|Day 01 (Airport- Colombo) approx. 1 hour|
Arrive at Airport / railway station . Please clear immigration and 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 dedicated Catapultt representative will page you by “XX”. There after you will be assisted to the Car park to begin your journey as per the booked itinerary.
Proceed to Colombo hotel leisure and enjoy some Colombo sightseeing’s in the evening.
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 centre 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.
Overnight stay at a Colombo hotel.
|Day 02 (Colombo- Kandy) approx. 3.5 hours|
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Kandy via Pinnawala elephant orphanage.
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
App. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo – Kandy road is Pinnawala, 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 than 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.Spend the rest of the day at leisure.Overnight stay at a Kandy hotel.
|Day 03 (Kandy)|
After breakfast at the hotel enjoy a city tour of 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.
These stunning gardens were once reserved exclusively for Kandyan royalty. Today, even commoners are allowed in to enjoy the most impressive and largest (60 hectares) botanic gardens in Sri Lanka.
Highlights include a fine collection of orchids, a stately avenue of royal palms, the extraordinary, aptly named cannonball fruit tree and 40m-high Burma bamboo. Another big hit is the giant Javan fig tree on the great lawn, with its colossal central trunk and umbrella-like canopy of branches. Peradeniya is 6km from central Kandy.
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.Evening witness the Kandy Cultural Dance.Overnight stay at a Kandy hotel.
|Day 04 (Kandy- Bentota) approx. 4 hours|
After breakfast at the hotel leisurely proceed to Bentota. Spend the rest of the day at leisure on the beach.Overnight stay at a Bentota hotel.
|Day 05 (Bentota)|
After breakfast at the hotel enjoy a city tour of Bentota. Visit a turtle hatchery and enjoy a boat ride in Madu River.
The “Sea Turtle Farm & Hatchery” is a non – profitable organization which is maintained for the survival of Sea Turtles for the next generation. From the past, due to the cruel activities of humans, there is a danger that turtles are facing extinction. These rare varieties of Sea Turtles are destroyed by man day by day. It is the duty of each and every one to take action to save these turtles from extinction for the sake of our future generation. Regarding this we started to save Sea Turtles in 1986 and up to now we have succeeded to attain the goal gradually.
Mangrove Boat ride in Madu River
Madu River or the Madu Ganga is one of the natures fascinating creations off South West coast in
Balapitiya. Madu Ganga is a lagoon with hundreds of islands providing an idyllic setting for a well spent holiday and loads of authentic traditional settings. It may be one of the last remaining tracts of pristine Mangrove forests in Sri Lanka.You may also enjoy water sports or spend the day at leisure on the beach. Overnight stay at a Bentota hotel.
|Day 06 (Bentota- Airport) approx. 2 hours|
After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Airport for your scheduled flight , with so much to remember and cherish one day!
- Accommodation for 5 nights in 3* hotels
- Breakfast and dinner at the hotels.
- All transfers in an air conditioned car with an English speaking driver.
- Colombo shopping discount coupons.
- All mentioned city tours and sightseeing’s (excluding entrance fees)
- All applicable taxes
- GST additional
- Airfares or VISA charges.
- Early check-in or late check-out at the hotels.
- Lunches during the tour.
- Any extra excursion.
- Entrance fees.
- Tips or gratitude’s.
- Bank/ remittance charges.
- Anything extra not mentioned above.