TOUR NO 04
07 DAYS 06 NIGHTS
THIS ITINERARY COULD BE SUBJECT TO ALTERATION ON THE FIRST AND LAST DAY OF THE TOUR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FLIGHT TIMES
DAY 01 - AIRPORT / COLOMBO
Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, met by "Don Voyage"Representatives and transfer to Hotel in Colombo.
CITY TOUR & SHOPPING
The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist Hindu Temple and Town Hall.

SHOPPING
Shopping at Odel, House of Fashion, Bare foot and etc.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Colombo.
DAY 02 - COLOMBO / GALLE / UNAWATUNA
Breakfast at Hotel.Leave for Unawatuna. En route visit Turtle Hatchery at Kosgoda.
TURTLE HATCHERY
Projects have been launched to conserve the population of turtles that are reaching extinction and such projects are found along the southern coast of Sri Lanka where turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. The turtle digs a hole on the Beach, Lays hers eggs and covers it with sand where it is supposed to, incubate by the heat of the sun. What
often happens is, the eggs are dug out by fisherman and sold to people who consume them.
But now the eggs are bought up by the conservation projects and are hatched the Natural way in enclosed areas where the Birds don’t have a chance of picking them up and the babies are let in to the sea after two days at night time which offers them a better chance of survival.
Next Boat Safari at Madhu River.
BOAT SAFARI
The Boat Safari on the River Madhu is something that words would not justify.
The primitive Life Style of the inhabitant of the islands of the Madhu River is only a boat ride away. The boat ride that takes you through the thick mongroves, The bird life around, the primitive style of Fishing and prawn trapping
Next Meetiyagoda moonstone.
METIYAGODA MOON STONE MINE.
Among the gems which are a valuable natural resources of Sri Lanka. The moon stone is one that’s in the lowest price range among gems, since it is found in abundance in various pockets of the island.
The village metiyagoda being one of them, it offers the visitor who passes Hikkaduwa an opportunity of visiting the mines and seeing gemming in progress.

Finally visit the Galle Fortress.
GALLE DUTCH FORTRESS
An ancient city which is now a modern and buzzing town today. It was the most important sea port way back in history, where the sea faring merchants arrived to trade and barter. This is also where the Portuguese first set foot in the year 1505 and built a fortress, Which was later captured and fortified by the Dutch. The fortress is one of the best
preserved in the island. A visit to the fortress and to watch the sunset from the rampart is an experience unforgettable The oldest Protestant church in the country called the "Groote Kirk" built by the Dutch is located inside the Fort. It is situated close to New Oriental Hotel also built by them as the Governor's Residence in 1684.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Unawatuna.
DAY 03 - GALLE / YALA  
Breakfast at Hotel. a.m. at leisure. Afternoon leave for Yala.En route visit Kirinda
KIRINDA
The temple of the Kirinda marks the place where Princes Viharamaha Devi landed when her Father, a King of Kelaniya, set her adrift on a Golden Boat in the Indian Ocean.
The King who tortured to death a member of the Sanga believed that the subsequent sea inundation that consumed a great part of his Kingdom was the punishment that came as Roth of the Gods, which could be atoned only by sacrificing his Daughter.
However the princes who survived and came Ashore in the Southeast Point of Kirinda was wedded by the King Kawantissa who ruled in that region and their son was the famous King Dutugemunu who succeeded in liberating Sri Lanka from the Indians and also repulsed many invasions.
p.m. Safari at Yala
YALA NATIONAL PARK
visit Ruhunu National Park at Yala. This will include a Safari tour by jeep with a jungle tracker, where you can see animals in the Jungle; including elephants, Bears, Wild boar, Dear, Buffalo, Monkeys and many other animals if you are lucky, leopards too. You also could see different types of birds. It’s a small experience for bird watch lovers.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Yala.
DAY 04 - YALA / NUWARA ELIYA 
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Nuwara Eliya. En route visit Buduruwagala.
BUDURUWAGALA.
The rock carvings of Buduruwagala are believed to be over a Thousand years old The rock carvings of Buduruwagala are believed to be over a Thousand years old. There are seven figurers carved in high relief on a Rock that rises beyond the stream and the tallest one is of the Buddha, which is 51 feet tall.
Next stop at Ella Grand Motel to enjoy the view of the famous ella gap, Also view the beauty of the Ravana Falls as you descend to the High lands.
Proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya, the misty city is located over 6000 feet above sea level.
The drive will be through refreshing Tea Plantations covering the hills like carpets and cascading waterfalls to mesmerize you.

Arrive in Nuwara Eliya to be greeted by the fresh wintry atmosphere. Observe the well preserved colonial architecture of bungalows that were the homes of Lords, Governor’s and Planters who pioneered the “ Ceylon Tea” drive.( Nuwara Eliya is also known as “Little England”)

Leave for Sight Seeing of Nuwara Eliya which includes visits to the 18 Hole Golf course, Race Course .

Next City Tour of Nuwara Eliya.
NUWARA ELIYA CITY TOUR
Drive through the little town of Nuwara Eliya observing the well-maintained buildings of colonial Architecture. Visit the busy market where the tea plantation workers rush in and out with their days provisions. Visit the lake Gregory built for generating power during the British Colonial age but now a feature that adds beauty to the city.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
DAY 05 - NUWARA ELIYA / KANDY. 
Proceed to Kandy. En route visit water falls at ramboda.
RAMBODA FALLS
Next
TEA FACTORY
Visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory en route. Sri Lanka being famous for its “Ceylon Tea” adding cheer to many the world over for more than a century.
Proceed to Kandy.
p.m enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking.
Sight seeing of kandy including Upper Lake Drive and visit to Art and Craft Centres.
TEMPLE OF TOOTH RELIC
Next Visit the Temple of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha. This temple, the most important one for The Sri Lankan Buddhists was built in the 16th Century A.D. solely for the purpose of housing the tooth relic.
Next enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming, Dancing, Music and Fire walking.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Kandy.
DAY 06 - KANDY / PERADENIYA / COLOMBO
Breakfast at Hotel.Leave for Colombo. En-route visit the Botanical Garden Peradeniya.
BOTANICAL GARDEN
Which was a pleasure garden of a Kandyan King of the 16th Century and later made in to a Botanical Garden during the British regime.
Proceed to Colombo. En route City Tour of Colombo.
CITY TOUR & SHOPPING
The City Tour will include places of Tourist interest such as Old parliament, Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Buddhist Hindu Temple and Town Hall.

SHOPPING
Shopping at Odel, House of Fashion, Bare foot and etc.
Over night Stay at Hotel in Colombo.
DAY 07 - COLOMBO / AIRPORT
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Airport for Departure...
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