9 Days 7 Nights ‘Chio’ Sri Lanka & Wildlife

Known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is well known for its diverse natural landscape, tea plantations and historical sites.

Populated with pristine beaches, unspolit rainforest and beautiful highlands, it is one of the most popular wildlife sanctuary of the world. Nature lovers can visit the National Parks where wild animals can be spotted and immerse in its natural atmosphere. Holiday goers can spend some time relaxing in one of the many beach resorts the country has to offer.

Sri Lanka also provides a historical outlet for its visitors. With 8 UNESCO heritage sites to explore, find out more about the history and the influence of Buddhism of the country.

Highlights

Kandy

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

Tea Plantation

Nuwara Eliya

National Parks

Horton Plains National Park

Yala National Park (1 night stay in Safari Hotel)

Galle

Stilt Fishing along the coast

Mirissa

Whale & Dolphin watching

Price includes

Sightseeing and meals as per itinerary

7 night accommodation at local 4* hotel

English speaking tour guide

Itinerary

01 SINGAPORE  COLOMBO  NEGOMBO

Assemble at Singapore Changi International Airport for your flight to Colombo. On arrival, drive to Negombo where you will check in to your hotel and rest for the night.

02 NEGOMBO  KANDY BLD

In the morning, visit the Spice Garden, an agricultural zone in the Central Province extending from tea, rubber & vegetables to spices. Following that, head to the World Heritage Town of Kandy and also the last royal capital of Sri Lankan kings. There, visit the Temple of the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha and explore the Kandy City Centre featuring the latest brands, bazaar, local arts & crafts centre, as well as fresh fruits and vegetables in the Kandy market.  Cap off the evening with a cultural show featuring traditional music & drumming that showcase the rich and vibrant culture of the Wonder of Asia, Sri Lanka.

03 KANDY  NUWARA ELIYA BY TRAIN BLD

After breakfast, travel to Peradeniya where you will board the train to get into the tea county (about 3hrs 10mins), Nuwara Eliya. There, enjoy the cold and misty surroundings and have an ultimate tea tour, covering lush green blankets of tea plantations.

04 NUWARA ELIYA  HORTON PLAINS  NUWARA ELIYA BLD

Depart at 05.30am for Horton Plains National Park. This excursion would take about 3 hours by foot on the designated track.  More than 2000 Sambhur, Bear Monkey, Leopard, Barking Deer, giant Squirrel and many more can be spotted in the forests & grasslands. Sambhur will be the easiest animal to spot along the hike. Following that, visit Tea Factory & Tea Plantation in the afternoon.

05 NUWARA ELIYA  YALA 4.5 HOURS DRIVE BLD

Drive to Hakgala, another prominent peak besides Nuwara Eliya and visit the Hakgala Botanical Gardens located at the foot of Hakgala. Following that, explore Yala National Park famous for its big herds of wildlife. There, you will enjoy the evening jeep safari.  Spend the night staying over in the National Park.

06 YALA  GALLE  AHUNGALLA BLD

Leave the national park in the morning and head towards Galle. Along the coast see the Stilt fishing done by local fishermen – their daily routine method of fishing. You will see fishermen perched far from shore atop crude crucifixes of sticks and twine, dangling fishing rods into schools of fish. Upon arrival in Galle explore Sri Lanka’s most historically interesting town. Here you can stroll around the lighthouse, harbor or shop at the old town. Also visit The Dutch Fort, a World heritage site and the oldest landmark of the south coast city.

07 AHUNGALLA  MIRISSA  AHUNGALLA BLD

This morning carry along your packed breakfast and proceed for Whale & Dolphin watching. In the warm Indian Ocean you can see various types of whales like Blue whales, Bryde´s whales, Sperm whales, Fin whales and many more.

08 AHUNGALLA  COLOMBO BLD

Free & easy in the morning.  Drive to Colombo in the afternoon where we will procced for a Colombo city tour – visit the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens, Sea Street, former British administrative center and military garrison. Shopping – visit Odel for indulge designer wear apparel. Visit Barefoot for Toys, Bags, Clothes, Handloom Fabric  Sarongs, Sarees etc. After dinner you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight back to Singapore.

09 COLOMBO  SINGAPORE

Itinerary is done based on flight by Sri Lankan Airlines. For other airlines, itinerary will be adjusted to match arrival and departure times.

✰ The order and content of itinerary is subject to change or rearrange in accordance to the local situation. ✰

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