TOUR NO 02 - 05 DAYS 04 NIGHTS
Kandy Perehera - Option 02

DAY 01 - AIRPORT/ KANDY.
Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, met by "Don Voyage" Representatives and transfer to a Hotel in Kandy.
Detailed Itinerary

En route visit Elephant Orphanage Pinnawala.
ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE
Pinnawala, the foster – home of elephants of different age and size feeding, bathing, playing together and even mating. These have been found injured or left abandoned in the wilderness. There are even little baby calves born in captivity.

SPICE GARDEN
Visit a spice garden at mavanella which grows spices and herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication. Spices of Sri Lanka attracted the early sea faring merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.

Evening Kandy Perehera
KANDY PERAHERA - (ESALA PERAHERA)
The significance of this great event is to invoke blessings of the gods to give the farmers rain to cultivate their crops. This ritual is performed by carrying the sacred tooth relic of the Budda through the city streets which is done with great ceremony.

Overnight stay at Hotel Suisse – Kandy.

DAY 02 : KANDY.
After Breakfast, leave for Kandy City Tour and Shopping.

BOTANICAL GARDEN
Next visit the Botanical Garden Peradeniya. 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

P.m. p.m. visit art and craft centre and Gem Bureau where you will be shown a documentary film on how Sri Lankan Gem mining is traditionally done.

Enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking.

TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH RELIC
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.

Sight seeing of kandy including Upper Lake Drive.

Evening KANDY PERAHERA - (ESALA PERAHERA)
Overnight stay at Hotel Suisse – Kandy.
DAY 03 :KANDY / SIGIRIYA
After Breakfast leave for Sigiriya.

En route visit the Spice Garden.
SPICE GARDEN
Visit a spice garden at Matale which grows spices and herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication. Spices of Sri Lanka attracted the early sea faring merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.

P.m. visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
SIGIRIYA ROCK FORTRESS
Which contains beautiful frescoes of heavenly maidens with flowers and fruit baskets and a palace garden with an intricate irrigation system - Sigiriya is called the 08th Wonder of the World. This was the Royal Citadel of King Kasyapa who ruled in the 5th Century A.D.

Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel Sigiriya - Sigiriya

DAY 04 : SIGIRIYA / COLOMBO
Breakfast and leave Colombo.

En route visit the Cave Temples of Dambulla,
CAVE TEMPLE DAMBULLA.
which contains more than 150 Statues of the Buddha. This was where a king of the 1st Century B.C. took refuge and latter converted them into a monastery.

p.m. City Tour and Shopping

CITY TOUR AND 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 at Odel, House of Fashion, Bare foot and etc. at Colombo

Overnight stay at Grand Oriental Hotel – Colombo.

DAY 05 : COLOMBO / AIRPORT.
Breakfast at Hotel. Leave for Airport for Departure

Tour end ……..with Don Voyage….

Price Includes
· Accommodation as stated above and …. rooms twin sharing on B/B basis.
· Transport exclusively for concerned Party by air-conditioned car or Coach with English Speaking chauffeur Guide.
· Meeting arrangements at the airport on arrival and departure.
· Entrance fees to the sites. ( Kand Perehera Tickets, Kandy - Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Botanical Garden, Temple of the Tooth relic, Cultural Show , Gem Museum , Tea Factory and Sita Amman Temple, Sigiriya, Dambulla Cave Temple)

Price does not include
Ø Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
Ø Air Port Taxes
Ø Video and Camera Permits.
Ø Lunch and Dinner throughout the tour.
Ø Any other services not specified above.

IMPORTANT
The official Check in time at all hotels will be 1200hrs.
The official Check Out time at all hotels will be 1100hrs.

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