Tour - 01) Air Taxi Tours - 7 Days 6 Nights Hill Country Tour by Air Taxi

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7 Days 6 Nights Hill Country Tour by Air Taxi

 
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Day 01
 

Airport - Colombo

 
  • Welcome, meet and assist at airport and transfer to hotel in Colombo
 
  • If time permitting go for a city tour of Colombo
 
Drive through the commercial and city centre area known as the "Fort", built by the Portuguese in the 16th century. See the busy markets and bazaars of Pettah, visit a Buddhist and a Hindu temple, an old Dutch church and continue to the Cinnamon Gardens residential area. Drive past the Town Hall, Independence Square and the B.M.I.C.H (International Convention Centre).
 
  • Dinner & overnight at a hotel in Colombo
 
Day 02
 
Colombo - Kandy
 
  • Breakfast at hotel.
 
  • After breakfast leave for Peliyagoda (catch the air taxi at 14.00hrs)
 
  • Arrive at Kandy - Victoria Golf Club/Polgolla (Air taxi base, Kandy)
 
  • On reaching Kandy visit Temple of the Tooth Relic
 
The main attraction of the city and also the most sacred Buddhist establishment in Sri Lanka is where one of Buddha's tooth is being kept. Built in the 16th century but improvements and additions have been done to this structure until the fall of the Kandy kingdom. A golden canopy was added recently. Daily rituals are being carried out at various offering times to the shrine. A dress code applies for entering the temple. The magnificence has been enhanced by the octagonal pavilion.
 
Visit to the Market Place, and an Arts & Crafts showroom. Then drive along the upper lake road to get a panoramic view of the Kandy Lake and its environs and drive past the picturesque University premises.
 
Late afternoon witness a cultural pageant highlighting various up country dance forms, including a fire walking display.
 
  • Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy
 
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Day 03
 
Kandy
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
 
  • After breakfast, visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden
 
Peradeniya Botanical Garden, where a rare collection of tropical exotic and indigenous flora can be viewed and also the famous Orchid House.
 
  • Go for a city tour of Kandy
 
  • Rest of the day at leisure
 
  • Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy
 
Day 04
 
Kandy - Nuwara Eliya
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
 
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city
 
  • Visit Nuwara Eliya Town, Market place, Golf Course, Hill Club and drive around the hill station viewing Lake Gregory.
 
  • Later visit Hakgala Botanical Gardens.
 
Hakgala Botanical Gardens, with exotic trees, shrubs and herbs known to thrive best in hill country. It has an excellent rare collection of roses, orchids, and a carefully ended fernery.
 
  • Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya
 
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Day 05
 

Nuwara Eliya

 
  • Early morning leave the hotel with breakfast packet for an excursion to Horton Plains by a private jeep
 
Horton Plains is a strict nature reserve, the highest plateau in Sri Lanka. Nature lovers will love this wide, Patna-grass covered plain, the haunt of several wild yet harmless animals and the home for many species of birds. "Bride" paths through the plains will take you to the precipice, popularly referred to as World's End, a sheer drop of 1050 metres. The view when it is clear of mist is magnificent.
 
  • Rest of the day at leisure
 
  • Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Nuwara Eliya
 
Day 06
 

Nuwara Eliya - Kandy

 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
 
  • En route visit a tea plantation and a tea factory.
 
At the tea factory witness the process of manufacture of tea from plucking of the green leaves to packing of the processed tea which is mainly meant for export markets.
 
  • Arrive at Kandy and thereafter visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
 
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, where you can view the feeding of elephants, which takes place daily. The highlight of this event is to observe feeding of baby elephants using milk bottles (all these events can be photographed). After feeding of the elephants they will be taken by foot to nearby river for their daily bath.
 
  • Rest of the day at leisure
 
  • Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy
 
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Day 07
 

Kandy - Colombo - Airport

 
  • Morning, breakfast at hotel.
 
  • Leave to catch the Kandy - Colombo air taxi at 15.50hrs
 
  • Arrive at Peliyagoda thereafter and drive to the Airport to take departure flight from Sri Lanka
 
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Note :-

Air taxi transfer option is subject to availability and weather conditions at the time of confirming the booking.

The itinerary is open to suggestions and hotel upgrades or downgrades are available. Also specialized guides (ex: - bird watching guides/cultural experts) are available on request.

 
Tour Includes
 
  • Meet, welcome and assist on arrival at the airport and assist on departure to airport
  • Accommodations sharing double
  • Meals on half board basis (breakfast & dinner)
  • Air-conditioned private transport
  • Cost for Air Taxi one way from Peliyagoda to Kandy and from Kandy to Peliyagoda as specified in above itinerary
  • Entrance fees at locations (as per sightseeing mentioned above)
  • English speaking chauffeur-guide
  • Government tax and service charge
 
Tour does not Include
 
  • Lunches
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, tipping and etc
  • Alcoholic and non Alcoholic beverages at all hotels
  • Minerals water and other beverages
  • Airline tickets
  • Gratuities
  • Any supplement not mentioned above
  • Any items specifically not mentioned in the itinerary
 
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Touring: Airport Katunayake - Colombo - Kandy (visit Temple of the Tooth Relic, Peradeniya Botanical Garden & Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage) - Nuwara Eliya (visit Hakgala Botanical Gardens, Horton Plains & World's End) - Kandy - Colombo - Airport Katunayake.

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