Taste of Sri Lanka ( 6 Nights )

Product Code: DP903

INCLUSIONS

  • Flights

    Flights

  • Hotels

    Hotels

  • Transfers

    Transfers

  • Sightseeing

    Sightseeing

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast

  • Dinner

    Dinner

  • Taxes

    Taxes

 

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Duration

6 Nights

Destinations Covered

2N Kandy, 1N Nuwara Eliya, 2N Bentota, 1N Colombo

Holiday Category

Best Price Guarantee, Family Package

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Explore the lavish & exotic beauty of Sri Lanka with this 6 Nights complete package. Start your journey at the beautiful city of Kandy where you get to savour the magic of the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. Next we visit Nuwara Eliya, which is Sri Lanka’s most popular hill resort. Later take a water trip down to the beautiful Bentota River and explore the majestic gardens of Kings of Gampola and Kandy. Visit the enchanting Spice Gardens and Orchid House & discover the hidden secrets of the turtle farm and the mask shop. End your trip at Colombo, the city which still has its charm of the old world intact.
Inclusions
  • Economy Class Return Airfare (Delhi - Colombo - Delhi) on GoAir
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Kandy
    (Royal Classic Resort / Amaya Hills / Earl's Regent Hotel / Similar*)
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Nuwara Eliya
    (Araliya Red Hotel / Araliya Green Hills Hotel / Galway Heights Hotel / Similar*)
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Bentota
    (The Palms Hotel / EKHO Surf / Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa / Similar*)
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Colombo
    (Pegasus Reef Hotel / OZO Colombo / Ramada by Wyndham Colombo / Similar*)
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner
  • Airport transfers & Sightseeing tours (as mentioned in the Itinerary)
  • All Tours & Transfers by Air conditioned vehicle (with English speaking National Guide)
  • All Presently applicable Hotel & Airline taxes
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees, Photography / Video Camera permits at the sites
  • All items of Personal nature- Tip, Porterage, Laundry expenses, Wines, Telephone charges and also Food & Drinks not forming part of the Group Menus
  • Any Services not mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Visa fees
  • Surcharge (if Any)

Detailed Itinerary

Arrive at Colombo with a warm welcome by the Local tour representative, who will show the arrangements for the next travel to Kandy. Enjoy the three and half hour journey through the mystical high roads of Sri Lanka and reach the land where elephants are born and bred. Explore the enigma of Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage. The 25-acre coconut property adjoining the Maha Oya River provides a home for many orphaned Elephants found in the jungles of Sri Lanka, known as Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. The place must be on the top of your bucket list if you are an animal lover. You can feed one of the playful baby elephants during their feeding hour which will undoubtedly make you want to take a baby elephant home even if you can’t! (Feeding Times: 9:15am, 1:15pm & 5:00pm) Watch them bathing, splashing water happily, twining their trunks friskily when they are led to Maha-Oya.

After this one-of-a-kind adventure you will be transferred to the hotel, where you will check in. Evening time is free at own leisure to explore the beautiful city. Later return to the hotel after having Dinner & spend the night to savor a much needed rest.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy. (Dinner)

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Charge yourself with morning breakfast at hotel and proceed for the City tour, which will be solely dedicated to the exploration of the other mysteries of Kandy. Apart from the wonderful elephant orphanage there are other treasures of Kandy which you must enjoy.

Kandy Temple of the Tooth Relic- Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.

Spice Gardens- Enjoy the Sri Lanka’s world renowned spices at their source. Visit a spice garden, where smells of cinnamons, pepper, cardamom, nutmeg and mace overwhelm the senses and the visitors are provided an insight into an age old industry of spice production.

Kandy Gem Museum- One could see a variety of gemstones and a huge collection of jewelries. Gem Museum, as its name, has every collection that one could never miss admiring. You may purchase the most precious products available here.

Later in the evening, witness the Cultural Dance Show. The Kandy Cultural Show- It will give you an opportunity to experience some of the traditions of Sri Lanka. Enjoy this hour-long extravaganza as some of the most popular art forms of the island take to the stage. Get wowed by fire dancers and sword dancers. Watch the colorful Kandyan dancers take to the air to the thrumming primal beat of the drums.

After the day trip you get to come back to your hotel and relax your well-travelled feet. Later have Dinner & spend the night in the hotel and get ready for another adventure on the next day.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Kandy. (Breakfast + Dinner)

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After your morning breakfast at hotel, pack your bags for the journey ahead. We make our way out of Kandy and drive to Nuwara Eliya. The 1.5 hrs drive is quite spectacular with waterfalls, rocky outcrops and paddy fields. En route we visit the Ramboda Falls followed by Tea Factory visit & Seetha Amman Temple.

Ramboda Falls- Enjoy Sri Lanka's hill country from the comfort of the Ramboda Falls. It is a true getaway from everyday life. Visit to this place with beautiful surroundings to relax your mind. An escape in lush verdant surroundings with waterfalls in the foreground and in the background misty mountains carpeted by dense tea bushes just waiting to be explored.

Thereafter we visit tea plantation and tea factory. World renowned Ceylon tea is produced here. See the process of tea manufacturing and the way it is graded. It would be good to buy some. Ceylon tea is the most expensive tea in the world! Refresh yourselves with a cup of Ceylon Tea in the factory.

Next we will proceed to visit Seetha Amman Temple- The Sita Amman Temple, located halfway between the highland village Sita Eliya and the Ashok Watika, has become the most venerated of all Ramayana Trail sites in Sri Lanka, because it is believed to be the place where Sita spent most of the time during her captivity on the island of Lanka. After she refused to stay in Ravana's magnificent palace she was transferred to Ashoka Vatika or Ashoka Vana where she lived under Ashoka trees. It was here that Ravana's wife Mandodari visited her and that Hanuman met her for the first time, identifying himself with the finger ring of Rama. Sita is said to have bathed in the nearby stream. There are remarkable holes in the rocks at the river bank believed to be footprints of Lord Hanuman.

Later we continue our drive to reach Nuwara Eliya. It is Sri Lanka’s most popular hill resort and hosts Sri Lanka’s highest mountain Pidurutalagala (8282 feet). This place produces a significant share of world’s best tea. On arrival, Check in at the hotel and have rest. You may set out to explore nearby places on own & return to the hotel after having Dinner.

Overnight stay at Hotel in Nuwara Eliya. (Breakfast + Dinner)

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After the breakfast we will Check out from the hotel & proceed for a short orientation of Nuwara Eliya. Later continue for another thrilling journey to Bentota. On the way relax and enjoy Sri Lankan greenery & have a glimpse of local culture during this 6 hours drive. Bentota is the first National Holiday Resort of Sri Lanka. On arrival, check in to the hotel and relax.

The splashing water of Bentota is where your tour will take you on the fourth day and you can indulge yourself in various water based activities, Sun bathe and go for a sightseeing adventure. There is also the Turtle farm which will make your eyes dazzled and the Musk Shop from where you can collect some ethnic souvenir. You can also go for a boat trip in the Bentota River. Remaining day is free at own leisure. After having a lovely Dinner, return at hotel to spend the night at Bentota.

Overnight stay at hotel in Bentota. (Breakfast + Dinner)

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After the breakfast at hotel you’ll proceed for Bentota City tour & also witness some beautiful Turtles and enjoy a Boat Safari at Madu River.

Bentota City tour- Located in the sun-kissed southern coastline, Bentota is popular for family holidays and sparkling beach weddings, first-time visitors and honeymooners. The town itself is absolutely an oasis for self-proclaimed resort lovers and a coastal haven dotted with luxury boutique hotels and five-star hotel chains. Bentota offers you a complete holiday experience bottling up a whole lot of delights including long stretches of turquoise beaches, adventure tours, bar life, spicy night life and fresh sea food cravings. Water sport activities like canoeing, sailing, jet skiing, windsurfing and banana boat rides are best enjoyed in Bentota.

Turtle Hatchery- Sri Lanka has a couple of places on the island which are synonymous for turtle hatchery and conservation. These nice places are a special treat if you are an animal enthusiast. The coastal area of the island is where you should head to witness a turtle hatchery -where turtle eggs are being hatched and small and rescued turtles are being taken care of.

Madu River Ride- Enjoy a scenic cruise along the Madu River, a relaxing trip with plenty of interesting stops. You pass dozens of islets forested with mangroves and can appreciate the timeless natural rhythms of rural life. You cruise in canopies, outboard motors powered boats, en route take in the view of a 200-year-old temple and watch the locals cultivating cinnamon. You may also see traditional fishing techniques in action and can view demonstrations of coir manufacture and rope making. You can also see 46 species of birds reside in the area including 14 aquatic varieties. You will also spot huge water lilies and colorful butterflies. Later in the evening, have your Dinner & return to the hotel for a relaxed sleep.

Overnight stay at hotel in Bentota. (Breakfast + Dinner)

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Have your fill at morning breakfast at the hotel, pack your bags and check out from the hotel. Today we return back to the place we started from. You obviously did not get any scope to explore the city as you immediately had left for Kandy, but this time around you get to savor more. On arrival, check in to the hotel and relax.

Later get ready to proceed for Colombo City tour & Shopping tour- Colombo is an ideal place to capture some of the best city vibes in Sri Lanka. The city is enriched with Historical monuments, Colonial architecture, Beaches, fine dining, vibrant night life & a lot of shopping. During the City tour you will visit Galle Face Green, Gangarama Temple, Vihara Mahadevi Park, Twin World Trade Center Towers, Old Parliament, Pettah Market, Independence Square and prominent Buddhist, Hindu, Islam & Christian places of worship. Further you may spend time for Shopping. The 5-hectare ribbon of beach stripe, the Galle face green is now the largest open space in Colombo that attracts hundreds of tourists and locals alike. Cotton Collection, House of Fashion and Odel, the largest departmental store in the island offers you stylish clothes to cute souvenirs with elegant Sri Lankan touch. Barefoot and Gallery Café are high-end fine dining spaces in Colombo where you will find plain mouthwatering dishes. Later enjoy the Dinner, before you get back to the hotel and get some sleep.

Overnight stay at hotel in Colombo. (Breakfast + Dinner)

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After breakfast, pack your bags & take transfer to the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport to catch the flight back home with all the happy memories in the beautiful island, Sri Lanka. On your return, we would like to receive your feedback about the trip. (Breakfast)

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Note: Above Itinerary is just indicative. Do not consider it as a Final Schedule. Date & Time of Tours can be changed by Local Agent / Tour Operator.

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Flights

Departure

Delhi
(GoAir)
Colombo

Return

Colombo
(GoAir)
Delhi

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Terms & Conditions

Important Information

  • This package cost is based on national USD rate at Rs. 72/-, the bench mark rate taken uniformally as USD is too much volatile and can’t be changed in itinerary / handout frequently. This is the HDFC Bank TT Selling rate taken at which the Bank will be making remittance to vendors abroad through Telex Transfer for land-arrangements etc. Please don’t get confused with the Inter Bank rate or Currency buying / selling rates being quoted on Currency rate sites or Bank’s Currency trading site.
  • To avoid impact of future fluctuation you can get the package cost freezed by making 100% payment of package cost adjusted at the prevailing TT selling rate of HDFC Bank at time booking or within 5 days of it. There will be Rs. 500/- (pp) extra towards Remittance & Bank transaction charges payable as remittance will be sent separately for & on your behalf.
  • Else, if you choose to make payments as per Schedule of Payment given in itinerary - at time of full & final payment the TT selling rate prevailing at that time shall apply.

Terms & Conditions

  • Important Hotel notes:-
  • In hotels for an extra adult/child either rollaway bed or mattress shall be provided.
  • Transfers and sightseeing tours are on SIC (seat in coach or sharing transport) basis for group tours.
  • The request for an adjacent or an adjoining room will be on subject to availability.
  • Room allocation (Twin bed / Double bed) is at the discretion of the hotel. The check in and check out time of the hotel is 1430 to 12 noon and number of meals including breakfast is always corresponding to the no. of nights booked by the guest.
  • For early check in and late check out the payment is to be settled directly by the guest.
  • Hotel has the right to claim the damages incurred by any of the guest.
  • The guests are requested to take care of their personal belongings carefully and avoid leaving them unattended.
  • Cost of additional services availed by the guest which are not part of our package inclusions are to be settled directly at the hotel.

  • Important Airline notes:-
  • The check in counter is closed 60 minutes before the departure time. We strongly recommend customers to reach the airport 3 hours before the departure time of the flight to avoid any inconvenience.
  • Kindly reconfirm the departure terminal and the flight schedule from the airline before leaving for the airport.
  • In most of the flights 20 kg weight is allowed in Check in baggage and 07 kg weight is allowed in hand baggage. Please check it with our sales person for further details.
  • Due to unavoidable circumstances if customer misses the flight than he needs to purchase the tickets on the next available flight by making direct payment. The amount of missed flight will not be adjusted against the freshly purchased tickets. Please reconfirm your return flight ticket too from the airline counter.
  • In airline no seat is provided to Infant.

  • Terms & Conditions: You have to understand and abide by following terms and conditions:-
    1. Inspite of getting successful visa and/or boarding pass there could be the possibility of deportation. Further in case of Visa with-holding, refusal or delay obtaining visa the consequences arising therefrom shall be borne by the travelling person and in no case it shall be saddled on D.Pauls.
    2. In case of unavailability of mentioned hotel/s in tentative itinerary, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel.
    3. Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be amended. However intentions would be to see tour package is conducted where ticketed tour component is not skipped.
    4. As hotels / Flights / Itinerary / Route are subject to change without notice, no compensation will be paid for changes.
    5. Tour is operated subject to minimum 20 passengers are booked.
    6. Traveller must be in possession of requisite number of Entries Visa/s. Some Consulates/ may request for a personal interview. You will have to attend this Interview.
    7. The 3rd or 4th person sharing the room is provided with an additional mattress or a rollaway bed.
    8. It is entirely your responsibility to arrange, provide and carry during tour, valid travel documents including passport. Your passport must have validity of a period of at least six months from the date of travel with necessary Visa/s and immigration clearance (if applicable), confirmed air tickets, documents confirming insurance to cover risk to life, limb and property/baggages for the duration of the tour, medical clearances, inoculation / vaccination certificates as the case may be to be able to travel as per the tour itinerary.
    9. The Travel Program Voucher(s) along with air-tickets and other travel documents would be given to you 2-4 days prior to the departure, only on payment of full tour cost including foreign exchange difference component paid 30 days prior to the departure of the tour and adherence to the cooperation sought for processing the booking.
    10. If the booking is accepted less than 30 days prior to departure, you shall make full payment of the tour cost including foreign exchange difference component at the time of booking.
    11. It is entirely your responsibility to check the Travel Program Voucher(s)/ Tickets/ Visas / Insurance Policies carefully and to let the Company know immediately in the event of any error.
    12. Tour cancellation charges shall be as per Cancellation Terms.
    13. All driving distance mentioned, if any, is tentative and subject to prevailing traffic situation at the time of actual travel.
    14. Any increase in rate of exchange of forex leading to an increase in cost of surface transportation and land arrangements which may come into effect prior to departure cost price of the tour will be subject to increase without notice.
    15. This tour is at budget provided for. You can go for higher value tour components at much higher rates. You can explore about the same with our sale executive.
    16. The purpose of itinerary is to cover the events mentioned therein. City tours are drive through the city, with few photo stops. Un-ticketed tour component during city tours can be skipped to catch up ticketed tour components, in that case no compensation shall be given for skipped tour component/s. Unticketed means where there is no entry fees like beaches.
    17. Hotels are at the outskirts or near surrounding towns, connected away from the main city through limited transfers, which involves long drive between the hotel and main city. There are no choice for hotels as we have to arrange hotel taking into consideration itinerary in the given budget.
    18. Itinerary may be adjusted by tour manager while its execution. Hence do not fix your own programme at all as itinerary is subject to change.
    19. If you are a senior citizen or/and differently abled person or person with special need then you must not venture at all as tours are without any attendant to provide any kind of support or assistance during the tour. There will be no medical assistance and in event of any requirement one has to depend upon local facility at his/her own handling and expenses. We therefore advise you to carry sufficient contingency funds. It is must to have Travel Insurance with required medical insurance cover also overseas contact phone numbers, which is available though various sim providing companies for better connectivity.
    20. PAN card Number, Aadhaar Card and also valid email id is necessary to initiate booking. Apart from this your full cooperation for KYC (Know Your Customer) is mandatory. No cash payment will be accepted in violation of government guidelines and without disclosure of its source.
    21. Processing charges applicable at 5% of package cost if booking is withdrawn before booking reference number is communicated from our end. Thereafter cancellation charges applicable as per terms & conditions of booking mentioned in itinerary/handout/email communication.
    22. Most hotels worldwide & Cruise vendors, ask for Security Deposit while checking in by tourist. This is refundable after adjusting any dues they have to collect from you. The said deposit amount is not part of the package cost. They collect security deposit in relevant foreign exchange currency or credit card, as the case may be. For exact amount etc. please visit the official hotel website or make specific enquiry to the sales person.

    Cancellation Policy

    • Cancellation Terms:
    • Booking Amount is non-refundable in case of cancellation of tour package.
    • Cancellation request should be given in writing / mail only.
    • Cancellation charges are applicable even if the tour is canceled for reasons whatsoever including but not limited to medical condition or pregnancy or any unfortunate happening incident with self, co-traveler, member of family / relative / friends / relations, Examination date, Attending court dates, etc.

    • Cancellation charges per person will be applicable as following:
      • If cancellation is made any time not less than 45 days prior to departure, Rs. 5,000/- + Cancellation charges of issued Flight tickets shall be deducted.
      • If cancellation is made 45 to 30 days prior to departure, 50% of tour cost shall be deducted.
      • If cancellation is made 30 to 15 days prior to departure, 75% of tour cost shall be deducted.
      • If cancellation is made any time within 15 days prior to departure or in case passenger is no show at the time of departure, 100% of tour cost shall be deducted.

      In addition to the above, in case of cancellation of tour by either party, the amount spent by the Company on Visa, Medical insurance, Protector of Emigrants (POE) including administrative charges would be payable by the Client. If the total Cancellation charges mentioned above exceed the amount paid by the Client, the balance amount would be recoverable from the Client.
      In case of third party services / products, the rules relating to cancellation and the cancellation schedule prescribed by the concerned third party service provider would be applicable & in addition the Company shall have right to claim service and communication charges for processing cancellation.

    Taste of Sri Lanka (6 nights )