Infinite beaches, historic ruins, elephants, flavored tea and food is Sri Lanka for you. Travelers can choose between a tropical climate on the coast to the temperate climate on the hills during a trek. Tea plantations and rain forests invite walkers to be a part of nature.
Upon arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, you will be met by our representative and will be introduced to your Chauffeur Guide. Proceed to Bentota (Approximate Duration-2 Hrs & 30 mins -Distance 100 Km). Check in to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Kosgoda turtle hatchery. Kosgoda is famous for its turtle hatchery operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. It was established in 1981 to protect Sri Lanka's turtles from extinction. The hatchery pays fishermen for eggs that they collect at night along the sandy beach. Visitors can see huge tanks filled with new born turtle hatchlings. After being fed, the baby turtles are taken to the sea and released when they are 2-4 days old, usually during the safer hours of darkness. Return to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure on the beach.
After Breakfast, you will proceed to Colombo (Approximate Duration 2 Hrs – Distance 65 km). This evening, enjoy a panoramic city tour of Colombo including shopping. Bursting with life and colors, the islands largest city that was once the capital of Sri Lanka, is now its commercial hub. This modern city with an ancient heart is a monument to its colonial history. Its architecture is influenced by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. Today, it is a mix of modern architecture among colonial buildings. The remnants of Dutch and Portuguese domination, is seen primarily in the Fort, located north of the city. One may be surprised to notice the predominant English street names such as York Street, Duke Street & Bristol Street that was a direct result of the British presence in the Island in the 18th century AD. In stark contrast, are modern buildings such as the World Trade Center. Since the end of its civil war, the skyline is constantly changing with investment into the city’s infrastructure. Proceed to your hotel later on.
Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the full day at leisure.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from your hotel Colombo in time to connect with the international flight for departure. (Approximate Duration 1 Hr–Distance 40 km)