Srilankan Wonders Deluxe

Srilankan WONDERS

“Known as The Pearl of the Indian Ocean, embedded with pretty coastline, beautiful beach towns, the ancient walled cities, refreshing tea estates, intriguing marine life & stinging sea food curries

– The Island of SRILANKA awaits your visit”

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Highlights –

*Return Airfare on Economy Class
*Breakfast & Dinner
*Accommodation at quality hotels
  • 2 nights in Kandy
  • 2 nights in Bentota
  • 1 night in Colombo

Inclusive of all ‘must see’ sightseeing (entrances to be paid directly)

  •  Kandy -The UNESCOs World Heritage Site, The Temple of Tooth Relic
  •  The royal Botanical Gardens, the Peradeniya University campus
  •  The Pinnewala Elephant Orphanage – One of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions
  •  Excursion to Nuwara Eliya, a renowned Hill Station and Tea Capital of Srilanka
  •  Bentota – Known for its prime beaches and various water sports
  •  Local Sightseeing of Colombo

Complimentary Inclusions-

  •  Excursion to Galle & Boat Ride at Bentota
  •  Discount coupons at ODEL/MONDY
  •  Free Tickets to witness Kandyan Dance Performance
  •  Complimentary local Sim Card on arrival
Days

Nights

Itinerary

Day 1
  • ARRIVAL – PINNAWALA – KANDY

Meet, Greet and respectively transfer from Airport to a near by hotel for fresh and change & breakfast. Later transfer to Pinnawala The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka’s most popular tourist attractions. The orphanage’s population has now mushroomed to around 65, making it the world’s largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range in age from newborns to elderly matriarchs, and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild. Transfer from Pinnawala to Kandy. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The historic city about 480m above sea level surrounded by mountains was known to Sri Lankan as kanda uda rata, which means the hill country. Kandy was home to Sri Lanka’s last independent kingdom, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Visit the temple of the tooth, the Peradeniya university campus and catch a panoramic view of the picturesque town from upper lake drive. Early evening, you will visit a Kandyan dance performance and be treated to a spectacular fire walking finale. Kandy is also famous for its shopping, gems and jewellery, handicrafts, batiks, silks and lot more. And you will have the opportunity of browsing to your heart’s content. Overnight stay at Kandy.

Day 2
  • KANDY/NUWARA ELIYA/KANDY

After breakfast at hotel and transfer from Kandy to tea plantation. One the way visit The Royal Botanical Gardens. Visit A Tea Plantation And A Tea Factory, Where The Best Tea In The World Is Produced. Here You Could Observe All About The Process Of Manufacturing Tea. You Can Also See How Tea Is Graded. Taste A Cup Of Pure Ceylon Tea In The Factory. Transfer from Tea Plantation to Nuwara Eliya. Nuwara Eliya meaning “the city of dawn” is the town at the highest elevation (about 2000m above sea level) in Sri Lanka and its tallest peak, piduruthalagala (2555m) could be seen from here. The city, established by the British in the nineteenth century, and known as “Little England” and is a popular holiday resort for Sri Lankans & tourists due to its cool climate and quaint colonial feel with its little bungalows surrounded by hedgerows. Nuwara Eliya is also the heart of the tea country and you can visit a plantation and a factory en route here and witness how the famous “Ceylon Tea” is brewed. Transfer back to Kandy. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 3
  • KANDY/BENTOTA

After breakfast at Hotel, transfer from Kandy to Bentota. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 4
  • BENTOTA/GALLE/BENTOTA

After breakfast at hotel, proceed to Madhu Ganga boat ride. Later proceed for day trip to Galle. The Port of Galle – Sri Lanka’s 04th biggest town is 115 km south of Colombo and close to Hikkaduwa. Galle is a town rich in history and in fact, was the centre of  Dutch rule in the 17th century. The majestic Galle Fort bears ample testimony to that fact. The City of Galle is one of the best-preserved colonial-era cities in Southeast Asia, and has been declared a World Heritage City. Galle was a major port in Sri Lanka and still handles shipping and cruising yachts. The Dutch Museum, Groote Kerk (Great Church) and the National Maritime Museum are some of the famous tourist attractions in Galle. The city is also famous for its delicate handmade lace and ebony carvings. The Galle International Cricket Stadium has also contributed to enhance the image of the city as a sports destination since of late. Transfer back to Bentota. Overnight stay at Bentota.

Day 5
  • BENTOTA/COLOMBO

After breakfast at Hotel transfer from Bentota to Colombo. Day at leisure on your own for shopping. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 6
  • COLOMBO – DEPARTURE

Have breakfast at Hotel and later proceed for a city tour of Colombo. Colombo is the largest city and former administrative capital of Sri Lanka and is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and remnants of a bygone colonial era. Due to its large harbor and its strategic position along the East-West sea trade routes, Colombo was known to ancient traders 2,000 years ago. However it was only made the Capital of the island when Sri Lanka was ceded to the British Empire in 1815. The main city is home to a majority of the Sri Lanka’s corporate offices, restaurants and entertainment venues. On this tour you will visit many of the historical, religious and commercial sites of Colombo including the historic and bustling Fort and Pettah, the elite residential Cinnamon Gardens, the Galle face Green, Viharamahadevi Park and much more. Transfer from Colombo to Airport for departure. Overnight stay at Hotel.

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Hotels And Inclusions

HOTEL ENVISAGED –

Destination

DELUXE

Kandy (02 Nights)

OZO Kandy/similar
Bentota (02 Nights) The Palms/similar
Colombo (01 Night) OZO/similar

The above cost includes the below –

  • Economy class return airfares
  • Accommodation on double occupancy basis for 6 nights at hotels
  • Specified or at hotels of
  • Similar standard
  • Breakfast & Dinner
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle on SIC basis
  • Pick up and drop ex – Colombo
  • 24Hrs dedicated airport representative
  • Services of an English Speaking Chauffer Guide

Complimentary Inclusions –

  • Discount coupons at ODEL/MONDY
  • Free Tickets to witness Kandyan Dance Performance
  • Complimentary Sim card on arrival
  • Excursion to Galle & Boat Ride at Bentota

The above cost doesnot includes the below –

  • VISA fees
  •  Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, mini bar charges, beverages, liquor, telephone charges, etc
  • Any other services not specified in above itinerary
  • All entrance/water sport/boat ride supplements
  • Lunch supplement cost
  • Video and Camera permits at sites
  • Tips & Portage
  • Service Taxes (as applicable) shall be charged additional on the total invoice

Notes And Conditions

THINGS TO NOTE

  • The tour price printed is dynamic prices & is purely on first come first serve basis. The person booking tour early is likely to get the lowest price as communicated / offered by the Company, subject to availability of seats.
  • The complimentary inclusions are add on delights by Thomas Cook. In case of non utilization/non operation of the same due to any reason/circumstances/weather conditions, the same shall not be refundable.
  • It is mandatory to carry your Passport on your entire tour
  • The vehicle used for transfers is not at disposal
  • This is an indicative itinerary and subject to change depending upon circumstances. Please consult driver / local representative for next day’s sightseeing schedule / transfers timings.
  • Do carry comfort clothing
  • Please follow the stipulated timings for the sightseeing trips /activities as informed by our representative
  • Thomas Cook shall not be liable for any airline schedule changes/flight connections delayed/missed due to change/delays/cancellations by airlines. Any such cases will have to be settled with the airline directly
  • Tour-programme is subject to change depending upon circumstances.
  • The applicable Rate of Exchange for initial payment/ booking amount shall be determined by the prevailing rate on the date/ day of booking and balance payment will be charged as per the prevailing rates on that particular day

PAYMENT & CANCELLATION TERMS

  • Initial non-refundable Booking Deposit – Rs.15,000/- per person
  • Full payment has to be paid at least 30 days prior to departure
  • For bookings less than 30 days prior to date of departure, full money is to be paid at the time of booking
  • Tickets & Tour Documents would be issued 4 days prior to date of departure

VISA DETAILS

  • Visa will be granted on arrival.
  • We shall be applying for Visa Electronically on your behalf and remitting the charges
  • in advance. The same shall be charged additional at INR 2250 per person

Cancellation/Amendments:

  • Please note Cancellation / Amendment request needs to reach us in writing. Any amendment received after booking will be treated as cancellation.
  • The Cancellation policy is as follows:
Cancellation / Amendment notice received Cancellation Charges per person
Up to 30 days prior to date of departure Initial deposit amount
Initial deposit amount 50% of tour cost OR Rs.15,000/- whichever is higher
Less than 14 days prior to departure 100%

Other terms & conditions would be applicable as mentioned on our ‘Booking Form’.

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