This package is full of lavishness and adventure in old SRI Lankan charms and marine prosperity in the jewel-toned waters of Maldives. Sri Lanka is hanging in the Indian Ocean so beautifully that it’s panoramic views will melt you from inside. In the small village “kosgoda” famous especially for the endangered species of turtles “hawksbill’ and seeing so many turtles laying eggs on the beaches. Turtle Paradise! We will take you to balapitiya which is traditionally a fishing village. The Madu River is rich with mangrove eco-reserve. Breakfast at Hilton Colombo and shopping around for souvenirs in the capital city which is still holding its old charms beautifully. Fly to Male, Maldives and relax your soul in the best class comfort at OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli. Eminent for its rich marine life like silver-tipped sharks and lobster & giant sea turtles. Go for a swim with them. Fun water sports will end your day in no time. Play in the sand and with the warm sunset colours above the sea. Your next day will be at comfort and ease. So, soothe your soul with excursion tours after starting your day with a spa cure. After returning back home you will miss the Old charms of Sri Lanka and the blue Maldives.
date_range 7 Nights / 8 Days
Day 1: AIRPORT – BENTOTA
Meet and assist on arrival at Airport by Aitken Spence Travels Representative
Transfer from Airport to Bentota
Overnight Stay at Heritance Ahungalla
Day 2: BENTOTA - KOSGODA - BALAPITIYA - BENTOTA
Breakfast at Heritance Ahungalla
Transfer from Bentota to Kosgoda
Kosgoda is a small village located in the west coast of Sri Lanka. It is most popular for its sea turtle hatcheries, operated by the Wildlife Protection Society of Sri Lanka. Here you will feast your eyes upon the amazing site of many species of turtles, especially the endangered hawksbill, laying their eggs along the beaches. The many hatcheries that are operated locally provide a safe haven for these sea turtles. You may visit these hatcheries to have a look at many huge tanks filled with newborn turtles who, once grown, are released to the sea.
Transfer from Kosgoda to Balapitiya
Balapitiya is the nearest town to the Maduganga River which is famous for its mangroves and endemic flora and fauna. This little town is renowned for its Ceylon Cinnamon and fishing.
Transfer from Balapitiya to Bentota
Overnight Stay at Heritance Ahungalla
Day 3: BENTOTA - COLOMBO
Breakfast at Hotel
Transfer from Bentota to Colombo
Evening Leisure at Hotel
Overnight Stay at Hilton Colombo
Day 4: COLOMBO
Breakfast at Hilton Colombo
Do Colombo City & Shopping Tour
Colombo is the trade capital of Sri Lanka, and is a city that has undergone rapid changes. While most old buildings have been replaced by new apartments and office buildings, some parts of the city yet retains its old charm. The 100 year old clock tower built by the British and some colonial buildings remain examples. The Independence Square, Nelum Pokuna, Pettah Bazaar and BMICH are some of the main highlights of the city. Colombo also provides ample entertainment in terms of an active night life as well as a shopping experience you'd never forget.
Overnight Stay at Hilton Colombo
Day 5: Colombo - Maldives via Fly Colombo to Male
Welcome To Maldives! From the Maldives International airport Speed Boat transfer will be ready to reach
the OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli.
Helengeli Island, North Male' Atoll renowned for its Exotic House Reef, with its resident Silver-tipped
Sharks, Lobsters & Giant Sea Turtles, undergoes a FULL MAKE-OVER!Embracing the green environment on
Helengeli Island and ensuring that the wonderful house reef, just meters away from the island is fully
protected in its original state the resort with vibrant, trendy & cool designs.
Just 50-minutes away by speedboat from Male' International Airport, the resort comprises of116 villas in 4
categories, on an All-Inclusive plan with high quality world cuisine, combined with a range of activities
including fantastic Channel Diving along with a serene Garden Spa! Positioned as a Four-Star
Superior resort,OBLU by Atmosphere at Helengeli strive to be a 'Best in Class' Maldivian Beach holiday
Check in to your Resort and Overnight stay at Resort.
Day 6: Explore the Activities in the Island
Today you have the entire day at leisure so explore and enjoy the resort activities on your own.
OBLU is all about fun, relaxation, and enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings of Maldives. There is plenty to do both on land
and under the surface of the clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean.
Non-Motorized Water Sports:-
Stand-Up Paddle Boards
As the golden sun bronzes your shoulders and the crisp, salty breeze flows around you, enjoy a stand up
paddle boarding experience and watch the majestic beauty of the world beneath the ocean waves flourish
Kayak your way through the stunning waters of the Maldives and make your way to the popular diving
sites with your partner or guide. Explore the secrets of the islands at a slow and gentle pace.
Enjoy a glorious sunset and discover the traditional way of fishing, using lines and tuna as bait on board a
Visit to Local Island
An insight to the Maldivian way of life.
Simple and peaceful, a glimpse into the Maldivian culture is not to be missed.
Witness the rich beauty of stunning coral reefs and flourishing marine life of the Maldives Islands.
Day 7: A Relax Day to Enjoy - Other Excursion Tours
Today you have entire day at leisure.... relax and pamper yourself. You can take spa treatment at your own.Or Head out for the other excursion tours we have already in your Inclusions.
REVIVE . RELAX . REJUVENATE
At ELENA, we believe & care for the elements of nature and its positive energies as in AIR, WATER, FIRE,
EARTH and PLANT, which fuels all living creatures to be quintessential for blissful living. Taking a holistic
approach, traditional methods of massage lead into the emergence of conventional and rejuvenating
techniques aimed at relaxing the body, mind and moving beyond to touch the soul...
As part of our constant endeavor to offer you an Exceptional journey toWell-being, we present the Luxury
SPA product range from , so as to offer you the full benefits of the most innovative technology and
advanced cosmetics, that would satisfy your skin's every need!
Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 8: Back To Home
After breakfast transfer to the Male Airport with happy memories of tour.
Post reaching India share the pics from your trip with us so that we can create a video souvenir of your trip
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Inclusions in Sri Lanka
- 4 Nights accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar
- 1 room on double sharing basis at all locations.
Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar with BB- (Breakfast)
- Transportation in a Private Air conditioned vehicle with Chauffeur
– All the drivers we have are English speaking guides.
- Government Taxes
- Toll Chargers (Airport to Colombo & Colombo to Bentota or Galle)
Visa on arrival - Free
- Meal Plan - All Inclusive.
- Airport Transfer Arrival - Speed Boat
- Departure - Speed Boat.
- Compliments - Welcome refreshments on arrival.
- Room Type -02 Nights in Beach Villa and 1 Night Lagoon Villa with Plunge Pool
Accommodation on an All Inclusive Basis
Daily Buffet Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner at the THE SPICE- Main Restaurant on all days of stay Combined Return transfers by Speed Boat
In villa minibar stocked daily with nonalcoholic carbonated drinks & 2x 0.5ml Mineral Water
All-inclusive Plan: Unlimited Drinks , Alcoholic & Non Alcoholic served all day from 9 Am until 1 Am at the
Helens -Main Bar
Unlimited Drinks at the Helens Main Bar, will include a selection of regular brands of Whisky, Gin, Vodka,
Rum with Red & White Wines (2 House pour), 2 Beer Option, Cocktails ,Mineral Water, Soft Drinks,Packet
Juice, Tea & Coffee
One Sunset Fishing per person during stay
One Local Island Excursion to a nearby Inhabited Island per person during stay
Evening Finger Food service Daily at the Main Bar from 1600hrs 1800hrs
Non Mortised Sport : Pedal Boards, Kayaks & Stand Up Paddle
Free Wi-Fi in the entire island.
Green Tax Included.
Inclusive of all taxes.
· Entrance fees to sites
· Lunch and dinner or any meal not mentioned on the above program during the tour.
· Visa Fees (please log on to www.eta.gov.lk)
· Early check in or late checkout charges.
--Domestic ticket if any
--Any kind of insurance
--Meals other than those specified (if any)
--Cost of foreign exchange for personal use
--Any kind of recreational activity not mentioned in Cost Includes.
--Personal tips, gratuities, laundry, telephone, optional excursions, other items of a personal nature, etc.
--Any Change is plan or loss of property or life due to conditions unforeseen like Political Disturbance,
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