Bentota

Duration :
nights 5 days 6
Tour map
DAY 01

Destination : Colombo.                                                                                 Drive : Approximately 1 Hour (31 km)

On arrival in Sri Lanka you will be met and assisted by our Airport Representative, who will direct you to your very own Chauffeur who will transfer you to Colombo, the commercial capital of the country.

Once you check in at your hotel relax and recover from any jet leg. If you have spare time your chauffeur will drive through the commercial and city centre known as the "Fort", built by the Portuguese in the 16th century where grand colonial era buildings stand alongside modern office structures. See the vibrant markets and bazaars of Pettah, and the National Museum with its fine collection of lovely antiques and art of Sri Lanka. You could visit a Buddhist temple and a Hindu Kovil to experience the diversity of religion, ethnicity and customs of the people. Alternatively you may indulge in some shopping.

You could also visit the Vihara Mahadevi Park which is a public park if you like to laze around.

Overnight Stay : Hotel in Colombo.

DAY 02

Destination : Kandy.                                                                          Drive : Approximately 2 1/2 Hour (116km)

After breakfast at the hotel leave for Kandy. En route you will visit a spice garden in Mawanella. Sri Lanka is well known for their spices, which is bought by the Greeks, Romans and Arabs. Ceylon in it’s 16th century as it was known then traded cinnamon and other spices. You can buy a variety of quality spices known for its fragrance and taste. You will then check in at your hotel on arrival and once you are rested, continue on to your tour of Kandy.

Kandy, the bustling hill country capital is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is famous for the pink painted Temple of the Tooth which houses the most sacred religious relic, the tooth of the Buddha, the Kandy Lake built in 1807 which is an attractive centerpiece to the town and the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.

In the evening you will visit the sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic. Thereafter enjoy the Kandyan Cultural show at the Kandyan Arts & Cultural Centre. The show features the graceful and rhythmic dancers and drummers culminating in an impressive fire walking display. You can also take a stroll by the Kandy Lake.

Overnight Stay : Hotel in Kandy.

DAY 03

Destination : Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.                                Drive : Approximately 1 ½ Hours (50km)

After breakfast leave for Pinnawala and visit Elephant orphanage. This orphanage was set up by the government to take care of baby elephants lost or abandoned in the wild. Witness the feeding of the elephants. Thereafter observe them as they take their daily bath in the river nearby, which affords marvellous photo opportunities. Bath time is enjoyed by all elephants, young and old alike and it is a good time to closely observe their tightly knit family structure. Daily feeding times - 9.15 am, 1.15 pm, and 5.00 pm. bathing times – 10.00 am, 2.00 pm, and 4.00 pm.

Leave for Bentota on completion.                                          Drive : Approximately 4 Hours (136km)

Overnight Stay : Hotel in Bentota.                                                    

DAY 04

Destination : Bentota.                                                                                   Drive : N/A

Bentota is delightfully located along one of the finest beaches on the South West coast. Spend the afternoon at leisure watching the waves as they bounce off the sun-kissed sands.

Overnight Stay : Hotel in Bentota.


DAY 05

Destination : Bentota.                                                                                    Drive : N/A

Blissfully spend your time as you wish whether it be indulging in fine spa treatment or relaxing by the beautiful Indian Ocean.

Overnight Stay : Hotel in Bentota.


DAY 06

Destination : Airport.                                                      Drive : Approximately 3Hours (99km)

Now that you are at the end of your journey with us, after breakfast your chauffeur will comfortably take you to the international airport in time for your departure flight.

We hope your adventure with us was enjoyable and wish you a safe and pleasant flight home!