Sri Lanka Serendib Tour 10 Days
AIRPORT / NEGOMBO Paradise Beach Hotel
Serendib tour is a comprehensive holiday, taking in Sri Lankas rich history, fascinating culture and beautiful scenery. Elephant back riding in the forest and tea plantations in the hills, its Beaches etc . Welcome & assistance at the Sri Lanka Airport transfer to hotel in Negombo. En route city tour visit the fishing village in Negombo which is the center of the island’s fishing community.It is largely Roman Catholic by faith, with huge imposing churches down almost every street. The sea & the catamarans are the backdrop to the Negombo scenery. Installation at hotel free relax & overnight at hotel
NEGOMBO / YAPAHUWA / ANURADAPURA Miridiya Hotel
After bfast leave for Anuradhapura en route visit Yapahuwa. Many interesting ruins are scattered in every direction. But the most important local ruin of all is the splendid though Short-lived rock fortress of Yapahuwa which some consider excels Sigiriya. The climb to the top of the rock is easy and the view excellent. Yapahuwa was the seat of govt. in the 13th century. P.M visit Anuradhapura the ruins of the first capital founded in the 05th century B.C here is found the largest number of ancient monuments of a great civilization. ‘’ Sri Mahabodhi ‘’ the oldest historically documented tree in the world is over 2200 years. Buddhist sculpture the twin ponds guard stones & moonstones. Return to hotel in Anuradhapura for overnight stay.
SIGIRIYA / POLONNARUWA Sorrowa or Thilanka Eco Hotel
After bfast leave for Polonnaruwa En-route visit Sigiriya. The history of Sigiriya dates back to over 5000 thousand years, to the Mesolithic period. One of Sri Lankas major attractions and a World Heritage Site, Sigiriya (Lion Rock) came into prominence in the 5th century AD PM visit Polonnaruwa the second ancient capital city for three centuries,is one of the most interesting places in Sri Lanka with many well preserved ruins of palace and monasteries which easily can make every tourist to impress.Will make your breath away with its unbelievable beauty.. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
DAMBULLA / MATALE / NALANDA / KANDY Suisse or Queens or Thilanka Hotel
AM leave for Kandy. visit Dambulla. In Sri Lankan history Dambulla cave complex dates back to 3rd and 2nd centuries BC. Even before the making of the complex it was well established as one of the largest monasteries in Sri Lanka. Dambulla caves have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Also known for bird watching. Then visit Nalanda Gedige the Abu Simbel of Sri Lanka.Nalanda Gedige is one of a number of remarkable archaeological sites in Sri Lanka. Also visit a spice garden & batik factory in Matale. En-route to Kandy. Evening arrive at hotel in Kandy, the center of the traditional arts in Sri Lanka visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Buddha. Overnight at Hotel
KANDY / PINNAWALA / KANDY Suisse or Queens or Thilanka Hotel
After breakfast leave for Pinnawela & visit the elephant Orphanage. This orphanage was established to feed nurse & house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. Often the young ones fall into pits and ravines in their request for water during drought period. P.M. visit the city of Kandy. The most famous landmark of Kandy is its lake, in the center of the city. Visit the Kandy Museum. Late in the evening view the Kandyan cultural performance. Return to hotel for overnight
KANDY / PERADENIYA / NUWARAELIYA St Andrew or Govenors Chalalet
After breakfast visit the royal botanical gardens of Peradeniya which is well known for it’s large number and variety of plants, ornamental, Decorative, Useful & medicinal. P.M. leave for Nuwaraeliya the center of hill country, En-route visit a tea plantation and witness the manufacture of the world famous ‘’ Ceylon tea ‘’ Nuwareliya this significant location is called as the Paradise of Nature & as the heart of Tea country located at a height of 1980 meters in the central highland of a tropical Island. The weather & the climate of this location feel difference comparing with other places in Sri Lanka . Gregory Lake is one of attractive locations in Nuwareliya & it was built by Governor William Gregory during 1872 – 1877 periods.Shanthipura (the city view point). Spend the evening walking in the cool climate. Arrive at hotel for overnight.
NUWARAELIYA/ELLA/ BOUDURUWAGALA/YALA Priyankara or Peacock Hotel
After bfast leave for Yala Region Stop at Ella to admire the magnificent view. Then visit the carvings in Buduruwagala P.M safari in Yala Park by jeep. The Elephant is undoubtedly the best known attraction at Yala, seen in small & large herds. Herds of spotted deer are seen all over the park. Monkeys-the pinkish rhesus and the Grey-faced Langur monkey, live and play on the tree-tops and the ground below. Wild buffalo & wild boar could give you a good surprise & the sight of a leopard sunning itself or drinking water at a water hole could be memorable experience. Overnight stay at hotel
KATARAGAMA/WELIGAMA/GALLE/BEACH SOUTH Eden Hotel Eden Rooms Beruwela
Morning excursion to Kataragama is a fast developing township in the deep south of Sri Lanka. But in ancient days it was only a small village. It is one of the 16 principal places of Buddhist Pilgrimage to be visited. Leave to the beach hotel. En route visit Weligama Stilt Fisherman & the city of Galle Dutch Fort, museum & Church. Dutch Fort: Built in 1663, the fort still retains the atmosphere and charm of Dutch days. Many old Dutch buildings are still intact inside the fort. Installation at the beach hotel & overnight.
BEACH SOUTH OF SRI LANKA FREE DAY Eden Hotel Eden Rooms Beruwela
Relax at the beach hotel on Half Board Basis (Dinner & Bfast) overnight at hotel
BEACH / AIRPORT No Hotel
Bfast Transfer airport. Check out 12h00
Summer 2012 excluding Kandy Perahara period - 01.May.2012 to 31.Oct.2012
Category B (USD)
2 pax 911.00
3 pax 843.00
4 - 6 pax 782.00
Single Supplement 393.00
All rates quoted are in US Dollars & net per person inclusive of all applicable taxes.(around 25%)
If you are traveling alone please send us an email we shall advise you the details
All entrance fees as per programme to be paid directly in Sri Lanka Rupees and it will cost around
USD185 per person
Please change Foreign currency in to SLRS at the airport after customs there are many 24hrs bank counters at the airport as all these payments have to be made only in SLRS No credit card payments are accepted in these places. Subject to change slightly sometimes details are provided with rates as applicable at the moment)
(Children under 12 years will be half rate in most places) -
One USD is around SLRS 112 at the moment Jan2012
** Kandy Perahara Period for ten nights 23rd July to 01st Aug 2012 (Dates subject to confirmation) will be finalized only around April 2012.
Per room per night During Kandy Hotel Nights only extra if clients are in Kandyduring the Kandy Perahara Period
Category B : USD 45
For Reservations during Super Peak Period – 20 Dec 2012 to 20 January 2013 period please contact us for further details .As Peak supplements apply at hotels during this period & this will change according to the category of hotels and actual days of stay at each hotel.
If required we can modify the programme to have the last night in a beach hotel south of Colombo or in Negombo then proceed to the airport. Any other modifications to the programme can be arranged as per individual preferences.
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:
Single room supplement, the personal spending (tips, laundry, mini bar, telephone, fax etc ....) Beverages, the rights to use cameras or video at sites where most places they are free when you pay the entrance fees except at Kandy Tooth Temple & Pinnawela Elephant orphanage there are extra charges for Video around USD 05per person, medical expenses, insurance, international flights.
Sri Lanka Visa charges USD 20 per person for NON SAARC countries & USD 10 for SAARC countries, can be obtained directly via the internet please visit this site. http://www.eta.gov.lk/ The process is not complicated if you have any difficulty we could make arrangements for same too in 48hrs to obtain same if details are provided to us by mail. The process is very simple payments can be paid online & with the confirmation document print out & code you have to submit passport on arrival only. The passport has to be valid for six months from the day of arrival return air tickets & sufficient funds or reservations for the holiday should be with you. All have to obtain a visit visa except for Singapore & Maldivian passport holders.
TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY:
You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the tour by notifying us in writing, which must be acknowledged by our company.If you cancel on or before 30 days before the first day of the tour, we will retain your small deposit to cover our costs. In addition, if the cancellation notification is received less than 30 days prior to the first day of the tour, additional cancellation charges shall be as follows:
AMOUNT OF CANCELLATION CHARGES: -
29-15 Days before the first day of the tour - 50%
Less than 14 Days before the first day of the tour 75%
Less than 7 Days before the first day of the tour 100%
No show or early departure 100%
OUR PRICES INCLUDE:
*Welcome at the airport by Acme representative.
*The accommodation in Double/Twin or Triple bed rooms in the hotels mentioned or similar.
*Check-in Check-out 12h00.
*Bed & Breakfast Basis (Room Breakfast for Seven nights) & during Beach stay two nights on Half Board Basis (Dinner & Bfast )
*Air-conditioned Private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur will be provided (Private Tour).
*Fuel & local assurance for vehicle included
*No vehicle on free days at the beach hotel last transfer included.
*The chauffeur will look after his meals & accommodation by himself.
*Jeep to visit reserve included -(Entrance fees for the reserve to be paid directly by clients).
*The excursions and sightseeing mentioned in Program (Without All Entrance Fees paid directly by clients).
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