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  • Sri lanka pilgrimage Colombo – Kandy - Nuwara Eliya – Kathirgamam - Bentota – Colombo (4 Nights & 5 Days)

    DAY 01 - CHENNAI - PINNAWALA– KANDY

    Assemble at Anna International Airport at 07.10 a.m for onward travel to Colombo ( Srilanka) by UL 122 (Srilankan Airlines) 10.10 a.m reaching Colombo at 11.30 a.m. Clear immigration & visa formalities, collect your baggage and proceed to the arrival lounge through the green channel if you do not have goods to be declared to customs.Our local Representative will meet you . Thereafter you will be assisted to the Coach Park to begin you journey as per the booked itinerary with the English Speaking Guide. After Arrival Leave to Pinnawela.

    * PINNAWELA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE- App. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo - Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now; including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as some of the more then 25 babies born, as a result of the captive breeding programme. The best time to visit is the feeding time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1030 hrs and 1400-1430 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river close by. Afterwards proceed to Kandy. Lunch at a local restaurant

    Evening city tour of Kandy - Kandy - the hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism's influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple's shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere.

    Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic - ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha's Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess' hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka's most prized possession. Dinner & overnight Stay At Hotel

    DAY 02 - KANDY – RAMBODA – NUWARA ELIYA

    After breakfast proceed to Ramboda. Visit Sri Baktha Hanuman Temple, According to the ancient stories, Ramboda is a area, where the forces of Rama's gather to fight against King Ravana. This temple was built by the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka and dedicated to Hanuman. This temple houses for 16 feet height statue of Hanuman. Afterwards Leave to Nuwara eliya. Lunch at local Restaurant

    City tour in Nuwara Eliya + visit seetha amman Temple.
    Nuwara Eliya - The ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coldest places on the island, but is really just like an England spring day although the temperature does drop at night.All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence. Houses are like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions.

    Seetha Amman Temple The kidnapping of Sita by Ravana (was King of Lanka) - meant that Ravana had to hide Sita in several locations. The Seetha Amman temple was named after the wife, Sitadevi, of Lord Rama. The structure was built on one of the exact sites where the demon king Ravana held Sita as his captive, in the Ashoka Forests of the region. It is believed that the Lordess used the stream by the temple and meditated by the rocks along the stream. Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel

    DAY 03 - NUWARA ELIYA – KATARAGAMA ( KATHIRGAMAM)

    After breakfast leave to Kataragama. Lunch at local Restaurant Kataragama a popular pilgrimage destination frequented by adherents of all religions in Sri Lanka. The main shrine devoted to Skanda popularly described in eulogies as God having six faces and twelve arms whose assistance is sought for worldly gain. The history of the shrine dates back to 2 century BC. The annual procession held in July or August is the main event of the shrine with fire walkers and Kawadi . Offering to the god are made at 4.30am 10.30am and 6.30pm daily. Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.

    DAY 04 - KATARAGAMA – BENTOTA - COLOMBO

    After Breakfast leave to Colombo. Lunch at local Restaurant
    Boat ride at Bentota (optional). bDinner & overnight stay at Hotel

    DAY 05 - COLOMBO – CHENNAI

    City tour in Colombo + Shopping : Colombo - a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings, and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha and Independence Square. After Lunch Leave to Airport For Departure. Return to Chennai UL 123 ( Srilankan Airlines) at 1835 hrs . Arrive Chennai at 1955 hrs

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  • Tour Price : Per Person
    Airline : Srilankan Airlines
    Tour Price Included
    • Airfare with Taxes ( Chennai / Colombo / Chennai)
    • Srilankan Visa
    • Entrance fees of the scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
    • Twin sharring accommodation in 3 star hotels.
    • Meals as listed in the itinerary: B stands for breakfast, L stands for lunch, D stands for dinner.
    • Private transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in each place by the private air-conditioned vehicle with driver and English-speaking guide as listed in the itinerary.
    • Service Tax included
    • Tour manager from Charu Travels
    Tour Price Does Not Included
    • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
    • Meals not listed in the itinerary
    • Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
    • Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc
    • Excess baggage charge
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